Tea Party Patriots Action Alert: D.C. Housecall Rally on Healthcare Thursday, Noon, Capitol Steps – Rep Michelle Bachmann, Mark Levin, Jon Voight

Update: GOP 12 Hour telecast on the House Health Care bill is underway, MM has coverage of the DC Housecall today and pics here

House Republicans are holding a 12-hour live online telecast today starting at 1pm Eastern to expose the perils and pitfalls of Pelosicare — and to spotlight the GOP alternative.

You can tune in here. Spread the word.

Politico has coverage

(…)When she took the microphone, Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) pointed to the three House office buildings across Independence Avenue from the rally.  “I invite you, when the rally’s over, to travel in those halls, look at the walls, find your (member) and walk in,” she said. “Let them know how you feel about this bill.”

Within an hour, activists were lined up down Independence Avenue to go through the magnetometers in the lobby of the Rayburn Office Building so they could confront members and staff. Bachman told them to each take a page – or a piece of a page – from one of two copies of the bill at the podium and ask a member to explain the text to them.

Bachmann’s office and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s district office were surrounded by the Tea Partiers shortly after the rally ended, and the floor outside Pelosi’s office was covered in pages of the bill…

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Update: 11/5 from Americans For Prosperity h/t RedState:

Join fellow freedom fighters in standing up one more time by going to their in-state office on November 5 with a simple message — “Keep your hands off my health care”.

Please use the interactive search box below to find the office nearest to you. If your search results in nothing being listed and you searched by zip code, please try changing the “distance” value.

If you don’t know who your Congressman is, please click here (will open a new window) to find out now.

If you’re planning to visit an office on November 5th, make sure to let us know by visiting here.

If you are able to come to Washington, DC we encourage you to attend Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s National Congressional House Call.

WHAT:          Health Care “House Call” on Capitol Hill
WHO:            Americans concerned about our health care future
WHEN:          Thursday, November 5, 2009 from 12:00-1:00pm
WHERE:        West Front Steps of the U.S. Capitol (House Side)

Update 2: 11/4:  God Bless the Patriots!! Speak to the Critters Tomorrow for all of us!

Update: Rep Bachmann on Fox and Friends:

TeaPartyPatriots Action Alert!!

Rally on the Capitol Steps at Noon on Thursday with Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) Mark Levin, Jon Voight, to rally moderates and conservatives to vote no for the Pelosi monstrosity of a bill.

The Tea Party Patriots are also accepting faxes to hand deliver to the Senators that are key votes in the Reid healthcare bill on the Senate side.

We are including the DC office phone numbers and fax numbers below in case you would also like to call and fax directly to the Senators. If you fax your letters to: 678-302-5377 we will hand deliver them.

Sen. Michael F Bennet, Colorado
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-5852, DC Fax Number: 202-228-5036

Sen. Ben Nelson, Nebraska
DC Office Number: 202-224-6551, DC Fax Number: 202-228-0012

Sen. Mary Landrieu, Louisiana
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-5824, DC Fax Number: 202-224-9735

Sen. Mark Pryor, Arkansas
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-2353, DC Fax Number: 202-228-0908

Sen. Blanche Lincoln, Arkansas
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-4843, DC Fax Number: 202-228-1371

Sen. Robert Byrd, West Virginia
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-3954, DC Fax Number: 202-228-0002

Sen. Jim Webb, Virginia
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-4024, DC Fax Number: 202-228-6363

Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-2023, DC Fax Number: 202-224-6295

Sen. Jon Tester, Montana
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-2644, DC Fax Number: 202-224-8594

Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-4041, DC Fax Number: 202-224-9750

Sen. Mark Begich, Alaska
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-3004, DC Fax Number: 202-224-2354

Sen. Evan Bayh, Indiana
DC Office Phone Number: 202-224-5623, DC Fax Number: 202-228-1377

PriceWaterhouseCooper released an independent study of the Senate Finance Committee version of the government takeover of health care bill.  The study showed that American family’s budgets will be severely impacted by the bill and that health insurance premiums will increase dramatically.  You may wish to read the study and use this as supporting documentation when you contact the Senators.  Additionally, you may find some these resources helpful as well:
Tea Party Patriots Health Care Talking Points
Why Is Tea Party Patriots Focusing on Health Care
Questions to Ask Your Representative About Health Care

ElRushbo 11/2/09:

…Phone calls and e-mails to members of Congress, it is said, are not having the impact they once did. Because Washington is being flooded with phone calls and e-mails against health care, and it’s not making a smidgeon’s bit of difference, according to Michele Bachmann and others.  The Democrats are so committed on this that they don’t care what anybody thinks.  Now, Michele Bachmann told me in an e-mail that if they had to vote on this today, it would lose.

But they plan on voting Friday, and by then, Pelosi might have enough time to buy enough votes, however she’s going to do it, from Democrats who are sitting on the fence or who are confirmed “no” votes. So this is a pretty ambitious plan. They are trying to assemble a massive, massive “human house call,” they’re calling it — a giant rally as it were on the steps of the capitol this Thursday.  They want people to go to Washington and actually prowl the halls of all the different congressional office buildings, run into members of Congress and look ’em in the white of their eyes and say, “No. We don’t want this.”  She believes that it’s going to take personal contact and a lot of human beings, a lot of people in Washington to convey the message; because on this issue, e-mails and phone calls and factions and letters are having no impact.

Now, she’s got Jon Voight. There are going to be some people speaking at this thing she’s got Jon Voight there and Mark Levin is going to show up and so forth.  Her note to me says this… “Insurgency in Congress” is the subject line.  “We’re asking the American people to make an emergency house call on Congress at noon on the capitol steps Thursday to remind Congress what the people said at town hall and tea parties last August.

If real freedom-loving Americans come to Washington and walk up and down the halls of the office buildings and the capitol tracking down congressmen, looking them in the whites of their eyes and getting them on videotape, then I think we can kill this thing.  If we can kill health care this week in the House, I think we will kill it for the next ten years.  We have Jon Voight and Mark Levin confirmed, also Betsy McCaughey.”We’ll have a meet-up at the Capitol steps and then the insurgency begins.  It’s a big task, but it’s the best way to really kill the bill, which is our goal.  Your support in any manner could make all the difference.  Thank you, Michele Bachmann.”  Now, imagine if they pull that off.  That would be huge.  That would be huge.

Rush transcript continued:
So I told her I… (interruption) Well, no, I’m not going. (interruption)  Pardon? (interruption)  Well, I have scheduling conflicts, but I’ve also got other reasons.  But regardless, this is interesting.  They’re going to be pushing this and I’m sure I am not the only talk show host will be talking it up.  But people have been asking, what they can do.  Everybody asks me, “What can we do?  How can we stop this?”  This is the latest plan that the Republicans, that Michele Bachmann has come up with.  And this is a very, very ambitious thing.  So as I learn more about this, as the week unfolds, I’ll pass it on to you.  ‘Cause I’ll guarantee you, Sarah Palin… You know, Joe Biden’s making fun of Sarah Palin and laughing at her.  Sarah Palin could not keep a crowd under 10,000 if she shows up anywhere. If she shows up anywhere it’s 10 to 15 to 20,000, maybe more.  Biden can’t get any more than 200 people in Watertown, New York.  Who is laughing at who?  Or who should be laughing at who?
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5 Comments

  1. Fred Sauners replied:

    Yes, I do believe those we have sent to Washington are, collectively, are arrogant and surely dumb enough to still ignore the American people and try to pass this bill—–still dumb enough after yesterday. I will be in Washington on Thursday. Join me.

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  3. themadpiper replied:

    Wish I could be there in person. Give ’em hell!

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  4. Update: Tea Party Documentary; Contract From America; Metro Ridership Data; I Own the World has the pic we need to get a real count;How big was the crowd? Media credibility plunges to new low; Aerial Views added: D.C. Police close roads to buses, people o replied:

    […] Update: Tea Party Documentary; Contract From America; Metro Ridership Data; I Own the World has the pic we need to get a real count;How big was the crowd? Media credibility plunges to new low; Aerial Views added: D.C. Police close roads to buses, people on foot; estimate 1.2 million; ABC can’t count..912 – Party On Patriots!! Update : 11/2 : Housecall Rally of Tea Party Patriots on Capitol Steps , Thursday, Nov 5th, Noon. Followed by personal petition to your Congress Critters asking them to vote no. See post here […]

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    • ginaswo replied:

      2 votes down, 2 more to go, 1 in senate, 1 in house then to Obama to sign

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