Skip to comments.Finger Lickiní Frauds (McConnell and Cornyn need to go!!)
Posted on 08/02/2013 7:00:58 AM PDT by cotton1706
John Cornyn went on radio yesterday with Chad Hasty (on twitter: @chadhastyradio) on Lubbocks NewsTalk 790 AM KFYO. When asked why he took his name off Mike Lees letter about defunding Obamacare, John Cornyn said he did so because of a Congressional Research Service report on the implication of Mike Lees strategy.
Theres just one problem. John Cornyn took his name off the letter before the Congressional Research Service released its report. In fact, before Mike Lees office officially released the names on the letter, multiple sources in the Senate confirmed that Senator Cornyn removed his name after conversations with Senator Mitch McConnells office.
The Congressional Research Service report came out Monday, July 29, 2013. Senator Cornyn dropped off the letter the prior Monday, and was publicly not on the list when Mike Lee officially released it on July 25, 2013.
Last night on the floor of the Senate, Senators Cornyn and McConnell went through a kabuki dance of We Care theater showing just how committed they are to killing Obamacare.
First, Senator McConnell asked for unanimous consent to delay the individual and employer mandates in Obamacare. His friend Harry Reid objected for the Democrats.
Then, Senator Cornyn asked for unanimous consent to prohibit the IRS from enforcing Obamacare. Again, Senator Reid objected.
In other words, Senators Cornyn and McConnell are panicked that conservatives are exposing them for not really fighting to stop Obamacare. They asked the Democrats for unanimous consent to stop Obamacare. The Democrats.
But neither Mitch McConnell nor John Cornyn are willing to commit to opposition of the continuing resolution if it provides funds for Obamacare. They say it will only partially defund Obamacare. Meanwhile, their stunts at unanimous consent are killed by Democratic objections.
All they have to do is oppose a continuing resolution that funds Obamacare. Its not a complete repeal. As Senators McConnell and Cornyn and others repeatedly tell us, that is impossible with Barack Obama in the White House.
But it is a good start. Unfortunately, the 11 herbs and spices of these finger lickin frauds include show votes and sermons opposing Obamacare and while Republicans are so distracted by the theatrics, they ignore these guys refusing to take actual meaningful steps to disrupt Obamacare.
Put simply Republicans who drone on about Obamacare, but wont sign Mike Lees letter and vote against a continuing resolution that funds Obamacare are finger lickin frauds. They stick their finger in the wind and speechify in that direction, but just wont walk what theyre talking in that direction.
There’s a lot of Republicans that need to go and I’ll do my part to help out where Cornyn is concerned.
Speaking of ‘finger-lickin frauds’, if and when Cornyn and McConnell win their primary challenges, Erick Erickson will support them because he votes for the “R”.
Try advocating third-party on Redstate and see how far it gets you.
Red State is pretty quiet these days. Sometimes days between posts and hardly any comments. What happened?
Are we sure we’re showing enough respect to the Vichy Republicans?
Cornyn turned to the “Dark Side” a long time ago.
I don’t agree with the article about Cornyn (don’t know the other one) - I’ll wait for votes. I’ve known Cornyn for years starting when he was Texas Attorney General.
Graham should be gone too.
“Ill wait for votes. Ive known Cornyn for years starting when he was Texas Attorney General.”
He’s been in the senate since 1994 and your’e waiting for votes? When he was head of the NRSC for the last two cycles, he picked moderate after moderate and we had loss after loss. Remember Arlen Specter and Charlie Crist? They have since beocme democrats (Specter is now dead instead of still in the sentate as Cornyn wanted).
Cornyn the leadership and is not leading. He is following Mitch McConnell and he is no leader either.
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