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Poll: Most Americans Support Federal Shutdown to Defund ObamaCare
The New American ^ | September 19, 2013 | Alex Newman

Posted on 09/21/2013 3:07:23 PM PDT by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Perhaps the most significant public-opinion information on ObamaCare for policymakers in Washington, D.C., are the results of a poll published by Rasmussen on September 17. According to the survey of 1,000 likely voters, 51 percent of Americans support shutting down the U.S. government until GOP and Democrat lawmakers in Congress can figure out how to cut the massive federal budget — and how to slash funding for Obama’s deeply controversial healthcare regime. ..

(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: defund; obamacare; poll; randsconcerntrolls; shutdown

1 posted on 09/21/2013 3:07:23 PM PDT by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

I say shut ‘er down. Not guts. No glory. Let the chips fall where they may. Time to play hard ball GOP. DO NOT BLINK. EVER.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 3:08:39 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Im sure the GOP waited and waited until these nimrods figured out how to bypass everything and still get it done


3 posted on 09/21/2013 3:10:18 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (What you get when you refuse to vet)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Ahhh..the tears of an American E$tabli$hment Clown

4 posted on 09/21/2013 3:11:05 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: skinkinthegrass

That gif is a keeper!


5 posted on 09/21/2013 3:13:14 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

But then we’d be “messing with” El-Presidente! Can’t do that, might hurt his feelings!


6 posted on 09/21/2013 3:25:01 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of "gun free zones"?)
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To: skinkinthegrass

♪ ♫ ♬ Weeper, Weeper... The Weeper of The House ♪ ♫ ♬


7 posted on 09/21/2013 3:37:47 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
Everyone remember the Republicans are shutting down Obamacare while the dimoKKKRATS want to shut down the government in retaliation. The Republicans are not shutting down the government, only Obamacare.
8 posted on 09/21/2013 3:43:31 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Parley Baer

That’s right. When nobama issues the veto that will lead to the shutdown, he can claim that he’s just following the will of a majority of Americans.


9 posted on 09/21/2013 3:57:56 PM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Honestly, I don’t believe these polls. This “support” will vanish seconds after these people are personally impacted in any way, real or imaginary.

I am conservative, but I’m not naive. Lost my faith in the “wisdom” of the American people long ago.


10 posted on 09/21/2013 4:21:28 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: rbg81
I am conservative, but I’m not naive. Lost my faith in the “wisdom” of the American people long ago.

Same here. Most Americans are naive. They live in fairy land.

11 posted on 09/21/2013 4:31:55 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

This issue shows how out of touch the media is with the American people. I get so sick of watching rinos smurk and laugh anytime a true conservative starts talking. Some guy who worked for Guilliani was on CNN acting like liberals typically act. I’m at the point where I just can’t stand to watch anything pretending to be “news”. I spent years not paying attention to politics. it started when Reagan went home. It may be time to withdraw again.


12 posted on 09/21/2013 4:39:04 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny. Bravo, House Republicans! (and a few Demwits) sidebars: Agitprop from various shills: and from the FRchives:
13 posted on 09/21/2013 4:47:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Tears?! It looks like he’s crapping his depends!


14 posted on 09/21/2013 4:48:51 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Qwackertoo
I say shut ‘er down. No guts. No glory. Let the chips fall where they may. Time to play hard ball GOP. DO NOT BLINK. EVER.

Brief, and right on!

Hard to believe, but this exact scenario was foreseen, and the proper response given by one of the reviled Founding Fathers :

“It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is today, can guess what it will be to-morrow.”
― James Madison

Twelve thousand pages of law anyone? Twenty thousand of explanatory rules and policies?

I am of the opinion that if a filibuster is in our future, its absolute best use would be to inform the citizenry how Obamacare came about. Its entire sordid history; should not take more than a couple of days.

We all know that the House or Senate members never wrote it. Who they delegated job to is really irrelevant, but crucial. Its introduction full blown weeks after Hussein announced its introduction is an impossibility, unless the proposed law was previously written.

Which progressive think Tank or group of think tanks were assigned the job?
During what period of time was it written?
Who were the principal writers?
Where was it written?
Which members of the House (or the Senate) actually participated in the preparation of the phony bill?
How was the original Bill as written by the House gutted and the Senate unconstitutional version substituted into a different Bill that the House had already passed?

Who in the Senate had the authority to execute the fraud?

Seems like this filibuster could make for an epic and historical event!

15 posted on 09/21/2013 4:53:48 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: rbg81
Honestly, I don’t believe these polls. This “support” will vanish seconds after these people are personally impacted in any way, real or imaginary.

I can last on minimal subsistence for several years without Social Security.

I won't have to worry about rent or mortgage because at least the 49% of working Americans who support the indolent 51% will mostly be in the same boat.

Unless, that is, the Progressive Regime has fundamentally transformed the United States of America enough to confiscate all gold, silver, bank accounts, IRAs, 401(k)s and other prudent savings of the responsible.

When that happens, all bets are off!

16 posted on 09/21/2013 5:18:23 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: rbg81

What the MSM will be putting out is the constant sob stories of how the Gov’t closure is ‘destroying’ people’s lives!


17 posted on 09/21/2013 5:27:28 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: rbg81

“Honestly, I don’t believe these polls. This “support” will vanish seconds after these people are personally impacted in any way, real or imaginary.”

I don’t know how valid or invalid the Rasmussen poll (or other polls) may be. But you are right that the Commie news media will have reporters ready to fan out to find scores of dimwits wringing their hands about a shutdown.

I remember the shutdown under Clinton where they had some airhead crying because the passport office had closed and she wasn’t able to get a passport to join her daughter in Europe. There will be stories that lead the low information voters to think the apocalypse is upon us and they will swallow it hook, line, and sinker.

The only question will be how much backbone Boehner has.

I’m not very hopeful he can take the heat for long.


18 posted on 09/21/2013 5:42:00 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: publius911

I can only pray they have the guts to do it. It was sickening how it was passed and who it was written by and not read. And the trick of gutting and replacing. What was that slimeball ladies name from New York that came up with that little trick procedure? Argghh


19 posted on 09/21/2013 5:51:29 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

The only question will be how much backbone Boehner has. I’m not very hopeful he can take the heat for long.


I’m sorry, but that has to be the funniest thing I’ve heard all day.

I wouldn’t bet a soiled piece of toilet paper on the strength of Boehner’s spine.


20 posted on 09/21/2013 6:32:53 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Hell, I work for the government and I’d rather see it shut down than have Obama Care stay “healthy” and cave to the Dims.


21 posted on 09/22/2013 3:33:47 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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