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Republicans need to don a skirt and grow a back bone: Wisconsin revisited
Canada Free Press ^ | March 13, 2011 | LTC Carmen Reynolds (USAF-Ret.)

Posted on 03/13/2011 8:34:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Rush Limbaugh said the only Republican folks with a back bone are Palin and Bachmann.

Last week Congress was apprised by the Heritage Foundation about the provision in the Obamacare bill which appropriates $105 billion towards its funding- a complete and fraudulent circumvention of the legislative process.

In the bill, instead of following the rules and letting the next Congress go through the appropriations process, Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats appropriated billions of dollars in funding for Obamacare without holding a single hearing, or even allowing Members of Congress a chance to read the bill. Why is Bachmann one of the few sirens of this message? Why is she not getting the attention and backing of her fellow Republicans?

As a former female senior military officer, I know telling it like it is becomes unpopular. I’ve often wondered why everything must be sugar coated to be palatable. Why do the guys “play nice” all the time, going along just to get along like some happy sports team?

Take for instance the situation in Wisconsin where Gov. Walker is being labeled a bully. Hardly.

I would have handled the situation much differently. To heck with the $100-per-day fines for the AWOL Democrat legislators! I’m not sure if the $250-per-day fines being bandied about in Indiana are even enough. Lessons must be taught here....

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


TOPICS: Wisconsin; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: bachmann; palin; scottwalker; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 03/13/2011 8:34:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I would have handled the situation much differently.

Easy for a dumb-ass armchair quarterback to say. It seems that Mr. Limbaugh is not the only one who mistakes responsibility-free gum-flapping with "backbone."

2 posted on 03/13/2011 8:37:58 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Whoo hoo!.

WTF?
3 posted on 03/13/2011 8:38:07 PM PDT by allmost
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GOP = Gutless Old Party


4 posted on 03/13/2011 8:42:16 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism = Communism under the guise of compassion.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why is Bachmann one of the few sirens of this message?

Does anyone else see the irony of this statement?

5 posted on 03/13/2011 8:46:00 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: r9etb; onyx; Josh Painter; ExTexasRedhead; Virginia Ridgerunner; Lakeshark; DBeers; reformed_dem; ..

So now you PDSer’s are attacking a retired military officer because she likes Gov. Palin and Rep. Bachmann?! Wow! Misogynist much?!


6 posted on 03/13/2011 8:47:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If tough talking chicks were really worth their weight in gold, we’d be running a budget surplus by now.


7 posted on 03/13/2011 8:50:21 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (When evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will believe in abject nonsense.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
http://images.politico.com/global/news/100915_palin_bachmann_ap_605.jpg

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_psVkzdwdYTM/TSWuOEWvQGI/AAAAAAAAB3s/iuNy1wIvjxY/s1600/Palin_Bachmann2012.jpg

8 posted on 03/13/2011 8:50:47 PM PDT by KC_Lion (America is on the Brink of War with itself, and no one seems to notice or care.)
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To: r9etb

Tho you may think Limbaugh is a “dumb-ass armchair quarterback” (ouch tres harsh I think), if you you read the article closely, it looks as tho he is not the one who said that, the article’s author did.


9 posted on 03/13/2011 8:52:22 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a damned shame that only girls have the guts in the Republican party!

Where are the conservative MEN to be the leaders?!!!


10 posted on 03/13/2011 8:54:04 PM PDT by WXRGina
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
PDSer or “Establishment Republican?”
11 posted on 03/13/2011 8:55:25 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Agreed


12 posted on 03/13/2011 8:55:25 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus
“Tough talking chicks?” Governor Palin took on the corrupt “good ol’ boy” clique in Alaska, which had members in both parties. Since being nominated for the vice presidential spot in 2008, she has consistently been the only major private citizen opposing the Obama regime. Congresswoman Bachmann just discovered $110 billion illegally added to ObamaCare!
13 posted on 03/13/2011 8:57:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: r9etb

Oh guess you were not talking about Limbaugh? However, I am not sure exactly what your point was. Please clarify.


14 posted on 03/13/2011 8:57:23 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“The sooner Republicans don a skirt (if that’s what it takes), grow some cojones and walk the talk, the better. Otherwise, they’ll become the next raggedy has-been doormat destined for the political landfill.”

I like her style!!!

Yep, grow some cojones and walk the talk -— otherwise, the not so silent anymore majority in the Tea Party garb can and will replace them! It’s a shame when the toughest “men” in the GOP are women!!!


15 posted on 03/13/2011 8:57:51 PM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! sendmetocongress.us)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So now you PDSer’s are attacking a retired military officer because she likes Gov. Palin and Rep. Bachmann?!

I'm attacking a dumbass armchair quarterback who is second-guessing a guy who's in the arena, actually doing what this guy can only yap about.

But I can see how you might think that was a comment about your fantasy chicks.

16 posted on 03/13/2011 9:03:18 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: bushwon
Tho you may think Limbaugh is a “dumb-ass armchair quarterback” (ouch tres harsh I think)

No, I think Limbaugh is a responsibility-free gum-flapper.

I am accusing the author of being a "dumb-ass armchair quarterback."

17 posted on 03/13/2011 9:05:56 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have a theory that the reason WOMEN are the “leaders” right now is because if it were men, they’d likely be mostly the “white” guys....and subject to the reverse discrimination men feel today. (Mysogyinists, anti-feminist, etc.) Oh sure, we have some good male minority candidates...but, I believe the women can take the mantel away and not get attacked...like men. Course, they still get attacked...but, it’s different. Maybe I’m just dreaming....


18 posted on 03/13/2011 9:06:20 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: r9etb

In the military, a lieutenant colonel or commander (O-5) is a middle management executive who usually leads 400-1,500 servicemembers or occupies a relatively senior staff position.


19 posted on 03/13/2011 9:09:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And this guy is still a dumb-ass armchair quarterback. He has no f***ing clue what he’d actually do as a governor in Walker’s position. He’s just another idiot blogger with an asshole and an opinion.


20 posted on 03/13/2011 9:16:00 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: r9etb
I am accusing the author of being a "dumb-ass armchair quarterback."

If Lt. Commander Carmen Reynolds is a "dumb-ass armchair quarterback" then I'd like to know just what you are.

21 posted on 03/13/2011 9:16:41 PM PDT by John Valentine
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To: r9etb

This “guy” is a lady. Please tell us what you did that compares with her 20+ years defending you and the rest of us.


22 posted on 03/13/2011 9:17:26 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This “guy” is a lady. Please tell us what you did that compares with her 20+ years defending you and the rest of us.

You use what I do, every day, son. Every day. And so did she. Enough said.

23 posted on 03/13/2011 9:27:53 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: r9etb

Here is your blather about this article, “I am accusing the author of being a “dumb-ass armchair quarterback.” The author is a retired Lt. Col. who happens to be a female. If she is a “dumb-ass armchair quarterback” then your blather has to be taken as coming from a fourth string bench-warming water boy.
I noticed you did not list your credentials for making the statement. Also you did not mention anything specific in her article that you would debate....no opinion,information or guts. Which is it?


24 posted on 03/13/2011 9:34:09 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: r9etb
You use what I do, every day, son. Every day. And so did she. Enough said.

You're a poser, chump. 'Nuff said.

25 posted on 03/13/2011 9:34:25 PM PDT by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: r9etb

Oh, you’re the guy who invented toilet paper!!


26 posted on 03/13/2011 9:36:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Rush Limbaugh said the only Republican folks with a back bone are Palin and Bachmann.

Really? Let me introduce you to Congressman LTC Allen West

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27 posted on 03/13/2011 9:38:36 PM PDT by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Oh, you’re the guy who invented toilet paper!!

I don't think he invented it; I think he recycles it.

28 posted on 03/13/2011 9:44:15 PM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: r9etb

I think her ideas were reasonable and just coercive enough to drag the Wisconsin Dems back to their jobs. No need to pussy foot around, the governor had the right to lay the hammer down, and should have. He built up no good will being nice, all he did was show a bit of weakness. We all know what happens to those how show weakness.....they get bulldozed in the long run.


29 posted on 03/13/2011 10:03:24 PM PDT by runninglips (government debt = slavery of the masses)
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To: r9etb

This?
http://space.au.af.mil/books/oberg/ch01app1.pdf


30 posted on 03/13/2011 10:12:29 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: goodnesswins
Oh sure, we have some good male minority candidates...but, I believe the women can take the mantel away and not get attacked...like men. Course, they still get attacked...but, it’s different. Maybe I’m just dreaming....

No, I think you pretty much got it covered.

31 posted on 03/14/2011 6:11:02 AM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think the other Republican governors need to grow a backbone and fast. We need to get other states passing similar legislation to take the heat off Wisconsin. (We need a second front.) Right now the unions are poised to drop virtually limitless cash into a Wisconsin recall effort; a successful recall effort in Wisconsin would look bad for us, and have a chilling effect on efforts in other states. It would be better if the unions were distracted, trying to put out fires in other states.

GT


32 posted on 03/14/2011 1:18:05 PM PDT by Turgidson (The Real Deal)
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To: WXRGina

On Fox, they went to the streets and asked the people some basic questions like: Who is the current VP and who is the current speaker of the house.

One gal said the speaker of the house “is that guy that cries all the time”...

That is what people think of GOP Speaker....freaking sad...

I knew we were doomed when Boehner was chosen for speaker...
Yep, the girls in the GOP have ovaries of steel....


33 posted on 03/22/2011 3:35:51 AM PDT by Engedi
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To: Just A Nobody

I love Col West. If he runs for President, he has my vote.

I fear we are screwed no matter who runs:

If the ladies run, they will be savagely attacked by the left and the feminista’s. Like Palin. They will go after their kids, their families, again.

If minorities run, they will be labeled Uncle Tom’s, Traitors,etc. Hermain Cain has already been referred to (in a left wing blog) as a “monkey”....Al Sharpton said recently that the only blacks GOP isn’t afraid of are the types like Colin Powell. I guess he forgets about Jessie’s comments about walking down the street....

If conservatives run, they will be called right wing, gun toting, wing nuts, right wing militants, etc. The Rommney bots will be attacking and under-mining as well.


34 posted on 03/22/2011 3:47:42 AM PDT by Engedi
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To: Engedi

Yep! That guy who cries all the time—now there’s a mouthful!


35 posted on 03/22/2011 5:47:59 AM PDT by WXRGina
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