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Rep King: House Won't Defund Obamacare Because Leaders ĎAfraid' GOP Will be Blamed for Shutdown
CNS News ^ | November 21, 2011 | Pete Winn

Posted on 11/22/2011 5:09:20 AM PST by EternalVigilance

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To: EternalVigilance

We didn’t bring up the maximum leverage because the decision was made by leadership”

Leadership? As in Boehner and Cantor?

That’s a good one.

They can only lead in one direction: in full retreat.


41 posted on 11/22/2011 6:06:22 AM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Lex, they are listening to the people who elected them. The people are too confused to govern. They want federal programs maintained at all costs.


42 posted on 11/22/2011 6:07:10 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: EternalVigilance

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.

H. L. Mencken


43 posted on 11/22/2011 6:07:22 AM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is an instrument of enslavement)
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To: TomGuy

yeah- that sounds vaguley familiar- but if I remember correctly no one except the media cared

Like Reagan said “Let’s shut it down and see if anyone notices”


44 posted on 11/22/2011 6:08:53 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed <--- oops, see?)
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45 posted on 11/22/2011 6:10:03 AM PST by Doofer
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To: EternalVigilance

Are they afraid of the blame or shrinking gummit?

Pray for America


46 posted on 11/22/2011 6:10:17 AM PST by bray (Take the Cain Train off the Plantation)
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To: EternalVigilance

I find John Boehner and the entire Republican leadership to be repugnant in their cowardice.


47 posted on 11/22/2011 6:11:02 AM PST by cblue55 (It's either America, or Obama. It cannot be both!)
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To: cblue55; EternalVigilance
I find John Boehner and the entire Republican leadership to be repugnant in their cowardice.

Wake up!!!!

They don't give a shit about us!!!

48 posted on 11/22/2011 6:17:33 AM PST by Doofer
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To: napscoordinator

The reason I am going for Paul is that while yes he is radical - he would never get 100% of what he wanted. But if he got 50%, thats still way better than anything we can expect from the others.


49 posted on 11/22/2011 6:23:14 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: EternalVigilance

They shouldn’t look at it like they’re being “blamed” they should look at it like it’s something they can take credit for. You know, like it’s a positive thing that they stopped this monstrosity.


50 posted on 11/22/2011 6:23:22 AM PST by YoungHickey (Is it time yet, Claire?)
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To: American Constitutionalist
What was the reason of the election of 2010 for ? oh, yeah , to repeal ObamaCare.. Sarcasm.

It was never going to be repealed with a 'rat senate and a 'rat president.

51 posted on 11/22/2011 6:32:28 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: EternalVigilance

OK... so what exactly is the difference between THIS Congress and the one that preceded it?


52 posted on 11/22/2011 6:38:11 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: EternalVigilance
Because Leaders ‘Afraid' GOP Will be Blamed for Shutdown

Just once... can they NOT do the right thing?... To hell with the whole lot of them.

53 posted on 11/22/2011 6:40:38 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: ScottinVA
OK... so what exactly is the difference between THIS Congress and the one that preceded it?

Rhetoric.

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind”

— George Orwell


54 posted on 11/22/2011 6:42:08 AM PST by EternalVigilance (Newt Gingrich: The go to guy when you're down to the bottom of the bottom of the barrel...)
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To: Notary Sojac; rhombus; EternalVigilance
All you have to do is drag the idea of cutting Medicare through Free Republic, to get a whole bunch of "conservatives" to start wailing about how they paid for it and how the Government promised them....

And if that's what Freepers think, you can imagine how the sheeple would react.


Here's a bunch of things I'd cut before I'd cut military benefits and medicare:

Anchor babies, illegals, new immigrants, and their respective extended families,
 (illegals alone cost $1/4 - $1/3 trillion per year; low skill immigrants cost ~$ 20,000 per household)

Fixing up ramshackle Mexican trucks that will put Americans out of work,

Sponsoring green technology overseas,

Paying college tuition for students from China ($ 8 billion per year),

Setting up the Moslem Brotherhood and al-Quaeda in Libya and Egypt,

Setting up CDC labs overseas,

Paying for post doctoral degrees for Indian scientists,

Billions in tax credits for illegals from the IRS,
Subsidizing Palestinian terrorists,
Funding the Taliban and other terrorist organizations in Afghanistan,

Hiring foreign workers for Oregon Forestry companies under TARP,

The entire Department of Education ($ 71,333,000,000),

The entire Department of Housing and Urban Development ($ 46,277,000,000),

International Assistance Programs ($ 25,502,000,000),

The entire Department of Energy ($ 34,215,000,000),

Blatant fraud in Medicare and Medicaid ($ 900 billion) which IBM offered to fix for free
55 posted on 11/22/2011 6:51:09 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: EternalVigilance
Re:OK... so what exactly is the difference between THIS Congress and the one that preceded it?

Rhetoric.

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind”

— George Orwell


Amen !
56 posted on 11/22/2011 6:55:44 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: EternalVigilance

This will not sit well.


57 posted on 11/22/2011 7:18:46 AM PST by chiller ( Elect another batch of TPartiers and it won't matter which R we elect. WE will lead.)
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To: chiller

Good. It’s way past time for conservatives to quit following false flags.


58 posted on 11/22/2011 7:20:05 AM PST by EternalVigilance (Newt Gingrich: The go to guy when you're down to the bottom of the bottom of the barrel...)
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To: TomGuy

I remember it well.

ABC News started their nightly broadcast with a typical middle class family going to a National Park somewhere and being turned away because of the shutdown. They then interviewed the family who talked about how terrible it was for them to travel hundreds, thousands of miles only to have their dreams dashed and no glimsp of Old Faithful, the Giant Sequioas, or whatever they came for. The education of their children was sacrificed on the Republicans demand the rich people pay no taxes!

Then park rangers where interviewed who lost their jobs due to Newt and his evil Republicans and how awful it all was, some where even told they might be let go!!!! Who would now restrain Yogi from stealing Pic-A-nic baskets??? The horror! Why are Newt, Bob Dole and the Republicans so evil!!???

The other news casts went down the same way. It was like they were sharing their stories!

I hope everyone here understands they will do this all over again in a heartbeat. They YEARN to do so. They’re plotting right now. Hell, they’ve already released the meme for the Supercommittee failure. Same stories will now make the rounds.

WE have to have a better team (not likely) or a better way to counter the propaganda.

I don’t see this happening, unless we go after the REAL culprits here. Hint: Not the democrats or the Republicans but....

The Mainstream, driveby, state-run, Journ-O-lists.


59 posted on 11/22/2011 7:23:14 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Mouton

“So let me see, rather than doing the right thing, they put their career jobs ahead of their sworn duty”

And you can count on them to keep doing it. Finally almost mercifully our entire financial system will collapse and then maybe we can salvage something from the ashes.


60 posted on 11/22/2011 7:26:13 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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