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Tom Coburn Unloads On Harry Reid: 'Dishonest, Not Truthful, Failure'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 05/09/2013 6:53:42 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

By the end of Tom Coburn's Morning Joe appearance today, a panel member could be heard, off-camera, whistling in astonishment.

Not surprising, since the plain-talking Republican Senator from Oklahoma had just unloaded on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Coburn called Reid "dishonest" in his dealings with him, saying that Reid was "not truthful" and had "not kept his word." For good measure, Coburn added that Reid had been a "failure" as Majority Leader.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: dishonest; harryreid; morningjoe; tomcoburn

1 posted on 05/09/2013 6:53:42 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Coburn doesn’t mince words! Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 05/09/2013 6:54:24 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Coburn called Reid "dishonest" in his dealings with him, saying that Reid was "not truthful" and had "not kept his word." For good measure, Coburn added that Reid had been a "failure" as Majority Leader.

Exactly how long have you been in the Senate? And after all that time, and sitting through and witnessing the multitude of lies, demogoguery, vile, and denigrating bilge spewed forth by this sub-human perversion from Nevada, YOU'RE JUST GETTING THIS NOW?! IDIOT!!!

3 posted on 05/09/2013 7:01:11 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Common Sense 101

Let me be the first to call for Harry Reid’s resignation!


4 posted on 05/09/2013 7:04:26 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (where the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: Common Sense 101
Coburn is a pedal car at the Indy 500.
5 posted on 05/09/2013 7:05:39 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; ...
RE :”Not surprising, since the plain-talking Republican Senator from Oklahoma had just unloaded on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Coburn called Reid “dishonest” in his dealings with him, saying that Reid was “not truthful” and had “not kept his word.” For good measure, Coburn added that Reid had been a “failure” as Majority Leader”

Coburn is another one of those ‘lets all work together’ GOP Senators.

That wascally wabbit Hawy Weeed twicked me again. Dwatt.”

These GOP are sooo predictable.

6 posted on 05/09/2013 7:07:19 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This is exactly how you deal with Democrats. They are vicious, venal and totally committed to winning at all costs, and will used any tactic to get their way.

In order to win at anything you have to be tougher and smarter than your opponent. IMO Republicans need recognize this truism and start slugging it out with Dems. Don’t just stand your ground, go on offense. Like all bullies, the Dems will cower when confronted.


7 posted on 05/09/2013 7:10:51 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: urbanpovertylawcenter

Time travel would be necessary for you tobe the first.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 7:13:59 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I disagree. Harry Reid is not "a nice guy"!

Harry Reid is a twisted traitor with the moral fiber of a skunk.

9 posted on 05/09/2013 7:20:12 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A! OKLA . . . HOMA! A home of honesty and truth.
10 posted on 05/09/2013 7:21:55 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Tom Coburn is likely to be the next Senator to join the Cruz-Paul-Lee leadership.

The first step is a public expression against tyranical modern liberalism.

It would be really good to have him back on the team. Coburn used to be my favorite Senator, but Cruz/Lee/Paul have outperformed him while he was trying to “play fair” with Shmucky Shumer


11 posted on 05/09/2013 7:23:27 AM PDT by kidd
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; ...
Just watched this video The morning Joe clip posted.

Coburn : “Harry Read is a nice guy I like him, but I ...’

He is trying to keep his A rating from The morning Joe Joe and Mika.

12 posted on 05/09/2013 7:24:18 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

On the video; “Harry Reid is a nice guy and I like him...” should have been left out of his comments.


13 posted on 05/09/2013 7:24:27 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: Common Sense 101

NO, Cloddie. He’s not just getting this NOW. He’s been on it all the time, which you’d know if you’d kept up with Mr. Coburn. This is just the first opportunity he’s had to express his opinion about Reid after trying to work out somethings that Reid lied about. And you should be careful who you call an idiot.


14 posted on 05/09/2013 7:25:04 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Common Sense 101

Let’s not pile on to our side when they finally start showing some sort of sense. We should encourage the good behavior and slap down the bad. I’m guessing that more have been, and will be, a bit more outspoken due to the new-age solid leadership of the Ted Cruz sort...Let’s start asking more of the natural cowards to stand up like men and emulate the real men - it might catch on.


15 posted on 05/09/2013 7:25:53 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Harry Reid is not a “failure.” He’s gotten exactly what he wants. Power. Leadership. Tons of pork. And he rules the Senate with a rod of iron. For that matter, he rules the country, because Obama is far too lazy to bother with any of the details.

So, he’s wrecking the country? What difference does it make? Why should he care?


16 posted on 05/09/2013 7:39:51 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I chalk up Senator Coburn’s “Aha!” moment to the “Cruz Effect”.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 7:58:47 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: righttackle44

>> He’s not just getting this NOW. He’s been on it all the time, which you’d know if you’d kept up with Mr. Coburn.

Nice try, OK partisan. But no cookie.

Coburn’s gone wobbly on us more than a couple times. I guess those ‘rat parties and yachts are a powerful drug to a simple doctor boy from the OK sticks.

He needs to get back on the straight and narrow RIGHT NOW!

This is a step in the right direction though.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 8:01:36 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’ve always liked Coburn. Now I really like him.


19 posted on 05/09/2013 8:42:24 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: righttackle44; Common Sense 101
And you should be careful who you call an idiot.

And maybe Tom Coburn should speak more carefully when in the same breath he can call Reid "a liar" and then turn around and call him "a nice guy - I like him"

Really? What's to like about a liar?

Both statements cannot be true.

Phony niceties are as false an any lie and expressing them is never a trait any real conservative should exhibit.

Do you agree?

FReegards!


20 posted on 05/09/2013 8:55:04 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: sickoflibs; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy

Reid is a mobster thug with an evil smile. Coburn is lying or a fool if he actually thinks he’s “nice”.

George McGovern was nice. Maybe even Coburn’s personal friend BH Obama was nice. Reid is a mean son of bitch.


21 posted on 05/09/2013 9:12:25 AM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Great!


22 posted on 05/09/2013 9:15:50 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: sickoflibs; governsleastgovernsbest; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; ...

” Coburn called Reid “dishonest” in his dealings with him, saying that Reid was “not truthful” and had “not kept his word.””

Really???

N A W !!!


23 posted on 05/09/2013 9:31:25 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: sickoflibs; Liz; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale

” Coburn : “Harry Read is a nice guy I like him, but I ...’”

Pathetic....Reid was a bag man for the old Vegas mob, including Conforte : )


24 posted on 05/09/2013 9:34:06 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker; GOPsterinMA; Perdogg

I gotta see “Love Ranch” Pesci!!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1125929/reference

Second billed to Helen Mirren!? That’s a disgrace!!


25 posted on 05/09/2013 9:48:25 AM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy

Never saw it. I will now.


26 posted on 05/09/2013 9:59:53 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: righttackle44

Coburn is a lame duck. A few of his votes of late have been disappointing to say the least. Hopefully we can get a “Cruz” type replacement for him.


27 posted on 05/09/2013 10:11:11 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: Common Sense 101

Exactly how long have you been in the Senate? And after all that time, and sitting through and witnessing the multitude of lies, demogoguery, vile, and denigrating bilge spewed forth by this sub-human perversion from Nevada, YOU’RE JUST GETTING THIS NOW?! IDIOT!!!


Has your former Senate pal Obama treated you any differently?


28 posted on 05/09/2013 10:31:44 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Starboard
Don’t just stand your ground, go on offense.

The best way to go on offense would be to prosecute their bundlers for campaign finance violations.

Or it would be, if too many Republicans weren't engaging in the exact same actions.

29 posted on 05/09/2013 10:37:01 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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