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Reid: 'House Republicans have truly lost their minds'
United Press International ^ | May 15, 2013 | United Press International

Posted on 05/15/2013 4:59:40 PM PDT by mdittmar

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Wednesday "House Republicans have truly lost their minds" under a popular definition of insanity.

Reid, speaking of House GOP leaders' plan to hold a 37th vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act -- commonly known as "Obamacare" -- cited a statement often attributed to Albert Einstein, that insanity is defined as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

"If that's true, the House Republicans have truly lost their minds," Reid said in a speech on the Senate floor.

Noting that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said after the 2012 election "Obamacare is the law of the land," Reid said, "Tea Party extremists bullied the speaker into holding another vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and roll back benefits for tens of millions of Americans."

Reid pointed out Boehner had said last week 70 freshmen members of Congress who had not previously had an opportunity to cast a vote to repeal the healthcare reform law have "been asking for an opportunity to vote on it."

He said House Republicans "will waste this week on yet another dead-end repeal vote."

"Perhaps Republicans think the 37th time is the charm." Reid said.

Citing a CBS News analysis putting the cost of the repeal votes at "$52.4 million and counting," Reid said that was enough money "to restore funding for 19 million meals for homebound seniors or 6,900 children dropped from the Head Start program" under federal spending cuts known as the sequester.

"Fortunately, Republicans' latest repeal effort -- their latest exercise in insanity, as described by Albert Einstein -- is doomed to fail like all the others," he said.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: antiamerican; harryreid; irs; irsscandal; liberalagenda; looneyleft; reid; teaparty
"Tea Party extremists"?, That's just mean spirited harry.
1 posted on 05/15/2013 4:59:40 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

Let Hairy explain how the IRS run Death Panels are going to assume life until death is proven, unlike the usual IRS Death until Life is proven.


2 posted on 05/15/2013 5:01:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: mdittmar

All ALINSKY....all the time...


3 posted on 05/15/2013 5:02:03 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: mdittmar

Hairy Roid is pushing his luck even talking about this.


4 posted on 05/15/2013 5:02:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mdittmar
"Citing a CBS News analysis putting the cost of the repeal votes at "$52.4 million and counting," Reid said"

Maybe I should sell some of my ill-gotten real estate and help the hungry.

Nah....

5 posted on 05/15/2013 5:03:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: mdittmar
Reid needs to LOSE HIS JOB for ILLEGALLY accessing Romney's taxes before the election, supplied to him by the IRS..

"The word is out".. HOW, Reid, HOW????

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORXJOixcS7c

6 posted on 05/15/2013 5:05:56 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: mdittmar

Damn Harry does this mean you Democrat traitors and violators of the Constitution are crazy when you want to vote for gun control again.

This is one stupid MF.


7 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:06 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: mdittmar
Reid: 'House Republicans have truly lost their minds'

With this kind of flak...we must be over the target!

8 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:17 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: mdittmar

Harry, if they spend every cent the Govt takes in on repealing this I’m good with it. Because that means you can’t feed the victim groups. Or clothe them. Or give them phones, cars and laptops.

Or send weapons to Muslims.


9 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:19 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: mdittmar

Hmmm... smells like fear to me.


10 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:38 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: mdittmar

If we had a Speaker of the House with a set of BALLS to go with that whiskey BOEHNER, we would already have this POS killed through the purse strings.

Shut down the government, including the entire budget for O’Bumbler to fly around on Air Force 1 as well as the entire White House staff, Let Obama and Moochelle make their own sandwiches and scrub their own toilets for a few weeks.. Send them home.

Wait two weeks before you answer the phone only reinstate spending with a signed repeal of Obama Care. Otherwise Keep the government on shut down all year. You run the 1/2 of 1/3 of the government that passes ALL spending. The House is THE PEOPLES HOUSE and the PEOPLE want Obamacare gone!


11 posted on 05/15/2013 5:08:27 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: mdittmar
"Perhaps Republicans think the 37th time is the charm." Reid said.

Really Reid? You deucebag dems keep trying to pass gun control.

12 posted on 05/15/2013 5:10:36 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: mdittmar

“House Republicans Have Truly Lost Their Minds”

Spoken as a true soviet official.

IMHO


13 posted on 05/15/2013 5:10:39 PM PDT by ripley
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To: jeffc

I dunno.... I need to hear some accounts of how prominent RATS are pulling their hair out worrying about 2014 before I can truly dismiss the idea that there’s a trap for us somewhere in there, there......

Too much red meat at one time, can’t help but worry about it.


14 posted on 05/15/2013 5:12:21 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: RoosterRedux

Great tag line.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 5:12:45 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: mdittmar

What’s the matter Dingy? Why are the front of your pants all wet? Americans are coming for you commies and were going to put all of your asses in jail where they belong. Retards like you shouldn’t be saying other people have lost their minds. You creep!


16 posted on 05/15/2013 5:13:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: kitkat

For the time being at least. Thx much!


17 posted on 05/15/2013 5:14:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: mdittmar

http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/20/mark-levin-harry-reid-lowest-of-the-low-lives-bottom-of-the-sewer-a-vicious-stupid-man/


18 posted on 05/15/2013 5:14:36 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mdittmar

Democrats lost their morals long ago. All that’s left is the argument.


19 posted on 05/15/2013 5:15:26 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: mdittmar

Choke on a brick, and drop dead, Reid POS.


20 posted on 05/15/2013 5:16:32 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: txhurl
Too much red meat at one time, can’t help but worry about it.

But ain't it tasty.

Don't worry too much. Good will win out even til the End of Times.

Of course, in the End of Times...the victory will be a bit more dramatic.;-)

21 posted on 05/15/2013 5:17:20 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: mdittmar
Harry knows just how eager Americans are to tangle with the Obamacare Muscle, aka, the IRS. Harry, I predict that soon you too will be calling for its repeal.
22 posted on 05/15/2013 5:17:34 PM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: mdittmar

no way in hell does anyone, especially IRS, deserve to have our healthcare info...go to hell us govt!!!!!!!!!!!


23 posted on 05/15/2013 5:17:46 PM PDT by ldish (obama is finally in season...treason is the reason!!!!!)
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To: Paladin2

DeathCare aka AuschwitzCare - Capo Dingy Harry’s claim to fame.

Check out post #3.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3019748/posts?page=3


24 posted on 05/15/2013 5:23:23 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: mdittmar

Let’s make this corpsely libtard minority leader in 2014.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 5:27:57 PM PDT by Viennacon (q)
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To: mdittmar

I fully expect nobama to come out and really blister Dingy’s ass for making these comments. They are hateful, divisive, and do not promote a sense of “working together.”

Then again, it could be Harry’s looking for his own dog to wag.

A small yippy dog. Ankle biter.


26 posted on 05/15/2013 5:28:01 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: cripplecreek

Just about everything that comes out of his mouth is an insult to my intelligence. He truly is an evil and very very sick man.

Of course Boehner’s stupid comment is coming back to bite him.


27 posted on 05/15/2013 5:31:42 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: mdittmar

I smell fear. Good.


28 posted on 05/15/2013 5:34:08 PM PDT by Truth2012
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To: combat_boots
Democrats lost their morals long ago. All that’s left is the argument.

They also seem to have lost their minds. That's what happens when people let go of the Truth.

Life is not relative...it is absolute.

When folks reinterpret life with relative values (i.e. everyone is OK...there is no sin, no evil)...life disintegrates into chaos and confusion. It no longer makes sense.

And those who believe this tripe become insane...they have no anchor...no baseline for sanity.

They believe they are sane...while all the time they spout insane principles.

Important here to define sanity.

Sanity is the rational grasp nearest reality. Those who grab onto reality at the closest point will survive...those at the other end will die and be forgotten.

29 posted on 05/15/2013 5:34:25 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: mdittmar
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Wednesday "House Republicans have truly lost their minds" under a popular definition of insanity.

Its weird seeing the word 'popular' in any article related to Obamacare.

30 posted on 05/15/2013 5:37:36 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: mdittmar

Well like my mom always said, if at first you don’t succeed, try try again


31 posted on 05/15/2013 5:47:29 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: skeeter

How lazy they have gotten. It’s supposed to be “Wildly Popular”!


32 posted on 05/15/2013 5:59:53 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: mdittmar
I'm willing to make a small bet the Reid HIMSELF (as minority leader) will vote to repeal Obamacare sometime after 2014...when the public get the full monty on how badly Obamacare is going to screw them...
33 posted on 05/15/2013 6:03:35 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

Nancy Pelosi sounds even dumber than than the other two.


34 posted on 05/15/2013 6:27:37 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: mdittmar

Majority Leader Reid has refused to allow the Senate to vote on any of the previous pieces of repeal legislation passed by the House. After this one passes, he will again refuse to allow the Senate to vote on it. Does he fear that repeal might pass in the Senate also?


35 posted on 05/15/2013 6:45:37 PM PDT by etcb
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To: mdittmar

Reid should be asked about socialism, even though it fails in everything, he and the Democrats keep trying to force it on people who want nothing to do with it.


36 posted on 05/15/2013 7:08:13 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: mdittmar
"Tea Party extremists bullied the speaker into holding another vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and roll back benefits for tens of millions of Americans."

Ooooo, I'm an extremist.

"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue." - Barry Goldwater.

I love the extremists among Congressional Republicans and despise all of the moderates there.

37 posted on 05/15/2013 7:11:06 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Exactly, they have had the power to kill this from day one. Bonehead has been funding it.


38 posted on 05/15/2013 7:52:11 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: mdittmar
"Reid: 'House Republicans have truly lost their minds'"

How would he know? Did he find one of them?


39 posted on 05/15/2013 8:01:56 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I’m going to find a great vet for my dog.


40 posted on 05/15/2013 8:24:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: mdittmar
Yo, Pinky Reid.
Repealing ObamaCare is a brilliant winner for the House Republicans.
Every single poll since the beginning has shown that a majority of the American people have understood that ObamaCare will be a disaster.
It makes one wonder how much vote fraud was involved in the re-election of Obama.
41 posted on 05/16/2013 4:32:00 AM PDT by Amagi (Obama is never so animated as when he is assaulting the Constitution.)
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To: mdittmar

Lost their mind?

Pot... kettle


42 posted on 05/16/2013 5:01:42 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: mdittmar

We could look back through congressional history and it would be difficult to find another person as despicable as Harry Reid who served in his office.


43 posted on 05/16/2013 5:11:30 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: RoosterRedux

if there was a tagline hall of fame... i’d nominate that one...

and vote for it in the first wave.

good job.

t


44 posted on 05/16/2013 6:28:34 AM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: combat_boots

Democrats lost their morals long ago. All that’s left is the argument.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Kind of reminiscent of the ‘guy’ to ‘gal’:

“Would you go to bed with me for a million dollars”
“Well, I would have to think about it”
“Would you go to bed with me for 500 bucks”
“HELL NO! You must think I am some kind of prostitute”.
“WE have already established what YOU ARE!. We are just negotiating a price.”


45 posted on 05/16/2013 6:36:08 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --I turn 75 next year- but remember, that's only 24 Celsius. (TKS R. Reagan))
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