Skip to comments.Sen. Pat Toomey Says Government Shutdown Is Wrong Tool Against Obamacare
Posted on 08/22/2013 4:46:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today was suggesting that an idea being floated in some Republican circles to try and shut down the government to stop Obamacare is just not the right way to go.
The ultra-conservative US senator insists the Affordable Care Act is a failure and should be defunded, if not repealed outright.
Toomey says hell try to take some limited action in the short run to hobble Obamacare, such as pushing for a delay in the individual mandate.
But if Congress tries to shut down government operations over the law, he feels, it wont do a lot of good.
Congressman Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), representing Delaware County, joins in that sentiment. Meehan and Toomey are to convince fellow GOPers promising a showdown on Capitol Hill that their tactics will backfire on them and their party.
(Excerpt) Read more at philadelphia.cbslocal.com ...
Pat is starting to sound like Snarlin’ Arlen.
Shutting government down is precisely the right tool to use on an oversized, overweening, arrogant, sucking us dry government.
Toomey is also a tool, just not the right tool to cut government down to size.
Toomey, you ignorant slut!
The Word on the street is that a “Hang your spine here” has been installed in both the GOP Senate and GOP house “Cloak rooms” they are instructed to hang thier spines and cajones there before proceeding to the floor
I am so over the Grand Old Party
You can all rot in hell
LEX ( i was your base you left me)
Yep. Pat also likes gays in foxholes. Total squish on DADT.
They should be using EVERY TOOL AT THEIR DISPOSAL to fight this thing. The more tools you use ...... the better the chances you will achieve your objective!
Nobody has proposed shutting down the government
Yes. He is becoming quite the RINO tool.
This is truly sad. Good Rick Santorum was routinely and viciously attacked on this premiere conservative forum for not endorsing the formerly perfect conservative, Pat Toomey. Now, well it is all different.
I wonder when conservatives here will stop the circular firing squad, or is that the game being played.
Nobody has proposed shutting down the government. They have proposed to not fund ObamaCare in the next CR.
BTW, whatever happened to budgets?
The only problem with a government shutdown is that it eventually starts back up again.
Pat is an elite slave.
Why end the 30-year-long strategic retreat? It’s working great.
If you buy into the argument of the left, you lose before you start. Republicans are proposing to fund the government, not shut it down.
Pat, you ain’t foolin’ no one.
We ain’t buying the phony GOP bullsh!t, anymore.
Your party is going get swept the **** out real soon.
toomey... toomey... yes I remember... he is a liberal republican from Pennsylvania.
Do you think the Tea party will ever realize how badly they have been played by the GOP?
an ultra-conservative would not just rule out a shutdown for something that is and will continue to destroy the country. and oppress and wind up killing citizens.
sorry he ain’t ultra conservative. these people doggegly fight to the death for their beliefs.
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