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Exclusive–Source: McConnell, Cornyn Whipping Votes Against Ted Cruz
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | September 23, 2013 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 09/24/2013 5:39:19 AM PDT by Timber Rattler

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To: Timber Rattler
What really surprises me is that they believe that this tactic would go unnoticed, that in this day and age, it's sufficient cover for their duplicity.

They're being to clever by half, and they seem to be blind to how others are onto it.

-PJ

101 posted on 09/24/2013 9:51:28 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Mouton
Why does that not translate into these two pieces of s..t not being removed from their positions in the senate leadership, at least, and from office when the time comes?

Three words: Senator-For-Life.

102 posted on 09/24/2013 9:56:13 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Timber Rattler

Made contact with Dallas Office, my message was clear and not pretty.


103 posted on 09/24/2013 9:58:04 AM PDT by Chief901 ("Peace is that brief glorious moment when everybody stands around reloading".)
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To: rrrod

Done!

Also

Republican National Committee:

310 First Street, SE Washington, DC 20003

(202) 863-8500

Let them know how you feel about the treatment of Cruz by RINOS and his effort to defund Obamacare.


104 posted on 09/24/2013 10:05:22 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: Timber Rattler; lodi90
The Banner of the Republican Party

The Motto of the Republican Party:

Je Suis Un Collaborateur Veuillez Comme Moi

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Republicans vs. Democrats: Maybe A Dime’s Worth Of Difference

~ Larry Elder, The Ten Things You Can’t Say In America

105 posted on 09/24/2013 10:05:34 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Timber Rattler

This is not about Obamacare. This is about who is in charge of GOP.


106 posted on 09/24/2013 10:08:06 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Jane Long

Done. And called Cornyn but can’t even leave a message now (I did yesterday).


107 posted on 09/24/2013 10:09:35 AM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: RedMDer

Thanks!!!!!


108 posted on 09/24/2013 10:15:53 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: jpsb

Think about the decision-making in DC since the House bill was submitted. The DNC and the RNC has probably been making lots and lots of money in donations from those deep pockets to garner points here and there. It is not a surprise about McConnell and Cornyn — they are beholding to the word on K street.


109 posted on 09/24/2013 10:35:16 AM PDT by patriotsoul
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To: Carry_Okie

Is Gohmert considering a run for the Senate??


110 posted on 09/24/2013 10:37:36 AM PDT by HOYA97 (twitter @hoya97)
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To: manic4organic

McConnell & Cornyn hiding in the girl’s bathroom!!! Pubbies....broom them both!!! Useless human beings, traitors!!!! WWW.DONTFUNDOBAMACARE.COM


111 posted on 09/24/2013 10:46:34 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: manic4organic
Love it that BOTH of these RINO's - Cornhole AND Midge - are up for re-election in 2014.

Like Sarah said..."...a little reminder to Republican senators up for re-election in 2014: Moose season ends soon, allowing more time on one's hands. So, we'll be watching your votes very carefully this week."

112 posted on 09/24/2013 10:54:44 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: HOYA97
Is Gohmert considering a run for the Senate??

It's more a case of people trying to get him to do it.

113 posted on 09/24/2013 10:55:40 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Graewoulf; rrrod

I’ve emailed both Senator Cornyn’s office AND the National Republican Senatorial Committee. I don’t know if it will help. Bruised egos are not easy to persuade.


114 posted on 09/24/2013 11:00:17 AM PDT by PuzzledInTX
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To: Mouton

This is why I say the conservatives in congress should break from the rinos and caucus by themselves. Either the rinos will join them, stand alone or caucus with the democrats. Either way, the rinos lose all their power. Once the democrats don’t need them, they won’t even talk to them. This would also force the McCains and Grahams to show their true loyalty and change to democrats.

As it is right now, WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?


115 posted on 09/24/2013 11:02:08 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Timber Rattler

“-—a source-—”? shaddup. If you got no names you got no story. Here gooooeeees the BS flag. Whhhheeeee


116 posted on 09/24/2013 11:12:14 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: PuzzledInTX

Great job!


117 posted on 09/24/2013 11:14:33 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: Timber Rattler

Sometimes I feel ... like I’ve been tied to the Whipping Post. Oh Lord I feel like I’m dying.


118 posted on 09/24/2013 11:15:03 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: PuzzledInTX

“No pain, no gain!”
Sham pain to our friends,
And real pain to Old-Style Republican politicians.


119 posted on 09/24/2013 11:16:05 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: mtnwmn
Our leaders are looking out for themselves, not us!!


The Senate Leadership has calculated that ObamaCare is going to be a disaster, no matter what they do, but id they defund it , Obama will be able to blame the whole disaster on the Republicans.

The Democrats and Obama , who cased the disaster in the first place, will skate free and the Republicans will be left holding the bag and the blame for all the woes that Obama Care will bring.

If Republicans relent and fund ObamaCare, then the Democrats and Obama own the disaster and and the Republicans have fought the good fight and lost to prevent Obama Care from going forward.

The Republican’s cannot stop ObamaCare by defunding it regardless, all they con do is allow themselves to be blamed by Democrats who will scream - Obama Care would have been a massive success if it were not for Republican’s obstructionism.

The low info voters who already hate the GOP will buy into that Democrat excuse and Democrats will win blame game as they always do and Republican’s will end up owning the blame for the impending ObamaCare disaster.

Count on it.

120 posted on 09/24/2013 11:22:03 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Jane Long

Thanks for the NRSC’s number, Jane!!!


121 posted on 09/24/2013 11:33:39 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman; All
You betcha ;^)

Continue to melt the NRSC's phone line...especially since the Coward RINO's can't/ won't answer their phones!!

202-675-6000

122 posted on 09/24/2013 11:36:27 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Jane Long; SJackson; firebrand; TurboZamboni; RaceBannon; Travis McGee; Nachum; Eleutheria5

Jane Long; wrote:

“Melt the NRSC’s phone line!! 202-675-6000”

BUMP to your lists please!


123 posted on 09/24/2013 11:37:49 AM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: jsanders2001
The spending bill must clearly earmark how the money is to be spend, and it must explicitly state that no federal money or part of the budget may be spent on funding Obamacare.

If the law does not explicitly specify this, then it may be possible for the Administration to divert money from other essential government operations/defense programs and spend it on Obamacare instead. If the money is taken by the Administration from "must fund" government programs, then when these programs begin to fail from lack of funding, the Administration will be able to shame/extort Congress into paying for the programs that the Administration diverted the money from. Congress would likely cave and pass a resolution to fund the "must fund" programs that got defunded to fund Obamacare. Using this tactic, the administration would likely be able to fund Obamacare and the other programs.

124 posted on 09/24/2013 11:49:07 AM PDT by old republic
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To: Timber Rattler

Cruz on C-span right now!! staging a talking filabuster..ripping Obummercare & establishment to shreds. Go Cruz!


125 posted on 09/24/2013 11:49:42 AM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Timber Rattler

Ted Cruz speaking on the floor now. Said he would stand and talk as long as he possibly can. Has he started a filibuster? Don’t know. Just turned it on.


126 posted on 09/24/2013 11:51:17 AM PDT by Helen
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To: rainee
Cruz live...

http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/

127 posted on 09/24/2013 11:59:10 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: Cyber Liberty

> They really want war, don’t they?

Time to do it instead of talking about it....; )


128 posted on 09/24/2013 12:01:39 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: snowtigger

> When they contact you for donations, just tell them you can’t afford it. Obamacare is taking all your money.

And the best part is you’re not having to lie about it...: )


129 posted on 09/24/2013 12:05:45 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: rdcbn

I hope you are right. We thought the SC was going to strike it down and you see what happened then.


130 posted on 09/24/2013 12:51:44 PM PDT by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Graewoulf
Traitor Cornyn’s Contact Info:

Called 'em all. Mailbox full in D.C. and Houston ... all the others are busy.

I pray he goes the way of David Dewhurst in the next election. Both McConnell and Cornyn are worthless POS cowards ... just like every other member of Fedzilla's ruling class.

131 posted on 09/24/2013 2:03:12 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: mtnwmn
I hope you are right. We thought the SC was going to strike it down and you see what happened then.


On Obama Care need to focus on the problem, which is not ObamaCare per se, but the fact that Democrats have enough power in Congress to block any attempts to repeal ObamaCare and, as we saw with the whole WTF situation with Roberts and the SC, they will stop at nothing including blackmail and intimation to get their way.

The only way to repeal ObamaCare is to get Democrats voted out of office in large enough numbers that Republicans have the leverage to do so.

ObamaCare is a nightmare that sold to the public by total lies. Even now, there is 60% opposition to it's implemetaion and as soon as the reality of doubling of costs combines with cutting the levels of care by a half and the rationing of care hits , people are going to be unbelievably angry at the false bill of goods they have been sold.

Low info voters can't get it in their heads that ObamaCare was designed from the git-go to fail so that the Democrats could force the country to accept their true goal of a government run Single Payer Health Care System. In fact, all of the elements of single payer are already built into the ObamaCare legislation in anticipation of the failure of the private system which is 100% guaranteed.

We know the private ObamaCare system will fail because the trial runs of ObamaCare funded under the original funding package went bankrupt to the tune of Billions of Dollars in less than a year.

The important thing to realize is that ObamaCare was structured by Democrats right from the start to fail, so failure is inevitable.

The failure of our health care system is hard to contemplate, but the idiots who elected and supported the Politicians who forced ObamaCare have really brought this on the country and there is simply no easy way out.

ObamaCare is going to fall no matter what and the only thing of importance now is what comes after the fall.

Once the reality of just how bad ObamaCare really is, there are going to be two options

- Single Payer pushed in a hard sell propaganda campaign by Democrats and
the Media propagandists

- Repeal of ObamaCare.

If the Democrats are able to pin this disaster on the Republicans, which they certainly will if the House tries to block ObamaCare by defunding, the Democrats will win the House of Representatives in 2014 and keep control of the Senate.

More importably, Obama will blame the Republicans so they will be vilified while Obama will cast himself as the protector of the people fighting against the evil Republicans and the Tea Party Cable and will become more popular than ever. Obama is a pro at this and the media will go all in to support him.

The end result will be Single Payer and the eventual destruction of the United States as we know it.

If the Republicans let ObamaCare go into effect and be the disaster the Democrats designed it to be, the Democrats and Obama will own it and the blame associated with it.

The media may even turn on Obama if for no other reason than to protect their own hides.

By the 2014 elections, The Democrats in Congress and Obama will have to call out the National Guard to protect themselves from being Tarred and Feathered by angry voters.

The Republicans will keep the House and probably win the Senate.

The Republicans will have a good chance to repeal Obamacare and force Obama to not veto the repeal by public demand.

Should Obama not bow to public pressure and veto the repeal, there should be enough shell shocked Democrat Senators to support an over ride of the Veto.

That's what we are facing at this point.

Trying to defund Obamacare is quixotic fools errand that will can't work and will backfire and result in the imposition of a government run single payer health care system and a strengthening of President Obama.

132 posted on 09/24/2013 2:14:54 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: lodi90

Surrender Party it is. Over a year ago I listened for 45 minutes as an R congresswoman tried to explain her vote to raise the debt ceiling. It came down to one thing-they were SCARED of how the media would portray them as starving the old people and not paying the military.

Same panty waist, no backbone thing going on again.

GO TED GO!


133 posted on 09/24/2013 3:53:15 PM PDT by Captain7seas (Fire Jane Lubchenco and John Pistole.)
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To: ilgipper
These idiots seem to want a third party.

At this point politically a third party and mass exodus of conservatives from the GOP is the only option left. Too many RINO's are bought and paid for. The GOP died in 1995 when after gaining a two house majority did next to nothing except begin a long history of surrendering to the left and increasing the size of the federal government and number of agencies. That surrender was so significant that "Bob Dole Says" and his merry group of Liberal Elitist controlled the 1996 agendas. It was also in that era that Newt political leadership wise underwent Neutering.

The difference between McConnell and Trent Lott? McConnell is from Kentucky Lott is from Mississippi. The difference between Ted Kennedy and John McCain? One didn't drive of the road and leave a passenger to die.

134 posted on 09/24/2013 4:15:00 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: rdcbn

The only way to repeal ObamaCare is to get Democrats voted out of office in large enough numbers that Republicans have the leverage to do so.


If the GOP won’t fight obamacare now they won’t fight it later. The careerist beltway types in the GOP will happily take the big donor and K Street lobbyist payola to “fix it”. Sorry FRiend, you are delusional.


135 posted on 09/24/2013 4:20:34 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Captain7seas

GO TED GO!


Right on, FRiend. It’s becoming quite clear who in the GOP Stands With Harry in favor of funding obamacare.


136 posted on 09/24/2013 4:21:36 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: lodi90
f the GOP won’t fight obamacare now they won’t fight it later. The careerist beltway types in the GOP will happily take the big donor and K Street lobbyist payola to “fix it”. Sorry FRiend, you are delusional.


Defunding ObamaCare is a counterproductive losing battle that will end up backfiring and sticking the GOP with the blame for the impending ObamaCare meltdown disaster in the making.

Fighting this ill advised losing battle to the point of actually defunding ObamaCare will result in the Republicans losing the war for our country

Actually defundign ObamacCare, as opposed to fighting to repeal (and defund) it as hard as possible and put Democrats on record as supporting the imposition of ObamaCare, will backfire and almost certainly result in government controlled single payer healthcare, which would be a disaster.

Never fight a war you can't win

137 posted on 09/24/2013 4:33:22 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

Fighting this ill advised losing battle to the point of actually defunding ObamaCare will result in the Republicans losing the war for our country


The GOP isn’t fighting obamacare. There is simply no engaged debate on the issue by the GOP leadership.

My advice is listen Cruz right now. He is listening specific people harmed by obamacare. Why isn’t the GOP running TV ads doing the same? It can only be because a lot of the GOP want obamacare. Those are all regular folks that the GOP should be fighting for right now.

Anyway you spin it, by paving the way to fund kenyancare the GOP are not fighting for regular people. That is why they lose.


138 posted on 09/24/2013 4:40:27 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: rdcbn
"Never fight a war you can't win."

<RETCHINGSARCASM>
...'cuz that's what the guys who signed The Declaration thought...
</RETCHINGSARCASM>

139 posted on 09/24/2013 7:22:53 PM PDT by HKMk23 (ditditdit dahdahdah ditditdit)
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To: Timber Rattler

this is so incredibly disgusting it is beyond my ability to comment

we definitely plan to contribute to the defeat of these two men in the next election

this is our chance to get rid of Ocare, and they are protecting it!???????????????????

gawd! what trash we elect to “our” congress

pray for America!


140 posted on 09/24/2013 7:35:33 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er)
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To: Chief901

I just tried the Dallas office and mailbox is full. I sent an email. This whole thing makes me sick. Everything Obama touches is bad for the USA and these so called Republicans lie down and pant for him like puppies. I hope all the low info voters that voted for Obama get hit with huge bills for this.


141 posted on 09/24/2013 7:40:55 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: JRandomFreeper

When he calls asking for my vote, I’ll tell him: “I’m sorry, that mailbox is full, and I’ll be voting for your challenger”.

Good one. I’m gonna do that too.


142 posted on 09/24/2013 7:43:34 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: VideoDoctor

As much as the naysayers say a 3rd party would not work out for us, they are living in the past. I think the time is ripe for a third party. It would create huge turnout with everyone that are sick to death of being run over by the one political party in DC.


143 posted on 09/24/2013 7:45:37 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: rdcbn
Then why are you here? You've already given up. Go to a forum for whiners.

You lose 100% of the battles you don't fight.

Ted Cruz has done more tonight to put pressure on the liberal GOP than all of your whining ever will.

Sod off.

/johnny

144 posted on 09/24/2013 7:47:51 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: b4its2late

I am voting against George P Bush- I think he’s running for Railroad Commissioner, because I can’t stand Jeb. He thinks he has it made because he is a Bush.


145 posted on 09/24/2013 7:48:43 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: dandiegirl
He is running for RR Commissioner, and that is a very bad idea. RR Commissioner is a very important office in Texas, and we don't need a damn globalist sitting in that chair.

The Texas electrical grid needs to remain disconneced from the rest of the US. Giving that up, means giving up our independence.

/johnny

146 posted on 09/24/2013 7:55:26 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Timber Rattler

The GOP establishment thinks they can nip this thing in the bud and things will go back to normal. If they succeed in stopping Cruz then I say 2014 and 2016 will be watershed elections for the Democrats because it will be the official end of the GOP because their entire conservative wing will have abandoned them for good. No more putting up with RINOS like McCain and Romney as presidential candidates. No more marshamallow leaders in congress like Boehner and McConnell. No more listening to establishment GOP types in the media like David Brooks and Charles Krauthammer telling you and I we need to expand the tent and find common ground with our enemies. No, this will be the final nail in the coffin for the GOP, and sadly it means we probably have to put up with a President Clinton again!


147 posted on 09/24/2013 8:31:39 PM PDT by dowcaet
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148 posted on 09/24/2013 11:55:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Graewoulf

You know what I find interesting? I left a message for Sen. Cruz last night and again this AM...absolutely no problem getting through and you know his phone lines are burning up.

However, last night and this AM, I have called all of Cornyn’s offices and either can’t leave a message or it’s busy. I’m wondering if he’s taken all the phones off the hook. Giving him the benefit of the doubt, maybe his phone lines are really burning up with lots of angry callers. I wanted to ask someone in his office what his plans are...I’m still waiting for him to show up on the Senate floor to speak either pro or con. But nothing!

Apparently he’s forgotten he works for us! If he won’t take calls from his constituents, he needs to go! If he is actively working against Sen. Cruz, he needs to go! If he doesn’t speak up soon, I will do everything in my power to oppose him next year. Texas is a big state and we need more than one honorable, conservative Senator!


149 posted on 09/25/2013 6:46:57 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: rrrod

Well, I emailed a screed and then called and actually got through to the NRSC. I had to apologize to the poor girl who answered because after trying to reach Cornyn all night and all morning, I’m beyond furious. I really laid it on the line and after excoriating Cornyn, I told her I would do everything in my power to ensure that none of the RINOs who aren’t supporting Sen. Cruz are never reelected. She got my message!


150 posted on 09/25/2013 7:11:54 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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