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Ted Cruz finally ends his epic faux filibuster against Obamacare after 21 HOURS
Mail On Lilne ^ | September 25, 203 | David Martosko

Posted on 09/25/2013 9:03:47 AM PDT by yoe

Senator Ted Cruz, who vowed to speak out against Obamacare on the Senate floor 'until I am no longer able to stand', has slogged his way into a second day and shows no sign of relenting after speaking for more than 19 hours.

Cruz, who began at 2.41pm on Tuesday, is continuing his crusade to deny funding for Obama's overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system, branding it the country's 'biggest jobs killer'.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events
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Senator Cruz is trying to stop a Socialist bill from becoming part of American law. In his efforts few are aware that Senator Cruz is trying mightily to resuscitate our badly wounded United States Constitution...Obamacare would permanently cripple this document...a Progressive dream.

Please continue to call your elected to defund this Socialist bill...Obamacare IS Socialized Medicine...members of our congress don't want to be a part of this nor do any of their staff...they are asking to opt out...why should any American have to be apart of some law if our Congress and unions etc. feel it is wrong? We don't! Call your elected now.

1 posted on 09/25/2013 9:03:47 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Cruz was magnificent to the end.

I was so shocked to wake up and find him still talking!

Cruz speaks for me!


2 posted on 09/25/2013 9:05:29 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: yoe; All

Do we stand together against the forces of tyranny?

If ever there was a time to do so, it is now.

We will never be stronger than we are now.

Senator John Cornyn is the Republican Minority Whip to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

These two men control how y’alls interests are represented in the US Senate.

Both Cornyn and McConnell have pledged to oppose the efforts of Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to defund Obamacare.

To oppose Cornyn and any other Old-Style Republican, please contact them early and often.

Below is the contact information for Senator Cornyn.

BTW, an “Old-Style Republican” is one who always surrenders before a fight, because a better time to fight is always some time in the future, “away from the fog of the controversy.”

Strike a blow for THE NEW REPUBLICAN PARTY !

Contact the Old-Style Republican politicians!

__________________________

Traitor Cornyn’s Contact Info:

Washington DC
Washington, DC 20510
Main: 202-224-2934
Fax: 202-228-2856

Southeast Texas
Houston, TX 77007
Main: 713-572-3337
Fax: 713-572-3777

South Central Texas
San Antonio, TX 78205
Main: 210-224-7485
Fax: 210-224-8569

Central Texas
Austin, TX 78701
Main: 512-469-6034
Fax: 512-469-6020

East Texas
Dallas, TX 75244
Main: 972-239-1310
Fax: 972-239-2110

CALL HIS DISTRICT OFFICES—HE DOESN’T SEEM TO BE TAKING CALLS/FAXES AT HIS DC OFFICE!!

Contact John Cornyn:

http://www.contactsenators.com/texas/john-cornyn

Name: John Cornyn
State: Texas
Party: Republican
Class: Class II
Address: 517 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
WASHINGTION DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2934
Email:

email form:

http://www.cornyn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=ContactForm


3 posted on 09/25/2013 9:05:47 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: yoe

This is hopefully punch 1 of a 1-2 punch that will end up with this monstrosity first paralyzed, then swept out the door, but the sweep out will probably need until the next election cycle. Please folks don’t confuse the phases of the attack. That is hell getting in your faces trying to confuse you. Don’t let it win, God has it outweighed by a factor of, well, infinity.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 9:07:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: yoe; All

Shutting down Obamacare is the desire of The American people.

Shutting down Military pay is the goal of Obama, Reid and Pelosi.

Obama, Reid and Pelosi are using this battle over shutting down Obamacare to spin it into blame on the Surrender Republicans for shutting down “The Government,” starting with the US Military, as usual.

The litmus test for future membership in THE NEW REPUBLICAN PARTY is lack of fear of being blamed for trying to shutdown Obamacare.

Contact your US Senator today, ESPECIALLY if your Senator is a Democrat.


5 posted on 09/25/2013 9:08:44 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

“...magnificent to the end.”

Is the filibuster over? Was Cruz the only one who spoke, or did any other senators give him a break? With 3 or 4 dedicated senators, they could go forever.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 9:11:45 AM PDT by GilesB
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To: yoe

Sen Ted Cruz has spent 18 hrs trying to stop O’care
His DC line going straight to filled voice mail, but they are answering the phone at his office in
San Antonio Office Phone: (210) 340-2885 PLEASE CALL AND THANK HIM!


7 posted on 09/25/2013 9:20:46 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: yoe

MAKE DC LISTEN: TELL YOUR SENATORS TO OPPOSE CLOTURE ON H.J. RES 59
We must oppose cloture on H.J. Res 59, so that Harry Reid and Senate Democrats cannot sneak in funding for Obamacare. We need you to call your Senators right now: tell them to oppose cloture on H.J. Res 59 and remind them that a vote for cloture IS a for funding Obamacare.

State Senator Party Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424

- See more at: http://tedcruzforsenate.org/tell-your-senators-to-oppose-cloture-on-h-j-res-59/#sthash.CvqYzXvd.dpuf


8 posted on 09/25/2013 9:22:24 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: yoe

12:04 p.m.: The End

“This debates in your hands. Ultimately all 100 senators, all 46 Republicans, all 54 Democrats,
work for you. The pleas from the American people, I can tell you from Texas, are deafening.
the frustration that the U.S. Senate doesn’t listen to the people is deafening. So I would call
for all 46 Republicans to unite and stand against cloture on the bill.”

Cruz closed to scattered applause, and a request from the presiding senator, Pat Leahy, for order.
“Senators know better and the Senate will be in order,” he said.

“I don’t think we learned anything new,” Harry Reid said after. “But it has been a big waste of time.”


9 posted on 09/25/2013 9:22:53 AM PDT by deport
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To: Graewoulf

they don’t read email

add these two RINOS to your list for Tennessee they vote with the RATS more than GOP!

Sen Lamar Alexander
Phone: (202) 224-4944
Sen Bob Corker
Phone 202-224-3344

Don’t forget to call and thank Sen. Cruz
Sen Ted Cruz has spent 18 hrs trying to stop O’care
His DC line going straight to filled voice mail, but they are answering the phone at his office in
San Antonio Office Phone: (210) 340-2885 PLEASE CALL AND THANK HIM!


10 posted on 09/25/2013 9:23:08 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: GilesB
Mike Lee talked a lot, and at about 2 or 3am EST delved into how the 'black robes' at SCOTUS violated the Constitution by legislating from the bench by rewriting 0bamacare as a tax before passing it. Was nice to see a CongressCritter attack the SCOTUS as well they deserve it, especially Roberts.

Roberts' decision was written AGAINST 0bamacare yet he approved 0bamacare as Constitutional. I wanna know who got to Roberts and how.. Blackmailed? Did Elena Kagan use Jedi mind tricks or hypnotize him? I don't trust that woman. There is a reason 0bama was hot and heavy to get her on the court.

11 posted on 09/25/2013 9:32:05 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: GilesB

There was a time limit, essentially the beginning of a new legislative day, in which the first order of business was a prayer.

So Cruz was cut off by Senate rules that start a new day with a prayer.

The filibuster-as-speech is over.

The glory lives on.

See tagline.


12 posted on 09/25/2013 9:40:31 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: yoe

How did he do it without having to go to the bathroom?


13 posted on 09/25/2013 10:33:17 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Bucket in the corner?


14 posted on 09/25/2013 10:34:58 AM PDT by tahoeblue
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To: Uncle Miltie

So why was a time-limit agreed to? Why wasn’t a REAL filibuster initiated, instead of the kind of “filibuster” that Ham-handed Harry agrees to?


15 posted on 09/25/2013 10:38:20 AM PDT by GilesB
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To: tahoeblue

RE: Bucket in the corner?

Will he do it in public with all the cameras on?


16 posted on 09/25/2013 10:38:33 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I saw Mike Lee and Rubio up for short intervals....I think that’s when Ted took his breaks....don’t know if anybody else came on....that’s all I saw...didn’t sleep well last night so I got a quick peak several times over night...


17 posted on 09/25/2013 10:45:47 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Graewoulf
Just e-mailed Cornyn.........

FWIW-

18 posted on 09/25/2013 10:48:29 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: yoe

Sen. Ted Cruz will be a better alternative to Jeb Bush (Mr. Congeniality) in the 2016 Presidential Race. If Bush Jr. is the Republican RINO candidate, Hillary Clinton will win in 2016.


19 posted on 09/25/2013 11:44:51 AM PDT by Comrade Brother Abu Bubba ("Hope is not a strategy. We've got to earn what you want." Retiring Intel CEO Dr. Craig Barrett)
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To: GailA

Alexander’s line was busy so I called Corker.
It will be miraculous if these two did the right thing!


20 posted on 09/25/2013 12:00:05 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: yoe

God Bless you Senator Cruz...

Thank you!


21 posted on 09/25/2013 3:27:15 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Cruz speaks for me!

Me too!


22 posted on 09/25/2013 3:28:10 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, as CSPAN reminded us, the Senate controls the cameras.

During the whole evening, I was pondering the same question - how is the guy able to hold it so long? A younger man then I.


23 posted on 09/25/2013 3:44:38 PM PDT by tahoeblue
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To: Graewoulf
Anyone know what happens to Tricare - for retired military?
24 posted on 09/25/2013 3:56:38 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
"There was a time limit, essentially the beginning of a new legislative day, in which the first order of business was a prayer."

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Any of them say 'yada, yada, yada - Amen'?

25 posted on 09/25/2013 4:08:25 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: SeekAndFind
"How did he do it without having to go to the bathroom?"

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Catheter?

26 posted on 09/25/2013 4:10:21 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: tahoeblue

LOL, I thought the same thing.

At my age, I have rules:

1) Never pass up a bathroom
2) Never trust a fart.

~E


27 posted on 09/25/2013 11:34:34 PM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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