Skip to comments.Time to Shut it Down (Saturbray)
Posted on 09/28/2013 7:22:13 AM PDT by bray
The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome. Atcs 23:11
Where is it written that a shutting down the District of Corruption is an economic disaster? It is a disaster for those who believe the world would end without the economic engine called Washington DC. What if all of these people are wrong and the only thing standing in the way of an economic resurgence is the Federal Gummit? The opposite theory from the pundiots is the longer the Fed is reigned in and the greater the possibility Obamascare is delayed or destroyed the better the chances are of an economic recovery. If the Marxist establishment is wrong and the world economy can withstand the largest economic expense on the planet being reigned in and would react positively to a reduction in spending there may be a positive economic impact from a so called shutdown.
How ironic to have the President lecturing the House about the need for America to meet its obligations to its creditors. This is the same man who doubled the number and size of Americas creditors of which one of is America, and he has the nerve to lecture? This is the same economic genius who when he took over GM and Chrysler told those creditors to take a hike and left them holding the bag. How is it ok to default in the private sector but it is not to default in the public? Only in a Marxist mind where your god is the gummit can you believe anything other than what is good for one is good for the other and willing to not only lecture but taunt the other side.
So now we have the inevitable Mexican standoff or the now famous Republican Santa Ana retreat. The US and world economies would very likely react negatively at first, however in very short order would reverse its course as it began to realize there could be some economic leadership on Pennsylvania Ave. There of course would be the never ending chorus of the chattering class of how the world will be about to end, but there is a realistic chance just the opposite will happen. The problem with the windbags is they all speak to each other and once they have a consensus of thought there is no differing opinion due to groupthink.
Groupthink is rarely right since it is not based on logical or even intelligent thought it is based on fear of going against the group. Going against the group if you are a pundit who earns his living from predicting outcomes will say whatever the echo chamber is saying. To say anything else will put you out on a branch and if you are wrong will break off leaving you to explain and be ridiculed or lose your job. If you go along with the group then and you are wrong nobody notices so you are safe within the group since the entire group is wrong keeping you and the group safe. This is one reason the echo chamber always sounds the same since they travel as a herd without traveling out on that risky limb. Unfortunately it has nothing to do with the accuracy of the prediction.
In this case there is as much or more logical expectations of the markets reacting favorably to the delay of Obamacare as there is to its enactment. It is not ready to be put out to the American people and every signal is it will force premiums up and become a paperwork nightmare adding another IRS form for the right to own healthcare. It is just as likely the markets and voters would react very positively to anyone willing to put a stop to that, but we will never hear that side of the equation. We will hear about how awful the Repubs are for not bowing down to their Messiah and the group will all be running in one direction like a flock of Chiken Littles.
If the House stood firm and went weeks without a CR they would have as much podium as Ted Cruz had and an opportunity to explain why Obamacare is a disaster waiting to happen. The American people already know it is not what they want to solve heathcare and would prefer it was repealed. It is causing people to lose their already fragile jobs and reducing hours for the entry level workers to unsustainable income. Companies will and are closing making the entire economy nervous from the hammer that is about to hit. This argument is a winner for the Repubs if they had the courage to dig in and confront an already weakened President who is not exactly the rhetorical master the establishmedia thinks he is. He will drop even further in the polls and receive much more of the blame than they think.
The House needs to ask the question, if it is so great for the average American why do does the Democrat House members demand an exemption? If the House deserves an exemption from this economic burden why doesnt the American people deserve an exemption? What is good for the goose is good for the gander. This is a winning foundation of the argument and should be the jumping off point of every election in the country, the elimination of Obamacare. This monstrosity which is the first giant step to nationalized healthcare and the disaster that represents has got to be defeated no matter what the methods and this is a huge opportunity to take the first step. This is a golden opportunity given by Dems who refuse to make a budget to highlight and educate everything that is wrong with this Frankenstein legislation.
The ruling class says the Repubs will be blamed for the upcoming financial collapse if they do not go along with the Ofailure. There is really no way to know that as they were claiming Ted Cruz would fail and he is now a hero among the Conservatives and have made him their current leader for Presidential nomination. We need more leaders as America is at a very fluid state as the exposure of the incompetence of Odummy becomes more and more clear. There is good reason to believe given an opportunity the American people could move back to their Conservative roots and throw the Marxists out on their ear. Before that can happen, the Republican Party has to give them an alternative by showing leadership and the willingness to stand up and explain Obamacare and are willing to take the arrows for those explanations. Until then they are simply another branch of the Dems and not worthy of the Americans time or votes. Now is the time and this is the place where leaders are made or falter in fear, America is watching to see if any emerge.
Pray America is Waking Up
Cruz really rattled the MSM cages. For every mention of his salient points, they spent 10X more focusing on ‘Green Eggs and Ham’.
Yeah, they never mentioned the Green Eggs and Ham was his kids bedtime story. It was a fitting read.
The ruling class says the Repubs will be blamed for the upcoming financial collapse if they do not go along with the Ofailure.
The Republicans are going be blamed regardless of what they do. Not just for this, but EVERYTHING. One would think that they would eventually get tired of being scapegoats.
If someone is going to throw a punch you, what do you have to lose by defending yourself and fighting back? Just standing there absorbing punches will only lead to more punishment and abuse. Republicans truely are the stupid party.
This is a golden opportunity for them to shed their wimpy image as losers. How hard can it be win with over half the country already against Obamacare? Stand up for something for once. And they’ll be glad they did.
Had this been Obama reading Green Eggs and Ham, the MSM would have praised him for caring so much about his children and his “humanness”.
People don't seem to understand that, there is no factory in DC that can shut out its workers.
There is no time clock in DC that the shut out worker can't punch.
There is no payroll clerk in DC that has to sit and figure out your paycheck and cut a check.
There is no HR office that you can go to to get assistance or find another job.
In fact ... there is NOTHING in Washington DC that would be affected by a vote to not give it money.
If Washington DC became a ghost town right now ...taxes would still be collected from our checks and the (remember ... this is all electrons ... not real dollars) tax money would be "sent" to the agencies that use it.
Those agencies would still (almost all automatically by computers) send the "checks" to whomever used the money.
In fact ... nothing would change.
Congress would still get [paid ... the mulatto bastard (but I repeat myself) would still fly to a golf course and do the downlow with whomever.
The girls would continue in school.
Nothing changes with a "shut down"
THAT'S why the Republicans should shut the gummint down
You would think they would eventually tire of being blamed for everything and fight back? But they think they can be loved in DC if they will simply surrender.
Republicans: The battered wife of American politics.
there is NOTHING in Washington DC that would be affected by a vote to not give it money
One thing might. The corruption industry in DC would suffer a setback as its operations slow to a crawl. /sarc
Those two hour lunches would become all day.
I’m with it and I’m also one of them evil DoD workers who will lose out if/when it shuts down.
Nobody noticed anything different in the 1995 shutdown. Maybe that’s what they’re all afraid of.
That is exactly what they are afraid of.
Many of those executions were to make their super race and the belief of evolution.