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Fox Reporting Republicans CAVE On Filibuster!
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Posted on 01/24/2013 10:09:15 AM PST by ConservativeMan55

Fox is reporting Mitch Mcconnell is working on a deal with Harry Reid on the filibuster.... If this is true I may give up the R next to my name. It means nothing anymore...

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KEYWORDS: 113th; bho44; filibuster; mcconnell; nuclearoption; reid
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1 posted on 01/24/2013 10:09:20 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

This is so ridiculous!

WHO is representing us anymore??


2 posted on 01/24/2013 10:10:03 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

...unexpectedly...


3 posted on 01/24/2013 10:10:34 AM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable Tyranny)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Bend over Here it comes again America!


4 posted on 01/24/2013 10:10:49 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

(R) now stands for RETREAT!.......................


5 posted on 01/24/2013 10:11:23 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: null and void

I think Mitch Mcconnell needs to go!


6 posted on 01/24/2013 10:11:48 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Red Badger

And we all know what “deal” stands for. Or “compromise” means Republicans CAVE and give up ALL ground on every issue.


7 posted on 01/24/2013 10:13:11 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

working on a deal

Four words you never want to hear out of D.C.


8 posted on 01/24/2013 10:13:39 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: ConservativeMan55
If this is true I may give up the R next to my name.

To clarify: There are some republican FReepers who never were members of the Republican Party who have voted and campaigned for conservative candidates who are Republicans. Again, not every Republican is a conservative but every republican is.
9 posted on 01/24/2013 10:13:38 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

Agreed! That’s a good point to make. Not everyone here is or has been a Republican.

I have been though but that may be ending real soon.


10 posted on 01/24/2013 10:14:33 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Vaduz

It means we’re getting screwed!


11 posted on 01/24/2013 10:15:05 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Why do we pay their salaries?

They certainly don’t do their job “representing” us.

Perhaps we need a “Boston Tea Party” where we throw all the RINOs into the port.


12 posted on 01/24/2013 10:15:10 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: ConservativeMan55

My guess is that McConnell is doing this so conservatives in the Senate don’t block the new assault weapons ban.


13 posted on 01/24/2013 10:16:11 AM PST by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: ConservativeMan55

The Gutless Old Party caves again.

Pray for America


14 posted on 01/24/2013 10:16:22 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Gee—and all of mcconnell’s phone lines are just too busy to accept calls. Imagine that. The GOP elite has just managed to lose millions more who had been putting “R” s to their names. Why can’t they figure out that was the reason for the low turnout in Nov. People simply cannot identify with a party that no longer looks out for their interests.


15 posted on 01/24/2013 10:16:32 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Mortrey

This is a good question to ask...

It’s like taxes..

Do these people even deserve salaries?


16 posted on 01/24/2013 10:16:49 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

I called McConnell aka Dimwad wannab’s office and asked about the Nuclear option. The twit said McConnell did make a deal but that McConnell did not give into the Nuclear option. I asked what deal McNumbNuts made and she did not have the details. Damn, just damn! Roll over and play dead like the cockroach that you are McNumbNuts.


17 posted on 01/24/2013 10:18:04 AM PST by elephant
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To: Resettozero

Republican and conservative are mutually exclusive. There is no overlap.


18 posted on 01/24/2013 10:18:53 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: elephant

Probably something like.. we won’t use the nuclear option on the filibuster as long as you don’t filibuster anything we want passed. LOL!

Wow.. just wow. Mcconnell has NO balls.


19 posted on 01/24/2013 10:19:42 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55; IMissPresidentReagan; CourtneyLeigh; Just Kimberly; Knuckrider; MBohman; ...
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :-/
as expected; Washington (D)istrict of (C)riminals Establishment Senator Mitch "Go Along to Get Along" McConnell, has shown he true (Yellow) color...


20 posted on 01/24/2013 10:20:19 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: ConservativeMan55

The Party of Lincoln is dead.

the sooner folks realize they are feeding a stuffed animal, the better.


21 posted on 01/24/2013 10:20:46 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Do you know what McDonnell agreed to? from what I read there was ‘modest changes” made, nothin radical, Left is very upset...Before, flying off the handle, why don’t you wait to see what was agreed to..


22 posted on 01/24/2013 10:20:46 AM PST by scbison
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To: ConservativeMan55

Stop worrying!

The filibuster is the antithesis of a democratic, majoritarian body and should have been eliminated decades ago.

Once we have a GOP prez and senate, this will work to our benefit.


23 posted on 01/24/2013 10:20:46 AM PST by Elpasser
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To: Thane_Banquo

You got it. Remember how Healthcare passed? They, the Dems, used every evil, dirty, underhanded trick in the book to get it passed. Including bribes.


24 posted on 01/24/2013 10:20:46 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

These RINOs that some call Republicans that are in a leadership position in our Congress have become accustomed to the DC sychophantic environment of Media Condescension and contitional “head patting” when they “do the right thing”...

They all LOVE their second-tier power. They love the little bit of financial power Obama gives them, even though they know it’s their Thirty Pieces of Sliver. They hate going back to their districts of states to lobby for their jobs (again and again and again)....they can’t wait to get back to DC - get their free haircuts, eat in their special lunchrooms, drive up to their reserved parking spaces (even at the airport). They can’t wait to get back to DC to appease a little bit more and sell you and me down the river like an 1860s slave - it don’t matter, they don’t have to ever see you working in the fields under the whip.......what the hell do they care? The Senators become vested in their retirement system in only ONE TERM!

God Damn Them! It will be a cold day in hell before I vote for either one of my two Georgia Senators again.


25 posted on 01/24/2013 10:21:05 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: ConservativeMan55

GA GOP just called me wanting ca$h!

“Did you know we sent 9 Republicans to DC this year?”

I refrained from cuss words...just told him that that means nothing when we are not sending the RIGHT Republicans to DC. he wanted to go back and forth...I told him I didn’t want to argue with him..

“Call me when our Georgia Republicans stop coming home from DC to represent DC, and start going to DC to represent US!”

was having such a good day too.....

deep breaths.....deep breaths.....


26 posted on 01/24/2013 10:21:05 AM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE thatEARTH....Archimedes)
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To: nickcarraway
Republican and conservative are mutually exclusive. There is no overlap.

Please read my post again and see if we disagree still. I'm not sure we do. R or r?
27 posted on 01/24/2013 10:21:19 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: ConservativeMan55

This COULD be a good thing.

When the Republicans eventually get control of the senate, the rule stays in place.

Then the libs will scream and holler like stuck pigs about how UNFAIR AND EVIL the rule is!...................


28 posted on 01/24/2013 10:21:31 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Recon by Fire; Dscott_FR; Hawk_n_Ky; MrCraig; stoneface; hihozo; KJCarlock; freedombrigade; ...
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :-/
as expected; Washington (D)istrict of (C)riminals Establishment Senator Mitch "Go Along to Get Along" McConnell, has shown he true (Yellow) color...


29 posted on 01/24/2013 10:21:45 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: Resettozero
Again, not every Republican is a conservative but every republican is.

Wa?

30 posted on 01/24/2013 10:22:18 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: ConservativeMan55

Not only do we need a strong Conservative Party to take control, we need to ensure that RINO’s never darken the doorway trying to join.

In recent years I’ve only kept my R designation for voting reasons. It may be time to re-think that.


31 posted on 01/24/2013 10:22:34 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: kentuckycatholiceye; KentuckyGOP; kimmie7; kiss_of_angel_20; kupolitiki; KY Dittohead; ...
A Kentucky Ping.

...for those interested. :-/
as expected; Washington (D)istrict of (C)riminals Establishment Senator Mitch "Go Along to Get Along" McConnell, has shown he true (Yellow) color...


32 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:00 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: ConservativeMan55

It’s almost surreal, finding oneself now living in an America that has no actual “opposition” voice. A one-party country. Diving headlong into tyranny. Again, surreal.


33 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:14 AM PST by greene66
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To: bray

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-24/senate-leaders-said-to-agree-on-filibuster-rule-changes.html

Did you ever read what was agreed to, before you posted your thought.. What are you, a mind numb robot.


34 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:14 AM PST by scbison
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To: scbison

I don’t trust them in the LEAST. I wouldn’t trust Mcconnell to take my trash out..


35 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:21 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Each and every ‘Republican’ should abandon their party for the PATHETIC performance by the GOP with Hillary at the Benghazi hearings yesterday, and for that reason ALONE.


36 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:51 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: ConservativeMan55

This is what I was talking about yesterday in other posts, the Republican party is gone. It is now represented by limp wristed wusses who buckle to their knees at the slightest contention by Democrats. Wooo Hillary got mad! Retreat retreat retreat surrender! We need a NEW party and I hope something gets going with the Tea party soon, such as someone who wins a higher office on a Tea party ticket or whatever name they want to call it. Anybody but Republicans. I mean just look who they picked as the POTUS candidate, Obama light - Mitt Romney. WTF? It would have been nice if he won over the admitted foreign born Kenyan but still, it wouldn’t have surprised me in the least that if he did win, that he would have continued Obamacare.


37 posted on 01/24/2013 10:23:58 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: skinkinthegrass

The Filibuster will be brought back when Republicans retake the Senate in 2014 and the Dems cry about Power Sharing again.


38 posted on 01/24/2013 10:24:02 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: greene66

It is surreal.


39 posted on 01/24/2013 10:24:40 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Elpasser
The filibuster is the antithesis of a democratic, majoritarian body and should have been eliminated decades ago.

Mob rule is no way to run a Republic nor a deliberative body.

40 posted on 01/24/2013 10:24:40 AM PST by frogjerk (Obama Claus is coming to town!)
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To: massgopguy

You got it!!


41 posted on 01/24/2013 10:25:27 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
Again, not every Republican is a conservative but every republican is.

Okay, my hand has been called and I'm revising my statement to "Again, not every Republican is a conservative but many a republican is."
42 posted on 01/24/2013 10:25:28 AM PST by Resettozero
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To: ConservativeMan55

Independent my entire voting life, over 30 years.


43 posted on 01/24/2013 10:26:13 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Only some minor changes when bills reach the floor and time.. But 60 vote cloture stays...


44 posted on 01/24/2013 10:27:05 AM PST by scbison
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To: ConservativeMan55

The deal is that the filibuster goes back into effect if the Republicans take the Senate in 2014.


45 posted on 01/24/2013 10:28:04 AM PST by Starstruck (If I were a criminal I would be for gun control.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Anyone who thought that Mitch McConnell wouldn’t cave is seriously disconnected from reality.

Don’t know why the good folks of Kentucky continue to send this loser back to DC.


46 posted on 01/24/2013 10:28:14 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: scbison

They are prepping things so they can get an assault weapons ban passed.


47 posted on 01/24/2013 10:28:14 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: scbison
Did you ever read what was agreed to, before you posted your thought.. What are you, a mind numb robot.

So after reading the link you post you thing that speeding things thru the Senate, limiting debate and eventually the Congress is a good thing? This is antithetical to what the founders believed and intended.

48 posted on 01/24/2013 10:28:23 AM PST by frogjerk (Obama Claus is coming to town!)
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To: Starstruck

LOL of course.


49 posted on 01/24/2013 10:29:04 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Starstruck

Well, that is one HELL of a bargin.


50 posted on 01/24/2013 10:29:33 AM PST by elephant
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