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The Consultants Who Brought Us President Romney & The GOP Senate Majority Oppose Obamacare Defunding
Redstate ^ | July 25th, 2013 at 08:55 PM | 36 | Erick Erickson

Posted on 07/26/2013 11:23:29 AM PDT by JSDude1

Polling suggests Republicans drawing a line in the sand over Obamacare funding in the continuing resolution would be unpopular with the American public. Instead of trying to find a way to convince the American public this is the right thing to do, the Republican consultant class wants to run rapidly away from the idea.

They have convinced Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker John Boehner that the GOP must not allow the Democrats to shut down the government by the GOP refusing to fund Obamacare.

It is important to note that the same Republican consultants who oppose a strategy of refusing to defund Obamacare are the very same Republican consultants who worked for years to sell the American public President Romney and worked tireless for the present Senate Republican Majority.

Oh . . . wait.

Perhaps instead of sticking polling up the rear end of Republicans and controlling them the same way Kevin Clash controlled Elmo, we should instead detach the strings and let conservatism go forth selling principle to the American public.

Perhaps instead of listening to the same GOP consultants who spent a billion dollars for the status quo in 2012 convinced that Mitt Romney was the best we could do, we should instead start ignoring them.

(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; aca; corruption; defundobamacare; dncrinos; mcconnell; obamacare; rino; senate

1 posted on 07/26/2013 11:23:29 AM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1

I think we should get used to the idea of a President Clinton.


2 posted on 07/26/2013 11:28:33 AM PDT by Gator113
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To: JSDude1

” They have convinced Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker John Boehner....”

To destroy the USA with the Democrats, and grab as much cash as you can, before the collapse.


3 posted on 07/26/2013 11:29:54 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: JSDude1

jees!


4 posted on 07/26/2013 11:32:39 AM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: JSDude1

And the RNC is wondering why I’m ignoring their numerous letters and texts to renew my yearly dues? Do these people enjoy being the Democrats doormat? Enough already. I switched parties once. I’ll do it again and go independent for good. I’m tired of being a Republicrat or is it a Demopublican. Oh whatever, they’re both the same and they both need to be defeated.


5 posted on 07/26/2013 11:35:27 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: JSDude1

We need to send the following message to the Republican establishment:

“If the United States of America is destined to land on the ash heap of history, it will not be done under the Republican banner.

“Freedom loving, patriotic American conservatives will NEVER AGAIN vote for any “moderate” Republican RINOS. If that means the Democrats are in power, so be it.”

If the Republicans will not toe OUR party line, to HELL with them.


6 posted on 07/26/2013 11:39:37 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: VaRepublican
I have said this before. I will continue to vote, I will continue to try and speak my idea of the truth, but we have lost. “Rome” anyone?. there are to many takers that vote to defeat. You can be as outraged as you want but the numbers are against you.If my company said take less or be gone I would take less however there are to many who would say FU. These people vote and out number us. This is the future and I think my grandchildren when they come are screwed.
7 posted on 07/26/2013 11:40:47 AM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: JSDude1

Tell these idiot Republicrats that the Republican party is dead anyway, Why not go out with a bang. Close it down. Close down Obamacare.


8 posted on 07/26/2013 11:45:56 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: JSDude1

I would remind voters how the Democrats promised that Obamacare would save money, not cost money, and that the Republicans will not stand in the way of those savings to come flooding in to the Treasury Department.


9 posted on 07/26/2013 11:46:51 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: JSDude1

Shutting down the government is a really bad idea.


10 posted on 07/26/2013 12:02:19 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Blackirish

It seems some of us want our government check more than we want freedom!!!


11 posted on 07/26/2013 12:21:29 PM PDT by qman (The communist usurper must go!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

With the IRS in charge of Taxation and Obama’care,’ the wealth and health of the LEGAL citizens of the United States of America will become totally controlled by corrupt politicians at the Federal level, IOW, we will be a Communist State.

We need to create as much civil disobedience as legally possible, because our sorry Congressional RINOs will not Impeach Obama for violations of the US Constitution, Anti-Trust Laws, Cowardice in the face of the enemy, or Dereliction of Duty.

Commie Obama will succeed ONLY if the RINO enablers allow him to do so.

Communist Tyrant B. Hussein Obama has no intention of allowing the US Congress to interfere with Obama’s selective implementation of the Anti-Trust violations of Obama’care.’

Commie Obama will use HIS Bureaus, HIS Executive Orders, and HIS Military to “preserve, protect and defend his Commune-Style, Communist Obama’care’ in order to insure the complete financial destruction of The United States of America, and thus fulfill his first Inaugural vow to “Fundamentally change the United States of America.”


12 posted on 07/26/2013 12:26:13 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: JSDude1

McConnell and Boehner are scared of their own shadows.

If they are too tongue tied to explain why we should not bankrupt our grandchildren and turn our healthcare system into a Cuban model they should step aside and let someone else do it.


13 posted on 07/26/2013 12:34:16 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Graewoulf; All

” With the IRS in charge of Taxation and Obama’care,’ the wealth and health of the LEGAL citizens of the United States of America will become totally controlled by corrupt politicians at the Federal level, IOW, we will be a Communist State.”

We are currently under a dictatorship, with no opposition from the Republican party.

” We need to create as much civil disobedience as legally possible”

Amen!

” Commie Obama will use HIS Bureaus, HIS Executive Orders, and HIS Military to “preserve, protect and defend his Commune-Style, Communist Obama’care’ in order to insure the complete financial destruction of The United States of America, and thus fulfill his first Inaugural vow to “Fundamentally change the United States of America.””

I took that vow seriously. He is well on his way to destroying our economy, our culture, and our freedom.
Boehner has done nothing, and McConnell, in reality., has turned the Senate over to McCain.


14 posted on 07/26/2013 12:38:13 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: qman

If the repubs shut down the government they’re gonna get slaughtered in the PR war. Obama’s got the media in his pocket....by the time they got finished showing old lady’s eating cat food because of no SS checks...retarded kids being evicted on streets...soldiers without MRI’s in Afghanistan....
The Repubs could kiss any chance of getting the Senate or even holding the House goodbye.


15 posted on 07/26/2013 12:58:41 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Graewoulf

Shut down the government and say hello to Speaker Pelosi.


16 posted on 07/26/2013 1:01:40 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Blackirish

There was an article on Drudge that the Obama administration is considering a government shut down over the budget, anyway. The Obama administration knows that the sequestration threat didn’t work, that they were only cutting off their own noses to spite their face, as my grandmother used to say. So, now they claim that they are really going to get tough and are threatening a government shut down rather than continued sequestration. LOL!


17 posted on 07/26/2013 1:03:12 PM PDT by Eva (B Obama is to Trayvon Martin as Al Sharpton is to Tawana Brawley)
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To: Blackirish

Have a nice life.


18 posted on 07/26/2013 1:17:30 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: JSDude1
I'll take flack for this, but folks, don't push this Obamacare defunding thing. We are winning on Sequester, the President will win the PR war over the threat to shutdown the Gov't. Don't give him an issue!!!

It's the game of politics we're talking about !

19 posted on 07/26/2013 2:09:29 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: JSDude1

“the Republican consultant class”

This is a group of people who have no particular use, save as target practice.


20 posted on 07/26/2013 4:01:12 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: JSDude1

I’ve said this hundreds of times here, the republican leadership wants the healthcare bill and helped move it through congress.

They do not cave, they want the same tings the fascist democrats want for America.....

So deal with it the best you can until you are willing to do something to change it.

God send us a leader.


21 posted on 07/26/2013 5:19:06 PM PDT by stockpirate (American taxpayer's are: The New World Order slaves for the collective.)
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To: stockpirate
I’ve said this hundreds of times here, the republican leadership wants the healthcare bill and helped move it through congress.

Exactly. Hell, it's their plan, circa 1994.

22 posted on 07/26/2013 5:23:13 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Gator113; stephenjohnbanker; VaRepublican; dowcaet; Maceman; Venturer; Hoodat; Blackirish; qman; ...

Primaries, people! Do not give up; do not get discouraged, do not drop out. Let’s take on these commies (remember we have maybe 5-6 in the Senate right now and yet we STILL win on the big issues, it only takes a dedicated few!).

-JS


23 posted on 07/26/2013 10:46:16 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: JSDude1; All

Agreed.

It has been postulated that in ANY organization it only takes 20 people to lead the organization.

Can you name 20 Congressmen or women who can Lead the sorry US Federal Government back on the RIGHT track?

A good start would be to encourage your Rep. in the US House to dump Boehner as Speaker.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 7:35:46 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: JSDude1
America's Party
25 posted on 07/27/2013 7:41:21 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Obamanomics: Coming soon to a breadline near you!)
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To: JSDude1

The problem is that millions of voters have been promised trillions of dollars of physician and hospital services with OPM, and the Members of Congress have neglected to collect one tenth of what the people have been promised.

So, a crackup is coming, and, among other things, a lot of people will die for want of services they’ve been promised.

All that’s going on now is that various Republicans and Democrats are maneuvering to cast the blame on somebody, anybody, but themselves.

As long as Obama is in a position to pull everything down if the GOP succeeds in defunding the PPACA, they won’t do it.

The GOP is caught in a web of unconstitutional legislation and deficit spending, which is at least as much their doing as the Democrats. Obama, or whoever is running him, recognizes their predicament and wants to use it to destroy them.

I feel sorry for them. Their only way out is to stand up for principles they don’t believe in. Sucks to be them.


26 posted on 07/27/2013 7:50:35 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Graewoulf
Can you name 20 Congressmen or women who can Lead the sorry US Federal Government back on the RIGHT track?

Wrong focus.

The US Federal Government is in rebellion, open rebellion, against the States and the People that created it.

The issue is not WHO is in Congress. That is of (almost) no importance.

The issue is, can the States and the People put Congress back in the box We built for it in 1788?

27 posted on 07/27/2013 7:53:40 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Blackirish
"Shutting down the government is a really bad idea."

Please, the Texas legislature is in session every 2 years. Seems to work fine for them. Too bad our FF's couldn't foresee the harm of career politicians and their need to create a personal legacy every damn year by putting more liberty killing laws on the books. Sure term limits and reduced congressional sessions would have been the 11th Amendment if our Founders had a crystal ball.

Shut the broken machine down! BTW, notice the "sequester" hasn't done anything but reduce Fedgov employee paychecks? Good. There are too damn many of them and have increased exponentially under Obambi. Let half of them get a real job or starve. Just get out of my friggin life!

And no, I don't care if the Republicans get the blame - they always do for anything that doesn't go according to the socialist/communist plan. WOMEN, CHILDREN, and MINORITIES SUFFER! will always be the headline. The RINOS don't even bother to refute. I'm now an Independent.

28 posted on 07/27/2013 8:42:22 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: VaRepublican
"“Rome” anyone?. there are to many takers that vote to defeat."

And that is why I am now an Independent. If our Republic is going down, I will now vote my conscience rather than follow the gutless GOP. At least I can look at myself in the mirror and know that I tried as a Republican while following them to ruin, but now that face looking back at me can smile as I no longer follow RINO's.

29 posted on 07/27/2013 8:47:28 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: VaRepublican

A fellow Virginian who seems to get it. Pleased to meet you.

Yes, the Republic as we’ve come to know it looks to be on it’s last gasps. The Priest has been called, and undertaker has shown up with a measuring tape. But keep in mind that what is today is not necessarily what will be in the future.

Is there a solution? I think there is. And I think it’s to be found in autonomy. Personal, spiritual, moral, ethical, and political autonomy.


30 posted on 07/27/2013 10:04:25 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (GOTS: Food, water, guns, ammo, useful skills, friends, cash, and precious metals.)
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To: Hoodat
I would remind voters how the Democrats promised that Obamacare would save money, not cost money ....

Soviet ideologue Paul Krugman is pushing that lie again today in several newspapers that carry his slops.

The guy is even starting to look like the love child of Rasputin and Rosa Luxembourg.

31 posted on 07/27/2013 11:13:39 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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