Skip to comments.Sen. Lee: 'Darned lie' that GOP wants to shut down government over Obamacare
Posted on 08/24/2013 3:50:29 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Sen. Mike Lee is rejecting the argument that Republicans intend to shut down the federal government over efforts to defund Obamacare.
The Utah Republican told a town hall meeting on Thursday night that talk of such a shutdown is a false narrative based on an absolute lie, Politico reported.
I need you to help communicate a message, a message to defeat a false narrative based on an absolute lie that has been perpetuated by the political ruling class elite in Washington, D.C., thats been dutifully reported by an all-too-willing-to-comply media, and that lie that the effort to avoid funding Obamacare is an effort to shut down the government
Its a darned lie and I reject it, he said.
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A shutdown is not necessary. Just do not fund that part of Fedzilla.
Oh no, my computer is acting funny again. Is it just me?
Unable to page down.
Bob Beckel, the Schmekel, said about 5 times yesterday on The Five that the Republicans wanted to shut down the Government, and only on the fifth time did Katie Pavish say “No, they don’t”....all the other times they just let tha LIE lay out there!!
Of course it is a lie but when the Democrats-Obama own the media good luck in getting your message out in a way that can refute Democrat lies and BS
Even the usual remedy (on the "accounts" page) for this re-occuring problem is not working for me any more, either.
What a bummer.
Shut it down, collapse the syste. That is the only way to kill the republican party which is killing our freedoms. Thn we can start over and build a new truly free nation(s).
I just want it to shut down to stop wasting our tax dollars
Good for Lee
Of course, some of the incendiary remarks from a few Republican commentators, some not actually in Congress, don't help. They have been using the ‘shut down’ mantra for years when they don't get what they want.
Bottom line — the Pubbies always come out on the short end because they have not learned an effective was to combat the charge. Thus, to avoid it, they cower and do every thing they can to avoid a government shutdown, including compromises. Of course, for the Pubbies, compromise means the Dems get what they want, and the politicians call that bipartisanship.
Removing funding for nobamacare from the Continuing Resolution has nothing to do with shutting down the government. The pubs need to fight back HARD against those who say they are promoting a shutdown.
There are thousands of other reasons to shut down the government.
Take your Cloward/Piven crazy talk somewhere else. We're all set here.
The main reason Dems fear a government shutdown: People might realize they don’t need most of the agencies that get shut down.
Essential services continue. The remainder is mostly fluff.
Back in 1993 with Newt vs Clinton I( was hoping and praying the Govt (Feds) would shut down. Clinton was not nearly the socialist that JugEars is but even back then Clinton was trying to make it out to be a gigantic disaster if the Feds shut down for a while.
B...but, it was the evil GOP that shut down the tours of the White House.
“..I need you to help communicate a message, a message to defeat a false narrative based on an absolute lie that has been perpetuated by the political ruling class elite in Washington, D.C., thats been dutifully reported by an all-too-willing-to-comply media, and that lie that the effort to avoid funding Obamacare...”
We CAN help Mike Lee communicate the message by writing a letter to the editor to our hometown newspaper. If we all did that, and asked that readers call their U.S. senators, and House members, I believe we could make a HUGE difference.
We MUST help our CONSERVATIVE politicians counter LMSM.