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Harry Reid: There will be no filibuster on spending bill in the Senate.

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You read that right. Harry Reid made it crystal clear this morning: Ted Cruz and the Rest of the Tea Party will not be able to mount a talking filibuster on the spending bill that the U.S. Senate is considering this week.

Read more about this here: http://politico.com/story/2013/09/harry-reid-filibuister-government -shutdown-97263.html?hp=t3_3


Ted Cruz, who will never be President of the USA and some other Tea Partiers may be disappointed, but that the way that it's going to be.




"Better days are coming." ~ But not for today's out of touch, running out of time, GOP.
 

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But anyway I do hope enough Senators decide not to support a filibuster so we can get a vote on this damn bill.
 

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It needs to be voted on.
 

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You read that right. Harry Reid made it crystal clear this morning: Ted Cruz and the Rest of the Tea Party will not be able to mount a talking filibuster on the spending bill that the U.S. Senate is considering this week.

Read more about this here: http://politico.com/story/2013/09/harry-reid-filibuister-government -shutdown-97263.html?hp=t3_3


Ted Cruz, who will never be President of the USA and some other Tea Partiers may be disappointed, but that the way that it's going to be.




"Better days are coming." ~ But not for today's out of touch, running out of time, GOP.

I love your centrist posting, it proves my point precisely. Keep up the good work. Smack Cruz, smack the Tea Party and praise Reid all in the same post.
 

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Cruze IS an extremist. No doubt about it. Besides being inexperienced with no long term strategy or solution. He didn't go to the Senate to govern, it seems. He went to destroy that which he was elected to protect: the government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Most people do not want to defund the ACA. Most people want the politicians to compromise. Favorability of Congress is at an all time low of about 6% I heard recently. And yet, there he is, spouting off about things he knows little about, to get a few soundbites from townhalls and ensure he ends up on TV. That's what Cruz cares about. Himself. He's so inexperienced. But it looks like the Republican Party is finally stepping up to the plate to try to control the damage to the country that these extremists are causing and may cause.
 

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Cruze IS an extremist. No doubt about it. Besides being inexperienced with no long term strategy or solution. He didn't go to the Senate to govern, it seems. He went to destroy that which he was elected to protect: the government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Most people do not want to defund the ACA. Most people want the politicians to compromise. Favorability of Congress is at an all time low of about 6% I heard recently. And yet, there he is, spouting off about things he knows little about, to get a few soundbites from townhalls and ensure he ends up on TV. That's what Cruz cares about. Himself. He's so inexperienced. But it looks like the Republican Party is finally stepping up to the plate to try to control the damage to the country that these extremists are causing and may cause.

Apparently you've been reading the wrong polls.

RealClearPolitics - Election Other - Public Approval of Health Care Law
 

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I love your centrist posting, it proves my point precisely. Keep up the good work. Smack Cruz, smack the Tea Party and praise Reid all in the same post
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Thanks, just trying to cover all of the bases.

have a great day.
 

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You read that right. Harry Reid made it crystal clear this morning: Ted Cruz and the Rest of the Tea Party will not be able to mount a talking filibuster on the spending bill that the U.S. Senate is considering this week
.

Read more about this here: http://politico.com/story/2013/09/harry-reid-filibuister-government -shutdown-97263.html?hp=t3_3


Ted Cruz, who will never be President of the USA and some other Tea Partiers may be disappointed, but that the way that it's going to be.




"Better days are coming." ~ But not for today's out of touch, running out of time, GOP.




Here's a Politico story on this: http://www.politico.com/multimedia/video/2013/09/harry-reid-there-will-be-no-filibuster.html

And here's a little more info on that Canuck, Ted Cruz: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08/19/ted-cruz-at-princeton-creepy-sometimes-well-liked-and-exactly-the-same.html

Some people call Cruz a master debator, but he strikes me as more of a mastur-bator.

What do you think?
 
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I love your centrist posting, it proves my point precisely. Keep up the good work. Smack Cruz, smack the Tea Party and praise Reid all in the same post.

LOL....that is exactly why the Republican party is becoming less and less relevant every day. When you "Conservatives" push the party further and further to wacko right-wing fringe, moderates/centrists and reasonable Republicans are finding themselves estranged from their party. ...and I'm loving every minute of it.
 

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LOL....that is exactly why the Republican party is becoming less and less relevant every day. When you "Conservatives" push the party further and further to wacko right-wing fringe, moderates/centrists and reasonable Republicans are finding themselves estranged from their party. ...and I'm loving every minute of it.


You know it may be that should the funding go through, Republicans will be loving every minute of Obamacare, especially with headlines like these:

Insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market - Los Angeles Times

Insurers in California's new health insurance exchange are holding down premiums by limiting choices, raising concerns that patients will struggle to get care.


September 14, 2013|By Chad Terhune

The doctor can't see you now.

Consumers may hear that a lot more often after getting health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act.

To hold down premiums, major insurers in California have sharply limited the number of doctors and hospitals available to patients in the state's new health insurance market opening Oct. 1.​

I'm sure Peolosi will have something quaint to say to those who can't get in to see a doctor...
 

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there is a talking filibuster going on RIGHT NOW. And it seems to be puicking up steam. BTW the job of a Congressman is not to uphold the government, it is to represent the people who elected them, and there is damned little of that going on lately. I see one of our Georgia Se4nators has joined Cruz on the floor, good for him (and for us). This guy Congressman Tom Graves | 14th District of Georgia is my representative. I'm very much looking forward to having dinner with him in a couple of weeks at our monthly CERT meeting here in our home town. It appears that there may be some politicians in Congress who are worth listening to after all.
 

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You know it may be that should the funding go through, Republicans will be loving every minute of Obamacare, especially with headlines like these:
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LOL.....Repubs are shaking in their boots that America is going to see that the Repubs tried to dupe them....they are desperately trying to prevent the ACA from taking effect because when it does and Americans (who by and large support the specifics of the ACA) will benefit and the Republican party will move closer and closer to extinction.
 

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LOL....that is exactly why the Republican party is becoming less and less relevant every day. When you "Conservatives" push the party further and further to wacko right-wing fringe, moderates/centrists and reasonable Republicans are finding themselves estranged from their party. ...and I'm loving every minute of it.

Why don't you stop pushing that myth about the Republican Party. It was a lot smaller in the 60's than now, but I know you've never opened a history book.
 

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LOL.....Repubs are shaking in their boots that America is going to see that the Repubs tried to dupe them....they are desperately trying to prevent the ACA from taking effect because when it does and Americans (who by and large support the specifics of the ACA) will benefit and the Republican party will move closer and closer to extinction.

Well, I guess while the Libs ignore the headlines like the one I posted, any fantasy will do.

I don't know, but it seems to me, there will be some 'splaining to do Rickey.

These diminished medical networks are fueling growing concerns that many patients will still struggle to get care despite the nation's biggest healthcare expansion in half a century.

Consumers could see long wait times, a scarcity of specialists and loss of a longtime doctor.​
 

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Why don't you stop pushing that myth about the Republican Party. It was a lot smaller in the 60's than now, but I know you've never opened a history book.

Not a myth my friend. The tea baggers and other right-wing fanatics are driving moderates and reasonable people away from the GOP...that is just a fact.
 

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Well, I guess while the Libs ignore the headlines like the one I posted, any fantasy will do.

I don't know, but it seems to me, there will be some 'splaining to do Rickey.

These diminished medical networks are fueling growing concerns that many patients will still struggle to get care despite the nation's biggest healthcare expansion in half a century.

Consumers could see long wait times, a scarcity of specialists and loss of a longtime doctor.​

LOL....those are just the propoganda/lies that the Repubs have been pushing that are going to be exposed. This is the main reason they don't want the ACA to go forward. The American people will clearly see which party has their back and which one is trying to stick a knife in it most of the time.
 

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You either didn't read my post carefully or the poll you linked carefully. I said most Americans don't want to DEFUND the ACA. That is a totally different question from whether you LIKE the ACA.
More broadly Cruz, Lee and company would presumably point to polls showing that Obamacare remains broadly unpopular. But that reflects, charitably, a superficial knowledge of the polling. Take the Pew Research Center/USA Today poll released earlier this week. Fully 53 percent disapprove of the Affordable Care Act as opposed to only 42 percent who approve. (The Real Clear Politics average of polls has 38 percent approving and 52 percent disapproving.) But dig deeper and you'll find that that 53 percent is split over how to deal with the law they don't like – more than half of them, 27 percent, want pols to try to make the law work; a lesser number, 23 percent, want to see elected officials try to make it fail. In other words something like one-quarter of the actual American people stand with Cruz, Lee and the rest of the fanatics. Some mandate.

This is not an unusual result. Even a laughably skewed poll which Heritage Action – the activist branch of the Heritage Foundation – commissioned to bolster the "defund" push found that 52 percent of Americans (or more precisely 52 percent of Americans in a selection of 10 GOP-leaning House districts) think that implementation of the law should go forward, while only 44.5 percent favor repeal. This makes intuitive sense: Not everyone who dislikes the law does so because they're conservative; some portion of the law's critics is progressives disappointed that it wasn't more liberal.
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Not a myth my friend. The tea baggers and other right-wing fanatics are driving moderates and reasonable people away from the GOP...that is just a fact.

Even Rove, who created the monster of the tea party, is now aware of that. He hates the Palin/Cruz continuum and spends most of his time criticizing the freaks in the tea party. He realizes, too late, that the tea party is the freakish Golem that will strangle its master.

It's poetic justice.
 

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Even Rove, who created the monster of the tea party, is now aware of that. He hates the Palin/Cruz continuum and spends most of his time criticizing the freaks in the tea party. He realizes, too late, that the tea party is the freakish Golem that will strangle its master.

It's poetic justice.

The liberal house will eventually collapse on itself.
 

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Even Rove, who created the monster of the tea party, is now aware of that. He hates the Palin/Cruz continuum and spends most of his time criticizing the freaks in the tea party. He realizes, too late, that the tea party is the freakish Golem that will strangle its master.

It's poetic justice.

I LOVE the tea party though...in some ways....they are helping to destroy the Republican party....and that's a good thing.
 

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You read that right. Harry Reid made it crystal clear this morning: Ted Cruz and the Rest of the Tea Party will not be able to mount a talking filibuster on the spending bill that the U.S. Senate is considering this week.

Read more about this here: http://politico.com/story/2013/09/harry-reid-filibuister-government -shutdown-97263.html?hp=t3_3


Ted Cruz, who will never be President of the USA and some other Tea Partiers may be disappointed, but that the way that it's going to be.




"Better days are coming." ~ But not for today's out of touch, running out of time, GOP.

at the rate hes going,it looks like he will be next president.

the simple fact democrats at liberals attack him every chance they get shows they absolutely fear him.

ofcourse you could claim hes too conservative blah blah blah,but liberals have pushed for liberal republcans like mcain and romney,and voted for neither,and liberals in america are a minority,conservatives and conservative moderates make up the majority,while moderates make up a good chunk,and liberals make up a small group compared tomoderates,even the democrat party is made up of more moderates than liberals.

but ofcourse asking democrats andliberals how to make the gop win is like asking the fox how to protect the henhouse from fox attacks,in the end the fox never intented to protexct the hens,only to mislead them.in the last 2 elections,democrats attacked every republican not left of center as too extreme,republicans took the safe bet as they called it and lost.so why would someone who energizes a conservative base never be president,unless your going to claim the republican establishment wont allow it,much like they did with ron paul with constant attacks.
 

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Even Rove, who created the monster of the tea party, is now aware of that. He hates the Palin/Cruz continuum and spends most of his time criticizing the freaks in the tea party. He realizes, too late, that the tea party is the freakish Golem that will strangle its master.

It's poetic justice.

The Tea Party hates Rove.[and he them] What are you talking about?

If anyone 'created the idea of a Tea Party, it was Ron Paul.

I don't see Rove's name mentioned on this page.

Tea Party movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
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