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Balderdash! Sen. Rand Paul demolishes
Obama’s sequester scare tactics

Washington Examiner, by Charlie Spiering

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/22/2013 2:18:24 PM

On FOX News this morning, Sen. Rand Paul may have just delivered the most pointed response to President Obama’s scare tactics on the sequester. “I would say balderdash,” Paul said after the FOX host asked for his response. “It’s untrue, unfair, dishonest, disingenuous. The president is making stuff up.” Paul added that Obama’s “histrionics” were “beneath the office of the presidency,” criticizing him for scaring Americans over any cuts to federal government spending. “It is the least we can do,” Paul said about the spending cuts. “Our country is drowning in a sea of debt, borrowing $50,000 a second.

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Excellent! Where is Boehner and the rest of the Republicans?? Fox would be more than happy to give them a forum.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/22/2013 2:23:26 PM     (No. 9191176)

It is SO refreshing to see someone stand up to this gangbanging thug. Way better than Miss McConnell waiting for a chin/spine transplant.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/22/2013 2:24:54 PM     (No. 9191178)

Don´t forget Poppycock !

Myth and shibboleth !

Forked tongued fabrications!

Anyone who lived through the Prop. 13 era in Cali-Mexia has seen this movie before.

They told us straight up that if prop 13 passed we would have no fire dept.....no teachers.....no police.

Then it passed and the government sucked it up and got the job done anyway.

(...as much as they EVER got the job done.)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: skedaddle, 2/22/2013 2:33:11 PM     (No. 9191196)

We seriously need more people like Rand Paul elected. In less than 1 minute he completely demolished 0bama on sequester, gave easily understood facts and called B0 out for acting unpresidential. In less than 1 minute!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 2/22/2013 2:35:48 PM     (No. 9191203)

What I´ve not been able to understand is why they cannot just flat out say: "He´s lying." The noun/verb seems to be taboo for politicians.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 2/22/2013 2:39:05 PM     (No. 9191210)

What OP posted. Boehner and the GOP leadership are part of the problem - that´s why they´re parroting some of the Democrat talking points.

I want the sequestration to take place. To paraphrase Pelosi: we have to let it happen to see its real effects (which will be minimal). Our military survived Utah Beach. They can cope with this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 2/22/2013 2:41:24 PM     (No. 9191215)

...must say that the more I see of Rand and listen to what he has to contribute, the more I like. Doesn´t waste a lot of time with "Washington speak" and cuts to the problem...

...we´ll have to see when the media will start with the "Cruzing" of him...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sillykay, 2/22/2013 2:41:44 PM     (No. 9191216)

Hat goes off to Mr. Paul!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: gefisherman, 2/22/2013 2:49:40 PM     (No. 9191232)

Rand Paul may well demolish Obama´s foolish tactics, but only if people hear him. The MSM does a very effective job of keeping this type of response off the air or off the front pages. We see it and say yippy, but most don´t see it at all.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/22/2013 3:11:56 PM     (No. 9191265)

See? We get 20 or so conservative bold patriots with the TV presence and straight talk of Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, former Cong. West and we CAN prevail. As for where Boehner is - really - who cares. We (and the country) have learned we can´t count on him.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/22/2013 3:13:38 PM     (No. 9191272)

Randy is dandy!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zoidberg, 2/22/2013 3:13:58 PM     (No. 9191274)

He wouldn´t say malarkey, as that word has been tainted by its use by Joe Biden.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/22/2013 3:32:54 PM     (No. 9191303)

"But other than that, Senator Paul, what did you think of the President´s speech?"

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/22/2013 3:44:57 PM     (No. 9191315)

#2, you are exactly correct, I lived through Prop 13. It was not just fire and police, they DISTINCTLY said:

Garbage pickup will be cut (how, when we pay directly for that, but never mind)

Schools will be shuttered

Parks will be closed

Streetlights will no longer be lit

I remember that well, as it was right when I was turning 18 and became active in what was going on politically. None of these things, of course, happened.

Laughingly, you know what the liberals say when I bring up this point?

"It´s because of Prop 13 that this state has tremendous debt".

That´s right. Our success in curbing insane property tax that was DRIVING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES is the reason we have financial problems in California.

You cannot make this stuff up.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: brianod1, 2/22/2013 3:59:47 PM     (No. 9191334)

When you´re lower than a snake´s belly, "beneath the dignity of the office" goes without saying.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/22/2013 4:14:19 PM     (No. 9191360)

Wish Rand Paul would come to his senses regarding border security. He´d make an interesting Presidential candidate.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Melody, 2/22/2013 4:31:38 PM     (No. 9191380)

May God bless Senator Paul for speaking that truth. There´s a new word for us to be using: balderdash. Let´s use it often to celebrate this occasion.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/22/2013 4:45:23 PM     (No. 9191403)

Senator Paul goes to Washington! This is great, you go Rand...Run Rand Run!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: oldbuffalo, 2/22/2013 4:49:52 PM     (No. 9191417)

How about "Baloney"! It´s got a nice ring to it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: jalo1951, 2/22/2013 4:51:43 PM     (No. 9191421)

I saw this interview this morning. But as #8 said very few people will hear about it. The msm is too busy kissing president skeeter´s butt to actually investigate what he said. How did our country get to this point? The stupid voting public.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lefticide, 2/22/2013 5:03:12 PM     (No. 9191446)

With Rand Paul and Ted Cruz we truly have a dynamic duo! Too bad the other 600+ are scum.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/22/2013 5:06:41 PM     (No. 9191452)

What keeps businesses lean and competitive is the downturns in the economy and other factors that require hard decisions to be made in order to survive. And the only way to make government do the same is to starve it. It will complain and squirm and feign catastrophe but in the end make decisions that better serves the people.

And that is why only the bare minimum of things should be given over to the government. We see today what happens when it is given too much......a monster is created that destroys us all.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/22/2013 5:24:30 PM     (No. 9191480)

Well, let´s see. How much is the sequester that the resident in the people´s house signed into law last year - 22 Billion or something like that? So, apparently, it takes that amount of money to run the government because if the sequester stays, babies will die, children will starve, 800,000 employees laid off at the Pentagon, air traffic controllers out, airports shut down, no more teachers, and I don´t remember the rest of the litany. So, why do they need more taxes????? It is plain and simple extortion Chicago style.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: qr4j, 2/22/2013 5:34:54 PM     (No. 9191492)

I looked "balderdash" on dictionary.com. An obsolete definition of the term is "a muddled mixture of liquors." I love it! You´ve got to be drunk on hooch (a) to say this stuff that miserable SOB we call president says and (b) to believe it.

Of course, the LSM are handing out the drinks to the Lo-Fo´s all the time. And that SOB is drunk with power.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: tulipwood, 2/22/2013 5:56:08 PM     (No. 9191520)

´Liar´ sums it up best.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: dolphin, 2/22/2013 5:58:26 PM     (No. 9191525)

I think both sides are afraid of Rand Paul. He gave the Tea Party response to the State of the Union speech and I had to find it on the internet. If it was on FOX, I missed it. They certainly didn´t repeat it over and over.

As a Kentuckian, I am very proud to have him for a senator. He has been very active ever since being elected.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: F16 guy, 2/22/2013 6:14:58 PM     (No. 9191549)

Bottom line:

More money will be spent by the gov´t this year than last year.

These are simply cuts in the proposed INCREASES of projected spending.

We are all being taken as fools.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: starboard, 2/22/2013 6:22:13 PM     (No. 9191564)

Fearless leadership will win elections.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: trapper, 2/22/2013 7:15:27 PM     (No. 9191618)

Republican Party --- watch and learn from Senator Paul. This is how it is done.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: woodymeany, 2/22/2013 7:22:36 PM     (No. 9191625)

The Dingleberry in the WHITE HOUSE is playing to his stupid but polifc base.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/22/2013 8:02:05 PM     (No. 9191660)

Yes, good to hear someone stand up and speak and speak some more. Of course the msm will bury the Rand Paul interview. How to make the msm irrelevant? Simple, if no audience, that means no product and no msm. Supply and demand. No demand, no supply. COuld you imagine Teddy Turner´s CNN being sold...for one dollar like Newsweek?

So I will ask, what´s the plan for marginalizing the msm to the extent that that the LoFo´s and the HiFo´s take notice?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/22/2013 8:21:30 PM     (No. 9191681)

And once our young people (it´s getting easier for people to be younger than me) and women wake up and realize THEY are the ones being screwed by Obie, let´s see how insulated from reality Obie can stay.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Dante, 2/22/2013 9:16:48 PM     (No. 9191723)

Zero delivers ridiculous, detestable lies as easily as most people draw breath. There should be no civility when dealing with the creep.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: WIBadger, 2/22/2013 11:01:16 PM     (No. 9191795)

I would also add ´hogwash´ to the dialogue. Thank you Senator Paul.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/22/2013 11:41:36 PM     (No. 9191825)

Senator Paul might be out starting QB.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/22/2013 11:42:30 PM     (No. 9191826)

"our"

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is "looking" at banning the sale of tobacco at military installations. According to one military publication, Hagel appears to support it. "As the Navy considers banning tobacco sales on all bases and ships, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave a strong endorsement of the review Monday, and suggested that he would be in favor of a ban," reports Stars and Stripes. “I don’t know if there’s anybody in America who still thinks that tobacco is good for you,” Stars and Stripes quotes Hagel as saying. “We don’t allow smoking in any of our government buildings. Restaurants, states, [and]

Sarah Palin Continues to Discredit Herself
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Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/2/2014 2:45:34 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin continues to act in ways that confirm some of the more negative things said about her. For example, she’s taken to Facebook to attack the most recent budget plan by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.(Snip)Whatever differences Ms. Palin may have with the Ryan plan–and perhaps she’ll take the time to offer an actual critique of if rather than a Facebook entry with lots of upper case words–it’s hardly a joke. But what might elicit a roll of the eyes is comparing Ms. Palin’s views now versus what they were nearly four years ago. Consider this: On December

Harry Reid Now Spreading Baseless Claim
that Koch Brothers Don´t Pay Corporate Taxes

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Weekly Standard, by John McCormack    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/2/2014 2:53:59 PM     Post Reply
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has a whole page on his official Senate.gov website devoted to revealing "THE FACTS ABOUT THE KOCH BROTHERS." One of the alleged facts promoted on Reid´s website is that the Kochs do not pay any corporate taxes: “They are known for bankrolling conservative, Libertarian and Tea Party causes and became poster boys for corporate tax reform last year when an Obama Administration official suggested Koch is organized as an S Corp. and so pays no corporate level taxes.” The claim that the Koch brothers don´t pay corporate income taxes was first made by former White House official


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