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Don´t Blink---Defund It
Red State, by Erick Erickson

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Posted By:tisHimself, 8/21/2013 6:18:08 AM

I am in the minority among my closest friends. Most of my friends are, as they are expressing on twitter and elsewhere, appalled at Heritage Action for America, For America, and soon other groups running targeted ad campaigns against various Republicans in Congress. The ads are designed to remind voters that those members of Congress and Senators have campaigned against Obamacare, but now will not vote to defund Obamacare. My friends believe these conservative organizations are doing great harm and will potentially hurt Republicans. They find them off putting, likely to do more harm than good, pushing a strategy doomed to fail,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LComStaff, 8/21/2013 6:24:59 AM     (No. 9483684)

Please ask permission to post from a non-news site.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 8/21/2013 6:26:43 AM     (No. 9483686)

Dismiss Obama as a fatal mistake--a Dictator we do not deserve. Then defund and get rid of Obamacare while we still can.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/21/2013 6:26:58 AM     (No. 9483687)

Remember that 40/40/20 split theory? Rush was lecturing on the arm that point of view does the other day, and how the professional campaign advisors use it to help candidates raise money from politically unsophisticated (i.e. stupid) but rich donors.

That´s the theory behind the idea that we shouldn´t leave ObamaKKKare unfunded as well ~ after all, that 20% in the middle might not like it.

Back to political theory 101 ~ THERE IS NO MIDDLE. Second point, you win more elections getting Republicans to vote for you than by getting Democrats to vote for you. Currently the number of elected Republicans in public office vastly outnumbers that of Democrats.

Republicans didn´t agree to have ObamaKKKare imposed on anybody ~ they must not agree to have it imposed now.

And those wealthy, but unsophisticated donors out there? They can be ignored. Remember, when you win in politics the money comes around later whether you want it or not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 8/21/2013 6:48:45 AM     (No. 9483704)

I agree...stop the money...local heath clinics are in place,fund them 27/7 and run emergency rooms for what they where intended. EMERGENCIES !

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 8/21/2013 6:50:38 AM     (No. 9483706)

27/7...Well that´s about right if we don`t fix immigration....?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Starlady, 8/21/2013 7:05:03 AM     (No. 9483720)

Only about one third of the population fought in the Revolutionary War. Many big movements in our country´s history have been successful with only a small minority of the people. Just because so many GOP are paralyzed by fear that they will lose their hold on power doesn´t mean the fight to defund Obamacare shouldn´t go forth. Obamacare will be a disaster for our country. That so many of the GOP are willing to twiddle their thumbs and do nothing is disgusting. I would rather the attempt be made and fail. I strongly support the spotlight on these do nothing elites through advertising.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/21/2013 7:23:32 AM     (No. 9483741)

How evil are establishment republicans? Here is how evil... their selfish concerns for their political futures betray their willingness to put their very constituencies lives at risk with Obamacare!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/21/2013 7:37:56 AM     (No. 9483756)

In the face of massive voter fraud, we may as well stick with principle. Standard political calculations and election strategies mean nothing when the fix is in. We must BUY airtime and have our best communicators make our case for Liberty and Limited Government.
We must side-step the normal processes and go straight to the people with hard hitting, unapologetic reasoning.

Ted Cruz doing ´Fireside Chats´ could do a lot of good. Many persuadable voters have never even heard the case for conservatism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Janjan, 8/21/2013 7:42:40 AM     (No. 9483762)

The go along to get along Republicans have allowed Obama to run roughshod over the Constitution and helped him spend the country into near bankruptcy. We have been hearing this excuse that they have no power for 4 years. Does anyone seriously think that Pelosi would be hiding out sitting on her hands the way Boehner is if the tables were turned? How do we persuade politicians to listen to their constituents? Yell at them in townhall meetings? Or threaten them with what they are most afraid of - losing their next election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/21/2013 7:50:35 AM     (No. 9483785)

If you are not willing to die for what you believe in, then you do not believe it - you just prefer it. Our founders did not just prefer liberty... "Give me liberty or give me death!"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 8/21/2013 7:52:44 AM     (No. 9483789)

#6, silly post.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Tanker76, 8/21/2013 8:04:37 AM     (No. 9483811)

#10 - no point in trying to yell at hem in non existent town hall meetings - I live in the district next to boehner´s and he is not having any town hall meetings during the August vacation. Bet he´s not even in Ohio... so much for ´representing´ us.....

And Blusey is right on the mark.....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bearcat, 8/21/2013 8:23:52 AM     (No. 9483843)


We were all so excited when they shut down the govt in the 90s, and then Gingrich had to resign, then Livingston (remember him) had to resign, then we got Hastert, worst speaker ever, but no sex scandals in his closet (he just lined his pockets. And then we held both houses.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/21/2013 8:33:04 AM     (No. 9483855)

The only thing about voting for a "like" is that Trolls return trice to vote for themselves.

Don´t generally trust Erick Erickson´s writing, but he may be experiencing a reality check with this article.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dman, 8/21/2013 8:46:42 AM     (No. 9483876)

The power of the purse is all the Republicans have.

Use it, or lose it.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lone Star Csar, 8/21/2013 8:58:00 AM     (No. 9483895)

Defund it. It isn´t about "owning". It´s about implementation causing massive irreparable damage. Fight this with every legal means. And yes, defunding is legal.

Fake conservatives don´t like it because it exposes them. They either believe in conservative principles and are willing to fight and take risks or they are not. We have no need for careerists and squishes.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: starbaby, 8/21/2013 9:07:17 AM     (No. 9483918)

Considering the implementation of the bill is in total chaos, considering Obama himself is (illegally) delaying politically risky provisions, and considering healthcare for Congress and staffers will be (illegally) subsidized by taxpayers, funding Obamacare would be extremely irresponsible. It should not be too hard to make that case to the American people.

Obamacare will end up just like the tax code. Americans forced to comply with a convoluted mess, so complicated most won´t even bother to figure it out. Just sign your name and send the check. And pray if you ever have to go to the hospital it will all work out. And don´t forget it will be the same corrupt IRS insuring your compliance. Who in his right mind would authorize paying for this mess?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 8/21/2013 9:32:59 AM     (No. 9483958)

We cannot count on this evil law ´imploding on itself´ as so many defenders of funding it say. The regime will throw as much money as possible at it, the media will cover up the massive problems with it, and before we know it - voila - single payer, because all the insurance companies have gone out of business! How do we recover from that?

Kill the darned thing by starving it of funds - kill it in its cradle, don´t wait until it is insinuated into everyone´s lives, then say it´s too late.

Republicans must remember they were put there for this purpose. If they don´t try everything in their quiver, their base will not help them next year.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Ben Around, 8/21/2013 10:33:36 AM     (No. 9484079)

Most of the repubs really like obamination care. If they ever get control of the gov´t, that is more power for them. Remember bush´s huge expansion of medicare?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/21/2013 11:31:59 AM     (No. 9484235)

The GOP have no intention of ridding us of Obamacare. They want it just as much as the Dems. Should they ever take the WH again and control both houses of Congress they will not abolish it. If anything, they will make it worse. Does Congress e-v-e-r make anything better?

When Bush 43 was president and the GOP held full control of congress for 6 years, did they abolish anything? Anything? In fact, when the GOP voted to drill in ANWAR, it was voted down.



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