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Dem Casualty List Grows
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Mike Flynn

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Posted By:mitzi, 1/30/2014 12:03:57 PM

Each week, it seems another Democrat lawmaker announces their retirement from Congress. On Thursday, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) joined the growing list. It is only January, but 11 Democrat lawmakers have said they are quitting at the end of this current term. Sen. Max Baucus (MT) Sen. Tom Harkin (IA) Sen. Carl Levin (MI) Sen. Jay Rockefeller (WV) Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (NY) Rep. George Miller (CA) Rep. Jim Moran (VA) Rep. Jim Matheson (UT) Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC) Rep. Bill Owens (NY) Rep. Henry Waxman (CA) All the lawmakers, with the exception of Owens had a lot of seniority and

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Eleven leaving as of this morning.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 1/30/2014 12:08:56 PM     (No. 9711744)

Good riddance to the America hating leftists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kofcfn, 1/30/2014 12:19:50 PM     (No. 9711761)

another 11 would be better.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: farmwife, 1/30/2014 12:48:38 PM     (No. 9711828)

And we won´t miss any of them. They have been on the forefront of out of control spending and regulation. Good riddance!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/30/2014 12:48:57 PM     (No. 9711831)

They see the train a comin´.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 1/30/2014 12:49:02 PM     (No. 9711832)

Doesn´t have the stomach to face his constituents, does he?

As always he has to blame it all on the Tea Party. Never acknowledge that Pelosi and crew, including himself, were responsible for this state of affairs. And while at it let him also acknowledge Obama for adding fuel to the fire.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 1/30/2014 12:52:23 PM     (No. 9711837)

I find it completely astounding that in the face of all the retirements the Surrender Caucus of the Republican Party are planning how to give the Democrats everything they want on the debt ceiling and amnesty for illegals. Every election cycle they promise
to serious AFTER the next election...just elect them one more time and have patience.

These Democrats are scared to death of true Conservatives in the next election and are signalling such by resigning instead of defeat at the polls. Grow a backbone, Establishment Republicans, please!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/30/2014 1:03:32 PM     (No. 9711857)

We have to read the retirement statements before we know what´s in them. Probably 10 of the 11 have received offers from lobbyists or major corporations at 2-3 times the wages they earned in Congress.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fysammy, 1/30/2014 1:18:40 PM     (No. 9711889)

Tells me they see themselves in the minority for the long run. Americans are fed up with the Progressive Caucus .

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/30/2014 1:26:42 PM     (No. 9711907)

Rats leaving a sinking ship or smart rats moving over so new rats without the Obiecare stink coming up to take their place...

I think the latter...it´s a game and we are paying a high price to watch.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: yo-yo, 1/30/2014 1:32:21 PM     (No. 9711920)

When you look at that list of names, the term "brain drain" doesn´t exactly spring to mind.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/30/2014 2:07:38 PM     (No. 9712009)

I pondered over the decision to select the most annoying person on that list.
Carolyn McCarthy is the dumbest, tied with John D. Rockefeller IV, Moran is a drunkard and a fool, Miller is a weasel. Max Baucus is untrustworthy. Harkin is a stolen valor creep.
But Waxman is the most annoying.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: losgatos, 1/30/2014 2:08:13 PM     (No. 9712011)

They´re probably moving to another country. They´ve ruined the US.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Winmag, 1/30/2014 2:48:06 PM     (No. 9712060)

I agree with 11. Nostralitis is the most odious of this bunch.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: novakid, 1/30/2014 3:22:21 PM     (No. 9712113)

Nice to hear some GOOD news for a change.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/30/2014 4:05:52 PM     (No. 9712166)

Waxman, eh? Isn´t he the one who played the lead in that spinoff from "The Fly" movie, entitled "The Rat," IIRC?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/30/2014 4:26:34 PM     (No. 9712189)

Wow That´s a large number...looks like an entire team of players. These folks attempting to avoid prison or the pitchforks and clubs? Time to mop the floors and proceed to fumigate.

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