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With Cheney as a challenger,
Sen. Mike Enzi joins Tea Party
effort to defund Obamacare

Washington Examiner, by Charlie Spiering

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/3/2013 7:44:20 PM

Liz Cheney might have challenged Enzi for his “go along, to get along” personality in the Senate, but the three-term senator is joining the effort to defund Obamacare promoted by Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Enzi gave a speech against Obamacare on the Senate floor on Thursday and signed the Senate letter circulated by supporters of the bill. “U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., will not support a continuing resolution that funds further implementation or enforcement of Obamacare,” Enzi explained in a statement highlighting his support of

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Seems like Liz lit a fire under Enzi. Let´s see how hot & long it burns. [Three-time senator should move along].

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 8/3/2013 7:49:39 PM     (No. 9457089)

Thanks, Liz.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/3/2013 7:52:49 PM     (No. 9457094)

Am just about tired of RINO´s saying that defunding Obamacare is a bad political strategy. Hey space cadets - defunding Obama care is a survival strategy. Our nation is hanging by a thread and RINOs are crafting "political strategies". The day of political strategies has past.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: doublesharp, 8/3/2013 7:56:38 PM     (No. 9457100)

I´m with #1 and #2.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 8/3/2013 8:04:06 PM     (No. 9457108)

Cheney had nothing to do with this. Enzi´s been consistent in his opposition to obamacare. If she was a threat in the primary you might make this claim, but she´s not.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 8/3/2013 8:04:14 PM     (No. 9457109)

When a politician makes a move such as this it proves they knew precisely what the people wanted all along.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Shells, 8/3/2013 8:29:27 PM     (No. 9457129)

Liz knew exactly what she was doing.
Check mate.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/3/2013 9:00:25 PM     (No. 9457155)

This is Sen. Mike "Internet Sales tax" Enzi...a key sponsor of the Marketplace Fairness Act with U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-IL, and Lamar Alexander, R-TN. He´s a real hardy Tea Partier... NOT!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/3/2013 9:06:13 PM     (No. 9457158)

Every Republican is opposed to Obamacare.
Not a single one of them voted for it.
How is this grand plan of defunding Obamacare supposed to work when the Democrats
control the Senate by 10 seats ?
And the presidency .
Does anyone seriously think Harry Reid would bring this bill to the floor for a vote ?
Limbaugh and Hannity and Cruz make it sound like it´s like waving a wand- Voila, 55 Senate Democrats
magically cave
and then Obama also caves and signs the law defunding his signature issue.
Really ??
Romney said he would sign a bill repealing Obamacare.
In 2012 ,the majority of American voters, including the stay at home Tea Party,
decided the issue wasn´t important enough to vote for Romney.
The time to kill Obamacare was last election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/3/2013 9:21:59 PM     (No. 9457169)

As part of a resolution to keep government funded, yes obama, and the senate will have to consider this option. This is not the clinton years, when everyone who wanted to work had a job, obama has been the caretaker of the worse recovery (or lack of) ever, and remember clinton is/was the second best politician of our time. I do not think a well expressed CR, with a bit of national advertising, will put the Republicans in the position they were in last time. NOW IS THE TIME

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/3/2013 9:31:19 PM     (No. 9457178)

Every Republican is not opposed to Obamacare.
Many are planning to vote for it in in September. To the RINOs chagrin, the American people have spoken - they do not want Obamacare. Even the unions are against it. If we could get the RINOs to clearly take a stand against this monstrosity, maybe half of the 20 democratic senators up for reelection in 2014 would vote with the Republicans. It takes my breath away that there are so many wussy republicans. If we don´t "butch up", the American dream will be extinguished.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 8/3/2013 9:52:19 PM     (No. 9457192)

#8, Great Pains: "In 2012, the majority of American voters, including the stay at home Tea Party,
decided the issue wasn´t important enough to vote for Romney.
The time to kill Obamacare was last election."

FYI: NO Tea Party Patriot I know stayed home Election Day 2012! None, nada, zip... Get over it!

However, if the GOP candidate had not had his own Romneycare, and had been more passionate and articulate in expressing his platform, others would not have stayed home...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 8/3/2013 9:55:47 PM     (No. 9457197)

Well there you go! Liz announcing her run has already paid dividends.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 8/3/2013 9:58:53 PM     (No. 9457202)

I think #11 is right. I was not thrilled with Romney, but I voted for him. Fact is, he ran a miserable campaign.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: noparallel, 8/3/2013 10:01:08 PM     (No. 9457206)

Wyoming, please look at John McCain and Lindsey Graham. They all tack right for the election and then veer left afterward. They want media adulation and no complications.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Justavoter, 8/3/2013 10:41:12 PM     (No. 9457248)

Hey, #8, the house controls the purse. Who controls the House? Cut the funding and watch them cry like babies

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 8/3/2013 10:42:15 PM     (No. 9457252)

#14 has it right! Go get ´em Liz!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/3/2013 11:10:39 PM     (No. 9457264)

Enzi can say what he wants, knowing full well there are not enough senate votes to ever overturn Ocare. It`s kind of like McCain campaigning as a conservative.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/3/2013 11:39:27 PM     (No. 9457277)

Obama and the rest of the Democrat Party with the protection and support of the hate America liars in the media are looting our treasury, trying to start a race war, pushing for open borders, an economic collapse (for which they´ll blame Bush and the Republicans), are using the full weight and force of the federal government to attack TEA Party Patriots, Pro-Lifers, Christians and people that believe in the sanctity of marriage.

On the foreign policy front, the Obama Doctrine is all about empowering our enemies in the middle east who are intent on destroying Israel.

When are Mccain and the rest of the RINO clowns going to call Obama out and demand criminal investigations and indictments of Obama, Holder, Hillary Clinton and the rest of the traitors in our government? The answer is never because McCain and the rest of the RINOs are up to their eyeballs in the destruction of America.

I´m not telling anyone what to do but the bottom line for me and my group is simple. If we can´t get a conservative as a candidate then don´t vote for the RINO sell-out.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/4/2013 12:22:20 AM     (No. 9457307)

Liz is one smart Chick. She don´t lose no feathers when ruffled. You make your father proud and WTP thank you much. Sen. being in Texas not that familiar with your standing but if you don´t do as those who put you into office wish, surely you will feel some heat.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: plumnellie, 8/4/2013 8:20:46 AM     (No. 9457520)

If Great Plains and other estab repubs keep blaming Tea people for Romney losing they will soon start calling us white crackers and join the Media, liberals, Democrats, and others who love to demonize those of us who do not follow the party line. I voted for Romney knowing he was going to lose. I voted for him and all the other Republicans since I became old enough to vote. The only Dem I voted for was Zell Miller in Georgia. So. All Great Plains Republicans hear this: you are part of the same ol same ol blame conservatives for all the problems..crowd. It is typical of liberals no matter what they claim to be....re: David Brooks claims to be a conservative hardy har har...so blaming Tea people will get you what you want...we will indeed leave the Republican party. The goal of Plains Republicans is to rid the RNC of all Tea people. Own it. You are just as bad as the media, Rangel, and all Dems in your constant demonizing of us. I reject the Plains Republicans and will not support any of the candidates they push. The Party is Over.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/4/2013 10:19:45 AM     (No. 9457721)

Thanks, Liz, that didn´t take long.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/4/2013 10:25:32 AM     (No. 9457730)

Thanks #21. Can you imagine plotting political strategies when our survival is on the line? Apparently some love power more than freedom.

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