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McConnell: ´Remember me? I am
the guy that gets us out of shutdowns´

CNN, by Dana Bash

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/28/2014 4:16:55 AM

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year. "Of course not. Remember me? I am the guy that gets us out of shutdowns," McConnell told CNN in an exclusive interview Wednesday. "It´s a failed policy," he said of shutdowns. Earlier this month, Politico reported that, if selected majority leader, McConnell plans to tell the president to accept bills reining in the administration´s policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown. Last year´s government shutdown was hardly a

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mws50, 8/28/2014 4:42:52 AM     (No. 9984034)

McConnell is an imbecile. There was no government shutdown, unless he foolishly thinks 17% of the government is equal to the entire government. And Senator Cruz did not shut down 17% of the government, Harry Reid and his democraps did by not even voting on a House bill that would have kept 100% of the government open.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 8/28/2014 4:46:52 AM     (No. 9984037)

McConnell is just another establishment tax and spend RINO. I´m getting worn out just hanging up the phone two to three times a day when "they" call looking for handouts.....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 8/28/2014 5:24:14 AM     (No. 9984044)

What a numbnut.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/28/2014 6:37:11 AM     (No. 9984094)

If the result is destined to be Senate Majority Leader McConnell, how can a real American get energized about working for republican control of the senate?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bkt23, 8/28/2014 6:49:33 AM     (No. 9984107)

Maybe I´m the only one, but a long-term shutdown of the (whole) federal government sounds pretty good to me.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mws50, 8/28/2014 7:05:49 AM     (No. 9984117)

#5 if it shut down for a week each month, we could save 25% of all bureaucratic salaries. That is a SUBSTANTIAL part of our federal government´s budget.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 8/28/2014 7:20:01 AM     (No. 9984132)

I have a different take than CNN and completely disagree that the Ted Cruz senate maneuvers backfired. The were thwarted by worthless Rinos and Democrats. There is nothing wise unprincipled behavior.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 8/28/2014 7:23:01 AM     (No. 9984133)

#7, Cruz knew the effort was futile, but he sure did raise his profile, didn´t he.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tisHimself, 8/28/2014 7:31:48 AM     (No. 9984140)

What courage,what wisdom, what a statesman. enjoy the suck that is Mitch. The political class, those who know nothing other than navigating government, raising money and the people involved in that industry, they think government as an end, and not a means to something more. The idea of cutting the size of government is a concept they do not understand. A system in which corporate interests hire your token wife lobbyist to gain your support is only viewed as functional by those on K street and those on wallstreet, and those poor hacks whose existence relies on maintaining that dynamic. Wise indeed.
Shutdowns, both in 94 and the most recent one, were successful to the extent that the public examines the horrors of Hillarycare, or finally realizes that Obamacare deserves to be dismantled. Or spending needs to be restrained. Or that the mentality that defends big government explains much of failure and unpopularity of republicans like Mitch who talk conservative but hate conservatives.
We remember you. and we remember Mississippi.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 8/28/2014 7:43:10 AM     (No. 9984145)

You´d better hope McConnell wins or enjoy the suck that is Alison Lundergan Grimes. By all means, cheer for a liberal Democrat who is close to Barack so that we can lose a Republican held seat.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: chumley, 8/28/2014 7:55:30 AM     (No. 9984158)

By all means, stay with the husband that beats you, humiliates you and steals your money. Just like in a bad marriage, it will never end.
But you can feel better knowing the family is together. Just remember to hide the bruises in public.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 8/28/2014 8:41:20 AM     (No. 9984210)

Ridiculous analogy; it´s the liberal Democrat who will steal your money and beat you to a pulp.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mws50, 8/28/2014 9:05:03 AM     (No. 9984257)

#8, Senator Cruz´s effort was far from futile. He exposed the ignorance and the incompetence of our US Senate´s democrats and RINOs, with his 21 hour filibuster. Without his Senate interruption, the fools we have in our Senate would have kissed Harry Reid´s rear and continued with "business as usual", and our media buffoons could have reported another "win" for Harry and and his ship of democrats.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chumley, 8/28/2014 9:32:53 AM     (No. 9984305)

Not a ridiculous analogy at all. You expect to be treated like that by your enemies. You do not expect that from your friends. You certainly dont stay with a friend who behaves as McConnell has.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 8/28/2014 9:39:37 AM     (No. 9984319)

Senator Cruz achieved his goals, raising his own profile and raising lots of cash. But, for everyone else, it was a waste of time, a distraction and handed ammo to the media and the Dems about "shutdowns". It is not blasphemous to offer a criticism of the senator, although some seem to feel so.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tisHimself, 8/28/2014 9:51:46 AM     (No. 9984337)

Funny how populist conservatives are always motivated in your world by the desire to raise money and visibility. Liberal big government republicans whose existence relies on the public sector, who have no marketable private sector skills or background cannot conceive of a world where power is not an end, or advancing an argument on principle is a tactic. And you are mystified why others don´t understand your brilliance.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/28/2014 9:57:09 AM     (No. 9984341)

Voters in Kentucky can decide which candidate will best represent the state. I suspect Allison Grimes will not be their choice. That might disappoint some on this thread, but we don´t get to decide. I have faith in Kentuckians.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: tisHimself, 8/28/2014 10:16:35 AM     (No. 9984364)

No doubt the loyal republicans of Mississippi took comfort in similar assurances that their wishes at the ballot box would be respected.

This chinless, feckless tough guy who shares Obama´s ( and yours) visceral disdain for the traditional small government principles of Palin and Cruz and Ryan is hardly one upon whom you should pin your hopes.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/28/2014 10:21:49 AM     (No. 9984377)

What Sen. Cruz accomplished was showing how the public has been lied to for years by those in power. He opened the eyes of many when he exposed the game of those who were supposed to be Serving the U.S. Citizen. Try as some might on this board to belittle him, his actions meet approval by many more.

Why does the truth of what is happening in DC bother some......hard to fathom.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/28/2014 10:33:30 AM     (No. 9984390)

Baloney.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 8/28/2014 11:02:38 AM     (No. 9984438)

Why have so many people here refused to accept the fact that any sort of government "shutdown" is political poison for those perceived to be responsible for it - and that it is the MSM that shapes perceptions? McConnell is right about that much.

Twice burned, shame on me, right?

Do some of you really think that staying home or voting for the Dem to prove a point - thereby allowing Dingy Harry to continue to control the Senate - is going to somehow further your goals?

Do some of you actually believe that Cruz´s futile antics on the Senate floor shocked a whole [bleep]load of lo-fo voters out of their lethargy, and that they are now chomping at the bit to go out and vote for conservatives?

Sheesh! The other side is so much better at the political game than we.




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Reply 22 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 8/28/2014 11:53:15 AM     (No. 9984534)

How about we just win the freakin´ Senate and stop eating our own? And, that goes for all factions. Do you want to be perpetually angry and practice the politics of purity or do you want to win? Because, I hate to tell ya, but one man´s purity is another´s RINO. The enemy is outside the tent.


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