By The Right Scoop


Actually I think Rand lays out a pretty good strategy here:

“I just did CNN and I just go over and over again ‘We’re willing to compromise. We’re willing to negotiate,” Paul is seen on-camera telling McConnell, who is standing by for his own interview remote from D.C. “I don’t think they (Democrats) poll tested ‘we won’t negotiate.’ I think it’s awful for them to say that over and over again.”

“Yeah, I do too and I — and I just came back from that two hour meeting with them and that, and that was basically the same view privately as it was publicly,” McConnell said back.

Paul continued, saying he believed Republicans are in a good position. “I think if we keep saying, ‘We wanted to defund it (Obamacare), we fought for that’ and that we’re willing to compromise on this, I think… We’re gonna win this, I think.”

(h/t: The Blaze)

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  • zvabe

    So far so good. I still don’t trust these French repubicans (Mitch), though.

    • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

      I don’t entirely trust Paul either, at this point. Percentage political posturing too high and basic shirtsleeves action too low. Just a feeling.

      • puma_for_life

        Well, I dont’ totally trust Ted Cruz,but as long as he is doing what he is doing, I support him. Did it ever cross your mind that Paul and Cruz are working together on this, each taking a different tack in order to cover all bases?

        • Mage Sp00ks

          I think it’s more than just Cruz and Paul. The others just aren’t as outspoken. I think the video shows Paul taking the same stand in private as he did in public. It appears to me he atleast has a moral conscious at this point.

          • Steve Angell

            “Were all miked up now”

            This was never considered by them as private. They knew this was being taped.

            • Betsey_Ross

              True. Paul just went on talking after Mitch said he was all miked up.

        • c4pfan

          They aren’t working together on it.

          • puma_for_life

            And exactly how do you know that?

        • Amjean

          That is exactly what they are doing. They tag team. I find
          it quite fascinating. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Lee are
          friends. As much as many posters want to pit Cruz and Paul against one another, the facts are the facts.

          • puma_for_life

            Thanks, that’s how I see it. We need to stick together or we will end up with Jeb Bush.

        • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

          No, but a possibility…

      • proudhispanicconservative

        Anybody that endorses McConnel can not be trusted, what can we as americans expect from a rino like him to produce after 30 years in the senate and nothing to show for it, except for his appease and retreat stradegy?

        • StrangernFiction

          Agreed

      • aposematic

        Paul is big on pushing Amnesty!

  • c4pfan

    Which is what? I cannot see the video yes.

    • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

      I can see it on my iphone and computer. Not sure why you can’t see it.

      • Surry918

        Me too

    • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

      Just for you. Click refresh and you’ll see their comments.

      • c4pfan

        Thank you.
        I don’t agree that it’s a ‘good plan’ though. GOP House is already thinking of ways to cave.

        • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

          His plan has nothing to do with House GOP. If they cave it’s on them. But his making the case for compromise to get a one year delay is something i like.

          • c4pfan

            How is it different than Boehner’s plan?

          • aposematic

            Hmmmm… I thought the House already tried that and the Senate rejected it 54-46 (party line) now that 26 R’s voted for cloture all Bills following are now straight vote!

  • Joengima

    I am a little bit confidant the GOP will hold the line. But then with them you never know. However I do think the reports the 21 Gop wanting to cave is a media ploy

    • c4pfan

      After they showed those e-mails?

  • c4pfan

    How is that a good plan?
    Robert Costa was Hugh Hewitt’s show basically saying Boehner is going to compromise anyway by tacking on ‘tax reform’. Then expect them to next pass Amnesty with Rand helping out with that.

    • deTocqueville1

      Yes, I agree. I suspect there is a smoke and mirrors thing going on.

  • proudhispanicconservative

    It is absolutely frustrating to watch Sen. Rand Paul, talking strategy with the biggest rino of them all McConnel. Another obvious sign not to trust him.

    • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

      I don’t find it frustrating at all. They are trying to win this government shutdown. I’m glad they are strategizing…just no on a hot mic.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        My point was that Rand Paul wants to portray himself as a tea party conservative, and been seen with this big Rino doesnt help. Lets not forget what McConnel and his 30 years in the senate has produced ……… A big nothing

        • Betsey_Ross

          I don’t know how he avoids being seen with RINOs when there are very few of them that aren’t RINOs. It is what it is, I guess.

          The important take away is that both of them think we are winning. I do, too. The Left is in full blown hysterics and have been for some time. I think Ted and the little gang have put the fear in the Left. As soon as the Left begins to realize that the American people are not liking them or Obama at all they will have to find a way out of this. They will BS and fight and the longer they take the worse it will get for them.

          • proudhispanicconservative

            Yes I do believe we are winning despite what the lame stream media says, and the only way we lose now is if we fold. Although I think that Boner and company took this route because they know its a winning strategy, lets hope that is the case.

          • Amjean

            Great point!

          • aposematic

            Nice analysis Betsey, spot on. Weakness at this point is not an option.

        • Amjean

          You obviously have never worked in management at any medium/large size company.

          • proudhispanicconservative

            What is your point?

      • deTocqueville1

        What exactly is the strategy?

      • aposematic

        They are winning Scoop, if they cave they loose!

      • StrangernFiction

        They want a fig leaf that they can present to their constituents. Win a blow for limited government, not so much.

    • Conservative_Utopia

      McConnell deserves a lot of blame on poor leadership that got us to this juncture, maybe he won’t belly up this time.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        Yes we wont forget how he voted for cloture, and basically funding Obamacare, and we wont forget how he did not support Cruz in his 21 hour speech.

        • Betsey_Ross

          I am admitting that I have a difficult time forgetting that. Life could have been much easier if they had voted No on cloture.

    • puma_for_life

      They are both from Kentucky and McConnell got Paul his committee assignments. Now, McConnell did not support Paul when he was running,but obviously, Paul has gotten support from McConnell since his election. Also keep in mind, Mc Connell needs Paul’s support for his re-election, so it is a two way street.

      Now, I don’t completely trust Cruz, because first, he is closely tied in with the Bush crime family, and second, his wife works for Goldman Sachs. These two things put together make me question his sincerity.

      However, as long as he is doing something I support, I support him. It does not do any of us any good to attack other conservatives…we need to stick together.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        You will be hard-pressed to find a perfect candidate, from what I’ve seen from Cruz I trust him because in my view he is the only one in Washington that is fighting, if not for his and Lee’s efforts, none of these fights would be happening and the GOP wouldve done what they have always done fold.

        • puma_for_life

          What you say about Cruz, I would say about Paul. See what I a saying…we need to stick together.

    • deTocqueville1

      Completely agree although the RINO McConnell is the Minority Leader (in a titular sense!).

      • proudhispanicconservative

        You are right that he is, until 2014 if we do our job.

    • StrangernFiction

      That is the takeaway from this. Paul’s coziness with McConnell says it all about Paul.

  • ApplePie101

    Only 3 days and McConnell and Paul already want to compromise. Not a word about holding the line on principle. Poll-testing is the force that drives them. Ted Cruz should get full credit for forcing the GOP to oppose the democrat agenda. The latter can’t wait to start making deals with the leftists in congress.

    • Mark

      So you just want the government shutdown forever, which may very well be fine? Or what is your game plan? At some point, people in Congress have to negotiate. Are you seeing day 4000 of a shutdown taking place? By offering to negotiate and the Dems refusing it can shift public support to the Republicans. Right now, the Republicans are losing. Making the Democrats look unreasonable is the way to win.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        I am not so sure the GOP is loosing like you say.

        • Mark

          I don’t think they are “loosing” either.

          • proudhispanicconservative

            Lets not forget who tells us that we are loosing, the always trustworthy lame stream media. Thats why I dont trust it.

            • deTocqueville1

              Amen.

            • JRC

              It’s losing. Not loosing. Just helping you out, not being a jerk.

              • proudhispanicconservative

                Thanks!!!!!

        • deTocqueville1

          They are not, yet.

      • Rshill7

        Mark. Are they not making themselves look unreasonable? Your repetitious “4000 day” thing seems unreasonable to me. 4000 days is more than ten years is it not?

        Lose the hyperbole dude, and smell something other than “The War of The Roses”. You can be someone’s Valentine in February. Today you simply sound stupid.

        • Mark

          I have only used that example once, when I thought it up 10 minutes ago. Maybe you are confusing me with someone else? I used an exaggeration to make a point.

          • Rshill7

            No. Twice. I can count to two scoops here at Scoop. Dumbass.

            • Mark

              I only see once and I think I would know, but not going to keep a silly argument going.

              • Rshill7

                What point were you trying to make other than a dumb one?

                Was it a hyperbolic dumb point, or just your average dumb point?

                By the way, it wasn’t a point at all. it lost every aspect of a point, while retaining the dumb.

                That takes talent….albeit dumb talent. Perhaps there’s a dumb circus that’ll have you.

      • sDee

        They refuse any discussions on a CR until a budget is produced, approved by Congress and signed by Hussein.

        That budget MUST eliminate deficit spending almost immediately with overall gross spending decreases of no less than 10% a year.

        Then most of this is moot because the marxist-in-chief will not have enough money for his socialist takeovers.

        • OneThinDime

          And the budget requirement is the Law of the Land! Yet not one single RINO is on TV saying that.

      • deTocqueville1

        What specific issues have the Dems suggested are negotiable?

        • aposematic

          None, zero! The D’s definition of compromise is R’s caving into everything the D’s want…period. And the R’s will cave…period!

      • ApplePie101

        Shutdown forever or 4000 days of shutdown: either is preferable to the hoard of anti-constitutional vultures currently in office, democrats and republicans.

    • kong1967

      Paul did mention that the Democrats will reject any compromises and he said it won’t look good on them to be constantly saying no and rejecting compromise. Nowhere did he say he wanted to compromise, but rather to put up the offer knowing it will be rejected and making Obama look like a dictator and not a governor.

      • deTocqueville1

        Well its out now and I am not so sure about Paul.

        • Amjean

          You never have been.

        • kong1967

          Yeah, someone said he did it on purpose, but I don’t think so. You don’t air your strategy to the public in a game of chess, especially when you reveal that the only reason you’re offering compromise is to have Reid reject it repeatedly and look bad.

    • OneThinDime

      If you go back to Cruz’s filibuster, Paul asked Cruz to compromise twice! Paul is nothing more than a liberal tool. His focus is on free-running drugs from Mexico to the US.

      • JRC

        Paul’s requests for compromise were 1) please Pappy Teddy, read Green Eggs and Ham again and 2) Please clarify how you are an American citizen and Barack Obama is not. ( both are….in case you weren’t sure.)

      • JRC

        Cruz did not filibuster.

  • Sentinel

    While I applaud what they’re doing and the fact that they are still standing firm… I’m still waiting on their aggressive advertising campaign where they take it to the American people. They WILL win if they show that they are working and trying to compromise (meaning passing small funding measures for the Guard/Reserve and the NIH for instance) but Obama and the devil brigade aren’t.

    • kong1967

      I would also like to see a campaign spelling out the pitfalls and horrors of Obamacare. People aren’t being told the truth. Stop letting Obama deflect the cause of what’s happening in our economy and our health care.

    • OneThinDime

      The American people are on to the bait-and-switch game. The amnesty plan has blown up in their face, thought they could sneak it through while country distracted with ObamaCare and debt ceiling.

  • kong1967

    Lol, that’s nice. Tell the public it’s just a ploy and playing politics. Yeah, they have to do that because it’s all a big chess game, but you don’t want to air your strategy and say it like you’re playing a card similar in the way Democrats use the race card (they don’t mean it, it’s just a tactic).

    I like how they are pushing bills to fund various government programs and the Senate Democrats are rejecting them. They keep calling the Republican party the party of NO, and this will show the people who’s really not cooperating.

  • Rshill7

    It’s almost hilarious how the Dumbass-craps are saying that Republicans “won’t take yes for an answer”, while at the same time saying “No” for the 4rth or 5th time in a row…

    Oh yeah…they’re losing.

    • 57thunderbird

      It would be hilarious if it wasn’t so pathetic.

      • StrangernFiction

        Hilarious, pathetic, tragic, it’s all of the above.

  • snowshooze

    What would be the point of compromising?
    They started this, lets shove it to them.

    House controls the purse. These two sound to me like they are going to surrender.

    Compromise is not capitulation. It is not Surrender. You get something in return.

    Thus far, we have received exactly nothing, and given far-far too much.

    I cannot help but worry.

    I hope Rand does not start talking compromising from a losing position.
    Don’t get me wrong… but we should have never found ourselves this screwed up to start with.

    That was pure cowardice that got us to this point.

  • lawngren

    I’m sorry they were careless. That could be very damaging. Hey fellows, don’t be timid. the Left has been a pack of howling savages for the last five years. They don’t have reason or facts on their side. Get tough. Do we have to name you guys Sue?

    • 1972patriot

      I’m not so sure that the Left is the only group we must concern ourselves with. I am encountering more and more old school Democrats joining the ranks of the Tea Party for representation. It is becoming clear to me that the challenge for We the People is to identify and reject the anti-American Progressives in the Republican and Democrat parties.

      • lawngren

        I absolutely agree that there are many in the repub party that should be voted out of office, many who don’t deserve the title “Republican”, don’t care about historic American founding principles, etc. You’re certainly correct, regardless of what names we call them by. The republican party is just as much to blame for the mess we’re in as the democrat party.

        But for a different reason. The repubs have ABANDONED the principles the Founders gave us. The democrat party appears never to have embraced those principles in the first place. That difference matters, and it explains why a few repubs are now fighting for our liberties and for founding principles, while every last democrat politician, to the best of my knowledge, is trying to destroy those founding principles.

        Therefore I have difficulty envisioning ANY democrat being a real American, or being trustworthy in politics.

        I’m acquainted with a gentleman who is a Democrat, apologizes for being a Democrat, but won’t leave the party. If you have to apologize for your party, should you be a member of it?

        I’m not talking about 100% agreement, but a political party has, of necessity, a platform and a certain view of government’s proper role. The democrat party is undeniably the party of the Nanny State, at best, and the Totalitarian State, at worst. I have extreme difficulty, therefore, with the concept of being both a true American and belonging to the democrat party.

        • 1972patriot

          You are on point… except I’d like to make this point, being born into a family of Democrats, most who have now evolved, I can’t agree that they all disrespect our Constitution or our rule of law. The Democrat party stopped representing them and, just as many conservative have been slow, they are just waking up to the fact that their voice is gone and their freedom is deteriorating. I feel great hope that these old school Democrats will find their voice in the Tea Party and I pray that they will be welcomed.

          • lawngren

            Anyone who believes in the founding principles is welcome, for my part. I’m concerned, however, about people flying false colors.

            Earlier this week I was researching a candidate who sounds like a solid conservative, and then read his statement that he welcomed support from a local Tea Party president he labelled a “staunch fiscal conservative”.

            Further investigation revealed that the previous year, this “staunch fiscal conservative” had filed as a democrat candidate herself, and signed under oath a statement that she “believed in and would support the principles and policies of the Democrat Party.” You can see how that would make me suspicious of that candidate and that “Tea Party”. The same applies to individuals who “wake up” to the fact that the democrat party is what it is.

            I fear a traitor within far more than I fear the known enemy without.

            • 1972patriot

              I share your same concerns about infiltration…. Dick Armey dealt us a major blow over at Freedom Works leading up to 2012. Why? Because even at that late time in the game, during one of the most important elections in American history, the TeaParty/conservative voter was still unaware of who their opposition was. We are fully aware now. Progressive Republicans & Progressive Democrats. Not only are we aware, but we have recovered from RINO betrayl. Well, there are Dems out there that are now al waking up to the sting of betrayl & looking for new representation. Two things that Constitutionalists on the right and left have in common 1. Respect for God’s law & our Constitution & 2 The word progressive does not accurately proceed their party affiliation when referencing them.

              The Tea Party have learned to come armed with facts and a fever for the vetting process. Good luck to would be frauds, they’ll quickly be identified, exposed and purged. Please understand that I have zero faith in the D party & I believe liberal ideals damage the American family… further, I don’t believe there are many constitutional Democrats left, most have passed, but I look forward to joining with the ones that are left to stop the bastardization of our Constitution.

              • lawngren

                As you say, Tea Partiers are learning to vet carefully. We’ll see what happens. We need all the Constitutional patriots we can get.

        • BS61

          Lawngreen – I still have those same problems with my Dem friends who refuse to stand on values. I say how can you be against the patriot act and now support it, how can you be against the NSA and now for it, how an you be against war and now support it.
          It’s been said to have a few friends say they worked hard enough and are tired enough to like socialized medicine. I say what same chance will your daughters have that you did.
          I guess you lose a few friends in the battle for freedom!

          • lawngren

            Yes, we will lose friends for certain. We will all lose more than that before this is over. It’s definitely a war, althought the real shooting hasn’t started yet.
            It’s good that you’re standing for what’s right, and it sounds like you’re being reasonable in the process. that’s great, BS61. Well done!

      • BS61

        You’d be correct on that count 1972 – I was a life long Chicago Dem, who didn’t vote for O and didn’t support the bailouts of the banks. Found a ton of like-minded people at my first TP attendendence

  • BHliberty

    Whoa! I hope people are listening to Levin! He’s suggesting that the president could be planning on sidestepping congress by raising the debt ceiling on his own by allegedly invoking the 14th Amendment. This whole idea of shutting down the government was the plan all along by the Administration so as to deflect from the Debt Ceiling debate! Now, this is his speculation of course and why the president is holding firm and will not negotiate! Interesting! He was referring to an article written by Henry Aaron in the NYT, “Obama should Ignore the Debt Ceiling”!

    Wow!

    • deTocqueville1

      Yes as usual a great program and I agree completely. 0 and his cohorts intend to first circumvent and then destroy the Constitution.

      • BHliberty

        He’s just asking for an impeachable offense! Because if he raises the ceiling on his own without authorization from Congress, he’s in trouble! Levin believes that our constitutional republic would be in serious jeopardy but I’m not sure since I think members of congress on both sides of the aisle would start the proceedings!

        • BS61

          Perhaps the States would, but do you really think that Congress cares? I don’t

          • BHliberty

            While I understand your pessimism, the more this current administration shows his contempt for the American people, the more members of congress will feel pressured to act! Plus, how many members of the Democrat party are willing to push the envelope as the junior senator, now president, clamps down on reckless behavior? I would venture to guess not all of them!

    • StrangernFiction

      I hope he does.

    • Subie201

      Sarah said earlier about the Vet’s Memorial shutdown…”It is time for civil disobedience!” How can we use the law if this monster usurps the law? This guy is a parasite sucking power like no other! Why did I get a thrill up my leg today when I heard about the car crash in D.C. ?

    • BS61

      For sure the Congress and Senate dont’t listen to Levin, they listen to loser Rove!

      • BHliberty

        Some members listen to Levin, not all but some! Plus, had they listen to Rove, the Republican party would all be going along with the president!

    • JRC

      ….and we really did not land on the moon.

  • deTocqueville1

    I do not share your enthusiasm Scoop. Compromise sounds pretty week. What specific issues are they prepared to compromise. This is so general (generic) as to be meaningless. Furthermore anything involving McConnell is to be regarded with the deepest suspicion. I do not trust Paul.

    • Subie201

      Never did….never will!

    • StrangernFiction

      The “we just want them to sit down and talk” meme is comical. That’s to say nothing of the cowardice and/or foolishness of wanting to talk to these subhumans.

    • Swamp Fox

      McConnell = Rat
      Paul = Weak & Pliable (rat in the making)

      • OneThinDime

        Paul = amnesty snakehead

    • cathy

      HARRY REID’S OFFICE LEAKS BOEHNER OFFICE EMAILS—AND IT COULD RUIN ANY FAITH YOU HAVE IN WASHINGTON
      October 1, 2013

      http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/02/harry-reids-office-leaks-boehner-office-emails-and-it-could-ruin-any-faith-you-have-in-washington/

      “The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.” – Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

    • OneThinDime

      They are going to “compromise” a one-year delay for amnesty, mark my words. The amnesty bills are set for introduction by the Republicans and the Democrats in the House and then off to committee for full amnesty and no border security by month end. This has all been planned.

      • BS61

        I agree onethin – but even as a former Dem I was against Amnesty and watched me and 40K employees get layed off while we trained our H1B visa replacements. They are not highly trained – we trained them while the company had tax breaks for H1B workers. I’m lucky, I guess to be making

        • OneThinDime

          Sorry you have been hurt by the blood suckers that DC invades our country with. IMO the 1 year employer mandate & penalty delay is to provide time to pass amnesty “legalization” and replace as many Americans in jobs with the newly legalized, who are EXEMPT from the health insurance requirement, the employer penalty and the individual penalty, as possible and toss Americans onto welfare.

  • aposematic

    Like I said before: The R’s cave in 1…2…3…

    • StrangernFiction

      They’ve already caved, but the ‘rats won’t accept anything less than total capitulation. No fig leaves.

      • Subie201

        Well said!

  • kssturgis62

    I don’t think this has anything with them wanting to compromise. I think this shows that the Republicans finally have guts, and many on my facebook page and groups agree. I shared this everywhere, and the results have been pretty positive. I stand with Rand, he is teaching the SR senator how to fight fire with fire. I also like the way Rand said this. To me it is a strategy to get it across to the news in the interviews they are doing what needs to be done and hammering the Liberals.

  • c4pfan

    Mitchell went on Hugh Hewitt’s show just as scoop put this up. I didn’t hear the whole thing. Did anyone else catch it? This wasn’t brought up, I don’t think.

  • Liberals_are_idiots

    Nothing to see here, move along…

  • StrangernFiction

    What’s left to negotiate? The R’s simply want a fig leaf, but the ‘rats aren’t giving them one. LOL.

  • sallyjohanna

    Night before the shutdown…my husband said ok, what would you whisper in Boehner ear, what should they do?….I said, I would tell GOP they need a mega phone to combat Obama message machine…that we have to get OUR message out so the people out there hear us….they don’t want Obamacare and we will represent them because we agree….well I didn’t mean this hot mic…they have not gotten the message out as well I as I hoped ;(

    • Jennifer Megibben

      But we DO want Obamacare as evidenced by the election of President Obama!!!

      • sallyjohanna

        Just because you elect someone does not mean it was a well thought out or wise decision by the voters. As EVIDENCED by the lying SOS we ended up with.

        Hitler was also elected and he was a psycho megalomaniac!

        How did you cast your vote because of Obamacare? When you did not know what was in it….the experts, their is only one I can think of off hand…barely no what is in it! I wager you still do not know what is in it.

        No you, went along with the mass of low info voters that can not think their way out of a paper bag, that have no loyalty to America or the American people. You thought it was cool to vote for the first black POTUS, you voted to grow Government and steal the money to do so from hard working taxpayers pockets…..you saw the “freebie” light flashing and you were hypnotized!!

        I could keep going with the dumb reasons….but it would take all day!

        • Jennifer Megibben

          I didn’t mean to follow you. Don’t overreact!

          • sallyjohanna

            Fine…then find out how to un-follow me. Annoying liberal trait..telling people how to act. I was honestly telling you what I think. You could have just said “sorry”.

      • sallyjohanna

        Ugh…why would you choose to follow me? We are obviously on opposite sides politically….sorry that just feels creepy..like I have a stalker.

  • Thomas Leo

    The true conservatives keep letting the RINOs, Moderates, and leftist media control the message. It’s a shame, because if they worked on their message, most americans would agree with them.

  • Freedomswatch

    Sorry guys. I accidentally hit share instead of post. I hope y’all didn’t get an unnecessary message in your inbox. My bad.

  • MiBones

    Can you hear me now?

  • Edward La Guardia

    Oh my goodness, I’m so glad it’s a hot mic issue that makes them look good right now.

  • Yazz55

    Why is Rand Paul even discussing strategy with RINO Mitch McConnell??

    • OneThinDime

      Because Rand is McConnell’s BFF and endorsed him over the Tea Party candidate. They are also working on amnesty together.

  • DHardy

    I would stop trying to negotiate I would take the lefties for what they say..No Negotiations? Ok that’s the way it is and it will be a Cold day in hell before their is resolve it might take American citizens to come in and clean this mess up because Obama has created a divide that is too great for negotiating and compromise

    • Medicinewoman2

      Hell, I’d go on fur-low and give paycheck back.

    • BS61

      I agree, I tweeted Boehner to quit negotiating with yourself! And these two are considered the ones who have a strategy as opposed to Cruz and Lee??! The beltway must suck their brains out!

  • HCTUB

    I think the Right should tell the left . When your ready to negotiate a one year delay with Pinocchiocare let us know , and pass whatever bills they can pass .

  • lawngren

    Keep it shutdown until the obama regime agrees to defund obamacare. Don’t flinch, don’t blink, don’t compromise, don’t retreat, don’t surrender.

    Got my healthcare tyranny notice yesterday. My employer warns that if I don’t buy health care, I will be “required to pay a penalty” – I guess they finally got a dictionary so they could get out of the tax-or-fine dilemma.

    I will be assessed – by the evil IRS – 1% of my taxable income, and, the notice says, the “penalties” will be collected through tax returns, and will be increased each year.

    If the free market were allowed to work, I wouldn’t be so upset. I understand the rationale, and although I haven’t been able to afford healthcare insurance for some time, it’s obviously a wise and moral choice. The problem of affordability has its roots elsewhere than obamacare, but obamacare is just making it worse and mandating less care of lower quality with no control over the treatments we will – maybe – get.

  • Timothy Mcnabb

    they are right, I say let the chips fall where they may, and to those that think they know best, I ask what have you done for your country that makes you think outside of me risking my life to defend your freedoms have you done to help your fellow americans

  • Thomas Leo

    Remember all the people throwing Rand under the bus? I knew he had a different strategy. Some people are too quick to turn their backs on him and others.

    • BS61

      Our country does not have time for strategies that have failed in the past1

  • BS61

    Anyone working with RINO McConnell, I’ll never trust again – personally my opinion to any Paul fans out there. Either you want to take down the establishment or you dont.