FULL INTERVIEW: Ted Cruz on CNN State of the Union with Candy Crowley

Ted Cruz was on with Candy Crowley this morning to discuss the government shutdown and the debt ceiling and wouldn’t allow Candy Crowley to get him off message. He stood firm as he always does putting the blame square in the corner of the Democrats for being unwilling to negotiate whatsoever and praising Speaker Boehner and the Republicans for listening to the American people.



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dneuwen
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dneuwen

candy crowley and her ilk in the leftist pravda media is so deep in their delusional worship of the democrat/obama party that she hear no evil, see no evil with regards to her virtual idol. boycotting the leftist media is just one way of starving the nefarious, mendacious and deceitful shilling/propagandizing/brainwashing beast of the wicked left.

Peter Boddie
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Peter Boddie

You will like this short video of a question I asked Ted Cruz in Denver in July. He looks you right in the eye when he speaks and his response to my question tell you a lot about him, and the establishment in DC and the power of grassroots.

http://www.punditpete.blogspot.com/2013/07/ted-cruz-western-conservative-summit-27.html

Please share the video.

waynesteapartyworld
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waynesteapartyworld

Bravo Senator Cruz, and keep-on-keepin’-on; don’t back down & we regular working, patriotic Americans will ‘have your back’ to the highest extent possible. If you really want to rock the Demoprog party’s little world, zero in on a message that addresses Democrat union members directly…Specifically, the ones who are losing their fat union health plan b/c of Obarrycare. Go over the heads of the Prog apparatchiks in the so-called “MSM”, or use them to spread the message that you are fighting to include a line item in the CR, that EXEMPTS THEM and allows them to keep their current health plan, then sit back and watch the Progs go apespiff.

JohnBreland
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JohnBreland

Hey Candy, you can get up off the floor now. The count finished long ago, and your opponent has already left the ring.

rappini pasta
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rappini pasta

Why do the let trolls on this site.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I am not sure to whom you are referring. If you are referring to the people who disagree with you, understand that I am a military widow. I love the country that my husband — and my father before him — spent their lives defending. I am disgusted by what a small group of people are doing. They, too, would be horrified.

BTW — the so-called Tea Party claims they are following in the steps of the Boston Tea Party. They state they want lower taxes. What they fail to recognize is that the original Boston Tea Party was a protest against a REPEAL of a tax.

Luke Bean
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Luke Bean

Hello??????? The original Tea Party was in Boston to protest against
Taxation Without Representation – because the British Government Passed
the Tea Act, taxing the tea that came to the colonies without the
colonies having a say. Get your facts straight.

Leah
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Leah

Common misconception. Maybe YOU should get it right before you make an idiot of yourself.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

From History.com (and many other sources if you would like me to cite them):
The Boston Tea Party took place on Dec. 16, 1773. It was held when the British Parliament repealed a tax on the East India Company and it would have allowed the colonists to buy tea at a cheaper price than those in England. There was a second protest in March of 1774, too, but it is not commonly remembered.
“No taxation without representation” phrase was around in the 1750s — 20 years before the Tea Party.

Luke Bean
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Luke Bean

OMG – WTF LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL The Boston Tea Party (initially referred to by John Adams as simply “the Destruction of the Tea in Boston”[2]) was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, a city in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies. On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor. The incident remains an iconic event of American history, and other political protests often refer to it. The Tea Party was the culmination of a resistance movement throughout British America against the Tea Act, which had been passed by the British Parliament in 1773. Colonists objected to the Tea Act because… Read more »

Ibid Towin
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Ibid Towin

10 Things You May Not Know About the Boston Tea Party 1. The “tea partiers” were not protesting a tax hike, but a corporate tax break. The protestors who caffeinated Boston Harbor were railing against the Tea Act, which the British government enacted in the spring of 1773. Rather than inflicting new levies, however, the legislation actually reduced the total tax on tea sold in America by the East India Company and would have allowed colonists to purchase tea at half the price paid by British consumers. The Tea Act, though, did leave in place the hated three-pence-per-pound duty enacted by the Townshend Acts in 1767, and it irked colonists as another instance of taxation legislation being passed by Parliament without their input and consent. The principle of self-governance, not the burden of higher taxes, motivated political opposition to the Tea Act. 2. Commercial interests, perhaps more than political principles,… Read more »

Ted Cruzer
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Ted Cruzer

Ted Cruz is Sarah Palin with a brain. That’s the good part. Bad part….he’s a Harvard/Princeton educated lawyer who specializes in debating the absurd. He’s the darling of the tea party idiots. Who love to embrace nonsense talking, knuckle dragging republicans. Canadian born Ted Cruz has reached the pinnacle of his U.S. political future…..he may run for the presidency….and lose. Ladies and gentlemen, Ted Cruz believes the American people are stupid and can be sold on anything as long as he uses the words “liberty,freedom,constitution,founding fathers”. Meanwhile, he cynically does the Sunday political shows trying to sell his snake oil. What Cruz ultimately ensures is that the republican party will be a minority party that attracts loons. Thanks Ted

TonyToye
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TonyToye

Oh you got the wrong guy… you meant to point all the above comments to your master obama.

No hard feelings though. It’s a typical liberal mistake that we conservatives are used to.

Kevin
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Kevin

Obama proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that the majority of voters are stupid. Cruz is even smarter than Obama so he’ll do fine.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

How many of Cruz’s devotees realize that Cruz’s father fought FOR Fidel Castro?

Luke Bean
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Luke Bean

And how many Obama voters realize his mother was a communist? Frank Marshall Davis , baby … look him up

Karri-M
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Karri-M

And that is why I made the comment about Cruz’s father. Does it matter? I was hoping some people were intelligent enough to understand the purpose and to apply critical thinking. Obviously, I was wrong.

Besides, the information on (Stanley) Anne Dunham is innuendo. Cruz’s father was open about it.

las1
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las1

What does the “M” in Karri-M stand for … Marx? Facts never seem to deter you liberal Obama zealots from spreading myths and half truths.

Rafael Cruz was 14 years old when he fought Batista alongside Castro supporters. At the time he knew nothing about the communism of Castro. He became a rabid anti-Castro critic when Castro began to do the things typical communists do… namely confiscate land and suppress dissent. For that Cruz fled Cuba when he was 18 years old.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

No, I don’t put any blame on Cruz for what his father did. However, I’ve had heard a lot of comments that Obama/Obama’s father/Obama’s mother was a (fill in the blank with whatever the latest nut-wing comment is). It doesn’t feel so good when your own tactics are used, do they? Look, Cruz won’t admit that Obama is a natural born citizen. Cruz admits he (Cruz) was born in Canada but he is a US citizen by birth (a natural born citizen) because his mother was born in Delaware. Obama’s mother was born in Kansas, but somehow birthers can’t understand that both HAWAI’I and KANSAS are in the US. The biggest difference between Obama and Cruz’s births — Obama was actually born in the US. (For clarity, yes, Cruz is a natural born citizen. I am not doubting that.) The inability to follow their own logic is a fatal flaw… Read more »

las1
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las1

“No, I don’t put any blame on Cruz for what his father did.” Really! So why did you do it? Your transparency is showing. From what you’ve written, evidently you are also a teacher in some form… referencing your own credentials. I just wish you had followed what I wrote about Cruz’s history. And if you were a teacher, you certainly would not have made this grammar error: “I’ve had heard a lot of comments that”… Why do I make such a petty point? Because in another comment you criticize the grammar of the people here while puffing up your teacher’s credentials. I call it a double standard… wouldn’t you? Now then…go back and please reread my comment for comprehension or explain your smear against Cruz through his father instead of trying to redirect with a strawman deflection about birthers or something, or using pointless derision at how bad they… Read more »

Ewade
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Ewade

How many of Obama’s devotees know he is a Communist Muslim bath house homo intent on destroying America?

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Was that made as a serious comment? It has no basis in reality.

BearNJ
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BearNJ

More garbage from the typical pseudo intellectual poser on the
left. “Ted Cruzer” calls the tea party idiots. Only in your warped
panty wearing liberal world. The Tea Party wants the Bill of Rights
to be protected and are for responsible government. Only a Paul
Krugman drone thinks we can deficit spend nearly a trillion a year
with no consequences for the future. The Tea Party has been attacked
by the media and inside the Beltway from both parties elitists that
are destroying this nations financial vitality. Go chant in the
mirror”Yes we can!” while this President bankrupts your future
moron. I stand with Cruz against your tyranny any day “genius”.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Actually, the deficit is decreasing. Furthermore, the CBO states that the PPACA will decrease spending.

Ewade
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Ewade

You mean the CBO that first said Yomamacare would cost 1.2 Trillion, then did a uturn and said it would save 516 Billion over 10 years? That CBO? Dipsjit

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Ewade, I am a licensed health care professional. I actually research health care as a part of my job. I hold advanced degrees in health care. I have signed too many death certificates for people who would be alive if they had health insurance. What do you base your nonsense statements on?

I am a military widow and I have held elected office. Have you ever done anything for this country?

I don’t have time to deal with people who cannot carry on an intelligent, reality based conversation. Your last word describes you perfectly and I will not respond to people like that.

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

I like that. “Do you think you hurt the Republican brand?” Well, he’s spanking the RINO brand. That’s why he’s not making any friends, and rightly so, among the establishment R’s.

kong1967
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kong1967

He is such an eloquent and effective speaker. He would be such a great President that could deliver a message effectively.

All these twerps act like it’s completely unacceptable to not fund everything the President decided to spend money on. If that were the case, Congress just as well pack up and go home. It is their job to determine what gets funded and what doesn’t, and Obama has decided to hold everything hostage until he gets what he wants. Crowley kept mentioning blackmail, well, there it is. Obama is blackmailing the American people. Obama says “if you want your programs back, pressure the Republicans to give me what I want.”

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

He’s eloquent indeed. Can you imagine 0 getting grilled like this by Crowley? His answers would consist mainly of “Um, um, um,” and “Uh, uh, uh…” And then he would get mad and go on the attack.

kong1967
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kong1967

She wouldn’t grill Obama this way. But, if she did you are exactly right.

Scott Capodice
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Scott Capodice

let me shut if off there…I dont know what else to say cuz you just got me in checkmate ted….says candy crowley…

Vicky Sanlor
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Vicky Sanlor

she’s completely out of line and inpartial. I wouldn’t call her a journalist, she’s not objective in the least, bias like all other CNN “Reporters”.

kong1967
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kong1967

She portrays herself as impartial, but she isn’t. She kept trying to blame Cruz for the shutdown and she even brought up the nasty things members in both parties were saying about him. Definitely trying to marginalize him.

He is quick with his responses and is right on message. When she tried telling him that 75% of the population is against shutting down government, he said that he was part of that 75%. She’s not quick enough mentally to keep up with Cruz.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

He IS responsible for the shutdown. He knew that the Senate would never vote to defund the AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, but he pushed for it. Now that the shutdown is hurting people (gee, who could have foreseen that?), he is trying to put the blame anywhere he can — except where it belongs — on himself and the other greedy, stupid Republicans.

Is he that stupid or does he think we are?

kong1967
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kong1967

Republicans funded everything in government other than Obamacare. Knowing that Democrats would shut down government to hold it hostage does not make Republicans responsible for it. You don’t stop from doing the right thing because someone threatens to do something in retaliation, and if they retaliate they must be held responsible for their own actions. Reid and Obama shut down government.

If I’m spraying grass killer on your lawn and you threaten to call the police, is it your fault if I say I’m going to burn your house down if you do that even if you knew I’d retaliate? No. I would still be responsible for my own actions, as Reid and Obama should be held responsible.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

That’s not accurate, Kong. The Dems gave the Rep the spending number the Reps wanted. Then the Reps added the defunding of a law. They have tried more the 40 times to end the law and they have failed. Now they are scared because the main part of it (the exchanges) is about to go into effect. Even Cruz admitted we had to end it now because the people will like it. Meanwhile, let me tell you about the health insurance plan Cruz wants: A man in his early 40’s who has had Type I Diabetes loses his job. He has had this for more than 30 years and he still has his vision, his kidney function and all of his limbs. His company shuts down and he loses his insurance. He gets a job that does not include benefits. He is unable to get insurance on the private market… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Oh, before you say that Cruz never said we’d like the PPACA, he said it in an interview with Sean Hannity back in July. He said we had to stop it before it went into effect because, once people have Obamacare, we will not allow it to be repealed.

kong1967
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kong1967

Once it gets implemented it will be nearly impossible to repeal. It will have destroyed the private health insurance industry which is what Obama wants. He has said so publicly, and Obamacare is just a stepping stone. Harry Reid admitted it just recently. Democrats want socialized medicine, which is very very bad. We have to stop Obamacare now before it destroys our system and opens the way for socialized medicine.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

If the private insurance industry is “destroyed” then why are so many of them lining up to participate in the exchange? This bill requires people to obtain private insurance.
BTW — the first world countries have universal healthcare, many of them have socialized medicine. These countries all have better healthcare outcomes — at half the cost of our healthcare. Our outcomes are on a second and even third world level.

kong1967
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kong1967

Insurance companies participating in the exchanges doesn’t have anything to do with what type of coverage you’ll get or how much it will cost. Of course insurance companies are going to get on the exchange if they offer insurance to individuals. Whether they are on the exchange or not, they still have to comply with Obamacare. The Heritage Foundation dropped the idea and we conservatives never would have supported it. That’s just something lefties latch onto so they can claim we liked the idea. We don’t. If you haven’t noticed, conservatives weren’t too happy about Romneycare in Massachusetts. That was one of the problems we had with Romney. The Heritage Foundation and Romney do not speak for the Republican party. Republicans never pushed this idea. Democrats did. Your claim that we have third world healthcare is laughable. Did you ever consider that lifestyle impacts health and life span? We are… Read more »

las1
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las1

kong1967… my response to Karri-M above.

kong1967
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kong1967

Ok, I’ll look for it.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Malpractice costs amount to less than 1% of health care costs. Even in states that have tort reforms, it has done little to nothing to bring down malpractice insurance costs or health care costs in general. My comments on our health care outcomes were based on multiple international studies. One of the biggest driving factor in our poor outcomes — and increasing costs — is related to the lack of preventative care in this country. Shouldn’t we start to educate people before they develop conditions like diabetes or cancer? This is the purpose of primary care, and primary care is lacking in people who do not have insurance. If we can’t prevent it, shouldn’t we treat it at the earliest stages to prevent the disease from becoming worse? Instead, in this country, we wait until people are so sick that they cost hundreds of thousands of dollars when less than… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

I don’t have a problem with educating people, but you can’t force them to change their lifestyles or eating habits. You can’t force them to go in for regular checkups, either. People don’t like to go to the doctor unless they have to, at least I don’t.

With our culture can come bad consequences. Of course the Japanese are going to live longer. They eat healthier. Doctors can’t fix that.

I would rather shave a few years off my life and be happy than live under a system that dictates how you eat and live your life. If you live like that, you aren’t living. I want my steak.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

How can it destroy the private insurance system when it is forcing people to by private insurance?

kong1967
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kong1967

I really like you. You don’t marginalize or demean conservative positions. I respect you a lot for that, and thanks. Is it really forcing people to buy insurance? You can opt to pay the fine, which many people will…until they get sick. It’s destroying the 40 hour work week. People that were struggling with 40 hours are now cut to 28 or less. Even if you subsidize their insurance, can they buy it? Nope, plus they have to pay a fine when they have no money to begin with. 10% of their paycheck (for insurance on an exchange) because of subsidies is still too much. Are parents going to keep their kids on their insurance until they are 26? That’s a huge extra burden and most parents believe when you are adult you take on your own responsibilities. Rates are going up so high for people that have insurance it’s… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

Obamacare won’t fix the problems like you think it will. It will make things worse….a lot worse. We all want a solution and none of us like to see people die from cancer or other illnesses. But Obamacare is not the solution. It is destroying the 40 hour work week. People on low income will make even less and will have even less money to buy insurance, even if it’s a reduced cost. By the way, that reduced cost is not free. Someone pays for it. Insurance cost is going through the roof for many people. One guy already reported that the monthly cost went from about $350 a month to $950 a month, a premium they cannot pay. The insurance company directly stated that it was to comply with Obamacare…or the Affordable Care Act. Insurance companies are dropping out of the market altogether. Businesses are also dropping their plans… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I am not sure what you mean by “rationing”. The “death panel” assertion has been soundly debunked. However, you may be referring to evidence-based practice where health care providers use best evidence to treat patients. That is state of the art and is scientifically based. It is not some government scam. However, I mentioned several instances where insurance companies employed rationing. Under Obamacare it will be to provide the best and most up to date care; under the old system it was to line the CEO’s pockets. I have addressed several other issues in different posts. But, I must congratulate you, Kong. At least you have moved away from ad hominum attacks as I had seen in other posts. I am more than willing to have a rational debate with you. (However, I have a deadline for another healthcare article, I am surrounded by five books and about 100 journals.… Read more »

las1
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las1

Like all of you “progressives”, you manipulate language and terms to push for your predetermined outcomes. The word “progressive” is one such abuse of a perfectly good word. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is another such term. Dems are militantly hell bound that they are gonna “protect patients” and do it with the least cost. How could anyone disagree with such a justifiable and well intentioned concept? Well the CBO predicts disaster and says the ACA is unsustainable… the Govement Accountability Office declares that the PPACA is on an ” federal budget that is on an unsustainable fiscal path driven on the spending side by rising health care costs and the aging of the population…. http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/651703.pdf Two strikes on the budget side already. And now on to your coyly innocent reference that “death panels” are simply “evidence based medicine”. Again… another progressive abuse of language. Who the… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

Thank you for helping argue against her. I didn’t think anyone was going to. smile Good post, by the way.

las1
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las1

I did a little scouting around on her moniker and it appears she’s a lot more radical than she pretends to be here when commenting on other threads.

kong1967
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kong1967

Ah, so she lets it loose among friends but tones it down here. She is being civil, at least.

las1
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las1

The trouble with these health-care debates is one invariably gets dragged into the weeds. I’ve never understood why a 100% solution (unworkable one at that) is needed for a 10% problem which Medicare/Medicaid is supposed to help alleviate.

The Dem approach is not about solutions, but takeover.

kong1967
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kong1967

I agree. Republicans have offered many bills to tackle the problems in our system, but Democrats reject them all and tell the public we have no plans. They are right that we have no plan for a government healthcare system, but we have seen many proposals for private solutions.

Democrats reject them because they don’t want them fixed. They have no leverage to to take over the system if those things are taken care of. Their goal is government healthcare. The Democrat party is also full of ambulance chasers that don’t want reform on malpractice lawsuits.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I have seen a number of ideas put forward by Republicans that will encourage more profit taking, but will not give quality insurance at an affordable price.

Tell me, do you think people should be refused insurance for pre-existing conditions? Do you think people should be capped on what will be paid for? Do you think insurance companies should be able to sell policies that cover little or nothing? These are the things that PPACA is trying to change.
Let’s work to make it better. Let’s actually give people a choice to choose something other than a private insurance program.

But, let’s NOT go back to the system that has caused so much pain and suffering.

kong1967
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kong1967

Pre-existing conditions were denied for a reason. People will not get insurance until the day they have an accident or major illness, then they rush to get insurance. Now there’s no incentive not to do that because you have to be covered anyway. Insurance companies are “for profit” businesses. They don’t owe us an infinite amount of coverage. If you reach the cap, I’d say you got way more money than you ever put in. Unlimited coverage can cripple the system. Yes, insurance companies should be able to sell low coverage policies. If someone doesn’t want insurance that covers free condoms or pregnancies, they should be able to find one that best fits their needs. However, responsibility dictates that you suffer the consequences of your choices. If you get someone pregnant after choosing that policy…too bad. We have to have choice and we have to be responsible for our own… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Your first paragraph is the very reason we need the mandate to have insurance. It spreads the risk over a large enough pool. That’s why I want everyone to have a chance to buy into Medicare. If we can get younger, healthier people to buy Medicare policies, then we can get more money going into Medicare system while spending proportionally less — spread the risk. The number reason for bankruptcy in this country is medical costs. And, most of those people have insurance! Those low cost policies are a fraud and people who buy them frequently don’t understand that. I do believe that government should play a part in protecting us from scam artists and con men; they are criminals. And, here is another area where we disagree. I strongly believe that we should not profit from others’ suffering. It is one thing to earn a living helping others, but… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

I understand your premise and why. Spread the risk.

I don’t look at it as profit off suffering. It’s providing a service and being able to stay afloat. No one would do it if it loses money.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

We are going to have to agree to disagree on this one. Being paid millions to deny people the service they paid for — and allowing them to suffer and die as a result — I see that as immoral; you see it differently. I am glad I have good old government health insurance (Tricare).

kong1967
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kong1967

Maybe millions ($) as a whole (and probably more like billions), but not as individuals. It’s like the people that go eat at an “all you can eat” buffet. They will kick you out if you eat fifty people’s worth of food. They lose money, and they have to do it. Same premise with the insurance companies. They’d have to charge massively higher rates to everyone in order to compensate for the ones that have massively drained the system beyond a reasonable point.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Perhaps you have me confused with someone else? As I said, this is the only thread I have been on.

kong1967
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kong1967

Sorry, no. I didn’t make the claim. I have only seen you comment here and you have been very courteous and nice. I like you, although we completely disagree on this issue.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

las1 made the claim. You are right, I have only posted here. Although, I admit, I got a little hot last night and probably phrased things in a way I wish I hadn’t. There are some things that really set me off. Plus when people are rude, it eventually gets under my skin. Hate to admit it, but I am not perfect. Darn. (If I find those specific comments later, I will post specific apologies.)

kong1967
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kong1967

Lol, you’re fine. None of us are perfect and all of us get angry and say things we regret.

las1
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las1

kong1967… you can see my responses to Karri-M and my references to her other on-line comments. I think there were one or two others, which I saw , but didn’t list. I hope she can confirm if they are hers. They dealt with healthcare… so my assumption that they belong to her is probably pretty strong… but I will let her confirm. If I am wrong, I told Karri-M will humbly apologize to her.

kong1967
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kong1967

Yeah, she said she was going to issue some apologies as well. Don’t know to who or why. I disagree with her completely, but she’s debating and being nice..not being a troll. She did acknowledge that it’s not sustainable for people’s insurance to go from $350 to $950 a month. Other than that, we disagree on everything, lol.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Really? What other threads have I been on? I only found this site a week or so ago and this is the only article I have posted on. I haven’t posted on any other sites in over a year.
This site seems to be filled with people who could not pass a third-grade grammar class or a sixth-grade civics class. I like teaching, but it appears that few people on this site want to learn.

las1
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las1

Really? What other threads have I been on? Karri-M… There are these two here… If they are not your writing, then I heartily apologize and humbly ask forgiveness. If they are your writing, then I guess they would stand. There’s this from the NewsVine about a WaPo article in January 2013 http://curiousg.newsvine.com/_news/2013/01/25/16697945-think-obamas-a-huge-spender-then-you-need-to-see-these-two-charts?threadId=3653472&commentId=73698284 Karri-M replied Jan 25, 2013#1.3 Spending IS expenditures. If spending has been reduced to such a great extent and the debt is still going up, it points to the fact that we need to increase revenues (i.e, taxes). Your argument in favor of raising taxes was quite powerful. So you like taxes huh? I refer you to the “Laffer curve” that demonstrates higher revenues with lower taxes. It illustrates how ruinous liberal tax policy is, but this argument is beyond our scope here… Then there’s this from Science Blogs May 2009 http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2009/05/04/when-big-pharma-pays-a-publisher-to-publ/ Karri [replied] – Does this surprise… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Do you even know what evidence-based practice is? It has nothing to do with limiting health care. It has nothing to do with politics. It has all to do with giving quality, scientifically-based care, It is the reason patients are no longer forced to languish in bed so long that develop decubiti or DVTs. Reread what the CBO said in context. It is talking about current health care costs projected out — if we do not make some changes to our private, for-profit system. Look, the PPACA is not perfect, but by limiting overhead on insurance companies, by no longer allowing pre-existing conditions as a reason to deny care, by helping people get PREVENTATIVE care (which will lower costs), it is a start. You have ideology. I have facts, research and decades of experience. I am not speaking in favor of politics. I am speaking for all those working people… Read more »

las1
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las1

Do you even know what evidence-based practice is? It has nothing to do with limiting health care. Please read the article… try to honestly process what it’s saying. Evidence-based is being USED to limit service. Evidence based Protocols and guidelines can be helpful or harmful, depending on how they are used. Again read the five reasons in the article. Five reasons in short… 1) treatment guidelines not fully established in most areas of medicine; 2) doctors not free to step out of the guidelines; 3) conflict of interest by people writing the guidelines 4) not all patients exactly fit the guideline parameters and; 5) not all individuals respond to the same guideline treatments. We can all give anecdotes, however Obama’s horror stories like this one http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2012/08/08/cnn-takes-apart-obama-super-pac-ad-blaming-romney-womans-cancer-death-te … were a fraud. “You have ideology. I have facts, research and decades of experience. Really! How self-referential of you. So stripping insured Americans… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

Death panels have been debunked? How about that 10 year old girl that needed a lung transplant and Sebelius wouldn’t sign a waiver for her to get an adult lung? A judge had to intervene to get that child a lung. Any time government takes over health care it leads to rationing….which leads to not providing costly services to the elderly. I was listening to an expert last night talk about a city (didn’t catch which one) where 60+ people were lined up to get in before the doors even opened because it was the only doctor in the area that would accept Medicare (Obamacare reduces the requirement to get on it). She said that if you were to get a pelvis exam, a private health insurance company would pay the doctor $200, while Medicare only pays them $20. Private practices can’t stay afloat so they reject Medicare patients. She… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I am having computer trouble, so I may have to only partially replay. The transplant rules were set up decades ago. It has nothing to do with the PPACA, nor is it anything Obama put into place. That argument is misplaced. The requirements for Medicare have not changed under PPACA. You still need to be 65+ or disable to qualify. It is premature to call PPACA a success or a failure because it has not yet been fully implemented. And, unfortunately, the very states that need expanded Medicaid the most are the ones that have refused to do so. This will leave many of the working poor without the care they need. Look up statistics on international health care costs and outcomes. The US is number 1 in health care costs, about twice of most industrialized countries. However, we score at or near the bottom on all health care outcome… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

It was Medicaid where the requirements were lowered (I misspoke). We also pay a lot more per student for our schools than anywhere else in the world and get very bad results. Having the government run that system only runs the costs up, as will our healthcare system. Government is not the solution to everything, and it’s the worst solution for most things. Have you seen the reports of families coming forward about their rates going from $350 to $950 a month (roughly and a little different for each)? It’s not sustainable because people can’t pay that increase, and the ACA is merely redistribution of wealth. The middle class is being raped to give the money to someone else, and it will destroy the middle class and balloon the welfare class. I don’t believe in “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs”. I do not… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

You are right, those increases are not sustainable. They tried this tactic a few years ago when the earliest aspects of ACA was put into effect. They ended up paying back large amounts of it. Since then (until this year) health care premium increases have risen much more slowly — or even gone down. I wonder how much of this is scare tactics by the insurance company rather than a true need for the increase. I honestly don’t know. I will say if they keep it up it will put pressure on the government to have a public option or single payer system. The insurance companies are only hurting themselves if this is not based on need rather than greed or ideology. I keep hearing people not wanting government in their health care (while they proudly use their Medicare!) Understand, I have had government health care my whole life. The… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

By the way, insurance companies only make about a 3% profit. The entire health industry runs on low profit margins.

My doctor sent me a letter telling me he’s closing his private practice because of the ACA. He’s going to a hospital where he can be on salary. Because of the ACA he cannot make any money and keep the doors open.

This was predicted a long time ago by conservatives. Yet, Obama said….if you like your doctor you can keep him. If you like your plan you can keep it. Your rates will go down by $2500 a year (on average). ALL LIES!

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Doctors turning to salaried positions is not new. It’s been going on for a long time. This way they get to care for their patients, not their accountants. This is the reason that the healthcare systems with the best outcomes are those that hire physicians on a salaried basis rather than a per-service basis.

Medicare has a 3 to 5% overhead. For-profit companies (prior to the limits placed by ACA) had over 30% overhead. If their profits are so low, then maybe their overpaid executives are just incompetent.

kong1967
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kong1967

My doctor said it was because of the ACA. Doctors are quitting and closing down private practices, and they are also rejecting any government funded insurance cards (Medicare, Medicaid) and no credit will be given to the ACA or the government’s refusal to pay fairly and it will all be blamed on everything else. The ACA will fail and Democrats will blame greedy doctors, insurance companies and businesses that drop their employee coverage….but never the bill that forced them to do it.

I don’t know about the overhead percentages, but looking at the massive fraud in Medicare and Medicaid (or at least Medicaid), I’d say they have no oversight and no control over the abuse going on in they system.

kong1967
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kong1967

Final response, lol. You said we don’t know if it is a failure or success yet. Problem is, if we let it take it’s course it will destroy private health care. If it fails, we are up sh** creek without a paddle. If it succeeds, government has control over our healthcare. Did you see how Obama closed down memorials and tourist sites that aren’t even funded by the federal government using the excuse of the government shutdown? He’s using them as a weapon to control us. If government has control over our healthcare that gives him (and politicians like him) a much larger weapon. Politicians are garbage, and the less control they have over us the better.

I’ll leave you alone now, lol.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

No, Obama did not close down memorials or tourists that were not federally funded; he does not have that ability. First of all, there was no funding bill sent to him. Second of all, there was an agreement to continue to fund the government based on the numbers the Republicans wanted; the Democrats compromised on that. There is a certain faction in Congress who believe government is not needed (so why do they have a government job?) They decided to shut down the government by attaching the ACA defunding amendment to it. They knew it would fail and would shut down the government. (If they didn’t know it, they are too stupid to be in office.) Then they found out that government does provide services that people want and went scrambling around trying to cover their butts. What a clown show. I would have had more respect for them if… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

If Obama had no control over the parks and memorials that were shut down, then explain to me why in 17 government shutdowns those have never been shut down…until Obama. This is an important point for you to see how putting our health care in politicians’ hands is very dangerous and unwise. Park rangers were told to make life as difficult as they could….. http://freebeacon.com/park-rangers-ordered-to-make-life-difficult-during-shutdown/ They tried to shut down Mount Vernon, which is privately owned. Failed, so they shut down the parking lot and roads leading up to it……. http://www.infowars.com/barrycades-government-tries-to-shut-down-privately-owned-mount-vernon/ They are shutting down privately owned and/or privately funded farms that don’t receive any government money…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz6FIUQiy6U They closed scenic overlooks and STATE roads leading up to them. States removed the barricades because the federal government cannot shut down state roads. http://www.bluegrassbulletin.com/2013/10/obama-closes-scenic-overlook-at-mt-rushmore.html I could go on, but there’s also where the Pentagon refused to pay for families to go… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

Yes, Republicans knew that Democrats would shut down government if Congress didn’t fun Obamacare. So, you’re saying that we should capitulate because we knew the DEMOCRATS would shut government down to get leverage. If that’s the standard, no one in government would offer a bill the other side doesn’t like because, hey, they will retaliate and since the proposer knew that it would be his fault. Democrats shut the government down, period. They have to take responsibility for their own action. Of course, you, the media, and other Democrats won’t hold them accountable. Democrat rhetoric…it’s a “settled bill”. Really? They locked Republicans out of the building multiple times and wouldn’t let them participate in crafting the bill. It passed without a single Republican vote. Democrats crammed it down our throats when they hadn’t even read it themselves. Pelosi….”we have to pass the bill so we can see what’s in it”.… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Under Bush, Republicans held both houses of Congress as well as the Presidency (the Dems only hold the Senate and the Presidency). Dems did not threatened to shut down the government unless we defunded Bush’s war or held the country up for ransom in order to get higher taxes for the rich. If they had, I would not support them, either. It is not right. (I’ve got some serious concerns concerning rumors about McConnell’s actions over the weekend, but I won’t say “disapprove” until I get more information. If he blocks a passage of a clean CR and/or debt ceiling raise in order to get some concessions — that I would like — I will be very upset and disapproving.) Yes, the entire Congress has a very low approval rating. Alan Grayson says they are less popular than dog poop. John McCain says the only people who approve of Congress… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

I wasn’t meaning to drag this into a debate about ACORN. ACORN had 300+ affiliate organizations. It was just an example.

Your comparison is weak. Bush was not imposing laws on us that transform the entire foundation of our healthcare and destroy the private health insurance industry and harm our standard of care. By the way, if you debate the “harm”, the average wait for someone using Medicare is 22 days longer than someone that uses private health insurance. Doctors don’t want to accept it because government doesn’t pay them but a fraction of what it costs to keep the practice open. That’s just one form of harm among many.

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las1

Obama issued a threat to veto any reopening of memorials. Even Politico reported it… but being the left… they won’t report what the HJ Resolution was for. To them it was just a number. See here: http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/10/white-house-issues-formal-veto-threat-on-piecemeal-174101.html

It was HJ Res 70 (Opening the National Parks and Museums.) This formal veto threats carry the President’s signature. http://fundourvets.com/ Karri-M is wrong again on this one. OZero was heavily involved.

kong1967
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kong1967

Obama says piecemeal is not a responsible way of running government and that Congress should reopen all of government. Congress isn’t who shut everything down. He has it turned around. It’s not responsible to shut down parts of government that have nothing to do with the legislation that’s being argued over. That’s using them as pawns and for political purposes. It’s also not responsible to refuse to get parts of government back to work just so he can use them as hostages.

I am sick of liberals claiming Congress is taking hostages. That one Democrat Senator Cruz debated with made the claim about 30 times in one interview. He was demagoguing to make it stick in the audiences’ heads. Democrats are the ones refusing to fund government, not Republicans.

las1
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las1

Really! You conveniently bypassed the latest AP/GfK poll where Obama’s numbers are lower than the lowest Bush poll from 2005. 37%… certainly gotta hurt… but naah! Mainstream will never let that figure escape. Better to go with lefty Zogby poll for Obama’s approval rating at a zingingly optimistic 45%. Here’s the reality… at 37% AP/GfK… reported even by NPR no less. http://ap-gfkpoll.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/AP-GfK-October-2013-Poll-Topline-Final_VIEWS.pdf even lower than Bush 43’s Numbers at the same year 5. What’s really revealing are the numbers for those who Strongly Approve 17% vs those who Strongly Disapprove 35%. Just imagine how very different all those nice numbers you cited would look if Obama and the Dems didn’t have the MSM palace guards controlling the flow of information to the… what’s that word you leftists love to use… oh yeah… to the masses. Oh… and a P.S. Your made a statement that the Dems did not threaten[ed] to… Read more »

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las1

No, Obama did not close down memorials or tourists that were not federally funded; he does not have that ability. First of all, there was no funding bill sent to him. Um… yes he does have that ability actually… and he did close them down… and yes there was a bill sent to Obama. You just can’t make stuff up because it fits your progressive agenda. The WWII memorial was privately funded… but how convenient that it falls under the Federal Parks system. The same with Mount Vernon… so they close down a parking lot. The list goes on. Of the 5 resolutions sent to Obama, H.J. Res. 70 is just one of five. In the article below Politico neglects to define what they were (other than just each resolution’s numbered designation). The resolutions referenced in the article were all sent to Obama. Gee! How convenient that Politico would not… Read more »

las1
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las1

…Even Cruz admitted we had to end it now because the people will like it.

Karri-M please provide an attribution for that statement. I know the progressive Eduardo Porter at the NYT floated his own make-believe theory that Republicans hate Obamacare because once implemented, Americans will like it… but not even Porter attributed that nutty theory to Cruz.

Here’s what Cruz actually said: If we don’t stand and stop Obamacare now, we never will. We can completely defund it in the continuing resolution — but only with your help.

https://www.facebook.com/tedcruzpage/posts/10151809977767464

Karri-M
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Karri-M

In your first sentence, you used the word “inparitial”. Was this a typo? (We all make them.) Did you mean “impartial”? Impartial means that the person does not take a side and treats all equally. And, I agree, Crowley was impartial.

KenInIL
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KenInIL

Obama would be roadkill in an interview like that. — and we would have a half a dozen new pronouncements like his “Muslim faith”, “workers can’t strike to get something” — it would be hilarious

SisterMary
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SisterMary

She wouldn’t know impartial if it kicked her in the head.

Matthew Dietz
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Matthew Dietz

When is someone going to call out these hosts on their own show. “You sound like you’re an advocate for Obamacare” or something to just kick them in the gut and put them on defense. Other than that Ted did fantastic, he’s one smooth cat.

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

The Alinsky trained propagandists in the MSM don’t go on the defensive; they attack back, usually resorting to name calling when they run out of talking points.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Good Night all. You’ve inspired me to write a short story:

Give me my chips back! I yelled to the Blackjack dealer!

You lost them! They are mine now, he replied.

You have to negotiate with me. Let’s play some more.

You have no chips. Go get some, and you can play.

You took all my chips.

I did not. You lost them, and that is how the game works.

I am now going to lay on the table, and nobody else can play until you give me SOME of my chips back. I will close this table.

The dealer is refusing to negotiate with me! I called out, as I read GREEN EGGS and HAM to the entire casino.

doorsxp
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doorsxp

Where’s the part where the Blackjack dealer shuts down the Amber Alert system or the NIH children cancer research programs in order to hurt children? I guess that doesn’t work so well in your fantasy.

I understand why you resort to fantasy and false analogies: your side is losing, spiteful, and in the wrong, and that reality is hard to accept.

Now, GTFO libturd.

Roddy
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Roddy

What a MORON

Steve Angell
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Steve Angell

This ultra partisan propagandist was find and dandy with Mitt Romney for his debate.

This woman is so biased only the DNC should be able to hire her.

Thankfully Cruz is far smarter than this sorry excuse of a supposed journalist.

SteveRound
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SteveRound

I remember when Crowley covered the Bush campaign and wore bad clothes and no make up while Gore was covered by sexy looking young thing. Lets not forget the debate she saved Obama on. Why anyone bothers to go out on these shows is beyond me. Glad Cruz and Bonehead are staying on message. About time but they will be blamed in the end.

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

Why? To get the message out to the sheeple that don’t get Rush, Levin or Fox.

Charm4sure
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Charm4sure

Love ya Cruz! Candy is looking a little tired. Carrying the water for the commies must get tiring. She thought she could win a debate with Cruz and she shot everything she had and lost on every one of them. Keep trying Candy. It is fun watching the take down. According to Crowley having a different goal in negotiating is blackmail. Go home Candy and lick your wounds.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Here is what I know: This government shutdown has been in the planning for a long time. It is written about in detail in the NY Times. It is fact. People have been discussing it in public meetings for months. Blaming Democrats for “not negotiating” is dishonest. Republicans want to defund it. That isn’t negotiating. They don’t have the votes to repeal it, and they use other means to get their way, which aren’t good for the American economy. That isn’t honorable. I am a moderate democrat, and if you have a good idea I’d listen. But I can go to work, or the bar, or someone’s house, and hear how Barak Obama is the devil. He is a Kenyan, socialist, communist, marxist, muslim, who is going to implement Sharia law on the country. Those aren’t valid arguments. That is all nonsense. Conservatives used to have credibility on things. I… Read more »

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

I hope they stay shut down for a very long time.

Timothy Jacques
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Timothy Jacques

There was once a time when the citizens lived with a small Fed Gov’t and we can do it again.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

That is probably not a good idea. There are over 300,000,000 people, and they all don’t speak english. They have different customs and they came from different places. It isn’t 1840 anymore, and we need the government to do things. 300 Million people can’t run rampant. A big part of the constitution is fairness, and we wont have that without laws. You can’t just say stuff and think it is a good idea because is sounds good to you.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Thanks to liberals and their insane idea of multiculturalism.It is a good idea and we are going to do all within our power to see to it that it happens.Buckle up.it’s going to be a bumpy ride.Liberalism is a mental disorder.

PNWShan
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PNWShan

“300 million people can’t run rampant.” That is liberal fascism in a nutshell. The elite fear millions of people making their own decisions, so they must exert increasingly more control.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Great point PW!Really gave himself away with that one.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Would if 40 million people decided they wanted to kill you, and everyone like you?

Elite fear? That is dumb.

Control?

You’ve got to do better than that.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Learn English or leave and go back to you country of origin.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

That is racist racist racist!

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

BS,BS,BS!

layne22
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layne22

Dude, please tell us the article of the Constitution that talks about fairness!! Like you said, “You just can’t say stuff and think it is a good idea because it sounds good to you.” That’s one thing I agree with you on. A big part of the Constitution is about freedom! You know, the 1st 10 Amendments, the Bill of Rights! Fairness has to do with having making sure there are equal outcomes. That my friend is what communism tried to accomplish (in theory).

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Equal opportunity?

You have a good point my friend. There is a fine line between equal opportunity and communism.

Do we want to be a country that allows the old or sick to just die? What about the mentally challenged?

Do the most wealthy deserve the biggest political advantage because they can finance an election?

You are “Free” to go to Harvard, or be a Doctor, or sail around the world. But it is an empty, meaningless freedom if you are marked from birth.

Why did all those people come here in the early 1900s?

Because they were born into a bad lot, and they couldn’t escape. And when they take any means necessary to rectify the situation, it should be considered fair too.

This situation must have happened many times to past civilizations.

PAUSEpolitics
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PAUSEpolitics

300 million ppl running rampant? That’s what you see when you think “smaller government”?? Please, man, for your own good: Put. The. Kool-Aid. Down.

Tim Jaggers
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Tim Jaggers

300M people running rampant with a smaller Federal gov’t? What drugs are you on? A smaller Federal gov’t as mandated by the Constitution does not eliminate the State governments.

The only things we need the government to do are specified in the Constitution. You want it to do more then amend it. Until you do that, the Constitution is the law of the land and the Federal government has no choice to adhere to its restrictions. It is anarchy to allow anything else.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Agreed!

Capelady822
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Capelady822

You seem to miss the fact that the House countered with a proposal to fund the entire government and give ordinary Americans the same one-year delay for Obamacare that Obama’s cronies and special interests received – that is pretty fair – but it was rejected! When you see what a disaster the rollout has been with the complete failure of the online exchange websites, etc… Obama may live to regret that decision. People are frustrated and angry. They had two years to get ready for this – if it is such a fiasco just to get the websites up, how can Americans trust them with their healthcare? Obama is refusing to negotiate because he is feeding this into the debt ceiling fight. If Boehner does not give him everything he wants, he will usurp Congressional power and raise the debt limit himself – which would be an impeachable offense but… Read more »

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Is this part of a novel?

Refusing to negotiate? He already won everything he has. It all passed. Republicans have never offered any credible changes.

If Boehner does not give him everything he wants?

Once again these are things the president already has. He isn’t going to give Boehner anything back. If Boehner had the votes he’d have to.

“Taking power upon himself while he shreds the Constitution?”

That would be a great cover for the novel. You could have him look like a demon, shredding the constitution with his giant fangs.

You’ve got to bring more that that.

aboutdat
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aboutdat

Man, you really have that progressive SPEW spin flowing tonight don’t you.
The people on here are too smart to get into a conversation or debate with you on your OBVIOUSLY DISHONEST talking points and little mind that is all made up
YOU JUST KNOW BETTER THAN US, DON’T YOU?
Are you one of those indoctrinated kids that was on Hannity Friday night?
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George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

I really do. And I didn’t mean to either.

I saw some of the interview on TV today, and I looked it up on the net. I saw that the page was called *The Right Scoop,” and read the opening blip on how brilliant Ted Cruz was, and it kind of set me off. I’d guess that I didn’t convince anyone of anything though…

It is too bad that people go to this vast resource not to find things to think about, but to reinforce the opinions they had in the first place.

Calling my facts talking points doesn’t change them from being facts.

I didn’t see those kids on Hannity, but I bet it was kind of depressing…Like the kids who are gymnasts or skaters, that never get a chance to decide what they want to be.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Just because you claim they are facts doesn’t make it so.Prove it or pipe down.Oh,that’s right you can’t.We should just take your word for t right?Pfffft!

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I haven’t seen brainwashing this bad since ME when I was a liberal. You’ve got it bad, man. Nothing can help you, I’m afraid. You’ve been told so many lies and have assimilated so much of it, you’re regurgitating it all over the place. I used to be you. You’re filled with hatred. You don’t understand how Conservatives (or anyone really) can be so dense. You think that their views are as old as the dinosaurs and will end up with the same fate and it can’t come soon enough. You talk amongst a group of people that don’t allow other sides of the story and have a circlejerk of approval on various political issues. Yes, you do talk to the other side every now and then, but you always go back for re-affirmation. You support Obama in a time where someone with vast experience in economics and finances is… Read more »

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Vorlath,

I have waited HOURS for a post like yours. You are able to articulate the conservative point of view better that anyone on this site.

There are numerous things I could debate with you. And those would be things I would have to look up and verify. And I would do it. I also think I would agree with you on many points.

Unfortunately, it will have to wait.

Another day.
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Why weren’t we talking about spending every day when GWB was spending trillions killing people?

Why all the emphasis on spending only when there is a democratic president?

Cutting government spending during a recession, (that was created by lack of regulation) is really bad for the economy.

Having this huge demographic of working poor people is killing the country.

Roddy
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Roddy

IS simple – Republicans dont want OBAMACARE – they have the votes to defund OBAMACARE – GET USED TO IT

Karri-M
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Karri-M

The Republicans have wasted our money (and their time) on at least 40 votes to end the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Ace (aka Obamacare). They have failed. Most Americans want people with pre-existing conditions to be able to afford health insurance. People who have actually done the research realize that preventive care saves money (as well as suffering and lives) and the PPACA provides that. If Americans hate Obamacare as much as some people suggest, we would have President Romney. Look, you are right, the law does not go far enough. It does not increase competition by allowing a public option. But, it is a step in the right direction. I am tired of signing death certificates for people who would be alive if they had affordable health care. The PPACA will at least help. There are a lot of statements regarding PPACA out there that are false. Please… Read more »

T Pain
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T Pain

Karri-M, I’ve read a series of your comments and replies and I must say it sounds like you’re just copying and pasting the administration’s strategists comments as your own. It’s apparent that you are still listening to the ‘beating drum’, but most of us are now awake and we’re hoping you wake up too. God bless

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Considering I get my information from professional journals and I can’t see how I can be cutting and pasting from the administration. Unless, of course, they are getting either from the same source as I am or they are getting them from my articles. Interesting.

aboutdat
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aboutdat

BearNJ posted CRUZ on C-SPAN on the last thread with Super Cruz Taking apart the PROGGIES on many issues. I think this was Friday and I have NEVER seen a Jr Senator take down old DEM PROG Senators. VERY HISTORICAL EVENTS GOING ON HERE! BearNJ aboutdat http://www.c-spanvideo.org/pro… IF you folks have the time, please see CRUZ take over the SENATE (click on whole session and move around to parts you like) and DOMINATE the OLD PROGS, a true thing of beauty I hope to see more of. Click on slide bar at the bottom to move around in longer video… REID WAS ACTING LIKE A SCOLDED PUPPY.

aboutdat
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aboutdat

Had to wrestle with that link big time, I do not know why they are so hard to copy on here and get right. Missing characters and everything, it is like someone is playing with me.
Sorry if anyone got a blank screen or whatever.

Vorlath -
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Vorlath -

I didn’t want to watch for a full hour, but I couldn’t look away. Cruz tore them apart. Made them all look like rookies.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

OK, now we are having some fun! What is the point of posting if everyone agrees with you?

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Go back to Huff Po.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Everyone agrees with me. It is boring.

RobCon
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RobCon

Why not just have Jay Carney interview Cruz?

clubgitmo
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clubgitmo

Why do Conservatives go on these shows? Their politics is so obvious with an obvious agenda.

boogsmama
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boogsmama

yeah God forbid someone finally look out for Americans…oh the NERVE of Cruz!!

PNWShan
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PNWShan

Because if the Conservatives can communicate well, like Cruz and Rand, then some grains of truth can still spread out through the liberal filter.

Amjean
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Amjean

I love that the conservatives aren’t intimated and go into the “lion’s den” so-to-speak!

boogsmama
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boogsmama

that was almost better than sex. He wiped the floor with her!!

poorhardworker
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poorhardworker

Candy’s epitaph: Chewed up and spit out by Ted Cruz!

08hayabusa
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08hayabusa

“Ted Cruz, he chews barbed wire, he spits out rust….Sarah Palin.

Timothy Jacques
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Timothy Jacques

chewed up candy “taffy”

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Oh I think I get it now. This entire website, with the article and the comments is FAKE. I bet it is one, kooky conservative guy, in a low income apartment that the HERITAGE FOUNDATION (or maybe the KOCH BROTHERS) paid for, and he writes the article and makes up all the comments. I hope it is true. Because if our country has hundreds of millions of people who believe this nonsense, and write this nonsense, we are in big trouble. The internet was supposed to encourage more thinking, not enable extremists to find each other justify their crazy ideas. All the posters on here should read something besides conservative media. The arguments for the shut down, and the debt ceiling are not credible. The conservatives don’t have any credibility on any issue. The ACA was a conservative idea! And it is working pretty well in Massachusetts! What is wrong… Read more »

maketcomp
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maketcomp

So what if was a Massachusetts BIG GOVERNMENT Republican idea, that is not Conservative and is NOT Constitutional. And it is not what American people want. A huge fact that Obama, you, Candy, and the democrat party refused to recognize.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Are you kidding? That isn’t an argument.

The ACA is an attempted solution to an existing problem. Defunding it, and holding the country hostage over it isn’t the answer.

Show me the votes!

That is how stuff works!

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

It’s not a solution. It doesn’t even do anything it was sold to do. It’s a way to get to the next step and you know it. We know where it will lead.

And the term “holding the country hostage” is not making your argument. It means you don’t have one.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

He has been talking for a long time and has yet to make his point.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Just because you don’t agree with what I write doesn’t mean I haven’t made a point.

Perhaps you should read s l o w e r.

Holding up funding for important and unrelated things isn’t a valid strategy for something you can’t defeat the democratic way. You need votes, and you don’t have them.

The house has a minority of these Tea party extremist who never have to withstand a statewide or national election. They would never be able to win a statewide or national election.

That is another reason why holding up funding for important but unrelated things isn’t a valid strategy. When you have more Tea Party congress members, senators, or more, you can pass the things you want too.

If you don’t have the votes, you can’t pass things.

08hayabusa
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08hayabusa

All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of
Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other Bills.”
— U.S. Constitution, Article I, section 7, clause 1

How is this holding the country hostage?

Harry Reid and the Senate are holding the country hostage. It is not their place to decide what appropriations the House decides upon.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

There you go again blaming the Tea Party.The very same group that you and your ilk have proclaimed to be dead for almost five years.If the Tea Party is dead how are they to blame>Liberalism is a mental disorder.

Timothy Jacques
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Timothy Jacques

50 states….50 different experiments (or 57 to Obama).

Kevin
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Kevin

Guys like Cruz are going to be the death of the Republican party. What you die hard, far righties fail to realize is that you are the extreme minority in this country as are the ones on the far left. The middle where the vast majority of the country lives and we are going to take this out on you and yes, that means that we are going to hold Republicans responsible and show you the door. When you lose the house which is very likely because of your current childish actions you will really have some soul searching to do. If you dont find a way to get the debt ceiling raised you will be responsible for the death of the greatest country on the planet and destroying the lives of the very people who you put in office. That is the truth and you best believe it is… Read more »

Roddy
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Roddy

MOve on Whiner – ENOUGH already – 17 trillion – 10 of those raised by your boy chariman MAO is enough

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Not true. Deficit is going down. Read the real news.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

The news with the left bent.There is no such thing as real news on TV.It is nothing more than propaganda and opinion not news.You have been brainwashed well.Low info voter.Sad.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Maybe you would get real news if you turned off Fox propaganda. They even went to court to prove they could force their newscasters to lie on air. It’s so bad that Fox has been banned from publically placed TVs at my local base.
BTW, 57thunderbird, have you ever taken a current events test? Before you say that I’m a low information voter, I typically score between 95-100% on those tests. What I get wrong are typically questions on things like “twerking” and celebrities.

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

Your proud of only a 700 billion dollar deficit? On the back of higher taxes and a sequester. Congrats! Still sky high and will only go higher in the future. Talking points and no brain.

Uncle Buck
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Uncle Buck

Where are you finding that fact, or should I say fiction. And, the ACA just takes more money from the middle and upper class to give to mostly those who are satisfied to let the government support them. I know, two of those people live in my house.

boogsmama
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boogsmama

let me guess…you subscribe to the Onion? lmfaooooooo that says all I need to know.

layne22
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layne22

You do realize the difference between the debt and the deficit don’t you?

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

These progressives are getting nervous. They are showing up more and more on this board saying Cruz is the devil and giving us warnings of what we should do.

Ok Kevin. Your such a wordsmith that I’m now convinced that trillions of dollars in debt and no freedom is the way to go. Thanks and I’ll go get my lobotomy tomorrow.

Kevin
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Kevin

Im not getting nervous at all. In fact I look forward to you guys digging your own graves. The debt is what it is. Where is the great Tea Party / Republican ideas to tackle social security and heath care reform? You can at least admit that we do need to tackle these things or we will be speaking Chinese right? Nope cant touch those at all. Trying to repeal a law and finding a compromise answer that we can all live with are two different things. That and you dont know what the word compromise means. Add to that you dont have an answer for any issue except no. So you can whine all you want about the Dems but you are just as much if not more a part of the problem and you too have no solution.

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

Actually we do but we can’t get it passed or even brought up because of all the demagogues on the left and the middle. Congressman Ryan had good ideas to start. Healthcare can be solved with getting government out of it in the first place, allow more competition, setup plans that don’t have everything and that carry only things people need. More tort reform would help cost too. We have lots of ideas. Just ask.

And you are getting nervous.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Congressman Ryan wants to severely cut Social Security. When his father died (and left his family well off), his mother and he both collected Social Security. Then Regan made some major changes in Social Security for widows and children. My husband spent too much time serving this country for us to be rich, but I was (still am) too young to collect Social Security; my children were too old. So, he got his, now he wants to prevent anyone else from getting any.

I suggest Mr. Ryan learns a little something about Catholic Social Justice.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

it is Oblahblah the little dick tater that doesn’t know what compromise means.GMAB!!

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Wow. Have you ever studied debate, 57thunderbird?

Amjean
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Amjean

The whiner and crier is yourself!

Right_Wingnut
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Right_Wingnut

Why are you sounding the warning bell? If my opponents were truly on the verge of hanging themselves, I’d give them more rope.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

The republican party died a long time ago.Time for the conservatives to take over.90% of the establishment repubs are RINO.s and should just change the R behind their names and place a D there.And in reference to your last sentence,You are so convinced of that fact, that you spend your time at a conservative sight trying to convince us of it.That is funny!

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I look on line to find varying voices rather than only one side of any argument. I was hoping to have intelligent conversation here. Instead, I find people who don’t know basics of health care, like evidence based practice or outcome criteria. And, then there was someone who sent me a message calling me a communist. I am the widow of a career officer. He is turning over in his grave knowing that someone with so little knowledge would dare to call ME that. My father and his brother were both career military officers. Another uncle worked directly with several presidents, as did my great-grandfather. I put my career on the backburner to support my husband’s career. I then ran for office and put my career on hold to serve my community. Believe me, if I had any communist leanings, it would have come out in the security clearances my… Read more »

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

You are so very dead wrong!

Amjean
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Amjean

Kevin, grow a conservative pair or get out of our way!

Timothy Jacques
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Timothy Jacques

Or we can go with the establishment as die a slow death via a million paper cuts.

PNWShan
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PNWShan

Who is being childish? The Republicans who are trying to fund the NIH and the NPS, etc. through individual spending bills (the way it used to be done), or the President who erects barricades to prevent WWII vets from walking around an open-air memorial? Obama is the most childish, petulant, thin-skinned, vengeful, arrogant politician I have ever seen.

gare
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gare

‘if you don’t find a way to get the debt ceiling raised you will be responsible for the death of the greatest country on the planet….’ Take a moment and think about that sentence, really think about it. Spoken like a true Democrat; don’t budget, don’t cut spending, do not be fiscally responsible with revenue, just spend spend spend and when you get low, just make some more. When individual citizens spend more than they make, and charge more than they can pay, they go broke. They file bankruptcy-and must undergo credit counseling in order to gain credit worthiness again. This administration simply wants more credit-and wants to give Detroit more money to bail themselves out AGAIN. Talk about borrowing from Peter to pay Paul. It has got to stop, someone has to make the hard choices to stop this train wreck, or we will no longer be the greatest… Read more »

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Kevin, I guess the people on this site don’t pay attention to the news, or they would see that you predictions on the country’s view of Republicans are already coming true.

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

Trying to see the bucket next to candy that she is using to try to carry the democrat’s water.

Right after he blew up her blackmail claim, she launched into are you hurting the GOP brand? Are you kidding?

boogsmama
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boogsmama

I’m surprised she didn’t blame Bush or call Ted a racist…those are their “go to” slams when nothing else works lol

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

She certainly is one corpulent woman, eh??

stlouisix
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stlouisix

Obama’s Goebbels agitprop arm, PRAVDA USA, continues to go down in
flames attempting to discredit Senator Cruz and to trap him into agreeing with nonsensical free America killing propositions which Cruz will have none of in regard to the lies of its card carrying members!

Wow, way to give ’em hell with a smile, Senator, exposing the fraud water carriers for Obama for what they are, mindless drones who couldn’t care less about the common good in favor of allowing a Manchurian president to destroy the American dream for our children, grandchildren and future generations of Americans not communists.

REAL Americans in more than name only are very proud of you!

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

You creep me out, and I won’t respond.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

I am a real American. I have been a military dependent my entire life. I am a military widow. I have served in public office. I spend my free time volunteering. My K-12 education was at either DoDDS or private religious schools. I now hold advanced degrees.

Now that I have proven my bone fides, I think Cruz and the rest of the Tea Party are a disgrace. They are destroying this country.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

so what is the deal here? I can’t say anything bad about the ridiculous posts on here, but all the conservatives are allowed to say untruthful, unintelligent things about Candy Crowley and the President?

This is why all the conservatives were so surprised they lost the election. It is also why they will be surprised when they lose the house. They live “Outside reality.”

You can believe bluster over facts, passion over logic, and and ideology over reality all you want. But the rest of the country will leave you behind.

If you aren’t intelligent enough to be embarrassed by most of the things Ted Cruz says, you shouldn’t be voting.

MaroonRepublic
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MaroonRepublic

When has your ideology ever worked? Name one time?

Capitalism built the greatest country ever and the progressives want to burn it down because there are those that have chosen to not participate. Your philosophies fail because of human nature. It can never work because of that fact.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

My ideology? How do you claim to know what my ideology is?

Capitalism didn’t build any roads or bridges. It didn’t make sure that poor people, or disabled people didn’t starve in the streets. It enjoyed the profits of slavery, as you mention down the page. It worked women and children to death.

Capitalism can be a good thing. But it needs rules. The conservative freedom we hear so much about doesn’t give the well off the right to squash the voice of the poor.

I could go on for a long time. Let’s just say that I think the wealthy are too smart for most of the working class, and they get them to vote against their own best interests over and over.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Yawn.Boring.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

I know. Truth to conservatives is dull.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

You wouldn’t know the truth if it bit you in the backside.Truth is anathema to a liberal.

Amjean
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Amjean

And there are NO wealthy lefties!!?!! Do you live in your mother’s basement? You lack command of any facts.
Sounds like a bunch of foolish talking points you read off of some lefty progressive cheat sheet.

standbesideherUSA
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standbesideherUSA

Um, conservatives ACTUALLY live ”Outside of the good graces of the liberal, lap-dog, lame stream media.” …and are thriving in spite of it.

layne22
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layne22

Sir, your posts are being shown. Why are you complaining about not being able to “say anything bad”? If you mean you don’t like being contradicted, well then I suggest you start sharing credible information which supports your position instead of calling people names.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Think Rottenapple would be more suitable!

boogsmama
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boogsmama

or Applesauce for brains LOL

Amjean
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Amjean

Unfortunately for you, intelligence is not on your side.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Crowley is no journalist.She simply opines like BillO.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

She appears to like to eat a lot also!

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

True that! lol!

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Where is her blowhole?Not the one in her face.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Not nice. You should be getting censured.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

It wasn’t intended to be nice!Sorry,I don’t do P.C.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

I love how Candy assumed extreme congressman meant Cruz.Frigging elitist snob.I also like how they always try to trip Ted up and it never works.It really ruffles their feathers.Candy,shut up and let him finish answers!

standbesideherUSA
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standbesideherUSA

Cutting sensible, conservative answers off.
That’s the liberal’s “tell” that they are losing the argument.
They are indeed, transparent.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Agreed.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Crowley was cutting off a filibuster. He was talking about other things, and evading the questions she was asking. That is why he was repeating himself so much.

Anecdotes and statistics are different things. Facts and “What the American People Want….” are different things too.

ACA is law. It was voted on. Then there was an election, and the ACA right in the center of it. The Supreme court ruled it legal too.

maketcomp
Member
maketcomp

Slavery was the law too and and the Supreme Court ruled it law. And it was also voted on. So, what’s your point?

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

That is is a stupid comparison.

The ACA is a program, however flawed, which is intended to help people live with dignity.

Slavery was a terrible, awful, racist injustice. Everyone in America knew it at the time.

Saying “What is you point?” Does not negate the validity of my argument. You are still wrong.

Amjean
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Amjean

Going for the race card? Give it up. We are tired of that game.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

You can’t dismiss things because we (libs) use them and they are true.

“Oh, and I suppose you want to talk about that giant black eye some more,” Said the abusive husband.

IT is true.

Amjean
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Amjean

Listen “sweetie”, it was republicans that rid the nation of slavery. And they don’t go on and on about it. You lefties
have morphed into a bunch of self serving liars. Those are
the facts.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

Yes, Lincoln (a Republican) did work to end slavery — and paid the ultimate price for it. However, today’s Republican Party is not the party Lincoln led, not since they adopted “the Southern Strategy” under Nixon. Would Lincoln approve of the current attitude Republicans have towards civil rights?

maketcomp
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maketcomp

Showing a comparison of how wrong these lawmakers can be when passing certain laws.

leisureal-
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leisureal-

wrong. “the law” was what was passed by Congress and voted on by Supreme Court!-not the bill that Obama has developed with all the changes he made. By law, they would still require passage by Congress to be legal!
Judge Napolitano confirmed this.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Bingo!

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Actually it is illegitimate because the senate can not pass spending bills and this is exactly what Obalhblahcare is,a spending bill.Only the house of representatives have that authority .So cry me a rive.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Spot on, it’s so obvious, isn’t it!!!

doorsxp
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doorsxp

Ted Cruz is impressive.

Me, I would’ve just brought a basket of cheeseburgers with me and set it on the table. Candy would’ve putty in my hands.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Not nice. Not true. Not relevant to the discussion. You should be censured too.

maketcomp
Member
maketcomp

She deserved it after what she di to Mitt Romney in the debates and now what is doing for the democrats, carrying their water.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

I don’t mind when journalist really question people, and take them past their talking points. The guy from Fox did it to the president. I thought it was rude, but a bit necessary. (I think he interrupted the president 40 times.) It really showed disrespect for the Office, as well as for Barak Obama. The question is if Cruz could stand up to it. Sometimes yes, sometimes, he really couldn’t go any farther, because I don’t think he has the support of even all the republicans.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

It was a puff piece.BillO should have grilled him!I would have.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Obonehead deserves no respect whatsoever! BTW, have you noticed how big his nose is getting?

nwwapiti
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nwwapiti

The President shows no respect for the office either. Further I frankly think BHO holds this entire country in contempt which is just as well as his approval rating is dropping which by default means a majority hold him in contempt as well.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

So you have a problem with the truth? He was the one who pushed Obama on the issue of when Obama called it terrorism. Maybe if Romney had been prepared, he wouldn’t have forced himself into that position.

maketcomp
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maketcomp

LOL!

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Now you’re talking! Hilarious!

luckycat76
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luckycat76

Here Ted Cruz reminds us that he is not only the smartest, but also the most gracious guy in the room.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

If you REALLY believe that Ted Cruz is smart, you should move to Texas, where all the smart people live. They you can secede, with all those geniuses.

leisureal-
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leisureal-

Thanks, I already live there and am extremely grateful for a “junior senator” that shows the Senior Senators for whom they really are-MORE CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR POWER AND POSITION than the welfare of Americans !

waynesteapartyworld
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waynesteapartyworld

Absolutely right leisureal, the “senior Senators” on both sides of the aisle are reminiscent of the “nobles” in the movie “Braveheart”.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

If you can’t pit together a cogent argument to prove your point,just hurl insults and sarcasm,the way a primate hurls his own feces.I guess we can refer to you as turd hurler.

boogsmama
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boogsmama

omg I am so stealing this comment…that was great!! lol

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Thanks.

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

First of all, just because you don’t agree with me doesn’t mean my argument is flawed. Secondly, all the talk about Candy Crowley and the president on here certainly not very nice, so just try not to be too offended by sarcasm in the other direction. Who would have thought that people with such serious opinions would be so sensitive. My argument is this: Ted Cruz is a liar. He doesn’t care about the affect on unions. He doesn’t care about regular working Americans. He is a shill, a plant or a patsy for big business, and he is willing to do whatever it takes to guard their interests. In regular life, this is the same thing that lawyers do, and it is not looked on as being shameful. Being an advocate for a client is honorable. Parading in front of the entire country, trying to gather support for something… Read more »

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Unions?Hahahahaha!!!!Unions suck!Especially public unions.

Karri-M
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Karri-M

How do you feel about the 40-hour week? child labor laws? paid vacation and sick leave? safe working conditions? benefits such as health insurance?
All of these were the result of unions.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

When did you go off your meds?

SurfinCowboy
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SurfinCowboy

“Dana Bash is a big girl and she’s just fine” Nice attempt by Candy Crowley to make it appear is if Sen. Cruz was belittling Bash’s gender when he pointed out that Sen. Reid was disparaging and rude to her. Actually Cruz treated Bash with the respect worthy of any member of the media asking a question. He treated her as equally deserving of respect when performing her job. It is Crowley, with her comment, that is the one who becomes bigoted – assuming that anyone defending someone is doing so on the basis of gender, not out of concern for the occupation as a whole – and if not bigoted, then purposefully casting an unfounded accusation couched in the rhetoric of sexism. Which is even more shameful than the otherwise soft bigotry of low expectations she otherwise expressed. A great video to watch as a lesson in how the… Read more »

warpmine
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warpmine

To paraphrase Rowena Huxley, “She really licked his ass”

standbesideherUSA
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standbesideherUSA

Ted is brilliant in this interview. Candy, not so much.

SisterMary
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SisterMary

Well, the surprise would be if Crowley were and Ted weren’t. But that’s just me. smile

George Sweetapple
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George Sweetapple

Ted just keeps talking about things that aren’t really true. Or things that polls, statistics, facts, or reality don’t show to be true. I don’t think lying, and being a shill for really wealthy campaign contributors is the definition for brilliant.

maketcomp
Member
maketcomp

Moron, he is staying on topic and everything he said is true.

George Sweetapple
Guest
George Sweetapple

“I talked to someone from Detroit, who said……” is wasting time in an interview, running out the clock. Cruz looked foolish many times.

I think you should realize that these congressmen and senators are like lawyers, who are paid by their contributors to stick to the script. No matter what.

I don’t know how he knows “What the American People Want…” either. Maybe he’s has some NSA friends.

The ACA is a conservative idea!

leisureal-
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leisureal-

I think Senator Cruz is actually standing up for the American people and not just using talking points to protect power , position, and money like the ones who have spent their lives in politics and are scared to death they might get voted out by their constituents who do not agree with what the Representatives say they stand for-AND HELL, THAT MEANS FINDING A JOB AFTER LIVING OFF TAXPAYERS FO R25-30 YEARS!
AM I HOLLERING? HELL YES AS I THINK MOST HONEST AMERICANS WOULD !

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Someone still lives in Detroit???

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Probably in a cardboard box.

American Duckie
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American Duckie

Have you anything of substance to say? Any actual facts? Or are you just lost on your way to media matters? Quit trolling.

Sunshine43
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Sunshine43

Wonderful comment! I was wondering when another would get bored with this hobgoblin!

Sunshine43
Guest
Sunshine43

Candy who?????

sjmom
Member
sjmom

Oh, Cruz is good! He took control of the interview from the beginning and kept it.

boogsmama
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boogsmama

and never once lost his composure. That is a TRUE leader.

standbesideherUSA
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standbesideherUSA

I just heard this joke. Does this seem….”extreme”, Candy?

A man died and went to Heaven. At the pearly gates he saw St. Peter.

Behind him was a HUGE wall of clocks. The man asked, “What are all those clocks?’’

St. Peter said, “Those are the LIE-CLOCKS.’’ Everyone on earth has a lie clock.

Every time you tell a lie, the hands on your clock will move.
‘’Oh,’’said the man, pointing to another clock, “Who’s clock is that?’’

“Oh, said Saint Peter, ‘’That’s Mother Teresa’s clock.” “The hands have never moved indicating that she has never told a lie.”

‘’Incredible,’’ the man said.

‘’That one over there is Lincoln’s clock, indicating that he has only lied twice in his lifetime.’’

‘’Where’s Obama’s LIE-CLOCK?’’ asked the man. ‘’Oh, that’s in the Lord’s office.’’ He’s using it as a CEILING FAN.’’ smile

Constitution Lover(underconsta
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Constitution Lover(underconsta

yeah, pass it now and ask later….sounds so familiar

Constitution Lover(underconsta
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Constitution Lover(underconsta

Crowley needs to go away….puppet

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