It seems like Republicans believe:
Only Republicans can be forceful.
Republicans are the arbiters of right and wrong.
Republicans get to make all the rules.
Republicans are just in supporting the rich…not the poor.
Republicans can use extortion to win a political goal.
Republicans can get away with ignoring the poor, sick and hungry.
Republicans can reject laws they do not like.
The Republican-led House today passed a short-term spending plan that would eliminate all funding for Obamacare, setting off a showdown with the Democratic-led Senate that could result in a government shutdown in less than two weeks.
Official photographic portrait of US President Barack Obama (born 4 August 1961; assumed office 20 January 2009) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
President Barack Obama and Democrats reject any effort to undermine the 2010 health care reforms known as Obamacare.
The spending measure now goes to the Senate, which is expected to strip the provision defunding Obamacare and then send the plan back to the House.
Without a new spending plan before the current fiscal year ends on September 30, the government would have to begin shutting down because Congress had failed to authorize continued funding for the new fiscal year that begins October 1.
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TED CRUZ JESSE HELMS
Very controversial former senator lauded by Ted Cruz
Chris Hayes sits down with Michael Steele to talk about controversial remarks made by Senator Ted Cruz on the late Senator Jesse Helms who opposed integration, interracial marriage and The Civil Rights Act.
THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW
Governor Pat McCrory (R) just signed into law “legal” means for voter suppression in North Carolina. It was backlash from Barack Obama’s winning the state in the Presidential Election. In this clip we see how dangerous the route can be – a misery – to vote in North Carolina. U.S. Attorney-General Eric Holder is aware of the situation there. It is hoped he will swiftly sue the state in federal court.,, like he just did in Texas.
By Craig Howie
Saturday in Kentucky
Kentucky Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell faced off Saturday against Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes at the heavily anticipated 133rd Fancy Farm political forum.
The candidates pulled no punches at the traditional red-meat slugfest broadcast nationwide on C-SPAN and online by Kentucky Education Television.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/mitch-mcconnell-alison-lundergan-grimes-fancy-farm-95159.html#ixzz2b5avrkBM