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GOP should listen to Dumas’ advice: All for one, one for all



Published: Thu, October 17, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

GOP should listen to Dumas’ advice: All for one, one for all

Republicans have created the most serious condition that a nation can face: Failure of its elected politicians to face the vital responsibility of their participation in the governance of its people.

Pouting and refusing to do the people’s business because of racial hatred and ideological demagoguery diminish the beliefs of that party and is a slap in the face to the people.

There would be no America if George Washington had decided not to cross the Delaware, if Thomas Jefferson and the Continental Congress decided to shut down and not write the Constitution, if a rag-tag bunch of citizens had decided not to fight for freedom because it was winter.

The ineptness and incompetence of the Republican Party are not substantiated by its excuses. Republicans’ abject failure to face the responsibilities of governing the entire populations of our 50 states far out weighs the political ideology of selected districts of individual states.

America must always be about America — not 545 individual interests to incur individual favors from special interest groups or campaign contributors.

America must be served as delineated by Alexander Dumas: “All for one! One for all!”

Childish behavior by politicians must not be tolerated. Support of such actions by political pundits and their media are rather unsavory and reflect poorly on the image of America.

It’s easy, Mitch (McConnell) and John (Boehner): let Obamacare alone, open government back up, and let’s get on with the governance of America.

These guys remind me of the women mourners crying, sobbing, and screaming in those old classic movies in Europe: Much ado about nothing.

John Zordich, Youngstown


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1eagleye(59 comments)posted 1 year ago

As usual...more delusional rantings from the Zordich lunatic left wingers. Here's the facts: The GOP house sent to the Senate FOUR bills which would have funded the ENTIRE U.S. government. Harry Reid, and the Blamer-in-Chief decreed that they would not accept them. The catch: The bills defunded Obamacare. Ok, that approach may not have won the day, but it's perfectly within the Constitutional duties of the House to choose what to fund, and what NOT to fund. Reid and the Obamunist chose NOT to negotiate, contrary to THEIR Consitutional duties. So, Zordich claims that the GOP was not facing up to their duties of governance. Yea right. As if The Obamunist and the Dumbassocrat lead Senate are doing theirs? Adding $8 TRILLION to the debt over the last 5 years is responsible? You need to get your head checked. If my memory serves me right, and it does, since you can see video on YouTube of Obama, Reid, and Pelosi in 2008 and 2009 crying and whining, AND NOT VOTING to raise the debt limit when the debt was $7 TRILLION LESS THAN IT IS TODAY. So, whose the irresponsible ones? Better look in the mirror and stop taking the daily DNC enemas, John. The Dems. just demanded that the government add MORE spending and taxes. The only adults in the room are the GOP trying to contain the run away gravey train. Get a grip, since you really don't have facts and don't know what you're talking about...most of the time.

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2uptowngirl(112 comments)posted 1 year ago

Boehner, Cruz, Rand Paul and the others are doing exactly what the people who voted for them asked them to do. They did not follow the party line. Civil is over and the Republicans know they will only win elections by following the demands of the voters. If the government closes again, so be it.

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3SansArmes(17 comments)posted 12 months ago

@uptown,

What does "Civil is over" mean?
Do you mean civility?

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4palmer16121(116 comments)posted 12 months ago

There's a saying that you're entitled to your own Opinion, but not your own facts. The facts are, yes, a budget was created by a house and a senate. However. Boehner was asked 18 times to form a conference committee to hash out differences 18 time. Don't forget about the Republican minority who can filibuster in the Senate. Also...the shutdown, cost American Business $24 billion dollars in that two weeks. Also...NOBODY asked these guys to go there and obstruct. They're there for EVERYBODY in their districts regardless of dogma. So...for those who want another shut-down...you best be prepared to reap the consequences of a worldwide global disaster that will make 2008 seem like child's play. So...it is up to Boehner to get the extremists in line, and for Ted Cruz to actually remember he represent all of the people of Texas.

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5andersonathan(667 comments)posted 12 months ago

Texans gave Cruz a 8 minute standing O

Boehner is in a rock and hard place and will never please all R's [thank god]

The Tea Party gave him the congressional majority and the R's need all the "Wing-nuts" they can get in 2014.

Barry O and his wonderful Washington friends need more rope [money etc.] i say give it to them. In the past 5 years he has done nothing except line pockets, give aid to last weeks enemies, spend close to 400 million on a website that does not work. And Obama Care is very racist you need a ID to get it.

And do not mention solar power that is still a joke. On the hundreds of millions given away to only end up in bankruptcy.

Government shut down? Over 80% was up and running, Barry O punished Vet's and tourist. And everyone blamed Cruz. Then Barry O spent 324 billion on day one.

There is a long list of failure, part of it would call for impeachment if it was a R beside his name.

Food stamps were cut recently so Barry O is losing his base. And in three months we have to it all over? By 2014 elections i do not see how the D's will stay in power to hold off the impeachment process that will be the noose at the end of the rope. Barry knows he will get two more swipes [trillion] before Nov 2014 and paint a recovery picture that is a forgery. Right now laugh at this 900+ billion till Jan-Feb then he will get another 900B-trillion then one in the summer and that should make a living breathing and thinking human throw up.

Start impeachment process now save trillions

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6jojuggie(1285 comments)posted 12 months ago

Obbamacare is headed for a train wreck, and eventually Cruz will come out smelling like a rose.

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7jojuggie(1285 comments)posted 12 months ago

Obama will go down in history as America's most unaccountable president. He has skated over one calamity after another, with none of the blame attached to his party -- our economic stagnation, the suffering of our neediest citizens, the destabilization of the Middle East, a looming nuclear Iran, Benghazi, the IRS, the spying on ordinary citizens and the press. None of these significant failures have mattered one whit to loyal Democrat voters.

Why would ObamaCare be different? When you are never blamed for failure, failure is acceptable. All that matters is political advantage. The worse your performance, the more important politics becomes. Obama's politics is all about defaming voters who disagree with him, so his own followers would be ashamed to listen to their valid criticism.

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8jojuggie(1285 comments)posted 12 months ago

. Col Matthew Dooley, a West Point graduate and highly-decorated combat veteran,
was an instructor at the Joint Forces Staff College at the National Defense University .
He had 19 years of service and experience, and was considered one of the most highly
qualified military instructors on Radical Islam & Terrorism. He taught military students about the situations they would encounter, how to react,
about Islamic culture, traditions, and explained the mindset of Islamic extremists. Passing
down first hand knowledge and experience, and teaching courses that were suggested
(and approved) by the the Joint Forces Staff College . The course "Perspectives on Islam
and Islamic Radicalism", which was suggested and approved by the Joint Forces Staff College ,
caught the attention of several Islamic Groups, and they wanted to make an example of him.They collectively wrote a letter expressing their outrage, and the Pro-Islamic Obama Administration was all too happy to assist. The letter was passed to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey. Dempsey publicly degraded and reprimanded Dooley, and Dooley received a negative Officer Evaluation Report almost immediately (which he had aced for the past 5 years). He was relieved of teaching duties, and his career has been red-flagged. “He had a brilliant career ahead of him. Now, he has been flagged.” - Richard Thompson, Thomas More Law Center "All US military Combatant Commands, Services, the National Guard Bureau, and Joint Chiefs are under Dempsey's Muslim Brotherhood-dictated order to ensure that henceforth, no US military course will ever again teach truth about Islam that the jihadist enemy finds offensive, or just too informative." - Former CIA agent Claire M. Lopez (about Lt. Col Dooley)The Obama Administration has demonstrated lightning speed to dismiss Military brass that does not conform to it's agenda, and not surprisingly, nobody is speaking up for Lt. Col. Dooley.
IT'S A SAD DAY FOR THIS COUNTRY WHEN GOOD LOYAL MEN LIKE THIS GET THROWN UNDER THE BUS BECAUSE NOBODY HAS THE COURAGE TO STAND UP!

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9eagleye(59 comments)posted 12 months ago

Wrong. They are doing what their constituents voted them to do, and what the founding fathers expected, which is divided government and powers. Especially when there's vast differences in opinions. Another WRONG number you mention is the fake $24 billion that "cost" the economy. That's been proven to be WRONG, since the majority of that money was for the payroll of government workers who GOT BACK PAY, AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS...SO THEY DOUBLE DIPPED. So, what' with that? Let's get it straight. This incompetent administration put this fake number out there knowing it was wrong, and to again pull the wool over the eyes fo their brain dead followers.

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