Friday, July 26, 2013

Burr Folds!

It's not like we haven't seen this coming. See article at end from The Daily Haymaker. Republican after Republican throws in the towel.  Waves the white flag at the Obama Administration and begs to be liked.

I happen to think Burr is one of them. His comments that using a shutdown to stop Obamacare is ridiculous tops it all.  He is referring back to the Government shutdown in 1995.  It didn't kill us, Senator! Obamacare will!! Are you listening?  Can you not, Burr, see what just the fear of it coming has done?  Oh that's right...Senator Burr is exempt from Obamacare.  What an elitist!

Hey we forced our NC legislators to listen to us.  Isn't it time to force DC?

Senator Burr...I will work to get you out of office.

Would you like to tell him that too?  Here's his contact information:

Washington, DC
217 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3154
Fax: (202) 228-2981

2000 West First Street
Suite 508
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Phone: (800) 685-8916
Phone: (336) 631-5125
Fax: (336) 725-4493

Burr: Resistance to ObamaCare implementation is “the dumbest idea”

r-RICHARD-BURR-DADT-large570From 1972 to 2002, North Carolina was represented in the US Senate by one of the nation’s most preeminent conservatives. Since 2004, we’ve been stuck with Richard Burr — a guy highly impressed with John McCain and Lindsey Graham,  who snubs leaders like Rand Paul to be wined and dined by Barry Obama, and frequently says things like THIS
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on Thursday didn’t just reject efforts by a faction of Senate Republicans to shut down the government unless the president’s health care law is defunded — he called it the “dumbest idea” he’d ever heard of.
Burr was asked by Associated Press reporter Andrew Taylor if he was part of an effort, led by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), to block a continuing resolution that would keep the federal government open beyond Sept. 30 if it includes funding for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
The movement has the support of at least 15 Republican senators: Marco Rubio (Fla.), Ted Cruz (Texas), John Cornyn (Texas), Rand Paul (Ky.), James Inhofe (Okla.), David Vitter (La.), James Risch (Idaho), Roger Wicker (Miss.), Jeff Chiesa (N.J.), John Thune (S.D.), Mike Enzi (Wyo.), Deb Fischer (Neb.), Mark Kirk (Ill.), and Chuck Grassley (Iowa). More than 60 House Republicans signed a letterWednesday to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) urging GOP leadership to take the same stand.
“I think it’s the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard of,” Burr said. “Listen, as long as Barack Obama is president, the Affordable Care Act is going to be law.”
The North Carolina senator pointed out that he was around when Republicans were held accountable for shutting down the government in 1995.
“I think some of these guys need to understand that if you shut down the federal government, you better have a specific reason to do it that’s achievable,” he said. “Defunding the Affordable Care Act is not achievable through shutting down the federal government. At some point you’re going to open the federal government back up, and Barack Obama’s going to be president, and he won’t have signed this illusion of the Affordable Care Act.” [...]
Hmm.  He sounds a lot like Pat McCrory and Thom Tillis did — until the grassroots browbeat them into supporting the refusal of federal money to fund ObamaCare exchanges.

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