Rand Paul suggests shutting down the govt

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    Last night on Fox Paul suggested that the GOP prepare in advance for shutting down the govt. Says they should pass bills in advance that would ensure that the basic functions such as SS and other essentials are funded and payments guaranteed. But beyond that he thinks the GOP should be willing to shut it down to force Obama to come to the table to negotiate on major cuts.
     
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    The House will pass the legislation to raise the debt ceiling.

    It will be Reid /Obama's choice to shut down the government or not by refusing to sign the legislation.
     
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    he's every bit the statesman his loon daddy is
     
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    Newt Gingrich had some success with this tactic, so I'm not surprised that some are trotting it back out. But I'd like to think that we'll see a serious stab at cutting government spending without it.
    We will see.
     
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    Yeah, that would get the public on your side, Rand.

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    Im with Rand Paul.. SHUT IT DOWN.. Come to the table with REAL cuts, all around, nothing spared.. or face a government shut down, PERIOD. That's the deal.. TAKE IT or leave it.
     
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    The Public is against anything Republican anyway. Take the hit now. The result may be surprising and if not... no worse off then they are now. Remember the Republican Party is dead according to the left.
     
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    Govt should have been shut down a long time ago before we reached the behemoth of debt.
     
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    To gain what?
     
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