Shock waves went through the hearts of elected liberals last month, when Colorado voters successfully recalled two Democrat state senators responsible for passing oppressive new gun control measures. Now voters are going for the trifecta.
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RUSH: I fear that we are getting ready to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory here. I really don't want to be pessimistic, but I've gotta be honest.
RUSH: Even the people inside the Beltway, ostensibly on our side, don't understand what's going on in the country.
RUSH: Mike Lee is right, folks. This shutdown should show us that the federal government already has too much damn power, and it's worse than that. They are not afraid to use it against the people for partisan purposes to advance the agenda of a particular party.
CALLER: I am what's called a major donor in the Republican Party... I had a congressman call me a couple of weeks ago asking me for money. I said, "Have I ever told you 'no'?" He said, "No, you haven't." I said, "Well, today it's not 'no,' it's 'hell, no.'"
RUSH: Al says, "I was a ticking time bomb." Al, we're all ticking time bombs. There isn't anybody yet who has survived death.
RUSH: They just had to try to walk that back. He must have gotten a lot of heat.
RUSH: Here's how that actually sounded. It was in Washington, and it was Mayor Vincent Gray from the District of Columbia talking to Dingy Harry.
RUSH: Cruz and Lee came along, and, in the process of trying to get what they wanted, were articulating conservatism for people. I signed on immediately because, to me, it's about ideas. But the delay people, I love 'em. I love 'em, too. Same objective. The point was to stop Obamacare. There were arguments about how best to do it.
RUSH: So Booker says that Lonegan sounds like me, which is... I think that seals the deal. Lonegan wins.
RUSH: People at the moment of Kennedy's assassination realized they had an opportunity to blame America for it, and specifically the right.
RUSH: The 2010 midterms were a recipe for victory, and so were the '94 elections a recipe for victory, and the Republican Party refused to follow the recipe. Mind-bogglingly so.