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Monday, October 7, 2013

Exposed: Far Right Wing Extremists Have Wanted a Shutdown Since 2010

From Rolling Stone:

They claim they didn't want a shutdown, but these GOP politicians have been clamoring for one since 2010 ...

As a New York Times article this weekend notes, the GOP plan to eliminate Obamacare – even if it means grinding the government to a halt – has been in the works for a long time. The current funding standoff is the result of a detailed blueprint drawn together by special interest groups, conservative lawmakers and billionaire donors.

Despite their claims otherwise, shutting down the government isn't something Republicans have tried to avoid, but something many have openly embraced as an option – both as a weapon against the Affordable Care Act and any other policy issue with which they disagreed.

Read more:

8 Flagrant Examples of Republican Shutdown Hypocrisy

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