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btc1

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Message Posted: May 26, 2013 11:16:09 AM

Bob Dole on Fox News Sunday,

" WALLACE: What do you think of your party, the Republicans today?

DOLE: I think they ought to put a sign on the national committee doors that says “closed for repairs” until New Year’s Day next year — and spend that time going over ideas and positive agendas.

WALLACE: You describe the GOP of your generation as Eisenhower Republicans, moderate Republicans. Could people like you, even Ronald Reagan — could you make it in today’s Republican Party.

DOLE: I doubt it. Reagan couldn’t have made it. Certainly Nixon couldn’t have made it, cause he had ideas. We might have made it, but I doubt it."

I think he is right.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 8:28:56 AM

"A payroll tax cut, paid for by eliminating loopholes for the wealthy..."

There's your problem right there. No one seems to be capable of eliminating loopholes for the wealthy.
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 1:46:12 AM

This response probably belongs in this topic rather than the one it originally posted to...


"Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and plenty more are possible contenders."

1. The GOP is already crippled and no one ever needed or used a Walker to run!

2. It would be safer for the GOP to take their Cruz on the Costa Concordia than to try to go bon voyage with their bombastic fanatic named Ted.

3. Rubio may have a future if he gives Romney back some of the faces he's borrowed from him. He may also want to read Profiles in Courage on how to help regrow some of the backbone he lost in a GOP Immigration Bill fight...






[Edited by: Passer at 9/29/2014 1:47:16 AM EST]
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 9:53:15 AM

Time for a fix: if the rebels can overcome the Party leadership

Possible Rules Change Could Punish Boehner Dissidents

"House Republicans are quietly discussing a proposal that could fundamentally alter the way future speakers of the House are chosen, according to multiple GOP sources, with the objective of avoiding a repeat of John Boehner's embarrassing reelection vote in 2013."

"There's a real concern that there's between 30 and 40 people that would vote against the speaker on the House floor, so they're trying to change the conference rules to make sure that doesn't happen," said a GOP member familiar with the proposal."

Did Johnny get his widdle feewings huwt last time?
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 7:20:19 PM

Have a happy we told ya so day----
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>>>Gravis asked, "Given the choice, would you rather see Congress: 1) raise the minimum wage, 2) cut the payroll tax for all working Americans, or 3) increase tax credits for some low-income Americans."

The results found a strong preference for cutting the payroll tax. "The majority of those polled; 50% believe that cutting the payroll tax for all working Americans would be a good start, 39% indicated that raising the minimum wage would be their choice, while only 9% believe increased entitlement spending by increasing tax credits for some low-income Americans would be smart. 2% were unsure," Gravis reported.

It is not hard to see why Americans would prefer a payroll tax cut to a minimum wage hike. A payroll tax cut, paid for by eliminating loopholes for the wealthy, would both increase take home pay for all working Americans and create new jobs by lowering the cost of employment.

Raising the minimum wage, however, would benefit only 4.3 percent of American workers, and, according to both the Congressional Budget Office and President Obama's choice to un the Federal Reserve, would kill hundreds of thousands of jobs. <<<
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 7:17:50 PM

Which party should be closed?
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 1:30:33 PM

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< "So where we the Democrats when people where holding effigies of President Bush and hanging him?" >

. Hanging a scarecrow is the same as assaulting a woman? I guess it would be to those be whose logic equates Clinton's blowjob to EvilBushJr. getting 12,000 Americans KILLED and 50,ooo WOUNDED for nothing...

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Passer
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 1:23:51 PM

"You put me in charge of Medicaid," Pearce told one caller, "the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. "

Those comments by the VICE CHAIRMAN of the AZ Republican Party must have been [forgive the Conservative expression] (forcibly?) "sterilized" for his mass radio audience. Wonder what they were like if he really gave the GOP's true opinion of what they thought of their "little ladies"?

To his credit, if he were put in charge of Medicaid he would probably also give away free Chasity Belts as long as they were required as the latest in Republican Fashion...




[Edited by: Passer at 9/17/2014 1:25:43 PM EST]
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 10:52:00 PM

"You put me in charge of Medicaid," Pearce told one caller, "the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. "

I see Russell Pearce is auditioning for the GOP's Outreach to Low-and-moderate income Women Program. Don't quit your day job, Russell.
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 11:08:51 PM

>>Buzz, A room full of Republicans and nobody stepped in to stop it... he's suspended now..<<

So what party affiliation is the Deputy? So where we the Democrats when people where holding effigies of President Bush and hanging him? Didn't see any Democrats stepping in to stop it.

>>That's what they used to fake the DOW back up so that Jr. could get re-elected in 2004... Jr. wasn't getting re-elected with the DOW going from 12,000 to under 1,000...<<

So are you actually going to get your facts straight on the sub-prime mortgages. The problem started BEFORE President Bush was even elected.

>> Fast & Furious ran from 2005 onward... Don't get your 'facts' from Faux Noise...<<

You sure that Operation Fast & Furious ran from 2005 onward. Obviously you didn't even read the link you used to try and support your argument.

Operation Wide Receiver ran from 2006-2008. Operation Fast and Furious ran from 2009-2011. One program that was run while President Bush was in office and the other while President Obama was in office.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 12:56:55 PM

"Do you know who I am?!! - Sarah Palin"

Answer: The wannabe reincarnation of Aaron Burr?


(I read on Twitter that the Police Report "character"ized it as a White on Whitetrash scuffle. Obviously the Palin clan was the latter)
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btc1
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 7:01:05 PM

Do you know who I am?!! - Sarah Palin

Classy.
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 6:40:49 PM

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. John McCain said 4 years ago that the Citizens United SCOTUS decision allowing unlimited money into elections was the worst one ever... but this week he followed in lockstep with the EvilBushies and voted AGAINST overturning it...

. Judge EvilBushies by their ACTS... and not by their endless LIES...
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 5:57:34 PM

Russell Pearce Disses Government ?Programs for the Poor on His Radio Show, While Helping to Run One


Tuning into The Russell Pearce Show on Saturday nights on Phoenix talk-radio station KKNT 960 AM can be illuminating.

For example, on one recent episode, the recalled former state Senate president got off on the subject of public assistance in all its various forms.

He suggested that if people would just give him the authority, he'd set things right with all these here gub'mint programs.

"You put me in charge of Medicaid," Pearce told one caller, "the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. Then, we'll test recipients for drugs and alcohol, and if you want to [reproduce] or use drugs or alcohol, then get a job."

Down deep, Pearce really is an old softy. This is just his version of tough love.

"I know there's people out there [who] need help, and my heart goes out to them, too," he explained that same evening. "But you know what? That should never be a government role. That's a role for family, church, and community."

Talk about dropping an H-bomb of hypocrisy.

Because not only does Pearce benefit from a generous public-employee pension born of his holding several government positions over the years, he recently scored a job working for Maricopa County Treasurer Charles "Hos" Hoskins at the handsome salary of $85,000 per year.

Among his duties are helping to promote participation in a county program known as the Elderly Assistance Fund, which helps low-income seniors reduce their property taxes.

That is, he's helping to do exactly what he preaches against on his radio show.

According to Hoskins, Pearce's new job was "re-created" after getting abolished five years ago during a time of county belt-tightening.

Since then, because of lack of participation in the fund, it's ballooned to nearly $6 million.

But there are cash-strapped seniors out there, and one of Pearce's jobs will be to get them to apply and use the property tax credit coming to them.

Hoskins says Pearce will have other duties and he will have at least three employees working under him. During a visit to the treasurer's office, Hoskins showed me what will be Pearce's cubicle-office, which at the time lacked a doorknob.

Presumably, Pearce has earned his knob. Hoskins tells me Pearce started work on July 28.

Meanwhile, Pearce remains first vice chair of the Arizona Republican Party, an unpaid position he was elected to in 2012.


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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 3:01:58 AM

"GOP cuts funding request to fight Ebola"

Nothing new. Republican Savior Reagan had the same opinion about AIDS as the current GOP has about Africans and GOP inferiors of the lesser races. If it ever spreads next door, or past their country club gates they may change their "minds".





[Edited by: Passer at 9/10/2014 3:03:21 AM EST]
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 9:51:22 PM

GOP cuts funding request to fight Ebola


House Republicans indicated Tuesday that they will provide less than half of the White House's funding request to fight Ebola in the next government spending bill.

According to a source familiar with the negotiations, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) agreed as of Tuesday morning to spend a total of $40 million to fight the epidemic in the 2015 spending bill.


This would include $25 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and $15 million for the Biological Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to ramp up production of an experimental anti-Ebola drug, the source said.

The White House had asked for $88 million for Ebola in total, including $58 million for BARDA, which is involved in coordinating experimental treatments during public health emergencies.

A spokeswoman for the House Appropriations Committee would not confirm the numbers, saying the details of the bill are not yet finalized.

The funding fight comes amid desperate cries for help fighting Ebola from health workers in West Africa and institutions like the United Nations.

CDC Director Thomas Frieden says the epidemic is spiraling out of control and needs immediate attention from lawmakers and officials around the world.

The death count in West Africa exceeded 2,000 people this week.

The House is expected to vote on a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday. The measure would keep the government open through Dec. 11.

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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 3:38:40 AM

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< "So Buzz how did the Republicans assault women in this video? That would be a deputy and you or I do not know if he's a Republican, Democrat or Independent." >

. A room full of Republicans and nobody stepped in to stop it... he's suspended now...

< "Toxic Mortgage Scandal? I would suggest you study the sub-prime mortgages and the problem with that started even before Bush was elected." >

. That's what they used to fake the DOW back up so that Jr. could get re-elected in 2004... Jr. wasn't getting re-elected with the DOW going from 12,000 to under 1,000...

< "Operation Fast & Furious wasn't an Operation under President Bush. It was under President Obama, it ran from 2009-2011. Next time get your facts straight." >

. Fast & Furious ran from 2005 onward... Don't get your 'facts' from Faux Noise...

+ Fast & Furious Gun Running Scandal +
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[Edited by: BuzzLOL at 9/7/2014 3:40:20 AM EST]
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 12:34:17 AM

So Buzz how did the Republicans assault women in this video? That would be a deputy and you or I do not know if he's a Republican, Democrat or Independent.

Toxic Mortgage Scandal? I would suggest you study the sub-prime mortgages and the problem with that started even before Bush was elected. Specifically look at your home State of Ohio. President Bush tried and failed to get strengthening of the GSE's and by the time other Republicans got on the bus it was too late. You had two prominent Democrats who spoke highly of the GSE's. Maxine Waters and Barney Frank. Frank in sub-committee testimony said he saw no safety or soundness issues with either companies...less than two years later the Federal Government had to step in.

Operation Fast & Furious wasn't an Operation under President Bush. It was under President Obama, it ran from 2009-2011. Next time get your facts straight.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 11:14:26 PM

"We'll be paying the price for ever allowing EvilBushJr. near the White House for the next 100 years or more..."

I'm not sure I agree that W's effect will last that long, but it is still being felt today and probably for at least the next few years.

But hey, maybe it's those things which have now inspired him to take up painting.
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 10:48:33 PM

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. Republican Party is supposedly trying to "repair" its image with women but this video currently going viral with women will totally block all of that for a long time:


+ Republicans Assault Woman at Public Event + (Won't believe what happens at 14:00 onward)
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 10:37:30 PM

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< AFSNCO: "So why did you hate Bush?" >

. EvilBushJr. had knocked the DOW stock market index DOWN from 12,000 to 6,000 and still plummeting, unemployment headed toward 100%, two unneeded, unending, longest wars in USA history with 12,000 Americans needlessly dead and 50,000 horribly wounded for life while cutting VA budget, 10 U.S.Troops dying daily for nothing, Plymouth, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Mercury, Saturn, Holden, and Saab MotorCar Companies destroyed, GM and Chrysler in bankruptcy, Ford quivering, Lehman Bros. Bank, one of USA's 10 biggest destroyed, tens of thousands of businesses and industries destroyed, the world hating the USA, 2005 Fast&Furious gun running scandal, Toxic Mortgage Scandal, biggest economic collapse since 1929... We'll be paying the price for ever allowing EvilBushJr. near the White House for the next 100 years or more...
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Passer
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 6:09:47 PM

"I wish Hannity would quit putting him on the air."

What else can an airhead do?

(Not saying Hannity does ALL his work in vein but he was elected "Vampire of the Year" by the characters on True Blood: If that's not saying, "He sucks" nothing does...)

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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 12:29:14 AM

Um, we've been crackin' on rove for a while now. He is clueless as well as arrogant. I wish Hannity would quit putting him on the air.
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 8:49:47 PM

I75,

Serious self examination is scary to the other side (ie Democrats). It is a sign that the GOP might come out of their malaise after all. This is the first serious post from the GOP point of view in this topic in a long time. Very good, but more importantly, it is a much more potent political medicine than tea ever could hope to be. Congratulations on an insightful post.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 2:10:00 PM

Why Karl Rove and the GOP Establishment Will Lose Again

"Karl Rove is at it once again. The so-called “strategist” is again confusing strategy with tactics, and is about to blow easy Senate pickups in Arkansas and North Carolina. This is not merely snatching defeat from the jaws of victory -- this is snatching defeat from the bowels of victory -- in astonishing tone-deaf fashion."



[Edited by: I75at7AM at 8/29/2014 2:13:34 PM EST]
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btc1
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 10:19:27 PM

AF, "Ah, but if I tell you that I dislike Obama's socialist plans and moving us further toward the left and making us a nanny state I only do that because he is black. Completely understood as I laugh until I cry." Did I say that of you specifically? I do not think I did, but for a lot of conservatives as a whole. The rage about this President, you have to admit is unprecedented.

"Oh, hidden agenda. I just listed one. The goal of almost every Democrat is to make our country more and more a nanny state as possible. If you have people relying on everything from the government that is given to them by the Democrats who is going to vote for that to go away?"

Hidden? Yet, you claim it is a goal of almost every Democrat. Even though you stereotype the goal to the myopic view of conservatives, how can you in the same breath claim it is hidden if it has been the goal of past Democrats? The claim of "hidden" serves to make it more radical to the public. And this President has been attacked more often for those "hidden" agendas than ANY OTHER. It makes it sound sinister, when actually it is more open than hidden. It turns out to be just a "code word" attack. That is what makes it appear to be "parroting the party line" from your talking heads of the conservative media.



[Edited by: btc1 at 8/13/2014 10:21:02 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 4:39:52 PM

"Or you agreed with it when it was thrown at Bush so you did not see it as negativity."

I actually disagreed with most of what was directed at him from the Left, especially regarding Iraq. The only thing I ever poked fun at Bush about was his inability to speak intelligently at times...
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:56:42 PM

"Could be - seems that I am certainly exposed to far more and far deeper negativity than ever before..."

Or you agreed with it when it was thrown at Bush so you did not see it as negativity.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:56:00 PM

Oh, hidden agenda. I just listed one. The goal of almost every Democrat is to make our country more and more a nanny state as possible. If you have people relying on everything from the government that is given to them by the Democrats who is going to vote for that to go away? Vote Republican and they will make you get a job. Vote Democrat and we will give you stuff for free. If you do not believe me I will quote Biden on him talking about being able to quit work because of ObamaCare. Do I need to do that or do you get the picture?
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:55:15 PM

"I don't know if that is completely true or that now our media is so much more instant that you have more information at your fingertips as compared to under Clinton and during much of the Bush term. You hear things instantly today through the web and the advent of smart phones."

Could be - seems that I am certainly exposed to far more and far deeper negativity than ever before...
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:53:40 PM

"As far as the dislike of Bush, well, it should obvious. He had us in the palm of our hand after 9/11. We supported him. We thought it was all very patriotic. Until he decided to go in Iraq. That was made up from the start. It was something for him to prove something to his Dad that he was a better President and that his Dad should have finished the job in Iraq, that he had set out to do. Then he was so disconnected with his Presidency he ruined the economy with debt and tax cuts. There you go. That is my answer and if you will be specific and factual about the hidden agendas, I will answer them too."

Ah, but if I tell you that I dislike Obama's socialist plans and moving us further toward the left and making us a nanny state I only do that because he is black. Completely understood as I laugh until I cry.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:52:12 PM

"That being said, the level of vitriol posted against Obama seems to have increased exponentially compared to what was leveled against Bush, which in turn was much, much more than was aimed at Clinton..."

I don't know if that is completely true or that now our media is so much more instant that you have more information at your fingertips as compared to under Clinton and during much of the Bush term. You hear things instantly today through the web and the advent of smart phones.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:45:38 PM

Ah...there the lefties go again throwing around racism as a reason for not liking a liberal president! To you guys it just cannot be because of his politics and all the hidden agendas with the most "transparent" presidency in history.

Well, tell me the reason your side hates him so much. What are these hidden agendas to which you refer? You know, the racism started from Tea Party members that were all about that and his "muslim ties". Be specific about those hidden agendas and I will answer you. Not some idea that the right has about what he is out to do, like, take away our guns. That for instance is so disproven it is laughable.

As far as the dislike of Bush, well, it should obvious. He had us in the palm of our hand after 9/11. We supported him. We thought it was all very patriotic. Until he decided to go in Iraq. That was made up from the start. It was something for him to prove something to his Dad that he was a better President and that his Dad should have finished the job in Iraq, that he had set out to do. Then he was so disconnected with his Presidency he ruined the economy with debt and tax cuts. There you go. That is my answer and if you will be specific and factual about the hidden agendas, I will answer them too.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:21:05 PM

"Tower, I doubt I will get an answer as to why they hated Bush."

Similar tactics used by the Right now were certainly employed against Bush, most notably regarding WMD's (or the lack thereof) in Iraq and the response to Katrina.

I was for the war in Iraq, even if the original premise was proven in correct as Saddam had to go.

That being said, the level of vitriol posted against Obama seems to have increased exponentially compared to what was leveled against Bush, which in turn was much, much more than was aimed at Clinton...
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 2:53:46 PM

Tower, I doubt I will get an answer as to why they hated Bush. It will destroy their argument that it is because Obama is black that the GOP dislikes him. But it was fun to type the question and put them on the spot even though I already know none of them will answer.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 1:57:50 PM

"Why was there none of this extremist outrage before President Obama?"

There was.
Sorry you missed it, oh wait, you were probably part of it and didn't consider it extremist.
You probably considered yourself a patriot.

[Edited by: theTower at 8/13/2014 1:59:22 PM EST]
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 1:52:14 PM

Btc1: "Why is this President so different. Oh, yeah, He is a Democrat that the Republicans really hate for some reason. "

btc, why did you hate Bush so much? Or SemiSteve, how about you? You even admitted that you called him names and ridiculed him. So why did you hate Bush? I want an honest answer although I doubt I will get one!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 1:51:02 PM

Ah...there the lefties go again throwing around racism as a reason for not liking a liberal president! To you guys it just cannot be because of his politics and all the hidden agendas with the most "transparent" presidency in history.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 1:01:43 PM

"Can't imagine what that reason might be. If only it was spelled out for us in white and black..."

To mix metaphors, above all, racists hate a horse of a different color and that is the "elephant in the room" that the GOP just doesn't want to address!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 10:16:00 AM

Btc1: "Why is this President so different. Oh, yeah, He is a Democrat that the Republicans really hate for some reason. "

Can't imagine what that reason might be. If only it was spelled out for us in white and black...
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:08:47 AM

Rand Paul boasted earlier this week that he would not issue any new executive orders if elected president. He would only repeal existing ones. Boy did he walk those statements back in a hurry! It looks like he's shooting from the hip again. I like a lot of his positions but I'm not sure he's ready to be president. Regardless of who republican's nominate, they better unify early if they want to win the white house in 2016.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:08:37 AM

"“We can’t just abandon the field right now, you have to vote Republican even if it’s for crap-a—roo Republicans, and I would name them but I’m not going to.”-- Ann Coulter"

Yikes. This why we, the voters, are to blame for the situation Congress is in. We are putting these idiots in to win a trash-talking match...
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 8:51:57 AM

“We can’t just abandon the field right now, you have to vote Republican even if it’s for crap-a—roo Republicans, and I would name them but I’m not going to.”-- Ann Coulter
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Passer
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 5:18:23 PM

"The Tea Party types are the only people left with any balls to do the right thing."

But like the adolescents they still are, they never got beyond the stage of just showing off and playing with their own balls!
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 11:25:39 AM

thetower, "Since when?
Not with the current occupiers of the executive branch.
They do what they want when they want and enforce whatever laws they believe public opinion and the liberal lemming society will support them on. "

I guess since Ronald Reagan,

Ronald Reagan 381
George H.W. Bush 166
Bill Clinton 364
George W. Bush 291
Barack Obama (as of 2014-06-20) 182

Maybe even before. Why was there none of this extremist outrage before President Obama? Why is this President so different. Oh, yeah, He is a Democrat that the Republicans really hate for some reason. I do not remember so much extremism over Clinton's use of executive orders, though....hmmmm.....What could it be?
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theTower
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 7:30:24 AM

"That would require passing a law. Oopsie."

Since when?
Not with the current occupiers of the executive branch.
They do what they want when they want and enforce whatever laws they believe public opinion and the liberal lemming society will support them on.
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runningmp
Champion Author Corpus Christi

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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 12:32:06 AM

>>Babe, Perhaps when Republicans start taking some responsibility themselves instead of their usual blaming everything on Democrats...<<

Like President Obama taking responsibility? He loves blaming President George W. Bush for the problems.
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KatmanDo
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 11:05:48 PM

"The Tea Party types are the only people left with any balls to do the [R]ight thing."

I fixed the above posted comment.
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MiddletownMarty
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 5:51:42 PM

"try enforcing current laws and see if the situation improves."

With respect to the refugees from Central America, we are enforcing the current laws.



"Dump the 2008 law that made a discrimination between certain nationalities coming across the border."

That would require passing a law. Oopsie.
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I75at7AM
Champion Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 5:18:57 PM

Passer, by your own descriptions, you say that the Tea Party types would go ahead am impeach, and that it's the good-old-boy RINO's who are not taking that prescribed course.
Pass an immigration bill? Define what you are trying to accomplish first. try enforcing current laws and see if the situation improves. Dump the 2008 law that made a discrimination between certain nationalities coming across the border. I thought we didn't discriminate based on national origin anymore.
It seems that a push to pass an immigration bill is more of an easy way out, admitting that we cannot and simply will not enforce current immigration law, so just throw our hands up and say "Y'all can stay" cause we don't have the intestinal fortitude to deal with the problem head-on.

The Tea Party types are the only people left with any balls to do the right thing.
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Passer
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 3:19:50 PM

I75,

1. Suing the President doesn't ACCOMPLISH anything and just wastes time.

Of course, the Tea Party disagrees with that and loves all the political time spent of suing the president. If you have evidence, IMPEACH him. The Tea Party and their Anarchist brethren have never been known to pussyfoot around. Is it your GOP masters that are holding you back from Impeachment?

But everyone can agree, "Suing the President" is a waste of time and every minute wasted is not used on something more important -- even to TP Anarchists, Impeachment would be more important.

II. Pass the BIPARTISAN Immigration Bill. Don't hold out like Hamas for 100% of everything you want or you heave a bomb to disrupt everything and anything else positive.


Still Closed For Repairs By Tea Bags

[Edited by: Passer at 8/9/2014 3:21:29 PM EST]
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