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Cliffisher

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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2014 11:28:56 AM

That sucking sound is his presidental chance flushing down the toilet on the GW Bridge closing.
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 2:02:33 PM

S&P Downgrades New Jersey's Debt Rating

"Standard & Poor's Ratings Services cut its rating on New Jersey's general obligation debt to 'A+' from 'AA-' on Wednesday, citing the state's "sizable" structural imbalance.

New Jersey's economy is improving, but it continues to rely on one-time budget fixes, "untested and uncertain" revenue sources and "bullish" revenue assumptions, which will add pressure on future budgets, S&P analyst John Sugden said in a statement.

S&P also cut its rating on the state's appropriation-backed debt to 'A' from 'A+' and its moral obligation debt rating to 'BBB+' from 'A-'. The outlook on all the ratings is stable.

The downgrade puts New Jersey in league with the worst-rated U.S. states. S&P rates only two other states in the single-A category: California at 'A' and Illinois at 'A-.'

In March, Fitch Ratings revised its outlook on New Jersey's 'AA-' rating to negative from stable, citing similar concerns.

The state must close a $786 million budget gap that developed through the first eight months of fiscal 2014, S&P said.

Another big issue bothering Wall Street credit-rating agencies is the state's growing burden to fund retirement benefits for public employees.

The state's plan for public employees was funded at 49.1 percent as of fiscal year end 2012, while its plan for teachers was 59.3 percent funded. About 80 percent or above is considered healthy.

Republican Governor Chris Christie and the Democrat-led legislature tried to..."

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Fitch, S&P Downgrade N.J. Debt
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 1:42:14 PM

. LOL! Christie's BridgeGate Scandal is NOT 'folding up'... TODAY's news on it:

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Full Cost of Christie's Report Still Unknown

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N.J.Legislator Subpoena BridgeGate Documents

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Investigators' Ultimatum to Christie's Lawyers!

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. Whole story just beginning to unfold...

[Edited by: BuzzLOL at 4/9/2014 1:46:01 PM EST]
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 1:28:16 PM

"For starters there is mountains of Evidence & what Hillary " What does it Matter" Clinton said in reference to Benghazi.

As to the IRS...ooopss.. They got caught ( with evidence ) hindering Conservative groups from gaining non-profit status so they would not be able to mount a opposition to the anointed 1 for his 2nd term in the oval office."

No evidence against Obama. Do you read the threads and who the Right is blaming?
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AC-302
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 12:06:25 PM

Looks like the controversy about Christie shutting down the bridge has folded up like that bridge did in Minneapolis a few years back. Chris Christie appears to be coming out squeaky clean on this one.
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 9:22:36 AM

""Insert this comment into the Benghazi thread, IRS thread, etc. etc. etc... ""

For starters there is mountains of Evidence & what Hillary " What does it Matter" Clinton said in reference to Benghazi.

As to the IRS...ooopss.. They got caught ( with evidence ) hindering Conservative groups from gaining non-profit status so they would not be able to mount a opposition to the anointed 1 for his 2nd term in the oval office.

But Christie? Where is the evidence? None... because there is none. But Oh so many Liberals will dig for gold in a pile of poop because in their minds they believe it is there.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:22:29 AM

"OR if David Wildstein who has been cooperating with Paul Fishman, the U.S. attorney in New Jersey, gives significant evidence."

His lawyer sure was trying to make it sound as though Wildman has lots to say.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 10:15:24 PM

"There is NO EVIDENCE.
The only way there ever will be any evidence is if the Liberals threaten the 2 people that got fired( or their family ) or bribe them to change their story. "


OR if David Wildstein who has been cooperating with Paul Fishman, the U.S. attorney in New Jersey, gives significant evidence.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 9:18:12 AM

"He was Lied to by 2 people he trusted.
Have you never been lied to by someone?
I suspect you have but you just don't realize it.

He was told it was a traffic study by the Port Authority. What else was he suppose to do? Really..What else....Get over it.
There is NO EVIDENCE."

Insert this comment into the Benghazi thread, IRS thread, etc. etc. etc...
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 8:47:02 AM

""So he must be an incompetent, bumbling idiot since his staff runs his office without his knowledge ""

He was Lied to by 2 people he trusted.
Have you never been lied to by someone?
I suspect you have but you just don't realize it.

He was told it was a traffic study by the Port Authority. What else was he suppose to do? Really..What else. It is 1 bridge in a state that is already so over populated then some states 3 to 4 x its size.
Get over it.
There is NO EVIDENCE.
The only way there ever will be any evidence is if the Liberals threaten the 2 people that got fired( or their family ) or bribe them to change their story.
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2ovrpar
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 7:30:07 AM

What a waste of taxpayer money. The Liberals could care less about a few cones in the road. They want CC out of the way for Hillary.
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:28:04 PM

. LOL! Christie's investigation that interviewed/interrogated no main foxes wasn't a case of the brown fox finding the grey fox innocent, but of the brown fox finding the brown fox innocent... at great taxpayer expense...
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:18:01 PM

This is like a leaky faucet.
Info one drip at a time and the next thing you know, someone could be doing the perp walk.

There will be complete silence from Fox/GOP News.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:03:53 PM

Whatever you do, stay away from MSNBC tonight. They will be losing it, bigtime.
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 10:00:10 AM

Christie, can you spell Grand Jury?
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 3:21:50 PM

"I assure you, the feeling is mutual."


Well, at least we understand one another...and it didn't require insults, namecalling and some of the other crap that proliferates these boards.

So I Thank you for that.
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 3:09:41 PM

Norm: <<<"When the Grey Fox finds the Brown Fox innocent of raiding the henhouse, of course there will be questions...from the chickens of course.">>>

--My defense of this is the same as your defense of Holder investigating the IRS scandal. Or the justice department investigating the Benghazi scandal. :)

<<<"Objectivity seems to escape some of you conservatives">>>

--I assure you, the feeling is mutual.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 3:03:22 PM

"The same should be asked of Conservatives? "

Why bother, all that's going to do is cause them to scream Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi even louder.

*ROTFL*
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 3:02:12 PM

"Christie was found to be completely innocent of any wrong doing, I am not sure I understand why some of you liberal posters find this to be a problem. Are y'all just stuck on finding corruption where there is none?"


When the Grey Fox finds the Brown Fox innocent of raiding the henhouse, of course there will be questions...from the chickens of course.

But what does the fox say?

"I told you I was innocent"...

Objectivity seems to escape some of you conservatives...not that we're suprised or anything.

*eyerollage*

SMH
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 2:56:25 PM

"Are y'all just stuck on finding corruption where there is none? :::shrug:::"

The same should be asked of Conservatives?
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 2:05:55 PM



EZExit, "I am not sure I understand why some of you liberal posters find this to be a problem. Are y'all just stuck on finding corruption where there is none?"

Exactly.

When they got nothing they will grasp at anything.

And they will do ANYTHING to distract from the disaster that their MESSIAH has proven himself to be.

So they make up stuff to attack and destroy others hoping that no one will pay attention to what THE COMMUNITY ORGANIZER is screwing up now!

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EZExit
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 2:01:47 PM

Christie was found to be completely innocent of any wrong doing, I am not sure I understand why some of you liberal posters find this to be a problem. Are y'all just stuck on finding corruption where there is none? :::shrug:::
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 12:02:21 PM

"Looks like those with severe cases of ODS pulled out the super duper sized mirror and popped several smoke bombs."


*ROTFL*!!!!!
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:49:56 AM

Funny how you guys bring Bush up in every subject about a Democrat and then shake your head when Hillary's brought up. I already replied to the amazingly incomplete investigations of BOTH.
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:48:41 AM

Looks like those with severe cases of ODS pulled out the super duper sized mirror and popped several smoke bombs.

When you can not defend the actions of the BIG GOV, change the subject.

LOL
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:46:40 AM

"Maybe we could focus on the investigation of Christie by his own people declaring him exonerated. Unless that's too painful for you to consider."

It may well be...which would explain the total avoidance of discussing it:


"Though Christie is likely to cite the report as confirming his assertions that he was not in any way involved in the lane closures, the findings immediately drew accusations of inherent partiality and an incomplete methodology.

Kelly and Wildstein were among five major figures who declined to be interviewed in the probe."



Internal Bridgegate Probe Clears Christie But Questions Remain

[Edited by: RNorm at 3/31/2014 11:48:37 AM EST]
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:33:00 AM

There's nothing at all outrageous about Mrs. Clinton's comment, nor is there anything topic-worthy about this diversion of the topic. Maybe we could focus on the investigation of Christie by his own people declaring him exonerated. Unless that's too painful for you to consider.

[Edited by: MiddletownMarty at 3/31/2014 11:33:42 AM EST]
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:27:24 AM



MTMarty, " or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided that they'd they go kill some Americans?"

"Mrs" Clinton DID say THAT, didn't she Marty?!

How OUTRAGEOUS is a comment like that!

Just a bunch of "guys" "out for a walk one night"!

That is not only a lie of the first order from Hillary.

It is a purposeful DESPICABLE LIE from "Mrs" Clinton!

SMH

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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:14:21 AM

"The exact same way Obama is doing with the IRS scandal. SMH"


Interesting how you guys moan and whine when we show how you have different standards about Bush and Obama over the same issue, and then drone on about how Bush is not the subject; but yet, somehow in EVERY thread, you guys bring up Obama, even when its not remotely connected to the subject...

Yes, SMH once again!
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:10:52 AM

"He was just "exonerated" by an investigation conducted by his own people, an "investigation" that didn't interview any of the folks involved...how do you do that?"

The exact same way Obama is doing with the IRS scandal. SMH

It's called plausible deniability. Of course, it's only plausible to your supporters... and it doesn't matter what it is about. Bridges, deaths, corruption, whatever...
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:08:57 AM

"This supposed "scandal" is a totally MANUFACTURED Democrat dirty trick to try to destroy Christie in order to pave the way to the White House for Hillary Clinton."

There is no way Christie could make it through the GOP nomination process successfully. This scandal is just Christie being Christie, a confrontational, rude, vindictive man.
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:07:07 AM

What difference?! Hmmmm, I suppose that depends on what intelligence info was ignored or purposely NOT acted upon for political reasons at the expense of American lives, doesn't it?

Indeed, QUITE a difference.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:06:21 AM

""Hillary's words " What does it matter now" Will haunt her for the rest of her life.""



Man, those Hillary hate glasses are on so tight, its cutting off the oxygen to your brain.

This thread is about CHRIS CHRISTIE.

He was just "exonerated" by an investigation conducted by his own people, an "investigation" that didn't interview any of the folks involved...how do you do that?

THAT's the question. But you're so full of hatred for HIllary that you can't see beyond your hatred.

SMH
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:03:52 AM

Mrs. Clinton never said "What does it matter now," and you know full well how that paraphrase was taken out of context. Here is the full and complete quote.

"With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided that they'd they go kill some Americans? What difference at this point does it make?" --Hillary Clinton, from the transcript of the hearing








[Edited by: MiddletownMarty at 3/31/2014 11:05:15 AM EST]
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 10:46:47 AM



"Hillary's words " What does it matter now" Will haunt her for the rest of her life."

Weaslespit, "Only by those who continue to take the comments out of context to score political points for the Right."

Take them "out of context" how?

"Out of context" as in the fact that those words came out of Hillary's mouth when she was asked what happened in Benghazi?

SMH
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 9:02:43 AM

"Hillary's words " What does it matter now" Will haunt her for the rest of her life."

Only by those who continue to take the comments out of context to score political points for the Right.

"Again.
There is NO EVIDENCE Christie was involved.
He asked about it when it was happening & was told it was a traffic study. He let it go at that. He was lied to by 2 important people he trusted.
What part do the blood thirsty LIBERALS not understand."

So he must be an incompetent, bumbling idiot since his staff runs his office without his knowledge - or at least, that would be the comments made regarding Obama by the Right.

What part of "blood thirsty" do you not understand?
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 11:02:34 PM

I predictthat this "investigation" has been conducted to the highest standard of political correctness, and will therefore find NO wrongdoing by Christie; Obama is doing the same with the IRS, and will have similar results.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:31:28 PM

"And you don't even seen to be aware of how laughable a statement that is in light of Obama doing EXACTLY that - never interviewing anyone and yet claiming that there had been an 'investigation' and there was 'not a smidgeon of scandal'!"


Man, those Obama hate glasses are on so tight, its cutting off the oxygen to your brain.

This thread is about CHRIS CHRISTIE.

He was just "exonerated" by an investigation conducted by his own people, an "investigation" that didn't interview any of the folks involved.

THAT's the question. But you're so full of Obama hate that you can't see beyond your hatred.

SMH
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 9:08:55 PM


RNorm, "And that is your answer to a question about an investigation of Christie???"

No, Norm, it was an answer to your insane contention of "How do you conduct an investigation WITHOUT interviewing any of the people involved???"

And you don't even seen to be aware of how laughable a statement that is in light of Obama doing EXACTLY that - never interviewing anyone and yet claiming that there had been an 'investigation' and there was 'not a smidgeon of scandal'!

ROTFL

You just can't make up the silliness of liberals, can you?!!

SMH

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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 8:17:08 PM

"Ask Obama."


And that is your answer to a question about an investigation of Christie???

LOL, man those Obama haterade shades you're wearing a just too tight!

Silly.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 7:45:11 PM



RNorm, "How do you conduct an investigation WITHOUT interviewing any of the people involved???"

Ask Obama.

He obviously has it all figured out with all of his scandals.

Whether it be IRS or Benghazi or any of the others.

There was NO need apparently to interview no stinkin witnesses!

ROTFL

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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 7:44:22 PM

"Hmm.. got the information from the news media..who does that sound like?"

Someone who doesn't bow down to every word by the Faux?

I listened to the same million dollar, white haired Christie front/lacky lawyer everyone else did.

Nowhere did he admit that that they did not talk to the main perps in the
bridge lane closing.

They will need another million of the taxpayers money to do that?
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 7:08:18 PM

"what say you now that Christie has been EXONERATED of any wrongdoing in the bridge closure scandal by an investigation?"


How do you conduct an investigation WITHOUT interviewing any of the people involved???
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 3:41:53 PM

Cliffsher - what say you now that Christie has been EXONERATED of any wrongdoing in the bridge closure scandal by an investigation? Members of his staff may have known or did something, but he didn't have any knowledge of it until after the fact. Hmm.. got the information from the news media..who does that sound like?
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:07:34 AM



"The funny front man that Christie hired never interviewed any of the people involved."RNorm, "And yet people call that an investigation?"

Yup, just like the "investigation" by the most rabid Democrats in New Jersey.

ROTFL

Or just like the FBI and Democrats in Congress who have YET to interview even ONE of the people the IRS targeted.

And yet Obama has loudly proclaimed that there is not "a smidgeon" of scandal about his use of the IRS to target political opponents - the exact thing the Democrats CLAIMED that Nixon did and used to unfairly drive him from office.

SMH

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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:04:08 AM

"That sucking sound is his presidental chance flushing down the toilet on the GW Bridge closing."

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"That sounds like welcome news for Rand Paul."

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And that sounds like welcome news for progressives - who love to paint Constitutional libertarians as "extreme".

[Edited by: ministorage at 3/30/2014 10:05:52 AM EST]
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 10:03:45 AM



Cliffisher, "No one hates Issa."

No. No one.

It has been a veritable Democrat love fest for Issa!

ROTFL

SMH

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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 9:40:25 AM

"The funny front man that Christie hired never interviewed any of the people involved."


And yet people call that an investigation?

*ROTFL*
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 8:54:54 AM

No one hates Issa.

As a Joe McCarthy clone must people have a deep feeling of contempt for his thinly hate of Obama.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 12:57:01 AM



Katmando, "Somebody likes to throw around that "hate" word, I notice. Rep. Issa and others like him are plain scum."

ROTFL

Yup, NO hatred or bias there!

ROTFL

SMH

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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 12:51:35 AM

"Why the hatred and attacks against Issa?"

Somebody likes to throw around that "hate" word, I notice. Rep. Issa and others like him are plain scum. Any decent person would hold them in well-deserved contempt.
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