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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Conroe, TX

#831606 Jan 1, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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If she never verified the intel Bush used to go to war, how was it her fault??? Bush should have not used the intel until it was verified.
But hey, that would take common sense. Something a dumbass like you knows nothing about.
.. dufusses....

Because it was her job to verify that intel. She took money from you with the understanding that she would verify intel about Saddam Hussein's WMD program.
What she did was, she falsified the analysis. Valerie Plame was a critical piece in the ploy to keep the UN's oil-for-food scam going. She falsified intel so the 18 UN sanctions being ignored would remain in place, and the oil-for-food scam would continue.

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#831607 Jan 1, 2013
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As long as you keep repeating that...
We never had a surplus under Clinton. Clinton got lucky with the dot.com bubble. It then burst. The Republican Congress led the way to a more balanced budget. The unraveling of the housing mortgage loan crisis began under Clinton. We were hit by 9/11 under Bush disrupting the economy. Democrats also supported the war effort. Democrats ignored the warnings by Bush and Bernacke of an impending housing market crisis as much, if not more, than Republicans.
...I'm going to keep repeating this.
Your oversimplified version is much too understated and consistently inaccurate.
You keep flogging that lie no matter how many times its disproven. You and the idiot DBWronger, two pieces of sht in a pod.

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carol

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#831608 Jan 1, 2013
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I'm hoping it doesn't come to that. Everyone on our side works for a living and don't have the time.
We definitely need a new Speaker of the House. Boehner is unquestionably a Democrat. We have no chance of reducing spending with him as Speaker.
Don't think that's going to happen either. Most of us are still shell-shocked from the last election and are now just biding our time hoping that some sanity will return in the next two elections.

Politicizing the Tea Party movement was a bad idea and no one wants more derisiveness than we already have in this country thanks to this current administration.

Unfortunately, Romney was not the right messenger. Obama just got lucky. Hopefully, Americans will be paying more attention to the failed policies of what will be this two-term president the next time.

Obamacare will be in full swing by 2016. People are in for a huge wake-up call. Maybe our taxes didn't go up this year but every single one of us will be paying for that monstrosity in four years.

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Realtime

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#831609 Jan 1, 2013
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So.
Iran has always had the capabilities to ply havoc with the world oil markets.
Unfortunately for them, they depend on these oil markets.
It would take little effort to use military fore to destroy their oil industry & cripple their economics even further than the sanctions.
The, cough, news media is simply playing head games with the likes of I M and Carol. The Iranian navy was conducting maneuvers near the Straights of Hormuz and was "warning" planes and warships in the area, namely ours, to stay clear.

The five day drill dubbed Velayat-91 included the launch of several land based Ghader missiles and video of same was released by a semi official news agency.

Without the video there is no story__what else is new?

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#831610 Jan 1, 2013
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Happy New Year everyone.
At least all our taxes won't go up this year.
Hopefully, the Democrat Senate won't kick the budget can down the road another four years and spend us into oblivion in the meantime.
Thankfully, another election is around the corner.
Let's hope Americans will get it right this time and elect a Republican Congress to finish out this two-term presidential fluke.
If there's even a glimmer of a chance Americans will wake up to the reality that Democrats are looking out for the future of the Democrat Party and not the country's, there's hope.
...and the beat goes on.
In Carol's alternate universe spending originates in the Senate.

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#831611 Jan 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Maybe it's time we took to the streets again demanding reforms and government accountability - and not politicizing it this time.
I'm with you, If we stood across from the White House for weeks on end. Not working so that the bloated beauracracy didn't have anything to confiscate, I wonder how long it would take them to heave to... Ain't gonna happen though, the real workers won't hit the streets....

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Conroe, TX

#831612 Jan 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Boehner walks a very thin line between hard-right conservatives and hard-left liberals and the demands of both with the country's best interests hanging in the balance. You should cut him a little slack.
He risks republicans being labeled obstructionists and democrats ending up smelling like a rose.
Which is exactly what the democrats are counting on. He has no choice right now but to compromise.
We have a good chance to come out on top in 2014 and 2016 by playing the democrats' game for a while.
The repubicans succeeded in upping the tax increases. It ain't over til it's over.
I started cutting him some slack. Then, I watched the debt ceiling go up and up, and no spending cuts coming from him whatsoever, and lettinug Obama and Holder push him around like he's nothing... when the fact is he's the goddam Speaker of the House. He has the authority to bring the weight of the entire government to bear in any direction he chooses. Yet, he chose to act as if he's impotent.

No spending cuts with Boehner.
Increased debt with Boehner.
No investigation of obvious crimes in the Executive.

Our problems:
Uncontrolled spending.
A debt beyond the ability to pay.
Criminal activity in the Executive.

We need to change the Speaker. If we don't change the Speaker, we have no chance to change anything that's been happening since he became Speaker.
If for no other reason, just the fact, at the request of Nancy Pelosi, he forced the 112th Congress to name him the Speaker for the 113th Congress should be shouting at you that he needs to go.
And nobody told you this happened....

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carol

Orlando, FL

#831613 Jan 1, 2013
The tax increase going from $200,000/$250,000 to $400,000/$450,000 is actually a big deal. Considering the alternative and the GOP refusing to give Obama and Reid everything they wanted.

A lot of small business owners are breathing again today.

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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Conroe, TX

#831614 Jan 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Boehner walks a very thin line between hard-right conservatives and hard-left liberals and the demands of both with the country's best interests hanging in the balance. You should cut him a little slack.
He risks republicans being labeled obstructionists and democrats ending up smelling like a rose.
Which is exactly what the democrats are counting on. He has no choice right now but to compromise.
We have a good chance to come out on top in 2014 and 2016 by playing the democrats' game for a while.
The repubicans succeeded in upping the tax increases. It ain't over til it's over.
Carol, he is the Speaker of the House. He controls the institution that controls all revenue, spending and borrowing. He doesn't need to compromise on anything.
Republicans are a majority in the House.
It's time that majority actually started solving our problems.
We have a spending problem. Solution: cut spending.
It's that simple.
The fiscal cliff cuts spending. Problem solved... well, almost. Spending cuts is poison to the Democrats. And, lo and behold, here we have McConnell and Boehner promoting the Democrat agenda.

NO CUTS... NO DEAL.
Period. End of statement.

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#831615 Jan 1, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So.
Iran has always had the capabilities to ply havoc with the world oil markets.
Unfortunately for them, they depend on these oil markets.
It would take little effort to use military fore to destroy their oil industry & cripple their economics even further than the sanctions.
Gee Whiz Davey, you're about 12 yrs late to the party, where ya been?? We should have told them 30 yrs.ago to "Drink a bowl of oil"? We didn't and here we are....

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Waxman

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#831616 Jan 1, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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In Carol's alternate universe spending originates in the Senate.
Why do bozo's like you feel the need to make up $hit?

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carol

Orlando, FL

#831617 Jan 1, 2013
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In Carol's alternate universe spending originates in the Senate.
The House Republicans produced a budget right after being sworn into office in 2011 if you recall. The Senate Democrats wouldn't even bring it up for a vote.

The Democrat-controlled Congress did not produce a budget for 3 long years. I'm sure you recall that as well.

The Senate Democrats voted against the president's budget - unanimously...almost...99 to 0.

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AmericanMan

Russellville, KY

#831618 Jan 1, 2013
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Who knows what they will do. Boehner is a Democrat. So, he will do whatever he can to prevent any cuts to government spending.
There is no reason to hurry this. This can be addressed at any time and any agreement can be made retroactive to the first of the year.
There is some hidden reason why everyone is being led to believe this is an emergency. This is just like when ObamaKare was rushed through without anyone even reading it. Even today nobody knows what's in that law.
The government doesn't have a revenue problem. It has a spending problem. Cut govenment spending first. After government spending is cut, then let's talk about revenue issues... like increasing the number of people paying income taxes.
Any country that lets half the population mooch off the other half won't last long.
The only way to fix the insanity in our government is to have everyone dependent on their decisions. EVERYONE should have to pay income taxes. If everyone paid income taxes, the wouldn't be voting for a bunch of criminal frauds flying a Marxist flag, that's for sure.
22% of the 47% are those 65 and older without enough income to meet the requirements that have been in place for the past 30 years to pay Federal Income Taxes. Damn Moochers.
carol

Orlando, FL

#831619 Jan 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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I started cutting him some slack. Then, I watched the debt ceiling go up and up, and no spending cuts coming from him whatsoever, and lettinug Obama and Holder push him around like he's nothing... when the fact is he's the goddam Speaker of the House. He has the authority to bring the weight of the entire government to bear in any direction he chooses. Yet, he chose to act as if he's impotent.
No spending cuts with Boehner.
Increased debt with Boehner.
No investigation of obvious crimes in the Executive.
Our problems:
Uncontrolled spending.
A debt beyond the ability to pay.
Criminal activity in the Executive.
We need to change the Speaker. If we don't change the Speaker, we have no chance to change anything that's been happening since he became Speaker.
If for no other reason, just the fact, at the request of Nancy Pelosi, he forced the 112th Congress to name him the Speaker for the 113th Congress should be shouting at you that he needs to go.
And nobody told you this happened....
I hear what you're saying. But any Speaker up against a Democrat Senate and a newly elected Democrat president isn't going to be able to do much weight-throwing either.

The Republican party cannot afford being labeled the party of "no" or obstructionists again. That strategy used by the Democrats may have worked the last time. But we have to avoid it all costs this time with another election just next year.

It wouldn't have helped our party if the majority of people would have blamed us if we had gone over the cliff - no matter to what lengths Democrats will go to mislead the American people.

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#831620 Jan 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Maybe it's time we took to the streets again demanding reforms and government accountability - and not politicizing it this time.
Your strongest voice is your vote, too bad you threw yours away during the last primary.

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#831621 Jan 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Boehner walks a very thin line between hard-right conservatives and hard-left liberals and the demands of both with the country's best interests hanging in the balance. You should cut him a little slack.
He risks republicans being labeled obstructionists and democrats ending up smelling like a rose.
Which is exactly what the democrats are counting on. He has no choice right now but to compromise.
We have a good chance to come out on top in 2014 and 2016 by playing the democrats' game for a while.
The repubicans succeeded in upping the tax increases. It ain't over til it's over.
Its doubtful it will even come up for a vote under the retarded Hastert Rule.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#831622 Jan 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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.. dufusses....
Because it was her job to verify that intel. She took money from you with the understanding that she would verify intel about Saddam Hussein's WMD program.
What she did was, she falsified the analysis. Valerie Plame was a critical piece in the ploy to keep the UN's oil-for-food scam going. She falsified intel so the 18 UN sanctions being ignored would remain in place, and the oil-for-food scam would continue.
You really aren't too right.

All intel is not verifiable.

If all intel was verifiable then you would not need anyone to verify it.

Bush took intel was was not verified.

Plame did not falsify anything.

Sadam cheated on "oil for food". We knew it & presidents signed off on a lot of it including your hero GW Bush.
carol

Orlando, FL

#831623 Jan 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Carol, he is the Speaker of the House. He controls the institution that controls all revenue, spending and borrowing. He doesn't need to compromise on anything.
Republicans are a majority in the House.
It's time that majority actually started solving our problems.
We have a spending problem. Solution: cut spending.
It's that simple.
The fiscal cliff cuts spending. Problem solved... well, almost. Spending cuts is poison to the Democrats. And, lo and behold, here we have McConnell and Boehner promoting the Democrat agenda.
NO CUTS... NO DEAL.
Period. End of statement.
It doesn't matter that you absolutely right.

What matters now is Obama and Reid didn't get everything they wanted.

And Republicans aren't going to be blamed - even if it WAS Obama and Reid who couldn't wait to reenact the last scene from Thelma and Louise with both playing their parts respectively.

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Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#831624 Jan 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Semantics.
The Constitution doesn't say anywhere that the government society has a different set of rights than the non-government society.
It is unarguable that every private citizen has every right to possess every weapon any agency in government can possess.
You have to get rid of the Constitution and the concept of civillian government to change that.
That's ok with me. If the police think the only thing they need to protect me is a .22 single-shot crack-barrel rifle, then let that be the case.
Unarguable????

I guess police officers where you live in your imaginary world carry Bushmaster semi automatic rifles with 100 round clips.

The Second Amendment says you have the right to bear arms. Here's your musket. You now bear arms. Now STFU
TheIndependentMa jority

Hazard, KY

#831625 Jan 1, 2013
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YOU WORK AS A GREETER AT WALMART DON' YOU, CLOWN? YOU ONE OF THEM RETARDS THEY GET FO' FOUR DOLLARS AN HOUR? CAN YOU GET ME A DISCOUNT ON FRITOS, TARD?
Ohh..story time...short and sweet..
Once upon a time I knew of this man...who worked for the Frito company.

He liked to pick his nose.

Took me a longgggg time before I could ever eat a Frito...and even then...the intake of those is limited .

(no kidding lol)

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