...back them, believe them...potato, patatoe...<quoted text>
And no, I didn't say I believe my politicians 100%, I said I back them 100% in this matter.
Don't change my words around.
That makes you look even more ignorant than you already are.
"Fox News Sunday" is heading to Louisville, Ky. Jack Conway, Kentucky's attorney general and the Democratic candidate for Senate , and Rand Paul, the Republican nominee and son of Representative Ron Paul, Republican of Texas, have agreed to a live debate on "Fox News Sunday" on Oct.3 at 9 a.m. (Eastern time).
Join the discussion below, or Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com.
#126913 Oct 4, 2013
#126914 Oct 4, 2013
...geez...you can't back someone, unless you believe them...can you back a liar, square brain...?
#126915 Oct 4, 2013
Unnamed source isn't a credible story, I made it clear that no matter what news source it comes from cant be confirmed.
So no super stupid, it's not a story that can be backed up.
You people devour that shit they feed you, sad thing is, you're gluttons for big ol shit sammiches every damned day.
Name the source in the Whitehouse and I'll believe you all. That's perfectly fair, right?
#126916 Oct 4, 2013
Well done stooges ...
#126917 Oct 4, 2013
Hello Crow. You got that right. Those three were busy taking them all on. So glad you use that regressive word. lol Tea odor had me rolling. haha Those idiots need to get some help reading their tea leaves, they are way off.
"STOP calling them conservatives, they don't want to conserve anything, they want to take AMERICA backwards. Let's get real: Call them regressives."
And THAT they are. lol
PROUD TO BE LIBERAL
because greed, hate, and fear just don't work for me.
#126918 Oct 4, 2013
Poll Shows More Americans Blame Republicans for Government Shutdown
In something that should come as no surprise to anyone with any kind of common sense, a CBS poll showed that 44 percent of Americans blame Republicans for the government shutdown, with 35 percent blaming President Obama and Democrats. Seventeen percent blame both sides.
Going a step further, 72 percent of Americans polled opposed shutting down the government to try to defund the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”).
I thought Republicans said they’re “listening to the American people?” Well, 72 percent don’t support what they’re doing, so just who in the hell are they listening to?
Oh, that’s right, the tea party and people like the Koch brothers. And while they might be Americans, they sure as hell don’t represent the American people.
The thirty-five percent blaming the president and Democrats isn’t really a shocking number considering for any credible poll that’s been done about voting trends, around that same percentage of Americans consider themselves “solidly Republican.” So, what that basically means is that only Republicans are blaming President Obama and Democrats, while more independents are siding with liberals in blaming Republicans or both sides.
And honestly, the only ones who are really celebrating this shutdown are the right-wing radical tea party Republicans who simply don’t live on the same planet as the rest of us.
Because let’s be honest — a government shutdown is never a good thing. There are hundreds of thousands of people working without any promise of being paid come payday (and no promise that they’ll be given backpay when the shutdown ends), that might not be able to pay their bills here in the coming days and weeks. Yet there are Republicans who are openly celebrating this shutdown like they’ve accomplished something.
Well, I guess they have accomplished one thing.
They’ve accomplished looking like a bunch of brainless idiots who seem eager to prove they should be admitted to a mental health facility instead of serving in Congress.
So, Republicans can sit there and try to convince themselves that they’re “winning” something in this shutdown (which they’re not), but the polls say otherwise—and this is just the beginning. The longer this goes on, the more the American people are going to blame Republicans for this ridiculous sideshow they’ve created.
Because that’s exactly what this shutdown has been—a sideshow. It’s an act of pathetic human beings who want to use our government as some kind of political launchpad for their future campaigns.
They stand absolutely no chance at winning — they know it, President Obama knows it and most of the American people know it.
They simply don’t care. This shutdown is about them, not us. It’s about the tea party Republican agenda, not the “voice of the American people.”
If this was about the American people, John Boehner would let the Senate resolution come to a vote, the House would easily pass it and the government would almost instantly reopen.
And the only person really preventing that is John Boehner. A man so fearful of losing his position as Speaker of the House that he’s put that above his duty to work in the interest of the American people.
This whole shutdown has simply been the perfect example of just how sad and pathetic the Republican party has become.
Yep, no matter how they spin it, teabagging CONS OWN the shutdown.
#126919 Oct 4, 2013
You are undoubtedly the most ignorant poster on Topix. Bar none.
You even give the Libturds a bad name, and that's hard to do.
#126920 Oct 4, 2013
House Republican Refuses to Defer Pay During
Shutdown, Says “I Need My Paycheck”
Rep. Ellmers said:
“I need my paycheck. That’s the bottom line. I understand that there may be some other members who are deferring their paychecks, and I think that’s admirable. I’m not in that position.”
Now she may very well need her paycheck — I’m not doubting that. But then so do the over 800,000 Americans the government shutdown has put on furlough who might not be receiving theirs.
But I guess it’s nice to need your paycheck and still be getting it. That’s not something hundreds of thousands of Americans can say right now thanks to the right-wing antics going on in Congress
To be fair, Rep. Ellmers isn’t the only one in Congress who’s opting to receive pay during the shutdown. There are plenty of others, both Democrats and Republicans, who are choosing to collect their paycheck. If you ask me, none of them should be paid for not doing their job — which is why they should pass Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan’s “No Government, No Pay” act (but they probably won’t).
The lives of thousands hang in the balance right now while people like Rep. Ellmers simply prove they don’t get it. Her official website lists her husband as a general surgeon. Now what exactly does a general surgeon make, you ask? Well, according to CNNMoney, the median pay for one comes in around $216,000 per year, with some making over $400,000.
So, even with just her husband’s salary, based on the information listed on her official site, they rank in the top 2 percent of Americans as far as income goes—but she “needs” her paycheck.
Well, if she needs it so badly, maybe it’s time she started speaking out against this Republican temper tantrum which has shut our government down.
Maybe she should publicly state that John Boehner needs to let the House vote on the Senate’s resolution (which would easily pass if he did) so the government could be reopened almost immediately.
Because while the wife of a general surgeon making six-figures might need her paycheck, so do the hundreds of thousands of American workers who might not be paid come their next payday thanks to this ridiculous Republican-forced government shutdown.
Which is something these Republicans simply don’t seem to understand. This shutdown isn’t a game.
There are thousands of Americans that face an uncertain future due to the antics that are being pushed by a handful of tea party-backed Republicans and their cowardly Speaker of the House, John Boehner.
But it’s okay, they still get paid. Who cares about the 800,000 who might not, right?
GOP = Greed Over People
Bet those 800,000 federal employees won't forget.
#126921 Oct 4, 2013
President Obama Embarrasses Republicans for Their Government Shutdown in Epic Speech
One thing this government shutdown has clearly proven is that Republicans have simply lost their minds. Looking at the “logic” many of these people are using, I often feel like they simply don’t understand the English language—or reality for that matter.
I’m simply fed up with these right-wing antics, holding our government hostage for their own partisan agendas. And it’s not just me — a large majority of Americans don’t agree with their decision to shut down the government over “Obamacare.” The fact of the matter is the American people had their chance to “reject Obamacare,” as Republicans claim they’re doing, last November. Instead they overwhelmingly re-elected President Obama and gave more power to Democrats in both the House and the Senate.
It appears President Obama has had more than enough of this right-wing insanity as well. He called much of it out in a speech yesterday morning at a construction company in Maryland, dishing the facts and destroying the ridiculous Republican talking points we’ve been subjected to these last few days. He also pointed specifically to a couple of the more asinine comments that have been made by some of those who are behind this government shutdown.
Here’s the whole speech, via PBS NewsHour:
He reiterated the fact that the government shutdown could end almost immediately, except House Speaker Boehner refuses to let the Senate’s resolution come up for a vote:
“The only thing that is keeping the government shut down; the only thing preventing people from going back to work, and basic research starting back up, and farmers and small business owners getting their loans; the only thing preventing that from happening is that Speaker John Boehner won’t even let the bill get a yes or no vote, because he doesn’t want to anger the extremists in his party. That’s all. That’s what this whole thing is about.”
He talked about the games Republicans seem to be playing with this shutdown, and how many of them have wanted this shutdown all along:
“Just the other day, one tea party Republican called the idea of a shutdown “wonderful.” Another said that a shutdown is “exactly what we wanted.”
Well they got exactly what they wanted, now they’re trying to figure out how to get out of it.
Just yesterday one House Republican said,“We’re not gonna be disrespected, we have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.” That was a quote!”
Since: Feb 07
#126922 Oct 4, 2013
The woman killed by the police in Washington today was not related to Trayvon.
The politicians should get back to work.
#126923 Oct 4, 2013
And he spoke about how Republicans have completely failed at doing their job, yet still seem to think they deserve to “get” something extra in return for completing routine tasks:
“If you’re being disrespected it’s because of that attitude you’ve got, that you deserve to get something for doing your job. Everybody here just does their job, right? If you’re working here and in the middle of the day you just stopped and said ‘you know what, I wanna get something, but I don’t know exactly what I’m gonna get — but I’m just gonna stop working till I get something, I’m gonna shut down the whole place until I get something.’ You’d get fired! Right?! Because the deal is you’ve already gotten hired, you’ve got a job, you’re getting a paycheck, and so you also are getting the pride of doing a good job and contributing to a business and looking out for your fellow workers, that’s what you’re getting. It shouldn’t be any different for a member of Congress.”
And he’s absolutely right about everything he said.
Many Republicans are cheering this shutdown despite the fact that it’s shut down national parks, monuments and has left hundreds of thousands of Americans either sent home or working without pay. Michele Bachmann has even said she hasn’t seen the GOP this happy in a long time.
The fact remains that if Boehner let the Senate resolution go to a vote, it would easily pass and the government would reopen. Oh, and “Obamacare” would be funded—which is, of course, why he won’t let it come up for a vote. And the only reason he’s not allowing it be voted on is because doing so would anger the radical base of House Republicans, which might cost him his job as Speaker of the House.
Glad to know Boehner is putting the American people ahead of his petty desire to remain Speaker.
So not only are Republicans shutting down the government, they’re obstructing a vote that would reopen the government.
Then I absolutely love the quote Obama stated verbatim from Republican Representative Marlin Stutzman, who said Republicans won’t be “disrespected” and they’re going to get something out of this—he just has no idea what that even is.
Come again? What the hell is wrong with these people?
I guess this is what happens when millions of Americans elect individuals who run for government office—while opposing the very same government they seek to be a part of.
I honestly don’t even feel as if I’m living in the same reality as these people, and the saddest part is many Republicans are cheering this asinine behavior. I really feel as if using English to communicate with today’s Republican party is just as pointless as using English to communicate with someone who only speaks Chinese. It simply doesn’t do me any good.
The language these people seem to use is literally “crazy.” It sounds very much like English—it just doesn’t make any damn sense.
But I was glad to see the President Obama I like “the most” show up today. The direct,“take-no-crap-from-thes e-right-wing-radicals” President Obama. I just wish he would show up more often. I understand he wants to try to be a “uniter,” but he needs to understand it’s never going to happen.
I’d imagine most liberals would probably agree, we’d much rather see this President Obama. The one who isn’t afraid to directly call out ridiculous right-wing behavior.
Michele Bachmann has even said she hasn’t seen the GOP this happy in a long time....glad she is their spokeperson and they are so giddy over the shutdown. It will bite them in 2014/2016. Bye, bye
#126924 Oct 4, 2013
:-D Hiya Crow!
The math wiz done went into witness protection after Newport schooled him, the zombie doesn't really have a grasp on how to read what others type. The crackhead took off earlier when we owned her. Syl is as dumb as the rest of them. The rest of them are just fun to smack around for shits and giggles.
Another fun day on Topix.
How was your day?
#126925 Oct 4, 2013
"Americans believe that Republicans are responsible for government SHUTDOWN"...really...
because media is "dead" and backs king Obama and do not report the truth ...BECAUSE they are demRATS and reporting is their personal opinions and not the news anymore ...how many times Rachel Madcow / MSNBC went to White House...??
#126926 Oct 4, 2013
Name the source so we can verify it.
Is that so crazy for you to understand??
#126927 Oct 4, 2013
So, WALL STREET JOURNAL reporting this story is lying, you square brain...?? It's so crazy for you to understand ...????? Can you do anything on your own, like research something or your mommy is still wiping your a**?????
#126928 Oct 4, 2013
Should SHOW every *American* WHAT he is!
Did you see this Syl?
I posted about it last night, but you may not have went back that far.:)
Sad! Also "pathetic" ...!!!
UNBELIEVABLE: Obama closes Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial over shutdown
NEW YORK POST — Tourists travelling to Omaha Beach to pay their respects to the 9,387 military dead at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial will find it closed, a victim of the U.S. government’s partial shutdown.
The site overlooking the D-Day invasion beaches is one of 24 U.S. military cemeteries overseas that have closed to visitors since Monday. Ten more cemeteries in in France, as well as others in various European countries as well as Mexico, Panama, Tunisia and the Philippines, will remain closed for the duration of the shutdown.
The cemeteries are maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission, set up after the First World War. Nearly 125,000 U.S. servicemen and women are buried at its cemeteries, and an additional 94,000 are commemorated on tablets of the missing.
#126929 Oct 4, 2013
LAWMAKER: OBAMA STILL BLOCKING HEROES FROM MEMORIALS
'What about our Vietnam veterans? What about our Korean veterans?'
A government shutdown nearly prevented World War II veterans from visiting the Washington memorial built in their honor, but Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and several of his colleagues removed the barricades. Their actions allowed the veterans to experience the memorial and instantly made the site a focal point of the shutdown debate.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/lawmaker-obama-sti...
susanq 32 minutes ago
those memorials, including the white house, belong to the American people not to a foreign born muslim terrorist!*** him! Ignore any order or law he comes up with! He has no authority to command anybody!
GOVERNMENT WORRIED ABOUT CITIZEN UPRISING
Exclusive: Patrice Lewis reveals why Big Brother is desperate to control Americans
This week it was reported that “The director of the National Security Agency says the agency collects data from social networks and other private databases to hunt terror suspects but is not using the information to build dossiers, or personal files, on Americans.” Uh-huh.
Additionally:“Top U.S. intelligence officials are revealing more about their spying in an effort to defend the National Security Agency from charges that it has invaded the privacy of Americans on a mass scale. Yet the latest disclosure – the NSA tried to track Americans’ cell phone locations – has only added to the concerns of lawmakers”[emphasis added].
Why is this happening? What’s with the government’s fascination – no, obsession – with keeping tabs on anything and everything we do?
There is endless speculation, of course, but ultimately it is to prevent a citizen uprising.
Like slave owners, our overseers are petrified that we will revolt. History has shown, over and over again, that a people can take oppression for only so long before they rise up in explosive anger. That is, after all, what the Declaration of Independence was all about. The American Revolution was a revolution against its own government.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/government-worried...
“A proud Kentuckian ”
Since: Aug 13
At Your Mama's House
#126930 Oct 4, 2013
Obama didn't close anything.
In fact he hasn't even gotten a CR to sign.
All the House has to do is pass a clean CR and everything opens back up.
#126931 Oct 4, 2013
New Book:“An Epidemic of Black Mob Violence.”
And how the media ignore it.
The only book to document the recent epidemic of black mob violence: Hundreds of examples in more than 100 cities. All since 2010.
...““While Girl Bleed a Lot” is an important entry into the debate over whether black racial violence exists and whether it should be reported on. While the debate continues, the book breaks through the barriers of censorship and transcends the anecdotal for a raw snapshot of cities under siege and a nation in denial.”
For the "illiterate SLIME" ... that YOU are!
TRUTH is NOT "racist" ... you pUnk!
#126932 Oct 4, 2013
Ok, I'll make it simple for you, tell me the sources name so we can see if they are a Whitehouse employee.
If that person is a White House employee I'll say I'm sorry.
:-) I'll be waiting.
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