“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#52436 Sep 3, 2013
tea bagger wrote:
THIS JUST IN !!
Congress has now approved to bomb the shit out of Syria......
The teabaggers caved in to Obama again.....there goes the Presidential election for 2016!
HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!
Was there ever any doubt about 2016? The GOP can't win. It's impossible to win the primary AND be sane enough to win the general. You have to be batshit scared crazy, paranoid and racist to get the dumb tea baggers to give the nomination, but that batshit crazy idiot (Ted Cruze - birth certificate, please?) has no chance of winning among a sane and rational general public.
dbar

Perkasie, PA

#52438 Sep 3, 2013
The BHO Legacy wrote:
Citing Obamacare, 40,000 Longshoremen Quit the AFL-CIO
September 2, 2013
n what is being reported as a surprise move, the 40,000 members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced that they have formally ended their association with the AFL-CIO, one of the nation’s largest private sector unions. The Longshoremen citied Obamacare and immigration reform as two important causes of their disaffiliation.
In an August 29 letter to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, ILWU President Robert McEllrath cited quite a list of grievances as reasons for the disillusion of their affiliation, but prominent among them was the AFL-CIO’s support of Obamare.
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/...
still more garbage.
read the original letter.

healthcare and immigration are not the main complaint of the longshoremen.

and the author is a right wing hack as well.

http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/members/...

"Warner Todd Huston’s thoughtful commentary, sometimes irreverent often historically based, is featured on many websites such as gatewaypundit.com , renewamerica.us, rightwingnews.com , chicagonow.com , stoptheaclu.com , and americandaily.com ,"

hardly an unbiased source
dbar

Perkasie, PA

#52439 Sep 3, 2013
The BHO Legacy wrote:
Dem Congresswoman: Only Reason I’d Vote for Syria Attack Is Loyalty to Obama
September 03, 2013
Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said Tuesday that at the current time, the only reason she would vote in favor of an attack on Syria was out of loyalty to Barack Obama.
Appearing on radio's Bill Press Show, the non-voting delegate from the District of Columbia also said if the President actually gets the votes he needs, "it’ll be because of loyalty of Democrats. They just don’t want to see him shamed and humiliated on the national stage"
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/20...
" Holmes Norton is a non-voting delegate from the District of Columbia, not a representative to Congress."

she has less influence than lady gaga.
or another way to look at it is her influence is counted as the small dust upon the balance.
dbar

Perkasie, PA

#52442 Sep 3, 2013
The BHO Legacy wrote:
Longshoremen to AFL-CIO, "We Quit" Over Obamacare
September 2, 2013
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), have announced that they are leaving the AFL-CIO, citing irreconcilable differences. The union cited many grievences but focused mainly on Obamacare and accused AFL-CIO president, Richard Trumka of playing along to get along. They are also upset over Trumka's position on immigration reform.
In a strongly worded letter from ILWU President Robert McEllrath, in which he cited a laundry list of objections his union has with the leadership of the AFL-CIO. Foremost is Obamacare, which will force longshoreman to pay a "Cadillac Tax" on their health benefits. McEllrath accused Trumpka of going back on his promise from in 2009, when he said the union would not support a healthcare plan that would lead to more taxes from the members.
McEllrath wrote, "We feel the Federation has done a great disservice to the labor movement and all working people by going along to get along."
"President Obama ran on a platform that he would not tax medical plans and at the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention, you stated that labor would not stand for a tax on our benefits."
http://www.examiner.com/article/longshoremen-...
still more right wing garbage.

"cited a laundry list of objections his union has with the leadership of the AFL-CIO. Foremost is Obamacare"

which is not true.
foremost is the turf war with the afl-cio.

and the right wing hack author

http://www.examiner.com/public-policy-in-colu...

"Steven H Ahle is a conservative blogger who has written for the Charleston Tea Party"

hardly an unbiased source.
dbar

Perkasie, PA

#52444 Sep 3, 2013
The BHO Legacy wrote:
Longshoremen Quit AFL-CIO, Cite Obamacare
03 Sep 2013
The 40,000-member International Longshore and Warehouse Union has dropped its ties to the AFL-CIO in a letter that partly blames compromises over Obamacare.
The letter from ILWU president Robert McEllrath to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, dated Aug. 29, sets out a list of the Longshoremen's complaints against the AFL-CIO. The last page of the three-page letter accuses the AFL-CIO of "going along to get along" with the Obama administration on healthcare, immigration reform, and other issues.
"President Obama ran on a platform that he would not tax medical plans and at the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention, you stated that labor would not stand for a tax on our benefits," McEllrath wrote. Instead, the AFL-CIO lobbied affiliates to support the taxing of so-called "Cadillac" plans like the Longshoremen have.
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/longshoremen...
more right wing garbage.

"The bulk of the letter deals with the Longshoremen's issues with AFL-CIO members crossing Longshoremen picket lines at Northwest grain terminals."

that was the primary complaint.
dbar

Perkasie, PA

#52446 Sep 4, 2013
The BHO Legacy wrote:
As Big Labor disowns ObamaCare, will Republicans own it?
09/03/13
While Congress was out on recess this August, the 40,000-member International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) quit the AFL-CIO over the group's acquiescence to President Obama over the perversely named Affordable Care Act (ACA), firing the first shot in the debate over what to do when the law inevitably collapses.
The ILWU’s attack on ObamaCare followed a public letter condemning the law jointly signed by International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa; Donald “D.” Taylor, president of UNITE-HERE; and Joseph Hansen, international president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.
The letter from Hoffa, Taylor and Hanson to the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) unequivocally states,“Right now, unless you and the Obama Administration enact an equitable fix, the ACA will shatter not only our hard-earned health benefits, but destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class.”
http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/healthc...
more garbage from biased sources.
the main complaint of the longshoremen had nothing to do with the ACA
the author

Rick Manning is vp at

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americans_for_Li...

hardly an unbiased source
C Y S SUCKS

Charleroi, PA

#52455 Sep 4, 2013
Jerks!!!!!!!!!!

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#52457 Sep 4, 2013
America deserves to fail wrote:
Obama is an embarrassment to the United States of America. I am, however, more embarrassed for the folks who voted for him ... twice. For the first time in my life, I am ashamed to be an American.
Says the loser who voted for Bush twice. You remember George "27% approval" Bush, don't you?

LMAO!
butterfinger

West Mifflin, PA

#52459 Sep 4, 2013
America deserves to fail wrote:
Obama is an embarrassment to the United States of America. I am, however, more embarrassed for the folks who voted for him ... twice. For the first time in my life, I am ashamed to be an American.
so move out of the country azzwipe all you tea baggers should get on a couple of cruises ship go out in the middle of the ocean and jump off the ship LOL!

you people voted in the last dumbass president bush twice and his war crime family. he ruined the country and the economy....hillary in 2016 hahahahahaa
D Cheney

West Mifflin, PA

#52461 Sep 4, 2013
George W. Bush: Still the worst
A new study ranks Bush near the very bottom in history, due to delusional wars, reckless spending and inflexibility

Wilentz’s Rolling Stone piece, appearing in the spring of 2006, with Bush still in office, posed a question: Was this president the worst ever? The Bush presidency, wrote Wilentz, appeared “headed for colossal historical disgrace,” and there didn’t seem to be anything Bush could do to forestall that fate. He added,“And that may be the best-case scenario. Many historians are now wondering whether Bush, in fact, will be remembered as the very worst president in all of American history.”

http://www.salon.com/2012/06/29/george_w_bush...
D Cheney

West Mifflin, PA

#52462 Sep 4, 2013
The 7 worst moments of George W. Bush’s presidency

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/w...
D Cheney

West Mifflin, PA

#52464 Sep 4, 2013
Bush Was the Worst President of the Last 50 Years

By Howard R. Gold on April 24, 2013 in Budget & Spending, Economy & Markets, National Security | Comments (4)
On Thursday President Obama and the four living former presidents will travel to Dallas to dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Southern Methodist University. Everyone will no doubt say kind things about the 43rd president, who left office four years ago.

And a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed a big improvement in his approval rating, from 33% when he left office to 47% now, while his negative ratings have shrunk from 66% then to 50% now. His approval rating, by the way, is equal to President Obama’s.

Yet I believe historians will view President Bush as the worst president of the last 50 years. This is a tough one for me, as I think President Nixon was a criminal who tried to trash the Constitution. But Nixon had some real accomplishments (the opening to China, the creation of the EPA), as opposed to President Bush, who barely had any.

http://www.independentagenda.com/budget-and-s...
BO STINKS

Louisville, KY

#52465 Sep 4, 2013
Is it still ok for you libs to be war mongers when your guy is in charge and not ok when its the other party ?

When will code pink be protesting outside the golf course ?

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#52466 Sep 4, 2013
BO STINKS wrote:
Is it still ok for you libs to be war mongers when your guy is in charge and not ok when its the other party ?
When will code pink be protesting outside the golf course ?
Wow, you're one seriously uninformed wingnut. Liberals are all over the President for this proposed action. You have to WANT to be ignorant and uninformed not to know that.
BO STINKS

Louisville, KY

#52468 Sep 4, 2013
So bombing and killing thousands is far less worse than gassing and killing thousands. Once you gas and kill that's the final straw or line in the sand.

America, just let them fight it out as they have done for thousands of years and we will deal with the winner. You libs love population controls anyway so here is your chance to stand up and say nothing. Just let human nature run its course and there will be far fewer people wasting oxygen.
BO STINKS

Louisville, KY

#52469 Sep 4, 2013
So have you changed your libheaded mind now or are you still defending Bo's stinky arm pits ? Most people are against action in Syria except for the BO drones like yourself and the war mongering John Mcains.

I believe you are still on your knees waiting for that last drop of BO love and will continue to defend him without shame.
Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
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Wow, you're one seriously uninformed wingnut. Liberals are all over the President for this proposed action. You have to WANT to be ignorant and uninformed not to know that.
BO STINKS

Louisville, KY

#52471 Sep 4, 2013
and its your Democratic leaders , BO, Kerry, etc making the case for action dumbazz. Remove the tea bags from your eyes so you can see better.
Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow, you're one seriously uninformed wingnut. Liberals are all over the President for this proposed action. You have to WANT to be ignorant and uninformed not to know that.

“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#52472 Sep 4, 2013
Someone should start posting hyper-liberal stuff from Rachel Maddow and Bill Maher and pass them off as news under the name "Tea Bagger accomplishments."

“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#52473 Sep 4, 2013
BO STINKS wrote:
So bombing and killing thousands is far less worse than gassing and killing thousands. Once you gas and kill that's the final straw or line in the sand.
America, just let them fight it out as they have done for thousands of years and we will deal with the winner. You libs love population controls anyway so here is your chance to stand up and say nothing. Just let human nature run its course and there will be far fewer people wasting oxygen.
No one's going to "go bombing and killing." We'll take out his air force and runways from stand-off range, along with known missile and gun batteries. Some Syrian military may die. There isn't going to be a war. This isn't Bush invading the wrong country and being, war criminal, it's Obama keeping children from being burned to death by sarin and chlorine gas. No war. Not invading. Give Faux News a break. Try a newspaper.

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#52474 Sep 4, 2013
BO STINKS wrote:
So have you changed your libheaded mind now or are you still defending Bo's stinky arm pits ? Most people are against action in Syria except for the BO drones like yourself and the war mongering John Mcains.
I believe you are still on your knees waiting for that last drop of BO love and will continue to defend him without shame.
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Oh I see - you're a just a troll.

Goodbye.

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