Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54285 Nov 20, 2013
Say NO to Copy and Paste wrote:
They gave up on plagiarizing and just copy and paste on this forum now.
It's almost like Topix doesn't enforce its terms, isn't it?
only Democratic votes

Los Angeles, CA

#54287 Nov 20, 2013
Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
The Obamacare sabotage campaign
From the moment the bill was introduced, Republican leaders in both houses of Congress announced their intention to kill it. Republican troops pressed this cause all the way to the Supreme Court — which upheld the law, but weakened a key part of it by giving states the option to reject an expansion of Medicaid. The GOP faithful then kept up their crusade past the president’s reelection, in a pattern of “massive resistance” not seen since the Southern states’ defiance of the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954.
The opposition was strategic from the start: Derail President Barack Obama’s biggest ambition, and derail Obama himself. Party leaders enforced discipline, withholding any support for the new law — which passed with only Democratic votes, thus undermining its acceptance. Partisan divisions also meant that Democrats could not pass legislation smoothing out some rough language in the draft bill that passed the Senate. That left the administration forced to fill far more gaps through regulation than it otherwise would have had to do, because attempts — usually routine — to re-open the bill for small changes could have led to wholesale debate in the Senate all over again.
But the bitter fight over passage was only the beginning of the war to stop Obamacare.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/the-oba...
..........

CBS:

DEMS FLEEING WHITE HOUSE OVER OBAMACARE

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2013/11 ...

..........

‘This is sabotage, plain and simple’
DEMS FLEEING

Los Angeles, CA

#54288 Nov 20, 2013
‘This is sabotage, plain and simple’

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2013/11...
SmokeFilledBackR oom

Bryn Mawr, PA

#54290 Nov 20, 2013
Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
Trey Radel, Busted On Cocaine Charge, Voted For Drug Testing Food Stamp Recipients
WASHINGTON -- In September, Rep. Trey Radel voted for Republican legislation that would allow states to make food stamp recipients pee in cups to prove they're not on drugs. In October, police busted the Florida Republican on a charge of cocaine possession.
“It’s really interesting it came on the heels of Republicans voting on everyone who had access to food stamps get drug tested," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told BuzzFeed Tuesday. "It’s like, what?”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/19/trey...
I love how a lot of these faux Republicans try to come off all high and mighty but do things that basically say they are nothing but a politician and are pandering for votes feeding off their constituents fears, prejudices and emotions just like a con man would with their mark.

That's how they are selling us anything from voter id to dna samples on arrests only. How can a con servative court or so called con servative Pennsylvania representative like Dominic Pileggi endorse an illegal search and seizure of your body. It's NOT like a finger print which a reproduction of your prints. DNA is part of your body.

These faux Republicans should be on a used car lot. The way they try to sell you is down right professional-just like a used car or swamp land salesman. Democrats are just as bad but when the only defense against the Democrats is just as bsd if not worse we ARE in deep crap.
D Cheney

West Mifflin, PA

#54296 Nov 20, 2013
President Obama's failure of leadership
November 20
Benghazi, the IRS, the NSA, ObamaCare — the fiascoes are mounting
Sorry, President Obama: A majority of Americans don't trust you.

Obama's ratings are still higher than that clown that left office in 2008, he had a 25% approval rating when the country was tanking LMAO!!!!!!!
You asked for it

Harmony, PA

#54297 Nov 20, 2013
Close it down wrote:
We need a good governor that is not going to tax us to death
What do you think now dumb ass?
L Cheney

West Mifflin, PA

#54298 Nov 20, 2013
Irelands own wrote:
<quoted text>This is why Obamacare was delayed. This is why the GOP will now win the senate back in 2014. When the employer mandate comes out, millions more will be angry and the White House will go to the GOP...sorry Hillary, you lose....again.
The way things are going. Obamacare just might be repealed. But democrats will pay a heavy price. Not ONE republican voted for Obamacare and even if it is repealed...the democrats are going to take a beating on election day because of the mess they created for the American people.
Obama will surpass Jimmy Carter as the worse president this country has ever seen.
The dedication of the George W. Bush library gives loyalists of the former president a chance to highlight what they see as the positive legacy of his eight years in office.

But even among supporters there is a sense he'll never be given historical vindication.

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleisher told NBC News: "I'm increasingly doubtful, just because I think the lens of history is not changing. A lot of us used to say President Bush will look good and he'll be vindicated in the public eye. But realistically speaking, I don't see a lot of the people who write history all of a sudden changing their mind about George W. Bush."

As Jill Lawrence points out, the polling of historians seems to back this up.

Nearly 60 percent of the historians and political scientists in a 2006 Siena College survey rated Bush's presidency a failure and two-thirds said he did not have a realistic chance of improving his standing.

A 2010 Siena ranking of presidential scholars rated Bush as one of the nation's five worst presidents. A similar 2009 C-SPAN ranking put Bush in the bottom eight.

Take a peek here:

http://theweek.com/article/index/243205/was-g...
Tom C

West Mifflin, PA

#54299 Nov 20, 2013
Corbett to raise gasoline prices 5 cents a gallon in 2014, another 3 cents a gallon in 2015 and another 4 cents a gallon in 2016,,,,,,,,,,only problem is he will be voted out in 2014!!!! LOL!!!!!!!

DRILL BABY DRILL!!

"The more natural gas and oil we can get pump out of PA soil ,the cheaper it will be for the consumer to purchase them"

Tom Corbett---------- May 16, 2011

LMAO!
Ridge Runner

Baltimore, MD

#54300 Nov 20, 2013
Irelands own wrote:
<quoted text>This is why Obamacare was delayed. This is why the GOP will now win the senate back in 2014. When the employer mandate comes out, millions more will be angry and the White House will go to the GOP...sorry Hillary, you lose....again.
The way things are going. Obamacare just might be repealed. But democrats will pay a heavy price. Not ONE republican voted for Obamacare and even if it is repealed...the democrats are going to take a beating on election day because of the mess they created for the American people.
Obama will surpass Jimmy Carter as the worse president this country has ever seen.
Hhahhahahhahaa whoaa let me catch my breath here....what a load.

You're a true idiot...not a fake ...no you're the real deal buddy...no one can take that from you.

Republican desparation....looming losses....the Tea Party bag of crap....looks like nobody is buying into it anymore either just the oddball losers like you.

Have a nice day.....

Hahhahahhahha
Colin P

West Mifflin, PA

#54302 Nov 20, 2013
Irelands own wrote:
<quoted text>Yap I would agree. The only good thing Bush did was go after the terrorists in Afghanistan. That was pretty much it.
It is still too early to say for sure though. But I do believe Obama will be even worse then Bush.
yeah after he was told the terrorists are going to attack us 6 months in advance ..........then he bombs the wrong country killing over 4,000 US troops,.....LMAO!
The New Bobby Teabag

Clearfield, PA

#54303 Nov 20, 2013
Colin P wrote:
<quoted text> yeah after he was told the terrorists are going to attack us 6 months in advance ..........then he bombs the wrong country killing over 4,000 US troops,.....LMAO!
Do you know that you're as stupid today as you were when you first posted on Topix?
DEMS FLEEING

Los Angeles, CA

#54304 Nov 20, 2013
Exclusive:

US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/al-qaeda-kentuc...

.........

way to go , "Barry Soetoro"
SmokeFilledBackR oom

Bryn Mawr, PA

#54305 Nov 20, 2013
Tom C wrote:
Corbett to raise gasoline prices 5 cents a gallon in 2014, another 3 cents a gallon in 2015 and another 4 cents a gallon in 2016,,,,,,,,,,only problem is he will be voted out in 2014!!!! LOL!!!!!!!
DRILL BABY DRILL!!
"The more natural gas and oil we can get pump out of PA soil ,the cheaper it will be for the consumer to purchase them"
Tom Corbett---------- May 16, 2011
LMAO!
Along with Tommy Boy the list of faux Republican House members or con servatives that changed their mind on the transportation bill include:

Sue Helm
Sandra Major
Ron Marisco
Kurt Masser
Ron Miller
Duane Milne
Dan Moul
John Payne
Marguerite Quinn
Curtis Sonney

The final approval votes came from these RINOs

Karen Bobeck
Seth Grove
Mark Keller
Michael Peifer
Stan Taylor
Will Talman

These RINOs need to voted out as well along with the likes of Nick Micozzie, Dominic Pileggi,Jeffery Piccola, John Rafferty and Rick Hess to name a few. And of course Tommy Boy Corbett.
Ridge Runner

Baltimore, MD

#54306 Nov 21, 2013
SmokeFilledBackRoom wrote:
<quoted text>
Along with Tommy Boy the list of faux Republican House members or con servatives that changed their mind on the transportation bill include:
Sue Helm
Sandra Major
Ron Marisco
Kurt Masser
Ron Miller
Duane Milne
Dan Moul
John Payne
Marguerite Quinn
Curtis Sonney
The final approval votes came from these RINOs
Karen Bobeck
Seth Grove
Mark Keller
Michael Peifer
Stan Taylor
Will Talman
These RINOs need to voted out as well along with the likes of Nick Micozzie, Dominic Pileggi,Jeffery Piccola, John Rafferty and Rick Hess to name a few. And of course Tommy Boy Corbett.
Of course he forgot to mention that he will off-set any reductions in fuel prices with new taxes on the middle class (or what republicans like to call them ...fees, hahaa).

One more thing...

Long live Social Security...take away the cap from the wealthy to bolster the program for all of us middle class workers...lets retire with dignity.
Hands off our Social Security.

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54307 Nov 21, 2013
While the punditry has focused on Dems supposedly “running away” from the law, what is really happening is they are adopting variations of the “keep and fix” message that will be central to the Dem approach next year. Dems like Kay Hagan, Mary Landrieu, and Mark Pryor are embracing various “fixes,” but they will be attacking GOP opponents for supporting repeal. Dems remain committed to sticking with the law, which could get tougher if it continues to experience problems, but easier if it works and coverage continues to expand.

Pundits will probably see this new messaging as a kind of political “lemons to lemonade” play. And to be sure, many Dems remain nervous about what the law will do to their prospects. But the new push from Dems is also about recasting the meta-pundit debate over Obamacare — it’s an effort to persuade the commentariat that while Obamacare may be unpopular, the GOP repeal stance is a liability, too.

As 2012 illustrated, getting commentators to view the debate over a major political albatross (whether it’s the economy or Obamacare) as a “choice” rather than a “referendum” is not easy. But as 2012 also illustrated, voters don’t always view things in the same terms the pundits do.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line...

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54308 Nov 21, 2013
The Party of Zilch

Rather than be the party of solutions in a gridlocked capital, appealing to a leadership-starved public, the GOP is the party of obstruction, ensuring that its putrid approval ratings nose dive apace with Obama’s.

The country needs sensible immigration reform that brings 11 million or so undocumented residents out of the shadows. No, says the GOP
The country needs to tame a massive debt that will be 100 percent of the gross domestic product by 2038 unless Congress raises revenue and trims entitlements. No, says the GOP.

The country needs fair debate and compromise around existential issues such as climate change, income inequality, and a deteriorating 20th century infrastructure. No, says the GOP.

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/the-p...

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54309 Nov 21, 2013
Officials: Slower health spending growth may boost jobs
- The new report reflects studies that show lower-than-normal increases in health care costs and spending.

Health care costs rose by only 1.3% a year from 2010 to 2013, a new report from the White House Council on Economic Advisers shows. That's the lowest increase in a three-year period on record. White House officials cite the 2010 Affordable Care Act as a main factor in lowering costs.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now...

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54310 Nov 21, 2013
Oklahoma Drops National Guard Benefits For All Couples To Avoid Serving Same-Sex Couples

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) announced earlier this month that state-owned National Guard facilities will no longer allow any married couples to apply for spousal benefits, regardless of whether they are same-sex or opposite-sex. The Supreme Court’s decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act means that servicemembers with same-sex spouses are now eligible for federal benefits. Fallin’s unusual tactic is designed to avoid having to recognize those couples, which she asserts would violate Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman:

FALLIN: Oklahoma law is clear. The state of Oklahoma does not recognize same-sex marriages, nor does it confer marriage benefits to same-sex couples. The decision reached today allows the National Guard to obey Oklahoma law without violating federal rules or policies. It protects the integrity of our state constitution and sends a message to the federal government that they cannot simply ignore our laws or the will of the people.

This decision directly contradicts an order from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordering states to provide same-sex couples with the federal benefits they deserve under the law.

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2013/11/19/2970...

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54311 Nov 21, 2013
Texas National Guard refuses to process military housing allowance for gay couples

The Texas National Guard has moved a step further in its defiance of a Pentagon policy toward gay service members by refusing to process military housing allowances for same-sex couples, according to a gay-rights group.
...
“By refusing to treat same-gender military couples equally, the Texas Military Forces, under the leadership of Gov. Rick Perry, is creating a hostile climate of discrimination and has sent a strong message that Department of Defense policies and direct orders by the secretary of defense will not be followed,” said AMPA president Stephen Peters.

In August, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the military to treat all legally married couples equally. That directive complied with an earlier Supreme Court decision that required the federal government to recognize legally married same-sex spouses for the purpose of benefits.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-e...

Since: May 12

Chambersburg, PA

#54316 Nov 21, 2013
Poll: Large Majority Of Americans Support Nuclear Deal With Iran

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll released on Wednesday found that a large majority of Americans would support an agreement between the United States, its international partners and Iran that would allow some easing of sanctions on the Islamic Republic in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.

When asked,“would you support or oppose an agreement in which the United States and other countries would lift some of their economic sanctions against Iran, in exchange for Iran restricting its nuclear program in a way that makes it harder for it to produce nuclear weapons,”

64 percent of respondents said they would support such an agreement while just 30 percent opposed.

http://thinkprogress.org/security/2013/11/20/...

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