Ransom notes? What is that a metaphor for? Attaching fiscal responsability to a proposal? Call it what you want....THE main fact is that the Dems had NO proposals. NO initial offers let alone counter offers. They strong armed the whole situation with a complicit media.<quoted text>
Pops, the number of ransom notes is not relevant, it's far to late to try and claim the willing to negotiate tactics, far far far too late, the Country is shut down, and Republicans waited from July to October just so they could try this hostage taking gambit.
So, you should give up trying to tell us this is somehow Obama's fault!!!!!!!!! This is your childish games playing.
Why did they/Obama shut down the WWII Memorial which was paid for by private money & was 'manned' by & maintained by volunteers & private money. NO tax drain whatsoever.
Then there was the White House tours. The guides were volunteers & the visitors often school kids that scheduled the tours many months ahead of time. Obama claimed that the cost of the Secret Service was prohibitive. Now retired SS agents say that that is not & was not true. Then there's the fact that very wealthy people like Trump & several others offered to pay the 'announced' inflated costs & Obama turned them down. WHY? It is NOT his home, it is part of his salary to live in the PEOPLE'S HOUSE (just like so many presidents B4 him. He doesn't even pay for the Newspaper delivery) since he was elected by and paid by & supposedly represents The People! NOT his own personal agenda that he is pursuing with lies, deceit, obfuscation, personal agenda & anything but Transparency.
The President does NOT represent only the 51%-70% of the people that voted for them. The President represents 100% or ALL of the people. Not just the Rich but also the poor, not just the white but also the black, not just the educated but also the illiterate, not just the corporations or the unions, not just the voters but also the non-voters.
Way too many of our "elected representatives" have NO clue about that. Neither do most voters. WE need to hold 'Our' Representatives accountable & quit accepting the traditional malfeasance & other B.S..