'Fox News Sunday' to Host Kentucky Senate Debate

Oct 1, 2010 | Posted by: Top Mod2 | Full story: thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com

"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).

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Do you think the bosses at Phillip Morris didn't know what their employees were doing? I worked in a hospital, and believe me , they knew everything we did. There were spy's everywhere and camera's 24/7. No boss worth his own pay check would not know what his employees are doing,and whether they're working or goofing off.
Obama knew what was going on and they were working on his orders. Get real!
Yes, I know for a fact that the big boy at Philip Morris DID NOT know what I was doing every day. That's really a dumb assumption to make.

There are levels..... The top level doesn't know what other levels are doing. Especially when thousands of people are involved. That's just crazy.

And to your next post..... Won't need any free bees.... People are going back to work more and more every day. Hillary has it all covered, just like Bill did.:-) we got it all covered.

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guess you wouldn't know how they are going because MSLSD and CNN won't post them, but, they haven't been initiated yet, the information gathering stage is in process and then the part where they get IRS and w.h. officials to lie under oath, then they begin, don't get so impatient uncle flabby, be patient,
baaaaaaaaaa
Uncle,'they haven't been initiated yet'
it's in the future
it's in the 'information gathering stage'
they don't have the information yet
it's in the future

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still waiting uncle copy and paster, what did oblamer do to fix everything? still waiting sodoboy,
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he united the country against right wing extremists, for giid

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i would correct the giid, but i'm not a 19th grader
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SEQUESTER FESTER: BIGGEST GOV'T SHUTDOWN SINCE 90s

IRS, Three Other Agencies Closed For The Day Due To Sequestration

Spending cuts have left the IRS shuttered Friday as it faces a controversy over the targeting of tea party groups.

The furloughs were put in place due to sequestration, automatic cuts included in the Budget Control Act of 2011. The Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Office of Management and Budget are also closed Friday.

The agencies' employees will not be paid. It is the largest closing of government offices since the government shutdowns of the 1990s.

The IRS will also close on June 14, July 5, July 22, and Aug. 30 due to the cuts.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/24/irs-...

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IS giving out some BETTER news!

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Why Republican Attacks in Obama Scandals Aren’t Sticking

May 24, 2013 by JOE GANDELMAN

Karl Rove has predicted Benghazi will be “corrosive” to President Barack Obama. Fox News political maven Roger Ailes in an email to Fox News employees compares the Obama administration’s actions against his company to McCarthyism and predicts they will fail. Is Barack Obama on the political ropes going down for the count — to become yet one more unpopular second term President?

Nope says The National Journal’s Charlie Cook who unlike Rove (whose track record, predictions and election-night performance on Fox suggested he was perhaps separated from birth from Dick Morris…the worst pundit since the snake told Adam a bit of the apple wouldn’t hurt) and Ailes (the quintessential partisan and major power figure in the GOP) has a better record in stand-back-and-analyze punditry. And Cook says the Republican charges aren’t stick on Obama for a key reason:

The Republicans and Republican Party are greatly disliked, not trusted and lack credibility with a big chunk of the American voting public. I’d call that chunk in particular “the middle.” Part of his analysis:

Henny Youngman, the late borscht belt comedian, told hundreds of politically incorrect jokes. One of them was his response when asked,“How’s your wife?”“Compared to what?” he’d say.

Many women find the joke tasteless, but it can be a useful framework for thinking about national politics. Americans may not be ecstatic about President Obama and his policies, but compared with the Republicans, they think Obama doesn’t look so bad.

To use another Henny Youngman joke, many American voters look at the 24/7 outraged and overreaching Republicans (impeachment! worse than Watergate!) and in effect say: Take the Republicans. Please.

This might partly explain why, even with all of the controversies engulfing the Obama administration these days, the president doesn’t appear to be hurt at all, at least as measured by job-approval ratings.

The numbers paint a picture very different from most congressional Republicans’ view of the world. Obama’s job-approval ratings are pretty much where they have been for the past few months, before the controversies over Benghazi, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Associated Press began dominating the news two weeks ago. The May 17-18 CNN/ORC poll pegs Obama’s job approval at 53 percent, up 2 points from early April. The Gallup Organization’s polling for the week of May 6-12 showed that 49 percent approve and 44 percent disapprove of the president. For the following week, May 13-19, the numbers were precisely the same. The three-night average ratings for May 20-22 were 50 approve, 44 disapprove. Obama’s numbers have been within the same range for months. His job-approval rating, according to the most recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, released May 21, is still hovering around the same place, at 51 percent.

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Right now the GOP and much of the conservative new media are back in the same echo chamber that absolutely convinced them that there would be a big blow-out party for President Mitt Romney on election night. This doesn’t mean Obama won’t face problems, of have his poll numbers go down. But at THIS writing GOPers political hyperventilating isn’t impressing a chunk of the American public that’d be better convinced with a cool laying out of facts versus a parade of partisan assumptions.

More troubling for the GOP should be the CNN poll in which only 35 percent of respondents said they view the Republican Party favorably and an incredible 59 percent said they view the party unfavorably. In CNN polling, dating back to 1992, neither party has had an unfavorable rating higher than 59 percent (the GOP hit 59 percent one other time). Democrats are hardly riding high—recording 52 percent favorable/43 percent unfavorable ratings—but they’re doing a heck of a lot better than Republicans in the public’s eyes.

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To boil that down, to many Americans the choice is between a smelly wet dog or a snunk with its tail up in mid-spray. Not good choices but one stinks less than the other.

Basically, Republicans are attacking Obama where he is least vulnerable and at a time when they have minimal credibility. It isn’t working. By trying to turn everything into a scandal rather than saying Obama’s policies are wrongheaded—and rather than fixing their own image problems with minority, female, younger, and moderate voters—Republicans are focusing on attacking a guy whose name will never again appear on a ballot.

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It is because the Obama hatred and Obama derangement syndrome — some Democrats (uh, oh here come The Political False Equivalency Police) suffered Bush Derangement Syndrome when GWB was in office –are reaffirmed in the broadcast, cable and new media conservative echo chamber.

The days when many Americans read a variety of opinions to lean more or decide have been replaced by a day when it’s about political reaffirmation — going to websites where you agree before you ready anything, watching cable show and listening to radio shows where you already agree with the host’s spin and (of course) rage. Many GOPers are still stuck in the echo chamber.

Cook also nails it on how this perceived by many Americans:

The current situation is reminding many folks of the impeachment controversy in 1998. Blinded by their hatred for President Clinton, Republicans made irrational decisions then, and they are making the same mistakes today.

Obama and the Dems may not have much to smile about these days.

But they can — and most likely are — doing some smiling over this.

P.S. The way our politics works, we may see some comments and get emails about how Cook is nothing but a liberal, in the tank for Obama, and The National Journal is a bastion of liberals. That’s the way our politics works. Ignore the message and go after the messenger. But there are perils in ignoring a messenger’s message.
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what a great leader to push a national socialist healthcare program on everyone and no one wants it, it was a failure before it was passed, man, we sure have a great black president in the w.h. now don't we? baaaaaa
Growing concern over IRS' role in implementing ObamaCare
http://video.foxnews.com/v/2407088496001/grow...
Don't worry, pre-existing conditions are covered.... Means your mental issues are covered.

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SEQUESTER FESTER: BIGGEST GOV'T SHUTDOWN SINCE 90s
IRS, Three Other Agencies Closed For The Day Due To Sequestration
Spending cuts have left the IRS shuttered Friday as it faces a controversy over the targeting of tea party groups.
The furloughs were put in place due to sequestration, automatic cuts included in the Budget Control Act of 2011. The Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Office of Management and Budget are also closed Friday.
The agencies' employees will not be paid. It is the largest closing of government offices since the government shutdowns of the 1990s.
The IRS will also close on June 14, July 5, July 22, and Aug. 30 due to the cuts.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/24/irs-...
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huffpo knows it's the republicans fault
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Why Republican Attacks in Obama Scandals Aren’t Sticking
May 24, 2013 by JOE GANDELMAN
Karl Rove has predicted Benghazi will be “corrosive” to President Barack Obama. Fox News political maven Roger Ailes in an email to Fox News employees compares the Obama administration’s actions against his company to McCarthyism and predicts they will fail. Is Barack Obama on the political ropes going down for the count — to become yet one more unpopular second term President?
Nope says The National Journal’s Charlie Cook who unlike Rove (whose track record, predictions and election-night performance on Fox suggested he was perhaps separated from birth from Dick Morris…the worst pundit since the snake told Adam a bit of the apple wouldn’t hurt) and Ailes (the quintessential partisan and major power figure in the GOP) has a better record in stand-back-and-analyze punditry. And Cook says the Republican charges aren’t stick on Obama for a key reason:
The Republicans and Republican Party are greatly disliked, not trusted and lack credibility with a big chunk of the American voting public. I’d call that chunk in particular “the middle.” Part of his analysis:
Henny Youngman, the late borscht belt comedian, told hundreds of politically incorrect jokes. One of them was his response when asked,“How’s your wife?”“Compared to what?” he’d say.
Many women find the joke tasteless, but it can be a useful framework for thinking about national politics. Americans may not be ecstatic about President Obama and his policies, but compared with the Republicans, they think Obama doesn’t look so bad.
To use another Henny Youngman joke, many American voters look at the 24/7 outraged and overreaching Republicans (impeachment! worse than Watergate!) and in effect say: Take the Republicans. Please.
This might partly explain why, even with all of the controversies engulfing the Obama administration these days, the president doesn’t appear to be hurt at all, at least as measured by job-approval ratings.
The numbers paint a picture very different from most congressional Republicans’ view of the world. Obama’s job-approval ratings are pretty much where they have been for the past few months, before the controversies over Benghazi, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Associated Press began dominating the news two weeks ago. The May 17-18 CNN/ORC poll pegs Obama’s job approval at 53 percent, up 2 points from early April. The Gallup Organization’s polling for the week of May 6-12 showed that 49 percent approve and 44 percent disapprove of the president. For the following week, May 13-19, the numbers were precisely the same. The three-night average ratings for May 20-22 were 50 approve, 44 disapprove. Obama’s numbers have been within the same range for months. His job-approval rating, according to the most recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, released May 21, is still hovering around the same place, at 51 percent.
Republicans wanting to investigate everything has come back to haunt them. After years and years if this and nothing ever being found.... People are tired of them.

Great post Cal!
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Uncle,'they haven't been initiated yet'
it's in the future
it's in the 'information gathering stage'
they don't have the information yet
it's in the future
HOW LONG did it take to investigate Watergate? How long do criminal trials take? How long did it take to investigate Bill Clinton's "I did not have sex with that woman? Get it? TAKES TIME! You know what I mean. You are ACTING dumb so you won't have to admit you have been wrong about Obama. WTF and UNCLE TAB... well they don't have to act.
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Uncle,'they haven't been initiated yet'
it's in the future
it's in the 'information gathering stage'
they don't have the information yet
it's in the future
Or the best one ever.... "Sources say......."

That's funny..... Don't care who ya are! LOL
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To boil that down, to many Americans the choice is between a smelly wet dog or a snunk with its tail up in mid-spray. Not good choices but one stinks less than the other.
Basically, Republicans are attacking Obama where he is least vulnerable and at a time when they have minimal credibility. It isn’t working. By trying to turn everything into a scandal rather than saying Obama’s policies are wrongheaded—and rather than fixing their own image problems with minority, female, younger, and moderate voters—Republicans are focusing on attacking a guy whose name will never again appear on a ballot.
But his socialist/communist policies will be be with us forever.
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It's common knowledge.
If you're THAT behind in this debate, you're way out of your league.
It's just that simple.
But this post should be posted to Ari..... He's been proven a liar many times..... But I guess that's different?? Him being so 'slow' and all.... Guess you all give 'special' people a pass??
See what I mean when I say we will be unchallenged in 2014 and 2016?? Probably not.... Hard for your types to be able to keep up and all.
LMAO!
As I say, if you don't know something you pass to others ...Ari knows but I can tell, you don't! "I'm out of my league"? I didn't brag that I know or call others dumb, you do...YOU'RE VERY SLOW, we all know that...Ari is very bright young man, are you jealous ?
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Don't worry, pre-existing conditions are covered.... Means your mental issues are covered.
:-)
On news yesterday, Business's who can't afford insurance for their employee's will have to close down, leaving employee's without insurance or a job.
Other business's who can't pay for insurance for employee's and don't want to pay the fines of $2,000 per employee can search for cheaper insurance company's that will provide them "bare bones coverage" and still meet their obligations of employee coverage. Only, it will not cover hospital stays or surgeries. I never heard anything about covering emergencies, so hoping that's at least covered.

One government official said' "we never thought they would do that'!
Know what, I can get "bare bones" health care with herbs and natural cures and not have to pay some insurance company.

You call us conservatives mean and greedy because we don't care for Obama's policies.but we know it's not going to turn out well for most people , especially you who have put your faith in this president.
I could walk away right now and not give a hoot about any of this and say "it's not my problem, so I'm not going to worry about it"

But I do worry about it. I have children it's going affect.
My husband worked for the Federal Government and we have the same Gold Standard Insurance as the government employees do, like the Obama's and their children, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reed, and Joe Bidden. Plus we have Medi Care now. Unless America's destroyed, I'm doing OK. I want everyone else to be also.
You curse us for caring..

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Uncle dumb dumb dumb wrote:
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As I say, if you don't know something you pass to others ...Ari knows but I can tell, you don't! "I'm out of my league"? I didn't brag that I know or call others dumb, you do...YOU'RE VERY SLOW, we all know that...Ari is very bright young man, are you jealous ?
on the scale that republicans measure brightness?
lolol
Palin?
Bush?
Perry?
Bachmann?
Santorum?
Gingrich?
Cain?
Trump?
Rubio?
Cruz?

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On news yesterday, Business's who can't afford insurance for their employee's will have to close down, leaving employee's without insurance or a job.
Other business's who can't pay for insurance for employee's and don't want to pay the fines of $2,000 per employee can search for cheaper insurance company's that will provide them "bare bones coverage" and still meet their obligations of employee coverage. Only, it will not cover hospital stays or surgeries. I never heard anything about covering emergencies, so hoping that's at least covered.
One government official said' "we never thought they would do that'!
Know what, I can get "bare bones" health care with herbs and natural cures and not have to pay some insurance company.
You call us conservatives mean and greedy because we don't care for Obama's policies.but we know it's not going to turn out well for most people , especially you who have put your faith in this president.
I could walk away right now and not give a hoot about any of this and say "it's not my problem, so I'm not going to worry about it"
But I do worry about it. I have children it's going affect.
My husband worked for the Federal Government and we have the same Gold Standard Insurance as the government employees do, like the Obama's and their children, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reed, and Joe Bidden. Plus we have Medi Care now. Unless America's destroyed, I'm doing OK. I want everyone else to be also.
You curse us for caring..
Pray for everyone to be healed...healthcare and insurance costs will plummet...problem solved

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HOW LONG did it take to investigate Watergate? How long do criminal trials take? How long did it take to investigate Bill Clinton's "I did not have sex with that woman? Get it? TAKES TIME! You know what I mean. You are ACTING dumb so you won't have to admit you have been wrong about Obama. WTF and UNCLE TAB... well they don't have to act.
a 'break-in' is illegal from GO!
Sex with that young woman is not illegal
lying is not illegal
Clinton was impeached for being a bad boy

OBAMA WILL NOT BE IMPEACHED!!!
IDIOTS posting on Topix will not impeach Obama
republicans pissing and moaning about the state of the Party WILL NOT fix the party
republicans sitting on their lazy asses in the House WILL NOT turn the people against the President.
The Republicans are the big losers..The only victory you've had since the Tea Party of 2010, is Mark Sanford (how proud you must be)
And, by the way, how's that Tea Party thing working out for ya?

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