Video: Schieffer: A "do-nothing" Congress, disconnected from the rest of us

Jun 23, 2013 Full story: CBS News 81

Bob Schieffer says House members can't get anything done, even when they want to - but it wasn't always that way.

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Fire the GOP

San Jose, CA

#1 Jun 23, 2013
Right-wing conservative extremism has been a thorn in the side of America. Starting from growing government...invading into people's private lives with DOMA to the Patriot Act. Now the right-wing conservatives have hijacked the GOP and made them uncompromising. Once we fire these GOP RINO TEA baggers, Congress can get back to getting work done.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#2 Jun 23, 2013
With the teabaggers approval numbers, not even in the teens.

They still don't care.

Disconnected from the rest of us?

More like reality.

Poor teabaggers.
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#3 Jun 23, 2013
Why should Republicans cave in and side with Democrats who are doing everything they can do to destroy the Country. Why can't Democrapper's pretend to care about the Country.?
Sheik Yerbouti

Doylestown, PA

#4 Jun 23, 2013
Professional politicians are the problem. I believe that the founding father envisioned citizen legislators nor professionals milking the system. Today politicians of both parties serve their corporate masters well to the detriment of the country.
fatbacks x

Vancouver, WA

#5 Jun 23, 2013
Both parties are as worthless as teats on bacon.
Your Ex

United States

#6 Jun 23, 2013
See the Light wrote:
Why should Republicans cave in and side with Democrats who are doing everything they can do to destroy the Country. Why can't Democrapper's pretend to care about the Country.?
While its sadly fun to watch the Frightwing pretend, pretending should have stopped in middle school. Pretending isn't getting us anywhere.
Colonel Mustard

Charlotte, NC

#7 Jun 23, 2013
Better to do nothing than go along with Obama and his radical agenda!
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#10 Jun 23, 2013
Colonel Mustard wrote:
Better to do nothing than go along with Obama and his radical agenda!
That's just what the congressional Republicans are doing...
......nothing.

But hey, they did come up with a bill in the Republican
controlled House to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act
....for the 37th time. LOL

They're all like Michelle Bachmann, totally unproductive
parasitic leaches sucking up salary and benefits and working
on legislation that they know can't get anywhere.

I think they are waiting for the time when then can get
control of both the Senate and House and really fu*k the
country.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#11 Jun 23, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>I knew the country was screwed When Obama Bin Lyin couldn't figure out how to get into the White House on his very first day. That was a telltale sign of the idiocy of the democreeps. We got stuck with a LOSER...Twice, thanks to IRS targeting.
He could have done that for a solid week and his approval ratings would still be 3 times higher than the teabagger congress.
Colonel Mustard

Charlotte, NC

#12 Jun 23, 2013
Gary wrote:
<quoted text>
That's just what the congressional Republicans are doing...
......nothing.
But hey, they did come up with a bill in the Republican
controlled House to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act
....for the 37th time. LOL
They're all like Michelle Bachmann, totally unproductive
parasitic leaches sucking up salary and benefits and working
on legislation that they know can't get anywhere.
I think they are waiting for the time when then can get
control of both the Senate and House and really fu*k the
country.
You do understand the concept of a hung jury or a "deadlock"? What you libs mean by "doing something" is just passing more give-away programs. It's better to "do nothing" (that is, save money) than to keep spending like there's no tomorrow. What you really are is a bunch of drunken sailors complaining that the sober sailors don't want to keep partying with the public's tax dollars.

We are $17 trillion in debt. When you're in a deep, deep hole, the FIRST thing any sane person does is STOP DIGGING! That you cannot understand this rather simple point is quite revealing.
Fire the GOP

United States

#13 Jun 23, 2013
The GOP RINO Teabagger House is too busy chasing stains on dresses and birth certificates to get anything done. fire the GOP!
drink the hive

New York, NY

#14 Jun 23, 2013
Very Handy When A Bird Drop' By And Already Has The Sermon Memorised Very Handy Indeed...

http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/attachmen...

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#15 Jun 23, 2013
Last 30 years, since Reagan and Limbaugh began to stink up the American political scene, we've had this increasing acrimony, hatred, ideological pig-ignorance, and hysteria - mostly from the Right.

Politicians used to put aside the s--t and do what was necessary. Since Teabaggerism, it's all gone to hell.

Politics suck, and Rightie politics sucks most of all.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#16 Jun 23, 2013
See the Light wrote:
Why should Republicans cave in and side with Democrats who are doing everything they can do to destroy the Country. Why can't Democrapper's pretend to care about the Country.?
Y'see, dumbass, that's where you go wrong. Democrats AREN'T doing "everything they can to destroy the country." YOU are.

If you don't know what's going on, how can you fix it?

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#17 Jun 23, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>I knew the country was screwed When Obama Bin Lyin couldn't figure out how to get into the White House on his very first day. That was a telltale sign of the idiocy of the democreeps. We got stuck with a LOSER...Twice, thanks to IRS targeting.
Idiotic lies on all counts. You're part of the problem, thug.
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#18 Jun 23, 2013
Your Ex wrote:
<quoted text>
While its sadly fun to watch the Frightwing pretend, pretending should have stopped in middle school. Pretending isn't getting us anywhere.
Then all the ANTI_AMERICAN DEMOCRATS get out of this Country. Why are you people here if you hate it?
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#19 Jun 23, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Y'see, dumbass, that's where you go wrong. Democrats AREN'T doing "everything they can to destroy the country." YOU are.
If you don't know what's going on, how can you fix it?
You are so wrong!!!!!Your not worth talking to.
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#21 Jun 23, 2013
Democrappers want open Borders just so they can get extra votes, they don't care one iota about the Mexican's. They don't even care how many Muslims come over and do harm.

“Work hard at work worth doing.”

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Since: Apr 11

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#22 Jun 24, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
Professional politicians are the problem. I believe that the founding father envisioned citizen legislators nor professionals milking the system. Today politicians of both parties serve their corporate masters well to the detriment of the country.
Agreed...how many of them actually worked for a living before selling their souls for free lunches and their pocket stuffing frenzies?

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Since: Nov 08

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#23 Jun 24, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
With the teabaggers approval numbers, not even in the teens.
They still don't care.
Disconnected from the rest of us?
More like reality.
Poor teabaggers.
Republicans 7%, Libs 7%........oops.

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