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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 10:35 AM

The simple reason behind the House's inability to compromise

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/the-house-cannot-compromise-it-is-our-fault/

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Reply The simple reason behind the House's inability to compromise (Original post)
riqster Dec 2012 OP
rainy Dec 2012 #1
riqster Dec 2012 #2
rainy Dec 2012 #7
riqster Dec 2012 #8
no_hypocrisy Dec 2012 #3
riqster Dec 2012 #6
99Forever Dec 2012 #4
riqster Dec 2012 #5

Response to riqster (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 10:39 AM

1. And, because the crazies were so well funded they got air time and that is the only

reason people elected them. Their crazy was not as apparent in the ads but the extremists were very well funded don't forget. The right created them and funded them to shoot down Obama's healthcare plans plus other initiatives, but they created monsters they couldn't stop.

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Response to rainy (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 11:17 AM

2. Yes, the VRWC machine helped

But it is the responsibility of the voter to cut through the crap and make a good choice.

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Response to riqster (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 12:43 PM

7. The voter that watches Fox.......

is so brainwashed that they really believe they are saving America. Too sad. You are right they should know better So should all of us if you really think about it.

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Response to rainy (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 12:49 PM

8. Indeed. I do a lot of research

before I vote- I look at quantified data when possible, check multiple sources and so on. And even then, I can get fooled again.

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 11:22 AM

3. People vote for a variety of reasons besides logic.

Someone I knew from grade school said that she liked Sarah Palin because she seemed spunky and fun. The Tea Party attracted voters who didn't want either a democrat or a standard republican.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 11:47 AM

6. True

Choices made without careful thought can have poor consequences.

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 11:29 AM

4. "Our" fault?

Who the fuck is this "our" the rant speaks of. I haven't, didn't, and wouldn't ever vote for any Teabagger flake. In fact I worked hard against them. So, precisely how am I at fault that these nutjobs are in office?

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #4)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 11:46 AM

5. Our meaning the voting public

I don't vote for such lions, either.

The point is that people blame the senate, the house, the prexy, and so on. That is only appropriate when a candidate turns out not to be what they claimed to be during a campaign.

The voters have to own their choices, learn from them, and make better choices in the future.

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