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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:37 PM

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But there's no racism, right?

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Playinghardball Dec 2012 OP
liberal N proud Dec 2012 #1
tk2kewl Dec 2012 #2
AverageJoe90 Dec 2012 #8
patrice Dec 2012 #9
Submariner Dec 2012 #3
adieu Dec 2012 #12
rrneck Dec 2012 #4
barbtries Dec 2012 #5
Jamaal510 Dec 2012 #6
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #7
patrice Dec 2012 #10
malaise Dec 2012 #11

Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:41 PM

1. It's all Obama's fault

He needs to tell the republicans how to do their job because they can't figure out how to do it.


Obstructionist is no way to go through your political career Bohener and McConnell.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:41 PM

2. racism, probably... anti-government obstructionism, definitely

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Response to tk2kewl (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:26 PM

8. IMHO, it's both. Plain and simple. n/t

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Response to tk2kewl (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:44 PM

9. I was just thinking about how that anti-government sentiment unfolds out of how the BOND market

is controlled by the PRIVATE Federal Reserve who has a conflict of interest in that it also controls Wall Street stocks.

So, government spending, in which the public is the biggest financier of its own debt, is appropriated and THEN "we" fight over whether "we" are going to pay for what "we" already decided to spend by fighting over the deficit cap, which affects the bond market.

Crazy, huh?

If we eliminated all of those middle-wo/men and controlled bond rates ourselves, since we are after-all borrowing from ourselves, there'd be a more direct relationship between spending and borrowing and also big-time incentives for spending wisely, instead of handing 8 years of no-bid, guaranteed cost+15% contracts to whom-the-fuck-ever.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:54 PM

3. Besides a heavy dose of racism, my theory for all the obstruction

is that the GOP'ers are greatly embarrassed that their pick of the Bush regime turned out to be such a colossal disaster for the economy and the country's reputation internationally, that they feel they have no choice but rage against the machine (Dem's now in power) to do everything they can to keep the nation's focus on character assassination of the Democratic leadership. They did not get the permanent republican majority Rove promised, lost power, and are so pissed that they don't dare turn their rage against Bush lest they be in the bottom of a sewer pit deeper than they are now.

If I was part of the loss of 2 wars and a doubling of the national debt in just 8 years, I too would do everything in my power to keep the eye off the failed Bush regime and try to blame everything on the successor. Even if the president was not black, I think those confirmation numbers would be close to what you are showing, even if it was Hillary.

They f*cked up badly. They will be screwed in the history books. They can campaign like no others, but they can't govern worth a damn. Our only out is to defeat them in 2014 and then govern well enough to nullify their existence.

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Response to Submariner (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 04:11 PM

12. I completely agree

Just like a petulant child who managed to do something stupid and got caught, he now has to do many more stupid things, but within the border of propriety to claim, "See? I can do this and that, but you can't shame me for that."

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:58 PM

4. They're trolling congress. nt

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 02:34 PM

5. nothing to do with it!

absolutely NOTHING!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:02 PM

6. I guess it's safe to say that

the GOP has officially written off the black vote permanently. How great it is to only have one political party looking out for your interests and not trying to alienate you.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:02 PM

7. Shameful

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:47 PM

10. Vote them all out and replace them with young liberal Democrats. nt

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 03:50 PM

11. and yet they lost again

Fugg 'em!!!

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