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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:13 AM

Norquist says he won’t punish lawmakers for ‘impure thoughts’ alone

Source: The Hill

Norquist says he won’t punish lawmakers for ‘impure thoughts’ alone
By Meghashyam Mali - 12/11/12 07:32 AM ET

Conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is holding back on punishing GOP lawmakers who have said they are open to raising taxes in a deficit deal.

In an interview with Reuters published Tuesday, the president of Americans for Tax Reform said that he wouldn’t act against Republicans for holding “impure thoughts” alone.

“Thinking something out loud is not treason,” said Norquist, noting that no lawmakers have actually voted yet to raise tax rates.


His comments come as more GOP lawmakers say they are willing to consider tax hikes in exchange for entitlement reforms and spending cuts in a deficit-reduction deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/272125-norquist-holding-back-on-punishing-lawmakers-for-impure-thoughts

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Reply Norquist says he won’t punish lawmakers for ‘impure thoughts’ alone (Original post)
kpete Dec 2012 OP
janlyn Dec 2012 #1
freshwest Dec 2012 #21
kelliekat44 Dec 2012 #37
jsr Dec 2012 #2
bucolic_frolic Dec 2012 #30
loyalkydem Dec 2012 #3
Champion Jack Dec 2012 #4
atreides1 Dec 2012 #5
Volaris Dec 2012 #6
SoapBox Dec 2012 #7
jwirr Dec 2012 #8
phantom power Dec 2012 #9
Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #10
Itchinjim Dec 2012 #11
John2 Dec 2012 #16
DollarBillHines Dec 2012 #12
Roland99 Dec 2012 #13
dinger130 Dec 2012 #14
SoapBox Dec 2012 #25
CanonRay Dec 2012 #15
april Dec 2012 #17
DallasNE Dec 2012 #18
RevStPatrick Dec 2012 #19
KansDem Dec 2012 #20
justice1 Dec 2012 #22
Kablooie Dec 2012 #28
heaven05 Dec 2012 #23
part man all 86 Dec 2012 #24
Iliyah Dec 2012 #26
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #27
bucolic_frolic Dec 2012 #29
julian09 Dec 2012 #35
randomtagger Dec 2012 #31
Turbineguy Dec 2012 #32
Panasonic Dec 2012 #33
CabalPowered Dec 2012 #34
closeupready Dec 2012 #36
julian09 Dec 2012 #38
TForbster Dec 2012 #39
4 more years Dec 2012 #40
WeekendWarrior Dec 2012 #41

Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:18 AM

1. Is he serious???

Thinking something out loud is not treason???????!!!! WTF!!!!!

I believe this man thinks he's KING!!!!

Or the POTUS!!

Just when I think that right wing ass wipes can't get anymore OUT there!! they prove me wrong!!!

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Response to janlyn (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:27 AM

21. Or 'Who died and made him god?' It's Ayn Rand speak. Immoral to tax the rich to help the poor.

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Response to janlyn (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:47 PM

37. Yes, he is the supreme being of the religion called "Norquisism"

He is a God ow wrath and un-forgiveness. The primary tenants of the religion are greed, selfishness, inhumanity. To become a priest one must advocate vulture capitalism; government by the corporations, for the corporations; bigotry, sexism, closeted homosexuality, and one must be a credentialed Ph.D in hypocrisy. It helps to have a Masters in fear-mongering, racism, and religious intolerance.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:19 AM

2. When did the fuckers elect this clown to be their pope/ayatollah?

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Response to jsr (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:32 PM

30. What are Republicans AFRAID of?

Grover.

The big fierce dominant white male Republican Party

is afraid of Grover Norquist

He is controlling them.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:19 AM

3. and the sky is purple and Klingons are our friends.....

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:21 AM

4. WHO is this little Twerp?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:22 AM

5. To paraphrase Henry II

"Will no one rid us of this traitorous troll?"

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:23 AM

6. JEEZEZ can we just go over this damn thing already????

ALL of this goes away on Jan.02 when Congress comes back and then the GOP can decide if they want to vote AGAINST a tax cut for the Middle Class (and neither "His Majesty The Garden Gnome" or any of his serfs in the Republican Party will have any ground left to stand on).

(on edit) the above post is brilliant. I lol'd.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:24 AM

7. Hey Mr. Weasel,

shut the fuck up.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:25 AM

8. Ah, god has spoken.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:27 AM

9. you'd think the GOP would tell Norquist to fuck off just in the name of self respect

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:32 AM

10. I guess he thinks his pledge is a religion

and if they go against him it is treason??

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:43 AM

11. Who the f**k is Grover Norquist?

And why does he have any say whatsoever in our government? The man is a private citizen, not an elected official. Butt out and STFU Grover.

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Response to Itchinjim (Reply #11)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:54 AM

16. It is the

 

media's fault. They give him a pulpit and try to shut people like us out. That is also why they are putting emphasis on President Obama to compromise with Boehner behind closed doors. President Obama should ignore their scare tactics and propaganda. He can raise the Debt limit also if the majority of the Democrats in Congress agree. The Republicans can't impeach any President without the Democrats approval if the Dems really want to play hardball. Just see the Clinton impeachment. The Dems cut that short in the Senate. President Obama can do what he wants if he got his whole Party behind him and the country. All Grover and the Repukes can do is cry Bloody murder in the end.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:44 AM

12. So now the shit-head runt is Judge, Jury and Executioner

One delusional banty rooster, isn't he?

I wonder who is backing that punk in order to keep the rest of the sheep in line.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:44 AM

13. That thick-neck sure is full of himself

and considering he's full of shit....



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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:47 AM

14. Why do I always have the funny feeling

that this guy is really strange. His choice of words always sets my alarm bells off. Poop, impure thoughts and all the rest. Doesn't feel right to me.

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Response to dinger130 (Reply #14)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:53 AM

25. Agreed

Immature? Un/Under educated?

I agree with you...there is something odd...and creepy.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:53 AM

15. What an ego on this guy

The Rethugs need to tell him to go fuck off.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:02 AM

17. Impure thoughts What the hell is he the pope ?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:08 AM

18. Norquist Has No Leverage

And never has. That is why I have never understood this so-called pledge. He doesn't have a machine gun like Al Capone to enforce his blackmail so what gives. You stand up to bullies, you don't kiss their a$$.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:16 AM

20. How would he "punish" them?

Rub his face on their bare butts?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:41 AM

22. Oz called, they want their wizard back.

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Response to justice1 (Reply #22)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:20 PM

28. Nurse Ratchet called. She wants her inmate back.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:48 AM

23. ????????????

"Impure thoughts"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????This guy is NOT god!!!! dammit. How in the hell can he hold a nation hostage. This fucking political system is VERY broken if this is the case. Somebody send this guy packing!!!!!!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:49 AM

24. Grover go back to sucking on baal's nipple. You sacrifice your spirit, family and country to it.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 11:58 AM

26. Just like the rest of the GOPper leadership they all think they have been

touched by GAWD and GAWD have given them divine intervention powers to dictate to the dumb masses. And lurd behold, look at their base!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:04 PM

27. who elected this a$$hole? nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:28 PM

29. Grover is acting as an unelected Dictator

and this needs to stop.

He is dictating budgets, candidates, policy, spending, choices
that are affecting people's lives.

He was not elected to do this.

The media pays him far more heed than he is worth.

America should not be afraid of such an ideologue.

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #29)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:43 PM

35. The repugs are afraid to be primaried by him, he is right

 

the repugs are treasonous, by taking oath to him rather than country. hang them all.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:35 PM

31. lol

 

How can he punish them? He can't do a damn thing.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:17 PM

32. Doing something that's good for America is treason.

I miss Hitler.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:34 PM

33. Grover, how about you simply fuck off and die?

 

Grover, you do not have the authority to tell the Republicans what to do - you only seek to enrich yourself, and i suggest you fucking move to Somalia and stay there. Arrangements can be easily made to revoke your U.S. citizenship and declare you persona non grata.

Then you will have nothing.

And go deal with your wife.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:42 PM

34. Punish? With what? A wet noodle?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:44 PM

36. Who the fuck does this guy think he is?

??

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:51 PM

38. If anyone is guilty of treason it is him, threatening members of congress.

 

Send him to Guantanimo.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:58 PM

39. Disappear Scumbag

 

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:22 PM

40. Grow up 12 year old

That's just what this country needs is a 12 year old mentality. The Tea party is full of people who think they know how to run this country. The only thing they can run is the country into the ground. They come to local meeting's full of hate and make sure everyone hears " don't tread on me ". They make me sick with this simpleton frame of mind.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:25 PM

41. Norquist can suck my dick. nt

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