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Nihil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-16-11 06:49 AM
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124. Excellent points.
Sad truth but excellent summary of the situation.
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  -Obama considers Republican for one of two seats on Fed alp227  Aug-12-11 08:25 PM   #0 
  - k/r... rec to 0  ixion   Aug-12-11 08:27 PM   #1 
  - .....  DJ13   Aug-12-11 08:27 PM   #2 
  - yeah...reality again n/t  TK421   Aug-12-11 08:30 PM   #4 
  - the reality that Dems refused to neuter GOP filibuster power when they had a chance?  yurbud   Aug-13-11 12:57 AM   #52 
  - you would be correct, sir n/t  TK421   Aug-13-11 08:51 AM   #79 
  - The reality that no one will even make the Rethugs threaten filibuster before we cave?  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:11 AM   #69 
  - I'll see that and raise you  Phlem   Aug-12-11 08:40 PM   #8 
  - figures...nt  flying rabbit   Aug-12-11 08:27 PM   #3 
  - don't give them the keys!!!!! n/t  Enrique   Aug-12-11 08:35 PM   #5 
  - too late.  robinlynne   Aug-12-11 09:07 PM   #11 
  - Ouch. I remember Jon Stewart interviewing Tim Kaine abou the DLC, er, I mean, the DNC strategy  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 06:51 AM   #64 
  - Shit. Accidental unrec. :(  MessiahRp   Aug-12-11 08:36 PM   #6 
  - Oh fer crap's sake! Just how credible is the WashPost anyway?  TheDebbieDee   Aug-12-11 08:36 PM   #7 
  - It depends.  obxhead   Aug-13-11 12:11 AM   #43 
  - Of course he does.  sarcasmo   Aug-12-11 08:45 PM   #9 
  - It's like the guy who's obsessed with a girl and keeps trying even though she's not interested  bloomington-lib   Aug-12-11 09:06 PM   #10 
  - More like the teen who pretends to be in love with Betty when his true love is Veronica.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:16 AM   #70 
  - +1, and Obama's stimulus/health care bills passed with VERY THIN R support nt  alp227   Aug-13-11 04:11 PM   #97 
  - Oh fer fuck's sake, just turn everything over to the ReTHUGs....  tpsbmam   Aug-12-11 09:07 PM   #12 
  - He's beyond disappointing. can he give us a while to get used to the debt deal shaft  NC_Nurse   Aug-12-11 09:11 PM   #13 
  - Anybody know anything about this guy? It's just possible he may  gateley   Aug-12-11 09:11 PM   #14 
  - To answer the rhetorical question....why? EXPERIENCE!  Moostache   Aug-12-11 09:23 PM   #16 
  - Should have known. No valid reason. But thanks anyway. nt  gateley   Aug-12-11 11:33 PM   #39 
     - What valid reason do you have for defending Obama appointing a Republican  EFerrari   Aug-13-11 01:19 AM   #55 
     - I'm not defending him, nor am I condemning him until we find  gateley   Aug-13-11 10:22 AM   #82 
        - Yes, when you invalidate the other poster's concerns, you are defending.  EFerrari   Aug-13-11 02:55 PM   #96 
           - Fine. You're right, I'm wrong. nt  gateley   Aug-13-11 09:38 PM   #111 
     - here's a valid reason!  JusticeForAll   Aug-13-11 02:25 AM   #57 
        - +1  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 06:59 AM   #66 
        - It sounds as though one of them is a Democrat, or am I reading that wrong?  gateley   Aug-13-11 10:26 AM   #83 
        - We could always outsource it. Or maybe an HB1 Visa for the job.  fasttense   Aug-15-11 08:16 AM   #120 
  - First, he's no academic. He's with PIMCO, a commercial fund.  plumbob   Aug-13-11 12:09 AM   #42 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 06:59 AM   #65 
  - The rationalizing-us-to-death gambit is what is getting us deeper and deeper into this mess  Maven   Aug-13-11 11:47 AM   #92 
  - Gawd.  closeupready   Aug-12-11 09:14 PM   #15 
  - He's really starting to piss me off now.  AmBlue   Aug-12-11 09:26 PM   #17 
  - Bait and switch  Vanje   Aug-12-11 11:10 PM   #35 
  - Trojan Horse.  kath   Aug-13-11 12:50 AM   #49 
     - Bingo.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:01 AM   #67 
     - Sad to say . I think so. nt  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:27 AM   #84 
     - there were folks thinking obama was a trojan  shanti   Aug-13-11 05:43 PM   #99 
        - Wow - that 's a very interesting post, And from June 2007!  kath   Aug-13-11 10:27 PM   #112 
  - Great fuckin idea barack..how about jim demint ???  russspeakeasy   Aug-12-11 09:43 PM   #18 
  - Enough!  JJW   Aug-12-11 09:48 PM   #19 
  - Weelllll, Reagan raised taxes and gave amnesty to undocumented immigrants.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:05 AM   #68 
     - Screwed. nt  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:29 AM   #85 
        - Estamos tan jodidos (for the bilingual crowd.) nt  OnyxCollie   Aug-13-11 11:37 AM   #91 
  - President Obama and The Federal Reserve  Dr Bob   Aug-12-11 09:51 PM   #20 
  - Uh... Mr. President?  Pab Sungenis   Aug-12-11 09:52 PM   #21 
  - He's not sucking up, he simply is one. nt  Lorien   Aug-13-11 07:51 PM   #107 
  - Would it kill him just to pretend to be a democrat every now and then?  Dappleganger   Aug-12-11 09:54 PM   #22 
  - I am hoping he tries it once before 2012.  harun   Aug-12-11 10:22 PM   #26 
  - Meh. Few would buy it at this point anyway.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:22 AM   #71 
  - Fire this SOB. (nt)  w4rma   Aug-12-11 10:03 PM   #23 
  - Obama goes from downright bad to worse and worse and worse.  JDPriestly   Aug-12-11 10:07 PM   #24 
  - GEE-ZUS  lonestarlib   Aug-12-11 10:12 PM   #25 
  - It's 12 dimensional  JJW   Aug-12-11 10:24 PM   #27 
  - Slow learner  sense   Aug-12-11 10:24 PM   #28 
  - Oh Shit! Why not go ahead and name 2 Repukes and get it  COLGATE4   Aug-12-11 10:31 PM   #29 
  - fuck us sidaways with that 2x4 again, mr president  ElsewheresDaughter   Aug-12-11 10:45 PM   #30 
  - but but but  placton   Aug-12-11 10:50 PM   #31 
  - Of course. President Perry.  grahamhgreen   Aug-12-11 10:53 PM   #32 
  - Why isn't there a "facepalm" smilie here?  BackToThe60s   Aug-12-11 10:55 PM   #33 
  - why not  larwdem   Aug-12-11 10:57 PM   #34 
  - Obama will next be putting a Republican on the Supreme Court -- !!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 11:12 PM   #36 
  - Of course he will!  katnapped   Aug-13-11 06:42 AM   #62 
  - !!! nt  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:33 AM   #86 
  - Unfortunately I think that you are way more correct than you meant  COLGATE4   Aug-13-11 02:26 PM   #95 
  - Don't worry.  OnyxCollie   Aug-12-11 11:17 PM   #37 
  - Oh, please, just abolish the FED.  ozone_man   Aug-12-11 11:22 PM   #38 
  - And some wonder why we're so tired of him  ATLdemocrat   Aug-12-11 11:42 PM   #40 
  - Why doesn't he just switch parties?  primavera   Aug-12-11 11:55 PM   #41 
  - Yep, resign already, and switch parties - "I shall not seek, and I will not accept..."  kath   Aug-13-11 12:53 AM   #51 
  - Maybe you answered your own question. Also, please see Reply 76.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 08:16 AM   #78 
  - Oh, He has. He just hasn't made the announcement.  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:34 AM   #87 
  - A). because he can push through a more radical GOP agenda as a charismatic  Lorien   Aug-13-11 07:53 PM   #108 
  - +1 Million  Liberalynn   Aug-15-11 11:56 AM   #122 
  - *facedesk*  sakabatou   Aug-13-11 12:13 AM   #44 
  - Why must a president only appoint someone from their own party? I  cstanleytech   Aug-13-11 12:23 AM   #45 
  - Absolutely!  katnapped   Aug-13-11 06:43 AM   #63 
  - Word!  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:35 AM   #88 
  - I've lost count of all the "Foxes" Obama has put in charge of government agencies!!  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 07:46 PM   #105 
  - First, whoever said each and every one of his Republican nominees is the one best  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:51 AM   #73 
  - Well  cstanleytech   Aug-13-11 10:56 AM   #90 
  - And presume in 2012, we should consider the candidates of both parties?????  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 07:45 PM   #104 
  - Well, let's see. We had Republicans for eight years who screwed  sabrina 1   Aug-15-11 04:20 PM   #123 
  - I understand the tactic, just don't agree with it  DFW   Aug-13-11 12:36 AM   #46 
  - I disagree. Please see Reply 72,.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 08:05 AM   #74 
  - A better Christian? seriously?  eilen   Aug-13-11 08:58 PM   #110 
  - Isn't it enough that he acts like a republican and is such a good puppet...  webDude   Aug-13-11 12:45 AM   #47 
  - Well, that may explain the assassination a hell of a lot better than the Warren Commission did.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 08:08 AM   #75 
  - I'm sickened once again but surprised no.  libmom74   Aug-13-11 12:49 AM   # 
  - I'm sickened once again but surprised no.  libmom74   Aug-13-11 12:49 AM   #48 
  - Always has to try to keep things bipartisan.  Kablooie   Aug-13-11 12:53 AM   #50 
  - I would not worry about Republicans destroying him. Reagan didn't  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 08:10 AM   #76 
  - He's Charlie Brown  JJW   Aug-13-11 01:00 AM   #53 
  - Maybe we're Charlie Brown and he is the one pulling away the football.  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 08:12 AM   #77 
  - What the hell can we do about this? Can anybody reign him in?  Cali_Democrat   Aug-13-11 01:15 AM   #54 
  - I swear, O is becoming an embarrassment  Middle finga   Aug-13-11 01:39 AM   #56 
  - Why do we keep insisting he lacks courage or intelligence? What is this, the land of Oz?  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 07:36 AM   #72 
     - Excellent points.  Nihil   Aug-16-11 06:49 AM   #124 
  - he should just switch to the R ticket for 2012 and be done with it. nt  krabigirl   Aug-13-11 02:31 AM   #58 
  - Why? This way the Rs get a 100% victory.  Nihil   Aug-16-11 06:51 AM   #125 
  - Mr President, stop trying to educate the GOP & give them jobs to make them try to learn to behave  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 04:22 AM   #59 
  - To paraphrase Dennis Kucinich, the next election we have a choice between  Vinca   Aug-13-11 04:56 AM   #60 
  - Does Obama even remember which party he (supposedly) belongs to anymore?  Fly by night   Aug-13-11 06:25 AM   #61 
  - In other news, Obama nominated a Republican to fill the one vacancy  No Elephants   Aug-13-11 09:08 AM   #80 
  - Oh for Pete's sake. He's still trying to appease the unappeasable. nt  Honeycombe8   Aug-13-11 09:11 AM   #81 
  - Done  Vanje   Aug-13-11 10:38 AM   #89 
  - Epic Obama FAIL.  Odin2005   Aug-13-11 12:01 PM   #93 
  - Why is the President of the United States playing  Harmony Blue   Aug-13-11 12:47 PM   #94 
  - Background on the Federal Reserve and one of the 7 Board of Governors.  PufPuf23   Aug-13-11 04:36 PM   #98 
  - I notice the troops are curiously absent from this thread.  U4ikLefty   Aug-13-11 05:52 PM   #100 
  - "Please like me!". How fucking sad. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Aug-13-11 05:56 PM   #101 
  - What dimensional level of chess are we up to playing now? nt  NickB79   Aug-13-11 06:10 PM   #102 
  - His chess is both googledimensional and intergalactic.  QC   Aug-13-11 11:04 PM   #113 
  - I am not voting for this asshole ever again.  alarimer   Aug-13-11 06:57 PM   #103 
  - Vile and disgusting, but that's what I've come to expect from this WH. nt  Lorien   Aug-13-11 07:50 PM   #106 
  - This is the kind of shit that makes me wonder  eilen   Aug-13-11 08:50 PM   #109 
  - Exactly!!!  Hawkowl   Aug-13-11 11:30 PM   #114 
  - BINGO! The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-14-11 05:05 PM   #117 
  - Of course he is more comfortable with someone from his own party.  panzerfaust   Aug-14-11 03:17 PM   #115 
  - DONE. That's it. NO MORE. Obama, you've LOST my vote.  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-14-11 05:03 PM   #116 
  - Would ANY Republican EVER do the same with a Democrat?  PurityOfEssence   Aug-15-11 12:49 AM   #118 
  - Now, THAT's what I call "bipartisanship"  timtom   Aug-15-11 06:05 AM   #119 
  - Of course  Liberalynn   Aug-15-11 11:49 AM   #121 
 

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