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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-15-09 08:50 PM
Response to Reply #38
42. The point is MCCAIN, not Obama, said he'd eliminate earmarks...
whether it's realistic or not, McCain said it-not Obama.
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  -Obama never promised to eliminate earmarks! jenmito  Mar-15-09 03:51 PM   #0 
  - Give the lady a cigar!  EFerrari   Mar-15-09 03:58 PM   #1 
  - Eliminating earmarks, that's exactly why I voted for him!  Xipe Totec   Mar-15-09 04:01 PM   #2 
  - Whew...  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:09 PM   #8 
  - Cool, but until the media is reigned in  upi402   Mar-15-09 04:17 PM   #3 
  - That's why we all need to email and call the cable networks  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:11 PM   #9 
     - we are the media, now.  mopinko   Mar-15-09 05:44 PM   #18 
        - I hope they WILL see this...  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:47 PM   #19 
  - But, but, but Joe on CNBC's Squawk Box and money honey Maria both claimed the President promised  indepat   Mar-15-09 04:18 PM   #4 
  - And they're not the only ones...  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:19 PM   #10 
     - I feel like sending McCain a big YOU'RE A LIAR t-shirt. n/t  vaberella   Mar-15-09 07:43 PM   #30 
        - If it's for him to wear it should say, "I'M A LIAR"!  jenmito   Mar-15-09 07:49 PM   #32 
           - Yeah, what you said!! n/t  vaberella   Mar-15-09 10:50 PM   #45 
  - OK, I'll settle for "Obama promised to . . . cut wasteful spending." Enough already, just do it!  jody   Mar-15-09 04:27 PM   #5 
  - And his massive stimulus package that passed had no earmarks...  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:23 PM   #11 
  - IMO pork barrel earmarks are wasteful spending, a conclusion with which you apparently disagree. n/t  jody   Mar-15-09 05:32 PM   #15 
     - The first stimulus package supposedly had no earmarks. The earmarks were in the budget  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:43 PM   #17 
     - The OP said "Obama never promised to eliminate earmarks!" but he did promise to stop wasteful  jody   Mar-15-09 05:49 PM   #20 
        - That's right. Every earmark is NOT "wasteful spending."  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:53 PM   #21 
        - Spin and apologize but I expect Obama to carry through on his promise to stop wasteful spending. Bye  jody   Mar-15-09 05:56 PM   #22 
           - Blame him for keeping his word. Maybe you should've voted for McCain whom you agree with.  jenmito   Mar-15-09 06:00 PM   #23 
        - big difference between cut and stop  asphalt.jungle   Mar-15-09 06:05 PM   #24 
           - Thank you for pointing that out. The article she quoted said "cut" and then she said "stop."  jenmito   Mar-15-09 06:08 PM   #25 
     - How do you define 'pork?'  geek tragedy   Mar-15-09 07:30 PM   #27 
  - What part of the budget do you consider wasteful spending?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-16-09 03:06 PM   #54 
  - K & R !  ColesCountyDem   Mar-15-09 04:50 PM   #6 
  - Thanks!  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:24 PM   #12 
  - And I never wanted him to.  tbyg52   Mar-15-09 04:58 PM   #7 
  - He said he will have all earmarks put online with the names of the people  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:26 PM   #13 
     - Yep. And that is exactly what I want. nt  tbyg52   Mar-15-09 05:29 PM   #14 
        - That's exactly what you'll get. n/t  jenmito   Mar-15-09 05:32 PM   #16 
  - kick  jenmito   Mar-15-09 06:56 PM   #26 
  - Obama's promise to go after earmarks 'line by line'  flyarm   Mar-15-09 07:39 PM   #28 
  - He didn't promise to eliminate them. The media is saying he did.  jenmito   Mar-15-09 07:46 PM   #31 
  - did he go line by line on the bills he just passed giving shitloads of our money  flyarm   Mar-15-09 07:50 PM   #34 
     - The first one was almost earmark FREE. The second one was not his bill-  jenmito   Mar-15-09 07:55 PM   #35 
        - he is pres..he has a dem congress..he signed it..it is now his bill  flyarm   Mar-15-09 08:15 PM   #39 
           - $400 billion supplemental spending bill, larded as it was with 9,000 earmarks.  flyarm   Mar-15-09 08:35 PM   #40 
           - You sound like a Repub.  jenmito   Mar-15-09 08:47 PM   #41 
              - i sound like an American that gives a damn that my kids and grand kids will be strapped with bills  flyarm   Mar-15-09 10:05 PM   #44 
                 - Not all Americans are informed. And if you listened to Obama and his surrogates  jenmito   Mar-16-09 10:30 AM   #49 
  - You're not getting the language correctly.  vaberella   Mar-15-09 07:59 PM   #37 
  - Can we all send this little note to all the idiots on MSM and DU you  vaberella   Mar-15-09 07:41 PM   #29 
  - Thanks,  Cha   Mar-15-09 07:49 PM   #33 
  - Thanks, Cha.  jenmito   Mar-15-09 07:56 PM   #36 
  - well duh...no one is going to eliminate earmarks  madrchsod   Mar-15-09 08:06 PM   #38 
  - The point is MCCAIN, not Obama, said he'd eliminate earmarks...  jenmito   Mar-15-09 08:50 PM   #42 
  - We need about 200 billion for useful public works earmarks!  Better Believe It   Mar-15-09 09:11 PM   #43 
  - What's wrong with earmarks? ...  Kablooie   Mar-16-09 03:34 AM   #46 
  - It's not the earmark...  jenmito   Mar-16-09 10:31 AM   #50 
  - "earmarks" just another case of republicans bastardizing  iamthebandfanman   Mar-16-09 05:35 AM   #47 
  - I know...  jenmito   Mar-16-09 10:33 AM   #51 
  - Most people don't understand nuance  marshall   Mar-16-09 09:25 AM   #48 
     - OR they're purposely misrepresenting Obama's position. n/t  jenmito   Mar-16-09 10:34 AM   #52 
        - As always 'cause they  Cha   Mar-16-09 02:48 PM   #53 
 

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