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geek tragedy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-10-09 09:42 AM
Response to Reply #46
49. Congress is a co-equal branch of government.
It is not the President's role to micromanage it. That's Karl Rove politics.

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  - Gibbs: Obama not taking sides in Stupak amendment debate joeycola  Nov-10-09 07:25 AM   #0 
  - Gee ain't that just swell? nt  Captain Hilts   Nov-10-09 07:27 AM   #1 
  - Just jolly..  joeycola   Nov-10-09 07:31 AM   # 
  - Not half as jolly as the locked OP where you posted an article that was "wistful for Bush" nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-10-09 09:29 AM   #42 
  - "Co-Chair of House pro-choice caucus "enormously encouraged" by Obama statement on Stupak amendment"  ClarkUSA   Nov-10-09 09:46 AM   #50 
  - Jolly this, too, Bitter One: "President Obama is against this Abortion Amendment"  ClarkUSA   Nov-10-09 09:56 AM   #52 
  - I'm taking Obama's words, not Gibbs. Thanks. And O spoke out on this already. n/t  vaberella   Nov-10-09 07:31 AM   #2 
  - That's not the point of this thread.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:33 AM   #4 
     - I almost forgot about that thread. He loves hit pieces. Even they're BS. n/t  vaberella   Nov-10-09 07:40 AM   #8 
        - One-trick pony.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:45 AM   #11 
  - Disingenuous, outdated post.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:31 AM   #3 
  - well, gee, So Gibbs is not speaking for the President??  joeycola   Nov-10-09 07:33 AM   #5 
     - Obama speaks for Obama, and he said that the Stupak amendment  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:34 AM   #6 
     - Over the course of O's term. I've come to realize. Obama speaks for himself!  vaberella   Nov-10-09 07:44 AM   #9 
        - Then he needs to get the White House's message on point. nt  Captain Hilts   Nov-10-09 07:49 AM   #12 
           - So it's up to Obama to go back and update outdated news stories now?  high density   Nov-10-09 07:52 AM   #15 
           - No, Obama needs to be more like George W Bush  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:04 AM   #22 
           - Gibbs was clearly avoiding comment so that Obama himself  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:54 AM   #16 
              - Then he did so poorly  Bluenorthwest   Nov-10-09 08:35 AM   #30 
                 - Okay, Gibbs mishandled a press conference.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:38 AM   #31 
  - He opposes the amendment  bluestateguy   Nov-10-09 07:37 AM   #7 
  - 'Don't expect Obama to do everything for you.'  IndianaGreen   Nov-10-09 07:51 AM   #14 
  - So, even when he says exactly what the pro-choice  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:55 AM   #17 
  - But Gibbs made a comment--a deceptive comment! According to your "logic" Gibbs  joeycola   Nov-10-09 07:57 AM   #18 
  - What was the deceptive comment?  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:59 AM   #19 
     - Figure it out.....  joeycola   Nov-10-09 08:12 AM   #23 
        - The only deceptive statements  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:14 AM   #25 
  - i don't think he's too worried about the green party juggernaut.  dionysus   Nov-10-09 09:14 AM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-09 08:14 AM   #24 
     - "Go back to the batman movies and leave politics to the grown folks"  Zodiak   Nov-10-09 09:54 AM   #51 
  - I'm sorry; I thought we should expect our LEADERS to LEAD  PVnRT   Nov-10-09 10:10 AM   #58 
     - Does it only count if he does it in CAPITAL LETTERS?  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:11 AM   #60 
  - Diane DeGette: "I am enormously encouraged " by Obama's statement  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 07:44 AM   #10 
  - I guess Obama didn't get the memo  impik   Nov-10-09 07:51 AM   #13 
  - Those who won't fight have already lost. nt  Deep13   Nov-10-09 08:01 AM   #20 
  - This is a misleading post--Obama has sided with the pro-choice  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:03 AM   #21 
  - OLD ARTICLE!!! Obama's since spoken up about this.  backscatter712   Nov-10-09 08:16 AM   #26 
  - Of course not.  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 08:19 AM   #27 
  - too bad you didn't bother to learn the FACTS  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:21 AM   #28 
     - Thanks for posting this GT. much misinformation and the OP loves spreading it. n/t  vaberella   Nov-10-09 08:32 AM   #29 
     - Still  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 09:40 AM   #46 
        - Congress is a co-equal branch of government.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 09:42 AM   #49 
           - That may be the case, but it doesn't reflect reality.  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 10:15 AM   #64 
              - It can only go so far.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:28 AM   #69 
                 - So did Bush.  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 10:32 AM   #71 
                 - How did Bush's attempt to privatize social security work out? nt  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:33 AM   #75 
                    - Because popular opinion was against that shit.  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 10:36 AM   #78 
                 - You know what, I'm going to be honest.  Ed76638   Nov-10-09 10:35 AM   #76 
  - wow, back for more so soon? i thought you were reminiscing about your hero W.  dionysus   Nov-10-09 08:45 AM   #32 
  - I guess the OP would have preferred if Gibbs  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 08:57 AM   #33 
  - That ain't surprising.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 09:02 AM   #34 
  - Not surprising that you would bash him using a tired  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 09:07 AM   #36 
  - Too bad you didn't read the rest of this thread. You'd find out that Obama has  NYCGirl   Nov-10-09 09:08 AM   #38 
  - now Bea, it's too early in the day to start a kerfluffle!  dionysus   Nov-10-09 09:15 AM   #40 
  - You know me, I like to ruffle the feathers of the fan club.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 09:27 AM   #41 
  - Why do you care? You didn't even vote for him, according to your own words:  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-10-09 09:41 AM   #47 
  - That was about the primaries.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 10:04 AM   #54 
     - Apparently it still is. nt  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:10 AM   #59 
  - She lost.  jefferson_dem   Nov-10-09 10:33 AM   #74 
     - Condescending much?  Beacool   Nov-10-09 12:36 PM   #82 
  - Section 236 of Stupak and section 507 are 99% the same!!!  uponit7771   Nov-10-09 09:07 AM   #35 
  - Shame on the anti-chioce, Obama hating trolls who recommend  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 09:08 AM   #37 
  - All the usual suspects high-fiving this OP and recced this out-of-date OP are Very Very Bitter. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-10-09 09:31 AM   #43 
     - clinging too. nt  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 09:33 AM   #44 
        - You forgot about the guns.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 10:06 AM   #55 
           - Well, you did shoot off your mouth here without learning  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:09 AM   #57 
              - Well, you are doing a fine job defending him in every post.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 10:13 AM   #63 
                 - You sing along with Harriet Christian and Amy Siskind.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:15 AM   #65 
                    - I'm not familiar with either woman.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 10:18 AM   #66 
                       - O rly? You went out of your way to defend ol Ms. Racist Harriet  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:27 AM   #68 
                          - Oh, that woman.  Beacool   Nov-10-09 12:34 PM   #81 
  - Whaaat????  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-10-09 09:38 AM   #45 
  - You speak from a position of ignorance and/or malice.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 09:42 AM   #48 
     - I speak from exasperation  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-10-09 09:59 AM   #53 
        - Agrees with me: the chair of the house pro-choice caucus.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:08 AM   #56 
           - Keep defending all you want  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-10-09 10:11 AM   #61 
              - I'm proud of what Obama said. There's nothing to defend.  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:13 AM   #62 
              - My criticism isn't for Obama coming out against the Stupak amendment  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-10-09 10:36 AM   #77 
                 - Obama said he wanted to prevent the status quo from being changed as he last position not his first  uponit7771   Nov-10-09 10:39 AM   #79 
                 - "Fully support."  geek tragedy   Nov-10-09 10:40 AM   #80 
              - Why continue to spread ignorance when confronted with facts?  jefferson_dem   Nov-10-09 10:32 AM   #72 
  - A totally misleading headline from "The Hill"!? No way! nt  Bonobo   Nov-10-09 10:21 AM   #67 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-09 10:30 AM   #70 
  - A load of crap as usual from this poster...  Spazito   Nov-10-09 10:32 AM   #73 
  - Even Gibbs was surprised!  freddie mertz   Nov-10-09 12:38 PM   #83 

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