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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-10-11 11:41 AM
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55. I'll file this next to "he's going to announce SS cuts at the SOTU."
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  -Obama proposes slashing heating aid to the poor. cali  Feb-09-11 05:24 PM   #0 
  - "It's not what you think it is!" "He *has* to do it!" "It's actually *progressive*!," etc.  villager   Feb-09-11 05:25 PM   #1 
  - it better not.  cali   Feb-09-11 05:29 PM   #3 
  - It has.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-09-11 07:09 PM   #28 
     - and of course the heating oil companies would *never* raise their rates in the mean time!  villager   Feb-10-11 02:46 AM   #46 
  - Progressive... only because the goal posts have been moved to Long Island  txlibdem   Feb-10-11 12:49 AM   #42 
  - this just a few weeks after extending the tax cuts for the wealthy  DrDan   Feb-09-11 05:28 PM   #2 
  - Appalling. LIHEAP is a vitally needed program.  Faygo Kid   Feb-09-11 05:31 PM   #4 
  - John Kerry asks Obama to reconsider  karynnj   Feb-09-11 05:35 PM   #5 
  - The cuts really wouldn't make sense.  ProSense   Feb-09-11 05:40 PM   #11 
  - K&R.  Robb   Feb-09-11 05:36 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 05:36 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 05:36 PM   #8 
  - it's a blatant  cali   Feb-09-11 05:41 PM   #12 
  - "Anyone want to defend him on this?" Have you considered that  ProSense   Feb-09-11 05:37 PM   #9 
  - it's not speculation.  cali   Feb-09-11 05:43 PM   #13 
  - I hope it was speculation  karynnj   Feb-09-11 06:21 PM   #19 
  - I said trial balloon,  ProSense   Feb-09-11 06:29 PM   #22 
     - Missed that - do you mean someone in the administration floated it  karynnj   Feb-09-11 06:45 PM   #25 
        - It's hard to tell what's going on  ProSense   Feb-09-11 06:55 PM   #26 
           - I agree with you - and reading Kerry's actual letter, he speaks of POTENTIAL cuts  karynnj   Feb-09-11 07:19 PM   #30 
              - We don't need politicos playing games with the lives of real people.  Mimosa   Feb-10-11 05:31 PM   #62 
              - This whole thing is most likely a lie to get people riled up.  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:18 AM   #90 
              - Most of this stuff is what people hear. And then people claim it's Obama who's doing such and such.  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:18 AM   #89 
                 - +++ a lot!  Whisp   Feb-11-11 09:56 AM   #96 
                 - Amen, and amen!  JuniperLea   Feb-11-11 10:09 AM   #99 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-09-11 06:27 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 10:03 PM   #34 
  - Bravo  Union Scribe   Feb-10-11 11:26 PM   #81 
  - Just like a liberal. Always wanting ponies and puppies.  Jakes Progress   Feb-12-11 02:03 PM   #108 
  - That's how it started with extending the tax cuts for the rich  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:03 AM   #84 
  - Just how many freezing children are you okay with?  Jakes Progress   Feb-12-11 02:02 PM   #107 
  - The only thing I can come up with is  customerserviceguy   Feb-09-11 05:39 PM   #10 
  - Interesting--the slash brings it back to about 2008 levels--  msanthrope   Feb-09-11 05:43 PM   #14 
  - NPR repeats an article from the National Review ... oh no!!!! nt  JoePhilly   Feb-09-11 05:57 PM   #15 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-09-11 05:58 PM   #16 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-09-11 05:58 PM   #17 
  - That is what happens when Trillion dollar deficits exist every year  golfguru   Feb-09-11 06:19 PM   #18 
  - Thank you.  GoCubsGo   Feb-09-11 06:43 PM   #24 
  - "It doesn't matter much what the President proposes for a budget"  ProSense   Feb-09-11 06:59 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, it's not like Obama holds a veto pen or anything. n/t  Exilednight   Feb-12-11 07:23 PM   #110 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 07:23 PM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 06:26 PM   #20 
  - It is indeed disgusting  MissDeeds   Feb-09-11 06:30 PM   #23 
  - I don't see anyone doing this but carry on with the ragedump.  Arkana   Feb-09-11 07:10 PM   #29 
  - ...  MissDeeds   Feb-09-11 08:27 PM   #33 
  - Bookmarking.  tekisui   Feb-09-11 10:55 PM   #36 
  - Umm...  polmaven   Feb-10-11 07:35 AM   #51 
  - All of which YOU said about the tax cuts for bazillionaires  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:06 AM   #85 
  - Are you for, or against, cuts to military budgets which largely put money in the pockets of workers?  boppers   Feb-10-11 12:37 AM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-11 07:21 PM   #31 
  - Interesting  politicasista   Feb-09-11 10:48 PM   #35 
  - "Harrd choices" = "not the ones going hungry".  Forkboy   Feb-09-11 11:38 PM   #37 
     - We shall see n/t  politicasista   Feb-10-11 03:41 PM   #58 
        - We already have seen.  Forkboy   Feb-12-11 12:57 PM   #105 
  - Where is Chavez when Americans need him and his oil for poor people?  akbacchus_BC   Feb-10-11 12:36 AM   #38 
  - Here in the Northeast I feel that Chavez cares more than Obama does.  Forkboy   Feb-10-11 01:58 AM   #44 
     - To believe that 'Chavez cares about you' is the height of naivete.  COLGATE4   Feb-10-11 08:12 AM   #52 
        - Our President is making it rather easy for the perception to be made.  Forkboy   Feb-10-11 01:43 PM   #56 
  - I unrec because no way will President Obama do that to poor people.  akbacchus_BC   Feb-10-11 12:38 AM   #40 
  - He gave 5 billion in 2010 to the LIHEAP who would be getting cut here.  vaberella   Feb-10-11 05:37 PM   #66 
  - Then why float the balloon?  cigsandcoffee   Feb-10-11 07:14 PM   #74 
     - Who stated it was Obama who floated the balloon?  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:22 AM   #91 
        - If that's the case, then the president lacks the ability to manage his people.  Exilednight   Feb-12-11 11:56 AM   #104 
  - No i will not defend him  donheld   Feb-10-11 12:41 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-11 01:01 AM   #43 
  - Isn't it mean to deny heating to those who can't afford it?  Forkboy   Feb-10-11 01:59 AM   #45 
  - Mean? I'm mean? I care about the people who will suffer if this happens  cali   Feb-10-11 04:43 AM   #48 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-11 05:57 AM   #49 
  - You're peddling this information as though it's a fact. n/t  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:24 AM   #92 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-11 08:41 AM   #54 
  - But there's plenty of money for banks and bombs. Cuts have to be made somewhere and the ruling class  Citizen Worker   Feb-10-11 03:57 AM   #47 
  - I'm not going to defend the decision  Proud Liberal Dem   Feb-10-11 07:09 AM   #50 
  - What is wrong with him? I surely wish we'd gotten Al Gore and then  MasonJar   Feb-10-11 08:35 AM   #53 
  - I'll file this next to "he's going to announce SS cuts at the SOTU."  AtomicKitten   Feb-10-11 11:41 AM   #55 
  - As always. At this point...nothing can stop the rage.n/t  vaberella   Feb-10-11 05:36 PM   #65 
  - and vetoing DADT, thats a fat file as well.  Whisp   Feb-11-11 10:02 AM   #97 
  - There is no defense for this hypocrite  mochajava666   Feb-10-11 03:15 PM   #57 
  - Why don't you wait until you see the ENTIRE budget proposal before puking out such insults?  RBInMaine   Feb-10-11 05:43 PM   #68 
     - Because he has lost any credibility  mochajava666   Feb-11-11 09:52 AM   #95 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-11 04:46 PM   #59 
  - You realize this is all speculation right. Like the bogus like about the SS cuts. n/t  vaberella   Feb-10-11 05:35 PM   #64 
     - Uh, we're not out of the woods on SS yet. Not by a long shot. eom  Hello_Kitty   Feb-11-11 12:11 AM   #82 
        - Are we still on this? We've been out of that for a while.  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:25 AM   #93 
           - Well he has lied to us about things.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-11-11 10:23 AM   #100 
  - Nothing you can say  Lard   Feb-10-11 05:25 PM   #60 
  - This Seems To Be Another...  WiffenPoof   Feb-10-11 05:30 PM   #61 
  - Not to be funny but NPR has lied countless times. Secondly, no proof yet.  vaberella   Feb-10-11 05:34 PM   #63 
  - What a bunch of panic-button-pushing extremist Obama-bashing. THAT is what is DISGUSTING !  RBInMaine   Feb-10-11 05:42 PM   #67 
  - It is a cut. Just like not implementing the bush/obama tax cuts would have  tekisui   Feb-10-11 05:48 PM   #70 
     - Actually the article states it's a cut.  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:13 AM   #87 
  - And he also is proposing ELIMINATING subsidies to big oil, and major military cuts. How about that??  RBInMaine   Feb-10-11 05:46 PM   #69 
  - The military cuts a drop in the bucket. He is still keeping his wars going.  tekisui   Feb-10-11 05:49 PM   #71 
  - I love the attitude "well he did this so doing that is okay"  neverforget   Feb-10-11 08:34 PM   #76 
  - No he's not. MIlitary cuts don't work well with keeping wars. That's just logic.  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:10 AM   #86 
  - Sauce has never been so weak.  Union Scribe   Feb-10-11 11:24 PM   #80 
  - There's no way anyone can defend that. n/t  Fire1   Feb-10-11 06:10 PM   #72 
  - If he has to float trial balloons, why not one about withdrawing from Afghanistan?  cigsandcoffee   Feb-10-11 07:13 PM   #73 
  - How about scrapping that ridiculous missile shield in Europe  hulka38   Feb-10-11 08:25 PM   #75 
  - This is a joke ... like something from the Onion,...right?  EndElectoral   Feb-10-11 08:52 PM   #77 
  - this would not be a good idea n/t  fishwax   Feb-10-11 10:27 PM   #78 
  - It is better for their health  golfguru   Feb-10-11 11:10 PM   #79 
  - Hmm, where is the trial balloon coming from the WH suggesting an  Jefferson23   Feb-11-11 12:49 AM   #83 
  - Dunno...last year Obama gave 5 billion to LIHEAP. Does it make any sense he's doing massive cuts?  vaberella   Feb-11-11 02:14 AM   #88 
     - No, not at all that I can see, no cuts for the poor should be his motto. n/t  Jefferson23   Feb-11-11 08:56 AM   #94 
     - The number for 2010 was for $8 M, so these are massive cuts. That the $3 additional M come from a  Mass   Feb-11-11 10:06 AM   #98 
  - stimulus funding for programs is expiring.  OhioBlue   Feb-11-11 11:16 PM   #101 
  - Why was the funding increased? On a whim?  Jakes Progress   Feb-12-11 10:50 PM   #111 
  - So you thought the Stimulus would stay in effect forever?  Moral_Imagination   Feb-12-11 02:55 AM   #102 
  - Gotta pay for those Bush tax cuts somehow  Avant Guardian   Feb-12-11 10:20 AM   #103 
  - Just like cutting Social Security was supposed to do?  great white snark   Feb-12-11 01:05 PM   #106 
     - Yeah, Obama didn't extend those tax cuts for the rich  Avant Guardian   Feb-13-11 11:29 AM   #112 
  - So the rich get to keep their stimulus, but poor children  Jakes Progress   Feb-12-11 02:05 PM   #109 
  - Obama will say he hated to do it, but we've got to get the deficit down while rich got their tax cut  EndElectoral   Feb-13-11 01:08 PM   #113 
  - Obama to freeze elderly and kids to death. Repubs kill Kermit the Frog  Marnie   Feb-13-11 02:42 PM   #114 

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