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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-11-11 12:57 PM
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  -If Obama DOES cut Head Start and community block grant funding Ken Burch  Feb-11-11 04:30 AM   #0 
  - don't kid yourself; he'll still call himself a democrat  cali   Feb-11-11 04:35 AM   #1 
  - Didn't intended to minimize the LIHEAP cuts.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 04:38 AM   #2 
  - In today's political climate  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:48 AM   #3 
  - the people have spoken? Really? Got any polls that show that the majority  cali   Feb-11-11 04:55 AM   #4 
  - We don't have the luxury  du_da   Feb-11-11 05:12 AM   #5 
  - garbage. doing the wrong thing is never right, no matter how  cali   Feb-11-11 06:28 AM   #6 
  - Fair enough  du_da   Feb-11-11 09:12 AM   #8 
  - The people were most certainly sold on no tax cuts for the rich w/ tax cuts  stillwaiting   Feb-11-11 06:38 AM   #7 
  - Not during the last election cycle they weren't.  du_da   Feb-11-11 09:25 AM   #10 
     - Political reality is not all that popular on this board - nt  badtoworse   Feb-11-11 02:05 PM   #80 
  - How easily you throw around the word "luxury: when you KNOW this equates to DEATH.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 12:46 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-11 01:32 PM   #72 
  - While I completely agree with you, can you iimagine how painful it is for someone like me  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 01:37 PM   #73 
     - I know it is, and I'm sorry if I added to your pain.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:44 PM   #75 
  - Do you think  du_da   Feb-11-11 01:48 PM   #76 
     - The 2010 election doesn't OBLIGATE us to surrender  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:54 PM   #77 
     - No one said anything about surrendering.  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:40 PM   #88 
        - That last part MIGHt be a valid analysis  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 09:47 PM   #105 
     - So, you insist that throwing poor people under the bus is going to get you the results you want.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 04:28 PM   #87 
        - No one said  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:43 PM   #89 
           - How delightful that you can be so calm about the deaths of human beings.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 08:56 PM   #104 
           - Accepting cuts CAN'T improve our situation.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 09:48 PM   #106 
              - That depends  du_da   Feb-12-11 12:11 AM   #111 
                 - Being "effective" in cutting makes you a Republican.  Ken Burch   Feb-12-11 12:24 AM   #112 
  - you this a fucking luxury???? Let me guess, you aren't poor?!  fascisthunter   Feb-11-11 12:51 PM   #55 
     - Maybe you should reread the statement  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:44 PM   #90 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-11 07:15 PM   #99 
           - Please  du_da   Feb-11-11 08:18 PM   #101 
              - You CAN'T defend cuts in programs for the poor and STILL claim to care about the poor.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 09:50 PM   #107 
                 - There is no absolute  du_da   Feb-13-11 04:20 AM   #121 
                    - You're assuming we HAVE to cut just to survive.  Ken Burch   Feb-13-11 01:44 PM   #122 
                       - In today's political climate yes, I make that assumption.  du_da   Feb-13-11 04:17 PM   #124 
  - +a very, very, very large number!  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 10:38 AM   #18 
  - what the polls have shown was the the majority of people  chowhound   Feb-11-11 11:37 AM   #31 
     - Why are you even here? nt  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:51 AM   #40 
     - because im angry about the way the election went  chowhound   Feb-11-11 12:12 PM   #46 
        - You want the votes? Then make sure people are heard! Make sure poor people are cared for!  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 01:20 PM   #67 
           - and staying home aint gonna get you there either  chowhound   Feb-11-11 01:39 PM   #74 
           - Your response, devoid of any compassion, is what is getting the results you don't want.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 04:27 PM   #86 
           - More importantly  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:52 PM   #93 
           - Isn't kicking people and spitting at them  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:49 PM   #92 
     - The problem wasn't dems staying home  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:46 PM   #91 
  - Gotta look at the long-term...  Bigmack   Feb-11-11 09:38 AM   #12 
  - In another political climate  du_da   Feb-11-11 09:51 AM   #15 
  - Every single independent evaluation of Head Start shows that it's a successful program  Gormy Cuss   Feb-11-11 01:10 PM   #62 
     - It doesn't matter if the program does what it is suppose to do.  du_da   Feb-11-11 04:56 PM   #94 
        - "It doesn't MATTER if the program does what it is suppose to do"?.  Ken Burch   Feb-12-11 12:27 AM   #113 
        - For a program  du_da   Feb-13-11 03:13 AM   #118 
        - No, it's time to call a fool a fool with FACTS.  Gormy Cuss   Feb-12-11 11:49 AM   #117 
           - I don't disagree that it is a worthy project  du_da   Feb-13-11 03:16 AM   #119 
              - Actually, no. The people aren't forcing us to do any such thing.  Ken Burch   Feb-13-11 01:45 PM   #123 
  - Sacrifice for so many of you is going to one less movie, having one less bottle of wine.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 12:45 PM   #50 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-11 01:12 PM   #63 
  - The President does not control the gov't pocketbook. nt  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 09:18 AM   #9 
  - No but he does submit an annual Budget  Bandit   Feb-11-11 09:45 AM   #14 
  - OMB is a guideline, CBO is a guideline  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 09:59 AM   #16 
  - Where does it say that? Congress can do whatever it wants with the President's budget proposal...  badtoworse   Feb-11-11 02:11 PM   #85 
  - The President has the ear or the nation and the last say on legislation  sudopod   Feb-11-11 10:50 AM   #20 
     - Probably the stupidest thing I have seen in a while  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:01 AM   #21 
        - "Stupidest thing I have seen in a while"  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:24 AM   #23 
        - I wished they were still so enthusiastic about teaching civics  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:28 AM   #25 
           - How's that  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:33 AM   #28 
              - Sad that so few know so little  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:34 AM   #29 
                 - *eyeroll*  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:38 AM   #32 
                    - Go to Congress and testify  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:41 AM   #34 
                       - So during his 30 minute interview with O'Reilly  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:44 AM   #36 
                          - LOL  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:44 AM   #37 
                             - Why?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:49 AM   #39 
                             - Because you know the story is a lie, yet you project the future of Egypt with a lie  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:53 AM   #42 
                             - What story is a lie?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:54 AM   #43 
                                - Again, just let it go  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 12:26 PM   #47 
                                   - I guess I'll just have to make do  sudopod   Feb-11-11 12:41 PM   #48 
                                      - He does not write the budget. We are 7 months from the next budget  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 12:43 PM   #49 
                                         - What would stop him from SAYING anything?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 12:49 PM   #52 
                                            - Because it doesn't matter  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 12:50 PM   #54 
                                            - You, apparently. And everyone else in the dozens of threads discussing the issue.  sudopod   Feb-11-11 12:52 PM   #56 
                                            - I'm sure pointing out that the fiscal year is different than the calendar year  sudopod   Feb-11-11 12:55 PM   #57 
                                            - There will be no reduction in funding until fall of this year in the worst possible scenario  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 01:02 PM   #59 
                                            - oooh, that's reassuring. no reduction until fall, just in time for winter.  Hannah Bell   Feb-11-11 01:05 PM   #60 
                                            - This thread is so full of derp that it hurts, isn't it? nt  sudopod   Feb-11-11 01:09 PM   #61 
                                            - It's full of something, alright  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 05:23 PM   #96 
                                            - Ignorance of what? nt  sudopod   Feb-11-11 05:51 PM   #97 
                                            - The budgetary process  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 07:29 PM   #100 
                                            - wat?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 10:06 PM   #108 
                                            - wat?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 10:06 PM   #109 
                                            - I guess not  PBS Poll-435   Feb-12-11 01:06 AM   #115 
                                            - Just so we're clear that this is being proposed by the Administration  sudopod   Feb-11-11 01:19 PM   #66 
                                            - Either a budget passes or a CR does  PBS Poll-435   Feb-12-11 01:08 AM   #116 
                             - And when the people  du_da   Feb-11-11 05:08 PM   #95 
                                - Well damn it what should we fight for?  sudopod   Feb-11-11 06:30 PM   #98 
                             - He had plenty of time to talk to a guy  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:52 AM   #41 
                             - We let it go, poor people like our own bobbolink DIE. Is that okay with you?  Zhade   Feb-11-11 01:18 PM   #65 
        - it follows that if we're doing these things to permanently "balance the budget"  sudopod   Feb-11-11 11:28 AM   #24 
           - Maybe  PBS Poll-435   Feb-11-11 11:29 AM   #26 
  - A certain contingent will vote for him no matter what he does,  TBF   Feb-11-11 09:30 AM   #11 
  - if, if, if, if, if,if, if, if, if, if,if, if, if, if, if,if, if, if, if, if,if, if, if, if, if,  spanone   Feb-11-11 09:41 AM   #13 
  -'re imititating the "green bells of Cardiff"...what is your actual point?  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 11:17 AM   #22 
     - La, La, La I can't hear you?  neverforget   Feb-11-11 08:40 PM   #103 
  - I'm not familiar with the debate over head-start.  JVS   Feb-11-11 10:29 AM   #17 
  - you can start here  xchrom   Feb-11-11 02:04 PM   #79 
  - True, if he DOES.  Rex   Feb-11-11 10:40 AM   #19 
  - Yeah, just like he announced huge cuts to Social Security in the SOTU!  Arkana   Feb-11-11 01:12 PM   #64 
  - this is what happens when dems sit home....nt.  chowhound   Feb-11-11 11:31 AM   #27 
  - No, this is what happened when all Dems went out full force and voted for Obama  MzNov   Feb-11-11 12:50 PM   #53 
  - News blast... he doesn't give a shit what you call him.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 11:35 AM   #30 
  - You're right, of course.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 11:40 AM   #33 
     - I understand there are steps;..... but I am also going to push those of you who hate what he is  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 11:42 AM   #35 
        - OK. And you SHOULD do that.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 11:47 AM   #38 
           - You're great, Ken. I'm very appreciative.  bobbolink   Feb-11-11 11:55 AM   #44 
  - When you smell dog shit, you don't pretend it's Valentine's Day perfume  somone   Feb-11-11 11:59 AM   #45 
  - I ususally check my shoes when that happens  badtoworse   Feb-11-11 02:07 PM   #84 
  - kick  emilyg   Feb-11-11 12:57 PM   #58 
  - Would he still be able to call himself a Democrat is he only froze funding rather than cut it?  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-11-11 01:21 PM   #68 
  - He'd have somewhat more right to.  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:29 PM   #70 
  - If he does cut those things he'll have to increase prison spending. People turn to crime when they  craigmatic   Feb-11-11 01:22 PM   #69 
  - Exactly  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:31 PM   #71 
  - Most criminals are are in STATE prisons, not FEDERAL prisons  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-11-11 02:00 PM   #78 
  - Yeah and state prisons are either privately owned or get federal money one way or another.  craigmatic   Feb-11-11 02:05 PM   #81 
  - I don't see that as being a problem  BobbyBoring   Feb-11-11 02:05 PM   #82 
     - Sad but true.  craigmatic   Feb-11-11 02:06 PM   #83 
  - "IF" is such a large word when you are making unfounded assumptions.  bluestate10   Feb-11-11 08:27 PM   #102 
  - Implying liberals don't  sudopod   Feb-11-11 10:07 PM   #110 
  - You have identified perhaps the cheapest tactic used to deflect from these betrayals,  woo me with science   Feb-12-11 12:40 AM   #114 
  - Stand up to big business  Rock The Debt   Feb-13-11 03:56 AM   #120 

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