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Mimosa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-07-11 07:53 PM
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62. Since the president didn't try to get those votes, they didn't happen
The President said he would not sign a bill without a public option. He didn't mean it. He caved. Now he is just trying to get reelected, not trying to help US.
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  -Why isn't Obama preventing our destruction? Cyrano  Mar-07-11 11:12 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-07-11 11:15 AM   #1 
  - "It's not a game a man is supposed to grow strong in, Jonathan."  villager   Mar-07-11 11:27 AM   #13 
  - Barack Obama believes in one thing: Barack Obama. Trying to  joeybee12   Mar-07-11 11:17 AM   #2 
  - the next presidential election is projected to break all spending records.  leeroysphitz   Mar-07-11 11:17 AM   #3 
  - Uh...the guy from Fight Club??  cliffordu   Mar-07-11 11:54 AM   #21 
     - if tyler were writing the checks I might even vote next time...  leeroysphitz   Mar-07-11 03:24 PM   #33 
        - Hell, if Tyler were running, I'd vote for him.  Foo Fighter   Mar-07-11 10:52 PM   #73 
  - One thing he should do: cut, cut, cut defense spending and Bush's wars.  Democrats_win   Mar-07-11 11:18 AM   #4 
  - Because he's not Superman.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Mar-07-11 11:18 AM   #5 
  - What? He's no longer Commander in Chief? He could stop...  Scuba   Mar-07-11 11:26 AM   #11 
  - oh never mind  we can do it   Mar-07-11 11:32 AM   #15 
  - Then he's pretty useless and we shouldn't waste much time worrying about him.  readmoreoften   Mar-07-11 09:36 PM   #65 
  - But he can cause revolutions of people all over the planet. Do I have that right?  Safetykitten   Mar-07-11 10:10 PM   #71 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-07-11 11:20 AM   #6 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-07-11 11:22 AM   #7 
  - His bosses would get mad.  joeunderdog   Mar-07-11 11:22 AM   #8 
  - When you get an answer, please let us know  Angry Dragon   Mar-07-11 11:23 AM   #9 
  - I'm sure the crotch groping at airports has a higher purpose, too. nt  woo me with science   Mar-07-11 05:27 PM   #36 
  - Me either, but what I do know is that Obama's no Bobby Fisher.  Bake   Mar-07-11 06:51 PM   #56 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-07-11 11:25 AM   #10 
  - You will get chairs thrown at you here -- But it's a very good question  Armstead   Mar-07-11 11:27 AM   #12 
  - Because We Haven't Got the Votes to Get ANYTHING Without Compromise  AndyTiedye   Mar-07-11 11:27 AM   #14 
  - We had the votes to get ....  Scuba   Mar-07-11 11:44 AM   #18 
  - Complete bullshit, he did NOT have the votes for medicare for all.  cliffordu   Mar-07-11 11:53 AM   #20 
  - We Never Had 60 Votes for a Public Option in the Senate. Never.  AndyTiedye   Mar-07-11 11:56 AM   #22 
  - not only that, the poster claims we had the votes for single payer.  dionysus   Mar-07-11 06:02 PM   #44 
  - Since the president didn't try to get those votes, they didn't happen  Mimosa   Mar-07-11 07:53 PM   #62 
     - Would You Have Been Happier if He Vetoed It and We Got NOTHING?  AndyTiedye   Mar-07-11 10:07 PM   #70 
     - Doesn't matter if the votes don't exist.  Arkana   Mar-08-11 10:30 AM   #88 
  - uh, bullshit. bernie claimed there were about 5 votes in the senate. i trust bernie. do you  dionysus   Mar-07-11 06:01 PM   #43 
  - ??  AndyTiedye   Mar-07-11 11:22 PM   #76 
  - We did not have the votes to get "Medicare for all".  Arkana   Mar-08-11 10:29 AM   #87 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-07-11 12:41 PM   #25 
  - We had the votes  Abq_Sarah   Mar-08-11 02:01 AM   #79 
  - Oh for pete's sake. nt  woo me with science   Mar-08-11 10:00 AM   #84 
  - Obama Doesn't See Himself as the Heroic Type  Demeter   Mar-07-11 11:33 AM   #16 
  - Uh, The USSC? Ever hear of them? (nt)  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-07-11 11:38 AM   #17 
  - FACTS?! thems fightin' woids... PUT UP YER DUKES!!!  dionysus   Mar-07-11 06:05 PM   #45 
     - Hey Dion. You still wanna fight?  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-08-11 01:54 PM   #92 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-07-11 11:48 AM   #19 
  - What bullshit...  SDuderstadt   Mar-07-11 11:56 AM   #23 
  - Of course he "gets it". And he has made his choice about what side he is on.  kenny blankenship   Mar-07-11 12:22 PM   #24 
  - He understands fully, he's doing the job he was hired for.  blindpig   Mar-07-11 12:57 PM   #26 
  - The trip to meet with Warren Buffet is in his Audacity book. nt  TBF   Mar-07-11 02:32 PM   #29 
     - Buffet is actually a pretty good guy.  dawg   Mar-07-11 03:03 PM   #32 
        - Not the point - it's easy for him to say whatever he likes while he  TBF   Mar-07-11 05:51 PM   #39 
        - please  BOG PERSON   Mar-07-11 07:30 PM   #59 
           - He consistently advocates for a fairer tax system.  dawg   Mar-08-11 09:30 AM   #83 
  - The Truth?  BobbyBoring   Mar-07-11 01:49 PM   #27 
  - Truth!  Poboy   Mar-07-11 01:55 PM   #28 
  - Because the Daley brothers are some of his best friends.  Rex   Mar-07-11 02:43 PM   #30 
  - He never stood for any of the policies that would prevent our destruction  Taitertots   Mar-07-11 02:55 PM   #31 
  - When Obama leaves office in 2016, I wonder who folks will blame for all the ills then?  Uzybone   Mar-07-11 03:54 PM   #34 
  - The same ones I've been blaming long before PO. n/t  Fire1   Mar-07-11 06:40 PM   #51 
  - Maybe he is not of the opinion that those individuals are trying to  treestar   Mar-07-11 03:56 PM   #35 
  - He don't have time, he's jetting around with Jeb BushCo.  Hubert Flottz   Mar-07-11 05:45 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-07-11 05:48 PM   #38 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-07-11 05:52 PM   #40 
  - His charter won't allow it  Taverner   Mar-07-11 05:56 PM   #41 
  - Certainly he understands it. Perhaps more now than when he  Fire1   Mar-07-11 06:00 PM   #42 
  - Like the University of California, that outspent GS?  namahage   Mar-07-11 11:18 PM   #75 
  - The idea that Barrack Obama, Bill Clinton, Michael Moore  DeadEyeDyck   Mar-07-11 06:06 PM   #46 
  - Congrats! How long did it take you? I'm still a candidate. n/t  Fire1   Mar-07-11 06:27 PM   #49 
  - Actually Michael Moore did get where he is looking out for "us"  walldude   Mar-08-11 02:24 PM   #95 
  - +1  slay   Mar-07-11 06:17 PM   #47 
  - I'm of the opinion that we should let the republicans destroy us...  YellowRubberDuckie   Mar-07-11 06:18 PM   #48 
  - That's my strategy for 2012.  hay rick   Mar-07-11 09:57 PM   #68 
  - If this trend isn't stopped, Walker of WI has an idea  Canuckistanian   Mar-07-11 06:40 PM   #50 
  - As Wisconsin goes, so goes the nation. n/t  Fire1   Mar-07-11 06:42 PM   #52 
     - I heard a statistic last week  Canuckistanian   Mar-07-11 06:48 PM   #54 
     - If so, then Obama cruises to victory.  namahage   Mar-07-11 11:24 PM   #77 
  - He wants us all to die. He personally threatened my  Teaser   Mar-07-11 06:45 PM   #53 
  - He kicked my puppy too.  JoePhilly   Mar-07-11 07:32 PM   #60 
  - Did he campaign on that?  JVS   Mar-07-11 06:49 PM   #55 
  - nope  BOG PERSON   Mar-07-11 09:33 PM   #64 
  - Do you have to campaign on being a decent human being for it to be expected? nt  sudopod   Mar-08-11 02:13 AM   #80 
  - Because he has neither the power, nor the plan.  fittosurvive   Mar-07-11 06:55 PM   #57 
  - Obama is not on your side.  western mass   Mar-07-11 06:57 PM   #58 
  - Very well said  mochajava666   Mar-07-11 07:38 PM   #61 
  - That I have learned the hard way.  Mimosa   Mar-07-11 07:55 PM   #63 
  - Because he can't  guitar man   Mar-07-11 09:45 PM   #66 
  - This plane is gonna crash. It can't fly no more.  hunter   Mar-07-11 09:50 PM   #67 
  - Because the BushCo cronies on the Supreme Court rigged the system w/Citizens United.  ClarkUSA   Mar-07-11 10:00 PM   #69 
  - The answer is simple and obvious!  Auntie Bush   Mar-07-11 10:18 PM   #72 
  - WE THE PEOPLE means SHIT now  Skittles   Mar-07-11 10:58 PM   #74 
  - News flash. It hasn't meant anything in quite some time. n/t  Fire1   Mar-08-11 07:37 AM   #82 
  - Bush was a dolt. Omama is 100% responsible however  upi402   Mar-08-11 01:56 AM   #78 
  - The House control the budget. Obama can only do Vetos now. Economically his hands are tied.  Distant Observer   Mar-08-11 06:00 AM   #81 
  - Because he works for them. This one is up to us. nt  TBF   Mar-08-11 10:00 AM   #85 
  - That is why we need to immediately stop the wars!  VoteProgressive   Mar-08-11 10:23 AM   #86 
  - Because the other two Branches of government overruled him.  Orsino   Mar-08-11 10:30 AM   #89 
  - Did those 2 other branches force him to sign the EO for indefinite detention?  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-08-11 01:06 PM   #91 
     - There is no point in nickel-and-diming me with every terrible decision the president's made.  Orsino   Mar-09-11 01:59 PM   #96 
  - Wow. I didn't expect so many responses.  Cyrano   Mar-08-11 01:03 PM   #90 
  - Why keep asking "why"?  Ganja Ninja   Mar-08-11 02:07 PM   #93 
  - He's rich.  GeorgeGist   Mar-08-11 02:13 PM   #94 

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