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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:07 PM
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Orange People say the darndest things
Edited on Wed Jun-30-10 08:08 PM by marmar



from the WaPo:



Boehner defends criticism of financial overhaul as excessive

By Dan Balz
Washington Post Staff Writer

Wednesday, June 30, 2010; 2:30 PM


House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) fired back at the White House Wednesday, arguing that "they're the ones who are out of touch" with the American people while defending his critique of the financial regulatory reform bill as excessive regulation.

Led by President Obama, Democrats pounced on the Republican leader for comments he made to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review earlier in the week, when he likened the pending financial legislation to "killing an ant with a nuclear weapon."

That brought a quick rebuke from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday, and Obama was expected to elevate the dispute on Wednesday by seizing on Boehner's words during remarks in Racine, Wis.

"If the Republican leader is that out of touch with the struggles facing the American people, he should come here to Racine and ask people if they think the financial crisis was an ant . . . These Americans don't believe the financial crisis was an ant," Obama said in prepared remarks that were released by the White House. ..........(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...



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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:12 PM
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1. Purple is
a more appropriate color.
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rzemanfl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:20 PM
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2. I saw your subject line and knew exactly who you were speaking
of.
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Liberal_in_LA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:23 PM
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3. This thread is racist. There is no connection between stupid remarks and orange skin
;)
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:24 PM
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4. LOL
:P
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Taitertots Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 09:00 PM
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8. Come on, have you ever heard anything that wasn't stupid coming out of an orange face
The oompa-loompa crowd are not notorious for their intellect.
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Auggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:32 PM
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5. The Repukes are great
at creating people I can really despise
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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:36 PM
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6. Time to swat them out of the box....Mr. President.
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theoldman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 08:46 PM
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7. What he meant was we are using an ant to stop a nuclear weapon.
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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 09:19 PM
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9. Obama is da BOMB! I love it when he fights back.
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canetoad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 09:49 PM
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10. I thought this was going to be
a thread about the Bhagwan.
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cutlassmama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 11:39 PM
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11. his face is oranger than his tie, LOL
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