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Hugabear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:47 AM
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Government shutdown: it's all Obama's fault
Um, yeah...













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Zoeisright Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:49 AM
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1. Look at all those stupid old farts.
Not a functioning brain cell among them.

And all, I'm sure, sucking off the government teat, as they call it.
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27inCali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:32 PM
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35. the only reason they have the time to be there? they're retired
living off SS and Medicare. Probably every single last one of those hypocrites.
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murielm99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 01:40 AM
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2. Look at fat ol' Captain America!
Whatta man! Be still, my heart!
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Tabasco_Dave Donating Member (744 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 04:01 AM
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3. I wonder how Mr Retired Air Force will feel
when his military retirement check doesn't show up. :eyes:
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Cid_B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:07 AM
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16. Retirement checks are a sepeate fund...
... and will continue. Active duty pay will not.
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:26 AM
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23. Yeah but his sign says he wants spending cut *extremely*.
Let's cut retirement payments to ex-military. I think that's pretty damn extreme.
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:01 AM
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4. I can't get past how it reminds me of a crowd yelling for an individual to jump to his death.
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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:26 AM
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5. We'll see...
.. the Republicans have bent Obama over every time, he folds like a paper napkin so now they expect to roll him again.

If he'd had a spine in dealing with them before he wouldn't be playing the moving goalpost game with them right now.

As for a shutdown, I believe that it will marginally hurt the Republicans more than the Dems but nobody really knows.
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katnapped Donating Member (938 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:46 AM
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7. Well it kinda "is"...
If they'd gotten this mess done LAST YEAR we wouldn't be dealing with this crap now.

But, nah, that wouldn't have been prudent. Better to wait until Republicans are running things.....
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:42 AM
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12. Really?
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 06:42 AM by JTFrog
Cuz it's not like they have to do it every year or anything. :eyes:

:shrug:

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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:39 AM
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6. I know you rider
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MissDeeds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:56 AM
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8. In all honesty
I've seen a lot of posts here calling for the government to be shut down.
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dennis4868 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:25 AM
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9. Right
And also blaming Obama for everything....tea baggers and many liberals have slot in common....a passionate hate for Obama
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:35 AM
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10. Indeed. n/t
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dennis4868 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:53 AM
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14. Yep
Really sad...
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:13 AM
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19. yes I agree this is all about screwing Obama, they can't stand him.
jerks
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JoeyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-09-11 03:56 AM
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37. All criticism looks like hate to members of a religion. n/t
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:36 AM
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11. The stupid.
It burns.

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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:52 AM
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13. I think it's ok to put the blame on Obama and the Dems, at least a good part of it.
The Dems had all three units at that time - White House, Senate, and House. One does tend to wonder why we are still dickering with continuing resolutions six months into the fiscal year.

Fiscal year begins Oct 1, budget for new year due, dems in control, elections not until Nov. - didn't they know well before Oct 1 the budget was due for the new fiscal year? It is, after all, the same time every year.

So yeah, a good portion of the blame can go there.
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:01 AM
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15. Blame Obama.
Somewhere a republican thanks you.

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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:11 AM
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17. "The buck stops here." Fiscal year ending, budget due, no budget from
one of the three groups controlled by the party of the guy in charge (ostensibly.)

Too much worry about re-elections, not enough about running stuff.
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:15 AM
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20. I can hear
them clapping for you now....
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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:24 AM
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21. It's like the guy in the movie said
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 07:27 AM by Obamanaut
"You can't stand the truth!"

What did happen last year when the budget was due, as it is every year at the same time? Quite likely it was a case of more people worrying about being reelected than doing what they were paid to do.

Then, many were not reelected, but still had time prior to cleaning out their desks, and yet continued to fail to do what they were being paid to do.

edited to change an 'is' to 'it'
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:25 AM
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22. Indeed.
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 07:26 AM by JTFrog
Standing ovation. :applause:


:eyes:
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:12 AM
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18. damn those people are so stupid
don't they know how many people are going to suffer?? they don't care.
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Hugabear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:31 PM
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24. As long as it affects "welfare mommas" they don't care.
We all know how they feel about people on welfare. As far as everyone else who will be hurt, it's just a small price to pay for them.
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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:36 PM
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25. WTF is with the Captain America costume? Doesn't the comic book hero get assassinated?
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Hugabear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:44 PM
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26. I think they brought him back to life
Just like they did with Superman and Batman.
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:46 PM
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27. All are white and over 50-55. Interesting. And they wonder
why we think they are a bunch of racists.

Idiots.
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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 12:57 PM
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28. I talked with a very nice Republican yesterday, who said...
she and hubby watch Fox news.
and did I know, she asked, that under Obama the price of gas has gone all the way up to 3.89 a gallon
but when Bush took office it was only 1.89.
( I felt like saying, Under President Kennedy Gas Prices Decreased by 1 Cents per Gallon, and under
FDR it was REAL cheap)

THEN she tells me she thinks the shutdown is a good idea,
BUT
she is worried that if the government shuts down, she and her husband may not get their Soc. Sec. check and Medicare.

Totally went over her head what she said.
I just listened, fascinated by this magnificent demonstration of cognitive dissonance.

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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 03:52 PM
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29. Oh man! That is the perfect definition of a teabagger!
:rofl:

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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 04:37 PM
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30. Mr. d says they are stupid. I disagree.
I think they are ignorant, because they do some very smart things. They manage to make money and build their houses, raise their family, do all of the things that are important in these Southern communities.
But, they are under-educated, usually do not read often, ( the husband in this case is functionally illiterate)
have few critical thinking skills.
they are ignorant, not stupid.
Joe Bageant understood that very well.

Oh, and this family fixes my roof when I need it, raises the organic beef I buy, will come over in 24 hours if I ever need help.

Nothing really is black and white about "them" vs "us".
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 07:31 PM
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36. Interestingly, we have teabaggers in the north also. I would not say they are ignorant. Selfish
is a better description. They got theirs, and screw everyone else. Until, of course, they hit a rough patch in life, then they are all over the "government gravy train"

You comment about them having "few critical thinking skills" is spot on. The fact that they ALL watch and believe everything they see on faux news, is proof of that!



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AsahinaKimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 04:44 PM
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31. How Totally Pathetic
とてもかわいそ=totally pathetic
無様だ=Hideous/annoying
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SweepPicker Donating Member (147 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:37 PM
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32. AsahinaKimi
can you please write out Republicans are totally pathetic?
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AsahinaKimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:22 PM
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33. sure.. I think so..
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 06:32 PM by AsahinaKimi
Amerika no kyo owashugi sha ga totemo kawaiso desuyo!

アメリカのきょおわしゅぎしゃがとてもかわいそですよ!


Had to use my Dictionary to look up Republican. I hope thats correct.



共和党= Republican Party.

アメリカの共和党がとてもかわいそですよ!

(The Republican party is pathetic.)
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TNLib Donating Member (683 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 06:30 PM
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34. So a few crazy old white people have our government hostage
Yay I love America!
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