Sequester: Oppan Tea Party Style

Oppan TP Style

Blame-Game

Do you think President Obama wanted this sequester?

  • Yes, he ran on cutting the government
  • No, it is GOP blackmail
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Orwell's Dream

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Up is Down

It is simply incredible to me how the mass mind is brainwashed by TV, radio and the written word. Of course, my theory is that people believe what their emotions tell them, and find the evidence to support it later. Ego-driven delusion, as my shrink would say.

Let us go back to where this sequester began, shall we?

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the 2011 United States debt-ceiling crisis, which had threatened to lead the United States into sovereign default on or about August 3, 2011.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budget_Control_Act_of_2011

The Sequester Is a Republican-Inflicted Wound

"It is a direct result of the insistence by GOP leaders in the summer of 2011 that they would not raise the federal debt ceiling unless President Obama agreed to dramatic spending cuts."

http://swampland.time.com/2013/03/04/the-sequester-is-a-republican-inflicted-wound/#ixzz2MZo9Q261

Trust Us....

There you have it people......The simple truth, and I am shocked no one remembers......snark.

Please my fellow Americans, please.

Remember that since passage of The New Deal, a certain sect of the GOP has wanted to destroy it.

Why, here's one of them!:

  • "Ronald Reagan, Hollywood film actor; strong New Dealer in 1940s; started opposing New Deal programs in the 1950s as a corporate spokesman for the General Electric company."

Factually, many liberals opposed it too...they said it didn't go far enough to help the poor.

But, in THIS country.....ANY little bit allowed for the poor is like pulling teeth. I say Roosevelt did a good thing.

And I say President Obama tries to do good things, too. I say he is blocked continuously by a group of infiltraitors, who see America as their private ATM.

Bank of Americans

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We Care...Really

So, let us get this straight, please:

The Sequester is in place, because it was used as black-mail by the GOP: Their bargaining chip, if you will, so they would agree to raise the debt ceiling....oddly, something they have done many times before under Republican Presidents.

Obama says Reagan raised debt ceiling 18 times; George W. Bush seven times

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2011/jul/26/barack-obama/obama-says-reagan-raised-debt-ceiling-18-times-geo/

Republican mouthpiece...Tea Party cheerleaders

Own It

Yes, Republicans, this is YOUR baby...you own it. I suggest you enjoy it, as your members in Congress did the other day.

“This will be the first significant tea party victory in that we got what we set out to do in changing Washington,” said Rep. Tim Huelskamp (Kan.), a tea party Republican elected in 2010.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/spending-cuts-represent-moment-of-truth-for-tea-party/2013/02/25/69adcc32-7c89-11e2-9a75-dab0201670da_story.html?hpid=z1

Shared Sacrifice

Stop deflecting and re-directing. Your goal is to cut government spending, and no tax increases for revenue.

Own it, and live with the consequences of it.

Unfortunately, most of you won't feel a thing. Because, while thousands are furloughed http://www.govexec.com/management/2013/02/furlough-watch-potential-agency-agency-impacts-sequestration/61535/, and programs for working moms cut http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/sequester-will-take-a-bite-out-of-head-start/article_288c8857-d9d2-508b-bd40-b407c6b08603.html, Representative Huelskamp is getting a raise this month.

So, as with most things Republican lately, I say: enjoy, and NOW, maybe you can stop


Waaaaaaaa!

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Unequal pain and suffering


"As the “sequester” unfolds in Washington, we see this same old pattern holding firm: Republican leaders, now hustling to shirk responsibility for the catastrophe they predicted, insist those automated budget axes won’t do any damage at all."


http://www.nationalmemo.com/eventually-sequester-will-cause-real-pain-and-among-first-to-suffer-will-be-hungry-children/





Unequal benefits the sequester protects

"Of the many injustices that permeate America’s byzantine tax code, few are as outrageous as the tax rate on “carried interest” — the profits made by private equity and hedge fund managers, as well as venture capitalists and partners in real estate investment trusts. This huge tax benefit enriches an already privileged sliver of financiers and violates basic standards of fairness and common sense."

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/25/opinion/carried-interest-an-unjust-privilege-for-financiers.html?_r=0

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Daddy's Warbucks

"In an email, Koch brothers’ front group, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), sent congratulations to Republicans and their supporters around the country for helping push sequester cuts AFP says are “an important step forward for economic growth.” The email continued, “Americans for Prosperity thanks Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans for standing up to President Obama and making sure the $85 billion in much-needed sequester spending cuts took effect,” and it proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Koch brothers and Republicans own the sequester and are giddy at the prospect of a recession and killing millions of jobs. One aspect of sequester cuts little mentioned is that the devastating $85 billion for 2013 is just the beginning of greater domestic spending cuts, devastating effects on anti-poverty programs, Medicare, and without cessation, the end of recovery."

http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/the-koch-brothers-take-credit-for-imposing-economic-hardship-on-millions-of-americans/question-3559829/

Not Here

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Fourteen Signs of Fascism


1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism

2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights

3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause

4. Supremacy of the Military

5. Rampant Sexism

6. Controlled Mass Media

7. Obsession with National Security

8. Religion and Government are Intertwined

9. Corporate Power is Protected

10. Labor Power is Suppressed

11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts

12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment

13. Rampant Cronyism and Corruption

14. Fraudulent Elections


http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/05/01/revisiting-history-did-jack-ruby-predict-the-america-of-today/comment-page-1/

March 21, 2013


Ooops....


"In an exclusive interview with Jake Tapper on CNN, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) replied to a question about the sequester by admitting that Obama ‘didn’t want the cuts.’


BOEHNER: And so, he (Obama) forced this process to occur. And insisted –

TAPPER: But he didn’t want the sequester cuts –

BOEHNER: Well, no, he didn’t want the cuts, but uh, uh, oh, we have the sequester as a result of his demands."


errrrrr,.

http://www.politicususa.com/john-boehner-admits-president-obama-sequester-cuts.html




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lovemychris profile image

lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Ohhh, sorry: I don't read RW blather. "Only the facts, maam, only the facts.

At least you all get to fog up the forums with it....but no thanks for me.

did you hear that the Post and Fox employee (Woodward) was exaggerating about being threatened? tsk tsk

No integrity among brain-washers for hire.

Thanks for coming to my hub though.....I miss arguing with righty's!

Come back anytime.

Civil, we can be!


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Wayne Brown 3 years ago from Texas

Hmmm...seems rather odd that BO would take a position in light of: The Obama Administration Proposed That Half Of The Cuts In The Sequestration Trigger Should Come From The Defense Budget. “Lew, Nabors, Sperling and Bruce Reed, Biden’s chief of staff, had initially decided to propose using language from the 1985 Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction law as the model for the trigger. It seemed tough enough to apply to the current situation. It would require a sequester with half the cuts from Defense, and the other half from domestic programs. There would be no chance the Republicans would want to pull the trigger and allow the sequester to force massive cuts to Defense.” (Bob Woodward, The Price Of Politics, 2012, p. 341)


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

It's hilarious that even when people involved admit it was their idea you won't have any of it.

Jack Lew started it...lack of leadership finished it. Impact even according to James Carville is less than 1% of GDP.

Ok Chicken Little?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Of course not.....they are beholden to the Military Industrial Service Industry! Xi, Halliburton, etc.

The R's will allow cuts to service pay, the food-stamps their families are on, and the allowances they receive for disabled children.

But cut private contractors profits?

Not on your life.

R's always target such: Cuts for poor, Give-aways to wealthy. Always and bar none, that is their MO.

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And I'm quite shocked that none of the Right has praised Obama....as he followed the Const., and signed their policies into law...where is the praise?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

WRONG! GOP House started it......held up debt-ceiling for cuts...and if you recall, Boehner himself bragged: "I got 98% of what I wanted."

Own it!


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

Barack Obama was given the power to decide where the cuts went and refused it. Are you actually telling me you didn't open and read those links because you didn't like where they came from?

The Washington Post link has the entire FACT CHECKED story.

And no....in this case Jack Lew started it and the White House has admitted it came from their administration. It's on record.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Barack Obama: "I am the president, not a dictator."

The R's would have crucified him for acting on his own. I for one, am glad it went down this way.

We need to suffer the consequences of 2010 to finally realize what the TP is all about.

End of Women's rights

Workers rights

Voting rights....

And rise of serfdom vs ruling class.

No in-between.

And yes, I refuse to read or listen to RW hype. Had enough of it already, and they cannot tell me anything that I don't already know about them and their so-called facts.

Don't you feel the same way?

I regularly see Huffpo, MSNBC laughed at as unreliable spin.

And, if you believe this was Obama's idea....why did he call it dumb and un-neccessary?

And why aren't you praising him?

Don't you want to cut gvt?

You got what you wanted...and if it is Obama as you say: where is the support?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

wow---geuss I do have a lot vented up!!

Must go....hope I don't run anybody over with my car!!!

"*&^% *&^% (#$@@!"

BEEEEEP!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

‏@eclecticbrotha

The GOP wanted the sequester instead of closing Mitt Romney's tax shelters. Remember that.


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

What I am seeing is blame game and of course he has to do this because of his base. Whenever they have admitted it.....and they have.....you really have no leg to stand on. They screwed up and if it went bad for them it was a lack of leadership on their part and that is that.

I often look at things I don't want to and the Huffington Post linked to the same Woodward article. That makes it all true right?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

...........

The sequestration came from the Obama administration LMC.

Sorry....that's the truth. What's the matter...can't believe they would do something like that and blame someone else?

Are they golden? Are there no bad or ignorant liberals?


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tammybarnette 3 years ago

LMC, Great hub! It's insane how the antics of Washington are the talking points of the people instead of a uniting of the people to push back against Washington. The cuts were designed to be so heinous that both parties would be forced to come to the table and compromise. Boehner and the far right refuse any new revenue, even with entitlements on the table, it's pathetic! The Republican party will suffer the consequences, no matter how they try to spin it.


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

There isn any spin Tammy. This was started by Jack Lew. It's all there in black and white. The sky is not gonna fall.


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tammybarnette 3 years ago

The sky will darken for those affecyed Fae. I will not be one to be affected, but for those being furloughed learning to live on much less pay, teachers, students not being able to attend college, WIC programs and others affecting single mothers and children in poverty such as head start....we will ALL feel the effects however if this is not corrected, as it errodes our society and reduces growth and GDP. And yes there is plenty of spin in this blame game. No new revenue is the problem, unwillingness to a balanced approach is the problem, taking from the mouths of babes in order to ptotect private jet owners loop holes...shameful!


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

Here we go

Tammy even the great James Carville has stated this will not have much effect. Less than 1% of the GDP. That's out of the mouth of a liberal spin doctor .

Peggy Noonan(more liberalism)has stated this administration uses a series of catastrophe..that that's how they govern..by chaos.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Apologize to Psy for my mistake! Will have to see comments later: just had to correct Woopa...wth is that? lol


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tammybarnette 3 years ago

I listened to James Sunday, as well as Boehner himself on Meet the Press. The cuts are not large enough and they are poorly done, they are by design causing harm and deeper cuts could and should be made to do any actual benefit to the defecit...This is a shameful action, coming together and using a scapel rather than an axe, cutting waste, reforming entitlements and the tax code are all possibilities of a much greater deal that hopefully will be made, but with Americans clinging to talking points rather than writing their Congressman, what will force their hand to be sensible? Shameful that Conservatives are letting their Congressman use such gross negligence towards our military perparedness...all to toe the Party line! Many democrats are on board for entitlement reform and tax reform which could actually shave billions off the defecit over time, and for those dems not getting on board I write to POTUS to say stand up to our Party! I would like to see the likes of Conservatives such as yourself do the same and write your Congressman and tell them to compromise and put revenues on the table by closing loop holes and deductions on the top!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Personally , I would not give the TP anything but Gitmo! Shameful, and un-neccessary suffering....and for what?

Deferred Interest for the rich guys and gals, that's what!

All these little perks and bennies they get just for being rich: what is this, Dubai?

And how come our elderly, disabled and children are being cut, while foreign aid lives on?

The sequester was never meant to go into effect: it was supposed to be a stop-guard!

So--let's get it right:

1. 2 cuts to every 1 tax increase....this is not acceptable to the GOP.

It must be 100% cuts to spending....except for the spending they like.

2. They now claim Obama is the one who wanted this sequester, even though he called it dumb and un-neccessary.

3. Now that they claim Obama is responsible, will they support Obama? They are, after all, the party of gvt cuts.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Just heard Romney say the sequestation wouldn't have happened if he was prez. Well Duh! The House would have given him the debt ceiling, with no problem.

The only GOP policy has been: make Obama fail.

Is RMoney really so blind? He doesn't get the machinations of his own party? bulloney.


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ImKarn23 3 years ago

Grrrrrrr....i knew before i arrived that your post would get my already boiling blood - BOILING!

GRRRRRR...i am absolutely speechless at the state of affairs - and even more so at the laissez faire(sp) attitude!

Not one of them will feel anything - they are exempt from any consequences to their own actions.

i have but one question: WHY did your country spend FOUR years and TWO BILLION dollars on a fucking election?

Clearly - it matters not what the people want - it's all about the all-powerful fat, greedy, republican white man!

well done MyChris..

ps..YES - i heard that arrogant, pompous, delusional romney and his barbie stepford wife lamenting how things are in the shitter because of - who else - ONE MAN - the black man Obama..

sigh..


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

haha, IM...I actually saw a tweet that said Obama did TARP, and Bush ended the war!! They really believe this, and the never-ending propaganda machine never lets up.

It truly is a war for the minds...and the prize is this country.

Will it be "for the people", or "for the robber barons"?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Ahhhh, it was the Daily Caller!

Did you hear about that?

They paid a woman to say Senator Menendez molested her.

Paid her.

To say that about a sitting senator.

Do you see now why lying about Obama is second nature to them?

This is why I don't trust any GOP tv, radio, or print. They lie and smear continuously.

And their minions in gvt are no better.

It's all the same big entity.

The vast right wing conspiracy, which some reporter worth his/her salt should look into...eh Hilary?



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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Opinions are like you know whats......I have been around 52 yrs...long enough to know the enemy when I see it.

Tea Baggers are the enemy. Bushco was too. Anyone who can't see that: No interest have I in your opinions....sorry.

Fool me once......you know the drill.

Obama said the sequester is dumb and un-neccessary......In 2011, when it was agreed to,Boehner said he got 98% of what he wanted. The Kochs praised it....are you saying Kochs are Obama fans?

Defies logic: Sequester is Tea Bagger Heaven.

Cut Cut Cut from the poor.

Give Give Give to the wealthy.

Period!

Oh--and pay for the gvt by the middle class.

If you have lived here, and can't/haven't see it......you are a vicitm of the brainwashing!

IMHO


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

LMC......did you look at the last link?

I have 4 years on you and sadly Democrats do make mistakes sometimes. This one is real good at it but don't worry it's not his fault, right.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

No, but I have been gagging on the rw blogoshpere.....are they really that dense? I mean....just because Fixed Snooze has becom the MSM..... do they really think we are all stupid?

Sequester put into place to prevent the R's from derailing the gvt. You know: they wanted to not raise the debt ceiling over the Bush tax cuts. They were willing to let the gvt die, to preserve them.

So--Obama admn put in place sequester: Govern, or we will all see cuts we don't like: shared pain.

Well, the R's don't want to govern, they want to RULE.

Here's what they turned down: 2 cuts to every 1 tax increase. BO wants to close the carried interest loop-hole.

R's say No way. We take the sequester instead.

Koch loves it. Bohener gets 98% of what he wants, and YOU people blame Obama!

It's classic brainwashing. Classic.

I saw a tweet the other day: "Obama did TARP, and Bush ended the war." Kid you not. This is what people believe from watching Fox and reading RW blogs, and listening to hate-talk radio.

Big Biz bought this country and peolpe are buying their lies.

Their gvt sticks their nose in private business, takes away rights and still has the nerve to call itself a freedom fighter.

What a huge psy-op.

I refuse to let that garbage in my psyche. It is insane, and criminal!

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but ok--i'll take a look at that link. If it starts out "Obama's fault"..I'm gone. Lies are not allowed in my brain anymore.

It's chock full of them since ALL our troubles began on Jan 20,2009. isn't that right?

Obama did TARP, and Bush ended the war....KID YOU NOT.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

OK...I couldn't watch the video, because of some stupid big biz crap on the internet...I refuse to buy a flash player.

But I read it...

"he was told not to do anything that would lessen the dire impacts Congress had been warned of.

“We have gone on record with a notification to Congress and whoever else that ‘APHIS would eliminate assistance to producers in 24 states in managing wildlife damage to the aquaculture industry, unless they provide funding to cover the costs.’

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That's right! Congress has to start living with the consequences of their actions!

THEY wanted the sequester in liue of ending the carried interest loop-hole.

Had they ended it, had they agreed to tax revenues, it would have been averted.

But no--they said ALL cuts, NO taxes.

They got what they wanted...they knew the consequence, and they took it....to protect the wealthy at the top.

Period, end of story. And same as always,I might add.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"If you want to understand what this is really about, go back to Ezra Klein’s interview with an unnamed GOP Senator, in which the lawmaker professed himself surprised to hear that Obama had offered Chained CPI on Social Security, along with other real entitlement cuts, in exchange for new revenues via the closing of loopholes enjoyed by the wealthy and corporations."

"Add in the GOP’s absolute resistance to any further revenue increases in the wake of January’s fiscal cliff deal and you can see why House Speaker John Boehner ended up concluding that the sequester was the most palatable option on the table. It’s not like any deal he could have struck with the White House would have had a chance of passing muster with his fellow Republicans."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2...

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GOP sequester. Lock stock and barrell.

Unless you want to admit that they are the tyrannical rulers? which they are.

I HARDLY consider letting the Bush tax cuts expire...after they black-mailed an x-tra year out of them, a "tax increase"

Mind games....forever.


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Patriot Quest 3 years ago from America

The idea CAME from the white house, Obama SIGNED it into law even by your own admission? There are NO ill effects except the ones being faked by the white house, Americans are FINALY saving a tiny bit of money.............all good in my book! White house tours conducted by volunteers are cancelled, but million dollar golf outings by the president dont seem affected along with the two multi million dollar government conferences coming up in Las Vegas.........I hope we get MORE CUTS!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Why don't we cut the Tea Party's salary?

How about we cut the subsidies Koch takes from me?

Think they would go for that?

Not on yer life.

Let's make the Pentagon deal with the sequester like everybody else...any idea why the R's want to exempt that agency?

What happened to "shared sacrifice"?

Much like gvt policies...they too favor the rich!

We do need more cuts: from the lavish excess the rich enjoy here.

White House tours are for everybody: national parks are for everybody. Figures your peeps would say that's ok to cancel, but not the miltary ind complex $200 for a toilet seat!

The idea was a result of Republican skullduggery. Imagine having to be forced to do their job! The party of NO would just as soon see the whole country go down in flames, than govern with Obama...why you think that is?

******

President is required to sign into law the bills passed by congress.


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

LMC they trot out this same list of what you will lose every three months because they won't pass a budget.

Why? Because if they passed a budget we wouldn't go through all this crap designed for the sole purpose of being able to point fingers.

However, I can tell from your comments and those of the past you probably think Bush and Cheney designed this idea with the help of Nixon to whom they installed wi-fi transmitters from his dead brain before they buried him. You are a walking conspiracy theory. Wake up.


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Patriot Quest 3 years ago from America

haha , tea party doesnt' use government money! Wonder is Zoros will cut his salary or Buffet? Or Pelosi? or even Obama! he is a multi millionaire you know?


Andy Kinnard 3 years ago

Wayne Brown, you super tool, of course half the cuts should come from defense. It's proportionate to defense's being over half of the entire budget (not devoted to paying off debt).


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Proof is in the puddin~

Birch society: drown the gvt. Koch's are Birch: fund the Tea Party.

Newbies: all cuts, no revenues.........EXCEPT for their little projects. Like the Pentagon. And Oil, gas and farm subsidies. And work 20 days a year for $167,000. And healthcare for all of them and their families. On and On it goes......so I geuss the little gramma's will have to freeze to death so widdle mitt womney can have his tax at 13.9% And his pal shelly can too.

Calling all Swiss banks.....INCOMING!!!!

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Widdle pauly wyan put out his budget: all cuts, no revenue.

Yeah, I can see Cheney's influence: "You are our base, and we will support you."

Me wake up?

These idiost don't even realize there was an election, and they lost!

btw....any thoughts on the 8 mil a day going to Bibi? That ok with you cutters?

Because, that is who I think these Baggers work for, honestly. They certainly have no care for the citizens of the USA.

Worried about grandkids? So how come they put 2 wars, a prescription drug bill, and tax-cuts for millionaires on the credit card?

Ehhhhhh. *does not compute*


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Big diff between Obama, Pelosi and Soros. They are willing to pay more, Baggers are not.

saw today, Pelosi supports a minimum wage increase to $10.10.....

Max Keiser says they can well afford to pay $100.00 and hour, but we won't go there.

I know how the discussion of greed gets people all upset.


Sanxuary 3 years ago

Two party's completely dependant on Corporate money in order to be elected, whom pay no taxes, ship our jobs over seas and keep their money off shore. What else is left until Americans wake up and demand that Corporations pay taxes. The Government can not tell them to, they are the ones who got them elected in the first place. I am still wondering why Romney has not shown us his tax return? Obama showed us his and I think paying your taxes makes you a citizen, not imaginary person that we claim corporations our. If we demanded that 35 percent tax rate owed the US tax payers and went back to get it, we would own every Corporation in America.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

It's not that I want gvt to own the Corporations. But they do need to pay their dam taxes!

Everything else you said I agree with.

And I'm fairly certain RMoney is a crook, in the the vein of HSBC bank.

It's almost as if this country has become a haven for tax-dodgers, people-users, and white-collar crimes of the century!

Don't have a clue how it's all going to turn out. I just know: the a$$wipes better not run and hide, as I'm sure they have that scenario in the works too.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Grayson: Replace Sequester with Ending Afghanistan War

http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/grayson-replace-s...


Sanxuary 3 years ago

When they crashed they should have been broken up and sold off like anyone else would have. You have to wonder why these people get bonuses when they do not even pay taxes? How many billions were sitting in off shore accounts when they were bailed out? The French Nobility got less mercy then these crooks.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Eggsactly.....Grand Theft of the Highest Order.

I believe it's because we poor Amero's are so brainwashed as to think Money is God.

And to think helping others is "weak" and we have to be "strong" and let people starve!

Such bullshnit.

You can see it all over!!!

People squak and clamor so self-righteously about the working mom who needs foodstamps to feed her kid, but give kudos to the banksters and ceo's, big pharma, Pentagon, churches with no taxes, rich people tax loop-holes, subsidies for billion dollar profits, etc etc, for ripping them off!!

Strain at gnats, while elephants walk through the room, naked.


Sanxuary 3 years ago

This next budget I am finding out intends to actually cut all the loop holes and that means things are about to get real interesting. Look for another battle and a storm of lies about to pour out. The current average citizen is being punished by their masters to convince us that forcing them to pay taxes is making our lives miserable. I can hardly wait to see how they intend to punish us next. If you our investing in the stock market you better get out before the next correction. Every percentage in taxes they actually have to pay up to 35 percent, is going to be removed from their stock holders precious pockets. Why do you think the market has been rising?


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

What budget?

They aren't going to pass a budget.

That would make them responsible for something.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Not a Republican budget, that's for sure. Which would look something like this:

"Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), who entered Congress this year after defeating former Rep. John Sullivan (R-OK) in last year’s GOP primary, told Mike Huckabee on his radio show today that he’s “hoping and praying” his Party will finally defund Obamacare.

Rather than going through the normal legislative process, Bridenstine proposed a more pernicious approach: making a government-funding bill contingent on Congress defunding Obamacare. “If they want to fund the government, they’ve got to defund Obamacare,” Bridenstine said. “I support that 100%.”

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Boy---sure can reach across the aisle and reason w this guy,huh? I mean really: it's so Obama's fault that all the R's are like this.

Obama's budget includes cuts and revenues.

Obama's budget has to include the 2 wars and prescrip drug gimme's that elBushbo made into law.

He had to take responsibility for the things Bush put on the credit card.

Republican responsibilty is raising taxes on the lower classes, so the upper classes can have a cut.

And throwing anti-abortion ryders onto everythig that passes their table.

Ehhhh. Sorry: America spoke: Obama won.

Just as Bush got his agenda done on his watch--not giving a dam about the Dems, so it has to be now.

It's patently obvious the R's are out to lunch.

Obama and the Dems can do the budget without em.

Take a page from the Bush years!!

We would all be better off.


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

So ther weren't ever any riders or any attempts by Democrats in that manner when they were in the minority?

BS girl and you know it full well.


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junko 3 years ago

The truth and nothing but the truth, highlighted by great computer skills.


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Barefootfae 3 years ago from Skye

I missed an "e" and that's what's important huh?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

What's important is the Rbaglicans are missing an H....HUMANITY.

And No--I missed nothing. I watched it all.

That's why I have 0 compassion or care about the R's.

They have shown no inclination to compromise, help, treat the prez with respect, care about the truth, care about real issues, show any common sense.

For crying out loud::::: For 12 YEARS we tried "tax cuts will save the world"......

They didn't. Just the oppposite.

But what is their "new" proposal??

And we have to sit here and listen to lectures from the people who started the wars, put them on the credit card, bailed out the banks, stalled hearings on 9/11.......listen to them lecture us on this rotten Obama.

Enough.

They don't deal in honesty, nor integrity, nor kindess of heart.

They can own it, or stay in their pretend make-believe world.

We are moving forward.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"MARCH 12–An Illinois man arrested yesterday for threatening Barack Obama’s life allegedly used the White House’s comment line to transmit a warning that he was preparing to shoot the president, according to court records.

Secret Service agents allege that Louis Kinderman, 29, logged onto the White House web site late last month and used a “Contact Us” feature to claim that, “I am going to kill Obama and no one I repeat no one is going to stop me!!” He added, “The time has come. The government can go f***themselves starting with Obama."

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2nd amendment solution.

We are next.

"You like Obama?"........BANG

And you fear the gvt.........I fear the hatred these stupid baggers have unleashed. All of them: their web-sites, their blogs, their tv people, and their internet shills.

And do they show any semblance of Love for this country? Not a chance in hell.

All the citizens are moochers, and the gvt is a useless crook, stealing the fruits of their hard leisure.

Their Hatred, Hostility and Lies have ruined America. IMHO


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Finally found the word for it.....few weeks ago.

3. The Stochastic Terrorist

Aside from calling for a violent revolution, but not in those words, Alex Jones is without a doubt the greatest stochastic terrorist alive today. Stochastic terrorism is the use of mass communication (e.g. radio, television, movies, videos and the internet) to stir up random lone wolves to carry out violent acts of terrorism that are statistically predictable but individually unpredictable (see below). Examples of Jones’ stochastic terrorism are all over the internet, but a small sample was taken from his radio broadcast of February 10, 2012, whereby Jones states “We are at the crossroads!”, “Time to get aggressive”, “It is on!”, and “There is no choice, you gotta fight them!”.


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junko 3 years ago

Example of Stochastic Terror

http://youtu.be/KqwhlSgdhrg


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

That is just horryifying. The Nazi mentality is alive and well...everwhere. That is what we are fighting: no matter what form it takes.

ANY time someone says: "They are lesser than"....you have a BIG problem.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

You can watch CPAC live and judge here: http://www.nationalmemo.com/watch-live-far-right-g...


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

@TheDailyEdge

"Wow. Kelly Ayotte is really trashing America right now. Love it or leave it, sister!"


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

@TheDailyEdge

The message coming out of CPAC: "Republican ideas are not the problem. Americans are the problem"


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

This is pretty typical, I think....

TP'er: "I am GREEDY because I wish to decide how I will spend and GIVE what I earn?"

Answer: "Ur on disability"


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"And so it’s now sinking in that: 1) Republicans are not getting the entitlement cuts they want without agreeing to new revenues; and 2) Republicans are explicitly confirming that there is no compromise that is acceptable to them to get the cuts they themselves say they want. The GOP position, with no exaggeration, is that the only way Republican leaders will ever agree to paying down the deficit they say is a threat to American civilization is 100 percent their way; they are not willing to concede anything at all to reach any deal involving new revenues to reduce the deficit, or to get the entitlement reform they want, or to avert sequestration they themselves said will gut the military and tank the economy.

But … but … but … Obama needs to lead and prove he’s Serious by offering still more entitlement cuts than he already has!

Come on. Is the situation clear enough now?"--Greg Sargent, Plum Lines

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Both sides are not to blame: one is.

My way or the highway....Tbags

This is the problem we have been facing for 5 long years.

They lost, but still force their will on America.

They lost House too--if we were going by VOTES.

This is not governing.

It's a hi-jack.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

‏@WebsterGTarpley

New Pope Francis I supports Wall Street Sales Tax, fights poverty, opposes IMF, austerity, globalization, UFAA http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/03

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Very interesting.....Tings are Lookin' Up!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

ooops

"51% of all Michigan taxpayers will pay more in individual income taxes due to Snyder’s tax policies." - Sen. Whitmer


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"So the real point isn't that we can't afford Social Security and Medicare. It's that some people don't want to pay the higher taxes necessary to maintain Social Security and Medicare. This is a question of distribution, pure and simple.

When people say that we can't afford our entitlement programs, they're really saying that rich people won't pay the taxes necessary to sustain our entitlement programs. To be fair, many rich people probably would be willing to pay higher taxes if they knew the facts. But a small number of extremely rich people have successfully spread the myth that we can't afford our entitlement programs."

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/1...

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This, ladies and gentlemen, is why we have the sequester. Or, as rapper B Dolan calls it: Post Sequester America.

One reason and one reason only: The Ubers don't want to pay.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Alan Simpson, on his party’s immovable stance on sequester cuts: “stupid” and “madness,” blaming the way the cuts were done on “emotion, fear, guilt or racism.”

“If you are a legislator and you can’t learn to compromise an issue without compromising yourself, get out of the business,” Simpson continued. “In fact, don’t ever get married, either. You don’t want any part of that.”


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Santoro‏:

Carney says Obama judicial noms still waiting avg of 144 days for confirmation. He says under W it was 34 days.

*******

DELIBERATELY making him/and US fail.

TP=Enemy

Not a thought for the citizens accused of crimes, languishing in jail cells awaiting their day in court.

Backlogged system.

Laid off fed workers.

Laid off workers everywhere.

Good job Sequester: Stand-off for tax loop-holes.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"President Obama: "Today I’m expanding on a proposal I made in the State of the Union. I’m calling it 'A Partnership to Rebuild America.' It’s a partnership with the private sector that creates jobs upgrading what our businesses need most: modern ports to move our goods, modern pipelines to withstand a storm, modern schools worthy of our children. Miami-Dade, my main message is: Let’s get this done. Let’s rebuild this country we love. Let’s make sure we’re staying on the cutting edge."

Obama’s plan calls for spending $21 billion on new municipal bonds, loans for infrastructure projects, and the creation of an infrastructure bank. The White House says the plan would not add to the deficit, meaning it would likely rely at least in part on private funding. The latest report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the state of U.S. infrastructure a grade of D+.

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All that remains now is to see how the R's will put the nix on it.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"While any party wants to have total control of the processes of government, the periods of that are rare. But it's something else entirely for one party to assert that they will not allow government to function unless they are in charge. That is new. That is insidious. That is frightening. And it is more of a threat to the United States than a dozen Bostons."

http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-boston-...


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

China Overtakes U.S. as World Leader in Clean Energy http://dlvr.it/3HGNjc

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good goin repubs. W your obstructing, you have destroyed the USA.

Solyndra, your big bad boogy-smear, was one instance where you put party over America.

"If solar were cheap, we could be energy independent and avoid climate change. Public investment in promising manufacturing in the US could make solar cheap, and of course create jobs doing so. This should be obvious, but it is not being written. Instead, some ridiculous political motive is assigned to the Obama administration for getting involved."

Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2011/10/22/the-real-reaso...

Good for big oil, tho, huh? *Koch*

"Are you not aware that Solyndra’s CEO was a Republican? And that the conservative Walton/Walmart family were major investors? "

These Republicans currently sitting in Congress need to be tried for conspiring to ruin the United States of America. Not kidding.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Republicans should reimburse taxpayers for the cost of one-party House Benghazi 'report'

By Brent Budowsky--04/24/13 01:40 PM ET

The latest attempt by House Republicans to exploit the death of Americans at Benghazi, a one-party congressional report, cost money at a time of high deficits.

Because the report was so partisan and political and did not even offer a pretense of bipartisanship, Republicans should reimburse taxpayers for the cost of this partisan waste of their money.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/lawmaker-new...


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

ThePlumLineGS:

Nobody could have predicted this: "U.S. spending cuts seen as key in slowing growth." http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/03/business/economy...

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Hmmmmm, spending cuts=slow growth......so, those who advocate spending cuts want America to stagnate?......

Gee golly willys.....whatever for?

Could it be because they want our president to fail, and the rest of us accordingly??

NAAAAAAAAH, why that would be un-Patriotic.

"By Jove, I think you've got it, LMC!"


Kyle 3 years ago

Hey genius, where do think the money to spend comes from?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

The poor and the middle class. That's where.

All your pals keep their money to themselves.....

You should have seen how angry my mom was to learn she paid higher percent in taxes than Romney and Obama.....

She was livid.

Where do you think the middle class went?

Money was taken from them to spare the frat boys.

Look at an income chart starting in the 80's......just for fun.

And especially after those Bush tax give-aways.

It's really evident where the wealth went.....straight to the top


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

What? But I though Obammy was the Nazi???

MrProgress53

@TheTeaParty_net You hate the gay, unions, and reproductive rights. Your ideology is very similar to the Nazis.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Robert Reich:

Permit me an impertinent question (or three).

Suppose a small group of extremely wealthy people sought to systematically destroy the U.S. government by (1) finding and bankrolling new candidates pledged to shrinking and dismembering it; (2) intimidating or bribing many current senators and representatives to block all proposed legislation, prevent the appointment of presidential nominees, eliminate funds to implement and enforce laws, and threaten to default on the nation’s debt; (3) taking over state governments in order to redistrict, gerrymander, require voter IDs, purge voter rolls, and otherwise suppress the votes of the majority in federal elections; (4) running a vast PR campaign designed to convince the American public of certain big lies, such as climate change is a hoax, and (5) buying up the media so the public cannot know the truth.

Would you call this treason?

If not, what would you call it?

And what would you do about it?


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

ahahahaha....

Look at these RW'ers!!

Saying "the gubmint" killed Hastings......but yet: when I say Bushco helped do 9/11....they call me America-Hater!

BTW....it not "gubmint" what did it, it CIA/Miltary.....here, there are TONS of sites saying so, but I take RW ones:

Michael Hastings Told He Would Be Hunted Down and Killed over McChrystal Story

http://www.infowars.com/friend-michael-hastings-ma...

http://www.dailypaul.com/290677/sgt-biggs-michael-...

here's what got him killed, according to these

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-runa...


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Wow......

"In front of the few hundred souls in the audience, the right-wing Christian activist Steve Scheffler praised Cruz for shutting down the government. He thanked God for the Canadian-born Texas senator and claimed Cruz and the Tea Party were being “crucified for their belief system,” just like Jesus Christ. The remarks drew shouts of “amen” from many in the crowd and proved that the GOP has been conquered by religious insanity"


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

So now the reps want to put caps back on insurance. For the life of me, I will never understand the mentality that puts profit over a human life.

how is it that money is valued more than life? This we must come to grip with.

it is the sickness destroying this country.

and you cant even see it.

how thoroughly the propaganda works. Imo


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junko 3 years ago

Its not a mentality that put profit over human life Lovemychris. Its Capitalism verses the President of the UNITED STATES in his attempt to fundamentally change and regulate Capitalism in America. Capitalism is winning because Capitalist own America and Capitol Hill. The battle is not between flesh and blood but spiritual wickedness in high places that has put skin in the game


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

I believe that too. Brood of vipers never changes, and son of man/mankind is set up against it.

just like kennedy, obama must be stopped. And they use sorcery to do it. Fox news,, tea party, et al: atavistic sorcery.

it scrambles the mind-- we must think with our hearts, which brood of vipers do not possess.

imo


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Here is an example, 2013: the cap on insurance. Obama took it off'- lives are saved. Repubs want to put it back, people will die.

who has heart?

My own dad could have been alive, but for 70,000.

who you think has laws written on heart?

Not brain surgery, and ancient battle.


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

We must do our part."get thee behind me"

Get thee behind us all!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

WHAAAT?

"Harry Reid just basically told the Tea Party & Republicans they can suck it & stick their obstructionism up their a**" About time!"

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Oh Lordy, if this is true, I'm doing the happy dance!!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"Tune in to CSPAN2 to see the US Constitution BLOWING UP Republican Obstructionism."

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....I am on my way!


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lovemychris 3 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

wow:

"168 filibusters of nominees in our country's history. HALF of them have been during Obama years!"


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lovemychris 2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Dec 11, 2013:

Mitch McConnell, Roll call: "The sequester has been a success. I hope we dont revisit it."

Tell me again how repubs didnt want it.


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lovemychris 2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Biggest generator of the national debt are the tax cuts for the rich. Deal with it. Rich pay more, or it never ends.


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lovemychris 2 years ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Total cost of wars since 2001: 1.4 trillion.

Nice fisal conservatism.

But its less than bigbiz is hoarding until they get a repub prez, which is 2.2 trillion.

Nice patriotism.

Then there was the 64 billion it cost to shut the gvt down, and the 83 billion+ subsidies to the banks,oil co's,, etc....

All in all, I' d say cutting money from the poor and desperate is tantamount to Capital Crime.


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lovemychris 21 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"The gates of hell would be flung open and the former Secretary of State flung through, if she was a Republican rather than a Democrat."

HUH?

Republicans get away with everything, and go after Dems with a vengeance.

If it was a Republican, it wouldn't even be an issue!!

In fact: It's only an issue because the PTB's have decided they don't want ole Hil....

Let's see what gets out, or doesn't, about ole Jeb....then we'll know if he's the one or not.


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lovemychris 14 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

I wonder if people are coming around to my pov....

Life is too short.

You see the hard-heads: no new gun laws, not ever giving up overturning Roe v Wade--not that they need to. Republicans everywhere just make laws around it. Now judges in Alabama are refusing to marry anyone.

Because after the feds ruled that you can't refuse to marry black and white couples, Alabammy put a clause in their state that says they can just refuse to marry anyone....you know, like Miss "marriage is sacred, that's why I did it 4 times" Davis did. So, since they don't want to marry gay couples, they aren't marrying anyone.

FINE.....since you can't live without having EVERYBODY obey your rules.....

We already fought the fights we are fighting again....it's a waste of Life!

We NEED to make 2 Americas.

1 America: No taxes, no gay people, no abortion, if you are honest, probly no mixed coupes either.

2nd America: Taxes, equality for ALL, abortion kept legal and safe

DEAL? Let's do it!!!

Our lifespans are short.....too short to waste just fighting to be who we are.


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lovemychris 13 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Shaking my head......

Gun nuts REAL brave with a loaded pistol....can't stand to be challenged in a conversation.

Same pattern over and over again....

Come onto someone else's thread....start an argument: have the OP banned!

THEN preen about how they stand for freedom!


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lovemychris 12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Was riding home the other day, and heard on radio:

A business here in Mass sued the state because of eminent domain. When gvt built the fly-over (new highway onto the Cape), they took some of this family's land...land they were going to use as new business. The fly-over also blocked customers from this family business with the new road design.

Family sued, and won 4 mil.

State repealed, and won the repeal.

Family sued again: won 5 mil this time!

Know who the gvr was during this time? Mitt Romney. The fly-over was his pride and joy.

I have to admit, I love it.....but the people whose town was decimated don't.

So--next time you want to speak about gvt intrusion, power, tyranny against the little guy: here's an example for you.

And now I'm wondering why this issue was never mentioned in his presidential bid?


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lovemychris 12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

David Stockman:

"This debt explosion is not from Democrat's big spending, but the Republican's insidious doctrine that deficits don't matter if they result from tax cuts"

"about 3 decades ago".....errrmmmm that would be Reagan. And this dude would know...he was Reagans director of OMB.

FACE IT......tin foilers have been right about EVERYTHING.

and the Republicans have been spreading lies. For 30+ years.

TRUST me: they will find a way to make Colorado terror attack Obama's fault.


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lovemychris 12 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Its really maddening to see how these nasty right-wingers are treated w such kid gloves!

Where are the cries of "america hater, if you dont like it leave, if you dont support obama, you hate the troops", etc etc etc

You certainly have no problem being harsh and critical to left wingers......so what gives?


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Can someone point to the part where is says inalianable right to armor piercing bullets and high capacity clips?

Let me guess..

Right undet the part where it says women are property of the State.


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Oh i know! I know!

Conservatives support a gvt small enough to fit in my uterus, but big enough to pay for Israes military killing machine!

Yay!

Such a good philosophy....no regs on military hardwear and internet spying. Total regs on a womans life.

You really should have known what they were all about in 2001.....

Constitution? Gone a long time ago.

With your blessing and approval.

And anyone complaining then was unpatriotic. Cause Bush.


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

BTW, Republican House, Republican Senate. Congress approval rating?

9%....

soooooo

That means 91% of Americans don't like youze.


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Rember when they used to tell us criticizing the prez was anti-American? Remember when not liking prez was against the troops, and why dont we stand in front of them?

This chick is really anti-America going by repub logic. And how is it you can say merry christmas peace on earth, then spend christmas tearing people down?

That sound religious to you?

Sounds like Beebs pays time and a half for xmas to me ;-)


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Baggers are such a crybaby lot. Heres Cruz faux outrage about kids....families shouldnt be target, only if i want to use it to be vile.

And now look.....no problem demonizing Michelle, and now Trump going after Mr Clinton.

Oh Donald and Ted....should we mention your first immigrant wife? Was she citizen when kids born?

And how about your wife who worked for Goldman Sachs, until it became political liability...

Oh the fools who point dirty fingers!!

Im constantly amazed at the chummy treatment outright bigots receive here.

One day the whole network will be exposed.....but until then....no honor among thieves i guess.

When someone shows u who they are... Believe them!


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Ha! "Pentagon Thwarts Obamas Attempt to close Guantanamo"http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-gitmo-releas...

Remember reading an article.....May have been Seymour Hersh.....

In 2006, Bush handed civilian control of US gvt over to Pentagon!


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lovemychris 11 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

You know, i at least have the courtesy to say imo when saying right wing neo con zionists are the enemy. People spout off about Muslims, Iran, Obama as if the whole world agrees w them. We dont!


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Thomas Jefferson said America is in no way a Christian nation.

Texas schoolboard has replaced Jefferson's place as philosopher with Calvin: a fire and brimstone preacher.

This mirrors what is going on in daily life.

Kindness and tolerance has been replaced with judgemental meaness.

I much rather have Catholicism than this bunch of fundamentalists.

They have made this country harsh and unforgiving....

Nothing like the America i grew up in.

Boooooooo


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Government-hating Republican gvr of Michigan poisons children, then calls on hated federal government to fix the results of his murderous policies.....a national emergency: children w poison in their blood, because Profit is King, Government is the problem, Racism.

But how DARE you require background checks!


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

This may come as a surprise, but......I have no desire to shake hands with anyone who calls the president's mother a tramp whore. Nor with some dude who calls him a turd and the first lady a lady-boy. And never with some bigoted woman who thinks she's gods-gift, but is a hate-monger and evil personified....no thanks.

No hand shakes, no coming together, I want as far away from the likes of youse as possible. Another planet would be too close. As far as you getting your claws on my daughters......https://youtu.be/lJXwZFwC3mw

and that's a promise.

*click heels 3 times* *there's no place like home* *there's no place like home*


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Oh nononononononononoooo! Youze do NOT get to do it! Youze have been POUNDING the Obama Birther thing since 2007. That's 9 years. And still people spread it. You don't now get to say "Oh Cruz was born to an American mom, zippo bingo, over" No way. All this time youze have been calling Obama usurper. Not America. Not one of us. That other. And come to find out, NOW--it's perfectly fine for Cruz, because Cruz mom was American??? Oh hellz no!

It's 2016....by my math, that means it's 2025 before Cruz Birtherism can even begin to be over.

You reap what you sow Birchers/er/ah Birthers....no one escapes the maxim: What goes up always comes down.


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

These %$@&+$ take the cake. Take credit for getting the hostages released, when in reality the one who made it happen is someone they mock, defame, hate and ridicule on a daily basis.

They must know a whole other Christ than me.


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

How anyone can have lived here and say the president got everything he wanted in the last 7 years is why we must part ways as a country.

We live in parrallel universes and its just no use.

We cannot survive this much longer. There is nothing unifying us whatsoever. Nor will there ever be.

And its futile to keep pretending.


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

I am now rooting for Trump to destroy the Teahadists....

With a vengeance


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Talk radio line up where i live... On public airwaves: 6-10am, Repub business man. 10-12, Laura Ingraham-right wing. 12-3, Rush Limbaugh. -loonatic right wing

3-7, Howie Carr, Far right wing ...after that i dont know. But they are my airwaves, too. And im not represented one iota.

This is the gluttony of the right wing. Same as in gvt, they feel no obligation to share!


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Oh jeb bush better watch it....he deleted E mails during bush v gore...florida, hanging chads ring a bell?

Rove deleted 22 million bush/cheney e mails. Ergo, its no big deal.

No partisan phuckery allowed. Period.


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lovemychris 10 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Look at Republicans in Flint hearing. Trying to place blame on EPA not the gvr of Michigan and his selected government of "emergency managers"

Get it? Policies of Shneider not to blame for their policies, feds are.

These fascists take no responsibility for anything, ever.

Like Cruz and his dirty politics.

Like so called Christians who use mockery, bullying and meaness as if Jesus was about that.

Split the country up....what are we waiting for?

We dont need a civil war: we'll do it willingly!!!

Something we just dont accept:people dont change. Why o why do we keep arguing and fighting?

It will be endless endless fighting, gridlock, insults, demonizing, demagoguery....

We are not the same. We do not share same values, world view, intentions for life. Its beyond ridiculous that we keep having these same soul-killing days, months, years.....its just stupid.

"Why dont you move then?"

No, why dont we just end this farce.


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lovemychris 9 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

As you all can see.....Congress won't allow GITMO to be closed. As has been for all this time, while they accuse Obama of lying. There is really no low they won't sink! Honestly, I've never in my life seen such immoral bandits.


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lovemychris 8 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Well there you have it....the Hillary train is going back to Whitewater....

I call dibs on exposing Trumps redlining!

Elementary school like they did with Obama....what do you think?


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lovemychris 6 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

So Trump wants the Keystone Pipeline? Another war for Dumpy.... with the Rosebud Sioux. Good going rughead. Dirty water as long as you don't drink it. Booooo


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lovemychris 4 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

"the people need to decide"

the people picked Barack Obama. what happened there??

the peoples voice was nullified by Congress. Republicans don't care what the people want. they want what they want ... that's all that matters to them.

this is no democracy. they spit on us. we want background checks, no assault rifles that can kill 50 people in 2 minutes!

we want universal healthcare. we want an affordable life.

get out of here. the people decide nothing. republican big shots do.

now it's a hard on for Hillary committing perjury.....just like her husband isn't it? meanwhile, the blowhard calling for it is jason chaffetts. you rember him. he LIED and committed FRAUD as chairman on the planned parenthood hearing committee: another example of our money, our peoples business spent on puritanicals religious persecution. Remember? he introduced a document which he said came from pp, but was actually from an anti abortion group.

can we investigate that? can we investigate Trump raping a 13 yr old girl?

no, we can't. because this isn't a democracy. it's a playground for rich Republican puritanicals.

rape, she's bleeding from wherever, look at that face.....

that's the one thing Fiorina got right. all women know exactly what you mean Dumpy.

now keep raping, keep ripping people off, keep avoiding paying taxes while the rest of us support you.

you will never face investigation by gvt or media. because we all know who runs this place.

and looky looky....it's not who the right wingers say it is. cause if it was, Trump would be facing harrassment, not hillary.

Trump is the golden boy. did you know he will make a profit from running?

and if you think that was a sheriff's star, you really are stupid.

sometimes the stupidity is too much to bear. but it's been a staple of our politics since the tea party came around.

birchers, birthers, buttsurfers

dumbells ring ring ring

calling out to the universe.....where did the intelligent republicans go?


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junko 2 months ago

The time to shine the light on this truth now as it was true over three years ago when you were in political view. That was when the word Sequester brought pride in the Tea Party and Conservative members of the house and senate. Now Trump is throwing the word sequester out saying its, Obama and Hillary's attempt to defund the Military. Nothing much has changed since the 2010 mid term, a lot of your old political rags are new again today.


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lovemychris 2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

yes, they are just ramping up their doodlesquat. heres a new one: if she loses shell blame russia for voter tampering. but if trump loses it will be because of voter tampering. doyyyyeeeee

they take joy in saying shes ill.

trump now will admit obama was born here....to garner black votes...GET OUT OF HERE! NOBODY IS FALLING FOR YOUR PHONY POLITICAL SHOW!

heres to a democratic landslide in all areas of gvt.

oh and we voted today. green/rainbow is an official party here. you can choose that ballot.

progress is slow, change happens fast. go dems!!!


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junko 2 months ago

Alt Right put the sequester lie in Donald's Commander and Chief forum comments. They think the people have forgotten what happened 3 years ago.


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lovemychris 2 months ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

these people dont even acknowledge it! they think obama got everything he wanted!! there is no way to get along w that. you have to deny truth to do it.


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lovemychris 7 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

Every single republican voted for citizens united. Every single democrat voted against it.

WHO wants money out of politics, and who doesnt???

Hillary wants to repeal it. It was, after all, a ruling against her!


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lovemychris 5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

dakota access pipeline and donald trump have financial ties.

thank god hes not prez, or itd be a done deal!

ka-ching ka-ching


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lovemychris 4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

please knock off the phony stuff.old claptona guard is deleting my comments, and you all know it. stop talking at me when i cant respond.

did anyone see samantha bee? she had on trolls from russia who post pro putin, pro trump propaganda on social media. she asks them what is their ultimate goal. they say to stop the others from talking.

congrats. you american alt right do just the same.


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lovemychris 3 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

well, geez...guy who posts as 2 people is worried about being banned for saying we need to get out guns against the gvt....

hey buddy--i got 3 month ban for saying "you have no credibity w me, either"

calm down, you are of the right political persuasion. most you get is tiny slap on wrist


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lovemychris 2 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA Author

hmm. due to us election, merkel says tpp not to happen. well, now we'll see what the effects will be.

cant wait for those 10$ an hr jobs bernie is now championing. gee, member when he got all outraged cause clinton wanted $12?

#misogyny

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