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In case You missed it Last Night.

  1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
    OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago

    Well,,,, I finely heard it,,,,

    WASHINGTION IS BROKEN,,, and,,, Mitt Romney, SAID IT...

    OLY

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Um, and you think no one else has noticed this?

      1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
        OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Well, that depends. Are we awake YET, or, NOT.

        OLY

    2. Greek One profile image80
      Greek Oneposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      sorry.. i did miss that part ... i was listening closely for when he would bring up veterans in the discussions on foreign policy.. you know.. the people who fight and risk their lives for you....
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      still waiting

      1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
        OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        So am I.

        OLY

    3. Sally's Trove profile image98
      Sally's Troveposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I agree that Washington is broken. But I don't care that Romney said it. I'm saying it. That understanding that I have about what he said does not endear me to him at all.

      Any American (and at least one Canadian I know) sees this rubbish for what it's worth. If you can't see this garbage, as a voter or as a person looking at what's going on, then you are blind.

      Any thinking person missed nothing about last night. Two talking heads going at it. Bunch of crap.

      Time to retire to Fiji.

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 4 years ago

    It's a Republican refrain like the national anthem. They been saying if for fifty years, mostly at intervals of four. It mean socialism is broken.

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I don't think you can say anything other than that the Washington process (House, Senate, lobbying) is hopelessly deadlocked.

      A situation both parties and many other players are contributing to.

      1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
        OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        OK, agree. This has been going on for Fifty Years. Do you think there is any way to Change.

        Someday, someone has to make a start. Just, When and Who, I don't know.

        Are we sunk, or is there a way to get our boat, afloat, again.

        OLY

  3. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    It has become worse, so I think it could become better again.  But in terms of the financial situation and the terrible state of major omnibus bills, it will be a difficult job.  It will take a president and leader of the opposition who can actually work together--and I don't think we have that.

    1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
      OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      We have got to learn to work across the table.

      OLY

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Tell that to Congress...

  4. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 4 years ago

    Capitalist democracy is democracy for the rich and not so much for everyone else. If only the rich can afford the office then naturally the office supports only the rich. The rich are not famous for ever doing anything to lessen their power, so probably only collapse will bring change. As the supreme court said: money is free speech. Money rides - talk walks.

    1. OLYHOOCH profile image61
      OLYHOOCHposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      If that is what, The Supreme Court said, then, they have it backwords. It Goes,

      MONEY TALKS, and BS WALKS.

      OLY

  5. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    I don't mean to be disrespectful but there are many very worthy groups he could have mentioned, but no reason to expect he would in any given debate in response to specific questions that may not lend themselves to that discussion.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
      Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Much like when veterans were not mentioned during the Republican National Convention...

  6. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 4 years ago

    Who didn't bring up veterans?
    Romney didn't.
    Obama did. More than once.

    I just LOVE how the Republicans create a situation, Obama gets the blame for it, then they turn around and accuse him of the very thing they themselves caused.

    "We've got to learn to work across the aisles."
    How many elder statesmen (and women) do we need to hear on this? That is how Washington has ALWAYS worked. It hasn't always worked perfectly. But D and R congresspeople would cooperate.
    This insanely partisan deadlock is -- what a shock -- all for Obama's benefit. Or I guess i should say his demise.
    That, too, is well documented.
    The idea that an entire party is willing to sign the Nordquist pledge, is willing to not sign jobs bills, is willing to hold the American people hostage during an economic crisis -- just to get Obama out -- blows my mind.

    IF Romney gets in, the Dems should give him a dose of the medicine The GOP gave Obama. But of course they won't. They don't have that kind of sang froid.

    1. Repairguy47 profile image61
      Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Those congressman were sent to D.C. to represent their constituents, why would you want the
      majority will squashed? I sent my Rep. to block Obama not to get along!

      1. Mighty Mom profile image90
        Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you for your honesty, RG.
        That is a singularly insular point of view, and I have no doubt your congressman has done a stellar job on your behalf.


        Binders seems to have disappeared into the ether.
        Meme of the day: Sequester.

        1. Repairguy47 profile image61
          Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Actually he has done a fantastic job and you should hear his latest ad. As for binders I decided it was rather stupid, interesting the psycho (Lilly Ledbetter) who was offended by it didn't see that before she ran off at the mouth. Actually, its not that interesting I expect that kind of stuff from your side.

 
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