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Boehner is asking for "a blank sheet of paper"

  1. fishskinfreak2008 profile image60
    fishskinfreak2008posted 7 years ago

    Not gonna happen

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      A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It already did!

  2. Ralph Deeds profile image66
    Ralph Deedsposted 7 years ago

    Boehner IS a blank sheet of paper. Also an untrustworthy lounge lizard, the kind with tassels on his Gucci loafers.

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      A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      And that would be different from any other politician, how?

      1. Ralph Deeds profile image66
        Ralph Deedsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        He's one of the worst slimeballs in Congress.

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          A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          One of the worst slimeballs in Congress? Oh yeah, the worst became President, thanks for clearing that up Ralph!

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    I like the idea of lining 'em up for target practice. big_smile

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      Madame Xposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol lol

  4. MikeNV profile image81
    MikeNVposted 7 years ago

    Obama refuses to listen to anyone including the American People.  Poll after poll is coming in directly contrasting his position. And these are not just republicans... Obama can't bring his own party together.

    Americans want health care reform.  Americans don't want poorly constructed mandated legislation.

    Do you think Doctors are going to take pay cuts from Medicare?  You can hardly find a Doctor who will take medicare now.

    Obama could have listened to the people in his own party and constructed a plan that would have passed.  But he is insistent that only his vision is correct.

    Forcing people to buy insurance is not going to help people become healthy.

    The bills are so full of crap... building sidewalks... blah.

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      chasingcarsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      By the American people, do you mean the 60% ( including health care professionasl) who wants him to get his programs through into law or the minority, which does not constitute "the people"?  Hell, "the people" wanted a single-payer, or at least a public option, but the minority party threw a hissy fit, and the Dems caved.  You are way behind the times, Bubba.  As usual, you don't know what you are talking about.  The health care plan has passed both houses and needs only  Obama's fixes ( that small file of paperwork Cantor ignored while he was acting like a jackass over the vastness of the bill) to become law (you know, those fixes, mostly having to do with budget which means reconciliation.) You are so worried about Medicare and Social Secuirty?  You do know that old orange face and the gops/conservos you voted into office want to privatize both, that is, trust our pensions and health care to the boneheads who recently  lost most of us Middle Class our pensions in the Lotto style Wall Street?  Workers and their employers paid into the SS fund for their entire working lives; this is not an entitlement program.  Your party treats pensions like your own personal slush fund or your charity.  Pensions are part of people's contract for compensation for work done.  Your party should not be allowed within a mile of any pension fund.  You are not to be trusted.

  5. PrettyPanther profile image84
    PrettyPantherposted 7 years ago

    Didn't the Republican Congress have a "blank sheet of paper" on health care during the six years they were in the majority?  I don't recall them filling it up with anything.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Silly girl, you can't torture prisoners AND fix the healthcare mess.  Priorities dammit!

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        A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Obama can't even do it with a complicit congress, that there is incompetent!

        1. PrettyPanther profile image84
          PrettyPantherposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Congress is incompetent; not Obama.

          Oh, but wait, you'd prefer he be a tyrannical arm-twister like so many here already seem to think he has become.

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            A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Really? The President of the United States cannot get the party of power of which he is the leader to vote his agenda in and you think he is competent?

            What exactly would be your definition of incompetent be?

            1. PrettyPanther profile image84
              PrettyPantherposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              So you do consider arm-twisting a minimum qualification for the competency of a President.

              Gotcha.

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                A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                Yeah, I didn't think you had an answer to his incompetency.

                1. PrettyPanther profile image84
                  PrettyPantherposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  I do have an answer, which I have given in other threads more than once and it's clear that people who ask the question don't really want to hear the answer.

                  So, I'm choosing not to waste my time.

                  However, if you honestly want to hear it, you let me know, and I will answer you later tonight.  I don't have the time right now.

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                    A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    You don't vote do you?

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          chasingcarsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          We're hoping you don't, but your're from dumbass Texas where they still try to teach the world was created in 7 days.  Stubbornly stupid; that's our motto.

          1. Sab Oh profile image55
            Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            I don't think it is appropriate to insult any of the great states in our great union. There are lots of people in Texas who share your lefty extremist views and you have now thrown them under the bus as well. Not cool.

          2. ledefensetech profile image72
            ledefensetechposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Get your facts straight, it was Kansas, not Texas who tried to do that.  Thanks, you've just set a new low for my view of Progressives.

  6. timorous profile image86
    timorousposted 7 years ago

    All these politicians should be forced to sit in a theater and watch Michael Moore's "Sicko".  It's a really sad indictment of the U.S. healthcare (system?).

    These same politicians are sending alarm bells and gross mis-information about what a fair and equitable healthcare system might entail.  They want to maintain the status quo, likely because they're being supported by the insurance companies and the AMA, and are just covering their asses.

    The general public needs to know the real facts, not just a bunch of lies to support some sort of agenda that does no one any good.

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      chasingcarsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Republicans, being sociopaths by nature, would not get it no matter what you forced them to do.  I thought the moment was very telling when, at the Summit, one of the GOPs explained that peole could just create a health care savings account and Obama looked at him to see if he was serious.  He shouldn't have had to explain to this dunce that a family trying to survive on 40,000 a year or less does not have a lot of disposable income.  That and Steele's defense of tax cuts for the wealthy by stating that a million dollars does not go as far as it used to pretty much defines the obtuseness of the whole right wing.

      1. Sab Oh profile image55
        Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        "Republicans, being sociopaths by nature"

        You realize that you just make yourself sound like Charlie Brown's mother with this constant, repetitive droning on of one simplistic theme, right?

  7. ddsurfsca profile image73
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    when obama took office, he was handed a war that was started to look for "weapons of mass destruction"--RIGHT, an economy that was almost bad enough to make one third of the people in this country to lose their homes, no healthcare for a dissapearing middle class,(it has been determined that 1% of the population owns 97% of the money in this country), banks that went under because they were being grossly negligent and ripping off this countries population majorly, and several other major problems. 
       Anyone of you all thinks you could do a better job, maybe you should get yourselves put on the ballot next time, instead of being so correct here, do something about it, don't critisize the only man who put himnself on the line and had the balls to try and bail us out of the jam Bush left us in.  You can do it better, lets see you, otherwise stick a sock in it.
       The man has my vote--
    Discretion is the better part of valor....

    1. Sab Oh profile image55
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Now Obama was the only person who wanted to be president? You gotta come up for air.

      If he didn't want to be criticized he shouldn't have taken the job. If you didn't want him to be criticized you shouldn't have voted for him. If he continues to stink up the joint you are both gonna hear a hell of a lot more of it before he is shown the door.


      "Put a sock in it" is not how it works in America whether you like it or not.

  8. ddsurfsca profile image73
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    I am just saying that for the plate he was handed by the "wonderful Pres. Bush", and if you read back at what has been said in this thread, people are pulling him apart like a boiled chicken, --feel free to add to it if you really feel it is the right thing to do, but as bor myself I see no point. Everyone has an opinion, and a rear end, but not everyone chooses to expose both in public, if you do feel free.
    I still say if you can do better, lets see it otherwise pull up your drawers.

    1. Sab Oh profile image55
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "I am just saying that for the plate he was handed by the "wonderful Pres. Bush", "


      Every president takes office facing challenges, and every president blames the one before, but at some point he has to man up and take ownership of his job.

    2. Sab Oh profile image55
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "people are pulling him apart like a boiled chicken"


      Tough. That's the job. If he can't handle it he shouldn't have taken the job. If you can't handle it you shouldn't have voted for him.

    3. Sab Oh profile image55
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "I still say if you can do better, lets see it "


      Do you watch football?

 
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