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"Top Democrat Says His Party WILL NOT LoseTHE HOUSE": ABC

  1. fishskinfreak2008 profile image60
    fishskinfreak2008posted 7 years ago

    Web-site/URL: http://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/top-demo … d=11958017

    THIS IS INDEED a bold prediction, especially considering the fact that EVERY seat in the House of Representatives is up for grabs and the unprecedented level of ANGER that we're seeing.

    1. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well what do you expect him to say ? WE ARE TOAST ?

    2. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The democrats will lose the house, and the senate and the presidency in 2012 because liberals are evil!

    3. JOE BARNETT profile image59
      JOE BARNETTposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      well i expect the house to go but, what we can expect from this is now when the president needs help and proposals, they will actually have to participate. or show the people that they truly don't do anything for them. which will be a plus for democrats. also there will be no repeals of anything. the pres. has the power to veto. the only good that will come from this change is now republicans will have to work with the president!

      1. Jim Hunter profile image59
        Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        If the democrat nonsense is to be believed the republicans have done great things for this country.

        According to democrats they (with zero power) have prevented congress from every good thing they were trying to do.

        Thats a good thing.

        Of course the party with zero power couldn't stop anything from happening, its democrats who are incompetent and can't get through what they want because of each other.

        Do you really think we want more ridiculous legislation shoved down our throats.

        I think you are about to find out the answer to that question.

        1. JOE BARNETT profile image59
          JOE BARNETTposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          i have no problem with healthcare reform less than the cost of a cell phone will insure 31 million more people,wallstreet reform includes much more oversight and the restricting of derivatives. ledbetter law fairpay. creation of paperless medical system, the elimination of redundant tests(huge money saving idea). the only people that are complaining about healhtcare are people that already have insurance. also i don't think one republican is gonna turn down the previous existing condition clause, nor the children being able to remain on their parents insurance till 26, nor the increasing of premiums to inaffordability once you become chronically ill. that doesn't sound to me like anything that would have to be stuffed down anybodies throat ... unless they had been misled. have you? well we will both find out the answer. but i do remember as a child i didn't want to take medicine, or get a shot and it was all better for me. in this case their are a lot of short sighted people. that will see the good later.

          1. Jim Hunter profile image59
            Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            "i have no problem with healthcare reform"

            I'm sure you don't.

            But a majority of Americans do.

            And no they haven't been misled.

            They have been lied to, but fortunately are far too intelligent to let it continue.

            1. Druid Dude profile image61
              Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              No. You're right this time Jim. But one thing your "majority" (That I'm not so sure about.) do have is INSURANCE!

  2. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    I agree with him. The anger has turned on the Republibaggers now...they overplayed their awful behavior, and say what you will about Americans, we don't like bullies!

    We're a country for the underdog. Not the big fancy cats who lord it over people...

    Puleeeeease, these Baggers think they are angry?
    Fehhh, I've been angry since 2001. And plenty like me. You Baggers don't know the meaning of the word. Child's Play.

    They will find out what happens when you think you are more important than everybody else... When you don't want to play fair....and When your motto is Me Me Me Me ME.

    They will sink. Because they didn't mind throwing everyone else to the sharks.

    1. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      This one is for you. From POLITICO , hardly a haven of conservatism.

      http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1010/44086.html

      1. colonial82 profile image59
        colonial82posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Tony, according to some, they think it is right leaning. Here is a blur about their leadership:

        "So the President and CEO of The Politico, Frederick Ryan, is also the Board Chairman for the Reagan Library. And that makes sense, because Ryan is a long-time, hard-core Reaganite. "

        I think being led by a Reaganite might make you right-leaning, but then again most "news" organizations in the US have leanings.

        Have a good day.

  3. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    I NEVER read politico...they are extremely suspect.. all of a sudden, they become THE place to go for politics?
    No, I do not subscribe to psy-ops.

    And I don't need to. I go with my gut, and i live in this country, and have been subject to the hatred and loonacy of the teatards.....

    They are going down along with the quality of the intellect they display.

    1. Jim Hunter profile image59
      Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "I go with my gut"

      Thats what we like about you.

  4. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 7 years ago

    More proof his ilk don't live in the real world as the rest of us do.

  5. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    HA! The real world where child molesters are protected by the police.....teatard police at that.

    Real world where candidates say "we are going to have to make Draconian Cuts, but wait til our guy gets in first."

    They are slime-balls, and I refuse to believe America is populated by slime balls.

  6. Sab Oh profile image53
    Sab Ohposted 7 years ago

    The House is a foregone conclusion, the Senate is a question.

  7. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    Oh no it isn't. Nothing is foregone. Unless you can predict the future...which you cannot.


    You seriously undermine the intelligence and heart of the American People. They bought this hype too many times before...always with the same conclusion: Death and Destruction....but mo money mo money for the fat-cats!

    I really think you are wrong. My People will Unite!!! Invisible America.

    1. Sab Oh profile image53
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I can predict the future. The House goes Republican.

      1. lady_love158 profile image59
        lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        The senate will be republician too! Democrats are going the way of the dinosaur. The evil of the progressive philosophy has been revealed and the American people don't want it!

        1. Sab Oh profile image53
          Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Perhaps even more importantly, the balance of governorships is likely to shift dramatically away from the democrats.

  8. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    Yeah, we've seen THAT before: Read My Lips!!!

    Buh bye baggy-butts!!

    1. Sab Oh profile image53
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What on earth are "baggy-butts" and what could it have to do with the pending elections and subsequent political environment in the US?

      1. Jim Hunter profile image59
        Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Hey man, its her world you're just walking through it.

        Watch where you step.

        1. Sab Oh profile image53
          Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I guess so...

  9. Stacie L profile image91
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    I see these two parties changing...and not for the better..
    The principles both were founded on have been adulterated by individual greed and corruption of politicians looking out for themselves.
    I am not happy with either Political party!
    a clean sweep is needed..and no I am not a tea party member even though i may sound like it..
    sad

  10. Jim Hunter profile image59
    Jim Hunterposted 7 years ago

    "and i live in this country, and have been subject to the hatred and loonacy of the teatards....."

    You must be one of those Black congressional caucus members who were spit on and called names.

    Oh yeah, those people lied about that.

    1. William R. Wilson profile image60
      William R. Wilsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Prove that they lied.

      1. Sab Oh profile image53
        Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        You got it backwards, champ.

        1. lovemychris profile image56
          lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          A staffer for Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) told reporters that Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) had been spat on by a protestor. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a hero of the civil rights movement, was called a 'ni--er.' And Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) was called a "faggot," as protestors shouted at him with deliberately lisp-y screams. Frank, approached in the halls after the president's speech, shrugged off the incident.

          But Clyburn was downright incredulous, saying he had not witnessed such treatment since he was leading civil rights protests in South Carolina in the 1960s.

          "It was absolutely shocking to me," Clyburn said, in response to a question from the Huffington Post. "Last Monday, this past Monday, I stayed home to meet on the campus of Claflin University where fifty years ago as of last Monday... I led the first demonstrations in South Carolina, the sit ins... And quite frankly I heard some things today I have not heard since that day. I heard people saying things that I have not heard since March 15, 1960 when I was marching to try and get off the back of the bus."

          ***come now sabby/jim...you DO know this was failry regular for the teatards, don't you? Before they got the memeo to "zip it"--you're making us look bad!

          I mean, google some vids of a Sarah Palin rally where they interview the audience....Pheww! 1960 is right!
          Or you can google the video that shows the spitting.

          Or you can pretend to have been CONSCIOUS since Obama announced his intention to run!  Like nothing I've ever seen in my life! WHO says they want power just to get the president out? Not "to help my country", not "to serve the better good."....but "To get the president out!"

          UN-F'n-Believable.

          You tards take the cake for nasty, IMO.


          "A lot of us have been saying for a long time that much of this, much of this is not about health care a all. And I think a lot of those people today demonstrated that this is not about health care... it is about trying to extend a basic fundamental right to people who are less powerful."

          1. Sab Oh profile image53
            Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            "Like nothing I've ever seen in my life! WHO says they want power just to get the president out? Not "to help my country", not "to serve the better good."....but "To get the president out!" "


            Of course liberals didn't run the entire 08 campaign (and ALL of obama's presidency so far) on 'anti-Bush'  roll

            I don't know if people have incredibly short memories or are just incredibly dishonest. 







            And let me say yet again that using terms like "tards" as a pejorative is unforgivably inappropriate. UNFORGIVABLY. There are actual human beings in this world who suffer from mental retardation and they are real and have feelings and familys and do not exist to serve as punchlines for the unimaginative trying to score points with base insults. Please make a note of it.

          2. Sab Oh profile image53
            Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            BTW, there is no proof of such spitting and the only video available shows pelosi playing make-pretend and making a mockery of the Civil Rights movement.

          3. Jim Hunter profile image59
            Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            "But Clyburn was downright incredulous, saying he had not witnessed such treatment since he was leading civil rights protests in South Carolina in the 1960s."

            Must have missed the L.A. riots then.

      2. Reality Bytes profile image83
        Reality Bytesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        In the USA a person is innocent until proven guilty.

        So your remark falls back on you to provide evidence!

        1. William R. Wilson profile image60
          William R. Wilsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          So in other words you are saying that the congressmen who were spit on and yelled at didn't lie, right?

          1. Reality Bytes profile image83
            Reality Bytesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            There is no way to tell that they lied, but since they were the one's making the allegations the burden of proof is on them.

            I just think that if it were true SOMEONE would have been arrested, what with the thousands of videos and all.

            I mean assaulting a Congressman, when is the trial!

            1. William R. Wilson profile image60
              William R. Wilsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              There is a big difference between saying: 

              1. I was spit upon and called a name as I was walking through this big crowd of people (but I didn't see who did it because I was surrounded by angry people).

              vs.

              2.  Those specific Congressman lied about being spit upon.

              You understand me?  Jim is accusing a longstanding Congressperson of lying.  He needs to prove his statement.

              1. Sab Oh profile image53
                Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                NO, HE DOESN'T. If the Congressman made the claim the onus is on him to prove it.

                This is the most basic of logic.

              2. Jim Hunter profile image59
                Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                "Jim is accusing a longstanding Congressperson of lying.  He needs to prove his statement."

                You may be impressed by a "long standing congressman" I just think he's a scumbag.

                And it gets worse, Ive accused a short term President of lying too.

                And no..I don't "need" to prove anything.

                1. William R. Wilson profile image60
                  William R. Wilsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this



                  Well then, since we've established that you'll make whatever statements you want without feeling the need to provide any proof at all, I guess we can just write off everything you say.

                  That was easy.

                  1. Jim Hunter profile image59
                    Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    I wish you would.

                    That was easier.

  11. profile image66
    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    I believe the correct term for what the Democrats are saying, is "whistling in the dark"!

  12. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    You finally realized it! It IS my world, and you are through! ahaha

    Just have this strong feeling.....

    And no one in their right MIND wants orange-face to be Speaker.

    His lofty goal for the gvt of America? His supreme calling, for which he is paid $196,000.00 a year......

    His reason for getting up in the morning and "serving" the American people....

    "Make Obama a one term president."

    WOW. How far the mighty have fallen.

    Gvt service as personal vendetta. Almost sounds like the Iraq "war"....

  13. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    And BTW...it's a regular thing for right-wing talk show hosts around here...Howie carr, Jay Severin, Russsshhhhhhhh Butt-Burger, and Beckles the Evil Clown to make fun of Barney Frank and how he talks.

    1. Sab Oh profile image53
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That's because he talks funny, so does Menino. Political party doesn't change that.

  14. lovemychris profile image56
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    Really? I haven't heard people make fun of Jim McKenna...he has a raspy, feminine voice....but he's a repub.
    Plus, it's only righty's that I hear making fun of people for how they talk....and you forgot the "big one".
    Errr, ah   Errrrr, ah     Errrr, ah

    The Wizard of Uhhhhz.

    Always first to make fun...gotta love those righty's. NOT.

    1. Sab Oh profile image53
      Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, this is more liberal hypocrisy then? No one ever made fun of how President Bush spoke?

      This is childish whining and not worth the time

      1. lovemychris profile image56
        lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Stop listening then....

        I'm not a Tea-Bagger with a gun to your head, you know.

        1. Sab Oh profile image53
          Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I'll take that as an admission of the point.

          1. lovemychris profile image56
            lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Don't.

  15. PrettyPanther profile image84
    PrettyPantherposted 7 years ago

    Latest trend I've spotted from watching Fox News:  the right is gearing up to claim voter fraud.  Why?  Because the Dems are surging in the polls and the right is not so confident about picking up as many seats as they've been claiming they will.

    Just wait and see....

    1. Jim Hunter profile image59
      Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I just looked over their news site and didn't see any stories like that.

      Could you point me in the right direction?

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

        No specific story.  I've just become good at spotting trends in their talking points.  The voter fraud meme is already building on the right, based upon what I heard this morning.  I say "heard" because I was listening from another room.

        Do a search for "voter fraud alert."

        1. Reality Bytes profile image83
          Reality Bytesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Maine wants legal immigrants to have the right to vote in local elections.

          Some feel this may lead to voter fraud.

          If Maine wants to allow its legal immigrants to vote then that would be up to the State of Maine.

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

            I'm not sure how that's related, but okay.

            1. Reality Bytes profile image83
              Reality Bytesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              That is what Fox News was reporting under voter fraud.

    2. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The dems are already engaged in voter fraud...ah but what else is new?

      http://www.fox5vegas.com/news/25511115/detail.html

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

        Thank you for bolstering my point.

        I personally don't like electronic voting machines because they are temperamental and also because they make voter fraud easier.

        1. lady_love158 profile image59
          lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Gee, I'll bet you had no problem believing voter fraud was taking place when Gore lost the election! Why would you find it so unbelievable now? The democrats are obviously desperate and uneasy about losing their power. Obama has even talked about getting the vote out to "punish his enemies"

          http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php … -qenemiesq

          I don't doubt for a second that the democrats will do ANYTHING to keep from losing a seat, any seat in congress!

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

            Apparently, you are assuming I believe voter fraud only occurs from one party, because that fits into your preconceived notion of me as a liberal.  However, if you actually read what I said, then you would see I said no such thing.

            I don't like electronic voting machines because they make voter fraud easier and harder to detect, whoever is doing it.

            1. lady_love158 profile image59
              lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

              You said the right is "claiming" voter fraud, indicating a belief that it isn't happening. Well as you must have seen by now, numerous voters in NV when going to cast their ballot for Angle noticed Reid had already been checked off!

              And guess who services those voting machines? SEIU members! Gee what a coincidence! The radical socialist liberal left democrats will stop at nothing to hold onto power and transform America into their vision of Utopia!

              1. William R. Wilson profile image60
                William R. Wilsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                have you ever seen the documentary "Unprecedented" about Florida in 2000?  Have you looked into the voting irregularities in Ohio in 2004? 

                Voter fraud is nonpartisan.

              2. Flightkeeper profile image73
                Flightkeeperposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                Not to mention all those dead people who voted big_smile

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

                There really is no reasoning with you.  You're too far gone.  I'm glad I don't live in your world.

                Just like William said, voter fraud is nonpartisan.  We should be against it no matter who perpetrates it, and we should recognize that it happens, on occasion, from both sides.

  16. KFlippin profile image61
    KFlippinposted 7 years ago

    Electronic voting machines are not the actual "source" of voter fraud -- it would be the HUMANS involved -- seems sort of 'duh' to me, but seemed pertinent to point out here on this topic.  Also, much of rural America does not have 'electronic voting' machines.

    ACORN wouldn't have been so very active all across the USA registering and threatening and bribing for voter registrations, if they did not have "humans" available to defraud the American people -- electronically or otherwise.

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

      Yes, "duh" is right.  I didn't say electronic voting machines were the source; I said using them makes voter fraud easier to commit and harder to detect.

      Again, please note that I did not single out one party or political ideology over another, unlike both you and ladylove.  The irony is that you are both proving my original point.

      1. KFlippin profile image61
        KFlippinposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I didn't address any party affiliation at all, unless of course you presume that the ACORN example of voter fraud, that we all know about, was politically pointed.  In reality, it is the only clear knowledge I have of overt Voter Fraud.  Given the political climate of the past couple years, one can easily presume that if there were a better example than ACORN, we'd all know about it, as it happens, they are liberal Dems.  So, I meant no inference, just giving my opinion on the electronic element, etc...

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

          I don't want to get deep into the ACORN issue, but since it was the right who made ACORN the big, bag boogeyman I tend to view it as a political issue.  Sorry if I made the wrong assumption about your own personal views.

          There are better examples of voter fraud than ACORN, but that's a different subject altogether that I'd rather not tackle right now.  Maybe someone else will feel the urge.

        2. JOE BARNETT profile image59
          JOE BARNETTposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          do you mean the so called conservative pimp that was discovered as a plant and the filming that was not even done there and the socalled pimp clothes were not worn. it was all faked. is that what you talk about?

  17. Sab Oh profile image53
    Sab Ohposted 7 years ago

    Funny how those darn voting machines always get "tampered with" when a democrat loses but work perfectly when they win. What are the odds?

    1. lovemychris profile image56
      lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Why I geuss the same odds as Repubs claiming the machines are fine, until Dems get the upper hand.

      It was WELL documented about the 2000,2004 frauds. But just like 9/11..no one cares.

      1. Sab Oh profile image53
        Sab Ohposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for EXACTLY making my point.

  18. profile image0
    Amie Warrenposted 7 years ago

    I think they will lose control of the house and keep the senate, and then they can be the party of no.

    1. FitnezzJim profile image83
      FitnezzJimposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think they'll lose both the house and the senate, and the new party of no will be reduced to the guy with the veto.  Poetic, since he coined the phrase.

      1. Druid Dude profile image61
        Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Must have gotten a fair mortgage contract. Everyone else is losing their houses. Nice to know someone will have a roof over their heads.

 
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