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Some senators are bullied &some are schmoozed. dt is in WV 2day w/Capito. Blow up the phones in all her offices ‼️ . h…
Dem The ACA "is working," but some parts don't work, in part because "Republicans have undermined it"
Some Republicans wouldn't see an opportunity if it walked up & punched them in the nose.
Republicans are not that stupid, some can be bought but not all. A NO vote shows honesty, somethin…
Analysis: Moving past Obamacare may mean embracing some of its conservative roots
Republicans who do not vote to repeal, will be replaced with some who will.
Nice to see some people actually walk the walk of religious kindness and compassion while most Republicans onl…
republicans still are going along with what trump wants. Need more renegades with some morals, backbones and a lov…
The only one torturing the American people is you & some Republicans have no clue how healthcare works. You don't k…
Remember some Republicans in office of just there for themselves in the benefits that the government gives…
Senate Republicans need a backbone first. But watch that some of the higher ones are just as…
I guess some Republicans aren't as comfortable as you are with their president being based in Moscow. . Sad.
Republicans have a better deal if POTUS could get some support
If the republicans fail to do something with healthcare today some other horrible distraction will happen. Probably something really bad
I'm convinced that some Louisiana Republicans will vote for a dead squirrel as long as it has an R behind its name. ***
"Some Republicans are myopic and uninformed". We admit that freely, they're not called RINOs for nothing.
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At some point soon, Republicans are going to realize they gain nothing by keeping this regime in power. Nothing will pass…
House cleaning could happen at the WH, even some Republicans swamp could be flushed out.
“Single payer is the only real answer and some day I believe the Republicans will leap ahead of the Democrats and lead in it…
Some House Republicans are tired of the drama in the WH. Well shucks, you voted for a REALITY TV SHOW person for PRESIDENT.
This is one reason we American people voted Republicans to see Investigation of hillarys Criminal of Corruption Rep…
There's a range of Republicans in Congress now. Many are decent, thought…
The main street media, democrats, and some republicans are resisting and pupp…
It looks like some of the Republicans have been fooling us also.
if you wish Senate Republicans had some of the American grit is talking about and would actually
- "Some Senators want to talk forever about health care. Time for a vote."
Obamacare has issues (because Republicans have ALWAYS undermined it), but it's a good start that needs some…
the. Get ORGANIZED!! I'm sure some republicans will even help you at this point!!
Lets hope some republicans have the guts to stand up to this playground bully. Remember he has the…
At this point, some Republicans may be out next year. Too much talk, not enough action.
We could use some more Republicans with balls. The only ones who seem to have any are women. This *** savant
Republicans need to start behaving like they are in charge but still looking for some new politicians to support in 201…
Oh, I most definitely support the choice of some republicans to stand against the healthcare monstrosity…
News: Some Republicans are trying to change Cruz-Lee health proposal to make it palatable for mods- w/
Some Republicans nervously begin stepping away from the president
.Some Republicans appear to want to scare the into greater fiscal accountability. "Some…
"Some Republicans choose to comfort themselves by repeating the mantra: 'Gorsuch, Gorsuch, Gorsuch.'”
Some Republicans pushing tonight to eliminate Title I protections of the Affordable Care Act to cut premiums. . A list o…
Some Republicans are drawing a line in the sand.
Some Republicans worry that Trump's refugee and vetting policies go too far
President Donald Trump's immigration order is getting pushback from some Republicans in Congress, even as...
LOL! Not sure that would stop old Cheetolini. Republicans are all sex fiends of some kind. SMH
Some Republicans question Trump's immigration order (from
We are by far our own biggest threat. Republicans fail to see that for some reason.
Facing intense criticism, some Republicans are speaking out against Trump’s refugee ban. But not Ryan and McConnell. ht…
Senator John McCain said parts of President Trump's immigration ban "will give ISIS some more propaganda"
Some Republicans "seem to have more confidence in Vladimir Putin than fellow Americans because those fellow Americans…
Looks like some Bernie people hate Hillary as much as Republicans hate Obama. Deranged!
Republican, Independent or Democrat? Some great fodder on how 45 Top Celebrities Vote
Some trust in Democrats and some trust in Republicans, "but we trust in the name of the Lord our God." Psalm 20:7
"The virus is scary enough on its own. You don't have to hype this."
Basic human rights are bigger than politics. Glad some GOP members are starting to see the light on equality.
How about some CONGRESSIONAL candidates who can beat Republicans? You could seriously help out!.
Lol.. She's got some of the lowest approval ratings in the country.. Republicans tryna lose on purpose or wat
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Why some Republicans are publicly bucking their party on LGBT rights - Washington Post
Doctors: Zika funding from Congress critical: Federal health agencies are not trying to sneak extra money out...
Docs Say Funding Critical as Some in GOP Remain Suspicious via https:…
Sanders hasn't endured the crucible that Clinton has. Some Republicans want him because he's easy to run against
Doctors say Zika funding from Congress critical as some Republicans remain suspicious
Some Republicans and Democrats can come together to give Mr. Merrick Garland and up or down vote which is the nominee of Barrack Obama! Why?
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Some Republicans already starting to wake up. Trump is -especially in Nov. He is
Some Republicans see Cruz as best alternative to Trump by JULIE PACE via The Seattle Times
Some Republicans in Minnesota posted that their district's Democrats had a *** problem"
Poll: Some Republicans, but not most of them, unhappy about Ben Carson s West
Some Republicans are trying get Mitt Romney to run. They’re calling him day and night saying, “This time, you’d get to los…
“At some point the things he says go from being ‘crazy old Donald Trump’ to defining…how Republicans think and feel”
Democrats some republicans believe it is ok for illegals to kill American citizens. Get your guns America
and this is why people are sweeping Trump into power. Some republicans are just as bad as the Democrats. WEAK.
Execution drug shortage makes "pro-life" republicans think of firing squads and hangings
. Blame Bush. a strategy that unfortunately, some "Republicans" are adapting
The Tea Party will serve Paul Ryan for lunch. Republicans are Jeckle & Hyde. Some are Conservative, and some are Whack
Republicans want to compete in California House races, but some GOP consultants arent optimistic they can in 2016
. Why do some people think it's republicans with the offshore accounts?
says he is willing to take on the House speaker job but has some conditions Republicans must meet
Exactly. Some Republicans never had any intentions of ever working with President Obama. "Party of No"
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The fact some republicans in the election even exist makes me want to give myself an abortion. And I'm not even a woman.
Republicans still in denial about their disasters. Think that there is some kind of black magic at work. Witch hunting! .
In some way is like quicksand for the Republicans it looks solid but their issues somehow sink when they go on the show.
They had no evidence, so they manufactured some. I guess Republicans learned something from Bush and Iraq.
Those two factions of Republicans on some other page than the Rest of the Republicans and Speaker, nothing gets done!.
Kevin McCarthy’s decision to drop out of the race for speaker echoed chaos in the House 17 years ago, but some Republicans…
there's some serious abuse of power by GOPers on
SOME REPUBLICANS SAID WILLING TO COMPROMISE ON PELOSI AS HOUSE SPEAKER / I kid you folks but with Newt being considered Pelosi has a chance.
Quite some time ago, mentioned Joe Biden - mine posted among Demo notables on his site. He says his enemies are not Republicans. Bad start?
Always amazes me how some women get duped by Republicans. They treat women as objects. Don't get it...
Democrats don't believe in the Constitution, or the rule of law, unless it is of some benefit to the Party.
Are You There, God? It's Us, the Republicans: As Republicans look to select their next leader, some m...
Democrats filibustered the Civil Rights Act. . . It was passed by Republicans. . Go learn some history, child.
Why are Democrats / Liberals / Progressives really ugly & 4 some reason Republicans / Conservatives / Libertarians are stunningly beautiful?
Mr Ryan you sound like the right man for the job if you can bring the Republicans together & make some right decisions
For the record, there are some Republicans who are outright war mongerers, and I wouldn't affirm their salvation either.
For a so-called fringe group, rhetoric is starting to get picked up by some non-fringe Republicans.
After reading some of the replies I thought I'd throw this out there: White Republicans have killed police officers too.
Does Jeb Bush need to show more fight? Some Republicans think so
Wel Democrats are shooting down America and that's why some republicans are in an up roar
didn't even vote? We put republicans in if they don't force vote we will vote Nov & put some new republicans
NEXT at 9: Are lawmakers shutting the public out? Why some say State Republicans shouldn’t meet behind closed doors
Pat, go round me up some honky's to troll. & by "honkys", I do mean Republicans.
Republicans are so reflexively repulsed by all democrats that their isn't any pout trying to reach out to some "Indy" vote.
I hope some Republicans answer this question, too and David Perdue
Come on Republicans. Let's show some unity for once in a century and all get behind for Speaker.
Republicans don't care about ordinary people in WI. That's why Assembly Democrats and are bringing up some of ou…
Thought Republicans had control of Senator. Must have been some isle crossing.
If you're now attacking Republicans for prioritizing family time, maybe it's time for some soul searching.
Joe Biden and other turncoat plastic Democrat demagogues should show some honesty and call themselves what they really are: Republicans
some of the material Republicans have on Biden, how Dems plan to attack Trump but excuse Biden?
Republicans better settle on a candidate like him than suffer from Boehner forever. Some hills not worth dying on.
some House Republicans threaten to quit. Seriously.. LOL Paul Ryan Vote Blue!
Under heavy fire from Donald Trump, Bush has some Republicans fretting that “slow and steady” can’t win this race
some Republicans are threatening to impeach her on Day 1. They ARE they ememy.
“I think Jeb needs to find his inner street at this point,” says RNC chairman Michael Steele https…
"investigations" have cost taxpayers at least $20M but don't worry. Republicans will pay for it by cutting fo…
Doesn't surprise me. Some black liberals want to fight black conservatives or Republicans because of thei…
Doesn't Matter. Does Jeb Bush need to show more fight? - via
BUT that is not to say all republicans are dumb. Some are, and some aren't. Same with democrats.
Trump never said this, but i've heard some die hard republicans talk. And this has some truth.
Some Republicans use race as means to incite fear, anger - Central Maine
Some Republicans say, hey, whether happens. This amazes me. If their house was burning down, would they say, hey, …
Some Republicans have a pope problem
Some Republicans. Percentage wise more Northern and Southern Democrats still supported CRA than their GOP regional counterparts.
Some Republicans find themselves in a “Hunger Games”-type race to make the first two debates.
Some far right Republicans & Israelis have said that the murder of the 3 Muslims was justified. This is why I'm glad there's a ***
Schumer portrayed House Republicans as “playing hostage,” probably some kind of elitist New York mobster wannabe...
Any doubts about what Republicans have planned? It will happen unless Dems grow some.
Sneed: Some Republicans griping about Rauner: I'm thinking° he's my " huckleberry". . Madigan needs a spanking too Gov
Is there another party? MT Some Republicans think party would get blamed for Homeland Security shutdown.
*** I should have been an illegal alien! So I can get some free money, too!
Too Much Prayer in Politics: And three months after that, he gathered some 30,000 people, most of them evangelical…
"The next time some academics tell U how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology…
“You’ll see Republicans, like Jeb Bush recently, trying to carve out some middle ground,” said Richard Socarides.
- Republicans ought to get some "guts" and do what's right & ignore t press, as they'll get hammered no matter what they do!
some illegal immigrants, whom ve lived in America for a long time, d republicans dnt like dis, but he is a Democrat,
Republicans have been screwing Americans in general and Veterans in particular and than, there are some assoles,...
Republicans have a notorious record of being wrong, wrong, and then wrong some more!.
Some Republicans want all schools to be privatized. If that happens, how many kids do you think will be getting an education?
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Part of me believes that some Congressional Republicans are now terrified of the SCOTUS ruling for the Plantiffs in King vs Burwell.
I would choose life for some of Yale's campus republicans
Some Republicans think the party would get the blame for a Homeland Security shutdown.
Puerto Rico bankruptcy bill "faces opposition from some Republicans and may be all-but dead already" $MBI $SYCRF
legislature is to busy worrying about gun laws. You have some crazy Republicans in Pierre Steve. Sad
Corrupt Big Oil Republicans love them some Canadian tar sands pipeline on Valentine's Day
I bet this thought will some republicans something to think about.
I'm just tryna fight with some Republicans and go to the waterpark.
Some dumb Republicans are trying to lead the GOP Party to long range oblivion! They lost the Black Vote; now they...
Republicans say Obama giving immigrants 'amnesty bonuses': Some work in the underground economy and do not rep...
Yeah some Republicans don't like him.
While most congressional Republicans and some Democrats supported the Keystone pipeline, the measure is not expected t…
Some Republicans would rather defend Christianity from all criticism than stand clearly against religious violence. .
From Friday: opens $$$ spigot for Congressional GOP'ers. Some predictable recipients, some less so:
Our love is like anthropogenic climate change-. Demonstrably true even if some republicans don't understand it.
Even Republicans believe in some redistribution
The truth: Republicans say Obama give some immigrants 'amnestry bonuses' for shielding 4million immigrants from deportation through an order
i'll trade you for some great books MI4Marriage: MUST-READ from LSJNews: Republicans explain their…
All Republicans & Democrats yes. Not the 1's who want equality for all even poor and working class whites.
Some Republicans want to punish Lois Lerner by making it harder to file your income taxes. Allow to explain: http:/…
Hawaii is trying to lure the Obama Presidential Library with the offer of a location on the beach. Some Republicans are appalled, saying it would be just like President Obama to build his library in a foreign location.
Some Republicans now considering trying to ban President Obama from delivering 2015 State of the Union address
Some Republicans have tried to make President Obama a lame duck since his first inauguration. He hasn’t quacked yet.
Some Republicans may have shifted slightly to the left on Obamacare. Not Kelly Ayotte. Her full-throated approval of Scott Brown is on NH TV
Some Republicans are digging in on climate change denial, even as members of their own party line up to explain that global warming is real. On Thursday, Jon Stewart took a look at the "traitors" who crossed the party line to join Obama'...
Some Republicans are taking steps to shoot down the healthier school lunch standards, supported by First Lady Michelle Obama. The First Lady makes a rare move to call them out for their opposition.
Another child killed by a gun. Some Republicans will say the kid should've known better.
Rep. Jack Kingston will join businessman David Perdue in the Georgia GOP Senate runoff on July 22, according to The Associated Press. With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Perdue was in first place with 30 percent of the vote. Kingston was in second, at 26 percent. Former Secretary of State Karen Handel was third, at 22 percent, too far behind Kingston to catch him in the AP's estimation. The winner of the runoff will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the general election. Some Republicans feared nominating a more outspoken conservative candidate, like Reps. Paul Broun or Phil Gingrey, would endanger their chances of holding the seat being vacated by retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss. But Broun and Gingrey were both well behind, each with just under 10 percent of the vote at latest count.
Some Republicans want House Speaker Boehner to take up the Senate bill, but he says it must include job-creation measures
Some Republicans are very anxious to send our men and women to war but when it's time to give them what we promised them once they return home it's another story.
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The goal of 7 million signing up for insurance through the Affordable Healthcare Act has been met. No death squads yet. Some Republicans are going to have some serious explaining to due at election time. Tell us, why did you waste all that time trying to repeal an act that apparently people want?
Miss B: Some Republicans say the most cruel and stupid things. According to a friend, here is the full quote: “If a woman has (the right to abortion), why shouldn’t a man be free to use his superior strength to force himself on a woman? At least the rapist’s pursuit of sexual freedom doesn’t (in most cases) result in anyone’s death.”
"Some Republicans are Co-Conspirators helping the Progressive Democrat Transformers transform America…" — Imarkex
Some Republicans are looking to popular Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as the one person who can drive Senate Majority Leader…
Veterans healthcare bill advances in U.S. Senate By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:47pm EST (Reuters) - An expansion of healthcare and education programs for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cleared its first procedural hurdle on Tuesday, as Democrats in the U.S. Senate attempted to win passage of the legislation this week. By a vote of 99-0, the Senate laid the groundwork for debating a bill that would create 27 new medical facilities in 18 states and Puerto Rico to help meet the growing needs of veterans of the long combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. "This is the most comprehensive piece of veterans' legislation to be offered in decades and addresses many of the challenges facing service members, veterans and their families," said Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont, the chief sponsor of the bill. Despite the unanimous vote on this procedural move to open Senate debate, the fate of the legislation was uncertain. Some Republicans criticized provisions of the bill, includin ...
Commie Core supporter MIKE HUCKABEE *** him Some Republicans, including Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee, have been longtime supporters of Common Core. Both agree that the name change is necessary because the term Common Core has become “toxic.” “Rebrand it, refocus it, but don’t retreat,” Huckabee said at a recent meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers.
Chastened G.O.P. Tries to Foil Insurgents at Primary Level By JEREMY W. PETERS FEB. 9, 2014 Richard H. Black, a Republican state senator in Virginia, holding plastic fetuses. He announced his candidacy for the House, but dropped out under pressure from powerful Republicans. Steve Helber/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Richard H. Black is a Republican state senator from the Northern Virginia suburbs who once sent plastic fetuses to his colleagues with a note attached: “Would you kill this child?” He said a statue of Lincoln had no business going up in Richmond because it would be “sort of like putting the Confederate flag at the Lincoln Memorial.” And he tried to block unmarried, *** and *** couples from receiving state home loans, saying that would “subsidize sodomy and adultery.” Mr. Black easily won his latest race, and had party leaders on his side. But when he started exploring a run for Congress last month, he felt a distinct chill. Some Republicans were concerned that he could becom ...
Good morning, our live Sunday political panel is tackling these topics in our 6am hour. Weigh in now and Sally MacDonald FOX 26 may read your comment on air! 1.) We're a month away from the March primary. Four powerful Republicans are locked in a tight race for lieutenant governor. The candidates have been criticized for pandering to the far right. Do you know who you'll be voting for? Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is seeking re-election; State Senator Dan Patrick of Houston; Todd Staples, the agriculture commissioner; and Jerry Patterson, the land commissioner are running 2.) Has the GOP established a path to citizenship? Some Republicans say children of illegal immigrants should get a chance to become citizens but only if they earn a college degree or serve in the military. What do you think? Do you support citizenship for children brought here illegally if they're succeeding?
One-time mentors and fundraisers for President Barack Obama admonished him in an open letter on Thursday for his failure to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. The president promised to shutter the prison in 2008 but has blamed congressionally imposed restrictions and diplomatic hurdles for his failure to do so over five years in office. In the letter, a bipartisan group of Chicago lawyers — many who know Obama personally — argue that the president has all the authority he needs now to transfer prisoners out and has no excuse for inaction. Signatories include Chicago civil rights attorney Judson Miner, who gave Obama his first job out of law school, and Steven Cohen, a top bundler who raised more than $650,000 for the president during his two campaigns. Judge Abner Mikva, who offered a young Obama a clerkship and later became his mentor, also signed the letter. Some Republicans also joined, including former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson. About half of the remaining detainees in the 12-year-old p ...
Just had to share this truth from Robert...I agree the Republican Party isn't the GOP anymore. Robert Shepherd shared Occupy Democrats's photo. Head in the sand? Some Republicans woke up. (I was one) Yes, I am a lifelong Republican, but now vote all Democrat. Have I shifted liberal? Hey even Sarah Palin blasted the male chauvinists and rape-excusers. They have driven out Olympia Snowe and Jim Jeffords and Richard Lugar and Jim Leach and the late Arlen Specter. And just look at all the former Republicans who now went for Obama, Colin Powell and Larry Pressler and Charlie Crist of Florida, Ron Reagan, Lincoln Chafee and Chuck Hagel, Ray Lahood and Robert Gates. Then there's Ed Rendell and the evangelical Frank Schaeffer. Bob Dole said not even REAGAN himself would make it into today's Republican Party. Jon Huntsman said Republicans had better change or they'll be extinct. Republican governor Bobby Jindal said he wishes the Republicans would quit being the party of stupid. Personally, I wish they would pass ...
"Let's be honest. Some Republicans just don't want to fight on spending anymore." at
For two days in a row, The Washington Post had front page stories highlighting the new" positive" news about Obamacare... Sign ups have reached 1.2 million 1 headline said, having guaranteed healthcare is the light at the end of the tunnel , another, I think we will see more of these types of pieces soon as the Democrats circle the wagons snd attack the GOP on the Affordable Care Act... This is why the GOP is taking a big risk by counting on Obama care as its issues in 2014... Some Republicans justified their support of the budget deal by arguing that it would allow them to focus on Obama care in 2014 ... Obamacare won't work, but in the run up to the midterms , many in the media will make people think it's working .. Conservative candidates should be prepared to make other points..Republicans should focus on how they stopped the Democratic party from rolling back 2nd amendment rights , how they stopped immigration amnesty from undercutting middle-class wages..the GOP block and tack ...
Black and Politics Blacks loyally voted for republicans until the 1920’s. The Republican presidents awarded them with small amounts of patronage. Some Republicans remained loyal supporters of civil rights for blacks. But the Democratic Party remained dominated by the Southern, segregationist wing. Woodrow Wilson ordered the segregation of all federal facilities in Washington D.C. after he became president. To show how much the Roosevelt’s hated segregation, Franklin appointed blacks to high offices. But he was not the only one. William Hastie appointed the first black federal judge, and Eleanor Roosevelt invited the National Council of *** Women to have tea. Her most important act against segregation was when she resigned from the Daughters of America Revolution when they refused to allow an opera singer, Marian Anderson, to give a concert because she was black. But things started to turn in the 1930’s when Northern blacks increasingly voted for Democrats instead of the Republicans. The tu ...
Richard Pryor as the President, AKA POTUS!!! Man if he could, Some Republicans would be jump out the windows.
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I am not a blind Republican Party person. Some Republicans are RINOs (Republican In Name Only). However, generally speaking, Republicans are conservative, defenders of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, strongly pro-life and pro-family, pro-armed forces, pro Second Amendment, pro-business, for fiscal responsibility, for a balanced budget, for a smaller government, for more individual rights, and for less taxation. Remember, not one Republican in either the House or Senate voted for the disaster called ObamaCare. By contrast, the Democrats are on the wrong side of all of these issues and freedoms, while promoting perversion and the breakdown of marriage and the family. Do you remember how at the last Democrat Convention (when Obama was re-nominated) the delegates screamed and shouted against even mentioning the name of God in the Democrat platform? Even though all of the foregoing commentary is absolutely true, there are still men and women who appear to be intelligent, and who claim to be good ...
Some Republicans are still working on immigration reform
"Some Republicans trying to inflict harm on the American people?" Oh, Ted Cruz is referring to himself and the Tea Party.
A reckless Republican bid to undercut the Affordable Care Act failed miserably, producing only damage to the economy and the GOP brand. The best that can be said is these misguided political warriors didn't cause a bigger disaster — turning the U.S. government into a deadbeat borrower. But the legislation that removed the barricades from Washington's memorials and reopened federal offices on Thursday is good only until Jan. 15. That's just 90 days away. Another deadline — this one for extending government's borrowing authority — follows 23 days later, on Feb. 7. In the meantime, we're left to wonder whether the uncompromising Republicans who took America to the brink of default before capitulating learned anything. Some Republicans are asking the same thing. “This package is a joke compared to what we could have gotten if we had a more reasonable approach,” Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told the Washington Post. “But live and learn; we'll be doing this in a couple months.” President ...
Some Republicans knew trying to defund/delay the Affordable Healthcare Act was a bad idea, but followed the Tea Party anyway. Some of those are ready to pass a clean CR, because they know it's political suicide. {Suzy} This came from Republicans for Obama What Republicans in Congress have been saying over the past 24 hours: “The circus created the past few days isn’t reflective of mainstream Republicans — it projects an image of not being reasonable.” -Michael Grimm (R-NY) "We've lost this battle. We need to move on to the next one." -Dennis Ross (R-FL) "If you are going to take a hostage and shut down the government, you *** sure better have an endgame and this didn't have that." -Devin Nunes (R-CA) House Republicans should "accept the fact that we're not going to defund Obamacare." -John McCain (R-AZ) "Any opportunity to defund Obamacare through the CR, if there was such an opportunity, is now gone." -John Cornyn (R-TX) "Sooner or later, we are going to have to pass a clean continuing resolutio ...
What is it?? Is the right wing echo chamber really that good??!! Or are people really that disengaged?? Either way it's pretty disheartening. Because once again, Americans are confused and once again that confusion seems to be mainly with voters on the conservative side of the political spectrum. It doesn't help that the mainstream media, CNN, ABC, CBS and NBC are totally inept at informing the American people with the truth. Here is the truth! The government shutdown is not the result of both parties acting irresponsibly. This totally avoidable crisis is the result of a hand full of Republicans who have made it perfectly clear that expanding health coverage to millions of Americans is something that must be stopped at all costs. Some Republicans were actually pushing for a government shutdown, and when the government actually did shut down, some republicans on the House floor cheered! No need to rub your eyes or adjust your eyeglasses, what you've just read is accurate! On the prospect of millions of fed ...
Some Republicans are beginning to complain more and more that with the help of outside, Tea Party-inspired groups, Mr. Cruz and others like Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Rand Paul of Kentucky — both presidential prospects who battled alongside their colleague from Texas in the current health care fight — are leading conservatives to believe the current fight over cutting money for the health law is winnable when it is not.
Democracy Alliance Colorado Meeting '08 "The majority of (us) whom are Democrats. We do have some Republicans: they are all progressives."
"Today Obama says "some Republicans are decent."/ Just his John McCain & Lyndsey Graham. They spend many meals with Obozo!
Nobody is listening to you Mr O. Yet it is nice to know you think some Republicans are "nice people". Is that like some blacks are nice?
Fact is there is a divide among some Republicans on Common Core in Alabama. Some believe the negative hype, others say…
There's some Republicans that oppose bill because they dislike Pres Obama." because he is Black - Sen McCain
Obama concedes that "some" Republicans "want what's best for the American people."
POTUS: I understand I will never convince some Republicans. I'll work w/ them when they have suggestions they think will make it better.
"I will never convince some Republicans on the merits of ObamaCare" - Pres
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Obama: "I understand I will never convince some Republicans about the merits of Obamacare."
should pass without drama. Some Republicans act irresponsibly.
Troubling that some in GOP can't get beyond dislike for Obama to consider facts. via .
John McCain (RINO-AZ): Some Republicans oppose Obama on Syria ‘because they dislike’ him
Govt. shutdown threat is here. Some Republicans want to defund Obamacare -- or they'll close the Govt. or force a default on US debt.
Some Republicans are confused about the fact of job loss via technological progress.
remember, some Republicans think that husky twelve-year-olds throwing themselves at bad guys could solve this
McCain to House Republicans: Don't shut down government (CNN) - As some Republicans and Democrats begin to dig in ...
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said some Republicans resist President Barack Obama and his proposal for a U.S. mili...
Maybe we can get some Republicans on today, to comment on how Smart these Russians are...
Some Republicans says 48th District Judge Kimberly Small is out of GOP race for U.S. Senate in Michigan
ObamaCare Tear the GOP Apart - Some Republicans still want to defund health care act
Some Republicans want to know where the former military official is and what he knew about U.S. response on the night of the Benghazi attacks
Some Republicans support *** marriage, but won't cross the governor on an attempted override
Some Republicans are inserting the politics of the health-care reform law into the immigration debate.
Cont...Under current law, illegal immigrants and legal residents of fewer than five years are mostly barred from receiving benefits under Medicaid, the joint state-federal health insurance program for the poor. That restriction does not apply to poor immigrants who show up at hospital emergency rooms, however. While writing the Affordable Care Act, Congress sidestepped the dicey issue of illegal immigration by excluding immigrants who are in the country illegally from its provisions. That means that those immigrants will not get government subsidies to help them buy private insurance plans, nor can they benefit from the law’s expansion of Medicaid. At the same time, however, they are exempted from the mandate, taking effect next year, that every person must carry health insurance or face a tax penalty. Some Republicans think it would be unfair to exclude such immigrants from the insurance mandate. One proposal championed by Labrador, according to people familiar with the private House negotiations, woul ...
I forward and post this FYI and interest. Robert Donin Robert Donin Insurance GOP to constituents: Questions on ObamaCare? Call Obama. By Elise Viebeck - 06/15/13 12:00 PM ET Republican lawmakers say they anticipate a flood of questions in the coming months from constituents on the implementation of ObamaCare, which will pose a dilemma for the GOP. [WATCH VIDEO] People regularly call their representatives for help with Medicare, Social Security and other government programs. Yet, Republicans believe healthcare reform spells doom for the federal budget, private businesses and the U.S. healthcare system. They're also enormously frustrated that the law has persevered through two elections and a Supreme Court challenge and believe a botched implementation could help build momentum for the repeal movement. Some Republicans indicated to The Hill they will not assist constituents in navigating the law and obtaining benefits. Others said they would tell people to call the Department of Health and Human Services ( ...
"The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings and inefficiencies to our health care system." –in remarks after a health care roundtable with physicians, nurses and health care providers, Washington, D.C., July 20, 2009 "What I was suggesting -- you're absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith..." –in an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, who jumped in to correct Obama by saying "your Christian faith," which Obama quickly clarified, Sept. 7, 2008 "UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, right? It's the Post Office that's always having problems." –attempting to make the case for government-run healthcare, while simultaneously undercutting his own argument, Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 11, 2009 "Some Republicans are saying that due to his current scandals, President Obama should be impeached. In response, Obama laughed and said, 'Two words fellas: President Biden.'" --Conan O'Brien "One of President Obama's winning points last night was about how sanct ...
In Obama's Image ~ U.S. President Barack Obama reshuffled his national security team Wednesday, and it’s a sign of the times that the reaction was mostly yawns. The president’s choices for national security advisor and ambassador to the United Nations are loyalists who share Mr. Obama’s view that the U.S. is no longer the world’s “indispensable nation” (as Bill Clinton’s Secretary of State Madeline Albright once put it). Some Republicans are squawking that Mr. Obama named U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to the NSC post despite her post-Benghazi follies. But the position is the most personal in foreign policy and requires no Senate confirmation. Her false Benghazi spin cost her a promotion to Secretary of State, and Mr. Obama is now making amends by handing her the top White House security post. She replaces Tom Donilon, a Hillary Clinton loyalist who served with discretion even if he leaves with the world a more dangerous place. Mr. Donilon helped to fulfill Mr. Obama’s desire to steer the U.S ...
Just had an interesting and reasonable (was with a republican) debate about the eligibility of Ted Cruz to be President. Now there's almost no one on this Planet that wants Ted Cruz to be President more than me, but I believe he is not a "Natural Born" citizen like the Constitution requires, but he is a naturalized citizen like the 14th Amendment states. Some Republicans seem to think he is, so I'd like to hear from the Conservatives now.
Some Republicans hope to gain more districts, while Democrats say another Hispanic-controlled district should be created.
“What is broken is our system of government whereby the elites in both parties consistently ignore the will of the people on an issue as important as border enforcement. This bill will make life more difficult for middle class Americans and legal immigrants who are already struggling to find decent-paying jobs that cover the bills. Some Republicans are desperate to agree to anything in hopes of winning the Latino vote. They are on a fools errand, will infuriate their grass roots supporters, and will compromise their remaining credibility as a ‘law and order’ party.” — Laura Ingraham
Good Morning! Thanks for the comments yesterday on my "freckles post." I laughed so hard! Although I did put on sunscreen when I went out for a run yesterday. In the news today: The headlines say it all: "CAN OBAMA BOUNCE BACK?" And, "D-C TURNS ON OBAMA." Well, it's about to get worse. The President's Attorney General, Eric Holder, will testify on Capitol Hill about Benghazi, the IRS scandal and "spying" on AP reporters. Republicans have called for Holder to resign. Some Republicans suggest the President could be impeached. Oh, it's going to get ugly in DC today. Also: OJ Simpson is expected to take the stand today. Do you care what he says? And, the National Transportation Safety Board is now recommending the blood alcohol level for drunk driving be lowered to .05. That's four beers in an hour for a man who weighs 190 pounds. Restaurant owners are incensed. We'll talk about that. And holy wow! LA Dodger, Hyun-Jin Ryu, played catch with a little boy in the stands during batting practice. Talk about a fie ...
Some Republicans were not happy with the president’s choice of Representative Melvin L. Watt, whose housing stance could draw scrutiny.
"Moving forward?" Some Republicans have been dragged to accepting marriage equality kicking & screaming, many others won't move.
Some Republicans may have misunderstood and set their clocks back another couple of centuries last night. A friend mentioned they should have set them forward 100 years to catch up wit the rest of us. Funny
State GOP leader may be ousted over his support for same-sex marriage: Some Republicans say chairman's action ...
Some Republicans saw the filibuster performance by Sen. Rand Paul as a morale boost for the party. He aimed to spark a broader discussion about the possible domestic use of armed drones.
Some Republicans in the South Carolina House now propose raising the gas tax as the fairest and most responsible way to pay for the state's roads and bridges.
Some Republicans reportedly pleaded with Ann Romney to run for Senate in Massachusetts. I don't know, last time a Romney had to be dragged kicking and screaming into an election, it meant President Obama was re-elected.
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Some Republicans think Obama will add money to his health care law ... - ...
Some Republicans are already quietly attacking Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, who is taking a look at the Senate race.
Some Republicans say the party was in a weak position as Obama repeatedly blamed the GOP this week for the spending cuts while their members were scattered around the country.
Jon Huntsman is awesome. Some Republicans really are sane.
The New McCarthyist: Ted Cruz via The New York Times As the Senate edged toward a divisive filibuster vote on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary, Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, sat silent and satisfied in the corner of the chamber — his voice lost to laryngitis — as he absorbed what he had wrought in his mere seven weeks of Senate service. Mr. Hagel, a former senator from Mr. Cruz’s own party, was about to be the victim of the first filibuster of a nominee to lead the Pentagon. The blockade was due in no small part to the very junior senator’s relentless pursuit of speeches, financial records or any other documents with Mr. Hagel’s name on them going back at least five years. Some Republicans praised the work of the brash newcomer, but others joined Democrats in saying that Mr. Cruz had gone too far. Without naming names, Senator Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, offered a biting label for the Texan’s accusatory crusade: McCarthyism. “It was really reminiscent of a ...
Could Rand or another Tea Party darling split the GOP in 2? Some Republicans worried about that in my column:
Some Republicans will try to hold up their former colleague's confirmation as Pentagon chief. But the conventional wisdom is that the Senate will move to put Hagel in that job before the end of this week.
Reading about Chester A. Arthur's bio reminded me that there are no new issues in the realm of politics. Being a student of politics and history I know that issues we have now we're debated before. Arthur faced immigration reform because we were concerned with the amount of Asians coming across the Pacific to California. Some Republicans were concerned about the Southerners owing guns, shortly after the Civil War, so they tried to limit the sale of rifles. Arthur's birth controversy and so on. Read up on our history you will find that the debates we are having now have all happened before.
THE REPUBLICAN PLATFORM ON SO CALLED SOCIAL ISSUES Some Republicans are saying that the GOP should modify or change its Platform on social issues. I would like to know, from the so called moderate Republicans, the specifics as to how the GOP should change its Platform on social issues. The following is from the GOP Platform: ABORTION -Support human life amendment; oppose abortion funding. -Promote adoption & abstinence, not abortion clinic referrals -Human Life Amendment to the Constitution. -Ban abortion with Constitutional amendment -Alternatives like adoption, instead of punitive action CIVIL RIGHTS -Constitutionally define marriage as one man & one woman -Homosexuality is incompatible with military service -Support the advancement of women in the military -States should not recognize *** marriage from other states -Affirmative Access, without preferences or set-asides -Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage -Strong support for traditional definition of marriage Let Boy Scouts exercise free ...
Governor Kasich's in town to push his tax plan. Our story's at 6 and 6:30 but here's some initial reaction. Many Democrats say that even though there's school funding included, it doesn't make up for previous cuts. They also claim the deep income and business tax cuts favor the rich. Some Republicans don't like the new professional services taxes. Rush Limbaugh called out Kasich for accepting federal money to expand Medicaid, a key provision of Obamacare that's being rejected by some other GOP governors. Kasich supporters note that he's moved Ohio from an $8 billion deficit to a nearly $2 billion surplus. And they say he wants to attract businesses to Ohio with low taxes and regulation, as they do in Texas. California, they say, is doing the opposite and suffering a reverse Gold Rush. Hear from Kasich tonight on ABC22 and FOX45.
"Some Republicans" want Ann Romney to run for the vacant MA Senate seat? Are they high?
Some Republicans are suggesting that President Obama is trying to destroy the Republican Party. Do you believe that’s true?
President Barack Obama unveiled his vision for immigration reform in a speech on Tuesday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nev., telling Congress that he will send them his own bill and call for a vote if they don't move fast. "If Congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, I will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away," Obama said to applause from students at Del Sol High School. "It looks like there's a genuine desire to get this done soon, and that's very encouraging," Obama said, mentioning a blueprint put forward by a bipartisan group of eight senators on Monday. "But this time action must follow." Obama's speech was the latest move in a chess match between the White House and some Republicans in Congress to craft an outline for reform that can both be enacted into law while meeting the expectataions of the growing population of Hispanic voters who now overwhelmingly favor Democrats. Some Republicans want to support immigration reform in part to combat the pa ...
"Some Republicans have finally seen the light." Martin Bashir (referring to Immigration Reform)
Some Republicans have proposed switching the way their states award Electoral College votes from winner-take-all to a proportional system based on Congressional districts. Democrats should be glad none of those plans have moved forward.
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In a surprise move, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta removed the military ban on women in combat on Wednesday. Lifting the ban will open service on the front lines to thousands of women. Some Republicans have opposed putting women in combat because of alleged physical inferiority to men. However, wome...
Some Republicans turned out to be Libertarians...and acted like Occupiers. When their pro- pot, anti-Israel Candidate was exposed as being a Libertarian running as a spoiler on the Republican ticket, like little children they decided to show us all and stayed home or as it advised on the Ron Paul web-site they actually voted for 0bama !
What exactly will happen if Congress and the Obama administration don’t reach an agreement to raise the debt ceiling by late February, when the Treasury Department will run out of money to pay federal bills? Nobody knows—and that’s exactly what’s so terrifying about it. Some Republicans, led by Sen.
Some Republicans say no new gun legislation will pass. Do they have a moral obligation to do something? Share your comments with us here on the show!
Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee for treasury secretary, is a premier federal budget expert who would take the helm of the government's main agency for economic and fiscal policy just as the administration girds itself for a new confrontation with congressional Republicans over the nation's debt and deficits. Obama will nominate Lew on Thursday afternoon, continuing to put a second-term imprint on his Cabinet by choosing yet another close ally to a key government post. A year ago, almost to the day, Obama appointed Lew as his chief of staff, taking him from his perch as director of the Office of Management and Budget into the White House's tight inner circle. In selecting Lew to replace Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Obama not only picks an insider steeped in budget matters but also a tough bargainer. Some Republicans complain that Lew has been unyielding in past fiscal negotiations. If confirmed, Lew would assume the post in time for the administration to tangle anew with Republicans over ...
Some Republicans are against Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense, because they believe that having served in Vietnam, Hagel is less likely to start a war. [hz]
We wrote about House Republicans being unwilling to pass a bill for Hurricane Sandy victims. Some Republicans on this page claim it is because of "pork" ... But that is total B.S. There is some pork but anyone who understands civics will understand that since Republicans control the House ... They can write their own bill. They won't though because helping hurricane victims is their idea of big government. Just ask Chris Christie and Peter king. It is insane.
The next election we need to focus on is the gubernatorial race. Dustin Mcdaniel the Attorney General of AR will be the Democrat ticket as Bebee has served his limit. Some Republicans that might be in the race are Johnny Key, Curtis Coleman, Asa Hutchinson, some talk of Steve Womack, Mark Darr, and I'm sure there are others. This position will be key as I believe we will see a battle between the states and an overreaching federal government. We need good men and women in these positions across the nation.
Senate report on Benghazi lets Obama off hook Homeland Security Committee finds intelligence agencies, not White House, are responsible for "talking point" changes. Last Modified: 01 Jan 2013 03:38 A Senate report has said the FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies - but not the White House - made major changes in talking points that led to the Obama administration's explanations of the attack on US diplomatic facilities in Benghazi. The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee report said on Monday the White House was only responsible for a minor change. Some Republicans had questioned whether the presidential staff rewrote the talking points for political reasons. The committee, headed by independent Sen Joe Lieberman and Republican Sen Susan Collins, also said the director of national intelligence has been stonewalling the panel, in holding back a promised timeline of the talking point changes. US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the September 11 ...
Some Republicans believe it’s only a matter of time before she appears in more direct-mail appeals.
Some Republicans fear that the party’s commitment to prevent tax increases more and more is coming at the expense of those other, older kinds of fiscal responsibility.
Some Republicans are calling for guns in schools. What do you think about that idea? Let us know what you think
Some Republicans are siding with Democrats around the proposition that online sales should be taxed. Now, Congress is adding a rider to the National Defense Authorization Act that would allow such a tax. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, which also has a House counterpart, the Marketplace Equi...
. Some Republicans called Eisenhower a Communist: they were the John Birch Society founded by Koch, and now the TeaParty.
Some Republicans are finally seeing the rather than their signature on REP STEVE ISRAEL (D) NY
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Everyone is talking about the imminent demise of the Republican Party, unless those stuck-in-the-mud conservatives start thinking and acting more like Democrats.Some Republicans think a logical first...
The important part of Section 8 is Congress’s duty to levy and collect taxes to pay debts and provide for the nation’s general welfare, but as Republicans bemoaned the national debt they created, they refused to fulfill their constitutional duty to lay and collect taxes to pay the nation’s debts. Some Republicans are re-evaluating their strict adherence to Norquist’s attempt to destroy the government, and questioning the wisdom of promising to never raise taxes, but they are in the minority and Norquist recently made it clear his true followers are moving forward with their assault on the government and the people. Shortly after Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss said he had a problem with the Grover Norquist tax pledge because he cared “more about my country than I do about a 20-year-old pledge,” and that “if we do it his way, then we’ll continue in debt.” Norquist disputed the idea his plan would not help the economy and said he personally supports Paul Ryan’s plan he said would pay dow ...
Some Republicans say Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has poisoned his relationship with them (by
Some Republicans won't stop. Ohio Secretary of State is already already talking about how to rig the 2016 elections. Democrats stay tuned. Stay connected. We have our work cut out for us in the 2014 election. We must ensure the nonDemocratic supporting candidates are not re-elected in 2014. No vote should be left behind. Stay in touch with your voting family and friends. Get those who voted in this election to do it again in 2014.
Some Republicans still want answers from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) for his embrace of President Obama just days before the election and in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. But the tough-talking governor has won plenty of other allies for his handling of the storm's aftermath. A Rutgers-Ealgeto...
Some Republicans have acknowledged that slashing spending alone is not enough, and that tax revenue must be increased, and now their burden is to persuade their colleagues, an economist writes.
PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton shared the following link and had this to say about it: Some Republicans want a "Watergate-style" investigation into the attacks in Benghazi, but one senator thinks that's going too far: on Fox News Sunday, Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) said they did not think the U.S. Senate should create a special committee to investigate the de...
Hispanic Vote in 2012 Election: Reaction and Response Since the national Hispanic vote supported Obama 71% to 27% in the recent presidential election some liberals are quick to claim the GOP immigration position drove Hispanics into the Democratic ranks. Some Republicans are even ready to surrender and compromise their principles out of fear. However, the facts show immigration was probably not the major issue as some claim, but rather the GOP suffered from a poor ground game. In 1984 Walter Mondale won 61% of the Hispanic vote while Ronald Reagan took 37% in a national landslide victory. Two years later, Reagan signed into law the 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli Immigration Reform Act which gave amnesty to several million illegal aliens. The amnesty was supposed to bring Hispanics into the GOP. But in 1988, Democrat candidate Michael Dukakis took 69% of the Hispanic vote while George H.W. Bush won 30%. Amnesty didn’t help the GOP very much. Since then, the Hispanic vote has swung up and down. In 1996 Bill Clinto ...
Cal Thomas Nov 13, 2012 "The color of the world is changing day by day." -- "Les Miserable's", the musical "A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party won in square miles. Unfortunately for them, electoral votes, not landmass, won President Obama a second term. Analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics estimated that total spending on federal elections would peak at nearly $6 billion, an all-time record. This spending included ads that carpet bombed swing states; yet we are still an almost equally divided nation. But America is rapidly changing. Historically, the losing party turns introspective and asks itself how to attract more voters. Some Republicans are suggesting that social issues be jettisoned and the GOP should become more like Democrats. Why, then, have two parties? Step one in a reform agenda would be to remove "old" from the GOP moniker. Conservatives can adapt to the cultural shift without compromising their principles, or they can retreat into a bunker mentality, lobb ...
Some Republicans are reportedly dismayed Mitt Romney blamed his loss on President Obama buying the vote with entitlement "gifts." But shouldn't they be happy to finally have proof Romney wasn't faking it?
Along with questions about Broadwell's access, the Petraeus' scandal also presents challenges to the congressional inquiry into the Benghazi attack. Petraeus recently traveled to Libya to meet the CIA station chief to discuss the attack, CNN has confirmed. He was scheduled to testify before a congressional committee this week on the assault and the U.S. government response to it. That now will not happen, but it is possible that he could be summoned by Congress to testify later. Some Republicans have criticized the administration's response to the Benghazi attack and have speculated that Petraeus' departure was linked to the congressional inquiry. Rep. Peter King, R-New York, said elements of the story "don't add up." He called Petraeus "an absolutely essential witness, maybe more than anybody else." However, a senior U.S. official said Petraeus' departure wasn't connected to the Benghazi hearing.
Some Republicans say Romney's loss is partly the fault of conservative media that kept overstating the candidate's real strength.
Some Republicans aren't holding back when it comes to assessing what went wrong for the party in the election. "We have the right message on the finances," said Rep. Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio, on CNN's Starting Point. "We have to get out of people's lives, get out of people's bedrooms and we have to be a national party, or else we're going to lose." Exit polls show President Obama's re-election was delivered through the votes of young people, minorities and women. LaTourette says the nation's red-blue map, showing the states that voted for Obama and Mitt Romney, points to a larger problem for the GOP. "The Republican Party cannot be a national party if we give up the entire East Coast of the United States," said LaTourette, who is retiring in January. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, said on the same CNN program that Republicans were hurt by comments about "legitimate rape" by Senate nominee Todd Akin in Missouri. Even after Romney and other top Republicans denounced Akin, Hutchison said the Akin commen ...
Some Republicans are waking up and admitting that their party needs to re-invent itself. Republican TV show host Joe Scarborough called them "the stupid party," and others are pointing out all of the "wackos" that lost their election attempt. Marco Rubio & Jeb Bush as talking about the need to work together with Democrats while Mitch McConnell still thinks compromise means President Obama should come over to his side. I really hope the Republicans get it together. Let the wackos start their own party.
Some Republicans been taking up for Obama lately... Whats gon be funny is when they get behind that wall & slick vote Democratic Party
Nov. 4: Did Hurricane Sandy Blow Romney Off Course? By NATE SILVER If President Obama wins re-election on Tuesday, the historical memory of the race might turn on the role played by Hurricane Sandy. Already, some analysts are describing the storm as an “October surprise” that allowed Mr. Obama to regain his footing after stumbling badly in the first presidential debate and struggling to get back on course. Some Republicans seem prepared to blame a potential defeat for Mitt Romney on the storm, and the embrace of Mr. Obama by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other public officials. The theory has some appeal. The last three days of polling have brought what is almost certainly Mr. Obama’s strongest run of polling since the first presidential debate in Denver. Mr. Obama led in the vast majority of battleground-state polls over the weekend. And increasingly, it is hard to find leads for Mr. Romney in national surveys — although several of them show a tie. When the hurricane made landfall in New Jer ...
Some Republicans say they are moving to Canada if Obama is re-elected on Tuesday. Hm, maybe not the best choice. A poll held across Canada this past week gave Obama 90%. Also, they have national health care, much stronger than 'Obama-care.'
why Romney has to lie so much. He called it wrong ,very wrong ""Romney's line ."Let Detroit Go Bankrupt" he called for the auto companies to be taken through a managed bankruptcy with the aid of private capital. The major problem with this argument is that there was no such private capital to be had at the time; that's why the companies were begging for federal help. * The bailout was a good idea. Some Republicans' attempt to argue against the bailout is muddled by the fact that other Republicans supported it. A December 2008 precursor bill that died in the Senate was supported by 32 Republican House members, including eight Michigan Republicans, two Ohio Republicans, and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan -- now Romney running mate. Nine Republican senators also supported the measure, including then-Ohio Sen. George Voinovich. But Ohioans seem to think it worked, and they give Obama credit for it. Having cycled through so many arguments against it, all of them unsuccessful, Romney appears to have concluded the on ...
Some Republicans: "Obama's never had a real job; he's never signed the back of a paycheck." I literally search and find out that Obama "lectured as a constitutional law professor at the University of Chicago Law School for 12 years." Yet, they still deny it and claim that every other source but their own crazed belief is false. Huh...
October 25, 2012 By Anomaly This post is mainly for the ladies, but guys, you are very important to us, so don’t go anywhere. There is a positive side in hearing/reading what GOPers think of our gender, and our bodies. We already knew; it was made evident by how they vote and now the public is more aware too. We don’t need men to give us power, when we can empower ourselves with the decision to get out and vote on election day. Some Republicans and talkers have had the audacity to voice their concerns lately over whether women should have the right to vote. That should *** you the *** off. From the video below, with Ms. Leslie Gore’s song, ”In 2008, 60% of voters were women. It is estimated that 10 million more women than men will vote in this election. Despite this, women make up only 16% of Congress.” We cannot contribute even more to society if their collective boot is still on our necks. We have a voice. We vote. No longer should a group of men dictate whether rape is rape, or just a ‘li . ...
I know everyone is tired of political posts. But this is really, really important. Some Republicans like Linda McMahon are telling us they're pro-choice. But their party and their platform, is not. Say it's true -- that she is pro-choice, pro-woman, and believes that we should have control over our own bodies and healthcare decisions. One should not presume that if they should win their seat, that they will crusade against their party and pursue pro-choice legislation. Even if they did, it would not make a difference. So I humbly ask that you think about this when you are standing there at the polling booth and making your final decision. This election is not just about the economy. It is about the very real danger of making abortion illegal. It's about defunding Planned Parenthood which provides basic healthcare and cancer screenings to people all over the country. It's about white, middle-aged GOP men who will never have to make these decisions themselves, forcing their personal opinions on women who ma ...
The movie – 2016: Obama’s America is a propaganda film produced by political hack Dinesh D’Souza paid for by a Chicago billionaire named Joe Ricketts … the owner of the Chicago Cubs. You can read all about that filmHERE. Some Republicans actually believe this crap and it is a real shame. Well – ...
So, NC taxes reportedly will rise by $1000 or more per family per year come January 2013. But, President Obama promised he would cut taxes. Some Republicans may think Big Bird made a mistake, but most New-age Democrats use absolute values; so, to them, negative is the new positive. So, really China owes the US 16 trillion... Yay Obama!
I understand having disagreements over politics on both sides but when you start printing blatant lies that you KNOW have NO TRUTH to them, you begin to discredit your entire party. It is a sad day when I see an article stating President Obama is *** or that he set up Ambassador Stevens to be killed or hearing a fox news say they wouldn't put it past him to start a war to secure his re-election. All this tells me is that there are Republicans out there that are willing to do whatever it takes to secure votes for Romney. I get wanting your candidate to win, but at what cost? I am a Democrat and WILL vote for Obama, but I am not willing to lie for him! I would not sacrifice my integrity or moral grounds for anyone! Some Republicans claims to be so Christian and righteous, they must have missed Proverbs 14:5 "A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness will utter lies"
If u read all of my last Rant you'll see I said I know its not just Republicans that r anti-abortion pro-life. I know there r some Democrats that have that view too they just haven't made fools of themselves. The entire article wasn't biased on Republicans either. I'm Pro-Choice but judge Pro-Life supporters. Some Republicans don't want contraception b/c it gives women a license to have sex. Hello they r going 2 do it anyway. & Until I read what the Vice President candidate Paul Ryan said I actually thinking if Romney could keep religion & his moral views out of his presidential candidacy he wouldn't be so bad. I'm not voting b/c I don't feel strongly enough in either candidate... Obama w/Hilary Clinton would be a good team, but alas that's just a wish.
Some Republicans are saying the polling showing Obama ahead is rigged. A couple thoughts: 1. Why would you want to rig polls to show your candidate ahead? You would think that if you were trying to influence the election by rigging polls, you'd want to motivate your base, not demotivate them. 2. Think back four months, when the race was dead even. No one was saying the polling was rigged then. Now, think about everything Mitt has said and done in the last four months--the London Olympics gaffes, the 47% comments, the Libya gaffes with The Smirk, appointed a very polarizing figure to be his running mate, contradicted himself when he said on 60 minutes that emergency room care is already an available means of healthcare... After all of that, starting from even, if you still think polls showing Obama moving ahead are rigged, well, no amount of logic is going to help you. Which might explain your political perspective. ;-]
Questions about how the Obama administration has handled the attack in Libya that killed the US ambassador on Sept. 11 have taken a harder political edge. Some Republicans say UN Ambassador Susan Rice should resign over faulty reporting of the attack.
More Republican crap! Does this make a bit of sense if people are looking for a job. Some Republicans are busily trying to make it a law that if you own a car of any description, you will be unable to receive SNAP benefits (that’s food for the poor, if you aren’t familiar with the term) until you sell that car. This plan is Rush Limbaugh-approved, so you know it is empathetic and fair and kind-hearted and rational. (Yeah…no.) So while you are struggling to find work, and being told that you need reliable transportation to be hired (try to find a decently compensated job that does not require employees to have their own transportation), and being scorned for being unemployed, Republicans want to take your personal transportation away (while blocking any public transportation-related programs, mind you) or deny you help with food. Nice people.
9/27/12 - Here's a example of how "going off half-cocked" can come back to haunt you - especially if you're part of the Republican hierarchy. You'll recall that several Republican leaders told Akin to withdraw from the Senate race last month after he gave a local interview in which he used some unfortunate language about rape. Some Republicans even told Akin to resign. He apologized for his remarks and clarified them, but refused to step aside, claiming he had a solid chance to unseat the Democrat pro-choice candidate, Claire McCaskill. Akin is now locked in as the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri after the deadline to withdraw passed this week, and a growing number of Republicans have begun lining up behind him as their only option for holding on to the seat. It's about time. On Wednesday, Sen. Jim DeMint and former Sen. Rick Santorum, both of whom hold the reins to political action committees that could help Akin, offered their endorsements. And after having said it would withhold all its fu ...
As president, Johnson has promised to propose a balanced budget during his first year in office. He says that means cutting the federal budget by over 43%. Regardless of how he got there, libertarians have to agree with this. Likewise for all of those conservatives who complain about “RINOs” (Republicans in Name Only). If they truly do want to see the size and influence of the government reduced, Johnson is really their only choice. Romney openly admits that he will spend more in his first year in office than Obama is spending now. Some Republicans claim that voting for Johnson would be “handing the election to Obama,” but that’s not true. Johnson is pro-choice. He wants to end the war in Afghanistan. He is pro *** marriage. He wants to abolish the Patriot Act. These are all core liberal issues that Obama has failed on. Johnson could easily take as many votes from Obama as he does from Romney. The most compelling reason to cast a vote for Johnson is what it could do for the third party movement ...
"There are not so many differences between politics and football. Some Republicans have been unkind enough to suggest that my close election was somewhat similar to the Notre Dame-Syracuse game (won by Notre Dame with a disputed penalty) But I am like Notre Dame. We just take it as it comes along. We're not giving it back." John F. Kennedy
I've been thinking. Oh, oh. There are many, many Republicans who do not agree with everything that the Tea Party or the very far right hold dear. Many who have friends who are *** and who they agree should have parity with others in their rights. Many who would never dream of forcing a woman who has been raped or one who's life would be endangered to carry that pregnancy to term. Many who believe that abortion is wrong but who do not think that they or the government or the courts should decide for every woman. There are also quite a few Republicans who are not Christians. They and many who are Christians are uneasy about the current "church party" approach of the most influential Republicans of today. Some Republicans are poor or middle class and resend the increasing class spread. Others are rich but believe they should be paying more taxes (for example, Warren Buffet, who is one of the 5 richest people and has pointed out that it is wrong that his secretary has a higher tax rate than he does). Some ...
In 2005, the head of the Republican National Committee, Ken Mehlman said at the NAACP convention, "Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization." He also added. "I am here as Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong.".Yet you all claim your hatred directed in Obama's direction has nothing to do with race while giving NOTHING to back your support for Romney or "anyone but Obama".well some of you do...making yourself look immensely ignorant and blinded
Some Republicans have criticized Vice President Joseph Biden for giving a small portion of his income to charity—about 1.5 percent last year and 1.4 percent in 2010.
Some Republicans might not like abortion for victims of rape unless, you know, it's "legit rape." Likewise some...
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