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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    Nobody seriously thinks things will change significantly because of this, do they?
    I do. Some of our best years was when Clinton was president and Republicans held the house and the Senate. The only problem is that Republicans had Newt Gingrich on their side back then. That Obama fellow is pretty hard headed. I'm not sure if Boehner and McConnell will have any luck working with him.

    For conservatives this composition of government is gridlock for anything spending related. That's really good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    that reads like some crap out of the IWW handbook. I cannot understand why any man who takes responsibility for himself would vote for the Dems. I guess if people want to be perpetual children-or worse yet, want to run the lives of others, they vote Dem
    You can thank Republicans for driving down wages offshoring Jobs, trying to **** with Medicaid and Social Security. They're always doing what they can to take more out of peoples mouths and pockets that have less, the disenfranchised and downtrodden. just so they can have more. By nature right wingers are greedy, heartless, evil bastards.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryChinaski View Post
    You can thank Republicans for driving down wages offshoring Jobs, trying to **** with Medicaid and Social Security. They're always doing what they can to take more out of peoples mouths and pockets that have less, the disenfranchised and downtrodden. just so they can have more. By nature right wingers are greedy, heartless, evil bastards.
    Uhm, median wages have decreased by 8% over the last six years of the President's governance...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
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    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryChinaski View Post
    You can thank Republicans for driving down wages offshoring Jobs, trying to **** with Medicaid and Social Security. They're always doing what they can to take more out of peoples mouths and pockets that have less, the disenfranchised and downtrodden. just so they can have more. By nature right wingers are greedy, heartless, evil bastards.

    lots of bitterness there dude. generally when I see that level of hysterical bitterness I am usually dealing with a college kid who believes some crap he read, or people who have failed to achieve and are desperately trying to transfer the reason for the failure to someone or something else



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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by radioman View Post
    We can only hope for the best.
    Since the GOP will have solid majorities in both the House and Senate they should be able to implement their wondrous agenda.
    Can't blame the gridlock on Harry Reid anymore.
    We shall soon see.
    Implement their agenda, how? They don't have a supermajority so everything will be vetoed by the president and they don't have the votes to override the vetoes. So, nothing changes, just more posturing and more gridlock. The only way this will be significant is if there is a vacancy in the Supreme Court. If not, then it will be just more of the same, that is, gridlock and nothing getting done.

    This only increases the dysfunctional state of affairs in Washington DC.

    Oh wait, sorry, I guess you were being sarcastic, never mind.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    Implement their agenda, how? They don't have a supermajority so everything will be vetoed by the president and they don't have the votes to override the vetoes. So, nothing changes, just more posturing and more gridlock. The only way this will be significant is if there is a vacancy in the Supreme Court. If not, then it will be just more of the same, that is, gridlock and nothing getting done.

    This only increases the dysfunctional state of affairs in Washington DC.

    Oh wait, sorry, I guess you were being sarcastic, never mind.
    At least the President would be forced to do something other than vote "present"...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
    Quote Originally Posted by James D Hill View Post
    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    Implement their agenda, how? They don't have a supermajority so everything will be vetoed by the president and they don't have the votes to override the vetoes. So, nothing changes, just more posturing and more gridlock. The only way this will be significant is if there is a vacancy in the Supreme Court. If not, then it will be just more of the same, that is, gridlock and nothing getting done.

    This only increases the dysfunctional state of affairs in Washington DC.

    Oh wait, sorry, I guess you were being sarcastic, never mind.
    preventing another far lefty on the USSC was the main reason why I wanted the GOP to hold the senate. and if a Justice dies or retires within 5 months of the 16 election, no way is an Obama appointee going to get on the court



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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    Most everyone is a product of their own effort and abilities (inheritances are the exception). That's just the way it is...
    Of course perfect example of right wing brain thought where everything is black-and-white. There's no gray areas, every circumstance and situation is exactly the same. You lost your job? it's your fault. Can't find another one? it's your fault. Hungry? your fault. Can't afford Higher education? Your fault. There's never extenuating circumstances or Cause-and-effect with you people.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryChinaski View Post
    Of course perfect example of right wing brain thought where everything is black-and-white there's no gray areas every circumstance and situation is exactly the same. You lost your job? it's your fault. Can't find another one? it's your fault. Hungry? your fault. Can't afford Higher education? Your fault. There's never extenuating circumstances or Cause-and-effect with you people.
    I've lost several jobs, but I've never looked to the federal government to fix that problem...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
    Quote Originally Posted by James D Hill View Post
    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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    Re: GOP seizes Senate

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    I've lost several jobs, but I've never looked to the federal government to fix that problem...
    years ago, a non-political friend of mine correctly noted that politics comes down to one basic difference

    do you consider your own welfare primarily your own personal responsibility or that of the government

    and this rings true reading some of these posts.



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