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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Didnt know there was a direct vote on the ACA...
    But none the less about the "stupid part". Most people when told about the ACA's provisions they agree with them, but once you put say do you like "Obamacare" they say no... So who is stupid?
    Who is stupid? According to Gruber, it's the voters who needed to be duped to support Obama's ghastly law. According to you, it's the entire USA. One of you is wrong. Guess which one?
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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Those bastards don't know what lie to tell, nor when to tell it.
    LOL, a tax becomes a fee in order to get it passed and when a fee would be ruled unconstitutional, the fee reverts back to a tax. It really is quite simple.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Who is stupid? According to Gruber, it's the voters who needed to be duped to support Obama's ghastly law. According to you, it's the entire USA. One of you is wrong. Guess which one?
    The vast majority of Americans like the key provisions in the ACA..... But once its called Obamacare instead of the ACA they disagree with it...


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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    And, Obama is a Liberal. The Liberals over-reached bad when they secured the two branches.
    I'll grant you that, they did really over reach in 2009 and 2010 mainly because they could. Just be thankful that so much of those first two years was taken up with the ACA that the actual damage was minimal.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    The vast majority of Americans like the key provisions in the ACA..... But once its called Obamacare instead of the ACA they disagree with it...
    It is true there are a lot of provisions in the ACA that the majority of Americans like, no doubt about it. But as long as the majority of Americans are opposed to the ACA it will hang around the Democrats necks like an albatross. Good, bad or indifferent the Democrats own health care.

    FYI: Here is a list of Democratic senators in states where at least 55% of the citizens of those states, a few in the low 60% range opposed Obamacare when it was first passed in the senate back in 2009. These Democratic senators ignored the wishes of the people who elected them and sent them to Washington to represent them, which they did not. A few survived, but most are gone or shortly will be. Sometimes when senators tell the voters to stick it where the sun don’t shine, they bite back.

    AK Begich – is losing and when the results are final, he will be gone
    AR Lincoln & Pryor – Both gone, defeated in the next election after the ACA was passed
    CO Bennett & Udall – Bennett survived, Udall is gone
    IN Bayh – He retired without seeking re-election
    LA Landrieu – In runoff in December at which time she will be gone
    MO McCaskill – she survived only because the Republicans ran a nut in the form of Aiken. She had a 62% disapproval rating, Aiken had a 71% disapproval rating. With anyone but Aiken running against her, she would have been long gone, but such is life in politics.
    MT Tester survived, Baucus retired instead of facing re-election
    NE Nelson – retired instead of facing re-election
    NC Hagan – Defeated by Tillis
    SD Johnson – retired instead of facing re-election
    VA Warner – looks like he will survive by the skin of his teeth.
    WV Byrd and Rockefeller – Both retired instead of seeking re-election

    Total 12 defeated or retired instead of facing the wrath of the people, 4 survived the odds.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    It is true there are a lot of provisions in the ACA that the majority of Americans like, no doubt about it. But as long as the majority of Americans are opposed to the ACA it will hang around the Democrats necks like an albatross. Good, bad or indifferent the Democrats own health care.
    Even tho they agree with it when its named something else which pretty much plays into my opinion, the as a population we are pretty dumb...

    FYI: Here is a list of Democratic senators in states where at least 55% of the citizens of those states, a few in the low 60% range opposed Obamacare when it was first passed in the senate back in 2009. These Democratic senators ignored the wishes of the people who elected them and sent them to Washington to represent them, which they did not. A few survived, but most are gone or shortly will be. Sometimes when senators tell the voters to stick it where the sun don’t shine, they bite back.

    AK Begich – is losing and when the results are final, he will be gone
    AR Lincoln & Pryor – Both gone, defeated in the next election after the ACA was passed
    CO Bennett & Udall – Bennett survived, Udall is gone
    IN Bayh – He retired without seeking re-election
    LA Landrieu – In runoff in December at which time she will be gone
    MO McCaskill – she survived only because the Republicans ran a nut in the form of Aiken. She had a 62% disapproval rating, Aiken had a 71% disapproval rating. With anyone but Aiken running against her, she would have been long gone, but such is life in politics.
    MT Tester survived, Baucus retired instead of facing re-election
    NE Nelson – retired instead of facing re-election
    NC Hagan – Defeated by Tillis
    SD Johnson – retired instead of facing re-election
    VA Warner – looks like he will survive by the skin of his teeth.
    WV Byrd and Rockefeller – Both retired instead of seeking re-election

    Total 12 defeated or retired instead of facing the wrath of the people, 4 survived the odds.
    No way! This happened?


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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    Thank God for Governor Walker, right?
    Despite Walker. I'm trying to think what Walker has done for me. I'm coming up blank. I'm doing fine but our state is slipping fast. Our poor kids will be as stupid as the kids in Texas if this keeps up.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Another example of American stupidity. Congress has an 11% approval yet 96% of the incumbents were re-elected.

    How did that definition of "insanity," go? Maybe we are not stupid after all. Just insane.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Μολὼν λαβέ View Post
    The Obama administration deliberately lied to the country to pass their liberal agenda Obamacare. It seems you are still asleep. There's your answer.
    Bush lied about WMDs, Clinton lied about Monica, Bush 1 lied about taxes, Reagan lied about Iran...Ron Paul is the only truth telling politician and you are still asleep if you think your Republican representatives are honest. There's your answer.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    Say what you want about the guy but he has won 3 elections in the last 4 years...

    That says something.
    Not sure how you got any criticism of Walker from what I posted. He's a hero to those of us who want government to rein in spending and public sector unions.
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