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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Actually, my point was that Jindall is for Louisiana first. He owes his constituents before anyone else. That is why they elected him.
    Be a little more rational, this guy has his eyes on larger positions in government.

    He is doing this for political reasons.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Actually, my point was that Jindall is for Louisiana first.He owes his constituents before anyone else. That is why they elected him.
    And I countered that it's actually 'votes first'. Not 'Louisiana first'. Not even 'voters first'. Just 'votes'. Bobby Jindal would lose MORE votes in his next election by screwing then poor then by standing by his political beliefs.That's what it all boils down to. Whether or not he wants to be reelected. And given his recent political moves it is clear that he plans to be around for a while. So then in this situation what would he gain from standing by his political beliefs and not the votes that got him into office? Nothing. In the end it's ALL about the votes.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    And I countered that it's actually 'votes first'. Not 'Louisiana first'. Not even 'voters first'. Just 'votes'. Bobby Jindal would lose MORE votes in his next election by screwing then poor then by standing by his political beliefs.That's what it all boils down to. Whether or not he wants to be reelected. And given his recent political moves it is clear that he plans to be around for a while. So then in this situation what would he gain from standing by his political beliefs and not the votes that got him into office? Nothing. In the end it's ALL about the votes.
    Is that a postulate, or a do you have proof with that statement?

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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Be a little more rational, this guy has his eyes on larger positions in government.

    He is doing this for political reasons.
    I don't think so. He is taking a position that is pretty unpopular with the national GOP.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    As much as I hate the Bush and Obama stimulus packages, I have to say that those Republican governors are acting quite dumb, and are helping to recruit new voters for the Democratic party by turning down stimulus money that could be used for unemployment benefits. After all, unemployment knows no party, and a lot of those who are unemployed right now are going to turn out to be former Republicans. I think those governors should follow the example of Bobby Jindal who, while being against the stimulus, refuses to screw the unemployed in Louisiana in order to make a political point. Unemployment is a real issue, with real people, and should not be a political football.

    Article is here.
    There we go with Bush on the brain again. It's Bush's package, it's Bush's fault, let's impeach Bush!!!! Bush Bush Bush Bush!!!!!
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    There we go with Bush on the brain again. It's Bush's package, it's Bush's fault, let's impeach Bush!!!! Bush Bush Bush Bush!!!!!
    1) Did not Bush also push a stimulus package, one that is about the same size as Obama's? Yes.

    2) Do you see me defending Obama? No.

    3) Do you see me defending a Conservative Republican governor? Yes.

    Before you troll with your one-liners, you should get your facts straight.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    It was for the banking problems. You're a troll, you're a Bush troll everytime you open you mouth. It's like a disease. Get over it, he's gone.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    I don't think so. He is taking a position that is pretty unpopular with the national GOP.
    That is a short term problem. Everyone will forget it, he's doing it to keep votes and/or gain votes.
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkWizard12 View Post
    Is that a postulate, or a do you have proof with that statement?
    Proof of what? That politics is all about votes? You're joking right?
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    Re: Jobless Angry at Possibility of No Benefits

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    And I countered that it's actually 'votes first'. Not 'Louisiana first'. Not even 'voters first'. Just 'votes'. Bobby Jindal would lose MORE votes in his next election by screwing then poor then by standing by his political beliefs.That's what it all boils down to. Whether or not he wants to be reelected. And given his recent political moves it is clear that he plans to be around for a while. So then in this situation what would he gain from standing by his political beliefs and not the votes that got him into office? Nothing. In the end it's ALL about the votes.
    You could claim any action a politician does is to get votes or to set up for some bigger office.

    Rather silly commentary there friend.
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