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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    When he's standing in front of me, what I personally want should be the only thing on his mind. First, last, and every thought in between.
    You are not that special, no one other than a billionaire donor is that special. When you are just a regular guy you join a faceless crowd called a constituency and however you feel is always weighed against everyone else with a gripe.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by angrycarpenter View Post
    You are not that special, no one other than a billionaire donor is that special.
    So Congress only represents the rich? Funny, that's not what the Constitution says.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    So Congress only represents the rich? Funny, that's not what the Constitution says.
    At times it certainly feels that way.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    So Congress only represents the rich? Funny, that's not what the Constitution says.
    Of course they represent the rich, where have you been? Anytime they fail to favor the rich over the general populace there is a horde of politicians and a legion of people who come out yelling "socialism" you ought to know, you are one of them.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by angrycarpenter View Post
    Of course they represent the rich, where have you been? Anytime they fail to favor the rich over the general populace there is a horde of politicians and a legion of people who come out yelling "socialism" you ought to know, you are one of them.
    And when they favor the entitlement class over every other person in the country, the common folk ban together and raise hell, as we've been witnessing. That's why this is the greatest country on Earth.

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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    And when they favor the entitlement class over every other person in the country, the common folk ban together and raise hell, as we've been witnessing. That's why this is the greatest country on Earth.

    OBC is a scam, the people know and we're not gonna take it.
    By entitlement class you mean poor people right? and by common folk you mean you mean "real Americans", right?

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    So Congress only represents the rich? Funny, that's not what the Constitution says.
    No, but you know that certain individuals have greater pull with the leaders of the country. If you gather enough "little guys" together and come together with a coherent message and a blueprint for impact, then the leaders will pay a lot more attention to 'the every day voter'. That is why populism, whether from the right, left, or center, is what becomes a driving force in American politics.

    I'm assuming you already knew that, but that is reality of American politics and political organizations.
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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    It was a townhall meeting sponsored by some one other than the rep, and on a topic other than health care.
    Sure, but the man should expect the 'unexpected'-which is entirely expected at town hall meetings. While the attendee was passionate and already at odds with the politician, you could also hardly say that this was a horrible outburst at a public gathering space.

    Indeed it is nice that they promoted the other hall meeting, but let's not presume that deviations from the agenda are somehow terrible.

    So, let the obvious speak for itself: the politician lost his cool-not horribly, but he did. The person asking the question (who apparently gave a speech-which can be dull and counter productive, but it seemed to have panned out well enough) was not the most modest person he could have been, but we have to be honest and say we have seen far worse at these townhall meetings.
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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by angrycarpenter View Post
    By entitlement class you mean poor people right? and by common folk you mean you mean "real Americans", right?
    No, I mean people who the second, third and fourth generation to live their whole lives on welfare. The folks who live off entitlements are, obviously, the entitlement class. Do you have a job?
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Georgia Democrat yells at local doctor over health care

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    At times it certainly feels that way.
    Which is why when the not-so-rich get in a Congressman's face, I find myself willing to be very forgiving of the not-so-rich raconteurs. The rich have money; everyone else has votes. Every so often it pays to remind Congressmen which one trumps which.

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