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Democrats on the wrong side

October 13, 2013

David Aas, Minot It is quite fashionable for the media to be blaming the recalcitrant House Republicans for the current turmoil that we are seeing in Washington D.C....

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socialismsucks

Oct-13-13 7:35 AM

libs spend more time worrying about what others have and how they can take it away. it's easier to sit back and whine while waiting for the next govt vote-buying giveaway program. the #1 17 Trillion Dollar Food Stamp/Disability/Unemployment Champion Prez will save you.

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Legend

Oct-13-13 11:00 AM

The tea party said they would cut, obstruct and tear the Gov't. down. They would gut the farm bill and change medicare to a voucher and start the phaseout. Social Security is bad stuff they said. They demanded an extremely tight budget and the democrats agreed. but then; the republicans backed out and wanted a piece of Obamacare. They did what they said in their radical agenda and you blame the democrats. Republican extremeists have forecast Obama to be a catastrophe for 6 years. they don't even no the meaning of non-essential. there would be no national parks under the t party agenda. t party talk and support for t party talk is cow flop.

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DaveAas

Oct-13-13 11:09 AM

RR - I am sorry that facts get in your way. The US has a $16+ trillion debt. When you count the US's unfunded liabilities due to entitlements, our debt is lose to $90 trillion. How do we pay for all of this stuff? The fact that Democrats can kick the can down the road oblivious to the crippling debt that we are racking up is baffling to the GOP. The people of this country are waking up to the fact that the Dems don't care about how we are crippling our country for our children and grandchildren.

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muleskinner

Oct-13-13 11:50 AM

They're all on the wrong side. They, the rrrrs and the dddds, have no intention of doing the right thing and represent the murkan people, all they do is worship the money that comes their way and nothing else anymore. Debt to them means nothing, they don't have to pay it, you do.

It all needs to end. Gov shutdown on a permanent basis means we're free of the nonsense that never stops and free, period.

They all need to be fired immediately. They can't do the job they were elected to do, that is to represent Americans, not worship Wall Street so Wall Street can enjoy the interest paid to them on the debt incurred paid for by the tapped out taxpayer.

Time for a national referendum to have a vote of no confidence and remove all of Congress and the executive branch too.

They need some humble pie.

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DaveAas

Oct-13-13 12:10 PM

NoTea4Me- The number comes from the Financial Report of the US Government at: ***********fms.treas.gov/finrep12/fr_index_new.html This report calls our current situation "unsustainable" under our current policy.

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centerfield

Oct-13-13 12:24 PM

Well, let me see, which side has done a better job of running the government financially. Lets start with Ron Reagan (the champion of voo-doo economics of trickle down) One of the first and largest deficit spenders in history (what was his statement-"Deficits don't matter"). Now, mr. bush.. of Medicare- D, Iraq war, massive tax breaks to the rich, and uncontrolled wall street destruction. Yep, dave, history tells it all and you cannot change that. Republicans are the worst people to have in charge if the economy is your interest. But, if you want to stop the government, drop the credit rating of the US(whoops, they already did that once), and destroy the middle class, you got the right party- the Republicans.

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centerfield

Oct-13-13 12:29 PM

I also have a question on the health care program. Where is the Republican program? They wanted only their stuff in the current bill and they ranted and raved about it. They have almost 400 different amendments/additions to the current bill. They stated that they would block anything that Obama put forth before the bill even came up. Don't blame the Democrats for your party's obstinance and prejudicial behaviors.

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:06 PM

"Well, if that's the case, 'the people' have a strange way of showing it, given the fact that they have voted for Obama twice, and voted to keep the Democratic senate majority for every election since 2006." They [the American People] voted for Obama twice, with 10 million fewer votes for him the second time around. That he won at all in 2012 does not speak to his success as a president, but maybe to his success as a politician. I am surprised that the drop wasn't larger, but he is skilled in the art of demagoguery, and that will be his legacy - that and a massive new entitlement destined to rival, if not dwarf, Social Security and Medicare in terms of the generation of unfunded liabilities.

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:06 PM

Of course Obama won his second term! That can't be denied. But he won it in spite of, rather than because of his success as a president. I get a chuckle every time you fools mention the election of 2012. "The American people have spoken. Now live with it and shut up." The 2012 election was not an affirmation of Obama and his policies. It was not an affirmation of big government policies of the Democrat Party. Obama won in 2012 because a large faction within the conservative base of the Republican party sat this one out. Romney got 2 million fewer votes than John McCain did in 2008, and that is saying something because McCain is was regarded favorably among conserves. McCain did have one thing going for him in 2008, and that was that he picked Sarah Palin as his running mate. Palin, maliciously maligned by the left, energized conservatives almost surely earned McCain votes than he would have otherwise won.

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:07 PM

We, in the conservative base in 2012 did not regard Romney as one of us. Unlike many other conservatives, I did hold my nose and cast my vote for him in the general election because I realized another big-government Republocrat was better than his far-left alternative. Many conservatives didn't see it that way, and they abstained from the vote. THAT is what generated Obama's second win.

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:09 PM

McCain is was regarded favorably among conserves

should be

McCain is was NOT regarded favorably among conserves

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:21 PM

"This is quite simple - when you act like a terrorist and threaten to destroy America if you don't get your way, it's not the other party's fault. IT'S YOUR FAULT. "

As to that that Democrat demagoguery I just mentioned in my last few comments - This is a great example of it. Talking points straight from the top.

"Terrorists" - language coming straight from Obama and other leaders in the Democrat party. And you minions just lap it up, don't you?

"HeHe. Terrorists. They got a gun to our heads. Hehe Terrorists."

I know you have a problem being referred to as the Democrat Party. Maybe we should start referring to you as the Demagogue party.

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angeR69

Oct-13-13 1:26 PM

Better call it quits for the day, when I spend more time addressing my own grammatical mistakes than dressing down fools.

Ummmm....

McCain is was NOT regarded favorably among conserves

should be

McCain was NOT regarded favorably among conserves

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centerfield

Oct-13-13 3:19 PM

Whether you call it domestic political terrorism or not, the Republican attempt to blackmail the President with the shutdown of the government is a despicable form of governing. Even the majority of Republican voters disagreed with using the shutdown of the government stop the health care act. They certainly agree that using the debt ceiling to blackmail the Democrats only hurts the people. what a disgrace the republican party is.

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Legend

Oct-13-13 4:38 PM

Romney lost when his hoity toity ways which represent the power in the red party today; were exposed. Dressage parade horse,********for a chinese, live in crowded factory workforce, hiding tax returns. upity does not sell to the masses who work hard for modest wages. he went down in the polls as more was revealed about him. the reds can't see that because their money and lifestyle won't allow it. Obama is not as far left as some say. there was romneycare b4 Obamacare. he did not demand strong gun control. He ran on obamacare; popular because medical costs are unbearable to many. he bent in negotiations to nearly the radical ryan budget. he is not a war monger like too many reds and we are war weary. considering his black handicap and the endless lies about him' he won a landslide. no lies were needed for romney to lose.

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DaveAas

Oct-13-13 8:13 PM

RR - I am not sure how conservative values of fiscal responsibility and personal responsibility can be described as "Orwellian". In fact it would appear to me that Obamacare is pretty "Orwellian". Central control over health care, centralized databases that are accessible by who knows who, and healthcare decisions made by a central bureaucracy are all signs of what George Orwell foretold in his novels. Conservative values are the antithesis of "Orwellian" thoughts.

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centerfield

Oct-13-13 9:25 PM

bdgi easily is the biggest hater on the blog and definitely the one with the least factual information. Your quote:"Your right.. And he won because oiver half the country is ow on the welfare roles and want Ovomit to keep the Government teat out there for you fools.. " Do you really know what the percent of people on welfare really is, dodo bird? It is a very long way from half the country. Just you out of staters have the wrong information. as usual.

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ndvetrn

Oct-13-13 9:37 PM

As a veteran from many years ago I have to say that this is not the same country that I swore an oath to protect and defend against all enemies. As unfortunate as it seems now our enemies come from within. I'm perplexed on how to voice my dissatisfaction to everything that is happening. My personal opinion is President Obama is not very presidential and the fact the Senator Heitkamp has chosen to vote the liberal party line, shows the people of North Dakota that she doesn't represent us. I would encourage and support a recall of Senatorless Heitkamp.

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 9:51 PM

"Obama is not as far left as some say."

I just about choked on my hot cocoa here...

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 9:53 PM

"...considering his black handicap and the endless lies about him' he won a landslide."

Sorry, Legend, but I'm calling the race card on this statement, plus you've said it more than once.

willgrr? namexxx? billygitmo? Why am I in the lead on this, huh?

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 9:57 PM

ndvetrn, I agree with your post and thank you for your service.

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 9:58 PM

Veritas, you wouldn't understand people like ndvetrn. I'd just about guarantee that.

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 9:59 PM

By the way, Veritas, do you think Legend's use of the phrase "black handicap" is appropriate?

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ndvetrn

Oct-13-13 10:12 PM

Veritas,

Your points of conversation are nonsensical without documented proof. In Senatorless Heitkamp case they are documented with her voting record. If you would to provide documented instead of alleged accusations I would consider the argument

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locomotive

Oct-13-13 10:28 PM

Veritas Oct-13-13 10:07 PM

Nice Deflect-O-Rama there. Again.

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