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Now, let's get back to work

October 17, 2013

With the government set to reopen after a 16-day partial shutdown, there continues to be discussions of blame and finger-pointing....

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locomotive

Oct-21-13 5:06 PM

"We don't negotiate with terrorists."

Jargon on fire.

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locomotive

Oct-19-13 3:33 PM

For vanilla slams, see me.

For slams of other flavors (like dark chocolate or major mocha) in a variety of strengths (up to super-colossal-mammoth-industrial), see willgrr.

He'll be happy to help you, free of charge, I think.

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Missy1

Oct-18-13 11:09 PM

Will Garr, since you been stalking me around, second time, I asked you a question. You did not answer it. What did you win, and what did I lose? Apparently, it made your pp tinkle. Kinda like the man who got shivers up his leg.

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Missy1

Oct-18-13 6:31 PM

Center field, Hilary, your beloved next President, voted for that war. She also ran Benghazi. What 3:00 call does she want. AM or PM?????

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Missy1

Oct-18-13 6:25 PM

leftwing, rules of my house. You mess up the toilet, clean it up yourself and around it.

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locomotive

Oct-18-13 3:47 PM

Veritas, my "slams" are so vanilla that I didn't think you'd ever think them fit enough to use.

I defer to your Slam-O-Rama's...

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locomotive

Oct-18-13 3:31 PM

AS IF, PJinfinity.

Look for the nearest farmer's field, find a big rock, and crawl under it already.

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locomotive

Oct-18-13 1:02 PM

Liberals...the oh-so-compassionate, unfailingly tolerant, completely enlightened members of society...

wish Republicans would know their place.

Fascinating...

Doesn't sound much like the words "compromise" or "negotiate" but we already heard that from the president and Sen. Harry Reid, the leaders of the party of NO WAY ON THIS EARTH.

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locomotive

Oct-18-13 12:59 PM

Where did the $24 billion go to, oh lefty economists?

As far as "getting back to work," this seems to be the new bi-partisanship promoted by liberals ala willgrr...

"Republicans played their hand, and lost big, now it is the time for them to ask politely for meager things. It is time for Republicans to know their place, because we will certainly put them in their place next November."

Double uggh...

Isn't "knowing one's place" a bit pejorative, even for willgrr?

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centerfield

Oct-18-13 1:35 AM

Hey, missy, how about the hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq-- you know--civilians with no military ties, that died because of Bush',cheney, lies. That is a part of the destruction your party---yes, lady, your party, caused... get real for once and admit that you back the extremest and the losers.

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Missy1

Oct-18-13 12:22 AM

Wow, you did exactly what I thought you would.

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Missy1

Oct-17-13 10:52 PM

Just ask the Mother's that lost their son's in area's, and oops, they lost the paperwork. He just got it the last day or two. I am ashamed, just so he could get his picture. How about Benghazi, and the mothers that have breaking hearts with no answers.

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Missy1

Oct-17-13 10:44 PM

What, The Rugby Reader? No one is happy about the Democrat's or Republican's. I bet if Ted Cruz douses himself in gasoline, Obama won't want to be bothered. He is a little about himself, as you are.

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Missy1

Oct-17-13 9:52 PM

Oh, Bunk Legend. They won Nothing. Not a thing.. I used to vote Democrat. Never in my life will I ever do that again. They are not poplar, and who cares about that. I pay my health care and a lot of taxes to cover your butt. But your saviors and leader are exempt. Yes, I know where you are coming from, Freeloader.

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Legend

Oct-17-13 8:52 PM

they won a popularity contest against the tp. they won with the public and they won in the congress. the tp thinks it is big.

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Legend

Oct-17-13 8:49 PM

oh contrare, most people do care who caused the shutdown and it shows in the polls. it cost some big bucks. so did that earmark on the cr for ohio river work that benefits mcconnel and boehner. the good news is it will start some jobs. the bad news--just how 2 faced can a red get- -yelling about fed spending while causing a bunch more. no shame. thanks V. for addressing it.

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Missy1

Oct-17-13 7:16 PM

Democrats, Liberals, we win, win,. We will get them now, we will tear them apart, the terrorist, the racist, and every other talking point.. Won What?

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locomotive

Oct-17-13 6:20 PM

Question: Are we NOT to feel sorry for those who have been unemployed for weeks or months, not drawing a paycheck, as a result of our sluggish national economy?

Not everyone is, can be, or should be a federal employee. This news story has plucked the heart strings for the gov't employees. Where are the news stories covering thousands of unemployed across the country? More part-time jobs are their lot, with big businesses gaining a year's delay to implement the president's Obamacare policy.

Crony capitalism - if you're "somebody" then somebody cares.

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locomotive

Oct-17-13 6:15 PM

"Mary Player, another federal worker for the The Department for Housing and Urban Development, said although the shutdown has affected federal workers economically, they all want to continue being devoted workers to help make up for lost government revenue.

"'They want to get back, and they want to receive their money, and when they go back and get their paycheck that’s putting money back into the economy,' Player said."

The federal gov't is Player's employer. Where does the federal gov't get the majority of its money? Through taxes.

This is a zero sum gain. What percentage of government's money is generated by itself, as income or profit? Precious little. Government takes from its citizens in order to pay its employees, who also happen to be citizens.

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locomotive

Oct-17-13 4:29 PM

leftwing is all that's left of the crow that Republicans are supposed to eat...

Uh, thanks, but I'll pass.

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centerfield

Oct-17-13 4:29 PM

Obviously, you know nothing about the military and how they operate. It is obvious any time you want to change the subject from the losers of the tea party which you follow, to other items. You continually bring up old, tired, and wore out garbage. Like you, dusty, garbage in and garbage out. Too bad about your Republican party, you know the obstructionist, the minority party, the soon to be extinct party. Change the subject again, dusty and your party will still smell the same-defeated and deflated.

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centerfield

Oct-17-13 12:21 PM

Is that what you bring to the table, dusty? I don't know what your problem is with the statement that Tripoli was an unsecured airport and our jets did not have clearance to even fly through the airspace. But, you go ahead, dusty, since you are our military expert, our head start guru, and a very miscellaneous and useless piece of nonsense. Your comments are most always based on fantasy anyway. You are da man.

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Missy1

Oct-17-13 12:15 PM

Obama care is a huge success in Alaska. Two people have signed up.

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centerfield

Oct-17-13 10:43 AM

I am kinda looking for dusty's seven or eight obnoxious posts here. After all, there are now at least 16 posts and dusty only has one. That's a record. But, thanks jack for your uplifting comments. You left out some kind of conspiracy theory and, and, oh, you did have something about the media, didn't you. That could be a start to your conspiracy theory. Now, since you reformed yourself and became a democrat a while back, you probably need to go to right wing rehab for slipping back to the media thingy. Pull up your panties and get back in the right wing game. Come on jack, you can do it.

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disgusted

Oct-17-13 9:49 AM

If a tax is put on cigarettes to reduce smoking; is the tax on income put in place to reduce working?

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