yes, congress embarrassed itself, but they are too effing stupid to realize it. B.S. as usual.
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it will be determined by the money people behind the t party. if they think their money is wasted or the reaction from business is too adverserail--they will change their plans. a breakthrough in energy technology to replace oil and/or coal would change the entire left/right dynamic. a stronger economy would probably benefit the right but they are stuck in the paradigm that all gov't. is bad and all business is good. they are juvenile in ignoring history and continuing to think supply side economics or the theory of trickle down must be tried again. they also believe they are the only ones that work--or at least that is what many of them say. their often irrational jargon is understandable because they speak from their lined pocket and not from their patriotism or heart.
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It's a sad day when it isn't an option to answer that 'business as usual' for Congress entails some sort of legislating. Their raison d'être, likesay.
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Corruption, destruction, stealing, lying, etc.... yeah business as usual.
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No change until we can get a new president and reid and pelosi are gone from the left......Bonehead from the right needs to go as well.
We need term limits and since we are the people with the votes we need to vote people out when needed.
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There was never any doubt how it would end, just when! MORE SPENDING, MORE BORROWING, MORE DEBT, MORE RULE AND REGULATIONS TO CONTROL THE WORKING PEOPLE AND MORE HAND OUTS TO THE SHEEP ! NO MORE HOPE!!!!
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oops.. forgot gloom, despair and agony.
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To use the word business in connection with Washington DC is a great insult to business owners. Change "business" to "party" would be more correct.
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It will surely be "business as usual" or at least more of the same disgusting political rancor witnessed from this latest debacle...
Tea Party Unpatriots have been busy targeting conservatives in their own districts and circulating a petition for impeachment the minute the voting didn't go their way...
Issues like cutting spending,bipartisan budget agreement,tax reforms & JOBS,JOBS & more JOBS are secondary priorities to these 144 people who's real goal is paralyzing govt. at any cost.
This chaos is driven from Billionaire gone mad mentality that insults the individual voter like never before...
Seems fair to me that these 10% can have say Texas to do with whatever they please and leave the governing to adults!
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Veritas, I disagree with your post except for one point. I'd love it if the red-blooded American conservative minded patriots with good values and work ethic could be given a state like Texas. I'd move there, our society would prosper, and we'd watch the liberal society around us collapse upon itself.
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Bobs2cents, liberals like versitass would then have to getta job and eat Stone Soup for their FREE LUNCH. They are already sensing that their days are numbered.
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Bob...I like your post, it's given me a Hollywood moment...
First off you'ld have to find a way to deal with "The poverty rate for Texas in that year was 16.5%."
Stamping TP on your forehead gets you border access...Kevin Cramer could give a speech like...All those not willing to work 60 hrs a week do not eat...Something like that.
I can imagine real good health care in a prosperouse state with low,low rates because doctors work for free.
That value thingy...Think the Ten Commandments would suffice or perhaps a 2100 pg book someone would have to publish for someone to know what's in it?
Tests are given weekly to prove your blood is red, thereby proving you're an American.
You'ld have to ban TV BOB...Watching liberals would be really hard...Might create some problems...
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Basically it will be the same, except, Obamacare: it fines you for not buying a product you don't want from a website that doesn't work.
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Nope, wouldn't have to ban TV. As a really free society without a nanny-state government always thinking they know what's best for people, free from political correctness, we would understand that we can simply change the channel if we don't like watching libs, and those honey boo boo shows that turn ones brain to mush..
Stick around Bob so it will give Versitass more Hollywood Moments.
He's mad because HollyRock passed him up years ago and he won't get Oscar.
Why don't you just move to Lieth?
What's this got to do with Leith garr bage?
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Obviously, Bob is blinded by his neon conservatism in considering a move to Texas. Probably some research on your part, Bob, would bring to light the shortcomings of that conservative state. Just like most of the red states, Texas is a welfare state on taxes, taking more out than they put in. More research will also show that Gov. Perry(he, of the no government money, etc), used federal money to balance the budget of Texas instead of putting it to good use for the people. He did all of this so he could bloviate while running for president. You should also check on the number of children and people without health care and the average wage of the general population. So, if you really want to go to Texas, don't let the door hit ya.
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Bobs2cents Oct-19-13 11:28 AM
"and those honey boo boo shows that turn ones brain to mush.."
Bob...Did you just insult Winnie the Pooh, Yogi Bear and Paula Dean all at the same time?
they are juvenile in ignoring history and continuing to think supply side economics or the theory of trickle down must be tried again."
Currently, our government is engaging in economic practices popularized by John Keynes, or "demand-side" economics. Keynesian economics is not all good....
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Another criticism of the (Keynesian) theory is that it leans toward a centrally planned economy. If the government is expected to spend funds to thwart depressions, it is implied that the government knows what is best for the economy as a whole. This eliminates the effects of market forces on decision-making. This critique was popularized by economist Friedrich Hayek in his 1944 work, "The Road to Serfdom". In the forward to a German edition of Keynes' book, it is indicated that his approach might work best in a "totalitarian state".
How's your Saturday, fellow serfs?
Where can I buy that? It would look cool in a window at night, maybe to advertise something, well, conservative.
PJinfinity: "This newspaper -- and the Republican party it represents -- is one, big, ugly joke."
Like Bob said, you're free to change the channel. As in yesterday.
See now this kind of thing is fun. Before you know it, we're splitting hairs over Texas being a good mecca for all things conservative and I've learned a new phrase "neon conservatism", although I'm not really tracking what that means. But please don't compare Honey Boo boo to yogi bear, Winnie the poo and Paula Dean. Those 3 were and still are quality television entertainment that is good for the American culture, stuff to raise your kids on, ya know? But Honey Boo Boo, that's just trash, along the lines of Rosanne, trash. Looking forward to the next political round of comments. Sorry if I hurt any libs feelings today, I know how sensitive ya'll can be.
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The right answer is C. Congress will put up some real reforms as a self-conscious reaction to the Republican gridlock, but it'll be scuttled by the Tea-party loons, and THAT will be their undoing.
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