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originally posted by: ValentineWiggin
I don't disagree with him.
What is it that he said that's so wrong?
Obama DOESN'T care about constitutional law and people want Republicans to stop him.
Woop de doo. I don't get the outrage.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: hutch622
Not always. But in this case, yes. The opposition has gained control of both branches of the legislature. This does not mean that they get their own way but it does mean that they can determine which bills will come up for a vote. They can effectively kill a bill but not necessarily pass a bill. Their majority is not great enough to do that and they know it.
So if i have this right , halfway through your presidents term they hold elections where the balance of power shifts to the opposition .
As far as new legislation goes, yes. Potentially. But if those Republicans want to stay in the catbird seat they may want to temper their approach.
If so would not your government be potentially useless for half their term .
The essence of what Limbaugh said is correct. The only thing the Republicans can "do" is be obstructionist. That being the reason they were elected (his claim) is probably not correct.
originally posted by: LDragonFire
a reply to: Aloysius the Gaul
Yup you wanna see what it looks like when Democrats are motivated to vote, keep this kinda talk up and we will see in 2016!
Grothman has called for the elimination of the African American-themed holiday Kwanzaa—which he says should be treated with “contempt”—and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, which he has called an “insult.”
That’s just for starters. Over more than 20 years in the state legislature, Grothman has compiled a veritable Greatest Hits collection of inflammatory remarks.
He’s demanded the curtailment of food stamp programs, saying they “encourage sloth.”
After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a 2011 anti-labor law, Grothman called protesters “a bunch of slobs.”
In 2010, at the height of the Tea Party movement, he delivered a speech to conservative activists in which he railed against the “war on men.”
In Georgia, there is Jody Hice, a radio show host who has said Muslims don’t deserve First Amendment rights.
From North Carolina we will hear from Mark Walker, a pastor who has suggested invading Mexico as a way to address the influx of undocumented immigrants across the border.
And in Montana, there is Ryan Zinke, who calls Hillary Clinton “the anti-Christ.”
Capitol Hill Republicans are already worried about Grothman and his smash-mouth quotes—including the one where he said he opposed equal-pay legislation for women because “you could argue that money is more important for men.”
originally posted by: tavi45
a reply to: xuenchen
My question is, if tax rates are so high for the corporations and the ultra wealthy how are they doing do god damn well? I can't wait to hear your answer on how the poor corporations are overtaxed when they got a massive bailout paid even though they failed at their jobs.
It's amazing how you people believe the propaganda they buy. Just look at income inequality. The answer lies there. The rich get richer, the poor get poorer.
Oh wait I forgot the poor are lazy and the rich just work hard right? What a joke.