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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:15 PM
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What was the number 1 priority for you guys when you took control of the house? was it to fix the economy? decrease the deficit? help fix our education system? nope. the number 1 prioirity was making obama a 1 term president.

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well needless to say you guys tried your damnedest to get that done. shooting down all of the presidents suggestions (even if they were in line with republican beliefs) and pretty much making asses of yourselves at every turn. your reps say stuff like women cant get pregnant from rape, god will stop climate change and claiming that half of the country feels entitled to government handouts. lies stream out from the right like never before on a daily basis and you people have the audacity to say the election was rigged?

Ever since the internet came around the republican party has been on a decline for one simple reason. facts. 10 years ago Mitt might have won the election with all the straight up lies because a majority of the people would have no way to check and make sure what is being said is real but now thats not possible. 10 years ago Mitt might have gotten away with flipflopping around on EVERYTHING because there was no youtube to make him look like an ass. Ironically enough the reason the democrats won this election is because of how the republicans conducted themselves.

Hopefully there can be some bipartisan co-operation during his second term but chances are slim (very slim). i wouldnt be surprised if the republicans start trying to get obama impeached because of some bull crap that they make up.

Also, i'd like to point out that the republicans failed on their #1 prioirity but their #2 prioirity (making money for billionaires) was a total success






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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:26 PM
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To be fair, Mitch McConnell is a senator.

Also, thanks to the 2010 midterms allowing a sweeping number of GOP reps in the state legislatures the democrats were all but gerrymandered out of their districts resulting in the GOP maintaining their hold on the house.

More people voted for democrats in the house elections this year than for the GOP but you couldn't see that behind all the skewed, misshapen congressional districts.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:29 PM
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The President's solution was his budget. It didn't even get one vote from the Dems.
So, what's he do? Spends.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:35 PM
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Originally posted by MastaShake
What was the number 1 priority for you guys when you took control of the house? was it to fix the economy? decrease the deficit? help fix our education system? nope. the number 1 prioirity was making obama a 1 term president.



They were voted in to stop Obama. Plain and Simple.

Because as long as Obama is in the White House we can't have a growing economy, we can't decrease the deficit (even though Obama promised to cut it in half), and as long as Obama keeps paying off the Unions, we will never fix our education system.

The number 1 priority was correct, and it should continue to be number 1.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:37 PM
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the number 1 prioirity was making obama a 1 term president.


And Failed miserably
Who is going to replace Obama in 4 years

Cran



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:38 PM
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Originally posted by solidguy

Because as long as Obama is in the White House we can't have a growing economy, we can't decrease the deficit (even though Obama promised to cut it in half), and as long as Obama keeps paying off the Unions, we will never fix our education system.

The number 1 priority was correct, and it should continue to be number 1.
Attitudes like yours continues....

And the GOP will be relegated to the Bleachers for a Long Time.


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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:40 PM
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The Republicans mission was to do ANYTHING to get one of their CLOWNS in office. They held America back just to do this. Its CLEAR that this was their SCHEME the entire time!!

The republicans campaigned on LIES and NONSENSE and America SAW THROUGH the crap and made her choice. PERIOD.

Conservatives, have LOST as America said NO WAY to them. The bitter Conservatives need to TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, stop WHINING, and stop BLAMING others and SUCK IT UP already!!!!

America SAW THROUGH the lies and BS!!! And thank GOODNESS!!!


FORWARD, and not BACKWARDS!!!!
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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:47 PM
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Of course, you are correct. But the question is WHY didn't any of them vote for it.

The reason, of course, was that Republicans tacked on some amendments with all the normal baggage that Dems would never vote for and as a result they all voted no.

If it had went to the senate as originally written, it would have passed with a majority.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:49 PM
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That's right, keep blaming the unions.

Everybody should go to college for years and get paid minimum wage.

What is up with everybody against the working man/woman?

The education national system is seriously lacking in funding. Infrastructure is falling apart and kids are learning like it was the1800's, out of outdated books.

Grow up and quit blaming the employees trying to make a living.

The problem is obviously a lack of overall money, to completely give all of the children an education.





I have to supply cleaning supplies every year. Is that the teachers fault



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:50 PM
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personally im hoping that this is the end for the republican party. once the dems regain control of the house, which they will if the republicans keep spouting nonsense like they have the past year it gives a 3rd party a chance. soon you will see the logical republicans who are closer to the center jumping ship so they're not labeled some crazy religious person who thinks god decides if you get raped or not



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:53 PM
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Which budget are you talking about?

The first one or the filibustered ones?


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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 06:59 PM
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Originally posted by ctdannyd
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Of course, you are correct. But the question is WHY didn't any of them vote for it.

The reason, of course, was that Republicans tacked on some amendments with all the normal baggage that Dems would never vote for and as a result they all voted no.

If it had went to the senate as originally written, it would have passed with a majority.



This is EXACTLY the kind of stuff im talking about. they try to sabotage the president at every single turn. If Obama tried to pass a bill that says kittens are cute the republicans would tack on an amendment that says only Christan cats are cute causing the dems to vote no on it. then the next day the republicans would go on TV saying Democrats hate cats


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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 07:29 PM
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What conservatives in this country failed to understand is that while a majority of the nation can safely be classified as Fiscally Conservative, this doesn't hold true for people who can be seen as Socially Conservative. And the GOP and Conservatives forgot there's a massive difference between the two.

Yes, the majority of this country wants a smaller government, less taxes, and more fiscally responsible spending. But not everyone is on board with the Social Conservatives belief structure.

Historically America has never been a Socially Conservative nation. We have always been a Socially Liberal nation. Even from our inception, we were Socially Liberal (for the time) and we continue to be Socially Liberal. If the GOP has any hope of ever being relevant again. They are going to have to tone down the Social Conservative rhetoric and start emphasising the fiscally conservative parts of their agenda.

Stop trying to ban gay marriage, start trying to come up with middle of the road solutions to the budget that don't rely heavily on gutting social programs. (here's a hint, try cutting military spending for once)

Stop trying to ram your beliefs down everyone's throats, and instead try to ram a balanced budget and sane tax code through Washington.

Don't punish the poor for being poor, Punish those who gain wealth through off-shoring jobs and selling this countries economic future away.

There's nothing wrong with being fiscally conservative. Be that. Just leave the loony tunes bible thumping, quasi racist bull at the door for a while. See if you can get some of those voters you drove off by the truckload back in your corner.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 07:46 PM
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Originally posted by HauntWokJust leave the loony tunes bible thumping, quasi racist bull at the door for a while. See if you can get some of those voters you drove off by the truckload back in your corner.


The problem here is that many republicans actually believe the bible to be the word of god and that it is infallible. they then come to the conclusion that their interpretation of the bible is infallible and if anyone questions their beliefs then that person must be a god hating socialist satanic muslim extremist that hates job creators
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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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The house now has a mandate to bring any and all legislation to a screeching halt. Obstruct and undermine until 2014 and then 2016.

Getting nothing done would be much better than anything Obama would want to put through.

Force him to use executive order and then paralyze him with accusations of being an autocrat.
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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 08:04 PM
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I respect your views and I understand the angst.

But why when a democrat has a view it's right and when a republican has a view they are "ramming it down our throats"?

It bothers you when an unimportant third string republican makes the assine comment "the body will fight off pregnancy in most legitimate rapes" (bothered me too BTW), but it doesn't bother you when the senior democrat says "we have to pass this bill to see what's in it".

If anyone here actually believes a group of millionaires is going to attack millionaires you are delusional. There is no such thing as a working class politician and that is why the working class suffers.

America doesn't have a republican/democrat problem. The circus is just out of control.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 08:18 PM
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I hear what you are saying Masta.

Being a Republican myself, I realize there is a lot of work to be done in the coming years. Those of us that disagree with the extreme social stance of the party and hypocritical fiscal policies have to become much more vocal and forceful with our opinions.

If it just falls on deaf ears, we have an out......the Libertarian party.

The day after the election I contacted the Iowa GOP and the Iowa Libertarian organization. Both were very receptive to my opinions, as the Iowa GOP has been taken over by Ron Paul supporters. I may have an opportunity to contribute to the future of the conservatives and I am currently tossing-around the idea of running for a local seat.

So there are some of us out in the real world trying to create real change from within. We'll see what happens.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 08:45 PM
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You have no understanding of freedom. You have no understanding of how a free market works. You have no idea what the role of the Government in the US was created to be.

Either that, or you simply do not agree with the concepts of freedom, free markets and limited government; essentially everything America was created for you stand against.



posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 08:57 PM
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You obviously have no understanding of what the Founding Fathers put in place to combat the thin-line between free-market ideologies and fascist pillaging.

A corporate charter system was put in place to keep corporations and run-amok capitalism in check in order to protect the individual American from exactly what we see today.

Unfortunately, that system was bastardized to benefit big-money and toss aside the rights of the individual.

So you are welcome to your opinion, but please refrain from telling others they know nothing when it is clear that you know not what protections were put in place at our countries founding to combat the tyranny that can come from unregulated "free-markets".
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posted on Nov, 9 2012 @ 09:10 PM
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Public unions. Federal minimum wage. Federal public education. None of that was included in the Constitution or in our founding. It was never the role of the Federal government to be invovled in these arenas.

Please prove otherwise.





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