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(Talking Points Memo)   Elizabeth Warren links Scott Brown to the fall of JP Morgan, the weakened Wall Street reform act, the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby, New Coke, and Justin Bieber   (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 258
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2012-06-13 08:48:03 PM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: firefly212: Seriously, do you think they give two craps about things like facts and evidence?

Wow, maybe you should have finished the thread before that winner of a post.


Maybe YOU should have.

Seriously, that's so funny.
 
2012-06-13 08:48:51 PM  
Candidate Warren seems more intelligent and more liberal then Senator Brown. I feel she would be a good representation for the State of Massachusetts.

I'm a Hoosier though, so what do I know about East Coast politics. Some of the time I feel like I'm watching the East Coast states through binoculars, constantly going, "Nope. fark that. Those people look crazy."
 
2012-06-13 08:52:41 PM  

bugontherug: bugontherug: But surely it was purely an innocent oversight. To suggest otherwise would mean you're your IQ is sufficiently low to regard Breitbart, Hot Air, etc., as credible sources.

Ug.


cameroncrazy1984: 3_Butt_Cheeks: firefly212: Seriously, do you think they give two craps about things like facts and evidence?

Wow, maybe you should have finished the thread before that winner of a post.

Maybe YOU should have.

Seriously, that's so funny.


bugontherug: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Lynda Smith, the amateur genealogist who unknowingly found herself at the root of the false "Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee" meme introduced to the media by "noted" genealogist Chris Child of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, acknowledged in an email to me this past Saturday, May 12, that her statement in a March 2006 family newsletter upon which Mr. Child based his claim of Ms. Warren's Cherokee ancestry was made with no supporting documentation. It was, in fact, an honest mistake that Ms. Smith now acknowledges is entirely without foundation.

It's almost like you didn't source this quote for a reason:

Link

But surely it was purely an innocent oversight. To suggest otherwise would mean you're IQ is sufficiently low to regard Breitbart, Hot Air, etc., as credible sources.




Yea, townhall is lying too. It's all a big scary fabrication. Because you know, to simply admit you made a mistake would be unthinkable.

Surprising. Or maybe you have something other than the debunked report by Mr. Child?

Oh, and the Globe "source" you both are still championing? Link

Maybe they are lying about the correction?
 
2012-06-13 08:55:13 PM  

firefly212: bugontherug: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.

Seriously, do you think they give two craps about things like facts and evidence? These are the people who are still harping about how they think birth certificates, newspaper announcements, and everything else has been faked in a giant conspiracy by shadowy organizations that wanted to put a non-American into office. They could give two craps about facts, or even about logic (it would be far easier to just buy an American politician to do their bidding, the old-fashioned way).


How many craps exactly are you giving about "facts and evidence"?
 
2012-06-13 08:56:43 PM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: bugontherug: bugontherug: But surely it was purely an innocent oversight. To suggest otherwise would mean you're your IQ is sufficiently low to regard Breitbart, Hot Air, etc., as credible sources.

Ug.

cameroncrazy1984: 3_Butt_Cheeks: firefly212: Seriously, do you think they give two craps about things like facts and evidence?

Wow, maybe you should have finished the thread before that winner of a post.

Maybe YOU should have.

Seriously, that's so funny.

bugontherug: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Lynda Smith, the amateur genealogist who unknowingly found herself at the root of the false "Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee" meme introduced to the media by "noted" genealogist Chris Child of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, acknowledged in an email to me this past Saturday, May 12, that her statement in a March 2006 family newsletter upon which Mr. Child based his claim of Ms. Warren's Cherokee ancestry was made with no supporting documentation. It was, in fact, an honest mistake that Ms. Smith now acknowledges is entirely without foundation.

It's almost like you didn't source this quote for a reason:

Link

But surely it was purely an innocent oversight. To suggest otherwise would mean you're IQ is sufficiently low to regard Breitbart, Hot Air, etc., as credible sources.



Yea, townhall is lying too. It's all a big scary fabrication. Because you know, to simply admit you made a mistake would be unthinkable.

Surprising. Or maybe you have something other than the debunked report by Mr. Child?

Oh, and the Globe "source" you both are still championing? Link

Maybe they are lying about the correction?


*Mouses over link, sees www.breitbart.com, doesn't click*

A link to a CREDIBLE source, please.
 
2012-06-13 08:58:01 PM  

FriarReb98: She's a book-smarts academic, and I seriously doubt she's ever going to be as bipartisan as Brown. Strike that, I seriously doubt she's ever going to vote against her party. I'm not voting for her.


The weird part is, she's probably more likely to vote against her party than the average Republican would (and yeah, I'll acknowledge that Scott Brown isn't an average Republican).

But the real distinction between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren is that he's for deregulation and she's for regulation. That's basically what's funding his campaign, the banks are funding him because they don't want further banking regulation.
 
2012-06-13 09:02:17 PM  

LordJiro: A link to a CREDIBLE source, please.


Don't be butthurt, it was a silly claim people decided to start championing here for some reason. They just made it worse by continuing denial....moving on.

Someone was crying about issues earlier. Do we even have one people are getting riled up over?
 
2012-06-13 09:03:29 PM  

Notabunny: relcec: Notabunny: Mildot: Really, can we trust anything this squaw has to say?

That was a fabricated "controversy" from Scott Brown's campaign and was throughly debunked almost immediately. Everybody saw it as the weird and underhanded distraction it was meant to be. But as long as you want to revive it, Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee, just like the leader of the Cherokee Nation, Principal Chief Bill John Baker

[img.photobucket.com image 613x300]

it doesn't matter if she really is 1/1000 indian.

the issue is a lady who is as white as the driven snow claimed to be a woman of color, claimed to have lived the difficult life that exists for women of color, in order to secure preferential treatment from educational institutions. she's a fraud and an embarrassment to the human race.

[Citation Please]


what do you have a problem with exactly?

you agree that there is no way in hell anyone ever mistook Warren for a woman of color, right?
never in her entire life.
you agree that she never had to go through life treated as a woman of color? right?

she was able to go to the university of houston in 1966, a still deeply racist institution, who didn't even let blacks play sports until 1964. if she was an actual woman of color she would have had to choose between going to historically black colleges or catching incredible flack for the color of her skin at the major southern institutions at that time.

this biatch Warren grew up watching other women actually face incredibly significant and life altering discrimination against because of the color of her skin. then she used a family story to claim a minority experience. she again victimized women that were actually f*cked over for the color of her skin.

what, you believe her when she claimed she only began claiming that dubious *ethnicity* out of a desire to meet women like herself?
Warren: "I listed myself in the directory in the hopes that it might mean that I would be invited to a luncheon, a group something that might happen with people who are like I am."

and who the f*ck were the see women she wanted to meet?

women who grew up white, looked white, were white, and enjoyed all the advantages of being white (including preferential treatment for being white at a southern university in 1966) for 36 years but claimed minority status for the first time in the mid 1980's because it offered more opportunity?

really? that's who she wanted to meet? or she wanted to meet a *fellow* indian? there were no f*cking women of color there. she was the *first* god damn woman of color at Harvard!
she couldn't meet anyone at harvard who was a woman of color like her. she couldn't even meet frauds like her. she was the first!

the motivation for HER LIE is blinding obvious; anyone who believes her nonsense about wanting to meet women like herself who were 1/39 high cheek bones so they could go to lunch together is raging moron or so blinded by their ideology she can't see straight.

this woman who basically grew up in a time of racial hatred that us gen xers can't even imagine, watching real women of color get beat down for their ethnicity, chose to pretend she had a minority experience to get ahead in her career.

she's f*cking despicable.
 
2012-06-13 09:06:09 PM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: Yea, townhall is lying too. It's all a big scary fabrication.


Yes, probably so.

Because you know, to simply admit you made a mistake would be unthinkable.

No, see, unlike conservative publications like Breitbart, Townhall, Etc., progressive publications like the Boston Globe have the integrity to admit and correct themselves when they've made an error. This is so because conservatives, generally, lack integrity, while progressives possess integrity. Likewise, if I had made an error, I would admit it.

Here, I've made no error. You've presented something written by a far right ideologue, that doesn't appear to have been published anywhere outside the right-wing echo machine. It has no credibility. The report by the respected publication stands, even with its inconsequential correction.


Oh, and the Globe "source" you both are still championing? Link

Maybe they are lying about the correction?


See, this is exactly what I'm talking about. The Globe made an immaterial error. For purposes of whether Ms. Warren can make a good faith claim to her Cherokee heritage, an application for a marriage license is as informative as a marriage license itself.
 
2012-06-13 09:08:56 PM  

relcec: this woman who basically grew up in a time of racial hatred that us gen xers can't even imagine, watching real women of color get beat down for their ethnicity, chose to pretend she had a minority experience to get ahead in her career.

she's f*cking despicable.


2/10. You're way too over the top. You remind me of that one troll, who everyone calls the "world's greatest troll" because he's so obvious, but always gets bites. Except you're less entertaining.
 
2012-06-13 09:09:18 PM  

notmtwain: Her campaign was always going to hinge on the contrast between herself and Brown, whose vote for the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill was contingent upon weakening the Volcker Rule.


If she can't restate that argument more plainly, she will lose.


You know its really farking sad when the average american... the average voter... can't even understand a simple sentence in plain english (not necessarily you, notmtwain).

/depressed now
 
2012-06-13 09:12:01 PM  

bugontherug: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Yea, townhall is lying too. It's all a big scary fabrication.

Yes, probably so.

Because you know, to simply admit you made a mistake would be unthinkable.

No, see, unlike conservative publications like Breitbart, Townhall, Etc., progressive publications like the Boston Globe have the integrity to admit and correct themselves when they've made an error. This is so because conservatives, generally, lack integrity, while progressives possess integrity. Likewise, if I had made an error, I would admit it.

Here, I've made no error. You've presented something written by a far right ideologue, that doesn't appear to have been published anywhere outside the right-wing echo machine. It has no credibility. The report by the respected publication stands, even with its inconsequential correction.


Oh, and the Globe "source" you both are still championing? Link

Maybe they are lying about the correction?

See, this is exactly what I'm talking about. The Globe made an immaterial error. For purposes of whether Ms. Warren can make a good faith claim to her Cherokee heritage, an application for a marriage license is as informative as a marriage license itself.




Your stunning intellectual dishonesty is truly Farkworthy.

bugontherug: Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.


Settled indeed.
 
2012-06-13 09:13:41 PM  

92myrtle: Howie Carr's impossibly small, now-chafed-to-dull-purple wiener.


That's a worse image than the Carter as Braveheart line from someone earlier....by a wide wide margin.
 
2012-06-13 09:16:53 PM  

relcec: Notabunny: relcec: Notabunny: Mildot: Really, can we trust anything this squaw has to say?

That was a fabricated "controversy" from Scott Brown's campaign and was throughly debunked almost immediately. Everybody saw it as the weird and underhanded distraction it was meant to be. But as long as you want to revive it, Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee, just like the leader of the Cherokee Nation, Principal Chief Bill John Baker

[img.photobucket.com image 613x300]

it doesn't matter if she really is 1/1000 indian.

the issue is a lady who is as white as the driven snow claimed to be a woman of color, claimed to have lived the difficult life that exists for women of color, in order to secure preferential treatment from educational institutions. she's a fraud and an embarrassment to the human race.

[Citation Please]

what do you have a problem with exactly?

(tiny, impotent fist shaking)


No, I asked for examples to back up your claims that Elizabeth Warren "claimed to be a woman of color", claimed "to have lived the difficult life that exists for women of color", and that she did so "in order to secure preferential treatment from educational institutions".
 
2012-06-13 09:18:04 PM  

Notabunny: No, I asked for examples to back up your claims that Elizabeth Warren "claimed to be a woman of color", claimed "to have lived the difficult life that exists for women of color", and that she did so "in order to secure preferential treatment from educational institutions"


You won't get that, because there isn't any.
 
2012-06-13 09:24:02 PM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: bugontherug: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.

cameroncrazy1984: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

He meant an official Republican document. It's the only kind he recognizes.

Link


Thanks for the link. I guess I'll view the issue as unsettled. Incomplete or lost documentation, nearly unforgivable today, wasn't uncommon then. Either way, it's irrelevant.
 
2012-06-13 09:28:22 PM  

Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: bugontherug: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.

cameroncrazy1984: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

He meant an official Republican document. It's the only kind he recognizes.

Link

Thanks for the link. I guess I'll view the issue as unsettled. Incomplete or lost documentation, nearly unforgivable today, wasn't uncommon then. Either way, it's irrelevant.


I agree it's irrelevant. From the somewhat humorous exchange from some fellow farkers (that's being generous) it's clear some folks just couldn't let it go however.

I for one look forward to the whole election cycle being over with.
 
2012-06-13 09:28:30 PM  

keylock71: I have no intention of supporting anyone with the stink of the GOP on them.



THIS. If they'll still identify themselves as Republican, then they're either stark raving mad, or they have no spine. Neither gets my vote.

I'm in my early 30's, and as it stands now, I'll probably never vote Republican again based off of what that party has done the past 10 years. Even if they swing back to sanity, there has to be a price for this kind of extremism and the damage they've done by virtually shutting down our system of government.
 
2012-06-13 09:30:15 PM  
Warren's problem isn't only that she's a lying coont about the whole Fauxcahontas thing. She was polling crappy even before that. And Warren's reputation for dishonesty wouldn't discourage liberals from voting for her anyway. Dishonesty is fine, as long as you are a liberal and you mean well.

There are people on this thread that actually believe that she's going to "clean up congress" and "fix the banks". She's just another libby douche that wants to raise taxes, increase spending, and increase the power of the gov't. So try to not get too excited about her, especially since she isn't going to win.
 
2012-06-13 09:35:52 PM  

MeinRS6: Warren's problem isn't only that she's a lying coont about the whole Fauxcahontas thing. She was polling crappy even before that. And Warren's reputation for dishonesty wouldn't discourage liberals from voting for her anyway. Dishonesty is fine, as long as you are a liberal and you mean well.

There are people on this thread that actually believe that she's going to "clean up congress" and "fix the banks". She's just another libby douche that wants to raise taxes, increase spending, and increase the power of the gov't. So try to not get too excited about her, especially since she isn't going to win.


As opposed to Republicans who cut taxes (because that ALWAYS works), increase spending (and not where it NEEDS to be spent, such as on infrastructure), and increase the power of the government.
 
2012-06-13 09:41:09 PM  

Cletus C.: Proud Noble Cherokee Warrior:

[www.prwatch.org image 184x259]

Evil White Racist with extra gooey white racist middle who is white:

[www.trbimg.com image 477x478]

/this is what liberals actually believe


I don't know if this will penetrate your bubble or not, but liberals believe neither of those things.
 
2012-06-13 09:51:02 PM  

Welfare Xmas: I don't know who this chick is but with those high cheek bones I bet she must be an American-Indian.

Bet she knows some great American-Indian recipes.


I heard that she was seen shedding a single tear at the site of someone littering.
 
2012-06-13 09:51:14 PM  
Hard knock life indeed, just singing her bio.

My father married a pure Cherokee
My mother's people were ashamed of me
The indians said I was white by law
The White Man always called me "Indian Squaw"

CHORUS:
Half-breed, that's all I ever heard
Half-breed, how I learned to hate the word
Half-breed, she's no good they warned
Both sides were against me since the day I was born

We never settled, went from town to town
When you're not welcome you don't hang around
The other children always laughed at me
"Give her a feather, she's a Cherokee"

Repeat Chorus

We weren't accepted and I felt ashamed
Nineteen I left them, tell me who's to blame
My life since then has been from man to man
But it can't run away from what I am
 
2012-06-13 09:53:52 PM  

erveek: 3_Butt_Cheeks: erveek: Glad to have you. When did you decide to join me?

The promise of large chested asian women bringing pork rinds was the deal sealer.

Now I'm confused.


Now I'm interested...

/But it might be because I'm drunk.
 
2012-06-13 09:56:28 PM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: bugontherug: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.

cameroncrazy1984: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

He meant an official Republican document. It's the only kind he recognizes.

Link

Thanks for the link. I guess I'll view the issue as unsettled. Incomplete or lost documentation, nearly unforgivable today, wasn't uncommon then. Either way, it's irrelevant.

I agree it's irrelevant. From the somewhat humorous exchange from some fellow farkers (that's being generous) it's clear some folks just couldn't let it go however.

I for one look forward to the whole election cycle being over with.


Amen, brother. Hey, wanna have some fun?

San Diego is about to elect a Birther for Superior Court Judge

Kreep: 197376 votes, Peed: 197160 votes (13,500 ballots still to be counted)
 
2012-06-13 09:59:26 PM  

Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: bugontherug: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

Issue settled.

cameroncrazy1984: Notabunny: 3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.

Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees
(Boston Globe, May 01, 2012)

He meant an official Republican document. It's the only kind he recognizes.

Link

Thanks for the link. I guess I'll view the issue as unsettled. Incomplete or lost documentation, nearly unforgivable today, wasn't uncommon then. Either way, it's irrelevant.

I agree it's irrelevant. From the somewhat humorous exchange from some fellow farkers (that's being generous) it's clear some folks just couldn't let it go however.

I for one look forward to the whole election cycle being over with.

Amen, brother. Hey, wanna have some fun?

San Diego is about to elect a Birther for Superior Court Judge

Kreep: 197376 votes, Peed: 197160 votes (13,500 ballots still to be counted)


Kreep and Peed. That is awesome.

encrypted-tbn1.google.com
 
2012-06-13 10:11:07 PM  

MeinRS6: This lying coont is going down hard in Nov.

The media can say that it is neck and neck all they want, but it will be just like when Walker rolled over the libby darling in Wisc.


Troll more, retard
 
2012-06-13 10:22:48 PM  

MeinRS6: So try to not get too excited about her, especially since she isn't going to win.


So, you're saying you've changed your mind and now willing to put money on the outcome?
 
2012-06-13 10:38:22 PM  
I can see all them but Justin Bieber, that is Canada's fault.
 
2012-06-13 10:54:02 PM  

Hickory-smoked: MeinRS6: So try to not get too excited about her, especially since she isn't going to win.

So, you're saying you've changed your mind and now willing to put money on the outcome?


All of his money is tied up in creating jobs.

And viagra.
 
2012-06-13 11:28:56 PM  

Hickory-smoked: MeinRS6: So try to not get too excited about her, especially since she isn't going to win.

So, you're saying you've changed your mind and now willing to put money on the outcome?


Why would that require me to change my mind? No one has asked me to do it yet.

The conversation on a wager was cut short by the mods for a reason unknown to me. I'm not certain about the rule of discussing deleted posts either. I've seen it done before and usually those posts get deleted as well. So don't post whatever that guy did.
 
2012-06-13 11:33:24 PM  

Phinn: what_now: Why are you cons so afraid of a strong liberal woman?

As long as squaw dance and get-um firewood, squaw can stay and eat-um buffalo.

Epoch_Zero: Those are called breasts.

No, they aren't.


Just had a look at your profile....you seem to be proud of the fact that everyone else thinks you're a dick. Doesn't that make you a...I dunno....dick?
 
2012-06-13 11:35:52 PM  

Bill Murray said I was weird: Your fellow loyal consservative beta_plus has admitted his hatred for her in multiple other threads, but then again this was the same guy who cheered on here when Rep Giffords was shot.


Wow, your butt hurt is so bad that you can't tell the difference between hatred and richly deserved mockery.

I don't hate Elizabeth Warren. I just love to make fun of a hypocritical idiot.

As for Giffords, huh?
 
2012-06-13 11:40:15 PM  

MeinRS6: Fauxcahontas


lol
 
2012-06-13 11:43:22 PM  

beta_plus: Bill Murray said I was weird: Your fellow loyal consservative beta_plus has admitted his hatred for her in multiple other threads, but then again this was the same guy who cheered on here when Rep Giffords was shot.

Wow, your butt hurt is so bad that you can't tell the difference between hatred and richly deserved mockery.

I don't hate Elizabeth Warren. I just love to make fun of a hypocritical idiot.

As for Giffords, huh?


As long a you realize that the ultimate outcome is the defeat of self-loathing peons likee yourself,
it doesn't matter.
 
2012-06-13 11:47:21 PM  
Of course, Brown is a shill for Wall Street. Duh!
 
2012-06-14 12:02:56 AM  
Yeah, cause she never took advantage of other people's misfortune
http://bostonherald.com/news/politics/view/20220602records_prof_profi t ed_by_buying_selling_homes
 
2012-06-14 12:13:36 AM  

beta_plus: I don't hate Elizabeth Warren. I just love to make fun of a hypocritical idiot.


In what way has Warren been hypocritical, and how do you figure she's an "idiot"?

Your brand of "I'm laughing at you" is played out. You're not laughing, you just enjoy being a dick to people on the internet without fearing that you'll get smacked in the chops. A real patriot.
 
2012-06-14 12:13:39 AM  
bugontherug: He also voted for the filibuster that ensured the Democrats couldn't pass a better health care reform bill, whereas Coakley would surely have helped break it. Scott Brown will always be a key vote for Republicans at critical moments to help defeat progressive reforms.

That's a little bit revisionist. By the time he made it to D.C., the only choices left on healthcare legislation were all uniformly bad. Whatever they put through was going to include zero cost controls (bad), permanently tie people to the employer paid model (really bad), and come with a mandate (idiotic).

Reform was ruined before he showed up.
 
2012-06-14 12:33:24 AM  

Spaz-master: Yeah, cause she never took advantage of other people's misfortune
http://bostonherald.com/news/politics/view/20220602records_prof_profi t ed_by_buying_selling_homes


Are you trying to imply hypocrisy?
 
2012-06-14 12:38:59 AM  

Craptastic: beta_plus: I don't hate Elizabeth Warren. I just love to make fun of a hypocritical idiot.

In what way has Warren been hypocritical, and how do you figure she's an "idiot"?


She's a democrat, right? She'd have to be an idiot to be a pinko, liberal, commie socialist.
 
2012-06-14 12:50:11 AM  

Bucky Katt: Craptastic: beta_plus: I don't hate Elizabeth Warren. I just love to make fun of a hypocritical idiot.

In what way has Warren been hypocritical, and how do you figure she's an "idiot"?

She's a democrat, right? She'd have to be an idiot to be a pinko, liberal, commie socialist.


Oh! Well that explains everything in a way everyone can easily understand.

Thank you, good citizen!
 
2012-06-14 01:25:59 AM  

3_Butt_Cheeks: Notabunny: Elizabeth Warren is 1/32 Cherokee

Please call her and give her the proof she has been praying for, because she hasn't been able to find any.


If you're related to the FFVs, I think you're 1/32d Native American by default, since they're all related to Pocahontas somehow.

That won't help Liz Warren, I think, but maybe she can marry into it.
 
2012-06-14 01:37:12 AM  

Epoch_Zero:
I'm confused as to why arguments by someone on the left against a republican being clearly bought by the Koch brothers and their ilk are completely baseless, yet the "Obama is a Wall Street puppet!" argument isn't.


Because socialism.
/wait
 
2012-06-14 02:56:27 AM  

Debeo Summa Credo:

Well, most of us can. The bigots and racist crawled from their pits after we elected a black Governor and black President.

Wait, I dont get it. You are saying that Massachusetts elected a black governor and voted for a black president, but he fact that they voted for a GOP white guy over a Dem white woman (who ran a terrible campaign) 2 years later means they are racist?


No, what he's saying is that the closet racists in Mass decided that after a black governor and a black president were elected they could let their freak flags fly. All that vitriol under the surface came bubbling out, like pus from beneath the scab of an infected boil.

Has nothing to do with the last election, and everything to do with the last election. For some republicans, every vote against anything related to the Democrats or their party or their platform or any word with the letter "D" in it is a vote against the current president - even if it's for town dog catcher. In essence, it wasn't really about Coakley - the rough riding republican race rangers came out to vote against Obama. Coakley was just an innocent bystander who got trampled under thousands of Derpy Hooves.

The point, you missed it.
/no, I am not a Brony
 
2012-06-14 03:20:44 AM  

rewind2846: No, what he's saying is that the closet racists in Mass decided that after a black governor and a black president were elected they could let their freak flags fly. All that vitriol under the surface came bubbling out, like pus from beneath the scab of an infected boil.


That's a ridiculous and false premise.
 
2012-06-14 03:22:57 AM  
I have to say, I really really like Warren.

but I really really think Republicans are corrupt asshats who would happily sell out 90% of us to curry favor with rich bankers.
 
2012-06-14 06:25:34 AM  
Epoch_Zero:
I'm confused as to why arguments by someone on the left against a republican being clearly bought by the Koch brothers and their ilk are completely baseless, yet the "Obama is a Wall Street puppet!" argument isn't.

It's not baseless. Obama's lack of action in bringing to justice the perpetrators of our economic meltdown is very troubling.

The problem is that this one substantial criticism is drowning under the arguments of his opponents and detractors that Obama is an anti-capitalist. It's hard to take republican butthurt seriously when their argument is "Obama is a Wall Street puppet AND a market-hating socialist!"
 
2012-06-14 07:42:26 AM  

FarkedOver: 3_Butt_Cheeks: what_now: HEY GUYS I HAVE NOTHING AT ALL TO RUN WITH, SO I'M GOING TO MAKE INDIAN NOISES!!!!

I'm not from Mass thankfully, but I can't say I've heard much about either one being all that bad except she lied about shiat and he has hot kids and drives a truck.

The only people that care about that are the blowhards on 96.9 WTTK and their angry callers. Howie Carr probably cares, but I stay away from that jackass.


Looks like Clear Channel will double down on the derp by buying and blowing up a long-time alternative rock station. Rumor has it they will simulcast or move the former "Rush Radio" (former because the ratings were abysmal so it screamed to be renamed anything but "Rush Radio) to FM. Meanwhile, the only local prog-talk has dumped the three highest profile talkers (Miller, Hartman & Schultz) in favor of near non-stop Jeff Santos. *barf*

Yes, Brown has kept to his word that he won't be a rubber-stamp, so he will have that going for him. But this time he won't be going against someone who thought the seat was hers without doing any work. When I went to vote all I saw were Brown signs, not ONE for Coakley, though Brown was my State Senator at the time. If I had any doubts in my mind, that ended them.
 
2012-06-14 08:26:47 AM  

bugontherug: Botkin of the Yard: I would like to see the GOP become the fairly responsible center-right sort of party it used to be. I was pleased to see Brown win two years ago because he seems to be the kind of republican who can be a part of that sort of transformation. He's fairly mainstream (pro-choice etc) and he doesn't go around saying crackpot things to satisfy some bunch of fundies. I realize he's in a pretty liberal state, but that's a start.


He also voted for the filibuster that ensured the Democrats couldn't pass a better health care reform bill, whereas Coakley would surely have helped break it. Scott Brown will always be a key vote for Republicans at critical moments to help defeat progressive reforms.


If Coakely had gotten elected, Lieberman (I-Aetna) would have continued to stall the reform bill. Electing Brown finally got the Democrats to realize the only way they were passing something was through reconciliation. Shutting Lieberman up was a bonus.
 
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