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2017-01-09 07:14:22 AM  
Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.
 
2017-01-09 07:30:40 AM  

knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.


Party Before Country
 
2017-01-09 08:01:54 AM  
The only laws these morons care about are those that keep the brownish people non-upppity. The rest are optional.
 
2017-01-09 08:15:28 AM  
 
2017-01-09 08:16:04 AM  
Sounds like the political class doesn't like the business class encroaching on their territory.

Funny to see them so pious now when being elected to the house or senate is a road to riches for all of them, especially with their immunity to insider trading.
 
2017-01-09 08:16:50 AM  
yeah these people aren't going to be subjected to ethics or financial hearings. they are going to be rubber-stamped and sent through in a blitz of appointments. because the GOP isn't about governing for the people. Well not WE THE PEOPLE. Just the GOP puppetmasters matter. ALEC, The Kochs,Adelson and all the members of the  Fascist billlionaire's club
 
2017-01-09 08:17:20 AM  
rolandsramblings.files.wordpress.com
 
2017-01-09 08:18:01 AM  
But Wall Street bad!?  Wall Street Clintonstuff bad!
 
2017-01-09 08:22:37 AM  

knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.


I.E. tomorrow (not joking)
 
2017-01-09 08:23:35 AM  

grumpfuff: [rolandsramblings.files.wordpress.com image 380x320]


At first I was like "what's Vin Diesel doing in the politics tab"
 
2017-01-09 08:23:43 AM  
Does Mr Booker have any power to make that happen? If not, he's just pissing against the wind.
 
2017-01-09 08:26:40 AM  

qorkfiend: grumpfuff: [rolandsramblings.files.wordpress.com image 380x320]

At first I was like "what's Vin Diesel doing in the politics tab"


s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com
 
2017-01-09 08:26:50 AM  
Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.
 
2017-01-09 08:28:47 AM  

qorkfiend: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

I.E. tomorrow (not joking)


at least half a dozen this week

truly a miracle how fast the GOP can work when they are inspired
 
2017-01-09 08:29:49 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.


May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?
 
2017-01-09 08:31:26 AM  
The amazing thing is that you can even apply for a position that high in government without having to do any kind of financial disclosure.
 
2017-01-09 08:34:04 AM  

parasol: qorkfiend: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

I.E. tomorrow (not joking)

at least half a dozen this week

truly a miracle how fast the GOP can work when they are inspired


Pretty convenient that ALEC has all of this legislation ready to go.  It's rare to have such a powerful organization so concerned about the little guy in America.
 
2017-01-09 08:34:49 AM  

Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?


To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.
 
2017-01-09 08:36:13 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.


Trump and Sheriff Joe are birthers, even after Obama posted his birth certificate.

Wanting a financial and criminal background check for those appointed to positions of spectacular power, influence and control of government wealth is NOT unreasonable.
 
2017-01-09 08:36:28 AM  

parasol: qorkfiend: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

I.E. tomorrow (not joking)

at least half a dozen this week

truly a miracle how fast the GOP can work when they are inspired


Tomorrow: Sessions (AG) and Kelly (DHS)

Wednesday: DeVos (SecEd), Tillerson (SecState), Pompeo (CIA), Pudzer (Labor), Ross (Commerce)

You'll notice this is a list of the most controversial of the nominees. I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.
 
2017-01-09 08:37:46 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


This is when I understood you were joking.
 
2017-01-09 08:38:01 AM  

Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?


You are feeding an obvious troll
 
2017-01-09 08:40:33 AM  

HelloMrAnderson: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

You are feeding an obvious troll


Yes I realize this, but there are people that think this way.
 
2017-01-09 08:41:05 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


You're more useless than an athletic cup filled with razor blades. And just as insightful.
 
2017-01-09 08:42:58 AM  

qorkfiend: parasol: qorkfiend: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

I.E. tomorrow (not joking)

at least half a dozen this week

truly a miracle how fast the GOP can work when they are inspired

Tomorrow: Sessions (AG) and Kelly (DHS)

Wednesday: DeVos (SecEd), Tillerson (SecState), Pompeo (CIA), Pudzer (Labor), Ross (Commerce)

You'll notice this is a list of the most controversial of the nominees. I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.


oh! oh! I know this one!

"These candidates are filling positions that are integral to the Trump administration and deserve swift approval to ensure a smooth transition"
 
2017-01-09 08:44:15 AM  

Jobber8742: HelloMrAnderson: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

You are feeding an obvious troll

Yes I realize this, but there are people that think this way.


No they don't - they parrot that way.
 
2017-01-09 08:45:11 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


So are you saying that all of Trump's picks are good choices? If the victors get to choose, don't they, as Americans, have an obligation to choose wisely?

Or are you saying fark you, we can do evil if we want because we won?
 
2017-01-09 08:46:06 AM  

parasol: qorkfiend: parasol: qorkfiend: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

I.E. tomorrow (not joking)

at least half a dozen this week

truly a miracle how fast the GOP can work when they are inspired

Tomorrow: Sessions (AG) and Kelly (DHS)

Wednesday: DeVos (SecEd), Tillerson (SecState), Pompeo (CIA), Pudzer (Labor), Ross (Commerce)

You'll notice this is a list of the most controversial of the nominees. I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

oh! oh! I know this one!

"These candidates are filling positions that are integral to the Trump administration and deserve swift approval to ensure a smooth transition"


That's a bingo! Give that man his cookie!
 
2017-01-09 08:47:25 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


Tell us why are you comfortable with confirmations going forwardcin the absense of all the available facts?

Is witholding information from supporters like you one of the spoils of victory?
 
2017-01-09 08:51:08 AM  

Jobber8742: HelloMrAnderson: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

You are feeding an obvious troll

Yes I realize this, but there are people that think this way.


And you're not gonna change their minds either.
 
2017-01-09 08:54:04 AM  

comrade: Sounds like the political class doesn't like the business class encroaching on their territory.

Funny to see them so pious now when being elected to the house or senate is a road to riches for all of them, especially with their immunity to insider trading.


LOL

stupidest farking thing I'll read all day etc etc etc
 
2017-01-09 08:56:56 AM  

Tyrone Slothrop: Does Mr Booker have any power to make that happen? If not, he's just pissing against the wind.


He is a really earnest, enthusiastic dude with a lot of positive energy. He won't last much longer. :-(
 
2017-01-09 09:00:36 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


Man, can't decide if really funny or really stupid.
 
2017-01-09 09:01:13 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


OK, here's a cookie.

He has a point; it's been a rubber-stamp, green-light, congressional love fest for all of the Democrats whims for the last 8 years, and what has it gotten us?  A lack of bigly greatness!
 
2017-01-09 09:01:33 AM  
Okay Corey, now we know you are on Fark message boards, come out with your handle.  You are okay for the most part, but we need to harass you for you corporate sponsors.
 
2017-01-09 09:05:09 AM  

clancifer: knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.

Party Before Country


Sniff
 
2017-01-09 09:06:44 AM  

knbber2: Yeah, demand all you want, the hearings will start when scheduled by the majority.


Tomorrow?
 
2017-01-09 09:07:11 AM  
This is governmenting the new way, the reality television way.  Crony appointments to positions of influence for the purpose of profit.

I should probably stand and remove my cap when I say that now.  It's just the American way.
 
2017-01-09 09:08:57 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.


Long form birth certifict papers, please
 
2017-01-09 09:09:58 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


What did you do with Nixon?
 
2017-01-09 09:10:48 AM  
If the GOP forces the hearings before the full vetting is done, Dems should just boycott them. Don't show up. Deny them the legitimacy or the appearance that they were vetted at all.
 
2017-01-09 09:19:18 AM  

daphne: JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.

What did you do with Nixon?


Probably wearing his skin hoping it gives him his powers.
/not an oxygen tent
//sexual powers
 
2017-01-09 09:22:34 AM  
Careful Mr. Booker, if the GOP thinks you're up for a run in 2020, they'll twist the fact that you ran into a burning building and saved a woman from the fire into you started fire and shoved the old lady into it.  And half the country will believe their version of events.
 
2017-01-09 09:27:23 AM  

JohnWaynesHorse: Jobber8742: JohnWaynesHorse: Trump could give into every lib demand for the next 8 years and it still wouldn't be enough for them.  You lost, fark you.  Confirmations will continue on schedule and be concluded swiftly.

May I ask why you'd be okay with that? Would you be okay if the Demicrats did the same thing?

To the victor goes the spoils.  That's pretty much the way the Democrats have acted for the last 8 years.  You had your turn and you farked it up.  Stand aside and let some people with integrity clean up the mess the Obamacrats made.


"We got 98% of what we wanted. It wasn't enough." - John Boehner.

Blow it out your ass.
 
2017-01-09 09:29:12 AM  

qorkfiend: I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.


I'm more interested in why he's legally allowed to "ram them through" without financial disclosures and before the ethics office completes its investigation.
 
2017-01-09 09:36:32 AM  

Barricaded Gunman: qorkfiend: I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

I'm more interested in why he's legally allowed to "ram them through" without financial disclosures and before the ethics office completes its investigation.


Its probably more along the lines of democrats being too spineless to stop him.
 
2017-01-09 09:36:32 AM  

Barricaded Gunman: qorkfiend: I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

I'm more interested in why he's legally allowed to "ram them through" without financial disclosures and before the ethics office completes its investigation.


elections have consequences
 
2017-01-09 09:37:20 AM  

parasol: Barricaded Gunman: qorkfiend: I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

I'm more interested in why he's legally allowed to "ram them through" without financial disclosures and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

elections have consequences


I'm sure you were saying that when the SC seat opened up earlier this year.
 
2017-01-09 09:37:59 AM  

grumpfuff: [rolandsramblings.files.wordpress.com image 380x320]


I like this guy!
 
2017-01-09 09:42:07 AM  

HydroMonkey: parasol: Barricaded Gunman: qorkfiend: I wonder why McConnell feels he has to ram them through before their financial disclosures are filed and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

I'm more interested in why he's legally allowed to "ram them through" without financial disclosures and before the ethics office completes its investigation.

elections have consequences

I'm sure you were saying that when the SC seat opened up earlier this year.


When it opened up I was so pleased at who had vacated the chair I had to go to confession.
When it became apparent the GOP was going to ignore Obama's right to name a replacement by not even having a hearing I swore so much we needed a bigger swear jar.

He asked why, I responded with the answer we are all going to be getting - it is all they seem to be able to offer when pressed.
 
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