Aarontology: These dumb motherf*ckers are going give the Democrats an even bigger Senate majority, and they're too damned stupid to understand why
FlashHarry: Aarontology: These dumb motherf*ckers are going give the Democrats an even bigger Senate majority, and they're too damned stupid to understand whyi hope they get creamed in indiana. so does dick lugar, i'm guessing.
FlashHarry: i hope they get creamed in indiana. so does dick lugar, i'm guessing.
MisterTweak: If I had two co-workers, and one of them declared that his only priority was to take down the other, I'm thinking it would be time to send him down to HR to cover the formalities while I find his replacement.Screaming louder isn't the solution, it's the problem.
A Terrible Human: I really farking hope they do. That son of biatch has been in office for far too long. Though at the very least I must say he does at least answer questions sent in to him. The form letter was just baseless lies though.
Diogenes: Unfortunately, DeMint would be worse. That dickbag should be drummed out of Congress, at a minimum. His actions during and after the Honduran golpe were nigh criminal.
JerseyTim: ""The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president" is not enough for the Tea Party.
Jackson Herring: [goo.gl image 370x278]I have no idea what turtles eat
Speaker2Animals: JerseyTim: ""The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president" is not enough for the Tea Party.No, it isn't. He failed to call for drone strikes on the Democratic senators.
Mr. Coffee Nerves: The purity tests are getting more and more insane and entertaining."He voted for a tax hike! I don't care if that tax hike was to replace 100-year-old water infrastructure that was delivering e coli bacteria into people's homes. BURN HIM!""He agreed to meet with his Demon-rat counterpart to discuss legislation! BURN HIM!""He enjoys Jack Donaghy ironically! BURN HIM!""He once commented that 'Ted Nugent isn't the most technically proficient guitarist, and his lyrics are definitely juvenile!' BURN HIM!"They're well on their way to having thousands of "parties" made up of one person who screams "TRAITOR!" at his mirror.
mrshowrules: Aarontology: These dumb motherf*ckers are going give the Democrats an even bigger Senate majority, and they're too damned stupid to understand why[www.waitingfornextyear.com image 500x150]
PonceAlyosha: The circle is complete.
bdub77: - Cut defense - needs to be around 200-250 billion. Get out of Afghanistan. Get out completely from Iraq. Close bases worldwide. Cut defense about 40-50 additional billion per year for 10 years. And implement programs that are designed to move defense jobs into the private sector. (Many Republicans AND Dems hate cutting defense - lots of military bases.)- Raise income taxes on the very wealthy.- Cut taxes on small businesses as defined by some specific criteria (revenues, number of employees, ownership, etc. - I'm sure we can develop good data that helps small businesses grow jobs).- I would actually be in favor of lowering non-payroll corporate taxes to effectively zero and replacing it with higher income taxes - I haven't weighed the pros and cons though.- Cut subsidies (over 10 year time horizon) to agribusiness, oil.- Higher gas taxes to phase out- Tax companies that offshore jobs at higher rates. fark em.- Tax companies that are found to hire illegal immigrants at higher rates, and institute larger fines.- Legalize marijuana and tax it. Cut the heart out of the DEA and eat it.- Continue to fund most regulatory agencies, student loans, technology, NSF. Fund technology and science! (and the arts - creativity is a very misunderstood but equally important part of education)- Phase out certain types of welfare over time.- Medicare should arguably pay for itself outside of monthly premiums.- Raise the retirement age on SS - people should expect to have to work longer anyway.
xanadian: Reading TFA just reminds me how pissed off I am that today's Republicans (and those of the '80s and beyond) are killing the party of my father.:-|
YouWinAgainGravity: but but the tea party is bipartisan and made up of people from both the left and the right
EyeballKid: Right, 'cos the Tea Party and establishment Republicans are so totally different from one another!!!! Why, you can obviously tell they're different because, while you never see them together, one of them wears glasses, and the other doesn't, so they're obviously different!!!
sweetmelissa31: It's just a political party- there's no reason to be loyal to it if their values and ideas totally change.
bdub77: EyeballKid: Right, 'cos the Tea Party and establishment Republicans are so totally different from one another!!!! Why, you can obviously tell they're different because, while you never see them together, one of them wears glasses, and the other doesn't, so they're obviously different!!!They are actually different, if the differences are subtle. For one, the Tea Party didn't exist in 2008. There were certainly some hard right Republicans, but no 'tea party candidates' that were elected to the House. In 2010 the dynamics of the house changed significantly. In addition to a huge number of new members, neither Boehner nor Cantor understood how polarizing most of these guys were. Most of them were against any type of additional spending on anything. These were people who thought it would be OK to let the government default. Many, even the ones in power, don't understand how appropriations work. And because their opinions were so outrageous, the Tea Party was given an especially strong media platform. This is actively undermining the establishment Republicans, but even worse it is undermining actually getting anything done.Having said that, the Republicans stubborn commitment against higher taxes and their ideological realignment will eventually result in a colossal mess in the House that will only resolve itself when they are voted out and the Democrats win a majority.
EyeballKid: Republican establishment: "Under Pressure"Tea Party: "Ice Ice Baby"
Salt Lick Steady: EyeballKid: Republican establishment: "Under Pressure"Tea Party: "Ice Ice Baby"Republican establishment: Ini KamozeTea Party: Snow
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