Senator: ObamaCare opponents all birthers and racists; Update: Whitehouse denies, video added

posted at 10:12 am on December 21, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

Oh, I also forgot — we’re militia members, too.  Mark Steyn points us to these remarks by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) in response to the stubborn opposition to Democrats’ attempts to have the federal government reorder a sixth of the American economy.  The video isn’t available from yesterday’s debate (C-SPA appears to be down), but Kerry Picket provides the transcript:

“Voting ‘no’ and hiding from the vote are the same result. Those of us on the floor see it. It was clear the three of them who did not cast their yes votes until all 60 Senate votes had been tallied and it was clear that the result was a foregone conclusion. And why? Why all this discord and discourtesy, all this unprecedented destructive action? All to break the momentum of our new young president.

They are desperate to break this president. They have ardent supporters who are nearly hysterical at the very election of President Barack Obama. The birthers, the fanatics, the people running around in right-wing militia and Aryan support groups, it is unbearable to them that President Barack Obama should exist. That is one powerful reason. It is not the only one.”

So in which of these three groups does the Seattle Times editorial board belong?   Their editorial does not come from a bastion of right-wing thinking.  It comes from a newspaper that backed Barack Obama for President and who cheerleads for universal coverage, in a state that regularly elects liberals to the Beltway.  The Seattle Times says that it’s time Congress smelled the coffee and put ObamaCare out of its misery, and started focusing on the real crisis in the US, and it strongly implies that Congress has botched the job thus far:

THE health-care dance in Washington, D.C., has gone on long enough. Congress needs to focus on the economy and set health care aside.

This is a change of position for us. This page supported Barack Obama for president, enthusiastically. We have supported the health-care effort until now. We still support universal coverage as a social goal.

But the longer the fight goes on, the more it feels that the timing is all wrong. The economy is wounded. Employers are hurting. The time to think about loading employers with new burdens is when they are strong. Not now.

Right now, Congress needs to focus on the economy. It needs to follow the lead of Sen. Maria Cantwell and re-enact Glass-Steagall, the law that separated investment banking from commercial banking and for 50 years helped maintain sanity on Wall Street. It needs to bolster the antitrust laws. It needs to lower the estate tax.

It needs to target the rest of the stimulus money at things that really stimulate — all of these actions to provide breathing room to small- and middle-sized family businesses that were once the backbone of the economy and can be again.

Oh, those right-wing militia members and their racist impulses!  Why, it’s positively Aryan to worry about the economy ahead of Democrats’ attempts to seize control of the health-care system!  Sheldon Whitehouse has a nice spot at the re-education camp for the Seattle Times, right next to the coffeemaker.

When an idiot can’t answer an argument, he tosses ad hominem bombs in an attempt to silence his critics and provide cover for his intellectual deficiencies.  When a politician does it, we should all wonder why he’s unable to provide support for his position.  In Whitehouse’s case, it may be either that he’s a foul-mouthed fool educated far beyond his mental capacity to process the information, or that he’s defending an indefensible position and has nothing better to offer.  Or, in Whitehouse’s case, it could easily be both.

Update: Whitehouse denied that he said this when Kerry asked him to explain, but as this video shows, Whitehouse was lying:

If he’s standing by the speech, then he needs to explain how his denial could possibly be valid. So he’s not just a gasbag demagogue, he’s a lying gasbag demagogue.

Update II: Stacy McCain has been all over this, too — including in our Green Room. Be sure to read his report on Jon Kyl’s response.


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I’m so sick of the race card being used. It really goes to show how desperate they are, to rationalize what they’re doing, and try to play the victim at the same time. They already know this isn’t going to work, and they know it’s going to be destructive to this country. So what better way to pass the blame, than to play victims to racism.

PATHETIC!!!!

capejasmine on December 21, 2009 at 11:10 AM

I guess that’s what non-racists do.

Cindy Munford on December 21, 2009 at 10:51 AM

We need to add Howard Dean and Jane Hamsher (firedoglake)

to the list of “racists and Aryan’s” also.

We are all racist now!!!!

This is just more confirmation that if you want to see an example of extremist and bigoted views from people that are to ignorant to back up their own policies and rhetoric….you don’t have to track down the few people who make up radical groups like the Panthers and Aryans….just look at the cabal of democrats on the Hill.

You would be hard pressed to find anyone more radical,bigoted,and ignorant than a far left member of the democratic party.

Baxter Greene on December 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM

“…it is unbearable to them that President Barack Obama should exist.”

I actually put that request in my letter to Santa.
Extremism,it’s what’s for dinner and not just for breakfast anymore…

inevitable on December 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM

That feller needs his butt whupped!

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM

How long before they want people jailed or shot rather than make insane comparisons?
Niteowl45 on December 21, 2009 at 10:33 AM

Grayson has already called for his critics to be jailed.

MarkTheGreat on December 21, 2009 at 11:13 AM

According to a Whitehouse staffer, Whitehouse has 3 people of minority status (out of approx 35) on his staff.

I reminded the staffer to call his boss a racist the next time he sees him.

ConservativeTony on December 21, 2009 at 11:13 AM

My… How terrible of me to tell people who can work “Sure, we’ll help you out.. but you are not getting it for free”

Sheldon (I’m not even going to give him the respect of calling him Senator) takes the worst from Reid: Being more of an idiot air head than your typical “Dumb Blonde” joke (“There was no one calling Bush a Nazi… oh those signs up to a year ago? uhm… maybe those were accidental marker marks.. and just a strange 4 arm symbol.” = Reids: “Those who stall this are like Civil War Slave owners…by the way, can we delay the vote for a weekend so I can try to save my horrible poll numbers at the 2nd Louisiana purchase fundraiser this weekend?”)

Then he combines it with everything about everyone’s favorite bombastic Florida House Rep. Alan “Knuckle Dragging Neanderthal” Grayson… being a bombastic idiot and think people are going to like you. Sure, people will like you… the fringe kooky left, but you’ll only just lose everyone else

Razgriez on December 21, 2009 at 11:14 AM

Are they trying to start a war or something? Why do these Dems think it’s ok to repeatedly slander the citizens?

juliesa on December 21, 2009 at 11:15 AM

A poll taken by KRMG radio this morning asking whether ObamaCare is a Christmas gift or a lump of coal.
fbcmusicman on December 21, 2009 at 10:54 AM

I would vote lump of coal, except the EPA is about to ban coal.

MarkTheGreat on December 21, 2009 at 11:17 AM

Militia’s are a constitutional right!!!

abobo on December 21, 2009 at 11:18 AM

Arrogant, self centered, egotistic, does not have a color or race.

mixplix on December 21, 2009 at 11:22 AM

The time to think about loading employers with new burdens is when they are strong.

God forbid the Seattle Times should think there’s a situation in which an employer should have a right to their own income.

Wine_N_Dine on December 21, 2009 at 11:22 AM

Yeah I said it, the right to form a militia (or neighborhood watch program) is every bit as covered by the Second as the right to bear arms. That is a big gripe I have with alot of so-called Gun rights activists: their exclusive emphasizing of gun rights at the expense of militia rights. Do you need to go to the feds to patrol your property or help your unarmed neighbors do so? Hell no!!! The right to be armed means nothing if it means you and your piece standing alone against the every criminal out there and the feds, but I repeat myself.

abobo on December 21, 2009 at 11:23 AM

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Soros)sounds like one of these interesting Democratic creatures who likes to play a merry game of Fear Factor so as to push his liberal agenda.

So he obviously has no qualms with playing the race card, the extremist card, the militia card, the birther (whatever the hell that is!) card, and every other sordid card he has in his rancid deck, just as long as he gets what he wants, which is power, power, and even more power.

So tell me, Rhode Island, what exactly inspired you to elect this ludicrous slimeball excuse for a politician to the Senate, and what do you intend to do about it the next time he is up for re-election?

pilamaye on December 21, 2009 at 11:25 AM

Baxter Greene on December 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM

Geesh, at least we use to be in good company, now apparently anyone can join.

Cindy Munford on December 21, 2009 at 11:27 AM

Senator Plankton can bite me (It’s a Spongebob Squarepants joke). Yes, I know, I’m one of those ‘tards who used to watch Spongebob. :)

NathanG on December 21, 2009 at 11:29 AM

I’ve had it with this crap. Screw you Sheldon Whitehouse.

And how are things going in that liberal Democrat paradise of Rhode Island? Oh, right, it’s 2nd worst behind only Michigan in unemployment rate.

forest on December 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM

wildcat84 on December 21, 2009 at 10:50 AM

To discount Constitutional grounds as inconvenient is a progressive’s habit.

To smear those who conserve/preserve the Constitution with a derisive tag is a Leftist’s habit, manifest most recently by Whitehouse.

To promote the tag “birther” –based upon one uneducated fearful woman’s town-hall demand of her representative to produce Obama’s birth certificate– is reprehensible, as if her poor choice of words (“he has no birth certificate”) negates the reality that Obama fails yet to produce an unaltered original legal document of his birth. YET THOSE complications are SUBSEQUENT, beside the point, to the original Constitutional prerequisite requiring both parents of every potus to be US Citizens.

To enable a radical oppositional element from the Left by presuming a self-righteous stance against all as tagged “birther” is a weenie’s habit, whether a smart @ss or dumb.

By having promoted the fight to annihilate “birthers” rather than remaining on Constitutional grounds, HotAir fueled the Left. And if putting the issue to rest was the point, then posting threads defeated that purpose as well.

Reality bites hard because any Alinsky inspired smear tactic is going to be promoted from the Left, in fact most aggressively when there is no evidence to substantiate the Left. To pass it on in hopes of absolving yourself, “Not I, said the pig,” is malicious and cowardly, not just lazy.

Obama, you lie. Your cohorts lie.

Impeach Fraud
Rescind Fraud

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM

I would vote lump of coal, except the EPA is about to ban coal.

MarkTheGreat on December 21, 2009 at 11:17 AM

When energy costs skyrocket, you can bet that the people will demand that Congress (at the pain of pitchforks, torches, and rifles) ban the EPA.

The GOP needs to campaign for 2010 and 2012 on the “repeal or defund” platorm. Repeal the bad laws. If 0bama won’t sign the legislation, DEFUND the offensive agencies, such as the EPA, and the 100+ healthcare bureaucracies created by this bill. Congress HAS that power, they can’t make the President sign a bill, but they CAN take away his funding.

If, say, the EPA was funded in such a way as to not allocate ANY funding for the enforcement of the “CO2 as a pollutant” declaration, for example, they wouldn’t be allowed to do anything.

wildcat84 on December 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM

We are all racist now!!!!

Baxter Greene on December 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM

And when everyone’s racist… Heh, heh, heh… No one will be.

newton on December 21, 2009 at 11:31 AM

So I see we’ve finally got a face to go with the $hitty, inane posts.

But the real question is which one is it? Bleeds Brains, Grow Thumbs, or Simple Simon?

BigWyo on December 21, 2009 at 11:31 AM

I would vote lump of coal, except the EPA is about to ban coal.

MarkTheGreat on December 21, 2009 at 11:17 AM

We must all turn in our lumps of coal! Guns next!

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM

We weren’t like this before. Its just a tactic of the race hustlers to get over on you. Don’t let it get to you down. Just get even and slap them around, use their own rhetoric against them. Get loud and get proud. Don’t back down against these pathetic Race pimps and Race hustlers.

Geochelone on December 21, 2009 at 10:50 AM

worth carrying over

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 11:35 AM

Why is health care such an explosive racial issue? Is it the assumption that the number of uninsured disproportionately lean toward one racial direction?

Has anyone taken the time to list the number of government and private concerns that offer some type of health care coverage? I guess I am just having a hard time understanding why a person that is seriously ill would not automatically qualify for existing plans. Beats me….. Hell, slap a huge tax on the NBA for this specific purpose and let’s be done with this stuff.

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:35 AM

Hell, slap a huge tax on the NBA for this specific purpose and let’s be done with this stuff.

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:35 AM

bwahahaha

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 11:37 AM

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

Is Rhode Island so small, that this was the best they could do for senator? Folks in Rhode Island need to widen their gene pool.

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:37 AM

Do you get the idea that they say these things to goad us into whining instead of actually taking proactive steps to preserve our future?

Buddahpundit on December 21, 2009 at 11:38 AM

joedoe,

Next nationalize the federated sports associations?

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 11:39 AM

Rhode Island never fails to disappoint.

roy_batty on December 21, 2009 at 11:39 AM

Hell, slap a huge tax on the NBA for this specific purpose and let’s be done with this stuff.

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:35 AM

Raaaaacist!

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:40 AM

Send this yutz an e-mail demanding an apology. I just did.

http://whitehouse.senate.gov/contact/

Tim Zank on December 21, 2009 at 11:40 AM

We must all turn in our lumps of coal! Guns next!

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM

From my cold, sooty fingers!!

abobo on December 21, 2009 at 11:41 AM

These leftists surely hate dissent don’t they. Whats next a Stalinist type visits at midnight to jail us? Our leftists friends here surely supporting the halt of dissention by Greyson and this Whitehouse guy? Seems we are in the last days of this great republic.

garydt on December 21, 2009 at 11:42 AM

Much of it is a ploy to distract, but some of this rhetoric would even embarrass the average stark raving mad lunatic.

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:43 AM

From my cold, sooty fingers!!

abobo on December 21, 2009 at 11:41 AM

Very good!

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:43 AM

Send this yutz an e-mail demanding an apology. I just did.

Tim Zank on December 21, 2009 at 11:40 AM

Why make his day?

Buddahpundit on December 21, 2009 at 11:44 AM

Will this guy be Olbermann’s worst person in the world pick today? ha ha ha ha ha

joedoe on December 21, 2009 at 11:45 AM

Senator: you are about to be FIRED.

RealMc on December 21, 2009 at 11:47 AM

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 11:37 AM

Via Whitehouse, R.I. exhibits penis envy and Napoleon complex. Universal health care’s cure for Lilliputians is to bring home the burgeoning bureaucratic bacon to subside fear of castration anxiety.

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 11:50 AM

Send this yutz an e-mail demanding an apology. I just did.

Tim Zank on December 21, 2009 at 11:40 AM
Why make his day?

Buddahpundit on December 21, 2009 at 11:44 AM

I didn’t want to make his day, I just wanted to make myself feel a tad better.

Tim Zank on December 21, 2009 at 11:53 AM

I am part Cherokee and also part Jewish. I oppose Obama’s socialist/Marxist policies, including ObamaCare. Senator Whitehouse opposes my view point. Therefore, using Senator Whitehouse’s logic, and that of Obama, Pelosi, Reid, and Democrats in general, they must be racists and anti-Semitic. They don’t like my policies because I’m part Cherokee and part Jewish.

Now, Senator Whitehouse and Democrats, what are you going to do? How are you going to defend your policies?

MeAlice on December 21, 2009 at 12:09 PM

Every good national socialist thinks just like he does.

Mojave Mark on December 21, 2009 at 12:11 PM

Add the name to the list.

THE CHOSEN ONE on December 21, 2009 at 12:13 PM

He is a Democrat and from Rhode Island… two strikes against him already.

WyoMike on December 21, 2009 at 12:17 PM

Whitehouse would do well to travel around his own state and look very, very carefully. Many, if not most of the areas immediately abutting Providence, are deteriorating so rapidly that it’s noticable every time one goes there. That state needs creative and fiscally sensible and non-corrupt people to go to work on it and turn it around. It does NOT need more Democrat hidden taxing, more destruction of business incentive and more welfare influx. Whitehouse is in favor of all of these destructive practices which have, over time, brought much of poor RI nearly to it’s knees. The areas along the salt water are the only areas that thrive in RI and a few inland bedroom communities. All of the RI pols need to get their heads out of the sand and take a long look at the increasing blight, unemployment and drug and welfare problems in large portions of RI. There, that’s my lecture for now.

jeanie on December 21, 2009 at 12:19 PM

this is the same Sen who claimed Big Dawg used the teabagger slur which I do not believe for one second

his press sectry refuses to confirm it or ask Whitehouse

unbeLIEVable

I cannot WAIT for 2010/12

EPIC

ginaswo on December 21, 2009 at 12:33 PM

thats whitehouses press stry who will not confirm/

ginaswo on December 21, 2009 at 12:34 PM

I am taking on line philosphy course now

if a million voters scream STOP! and there is NO Dem Seantor to hear them did their voices make a sound?

we will find out in 10/12

ginaswo on December 21, 2009 at 12:35 PM

I’m one of the poor bastards saddled with this POS as one of my senators. I just called his offices in D.C. and RI and gave them an earful. Of course, since he’s not up for re-election next November, I’m sure he doesn’t give a crap, but I had to get it off my chest anyway. Because I disagree with this abomination, I am a member of a “right-wing militia…an Aryan support group”…I am “hysterical”…and it “is unbearable to me that Barack Obama should exist”. Yeah, ok…whatever. What a lying, demagoguing scumbag.

Dopenstrange on December 21, 2009 at 12:49 PM

Gee Sheldon, lets hope you don’t get mugged while standing in the unemployment line by a family of illegal aliens from Liberia w/aids!! ..: o )
Do these donks think they can get elected w/100% acorn votes?!

christene on December 21, 2009 at 12:49 PM

Fcuck you, Sheldon Whitehouse. Fcuck you and the horse you rode in on. May the next election force you to have to fcuck the horse you rode in on to make a living.

Can you tell this crap really peeves me?

Sekhmet on December 21, 2009 at 1:08 PM

Out of curiosity, I just did a little googling and learned that Whitehouse is the son of Charles Whitehouse, who was the Ambassasor to Thailand during the years I served at that embassy with DEA. I had the chance to meet the ambassador briefly on a couple of occasions. Apparently, Sheldon was going to college in the States at the time. Had I known what was to come, I would have warned the ambassador his son needed some parental guidance.

gary fouse on December 21, 2009 at 1:31 PM

When Zero-bama has lost the Seattle Times, that is saying something significant. It’s not the level of the NYT or Wash.Post, but probably the next level down on the depth chart.

Even my wife, who is a border line socialist, is fed up with the whole experience and has started bad mouthing Zero and his friends. She is realizing how much money we don’t have is being spent on this. That is why the rush to pass the Senate bill. The dems support is eroding quickly and they need to get it done before it crumbles completely.

Mallard T. Drake on December 21, 2009 at 1:37 PM

This is really quite simple.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is a Communist.

Let him explain how he is not.

Freddy on December 21, 2009 at 1:48 PM

They’ve turned Congress into the largest whore house on earth.
Congratulation, Democrats.

Cybergeezer on December 21, 2009 at 2:14 PM

So much ‘diarrhea of the mouth’ out of Whitehouse.
Both of them.
This dork,
and the inhabitants of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

LegendHasIt on December 21, 2009 at 2:23 PM

Well per Senator Whitehouse since I oppose Obamacare, I tried to Join an Aryan. Damn!!! Those SOBs don’t allow Jews to join

The_Lid on December 21, 2009 at 2:30 PM

I have been called a racist by better men than Whitehouse

enginemike on December 21, 2009 at 2:47 PM

These criminals and liars are digging a deep ditch. How long before people get physical with the destroyers of the country we own/protect?

marklmail on December 21, 2009 at 2:59 PM

Screw that idiot . . .he typifies the brain dead, slime that has taken control of this poor Republic.

rplat on December 21, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Kyl is such a p-ssy. The Republicans need to drop the gloves.

They won’t. They are blowing huge opportunity.

LtE126 on December 21, 2009 at 3:05 PM

wildcat84 on December 21, 2009 at 10:56 AM

The Democrats are so brazen, because they are counting on voter fraud/election fraud to keep them in office.
Al Franken was a true inspiration to them in this regard.

justltl on December 21, 2009 at 3:10 PM

Take “Arian” for instance, totally usurped from its Christian history, misapplied by modern ignorance to represent white supremacy.

The term “Arianism” is also used to refer to other nontrinitarian theological systems of the 4th century, which regarded the Christ, Son of God, the Logos, as a created being (as in Arianism proper and Anomoeanism) or as neither uncreated nor created in the sense other beings are created (as in “Semi-Arianism”).

maverick muse on December 21, 2009 at 10:45 AM

No, no, no! Sorry, maverick muse, but I just have to jump in here: “Arianism” the Christian heresy and “Aryanism” the Nazi philosophy have nothing to do with each other at all.

Hitler got all his ideas on “Aryanism” not from Christianity (which, incidentally, he detested, as being a weak, Jewish religion not fit for Germans), but from a gross warping of Hinduism.

“Arya” is the Sanskrit word for “light”, both in the sense of light-skinned (it was claimed that light-skinned Aryans had conquered dark-skinned Dravidians in ancient times and pushed them to the south of India) and in the metaphysical sense of Light vs. Darkness. Hitler took that symbolism and perverted it, just as he did the Hakenkreuz or svastika (another Sanskrit word), which was originally (IIRC) a sun symbol.

I was amazed at the whole sordid story about the co-option of the term by early eugenicists, colonialists, and weirdos like Madame Blavatzky, as written up in the Wikipedia article on Aryanism (with a “y”), which, in fact, says right up front, “Not to be confused with Arianism [with an "i"].”

Now, if your original posting had a giant honking invisible /sarc tag on it a mile high, I apologize profusely and will go to the nearest virtual optometrist, as I clearly need new sarc glasses.

Mary in LA on December 21, 2009 at 3:17 PM

AND ALL DEMOCRAT CONGRESSPEOPLE ARE NAZIS AND CHILD MOLESTERS.

Cybergeezer on December 21, 2009 at 3:36 PM

wildcat84 on December 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM

I agree that the conservative platform be repeal and or defund but would add a third, that is to prosecute the traitors.

farright on December 21, 2009 at 3:39 PM

These guys do know that we can both see and hear them, right?

Cindy Munford on December 21, 2009 at 3:39 PM

These are the sixties radicals. I bet if you rip this jerk’s shirt open, you’ll find a tie-dye t-shirt under there.

capitalist piglet on December 21, 2009 at 3:40 PM

These guys do know that we can both see and hear them, right?

Cindy Munford on December 21, 2009 at 3:39 PM

The mask is definitely coming off this crop of Democrats. Power like this does strange things to people. They are emboldened, and we’re finding out now who they really are.

capitalist piglet on December 21, 2009 at 3:42 PM

They are desperate to break this president.

Let me be clear: Obama is doing a fine job of stumbling all on his own, at home and abroad. A solid B+…

What exactly did Whitehouse expect from a half-term senator with ZERO experience. Leadership? BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

TN Mom on December 21, 2009 at 4:08 PM

Rich white liberals (Obama included) couldn’t care less about black people. Non-racist people will not see blacks the same. A call of racism is meaningless.

Rich white liberals like to feels good about themselves while blacks are pawns.

father on December 21, 2009 at 4:17 PM

His bio is so typical. His father and grandfather were well-known diplomats. He’s a Yalie. Never spent a day in the private sector. Wife is an environmentalist. Has various trust funds. Think he’ll ever lack for the finest health care or spend time waiting for it? In short, he’s a typical decadent liberal elite. Our government is full of them. The rest of the democratic senators aren’t really any different. The deceased scum Kennedy, Patrick Leahy, Rockefeller … heard Ben Nelson’s comments lately?

They are our ruling class. Decadent, effete, burned out elites. They hate the middle class. They aim to crush us under their boots because we’re all racist, gun-loving, Jesus-loving homophobic bigots. What are we going to do about it?

chris999 on December 21, 2009 at 4:35 PM

Desperate to break this president? I am desperate to see him voted out of office. And thus far I would say he is doing a pretty good job of breaking himself.

Terrye on December 21, 2009 at 4:36 PM

They live in another world where they speak an entirely different language than what we hear.

LEFTIST SPEAK-”I didnt say what you thought you heard when I said what I said I didnt mean what I said when I said it, you didnt hear me say what you thought I meant, when I meant to say what you thought you heard”.

canditaylor68 on December 21, 2009 at 4:36 PM

Ummm… father, this:

“Rich white liberals (Obama included) couldn’t care less about black people.” is ignorantastic. Obama isn’t white. You cannot include him in the demographic you’re trying to stereotype, because he is not in fact, white, idiot.

Fish on December 21, 2009 at 4:37 PM

Whither the trolls?

From now on, at every opportunity, I shall refer to democrats as racist democrats. They are the true racists in this country.

CurtZHP on December 21, 2009 at 4:42 PM

Shine-ola.

Found it.

BobMbx on December 21, 2009 at 4:42 PM

Kyl is such a p-ssy. The Republicans need to drop the gloves.

They won’t. They are blowing huge opportunity.

LtE126 on December 21, 2009 at 3:05 PM

I agree. Kyl wants to return to unicorns prancing in the enchanted forest. It’s all gone. The dems nuked his little fantasy, that both sides were acting in good faith, to hell!

Fixed bayonets!

donh525 on December 21, 2009 at 4:46 PM

Liberal trolls….where for art thou? I miss you on these threads.

Bishop on December 21, 2009 at 4:49 PM

Lying sack of… oh, he’s a Democrat… Whew, almost got redundant there.

mankai on December 21, 2009 at 4:51 PM

Fish on December 21, 2009 at 4:37 PM

You must be one of them Orville Faubus-lovin good ole boys! Don’t you dahe call nobody who got a drop of black blood in him whaaawt. Ah just know you wus thankin of them theya miscegenation laws they used to have in the south, Fish!

chris999 on December 21, 2009 at 4:53 PM

Once again a libtard removes all doubt that liberalism is a mental disorder and he is in the latter stages. Doesn’t he realize that lying is not a cure for something so deeply ingrained. If being naive causes the same results as incompetence, what is the difference?

volsense on December 21, 2009 at 4:56 PM

This guy Whitehouse is just another left wing tool bag!

MCGIRV on December 21, 2009 at 5:01 PM

How much worse can this get? Honestly. They force a socialist bill down our throats and call us racists if we protest. But this is the unlivable, purgatorial world they would have for us. It’s what we deserve for our dissent (the unforgivable crime). It is OUR existence that is unbearable to THEM.

rrpjr on December 21, 2009 at 5:05 PM

Rhode Island never fails to disappoint.

roy_batty on December 21, 2009 at 11:39 AM

I can’t remember anything that happened in Rhode Island that’s historically significant.

SouthernGent on December 21, 2009 at 5:11 PM

as bad as it is, he also said there would be a “reckoning” for those who vote no. What could that mean?

rob verdi on December 21, 2009 at 5:18 PM

Dear Mr Whitehouse,

The senators who oppose this legislation also have ardent supporters who are rational, intelligent, articulate, well-balanced, and support democratic process. We disagree with Obama’s policies on the basis of their substance. Just thought you’d want to know.

p.s. With great eagerness, we look forward to your apology and accept it in advance. Merry Christmas, fool.

stevezilla on December 21, 2009 at 5:19 PM

Leave it to a lying, liberal, scumbag, democrat to deny something that is on tape, and can be fact-checked by tens of millions of people on the internet at the drop of a hat. Just more proof of the degree to which Whitehouse and his ilk are disconnected from reality, so much so, that they think they can deny it and no will ever even notice.

Dopenstrange on December 21, 2009 at 5:19 PM

I can’t remember anything that happened in Rhode Island that’s historically significant.

SouthernGent on December 21, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Ever hear of a guy named Roger Williams?

Dopenstrange on December 21, 2009 at 5:21 PM

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