Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on August 12, 2012 by Allahpundit

In choosing Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney not only surprised the political world late Friday night, but he has become a different candidate for president over night.

He is suddenly someone willing to take a risk, someone offering specifics instead of generalities, and someone willing to sell his own agenda to the voters instead of trying to bash his way into the Oval Office. And by embracing Ryan, and the controversial policy heft he brings to the ticket, Romney is now a serious candidate who has displayed true leadership — the willingness to do something politically dangerous because he believes it is the right thing to do…

Romney has shown now he doesn’t plan to try and win by default. He has chosen the best person, likely the only person, who can convince an anxious electorate of the need to swallow some dreadful medicine. If Ryan can’t do it, then it’s likely nobody can.

***

Many close aides had been lobbying for the low-risk, non-objectionable Pawlenty, arguing that the two could run as outsiders, taking on Washington…

Instead, Romney went for one of the most prominent faces in Washington. “Do no harm,” the campaign’s longtime philosophy about choosing a ticket mate, had suddenly become: “Let’s take a chance.” For several weeks, top aides had seen that Romney was learning toward bold over safe.

“Chemistry, seriousness, bigness,” said one of Romney’s closest advisers, when asked what sealed the deal for Ryan. “Win with a mandate to fix what needed to be fixed.”

***

Romney is rolling the dice on a bet that voters crave “substance” — in this case, a deep debate about the deficit and entitlement cuts that Romney himself has mostly dodged up to this point…

For the GOP’s conservative base, Ryan’s entry holds the tantalizing promise of elevating Romney’s game, inciting a debate on the familiar and friendly battlefield of the tea party-dominated 2010 midterms.

The 42-year-old Wisconsin congressman “knows the game — he knows math — he knows exactly what the country needs,” said Alan Simpson, the former Republican senator from Wyoming Obama tapped to co-chair his deficit commission.

“There will be an adult conversation, therefore the children will throw emotion, fear, guilt, and racism on him,” he added. “They will bomb him, bomb him, shell him coastline and bunker, and he will survive. He has facts. He uses math. He’s damn good. He’s excellent.

***

Three years ago, the Tea Party movement emerged as a way of protesting Mr. Obama’s health care legislation. Members followed up with a wave of political victories in the 2010 midterm elections that gave the movement a strong — if not always organized and coherent — voice in the Congress.

Now, Mr. Ryan’s place on the national ticket testifies to the staying power of the Tea Party ideology and provides a single person around which the movement can coalesce. When he delivers his remarks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa later this month, Mr. Ryan will be speaking for the Tea Party as much as anyone else…

[E]very movement needs someone to help it focus. For the Tea Party, Mr. Ryan appears to be that man.

***

Romney embraced Ryan after the sociopathic — indifferent to the truth — ad for Barack Obama that is meretricious about every important particular of the death from cancer of the wife of steelworker Joe Soptic. Obama’s desperate flailing about to justify four more years has sunk into such unhinged smarminess that Romney may have concluded: There is nothing Obama won’t say about me, because he has nothing to say for himself, so I will chose a running mate whose seriousness about large problems and ideas underscores what the president has become — silly and small…

When Ryan said in Norfolk, “We won’t replace our Founding principles, we will reapply them,” he effectively challenged Obama to say what Obama believes, which is: Madison was an extremist in enunciating the principles of limited government — the enumeration and separation of powers. And Jefferson was an extremist in asserting that government exists not to grant rights but to “secure” natural rights that pre-exist government.

Romney’s selection of a running mate was, in method and outcome, presidential. It underscores how little in the last four years merits that adjective.

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Beneath Messina’s distortions lies a real and important debate. Is our welfare state basically healthy, just in need of a few tweaks to restore its fiscal health? Democrats believe, or claim to believe, that if we just raised taxes on the rich and let experts redirect Medicare spending, we could keep the open- ended entitlement programs on which we have come to rely.

Republicans, on the other hand, tend to think that our entitlement programs are structurally flawed in a way that neither tax increases nor better management can solve. Republicans do not want to abolish these entitlements. Their view is that they should be limited, and made to work with rather than against markets.

The Democratic view has a strong base of support among voters. Even those who share the Republican view, as I do, cannot be sure it will win in the court of public opinion. If Romney and Ryan do prevail in November, it will mean that voters accept the need to modernize the welfare state — and this election will end up having been the most important one since 1980.

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[B]y making this choice, Mitt Romney is declaring war. There will be no evasion, no triangulation, no attempt to mask what is at stake in this election. Instead, Romney and Ryan will directly confront Barack Obama and call him to account for putting us on a ruinous course.

This will alter radically the dynamics of the race. The money spent by Obama trying to demonize Governor Romney will prove to be money entirely wasted. The election is not going to be about Mitt Romney. It is not going to be about the sexual revolution. It is not going to be about Bain Capital. It is going to be about the failed policies of Barack Obama, about their dangerous character, and about the sober, sound alternative the Republicans represent.

This will help the Republicans in Senate and House races immeasurably, for it will give Romney and Ryan coattails — now, without a doubt, the candidates in these other races have something concrete on which to run: repeal Obamacare, pare back the entitlements state, reform our system of taxation, and put our fiscal house in order. No one will doubt the capacity of the Republicans to rule.

I have predicted that Romney will win by a landslide. The choice of Paul Ryan means that Romney has chosen the path that will maximize the significance of his victory and its impact on the races for seats in the House and Senate.

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“The race is now framed exactly as we want it,” said Kevin Madden, a senior Romney adviser. “Voters are going to judge our current struggling economy and President Obama’s lack of leadership on that issue very harshly, and then look at a Romney-Ryan ticket as an opportunity to take the country in a bold new direction towards a better future.”…

What Mr. Obama found appealing, the notion of a man of ideas willing to make tough choices, is what he now will need to devalue him. While Democrats openly crowed that Mr. Ryan was the choice they had hoped for because of the sharp contrast, they acknowledged he is a young, attractive, well-spoken politician who explains his plan better than his fellow Republicans do. If he makes the issue the national debt that has risen so much under Mr. Obama, rather than his solution for it, Mr. Ryan could pose a serious challenge to the president.

In other words, to put the bull’s-eye on Mr. Ryan’s back, Mr. Obama will first have to get it off his own.

***

“There’s only one president that I know of in history that robbed Medicare, $716 billion to pay for a new risky program of his own that we call Obamacare,” Romney said.

“What Paul Ryan and I have talked about is saving Medicare, is providing people greater choice in Medicare, making sure it’s there for current seniors. No changes, by the way, for current seniors, or those nearing retirement. But looking for young people down the road and saying, “We’re going to give you a bigger choice.” In America, the nature of this country has been giving people more freedom, more choices. That’s how we make Medicare work down the road.”

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Via Mediaite.

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Its over. Thank the lord, its over. Winston Churchill can finally stop hiding in the bathroom in heaven.

Good night everyone. It’s Breaking Bad time.

Lawdawg86 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

It’s over…mercifully.

Thanks to Lawdawg86 for providing the great running commentary!

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Made me laugh! How did it turn out? What year was the Riv?

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Speaking of the Olympics, did you hear about the blonde who was so thrilled about winning a gold medal that she had it bronzed?

onlineanalyst on August 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM

I was at the locksmiths the other day, the ladies were wrestling. They were very good

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM

What else do they do at this locksmith?

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Someone got my ritalin. I mean renalin.

Lanceman on August 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Its over. Thank the lord, its over. Winston Churchill can finally stop hiding in the bathroom in heaven.

Good night everyone. It’s Breaking Bad time.

Lawdawg86 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Meth after acid…? Dude.

Gingotts on August 12, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Or words close to that — I went to the online video CBS posted of the interview to get the *exact* wording because it was a great answer & surprise, surprise, the online version of the interview has the entire exchanged edited out.

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Here’s another video of the interview at the Right Scoop

I’m not sure if it’s edited or not.

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Oh, I see ther is a Congressman named Joe Walsh. Does he play guitar like Thaddius McCotter?

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM

After the rain quit woke up in the middle of the night in a sleeping bag with a strange feeling. Turned on the flashlight and I was nose-to nose with a skunk. “What is it, Honey?”

“Don’t even frigging move!”

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 10:58 PM

That story could be taken a couple of ways. lol

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM

I got the dreaded AARP solicitation card the other day in the mail and have been thinking…What would be the perfect HELL NO response that I could stuff into their prepaid envelope.

I figured it out today.

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Someone got my ritalin. I mean renalin.

Lanceman on August 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM

renalin, the anti-Viagra.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:05 PM

What else do they do at this locksmith?

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Mainly take my money for rekeying my locks. Lol!

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:05 PM

In a word, no.

predator on August 12, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Lol! We posted at the same time again, we do that a lot. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 10:53 PM

I call it talent. :D

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Oh, I see ther is a Congressman named Joe Walsh. Does he play guitar like Thaddius McCotter?

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM

True…and the rocker Joe Walsh made an appearance for his opponent a couple of weeks ago. Bummer.

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

That story could be taken a couple of ways. lol

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Bad little piggy.

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Made me laugh! How did it turn out? What year was the Riv?

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Nobody moved. Thank God.

It got bored and left.

1968 White Whale IIRC.

We left town Friday night after dark. Got about an hour out and had a few beers. You could do that then. Started seeing shooting stars. Kinda cool for a while, then we finally figured it was coming form under the hood. Opened her up and the a/c pulley was glowing RED hot.
That was damned impressive. Guess the compressor locked up.

I cut the belt off (only thing on that belt) and off we went!

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Man… let’s hope not! One McCotter was too many!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

At any rate those ladies had good technique. Ladies didn’t wrestle like that when I was coming up. Tough ladies! I liked it.

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM

I’d like to rassle em. Because win or lose, I still win.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:03 PM

This is the part that CBS edited out.

http://t.co/evAmoaq7

Flora Duh on August 12, 2012 at 11:08 PM

canopfor

A belated thanks for the link to the Wisconsin rally. I watched and enjoyed it very much.

MustLoveBlogs on August 12, 2012 at 10:37 PM

MustLoveBlogs:Anytime,i try to get ahead of these events,
and I think,I called you MustloveBugs,a page
back,oops!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Yeah I wasn’t thinking ole Joe made into the top ten Conservative musicians. Lol! Funnier if he had though.

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

I’d like to rassle em. Because win or lose, I still win.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

And all this while they rekey locks with the other arm!

Impressive!

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

And then…

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Southern Man really torqued me. Hey Neil, ever heard of Great Slave Lake?

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Narrow escape! Lucky!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Southern Man really torqued me. Hey Neil, ever heard of Great Slave Lake?

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Word.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

I’d like to rassle em. Because win or lose, I still win.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Lol! You’d certainly have your hands full, those girls were pretty good. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Feisty! Feisty, Arnold!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Narrow escape! Lucky!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Yes, it could have certainly turned out poorly.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

I call it talent. :D

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:06 PM

predator:Hey pred….haven’t seen ya for a bit…*waves*!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Word.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Pickin’ up on your handle there. Do you drive one?

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Man… let’s hope not! One McCotter was too many!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM

How does McCotter look in orange?

Thaddeus McCotter’s top aides charged in election fraud case

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Southern Man really torqued me. Hey Neil, ever heard of Great Slave Lake?

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

We got him back good though. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

No worries; obviously, I didn’t notice. And that’s kind of cute!

MustLoveBlogs on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

:)

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

It’s over…mercifully.

Thanks to Lawdawg86 for providing the great running commentary!

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

22044:Yup,I second that!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

predator:Hey pred….haven’t seen ya for a bit…*waves*!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Hey, mister information! How ya been? *waves back*

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Feisty! Feisty, Arnold!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

He really is. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Building one with help. I’m no machinist, so having a bud do the heavy lifting.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:15 PM

It’s over…mercifully.

Thanks to Lawdawg86 for providing the great running commentary!

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Shoot it again, just to make sure.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Americans love well articulated Conservatism.

Done right, with passion, is a winner above all else.

Speakup on August 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Guilty! :)

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM

No worries; obviously, I didn’t notice. And that’s kind of cute!

MustLoveBlogs on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

MustLoveBlogs:A-1:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM

We got him back good though. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Yeah, me too. Stopped buying his music. That’ll teach him.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Anybody watching Animal Practice? It looks like Scrubs but with veterinarians.
That Joanna Garcia Swisher sure is easy on the eyes, though.

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

So who’s donated to Romney or gotten involved?

LevinFan on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

It’s over…mercifully.

Thanks to Lawdawg86 for providing the great running commentary!

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

.
Yep, my hat’s off to him.

And I sure hope he can recover from the experience.

Might need some therapy.

listens2glenn on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM


Dang predator, now I have to hear it
.

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Yes.. we have to keep an eye on him poolside!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Might need some therapy.

listens2glenn on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Or shots…

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:19 PM

It’s over…mercifully.

Thanks to Lawdawg86 for providing the great running commentary!

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM

.
Shoot it again, just to make sure.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:15 PM

.
I’ll never get to sleep tonight, thanks to y’all.

: )

listens2glenn on August 12, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Anybody watching Animal Practice? It looks like Scrubs but with veterinarians.
That Joanna Garcia Swisher sure is easy on the eyes, though.

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Woof! Is she from Wisconsin?

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:21 PM

.
Shoot it again, just to make sure.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Lol! ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Or shots…

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Heh. Hopefully Breaking Bad will be antidotic.

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:22 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Hey, mister information! How ya been? *waves back*

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM

predator:Good,but I had about 15 windows open,blew a rocker-arm,
had to pull over,shut it down,then replace the rocker-arm,
reset the clearance(solid-Lifters),and its good to go!

Okay,kidding on over-revving the computer,but I did lock
it up,it happened only once before!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Dang predator, now I have to hear it.

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:18 PM

My man, Bmore. Yes sir.

“I hope Neil Young will remember, a Southern man don’t need him around anyhow.”

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Here’s another video of the interview at the Right Scoop

I’m not sure if it’s edited or not.

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Thanks, that video is the edited version (probably downloaded from the CBS site). More worrisome to me is that CBS edited it at all, though — seems to me CBS/TeamObama do *not* want people who missed the interview because of Olympics or hear about how good it was seeing that answer. It undercuts the entire “they want to gut medicare” scare tactic.

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Woof! Is she from Wisconsin?

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:21 PM


She’s from Florida

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Man. Talk about a flashback. I was listening to the radio the night that plane went down.

Glad they kept it going.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Otay H/A Peeps and PeepEttes,another
Great Day,for Campaigning,and news!

Lets R/R…oll/2012!!

The wife needs the cock-pit,to do some computering,

Everyone have a Great Night….Night Everyone————–:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

So who’s donated to Romney or gotten involved?

LevinFan on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Oh, I got involved when he announced Paul Ryan as his VP pick.
I’ve run out of batteries.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Sharp Dressed Man</

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Okay,kidding on over-revving the computer,but I did lock
it up,it happened only once before!:)

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:23 PM

We’re gonna switch you from a diesel to a turbine. Then they’ll be no stopping you! :)

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

university of Wyoming has the 2012 CNFR champion header. WooHoo

jrsrigmvr on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

She’s from Florida

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Yeah, I know, I was just looking at that shirt……

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Feisty! Feisty, Arnold!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM

He really is. ; )

Bmore on August 12, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Evening, how you guys doing?
Two reports from Bakersfield.
Jake Varner won gold in the 92kg weight class. My son–22 at the time in college, wrestled Jake who was only 17 or 18 and still in HS.
(training/scrimmage for both groups). He (son) said despite the age difference and his having more experience he still had to give it everything he had and barely beat Jake.

The Megalodon shark on Shark Week was apparently a denizen of the ocean we had here millions of years ago.

No ocean now and we very hot the last ten days.

Paul Ryan pick was a very good move by Mitt. I hope they both unload on Obama and make him cry.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

From Drudge – 10,000+ in Wisconsin to welcome R2.

And with that I hit the hay. Off to the Salt Mine in the morning.

Out!

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Woof! Is she from Wisconsin?

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:21 PM

.
She’s from Florida

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

.
Didn’t recognize the name, so I went to imdb.com to “check her out”.

She “checks out” just fine! : )

listens2glenn on August 12, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Paul Ryan pick was a very good move by Mitt. I hope they both unload on Obama and make him cry.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

He cries every time he looks at Mooch.

Sorry.

Ok, I really am out.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:30 PM

This is the part that CBS edited out.

http://t.co/evAmoaq7

Flora Duh on August 12, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Thanks Flora Duh!
However, I’m still perturbed they would edit that part out from video CBS site titled “full interview.” Many may very well miss this separate clip (as I did).

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 11:30 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Good night, pleasant dreams.

Best to everyone else here as well, see many of you on a future thread. :)

22044 on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Nice tune, Arnold! The Megalodon Shark you say! Hmmm.

R&R will do more than make Obama cry… they’re going to send him home to live with Michelle full time!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

10,000

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Man. Talk about a flashback. I was listening to the radio the night that plane went down.

Glad they kept it going.

Tenwheeler on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

I heard about it the following day. Rocked my world. But like you said they kept it going and that also rocked my world. Lyn-Skyn. As good as it can ever be.

Just call me Mr. Breeze.

predator on August 12, 2012 at 11:33 PM

“So the question in this election is: Which way do we go?” Obama said. “Do we go forward towards a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared, or do we go backward?”

Sack of feces – we go back to an America in which the producers are honored, decency is valued, and the thieves, liars, looters, moochers and dividers are mocked, derided, and sent to Hell.

Schadenfreude on August 12, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Thanks, that video is the edited version (probably downloaded from the CBS site). More worrisome to me is that CBS edited it at all, though — seems to me CBS/TeamObama do *not* want people who missed the interview because of Olympics or hear about how good it was seeing that answer. It undercuts the entire “they want to gut medicare” scare tactic.

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Worrisome? They are all Obama butt kissers and do what they do best. My only hope is that after the election, and Romney wins, that we seriously declare war on the mainstream media.

This was the reason we never owned a television and weren’t allowed to read newspapers when I was growing up behind the Iron Curtain. My parents did all they could to shield us from the propaganda and undo what was taught to us in school.

JPeterman on August 12, 2012 at 11:33 PM

The GOP will betray you!..:)

The GOPe will betray you..For the true cons!..:)

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:34 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

…thanks for the work today bud! Sleep tight!

KOOLAID2 on August 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Great to see you!..Did you see the tune I posted for you the other night??..:)

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Good evening, Dire! Nice to see you!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Your feelings betray you.

Rusty Allen on August 12, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Party’s here!

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Gold…Romney in Wisconsin:

“Mr. President, take your campaign out of the gutter – let’s talk about the real issues that America faces,”

jimver on August 12, 2012 at 11:36 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Goodnight, Canopfor! Sleep well!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:36 PM

“prosperity is shared” = code for “redistribution of earned or other wealth, via theft by thuggery

A worthless degenerate is president.

No one divided America more than he, mr. transparency.

Such charlatanry must be punished.

Schadenfreude on August 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM

However, I’m still perturbed they would edit that part out from video CBS site titled “full interview.” Many may very well miss this separate clip (as I did).

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Yeah, so am I and I’ve let CBS know about it, several times. I’ve also sent the link to conservative talk show hosts so they will know about the edited clip.

Flora Duh on August 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM

So who’s donated to Romney or gotten involved?

LevinFan on August 12, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Everyone in this household has donated now.

Um, are the limits individual, or are they supposed to combine for a total for married couples? /donor-noob

Wolfmoon on August 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Very nice tune!

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM

I don’t think so:(
Could you tell me were to find it, or post again?

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:38 PM

werewhere

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:38 PM

canopfor on August 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

He works so hard and goes to bed too soon.
Sleep well, canopfor.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on August 12, 2012 at 11:39 PM

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Good evening!..Great to see you!..:)

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

I donate, and volunteer.

Rusty Allen on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

central WY college:
CNFR champion goat tyer

jrsrigmvr on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

10,000

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:32 PM

I have their GH album and really like it but you can hardly understand the lyrics of most of their songs unless you really work at it. Still good album though.

arnold ziffel on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

But I like Romney.

Rusty Allen on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

jrsrigmvr on August 12, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Good evening, Fred! Nice to see you tonight.

thatsafactjack on August 12, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Yeah, so am I and I’ve let CBS know about it, several times. I’ve also sent the link to conservative talk show hosts so they will know about the edited clip.

Flora Duh on August 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Thank you. I tweeted the twitchyteam, but didn’t think of doing that. That was very smart.

Dark Star on August 12, 2012 at 11:41 PM

MontanaMmmm on August 12, 2012 at 11:38 PM

Here you go..I think you will like it!..:)

Dire Straits on August 12, 2012 at 11:42 PM

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