Quotes of the day

posted at 9:27 pm on August 17, 2012 by Allahpundit

The youngsters were running the show in Springfield, Va., on Friday, where 42-year-old Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan took the stage after being introduced by two 44-year-olds: Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and former Alabama Rep. Artur Davis…

“We have a very serious choice to make,” Ryan told the crowd. “And what Mitt Romney is offering is to make a decision together.”…

“I heard the president talking about Medicare,” Ryan said. “We want this debate on Medicare. We want this debate, we need this debate and we’re gonna win this debate.”…

“Remember how President Obama used to say we aren’t the blue states or the red states, we’re the United States of America?” Ryan asked. “Remember when he said to put aside childish things and have an adult conversation? We’re still waiting for that adult conversation.”

***

[A]ides believe there is a way for Romney and Ryan to present a vision of fiscal discipline so starkly different than Obama’s as to provide voters a clear choice, even without all the details.

“At the end of the day,” Rhoades said, “the American people are going to have to decide: Do they want to clean up the mess right now, or do they want to wait another four years, when it’s even worse? Do they want business as usual or do they really want to tackle the big challenges for a change?”

A Romney campaign official added: “I know there are some people in Washington, D.C., that are scared to talk about Medicare. We’re not. We’ve got a million hits on Medicare. We’ll do it for as long as they want. Let’s do it. It’s policy, it’s substance, it’s the future.”

***

Adding credence to the GOP’s case: Polls conducted in 28 battleground districts for the National Republican Congressional Committee, obtained by National Journal, which suggest Republicans aren’t as vulnerable on the Medicare debate as the conventional wisdom suggests. Their pollsters tested both the Republican message on Ryan’s plan (Ryan’s plan doesn’t touch anyone over 55, preserves Medicare for future generations, invokes ObamaCare), and the Democratic message against it (end Medicare as we know it through voucher system, seniors pay more out of pocket, rates will go up). When the results of all 28 polls were aggregated together, the GOP argument prevailed 46 to 36 percent…

[I]t’s worth remembering that antipathy over Obama’s health care law was as responsible for the Democrats’ historic House losses in 2010 as the weak state of the economy. It’s notable that for Romney’s campaign, the state of the economy has taken a back seat to more ideological arguments in the wake of the Ryan selection — it’s much more consistent with the messages we heard from Congressional Republicans in 2010.

The Romney gamble: Obama’s health care law is even more unpopular than his record on the economy.

***

In a normal political year, the liberal Mediscare tom-toms might have scared Republicans from this issue, and Mr. Ryan probably would have remained an admired if sidelined Congressman. But Mr. Obama decided via the Affordable Care Act to remake the entire health-care system including Medicare, and thus he also changed the politics.

The destructive policy and unpopularity of ObamaCare have made Paul Ryan’s reform politically possible, meaning that voters may be open to hearing the real choice they face between command and control or private competition and more patient choice. Throw in the lousy economy and the Obama spending and debt binges, and the GOP this year has a chance to win a health-care debate if it goes on offense and contrasts its solutions to Mr. Obama’s.

That’s the real reason liberals and the press corps claim to be so upset by the Romney Medicare ad. By governing so far to the left, Mr. Obama may have neutralized Mediscare and made voters more receptive to center-right solutions. Medicare is already changing because it must. The difference this year is that Republicans have a plan to save it.

***

“He encourages me. Erskine [Bowles] and I felt he was one of the sharpest guys we dealt with,” Simpson said on Fox News. “He doesn’t have to have a staff member there feeding him stuff and little memos. He can go a half an hour without a note. He knows the issues.”…

“He also said to us — I think a year and a half ago — you know, ‘If we can’t get something done in America, there’s no need for me to smash my head into the wall around here, I have things to do back in Wisconsin,’” Simpson recalled. “And now, this thing [the GOP vice presidential nomination] comes to him, I don’t think he was seeking it, but let me tell you, he becomes a spokesman of hard truth against fakery.”

***

Republicans should keep this picture in mind. There’s a woman on a porch in eastern Ohio and she has a dog and likes guns and supports the NRA and sees herself as more or less conservative. She assumed she’d vote for Romney and not that big loser in the White House. But she’s hearing about Ryan and she’s hearing the word “cuts.” She knows spending is out of control and she’s worried about deficits and debt. But she’s on disability and her husband’s illness is being handled by Medicare, and she’s wondering: “Do these guys really understand my life? Do they know how it is for us?” She’s getting concerned, and not only for herself but her neighbors and friends. People are not just protective of themselves, they’re loyal to others.

Ryan is associated with the word cutting. Republicans will have to make people believe the word to associate with him is “saving,” that the Romney-Ryan ticket wants to save entitlement programs that aren’t sustainable, that will in time collapse unless we impose ruinous taxes or continue with ruinous deficits…

Republicans should do their own spot, now — one that’s comic and sweet. Grandma in the wheelchair is speeding on a downward slope toward a cliff. She looks terrified. Suddenly a young guy who looks like Clark Kent—that is, like Paul Ryan—springs forward, puts his body between the wheelchair and the edge, and stops it. She looks up at him, smiles, touches his face with her hand. He smiles, turns the chair around and begins to push her back to safety. “Romney-Ryan. Trying to get things back on firm ground.”

***

At the very least, the Friday event shows that the pick of Ryan has given the GOP grassroots a shot in the arm. Every random Republican voter approached by the Examiner said a variation of the following: Romney was not their first choice, but the Ryan pick laid their lingering qualms to rest.

“He’s got it all,” said Betty-Ann Olson, a self-described Tea Party activist, of Ryan. “I am very pleased.”

“It’s a great choice: I don’t have any doubts,” said Dale Dunn, a former Newt Gingrich supporter.

***

“Well, I certainly agree that it is a proposal, a serious proposal.”


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I voted for McCain and now regret that vote. I should have stood on principal and not voted for him. I swore I would not be fooled twice.

Interesting that no one can point to a single Conservative thing Mitt has done. Tells you everything really.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:35 PM

McCain didn’t win, so what is the point of regretting that vote?

Nevermind, I’m searching for logic again. How foolish.

changer1701 on August 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM

He has been here long enough to know how, it just brings up sad memories LOL! :)

uncommon sense on August 17, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Heck, I don’t know that. Not that I care. Most people screw up once in a while but come back to the normal side. Then again, some don’t. And you don’t need to search a long time back to figure that out.

cozmo on August 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM

The GOP will betray Gary Johnson

SparkPlug on August 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Gotta hit the rack. Long day at the races tomorrow. If I win, I’ll buy y’all a drink.

Later.

predator on August 17, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Deal! Good Night predator, Sleep Easy. Its a New Moon tonight. ; )

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

canopfor on August 17, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Good evening friend!..:)

PS..Happy TGIF to you and yours!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Fixed!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Nice tune!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Don’t be shocked when it is played at the convention.

uncommon sense on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Gary Johnson is on the ballot in all 57 states.

SparkPlug on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Even the most hard core Palin admirer does not teach kids to march and sing songs about her. Or have creepy cult of personality type posters of her.

cozmo on August 17, 2012 at 11:39 PM

And I have to be honest…”Undefeated” sucked. Great story, obviously…but the direction and production were hideous. It was like an overly obnoxious high-school music video half the time.

MadisonConservative on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Simpson also said he wasn’t optimistic that Congress would make progress on addressing the fiscal cliff before the November election.

“These guys will do nothing, either party, nothing, just B.S. and mush, the whole way through,” he said. “Then, between the Nov. 6 and Dec. 31, they’re going to be really mucking around in 5 to 7 trillion bucks of quicksand. And it will have to be discussed.”

He later added: “I didn’t think that Erskine would ever say that we would go over the fiscal cliff, but Erskine says we will go over that cliff now.”

7-10% approval for Congress

Schadenfreude on August 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM

You’ve got to cut it out.

RedCrow on August 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Maybe they can find the one where grow fins was making sexual innuendos towards my wife and daughter. Almost got me banned.

cozmo on August 17, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Sorry that happened. Glad you’re still here.

22044 on August 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Gary Johnson is on the ballot in all 57 states.

SparkPlug on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

And he may even flip a couple of them to 0bama.

Supporters of Larry Jonstoned back 0bama.

cozmo on August 17, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Gary Johnson is on the ballot in all 57 states.

SparkPlug on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Lol.

RedCrow on August 17, 2012 at 11:48 PM

The GOP will not betray YOY!

Lanceman on August 17, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Good point..Sorry!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM

All right all, I’m done. Time for a nice glass of the water of life, stogie, and then off to bed.

uncommon sense on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM

canopfor on August 17, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Good evening friend!..:)

PS..Happy TGIF to you and yours!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Dire Straits:And to you as well:)

canopfor on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM

He has been here long enough to know how, it just brings up sad memories LOL! :)

uncommon sense on August 17, 2012 at 11:43 PM

whatever floats his boat, I guess. :)

22044 on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Gotta hit the rack. Long day at the races tomorrow. If I win, I’ll buy y’all a drink.

Later.

predator on August 17, 2012 at 11:37 PM

predator:Nite Pred:)

canopfor on August 17, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Vote however the f— you want. See you in December.

RedCrow on August 17, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Indeed sure will be interesting to see if you still do want Obama Impeached in his second term.

At least in 2008 there was no hatred shown to Conservatives on sites like this one. But with Mitt Romney running it is on display daily. I have no clue what you are celebrating. Rasmussen has Mitt at his lowest aginst Obama for some time. Mitt is behind where McCain was now.

But you Romney lovers are so cocky you think you can throw away the base and still win. Unless you know something I don’t you are insane. That Rubio will speak and Ryan is the VP will not bring along the base. We will act all lovey dovey with you then in the booth not vote for Romney. We will vote for the actual Conservative Republicans pehaps even the Moderate Republicans but not Mitt. We will not make another GW Bush/McCain mistake. GW Bush gave us Obama. GW Bush destroyed any chance for Republicans to take any of the three branches of Government. Mitt is worse than GW Bush.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:51 PM

All right all, I’m done. Time for a nice glass of the water of life, stogie, and then off to bed.

uncommon sense on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Take care, uncommon.

RedCrow on August 17, 2012 at 11:51 PM

I’d rather go blind.

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Is it too early to play this kind of music since you are talking about the moon!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Ever hear of the T.E.A.P.A.R.T.Y????? This isn’t 1950 pal. Mitt Romney may not be your mystery date but if you wake up to second term Obama you are going to wish you could go back and choose door number 1!!!

1nolibgal on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Good Night uncommon sense, Sleep Well.

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:53 PM

Hello Sparkplug

Well I got to do a tune up early tomorrow, so good night to all my fellow Hot Gassers……..;-)

angrymike on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Paul Ryan ‏@PaulRyanVP

.@MittRomney’s agenda will create 12 million jobs in the first 4 years. That’s 345k jobs here in VA http://mi.tt/OtSRzd #tcot

https://twitter.com/PaulRyanVP
_______________________________

Mitt Romney Press | August 17, 2012
Location
Boston, MA
United States

“Number one, this is so true in Virginia as it is in so many other parts of America. We have got a lot of energy in the country; let’s use that energy in this country. Energy independence. All of the above: coal, gas, oil, nuclear, renewables. All of it.”
–Paul Ryan

Remarks
Glen Allen, VA
August 17, 2012

Click Here To Watch Paul Ryan
PAUL RYAN: LET’S USE AMERICAN ENERGY AND CREATE A STRONGER MIDDLE CLASS
VIDEO:(1:24)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIhiMotHkzI&feature=youtu.be

PAUL RYAN:

“We’re going to be offering solutions.

We’re going to be offering ideas to get this economy growing.

Specifically, you see it right there on the wall. The Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class, a specific agenda to get higher take-home pay, more jobs in this economy.

It’s an agenda with a goal of creating 12 million jobs in the first four years. That’s 345,000 jobs right here in Virginia.

Grow our economy, reignite opportunity. There’s no reason why we can’t grow the economy at 4 percent instead of the stalemate we have right now. But it’s going to take leadership. It’s going to take decision-making.

It’s going to take a plan. Number one, this is so true in Virginia as it is in so many other parts of America. We have got a lot of energy in the country;

let’s use that energy in this country. Energy independence. All of the above: coal, gas, oil, nuclear, renewables. All of it.

We have it, let’s use it. Let’s lower gas prices, lower home heating prices. That helps the economy. It creates jobs.”
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http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/08/paul-ryan-lets-use-american-energy-and-create-stronger-middle-class?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=20120817_pdr_p_american-energy-icymi_twitter&utm_content=pdr

canopfor on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

McCain didn’t win, so what is the point of regretting that vote?

Nevermind, I’m searching for logic again. How foolish.

changer1701 on August 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Given what Obama has done to destroy this country I still feel McCain would have done worse. Thus so would Romney.

The gutless House stood by with the power to stop Obama and did nothing. They made it clear that power was all that mattered to them. They made it clear that they would rather a madman President continue in his wasteful ways than they look bad in the Press that hates them anyway. 10% approval what did they have to lose by shutting down government to stop or at least slow the spending. We gave the GOP a majority to stop Obama Care and instead they implemented it and paid for it. Then to go one further they forced the Grandfather of Obama Care as our nominee. I gurantee that a lot of people that put in the 2010 Congress detest Romney. They detest a lot of other Republicans.

If Mitt thinks they will vote for him he learned nothing from 2010 just like Obama.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Is it too early to play this kind of music since you are talking about the moon!..:)

Dire Straits on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Blue Moon, New Moon, close enough for government work at have the cost. lol! ; )

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

I hear you!..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Dire, how about something with a little funky? You can leave your hat on.

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Indeed sure will be interesting to see if you still do want Obama Impeached in his second term.

At least in 2008 there was no hatred shown to Conservatives on sites like this one. But with Mitt Romney running it is on display daily. I have no clue what you are celebrating. Rasmussen has Mitt at his lowest aginst Obama for some time. Mitt is behind where McCain was now.

But you Romney lovers are so cocky you think you can throw away the base and still win. Unless you know something I don’t you are insane. That Rubio will speak and Ryan is the VP will not bring along the base. We will act all lovey dovey with you then in the booth not vote for Romney. We will vote for the actual Conservative Republicans pehaps even the Moderate Republicans but not Mitt. We will not make another GW Bush/McCain mistake. GW Bush gave us Obama. GW Bush destroyed any chance for Republicans to take any of the three branches of Government. Mitt is worse than GW Bush.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Normally, I wouldn’t paste a great big block of bullsh!t, because it gives the moron who posted it extra gravitas. (PS–Don’t claim that gravitas, dummy. I pasted it so I could pick it apart more easily.))

I mentioned nothing of Odumbo impeachment. He does deserve it, as he’s consistently ignored the laws of the land. (I’d say the same thing for a GOP president.)

Your second paragraph, which begins, “At least in 2008 there was…”, is so confused that I’ll not comment on it, except to say that I think that you should seek help. You’re obviously not right in the head. I hear that Odumbo has special programs for retards like you. Check them out.

Your last paragraph just speaks to the idiocy that resides in some Americans. What you don’t get is that you’re a complete dolt. Now that I’ve told you that, you should try not to be so stupid in the future.

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Hi Kids…

… Just a quick “Hello!”.

I’ve been busy Coaching Little 7%’s Pop Warner Football Team so not much time for snark…

… I’ve been checking in from time to time and you guys never disappoint.

I hope everyone is well…

… I’ll be back more as the election approaches.

*clink!*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Lol. Trying to spread around his stupidity. LOL!

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Sorry about that misinformation, B. No excuse.

thatsafactjack on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

I love how the ABRs always claim that they speak for the base.

wargamer6 on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Arab Spring in full bloom thanks to Obama and a few idiots on the right too – see McCain for ex.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:05 AM

For our friend Steve.

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:06 AM

Not anymore. Now it’s about Ryan’s medicare plan. Why Romney abandoned the initial strategy to focus on the economy is very difficult to understand and I think ultimately a huge mistake.

bayam on August 17, 2012 at 11:14 PM

I’ll help you understand. Republicans can do two things at once. The two are related, so it isn’t even much of a stretch. Your concern is deeply touching, but we got this one, so thanks, but you can go back to marching or occupying or whatever it is you do when you aren’t here.

Night Owl on August 18, 2012 at 12:06 AM

I love how the ABRs always claim that they speak for the base.

wargamer6 on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

But they do!
.
.
.
The 0bama base.

That’s all folks, the mags and bags are loaded. Carry on.

cozmo on August 18, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Interesting that no one can point to a single Conservative thing Mitt has done. Tells you everything really.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:35 PM

He cut somebody’s hair real short.

Vince on August 18, 2012 at 12:07 AM

*clink!*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

*clink!*, I had a feeling that might be where you’ve been. We will do our level best. ; )

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Sorry about that misinformation, B. No excuse.

thatsafactjack on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

No harm, No foul, gg has a heII of a curve ball. Lol! ; )

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Jealousy and paranoia, combined, are lethal.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:09 AM

Given what Obama has done to destroy this country I still feel McCain would have done worse. Thus so would Romney.

The gutless House stood by with the power to stop Obama and did nothing. They made it clear that power was all that mattered to them. They made it clear that they would rather a madman President continue in his wasteful ways than they look bad in the Press that hates them anyway. 10% approval what did they have to lose by shutting down government to stop or at least slow the spending. We gave the GOP a majority to stop Obama Care and instead they implemented it and paid for it. Then to go one further they forced the Grandfather of Obama Care as our nominee. I gurantee that a lot of people that put in the 2010 Congress detest Romney. They detest a lot of other Republicans.

If Mitt thinks they will vote for him he learned nothing from 2010 just like Obama.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Yet you’d prefer Obama win this time, too, despite what he’s done to destroy the country. Mind boggling.

And you need to review your recent history. The House was in Democrat hands when ObamaCare was rammed through, as was the Senate…the GOP didn’t get the majority in the House until January of ’11, and still don’t have one in the Senate. And who cares if they don’t like Romney? How is that relevant?

changer1701 on August 18, 2012 at 12:10 AM

bayam’s scared cause O’s getting beat like my ginger step child

Slade73 on August 18, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Yet you’d prefer Obama win this time, too, despite what he’s done to destroy the country. Mind boggling.

And you need to review your recent history. The House was in Democrat hands when ObamaCare was rammed through, as was the Senate…the GOP didn’t get the majority in the House until January of ’11, and still don’t have one in the Senate. And who cares if they don’t like Romney? How is that relevant?

changer1701 on August 18, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Facts have no effect on him.

wargamer6 on August 18, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Fresh out of the oven. Pardon me for a bit. ; )

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Facts have no effect on him.

wargamer6 on August 18, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Yeah. I keep hoping, one day, they’ll break through.

changer1701 on August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Seven Percent Solution on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

*clink*..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Paul Ryan ‏@PaulRyanVP

.@MittRomney’s agenda will create 12 million jobs in the first 4 years. That’s 345k jobs here in VA http://mi.tt/OtSRzd #tcot

https://twitter.com/PaulRyanVP

canopfor on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Does anybody NOT think the White House is in furious Vice-President search mode after Hillary said NO?

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Fresh out of the oven. Pardon me for a bit. ; )

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM

That doesn’t have anything to do with listening to that Whoopee song earlier, does it? ;)

changer1701 on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Independent thinkers

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

cozmo on August 17, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Schad is still teaching me to blog so occasionally I goof up, like telling people to vote for Gary Johnsonor Or to load up on FaceBook stock.

SparkPlug on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Does anybody NOT think the White House is in furious Vice-President search mode after Hillary said NO?

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Too late. None will change. Obama needs Biden, to look Einsteinian.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:15 AM

… I’ll be back more as the election approaches.

*clink!*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on August 18, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Seven Percent Solution:Amen,we will keep your Flack Jacket ready:)

canopfor on August 18, 2012 at 12:16 AM

Fresh out of the oven. Pardon me for a bit. ; )

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM

Pop-tarts will fit in your toaster. (:

Oh you are having Peach cobbler. My bad.

SparkPlug on August 18, 2012 at 12:16 AM

he should put Nancy on the ticket

first half-woman,half botox Vice President.

Slade73 on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Given what Obama has done to destroy this country I still feel McCain would have done worse. Thus so would Romney.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Dude… seriously…?

Show of hands…? Who here thinks the country would be worse off if McCain had spent the last three years on a whiskey and PCP bender, after teaching Sarah how to forge his signature…?

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Does anybody NOT think the White House is in furious Vice-President search mode after Hillary said NO?

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Too late. None will change. Obama needs Biden, to look Einsteinian.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:15 AM

It is not too late and I bet Michelle is screaming like a mad woman.

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

That was funny.

SparkPlug on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

SP, you get the pebble.

I don’t teach. I just learn, observe and rejoice.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Show of hands…? Who here thinks the country would be worse off if McCain had spent the last three years on a whiskey and PCP bender, after teaching Sarah how to forge his signature…?

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Heh.

Vince on August 18, 2012 at 12:19 AM

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Obama never admits to have been wrong.

Biden might be sick the week of Oct. 11, to evade the debate.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:20 AM

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Steve angell IS NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY.
ALL SHOULD IGNORE Steve angell AT ALL TIMES.
Steve angell IS AN OBAMA VOTER.

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Good!..Good!..My young Jedi..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Hello Sparkplug

Well I got to do a tune up early tomorrow, so good night to all my fellow Hot Gassers……..;-)

angrymike on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 PM

angrymike:Nite AM:)

canopfor on August 18, 2012 at 12:22 AM

Slightly OT.
Is Obama running out of money? Tonight it seems the ads are more than 2-1 in favor of Romney tonight. And we’re still in August…

22044 on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

The Clintons are two vultures circling a moribund Obama.

kenny on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Good!..Good!..My young Jedi..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:21 AM

:)

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:26 AM

The Clintons are two vultures circling a moribund Obama.

kenny on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

For good reasons. They hate him, eternally and deeply.

They will vote for Romney.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:27 AM

Blue Moon, New Moon, close enough for government work at have the cost. lol! ; )

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

How about neon?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nopBvlKfYgY

Night Owl on August 18, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Obama never admits to have been wrong.

Biden might be sick the week of Oct. 11, to evade the debate.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Maybe Obama takes his place to get schooled by Ryan as well as Romney.

22044 on August 18, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Otay,I’m next,I’ll leave you all with this Intell tidbit!!

GoodNight Everyone——-:)
___________________________

Romney-Ryan campaign tackles Medicare in Florida

Both camps launch new ads, each accusing the other of planning to undermine Medicare. Paul Ryan will appear Saturday at the state’s largest retirement community.
August 17, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
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A new Obama TV ad
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zeros in on “the Ryan plan,” claiming that it “would undermine Medicare,” and that “Ryan’s voucher plan” could take an extra $6,400 a year out of seniors’ pockets. The Obama ad is a response to a Romney campaign ad designed to neutralize resistance to the Wisconsin congressman’s proposal, which Romney essentially adopted months ago. The plan would give future Medicare recipients the option of using a subsidy to shop for private insurance.

The Romney ad
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argues that Republicans are the ones with a plan to preserve and protect the program — a calculated gamble to blunt any vulnerability. The 30-second spot, featuring more images of Ryan than Romney, warns seniors that “the money you paid for your guaranteed healthcare is going to a massive new government program that’s not for you.”
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http://www.latimes.com/health/la-na-ryan-florida-20120818,0,6824794.story

canopfor on August 18, 2012 at 12:28 AM

I can’t remember which one you said that going to my blog was like traveling to another place (which was supposed to be a good thing) and that I was “a bit weird,” especially in my taste of muzak (which I was told was “all good, too” although I’m skeptical…Sounds more like Jerry praising Elaine’s dancing, if you know what I mean. lol).

I had TOTALLY forgotten about this song, which could be the weirdest one that I have but have yet to put up.

Nearly became a card-carrying member of the Official Raving Loony Monster Party of the UK and “Whip Me, Beat Me, Call Me Edna” = Total Cheek

LMAO!

Resist We Much on August 18, 2012 at 12:29 AM

22044 on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

They have blew thru a lot of money early going for the knockout..Now reality is starting to settle in..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:29 AM

…just got in from JugEars hometown after a couple few days…no Internet…up three floors…only stairs for furniture moving…I’m dead!
…any new trolls…anybody get banned?
it’s been 35 years since I’ve seen Chicago…nice vibrant downtown…some airshow along Lakeshore…but I felt like I was in a sardine can the whole time…and you have to be NASCAR certified to put up with the drivers…I could road rage every five minutes there! Figures these people gave me JugEars!

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 12:31 AM

canopfor on August 18, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Thanks for the link Mission Control!..:)

PS..Enjoyed it as always Friend!..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:31 AM

It is not too late and I bet Michelle is screaming like a mad woman.

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

pardon me …

… but is there anyone who doesn’t picture Moochelle screaming like a mad woms for the last 20 years?

Full disclosure: That mental image gives me immense satisfaction and validates my belief in just God.

:)

PolAgnostic on August 18, 2012 at 12:32 AM

For good reasons. They hate him, eternally and deeply.

They will vote for Romney.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:27 AM

Yes, and the talk of her as VP is a joke. Obama dare not turn his back. She is kept abroad for a reason.

kenny on August 18, 2012 at 12:33 AM

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Lol! Everything’s everything.
Enjoy life.

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I saw earlier where someone mentioned angryed so I decided to take a stroll down memory lane. Man, that last thread he was in was brutal.

He had been an overly angry idiot the entire thread, but this was the beginning of his eventual meltdown, after which he hasn’t been heard from since.

You lived on a military base in San Diego. That’s not living in SD. You were surrounded by right wing savages. For all intents and purposes a military base is the backwoods.

angryed on May 10, 2012 at 2:06 PM

Flora Duh on August 18, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Given what Obama has done to destroy this country I still feel McCain would have done worse. Thus so would Romney.

Steveangell on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 PM

…drugs have decimated your brain dumb dumb!

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 12:36 AM

RWM, you are ‘weird’…but then who cares for normal and boring people?

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 12:42 AM

…drugs have decimated your brain dumb dumb!

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 12:36 AM

He was facing opposition…so he left.

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Am on my way back from Colorado to drop off my son at college and thought I would share an observation. There were dozens of Americorps volunteers all over campus asking freshmen to register to vote. My son said he was already registered at home. They said as long as he was living there he could register there. No warning about not voting in both places. At least one of the guys that I saw signing people up had an Obama sticker on his shirt. It would be so easy to commit voter fraud if he was so inclined, but he is not.

txmomof6 on August 18, 2012 at 12:44 AM

He was facing opposition…so he left.

RedCrow on August 18, 2012 at 12:43 AM

…that one left… because it’s only the left side of it’s brain that works…probably has two left hands…two left legs…only a left eye…and NO right testicle!

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Slightly OT.
Is Obama running out of money? Tonight it seems the ads are more than 2-1 in favor of Romney tonight. And we’re still in August…

22044 on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Check the FEC website on Monday the 20th for the latest campaign committee monthly filings due on that date. They’ll be eye-openers. Obama’s spending campaign money like he runs the economy, and he’s raising far less than Romney at this point. Romney’s been stockpiling a war chest that he’ll be unable to spend until he’s nominated.

Expect to see the carpet-bombing Romney we remember from the primaries in September.

de rigueur on August 18, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Hey Obama?

Liar, liar with your pants on fire.

John the Libertarian on August 18, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Dude… seriously…?

Show of hands…? Who here thinks the country would be worse off if McCain had spent the last three years on a whiskey and PCP bender, after teaching Sarah how to forge his signature…?

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Holy crap, now this is pure comedy gold!

PointnClick, there are those that claim to be ABR conservatives, but quietly wish to see the demise of this great nation. Stevie would be the first to bitch about how things turned out if O got another tterm, so go figure.

uncommon sense on August 18, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Expect to see the carpet-bombing Romney we remember from the primaries in September.

de rigueur on August 18, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Plus the GOP/Romney SuperPAC’s will be relentless!..:)

Dire Straits on August 18, 2012 at 12:55 AM

SparkPlug on August 18, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Hey SparkPlug, here’s a song to listen to while sitting by your blow up pool! (I was still laughing about that today)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7MoZuP3JBo

Night Owl on August 18, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Show of hands…? Who here thinks the country would be worse off if McCain had spent the last three years on a whiskey and PCP bender, after teaching Sarah how to forge his signature…?

PointnClick on August 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Pure comedy gold! rotflmao!

uncommon sense on August 18, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Flora Duh on August 18, 2012 at 12:35 AM

I remember that day. I was sad for him. I liked him.

Night Owl on August 18, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Nearly became a card-carrying member of the Official Raving Loony Monster Party of the UK and “Whip Me, Beat Me, Call Me Edna” = Total Cheek

LMAO!

Resist We Much on August 18, 2012 at 12:29 AM

.
Well, I will agree THAT was a unique experience!

What are your thoughts about this relic?

PolAgnostic on August 18, 2012 at 1:00 AM

The Great Flood

thatsafactjack on August 18, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Marcus on August 18, 2012 at 12:14 AM

There is no chance for that. There just isn’t enough time. Plus Obama is screwed is he changes VP now. He is screwed if he doesn’t… We are going to have fun :-) This week was fun. I hope next one is going to be better.

antisocial on August 18, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Slightly OT.
Is Obama running out of money? Tonight it seems the ads are more than 2-1 in favor of Romney tonight. And we’re still in August…

22044 on August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Check the FEC website on Monday the 20th for the latest campaign committee monthly filings due on that date. They’ll be eye-openers.

…not to worry! His friends are making sure he has no money and they will not be spanked by the DOJ…and if you think that over a billion dollars can just simply “disappear” with absolutely no paper or electronic foot print…yeah uh huh!..then I think DWS is a sex goddess!

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Dire Straits QOTD song. So Serious.

Bmore on August 18, 2012 at 1:02 AM

KOOLAID2 on August 18, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Thanks for the smiles. You’re so good at it.

Schadenfreude on August 18, 2012 at 1:03 AM

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