Quotes of the day

posted at 10:11 pm on November 29, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

Boehner said he was “disappointed” after a phone call with Obama on Wednesday night and a meeting with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday moved the two sides no closer to an agreement to avert the tax hikes and spending cuts that will be triggered at the start of 2013 unless Congress intervenes.

“I’m disappointed in where we are and disappointed in what’s happened over the last couple of weeks,” Boehner, of Ohio, told reporters after a private session with Geithner at the Capitol.

No substantive progress has been made in the talks between the White House and the House over the last two weeks,” he said. “There’s been no serious discussion of spending cuts so far, and unless there is, there’s a real danger of going off the fiscal cliff.”

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President Obama offered Republicans a detailed plan Thursday for averting the year-end “fiscal cliff” that calls for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, $50 billion in fresh spending on the economy and an effective end to congressional control over the size of the national debt.

The proposal, delivered to the Capitol by Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, mirrors previous White House deficit-reduction plans and satisfies Democrats’ demands that negotiations begin on terms dictated by the newly-reelected president. …

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called the proposal a “step backward” from compromise…

“This is a real problem. Every day, the delay brings us one step closer to the fiscal cliff that we simply must avoid,” McConnell said.

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Avoid letting the latest figure on U.S. economic activity cheer you. Gross domestic product in the third quarter did indeed grow, but that expansion was built on a weak structure that threatens to collapse. …

Dim gloom now hovers over the end of 2012. Market participants say a fiscal cliff solution is key to motivating both shoppers and businesses. So far, only contradictory and perplexing signals emanate from Washington, D.C., even though the anxiety and worry threatens to dampen the critical Christmas shopping period, in which retailers derive 40% of annual revenue.

Economists currently predict fourth-quarter economic growth between 1% to 1.5%. This would be the lowest point in two years, and a far cry from the level needed to substantial improve the economy or lower unemployment.

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Already, local news stations are running “fiscal cliff” countdown clocks. Fevered curiosity over the ebb and flow of cliff negotiations is rising and may soon creep near the Kardashian or One Direction pop-culture summit. When the fate of marginal tax rates and the Medicare eligibility age compete with boy bands and wannabee wannabees, you know legislative hysteria is on the loose. …

Hysteria, like a hangman’s noose, focuses the mind. It can transform rock-ribbed ideologies into Silly Putty—or at least soggy holiday fruitcake. It can turn voters and those who represent them into instant pragmatists. When fiscal-cliff negotiations and not reindeer hooves become this year’s holiday clatter, it will be because voters know what is the matter: Washington, if it remains paralyzed, will sentence the country to the first premeditated recession not imposed by German bankers (pity the Greeks) in the history of Western civilization.

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Democrats have some inherent advantages in the impending fiscal negotiations, but they are mercilessly exploiting one advantage they do not deserve at all: their claim that they wish only to raise the top rate of income tax to 1990s levels. That’s true for 2013. But in 2014, the taxes in Obamacare bite. With those surtaxes, the top rate of tax will rise beyond the Clinton levels to levels not seen since before the tax reform of 1986. That’s a point that deserves repetition and underscoring, again and again.

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For these wealthy taxpayers, powerful accountants and tax lawyers always make sure their “income” is rarely subject to top marginal tax rates. But that’s not the case for small-business owners who make far less but are still subjected to the pain of tax hike plans passed under the guise of making the tax code more equitable. Because these taxpayers can’t afford the best accountants that money can buy, they bear the brunt of Washington’s feel-good fantasy tax on the ultra-rich.

If politicians really want to make millionaires and billionaires pay at a tax rate that most of us endure on April 15th, their moral pangs would be soothed more effectively by following Buffett’s minimum tax plan or focusing on raising the tax rates on capital gains and carried interest. As Mr. Buffett told me yesterday, the richest Americans won’t be affected by the President’s plan to push the top marginal income tax rate back to 39.6 percent.

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But if raising taxes would lead us toward trouble, why would raising taxes only on some people (“the rich”) not have some of the same harmful effect? Since the top 1% of income-earners pay about 40% of the income tax, raising taxes only on the 1% still significantly increases the tax burden on the private sector. …

Any notion that it matters whom you tax is simply a parlor game played by the class-warfare crowd. There are only two repositories of money—the private sector (which efficiently distributes goods) and the public sector (which doesn’t distribute anything well). No central planner possesses the omniscience to assign fairness. The only guide to fairness of distribution that I can imagine is the minute-by-minute vote of the most exacting and direct democracy ever known: the marketplace. …

Any legislator considering capitulating on the Taxpayer Protection Pledge should remember that revenue is down now because of the recession and slow economic growth, not because of the lower tax rates that have been in place for almost a decade. Raising revenue by increasing rates or ending deductions won’t spur the economy. It may even depress the meager economic growth we have and raise less tax revenue.

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. . . would be like playing “Strip Black Jack.”

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 11:53 PM

Otay Peeps,I’m bugging out,Scrumpy….*Clinky*,

been a blast,GoodNight Everyone———————:)

And,it looks like Egypt,has borrowed a page out of
Democrat Play Book!
====================

Egypt panel approves draft constitution in 16-hour session without participation of liberal, Christian members – @AP

4 mins ago from bigstory.ap.org by editor

http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on November 29, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Clink all!!

The wife turned on the projector…

Tomorrow!

Electrongod on November 29, 2012 at 11:55 PM

canopfor on November 29, 2012 at 11:54 PM

*clink* Good night hon and sleep well up there!!

Scrumpy on November 29, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Good night EG!! enjoy the movie!

Scrumpy on November 29, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Good night EG!! enjoy the movie!

Scrumpy on November 29, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Thanks..
Take care Scrumpy..

Electrongod on November 29, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Night EG!

KCB on November 29, 2012 at 11:59 PM

*sip*

Conservatives sure are a randy bunch.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Ok it’s time for me to go too…

Good night Sparkly :-)

Good night all and God Bless!! Take care!!

Scrumpy on November 30, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Well, I think I’ve done enough damage for one night. Goodnight all

AZfederalist on November 30, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Good night Scrumpy! I’m out too.

KCB on November 30, 2012 at 12:05 AM

See ya AZ.

KCB on November 30, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Gotta go too, see y’all on a future QOTD :)

22044 on November 30, 2012 at 12:06 AM

44 ;-)

KCB on November 30, 2012 at 12:07 AM

The proposal, delivered to the Capitol by Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, mirrors previous White House deficit-reduction plans and satisfies Democrats’ demands that negotiations begin on terms dictated by the newly-reelected president

The majority of fools elected a dic tator and they got one.

Schadenfreude on November 30, 2012 at 12:10 AM

an effective end to congressional control over the size of the national debt

The Senate voted itself out of existence, and a tyrant came to power, and the people worshiped the tyrant . . .

Too weird.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:14 AM

I don’t think I want to learn anything else today.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:15 AM

Had a better day than yesterday. I invented a machine that can emulate simulators.

Now none has to buy simulators anymore. They can just buy my simulator emulator.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Mood music.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:20 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:15 AM

shake the etch a sketch and start over.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Schadenfreude on November 30, 2012 at 12:10 AM

You are rigth about that.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:22 AM

an effective end to congressional control over the size of the national debt

The Senate voted itself out of existence, and a tyrant came to power, and the people worshiped the tyrant . . .

Too weird.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:14 AM


So this is how the liberty dies with thunderous applause…

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:22 AM

shake the etch a sketch and start over.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:21 AM

It was the California thread that did me, Spark. I was OK — I was OK till the California thread . . .

Take 4 Spots, would ya? — He’s blind in one eye, but I don’t want him to be alone out here. Promise me.

And here’s a jump drive.

The.picture.of.We.3.0

You’ll know what to do.

Tell Resist. Tell Resist, Spark.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Fight the fire! I don’t want to be California!

Too — late

*gasp*

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:26 AM

i finally got around to listening to the ElRushbo vid.

1. Rush is the classic radio guy…no one, no one, better..how many radio guys just slip in a little Cronkite imitation?

2. So Dr. K listens to Rush? Wow

3. So we all agree..right? Rush might read a lot…but does he read the HA comments..or Ace? I mean, he is saying Let It Burn…right?

honestly, i know Rush says he’s not angry…but he is angry. But that was an #EpicRant…and #ScaryRant…and he is totally right on.

Ever since barry said ‘post-partisan’ i knew that’s what he meant…no partisanship…because there is only one party

we are so effed…..

r keller on November 30, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Scrumpy on November 30, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Good name. I will change mine to Sparkly.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Too — late

*gasp*

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Now now Axe… Tis not all lost… Not yet anyway…

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:33 AM

No. I’ll improvise, adapt, and overcome. F ‘em. Plus, Resist already knows.

Proof I have no fear.

And only California can be California anyway.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Congrats on the emitter stimulator, Sparkly, and

shake the etch a sketch and start over.

SparkPlug on November 30, 2012 at 12:21 AM

You’ll pay for that.

Give me back 4 Spots and the flash drive. I have to change the password. On the drive — not the dog. The dog is running single-user DOS and has no password.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Now now Axe… Tis not all lost… Not yet anyway…

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:33 AM

Finally. Proper hair. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:41 AM

2. So Dr. K listens to Rush? Wow

3. So we all agree..right? Rush might read a lot…but does he read the HA comments..or Ace? I mean, he is saying Let It Burn…right?

Rush absolutely reads HA and occasionally scans the comments, so sit up straight. And do something about that shirt — good grief.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:42 AM

But it soon enough will be.

tngmv on November 30, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Go down sweating and out of breath.

And slightly weird.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:46 AM

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:33 AM

Finally. Proper hair. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:41 AM

I knows a thing or three bout proper hair… ;p

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Good evening, late night H/A-ers.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:42 AM

i needed a laugh

r keller on November 30, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Good evening, late night H/A-ers.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Why good evening 4Grace, and how are you this fine evening???

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Looks like this here country is a-needin’ some of that thar INFRASTRUCTURE.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Turn it UP AXE…

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

The good guys are becoming the bad guys. Or the other way.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Doh! Tap me when Grace comes in. Man, what I might have posted.

*close window*
*close window*
*close window*

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Why good evening 4Grace, and how are you this fine evening???

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Been home from work for an hour or so & I’m doing mighty fine.

How about you, SW?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Turn it UP AXE…

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Already had it cued brother. :)

\m/

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Haha! How are you, Axe? I mean aside from knowing all about “proper hair.”

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Been home from work for an hour or so & I’m doing mighty fine.

How about you, SW?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Meh…You know, still slugging it out in the Peoples Republic of Kickenmyassifornia… ;)

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:01 AM

The good guys are becoming the bad guys. Or the other way.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Saw them on their first tour. Pretty fun.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Already had it cued brother. :)

\m/

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Well, don’t let my old mates spin you to round and round… (Yea, I used to split gig’s with these guys back in the old days ;) )

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Meh…You know, still slugging it out in the Peoples Republic of Kickenmyassifornia… ;)

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:01 AM

I loved Cali when I lived there, but I honestly don’t know how most people can survive there these days.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Saw them on their first tour. Pretty fun.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:02 AM

wow!

*touch*

wow!

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:05 AM

(Yea, I used to split gig’s with these guys back in the old days ;) )

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Fun times there, eh?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:06 AM

need a sec to catch up — had to go make a peanut butter sandwich ’cause sometimes a peanut — one sec, I love that break — *air guitar with screwed up chord* — butter sandwich can straighten things out.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:08 AM

We preached doom if Zero got re-elected.

Expect Doom. Bank (QE4) on it, it’s happening before Jan 1. Be a Boy Scout, and “Be Prepared”.

Cliff, meet politician.

Who is John Galt on November 30, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Lolz, don’t be a smarty pants. I wasn’t a rock star like you guys. I had to get my kicks by being in the front row of all the concerts (up against the stage). Catching guitar picks (pics?) & sighing over lead singers and lead guitar players.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:10 AM

(Yea, I used to split gig’s with these guys back in the old days ;) )

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Fun times there, eh?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Well, I certainly did think so at the time, but to tell you the truth, these days I aint so sure they really were.

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:11 AM

I’m tired of the term Fiscal Cliff. I think we need to rename it.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Haha! How are you, Axe? I mean aside from knowing all about “proper hair.”

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Lolz, don’t be a smarty pants. I wasn’t a rock star like you guys. I had to get my kicks by being in the front row of all the concerts (up against the stage). Catching guitar picks (pics?) & sighing over lead singers and lead guitar players.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I wasn’t actually being smart. :)

I’ve got a The Wall t-shirt in a bag in a box that’s one of my prize possessions. :) Foreigner, Journey, Zebra . . . Zebra, in case they are unbeknowngst to anyone. No VH though. Not even VHagar. :)

PS: SWalker is the retired rock star — but in a garage, I’m, like — um, startling. Take as you list. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:17 AM

And now, for a nice mellow tune. (Turn it up!)

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Cliff, meet politician.

Who is John Galt on November 30, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Have you noticed that some people who preached doom are now preaching “storm’s almost over”?

Hard to keep up.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:17 AM

I’m familiar with Zebra, but never saw them. I did see Foreigner, though. Cheap Trick opened for them. Good concert.

Can’t remember who opened for Van Halen. I think it was Black Sabbath.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:23 AM

I’m familiar with Zebra, but never saw them. I did see Foreigner, though. Cheap Trick opened for them. Good concert.

Can’t remember who opened for Van Halen. I think it was Black Sabbath.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Dude.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Love this one. Probably applies to me at times. :)

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Well, don’t let my old mates spin you to round and round… (Yea, I used to split gig’s with these guys back in the old days ;) )

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM

I’m a fan. There was a tape, namesake only, and the mix of Round and Round was straight out of the garage — and from the second album out, it was cleaned up, and I could never get another copy of my original tape. :)

The sloppy was better. These guys told me what it was supposed to be like. Er, blame them.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Love this one. Probably applies to me at times. :)

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Well, it’s obvious that singer had no future. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Can’t remember who opened for Van Halen. I think it was Black Sabbath.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:23 AM

ROTFLMAO…. Not on their first tour dear… ;) On their First real tour they opened for Kiss… ;)

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Up for a quick breath.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Well, it’s obvious that singer had no future. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Well, natch. Still, I figured the least I could do was politely applaud.

Funny. I expected them to be sooo wild & off the wall in concert. With the exception of Ozzy, they disappointed me. Not their music, just their performance of it.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:35 AM

The sloppy was better. These guys told me what it was supposed to be like. Er, blame them.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:30 AM

I played for their original drummer (John Todd) on and off for quite a few years. Knew him from when we were splitting gigs at the local clubs. The guys were… well a bit on the odd side if ya get my drift… lol lol

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:37 AM

ROTFLMAO…. Not on their first tour dear… ;) On their First real tour they opened for Kiss… ;)

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:33 AM

That’s it! I knew I saw them as an opening act, but wasn’t sure who they opened for. Sorry, they’re all a jumble at this point. I’m afraid I celebrated a bit too much both before & during most of those concerts.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Funny. I expected them to be sooo wild & off the wall in concert. With the exception of Ozzy, they disappointed me. Not their music, just their performance of it.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:35 AM

I hate to say this out loud . . . *deep breath*

Best concert I saw as a concert was Kilroy Was Here. And the turnout was so low that Dennis DeYoung actually walked out and told us the head count and said they were going to go ahead anyway. And it was awesome. Story, beginning to end, the theatrical stuff — and a fair amount of bad behavior. :) It was a flippin’ Opera.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:33 AM

That’s it! I knew I saw them as an opening act, but wasn’t sure who they opened for. Sorry, they’re all a jumble at this point. I’m afraid I celebrated a bit too much both before & during most of those concerts.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

ROTFLMAO… Not to worry sweetheart, been there, done that myself to many times to count. Occupational hazard, that’s my story and I’m a stickin to it… lol lol

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Best concert I saw as a concert was Kilroy Was Here. And the turnout was so low that Dennis DeYoung actually walked out and told us the head count and said they were going to go ahead anyway. And it was awesome. Story, beginning to end, the theatrical stuff — and a fair amount of bad behavior. :) It was a flippin’ Opera.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

The Bass player in my last band was Styx original rhythm guitarist. Man did he HATE Dennis and Tommy… :O

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Poor girl.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:46 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

They were my favorite band back in the day. I think I saw them after the release of Equinox. Again, fuzzy.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:47 AM

After drinking a potion of Saul Alinsky, Jeremiah Wright, Karl Marx, Bill Ayers, Benito Mussolini, King George III, King Louis XVI and his own creation, Barack Obama is transformed into the cruel, remorseless, pathological, narcissistic, misanthropic, pyromaniac (clinical reference note #1) Herr Hussein, representing the hidden side of Obama’s dual nature brought to the fore. As Barry he has many friends and, with great effort, is able to affect a pleasing personality, but as Herr Hussein he has become more and more fanatical, more and more dictatorial, more and more scape goating, makes ever longer enemies lists, encourages demonization and dehumanizing of political opponents and becomes ever more isolated and fascist like as time goes by as Herr Hussein grows in dominance. After taking this potion repetitively, he now no longer needs to rely upon it to unleash his worst inner fascist demons.

Clinical reference note #1: Such individuals who lack ulterior motive have traditionally been referred to in layman’s terms simply as a variation of a pyromaniac. Most such maniacs lack conscious motivation although they are fully aware of the acts they are failing to stop or they themselves are committing. Typically they will feel intense pleasure, gratification, or relief when causing destruction or when witnessing or participating in the aftermath. Motivation is also classified as pathological and non-pathological. Some research suggests that feeling such joy at horrific situation is pathological. Other research suggests that some motivation for this comes from rational thought. Taking joy in horrific situations for envisioned gains in political power and/or the concealment of the imposition of devious plans are examples of supposed rational decision making.

I must say in conclusion that history has repeatedly and harshly proven that elevating such a profoundly disturbed man to the highest office in any country is never a good idea. Unfortunately it is a lesson that must be learned first hand in every nation and some of those nations survive and some do not

Sigmund on November 30, 2012 at 1:48 AM

About the only contemporary Christian song I’ve ever liked.

(For them that feels like praying. :)

They were my favorite band back in the day. I think I saw them after the release of Equinox. Again, fuzzy.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Dude.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:50 AM

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Very nicely done.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:54 AM

SWalker on November 30, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Tommy’s getting by. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:54 AM

Sigmund on November 30, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Sorry, I posted the wrong name.

Anyway, very nicely done.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:55 AM

About the only contemporary Christian song I’ve ever liked.

(For them that feels like praying. :)

They were my favorite band back in the day. I think I saw them after the release of Equinox. Again, fuzzy.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Dude.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:50 AM

Yeah, good song. I actually enjoy a lot of Comtemp Christian. Particularly by 3-4 bands that are special to me.

Was the “Dude” a “Wow, that’s awesome” dude, or more of a “Dang, woman, are ALL your concert memories that fuzzy” dude?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:59 AM

History might have missed this one.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Tommy’s getting by. :)

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 1:54 AM

OK now, there was some seriously proper hair in that video. :)

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:02 AM

An upcoming vacation could provide subtle pressure for Obama to reach a deal, since not getting one might force him to cancel his coveted time in Hawaii. Even though the election is behind him, Obama’s advisers would probably think it too much of a public relations nightmare to have the president luxuriating in paradise while the country embarks on a season of massive pain.

Bah. :) Why would he start looking out the window now?

Nice to know he’ll be comfortable, though, either way.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/if_nation_goes_over_fiscal_cliff_obama_will_be_sunning_himself_in_hawaii.html

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:03 AM

History might have missed this one.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Ashamed to admit that I missed it and I’m a big Journey fan. Good song.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Yeah, good song. I actually enjoy a lot of Comtemp Christian. Particularly by 3-4 bands that are special to me.

Was the “Dude” a “Wow, that’s awesome” dude, or more of a “Dang, woman, are ALL your concert memories that fuzzy” dude?

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 1:59 AM

Well, other than your weird affection for terrible Christian music — and it’s not the message that’s (usually) terrible, but the music itself which is terrible — wow, I mean terrible, too — other than that weirdness, you keep saying things I’ve never heard anyone ever say but me, or describing memories I thought were my own. You seemed “familiar” for a minute, like I knew you, and that got a dude. :) Then you went and did it again, and that got another dude.

*scratches head*

This day . . . has its own thing going. I’m getting another peanut butter sandwich. brb

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Ashamed to admit that I missed it and I’m a big Journey fan. Good song.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:10 AM

DUDE

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Future historians, the honest ones anyway, will refer to the Obama years as “The Obama Stagnation”.

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Sweet acoustic.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Beat this into the GOP’s wobbling spine:

CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).
CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).
CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).
CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).
CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).
CUT SPENDING and you won’t need to raise “revenue” (TAXES).

Stop “compromising” with Democratic fiscal piranas.

profitsbeard on November 30, 2012 at 2:16 AM

DUDE

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Lolz, knock it off.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:18 AM

This is the stupidest idea I have ever seen…
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50021337

OmahaConservative on November 30, 2012 at 2:20 AM

Future historians, the honest ones anyway, will refer to the Obama years as “The Obama Stagnation”.

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Oh, if they are truly honest, then that term is too generous. IMHO

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:20 AM

This is the stupidest idea I have ever seen…
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50021337

OmahaConservative on November 30, 2012 at 2:20 AM

Good evening to you, OC! And yes, I concur that the disgustingly PC project is stoooopid.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:24 AM

The Eagle and the Hawk

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 1:59 AM

I’m sorry VorDaj. I clipped from your article and meant to quote it as yours and forgot to do it. :)

My bad.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:29 AM

The Eagle and the Hawk

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Now you’ve earned a DUUUUDE. My absolute favorite song by him.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Future historians, the honest ones anyway, will refer to the Obama years as “The Obama Stagnation Disintegration”.

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Oh, if they are truly honest, then that term is too generous. IMHO

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:20 AM

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Good evening to you, OC! And yes, I concur that the disgustingly PC project is stoooopid.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:24 AM

As a conservative/confessional Lutheran, I find this blend of unionistic/syncristism offensive…

OmahaConservative on November 30, 2012 at 2:34 AM

I’m sorry VorDaj. I clipped from your article and meant to quote it as yours and forgot to do it. :)

My bad.

Axe on November 30, 2012 at 2:29 AM

Actually it was Rick Moran’s and I didn’t indicate that it was his, although it’s in the link. I rarely link to or quote Rick Moran, but every once in a while he hits a bulls eye.

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:35 AM

VorDaj on November 30, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Much closer to reality…unfortunately.

4Grace on November 30, 2012 at 2:35 AM

Let’s keep this simple, folks. Democrats are freeloaders who are so selfish they are leeching off our children’s future prosperity.

John the Libertarian on November 30, 2012 at 2:38 AM

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