Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on December 22, 2012 by Allahpundit

Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn’t reach agreement, he would use his inaugural address and his State of the Union speech to tell the country the Republicans were at fault.

At one point, according to notes taken by a participant, Mr. Boehner told the president, “I put $800 billion [in tax revenue] on the table. What do I get for that?”

“You get nothing,” the president said. “I get that for free.”

***

Had there been a vote on Republican House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the so-called U.S. fiscal cliff on Thursday night, it would not have been close. He was probably 40 to 50 votes short of the number he needed to avoid a humiliating defeat at the hands of his own party, according to rough estimates from Republican members of Congress and staff members…

“Some people really really really really talked themselves into believing it was a tax increase even though Grover Norquist, of all people, said it wasn’t,” said Cole, referring to the anti-tax activist responsible for “the pledge” not to raise taxes that most Republicans sign.

“That is like me talking myself into believing something is a sin even though the Pope tells me it is not,” Cole said.

***

“I think that there were members that are so gun shy about primaries that they weren’t willing to take a risk … some members told me that it was just too hard to explain how it wasn’t a tax increase,” Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) said shortly following Thursday night’s abrupt conference meeting where Boehner told his colleagues they wouldn’t vote on the bill…

One lawmaker, who has served on the whip team for several years, told The Hill that he was “whipping people that I’ve never had to whip before.”

The lawmaker, who requested anonymity, was getting frustrated with his colleagues for regurgitating the “the same old bull—- lines … like, ‘If we don’t hold the line, or if we cave’… And I said, ‘What??? Then what?’”

He was able to turn several votes when his colleagues couldn’t answer “what then.”

***

As things stand now, some worry that nothing short of a catastrophe could force a resolution.

“We have sunk to the lowest common denominator in order to get a deal — sheer panic,” said Republican strategist Ron Bonjean, a former aide to House and Senate leadership. “The reality of a stock market crash is probably the only way Washington will strike a deal. It is probably the only scenario that could likely force the speaker’s hand and allow for a deal driven by Democratic votes to pass the House.”

Which, of course, is not an ideal way to govern.

“The hard-core anti-tax conservatives in the GOP seem to believe that Barack Obama will be blamed if there is no agreement reached to avoid sequestration and the tax increases that are coming,” said Sheldon D. Pollack, a University of Delaware law and political science professor who has written a history of Republican anti-tax policy. “Calculated gamble? Or are they simply incapable of recognizing that they do not control the White House or the Senate, and hence do not have the ability to control the agenda? Sadly, I think it is the latter.”

***

Several conservative House Republican members are contemplating a plan to unseat Speaker John Boehner from his position on January 3, Breitbart News has exclusively learned. Staffers have compiled a detailed action plan that, if executed, could make this a reality…

Since there are 233 Republicans heading into the next Congress, only 17 Republicans would be needed to unseat Boehner. The House would continue having multiple elections throughout the day on January 3 until it agreed upon a new Speaker…

If Boehner loses on that first election try, he’ll be battered. For now, this is a leaderless movement – an “Anybody but Boehner” charge. But after that first secret ballot election wouldn’t have earned him his speakership back, those planning this ouster expect viable alternatives to emerge at that point.

One of those alternatives, they think, will unite the party and take the speakership.

***

“This was not a vote of no confidence in the Speaker,” freshman Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), an opponent of Boehner’s Plan B legislation, said in an interview. “This was a legislative defeat, not a personal defeat.”

Another vocal critic of the Speaker’s proposal, Rep. John Fleming (R-La.), said: “He is my Speaker, and I support him.”…

When asked if Boehner’s Speakership was in trouble, freshman Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) — a conservative in the majority-making class of 2010 — gave a resounding “Hell, no!” to The Hill on Friday morning…

One conservative House Republican, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the only way Boehner’s position is likely to be in serious jeopardy is if he agrees to raise the debt ceiling in a fiscal-cliff deal with Obama without significant concessions on spending cuts and entitlement reform from the president.

“If he gives away the debt ceiling, he’s in trouble,” the member said.

***

Risks to Boehner’s speakership be damned, Democratic leaders are anticipating they may have to join him in large numbers to pass a bill.

“There’s no rule preventing him from allowing the entire House to work its will, Democrats and Republicans together, and that may mean that we have to pass something that does not have 50 percent of Republicans on board,” Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, told National Journal…

One GOP member, who spoke on the condition of anonymity so he could speak openly, predicted the country “would go through the cliff, [President Obama] will figure out what deal he can cut, it’ll go through the Senate and we’ll have to pass it out,” he said.

***

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is resisting pressure from Republicans pushing for the Senate to take a more active role to avoid the “fiscal cliff” after House legislation stalled Thursday.

Reid has rejected Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) assertion that avoiding the fiscal cliff now depends on President Obama working out a deal with the Senate. Reid’s allies said it is unrealistic to expect him and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to step in and hammer out an eleventh-hour agreement…

“We’re now in a bad spot,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). “I hope we don’t go over the cliff but I think we are.”

***

“The American people re-elected President Obama on Election Day. They also re-elected a Republican majority in the House,” he said, confronting rhetoric by opponents who say Boehner needs to bow to the will of the majority of American people who elected a president that campaigned on higher taxes for the wealthiest Americans.

“In doing so, they gave us all a mandate,” he continued. “It was not a mandate to raise tax rates on families and small businesses. It was a mandate for us to work together to begin solving the massive debt that threatens our country’s future.”

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Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Made me laugh! :)

Good evening, Dire! Great to see you! Merry Christmas! ( As you know… I LOVE Christmas! :))

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Cowboys fan??..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Unfortunately for me, yes. lol

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Excellent tune. :) Merry Christmas, Anti- Control, to you and yours. :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Barcarole

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Cowboys fan??..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Unfortunately for me, yes. lol

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

ROTFLMAO… It so could be worse… You could be a Chargers fan… ;p

SWalker on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Ropes and trees are too expensive for the media and you.
I just want all of you to suffocate from what you consume, Obama’s sh*t, not Beluga caviar.
Spontaneously combust from hypocrisy, all of you.
Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:10 AM

So what you’re really trying to say is, you’re not gonna do a thing.

And that’s fine, you weren’t the one advocating that people do so, that was Swalker on his blog he hasn’t been touting anymore in this thread, but was so proud to spread the good news about as it it began and so excited about the effect it could have of the national dialogue if it could be made into a legitimate movement.

I guess the first way to make it legitimate though would be to go out and lead by example.

So you too should be waiting for the glorious day that General Swalker makes his debut on the news with his first killing. Surely, he’s got enough man in him to back up his words by following through on them.

Maybe YOU can get him to name his first target?

;)

Genuine on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Earth Angel – The Penguins

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

What – do you have a crush on Tony HRomo or something? :)

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:12 AM

Lordy, no. Now, Austin, Witten, Murray, Ware? Yeah.

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Subjective.

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Oh – I thought that was sesqui’s mom!

This is who I thought sesqui was: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qknoN-mZAFE

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Barcarole

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

beautiful.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

That was a delight. Thank you for cuing it up. I bookmarked it. :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Lets drink beer and polka.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Good evening..Merry Christmas..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:21 AM

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Really? I was thinking the Lederhosen Slap Dance! Let’s invite the trolls! LOL!

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Thank you, Dire! I’m having a lovely Christmas. :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Unfortunately for me, yes. lol

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Remember the 90′s..:):)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Lets drink beer and polka.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Did somebody say, drink beer and polka?

SWalker on December 23, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Serenade – Schubert ( Horowitz)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Remember the 90′s..:):)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Maybe I should move back to Cali. When I lived out there, we won Super Bowls. Since returning to TX, well, we stink! Nah, can’t do it. Nothing could induce me to move there now. :)

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Cycle Sluts From Hell – “I Wish You Were A Beer”

I do wish you were a beer, sesqui, and that you’d get dumped on a Cowboys’ fan at Veterans Stadium – that way, at least you’d serve some positive value!

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:05 AM

See ladies and gents why the left gets so mad. That was very funny and clever. sesquipud, dbear types are too foolish or intellectually bereft to be clever—-other than in their own minds.

We can laugh at ourselves, they cannot.

As far as dumping the beer, I think Raider fans need that as well as a golden shower.

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 1:19 AM

This is better beer drinking music..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

I hear you..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:26 AM

sesqui’s dad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx-NLPH8JeM

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Genuine on December 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM

You make fools very indignant.

I am starving you and yours, with glee.
You’re too blind to see.

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:27 AM

As far as dumping the beer, I think Raider fans need that as well as a golden shower.

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:25 AM

rofl..You on a roll tonight..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Let it snow

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Excellent tune. :) Merry Christmas, Anti- Control, to you and yours. :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Thank you – likewise! :)

ABBA – “Angel Eyes”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Ave Maria – Schubert-(Renee Fleming)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:30 AM

*sip*

What we need is to accelerate the growth of the Aikman/Staubach hybrid clones. But there are limits to the new technology. Maybe God can help. It’s his team too, after all.

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Well, I have many presents to wrap. Seems that laser guided automatic package wrapper I purchased from Sparky not only doesn’t work, it burned holes in my wall…and my floor…and my table.

Goodnight, all. May you all have a blessed Christmas with family & friends!!

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:28 AM

A lovely tune, and a wonderful thought. I love snow, as you well know. Fresh, clean, crisp. It’s stunningly beautiful, particularly on evergreen trees like pine, spruce, or firs.

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Little Drummer Boy

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:34 AM

rofl..You on a roll tonight..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Thx my friend. I have to work at it where it comes easy to many of the other Hot Gassers.

Got this for the wife for Christmas as well a car buffer. She loves the Weather Channel Coast Guard and the pilots/swimmers. I tell her they are all way gay. :)

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Oh, ya be wanting Christmas music eh? God rest ye merry Gentlemen.

SWalker on December 23, 2012 at 1:36 AM

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Merry Christmas, Grace. All the best to you and yours.

Solaratov on December 23, 2012 at 1:37 AM

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:30 AM

We need to play some blues..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Angel Eyes – Jeff Healey

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Unfortunately for me, yes. lol

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Yes, that’s right! =P

Sweeeet. ;)

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Sweet – “Lost Angels”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:38 AM

And that’s an inspired place to begin! Excellent! :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Silver Bells

SWalker on December 23, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Like Angels – Moore

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:42 AM

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:35 AM

LOLZ..But I will stick with starships..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:42 AM

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Enjoyed it..Later..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Well, I have many presents to wrap. Seems that laser guided automatic package wrapper I purchased from Sparky not only doesn’t work, it burned holes in my wall…and my floor…and my table.

Goodnight, all. May you all have a blessed Christmas with family & friends!!

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Night Grace! :)

Bury that wrapper and call a priest. Seriously. There are some things Spark doesn’t put in his manuals.

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 1:44 AM

4Grace on December 23, 2012 at 1:32 AM

Goodnight, 4Grace! Sleep well. :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:45 AM

Snow funny

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:46 AM

Nite 4Grace

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:46 AM

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Or is it airplanes??..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Slummin’ Angel – Rory Gallagher

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

This may qualify as blues?

“Santa’s in a Wheelchair”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Good people here, the real bunch. Smart.

wolly4321 on December 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 1:46 AM

MADE ME LAUGH! That’s hysterical! I’m sending that to my skiing friends! :)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Or is it airplanes??..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

I always thought Grace Slick was naughty hot though she was older than me. lol, quite a bit as it turns out—I didn’t realize that she was born in 1939.

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:51 AM

These guys sound like a cross between The Ramones and Poison!

Heart Throb Mob – “My Angel”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 1:52 AM

Stop – Bonamassa

Blues.

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:55 AM

arnold ziffel on December 23, 2012 at 1:51 AM

Grace Slick was a hottie for sure..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:55 AM

Oh, ya be wanting Christmas music eh? God rest ye merry Gentlemen.

SWalker on December 23, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Interesting point, for general tutelage, withal.

It’s:

“God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”

– not –

“God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”

– having been in the past, previously, hitherto com tempus, and indeed, fore, a common greeting, salutation, accosting cost of nobility.

Perpend:

William:
God rest you merry, sir.

As You Like It, V.1

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 1:56 AM

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:51 AM

Very nice..Give this one a spin..:)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:59 AM

Wonderful Tonight – Clapton/Knopfler

I’ll leave you with this. I bid you all a fond goodnight. It’s been a pleasure, as always. See you soon.

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 1:59 AM

A great tune to wind out the evening! Thanks, Dire! Sleep well, my friend.:)

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Good night, all. Gotta hit the rack. I’ll see you all on the morrow.

Solaratov on December 23, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Oh I hate them. Listens to glenn. You better understand what they would do to us. I’ve read many of your posts and you seem pretty smart. They would kill you and yours without hesitation..

If you think we make peace with these people you are wrong.

We will have to kill them. Or they will kill us.

wolly4321 on December 23, 2012 at 12:18 AM

You got that right – listens2glenn should watch the clip below to understand the nature of the Left!

Yellow belly.

Genuine on December 22, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Every leftist (you know, people like you, Genuine) is like John Candy in this clip!

Yellowbelly

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 2:03 AM

I’ll leave you with this. I bid you all a fond goodnight. It’s been a pleasure, as always. See you soon.

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Just like a woman. As long as you don’t poof until she does, all’s well.

Night Jack! :)

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:04 AM

Good night, all. Gotta hit the rack. I’ll see you all on the morrow.

Solaratov on December 23, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Night Solaratov.

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:05 AM

KWANZAA: HOLIDAY FROM THE FBI

Holiday flashback; Coulter on Kwanzaa.

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:11 AM

You know if you belong

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Nite Solaratov – fight, fight, fight

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 2:12 AM

MTV Freddy Krueger promo featuring Dokken

\m/

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Nite J.

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 2:16 AM

Nite Solaratov – fight, fight, fight

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 2:12 AM

45 Grave – “Anti Anti Anti”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 2:18 AM

Anti-Control, you live up so well to yer nom!

Schadenfreude on December 23, 2012 at 2:25 AM

pretending the stars…

equanimous on December 23, 2012 at 2:26 AM

No knight would sit in the kings chair, even were the table round.

Selah.

Merry Christmas, everyone! If our paths sunder tonight and don’t meet until after Christmas, Merry Christmas again!

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:39 AM

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:39 AM

Merry Christmas Axe!!..:):)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 2:43 AM

Axe on December 23, 2012 at 2:39 AM

Merry Christmas Axe!!..:):)

Dire Straits on December 23, 2012 at 2:43 AM

Dittos.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 3:14 AM

Scrumpy promised me a lap dance.

Ok that was over the line. Merry Christmas Scrumpy.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 3:17 AM

Are you proud to say “Jesus Is Lord”?

listens2glenn on December 22, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Yep!

When I say that I hate leftists, it doesn’t mean I am an angry, violent, out-of-control person who wants them suffer, out of spite or revenge, it means that I vehemently disapprove of their behavior and want them to back off into their own little corner and stay there, until they figure out how to be civilized.

Too many Christians misunderstand anger/hatred and treat it like it is a radioactive substance, which leads them to have all sorts of complications with it as they repress it. Where they go offtrack is when they believe it is necessarily anthithetical to love – on the contrary, healthy anger is a corollary of love, as it is an outgrowth of passion for justice, and utter disdain for injustice.

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 3:18 AM

Scrumpy promised me a lap dance.

Ok that was over the line. Merry Christmas Scrumpy.

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 3:17 AM

Is this your theme song? :)

“Every Girl’s My Girlfriend”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 3:22 AM

I wonder if this might be SparkPlug’s co-theme song…

The Wilde Knights – “Beaver Patrol”

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 3:28 AM

It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels – Kitty Wells

thatsafactjack on December 23, 2012 at 1:51 AM

I had been hoping you were going to post that! :)

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 3:33 AM

The expel Piers Morgan from the U.S. Petition to the White House is on Drudge now.

the link for signing the petition:
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/deport-british-citizen-piers-morgan-attacking-2nd-amendment/prfh5zHD

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:16 AM

The expel Piers Morgan from the U.S. Petition to the White House is on Drudge now.

the link for signing the petition:
h ttps://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/deport-british-citizen-piers-morgan-attacking-2nd-amendment/prfh5zHD

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:16 AM

Mornin’.
Happy Friday!
*Well, it’s MY Friday.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 23, 2012 at 7:02 AM

its my Friday too! my last 72 hour week of the year.

tom daschle concerned on December 23, 2012 at 7:12 AM

It’s Friday somewhere.

22044 on December 23, 2012 at 7:24 AM

“You get nothing,” the president said. “I get that for free.”

man this really pi$$es me off…you’ll never hear this on the lsm….

mr i won part deux

compromise means my way or the highway with this idiot, and the gop just goes along for the ride

arrrrgghhhhhh

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Are you proud to say “Jesus Is Lord”?

listens2glenn on December 22, 2012 at 11:56 PM

.
Yep!

When I say that I hate leftists, it doesn’t mean I am an angry, violent, out-of-control person who wants them suffer, out of spite or revenge, it means that I vehemently disapprove of their behavior and want them to back off into their own little corner and stay there, until they figure out how to be civilized.

Too many Christians misunderstand anger/hatred and treat it like it is a radioactive substance, which leads them to have all sorts of complications with it as they repress it. Where they go offtrack is when they believe it is necessarily anthithetical to love – on the contrary, healthy anger is a corollary of love, as it is an outgrowth of passion for justice, and utter disdain for injustice.

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 3:18 AM

.
Anger and hate are not the same thing.

There’s nothing wrong with disapproving of their behavior; that’s how God would state it ([Rev 2:6] … Yet this you have: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.)

God never says He hates a person, or a group of people.

Jesus wasn’t hating the “rip-off, scam artists” (money changers) in front of The Temple when he beat the !#*%!! out of them, and sent them scurrying. But He sure did hate what they were doing.

([Eph 4:26] … Be angry, and sin not …)

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

rayra on December 23, 2012 at 6:16 AM

excellent…you think tapper will take that spot?

*crossing fingers*

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

compromise means my way or the highway with this idiot, and the gop just goes along for the ride

arrrrgghhhhhh

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

.
That’s what “compromise” means to ALL Democrat Leaders.

… and good morning! … : )

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:50 AM

“If he gives away the debt ceiling, he’s in trouble,” the member said.

Hasn’t he already been doing this? We’re at this stage because of the horrible plan Boehner agreed to the last time there were talks. This whole sequestration crap Boehner agreed to.

Just perpetual crisis. This whole past 4 years beginning with the first TARP under Bush has been nothing but perpetual crisis.

What has America, let alone the Republican party gotten for caving to Obama all these years? From the first that Obama was elected, Republicans have been falling over themselves to work with Obama. And with what result?

If this House had been under Newt’s leadership and this same thing had been going on, they would be crucifying Newt!

JellyToast on December 23, 2012 at 7:51 AM

Mornin’.
Happy Friday!
*Well, it’s MY Friday.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 23, 2012 at 7:02 AM

.
Huh? What kind of religion are you ? ! … Oh, right … WalMart.

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:54 AM

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:50 AM

good point

morning l2g:)

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 7:58 AM

why obama isn’t cavingvia politico

*shaking the head*

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 8:02 AM

i was wrong, lsm actually crowing about dear leader’s quote to boehner…

cmsinaz on December 23, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Anger and hate are not the same thing.

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

“hate” never means “intense anger”, or something rhetorically indistinguishable from that? You don’t know what you are talking about – you should go look up the meaning of “hate” in a dictionary, as it isn’t a word with a singular, narrow definition.

The confusion you are suffering from is what I was touching upon when I said that many Christians misunderstand anger/hatred – they get afraid of it because they associate it with “sin”, and often end up repressing it, which causes even bigger problems down the line.

Try telling me I’m wrong about this, and that no Christians ever end up being passive-aggressive because of a fear about letting the Sun go down on their anger! lol

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM

Merry Christmas morning crew.

Cmsinaz, l2g, KJ , jelly toast

SparkPlug on December 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM

God never says He hates a person, or a group of people.

listens2glenn on December 23, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Romans 9:13: Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

Take it up with the Bible and God, not me, listens2glenn! :)

Anti-Control on December 23, 2012 at 8:25 AM

Which, of course, is not an ideal way to govern.

This line jumps out at me. It suggests that governing needs to include growing something. HA! Never would have guessed good government meant growing itself. Was that the original intent?/

Bmore on December 23, 2012 at 8:28 AM

Boy,I am genuinely
glad I wasn’t here last night.
Strange and deranged.

Capt Spark!
u sent out the wrong code
and the flan flinger is in the shop for
a tune up. I have to make sure it is
in tip top shape for 2013.
good back up plan with the
yellow snowman assault. 4grace was also standing guard.
It was effective on the swalker, stalker.

Wolly..if you see this-
Merry Christmas and keep some joy
in your heart. :) Don’t let them
rob you off that.

bazil9 on December 23, 2012 at 8:34 AM

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