Quotes of the day

posted at 9:21 pm on January 25, 2013 by Allahpundit

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued a decision finding that the Jan. 4, 2012 recess appointments of three members to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid. In response, Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce issued the following statement:

“The Board respectfully disagrees with today’s decision and believes that the President’s position in the matter will ultimately be upheld. It should be noted that this order applies to only one specific case, Noel Canning, and that similar questions have been raised in more than a dozen cases pending in other courts of appeals.

In the meantime, the Board has important work to do. The parties who come to us seek and expect careful consideration and resolution of their cases, and for that reason, we will continue to perform our statutory duties and issue decisions.”

***

Pearce, in short, is indicating that the NLRB’s strategy is to act as if the court’s ruling that the appointments were unconstitutional somehow only applies only to the particular case that went before the Appeals Court and hope that the White House can get the Supreme Court to quickly review the case.

It’s a pretty brazen strategy, but consistent with a broader administration strategy to simply ignore the court’s ruling.

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Under the court’s decision, 285 recess appointments made by presidents between 1867 and 2004 would be invalid.

The Justice Department hinted that the administration would ask the Supreme Court to overturn the decision, which was rendered by three conservative judges appointed by Republican presidents. “We disagree with the court’s ruling and believe that the president’s recess appointments are constitutionally sound,” the statement said…

If the ruling stands, it would invalidate more than 600 board decisions issued over the past year. It also would leave the five-member labor board with just one validly appointed member, effectively shutting it down.

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In the current atmosphere of partisan gridlock, which often involves thwarting of presidential nominations, the ruling provides a major new opportunity for a minority in the Senate to deny the President the authority even temporarily to put a new government officer to work in a vacant spot. When a vacancy arises while Congress is in session, and the Senate does not act on it, the President will not be able to fill it during the next time the Senate takes a break. The ruling came one day after the Senate chose not to make a major change in its filibuster rule, which is the main weapon of a Senate minority seeking to challenge presidential action…

The ruling, however, is not confined to the situation at the NLRB. As an interpretation of the Constitution’s words dealing with temporary government appointments, it would extend to all federal agencies whose officers are nominated by the President and require Senate approval — including federal judges. In practical effect, the decision basically will confine presidents to making government appointments in the usual way: sending nominees’ names to the Senate, and then letting the Senate proceed — or not — to give its “advice and consent” to such nominations.

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The judges observed that no president from George Washington through Abraham Lincoln ever attempted to make an “intrasession” appointment (that is, an appointment when Congress was in session) without the advice and consent of the Senate, as Obama attempted to do. From the end of the Civil War through the end of World War II, only three such appointments were attempted. In the judges’ words, “[I]t is well established that 80 years after the ratification of the Constitution, no President [had] attempted such an appointment, and for decades thereafter, such appointments were exceedingly rare.”

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Possessing only the dimmest memory that I’d written about the recess-appointment controversy before, I looked it up to remind myself of the details. Only then did I remember that … oh dear … I thought Obama’s recess appointments were probably unconstitutional at the time. Reviewing my arguments, and the facts, I find myself persuaded all over again. (For a contrasting view, read my TNR colleague Jon Cohn’s defense of the recess appointments.)

The Senate was not technically in recess. It was being kept by mischievous Republicans in a kind of self-induced coma over the Christmas holiday break, expressly to block Obama from making any recess appointments. So Obama basically said, “If it quacks like a recess, it’s a recess, so here come my recess appointments.” The problem with that approach is that there were comparable periods when the Senate was non-functional but clearly not in recess–say, weekends. Weekends quack like a recess too! Was Obama implicitly giving himself the power to make recess appointments 52 weeks a year? That didn’t sound kosher to me. Most troubling of all, nobody seemed able to come up with any persuasive precedents.

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Here’s the deal. Senate Republicans have decided that the way to prevent regulations they don’t like is to simply refuse to confirm any nominees to any agency they don’t like. They’ve done it with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. They’ve done it with the National Labor Relations Board. And they’ve done it with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. “We don’t like these agencies so we’re going to starve them of people and resources.” It’s a classic Republican play…

The way to handle obstructionist senators isn’t by empowering the executive beyond constitutional limits. It’s for non-obstructionist senators to work within the rules to find solutions that allow the body to move forward on the people’s business despite the bad faith of a vocal minority.

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Over the past year, many companies and conservatives have criticized Obama’s NLRB for issuing a slew of sweeping pro-labor rulings. But Kate Bronfenbrenner, a labor expert at Cornell, says the past year hasn’t been particularly unusual. Labor boards appointed by Democratic presidents tend to look more favorably on workers and unions, while those appointed by Republican presidents tend to side with employers.

“It’s always been a political agency,” she says, “and it always swings back and forth.”

Bronfenbrenner adds that if the D.C. Circuit Court’s ruling is upheld and the NLRB does have to shut down — and if it sees a year’s worth of work invalidated — that could make the agency even more dysfunctional in the years ahead. That’s because all of those cases from 2012 will have to be reheard, and new cases will keep piling up. “If and when the Senate finally does confirm new appointees, the new board will have to confront a huge backlog.”

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Our constitutional-law-professor-in-chief ignored this advice and is now hoist on his own petard. He is worse off than he was when he started, because the court’s ruling invalidates all appointments made during recesses that occur in the middle of a Senate session…

The third setback for the administration is that many of the actions of the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) are in doubt as well. Richard Cordray, who received a purported recess appointment on the same day and in the same manner as the three invalid NLRB members, would have been the first head of that agency. Thus, no prior head of the agency could have made lawful delegations of authority. Moreover, the CFBP’s organic statute provides that no acting head may issue regulations. The eventual effect of today’s decision on pending and future CFPB actions will take many months to sort out, but the rest of the D.C. circuit is bound by the ruling today unless the entire court reverses it.

Our unilateral president must take his unilateral medicine.

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Consider the utter chaos caused by Obama’s power grab. In all likelihood, the rulings in the cases above will be voided. What happens to the employee who paid money into a union as a result of one of those cases? An employer who had to pay higher wages or pay money into a union pension plan? What if an employer had to shut down because of a union contract that he never should have been forced to sign? The myriad of complications and the economic and personal dislocation could be tremendous.

This, by the way, is the very reason why the rule of law is so valuable — it provides clarity, dependability and finality. But not in the Obama era.

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Prose in Anapestic tetrameter no less… o_O

SWalker on January 26, 2013 at 2:03 AM

Close, but no cigar.
Yes, some of us drive you to drink. We play the drums, but much more than that.
Much, much more.

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:21 AM

It’s a Hand Me Down World these days.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:22 AM

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 2:01 AM

Thanks tommy!

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:23 AM

heh, *rimshot*, buh-doo-mpa ;)
Sad that you’d think otherwise, SW.

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:24 AM

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:17 AM

Arguably the best 45..I’m willing to make that argument..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:24 AM

We will have to file a protest!!..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:13 AM

To whom shall we appeal? :)

…yeah!…but you’re talking YEAST here !

KOOLAID2 on January 26, 2013 at 2:11 AM

Man cannot live by bread alone – unless bluegill bakes it, that is…

This song is excellent imo – bluegill often plays it for me, while running her fingers through my hair!

Gandalf – “Smokey Topaz”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:25 AM

No problemo, KCB

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 2:26 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:25 AM

I worry about you my friend.

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:26 AM

Arguably the best 45..I’m willing to make that argument..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:24 AM

Very good one, Dire. That song will be stuck in my head for 2 days now. lol (Mari-eeee-ee-ee-eya)

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:31 AM

OMG, I cannot breathe! That sucker is bookmarked. BWAHAHAAA

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:17 AM

haha

I love Mrs. Miller! These 2 are amazing as well

“Downtown”

“Up, Up and Away”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:32 AM

I worry about you my friend.

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:26 AM

ROFL. Where does fantasy end and reality begin?

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:33 AM

Really enjoyed Angel of Harlem you cued op the other night. caught it the next morning. Awesome horns.

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:35 AM

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:31 AM

We need to travel the highway..imho..:)

PS..This one says it all..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Anti-Control is into seafood. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:32 AM

OK, you’ve got me going now. YELLOW SUBMARINE

What effect (if any) would an auto-tuner have on that melodic voice?

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:38 AM

4Grace

RWM is not here tonight, so…
This is not downtrodden, ’tis very beautiful.
Play that thang

That’s all there is.

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:39 AM

Arguably the best 45..I’m willing to make that argument..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:24 AM

His version is great – I like Brooks & Dunn’s cover, but it isn’t as good.

Did you know that BW wrote this? His version is not as good as the cover, however

Three Dog Night – “Shambala”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:40 AM

Really enjoyed Angel of Harlem you cued op the other night. caught it the next morning. Awesome horns.

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:35 AM

Thanks, Ken! That was the last album by them that I really loved. After that, they became very hit & miss for me.
If you like the band, you should watch the Rattle & Hum movie. I enjoyed it, though I haven’t watched it in years.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:41 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:40 AM

Believe or not..I knew that..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:44 AM

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Ah, that was great! That’s one of the best things about QOTD for me. So many artists I haven’t listened to in many years. Good stuff.
:)

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:44 AM

*poof*

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 2:44 AM

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:44 AM

Thanks..I agree..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:46 AM

It’s a Hand Me Down World these days.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:22 AM

Yes it is!

The Guess Who (and BTO) were great.

The Guess Who – “Rain Dance”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:46 AM

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:39 AM

I LOVE that song. Nice pick.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:47 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:46 AM

Wow..Big time 8-track stereo..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:48 AM

knighty-night from warm and cozy and home. TX.
God love y’all. I do.

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:48 AM

Oops! Tommy poofed. Goodnight, tommy71! Sweet dreams.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:50 AM

Back to bed! Good night!

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:52 AM

The Guess Who (and BTO) were great.

The Guess Who – “Rain Dance”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:46 AM

Yes they were great! Good song. I’ve always loved their distinctive sound.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:54 AM

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 2:48 AM

Goodnight, micky. From one Texan to another: Sweet dreams!

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:57 AM

I worry about you my friend.

KCB on January 26, 2013 at 2:26 AM

Oh, don’t worry about me – I’ve got bluegill in my corner!

For bluegill, my love

Granmax – “Mistress of Eternity”

\m/

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:58 AM

Goodnight, Ken!

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:58 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 2:58 AM

I think the greatest way to show your love for the fish is through abundant chitting and chatting. That’s her biggest turn-on.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:01 AM

I

LOVE that song. Nice pick.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:47 AM

checked out too soon. Yes.
Everyone. Thanks, 4Grace.

Question.
Are there enough tunes?

I think there might be a lack of performance all told.
Red Skelton said it best — ‘God bless’.
Hell yes.

Did I just imagine that or did I actually say that?
Yes I did say that.

A life true is remarkable, if only by few.
Hahaha *rimshot*, etc.
That’s for you SWalker, heh.

4,
LOVE that song. Nice pick
There are so many, we can’t count. Thank you for that.

The distance of a lie and truth is short, for those that like
just stating the facts, I guess.

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 3:02 AM

g’nite all

mickytx on January 26, 2013 at 3:08 AM

Goodnight & God bless, micky!

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:09 AM

ROFL. Where does fantasy end and reality begin?

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:33 AM

haha :)

Johnny O – “Fantasy Girl”

OK, you’ve got me going now. YELLOW SUBMARINE

What effect (if any) would an auto-tuner have on that melodic voice?

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 2:38 AM

Oh, you are on a roll, aren’t you? :)

Leonard Nimoy – “Proud Mary”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:10 AM

I know I’ve played this a time or 2 before, but it’s just that good (IMHO).

Stones: Lady Jane

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:11 AM

Anti-Control is into seafood. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Close!

Gandalf – “Ladyfingers Panfish Fins

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:14 AM

We need to travel the highway..imho..:)

PS..This one says it all..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Blackfoot – “Highway Song”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:17 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:10 AM

I’d pay money to watch you sing Fantasy Girl to BG. But, you’d have to sing it exactly like little johnny did.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:18 AM

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:17 AM

Very nice tune..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 3:30 AM

Pink

SparkPlug on January 26, 2013 at 3:31 AM

One more Stones, then I’m off to dreamland. She’s Like a Rainbow.

Goodnight to all and have a blessed Saturday!

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:31 AM

I’d pay money to watch you sing Fantasy Girl to BG. But, you’d have to sing it exactly like little johnny did.

4Grace on January 26, 2013 at 3:18 AM

Oh, I would, as I already do every night! :)

“Puberty Love” (from “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes”)

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:32 AM

Very nice tune..:)

Dire Straits on January 26, 2013 at 3:30 AM

The Rattles – “Hot Wheels”

Anti-Control on January 26, 2013 at 3:40 AM

Good morning, Detroit!

Rusty Allen on January 26, 2013 at 5:19 AM

*unpoof*

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:20 AM

haha..morn’n Tommy-
I just unpoofed from last night..was suppose to be
a mini poof..i lied. :)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Good morning/afternoon/evening/night (depending on where you are). :-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Yeah,Good morning Detroit!
lol..

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Florida..so 6:30 am

You?

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:23 AM

bad bazil9, we saw you go unicorn riding. And you didn’t return. Atleast you’re back now. :-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:24 AM

Pink

SparkPlug on January 26, 2013 at 3:31 AM

Purple

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:25 AM

You can call me b9
Bazil is odd to me now.
My pals say B9. :)

I see I missed the fun and 4grace my bff.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:27 AM

The other side of the world….. so 5pm. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:28 AM

b9 it is, dear friend.

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Really-the other side..how is the other side?
Ahh..that would be why your an early bird here.
It’s happy hour for u!

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:31 AM

wow..I get a “dear friend”
why thank you. :)
Did happy hour start at 3 on the other side of the world?
hee hee

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:33 AM

The other side is good. Yep, thats why I’m around early and late (US time). You never catch me in the middle of your day. A mans got to sleep. :-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:34 AM

May I ask..are you on a trip or
live abroad?

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:36 AM

Nah, happy hour here starts at 7pm. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:36 AM

I am not here in the middle of the day..
A girl has to work. :)
I read some headlines here and other sites when I
am actually in my office and take a lunch break ect..

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:38 AM

Too bad..
Florida Keys happy hour starts at 4. ;)
We always say..it’s 4 o’clock somewhere..
as we crack open a beer on the boat at 10 am
lol

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:40 AM

I live abroad. Travel to new places every 2-3 years, and work there. I’m a global culture bum. ;-) Come home every year or so for a month (otherwise, my parents would disown me). lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:40 AM

It has been a pleasure to meet you Tommy.
my memory is horrible for handles..
if you have been here a while-sorry I didn’t remember.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:41 AM

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:40 AM

haha..I have a mom that would kick my a$$.
Thats cool. You get to see and experience much then.
For me,the best teacher.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:43 AM

No problemo, b9. I got in during the pub primaries. Consider me to be a newbie. Thats fine. Hey, ok, you’re the one they call b9. I didn’t get that bazil9 = b9. lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:45 AM

Yep, I get to experience lots. Being an american, who lives and works abroad, I get a unique perspective. And I keep on travelling. My folks are getting tired of it. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Yes, I am the infamous B9! lol
Spark Plug started it long ago..caught on..
now everyone calls me that. When someone says bazil..I’m like, huh?
Only those I dont know or who dislike me say my handle.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Nah, you’re mucho famous around here. Even when you ain’t around, all had very good comments about b9. I always wondered who b9 was. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:54 AM

My folks are getting tired of it. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:52 AM

I’m sure. my fam would too.
They miss you! As I approach the big 4.0-
I just moved home..I realized how much I was missing
with my family and how fast time goes by.
My mom is aging and I have a baby nephew who I want
to see grow up.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:55 AM

I always wondered who b9 was. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:54 AM

lol..well now u know! haha
Spark Plug just posts B9 randomly.
Should I log on..there I am..lol
he likes just saying it..BBBB NINEEEE. :)

Bmore is Mr. B or big B. I am little b.
Much silliness here. :)
Helps get through the bad times we have..
and the news that makes you want to explode.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Yep, family is important. And they don’t like it that their youngest is a global hippie. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Sooo, your the baby.
Yep..that makes it worse. :)
Where is home..what state?
(if I may ask-no prob if u would rather not say)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:03 AM

My handle includes my year of birth. That combined with the fact that I’ve never married angers my folks no end. They want their youngest to bring on a few more young ones. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:03 AM

I am 1973. We are close. (I figured 71 was your YOB)
haha..yes..they want grand-babies!
I left that to my sis. :)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:05 AM

Cali

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:05 AM

I was born in Cali..
spent most my childhood there. :)
I knew we had a bond! lol

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:07 AM

My folks are pretty old. 87 and 89 years old. I came along very late into their life. I was a surprise, my folks tell me. They still look at me as a baby. Infuriates me no end. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Bawhahahahaha
all this chat
will pis$ off a few…
hee hee

Pink.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:09 AM

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:09 AM

I think it is universal.
My mom talks to me like I am still a child..
calls me her baby..
we will always be their babies..no matter how old.
Its sweet..but yes..can be aggravating. ;)

87 and 89? They are doing something right!
You better visit more!

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:13 AM

You’re reaching the big 40, b9. I remember that I was a tad upset around my 40th birthday. A wee bit depressing in a way. We ain’t young and we ain’t old. The young and the old looks at us suspiciously. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:14 AM

CMS and KJ will arrive soon.
Coffee and “My Take” time.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:15 AM

I know..I am depressed..
May. On its way.
I want to stay 30 something. :(
Oddly, I like people older the me..not younger..
as I get older. I have more in common with them.
Time goes by so fast..I can’t believe it.
Still 20-ish in my mind. :)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:18 AM

Being the age I am and never been married, I get the feeling that my folks are petrified that I’m gay. They’ve never come out and just asked upfront, but they’ve nibbled around the edges. Its hysterically funny cos I’ve always been a straight arrow. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:19 AM

Yep, all this chit chat is gonna upset the ‘serious’ nazis. ;-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:21 AM

You’re right. I’m 20ish in my mind too. The only time my folks acknowledge that I’m all grown up is when I act goofy at times, and they say: For Gods sake, act your age. Hehehe

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:24 AM

Their generational or cultural thinking,perhaps.
If your not married..something is wrong.
Gay is the 1st assumption. :)
You don’t just want to marry anyone..
I believe God has perfect timing..
when the right one comes along..it will be.
Sometimes, it just happens later.
Better then a string of divorces. :)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:25 AM

haha..oh it will.
We have a whole page to ourselves!
lol

btw..I had to get to work the other morning but read your reply.
You made good points..
From what I see and hear-your spot on.
My personal experience with the religion of peace
isn’t vast.
A girl I met in college though, was my 1st experience
and it blew my mind.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:28 AM

Amen b9, amen. I just don’t believe in divorce. I honor my God, and if He says no divorce, thats it for me. Marry right, and have a full life, grateful to Him for every blessing. Thats my take, anyhow.

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Good take T.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:34 AM

Yeah, I’ve lived and worked in a dozen muzzie countries. I know how they view the jews, christians, basically infidels (unbelievers). Their hate is mind numbing. Don’t get fooled by the educated, seemingly westernised ones, either. Get to know them really well, get very close to them, make them your best friends, and the truth will spill out sooner or later. The same hate of the radical Islamists couched in bland and civilized words. I also know how they view Americans. Most of us don’t know the underbelly of the Islamic beast.

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:36 AM

Did someone say coffee?

tom daschle concerned on January 26, 2013 at 7:40 AM

Hi there, tom. Would you like some tea instead? :-)

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:41 AM

but consistent with a broader administration strategy to simply ignore the court’s ruling

natch

cmsinaz on January 26, 2013 at 7:44 AM

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:36 AM

I will not be fooled, nor have any desire to get cozy with any-on any level. Some people in my life find me to be a bigot..
and thats fine with me.
I have 3 big strikes against me..who I am.

My moms family was from Greece, I was raised with my grandfather
and family telling me much. Their hatred for Turkey and Islam was far reaching. Black Tuesday and the Hagia Sophia,(among other events)..lives on.
Funny, I didnt learn those facts in school. ;)

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:46 AM

Yeah Tom,
CMS always arrives with a fresh pot.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:48 AM

cms, the sinner is in. Lol

tommy71 on January 26, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Tommy, thats canopfor. lol
not CMS.

bazil9 on January 26, 2013 at 7:53 AM

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