Open thread: Sunday morning talking heads

posted at 8:01 am on February 24, 2013 by Allahpundit

How dull is this week’s Sunday yakfest? The big match-up is … Kelly Ayotte versus Tim Kaine, talking about … the sequester. The only reason to watch is to find out from Ayotte whether the official GOP line is that sequestration is no big deal or whether it’s a terrible, terrible thing that’s all Obama’s fault.

Bobby Jindal will be on too to discuss “the future of the GOP.” His message about not neglecting economic growth in order to fight maddening, unwinnable battles over spending is a timely one during sequestermania. The line-up via National Journal:

Meet the Press will have Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on to discuss the NGA meeting. Jindal will also analyze the future of the GOP.

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., will be on Face the Nation to offer an update the sequestration issue. Afterwards, the show will have four governors (Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer) all talking about about their meeting and how the sequestration will impact their states. In a panel discussion later in the program, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., will be among experts analyzing mental health issues in the wake of the Newtown shooting. Major Garrett will host, filling in for Bob Schieffer.

Fox News Sunday will have host Chris Wallace interviewing Ayotte and Kaine. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will follow with a discussion about their conference.

State of the Union hosts Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., followed by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., discussion U.S.-Cuba relations following his recent meeting with Fidel Castro. Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy will join a panel to debate guns, immigration and sequestration.

This Week will have a foreign policy round table featuring Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y. They’ll talk about how to address the cyber threat from China and the latest challenges in Syria and Iran.


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Jindal!

tommy71 on February 24, 2013 at 8:04 AM

don’t know about jindal anymore…getting too squishy??

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Me likes Jindal!

tommy71 on February 24, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Should I lift my Sunday morning trollcott to watch FNS? It might be interesting to listen to the governors.

22044 on February 24, 2013 at 8:20 AM

I like Jindal, but that “stupid party” remark he made was foolish.

Every MSM reporter brings it up in every interview, and you can be sure Gregory will here. They love reenforcing the narrative that we are a stupid party.

commodore on February 24, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Yes…please go on today guys and don’t say we suck…say the president sucks.

tomas on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

They love reenforcing the narrative that we are a stupid party.

commodore on February 24, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Rush Limbaugh does that every day without help from anyone.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Let’s see if my McCain supported Senator from my state of NH is any different today.

It’d be nice to see someone in the GOP tell the truth about our dire fiscal situation and how we need to make some serious cuts to avoid becoming Greece. That cutting $44B in less spending which amounts to a 2% increase overall in spending is a joke.

Let’s hear it Kelly, don’t RINO out and act like these cuts are going to hurt and blame it all on maobama. Don’t make me ashamed of my country once again.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 8:39 AM

Rush Limbaugh does that every day without help from anyone.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Yeah because championing the cause of individual responsibility, less gov’t, actually creating a budget, and not spending more than you take in makes you stupid !!

Seriously do you think the gravy train will ever run dry??

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 8:41 AM

They love reenforcing the narrative that we are a stupid party.

commodore on February 24, 2013 at 8:21 AM

That was one of the stupidest things he could have said. Stupid is as stupid does I guess. I don’t know who’s made the stupidest remarks, him or Christie. It’s a tossup.

scalleywag on February 24, 2013 at 8:44 AM

Rush Limbaugh does that every day without help from anyone.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

How in the heck would you know?

Vince on February 24, 2013 at 8:45 AM

commodore on February 24, 2013 at 8:21 AM

all they ever asked is what the gop can do now to repair their status, like the dems are all saintly and do NO WRONG…

irks me to no end

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 8:45 AM

I wish someone would have put Dr. Carson on. I’d like to hear more from him. I think the media is afraid of him haha!

scalleywag on February 24, 2013 at 8:45 AM

The worst thing that will happen from the sequester is that the president may run out of snake oil.

scalleywag on February 24, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Yeah because championing the cause of individual responsibility, less gov’t, actually creating a budget, and not spending more than you take in makes you stupid !!

Actually, being a sexist, fearmongering jerk is the very definition of being stupid.

Seriously do you think the gravy train will ever run dry??

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Ask the 1%.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

I have to ask, but does anyone actually watch these shows on Sunday?

I mean, on Sunday, most people are still in bed, at church, going out for brunch, that kind of thing.

You would think we would want just one day to get away from all the political insanity.

pilamaye on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 8:39 AM

They’ll never come up with a solution, because it would ruin everything for them. The numbers are so huge that they’re almost an abstract idea to those in Congress like in a cheap sci-fi movie.

If we stopped borrowing today, relying only on tax revenues of $2 trillion a year–and using half that for the government and the other half to pay down the debt–we would need twenty years or more to pay it off.

Those in Congress can’t conceive of that, so they would never do it.

Liam on February 24, 2013 at 8:50 AM

How in the heck would you know?

Vince on February 24, 2013 at 8:45 AM

When I read the words “Rush says…”

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:51 AM

Yawn

50sGuy on February 24, 2013 at 8:53 AM

Actually, being a sexist, fearmongering jerk is the very definition of being stupid.

Seriously do you think the gravy train will ever run dry??

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Ask the 1%.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

You mean like Bill Maher who actually gave over a million to maobama??

And it’s a fact that you socialists could take every red cent from the “evil” 1% and it’d barely cover a quarter of the budget.

Maybe it’s time to be responsible for once and stop running up the credit card!!

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Liam on February 24, 2013 at 8:50 AM

How true,how true!!
Politicians very lifeblood is compromised if spending is thwarted….
On both sides of the aisle

Neal4007 on February 24, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Ray LaHood lying his butt off saying dear leader has a plan but the gop has no plan for the sequester and Candy Crowley just lets him get away with that crapola…

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Claire McCaskill blames Republicans as an explanation for the sequester impasse, right off the bat. Where’s the stinking SENATE version of a Federal Budget, Sen. Claire AzzHole?
.
These people are laughably useless to anyone but themselves.

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 9:08 AM

I won’t put all the blame on the president
-mccain

getting his maverick back
/

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:12 AM

The only reason to watch is to find out from Ayotte whether the official GOP line is that sequestration is no big deal or whether it’s a terrible, terrible thing that’s all Obama’s fault.

Since the two possibilities are pretty much diametric opposites, you’d think that the GOP would have already set a course. You know, something based on, say, principles or some such. Instead, it comes down to a coin-toss before Jane McCain comes on TV to inform the masses?

Guess they had to wait for the latest polls.

(BTW, any truth to the rumor that Kelly Ayotte was once held as a prisoner of war in a deer camp in NH?)

bofh on February 24, 2013 at 9:14 AM

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:12 AM

heh!

renalin on February 24, 2013 at 9:16 AM

mccain kissing candy’s butt…

unstinkingbelievable

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:16 AM

I won’t put all the blame on the president
-mccain

getting his maverick back
/

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:12 AM

So much for being some spending hawk focused on cutting all these earmarks!!

Now a 2% increase is too much for McLame to stomach!!

I seriously despise him!!!

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:19 AM

(BTW, any truth to the rumor that Kelly Ayotte was once held as a prisoner of war in a deer camp in NH?)

bofh on February 24, 2013 at 9:14 AM

.
NO! I’ve been in lots of woods lots of times and I’ve never seen any deer camping…

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 9:19 AM

don’t know about jindal anymore…getting too squishy??

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 8:07 AM

If you think a loofah is squishy, then yes.

Mr. Arrogant on February 24, 2013 at 9:20 AM

(BTW, any truth to the rumor that Kelly Ayotte was once held as a prisoner of war in a deer camp in NH?)

bofh on February 24, 2013 at 9:14 AM

All I know is she was the establishment candidate backed by McLame in 2010.

Ovide LaMontagne was the real conservative and came very close to pulling the upset.

But now it’s Ayotte who had supported Sotomayor and only said no on Kagan since she was “inexperienced” … nevermind that Kagan is a marxist who hates the Constitution!!

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Yes. Let’s watch Jindal go on about that ridiculous economic growth thing and how we shouldn’t be interested in spending restraint. Social Security and Medicare are going broke and need to be fixed, so it seems to me that that needs to be a huge part of the message. The Rs need to figure out a way to discuss that message rather than lying about how the Republican Party is totes okay with deficit spending and 16 Trillion dollar debts to win a elections and then doing something else.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 9:26 AM

Ask the 1%.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Most of the 1% are actually leftist, so you should ask them. Rich people enjoy telling others what to do, hence why they belong to the party that enjoys doing that as well.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 9:28 AM

NO! I’ve been in lots of woods lots of times and I’ve never seen any deer camping…

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Where in NH are ya?

I’m near Dover, NH

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:39 AM

I’m near Dover, NH

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:39 AM

.
That’s nice. I don’t live in NH. I live in Virginia.

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Yes. Let’s watch Jindal go on about that ridiculous economic growth thing and how we shouldn’t be interested in spending restraint. Social Security and Medicare are going broke and need to be fixed, so it seems to me that that needs to be a huge part of the message. The Rs need to figure out a way to discuss that message rather than lying about how the Republican Party is totes okay with deficit spending and 16 Trillion dollar debts to win a elections and then doing something else.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 9:26 AM

He’s really saying that? Unreal!

I remember Rand Paul was on Beck recently and said something along the lines that the sequester was a joke since they were minimal cuts and the overall spending still increases.

Hopefully Rand sticks to telling the truth like that.

I like him alot, he’d be my 2016 pick if Palin or Cruz don’t run.

I still think Rand is a bit nutty on foreign policy like his daddy but does a better job of hiding it. That being said I’d still go with him over Jindal and Rubio and others b/c Rand is one of the few with the courage to speak the truth like I stated above.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:43 AM

I seriously despise him!!!

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:19 AM

ditto

talking heads placing the blame on the GOP natch

cmsinaz on February 24, 2013 at 9:44 AM

This Evan Bayh character must have gone to his hairdresser and said:
“I want a haircut that makes it look like I have a crown of laurel on my head, like a Roman Senator or Caesar. Yes. Do that. Make me a Caesar lookalike.”

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 9:50 AM

Jindal, gop Ruling class approved.

Rubio, gop Ruling class approved.

Ayotte, the female John McCain without the Hanoi Hilton backstory.

Scott Walker, now that he’s survived the recall he’s got the gop business interest backing.

Haley Barbour, Karl Rove, Paul Ryan, McCain and pretty much any of the others in Congress are just part of the same old problem.

By the way, side note…….NOT ONE of these individuals stirs any passion or is an exciting speaker. They all talk Darryl Issa tough but when push comes to shove they are all bark, no bite.

No thanks.
No thanks.
No thanks.
No thanks.

PappyD61 on February 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM

A bipartisan group of senators is “on the verge of a deal that would expand background checks to all private firearms sales with limited exemptions…

http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/02/24/senators_near_a_deal_on_background_checks.html

Why do I vote Republican?

Mr. Arrogant on February 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM

By the way if you’re looking for a palette cleanser. Try these two completely unrelated links.

One, because of the Oscars (GAG, I know) try this one on for size.
Now 76 year old Shirley Bassey with pipes that you won’t believe for her age. And pretty nice looking as well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-orFtcORyuM

And this, about the coolest thing on water, EVER.
How about we fly down to Australia and do this instead of watch lying politicians on the Sunday shows?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Bm3cs9TFo

PappyD61 on February 24, 2013 at 10:05 AM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:43 AM

None of the above can win. We don’t need to abandon the message of economic restraint but it needs to be said in such a way that makes it palatable.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Is there any doubt that Ray LaHood is a Chicago politician? Just listened to him whine about sequester cuts on MTP and the Blues Brothers came to mind.

ExpressoBold on February 24, 2013 at 10:12 AM

What a depressing bunch of comments. I’m going back to bed.

LASue on February 24, 2013 at 10:12 AM

None of the above can win. We don’t need to abandon the message of economic restraint but it needs to be said in such a way that makes it palatable.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Really? Does your crystal ball tell you that? Talk about a defeatist attitude!

Why couldn’t a Rand Paul win with a heavy does of libertarians and grassroots conservatives backing him? We lost b/c conservatives didn’t turn out for Romney, 3 million less than McLame!

Rand Paul is pretty good at making compelling arguments on the need to cut spending in a way that it should wake alot of people up.

Would you consider supporting him over another GOPe approved clown?

If he loses he lose, all we can do is rally together and fight for the best conservative. If you won’t try, then what’s the point?

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 10:13 AM

Jindal, gop Ruling class approved.

Rubio, gop Ruling class approved.

Ayotte, the female John McCain without the Hanoi Hilton backstory.

Scott Walker, now that he’s survived the recall he’s got the gop business interest backing.

Haley Barbour, Karl Rove, Paul Ryan, McCain and pretty much any of the others in Congress are just part of the same old problem.

By the way, side note…….NOT ONE of these individuals stirs any passion or is an exciting speaker. They all talk Darryl Issa tough but when push comes to shove they are all bark, no bite.

No thanks.
No thanks.
No thanks.
No thanks.

PappyD61 on February 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM

I agree. That’s why I’d say that Palin, Cruz, Rand Paul would be the best choices for 2016. Can’t really think of anyone else at this point.

For doing a great job in their current positions you have Bachmann, Ron Johnson, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmart… to name a few but sadly there aren’t that many.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 10:16 AM

They love reenforcing the narrative that we are a stupid party.

commodore on February 24, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Rush Limbaugh does that every day without help from anyone.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Romney won the college graduate vote in 2012. Your guy won the high school dropout vote. By a huge margin.

Speaking of Democrat Sequester Fear-Mongering, Dear Leader’s lifelong pal, Hawai’i Governor Neil Abercrombie, actually compared the upcoming sequestration to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

“At Pearl Harbor right now, which I hope everybody can understand symbolizes what happens when you’re not prepared,” said Abercrombie, “we’ll be laying off 19,000 people.”

Of course, the Governor was Lying thru his teeth about those layoffs…

Bruce Coppa, the governor’s chief of staff, later clarified to a group of reporters that 19,000 people would have their employment reduced by four days a month, but not be altogether laid off.

Del Dolemonte on February 24, 2013 at 10:20 AM

fearmongering jerk. I know this for a Fact because I’ve never listened to his show.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Edited for accuracy.

Del Dolemonte on February 24, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Jindall is destroying DNC Dave and Duvallll whatever. He(Duval whatever) could have been a lawn jockey for Bill Clinton,who came to life in a DNC mailroom and worked his way up.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:24 AM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 9:43 AM

Paul has a nutty dad. He has said nutty things in the past. I do admire his stances on some issues, but I think that his best bet is staying in the Senate and remaining a consequential Senator for quite awhile.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 10:28 AM

Jindall is destroying DNC Dave and Duvallll whatever. He(Duval whatever) could have been a lawn jockey for Bill Clinton,who came to life in a DNC mailroom and worked his way up.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Is Jindal still spouting out his ridiculous lines against Medicare reform and balanced budgets?

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 10:28 AM

Sorry, Jindal and Rubio and Robot Paul Ryan are like listening to paint dry.

……and unless you can communicate, you can’t compete with Santa Claus.

If we can’t even cut a paltry percentage of the GROWTH in spending then how can we ever save the country? Can the country grow it’s way out of the shadow of the growth of the federal government? When 70% of the economy is CONSUMER SPENDING, and the consumers are just paying more for everything because of h………..

Nevermind. I’m just a broken record.

Yall, have a great day. Off to the Possum Holler tractor pull and Pork Rind festival after church this morning.

PappyD61 on February 24, 2013 at 10:37 AM

Jindall made so many great comments its difficult to fit them all in. His state,Louisiana, has improved dramatically under his guidance. People have stopped leaving and have started coming back, better education,better taxation,great energy growth.
Jindall encouraged the President to stop campaigning and get with Congress to allow targeted cuts on the sequestered funds that are mandated now. Less govt. growth, more private sector growth and stop whining about a 2.4% cut in govt. spending when we have trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Paul has a nutty dad. He has said nutty things in the past. I do admire his stances on some issues, but I think that his best bet is staying in the Senate and remaining a consequential Senator for quite awhile.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 10:28 AM

We need to keep fighting to the save the country. We need to win in both 2014 and 2016.

Rand is not my ideal candidate due to foreign policy but he has the best plans I’ve seen for making some real cuts, especially compared to the GOPe guys.

If you got another good conservative or two that could lead us to victory AND get the job done to start saving the country in 2016 I’m all ears.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 10:43 AM

Jindall made so many great comments its difficult to fit them all in. His state,Louisiana, has improved dramatically under his guidance. People have stopped leaving and have started coming back, better education,better taxation,great energy growth.
Jindall encouraged the President to stop campaigning and get with Congress to allow targeted cuts on the sequestered funds that are mandated now. Less govt. growth, more private sector growth and stop whining about a 2.4% cut in govt. spending when we have trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM

This right here, that Jindal presented, is an excellent argument.

How did the libs respond to this when Jindal said it? How can you counter it?

This is why I think that liberals are either uninformed, just plain stupid, or dishonest moochers.

Really how can you argue against a $2.4% cut in spending (when overall spending still increases) and when spend well more than a trillion annually??

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 10:50 AM

IMHO,We have two conservative Republicans that are household names, have charisma,could conceivably fund raise enough to win and have the other characteristics of a potus such as leadership ability, etc. They are Palin and Rubio,either one works for me.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:53 AM

Has to be a direct twitter account between David Gregory and B. Obama that is real time all the time.

Watch David look down in front of him from time to time, like when Peggy Noonan makes a point, he has to be getting real time feed from B. Obama and his commie staff.

like that
lies by twitter

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 24, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Really how can you argue against a $2.4% cut in spending (when overall spending still increases) and when spend well more than a trillion annually??

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 10:50 AM

It’s a cut when the Dems want a 6% increase, the Pubs want 2%, and they agree on 4%. This was done successfully in the 90s with the school lunch program. Literally minutes after the meeting, the Dems were in front of cameras saying how the Pubs cut the program. The MSM beat on that, either not knowing the details or simply not bothering to find out. If they later did, they ignored it.

When the low-info types see or hear the word ‘cut’, they stop paying attention and go into their usual rants. We see it here among the trolls. When they spout the usual cliches and are corrected, they go silent. When asked to support their comments, they leave the thread. The next day, they’re back saying the same things that were refuted the previous hundred times.

Nothing changes, especially the tactics of Congresscritters and liberals.

Liam on February 24, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Obama’s hate for U.S. all has no bounds.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 24, 2013 at 10:58 AM

illanddivideus,

You just pay more, leave the hard work my family did from the time we fleed the reservation in New Mexico in 1880 to now.

We did the f’n work, save the money, fixed the fences, built the barns by hand, dug the stock tanks, drilled the water wellls, 5 generations now.

But hell no, you nut jobs want the death tax you put in place to add to the death tax of the 5 men and 3 women from our family who have died working cattle or with ranch/farm equipment,

screw you,

fix your own f’n lives

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 24, 2013 at 11:03 AM

MeanWhile,next Sunday………………………..

Mitt and Ann Romney will give their 1st post-election interview on ‘Fox News Sunday’ next week – @FoxNewsSunday

55 mins ago by editor

canopfor on February 24, 2013 at 11:12 AM

…I just noticed…Bobby Jindall parts his hair in the middle?
…who is he?…Alfalfa from the Little Rascals ?…what’s up with that?

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 11:15 AM

I (finally) went to church instead.

Now I have the Governors Association winter meeting in the background.

22044 on February 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Obama is going around telling horror stories about his own sequester and Rush is a fear monger? Classic.

Cindy Munford on February 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Meet The Press Verified account
@meetthepress

If it’s Sunday, it’s Meet the Press.

Washington, D.C. · http://www.MeetThePressNBC.com
===================================================

@meetthepress tweeted:
meetthepress
Ray LaHood on #sequester negotiations: “The idea that the president hasn’t reached out is not true. It’s just not factual.” #MTP

2 hours ago from twitter.com by editor

https://twitter.com/meetthepress

canopfor on February 24, 2013 at 11:23 AM

IMHO,We have two conservative Republicans that are household names, have charisma,could conceivably fund raise enough to win and have the other characteristics of a potus such as leadership ability, etc. They are Palin and Rubio,either one works for me.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:53 AM

I agree on Palin. I think Cruz would be great as well. I’m not so sure on Rubio – I think he could definitely win but I don’t like his position on the immigration reform and think he’s getting too cozy with the GOPe.

Compare the state of the union responses made by Paul and Rubio:

Rand: 5 year plan to balance the budget by cutting corporate income tax in half, 17% flat tax, and cutting regulations.

Rubio: 10 year plan of growing economy at 4 % that may work over 10 years. —so if a 2 term president is term limited the next president can just change everything.

So while Rand is not my ideal candidate I’d much rather have a Tea Party guy making some serious reform instead of the same old GOPe nonsense.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 11:25 AM

How in the heck would you know?

Vince on February 24, 2013 at 8:45 AM

When I read the words “Rush says…”

chumpTesticles on February 24, 2013 at 8:51 AM

…you’re not smart enough to understand Rush…all you can do is lather, rinse & repeat!…so just go chew on your chump !

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 11:28 AM

FoxNewsSunday Verified account
@FoxNewsSunday

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace

Washington, D.C. · http://www.foxnewssunday.com
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https://twitter.com/FoxNewsSunday

canopfor on February 24, 2013 at 11:29 AM

chumpTesticles on February 24, 2013 at 8:51 AM

…you’re not smart enough to understand Rush…all you can do is lather, rinse & repeat!…so just go chew on your chump !

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 11:28 AM

That’s awesome!! LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 11:41 AM

…yeah I broke my rule…I had to see why I don’t watch Meet the dePressed…on such a powerful national network…it is now followed by Ten Minute Workout… followed by Muffin Top? (Bra, cami and shaper in one!)…followed by Sleep Like A Baby! (where you find the secret that over a million Americans use to get the best sleep of their lives)…and then Fat Loss for Food Lovers…where a mom tells how she lost 25 lbs in 12 weeks without starving or giving up any of her favorite foods!
NBC…NoBodyCares!…I’m positive that chumpTesticles IS tapping… the following programs!

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 11:47 AM

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 11:47 AM

It’s a bit weird to see network TV do so many infomercials during non-peak hours.

Cindy Munford on February 24, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Rush Limbaugh does that every day without help from anyone.

chumpThreads on February 24, 2013 at 8:33 AM

What yet another inane post from one of our trolls…who woulda thought?

Dude, you’re as dumb as they get. Do you even realize just how dense you are?

CW on February 24, 2013 at 12:10 PM

It’s a bit weird to see network TV do so many infomercials during non-peak hours.

Cindy Munford on February 24, 2013 at 11:56 AM

…they can’t make money on the crap they put out…the public is not buying it…how much ‘reality’ programming can you do?…now we have to work on getting what is their now ‘entertaining’ news departments off of any peak hours…to be placed with and go along with… their other ‘infomercials’…that’s how I look at Meet The Press …as an infomercial.

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 12:13 PM

OT:

It’s the DAYTONA 500!!!! BABY!!!!

Boogity, boogity, boogity!!!!!

wolly4321 on February 24, 2013 at 12:18 PM

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Jindal is da man!

He is honing his message of economic growth since he can’t do much about fed spending now, other than point out the ridiculousness of the focus on the miniscule cuts.

Good luck anyone arguing this guy. Especially in another 3 years.

Oh, and the party of stupid remark….just what people needed to hear. Snap out of it!

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Jindal is da man!

He is honing his message of economic growth since he can’t do much about fed spending now, other than point out the ridiculousness of the focus on the miniscule cuts.

Good luck anyone arguing this guy. Especially in another 3 years.

Oh, and the party of stupid remark….just what people needed to hear. Snap out of it!

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 12:27 PM

I know his record is pretty good. I could be down with Jindal. Sure would be alot better than Ryan or Krispy Kreme Christie.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 12:40 PM

…Palin…Paul…Cruz…Jindall…Rubio…(:->)…it’s starting to look good!

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 12:48 PM

…Palin…Paul…Cruz…Jindall…Rubio…(:->)…it’s starting to look good!

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 12:48 PM

Is that your order of preference for 2016? :)

Also do you think Palin would consider running? If so I’ll stop knocking on doors now as I have alot of Organize4Palin cards :)

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 12:59 PM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Can’t argue with that assessment. He’s got the record, more than enough smarts, and even though some people say he is GOPe, they are ignoring his grassroots appeal.

I really can’t see Palin running ever. Yes she can whip up the base, but she can’t compare her half term governorship to what Jindal has (will) accomplish in his terms. Two term governors are the way to go.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Can’t argue with that assessment. He’s got the record, more than enough smarts, and even though some people say he is GOPe, they are ignoring his grassroots appeal.

I really can’t see Palin running ever. Yes she can whip up the base, but she can’t compare her half term governorship to what Jindal has (will) accomplish in his terms. Two term governors are the way to go.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 1:15 PM

In all fairness let’s throw it all out on the table. I’m a huge Palin fan and you seem to be a big Jindal fan.

1. The 1/2 term wouldn’t have mattered if she had ran in 2012. Her main issue would’ve been fighting the GOPe. An honest look at everything she’s accomplished would show that she did a ton in Alaska. And she was forced out, check out the Undefeated to see the honest truth.

2. Jindal needs to be a better speaker. Most remember how he bombed out his speech a few years ago. Palin is much better at public speaking and motivating grassroots/ crowds in general. Jindal can be a bit boring to listen to. Not saying that’s what people should base their votes on but it’s true.

So if Jindal is going to run then he needs to work on being alot more charismatic.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 1:26 PM

To levinfan:
I see becoming President as a package deal.
It’s one thing to want the right guy,its another to actually get that person.
By all rights we never should have never gotten ozero,if it were not for race, sexual preference,axlerod, etc. he never would have got there.He had to lie big time about hillary to get there as well.
Typically its not rocket science to tell who has what it takes to win.
You need lots of money. Mitt-yes,Newt-no,Santorum–no
You should have chariasma,not a must, only if you want to win.
Your name has to be a household name,rare winners are not.
Managerial experience is good and there are lots of other aspects like a fairly clean closet that alladd up or don’t.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 1:41 PM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 1:26 PM

I am an admirer of both Palin and Jindal, and for sure he needs to hone his speaking skills, but remember that whomever is the eventual candidate will not be going up against “the greatest orator of our time”.

As for Palin, I didn’t see the movie, but I don’t argue with why she needed to resign. I just think she has been too marginalized by the media,by going down the fox news/reality show route, and by essentially being an observer/critic/base participant for 8 years (by then). I would be happy to see her run for a senate seat or eventually work in a cabinet.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Duval Patrick IS running for president, that is why he is Doing Nothing in Massachusetts. (Voting Present.) And the press is not covering the disasters that are happening here, thanks.

Do Nothing, and Don’t tell anyone to do anything, and let people hire do nothing government workers who would not otherwise be qualified.

And you can end up with inspectors who don’t inspect the drug facilities like we have here in MA. Luckily no one from Massachusetts died..they were all deaths in flyover country…from tainted cortisone shots…Duval is responsible for not seeing that people inspect the facilities…all they have to do is show up and collect their check.

Corruption in the Post Romney era is rampant. I know you heard how awful things were here when Romney was governor…that was The Boston Globe. They are quieter than mice now.

Yes We Can was pioneered in MA by David Axelrod, an out of town tryout for president campaign. Yes we can Yes we can. Do nothing. Have no record. Get elected. The excitement is infectious.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-4cRvuTDU4

Fleuries on February 24, 2013 at 1:51 PM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 12:59 PM

…yes…maybe Cruz than Paul…I think can_con may be right about Palin…she is still eminently more qualified than JugEars ever was…but she needs to do one whole stint as a Senator or Govenor again or even as a Congressperson or Cabinet member…or, the media will always be rapid raping her.

KOOLAID2 on February 24, 2013 at 1:57 PM

If you put Jindal and Rubio together you’d have a great candidate. But we can’t. I just think that Rubio’s natural skills are a larger plus than Jindal’s experience. There are ways to give Rubio gravitas. That is what I think immigration reform is about and why I think that there emphasizing foreign policy with him. Not sure how you make Jindal more interesting.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 2:09 PM

To levinfan:
I see becoming President as a package deal.
It’s one thing to want the right guy,its another to actually get that person.
By all rights we never should have never gotten ozero,if it were not for race, sexual preference,axlerod, etc. he never would have got there.He had to lie big time about hillary to get there as well.
Typically its not rocket science to tell who has what it takes to win.
You need lots of money. Mitt-yes,Newt-no,Santorum–no
You should have chariasma,not a must, only if you want to win.
Your name has to be a household name,rare winners are not.
Managerial experience is good and there are lots of other aspects like a fairly clean closet that alladd up or don’t.

rodguy911 on February 24, 2013 at 1:41 PM

I agree with some of what you said but not all of it.

A huge thing you left off was someone who’s an actual conservative and has the guts to fight the media and the dem smear machine.

Romney despite having the dough had neither of these qualities.

It’s time to support real conservatives who would make the changes needed once in office. If they don’t win, they don’t win, but we can’t not support these guys just because so called conventional wisdom says they’re not electable.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 2:14 PM

I am an admirer of both Palin and Jindal, and for sure he needs to hone his speaking skills, but remember that whomever is the eventual candidate will not be going up against “the greatest orator of our time”.

As for Palin, I didn’t see the movie, but I don’t argue with why she needed to resign. I just think she has been too marginalized by the media,by going down the fox news/reality show route, and by essentially being an observer/critic/base participant for 8 years (by then). I would be happy to see her run for a senate seat or eventually work in a cabinet.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 1:50 PM

See that’s the same argument all the romney types said about why Palin couldn’t win in 2012. That she didn’t finish the term, too polarizing…blah blah blah.

It doens’t matter who the nominee is they will be marginalized and brutally attacked by the lapdog media. Just look at Mr. Electable, the moderate wimp Romney and how he was portrayed as a tax cheat, a felon, and a murderer.

The sad part was he lacked the balls to defend himself and to fight for conservatism.

We know Palin is not afraid to fight the lamestream media and can eloquently make the case for conservatism.

Plus if she ran she has the name recognition and would have a ton of grassroots support. The reason we lost in 2012 was b/c the base didnt turn out. That’s where we need to focus. There are still more of us them those filthy libs.

There’s nothing I want more than for the Cuda to run.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 2:19 PM

There’s nothing I want more than for the Cuda to run.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 2:19 PM

Me too.

fight like a girl on February 24, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Me too.

fight like a girl on February 24, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Me three..:)

idesign on February 24, 2013 at 3:07 PM

Me too.

fight like a girl on February 24, 2013 at 2:31 PM
Me three..:)

idesign on February 24, 2013 at 3:07 PM

Sweet, endearing, sick…she’s always running, but not for office any more.

Schadenfreude on February 24, 2013 at 4:18 PM

See that’s the same argument all the romney types said about why Palin couldn’t win in 2012. That she didn’t finish the term, too polarizing…blah blah blah.

It doens’t matter who the nominee is they will be marginalized and brutally attacked by the lapdog media. Just look at Mr. Electable, the moderate wimp Romney and how he was portrayed as a tax cheat, a felon, and a murderer. Plus if she ran she has the name recognition and would have a ton of grassroots support. The reason we lost in 2012 was b/c the base didnt turn out. That’s where we need to focus. There are still more of us them those filthy libs.

There’s nothing I want more than for the Cuda to run.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 2:19 PM

It might seem like the same argument as all the Romney types said in 2012 but there is one key difference I will add:

The reason Palin couldn’t win in 2012 was; she didn’t run. Nobody stopped her from trying but herself as far as I know. She read the tea leaves and realized she couldn’t win given all the variables.

Plus, in the intervening period, the media has portrayed her as the villain to the messiah. Add in the whole “Blood libel” fiasco and I feel she has been irreparably tarnished.

She will again read the tea leaves in 2016 and if she decides things are different and decides to run, I think at that point, it will be shown if the base thinks she has what it takes.

Like I said, I am an admirer of hers.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 4:28 PM

If you put Jindal and Rubio together you’d have a great candidate. But we can’t. I just think that Rubio’s natural skills are a larger plus than Jindal’s experience. There are ways to give Rubio gravitas. That is what I think immigration reform is about and why I think that there emphasizing foreign policy with him. Not sure how you make Jindal more interesting.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 2:09 PM

2016 can play out two ways in my opinion:

If the American Idolification continues, Rubio will be the nominee and will win. He is the republican Obama.

If the American people are fed up enough with the state of the country and start taking their choices more seriously, then I think either Jindal/Perry or Rand Paul will be the nominee. If it’s Rand, he loses. If it’s Jindal, he makes it a tough fight but outcome uncertain. Perry the same.

I hope the electorate is serious this time, but doubt it. Time will tell.

Not sure if just winning is enough and not certain as to whether electing a republican Obama is in the best interest of the country.

I know. Rubio ain’t Obama. But he ain’t Reagan either.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 4:40 PM

The sequester is a nothingburger.

Remember January when we put the Social Security taxes back, and you have to start paying them again?

This cuts your take-home pay at least 2%.

We’re also cutting the Federal Government’s budget 2%.

Do what every wage-earner in the country is doing… sort out your budget, cut the least important 2%, move on.

IF you’re less competent at budgeting than the average American citizen, then you shouldn’t be in charge of trillions of dollars of Government funding. And you certainly shouldn’t get more money to play with.

gekkobear on February 24, 2013 at 4:46 PM

What I love about the Sunday shows is it shows the Democrats have the superior messaging machine, they all sound alike and they all tell the same lies. It also shows the Republicans, on the other hand, have no messaging and, although they tell the truth, they just can’t get it down into a simple, short sentence where people go, “Yeh, that’s right.”

I will never trust the Democrats simply because they’re afraid of Fox News. Oh yes, they send people on Fox News, but it’s always their best messengers, the ones who can repeat the talking points and not be trapped by a legitimate question.

I doubt this will change, the Republicans don’t believe they have a media problem so they’ll never get serious about the message.

bflat879 on February 24, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Noel at NewsBusters has a new post up about what C-BS “Reporter” Bill Plante had to say on Howie Kurtz’ CNN show.

Plante actually used the verboten words “State-Run Media.”

Del Dolemonte on February 24, 2013 at 5:19 PM

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Politics is basically American Idol now. Sorry about that. There are airheads who totally vote on superficial things who have been empowered. Luckily for us, they still cannot vote via text on their phone. Yes, Rubio is Obama 2.0 but he is a better upgrade from Obama. And he does really come off as New Reagan.

Illinidiva on February 24, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Cheers for Mitch McConnell.
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/341391/re-mcconnell-throws-no-hitter-mario-loyola

He may be better as Senate Minority Leader than we give him credit for.

onlineanalyst on February 24, 2013 at 6:06 PM

2016 can play out two ways in my opinion:

If the American Idolification continues, Rubio will be the nominee and will win. He is the republican Obama.

If the American people are fed up enough with the state of the country and start taking their choices more seriously, then I think either Jindal/Perry or Rand Paul will be the nominee. If it’s Rand, he loses. If it’s Jindal, he makes it a tough fight but outcome uncertain. Perry the same.

I hope the electorate is serious this time, but doubt it. Time will tell.

Not sure if just winning is enough and not certain as to whether electing a republican Obama is in the best interest of the country.

I know. Rubio ain’t Obama. But he ain’t Reagan either.

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Again I agree on some of the things you said and strongly disagree with some other things…

You hit the nail on the head in that Rubio is the GOP obama.

You did it again by saying if the American Idolification continues Rubio may be the nominee or if we’re fed up enough than Jindal or Rand will be.

Here’s where you lose me though. If country is fed up enough than why can’t either Jindal or Rand win. Real conservatism wins. We sure haven’t had it the last to potus election cycles.

Plus I know Rand can communicate conservative values. He did great last Sunday with Chris Wallace, especially when Rand explained how we still have huge trillion dollar increases over about the next 10 years, that the sequestration is a joke.

We lost b/c conservatives didn’t show up, we don’t need to bend anymore. Get a good conservative and we will win. I’m sick of the defeatist attitude.

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 6:53 PM

LevinFan on February 24, 2013 at 6:53 PM

I don’t disagree with you. Just feel that Rand will not win moderates, plus he is a first term senator which I don’t think the country needs as the top executive.

Jindal may not be the most conservative, but he is the most conservative one that can still attract all spectrums of voters. Other than his hokey SOTU rebuttle, he will be hard to marginalize without having racism charges shoved back in their faces.

I would support any eventual nominee, but my hope is the country goes for someone with executive experience, not a senator.

Just curious though, in your opinion when was the last “true con” elected President by today’s standards?

can_con on February 24, 2013 at 7:35 PM

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