Quotes of the day

posted at 9:21 pm on March 1, 2013 by Allahpundit

To say that the meeting between congressional leaders and President Barack Obama was unproductive might be an understatement.

And as the meeting wrapped up, a new reality began to take hold: The sequester may be here to stay

“There will be no last-minute, backroom deal and absolutely no agreement to increase taxes,” McConnell said in a statement, adding that he was “happy” to discuss other options to reduce spending.

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“Everything hits the fan on April 1,” said Scott Lilly, former Democratic staff director to the House Appropriations Committee.

This is when the furlough notices start turning into reality, and when many of the Cabinet secretaries say the effects will become most obvious to the public.

Airport shutdowns and flight cancellations are expected to start in April as airlines digest the full effect of $644 million in cuts to air traffic controllers and other essential operations, according to testimony from FAA Administrator Michael Huerta…

Tax time is never fun, but April 15 could be even more of a slog as millions of Americans phoning the IRS for help with their returns don’t get a call back. Refund checks are also likely to be sent out later than normal while tax cheaters face off against a depleted IRS enforcement team.

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“The sequester is not a good idea. The reality is it’s a terrible idea. As an appropriator, it’s even more terrible to us than to normal people,” said Rep. John Carter (R-Tex.), who oversees homeland security spending on the House Appropriations Committee. Carter’s central Texas district is home to Fort Hood, one of the nation’s largest military bases, and its economy is heavily dependent on government spending.

“But if we don’t face up to these things and lead on this issue, what’s the panic going to look like when we start seeing our entitlement programs collapse around our ears?” Carter said. “It’s hard. But doing the hard thing is the definition of leadership. As Harry Truman said, ‘The buck stops here.’ ”

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While lawmakers in Washington trade shots over the $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, due to take effect Friday, there’s a growing consensus among liberals across the country that the real threat to the social safety net isn’t this fight, but the next one

“There’s a broader concern about the fact that entitlements may get ensnared when we go to an alternative fix, [that] they won’t escape,” Rep. Jerry Nadler, a progressive Democrat from New York, told BuzzFeed. “I have heard that concern.”…

“There’s no need to replace the sequester in full or in part. We don’t need it,” said Kelly Ross, deputy policy director of AFL-CIO. “Republicans are saying we need to address the source of the problem as leverage to get entitlement cuts.”

“The worry is that Republicans have been very clear what they want from this — and that’s entitlement reform,” said Ross. “That’s what they hope to get out of it, while they’re saying no to taxes. Both sides are crying uncle.”

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“I think the sequester argument is extremely useful because it’s very educational for the American public,” Will said. “When the Obama administration increases on average 17 percent the budgets of the domestic agencies that are now facing a 5 percent cut, and they say this is intolerable, they reveal that the basic position of liberalism is this — whatever the size of the government is at any moment, it’s the bare minimum standing between us and chaos and misery, which just strikes the American people as facially preposterous. I mean, if you turned to any American family and said, ‘Could you find 2.3 percent savings?’ They would say, ‘Of course, we can do it by noon.’ So I think that the president at long last has so gone over the top in his rhetoric that he’s even losing the mainstream media here.”…

“Never mind entitlements, they don’t want to cut anything,” Will said. “They have a kind of a Brezhnev Doctrine. You remember that Brezhnev said wherever socialism is planted, it shall never retreat from spot? Wherever the government is, it shall never retreat. This is their Brezhnev Doctrine for domestic American politics.”

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Yet by refusing to consider more revenue in any future budget deal, House Republicans are precluding a bargain with Obama that tames entitlements. It’s true that the president, buoyed by reelection, has rescinded entitlement-reform offers he considered during the debt-ceiling standoff in 2011—and that his tactical mistake in January of extending the bulk of the Bush tax cuts has complicated the politics by forcing him to ask Republicans to vote to raise taxes a second time. But if the GOP advanced a plan balanced between entitlement reforms and revenues, similar to the construct that Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., floated this week, Obama would face enormous, probably irresistible, pressure to bend. Just as in the 2011 standoff, Republicans are underestimating the value of a Democratic president willing to provide a heat shield for entitlement reductions that would face initial public resistance…

Yet some prominent Democratic economists privately worry that the White House is winning battles and losing the war. In 2008 and 2012, Obama assembled a growing coalition of young people, minorities, and college-educated white women—a “coalition of the ascendant” that could provide his party a lasting advantage in presidential elections if it holds together.

But nothing will strain that coalition more than a recovery too tepid to provide greater opportunity, especially for hard-hit young people, African-Americans, and Hispanics. A Pew Research Center survey last week found that while Obama’s coalition was largely united behind his policies, it remained divided on his performance, with only about half of Hispanics and two-fifths of young adults approving of his handling of the economy. That’s why one senior White House adviser says that even though issues such as immigration and guns are dominating attention, the economy’s performance will matter most in shaping Obama’s political legacy. “If we do not focus on completing the middle-class project that he started,” the aide said, “then nothing else we do matters.”

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And here’s where the capital’s budget battles fold into one another, like evil Russian nesting dolls. One of the reasons many Tea Party Republicans considered the implementation of the sequester a “home run,” as Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo put it, is it locks in federal outlays at a lower level, trimming the budget back to its George W. Bush-era totals. That’s a modest but hard-won victory for a party that has long sought to rein in government spending. Now that sequestration is law, the GOP gains the same kind of political advantage that Democrats possessed during the fiscal cliff fight, when taxes were set to go up with no further action.

As soon as next week, House GOP appropriators will introduce a continuing resolution which would include special protections for defense programs but not raise total spending. Republicans say they are open to letting Obama devise a more surgical method of removing $85 billion from the economy over the next seven months. Democrats reject that idea — indeed, they voted down one such GOP proposal in the Senate on Thursday — and argue there is no way to slash that deep without gashing the fragile recovery.“There is no way to cut spending this dramatically over a seven-month period without drastically affecting national security and economic priorities,” said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.

The impending collision of these two convictions is why some Capitol Hill aides from both parties have been privately predicting a government shutdown for weeks or months. In the event of a shutdown, Republicans — who have far less public support than the President — run the risk of being punished by voters for overreaching. But they’re betting that voters will hardly notice the impacts of sequestration by the time the next budget deadline rolls around, and decide the new normal is something they can live with.

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I’m still here after being sequestered!

LeftCoastRight on March 1, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Jedi Mind meld.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Bishop!

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Well, good effort..

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Still waiting for Sequestamageddon…

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM

actual AP tweet

https://twitter.com/AP/status/307665492750004224

@AP 48 mins
BREAKING: Obama signs order to begin $85 billion in spending cuts that he opposed but couldn’t avert – SM

Obama signed them into law but he opposed them!

commodore on March 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Bishop!

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Missed it by that much.

*Maxwell Smart*

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Didn’t Willlllll’nt read. EVER!
(WOLVERINES!)
(LOL)
(Not really, though.)

RedCrow on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

The meteor has hit…
But it was the size of a marble..

The Horror!!!!

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Evening folks :)

Henny Penny strikes again

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Evening folks :)

Henny Penny strikes again

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Evening..

*clink*

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:26 PM

LeftCoastRight on March 1, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Nope, you just think you are.

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Jedi Mind meld.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Give Obama a break..
The both start with..

“Star”

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:27 PM

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:25 PM

welcome morning crew.

*looks at clock, scratches head*

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Furloughs are about the dumbest way to save money — we save only the pittance of their hourly wage, but are still stuck with all of the fixed costs. What we should be doing is firing (okay, “laying off”) as many of them as we can get away with.

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:27 PM

That tweet should have said Obama who created the sequester

.

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:28 PM

At least NASA’s Muslim outreach won’t be affected. Thank God for that.

Curtiss on March 1, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Anyone remember that episode the trouble with tribbles Ewoks?

Awesome little fur balls.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Obama would be thrown out on the planet Vulcan..

His ears are too big…

And he has no heart..

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Good evening, I hope, for all… :-)

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Evening EG *clink *

Evening Spark…. it’s Friday night… no workie :)

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:30 PM

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:29 PM

The narcotics are strong in those who can mix genres.

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:31 PM

These aren’t the Droids Romulans your looking for

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:29 PM

He wouldn’t even be allowed there. He has no logic.

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Dr Carson wil be on Hannity again to talk about the sequestration…

Somthing to look forward to.

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Obama has signed the order..

Thank you Boss man..

You own it.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:32 PM

I mean, if you turned to any American family and said, ‘Could you find 2.3 percent savings?’

and by “American family”
you mean a family NOT on taxpayer dole, right ?

burrata on March 1, 2013 at 9:33 PM

*Lurk*

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Shabbat Shalom!
Husband is at Urgent Care. He FINALLY decides to go on a walk…and ends up stepping on a nail. Might have to call into work tomorrow so I can mother him.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Do you hear that sound? It’s the sound of nothing happening because of sequester.

Surprised? Me neither.

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:34 PM

He wouldn’t even be allowed there. He has no logic.

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:31 PM

But he has that 7 year itch..

He will die if he doesn’t screw something..

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:34 PM

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Now you tell me. I already packed my lunch and had a bowl of cereal.
(:

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Dear Leader is going to try to hurt people as much as possible for political gain…and some thought he was just an amateur..?

d1carter on March 1, 2013 at 9:35 PM

In 2008 and 2012, Obama assembled a growing coalition of young people, minorities, and college-educated white women—a “coalition of the ascendant” that could provide his party a lasting advantage in presidential elections if it holds together.

They aren’t a “coalition”, they are co-belligerents. They have little in common but their war against strawmen that in their heads represent the Republican party.

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:35 PM

…. it’s Friday night… no workie pants :)

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:30 PM

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Somthing to look forward to.

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:32 PM

He’s also going to slam Ellison again. This time for his association with that former Nation of Islam leader.

Muhammad Kamel-Dung Sky Houk, or whatever.

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

But nothing will strain that coalition more than a recovery too tepid to provide greater opportunity, especially for hard-hit young people, African-Americans, and Hispanics.

They’ll just print more money and hand it out to anyone and everyone.

That’s the whole plan: get people on government, adjusted to government picking up the slack, and ultimately reliant on government. Then, when election time rolls around, folks come out of the wood work shouting, “Don’t cut my _________!”.

Punchenko on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Airport shutdowns and flight cancellations are expected to start in April as airlines digest the full effect of $644 million in cuts to air traffic controllers and other essential operations, according to testimony from FAA Administrator Michael Huerta…

Funny … Reagan fired all the air traffic controllers and we didn’t have these problems.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 1, 2013 at 9:37 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Sorry to hear that…hope he recovers soon :-)

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:37 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Yep it’s on now…

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

*relurk*

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:39 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Amen.

d1carter on March 1, 2013 at 9:39 PM

actual AP tweet

https://twitter.com/AP/status/307665492750004224

@AP 48 mins
BREAKING: Obama signs order to begin $85 billion in spending cuts that he opposed but couldn’t avert – SM

Obama signed them into law but he opposed them!

commodore on March 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT): Sequestration Was Obama’s Idea
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAd1trp0rgk&feature=player_detailpage

Obama’s Sequestration is hurting the nation!

Galt2009 on March 1, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Captain’s log Star Date 51.48.32.9

R2D and Spock landed on Triskelion to fight Jaba the Drone Thrall

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Romney sounds like he’s running for something, doesn’t he?

Punchenko on March 1, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Airport shutdowns and flight cancellations are expected to start in April as airlines digest the full effect of $644 million in cuts to air traffic controllers and other essential operations, according to testimony from FAA Administrator Michael Huerta…

Funny … Reagan fired all the air traffic controllers and we didn’t have these problems.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 1, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Is there a law against airlines paying for their own ATC?
Or would they be glad to shut down some lines that were losing money anyway?

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:40 PM

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Bwaaah. Another pants free, bunny suit, weekend.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I saw you sneaking around. I just followed the Scrumpy-Doodle crumbs.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Italy behind rise in eurozone jobless to record
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_EUROPE_ECONOMY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-03-01-05-28-59

Obama’s Sequestration strikes again?

Galt2009 on March 1, 2013 at 9:42 PM

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:42 PM

;-) :-D

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:43 PM

How come when I refresh the page it keeps going back to my last comment? Any clues? Bueller? Anybody?

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Is there a law against airlines paying for their own ATC?
Or would they be glad to shut down some lines that were losing money anyway?

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:40 PM

The Aviation Fuel Tax is supposed to pay for it.

RickB on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM

I dunno’, but it wants to make me pull a scrumpy.

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Could it be the sequester?

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Just delete everything after the # in the url.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

I am the passenger

RedCrow on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

But nothing will strain that coalition more than a recovery too tepid to provide greater opportunity, especially for hard-hit young people, African-Americans, and Hispanics.

Like they even care if an economic recovery happens !
As long as they have food-stamps, welfare and weed easily available, they don’t give a damn and Idi Hussein knows it .

burrata on March 1, 2013 at 9:47 PM

How come when I refresh the page it keeps going back to my last comment? Any clues? Bueller? Anybody?

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM

It’s been doing that to me. Bmore suggested I hit the time stamp of a comment before I refresh to prevent that. HA has been tweaking the coding for a couple of weeks. I hope this won’t be permanent.

INC on March 1, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Could it be the sequester?

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

nope..
Just we have a person behind the wheel that is committing suicide.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:49 PM

…. it’s Friday night… no workie pants :)

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:30 PM

cozmo on March 1, 2013 at 9:36 PM

…I didn’t see bluegill or turdfreeorpee ?

KOOLAID2 on March 1, 2013 at 9:49 PM

How come when I refresh the page it keeps going back to my last comment? Any clues? Bueller? Anybody?

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Hey! I just refreshed the page and it went right back to your comment!

Vince on March 1, 2013 at 9:49 PM

:) spark

:) cozmo

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:50 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

I was wondering why HotGas hadn’t acknowledged the anniversary of Breitbart’s passing. He is very much missed.

onlineanalyst on March 1, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Is there a law against airlines paying for their own ATC?

I would think so, since the air is federal space. Just as when Barky stopped the states from doing any containment or mitigation during his gulf oil spill (mirroring the other hussein) there was nothing the states could do as it was federal jurisdiction (though there should have been impeachment proceedings for Barky in Congress over that).

I guess airlines could fly with their own people running some traffic, if they really wanted to push it, but they couldn’t control anyone else and I’m sure their insurance would nix it.

Or would they be glad to shut down some lines that were losing money anyway?

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Somewhat, but also I don’t think the airlines care too much since they get bailouts from the feral government every time they lose money, anyway. So, if they lose any money from this they’ll just get 8 or 10 billion tossed their way in some porkulus sometime in the future.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 1, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Just delete everything after the # in the url.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

That’s a great idea. It eliminates clicking the time stamp.

INC on March 1, 2013 at 9:52 PM

The Aviation Fuel Tax is supposed to pay for it.

RickB on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

*facepalm*
It would be nice if the taxes that are “supposed to pay for” something were actually restricted to pay for just that thing.

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Just delete everything after the # in the url.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Thanks, Sparky. I’ll give it a go.

predator on March 1, 2013 at 9:54 PM

WHY is there video of the Three Individuals featured above on this site?

I NEVER want to see or hear from ANY of them again – unless it’s the last video they have every made.

williamg on March 1, 2013 at 9:55 PM

INC on March 1, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Hi. You and Scrumps and in charge of mischief tonight. I’ll watch and then jump in too.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:55 PM

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Mischief? Hmmmmmm… lol ooooooooook!

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Hey KA2

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:58 PM

RedCrow is here.

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 9:58 PM

“Never mind entitlements, they don’t want to cut anything,” Will said. “They have a kind of a Brezhnev Doctrine. You remember that Brezhnev said wherever socialism is planted, it shall never retreat from spot? Wherever the government is, it shall never retreat. This is their Brezhnev Doctrine for domestic American politics.”

Brezhnev Doctrine?
Didn’t Mohamed get to it first?

Count to 10 on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 PM

We should have a pre-sequester party and live it up!

Here’s my card, Drinks are on me!

*Clink*!!

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Don’t forget the tetanus shot. Hope he is better soon.

PatriotGal2257 on March 1, 2013 at 10:02 PM

RedCrow on March 1, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Nice tune!! You gonna spin tonight?

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:02 PM

I used to be rightously indignant.

Now I’m just pissed off.

He would be too.

There’s no negotiation possible.

He was about unmasking them. They have removed the mask, now.

There is only defeat or victory left. Lines are drawn. Pick a side.

wolly4321 on March 1, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Hey KA2

cmsinaz on March 1, 2013 at 9:58 PM

…hi morning reporter!

KOOLAID2 on March 1, 2013 at 10:04 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Needed to be posted again.

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 10:04 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Amen!

I thought QOTD on HA might have been about AB today.

Disappointed.

The first time I met him was last year’s at CPAC. I watched him give the OWS crowd hell, and his speech to the group was great.

I actually got to shake his hand in the lobby after that, he was standing by an electrical outlet charging his phone.

A couple of weeks later he’s gone.

God Bless AB and his family.

ccrosby on March 1, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Did twerp bite Cozmo again? How come he needs a tetanus from Twerpy?

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 10:05 PM

God bless Andrew Breitbart.

Electrongod on March 1, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Thirded…

God Bless ya Andrew!

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Here’s my card, Drinks are on me!

*Clink*!!

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Bartender! Whiskey with a water back, please.

*Thanks, Scrumpy*

BTW–The Blaze has a post about 17 pardons that Obama handed out.

Guess what one of them was charged with?

Larry Wayne Thornton — Forsyth, Georgia.

Offense: Possession of an unregistered firearm; possession of a firearm without a serial number.

predator on March 1, 2013 at 10:06 PM

SparkPlug on March 1, 2013 at 10:05 PM

It was a snake under a desk O-0

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:07 PM

Sometimes I ask myself could I take up arms against a fellow citizen. Normally that would be a clear no. But then they putsch.

They better realize it. It’s not a game.

wolly4321 on March 1, 2013 at 10:09 PM

Ok I just got censored…

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:10 PM

What I would really like someone to bring up in the press is the claim that Obama has already cut $1.5Trillion over the next ten years. Apparently, this was done rather easily without the hysterics and gnashing of teeth. So why in the world would a measly little $86Billion cause such horror?

I’ll tell you why. Because it is complete and total BULL$HIT that $1.5Trillion was ever cut. It’s all smoke and mirrors not real cuts.

The $86Billion is “for real” cuts. The fact that everyone is in total hysterics over this miniscule cut is foreboding a very, very bad future for this disastrously indebted nation.

mrsmwp on March 1, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Now they won’t let me *relurk*…

Enjoy the drinks :-)

I am leaving…

Good night folks…

See ya around…

God Bless :-)

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Ok I just got censored…

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:10 PM

*Due to the sequester, comments will be reduced by 2%.*

See? It’s having an affect already. ;)

predator on March 1, 2013 at 10:13 PM

I got a serious Hot Air education today. Thank you Bmore for backing me up. Just damn.

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Chicken Little meets the Boy Who Cried Wolf. We have devolved to the point where cartoon characters are running and ruining the country.

VorDaj on March 1, 2013 at 10:14 PM

predator on March 1, 2013 at 10:13 PM

LOL.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 1, 2013 at 10:15 PM

*Marches around computer room, waving a sign, chanting*

Uncensor Scrumpy Now!

predator on March 1, 2013 at 10:15 PM

AB was afraid of nothing. Coincedence there’s a WI thread here.

Who showed up in the thick of it in the snow surrounded by union goons?

Andrew and Sarah.

That was epic.

wolly4321 on March 1, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Scrumpy on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Bartender! Whiskey with a water back, please.

*Thanks, Scrumpy*

predator on March 1, 2013 at 10:06 PM

It’s going to get a lot more expensive.

RickB on March 1, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Hey Ed,, don’t censure Scrumpy. C’mon.

wolly4321 on March 1, 2013 at 10:20 PM

I got a serious Hot Air education today. Thank you Bmore for backing me up. Just damn.

KCB on March 1, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Hey! Watch it! I’ll stick your sorry ass back in that freaking snake thread for all time forward!

Bmore on March 1, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Or not. ; )

Bmore on March 1, 2013 at 10:21 PM

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