Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on March 10, 2013 by Allahpundit

President Barack Obama hopes to spark a pitchfork revolt against Republicans over sequester-induced budget cuts — but many Democrats fret that he’s undermined that effort with an early strategy marred by hype, poor planning and muddled messaging…

“I think they probably went over the top in terms of saying that the consequences were going to be horrible, especially because it’s happened and the lines in the airports aren’t long, the world hasn’t changed overnight,” says former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, an on-again, off-again Obama critic who supports the broad outlines of Obama’s $4 trillion “grand bargain” proposal…

One top Democratic Congressional aide offered this bit of advice to Obama: “Don’t accentuate a fight you don’t intend to wage [and] can’t win. … They spent two weeks building up sequester as a horror show and then got fact-checked a dozen times and were forced to back off their own claims of it being a disaster once they were forced to acquiesce to the cuts happening.”

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For Republicans, the clearest indication that they had won this latest round in the ongoing budget fight was Obama’s acknowledgment that he would sign a continuing resolution to fund the government (the current one expires at the end of March) that included the lower spending levels under sequestration, in addition to the spending caps already in place under the Budget Control Act of 2011. In other words, that he would not risk a government shutdown in an effort to undo the automatic cuts…

“The problem was, on day one when Obama started talking about how bad the sequester was, nobody was disagreeing with him,” a senior House Republican aide says. “We always agreed that there would be programs that were unnecessarily going to be impacted by this. The only way for them to gain ground was to go over the top, and they just boxed themselves into a corner of hysterics, claiming the world was going to end, and then it didn’t.”…

“The White House has been badly served throughout the Obama administration by making assumptions about what Republicans want, rather than actually talking to Republicans and conservatives, and finding out what moves them,” the House leadership aide says. “I don’t know if it’s because they watch too much MSNBC, or what, but they have a habit of telling us what they think we want, and have made some bad assumptions about the principles of conservatism.”

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“If we’re going to solve these problems, it’s going to have to be done on a bipartisan basis,” said [Sen. Ron] Johnson on ABC’s “This Week.” “I think most Republicans are more than willing to work with this president.”…

“I got a call from his chief of staff over the weekend to talk about, you know what we need to do in terms of developing the process,” said Johnson. “So, you know we’ll — I’ll certainly give the president the benefit of the doubt.”…

“If you’re taking a look at, in an entitlement reform package… you know actually bringing in revenue for those entitlement reforms, I might look at that,” he said. But Johnson cautioned that the high taxes were already battering the economy.

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“This is the first time I’ve ever had a conversation with the president lasting more than, say, two minutes or televised exchanges,” Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican and chairman of the House Budget Committee, said on “Fox News Sunday.” “So I’ve never really had a conversation with him on these issues before. I’m excited that we had this conversation — we had a very frank exchange. We come from different perspectives; I ran against him in the last election. So we exchanged very different frank, candid views with one another that were very different. But at least we had this conversation.”…

“Will he resume the campaign mode, will he resume attacking Republicans and impugning our motives, will he resume what is long believed to be a plan to win the 2014 elections, or will he sincerely change and try and find common ground, try and work with Republicans to get something done?” Mr. Ryan said. “That’s what we hope happens.”

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Senator No. 2: “At the end [of Obama's dinner with Republicans] I mentioned, ‘Share [with us] how you see this going forward.’ ” Here the president “got hazy. . . . I told him this will never work without adult supervision from the White House. I don’t think he comprehends that this is part of getting something done.”…

When the senator had met with the president in the past, during debt talks, “it was a lecture, it was preachy.” But at the dinner the president showed “reach out.

“There was nothing like it. There were at least three senators there who I could tell got a little emotional—there was something about the meeting where it was with such sincerity. Nobody held back.”

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Here’s another possibility: The White House screwed up the sequester fight, the president’s approval ratings are dropping, heretofore-friendly reporters are criticizing his failure to lead, and, while Obama remains relatively unconcerned about debt and deficits, he recognizes the political utility of reaching out to Republicans now in order to demonize them once again in the months leading up to the 2014 midterm elections. In short, it’s a setup

The White House recognizes that the fight over the sequester is about much more than the immediate reduction in the growth of federal spending. In some respects, it’s about the central rationale of the Obama presidency—that government is a force for good in the lives of Americans, not just necessary but constructive and even benevolent. Think back to the Obama campaign’s “Julia,” a fictional single woman who was aided by a caring and compassionate government at every stage of her life. The president’s argument over the past two months is that the government is so important it cannot be trimmed even a little. On the contrary, from universal pre-K to more green energy to new medical research, it ought to be doing things tomorrow that it’s not doing today.

So it’s fair to ask: Why should Republicans trust a man whose second Inaugural Address was a clarion call to greater government activism, whose State of the Union the New York Times described as a case for “closing out the politics of austerity,” who has previously demonstrated bad faith by fighting even modest reductions in spending growth, and whose second-term strategy so far has depended on casting Republicans as villains?

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“I think he gets it,” Coburn said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I think he’s genuinely reaching out.”

“But you’ve got a lot scabs and sores on people that’s going to take a while for that to heal,” Coburn told host David Gregory.

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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As Democrats and Republicans, we may disagree on the best way to achieve our goals, but I’m confident we can agree on what those goals should be. A strong and vibrant middle class. An economy that allows businesses to grow and thrive. An education system that gives more Americans the skills they need to compete for the jobs of the future. An immigration system that actually works for families and businesses. Stronger communities and safer streets for our children.

Making progress on these issues won’t be easy. In the months ahead, there will be more contentious debate and honest disagreement between principled people who want what’s best for this country. But I still believe that compromise is possible. I still believe we can come together to do big things. And I know there are leaders on the other side who share that belief.


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Allahpundit – Helping Obama ingratiate his message 24-7!!

williamg on March 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Just stop it Will, Allahpundit is doing no such thing. Allahpundt is a pragmatic contrarian whose job is to provoke discussion and drive traffic to Hot Air. Do not get this phucked up, as intelligent as you may be, Allahpundit is smarter.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Allahpundit – Helping Obama ingratiate his message 24-7!!

williamg on March 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Your post is in the 90′s on this page..
But if reading all the other posts prior to yours..
Oboma’s message is being laughed at..

24-7 on this site.

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Time for a Cold Bastard. ;)
Walker..calling u.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Sound’s like a fantastic idea… (anyone seen predator? need to borrow his credit card ) <—- insert evil grin here….

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:43 PM

President Barack Obama hopes to spark a pitchfork revolt

ROFLMAO. Trivia question, who said this and to whom about what? Bonus question, Who slipped bank execs’ bonuses into the porkulus?:

“My administration is the only thing standing between you and the pitchforks.”

——————————-

I’m dying laughing … If anyone is going to be on the end of a pitchfork …

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 9:44 PM

From skimming the quotes Stephen Hayes is the only one who seems to get Obama.

In short, it’s a setup…

Peggy Noonan has really lost it.

“There was nothing like it. There were at least three senators there who I could tell got a little emotional—there was something about the meeting where it was with such sincerity. Nobody held back.”

Obama had subverted the Constitution and set in place policies that have brought misery. What kind of Kool-Ade were they serving at that dinner?

One thing about narcissists–they can exert themselves to be charming to get what they want.

If the senators had any moral backbone, they wouldn’t even be tempted by this because they’d have some principles as a compass to steer them past whatever siren call they heard from Obama.

INC on March 10, 2013 at 9:44 PM

“There was nothing like it. There were at least three senators there who I could tell got a little emotional—there was something about the meeting where it was with such sincerity. Nobody held back.”

Good grief. These men are like teenage girls — “OMG. He touched my hand! He smiled at me! I’m gonna…cryyyyyyyyyyy.”

Makes me sick, absolutely sick. After all this time, they have no clue AT ALL that the preezy is a con artist extraordinaire.

Rational Thought on March 10, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Sound’s like a fantastic idea… (anyone seen predator? need to borrow his credit card ) <—- insert evil grin here….

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:43 PM

*clink*

On Predator’s tab…or course.

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:45 PM

MeanWhile,we go back to Duck and Cover………….

The Associated Press ‏@AP

South Korea, U.S. stage military drills that North says it will respond to by launching nuclear attack: http://apne.ws/Zssdfx -RJJ
===================================================================

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/skorea-us-begin-drills-amid-nkorean-nuke-threat

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 9:45 PM

I had heard it was AP’s son..

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:19 PM

But AP is apparently some sort of a collie. A dog with a blog like that show on the Disney Channel. I do not even want to go there.

Happy Nomad on March 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Whats your damage bro?
Tis qotd.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 9:38 PM

The foreplay is too long. Williamg is one of those who wants to be smoking a cigarette and getting ready to shower off the bodily fluids already.

He, literally, can’t wait for the shooting to start.

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Bucket of cold water from Stephen Hayes that needs to be dumped over the Rs in Congress to clear their heads.

Spender in Chief

INC on March 10, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Good grief. These men are like teenage girls — “OMG. He touched my hand! He smiled at me! I’m gonna…cryyyyyyyyyyy.”

Makes me sick, absolutely sick. After all this time, they have no clue AT ALL that the preezy is a con artist extraordinaire.

Rational Thought on March 10, 2013 at 9:45 PM

It’s the Chris Mathews effect..
It starts down low..
Then just stays there..

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM

MeanWhile Part Deux,….its 3:00AM,and the phone is ripped from da wall….

Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters

North Korea cuts off hotline with South Korea http://reut.rs/ZdF5rh

SEOUL | Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:34pm EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/11/us-korea-north-idUSBRE92A01820130311

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM

But AP is apparently some sort of a collie.

Happy Nomad on March 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

LOL..
I saw that too..
AP has a cat..
It must be true..
Dogs and Cats can live together..

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:50 PM

“I think he gets it,” Coburn said…“I think he’s genuinely reaching out.”…

Sucker.

IrishEi on March 10, 2013 at 9:52 PM

with his pockets in his pants in all of them?

Er, with his hands in the pockets of his pants in all of the photos?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Well thank you RWM, hell of a visual. Which your famous for. ;)

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Whats your damage bro?
Tis qotd.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 9:38 PM

No damage per say, just somewhere in the range of twerp, not Asperger’s syndrome, I don’t think, just really high IQ and difficulties relating to us mere moral human being on a social interaction level. Not a bad guy or troll or anything, just, ummm, socially awkward.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Well thank you RWM, hell of a visual. Which your famous for. ;)

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Sorry and you’re welcome. lol

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 9:57 PM

*clink* to all tonight

cmsinaz on March 10, 2013 at 8:15 PM

cmsinaz:Oops,I missed that CMS,why yes………….*Clinky*:)

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 9:57 PM

President Barack Obama hopes to spark a pitchfork revolt against Republicans over sequester-induced budget cuts — but many Democrats fret that he’s undermined that effort with an early strategy marred by hype, poor planning and muddled messaging…

From the furloughs and cuts that are affecting those who work versus those who sit on a couch all day, they know exactly who they want to pitchfork. And, it’s not the republicans.

When the senator had met with the president in the past, during debt talks, “it was a lecture, it was preachy.” But at the dinner the president showed “reach out. around.

Fify

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on March 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Sound’s like a fantastic idea… (anyone seen predator? need to borrow his credit card ) <—- insert evil grin here….

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:43 PM

*clink*

On Predator’s tab…or course.

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 9:45 PM

*clink* of course… ;)

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:01 PM

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM

I use the same 0 for every series. I like the look of him, disinterested unengaged, snotty looking. He’s done nothing. I like that shot also because where ever I put him his eyes are still on you. The red tie signifies who will ultimately get the blame for all his nothings. Have you had a chance to look at the other six series? I will link them for you if you have not. ; )

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:02 PM

If the senators had any moral backbone, they wouldn’t even be tempted by this because they’d have some principles as a compass to steer them past whatever siren call they heard from Obama.

INC on March 10, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Heh, heh; you used “moral backbone” and “senators” in the same sentence. Only thing that would have led to more giggles would have been if you had included “Republican” in that sentence.

/yeah, it’s not really funny because it is sadly true.

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Er, with his hands in the pockets of his pants in all of the photos?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2013 at 9:52 PM

‘twould be more accurate if his hands were in someone else’s pockets.

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Allahpundit – Helping Obama ingratiate his message 24-7!!

williamg on March 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Damn, dude! Buy a dictionary.

Solaratov on March 10, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Evening everyone.

Canopfer…thanks for the updates. I was out and did a scan of the usual websites and I haven’t seen what you come up with as far as updated news. It so makes me wonder what else we ARE NOT BEING TOLD.

CoffeeLover on March 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

I’m smoking a cigarette and thinking about all the children I am saving
by giving them Fl Medicaid.
random thought.

Sin is good.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

So,Boehner got B*ned,hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Obama reaching out to high-ranking Republicans for GOP meal to encourage bipartisanship (but Boehner’s not invited)

Obama to hold dinner hosting mostly GOP senators tonight at hotel near the White House
However, dinner could be cancelled because of weather
Change in strategy by administration to charm opposition rather than pressure them over key issues like gun control and climate change

By Beth Stebner

PUBLISHED: 18:28 GMT, 6 March 2013
UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 6 March 2013
********************************

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2289186/Obama-reaching-high-ranking-Republicans-GOP-meal-encourage-bipartisanship.html

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Sin is good.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

; )

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:09 PM

The foreplay is too long. Williamg is one of those who wants to be smoking a cigarette and getting ready to shower off the bodily fluids already.

He, literally, can’t wait for the shooting to start.

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 9:47 PM

I would really like to see him in ‘action’ if/when the shooting starts.

Indeed I would.

Solaratov on March 10, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Sin is good.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Maybe not good, but fun any way.

Its cold out, but I can suck on my e-cig in the house.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Meet the Press: a return to bipartisanship on the Horizon?

The ruling class circling the wagons, increasingly reliant on the printing presses, (real and virtual), and police state to control of the people.

FloatingRock on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Evening everyone.

Canopfer…thanks for the updates. I was out and did a scan of the usual websites and I haven’t seen what you come up with as far as updated news. It so makes me wonder what else we ARE NOT BEING TOLD.

CoffeeLover on March 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

CoffeeLover:

Anytime,….Heres thee main source,with the news twitters to branch off from:)

http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

*lights up a cig*

tommy71 on March 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) says President Barack Obama’s recent outreach to Republicans was genuine — but that old wounds between the president and the GOP were still healing.

Senator Coburn, look again, 0bama does not want to ‘heal’ anything, give him a few days and he will be right back to blaming the GOP for all HIS problems. Don’t be a fool Senator. Don’t be misled by your having had a nice ‘din dins’ he doesn’t mean a word he says. He had all of you there for a ‘fishing expedition, now he knows all your weaknesses, and he will go in for the ‘kill’!

“I think he gets it,” Coburn said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I think he’s genuinely reaching out.”

He doesn’t get it, and neither do you, you will be ‘had’ by him once again Senator. He is a liar.

“But you’ve got a lot scabs and sores on people that’s going to take a while for that to heal,” Coburn told host David Gregory.

0bama is hunting for ways to stick it to you, open your eyes Senator!

Senate still has deep cross-partisan relationship, Coburn said, and can get work done.

Oh yeah, sure, all the GOPe will no doubt rally around 0 to try and make things easy for him. I hope YOU Senator, won’t fall for his lies.

“The Senate’s not nearly as dysfunctional as it’s made out to be,” Coburn said. “Our problem in the Senate is the leadership in the Senate, not the members in the Senate.”

I agree with the piss poor leadership, but I blame 0bama for every bit of it. A leader he is not.

So Senator, do your job and DO NOT cave to the games the president likes to play. Do not believe his lies… He wants the GOP to cave to his every whim. Get a backbone and stand up for Oklahoma and the US!

Scrumpy on March 10, 2013 at 10:17 PM

It so makes me wonder what else we ARE NOT BEING TOLD.

CoffeeLover on March 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Anything and everything that the Fifth Column Treasonous Media suspect might damage their quest to bring us into their Marxist Utopia. I hope and pray that I live to see the day when those in the Fifth Column Treasonous Media are found hanging from the Streetlamps lining Pennsylvania Ave, with fine American made Stout Hemp Rope neckties.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Good for all the stuff I help fund.
Gov loves sin-$$$$$$$$ to be made and dished out.
Sin and crime create jobs and finance tons of things.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Like a moth to a flame…

Jesus Lord in Heaven the GOP is stupid.

SouthernGent on March 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Sin is good.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

bazil9:Lol,

Baaaaaaaaaaaad,Naaaaaaaaaughty Bazil9!
(snark)

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:22 PM

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Good for all the stuff I help fund.
Gov loves sin-$$$$$$$$ to be made and dished out.
Sin and crime create jobs and finance tons of things.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Oh silly silly B9…

The parable of the broken window was introduced by Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas (That Which Is Seen and That Which Is Unseen) to illustrate why destruction, and the money spent to recover from destruction, is actually not a net-benefit to society. The parable, also known as the broken window fallacy or glazier’s fallacy, demonstrates how opportunity costs, as well as the law of unintended consequences, affect economic activity in ways that are “unseen” or ignored.

Tis a logic fallacy which the Progressives cannot disengage themselves from.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Meet the Press: a return to bipartisanship on the Horizon?

The ruling class circling the wagons, increasingly reliant on the printing presses, (real and virtual), and police state to control of the people.

FloatingRock on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

I’ve long held the opinion that the GOP/conservatives are stupid to go on these shows. The GOP/conservative message is not going to be heard through discussions with David Gregrory (whose mini-moochers attend the same school as the President’s) or a tiny former Clinton spokesman.

Happy Nomad on March 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Senate still has deep cross-partisan relationship, Coburn said, and can get work done.

Oh yeah, sure, all the GOPe will no doubt rally around 0 to try and make things easy for him. I hope YOU Senator, won’t fall for his lies.

See, this is what scares those of us who still want a Constitutional Republic and don’t want a nanny-state government taking care of all details of our lives. Coburn’s statement is frightening in its scope.

“The Senate’s not nearly as dysfunctional as it’s made out to be,” Coburn said. “Our problem in the Senate is the leadership in the Senate, not the members in the Senate.”

I agree with the piss poor leadership, but I blame 0bama for every bit of it. A leader he is not.

So Senator, do your job and DO NOT cave to the games the president likes to play. Do not believe his lies… He wants the GOP to cave to his every whim. Get a backbone and stand up for Oklahoma and the US!

Scrumpy on March 10, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Well spoken Scrumpy. Heaven save us from the GOP leadership and those GOP in the Senate who want to “get things done”. Because when they talk about “get things done”, it usually means caving to democrat demands with the promise to discuss GOP concerns “at a future date”. … and you can hear the GOP leadership clicking their heels and shouting, “Yea! They are going to discuss our concerns! Sometime! In the future! Yippee!”

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 10:28 PM

*lights up a cig*

tommy71 on March 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

tommy71:Is it an Electronic one?!:)
==================================

Utah moves to tax e-cigarettes like regular smokes
**************************************************

By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press
Updated 12:12 am,
Saturday, March 9, 2013
***********************

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Utah-moves-to-tax-e-cigarettes-like-regular-smokes-4339733.php

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:22 PM

lol Can. I am actually pretty boring and tame now a days.
A cig and a few beers now and then..is my wild side. :)
Was being factious.
Although, if people quit drinking and smoking cigs (and dope) tomorrow all at once..IT would turn shite upside down.
Would love to see it!

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

The ruling class circling the wagons, increasingly reliant on the printing presses, (real and virtual), and police state to control of the people.

FloatingRock on March 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

I’ve long held the opinion that the GOP/conservatives are stupid to go on these shows. The GOP/conservative message is not going to be heard through discussions with David Gregrory (whose mini-moochers attend the same school as the President’s) or a tiny former Clinton spokesman.

Happy Nomad on March 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Both of you really ought to take the time to read this article.

The Rise of the Praetorian Class

It is indeed something that we are witnessing in America right now.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

We will have to agree to disagree then
SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 9:32 PM

It’s an interesting difference. I’m going to think about it.

I would wonder as an initial inquiry where and how this knowledge — or repressed knowledge — manifests itself.

rrpjr on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

lol Can. I am actually pretty boring and tame now a days.
A cig and a few beers now and then..is my wild side. :)
Was being factious.
Although, if people quit drinking and smoking cigs (and dope) tomorrow all at once..IT would turn shite upside down.
Would love to see it!

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

B9 xoxox

Canop, this Wild child B9 throws wild Flan parties and sometimes throws Flan.

SparkPlug on March 10, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Tis a logic fallacy which the Progressives cannot disengage themselves from.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Most exquisitely expounded by the former Speaker of the House when she made the statement that “Unemployment Benefits are Stimulative, the best stimulus the economy can get, because those people go out and spend that money”.

/I know, it’s not nice to make fun of dumb people, but hey, she puts herself out in the public eye.

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Sunday night is when Cozmo puts his pants back on from his pants free weekend.

SparkPlug on March 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Would love to see it!

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

I would laugh myself silly.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Scrumpy on March 10, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Well spoken Scrumpy. Heaven save us from the GOP leadership and those GOP in the Senate who want to “get things done”. Because when they talk about “get things done”, it usually means caving to democrat demands with the promise to discuss GOP concerns “at a future date”. … and you can hear the GOP leadership clicking their heels and shouting, “Yea! They are going to discuss our concerns! Sometime! In the future! Yippee!”

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 10:28 PM

One of the truly brilliant ideas that the Founding Fathers had was the manner in which Congress was divided. One of the primary reasons, was to actually prevent Congress from “getting thing done”. It was their belief that in any genuine emergency both the House and Senate would come together to protect the Nation, but that for ordinary business, it was best if they spent all of their time arguing rather than legislating.

Some damned smart guys those Founding Father’s of ours.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

SparkPlug on March 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

You sure about that…spring break week and I have a website to get online.

Now, about web hosting?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Because I try and have some class..I won’t discuss the flan parties. ;)

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Now, about web hosting?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Go Daddy…. <— insert evil grin here…

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:22 PM

lol Can. I am actually pretty boring and tame now a days.
A cig and a few beers now and then..is my wild side. :)
Was being factious.
Although, if people quit drinking and smoking cigs (and dope) tomorrow all at once..IT would turn shite upside down.
Would love to see it!

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

bazil9:

Haha,yup,well,I too burn’t the candle at both ends,waaaaaay
back when!!

Oh,and yes,I know you were being a SnarkEtte!!:-0

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Here’s how it goes. Obama reaches out, makes ridiculous demands, blames Republicans when they say no, and then tells Americans he reached out and he was told no making himself look better. It’s a setup.

Russ86 on March 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Now, about web hosting?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:37 PM

I have two business and one personal account thru these folks. Have always been a pleasure to deal with. Never hear a peep out of em until bill time. No spam. Excellent customer service.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

I would laugh myself silly.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Me to coz! I wish I could get a movement together
and see it happen. I will be one hell of a bi$ch but it would be worth it! :) I am waiting on a call but wanted to ask-hows that E cig? I have heard mixed reviews.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Go Daddy…. <— insert evil grin here…

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Word Press..

My company had Go Daddy but they haven’t entered the 21 century..

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

B9 xoxox

Canop, this Wild child B9 throws wild Flan parties and sometimes throws Flan.

SparkPlug on March 10, 2013 at 10:31 PM

SparkPlug:

Really eh,..hmmm….,that sounds Flan-Tastic,haha:)

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Don’t dig the GoDaddy place at all.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Looked at that. Not sold

iPage is better rated and comparably priced. Haven’t made one in years and out of practice.

A reason you suggested Go Daddy?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

I have two business and one personal account thru these folks.
Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Who?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Don’t dig the GoDaddy place at all.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

That place is awful for hosting – at least from my experience. They really suck.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Because I try and have some class..I won’t discuss the flan parties. ;)

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

I’m skeerd of Flan…

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Otay Peeps/PeepEttes,everyone have a Great Evening,
going to watch the Bible Story that I have saved,

a new show on the History Channel….10 parts,
part 3 tonight!!

Night All———————————:)

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

#ughcoburnmccainlindseywackobirds

PappyD61 on March 10, 2013 at 8:57 PM

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canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 9:22 PM

McCain, Lindsey Graham and Coburn………and the rest of the dirty dozen.

They’re all “OBAMA’S HENS”.

Barry is the rooster and all these little girl chickens just lay the eggs for the Biggest Rooster in the barnyard.

PappyD61 on March 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

I had the best day today!

Rusty Allen on March 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

You sure about that…spring break week and I have a website to get online.

Now, about web hosting?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:37 PM

1&1. I made a website for a class project in 15 minutes with pictures, content, etc. THey have a website builder on the backend that is sooper dooper easy to use. ecommerce, blogs, forums, etc. easy.

tom daschle concerned on March 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

A reason you suggested Go Daddy?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

I’m guessing you missed the

<— insert evil grin here…

;p

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 9:22 PM

McCain, Lindsey Graham and Coburn………and the rest of the dirty dozen.

They’re all “OBAMA’S HENS”.

Barry is the rooster and all these little girl chickens just lay the eggs for the Biggest Rooster in the barnyard.

PappyD61 on March 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

PappyD61:Amen Pappy,…..

…..RINO-Hens,………..and Have a Good Night:)

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Who?

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:46 PM

What do you mean, who? That link works fine.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

I am waiting on a call but wanted to ask-hows that E cig? I have heard mixed reviews.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I’ve got one, and it’s worse than horrible… Might just be the one I have… but, that said, worse than horrible.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

I had the best day today!

Rusty Allen on March 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Do tell.

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Yep, big time, and spam the living crap out of you to boot. Down twinkles.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

williamg on March 10, 2013 at 9:36 PM

How does Allah make any kind of statement by linking a bunch of articles and video with not word of his own?

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Another Rainy Night

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

’ve got one, and it’s worse than horrible… Might just be the one I have… but, that said, worse than horrible.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

That’s why I stick with the real ones.. O_o

Electrongod on March 10, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I have good news for you. It didn’t explode and hit me in the chin. Lol! I’ll try to get it out in post tomorrow. ; ) Thinking I might send you the one that exploded to, just so you can see. ; )

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

What do you mean, who? That link works fine.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Weird, the link didn’t show up for me until a couple minutes ago. Then it showed up and worked.

Same thing happened the other night.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

What do you mean, who? That link works fine.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Weird, the link didn’t show up for me until a couple minutes ago. Then it showed up and worked.

Same thing happened the other night.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

I warned you about making me hack your brain again…. :P

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Utah moves to tax e-cigarettes like regular smokes
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By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press
Updated 12:12 am,
Saturday, March 9, 2013
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http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Utah-moves-to-tax-e-cigarettes-like-regular-smokes-4339733.php

canopfor on March 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Yeah, I caught that, too. … So much for the silly, transparent lie that lefties have a problem with cigarette smoke. They have a problem with cigarette smokers. It’s the old potheads versus cigarette smokers junk from the 60s when it was the parents who smoked cigarettes. These are all the same idiots who think there’s something black magical in tobacco that causes cancer but inhaling very heavily the smoke from joints (which is ten times heavier) and holding it in is just dandy. Friggin idiots. They protest to give out heroin needles but want to screw over anyone who likes cigarettes. Fvckers.

It’s hard to express how much I utterly detest these despicable, lying, lowlife scumbags .. though I do try :)

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM

What we have is a Government that is ungoverned!

MarshFox on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

I am waiting on a call but wanted to ask-hows that E cig? I have heard mixed reviews.

bazil9 on March 10, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Tried a few. Some better than others, none good, and none that taste like a Winston.

Though, they are getting better.

Totally Wicked has a large variety, but they are kind of clingy with the emails.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

What we have is a Government that is ungoverned!

MarshFox on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

It’s a feral government. It broke free of the domesticating constraints of the Constitution and reverted to its wild nature. Sadly, when this happens, it can never be domesticated again. There is no solution but to start over.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 11:02 PM

I still don’t trust the guy, all he’s going to do is brag about how he reached out but they stabbed him in the back.

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2013 at 11:03 PM

What we have is a Government that is ungoverned!

MarshFox on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

What we have, is a Keptocracy… O_O

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Being generous and artistic shouldn’t be dangerous.

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Same thing happened the other night.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Huh, odd, must be something at your side. ; )

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Listen to this, and think GOPe

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM

I was near a beautiful river. And the sun was out. Crisp cool air and solitude. Best day.

Rusty Allen on March 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Another Rainy Night

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I prefer this one

I warned you about making me hack your brain again…. :P

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Fer’ cryin’ out loud then, at least take care of some of the tasks up there. I got so many projects goin’ on I could use the help.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Being generous and artistic shouldn’t be dangerous.

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Ah that it were. Lol! ; ) Fallon got me to do a photoshop of her version of Aunt B. I didn’t get injured at all except it did hurt to do that to dear ole Aunt B.

Bmore on March 10, 2013 at 11:07 PM

What we have is a Government that is ungoverned!

MarshFox on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

What we have, is a Keptocracy… O_O

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Kakistocracy

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 11:07 PM

What we have is a Government that is ungoverned!

MarshFox on March 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM

What we have, is a Keptocracy… O_O

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Kakistocracy

Resist We Much on March 10, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Ochlocracy

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on March 10, 2013 at 11:09 PM

it was best if they spent all of their time arguing rather than legislating.

Some … smart guys those Founding Father’s of ours.

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Amen to that. I’ve been reading the Federalist Papers and plan to read the Anti-Federalist papers after that. These weren’t folks who just whipped something up out of thin air, they put significant brainpower behind the whole thing.

Then we went and screwed it up by allowing the feral government to directly tax people through the income tax and changed to popular election of Senators rather than state appointment of Senators, completely bollixing up the whole representative Republic construct.

AZfederalist on March 10, 2013 at 11:09 PM

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Fer’ cryin’ out loud then, at least take care of some of the tasks up there. I got so many projects goin’ on I could use the help.

cozmo on March 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Help… BWAHAHAHAHAH… How about you try figuring out why you’re wearing your left shoe on your right ear… <— Insert evil laughter here…

SWalker on March 10, 2013 at 11:09 PM

I was near a beautiful river. And the sun was out. Crisp cool air and solitude. Best day.

Rusty Allen on March 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM

sublimity is hard to come by, impossible to replicate, fleeting, and memorable.

tom daschle concerned on March 10, 2013 at 11:10 PM

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