Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on July 23, 2013 by Allahpundit

ObamaCare is at the center of a rapidly escalating fight that threatens to shut the government down this fall.

Senate Republicans, including two members of the leadership, are coalescing around a proposal to block any government funding resolution that includes money for the implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act

“This is the last stop before ObamaCare fully kicks in on Jan. 1 of next year for us to refuse to fund it,” [Mike] Lee said Monday on “Fox and Friends.”

“If Republicans in both houses simply refuse to vote for any continuing resolution that contains further funding for further enforcement of ObamaCare, we can stop it. We can stop the individual mandate from going into effect,” he said.

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Lee similarly suggested in a Friday interview on WBAL 1090 AM that he and other Republicans would be willing to shut down the government.

“I’ll utilize every procedural mechanism at my disposal to do it,” he said. “I generally don’t signal in advance what procedural maneuvers exactly I’ll use because it’s usually not good strategy. But what I am saying is I will not vote for a continuing resolution that contains funding for further Obamacare implantation and enforcement. So far I have got, I don’t know, 13 or 14 Senate Republicans who have joined me. I think a corresponding effort is starting to be kicked off in the House. And I expect these numbers to grow steadily as Americans realize the president has said he’s not going to implement the law as written. If he’s not going to implement the law, we shouldn’t be forced to fund it.”

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The landmark health-reform law passed in 2010 has never been very popular and always highly partisan, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a group of once loyal Democrats has been steadily turning against Obamacare: Democrats who are ideologically moderate or conservative.

Just after the law was passed in 2010, fully 74 percent of moderate and conservative Democrats supported the federal law making changes to the health-care system. But just 46 percent express support in the new poll, down 11 points in the past year. Liberal Democrats, by contrast, have continued to support the law at very high levels – 78 percent in the latest survey. Among the public at large, 42 percent support and 49 percent oppose the law, retreating from an even split at 47 percent apiece last July.

The shift among the Democratic party’s large swath in the ideological middle– most Democrats in this poll, 57 percent, identify as moderate or conservative – is driving an overall drop in party support for the legislation: Just 58 percent of Democrats now support the law, down from 68 percent last year and the lowest since the law was enacted in 2010.

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Few things are more important to the White House this year than a successful health care rollout on Oct. 1, when millions of uninsured Americans will be required to obtain private health coverage in government-run marketplaces. Getting it right — or wrong — will help determine Mr. Obama’s place in history.

Enter the Obamacare Team, some two dozen political operators and data-crunching technocrats charged with carrying out the biggest health care overhaul since Medicare in the 1960s — but with more pitfalls. Their job is to sell the law to large numbers of Americans who remain divided about its value and wary of its impact. Republicans have seized on one Democratic description of the health care law as a “train wreck,” particularly after the administration announced a politically damaging one-year delay in a key provision of the law.

Working out of war rooms in the West Wing basement, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the Department of Health and Human Services, the team is first trying to find in the next year 2.7 million uninsured people between 18 and 35, most of whom are healthy. Just as Mr. Obama’s electoral success hinged on the turnout machine he created in Chicago, the fate of the health care law rests on whether his administration can turn out and enroll the uninsured.

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A majority of adults don’t want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, preferring instead to either spend more on its implementation or wait to see if changes are needed later…

Given the choice to either repeal the law, wait and see how it takes effect, or add money to aid its implementation, only 36 percent of adults picked outright repeal. More than half chose to either wait and see (30 percent) or provide more money (27 percent)…

And when told that an independent Congressional Budget Office study had determined that repealing Obamacare would actually increase the deficit, a narrow plurality of respondents preferred to keep the law. On the question, 48 percent said “Congress should keep the program to expand coverage because it’s important to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance,” while 42 percent said “Congress should repeal the program to expand coverage because the government can’t afford it at a time of large budget deficits.”

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On the other hand, a lot of thoughtful conservatives are looking beyond Oct. 1 to Jan. 1, the day the law (except for the parts the president has unilaterally postponed) is scheduled to go fully into effect. On that day the government will begin subsidizing health insurance for millions of Americans. (A family of four with income as high as $88,000 will be eligible for subsidies.) When people begin receiving that entitlement, the dynamics of the Obamacare debate will change.

At that point, the Republican mantra of total repeal will become obsolete. The administration will mount a huge public relations campaign to highlight individuals who have received government assistance to help them afford, say, chemotherapy, or dialysis, or some other life-saving treatment. Will Republicans advocate cutting off the funds that help pay for such care?

The answer is no. Facing that reality, the GOP is likely to change its approach, arguing that those people should be helped while the rest of Obamacare is somehow dismantled…

“The last few months have shown us that the administration will do whatever it needs to do — whether it is in the law or not, within its formal powers or beyond them — to prop up collapsing elements and avoid political disasters in the near term,” said Yuval Levin, a former Bush administration staffer and one of Obamacare’s most perceptive critics, in an email exchange. “That often means pure ad hoc governing where they just do whatever they have to in order to avoid allowing the system’s worst problems and failings to become apparent in the near term.”

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Once Americans can take advantage of the law’s benefits—once more low-income people become eligible for Medicaid, and once more low- and middle-income people start to get subsidies that will help them buy private insurance—taking those benefits away will be nearly impossible, particularly since Republicans still haven’t proposed an alternative that would come close to providing the same level of security.

As for the idea that the people who benefit will be outnumbered by those who suffer, that’s possible but highly unlikely. As we’ve seen in the intense back-and-forth over “rate shock” for young people, Obamacare critics tend to assume it’s a narrow, very poor group of Americans who will take advantage of the protection the law provides. But about 27 million people are going to end up on Medicaid or in the new insurance exchanges by 2017, according to the Congressional Budget Office. (Even more will end up on Medicaid if states refusing to expand their programs relent.) These people will be disproportionately low-income, but several million will be middle-income…

Plenty of things could still go wrong in the immediate future, of course. Obamacare is not the law most of its supporters originally wanted. It’s less generous, more complicated, and less efficient. It also depends on skill and good faith from state officials, many of whom are actively hostile to it. (Steve Benen recently counted seven ways officials hostile to Obamacare are trying to sabotage it.) The online insurance marketplaces might crash when they go online; people who need guidance might not be able to find reliable sources of it; states might be slow to figure out eligibility for low-income supports. The list of potential problems goes on. For the most part, these problems will mean delaying help for people already having a hard time. They will not have much effect on everybody else. And while the media will highlight these stories—as they should—it will also have other stories to tell, about many millions of people getting the financial security and access to care that has long eluded them.

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CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Bush

burrata on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Or Geraldo…

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Si, Carlos

(Now where did I leave Hillary’s cell phone number???)

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 10:43 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Furry squirrel

RickB on July 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

fail…

OmahaConservative on July 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Democrats who are ideologically moderate or conservative.

bbbaawwwwhhhhhaaahahahahahaaa….next they’ll tell me that there are critters called
” moderate muslims”

burrata on July 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

I posted 2 selfies today.
They were fully clothed-thank you!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Stand Your Ground

Electrongod on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

“This is the last stop before ObamaCare fully kicks in on Jan. 1 of next year for us to refuse to fund it,” [Mike] Lee said Monday on “Fox and Friends.”
=================

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm……………….

The R@R Rail Line,

Repeal/Replace DeRailment cometh…..

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Oh…

Maybe later…

:)

Electrongod on July 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

ObamaCare is a cancer on American medical care set loose by morons and psychopaths and needs to be terminally radiated.

VorDaj on July 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Choke or Starve Dims.

Bmore on July 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Why do American liberals persist in trying to foist every single failed European socialist policy on America? Immigration, health care, social engineering, the list goes on an on. Are they delusional, in denial, so arrogant that they think they will succeed where all others have failed? What is it?!?

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM

P O S !

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 10:50 PM

The R@R Rail Line,

Repeal/Replace DeRailment cometh…..

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

I am afraid a few more cities will have to fall before enough voters are effected…
But…
It is coming…

Electrongod on July 23, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I posted 2 selfies today.
They were fully clothed-thank you!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Sadly, that’s unlikely to produce any kind of interest in Señor Danger. Did you at least post them under a provocative pseudonym? Something like Kitty Boom-Boom?

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 10:52 PM

… the team is first trying to find in the next year 2.7 million uninsured people between 18 and 35, most ALL of whom are healthy. Just as Mr. Obama’s electoral success hinged on the turnout machine he created in Chicago, the fate of the health care law rests on whether his administration can turn out and enroll the uninsured.


FIFY, Grey Prostitoot

Unlike voting, getting these who young folks are going to find out they are REQUIRED to start paying $ 300 – 600 per year per person (and it will only go up from there!) for the HONOR of supporting Obamacare.

If they think they have problems now … just wait till they start peddling that load of shite to the “financially forgotten” generation.

Popcorn! Get your hot, buttered popcorn!!

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Carlos lives a life of danger
To every girl he meets, he says “Have you ever seen anything stranger?”
Oh, Carlos be careful what you display
As you just give your smallness away
With every flash he makes
Another barf everyone but those from New York City takes

VorDaj on July 23, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Are they delusional, in denial, so arrogant that they think they will succeed where all others have failed? What is it?!?

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM


Stupid! I’ll go with Stupid for $ 500!!

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 10:55 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

As seen on Twitter:

“Carlos Danger” is just an anagram for “cradles organ.”

- Michael Deppisch ‏@deppisch 6:35 PM – 23 Jul 13

ITguy on July 23, 2013 at 10:55 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Furry squirrel

RickB on July 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I inadvertently clicked on a link that showed the pixellated version (mercifully) of an unclothed Señor Danger and I can tell you that it seems unnatural for such a brown, gnarled, wiry little creature to even have reproductive parts. :( He should be living under a bridge somewhere deep in the forest posing riddles to unwary passersby…

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Looks like another winner fight for the Republicans. Those kids know when to blow their own feet off.

rickyricardo on July 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

I posted 2 selfies today.
They were fully clothed-thank you!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Damn! How un-Carlos of you.

TXUS on July 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Obama makes me sick.

fogw on July 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Is Dear Leader still using the IRS and NSA to make people do what he wants..?

d1carter on July 23, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Ted Cruz looks and talks like a county supervisor.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 10:59 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Twerp’s junk — when I got there, there was no there, there.

Paul-Cincy on July 23, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Marco Rubio is just a huckster and junior associate at Bush Family & Associates.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Why does Boehner keep refuses to name a select committee for Benghazi, IRS…?

d1carter on July 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

VorDaj on July 23, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Nice!

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

And Chris Christie is just obese and good at playing the Democrats. I guess that’s a leg up from being played by the Democrats in Marco’s case.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Personally, I can’t wait to see the stories about how Jose and Maria Sanchez can now get FREE healthcare insurance.

SouthernGent on July 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Ted Cruz looks and talks like a county supervisor.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Yeah, he lacks that dreamy community organizer look, doesn’t he?

TXUS on July 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Can the Republicans come up with an ideal to help those with pre-existing conditions get care without having to incur tens of thousand of dollars in medical debt every year?

Can Republicans come up with something? Anything?

rickyricardo on July 23, 2013 at 11:02 PM

I posted 2 selfies today.
They were fully clothed-thank you!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM

What were you wearing?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Are they delusional, in denial, so arrogant that they think they will succeed where all others have failed? What is it?!?

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM

The Detroit model. Previously known as the Wimpy model. If you give him money for a burger today, he’ll gladly pay you on Tuesday.

Liberals promise and borrow and promise and borrow. After awhile, the whole system collapsed, and then they get a bailout. You don’t think Detroit will get a bailout? Illinois? California?

Paul-Cincy on July 23, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Where is B9?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Interesting????????

House votes to block DOD from hiring non-religious chaplains
By Pete Kasperowicz – 07/23/13 10:41 PM ET
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The House late Tuesday night passed a Republican proposal that would prevent the Department of Defense from adding non-religious chaplains to the military’s chaplain corps.

Members passed the GOP amendment in a 253-173 vote. That vote attached it to the 2014 defense spending bill, H.R. 2397.

Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) brought up the language in response to reports that DOD is considering the addition of atheist chaplains, which he and other Republicans said would be an oxymoron.
(More,,,)
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http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/313049-house-votes-to-block-dod-from-hiring-non-religious-chaplains

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:04 PM

You know a County Sup that’s a con scholar that clerked for a Supreme Court Justice?

wolly4321 on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Ted Cruz looks and talks like a county supervisor.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Yeah, he lacks that dreamy community organizer look, doesn’t he?

TXUS on July 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

He lacks gravitas, that’s for sure. He looked awful slumped over in his chair when ABC’s journolister was taunting him about his birth in Canada.

We need men with spines of steel in these perilous times.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:04 PM

What exactly is a non-religious Chaplain?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Shut down the government…yeah…to what end? Going all drama queen and then caving?

How about the House just start defunding proceedings for any number of agencies…like the IRS, and EPA, DoJ (until Holder comes clean…with documentation and firings), ATF, HHS, the list can easily get very long…but the point is, they fall for it every time…government shutdowns or threats of government shut downs, and the Prog’s/Lefties merely have to say “it is the Republican’s fault” and the people will accept it as the unvarnished truth…

Follow the Constitution…it used to be a pretty good hand book for governance.

coldwarrior on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Why do American liberals persist in trying to foist every single failed European socialist policy on America?

It’s really quite simple; it keeps getting them elected and re-elected, time after time after time. Ask any crack dealer why he keeps handing out free samples every chance he gets. He knows that once he gets the suckers hooked he owns them. And they’ll sell themselves body and soul to keep the rush coming.
The problem isn’t liberals, the problem is Americans! As a people, we’ve allowed ourselves to be bought and paid for, and very shortly we’re going to be told very bluntly to “Sit down, shut up and do what you’re told!”

Lew on July 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

We need men with spines of steel in these perilous times.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Are we talking about the same Cruz? Senator…Texas…

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

I posted the following on the AP’s Wiener post (don’t ban me, dude!) this afternoon:

Liberals, regardless of gender, have no respect for women.

Liberal women are used to liberal men who lie to them, cheat on them, and treat the women in their lives with open displays of misogynistic behavior. Unsurprisingly, liberal women then have no trouble justifying their need to rid themselves of a child conceived with an unsuitable “mate”.

Rather than taking a “scorched earth” response to liberal men, the liberal women instead project this behavior onto ALL men. This reinforces the “victim” mentality (All men are pigs!) which leaves them in the vicious cycle of continually repeating their choices and behavior.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 2:53 PM


Quelle surprise!
A liberal woman on Twitter validates my post this evening:

Tamara Holder‏@tamaraholder5h

Public service has nothing to do with bedroom service. 98.4367% of men cheat. I do know a few good men who don’t. Leave #Weiner alone.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Liberals promise and borrow and promise and borrow. After awhile, the whole system collapsed, and then they get a bailout. You don’t think Detroit will get a bailout? Illinois? California?

Paul-Cincy on July 23, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Well, that’s the ultimate way to redistribute wealth, isn’t it? Why should all those ‘lucky’ workers elsewhere get to keep so much of their earnings, I mean, potential tax revenue locally? We need to dump it all into a big national pot and split up in the most equitable manner — allowing for the opportunity to make up for past racism and inequities, of course, well, best not to dwell too much on the details, just leave that up to the experts at the federal level.

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 11:07 PM

What exactly is a non-religious Chaplain?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

He’s really just there for the coffee more than anything…

cynccook on July 23, 2013 at 11:08 PM

What exactly is a non-religious Chaplain?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM


Under new DoD guidelines?
Any Muslim cleric.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Public service has nothing to do with bedroom service. 98.4367% of men cheat. I do know a few good men who don’t. Leave #Weiner alone.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:07 PM

IRONY!!! Isn’t she the one who had an affair with “Rev” Jesse Jackson?

SouthernGent on July 23, 2013 at 11:09 PM

We need men with spines of steel in these perilous times.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Are we talking about the same Cruz? Senator…Texas…

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Yeah, he doesn’t impress me. There is just something about him. He doesn’t have the swagger of a Perry or a Dubya, for that matter. There is something Beta Male-ish about Cruz… something lacking. I suppose it was his time marinating in the Ivy League or government.

He seems like a nice guy — just too nice to be POTUS.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Blaze of Glory – Bon Jovi

thatsafactjack on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

“Undocumented Democrats”

“Moderately Liberal Journalists”

“Mildly Fascistic Nazis”

…..equivalently absurd phrases…..

williamg on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Marco Rubio is our John Edwards. He’s the establishment’s silky pony.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:12 PM

IRONY!!! Isn’t she the one who had an affair with “Rev” Jesse Jackson?

SouthernGent on July 23, 2013 at 11:09 PM


I don’t know
… I’d ask her on Twitter but I would have to figure out how to put a prophylactic on it first …

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Desperado – Cooper

thatsafactjack on July 23, 2013 at 11:14 PM

I think di-fi would disagree with you Punch. Vehemently.

So would ried.

wolly4321 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:04 PM

What exactly is a non-religious Chaplain?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

…Reverend Wright?…Reverend Jackson?…Reverend Sharpton?

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

If Rick Perry could talk like Reagan; he would be POTUS right now. If Rick Perry could think like Nixon and talk like Reagan; he would be the president of the United States of North America.

Rick Perry would be third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom.

The Japanese would surrender to him again for good measure.

Chuck Norris would grovel in fear.

Yeah, Rick Perry would have a lot going for him if he could talk like Reagan and think like Nixon.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

I have nothing intelligent to add to any conversation tonight. I just wanted to assert that there were times where Jimmy Page was the only redeeming value to a live Led Zeppelin performance. I can only imagine Robert Plant had just seen the Yoko Ono band prior to Knebworth and was inspired.

hawkdriver on July 23, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Interesting that Byron York doesn’t know much about medical care…dialysis is covered by Medicare regardless of age…(or at least 80 percent of it)

but, you have to admit that the ever-brilliant leftist cons have done a good job…jack up the prices, then give you a ‘subsidy’ and you are hooked because you can’t afford the new prices.

we have 10s of thousands of leftists and their think tanks, ngos, etc that spend gobs of time on increasing their power and creating a Kingdom on Earth (aka Detroit).

So we have a minor threat to barry.care and already the hounds of the press are at the throat of the Rs….whatcha goin to do Rs?..you and your rich friends? All timed with a nice little push poll. The machinery starts the grind.

but with barry’s 2nd term…we knew then it was hopeless..and barry does too…he knows he can do pretty much anything know…

badge?…i don’t need no stickin badge

r keller on July 23, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

You want swagger. I want principles. Just a difference of opinion. All good.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:18 PM

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:04 PM

What exactly is a non-religious Chaplain?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

KCB:Wait’n on the Roll Call,to see how the enlightened voted!

*Cough-Cough*,maybe’s it was directed at,Muslim Imam’s,..

….just a guess,maybe its Witchs
WarLocks,..i dunno:)

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Are you Rick Perry?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:19 PM

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

In the first shot-a Hurley tee shirt and rolled-up jeans.
In the second-a short-sleeved,off-white peasant shirt, rolled-up jeans, and my hair was clipped(with a clippy) in a side-part…and I had my glasses of course.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:21 PM

I have nothing intelligent to add to any conversation tonight. I just wanted to assert that there were times where Jimmy Page was the only redeeming value to a live Led Zeppelin performance. I can only imagine Robert Plant had just seen the Yoko Ono band prior to Knebworth and was inspired.

hawkdriver on July 23, 2013 at 11:17 PM

hawkdriver:Exellent tune,I was just listening to:)

AMERICA – GREATEST HITS – FULL ALBUM
*************************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46xV1SIJt-M

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:21 PM

My collie says:

How do I get a lifetime appointment to one of the ObamaCare death panels?

Eager to decide who lives and who dies, collie?

My collie says:

Let’s just say that the surgeon general has determined that dog eating can be hazardous to one’s health.

CyberCipher on July 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Marco Rubio is just a huckster and junior associate at Bush Family & Associates.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

TEA Party

SEA Party (Screwed Enough Already)

faraway on July 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Are you Rick Perry?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:19 PM


He can’t be
… Rick Perry believes he can talk like Reagan and think like Nixon.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Ha! Thanks Barb! Nice jeans!

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

…Reverend Wright?…Reverend Jackson?…Reverend Sharpton?

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

KOOLAID2:Otay,you nailed it,….case closed.haha!:)

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:23 PM

He can’t be … Rick Perry believes he can talk like Reagan and think like Nixon.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM

You have a point…but I do like Rick Perry.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:23 PM

…Reverend Wright?…Reverend Jackson?…Reverend Sharpton?

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Imagine one of them in uniform.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:24 PM

I think di-fi would disagree with you Punch. Vehemently.

So would ried.

wolly4321 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Yeah, I saw that:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/03/14/fireworks_ted_cruz_vs_dianne_feinstein_on_gun_rights.html

I’m telling you, I’m not impressed. He’s an articulate guy who just doesn’t do it for me.

Watching this, again, Di-Fi comes back and smacks him with “I’m not a 6th grader, you idiot, and I’m better than you” which stings. Her staff is visibly amused because they know she scored points. Hillary will play the same game to much applause and will beat Cruz in the GE.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM

…Reverend Wright?…Reverend Jackson?…Reverend Sharpton?

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Imagine one of them in uniform.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:24 PM

KCB:Me thinks,that was the target:)

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM

Rick Perry loves Nixons EPA, /

wolly4321 on July 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM

I saw that Blueshrill went after me in the 2016 thread.
Small mind w/ little to do.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:27 PM

CARLOS DANGER!!!! Wanna see my junk?

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Clean Sanchez here, make a pony jealous.

arnold ziffel on July 23, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM

She didn’t score any points. Actually, she came across as more like a pre-k’er.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:29 PM

She didn’t score any points. Actually, she came across as more like a pre-k’er.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Yep. That’s how I saw it.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

You want swagger. I want principles. Just a difference of opinion. All good.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Yeah, but America wants swagger and someone good on camera. I know, it’s horrible, but that’s how the cookie crumbles. You’re not going to win with a county supervisor.

Speaking of the camera, Rubio looked a little, uh, different tonight on O’Reilly.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:31 PM

Clean Sanchez!!!

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:31 PM

Finally…..LOGIC:

US shipment of F-16s to post-Morsi Egypt hits delay

By Maxim Lott
Published July 23, 2013
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Four F-16 fighter jets were scheduled to fly to Egypt on Tuesday morning as part of a U.S. military aid package worth more than $1 billion a year — but the shipment has run into delays over apparent “political” issues. (More….)
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Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/23/us-shipment-f-16s-to-post-morsi-egypt-hits-delay/#ixzz2Zvjzh8Ml

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/23/us-shipment-f-16s-to-post-morsi-egypt-hits-delay/

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:33 PM

She didn’t score any points. Actually, she came across as more like a pre-k’er.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:29 PM

She did. She put Cruz in his place. He should have interrupted her while she was playing up the sanctimonious “how dare you!” BS. He didn’t and looked weak. I’m just not impressed by him.

But look, I understand there are a lot of Team Cruz people hanging around here — I get that and respect people’s choices. It’s just I’m not into the guy and I don’t think he can win. I actually think Rubio has a better shot than Cruz and Rubio is pretty dim.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:34 PM

David Burge ‏@iowahawkblog

Out of idle curiosity, how does a disgraced unemployed pervert and his govt servant wife afford a $3m Manhattan apartment? #CarlosDanger

Heh.

d1carter on July 23, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Tamara Holder‏@tamaraholder5h

Public service has nothing to do with bedroom service. 98.4367% of men cheat. I do know a few good men who don’t. Leave #Weiner alone.

Yeah, this from a woman who slept with Jesse Jackson on numerous occasions, had what she thought was an affair with him, etc. She’s like Colonel Sanders saying he just wants to take good care of the chickens. What a mindless twit.

TXUS on July 23, 2013 at 11:35 PM

You have a point…but I do like Rick Perry.

KCB on July 23, 2013 at 11:23 PM

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I like Rick Perry, too. It became obvious last year Governor Perry has too many “You’re great!” people around him but apparently nobody who can say, “What sells in Texas doesn’t translate to {pick another state}.”

I’m part of the L.I.B. crowd among other reasons because it’s obvious those currently in power in Washington will NEVER acknowledge reality or do ANYTHING to prevent the coming global collapse.

R.W.M.’s Detroit photo essay is what the world will look like in 10 years.

PolAgnostic on July 23, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:34 PM

This person is a Virulent Democrat and Liberal Paid by George Soros who regularly posts on Daily Kos.

williamg on July 23, 2013 at 11:36 PM

AMERICA – GREATEST HITS – FULL ALBUM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46xV1SIJt-M

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Brings back memories of my first transistor radio … listening late at night after going to bed.

gh on July 23, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Mr. Obama’s place in history????

Why

Next to NERO & Caligula

roflmmfao

donabernathy on July 23, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Daily mail has some spectacular pictures of the construction of the Oakland Bay Bridge

gh on July 23, 2013 at 11:41 PM

I saw that Blueshrill went after me in the 2016 thread.
Small mind w/ little to do.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:27 PM

…you’re WAY too polite to it!

KOOLAID2 on July 23, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:26 PM

She didn’t score any points. Actually, she came across as more like a pre-k’er.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 23, 2013 at 11:29 PM

annoyinglittletwerp:

ALT,just finished watching,and I agree with your estimation in Fienstein,Cruz was articulated,and Fiensteins brain was in the
early stages of a meltdown,

when she tripped a fuse/fuze and went on a how dare you attack me mode!

Emotions were running the LibTard brains that particular episode!!:)

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:34 PM

This person is a Virulent Democrat and Liberal Paid by George Soros who regularly posts on Daily Kos.

williamg on July 23, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Nah, I’m just not on the Ted Cruz bandwagon… yet. He might find his feet before too long. But then again, I thought the same about Romney and it never happened except for the first debate where he walloped Barry.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Dubya impresses you more than Cruz?????? We talking Gringo Jorge Dubya?

bw222 on July 23, 2013 at 11:43 PM

He seems like a nice guy — just too nice to be POTUS.

Punchenko on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Well then, whose your ideal candidate?

Vince on July 23, 2013 at 11:45 PM

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Awesome. It’s in my trucks stereo jukebox.

I always thought Neil Young was hot on guitar until I started taking lessons from a friend. He pointed out how sloppy he was. This is still my favorite guitar lead and riff. I thought it was genius until he showed me how much Young mashes strings together.

Still a great old tune.

Like A Hurricane.

hawkdriver on July 23, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Can the Republicans come up with an ideal to help those with pre-existing conditions get care without having to incur tens of thousand of dollars in medical debt every year?

Can Republicans come up with something? Anything?

rickyricardo on July 23, 2013 at 11:02 PM

No.

No.

and

No.

Next question.

GrannyDee on July 23, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Daily mail has some spectacular pictures of the construction of the Oakland Bay Bridge

gh on July 23, 2013 at 11:41 PM

gh:Wow,Breath-Taking,heres a site that goes Waaaaaaay back,in great
photography:)
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Shorpy.com

http://www.shorpy.com/

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Shorpy.com

http://www.shorpy.com/

canopfor on July 23, 2013 at 11:47 PM

I’ve seen that site before. I think AoSHQ has linked it in the past. So many websites; so little time.

gh on July 23, 2013 at 11:51 PM

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