Tom Harkin: This “defund” effort is as dangerous as the break-up before the Civil War or something

posted at 2:41 pm on September 27, 2013 by Allahpundit

At least he’s creative. The typical answer to this week’s Democratic mad libs that “Tea partiers are like __________” is “terrorists.” Dan Pfeiffer used that metaphor yesterday and Al Gore, ever predictable, used it this morning. (The left, meanwhile, is a group of baby ducklings and fuzzy panda cubs.) I have no outrage left to muster over Democrats’ insane hypocrisy on civility, but let me make one request: If we’re going to smear Cruz and his backers as suicide bombers and lawless insurrectionists, could Obama at least make a pretense of faithfully carrying out the law himself? The “anarchy” charge sounds tinny when the guy floating it has decided he can choose which parts of ObamaCare he will and won’t enforce based on what’s best for his party politically.

Yes, Obamacare is the law of the land. But it is President Obama — who is legally and constitutionally required to faithfully execute the law — and not Republicans who has openly defied it. He has unilaterally and often with no statutory authority opted to waive and delay the parts of the Affordable Care Act that are politically inconvenient to him (or that his administration has been too incompetent to implement).

Obama has declared that in states setting up their own exchanges, no one will have to prove his income in order to sign up for subsidies. He is so desperate to get the subsidies rolling — and thus, he hopes, buy support for the unpopular law — he’s willing to let people skip the part in the law where it says they have to prove they qualify for the goodies. He delayed the requirement for large businesses to comply with the law because the initial turmoil of having millions kicked off their insurance plans was more than he could bear politically.

While this is closer to anarchy than anything the tea partiers have pushed for, anarchy still isn’t the right word for it. Because President Obama still believes people should obey the law of the land — when it pleases him, that is.

Needless to say, if the GOP ever musters the numbers to pass something as momentous as O-Care, like entitlement reform, congressional liberals will happily engage in obstructionism equal to and likely way beyond (think Wisconsin) what Cruz was guilty of this week. It’s a grander, more dire version of the debate over the filibuster; lefties are all about majority rule right now, but see how they feel next year if/when Republicans reclaim the Senate. Chris Hayes openly admits that he’d support tactics like this from the left in certain circumstances, like stopping a war that he opposed; it’s not the allegedly insurrectionist attempt by the tea-party minority to impose its will that troubles him, it’s the cause they’re obstructing in adopting those tactics that he cares about. Same goes for Tom Harkin, undoubtedly. They’ll gladly use this tactic themselves once the stakes are high enough and, thanks to Cruz’s precedent, the threshold for “high” on the other side will be a bit lower after this. In anticipation of that, let me just say now for the record that liberal Democrats threatening a shutdown in the future over whatever their pet cause happens to be is more devastating than a nuclear attack but not quite as devastating as an asteroid hitting the Earth, unless they bypass a shutdown for debt-ceiling brinksmanship instead, in which case yeah, >>> asteroid.

Exit question: Harkin does realize that Republicans have caved each and every time they’ve engaged in fiscal brinksmanship since the tea party swept them to power, including today, right?

Update: Barbara Mikulski has her own answer to the weekly mad libs.


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Laughable.

petefrt on September 27, 2013 at 2:43 PM

The Dummycrats aren’t thinking big enough. I’m hoping for the “Hiroshima multiplied by Nagasaki cannibals” label myself.

rbj on September 27, 2013 at 2:46 PM

more devastating than a nuclear attack but not quite as devastating as an asteroid hitting the Earth

Watch it, AP! You’re veering into global warming territory.

John the Libertarian on September 27, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Says the clown that exempted himself from the POS law.

He could give lessons to the ruling elite that lorded over Europe in the past.

acyl72 on September 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM

This “defund” effort is as dangerous as the break-up before the Civil War…

If only…

cozmo on September 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM

:)

Thank you God for men like Cruz/Lee.

The rest in DC are eunuchs pretty much.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Actually, here is how to turn USA into dictatorship – pass a law which controls every aspect of citizens life, then pick and choose which parts of the law to enforce, no need for checks and balances anymore, full power for administrative branch.

anikol on September 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM

That ugly scumhag should not make TV waves.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Did Tom Harkin get a text a la Quin Woodward Pu?

Christien on September 27, 2013 at 2:51 PM

“Civil War”…one can only hope…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2013 at 2:52 PM

Translation – the Rats and their PRL allies will never let us go.

Steve Eggleston on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM

So if I start a civil war I can blame Harkin?

davidk on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Idiot

cmsinaz on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…it’s all over but the shooting…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2013 at 2:54 PM

The standard position of the progressive fascists remains – there is to be no debate. You are to shut-up, listen, and follow our agenda. If you try to invoke your agenda, we will use every tool at our disposal, including lies and fearmongering, to invalidate your agenda. If you resist our agenda, we will use every tool at our disposal, including lies and projection, to demonize and marginalize you.

Athos on September 27, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Actually, here is how to turn USA into dictatorship – pass a law which controls every aspect of citizens life, then pick and choose which parts of the law to enforce, no need for checks and balances anymore, full power for administrative branch.

anikol on September 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Yup.

the_nile on September 27, 2013 at 2:56 PM

Give it up Harkin and go tell more lies about your wartime Service.

rplat on September 27, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Yes Tom,

and your side is trying to put our children into perpetual debt slavery.

Further proof that these idiots just can’t think.

WryTrvllr on September 27, 2013 at 2:58 PM

FACT: Barbara Mikulski is a direct descendant of Lobelia Sackville-Baggins.

Christien on September 27, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Actually, here is how to turn USA into dictatorship – pass a law which controls every aspect of citizens life, then pick and choose which parts of the law to enforce, no need for checks and balances anymore, full power for administrative branch.

anikol on September 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM

The gift that keeps on giving:

ObamaCare alone has produced over 20,000 pages of regulation. … I would wager all the money in my bank account there is no member in this body who has read 20,000 pages of ObamaCare regulation.

Yet what is Washington telling small businesses all across the country? You are bound by 20,000 pages of ObamaCare regulation, and more and more is coming. There is another 3,000 pages added every six months. So it is going to keep coming and coming and coming.

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-viewpoint/092513-672474-cruz-crushes-arguments-for-obamacare-in-marathon-speech.htm

davidk on September 27, 2013 at 2:58 PM

(Sitting United States Senator) Mikulski calls Cruz Supporter “Tea Baggers”

crrr6 on September 27, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Given that the troll is at crotch height to normal-sized people, it probably is an excusable slip of the tongue.

Happy Nomad on September 27, 2013 at 2:59 PM

The continuing resolution was stopped dead in its tracks for more than a day. Oh, the humanity!

claudius on September 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM

And ObamaCare is the plantation.

gwelf on September 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Actually, here is how to turn USA into dictatorship – pass a law which controls every aspect of citizens life, then pick and choose which parts of the law to enforce, no need for checks and balances anymore, full power for administrative branch.

anikol on September 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM

http://www.biblicalpatriot.net/BPEditorials/ChartOfObamacareBureaucracy.htm

davidk on September 27, 2013 at 3:01 PM

The ‘real’ Tom Harkin.http://www.iowapresidentialwatch.com/HarkinMustGo/HarkinOnHarkin.htm..

Nosmo on September 27, 2013 at 3:01 PM

And the RINOs had their panties in a wad over Akin and COD.

This is why they need to just shutup.

faraway on September 27, 2013 at 3:02 PM

He’s also right. What happened to the Whigs, who thought that they could maintain party unity by not taking a stand on the largest wedge issue of their time?

I think the majority of the Senators, secure in their Washington offices, do not understand what they have just done.

unclesmrgol on September 27, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Please remind Tom that Lincoln was a Republican. So, all turns out alright.

faraway on September 27, 2013 at 3:03 PM

Tom Harkin floor speech, brought to you by Carl’s Jr.

forest on September 27, 2013 at 3:03 PM

And ObamaCare is the plantation.

gwelf on September 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM

And I think he just warned us not to take one step off of it.

onomo on September 27, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Thanks for this thread. Most Americans were probably unaware that Tom Harkin is still alive.

Christien on September 27, 2013 at 3:04 PM

CivilWarNado

faraway on September 27, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Harkin is an azz but it is well past time for this Union to be disolved. It can start in Texas, or it can start in Vermont. I don’t really care as long as the leeches in DC are stripped of power and left to drown in their bile.

wkh on September 27, 2013 at 3:05 PM

So we all need to accept Obamacare…or there will be civil war or something? Even though it’s unpopular has hell.

Oil Can on September 27, 2013 at 3:08 PM

Yeah, the democrats leaving the union in order to continue enslave blacks and use them as farm equipment is EXACTLY like Republicans wanting to defund a huge, bloated, damaging bill. /

What a schmuck.

portlandon on September 27, 2013 at 3:08 PM

History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.~Charles de Gaulle

davidk on September 27, 2013 at 3:10 PM

The funny thing is that all Cruz did was give a very long speech. It wasn’t a talking filibuster at all. Yet the Dems and the GOPe are acting like he set off a stick of dynamite in the Senate chamber.

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM

(Sitting United States Senator) Mikulski calls Cruz Supporter “Tea Baggers”

crrr6 on September 27, 2013 at 2:47 PM

That’s us. Oh I know alot of’em like to jump to “terrorists” but that doesn’t really fit does it? PLO, Hamas, muslim Obamahood. To close to home there.
Low down, no good, shifty nbaggers. There that rolls off the tongue much more familiarly. Some things really never change.

onomo on September 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM

On Hannity right now…….

Congress is upset that Cruz et.al. are making them look bad. It’s all ego and status quo. Texans irate at John Cornyn. Too effin’ bad.

I will be livid if the House just passes the CR bill with Obamacare funding added.

Happy Nomad on September 27, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Do these people like Harkin even think before speaking?

sadatoni on September 27, 2013 at 3:16 PM

So could we divide ourselves into interest groups?

Hard to keep things straight what with anarchists representing themselves as terrorists. Tea baggers posting stuff you’d expect to hear from arsonists. And don’t get me started on you extortionists!

And on top of all that, now we’ve got a civil war bloc which means that the Nazis are not far behind.

If we are to effectively keep Obamacare from becoming law since it was introduced by a black man, we really need to get organized. ;0

Happy Nomad on September 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM

BTW for all the hatred toward the GOP. Not one Demonrat is getting up on the House or Senate floor and arguing that we need to fund Obamacare based on the merits of the program. Not one.

Happy Nomad on September 27, 2013 at 3:19 PM

We can only hope there will be a break-up of the “union”. The country is split so evenly it makes perfect sense. If armed conflict is necessary then so be it. I’ve been preparing for it since 2005 anyway so I’m ready

jephthah on September 27, 2013 at 3:21 PM

I guess that the Democrats were not economic terrorists, suicide-bombers, anarchists, etc, back then…

The Hypocrisy Of Barack Obama And Democrats On Raising The Debt Ceiling Is Nothing Short Of Stunning

Plus, in 2006, the following Democrats voted AGAINST raising the debt limit:

Senator Barack Obama (D-IL)

Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI)

Senator Max Baucus (D-MT)

Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN)

Senator Joseph R Biden (D-DE)

Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)

Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV)

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND)

Senator Mark Dayton (D-MN)

Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)

Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND)

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI)

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)

Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI)

Senator Jim Jeffords (I-VT)

Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD)

Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA)

Senator John Kerry (D-MA)

Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI)

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA)

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)

Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT)

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI)

Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT)

Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE)

Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR)

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV)

Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV)

Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO)

Senator Paul Sarbanes (D-MD)

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Fvcking hypocrites and complete partisan hacks. We saw the same thing on Iraq.

Resist We Much on September 27, 2013 at 3:22 PM

“It’s dangerous. It’s very dangerous.”

It’s vewy vewy dangewous.

And if we could have just held out another month, it would be all bwack and owangy scawy. oooooooOOOOOoooooo

(or something.)

Tsar of Earth on September 27, 2013 at 3:23 PM

If there is a civil war, it will be partly due to the incendiary rhetoric uttered by dogmatic fools like Harkin.

zoyclem on September 27, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Every time you see Chuck Todd on NBC (or anywhere else) giving his reports and commentary, just remember that Tom Harkin is his former boss. Chuck Todd helped Tommy the Commie craft his messages.

djm1992 on September 27, 2013 at 3:25 PM

LOL so the Wisconsin border jumpers were heroes but Ted Cruz is a terrorist. Hypocrisy meter shattered

WisCon on September 27, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Flashback: Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Raising debt limit in 2006.

Every.

Single.

One.

#FvckingHypocrites

Resist We Much on September 27, 2013 at 3:32 PM

If only…

cozmo on September 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM

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“Civil War”…one can only hope…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2013 at 2:52 PM

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I’m still believing that we can repeal/abolish ‘government-controlled-medical-services’ without going to a shooting “civil war”, but for myself, I do believe that a “civil war” (as horrible and horrific as it would be) is a ‘lesser evil’ than living life under mandatory ‘government-controlled-medical-services’.

That’s just plain all there is to it.
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So if I start a civil war I can blame Harkin?

davidk on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM

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. . . : )
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Maybe you should blame me. I believe I have used the words “civil war” in comments more times in this past year, than anyone else.

That clearly makes it my fault.

listens2glenn on September 27, 2013 at 3:32 PM

I stand with Robert E. Lee.

Bishop on September 27, 2013 at 3:37 PM

WTF “ideology” was he mumbling and carrying on about? You’d think these guys were going to be subjected to Øbamacare or something!

ExpressoBold on September 27, 2013 at 3:38 PM

When the people who pay the bills start complaining, it’s time to break out the hyperbole!

Deafdog on September 27, 2013 at 3:41 PM

He’s right about how poisoned and divisive politics has become. It is at civil war levels. Funny though how the Left never self-examines when making the charge.

SAMinVA on September 27, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Tom Harkin: This “defund” effort is as dangerous as the break-up before the Civil War

All the hysterical squealing…it’s like the guys who paint their faces and make asses of themselves at football games. Most of the folks even rooting for the same team just want them to shutup and leave.

verbaluce on September 27, 2013 at 11:27 AM

blink on September 27, 2013 at 3:37 PM

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Did any of our resident “libs” answer your question, yet?

listens2glenn on September 27, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Interesting, lets see, in the event of Civil war over Obamacare, there will be two sides – those who are subject to Obamacare and against it vs those who subject to Obamacare and for it, and those who are not subject to Obamacare and for it?

anikol on September 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM

He’s right about how poisoned and divisive politics has become. It is at civil war levels. Funny though how the Left never self-examines when making the charge.

SAMinVA on September 27, 2013 at 3:52 PM

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It always will be that way.
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Conservative: You guys are the problem … you’re on the extreme left, while we’re ‘center-right’.

Liberal: Oh no you’re not ….. you’re on the extreme right, and we’re center-left !

(repeat until the end of time)

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It’ll go on like that, forever.

listens2glenn on September 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM

as dangerous as the break-up before the Civil War or something

Interesting thought.
And just how many counties have so far expressed an interest in separating from their left-wing libtard run states, precisely because of left-wing policies such as obumblescare?

dentarthurdent on September 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM

Did any of our resident “libs” answer your question, yet?

listens2glenn on September 27, 2013 at 3:54 PM

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No. verbaluce said that he didn’t have to answer or something, so I asked again.

blink on September 27, 2013 at 3:58 PM

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I saved it, and I’m going to throw it at them every chance I get, including “off-topic” threads.

listens2glenn on September 27, 2013 at 4:05 PM

What’s dangerous, Senator Harkin, is your party, and a President who ignores Constitutional rule of law. You condemn a “small ” group of Republican ideologues. You conveniently forget about you and your Democrat Party ideologues, who shoved Obamacare down the throats of an America, overwhelmingly opposed.

kjatexas on September 27, 2013 at 4:10 PM

How can you trust this greasy moron when he makes comparisons of the Obamacare train wreck with the Civil War

RdLake on September 27, 2013 at 4:12 PM

*sniff*

Ahhhh…the smell of another crisp, bracing, troll-free thread. Fall Obamacare is in the air!

Christien on September 27, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Harkin is right.

IronDioPriest on September 27, 2013 at 4:18 PM

But not because of why he thinks he’s right.

IronDioPriest on September 27, 2013 at 4:19 PM

Shoving damaging economic bills that favored a few wealthy northeastern interests at the expense of the rest of the nation is indeed one of the leading underlying causes of what is common called the American Civil War. Therefore, defunding Obamacare would be the opposite of the economic rape and strangling, of what would be the equivalent of “fly over country” today, championed by NE liberals which led to the war. So yeah, some things are still the same, but he has it all almost entirely backwards.

deepdiver on September 27, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Shoving damaging economic bills that favored a few wealthy northeastern interests at the expense of the rest of the nation is indeed one of the leading underlying causes of what is common called the American Civil War. Therefore, defunding Obamacare would be the opposite of the economic rape and strangling, of what would be the equivalent of “fly over country” today, championed by NE liberals which led to the war. So yeah, some things are still the same, but he has it all almost entirely backwards.

deepdiver on September 27, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Great point. He’s got the right idea, but backwards.
Obamacare itself is actually the equivalent of the kind of policies that led to the Civil War.

dentarthurdent on September 27, 2013 at 4:26 PM

If Harkin means that the divide is so deep that traditional political mechanisms are inadequate to bridge the gap, he’s right.

Politics is not going to restore liberty. Nor is politics going to create a collectivist society. There will have to be a reckoning before either of those two diametrically opposed worldviews can come to fruition.

For my part, I choose liberty.

IronDioPriest on September 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Hey, Timmy Baby, are you just figuring this out. If you even take a quick look at the net, you will find the dissatisfaction with how the political elite is treating the public and there are often posts proposing movement towards secession or civil war. I think the main reason is that the Democrat party and the press are ostracizing the vast bulk of the country that would like a fair congress, and equitable decisions for the public good. The press has not reported ANY of the concerns of the Republicans and Independents. The Democrats run roughshod over them. If anyone complains, they are branded RACIST. If anybody opposes them, the bring all sorts of illegal actions by the politicized bureaucracy against the opposition. The people are seeing no hope, and when there is no hope, there will be blood.

Old Country Boy on September 27, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Mikulski: “I need to keep that free stuff flowing to Bahmer or I won’t get re-elected”

BobMbx on September 27, 2013 at 4:43 PM

For my part, I choose liberty.

IronDioPriest on September 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM

Luckily, we have the advantage of knowing what happens when one side or the other wins, e.g.;

When Socialists win, you get Cuba, the USSR, China.

When conservatives win, you get the United States in all its glory and potential.

BobMbx on September 27, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Tom Harkin, when a GOP House member comes over and beats you senseless with a cane, then I will take this analogy seriously…

JohnGalt23 on September 27, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Considering this particular piece of Democrat garbage used to act as Noriega’s fluffer (along with Kerry), he does know something about civil war.

MNHawk on September 27, 2013 at 4:55 PM

Maybe he’s on to something. Obamacare and the rest of the federal social welfare programs are a lot like slavery. And, like before the Civil War, it’s the Democrats who want to be slave-holders. At the time, Democrat Preston Brooks beat Republican Senator Charles Sumner with his cane until he passed out (and then continued to beat his unconscious body, stopping only when his cane broke), so I suppose they haven’t quite reached that point in their rhetoric. (Yet.)

Socratease on September 27, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Tom Harkin, when a GOP House member comes over and beats you senseless with a cane, then I will take this analogy seriously…

JohnGalt23 on September 27, 2013 at 4:50 PM

I like to watch

WryTrvllr on September 27, 2013 at 6:07 PM

Exit question: Harkin does realize that Republicans have caved each and every time they’ve engaged in fiscal brinksmanship since the tea party swept them to power, including today, right?

Yes; that’s why he’s pushing it as the Republicans purge themselves of the Tea Party.

Steve Eggleston on September 27, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Surprised Harkin didn’t use the Nazi analogy. Then he could bring up Dr Goebbels and THE BIG LIE being used to sell ObamaCare.

GarandFan on September 27, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Red State / Blue State split of the union?

Look….it does not have to be a shootin war Harkin.

The separation could be peaceful and would make existing Americans much much happier.

To be honest, the country is just too big to hold such diversity.

Let’s make it a peaceful going separate ways.

We can do this. :-)

I don’t want a shooting war.

KirknBurker on September 27, 2013 at 7:46 PM

When Socialists win, you get Cuba, the USSR, China.
When conservatives win, you get the United States in all its glory and potential.

BobMbx on September 27, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Dang, that’s a hard choice.
I hear those Russian commies had some really nice villages for the little peons to live in – Potemkim or something….

dentarthurdent on September 27, 2013 at 8:09 PM

I don’t want a shooting war.

KirknBurker on September 27, 2013 at 7:46 PM

I don’t know – I got a finger that’s getting more itchy every day.
And I keep going back to a particular quote from Sling Blade - as I just mentioned in an obumblecare thread…..

dentarthurdent on September 27, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Words can not describe what this man just said. What an embarrassment to this country what he spoke about. Any one voting for him should be ashamed. Can’t comment any more for I am speechless. OMG!!!

whsiii on September 28, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Holy crap, that is dangerous. But not nearly as dangerous as Mr. Harkin with a mic…that should be outlawed!

Vanbasten on September 28, 2013 at 3:24 AM

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…it’s all over but the shooting…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2013 at 2:54 PM

There won’t be any shooting until we’re disarmed. Or they’re able to completely flip the military. More Sun Tzu than rocket surgery. The slavers lost the last one.
Lot of water since then. Lincoln knew, Reagan. The slow and steady fascist simmer, they don’t even know why they do what they do. Tyranny from the tit, 2nd generation for many. You could read them the constitution, they’d just look at you in disgust. Remarkable in programibility.
These posers at the top just get the cream from their crony pimps, at least that’s what my senator does. Long ago cashed the soul for an elite status. My hope is that if we’re unable to reverse their tyranny at the ballot box, and they’re able to continue dictating through rigged box or bought vote, they’ll feel compelled to act before they’ve completely flipped the military.
Alinsky, you magnificent bastard I read your book! (I don’t know it just needed to be said)

onomo on September 28, 2013 at 12:26 PM