Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on November 19, 2013 by Allahpundit

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is no fan of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. He didn’t accept an expansion of Medicaid or set up a federal healthcare exchange. But he has a message for other Republicans who may be looking to exploit the White House’s political misfortunes: “Don’t spike the ball.”

“In the end, it gives me no comfort that there are people in my state who will fall through the cracks because of the failure of the federal government kind of puts them in no-mans land,” Walker said, “I think as Republicans, people across America are going to expect us to be as disappointed as they are.”

“I think Republicans need to be careful so that in no way do we look like we’re piling on,” he continued. “Because if you do, my guess is the next move on the left will be to try and seize on it if that were to happen, look, somehow we sabotaged this, that we’re the ones to blame. It’s a ridiculous intellectual argument, but from an emotional standpoint, you can see how it could happen.”

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says he supports a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the country illegally as part of an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system.

“If people want to come here and work hard and benefit, I don’t care whether they come from Mexico or Ireland or Germany or Canada or South Africa or anywhere else,” Walker said Tuesday during an interview with the Daily Herald Media Editorial Board of Wisconsin. “I want them here.”

Walker was then asked about the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally. The editorial board asked if he could “envision a world where with the right penalties and waiting periods and meet the requirements where those people could get citizenship?”

“Sure,” Walker responded. “I mean I think it makes sense.”

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is an eagle scout and a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate. One thing he isn’t is a college graduate, and that may soon change.

Walker left Marquette University in his senior year before finishing his degree. In a meeting with reporters last week hosted by National Review, Walker explained the surprising gap in his resume. In his second and third years at school, Walker worked part-time for IBM in Milwaukee. Shortly before senior year, the local IBM office was relocated to Illinois, but Walker’s client, the American Red Cross, offered him a job, which turned out to be full time.

“The reason I went to college, in large part, was not just to get an education for an education’s sake, but to get a job,” Walker said of his decision to drop out of school. At first he tried to be a part time student, but quickly the births of his children took that option off the table.

The missing bachelors may seem odd, but it’s one reason Walker’s appeal in the GOP is only rising.

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“I was asked by Jon Karl [of ABC News] who my ideal candidate would be,” Walker said at the gathering known as the New York Meeting. “I didn’t rule people out. I said to me, I think it should be a governor. … If we’re going to beat somebody like Hillary Clinton, we’ve got to have somebody from outside of Washington who’s got a proven record of reform, and frankly to me that could be any one of the 30 Republican governors.”

Walker also took a shot at the last Republican nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when a panelist asked how Republicans could win if an economic message like Romney’s wasn’t enough in 2012. Walker said that Romney “would have been a spectacular president” but that his message failed to break through.

“If Mitt Romney ran on an economic message, he could have fooled me, because I didn’t hear it in Wisconsin,” Walker said to scattered applause.

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If you are a Republican and you like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, then you probably already have your candidate for the 2016 presidential campaign. If you do not like Christie, then your candidate for 2016 is Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

“[N]o one checks as many boxes as Walker does,” as an Iowa GOP strategist puts it. Walker has near hero status in the grassroots for taking on Wisconsin’s public sector unions. Cruz talks about taking stands on principle, but he lost his fight. Walker took a stand, was targeted by the full force of the Democratic machine, and stayed alive. He won a recall election with a larger margin than his original victory. He raised $30 million for that race, so he knows how to tap wealthy donors. Social conservatives also consider him one of their own for his pro-life views and his pedigree: His father was a Baptist minister.

Jindal and Perry have supporters in conservative circles, but Jindal can’t match Walker’s union-slaying story and Perry’s accomplishments won’t help him overcome the memories of his disastrous 2012 run. If the incentive is to pick a Christie alternative who can survive, it also helps if the candidate comes from a battleground state—even better if they come from a swing state in the Midwest. Walker also brings helpful connections to Iowa, that early caucus state. Besides governing in nearby Wisconsin, Walker grew up in Iowa. Right now GOP operatives describe the competition in the Hawkeye State as one between Rand Paul (whose forces control the state party) and Sen. Ted Cruz (who excites the base).

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Beyond that, he’ll have to decide if he wants to go up against Ryan, should his longtime friend and ally decide to run. This seems even more improbable than a Jeb Bush vs. Sen. Marco Rubio face-off. If Walker decides to go forward, he’ll need to figure out if he can compete for fundraising dollars with such figures as Christie, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), all of whom have much higher visibility and established national fundraising networks. He’s unlikely to be able to match these contenders up front, so like many candidates (e.g. Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum) he will have to do well in Iowa (certainly possible since he is right next door and a household name) to propel him into New Hampshire and beyond. That means a lot of time in a neighboring state. Beyond that (quite a bit, I grant you), he needs to put in place a presidential campaign-level team and get up to speed on foreign policy.

But the question he and every other candidate will have to answer is: Why him? “Everyone’s second choice” was not a winning formula for former governor Tim Pawlenty. And chances are there will be more than one governor in the race, so executive achievement may be necessary but not sufficient to put Walker into the top tier. It’s hard to slice up the electorate so finely as to separate himself from other contenders. The more-conservative-than-Christie-but-less-than-Perry governor? I’ve yet to find many (any?) party activists who don’t like Walker, but goodwill will wear off quickly if he doesn’t have a robust campaign and message.

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Christie doesn’t have the implicit trust of the GOP’s conservative base, so his hopes rest on reassuring them and arguing he’s the most plausible candidate because of his successes in a blue state.

But that argument will be a lot more difficult to make if Walker enters the race…

Not only can Walker cite executive experience under tremendous odds, he is still revered by a broad swath of conservatives for his bruising battle with the Wisconsin teachers’ unions over his education reforms in a way that Christie is not.

On a gut level, most conservatives would say of Walker that he is “one of us” — that he thinks and governs like a conservative rather than being a candidate who merely spouts conservative talking points when it suits his political ambitions…

It’s too far in advance to be anointing frontrunners in the 2016 presidential race. But if Walker runs, he could prove to be Christie’s worst nightmare.

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PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM

If you like your President, you are an idiot!

KCB on November 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Nice!

KCB on November 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM

The First Tramp

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:43 PM

“I think Republicans need to be careful so that in no way do we look like we’re piling on,” he continued. “Because if you do, my guess is the next move on the left will be to try and seize on it if that were to happen, look, somehow we sabotaged this, that we’re the ones to blame. It’s a ridiculous intellectual argument, but from an emotional standpoint, you can see how it could happen.”

Scott Walker is a moron. It “could happen” because idiots like him are making that exact case, already. What an azz.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:44 PM

This week’s RINO man crush …

“… Scott Walker … isn’t he just … dreamy?”

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:44 PM

No. Amnesty whore. Who’s next.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Nice!

KCB on November 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM

.
I was going to do a longer list …

… but I sensed a disturbance in the Force.

Evening, Ken.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Walker was then asked about the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally. The editorial board asked if he could “envision a world where with the right penalties and waiting periods and meet the requirements where those people could get citizenship?”

“Sure,” Walker responded. “I mean I think it makes sense.”

…?

KOOLAID2 on November 19, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Walker was then asked about the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally.

11 million ?
Where did this number come fom ? Hussein ? The Census ?

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Do you ever get the feeling we’re on EHarmony checking out the GOP candidates?

d1carter on November 19, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says he supports a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the country illegally as part of an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system.

The parts of our immigration system that are broken are interior and border enforcement. Scratching out “cancer” and scribbling in “healthy cells” does not “overhaul” health care.

Axe on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says he supports a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the country illegally as part of an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system.

“If people want to come here and work hard and benefit, I don’t care whether they come from Mexico or Ireland or Germany or Canada or South Africa or anywhere else,” Walker said Tuesday during an interview with the Daily Herald Media Editorial Board of Wisconsin. “I want them here.”

You forgot the whole LEGALLY douchelord.
No. I don’t want Walker.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

TED TED TED TED TED TED!!!!

neyney on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

11 million ?
Where did this number come fom ? Hussein ? The Census ?

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Pre-hussein, actually. That’s the number some traitor pulled out of his azz in 2006-2007 as Juan McShame was trying to tear this nation apart and it hasn’t changed since then. The only thing that has stayed static in this nation for the past 8 years has been the number of illegals … The same number year after year after year … LOL.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Oh My: Reuters Poll Finds Obama’s Approval Rating Cratering To Only 37%…

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 10:44 PM

.
Good evening, Sophie!

We are going to reach a point where Democrats are going to start “fragging their superiors”.

My gut says Harry & Nancy start getting sized up for “leadership body bags” when Obama’s disapproval hits 20.0%.

If we start a pool, my money is on December 4, 2013 for the 20.0% disapproval number.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:50 PM

No to Walker

gophergirl on November 19, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Walker was then asked about the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally

…the fact…that anybody believes there are only 11 million illegals living in this country…makes them dumber…than JugEars!

KOOLAID2 on November 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM

“I want them here.”

First eliminate entirely the welfare state and build a fence.

Then, we can talk …

ShainS on November 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM

So, this guy after Marco Rubio ends his whole chance at a run for Pres. by going all amnesty,,, doubles down on stupid.

Not fit at all.

Must be this is his way of opting out, self delete.

Move On. dumb.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:50 PM

:-)

Tingles agrees that he could sink to 20%.

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Black Supremacist

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM

I have to say … I just laugh every time I see that phrase.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:53 PM

No. Amnesty whore. Who’s next.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 10:45 PM


Gazing into the future …

“I see AllahPundit renouncing his sexist ways and doing three consecutive QOTD’s on … Kelly Ayotte.”

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Scott Walker supports mass illegal alien amnesty, and he’s also a huge Jeb Bush cheerleader.

bluegill on November 19, 2013 at 10:54 PM

We have a few more burrito stands down here.

Latest bust- 10 tons. Largest in AZ history.

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Good evening, my friend.:)

Just wanted to let you know that all went well, no nasty surprises. Should get results Friday for most of it. I’m fatigued and feeling a little rough, so I’ll be resting, but wanted you to know that all is well. :)

Goodnight, Paladin. Sleep well.:)

thatsafactjack on November 19, 2013 at 10:55 PM

11 million is the number Bush II lied about back in 2006 or so.

They act like the border has been closed for the last 7 years.

NOT at all.

20 Million and moving faster and faster.

We are the new Apache, now they come for our gold, our land, our freedom, our women and children.

They seek to establish a coast to coast reservation that the two party evil money cult operates.

Just say no.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 19, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Why can’t we have just ONE F$CKING GOP potential candidate who understands the difference between illegally lawbreaking socialist commie parasites and legal immigrants who follow the rules and wait to enter?
Just one.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Oh My: Reuters Poll Finds Obama’s Approval Rating Cratering To Only 37%…

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 10:44 PM

For Barky, 37% is really 0% of normal people. He won’t go any lower than that since he has 37% approval automatically baked into his America-hating and his skin. I said that 37% would be Barky’s lowest possible approval rating years ago when we were discussing this on some thread.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM

The guy’s for amnesty.

anotherJoe on November 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM

No. Amnesty whore. Who’s next.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 10:45 PM

+ all legal Americans, their kids, their jobs and their future

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Nonpediatrician called me a genius.

No,, really. Second look at Harvard?

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Early Votes Oppose Albuquerque Abortion Ban

A closely watched, first-of-its-kind proposal to ban late-term abortions in New Mexico’s largest city was trailing in early returns Tuesday.

Initial results from 50,000 early and absentee ballots in Albuquerque showed 56 percent of voters against the proposal, while 44 percent supported the ban on most abortions after 20 weeks.

City officials said more than 36,000 votes that were cast Tuesday remained to be counted.

kcewa on November 19, 2013 at 10:58 PM

thatsafactjack on November 19, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Best news all day. I thought of you. Am very glad. All will be fine on Friday. Rest/sleep well my friend. Thank you for your report. Nite J.

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:58 PM

The only thing that has stayed static in this nation for the past 8 years has been the number of illegals … The same number year after year after year … LOL.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Not only are illegals stuck at 11 million in numbers ,
they are all hardworking people who pay taxes ,
without which our economy will collapse !
What a junk narrative these stupid Rs fall for everytime .

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Honestly I’ve been liking Palin more lately. She says it like it is on amnesty. She mentioned Christie’s support for amnesty when talking about her concerns last week in an interview on Fox. But obviously she’s not running.

I’m 100% for Cruz.

Rand worries me. Seems like he could go squishy on amnesty.

Martinez? She seems like she’s auditioning to be Christie’s VP. And I hear many conservatives in west Texas and NM are wary of her. But she opposes amnesty, as far as I know.

bluegill on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Walker vs Christie is a difference in style, not substance. Both are socially moderate fiscal conservatives with impressive executive resumes from outside the DC swamp and either would make a fine president. We wont win with a senator. Rubio is a joke. Rand is a joke. Ted Cruz is a joke.

abobo on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Pic of the Day: Seeing Red

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Rotating one loser party for the other. Whoopdie doo.

rickyricardo on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 10:58 PM

That one is a partisan hack and has the wrong nom.

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Walker = Rubio II.

VorDaj on November 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Honestly I’ve been liking Palin more lately. She says it like it is on amnesty. She mentioned Christie’s support for amnesty when talking about her concerns last week in an interview on Fox. But obviously she’s not running.

I’m 100% for Cruz.

Rand worries me. Seems like he could go squishy on amnesty.

Martinez? She seems like she’s auditioning to be Christie’s VP. And I hear many conservatives in west Texas and NM are wary of her. But she opposes amnesty, as far as I know.

bluegill on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

O_O

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Walker vs Christie is a difference in style, not substance. Both are socially moderate fiscal conservatives with impressive executive resumes from outside the DC swamp and either would make a fine president. We wont win with a senator. Rubio is a joke. Rand is a joke. Ted Cruz is a joke.

abobo on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Walker and Christie both suc.k. HOWEVER…both are impressive in their recognition of the destruction public employee unions are bringin to state pension funds and thus budgets.

This, IMHO, is the issue of the hour. The PEU’s must be confronted and made to retreat.

rickyricardo on November 19, 2013 at 11:02 PM

The guy’s for amnesty.

anotherJoe on November 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM

.
The GOPe Donor Class is FOR amnesty

The GOPe politicians bend their knee to the will of their masters.

The GOPe-media trails in the rear of the parade to tell us the will of their masters.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Rotating one loser party for the other. Whoopdie doo.

rickyricardo on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Er, those are Obama approval/disapproval numbers.

Resist We Much on November 19, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Walker = Rubio II.

VorDaj on November 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Really…he picks up from where the Rubio traitor left off.

obama’care’ + amnesty = expedited end of the USA as she’s known

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Not only are illegals stuck at 11 million in numbers ,
they are all hardworking people who pay taxes ,
without which our economy will collapse !

Yeah … that’s another laugh line. They even made a movie about it! … which was pretty funny for the first 20 minutes.

What a junk narrative these stupid Rs fall for everytime .

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

“fall” might not be the right word :) More like “rally” for …

Winning The Future!!

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 11:04 PM

The First Tramp

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Good Lord, that sure as hell ain’t Jackie Bouvier Kennedy, is it? Yeah, that one’s more like Whoopie meets Club Med. Ughh, no wonder Captain 404 likes buoys.

TXUS on November 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Funny he’s takes a hard right turn as far as social issues especially opposing abortion with no exceptions for rape and no exceptions for incest and no exceptions for the health of the mother, then he goes totally RINO and supports amnesty. Puzzling combination of issue positions.

anotherJoe on November 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Oliver North 2016.

Or that HS fat kid running back from the viral vid.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:06 PM

TXUS on November 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM

I’m glad she admitted that she stinks :)

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Michelle Obama says she won’t wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created “a huge stink.”

Well some of the stink got on the shorts. Now how did that happen?

So I guess wearing them kind of CREATED the stink in a round-about-jacked-up-rear-end-shriveled-Slim-Jim kind of way.

SparkPlug on November 19, 2013 at 11:07 PM

The one?

Maybe, but not likely. He’s a rung up on Christie in my book, though,

Dusty on November 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM

“Because if you do, my guess is the next move on the left will be to try and seize on it if that were to happen, look, somehow we sabotaged this, that we’re the ones to blame.”

They are going to say that anyway.

They already have been saying it.

Dunedainn on November 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Honestly I’ve been liking Palin more lately.

bluegill on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

???

SailorMark on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Good Lord, that sure as hell ain’t Jackie Bouvier Kennedy, is it? Yeah, that one’s more like Whoopie meets Club Med. Ughh, no wonder Captain 404 likes buoys.

TXUS on November 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM

OMG. Your comment was awesome.

Good Lord, that sure as hell ain’t Jackie Bouvier Kennedy, is it? Yeah, that one’s more like Whoopie meets Club Med. Ughh, no wonder Captain 404 likes buoys.

^^^–THIS

SparkPlug on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Maybe Rs have been told that after amnesty, the 30+ million illegals will vote for Rs, just like they did after Reagan’s amnesty ?

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Might want to cancel your plans tomorrow, @Sebelius. It’s going to be a busy day. @Project_Veritas

sentinelrules on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

WTH is this going to be, Dog Eater caught on video sucking Frau Mengele’s 13-toed feet while they’re laying on a pile of Blue Cross healthcare cancellation notices?

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Too incredibly early. The next year is going to be hard to imagine. I just want to look at the midterms and destroying 0care.

KCB on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Walker and Christie both suc.k. HOWEVER…both are impressive in their recognition of the destruction public employee unions are bringin to state pension funds and thus budgets.

This, IMHO, is the issue of the hour. The PEU’s must be confronted and made to retreat.

rickyricardo on November 19, 2013 at 11:02 PM


Ask the Detroit PEU’s how their retirement outlook is shaping up.

We’ve got a dozen issues that are FAR more serious than the PEU’s to get sorted out – when the plane is “augering in”, you don’t worry about who got a free upgrade.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Michelle Obama says she won’t wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created “a huge stink.”

Well some of the stink got on the shorts. Now how did that happen?

So I guess wearing them kind of CREATED the stink in a round-about-jacked-up-rear-end-shriveled-Slim-Jim kind of way.

SparkPlug on November 19, 2013 at 11:07 PM

The plane, the house, the cars. I think it might be cheaper to throw everything in the trash and start over.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:10 PM

“If people want to come here and work hard and benefit, I don’t care whether they come from Mexico or Ireland or Germany or Canada or South Africa or anywhere else,” Walker said Tuesday during an interview with the Daily Herald Media Editorial Board of Wisconsin. “I want them here.”

You forgot the whole LEGALLY douchelord.
No. I don’t want Walker.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Maybe Walker has a plan to stop the millions of Illegal Irish from pouring in….a green fence along the coastlines, perhaps?

whatcat on November 19, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Honestly I’ve been liking Palin more lately.

bluegill on November 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM

???

SailorMark on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Indeed.

Dunedainn on November 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

WTH is this going to be, Dog Eater caught on video sucking Frau Mengele’s 13-toed feet while they’re laying on a pile of Blue Cross healthcare cancellation notices?

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM

LOL. Pure poetry.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

The more-conservative-than-Christie-but-less-than-Perry governor?

30-foot ladder business Perry, or the guy from Journey?

Must be the guy from Journey.

Axe on November 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

“If people want to come here and work hard and benefit, I don’t care whether they come from Mexico or Ireland or Germany or Canada or South Africa or anywhere else,” Walker said Tuesday during an interview with the Daily Herald Media Editorial Board of Wisconsin. “I want them here.”
You forgot the whole LEGALLY douchelord.
No. I don’t want Walker.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Maybe Walker has a plan to stop the millions of Illegal Irish from pouring in….a green fence along the coastlines, perhaps?

whatcat on November 19, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Just tell them it’s a ‘dry country’.
Yes, I’m Irish.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM

I wonder what Gov. Scott Walker thinks about this:

So, I’m staring at the TV listening to Megyn Kelly deliver the latest on ØbamaCareLies and I hear this from Teh Ø:
“Republicans are essentially to blame for all of this because they weren’t ‘sufficiently supportive’.”
.
I sure hope the media helps Barry the Baby out on this ’cause it’s so lame that somebody is going to have to walk him through the details, step by step so he

doesn’t trip up. They will have to remind him what Republicans and conservatives didn’t do so that this mess became, somehow, Democrat-free and Republican-

soiled.
.
Yeah, Øbama is a principled genius. Anyone that is proud of this jerk is just looking for abuse, possibly as a sexual thrill from a masochistic perversion, like

Chris Mathews. This ploy reminds me of the Kerry campaign’s attempt to hang Mary Chaney around Dick Chaney’s neck, to incite “public outrage” that Chaney had a

gay daughter.
.
Calling this puke “a prick” is way too good for him.

‘Cause it sounds an awful lot like this:

“I think Republicans need to be careful so that in no way do we look like we’re piling on,” he continued. “Because if you do, my guess is the next move on the left will be to try and seize on it if that were to happen, look, somehow we sabotaged this, that we’re the ones to blame. It’s a ridiculous intellectual argument, but from an emotional standpoint, you can see how it could happen.”

.
Too late Governor. The blame is already being manufactured.

ExpressoBold on November 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM

WTH is this going to be, Dog Eater caught on video sucking Frau Mengele’s 13-toed feet while they’re laying on a pile of Blue Cross healthcare cancellation notices?

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 PM


Thanks
… I’ll just go down to the basement and drill a hole in my head so I can get the bleach directly on THAT mental image.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Cruz is looking pretty good. I think he has the Dems pretty scared…but so it would seem the GOP establishment, so, it’s probably a wash and we’ll get stuck with more milquetoast.

Dr. ZhivBlago on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

evenin’ peeps :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Little Round top.

Freed blacks.

And a pos pResident that doesn’t care.

“Under God”
Wheat fields and peach orchards. Cemetary ridge.

3 days.

150 years.

And we get this?

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Just tell them it’s a ‘dry country’.
Yes, I’m Irish.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM

And that no fighting is allowed.

whatcat on November 19, 2013 at 11:16 PM

evenin’ peeps :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Hi, Scrumpy. :)

How’s your hammer hangin’?

Axe on November 19, 2013 at 11:16 PM

…And we get this?

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Sad innit eh…

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Well to be fair one of the extra toes is actually a dewclaw, so technically not a toe.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Axe on November 19, 2013 at 11:16 PM

lol, nailed…

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Just tell them it’s a ‘dry country’.
Yes, I’m Irish.

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:12 PM

And that no fighting is allowed.

whatcat on November 19, 2013 at 11:16 PM

And we have snakes!

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

I’m glad she admitted that she stinks :)

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:06 PM

The only woman in the world who I’d put down a towel before she sat in my truck or on my sofa. Not because of anything special, just to send a message.

TXUS on November 19, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Well to be fair one of the extra toes is actually a dewclaw, so technically not a toe.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

What? Mooch has a dew claw?

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:18 PM

evenin’ peeps :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM


Evening, Scrumpy!

Whatever you do … don’t read Bishop’s comments from before you piped up.

Trust Me.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Just chillin’… hangin’ out here for a few :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM

LOL. Pure poetry.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

That kid is very good. S/b fun.

Hi everyone. Axe and Scrumpy are in the house :)

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Dear MG,

He will be doing it again.

Anyhow, you are da bomb.

SparkPlug on November 19, 2013 at 11:20 PM

abobo on November 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM

I might suggest you are the one who is a joke.

bw222 on November 19, 2013 at 11:20 PM

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Read all comments already, Bishop is cool, as are you, and shocker from BG!!

Shall see how long that lasts!!

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:21 PM

TXUS on November 19, 2013 at 11:18 PM

We’re so bad. She’s part of the carnival but I detest the vacuous cypher who runs the land the most, Valerie.

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:21 PM

I might suggest you are the one who is a joke.

bw222 on November 19, 2013 at 11:20 PM

You have to admit, he has a point.

About Rubio.

Dunedainn on November 19, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Good evening! Nice to see MG pop in, glad she is ok, :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM

. Pure poetry. ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM

Absolutely.

wolly4321 on November 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM

evenin’ peeps :)

Scrumpy on November 19, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Its good to chirp once in a while. In fact making funny animal noises can reduce stress.

SparkPlug on November 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Seriously though, what could it be if PV felt compelled to send Eva Braun a taunting message, particularly one that makes it sound as if their story will have some oomph.

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM

11 million ?
Where did this number come fom ? Hussein ? The Census ?

burrata on November 19, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Pre-hussein, actually. That’s the number some traitor pulled out of his azz in 2006-2007 as Juan McShame was trying to tear this nation apart and it hasn’t changed since then. The only thing that has stayed static in this nation for the past 8 years has been the number of illegals … The same number year after year after year … LOL.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on November 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM

“11 million in this nation illegally” is from THIRTY+ YEARS AGO, it’s from the old census, sometime in the late eighties or whenever the census-before-the-last one was taken.

It’s become a sort of sing-song emotional ploy used by people who are pushing amnesty, because in reality, they don’t have the foggiest notion of how many illegal aliens are in the US now and they don’t want to know. They just hope and expect that whining, “the 11 million” with a tearful clenching of their throat will motivate the country to abandon notions of borders and ethics as to citizenship.

Lourdes on November 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM

“If people want to come here and work hard and benefit, I don’t care whether they come from Mexico or Ireland or Germany or Canada or South Africa or anywhere else,” Walker said Tuesday during an interview with the Daily Herald Media Editorial Board of Wisconsin. “I want them here.”

Fer cryin’ out loud. That’s not the point. Please stop playing by MSM rules. If you want to be clear, put “illegal” in every statement on reform. And none of this “undocumented” nonsense. I even heard Rand use that.

Republicans need to stop allowing liberals to keep backing the up rhetorically. Push back with real words.

Dongemaharu on November 19, 2013 at 11:24 PM

I donated to Scott Walker’s campaign during the recall election, but there is no way I would donate to him again or vote for him.

It took me two years to get the Wisconsin GOP to stop with the mailings and the phone calls. After I told one of the telemarketers I was planning to donate to Paul Ryan’s Democratic opponent, they finally stopped.

bw222 on November 19, 2013 at 11:24 PM

And we have snakes!

RovesChins on November 19, 2013 at 11:17 PM

.
If you want to “repatriate” the Irish and keep any more from coming, it’s a simple thing.

Have all the pubs in Ireland stay open round the clock serving free beer and whisky.

We only come here to get away from the rain, the Fecking British and bars that close at 10:00 PM.

For free drinks at all hours … we’ll live with the rain and Brits.

PolAgnostic on November 19, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Bishop on November 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM

…especially one which says “cancel your plans”. Maybe he’ll have something that will fire her.

Schadenfreude on November 19, 2013 at 11:25 PM

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