Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on December 12, 2013 by Allahpundit

The schism at the heart of conservative politics in the US was laid bare on Thursday when John Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives, launched a stinging attack on the collection of rightwing lobby groups that hold sway over the fundamentalist wing of the Republican party…

Boehner’s comments suggest that moderate voices in the Republican party now feel emboldened to speak out against the strategy embodied by Tea Party-backed figures such as Ted Cruz, the firebrand Texas senator who advocated the shutdown in a failed attempt to hobble President Obama’s healthcare reforms…

It has been no secret that Boehner felt bounced into the shutdown strategy by the right of his party, but this is the first time the schism has burst into open, and suggests moderate Republicans have been emboldened by the failure of the shutdown strategy and the sight of someone with the conservative credentials of Paul Ryan leading compromise negotiations.

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Relations were further strained when Republican leaders on Wednesday fired high level staffer Paul Teller, who often served as the liaison between members of Congress and outside activists.

“It’s sad that this conflict has broken out into full-scale civil war, but this moment has been festering for years,” wrote Daniel Horowitz, the policy director of the Madison Project, a conservative group that has sought candidates to challenge Republican incumbents in primaries, in a statement. “There can be no reconciliation between those who seek power for power’s sake and those who seek to serve in order to restore our Republic.”…

“They were just out to get rid of him in a declaration of war on conservatives which is really, really stupid,” Bozell said. “They’re trying to intimidate conservatives and this one is going to backfire on them.”

“They’ve now made it personal,” he added. “It is now a personal attack on conservatives.”

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“To me, it’s like Christmas came earlier in December than it normally does,” said Steve LaTourette, a former Ohio Republican congressman and Boehner friend who runs a Washington lobby shop.

“It’s really just a byproduct of the fact that he’s a very patient fellow and his fuse was a lot longer than a lot of other people’s, including mine, that he’s run out of patience,” said LaTourette, who also heads the Republican Main Street Partnership, a group of establishment Republicans for whom compromise is not a dirty word but a necessity for a governing party.

LaTourette’s reading of the situation is that Boehner, wanting to let his caucus express its will, allowed the hard-liners to steer the ship of state for a while even though he disagreed with their full-steam-ahead approach — an approach that led to a government shutdown. He hoped they would learn from the experience of crashing into an iceberg.

This week suggested they hadn’t.

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A spokesman for Heritage Action defended the organization’s opposition to the budget plan in an interview with Yahoo News, and predicted trouble for Republicans if they continue to alienate conservative groups.

“I’m certainly surprised that they’ve chosen this fight to lash out against conservative groups. This is a deal that increases spending by $63 billion over the next two years. This is not a conservative deal,” said Dan Holler, communications director for Heritage Action. “Members are going to have a difficult time when they go back home explaining all this to their constituents. I’m sure there are a lot of members who are in uncomfortable positions and would rather see outside groups remain silent about this, but that’s irresponsible. … Signaling to conservatives that they’re not part of the GOP dynamic — I don’t see how that works out well, long-term or short-term.”

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What explains the Republican establishment’s newfound bravery when it comes to tangling with the tea party? Two big things:

1) The tea party is at historic lows in terms of public opinion. In new Gallup polling, just 30 percent of people view the movement favorably; even one in three self-identified conservatives say the dislike the tea party. Condemning unpopular things is, you guessed it, popular.

2) There’s safety in numbers. McConnell threw the first stone. But now that other prominent figures within the party are coming forward to say, essentially, enough is enough, it’s now become less politically risky to add your voice to that chorus…

This is why we have elections. Republican primary voters will get a series of chances to show which side of this fight they come down on. But make no mistake: The fight is now joined in earnest.

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Via Gallup.

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It was clear from the beginning that the shutdown would be a political nightmare for the Republican Party, but Boehner still went along with it. The same dynamic exists now, but there are five important differences between now and October that changed the incentives for his decision…

3. The House GOP Majority is secure. Back in October, the greatest threat to the Republicans’ House majority was not from the Democratic Party. It was from a nasty, intra-party civil war that dragged Republicans through the mud. Now, after the catastrophic Obamacare launch, there is no way at all that Republicans lose the majority. No matter how nasty the GOP civil war gets, the majority is secure. That gives Boehner little reason to listen to the Tea Party.

4. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has already started that war. Even if Boehner wanted to keep the party unified, it would be very difficult from him to do so as McConnell has already made it clear that he is ready to go toe-to-toe with the Tea Party. The minority leader is not looking to defeat only his primary challenger, Matt Bevin, but he wants to decisively win back control of the party by making the 2014 Republican primary an establishment-versus-Tea Party battle. Boehner can do nothing to stop it…

Boehner is now fully incentivized to take on these conservative groups. Recent developments with Obamacare and the Republican party have placated any fears he has about the consequences of a GOP civil war. Undoubtedly, he long ago was fed up with these outside groups, but held his tongue knowing that lashing out at them would only make things were. That political dynamic no longer exists. Boehner is ready to join McConnell in the 2014 war for control of the Republican Party.

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For the first time since they took back the House in 2010, a strong majority of Republicans have rejected the political absolutism encouraged by the professional right that mired Congress in gridlock for years and culminated in a government shutdown this fall…

Conservatives have already begun a hard pivot to the 2014 elections

“There’s nothing I can I can do at this point to gin up support for the Republican Party within the conservative base,” Bozell said. “At the end of the day, I think Republicans are going to rethink this or what you are going to hear is the sound of doors closing all over America.”…

“The solution here is for conservatives to work together to replace these Republicans in the primary elections with true conservatives,” said Matt Hoskins, executive director of the Senate Conservatives Fund. “This is why the 2014 primaries are so important. If conservatives rise up, they can regain control of the party. If they stay home, the establishment will remain in power and continue to help the Democrats enact their liberal agenda.”

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Sheep. Bishop. Uggs.

AllahsNippleHair on December 12, 2013 at 10:42 PM

B9

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

B9 hearts SP

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

That is a perfect pic of that prick.

AllahsNippleHair on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Not Bishop! *and my congress thing was one of the 94 nays. neener.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Bye bye, “Benedict”

We made you Speaker.

We WILL take it away.

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 10:44 PM

That is a perfect pic of that prick.

AllahsNippleHair on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I know..and the caption..I laughed.

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Not Bishop! *and my congress thing was one of the 94 nays. neener.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Mine too. Neen ;)

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:45 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Heads up. Cozmo has been very feisty. We might have to join forces.

Here is my gift to you.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Ken is watching foot ball…I know it.

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Bishop!

( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ly8wmPamUY )

davidk on December 12, 2013 at 10:47 PM

If I could ask Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, Rove et al one question it would be, why are you in politics? They don’t seem to have any agenda outside satisfying their own selfish desires for power, money, influence, or attention. They don’t seem at all publicly minded, have no regard for the constitution, or the well being of the public.

If they really want to keep the House and win the Senate then why attack and antagonize the base? Especially with discussions of amnesty? Boehner et al wouldn’t even be in leadership if not for the base so WTH is their goal?

Charlemagne on December 12, 2013 at 10:47 PM

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

click me

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Opps click me

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:49 PM

click me

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:48 PM

No love!

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:49 PM

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Santa is so gonna put baby spiders in your stocking for that.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Oh enough with the BS of Republican civil war… The vast majority of Republicans in the house voted for the budget deal… The vast majority of House Republicans are not RINOS or CINOs…. 169 Republicans voted for it (73%) and 62 against it (27%)…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Opps click me

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:49 PM

On the 3rd day of Christmas my
Spark Plug gave to me-
a compliment
on my booty.

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:53 PM

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Sarah Palin?

We might have to join forces.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Why? You would be holding her back. Cramping her style.

cozmo on December 12, 2013 at 10:53 PM

If Boehner had been piloting the Enola Gay he would have dropped the bomb on Texas.

VorDaj on December 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I’m just a sheared sheep in the vacant trench. A partisan. All lopsided with my ideals.

Buying guns for my right wing ideolism.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I’d rather not run-but I’ve been feeling rather tired lately-and I leave for work EARLY. ‘nite.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM

1) The tea party is at historic lows in terms of public opinion. In new Gallup polling, just 30 percent of people view the movement favorably; even one in three self-identified conservatives say the dislike the tea party. Condemning unpopular things is, you guessed it, popular.


This is the DUMBEST political statement EVER made.

The Tea Party is a grass roots movement.

What the FVCK do WE care about an UNPOPULARITY poll?

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 10:55 PM

cozmo on December 12, 2013 at 10:53 PM

;) her too…after SparkyPlugs.

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Hey ALyT,

Here is a song for coz

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:56 PM

1) The tea party is at historic lows in terms of public opinion. In new Gallup polling, just 30 percent of people view the movement favorably; even one in three self-identified conservatives say the dislike the tea party. Condemning unpopular things is, you guessed it, popular.

This is the DUMBEST political statement EVER made.

The Tea Party is a grass roots movement.

What the FVCK do WE care about an UNPOPULARITY poll?

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 10:55 PM

+ 1000

AllahsNippleHair on December 12, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Here is a song for coz

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Dude, get it right…

cozmo on December 12, 2013 at 10:57 PM

If Boehner had been at the Alamo, he would have been a sniper for Santa Anna.

VorDaj on December 12, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Oh enough with the BS of Republican civil war… The vast majority of Republicans in the house voted for the budget deal… The vast majority of House Republicans are not RINOS or CINOs…. 169 Republicans voted for it (73%) and 62 against it (27%)…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Why don’t you ask Dick Lugar and Bob Bennett and how the nonexistent GOP civil war worked out for their political careers?

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 10:59 PM

okay-i’m still here…but i really am leaving soon.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Not Bishop! *and my congress thing was one of the 94 nays. neener.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Mine too. Neen ;)

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:45 PM

.
Me three!

Neener, neener, neener!

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 11:00 PM

The trolls have infested the link within:

http://conservatives4palin.com/2013/12/governor-palin-read-my-lipstick-no-new-taxes.html

narciso on December 12, 2013 at 11:01 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Shut up. You have know idea how done we are with puss “r”‘ ‘s.

Freaking squish. Read your post today, and it makes me ill.

You are a fool.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

okay-i’m still here…but i really am leaving soon.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 10:59 PM

.
To borrow Schad’s Zen quote from last night ,,,

Even when you leave, you’re still here.

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Boehner at Normandy: “No, you go first!”

SouthernGent on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Via Ace

You’re lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns, and you know you’re not getting out. Your family is half-way around the world, 12,000 miles away, and you’ll never see them again. As the world starts to fade in and out, you know this is the day. Then, over the machine gun noise, you faintly hear that sound of a helicopter, and you look up to see an un-armed Huey, but it doesn’t seem real, because no Medi-Vac markings are on it.

Ed Freeman is coming for you. He’s not Medi-Vac, so it’s not his job, but he’s flying his Huey down into the machine gun fire, after the Medi-Vacs were ordered not to come.

He’s coming anyway.

And he drops it in, and sits there in the machine gun fire, as they load 2 or 3 of you on board.

Then he flies you up and out through the gunfire, to the Doctors and Nurses.

And, he kept coming back.. 13 more times… And took about 30 of you and your buddies out, who would never have gotten out.

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

If the TEA party is irrelevant then why did McConnell vote against the new budget?

30% is a bigger chunk of the electorate then “liberal” or any minority group. And it’s only 1/3 of republicans that oppose the TEA party. 60% of the GOP backs the TEA party per Gallup. And that 30% is passionate and active – not uninformed LIVs. 30% is not small. And it’s not 30% anyway. Those numbers change from month to month. Poll worshippers are always wrong – 100% of the time by my calculations.

BoxHead1 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

B9 hearts SP

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM

For what it’s worth, I love Sarah Palin, too.

TXUS on December 12, 2013 at 11:03 PM

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 10:43 PM
For what it’s worth, I love Sarah Palin, too.

TXUS on December 12, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Well..now that changes everything. ;)

bazil9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Vichy… that’s what you are. Common french whore.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Why don’t you ask Dick Lugar and Bob Bennett and how the nonexistent GOP civil war worked out for their political careers?

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 10:59 PM

What this has to do with the point that I made? The super vast majority in the House (73%) voted for the budget deal and the vast majority of them are conservatives… It seems that you want a Republican civil war just like the democrats want…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Well. It seems I’m no longer welcome in the Republican party. Thanks Boehner. Thank You Mitch McConnell. Thanks Paul Ryan. I can’t vote for a party that doesn’t respect me. If the tea party can’t win in the primaries, I’m sitting the general election out. This also goes for 2016. I may even just vote straight ‘D’ all the way down just to be an ass. (pun intended) I know Boehner and Ryan want to make the tent bigger, but I don’t see how this accomplishes that.

Corporal Tunnel on December 12, 2013 at 11:08 PM

The super vast majority

Narrative building uses beautiful, transcendent, and sublime language.

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Boehner should run for president on the Democrat ticket….

He could win..

Electrongod on December 12, 2013 at 11:09 PM

…someone said this on the other thread…” What SWalker said.”

KOOLAID2 on December 12, 2013 at 11:09 PM

This is the DUMBEST political statement EVER made.

The Tea Party is a grass roots movement.

What the FVCK do WE care about an UNPOPULARITY poll?

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 10:55 PM

I know. Do they ever take a poll on the popularity of liberals?

rickv404 on December 12, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Excellent post and someone ALWAYS worth being mentioned.

And I learned something I never knew by following your link back.

But it wasn’t until 2001 that Ed Freeman was awarded the Medal of Honor. He may be unique in that he fought in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam and each time in a different capacity (sailor, then infantryman, and finally pilot ).

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 11:11 PM

It seems that you want a Republican civil war just like the democrats want…

argumentum ad temperantiam

It’s almost as if a narrative was being built.

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:11 PM

What this has to do with the point that I made?

You’re not really this stupid, are you?

ROFL

The super vast majority in the House (73%) voted for the budget deal and the vast majority of them are conservatives… It seems that you want a Republican civil war just like the democrats want…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:06 PM

People like you and Boehner are followers, not leaders, who need to be shoved out of the way by people who aren’t afraid to make tough stands and stick to them…

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:11 PM

I spent the last ten years of my life studying Conlaw,, only to be called a “purist”.

Yea.. I guess I am.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:12 PM

I know. Do they ever take a poll on the popularity of liberals?

rickv404 on December 12, 2013 at 11:10 PM


They are taking LOTS of them now
… it’s called Obamacare and the prognosis is fatal.

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Shut up. You have know idea how done we are with puss “r”‘ ‘s.

Freaking squish. Read your post today, and it makes me ill.

You are a fool.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

You are nobody… You and your ilk of screamers on the internet are nobody… If you are of any importance and if your numbers are of any significance you will not find 73% of the Republicans in the House voting for the budget deal… Even on this forum that has thousands of members there are only few dozens who are constantly screaming and yelling and threatening the Republicans all and deluding themselves that they represent a majority of the base… You are nobody, a super tiny insignificant bunch of screamers who amount to nothing electorally…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

I spent the last ten years of my life studying Conlaw,, only to be called a “purist”.

Yea.. I guess I am.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:12 PM

I’ll buy you a shirt with “Purist” under a stylized Paul Ryan bust with the international no symbol superimposed.

I’m busy sewing scarlet “P”‘s onto my shirts.

:/

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Math is beyond them, the popularity stayed the same for the better part of two years, and the unpopularity ticked up slightly,

narciso on December 12, 2013 at 11:16 PM

You are nobody…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

You are entertaining when you inadvertently project like this! :)

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Quite a pronouncement. And… who are you?

thatsafactjack on December 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Wow. Another hotair circular squad. You would think the generic house poll wasn’t looking good for the dems because of obamacare or something.

WryTrvllr on December 12, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Maybe mnjg and spaghettio harvard boy can skool me.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM
My congressman, and the other GOP’ers who joined him in voting against this…surrender would beg to disagree with you.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

People like you and Boehner are followers, not leaders, who need to be shoved out of the way by people who aren’t afraid to make tough stands and stick to them…

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:11 PM

You are nothing but a stupid scream on the internet… Boehner was able to get the super vast majority of Republicans (73%) to vote for the budget deal… That is a leader… No one is going to move away from bunch of nobodies like you and your ilk… Keep screaming on the internet because that is the best you can do…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

The GOP is a twisted mess and it is unraveling…
Not. One. Red. Cent.

OmahaConservative on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

WryTrvllr on December 12, 2013 at 11:18 PM

Another astonishing pronouncement from on high.

If you don’t like HA, why are you here?

thatsafactjack on December 12, 2013 at 11:20 PM

there are only few dozens

ب_ب

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:20 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

You seem to be the only one screaming and calling people names.

thatsafactjack on December 12, 2013 at 11:21 PM

super vast majority

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Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Oh enough with the BS of Republican civil war… The vast majority of Republicans in the house voted for the budget deal… The vast majority of House Republicans are not RINOS or CINOs…. 169 Republicans voted for it (73%) and 62 against it (27%)…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Will you give it a rest, gasbag! This is QOTD, someone here will stab you in the trench and throw a sheared sheep on you.

AllahsNippleHair on December 12, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Strain Constipation

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2013 at 11:21 PM

You are nobody…
mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Yeah, we don’t want anyone else in the party but the herd, right? It sure feels great expelling all those nasty tea-turds from the GOP circus tent. Fack ‘em and good riddance or something.

Corporal Tunnel on December 12, 2013 at 11:22 PM

I agree with MG and Schad.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:22 PM

If the TEA party is irrelevant then why did McConnell vote against the new budget?

BoxHead1 on December 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Nice catch. (h/t KA2)

You are nobody, a super tiny insignificant bunch of screamers who amount to nothing electorally…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Ever hear the term “unsustainable” tossed around? Everyone used to use it, but it seems to have fallen out of fashion. Thing is, even Turbo-tax Timmy acknowledged its relevance before we hit the $17 trillion mark, and the entire Washington establishment singing kumbaya won’t get around it.

Move away from stupid and keep your hands in plain sight.

wolfsDad on December 12, 2013 at 11:22 PM

You are nobody, a super tiny insignificant bunch of screamers who amount to nothing electorally…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

look at gallup. 1 in 3 people are sympathetic to the TEA party. 60% of republicans like the TEA party. Liberals are a little south of 20%. Self identified moderates probably don’t measure. Most voters are apolitical and have no strong opinion ie their opinion changes quickly over time. The TEA party is still one of the largest , if not the largest, political party identification outside of Democrat and Republican. Mconnel opposed the Ryan budget, Why? because of a few screaming posts on HA?

BoxHead1 on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

You are nothing but a stupid scream on the internet… Boehner was able to get the super vast majority of Republicans (73%) to vote for the budget deal… That is a leader…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Or a fool..

Electrongod on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

You are entertaining when you inadvertently project like this! :)

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM

If I am in a tiny minority like you I would not delude myself that I am somebody who will amount to anything… You are nobody… An internet screamer who thinks that he is some macho guy and will destroy the Republican party and build a new party…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

thatsafactjack on December 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM

I’m thinking it was a sarc rant, perhaps substance-abuse related. If not, guns at the ready. ;-)

TXUS on December 12, 2013 at 11:24 PM

You are nobody…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

And you are a sell out…

Bend over….

Electrongod on December 12, 2013 at 11:24 PM

Another astonishing pronouncement from on high.

If you don’t like HA, why are you here?

thatsafactjack on December 12, 2013 at 11:20 PM

I’m into snuff films

WryTrvllr on December 12, 2013 at 11:25 PM

You are nothing but a stupid scream on the internet… Keep screaming on the internet because that is the best you can do…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:19 PM

You are nobody… An internet screamer…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

Keep on screaming this – you know, maybe one of these times you’ll start to actually believe it’s true!

For you, a true ninny:

Journey – “Don’t Stop Believing”

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:26 PM

You are nobody, a super tiny insignificant bunch of screamers who amount to nothing electorally…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Heh, congratulations presidents Dole, McCain and Romney, especially Romney.

Evening Nobodies. Ignore this utter fool.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2013 at 11:26 PM

You are nobody but a bunch of screaming non-people screaming on the internet who thinks he is a nacho destroying the GOP. Then go form your own tea party because I said so.

Trust me I am the majority are you are not the majority. Oh and you won’t amount to anything unless you listen to me or read a book.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:27 PM

YOU PEOPLE ARE A BUNCH OR INTERNET SCREAMERS. STOP YOUR SCREAMING SO I CAN SCREAM LIKE A WIDDLE CHIMP.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM

I agree with MG and Schad.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Evening Nobody, you, the one you gave Boehner the hammer in Jan. 2011.

Without you he’d still be Pelosi’s biatch…wait, he still is her biatch…carry on.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Another queer thread…

This is Cozmo’s theme.

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:29 PM

I’m just a sheared sheep in the vacant trench. A partisan. All lopsided with my ideals.

Buying guns for my right wing ideolism.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I’ll cover this end of the trench for ya.

Midas on December 12, 2013 at 11:29 PM

you gave = who gave

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2013 at 11:29 PM

What should the R’s do after they win the Senate? How will anything be different than now?

blink on December 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Just trust him, like Boehner and his “72 hours” promise – things will be different then, somehow! :)

Anti-Control on December 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM

You are nobody… An internet screamer who thinks that he is some macho guy and will destroy the Republican party and build a new party…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:23 PM

The GOP needs no help in it’s destruction, it is doing that very well on it’s own.

Corporal Tunnel on December 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

I TOO AM TIRED of these incessant screamers. We have much in common. I like blue, how bout you?

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM

It pleases me that you think I’m nobody.

I hope you keep thinking that.

There are many millions of me.

wolly4321 on December 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM

If the tea parties were irrelevant Boner and turtle McConnell would have no need to attack them.

Yet they rant against as they sell their souls for the thirty pieces of silver. I think Boner and McConnell realize their ride on the gravy train is ending as primaries approach so they’re selling out for what they can while they still can.

viking01 on December 12, 2013 at 11:31 PM

YOU PEOPLE ARE A BUNCH OR INTERNET SCREAMERS. STOP YOUR SCREAMING SO I CAN SCREAM LIKE A WIDDLE CHIMP.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Would look H.A.W.T. in 76 pt font! Bolded!

Murphy9 on December 12, 2013 at 11:31 PM

What this has to do with the point that I made? The super vast majority in the House (73%) voted for the budget deal and the vast majority of them are conservatives… It seems that you want a Republican civil war just like the democrats want…

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:06 PM

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Since I generally classify you as a troll, I’ve ignored your “surrender monkey” posts …

… but since I haven’t OFFICIALLY *POOF*’d you as one, I’ll make a couple of observations, not for your benefit … because that’s hopeless where a “surrender monkey” is concerned … but for the edification of others from your comments:

1) The GOPe Donor Class declared this war in a NYT article in October:

I posted this link http://tinyurl.com/lzzpw8u repeatedly yesterday so Boehner & Co’s sudden capitulation would be seen in the appropriate light – the moneymen publicly taking the GOPe leadership to task in a NYT article.

While both parties have extreme elements, he suggested, only in the G.O.P. did the extreme element exercise real power. “The extreme right has 90 seats in the House,” Mr. Echevarria said. “Occupy Wall Street has no seats.”

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Equating the TEA Party elected/supported congresspersons with the Occupy Wall Street hooligans/thugs/rapists isn’t worth one single word of denunciation?

“Nothing to see here, move along!”

Except Joe Echevarria, the chief executive of Deloitte, the accounting and consulting firm has as his clients the health insurance and pharmaceutical companies who will be raking in BILLIONS from the Obamacare deals they got in return for their support of the law.

OH! … and the Too Big Too Jail banks are also Deloitte’s clients who get $ 85 billion per year in government subsidies IN ADDITION to the $ 85 billion/month of interest free money they get from QE Forever.

Just a little $ 1 trillion conflict of interest & motives on Mr Echevarria’s part.

The GOPe and the GOPe-media are not going to fight what their DONOR CLASS wants

PolAgnostic on October 11, 2013 at 12:41 PM

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2) “Benedict” Boehner pulled out ALL the stops and underhanded plays (3 days for the public changes to less than 48 hours to fvck the Constitution) to bring every bit of pressure he could AND had the GOPe-media in on the “rounding error” game BEFORE the announcement to meet his MASTERS’s demands for OPEN warfare.

Why are you wasting your time here? They’d slobber all over you over at HuffPo?

Oh yeah, *POOF*, you’re a troll!

PolAgnostic on December 12, 2013 at 11:32 PM

mnjg on December 12, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Please accept this certificate of importance from me. It makes you more important than the others. Read the small print too.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:32 PM

What should the R’s do after they win the Senate? How will anything be different than now?

blink on December 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM

blink…
Your question can only be replied with..

“Internet Scream”…

LOL…

mnjg…you make me laugh…

Electrongod on December 12, 2013 at 11:32 PM

I like blue, how bout you?

SparkPlug on December 12, 2013 at 11:30 PM

LOL

Electrongod on December 12, 2013 at 11:33 PM

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