Quotes of the day

posted at 10:01 pm on January 29, 2014 by Allahpundit

Congressional Republicans are taking President Obama to court over his use of executive power to sidestep Congress

“We can go to court,” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said. “We haven’t got many more options except [to] tell the American people that we’re seeing an abuse of the intent of the Constitution.”

Republicans have launched a salvo of legal actions to challenge the president on issues ranging from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs…

GOP lawmakers argue the administration’s selective enforcement of the healthcare law amounts to an unconstitutional exercise of power. They point to the administration’s decisions to delay health insurance requirements, cap out-of-pocket costs and expand the employer mandate penalty.

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Despite anticipation that President Barack Obama would seize on his authority to act without U.S. congressional approval, his State of the Union speech appeared to mention only a handful of executive actions that could face legal challenges.

In his Tuesday night speech, Obama stayed away from the kind of bold, detailed proposals that some lawmakers and media pundits said beforehand would shake up his relationship with Congress, legal experts said afterward.

He vowed to act on his own but offered modest or vague ideas that hardly stretched what Americans think of as a president’s power, and that were unlikely to send business organizations rushing to file many lawsuits in courthouses…

“The theme was clearly there,” Levey said. “It might have been a little more conciliatory, a little less explicit than I anticipated.”

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The president’s taste for unilateral action to circumvent Congress should concern every citizen, regardless of party or ideology. The great 18th-century political philosopher Montesquieu observed: “There can be no liberty where the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or body of magistrates.” America’s Founding Fathers took this warning to heart, and we should too.

Rule of law doesn’t simply mean that society has laws; dictatorships are often characterized by an abundance of laws. Rather, rule of law means that we are a nation ruled by laws, not men. That no one—and especially not the president—is above the law. For that reason, the U.S. Constitution imposes on every president the express duty to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.”…

In the more than two centuries of our nation’s history, there is simply no precedent for the White House wantonly ignoring federal law and asking private companies to do the same. As my colleague Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa asked, “This was the law. How can they change the law?”

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Executive orders like the one he will employ to raise the minimum wage paid by federal contractors may be the only route available to the president given deep hostility from the Republican majority in the House and a Congress increasingly focused on the 2014 elections rather than Barack Obama’s legacy.

But with some notable exceptions, only so much can be delivered through the president’s pen if he is not using it to sign legislation. He cannot raise the minimum wage for most workers, overhaul the Social Security system, grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, reorder spending and taxes, or even make necessary fixes to the health care law…

“There is nothing like legislation,” said Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago mayor, the president’s first chief of staff and a former House member who advocates the strong use of executive power. “But given the challenges that are mounting, the country cannot afford Congress to go M.I.A.”

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Here’s a rough test. The president can exercise some legislative powers when i) Congress has delegated such power to the president by statute – most executive orders implement statutorily-given discretion, OR, ii) the President is exercising one of his office’s inherent constitutional powers.

For the domestic policy issues the President addresses in the State of the Union, inherent presidential powers are an unlikely source – national economic policy falls squarely within Congress’s purview. However, numerous statutes or gaps in statutes may have given the President the patchwork of authority that he will try to leverage to advance his policy goals – we will see. In such situations, the presidential action is constitutional. So that is what to look for: statutory authorization.

But if the president does have some kind of statutory authority, he is not “bypassing Congress” – he is serving it. That is, he is using the power given by Congress in the past, and which the current congress has chosen not to repeal.

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But there are limits. Because executive orders are intended first and foremost to direct the conduct of the executive branch, they must be sensitive to diverse opinions and interests within the executive branch. Typically, the interagency consultation needed to produce executive orders is neither quick nor simple.

Nor are these orders self-executing. The more of them there are, and the more controversial they are within the executive branch, the less likely it is that they will be enforced. Shortly after leaving office, Bill Clinton told an interviewer, “One of the things that I was frustrated about when I was president was that . . . I’d issue all these executive orders, and then you can never be 100% sure that they were implemented.” The Obama White House, which has not always given implementation the attention it needs, will have to raise its game.

Compared with legislating in our system of separated powers, issuing executive orders always looks easier and faster. But inadequate checks and balances can lead to ill-considered actions based on erroneous information, especially when national security seems to be at stake. FDR’s post-Pearl Harbor internment of 110,000 Japanese-Americans remains a blot on our nation’s honor. In the wake of 9/11, executive-branch decisions concerning intelligence collection and interrogations techniques have proved controversial and damaging.

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[T]his is less about his actions, and more about how they stand as a rebuke to the last three years of GOP behavior. Since taking control of the House in 2011, Republicans have committed themselves to blockading as much of the administration as possible. They’ve filibustered nominees, blocked appointments, and killed legislation, regardless of whether they stood with on the merits. Their only concern—their only goal—was to damage Obama’s credibility and keep the White House from scoring any points…

Obama’s executive actions are a response to public concern, and one that Republicans can’t match, on account of their paltry agenda. Instead, the plan is to snipe at the president’s proposal—to paint it as unconstitutional—in hopes that they can tarnish the attempt and keep Obama from salvaging his job approval.

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Off-year elections tend to be won and lost over which party turns out their base. This is why Republicans will continue to assail Obama’s use of executive power. By the same token, there is a political upside for Obama to sign more orders. It’s not just about policy. His base cheers these moves.

All of which means the debate will probably linger as we approach the midterm elections…

Executive orders can’t be undone by Congress. But they can be reversed by a new president. That means we may hear yet more about them as the 2016 elections approaches — especially on the Republican primary side.

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thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:03 PM

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Nice turn and tune!! :)

Scrumpy on January 29, 2014 at 11:04 PM

I shall return, bbl!

Scrumpy on January 29, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Scrumpy on January 29, 2014 at 11:04 PM

lol! I like this one. Glad you do, too. :)

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Scrumpy on January 29, 2014 at 11:02 PM

I will have her email you, everything has changed, but she is so happy and loving it:)

Missouri Border trash, you know, like my hero Josey Wales;)

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:07 PM

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:07 PM

It’s wonderful, indeed, to hear that you’re happy. We were all pulling for you both. :)

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Yay, J. and Marsh Fox are back :)

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:08 PM

FB friend just posted this. ROTFL!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Good evening, my friend. :) It’s wonderful to see you, perhaps even more than always.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Just wanted to post this:

Highway 280 outside of Birmingham, Ala.

Chick-fil-A Employees Brave Snowstorm to Feed Stranded Drivers

by Lisa De PasqualeJan 29, 2014 11:56 AM PT

“Our store is about a mile and a half from the interstate and it took me two hours to get there,” manager Audrey Pitt said. “It was a parking lot as far as I could see.”

“We cooked several hundred sandwiches and stood out on both sides of 280 and handed out the sandwiches to anyone we could get to – as long as we had food to give out.”

The staffers braved the falling snow and ice and Chick-fil-A refused to take a single penny for their sandwiches.

http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2014/01/29/Chick-fil-A-Employees-Brave-Snowstorm-to-Feed-Stranded-Drivers

May God Bless these Employees. What a beautiful deed.

bluefox on January 29, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Little Wing – SRV

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:12 PM

OK. Had to finally kick the cat outta my chair.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:14 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-KEnU9TBmQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player.

We need some of that on the Potomac.

wolly4321 on January 29, 2014 at 11:14 PM

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Good to see that “Gravity” didn’t drag you down. Hopefully your compatriots are warm and safe, given all around you.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:08 PM

I am but it will be off and on my old friend, still much living to do, and prepping;)

I am where you are, they are all the same, and we are on our own, but that is the way it should have always been!

Have something for you I think you will appreciate from our first libertarian president:

When we consider that this government is charged with the external and mutual relations only of these states; that the states themselves have principal care of our persons, our property, and our reputation, constituting the great field of human concerns, we may well doubt whether our organization is not too complicated, too expensive; whether offices or officers have not been multiplied unnecessarily, and sometimes injuriously to the service they were meant to promote. I will cause to be laid before you an essay toward a statement of those who, under public employment of various kinds, draw money from the treasury or from our citizens. Time has not permitted a perfect enumeration, the ramifications of office being too multipled and remote to be completely traced in a first trial. Among those who are dependent on executive discretion, I have begun the reduction of what was deemed necessary.

TJ

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:19 PM

OK. Had to finally kick the cat outta my chair.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Mine is losing his balls on Monday. Best. Birthday. Present. Ever…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:15 PM

We’re fine here. It’s supposed to get up to about 53 degrees tomorrow. That storm missed us. Thanks for asking, though. :)

Unfortunately my absence was fulfilling a sad duty. I helped lay an old and dear friend to rest. I just returned home earlier today.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:20 PM

May God Bless these Employees. What a beautiful deed.

bluefox on January 29, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Ditto .
Also,thank God that there was no Planned Parenthood nearby that freeway,
those babykilling broads would have given free abortions to women waiting in their cars …..

burrata on January 29, 2014 at 11:21 PM

The Sky Is Crying – SRV

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Mine is losing his balls on Monday. Best. Birthday. Present. Ever…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:19 PM

That may not stop him from spraying.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Any pol who stood and applauded when Dog Eater said he would move around Congress at the SOTU last night should be committing Hari Kiri right now.

Bishop on January 29, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Why the Ds are never liberals, never, only leftist fascist thugs.

————
Honda, you voted for this azzhole and w/b advised to go consume more of you know what.

———–
On obama’s brother and his muzzie garb – Michelled looked like an inverted open parachute. Next year she’ll be semi-covered in her face and in the last round she’ll be covered, like in Afghanistan.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Sorry for your loss Jackie, I really am, hopefully time will leave only the good memories.

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM

That may not stop him from spraying.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:22 PM

He hasn’t started yet. Preventative measure. He will be three months old on my birthday…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM

He hasn’t started yet. Preventative measure. He will be three months old on my birthday…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM

JR had his cut when he was young. I’ve caught him spraying in the house 5 times now. Twice on my sport coat.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:24 PM

MarshFox, how you doing brother? Good to see you on the board. ; )

Bmore on January 29, 2014 at 11:26 PM

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Thank you, MarshFox. Very kind of you, indeed. :) Life scuffs us up from time to time.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:26 PM

JR had his cut when he was young. I’ve caught him spraying in the house 5 times now. Twice on my sport coat.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Ratso will be dead if he tries that shit. I don’t care if he is a $400 dollar purebred Siamese…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:27 PM

Marsh Fox, indeed, indeed.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:28 PM

Someday After Awhile – Bonamassa

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Unfortunately my absence was fulfilling a sad duty. I helped lay an old and dear friend to rest. I just returned home earlier today.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Sorry to hear. Friends are often more precious than family, the few true good ones anyway.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:30 PM

FB friend just posted this. ROTFL!

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:09 PM

.
Scrolled down through it, then emailed the link to several family members.

Yeah, it was worth it … : )

listens2glenn on January 29, 2014 at 11:30 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:30 PM

Indeed.

She was my mentor, much older, and she went quickly after a rich and full life. I’ll miss her, but she’d say… “Get on with it. Much to do. Much to feel. Much to see.”

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Bmore on January 29, 2014 at 11:26 PM

Working on going all Josey Wales in Missouri, 2 1/2 years and we are there. Glad I can get back on from time to time, but alas I must go, well not really, a beautiful woman is calling me, and I am not sad about leaving and going to her at all.

Have fun tonight my friend and drop me a line sometime on my email.

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:32 PM

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Goodnight, MarshFox, you fortunate man. :) Sleep well.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Mine is losing his balls on Monday. Best. Birthday. Present. Ever…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:19 PM

.
Remind me never to ask you for a Christmas present.

PolAgnostic on January 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Will do. ; )

Bmore on January 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Good night all:)

MarshFox on January 29, 2014 at 11:34 PM

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Way to go, at any age.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:34 PM

PolAgnostic on January 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Heh…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Good Night Mr and Mrs Marshfox!! God Bless you both :)

Scrumpy on January 29, 2014 at 11:37 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:34 PM

The only thing I’d have wished more for her would have been for her to have been laughing merrily at the time.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:37 PM

On Monday Jimmy Fallon’s show reporters asked people on the streets “How did you like the SOTU?”, when it hadn’t even taken place.

Myriad of them were asked and not one said “It’s tomorrow” or “I have not seen it”. All, to a T, gave a made up answer.

These morons vote and suck on the national tit, and breed.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Figures…

OmahaConservative on January 29, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Nite Marsh Fox and be safe.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:38 PM

I’d sure like to see that clip.

Those are almost as good as Del’s handpicked loon comments.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:39 PM

A Soul That’s Been Abused – Robillard/Earle

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:40 PM

The GOP have sold their souls. They’d sell our American citizens, the nation, the constitution, the rule of law… all to dance to the tune of their donors… in hopes of garnering votes they’ll never get… sacrificing the votes they had… and giving away an election that was pretty much a sure thing.

I’ll never vote for any member of the political class that supports amnesty, or has a hand in passing an amnesty. Ever.

It doesn’t matter to me if the person trampling American citizens rights, the constitution, the rule of law, has a ‘D’ or an ‘R’ after their name. It’s all one and the same to me.

When the GOP takes up passing the agenda of the Democrats, I can’t find any reason to vote for them. The outcome of such an election means nothing to me.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:47 PM

GOP CRAFTS PLAN TO WRECK THE COUNTRY, LOSE VOTERS
January 29, 2014

As House Republicans prepare to sell out the country on immigration this week, Phyllis Schlafly has produced a stunning report on how immigration is changing the country. The report is still embargoed, but someone slipped me a copy, and it’s too important to wait.

Leave aside the harm cheap labor being dumped on the country does to the millions of unemployed Americans. What does it mean for the Republican Party?

Citing surveys from the Pew Research Center, the Pew Hispanic Center, Gallup, NBC News, Harris polling, the Annenberg Policy Center, Latino Decisions, the Center for Immigration Studies and the Hudson Institute, Schlafly’s report overwhelmingly demonstrates that merely continuing our current immigration policies spells doom for the Republican Party.

Immigrants — all immigrants — have always been the bulwark of the Democratic Party. For one thing, recent arrivals tend to be poor and in need of government assistance. Also, they’re coming from societies that are far more left-wing than our own. History shows that, rather than fleeing those policies, they bring their cultures with them. (Look at what New Yorkers did to Vermont.)

This is not a secret. For at least a century, there’s never been a period when a majority of immigrants weren’t Democrats.

Go see Drudge, for the picture, and to see the traitors on display.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:47 PM

Almost forgot one of the most important of King Obama’s titles…

Prince of Fools.

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Troll clean up needed on the Rubio thread. Go look.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Hi MG. I would have been able to blog sooner but my Android gave me a super important update prolly because they know in need the latest whereas the other pikers can just use the old stuff.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:49 PM

I must say my phone is acting different now. Not sure it’s any better just different.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:49 PM

J., you’re on a roll.

How about:

Devil among Fools
Soros’ Puppy
Michelle’s Beard (she’s got Valerie)
Nobody with a pen/phone

PolAgnostic nailed him best

Clothes without an Emperor

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Troll clean up needed on the Rubio thread. Go look.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Lemme see!

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Ok things are snappier for sure.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

It’s terrific for ethnic lobbyists whose political clout will skyrocket the more foreign-born Americans we have.

And it’s fantastic for the Democrats, who are well on their way to a permanent majority, so they can completely destroy the last remnants of what was once known as “the land of the free.”

The only ones opposed to our current immigration policies are the people.

But are they going to give John Boehner a job when he’s no longer House speaker, as some big business lobbyist will?

Will they help Marco Rubio run for president on the claim that, as a Cuban, he can appeal to Hispanics? (Fat chance.)

Will they bundle contributions for Eric Cantor’s re-election, as well-heeled donors will?

Will they be enough to re-elect Kevin McCarthy to Congress so he can keep his gold-plated government health insurance?

Will they be the ones writing Darrell Issa’s flattering New York Times obituary?

Sorry, Americans. You lose.

America, YOU will be finished off by the traitorous Rs, not the thuggish Ds.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Gee, I hope I, uh, don’t get MERMed…

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:52 PM

No doubt about it the upgrade rocks.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

All excellent additions. :)

How about ‘Wielder of the Obamaphone…Player with Pens’?

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Republicans on suicide watch.

Hmm. Even Admiral Boorda committed soooiciiideee…

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Here you go Lance. It’s a dipsh*t Ronulan(but I repeat myself):Ron Paul didn’t wash you out of boot camp because you are an uncoordinated dork so you couldn’t go shoot brown people you ridiculous loser. You don’t have a fraction of Ron Paul’s integrity or talent you utter failure of a human being.

For those of you that think I am being mean to poor little ALT, please recall that she has repeatedly and vociferously accused ALL Paul supporters of being anti-Semite, white supremacist racists. She has never recanted these disgusting allegations .

She then got booted from here for a spell for saying “w–backs” referring to Hispanics. The same person that has the audacity to refer to Paul supporters as racist, gets booted for racist comments . Can’t make this up.

iwasbornwithit on January 29, 2014 at 11:37 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:55 PM

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Good evening, Spark. :)

I certainly think you should receive priority on those updates. You put your phone to extraordinarily good use and important tasks. :)

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:56 PM

I agree with MG about her note to Schad who said MG was on a roll and Twerp is a troll.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:56 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 29, 2014 at 11:55 PM

I saw it.

I just don’t know how to react to it. He obviously don’t know you’re not a dude.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:58 PM

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Yep. Most people will get their upgrade later in April. But AT&T knows I need the extra modem power to complete my duties since they prolly watch what I do like all my fans.

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:59 PM

SparkPlug on January 29, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Don’t make me bite you.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:58 PM

He should have noticed her nips.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Lonely Boy Blues – Geils/Robillard/Beaudoin

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Off-year elections tend to be won and lost over which party turns out their base

I guess this is why the Republicans are increasing spending, increasing taxes, increasing the debt, discussing amnesty, and discussing further raising taxes to pay for their Obamacare replacement boondoggle. That’ll get their conservative base out for sure!!!

besser tot als rot on January 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Due to my department change-I wasn’t given a time to go in tomm. I’m picking what time I’ll show up. LoL

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM

I got my medieval Knight armor on and chain mail which helps against Twerp bites. But it’s awfully hot in here and hard to move around. I could use some wd40.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:01 AM

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Yeah-I’d bite him too.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 12:02 AM

Lonely Boy Blues – Geils/Robillard/Beaudoin

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM

J. Geils has gotten FAT!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:02 AM

Lanceman never gets Mermed. He dishes out the Merms.

Lanceman will Merm you.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Those are almost as good as Del’s handpicked loon comments.

Lanceman on January 29, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Can’t find it but it was hilarious, on the Kelly show, I think.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:04 AM

I case you pikers haven’t noticed, MG is the hottie with the nice rack who has a writing brain second to none.

Plus her story telling brain is first to none.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:05 AM

Can’t find it but it was hilarious, on the Kelly show, I think.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Perhaps Daily Crawler will have it tomorrow.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:05 AM

I had a possum in my garbage can, trying to get out. had to grab a shovel and tip the can over to get his ugly ass out of it. He ran like hell once I let him loose. Man, it sucks smoking on the porch…

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2014 at 12:06 AM

How about ‘Wielder of the Obamaphone…Player with Pens’?

thatsafactjack on January 29, 2014 at 11:53 PM

.
President of the Puerile Pen

PolAgnostic on January 30, 2014 at 12:06 AM

Now… that was some conversation… I am going to watch TV. Wowie… the natives are mean.

petunia on January 30, 2014 at 12:07 AM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:02 AM

lol! Well, he’s definitely filled out some since the early years.

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Maybe you had buttered lobster remnants in you garbage can and Moochelle was prowling around afraid some critter might get what’s rightfully hers.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Buchanan: Boehner Will Lose Speakership if He Pushes for Immigration Reform

As he should…but he doesn’t care. He’ll be rich.

They will sell the land, the constitution and the kids, all for dough.

Throw every single one who’s a traitor out, with zero exceptions.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:08 AM

Perhaps Daily Crawler will have it tomorrow.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:05 AM

Please post it here, if you find. It’s in the category of “Truly stupid Americans”, same as the phone lady video and similar.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM

Wood Evening…

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:05 AM

lol! Thank you, Spark. *Smooooch* ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM

the natives are mean.

petunia on January 30, 2014 at 12:07 AM

Find your meds, soon. We haven’t heard from Lourdes in a while.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Meredith needs to be here too.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Please post it here, if you find. It’s in the category of “Truly stupid Americans”, same as the phone lady video and similar.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM

This was freakin’ hilarious if they didn’t vote

obama pardons the sequester to Portugul.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 12:10 AM

I hear those are ‘free’ on ObamaCare these days, right along with unlimited ‘free’ birth control.

Just don’t require a cancer specialist, or coronary care, or renal care…

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Meredith needs to be here too.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Shaddap, you! Next you’ll have that freakin’ hagfish here helping petrollia wreck the thread!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 12:14 AM

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:08 AM

LOLZ!

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Wow, who let petunia in?

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Let It Burn – The Amazing Rhythm Aces

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:15 AM

OmahaConservative on January 30, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Good evening, Omaha. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:16 AM

Doodler In Chief

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:17 AM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on January 30, 2014 at 12:18 AM

Either there is an unofficial Axecott enforce or a flock of zombie necromancers stole his compiler.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 12:20 AM

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