Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on January 30, 2014 by Allahpundit

A one-page “standards for immigration reform” document released by House Republican leaders on Thursday calls for a path to legal status — but not citizenship — for many of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country, as well as “an opportunity for legal residence and citizenship” for young immigrants brought here illegally by their parents…

Initial reaction from Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, indicated that his party would consider the principles a starting point in negotiations.

“While these standards are certainly not everything we would agree with, they leave a real possibility that Democrats and Republicans, in both the House and Senate, can in some way come together and pass immigration reform that both sides can accept,” Mr. Schumer said in a statement. “It is a long, hard road, but the door is open.”

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the co-author of the Senate immigration reform bill, praised House GOP leaders for issuing a set of immigration reform principles that reflect the Senate bill.

“I think they’re fine,” he said. “I will support everything they’re doing and certainly will not take shots from the sidelines.”…

“I think most people in their right mind should be glad that we’re seeing movement on the House side,” he said. “If you’re going to start carping at them on the first day when they put out principles, then you’re not serious about immigration reform.

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When it comes to immigration reform, a number of lawmakers at the House GOP retreat in Cambridge, Md. seem to be open to the idea of providing some form of legal status to illegal immigrants that would stop short of citizenship…

“It’s an interesting question,” said Representative Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.). “It’s an interesting question. If you legalize somebody without a pathway to citizenship, you’re creating, in essence, a class of people that have no chance of becoming citizens. Maybe you give that chance to their children. That’s one of the debates I’ve heard.”…

Republican Study Committee chairman Steve Scalise of Louisiana repeatedly changed the subject when asked about immigration reform, but did stress the importance of border security, and said that it was incumbent on President Obama to “show good faith that he’s willing to enforce the laws of the land.”

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Let’s not forget enforcement, which is a critical part of immigration overhaul from a GOP perspective. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said this in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper immediately following the release of the principles: “The approach that that we want to take is not ‘trust but verify’ but ‘verify and trust,’” he said. That’s a not-so-veiled knock on President Obama for flouting the GOP’s wishes in any number of areas, including immigration, by acting unilaterally without congressional sign-off…

Within minutes of the draft leaking, its content received both push-back and support. Business Roundtable called it “a positive step forward on the path to fixing America’s broken immigration system.” The AFL-CIO shot it down because it lacks a pathway to citizenship, with President Richard Trumka calling it “a flimsy document that only serves to underscore the callous attitude Republicans have toward our nation’s immigrants.” Heritage Action spokesman Dan Holler called the principles “a full embrace of amnesty.”

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In three essential components, the GOP leaders’ plan appears to be similar to the Senate Democrat / White House plan: it grants work permits almost immediately to illegal immigrants to compete against unemployed Americans for any job; it substantially expands the flow of new immigrant workers, including a drastic surge in unskilled workers; and it provides amnesty and the ability for a large number of those here illegally to apply for citizenship through green cards.

In the rush to pass an immigration bill, there has been a near absence of any serious thought about the conditions facing American workers. The last 40 years has been a period of record immigration to the U.S., with the last 10 years seeing more new arrivals than any prior 10-year period in history. This trend has coincided with wage stagnation, enormous growth in welfare programs, and a shrinking workforce participation rate. A sensible, conservative approach would focus on lifting those living here today, both immigrant and native-born, out of poverty and into the middle class before doubling or tripling the level of immigration into the U.S.

A sensible immigration policy would also listen to the opinion of the American people. Not the opinions of the paid-for consultants trotted out with their agenda-driven polls to GOP member meetings but the actual, honest opinion of the people who sent us here. There is a reason why none of the corporate-funded ads for amnesty breathe a word about doubling immigration levels. According to Rasmussen Reports, working and middle class Americans strongly oppose large expansions of our already generous immigration system. Those earning under $30,000 prefer a reduction to an increase by an overwhelming 3-1 margin.

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“In order to reform our immigration code, and I agree that we need to reform it, we need to undertake this in a step-by-step fashion, and the very first thing we need to do is secure the border,” Lee said when asked for his reaction to the drama unfolding at the House GOP conference retreat. “And we also need to reform our antiquated, outdated visa system – our legal immigration processes.”

“Once those things are done, once those things are in place and have been verified, then we’ll be in a better place to figure out how to treat the eleven million people who are here illegally with dignity and respect for the rule of law,” he explained. “But these things can’t be wrapped together all at once. We need to undertake those first two steps first and complete them before we move on to the third.”

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A victory for the president’s immigration agenda would dispirit many in the conservative base while also damaging Republican efforts with the working class. But, even if conservatives are able to stop a big-government anti-integration and anti-opportunity immigration bill, the months of in-fighting will have taken their toll on party unity and grassroots energy.

The past 24 hours give a taste of how sharp that in-fighting could be. A BuzzFeed story today quoted Republicans attacking fellow Republicans as racist. For example, an unnamed Southern Republican member of Congress implied that the racial anxiety of the conservative base was behind some of his or her colleagues’ opposition to the president’s immigration agenda: “Part of it, I think — and I hate to say this, because these are my people — but I hate to say it, but it’s racial.” Apparently, some Republicans are practicing in hopes of becoming MSNBC primetime hosts.

If the House chooses to continue to wade into the immigration debate, this kind of racially inflammatory rhetoric will continue and likely escalate. And if Republicans are going to attack fellow GOPers as racists, one can only imagine the demagogic vitriol pouring out of the left on this issue.

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“Right now, Republican leadership in both chambers is aggressively urging Members to stand down on virtually every front: on the continuing resolution, on the budget, on the farm bill, on the debt ceiling,” Cruz said. “They may or may not be right, but their argument is that we should focus exclusively on Obamacare and on jobs. In that context, why on earth would the House dive into immigration right now? It makes no sense, unless you’re Harry Reid. Republicans are poised for an historic election this fall–a conservative tidal wave much like 2010. The biggest thing we could do to mess that up would be if the House passed an amnesty bill–or any bill perceived as an amnesty bill–that demoralized voters going into November.”…

“Anyone pushing an amnesty bill right now should go ahead and put a ‘Harry Reid for Majority Leader’ bumper sticker on their car, because that will be the likely effect if Republicans refuse to listen to the American people and foolishly change the subject from Obamacare to amnesty,” he said.

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“I’m very skeptical that anything’s going to happen between now and November, other than to change the subject from Obamacare,” Cornyn said. “I honestly don’t think [it] is advantageous to us between now and November to engage in the divisive discussion about immigration.”…

“What I would prefer is for us to have this discussion in earnest when Republicans are in the majority in the Senate and in the House, and then we can control the bills that go across the floor and look for areas where we can achieve some consensus, but particularly with border security and enforcement,” Cornyn said. “That’s got to happen before we get any public confidence in the federal government’s ability to deal with this.”

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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.

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A country that will not control its borders cannot survive…

d1carter on January 30, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Bishop-a-saurus…?

JohnGalt23 on January 30, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Si se pueda!

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:43 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Quatro senor!

Lo siento!

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Yawn, the MSNBC thing would have been more fun.

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

O_o

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

A country that will not control its borders cannot survive…

d1carter on January 30, 2014 at 10:43 PM

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Racist.

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:45 PM

bishbop ?
Don’t really care .. just wanna say hey, and bless all who enter QOTD.
:-)

pambi on January 30, 2014 at 10:46 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

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Quatro senor!

Lo siento!

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

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CHEATER ! . . . . . . Booooooooooooh hissssssssssss . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Leave it to the Republicans to save vulnerable Democrats, LOL.

Punchenko on January 30, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Geeze, y’all ain’t noobs, or twelve, no more. What’s with the thing about wanting to be first?

No life?

Me either, but I don’t advertise it.

Oh wait, yes I do…

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Initial reaction from Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, indicated that his party would consider the principles a starting point in negotiations.

“While these standards are certainly not everything we would agree with, they leave a real possibility that Democrats and Republicans, in both the House and Senate, can in some way come together and pass immigration reform that both sides can accept,” Mr. Schumer said in a statement. “It is a long, hard road, but the door is open.”

The b!tches are never happy, but let’s negotiate with them like it’s 1986!

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Great. Immigration. Could this be about Shrillary or Melitha Harrith-Perry or oblowmecare? Nooo.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:49 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Quatro senor!

Lo siento!

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Lolz!

Bmore on January 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM

LANCEMAN!

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Great. Immigration. Could this be about Shrillary or Melitha Harrith-Perry or oblowmecare? Nooo.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:49 PM

There will be plenty Hillary QOTD when she becomes POTUS in 2016 after the GOP rams through an amnesty and the Democrats take credit (and the future votes of the amnestied).

Punchenko on January 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM

JACKSON!

If Bea Arthur married Sting she’d be BeaSting!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

“It’s an interesting question,” said Representative Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.).

No.

No, it’s really not.

Hawkins1701 on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

I feel our morale falling back.

But we must rise to the occasion and fight the traitorous RINOs like Ryan. We must stop this betrayal.

anotherJoe on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Si! Se mierda.

ElectricPhase on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

LOL!

I know where there’s a troll, Lanceman. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:54 PM

I know where there’s a troll, Lanceman. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:54 PM

They ain’t here. Which is a shame…

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Hi Merm.

Hey who put the gunk in Twerps hair?

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 10:55 PM

He’s running around on the other thread. ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Gulch?

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:55 PM

He’s running around on the other thread. ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Great. Immigration. Could this be about Shrillary or Melitha Harrith-Perry or oblowmecare? Nooo.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:49 PM

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There will be plenty Hillary QOTD when she becomes POTUS in 2016 after the GOP rams through an amnesty and the Democrats take credit (and the future votes of the amnestied).

Punchenko on January 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM

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I think it should have been about this ‘GreenRoom’ thread Ed posted this morning.

I tried to talk him into moving it to the Main page, but he didn’t.

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Initial reaction from Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, indicated that his party would consider the principles a starting point in negotiations.

“While these standards are certainly not everything we would agree with, they leave a real possibility that Democrats and Republicans, in both the House and Senate, can in some way come together and pass immigration reform that both sides can accept,” Mr. Schumer said in a statement. “It is a long, hard road, but the door is open.”

If this piece of sh!t were to pass and be signed into law, what’s the over-under on how much time it will take for Schumer, et al., to crash the camerazzis and demand full citizenship and voting rights? My guess is 53 seconds.

TXUS on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

He’s running around on the other thread. ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

That one’s all worn out. We need a fresh one.

ElectricPhase on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Nope.

Here it is: House GOP releases its “Standards for Immigration Reform”

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I tried to talk him into moving it to the Main page, but he didn’t.

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Too bad. It’s troll-bait.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

TXUS on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

As a very astute poster remarked the other evening:” just as long as it took him to get out of his seat when it passes and walk outside to the waiting press crew. ”

Good evening, TXUS. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:58 PM

90 frackin’ pages!?

And who let hagfish in?

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Java!

Bmore on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Here it is: House GOP releases its “Standards for Immigration Reform”

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Nope. I purposely avoid those idiotic immigration reform dealies. We don’t need any goddamned reform. I-9 form. Verification. If you’re constantly caught using illegal Mexicans, you get fined heavily.

Pretty simple.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

ElectricPhase on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

lol! Yes, they don’t make them like they used to. They get wound up to tightly so quickly.

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

.
Quatro senor!

Lo siento!

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

.

First, second, THIRD ?

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Lolz!

Bmore on January 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM

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It’s not funny, Bmore, he CHEATED !
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I’m almost laughing as hard as I did the last time, too … : )

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Java!

Bmore on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

LOL! Fiji!

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Why does Breitbart get exclusives like this, but HotAir never does?

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/01/30/Exclusive-Ted-Cruz-House-GOP-leadership-s-amnesty-plan-would-destroy-chances-at-retaking-Senate-this-year

HotAir needs to regain its lost fire. Hiring a talented, strong, conservative, passionate blogger would help a lot. I mean a full-time one who will tackle the big topics, not just the “etc.” ones. I mean someone who sees themself as a fighter for conservatism and not just as someone looking to be pals with republican pundits. I don’t know if the main bloggers here are afraid of being upstaged, but I think a shift in direction here should be considered.

I say this with the utmost respect and as someone who has read this blog literally since day one.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:02 PM

Evening.
If you are here illegally-you are a criminal.
You are a lawbreaker.
You are entitled to nothing.
You are deserving of nothing.

Period

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:52 PM

LOL!

I know where there’s a troll, Lanceman. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Put a bow on the troll…it’s all about presentation.
Lance, you want to go play with this one. Dumb as a stump with a side of victim syndrome.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I tried to talk him into moving it to the Main page, but he didn’t.

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM

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Too bad. It’s troll-bait.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

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I believe it still would be an excellent thread, for the front page.

Arguing over what’s “fair” in terms of a laborer’s wages, is something I do BEST.

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Jesus Christ.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Jesus Christ.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

.
WHERE ? !

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Don’t Come Around Here No More – Petty

For Paul Ryan from my little corner of Oklahoma. Sincerely.

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

I had no idea that you were in North Texas.
cool.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:05 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Good eve to you, too, J. Great to see ya.

TXUS on January 30, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Lance, you want to go play with this one. Dumb as a stump with a side of victim syndrome.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Nope. It’s a discussion no one should be having.

WHERE ? !

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Stinkfish.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

LOL! Oh, is that it?

Okay.

This one say’s he was here since Michelle first thought of the site, thinks we’re all ‘employing leftist tactics’ but we’re ‘right wing haters’. LOL!

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM

If Susanna Martinez would come out clearly and strongly now against illegal alien amnesty, it would be wonderful. During her campaign she got support in part due to her outspoken opposition to driver’s licenses for illegal aliens.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:05 PM

LOL! How’s the weather down there in Southern Oklahoma, ALT?

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Never really got that. Don’t really get Petty much to think about it.

Though:

Cutest bangs in a video…ever.

Especially on the skateboard.

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

KOOLAID! B.More! Get the damned breadballs!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:08 PM

90 frackin’ pages!?

And who let hagfish in?

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

after 90 pages…some…thought she changed!
…we need her to blog here…evidentially!
…gasoline…or something!

KOOLAID2 on January 30, 2014 at 11:08 PM

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It’s not funny, Bmore, he CHEATED !
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I’m almost laughing as hard as I did the last time, too … : )

listens2glenn on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

That’s not cheating this is:

He’s running around on the other thread. ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 10:56 PM
Gulch?

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 10:55 PM

RickB on January 30, 2014 at 11:09 PM

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Good evening, Cozmo. :) Great tune.

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:09 PM

We are so screwed.

KCB on January 30, 2014 at 11:09 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

LOL! Oh, is that it?

Okay.

This one say’s he was here since Michelle first thought of the site, thinks we’re all ‘employing leftist tactics’ but we’re ‘right wing haters’. LOL!

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Yes. See. Even my gift wrapped presentation didn’t work. Maybe a hammer? Lance is a stubborn one.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

RickB on January 30, 2014 at 11:09 PM

How do you figure, RickB?

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

90 frackin’ pages!?

And who let hagfish in?

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Heh. I saw that!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

…anybody getting…blueballs again?

KOOLAID2 on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

after 90 pages…some…thought she changed!
…we need her to blog here…evidentially!
…gasoline…or something!
KOOLAID2 on January 30, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Is this because I criticized Palin in the other thread for defending the McCain? I don’t know why some of you are afraid of criticizing her. I don’t think she should be treated like a sacred cow, though I agree with her on most issues.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Lanceman, these morons vote.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Happiness is Oklahoma in your rear view mirror. Get your butt down here. ;-)

TXUS on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

LOL! How’s the weather down there in Southern Oklahoma, ALT?

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Well bless your heart, Northern Texan. It’s delightful here.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Get it right girl. Baja Oklahoma.

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Yes. See. Even my gift wrapped presentation didn’t work. Maybe a hammer? Lance is a stubborn one.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I saw him. Wasn’t impressed. with the exception of verbaloon and libdie we have a very sorry crop of trolls. A very poor crop indeed.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I don’t know. Maybe ol’ Lanceman is losing a step. Never thought I’d see the day he’d turn down a gift wrapped troll. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Last night MG have me a smootch. I’ve been floating around in a cloud ever since.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

And we have lourdes and hagfish.

What is your point?

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

LOL! I’m glad your weather is giving you a break. It’s been a little chilly up here. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Is this because I criticized Palin in the other thread for defending the McCain? I don’t know why some of you are afraid of criticizing her. I don’t think she should be treated like a sacred cow, though I agree with her on most issues.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Defending McCain at this point is no longer loyalty; it’s a syndrome.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Lanceman, these morons vote.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I know. I caught that in the Harrith-Perry thread. Looked to me like the gay dude at the end has had enough of the Dog-eater.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

McCain is more dangerous than AL qayiadha

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Yes. See. Even my gift wrapped presentation didn’t work. Maybe a hammer? Lance is a stubborn one.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I saw him. Wasn’t impressed. with the exception of verbaloon and libdie we have a very sorry crop of trolls. A very poor crop indeed.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I don’t know. Maybe ol’ Lanceman is losing a step. Never thought I’d see the day he’d turn down a gift wrapped troll. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:12 PM

It is a dark day, indeed. Oh…it’s night.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

How do you figure, RickB?

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

He answered you a minute before you asked him.

RickB on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

lol! Baja Oklahoma! I love it. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

It is a dark day, indeed. Oh…it’s night.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I used to say “You know? Somewhere, Ted Kennedy is all ready half in the bag.”

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

TXUS on January 30, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I’m thinking of it. I’ve been real estate shopping. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:15 PM

And we have lourdes and hagfish.

What is your point?

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

We don’t have Lourdes any more…unless you’ve seen her since her historic hysterical meltdown.

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:15 PM

There’s going to be a shite load of jerky in the desert this year. They will cross in the thousands,, and die. Baked in the sun. Fried extra crispy, on a false promise. Woman and children. Rape trees.

wolly4321 on January 30, 2014 at 11:16 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I don’t know what we can do to revive his interest now that he’s this far gone.

Poor Ol’ Lanceman. *sigh*

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:15 PM

She’s like toe jam. Next time it gets swampy, she’ll be back.

I hope she tells me who I am. I’m kinda’ curious.

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM

70′s today and tomorrow, then the temps will start dropping so that by Wednesday it’ll be 30. At that point the temps will do a gradual rise again. Typical winter.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

ALT, you have expressed uneasiness about Martinez in the past, but don’t you think she could be effective as a candidate, particularly when it comes to combatting the push for amnesty? I hate identity politics, but, hey, why not take advantage of it when it helps. Sigh. Liberals want to smear immigration enforcement proponents as “racist” and “anti-immigrant”, and she could really blunt those smears, perhaps.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

RickB on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Hey! That is cheating!

Maybe there’s hope for him yet. ;)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Lanceman toys with the troll scraps that Twerp leaves behind.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Typical winter.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Thanks for the laugh.

You’ve been here how long?

Though, you are right.

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Is this because I criticized Palin in the other thread for defending the McCain? I don’t know why some of you are afraid of criticizing her. I don’t think she should be treated like a sacred cow, though I agree with her on most issues.

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Turtles, I like them.

Murphy9 on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

KOOLAID! B.More!

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Drudge:

HOUSE GOP TO OBAMA: LET’S DO ‘YEAR OF ACTION’ TOGETHER…
‘Principles’ Allow Illegals to Stay in USA…
Immigration officers warn will ‘overload’ system…
CRUZ: RUINS HOPES OF RETAKING SENATE

Missing:

Amnesty and obama’care’ funding of ins. co. hand hammer back to Pelosi

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:19 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

I’m hoping we don’t get another cold snap in mid February. My roses are just starting to green up then and a cold snap sets them back about a month and a half.

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:19 PM

ObamaCare. Because “ask not what your country can do for you…” was too hard for Libtards to understand.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:20 PM

cozmo on January 30, 2014 at 11:18 PM

It’s been almost 3 years.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:21 PM

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Good evening, Spark. :)

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:21 PM

It’s been almost 3 years.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2014 at 11:21 PM

Well then, it’s time to put on the bunny suit.

SparkPlug on January 30, 2014 at 11:22 PM

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I don’t know what we can do to revive his interest now that he’s this far gone.

Poor Ol’ Lanceman. *sigh*

thatsafactjack on January 30, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Well, there is a troll who has a strange obsession swimming around. The pull is just too hard for poor Lanceman.
Besides, the troll is doing some internal housekeeping. Sad, really.
Calling us flyover types right wing haters just seems to boil the water.

HornetSting on January 30, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Drudge:

POLL: Romney 2016 Republican Frontrunner…

Plus, Jeb Bush is surfacing, against his wise mother’s wishes.

Good Night America!!!

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:22 PM

bluegill on January 30, 2014 at 11:10 PM

…*no comment*…

KOOLAID2 on January 30, 2014 at 11:23 PM

Plus, Jeb Bush is surfacing

Schadenfreude on January 30, 2014 at 11:22 PM

JEB ain’t got a chance. While he was a fine Governor, he’s too chubby to be President. Plus, he’s not as likeable nationally as W. was.

God I miss W.

Lanceman on January 30, 2014 at 11:23 PM

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