Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on February 11, 2014 by Allahpundit

‘ObamaCare” is useful shorthand for the Affordable Care Act not least because the law increasingly means whatever President Obama says it does on any given day. His latest lawless rewrite arrived on Monday as the White House decided to delay the law’s employer mandate for another year and in some cases maybe forever…

Either ObamaCare is ushering in a worker’s paradise, in which case by the White House’s own logic exempting businesses from its ministrations is harming employees. Or else the mandate really is leading business to cut back on hiring, hours and shifting workers to part-time as the evidence in the real economy suggests…

Changing an unambiguous statutory mandate requires the approval of Congress, but then this President has often decided the law is whatever he says it is. His Administration’s cavalier notions about law enforcement are especially notable here for their bias for corporations over people. The White House has refused to suspend the individual insurance mandate, despite the harm caused to millions who are losing their previous coverage…

Liberals say the law isn’t harming jobs or economic growth, but everything this White House does screams the opposite.

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[W]hatever it might tell us about the White House’s assessment of its administrative and political difficulties, it surely reinforces something we already knew about the administration’s assessment of its obligations to the rule of law — namely, that the administration believes it has none.

We have here a written statute that levies a fine on large employers who fail to provide insurance coverage as a benefit to their employees. It defines a large employer as “an employer who employed an average of at least 50 full-time employees on business days during the preceding calendar year,” provides a relatively detailed set of criteria for applying that definition, and states that the provision “shall apply to months beginning after December 31, 2013.” We have already seen that latter date pushed back by a year without obvious legal authority, and now we see it pushed back by another year for some affected employers while the requirement is loosened for others. If this kind of selective enforcement of a public law is legitimate, then how exactly would the president describe the limits of his ability to engage in such selection? Is he bound in some definable way to the particulars of statutes as written and passed by Congress, or does he merely take them as suggestions for how he might proceed?

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Courts are unlikely to do anything here either, as it is not clear who would have standing to challenge the latest rule. In order to demonstrate standing, a plaintiff must show that they are directly and personally injured by the government action at issue. While delaying the employer mandate means some people will not get employer-provided insurance this year, it is difficult to figure out who those people are and even more difficult to prove what a given firm would have done were the mandate enforced on schedule. Some firms would likely provide insurance to their employees, as the law anticipates, but others might elect to pay the penalty instead. For standing purposes, it’s a matter of conjecture which firm is which. And without the ability to demonstrate a concrete and particularized injury that was caused by the government’s action (and that would be redressed by a favorable court judgment) there is no standing to sue…

The Obama Administration is not the first to take liberties with the laws it is charged with executing, and it will not be the last. Yet the increasing brazenness with which the Administration is disregarding inconvenient or ill-conceived portions of its signature legislative achievement lowers the bar to a disturbing degree. Even where ad hoc administrative revisions seem justified to ease the law’s implementation, such moves are illegal if not authorized by Congress. The Executive Branch is supposed to faithfully execute the laws Congress enacts, not rewrite them.

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But beyond the specifics of the new rule or the policy impact of these latest deferrals, it is yet another example of the administration losing credibility with the public, the insurance industry, and the business community over the implementation of the ACA.

Small-business owners have been trying to understand and plan for the impact the ACA will ultimately have on their bottom line and benefit packages since the law passed in March of 2010, and it hasn’t been easy. With the administrative agencies putting out rules on delayed timelines only to reverse them, releasing new guidelines every year, making important policy changes via obscure FAQ documents, and blatantly ignoring the legislative text when making these decisions, what is left of the law is highly confusing and disruptive to companies trying to plan for the future.

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[T]o make an insurance system work you have to have a set of consistent and consistently applied rules. You can’t have some people choosing to be out today and in tomorrow. You can’t have a system where insurers price products based upon one set of conditions and then you keep backing off on the conditions consumers and employers have to follow.

The administration really has three options:

1.Full speed ahead––enforce all of the original rules. Just take the political heat believing you have crafted a system that will work. This is what they have been telling us for almost four years now!
2. Do a comprehensive and rational fix that provides for a modified system for everyone learning from the mistakes that were made.
3. Let it unravel one step at a time caving in to every constituency that threatens a vulnerable Democratic Senator and end up with a worse mess.

Looks to me like they are on track for number three.

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Now, if all this haphazard implementation were only a matter of improving what are onerous and poorly written facets of Obamacare, that would be one thing. A bad thing, yes. But what makes this free-for-all an especially blatant abuse of power is that the delays are enacted almost exclusively for political reasons.

If some of your deep-pocketed cronies visit the White House, delay the law’s employer mandate. Why not? If the risible Medicare cuts you concoct to sell ACA to voters by keeping the price tag under a trillion dollars become distasteful to voters leading up to an election, just delay the cuts until you have a more advantageous environment. If caps on out-of-pocket insurance costs haven’t panned out like you promised — delay for another year. Small Business Health Options Program? Delay. Employee Auto-enrollment? Delay. Pre-existing conditions insurance sign-up? Delay…

Notice that even [news] outlets must admit that the impetus for delay is a political consideration — “limit election-year damage” and “defuse another potential controversy” — not an effort to craft a more useful law. Normally, when policy is as burdensome and ungainly as the Affordable Care Act has been, an honest person might admit that perhaps something isn’t exactly right with the law itself. Not today. A never-ending fount of partisan defensiveness makes it impossible to rethink — much less repeal — any part of Obamacare.

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What’s striking here is that liberals have gone along with these moves from the White House…

The problem with this is that, of course, if it becomes accepted American Constitutional tradition that the President can apply whatever laws she wants, well, that tradition applies to Republicans as well as Democrats. Now that the Obama Administration has set a precedent that the White House can decide not to apply parts of Obamacare, it has given the authority to the next Republican administration to rewrite the health law at will, without even having to go to Congress. But, apparently, this doesn’t make liberals blanch.

Of course, the next Republican administration might want to use this new presidential superpower to rewrite all sorts of laws. Entitlement laws. Labor laws. Environmental laws. Abortion laws. Financial regulations. Civil liberties. The list goes on.

For decades, conservatives have been dreaming of enough power to reshape an American government that, despite the Reagan revolution, still remains fundamentally liberal in its structure. The Obama Administration may be handing it to them. With a liberal cheering section.

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Washington D. C. — In a move certain to please his conservative supporters and infuriate his critics, President Romney announced this afternoon that his administration would make yet another change to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a terse release, posted without fanfare to the Department of Health and Human Services website, officials revealed that the law’s employer mandate would be suspended until 2016 for all businesses that employ between 50 and 99 people…

“This is an utter disgrace,” griped Senator Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.). “This law was passed through Congress, signed by the previous president, and upheld by the Supreme Court.”

Schumer’s colleague, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, described the Romney administration’s behavior as “the nuclear option.” “This abuse of executive discretion is beyond the pale,” Reid fumed. “I’m a lawyer, I know.”…

An unfortunately timed remark, made by Romney as he left a meeting at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello this morning, is certain to throw fuel on the fire. “That’s the good thing as president,” he was heard to joke, “I can do whatever I want.”

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FOIST!

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 10:42 PM

oscarwilde!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 10:43 PM

KEN!

And it’s Pantherman!

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Lanceman!!!!!!!!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Man, sync these server clocks.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Speaking of vulnerable senators: Louisianna’s senator has dropped nearly 10 points today from a 10 point lead back in August last year. From PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2014/PPP_Release_LA_211.pdf

NWConservative on February 11, 2014 at 10:45 PM

I dedicate this to hagfish and ALyT.

Happy Birthday Sarah Palin

So I’m late. Nobody tells me anything.

cozmo on February 11, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Three years of chaos, incoming!

trigon on February 11, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Happy Birthday Sarah!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Evening all!

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 10:46 PM

I thought laws were to apply to every citizen uniformly. This is the most arbitrary, whimsical and unfairly and selectively punitive law I’ve ever seen.

John the Libertarian on February 11, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Courts are unlikely to do anything here either, as it is not clear who would have standing to challenge the latest rule. In order to demonstrate standing, a plaintiff must show that they are directly and personally injured by the government action at issue.

Damn it. You don’t sue because the government failed to enforce the mandate on you; you sue because the government DID enforce the mandate on you and neglected to enforce on others. You argue equal protection and demand that the mandate be stricken because of its discriminatory application.

PackerBronco on February 11, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Hi CL!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Man, it is fcuking cold and windy tonight…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Man, it is fcuking cold and windy tonight…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

That’s because it’s 16 degrees.

63 here.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

I will rant later. Working on taxes. I work two full-time jobs–Larry Ellison can kiss my Barack Obama, and vice versa.

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

CL,, you are always so pleasant. I’d like to see a kona high pizzed off.

Flame a lib.

wolly4321 on February 11, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Thank you, John Roberts.

SouthernGent on February 11, 2014 at 10:52 PM

How cold is that, OC? In numbers…

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Man, it is fcuking cold and windy tonight…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Cold as you know what here too but hope for the future.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Huge win for Florida today!

http://conventionofstates.com/news/florida-judiciary-committee-passes-cos-application

Meat Fighter on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

The fools on Fox, incl all the guest lawyers, and the blonde, missed this unconstitutional part.

Schadenfreude on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

The Executive Branch is supposed to faithfully execute the laws Congress enacts, not rewrite them.

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Flora Duh on February 11, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Almost 90° here by Saturday. Might hit the pool. Go for a motorcycle ride in shorts and a teeshirt. Drink cheap wine.

wolly4321 on February 11, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Washington D. C. — In a move certain to please his conservative supporters and infuriate his critics, President Romney announced this afternoon that his administration would make yet another change to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a terse release, posted without fanfare to the Department of Health and Human Services website, officials revealed that the law’s employer mandate would be suspended until 2016 for all businesses that employ between 50 and 99 people…

“This is an utter disgrace,” griped Senator Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.). “This law was passed through Congress, signed by the previous president, and upheld by the Supreme Court.”

Schumer’s colleague, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, described the Romney administration’s behavior as “the nuclear option.” “This abuse of executive discretion is beyond the pale,” Reid fumed. “I’m a lawyer, I know.”…

An unfortunately timed remark, made by Romney as he left a meeting at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello this morning, is certain to throw fuel on the fire. “That’s the good thing as president,” he was heard to joke, “I can do whatever I want.”

Great article. The Democrats and their media sycophants are vile hypocrites.

conservative pilgrim on February 11, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Schadenfreude on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Good evening, my friend. :)

As noted, even by professional clowns like the Monty Python crew, “Nobody expects the Spanish Obama Inquisition!”

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Hi Ken.

Wolly, if I ever did go off, I’d be banned in a heartbeat. You should see/hear me on this side of the monitor some days though….

OC….brrrrr

I’m with Lanceman. It is thankfully 73 here.

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Cold as you know what here too but hope for the future.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

What a well diggers A$$ or a witches teat.

RickB on February 11, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Courts are unlikely to do anything here either, as it is not clear who would have standing

Is it just me, or has “lack of standing” become little more than the Judicial Branch’s way to duck responsibility? Kinda like the Executive Branch’s “I didn’t know until I saw it on the news.”

yaedon on February 11, 2014 at 10:59 PM

If you don`t let him rule as a tyrant, you`re “otherizing” him :-P

ThePrez on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Hiya Jackie….how are you tonight?

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Obeying the law is optional.

Message received, Mr. President.

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Thank you, John Roberts.

SouthernGent on February 11, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Big ditto SG…….what a pompous jerk!

Rovin on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Almost 90° here by Saturday. Might hit the pool. Go for a motorcycle ride in shorts and a teeshirt. Drink cheap wine.

wolly4321 on February 11, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I hate you.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

An unfortunately timed remark, made by Romney as he left a meeting at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello this morning, is certain to throw fuel on the fire. “That’s the good thing as president,” he was heard to joke, “I can do whatever I want.”

Freudian slip there AP??

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Good evening, CoffeeLover. :)

I’m fine, just weary, thanks for asking.

I hope you and yours are well. I see above the temperature where you are is mild. :)

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:02 PM

MeanWhile,…..in Hopeys Grand Plans:

[“My Brother’s Keeper” initiative]

President Obama to launch major new effort to help young minority men
By Zachary A. Goldfarb
Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 12:03 AM
*****************************************

President Obama will launch a significant new effort Thursday to bolster the lives of young minority men, seeking to use the power of the presidency to help a group of Americans whose lives are disproportionately affected by poverty and prison.

The “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative will bring foundations and companies together to test a range of strategies to support such young men, taking steps to keep them in school and out of the criminal justice system, a White House official said. Obama will also announce a more vigorous program to evaluate policies and publicize results to school systems around the country.
(More…..)
============

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/president-obama-to-launch-major-new-effort-on-young-men-of-color/2014/02/11/cc0f0a98-92cd-11e3-b227-12a45d109e03_story.html

canopfor on February 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM

canopfor on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Man, it is fcuking cold and windy tonight…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 10:51 PM

…-5 a couple of hours ago…and now my blower on the furnace is making noises…just what I need at 11 PM!

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

…-5 a couple of hours ago…and now my blower on the furnace is making noises…just what I need at 11 PM!

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

You’re in Oakland Co, right?

307wolverine on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Our chief weapon is surprise. Surprise and fear. Fear and surprise. Our TWO weapons are fear and surprise – and ruthless efficiency. Our THREE weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency… and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope. Our FOUR… no… Amongst our weapons… amongst our weaponry… are such diverse elements as fear, surprise, and…

Oh, I’ll come in again.

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

12 degrees here. Life as it’s supposed to be…in February.

Cleombrotus on February 11, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Obama dissolves the congress

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Hi Jackie.

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 11:04 PM

You’re in Oakland Co, right?

307wolverine on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Clarkston.

WOLVERINES!!!

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

It is 9 degrees with a lot of cold wind on my porch…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

If “standing” means proving you’ve been hurt or will be hurt by a law, every single American has standing to sue, especially on the failure of the government to meet the standard of equal protection.

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

…-5 a couple of hours ago…and now my blower on the furnace is making noises…just what I need at 11 PM!

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

My refrigerator, microwave and tv are making noises but I don’t need them for heat.

You should have something for supplemental heating. I have a kerosene heater. Thank heavens I decided to give up propane.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Yes it is Jackie…warmed up quite nicely my way. I’m so hoping you guys UpNorth get some relief soon.

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Damn. The sync is still off here…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Enough with the halo photos!
If it isn’t enough to see his mug everywhere all the time. Do I need to see his likeness accessorized with a halo?

freedomfirst on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

lol! Exactly. ;)

Good evening, Midas. :)

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Take the last train to Clarkston
And I’ll meet you at the station

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Is it just me, or has “lack of standing” become little more than the Judicial Branch’s way to duck responsibility? Kinda like the Executive Branch’s “I didn’t know until I saw it on the news.”

yaedon on February 11, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Yep.

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Good evening, Ken. :) Good to see you.

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Damn. The sync is still off here…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Big time. No way I beat Ken at Bishop.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

…-5 a couple of hours ago…and now my blower on the furnace is making noises…just what I need at 11 PM!

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Ruh-Roh!
Hope it holds out for you…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Clarkston.

WOLVERINES!!!

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Ah, Pine Knob

307wolverine on February 11, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Solid Bishop! Well played, and a fine example for the newbs!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 11:08 PM

CoffeeLover on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

It’s not too bad here.:)

It’s about 22 degrees now, and tomorrow it’s supposed to be about 40 degrees.

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:09 PM

I would say we’ll send you some warm Southern weather, but, uhhh, got none to spare right now. Sorry, check back later…

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Evening J. Missed you last night, by this much | | :)

Always funny, the once great Brits. Now they are just another “daughter”.

What an oaf is chief.

Schadenfreude on February 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM

-5 a couple of hours ago…and now my blower on the furnace is making noises…just what I need at 11 PM!

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I hope it makes it until warmer weather for you, KOOLAID2. I had to replace the blower motor in one of my furnaces last week.

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I would say we’ll send you some warm Southern weather, but, uhhh, got none to spare right now. Sorry, check back later…

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Trade you some snow.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Shivah me timbers

msupertas on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Good evening, Midas. :)

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

To you as well. :)

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

I hate you. crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

When it’s 112° here in late July,, I’ll hate you back. ;)

wolly4321 on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Solid Bishop! Well played, and a fine example for the newbs!

KCB on February 11, 2014 at 11:08 PM

No way. I think my server is more than a minute faster than yours. I wonder if complaining to management will address the problem.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

freedomfirst on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Nah, I think it has the opposite affect now. Most people, I would hope, note the discrepancy. It kind of underscores it.

Cleombrotus on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

aaaaaaaaah!!

stomp stomp Stomp Stomp STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP

[slide...] CRASH!!!

ouch…

Newtie and the Beauty on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

sad stories of the death of kings

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:12 PM

I’m OK!!

Newtie and the Beauty on February 11, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Freudian slip there AP??

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Did you read the article?

Bmore on February 11, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Happy 50th birthday, Gov. Palin!

As for Zero and Co…we Texans don’t take kindly to despotic governments. MOLON LABE!

annoyinglittletwerp on February 11, 2014 at 11:13 PM

I’d like to apologize for my sons hate filled comments from earlier today. We used a lot of lead based paints in his bedroom.

libfreesMom on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Take the last train to Clarkston
And I’ll meet you at the station

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

You can be there by four-thirty
‘Cause I made your reservation

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Schadenfreude on February 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I saw his ridiculous and disdainful statement regarding his perception and treatment of Britain.

He’s so petty, so small, so very foolish.

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Heh heh heh, great minds an stuff… ;)

oscarwilde on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

It’s supposed so snow here for the next 2 1/2 days. We don’t often get big snows in these parts.
But when we do? the people get realllly stoopid…

fresh air on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

If “standing” means proving you’ve been hurt or will be hurt by a law, every single American has standing to sue, especially on the failure of the government to meet the standard of equal protection.

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Plus the treasury part about ordering businesses around on when to hire/fire/etc…

Yet, the fools on Faux, incl. all the lawyers “it’s so political, nothing they can do…the congress were not hurt because they wanted the employers’ mandate post-ponement”.

Good thing I don’t throw things.

Schadenfreude on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

http://hotair.com/archives/2014/02/11/quotes-of-the-day-1642/comment-page-1/#comment-7726310

Great onomatopea (don’t know how to spell that and don’t feel like looking it up).

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I want a smoke but not the frigid wind…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Trade you some snow.

crankyoldlady on February 11, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Thanks, wish I had something to offer! :)
Currently all we have is nasty, windy, cold (not by your standards), wet and cloudy.

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

KOOLAID2 on February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Prayers for your furnace, Koolaid!

Newtie and the Beauty on February 11, 2014 at 11:15 PM

It is 9 degrees with a lot of cold wind on my porch…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:05 PM

OmahaConservative:)

Foreigner- Cold As Ice
***********************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rgo_wNeBypA

canopfor on February 11, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Has hagfish been around today? Has she apologized?

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Did you read the article?

Bmore on February 11, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Yes. bad joke.

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Take the last train to Clarkston
And I’ll meet you at the station

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

That’s kinda funny; heard that song on a jukebox at an old-timey diner at lunch today.

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

I want a smoke but not the frigid wind…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Do I gotta do all the thinking for you socons? Open a window, use the bathroom vent or blow it up the chimney!

Pantherman on February 11, 2014 at 11:1 PM

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

canopfor on February 11, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Thanks good ‘bud…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

I’d like to apologize for my sons hate filled comments from earlier today. We used a lot of lead based paints in his bedroom.

libfreesMom on February 11, 2014 at 11:14 PM

I figured that he just got into the sugar again

307wolverine on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Newtie!
What happened?

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:17 PM

That’s kinda funny; heard that song on a jukebox at an old-timey diner at lunch today.

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Clarksville.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Do I gotta do all the thinking for you socons? Open a window, use the bathroom vent or blow it up the chimney!

Pantherman on February 11, 2014 at 11:1 PM

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Not allowed to do that inside here…

OmahaConservative on February 11, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Eric Holder exposes himself in Sweden

Holder, and Obama, have determined to undertake federal redistribution and regulation of dignity.

thatsafactjack on February 11, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Doc Holliday on February 11, 2014 at 11:17 PM

I just woke up. Looked at the clock, and well, y’all know the rest :o

Newtie and the Beauty on February 11, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Happy Birthday Sarah!
KCB on February 11, 2014 at 10:46 PM

I so wish she could have lived up to her earlier promise. It’s sad to think of what could have been.

The comments here reflect how I feel about her:

http://youtu.be/0u_ggm78IlE

bluegill on February 11, 2014 at 11:19 PM

1.) Write health care plan designed to fail.

2.) Whisper to confused Dems [don’t worry, we know what we’re doing.

3.) Have speaker “bug eyes” arm twist and bribe enough dems to pass the said bag of feces.

4.) Anounce they wanted single payer but need to accomplish that in steps.

5.) OhBummer care finally collapses under its own weight.

6.) Oblahblah says there is no choice but to immediately impose single payer.

7.) Rioting ensues and Obigturd declares Marshall Law and dispatches is already prepared brownshirts.

8.) Telling the world of his amazing self sacrifice, GENERAL Ogirlyjeans says he will have to stay in supreme command until this unrest is taken care of. Heads to new western white house in Hawaii for some golf. Leaves Attorney General Hillery in charge, as Biden is still in the “institution”.

rottenrobbie on February 11, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Clarksville.

Lanceman on February 11, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Wow; I completely missed that.

Midas on February 11, 2014 at 11:19 PM

kcewa on February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Yeah. I didn’t think it was a very good read either.

Bmore on February 11, 2014 at 11:19 PM

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