(This post is mostly verbatim from a post by a brilliant writer named scheming daemons, at Democratic Underground. I incorporated some of the thread responses and some thoughts of my own. But definitely go here to read it all.)
President Obama said, “You can keep your insurance.” The only people who are upset over that statement are people who are upset every single day Obama is in office. Click here for more.
Maybe this is why House Republicans pushed so hard to cut funding for food stamps.
It guarantees a future supply of Republican voters.
Today, in the wake of his team’s elimination from the National League Divisional Series, an Atlanta Braves fan took his US Congressman (Republican, naturally) to task for the government shutdown. Read the rest of this entry »
Apologies to all my Danish friends, but this seems very timely in light of the current Republican shenanigans.
It is always a temptation to an armed and agile nation
To call upon a neighbor and to say:
“We invaded you last night – we are quite prepared to fight,
Unless you pay us cash to go away.”
And that is called asking for Dane-geld,
And the people who ask it explain
That you’ve only to pay ’em the Dane-geld
And then you’ll get rid of the Dane!
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Oct 2008: “You’ll never get elected and pass healthcare.”
Nov 2008: “We’ll never let you pass healthcare.”
Jan 2009: “We are going to shout you down every time you try to pass healthcare.”
July 2009: “We will fight to the death every attempt you make to pass healthcare.”
Dec 2009: “We will destroy you if you even consider passing healthcare.”
March 2010: “We can’t believe you just passed healthcare.” Read the rest of this entry »