The end-around impeachment? GOP now controls 30 state legislatures

Everyone knows there’s a huge difference between presidential and midterm election cycles — but not everyone knows how big a difference. Presidential election cycles are starting to resemble episodes of American Idol — what season, I have no idea.

The midterm election cycles are where those who understand legislative process and policy rise to the top — and why in the last midterm cycle of 2014 the Democrats pulled out all the stops to monger fear, coerce, and intimidate their way into a victory. They failed, but the question is just how bad have the Democrats failed under President Obama in the crucial midterm elections in a comparative analysis?

As reported by the Washington Post, “Everyone knows by now that 2010 and 2014 were very good to the Republican Party. What they don’t understand (or understand well enough) is just how good. Yes, Republicans now control the Senate and have their largest majority in the House since World War II.”

“But it’s downballot (way downballot) where the depth of the Republican victories over the past three elections truly reveal themselves — and where the impact will be felt over the long term. In the past three elections, Republicans have gained 913 state legislative seats, according to calculations made by Larry Sabato at the University of Virginia. Here are Sabato’s figures in chart form — and with historical comparisons — via GOP lobbyist Bruce Mehlman.”

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The Post further asserts, “Now, there are more 7,000 state legislative seats in the country, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, which makes that 913 number slightly less eye-popping. Still, the Democratic losses between 2010 and 2014 amount to 12 percent of all state legislative seats nationwide. As NCSL notes, Republicans now control more than 4,100 seats — their highest number since 1920. After taking over 11 legislative chambers from Democrats in 2014, Republicans now control 30 state legislatures completely — and have full control of state government (state legislature and governorship) in 23 states. Democrats, by contrast, have full control of 11 state legislatures and total control of state government in just seven states.”

This also relates to the story we reported on the recent Gallup Poll, which showed only 24 percent of Americans identify themselves as liberal. Of course control of these state legislatures still doesn’t reflect a critical statistic — liberal progressive control of major urban population centers.

In any event, the seismic shift in this chart shows that the policies of President Obama are horrifically unpopular — and his own 2009 chart-topping popularity is waning. The data also reflects how toxic it has been for Democrats across the country associated with Barack Obama and his policies. As a matter of fact, nearly 50% of the Senators who voted for the Affordable Care Act have been retired (2010-2014).

Regardless of what happens in Washington DC, we the people still have power at the state level, which is why these midterm election results are so important.

As the Post points out:

1. Policy is made at the state legislative level.
2. State legislatures and governors redraw congressional lines, and the next redistricting is in 2020 — but trust me that’s no guarantee if you don’t play the good ol’ boy game.
3. State legislatures are the minor leagues – it’s where the next generation is groomed, as we saw in the case of Obama.

But here’s the secret weapon: the Convention of States (COS) movement needs 34 state legislatures to present an amendment to the Constitution for approval. At 38 states, well, guess what? States don’t need Congressional approval for a Constitutional Amendment. Right now the GOP controls 30 state legislatures – that’s why it matters. Who needs impeachment when you have the power to amend the Constitution? With enough states, we’d have the power to stop another tyrannical power grab.

Therefore, I do support the Article V Convention of States, because the federal government just doesn’t seem serious about fiscal responsibility — or national security, or the treatment of our veterans for that matter. Sure, we all paid attention to the 2014 House and Senate races — but something happened on the road to Utopia — the contest for state legislatures was happening, and in that contest, there is no contest: Republicans are winning in a landslide — something that’s certainly not going to make ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC or PBS.

You can make your voice heard with your state legislator and learn more about The Convention of States here.

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AyePatriot
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Unfortunately, there are too many so called Republicans who aren’t following the Constitution now, so what good does amending it do? We need a restoration, not a transformation.

John McMickle
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Go to the Convention of States website and sign the petition. Lets make the liberals squirm.

We need to repeal the 17th Amendment. Do away with the direct election of Senators and take the power away from the power brokers and national parties. No election no need for campaign funds the power brokers and national party lose influence. No election no need for support from the national party.

Paul Sheridan
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How do power brokers lose influence if Senators are elected by the state legislatures? That seems to be a recipe for more power brokering, not less.

John McMickle
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the power brokers gain power through funding elections. In order to maintain any control they would have to contribute enough in each house legislature to have influence. That would be nearly impossible because of the sheer number of people they would have to control in order to control one person. Instead of control one senator they may have to control forty or fifty members of a state legislature. Controlling that many politicians would be like herding chickens.

Paul Sheridan
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That’s not how power brokering works. It’s more like “Hey I voted for your bill to get out of committee so now I need you to vote for this other guys airport expansion project so that he’ll owe me a favor that I can trade to someone else etc. etc. ” What you’re describing is called campaigning. And if you’ve got enough money, power and organization to swing a statewide election then you’ve certainly got enough to influence a vote in the state legislature.

John McMickle
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What you are talking about is the day to day politics that go on within the chamber. What I am talking about is the lobbyist activity that takes place, the we gave you money for your campaign now we want you to vote for XXX. Much like in the case of Obamacare, At least two governors sent senators letters saying do not vote for this, the senators voted for it anyway because of the control of the national party. Without popular election they would have listened to the governor becuase that Governor may be the person that will be nominating… Read more »
Paul Sheridan
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I’m not seeing it. It seems like it would make things worse, not better. The governor would have all the power to nominate people to the Senate and whoever donated to his campaign would be able to influence those Senators just the same. And you don’t have to control all 200 votes in the state house to change a vote, just enough people to swing from 49/51 to 51/49. Plus it’s a political nonstarter. Can you imagine the response if a state legislature sent a delegate to the convention to vote AGAINST democracy? There’s no way you could possibly sell… Read more »
John McMickle
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I was using the 50 as a number on average nationwide. The more people you have to control the more difficult control becomes. You cannot count on any group of people to be in 100% agreement on anything even 10% of the time. More than likely a group of people will never be in 100% agreement on anything. Not only that rich campaign contributors follow the same dynamics as any other group. Next the states are supposed to have some control over the federal government not the other way around. This would give the states more power. Particularly the smaller… Read more »
Paul Sheridan
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You’ve got some decent points. I still think it’s political suicide though. Whether the people have more power now or not they THINK they have more power and that will be tough to convince them of.
How do you propose to fix the census by the way?

John McMickle
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The fact is the system we have is not working we have tried this for about 100 years time to try something else. I feel the founding fathers were a lot smarter than anyone in Washington, DC at this time and a lot more honest. Go back to what they thought was best. The census does not need to be changed the way it is used is waht needs to be changed. Every Citizen has a social security number. Simply put a block on the from with a yes or no answer are you a citizen. Nothing about legal status.… Read more »
Paul Sheridan
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I think sometimes we give the founding fathers too much credit. They came up with something that was 90% brilliant. But they also came up with the 3/5ths compromise and thought that the 3rd amendment would be really important. I’m not knocking them, I’m just saying they clearly weren’t infallible so invoking them isn’t a slam dunk in any argument.
I have no problem with your census proposal. But I think privacy enthusiasts will probably lose their minds over it.

Andy Martin
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Sit down azz crack. You couldn’t carry the FF’s jock-straps. They were in the process of setting up the govt for the greatest nation that has ever existed after they just beat the crap out of the Brits. And some lowlife POS like you is going to come along and play Monday Morning QB 240 years later? Take a walk you Christian bashing, ISIS loving goat punker.

Paul Sheridan
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What a shock that a racist piece of crap like you is a fan of slavery and the 3/5ths compromise.
I’m not the one criticizing their work. That would be the people who drafted and voted on Amendments 11 through 25.

Andy Martin
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What a dikk. Old ancient history that was resolved. Or didn’t your stupid maggot azz get the update?

John McMickle
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The point is the founding fathers were not tied to a political party trying to gain political power. Every thing done by Washington politicians today is about furthering their cause, not for the benefit of the country as a whole. “I have no problem with your census proposal. But I think privacy enthusiasts will probably lose their minds over it.” Well then just base the thing on the number of active social security numbers. The fact is the privacy advocates need to get over that crap, we have a right to know who is here. The question is not about… Read more »
finabiscotti
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Places the States to have authority over elected US Senators – as originally intended by the US Constitution.

Uncle Ruckus
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OH GOODNESS!!! Allen you know this isn’t going to happen just like I do! Stop giving your followers HOPE like you did with BENGHAZI (debunked) IRS (debunked) repealing obamacare (didn’t happen)

DixieAngel_76
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Niether Behghazi, nor the IRS scandal has been ‘debunked’. You just bought into the lame excuses offered up by the lib/progs. The investigation for Benghazi is still ongoing, and as for the IRS, even though our corruptocrat lib/prog government may be content to sweep the whole thing under the rug, every thinking person who has been paying attention knows what happened. It may be years from now, when all involved are long out of office, but the truth WILL come out, it always does. As for repealing 0b0z0 care, don’t be so smug about that either. It still might happen.

finabiscotti
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Benghazi-Gate will always be a problem bc Obamas team watched – in real time = our US AMBASSADOR being TORTURED, still gave STAND DOWN ORDERS, denied requests for Security in a War Zone w Al-Quaeda, LIED to deceive the American people to conceal it was a highly-militarized RADICAL MUSLIM TERRORIST ATTACK on the Anniversary of 911 as an ACT of WAR – against The USA – and gave STAND DOWN ORDERS.

Uncle Ruckus
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Benghazi…..debunked by a Republican commitee….next!!

Brendan
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all proven false

Flower
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WHAT was proved false, brenda? The fact that 4 Americans were murdered by Islamic jihadists at Benghazi????

Brendan
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No Dorrie…
What was proven false was that there was a stand down order
What was proven false was that there was that there was a cover-up

Flower
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There were 6 men who were interviewed, who were THERE. They testified they were given a stand-down order. I believe them over anyone who WASN’T there.

Lilah tov.

Brendan
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They were interviewed by the Republican congressional investigation as well and their findings are available online.
There was no stand down order from Washington

Uncle Ruckus
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All of that debunked by the republican committee….sorry

johnny51
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NOT!!!!

Flower
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Can you prove that, Earl?

NO, you can’t! You’ve been brainwashed by the DIALECTIC PROCESS!! Google it and see for yourself!

Uncle Ruckus
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I’m sorry but you must have missed all the articles posted on other websites….republicans debunked Benghazi and the irs

DixieAngel_76
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Oh, I forgot, you lib/progs have your OWN truth, which you plaster all over your OWN websites. May I ask then, what are you doing here?

Uncle Ruckus
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How is my own truth with its a FACT! Republicans found NO wrongdoing in the BENGHAZI investigations and no connection to the white house in the IRS investigation! SORRY!!

Flower
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You apparently read them on leftwing moonbat sites that have no credence, you poor old decrepit man!

Brendan
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You don’t believe the Benghazi conspiracy was debunked because of liberals and left wing sites?
Okay.

try this…

It was a REPUBLICAN Congressional committee that cleared the Obama administration of any wrongdoing in Benghazi.
REPUBLICAN

But I bet you won’t believe that because you don’t believe any news sites except right wing sites…okay.

Here it is on FOX News,,,
Do you think FOX is left wing?
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/11/21/no-stand-down-order-or-military-missteps-in-benghazi-attack-gop-controlled/

Flower
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Little girl, I haven’t even HEARD there was a “conspiracy”! All we know is that Hillary and Obama allowed 4 Americans to be murdered at Benghazi, rather than sending reinforcements there to support them. THAT isn’t a conspiracy, it’s truth. So whatever YOU’RE talking about, it sounds like you’re talking up your sleeve and I’m sorry, but I don’t chase links!

Brendan
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wow.. again it is sad that you think calling someone a girl is an insult.
Do you look down on girls?
Do you hate yourself? Your daughter? Your granddaughter?

You are demonstrating willful ignorance by denying facts.
Those allegations you listed about the administration and Benghazi have all been proven false.

I provided a link to a right wing news source (FOX News) for you to see that the REPUBLICAN congressional investigation proved it.
The fact that you refuse to even look at a legitimate news site shows how willfully ignorant you are.

Uncle Ruckus
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Did you even ATTEMPT to go look up any info on this?

Uncle Ruckus
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It is what it is! DEBUNKED by REPUBLICANS!!

Flower
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LOL!! Dream on, oh loser!

Brendan
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Sorry… the facts are not on your side.
Here is a right wing news source telling you that Republicans debunked it…
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/11/21/no-stand-down-order-or-military-missteps-in-benghazi-attack-gop-controlled/

Flower
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So you ARE one of the “Dreamers”! I should have known . . . Lilah tov, brenda…

Brendan
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How does providing you proof from a news site that you trust make me a dreamer?

Uncle Ruckus
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Its funny to talk to people like you…..you don’t have ANY information and yet want to debate something you have NO KNOWLEDGE OF!! MUHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Flower
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Of course you feel that way, because YOUR information comes from leftwing sites that manufacture their facts!

Uncle Ruckus
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The info I presented was neither left nor right….its a FACT! It happened or it didn’t!

Flower
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YOUR “fact,” little boy.

You’re nothing more than a bag of foul wind.

Uncle Ruckus
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It either happened or it didn’t….you are saying it didn’t happen??

finabiscotti
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Seal Team Six COVER UP.

Check out what US Congressman Allen West had to say about it.

Brendan
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What cover up?

Uncle Ruckus
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Allen West???? Hahahahzhahhahzhah

Flower
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You’re SUCH a miserable old man! You hate Allen West, and you only come here to harass Patriots who appreciate him! How absolutely DEMENTED is that!

Why don’t you try some of your idiot crap over on Pamela Geller’s comment threads and see how fast you’re shut down!

Uncle Ruckus
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I hate no man……to disagree doesn’t equal hate… sorry

Flower
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Do yourself a HUGE favor and google DIALECTIC PROCESS, Earl! You and the rest of your liberal moonbat friends have been brainwashed by it – and that is FACT!

Uncle Ruckus
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I find it very ODD that you used the word FACT! I found that too many hear doesn’t accept any FACTS

Flower
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The only “facts” YOU know are your own!

MUUHAHAHAHA

Uncle Ruckus
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only FACTS I know can be verified….funny that you LOONS don’t look up anything!

Flower
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If you feel the way you seem to feel about Allen West and Conservatives, why in the world are you even HERE? You CERTAINLY can’t change us, we KNOW the truth! You haven’t yet discovered it and spend your time in the dark, hating the light!

Uncle Ruckus
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A wise man once said….YOU CAN’T FIX STUPID!!

Flower
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He was looking at you when he said it . . .

Brendan
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Tea Party Republicans would destroy themselves if they tried to hold impeachment hearings.
They would have to prove all the crazy rhetoric they’ve been preaching.
All the fear mongering talking points that got them elected would come unraveled.

johnny51
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Liberal troll !

David Merkle
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Don’t feed the trolls!

Brendan
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Funny… I’m bringing points into the discussion.
All your comments are childish insults.
I hope, for your sake, you’re just a 12-year-old, playing on mommy’s computer… because, if not, anyone over that age should be embarrassed with your juvenile comments

Brian_R_Allen
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Morbid Denial and Pysychopathological Projection defines feeble-minded fascissocialist trolls. But I repeat myself.

Flower
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You Wish! LOL!!

Brendan
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Yes… I do wish the Tea Party Republicans would impeach the President so the country could watch them destroy themselves.

Brian_R_Allen
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…. I do wish the (tea-party-movement) Republicans would impeach the pretender – so the country could watch them destroying themselves ….

As a bit of a break from watching the sail-eared simpleton destroying the country.

Danny
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Brendan do you think all the scandals Obama and his administration have been involved in are just made up news events that your list of talking points says to avoid .Is it because a corrupt DOJ. Will not prosecute. Are you concerned at all that your king is giving our country I to the hands of the muslims. Do your hate Christianity. Do your listens to all news sources or just the ones on your list. I mostly what the network your hate along with a few more conservative sites . But I also want him your lower rated one… Read more »
Brendan
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I’m going to try to answer each question you asked. I watch and read a full spectrum of news sources… CNN, FOX, BBC, and so on. I also make a deliberate point to separate news facts from news opinions as, unfortunately, most news sources insert biased opinions to spin facts to push their narrative. Left wing and right wing news sources are both guilty of that. No, I do not believe Obama is giving this country to anyone. And no, I do not hate Christians. While I do criticize Obama and some of his policies, I have yet to see… Read more »
Flower
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Good grief … you’re so brainwashed with the DIALECTIC PROCESS there is no chance you’ll ever recover!

Brendan
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Did you hear that on talk radio and you’re now using it as a talking point? That doesn’t actually apply here. Since you won’t bother to explain yourself.. I’ll do you the decency of explaining myself. My point is this… The Tea Party Republicans have been stirring up anger in their base by hurling some pretty wild and unsupported accusations at the President. If they decide to actually impeach the President, they will have to face him and prove those accusations in front of the American people. That is why most Republicans will not impeach… they know it is suicide.… Read more »
Daryl Watson
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They know he would not be convicted. It takes 2/3 majority in the Senate to convict, That will not happen. Impeachment is not practical just a waste of time and money. Most menbers of the tea party know this no impeachment is forthcoming.

Flower
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Nope, I know it because I’ve studied it. It is also all over the internet. Wake up, you’ve been HAD!

Andy Martin
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Sit down Brenda. Your POS POTUS doesn’t have the juice anymore. Or did you miss the elections.

Brendan
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Wow… you misspelled my name genius.
What elections did i miss?
Did Obama lose the election?
Nope.
He won twice.

It is hilarious that wackos like you think Democrats should shut up if they lose a midterm election… but when Democrats win in national elections, that doesn’t mean anything

Andy Martin
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Go play with Ruffy’s joint Brenda. Obama is done.

oifmack
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Democrats are like aids….

USELESS!!!!!

Their, the democrats, intellectual value is a lot like 2+2 adding up to 3.7……..

GET THE POINT??????????

Brendan
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Yes… that you are a troll, hurling childish insults like a monkey throwing its own excrement.
I get the point.
If you want to actually write a coherent argument, I’d enjoy reading it… if you could

DixieAngel_76
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It means that there was massive voter fraud. Don’t let it go to your big, empty head.

oifmack
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Voter fraud is a favorite pastime of those idiotic tunnel worshippers……

Brendan
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Are you saying those Republicans didn’t really win the midterms?

johnny51
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It means there are a lot of communist in the USA . Did he misspell your name Brenda ?

Brendan
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Is English your primary language?

Flower
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Yep, over 60 card-carrying members of CPUSA in our very own Congress – all of them Democrats.

Brendan
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Really?
Where did you dream that up?

Card carrying members?

Flower
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It’s common knowledge. They’re proud of it.

Brendan
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No… it’s a false accusation that was actually started by Allen West and was exposed as a lie.
He tried to backpedal and say he was talking about the progressive caucus as if that were the same as the US Communist Party

http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2012/apr/11/allen-west/allen-west-says-about-80-house-democrats-are-membe/

Flower
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Your head is firmly planted up your butt, brenda. No WONDER you aren’t aware of it!

Brendan
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Well, aside from your vulgar childish insults… do you have anything to back up your claim of 60 card carrying communists in congress… or are you stating as fact something you simply thought up.
I am speaking with you as an adult.
You are far too old to be hurling childish insults and making up stories.
If you have anything to back up your claim, please present it and I will be glad to read it and be proven wrong.

Flower
Guest

Again, it isn’t an insult, nor is it childish, it’s the TRUTH. I know it’s hard for you to swallow and you do seem fairly intelligent. Unfortunately, it’s FACT. You’d do yourself a huge favor if you checked it out and worked to overcome it.

Brendan
Guest

So… i have asked you several times to provide proof for your claim that there are 60 card carrying members of the communist party in Congress… you have refused to provide anything to support that outrageous claim.
Your responses have simply been insults.
It is impossible to have an adult conversation with you.

All you have proven is that you lied when you made your outrageous claim about card carrying communists in Congress.

Flower
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Brendan, do yourself a favor and google DIALECTIC PROCESS, you’ve been brainwashed with it.

Camotim
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Then why are so afraid of impeachment hearings?

Brendan
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Who is afraid of impeachment hearings?

Andy Martin
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You and the other leftards are.

Jay Kenney
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Let ’em give it a shot, Andy. Both houses; i.e., Republican majorities will never agree on this.

Andy Martin
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Obama is done Jayne. He’s now a pariah at best.

Flower
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Yep, even his base butt buddies are fleeing.

Andy Martin
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Most of the libtard pols that hitched their azzes to that fool are now out of work.

Brendan
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leftard?
hahaha
And now… I hope and pray that the GOP is stupid enough to try and impeach the President just to watch the GOP completely fall apart and the Tea Party destroy itself.

DixieAngel_76
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In your dreams, Brendan.

Brendan
Guest

Yes… an impeachment would be lovely.
then, instead of rambling phony accusations about the President to their voter base, they would be forced to prove it in congress and they would be exposed as the liars they are

Camotim
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Dont try to blow smoke up my ass you dumb ass liberal, you are. I am a NeoCon, not a Tea Party member not that there is anything wrong with that but I learned how to debate as a liberal and its based on lying and obfuscation. If not why are you trying to tell us, rather pathetically, why impeachment hearings should not be held. I suspect when obama is removed from office, and he will be, it will be under Section 4 of the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution.

Brendan
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hahaha
Read your previous comment you sensitive little crybaby b!tch.
You were unclear and obviously left out a word.
But your writing skills are clearly not much better than your reading skills.
I did NOT say impeachment hearings should not be held… I was saying why the Republicans won’t hold them… because they are afraid and they know they will be exposed.

And you brought up section 4 of the 25th Amendment…
You really think that they will declare he is incapacitated?
HAHAHA

Andy Martin
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Temper, temper child molester. The GOP has a helluva lot more support to take out your Punk-In-Chief than they would have had two years ago.

Jay Kenney
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Will never happen.

Andy Martin
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Your pathetic ape is done. Move on.

Brendan
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hahaha… child molester?
Funny.
and god I wish the GOP would make the mistake of impeaching the President.
It will be hilarious to watch them completely unravel and fail

Andy Martin
Guest

Let the POS ape die a slow death of irrelevancy……………….like you.

Camotim
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Ad hominems all the way. Oh well, what can we expect from a dumb ass liberal and apparently public school product. And if you think Joe Biden would miss a chance to be President? Oh well. obama had better hope no one shoots at him because the USSS wont cover him, they will duck.

“Bitch” is, btw, the giveaway that you are a pathetic juvenile product of the public school system. The type you do not know how to count unless it is cutting up a bag of powder.

Jay Kenney
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Advocating assassination, are you? Or just ignorance.

DixieAngel_76
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Ahem… who’s party was it who cheered when a tv show displayed an image of what looked a lot like GW Bush’s head on a stick? Don’t look now, but I think it was you lib/progs.

Brendan
Guest

None.
When did a political party cheer Bush’s head on a stick?

Flower
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Yup! And which national convention booed God out of their platform!

Brendan
Guest

Which?
i am unaware of any national convention booing God.
i remember right wing sites being upset that they felt Democrats didn’t cheer loud enough… but boos? no

Flower
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The last DNC did just that. If you were watching it, you would have HAD to have seen and heard it.

Brendan
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I did watch… i made a point to watch both democrat and republican conventions.

Flower
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Then you saw it and either forgot or are lying. It happened and was reported on for several days afterward.

Jay Kenney
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Hiding behind, “Private,” too? Can’t handle satire? The only response you will receive from me. “Private,” reveals no credibility. Won’t even openly stand for your convictions.

DixieAngel_76
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Uh, I believe I’m standing behind them now, am I not publicly stating my beliefs and opinions? Yes, my profile is private for a reason. I don’t want any nosy little trolls like you digging around in there.

Jay Kenney
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QED.

Camotim
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I am not advocating assassination although that was par for the course during President Bush’s time in office, I am suggesting obama has treated the US Secret Service so badly that they may well think twice before taking a bullet for them. This would not have happened under President Bush,

Jay Kenney
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What universe do you live in? The USSS management and behavior has been abominable. And that’s Obama’s fault? director fired. 7 assistant directors, “reassigned?” More to come. This comes under the responsibility of the “Homeland Security Department.” Try again.

Camotim
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hussein the dog eater appointed that director. He is responsible for the acts of Executive Department personnel especially those whose appointments he personally signs off on. Oh, and he personally signed off on the appointment of the Secretary of Homeland Security. Read Section 1, Article II, US Constitution as to the Executive Power of the United States. Is hussein the dog eater ever responsible for anything. Or do dumb ass liberals give him a pass because you think, since his daddy was African, he is too stupid to be held responsible. Or, is it just because he is black dumb… Read more »
Jay Kenney
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I don’t respond to ignorant, racial and small minded posts.

Camotim
Guest

No, a racist dumb ass liberal like you can not refute the fact that you never hold hussein the dog eater responsible for anything. Yet, is not it still the always the fault of President George W. Bush? Why the way hussein the dog eater and the rest of the dumb ass liberals would have it President George W. Bush is the country’s longest serving POTUS.

Jay Kenney
Guest

Racist? Please cut and paste a post of mine that supports your, “conclusion.”

DixieAngel_76
Guest

Yes, it’s his fault. Do you understand what ‘commander in chief’ means? It means ‘the buck stops here’. In other words, when you’re the top dog, there’s no one else to blame when things don’t go so good.

Jay Kenney
Guest

I don’t engage in discussions with posters who hide behind, “Private.” You are not willing to openly stand behind your convictions. No credibility.

DixieAngel_76
Guest
By posting my opinion here I’m ‘standing behind my convictions’. If you take a swipe at me, then stand back and say you ‘don’t engage in discussions with posters who “hide behind” Private’ then in my opinion YOU are the coward here. You remind me of a kindergartener sticking his tongue out at other kids while hiding behind his mommy. What reason do you need to go snooping through other peoples’ profiles before expressing your opinion on what they say anyway? You want to go digging around looking for something you can use to belittle and irritate other people is… Read more »
Jay Kenney
Guest

No problem. Not looking for anything other than one’s post history. Won’t allow your posts to be openly listed? No credibility.

Brendan
Guest

Listen you hyper sensitive crybaby b!tch…

I responded politely to your first comment.
Then you called me a “dumb ass liberal” … so as long as you decided to start hurling insults, I responded.

And now you’re trying suggest that I have nothing to say since I used ad hominem attacks.
ooooh… what a little b!tch.
You start throwing insults, but if anyone throws one back at you, you try to claim the moral high ground.
That’s as pathetic as your paranoid delusion that the Vice President is going to declare the President incompetent.

Go back to your Taliban friends you America-hating zealot

Andy Martin
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Watch your mouth you Obama dikk sukker. There is no other kind of librul but a dumb azz kind. You got it you stupid ignorant dumb azz? Now sit yer stupid librul moronic azz down and stay there until we Republicans tell you to speak. Know your daddy punk.

Brendan
Guest

hahaha… tough talk on the internet from Allen West’s most racist follower

Andy Martin
Guest

Brenda seems to be looking for a set of nads.

Flower
Guest

The rate she’s going, she’ll never find them.

Andy Martin
Guest

The dumb maroon is spinning in circles.

Flower
Guest

Brenda, you’re in over your head here … you MIGHT consider Huff Post, it’s more friendly to the Deeply Brainwashed group.

Brendan
Guest

You misspelled my name.
And sorry, but Andy has admitted his racism and has multiple posts referring to black people as monkeys and apes.
So yes… I mocked his absurd decision to try and threaten me from his keyboard.

Flower
Guest

No I didn’t. You behave like a petulant little girl, so you MUST be Brenda.

Brendan
Guest

Oh I see.
I’m petulant because I disagree with you?
That’s an interesting way to always believe you are right.

It’s a shame you hate your own gender enough that you think calling someone a female name is an insult.

Camotim
Guest

dumb ass liberal even gets dumber

finabiscotti
Guest

Fantastic article! Thank you!

Republic
Guest

Is due attention being given the upcoming future 2016 election? In order to avoid the mediocrity that will invariably be brought forward, support AmericaIdea for the only GOP 2016 Dream Candidate.

Jay Kenney
Guest

How is it that, “Steadfast and Loyal” has yet to endorse a Republican for President? Perhaps he doesn’t care.

oifmack
Guest

I would endorse Michele Bachmann….

Brendan
Guest

that would be awesome if she got the nomination… it would guarantee a Democrat victory

Flower
Guest

You hate America that much, huh? ugh … truly no hope for you. Brainwashed and you don’t even know it … tsk tsk tsk

Brendan
Guest

Really?
How am I brainwashed?
how does pointing out that she is unelectable make me hate America?
Are these just childish insults or can you actually explain yourself?

Flower
Guest

It isn’t an insult, it’s fact. You were brainwashed by the DIALECTIC PROCESS. Google it and see for yourself. And I’m sorry you were, it’s TRAGIC that so many people have been brainwashed in American schools since the 60’s, but it’s FACT.

oifmack
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Hey sugarbritches……

Be very careful!! I am your intellectual nightmare… oh, and a republican…WITH HONOR…….

Brendan
Guest

Careful of what?
Sugar britches?
It’s hard to tell if you’re threatening me or trying to hit on me… either way is really weird.
What exactly is an “intellectual nightmare?”

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

Flower
Guest

I would too! She is a GREAT Patriot!

Uncle Ruckus
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She is a NUT and left congress for a reason…she is about to be INDICTED!!

Flower
Guest

She’s an amazing woman. But then, what would you know about anyone amazing, you’ve never been a Congressman or anything else!

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

Michele Bachmann May Go From Congress to Prison as DOJ Launches Investigation

oifmack
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DOJ DOES NOT HAVE THE HEART, SOUL , COURAGE, OR WHATSOEVERS to slight and manipulate a plagiarized charge against her. I would grab holder myself for acts of malicious intent to obscure justice……

Holder and obama both need to be captured…. and tried……

Flower
Guest

Yup. The way he blocked investigations into all the voter fraud should have landed him in federal prison!

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

Time to get some more FACTS for ya!

DixieAngel_76
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I would too, but I doubt she’ll run again.

Jay Kenney
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I am originally from Minnesota. MB is an embarrassment to the entire state!

oifmack
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You say she is an embarrassment. How is it that a woman of class, character, patriotic and family values, and a bluntness, can embarrass a state already embarrassed simply by its “implied” politics? Without MB!! I support women in combat, as I have seen first hand, women Soldiers in action. I say this because I am 1000% sure that a woman President of the United States is America’s best hope at this point. Butttttttttt!! SHE WILL HAVE TO BE REPUBLICAN!!!!!!! A Republican woman, as America’s Commander in Chief, would send the lavant and islam and al qaeda, back into the… Read more »
Jay Kenney
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MB does NOT represent the values of the majority of Minnesotans. You would have to have grown up there to understand. “Minnesota is known for a politically active citizenry, and populism has been a longstanding force among the state’s political parties.[121][122]Minnesota has a consistently high voter turnout (due in part to its liberal voter registration laws) with virtually no evidence of unlawful voting.[123] In the 2008 U.S. presidential election, 78.2% of eligible Minnesotans voted—the highest percentage of any U.S. state—versus the national average of 61.2%.[124] Previously unregistered voters can register on election day at their polls with evidence of residency.[125]”… Read more »
Brian_R_Allen
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…. unregistered criminal-aliens, felons, the long-dead, the insane – even …. No! Make that “all” … “Democrats” may register AND VOTE (illegally but never mind, their votes still count) on election day ….

Jay Kenney
Guest

What” Where did you get that quote?

johnny51
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Perhaps its to early ? Who is he going to endorse Romney , Bush . Two big jokes . Losers .

Brian_R_Allen
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I’m with Ben!

Jay Kenney
Guest

Alan doesn’t care. His position in this article is clear. He’s hoping for the states to take action. Not surprising for a guy that couldn’t get re-elected to a second congressional term in a Florida gerrymandered district. He has no interest in federal government. He was rejected.

Surly Curmudgen
Guest

It was gerrymandered to endure he would not get elected. Both parties participated in doing that. The two parties still had to manufacture fraudulent votes to keep him out.

Jay Kenney
Guest

Big deal. West couldn’t get re-elected for a second term.

Brian_R_Allen
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…. Colonel West couldn’t get re-elected for a second term ….

Richard Nixon in 1960 and Mr Romney in 2012 couldn’t get elected for first terms.

Despite that each of them won by a long mile.

Until the “Democrats” ballot-box stuffers, criminal aliens, felons, insane and the long dead were factored in.

Jay Kenney
Guest

Yeah right. Typical West true believer response. Got any facts to support your post? Oh, that’s right, GB II was the first president appointed by SCOTUS.

Andy Martin
Guest

Hey [email protected] Look up the voter fraud in 1960. And stop whining about 2000. Wipe the Gore off your azz.

Jay Kenney
Guest

Get my DD-214 yet, Andy? Of course I don’t expect you to admit it if you have receive it.

Andy Martin
Guest

Can’t get what you didn’t send Obamite. Your punk azz diversion is noted though. Keep suckin’ punk.

Camotim
Guest

And neither could Abraham Lincoln.

Jay Kenney
Guest

You skipped too many history classes. Lincoln was elected in 1860 AND 1864!

Camotim
Guest

I thought we were talking about elections to the house, Abe was also a one term Congress critter. But you didnt even know he had served iin the House. And who missed class or didnt read the book.

Jay Kenney
Guest

Your intent is NOT clear in your post. Try composing your posts in basic English and grammar.

Camotim
Guest

Nice attempt at blowing smoke up my ass. What you are really saying is that when it comes to US history, iespecially n this case, the dumbass part of being a dumbass liberal is the controls. Probably will tell me Governor George Wallace was a Republican.

Jay Kenney
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Have no idea what your first two sentences mean. As for your third, I hate to disappoint you, but I know Wallace was a Democrat. Do you know this about Wallace? In the late 1970s, Wallace announced that he was a born-again Christian and apologized to black civil rights leaders for his past actions as a segregationist. He said that while he had once sought power and glory, he realized he needed to seek love and forgiveness.[note 3] In 1979, Wallace said of his stand in the schoolhouse door: “I was wrong. Those days are over, and they ought to… Read more »
Camotim
Guest

Yes. But then dumb ass liberals are today’s racist as they demand special treatment of black thugs who try to murder white people. Support for trayvon and michael brown was pure racism for which the racists have yet to apologize. In other words, George Wallace was a class act ulike obama, eric holder, hijackson, sharkton, et al.

Flower
Guest

Jayne, YOU couldn’t get elected for a FIRST term of DOG CATCHER!

Jay Kenney
Guest

Not interested in political office. Prefer to assist disabled veterans and those disabled in the general population.

Flower
Guest

I’d claim I wasn’t interested if I knew I didn’t stand a chance as well, Jayne! Does anyone assist you with your mental problems???

oifmack
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A bit of common sense and logic….. The Republican party is of the intellectual standard. The democrats are just plain pathetic and stupid. Now, truth based upon fact: Obama got into the White House because of the hyphenated Republicans, as in Conservative and/or Tea Party. And yes, the obvious blacks and whites voting for obama because he is black or… Yes Colonel West, I fully understand, and agree, the Convention of States is now an essential component to our current political dynamic. But, it is absolutely useless, unless Republicans get off their ass and take their tongue out. America is… Read more »
Brian_R_Allen
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…. ISLAM CRIMINALS OR OBAMA ….

What’s the difference?

ADR
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The Dems are completely corrupt and the GOP is complicit by having no backbone. Impeachment is a no brainer.

Uncle Ruckus
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Polls show Obama support bouncing back…sorry right wing LOONS!!

Danny
Guest

Uncle Remus you probably should check a variety of new sources not just the ones that are liberal approved.

Flower
Guest

Uh ACTUALLY his job approval rating dropped 2 more points this week. LOL!!

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

Real Clear average 44.7! Sorry but those pesky facts! MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

Flower
Guest

37

sorry 🙂

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

hmmmm…even fox news has him at 42% MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

WOW!!!! you are a special kind of stupid aren’t ya…..let me check FOX NEWS!!

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove

Brian_R_Allen
Guest

In order the mean IQ be about 100, around half of America’s legal and illegal residents are of below-average intelligence. At any given time roughly +/-90% of those support the sail-eared simpleton, whose “approval rating” fluctuates a bit as some of the dangerously-dullard (AKA the “Democratic”-potty “base”) get picked up from the back of HomePro, for a few hours’ labor. Or get wrapped around a bottle of hooch.

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

It is what it is! When it was at 38% bet you didn’t give a explanation for that!! You LOONS just can’t accept FACTS!!!

Daryl Watson
Guest

From Rasmussen “The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 39% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15.”

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

Key word…strongly…now what is the daily Rasmussen poll for today?? 48%???

Uncle Ruckus
Guest

A new CBS News poll puts Obama’s approval rating at 46%, seven points higher than in October, a month before elections in which Republicans won control of the Senate and increased their House majority.

The presidential approval bump comes amid signs of an improving economy, as well as Obama executive actions on immigration and Cuba.

Danny
Guest

It is my understanding Mike that the cos has to agree on an issue with A majority VOTE IT CANNOT BE HIGH JACKET BY A HAND FULL GO TO CONVENTION Of states .Com you will find all answers you need.

Flower
Guest

What is a “high jacket”??? Do you mean “hijacked”????

Danny
Guest

Yes hijacked getting used to new smart phone sorry

Brian_R_Allen
Guest
Control governorships and states’ legislatures? Employ The Joshua Glover Declaration of Defiance. Tell the feral gummint to ES&D! Time for a Constitutional War of Independence, based in Declarations of Defiance nullifying every unconstitutional action and activity and from every state whose government has the huevos. Declarations that make no bones about reminding the feral gummint of the phrase, “public servant.” And that we are “the public” and it is “the servant!” Declarations in the style of and having the force of that issued by the sovereign state of Wisconsin, in the matter of the escaped slave, Joshua Glover. To whit:… Read more »
Rafael X
Guest

Those clowns could not even muster enough votes to oust Boehner which they hate. And you think they can do anything about Obama who’s been spanking Boehner at will for the last 6 years. Please. Gimme a break. Obama is the President until another President is elected. He has less than two years left. Get used to it already. Morons.