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Old 02-26-2012, 08:48 AM
 
Location: London UK & Florida USA
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Congress, with its Republican obstructionist contingent, has been severely broken since Bush left office. Thanks Republicans. You have tainted the entire Congress with your petty crap, and the public is outraged more than you care to admit.

First Read - NBC/WSJ poll: Majority would vote out every member of Congress
If Both parties are serious about smaller Govt. they shoud get rid of congress and just have one house in the capitol........ at the moment two houses are doing one job.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:58 AM
 
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Sorry to disappoint A_Lexus but I'm voting straight ticket.

There, I just wiped out A_Lexus' Presidential cast. His vote for Barack no longer matters.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:58 AM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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It's humorous you are trying to pin this on the GOP especially considering the election a year ago, it wasn't Republicans being shown the door.


Truth hurts I suppose.

Nevertheless, this constant spin by the left, that it is Congressional Republicans alone who are unpopular, continues.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Old Town Alexandria
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Congress, with its Republican obstructionist contingent, has been severely broken since Bush left office. Thanks Republicans. You have tainted the entire Congress with your petty crap, and the public is outraged more than you care to admit.

First Read - NBC/WSJ poll: Majority would vote out every member of Congress
Agreed. They need to keep Boehner and his phony outrage off the newsmedia....so offensive.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:20 AM
 
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Congress, with its Republican obstructionist contingent, has been severely broken since Bush left office. Thanks Republicans. You have tainted the entire Congress with your petty crap, and the public is outraged more than you care to admit.

First Read - NBC/WSJ poll: Majority would vote out every member of Congress
If you have been pulled into the left-right Hegelian Dialectic Paradigm, you've done exactly what they would like you to do taking you out as any potential threat to special interests.

The tread was titled..

Majority would vote out entire Congress


Start cleaning House, Political Reform, Re-establish checks and balances with independent, decentralized Media, re-establish resource-based currency and Spiritual Bible-based foundational morality and I agree.

Get pulled into their Democrat, Republican paradigm and we lose.

I think we've lost anyway. Ted Turner and gang are laughing at the American public for being so Naive I'm sure giving high fives to the Democrats, low fives to the Republicans, and a double back slap to the Centralized "Tea Party". When you are the opposition you don't have opposition.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:16 AM
 
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Um, since when does "Majority would vote out entire Congress" mean "vote out Republicans only" ???

It's fine, we'd be better off with a single party leading our country anyways.
We had that when Obama came into office. Look what that got us!
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:19 AM
 
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Republicans, in their sour grapes obstructionism, have given us the worst Congress in the history of this country. Stands to reason that the gains they made in '10 must be undone, in order for Congress to once again regain its footing just in time for President Obama's second term. Congress remains broken as long as Republicans are at the table in numbers that matter.

Divided We Stand - John Aloysius Farrell - NationalJournal.com
You just don't like them because they put a halt to the run away spending they enjoyed the first 2 years of the Obama admin.
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:03 PM
 
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Actions speak louder than words. If the American people have been so dissatisfied with Congress, then why haven't they voted them out yet? In spite of Congress having a dismal approval rating (around 10% the last I checked), the majority of incumbents in the House and Senate will get re-elected for several more terms. Bet on it.
Because people want to vote out everyone else's representatives--not their own. Apply nationally, and nothing changes.

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If Both parties are serious about smaller Govt. they shoud get rid of congress and just have one house in the capitol........ at the moment two houses are doing one job.
Two houses are doing two jobs. Congress was specifically split into a senate, with equal representation of states, and a House, with equal representation of population. There was a huge battle about this 230 years ago.
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Holiday, FL
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All this talk about Democrats, Republicans, Progressives, Conservatives, Left, Right...

You need to stop listening to their promises and begin making DEMANDS of them. If you settle for what they offer you, you will NEVER get what you need.
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:46 PM
 
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Because people want to vote out everyone else's representatives--not their own. Apply nationally, and nothing changes
No argument there.
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