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  • GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

    As you may have heard the GOP has BLOCKED a very reasonable nominee to the Consumer Protection Bureau. It is the equivalent of management refusing to negotiate a second contract after a company has unionized. Weather or not the GOP liek the idea of the bureau..the bureau is law and it deserves to have a head. Filibustering the appointment because you don't agree with the bureau itself is just another in a long line of ridiculous positions held by the GOP to bring the country to a halt under Obama. It's sickening to watch. Hopefully voters will come to their senses and throw all the GOPer bums out next Nov.

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    Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

    I thought that would happen in 2010. Unfortunately for us all, it seems Barnum was right.

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      Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

      That's the way fanatics operate, national suicide is better than admitting that their ideas don't work in the real world....

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        Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

        ol' obstructionist policies = expecting to get something in negotiations

        Danny, goober and the rest of you fan boys... in 2013 when we have a GOP president and the Democrats block his very reasonable nominees, remember that you took this position.

        We will...

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          Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

          Originally posted by goober View Post
          That's the way fanatics operate, national suicide is better than admitting that their ideas don't work in the real world....
          Blocking the nominee to head the Bureau of Consumer Protection is national suicide?

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            Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

            Originally posted by Wagner View Post
            Blocking the nominee to head the Bureau of Consumer Protection is national suicide?
            filibustering every nominee, every proposal, bringing government to standstill, when government action is required is national suicide.

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              Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

              Originally posted by tsquare View Post
              ol' obstructionist policies = expecting to get something in negotiations

              Danny, goober and the rest of you fan boys... in 2013 when we have a GOP president and the Democrats block his very reasonable nominees, remember that you took this position.

              We will...
              Another fact free post from fantasy land.

              How many Bush nominees were filibustered, how many Obama nominees were filibustered

              I know the answer....

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                Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                You realize they are blocking because the nominee will hold a 5 year term and not report to either congress or the president.

                In effect he cannot be fired, and can do almost anything he wants.

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                  Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                  Originally posted by goober View Post
                  filibustering every nominee, every proposal, bringing government to standstill, when government action is required is national suicide.

                  It is the peculiar insanity that party is afflicted with these days. Tactics right out of an elementary schoolyard, by a bunch of rich, spoiled brats, who need a good old fashioned ass whupping with big daddy's leather belt.

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                    Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                    Originally posted by tsquare View Post
                    ol' obstructionist policies = expecting to get something in negotiations

                    Danny, goober and the rest of you fan boys... in 2013 when we have a GOP president and the Democrats block his very reasonable nominees, remember that you took this position.

                    We will...
                    Do unto others because we already did it unto you, and we will even blame you for it when you do it back to us in kind? Is that the new Christian Republican Party anthem?

                    What do Republicans "expect" to get for merely approving an administration appointment? Even more graft and rampant corruption?

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                      Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                      Originally posted by CSA View Post
                      You realize they are blocking because the nominee will hold a 5 year term and not report to either congress or the president.

                      In effect he cannot be fired, and can do almost anything he wants.
                      Really, is that something new? Are they waiting until we have a president with a 5 year term? And all federal officers can be impeached, and removed.

                      Why did the GOP hold up all military promotions of general officers?

                      Why did they filibuster nominees who later were confirmed unanimously?

                      Because they weren't opposing the nominee, they were doing whatever they could to stop Obama, from day one, they would rather see their nation fail, than their president succeed....

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                        Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                        Originally posted by Danny View Post
                        As you may have heard the GOP has BLOCKED a very reasonable nominee to the Consumer Protection Bureau. It is the equivalent of management refusing to negotiate a second contract after a company has unionized. Weather or not the GOP liek the idea of the bureau..the bureau is law and it deserves to have a head. Filibustering the appointment because you don't agree with the bureau itself is just another in a long line of ridiculous positions held by the GOP to bring the country to a halt under Obama. It's sickening to watch. Hopefully voters will come to their senses and throw all the GOPer bums out next Nov.
                        I agree Republicans should not filibuster appointments as long as they have had adequate time for debate. There is nothing wrong with voting against the nominee because you dont like the CPB, though.

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                          Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                          Someone remind me if Danny got this agitated when Democrats stonewalled Bush's judicial nominees?

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                            Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                            Originally posted by goober View Post
                            Really, is that something new? Are they waiting until we have a president with a 5 year term? And all federal officers can be impeached, and removed.

                            Why did the GOP hold up all military promotions of general officers?

                            Why did they filibuster nominees who later were confirmed unanimously?

                            Because they weren't opposing the nominee, they were doing whatever they could to stop Obama, from day one, they would rather see their nation fail, than their president succeed....
                            Hey Goober, that's politics. Oh and for Obama, he is a total failure, and the Pubs have good reason to stop him anyway they can.

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                              Re: GOP reverting back to ol' obstructionist policies

                              When Democrats pass a budget, we can talk about Republicans being obstructionist. Republicans passed a budget. Democrats not only obstructed that budget, they didn't even offer one of their own.

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