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1 researchok  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:10:29pm
Grover Norquist at his obstructionist, disrespectful best. I really hope that any Sequestration deal that passes leaves him screaming in butthurt agony.

That alone deserves an upding

2 alinuxguru  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:35:22pm

I don't remember seeing Grover on the ballot. Why are my elected officials listening to him again?

3 EiMitch  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:36:15pm

re: #1 researchok

I concur. This ideologue has done than anybody else to render the government impotent to deal with the aftermath of the late '08 financial meltdown. How many people have needlessly suffered or even died because this GOP lobby-monopolist and his teabagger puppets would rather bend over the poor and middle-class than see the 1%ers suffer a return to the tax rates of the Clinton administration?

4 Lidane  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:45:03pm

Dear Grover,

That is all.

No love,
Me

5 EiMitch  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:51:43pm

re: #3 EiMitch

This ideologue has done than anybody else

That should read "has done more than anybody else." And this isn't the first time I somehow left out an entire word and not caught it when previewing. Wtf is the matter with me?

6 EiMitch  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:53:50pm

re: #4 Lidane

SFW? ... Nope. Oh well. I forgot that label before too.

7 Dark_Falcon  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:54:48pm

re: #2 alinuxguru

I don't remember seeing Grover on the ballot. Why are my elected officials listening to him again?

Because he's proven successful at creating primary challenges for and reducing the support given to candidates who violate his pledge. Anyone he deems to have done so he attacks in ugly person terms then works hard to ruin them. He's an intimidator, who reacts to any challenge with threats and derision.

8 Lidane  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 4:16:21pm

re: #6 EiMitch

SFW? ... Nope. Oh well. I forgot that label before too.

Oops. Sorry about that! I figured the title of the video would be warning enough. My bad.

9 Skip Intro  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 5:00:27pm

All members who have signed a pledge to Grover Norquist should be given the chance to renounce it, and if they refuse, expelled from Congress.

Period.

10 Dark_Falcon  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 5:08:34pm

re: #9 Skip Intro

All members who have signed a pledge to Grover Norquist should be given the chance to renounce it, and if they refuse, expelled from Congress.

Period.

Not possible. It takes a 2/3rds vote of the relevant house to expel a member of Congress, and in the House of Representatives at least around 45% of the incoming Congress has taken the pledge. You'd have to get pledge taker to vote to expel themselves.

11 Skip Intro  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 6:06:20pm

re: #10 Dark_Falcon

Not possible. It takes a 2/3rds vote of the relevant house to expel a member of Congress, and in the House of Representatives at least around 45% of the incoming Congress has taken the pledge. You'd have to get pledge taker to vote to expel themselves.

Aw, come on. I'm just pretending I'm a Republican living in my own fantasy world.

Half the people in the country do it, why not me too?

12 Destro  Sat, Nov 17, 2012 1:11:43am

re: #11 Skip Intro

Half the people in the country do it, why not me too?

Correction: Less than half live in the Republican holo-deck per results from the last election.


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