Skip to comments.Dems: Bipartisanship 'isn't working' [Dingy Harry & San Fran Nan alert]
Posted on 02/05/2009 12:13:05 PM PST by rabscuttle385
Frustrated Senate Democratic leaders dispensed with calls for bipartisanship on the stimulus package Thursday, with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid saying that he won't let anyone "hold the president of the United States hostage."
President Barack Obama had once hoped to have the package pass with substantial Republican support. But Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that's now a distant memory."
"So far," he said, bipartisanship "isn't working."
But in an interview with Politico, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said that the Democrats - not the Republicans - have made a mockery of bipartisanship.
Senators are in a panic this bill is stinking up the place, Graham said then accused Obama of being AWOL in the stimulus discussions.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
‘...with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid saying that he won’t let anyone “hold the president of the United States hostage.” ‘
He would have one month ago....
Bipartisanship hasn’t yet been attempted....
Not working? Never there to begin with, @sswipes.
The nasty ‘publicans are knuckling under!
Dem definition of bipartisanship = our way or the highway.
I have yet to see any bipartisanship from the Dems
If it’s such a good idea, pass it and
Own the results, good or bad.
Somebody please call Zero and the rest of his Rat hordes a waaaaaaaahhh-mbluance!
Shameless, absolutely shameless.
Nothing works when you don’t even try it.
ROFL! This thing really MUST suck, if even Grahamnesty is getting rowdy about it!
‘course we KNEW that...
Reid says he is sure he could pick up 2 republican votes..
Those would have to be 2 suicidal republicans.
This gigantic pork bill is a world record for deficit spending, consists exclusively of wasteful liberal spending, and the liberals are complaining that they can't get "bipartisan" support? They are even more stupid than I thought. The bill could get bipartisan support if they chopped it down to reasonable tax cuts, plus maybe a couple billion dollars in carefully-targeted spending. I'd like it better with no new spending, but that's a bipartisan gesture. What they want is absolute submission, and they're crying because they can't get that, not even from McCain (so far).
They want the GOP to go for it to give them cover. Period.
They should be cutting spending and cutting taxes. Now that’s a stimulus.
The current plan is a dog’s meal.
Democrat definition of bipartisanship = Republican capitulation
Remember, we have to do something, because Pelosi says 500 million Americans lose their jobs every month!
Someone needs to tell these ‘RAT dumbasses that “bipartisanship” ISN’T defined as having the GOP sign off on every Socialist package that the piggies on the hill can dream up.
Harry Reid= Senile POS.
The sooner this POS passes w/o GOP help, the sooner the GOP can start running on it. Make all the dims sign their name to this crap sandwich.
I think they’re absolutely terrified that this will pass on a party line vote.
Bi-Partisanship will never work when Obama and the Democrats sneak off to Williamsburg to plot against them.
Thats right Obama and the boys are going on retreat to Williamsburg Obama is flying down in the luxurious Air Force One on a trip that the Presidential Helicopter copuld easilt make in an hour, all the Dems are taking a special chartered Amtrak train down, that way no one gets a DUI on the way down. Any business they do in Williamsburg could easily be dine right in Washington.
GW gets the last laugh.
“this bill is stinking up the place”......
thanks to Stretchface Pelosi!...It’s her pile of crap!
I’ll have a grilled cheese sandwich and a coke. P.S. Did
you disable the smoke detector in the President’s lavatory?
The Bolshecrat definition of bipartisanship is we write the law, you take the blame.
Dear Harry and Nancy -
You will have to pass this garbage all by yourself.
Then you will have to own it and accept responsibility for it all by yourself.
Its hard to be an adult, isn’t it?
Freeper the Kidd
(Yeah, sing a song bro’...)
If the sun refused to shine
I don’t mind, I don’t mind
If the mountains ah, fell in the sea
Let it be, it ain’t me.
(Well, all right)
Got my own world to live through and uh, ha !
And I ain’t gonna copy you.
“Yeah (sing the song brother...)
Now if uh, six uh, huh, turned out to be nine
Oh I don’t mind, I don’t mind uh ( Well all right... )
If all the hippies cut off all their hair
Oh I don’t care, oh I don’t care.
‘Cause I’ve got my own world to live through and uh, huh
And I ain’t gonna copy you.”
1. When a conservative shuts the f*** up and does whatever is ordered by a liberal
2. Staying silent after liberals steal an election
3. Syn. Impotence; cowardice; willing treason; the state of willingly being an invertebrate or eunich
No Harry Reid what is happening is that American’s that normally don’t pay attention are watching and are not likeing what they see. When they find out the truth about these things you guys normally lose.
Fine Reid, put on your big girl panties and pass (and take SOLE responsibility for) this bloated mass of rotten pork.
Obama lied. The Economy died.
‘Obama lied. The Economy died. ‘
Yep. The democrats KNOW this pork bill won’t help the economy THEY undermined via Barney Frank with FAnnie and Freddy.
They KNOW IT. That why they aren’t just passing this pig without Republican votes.
The Republicans refuse to buy a pig in a poke. Too bad for the Democrats.
The GOP needs to stay away from this POS “stimulus” bill. Let the dems sink their own ship.
Bipartisanship, Dem style:
“You vote for our proposals and our nominees, and we won’t change the rules to eliminate filibusters. This doesn’t mean we won’t hold up your appointments if you ever get in power again, because we work for the people (and the children).”
You really have to laugh at these attempts to get Republican suckers to sign up to these excrement they are trying to pass. And it’s funny because they are trying to act as if they need Republican votes with this thing when they don’t want to draw attention to their disastrous control of all branches of gov’t and who the people can ‘thank’ when the effects of their policies hits home. The Demonrats are really a bunch of wicked souls who are going to deserve the hate directed their way when reality sets in.
You know things are really messed up when even McCain and Graham realize it’s wrong.
That's 16,000,000 Amuricans lined up at unemployment lines daily!
Must be some hellaciously long lines somewhere. Consider: There were supposedly 2 million on the mall at the Obama Crowning. From that example, I think we can find the unemployment lines by simply looking for the trash and feces they leave.
Elementary, my dear Watson!
“The sum total of their grievances amount to one page,” said Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democrat...”Three months from now, we won’t be talking about how many votes we’re getting ,” he said. “We’ll be talking about how many people we’ve put to work, whether the GDP is turned around, and all of that.”
Pass it bunky...let’s see what we’re talking about in 3 mos...prolly a terrorist attack on a soup line.
Dems: “Bipartisanship is doing whatever we say.”
Sen. Graham Goes Ballistic:
President AWOL, Stimulus Process a Joke, “Count me Out!”
Posted on 02/05/2009 1:22:33 PM PST by quesney
Why should they care if they get “bi-partisan” support for The Great Taxpayer Heist from Republicans? After all, as Hussein said “I won”. Let him lead the ‘rats in passing the theft against the wishes of millions of fed-up Americans, it’s good to be king.