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Chris Matthews: TSA Uproar Meant to Hurt Obama
Hotair.com ^ | 11/24/2010 | Matt Lewis

Posted on 11/24/2010 4:53:07 PM PST by advance_copy

Tuesday night on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews described the recent uproar over the TSA as “the right wing’s ginned up controversy.”

This, of course, is a narrative liberals are hoping to push.

During his discussion with The Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney, Matthews went on to imply that conservatives are only outraged over the TSA’s procedures because they want to hurt President Obama politically.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hardball; matthews; tsa; tsapervs
I would be against the TSA's groping if it was President Bush, or even President Palin, instead of Obama. BTW, here's a list of sponsors that paid for commercial advertisements on "Hardball" tonight:

Cisco
Mistubishi
AT&T
Maxwell House
Castrol GTX
US Postal Service
National Car Rental
BMW

Barely anybody watches "Hardball". The show has terrible ratings. Why do these big companies pay for air time on that show? They are subsidizing leftist propaganda!
1 posted on 11/24/2010 4:53:11 PM PST by advance_copy
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To: advance_copy

Obama excuse agent. He is a blithering Baboon.


2 posted on 11/24/2010 4:54:18 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: advance_copy

Obama excuse agent. He is a blithering Baboon.


3 posted on 11/24/2010 4:54:20 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: advance_copy

Obama excuse agent. He is a blithering Baboon.


4 posted on 11/24/2010 4:54:20 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: advance_copy

>>>Why do these big companies pay for air time on that show? They are subsidizing leftist propaganda!

I doubt any of them buy time on that specific show - it’s probably what is known in the trades as “run of schedule” buy... scattered across various dayparts, with a minimum rating in a specific demographic.


5 posted on 11/24/2010 4:56:34 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: advance_copy
We got them to do something to hurt themselves? Damn. I didn’t realize we had that much power. Awesome.
6 posted on 11/24/2010 4:57:12 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: advance_copy

7 posted on 11/24/2010 4:59:36 PM PST by Vaquero (Dont pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

When they say “minimum rating”, they aren’t kidding. I’d bet they don’t reach a tenth of a hundredth of a percent. I still say they are subsidizing the leftist propaganda.


8 posted on 11/24/2010 5:00:49 PM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: advance_copy

Just orally satisfy Obama and get it over with Chrissy.


9 posted on 11/24/2010 5:00:58 PM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: advance_copy

Chrissy.... still has a tingle that only the TSA can jingle...


10 posted on 11/24/2010 5:02:30 PM PST by pointsal
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To: advance_copy
It is common sense, i.e., sound practical judgment derived from experience to NOT allow oneself to be molested.

It is common sense to go to a Town Hall Meeting and ask questions about something as vital as health care and money.

It is common sense not to go in debt trillions of dollars

It is common sense to question obamanation and his entourage spending millions on pleasure and pleasure trips...

etc etc

what the obamanation regime is soundly against are all reflections of common sense. obamanatation has no common sense.... thus, it is not real to him, as we, the masses are not real to him.

11 posted on 11/24/2010 5:03:34 PM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: advance_copy

Actually, I agree with Mathews to some extent. Even so, it is fair play, they want to continuously take cheap shots at us, we’ll hit them back, and HARD.

I’ve thought about TSA, the only other option that they really have, assuming that the X-Ray scanners really work, is the Russian approach. If you don’t like the scanners, then find another way to get where you’re going. Russia has at least as much terrorism to deal with, and they’re sold on the scanners.

Having said that, I absolutely LOVE watching this administration SWEAT, big-time, while trying to do their job. It is a blast.


12 posted on 11/24/2010 5:04:55 PM PST by BobL (The whole point of being human is knowing when the party's over.)
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To: advance_copy
That's right Chris, because as everyone knows it's ALL about Barrack.

Now run along and kiss the god-king's ass you limp wristed sycophant.


13 posted on 11/24/2010 5:05:59 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: advance_copy

Many things can hurt Obama.
One is speaking in public without a teleprompter.
He can’t do it......


14 posted on 11/24/2010 5:07:52 PM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race)
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To: advance_copy

Blinding flash of the obvious on Matthews’ part. Had this happened under Bush ol’ Crissie would be leading the attack against it.


15 posted on 11/24/2010 5:09:13 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: advance_copy
Hey Chrissy, the TSA screener gave me a thrill up my leg...

5.56mm

16 posted on 11/24/2010 5:09:30 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: advance_copy

Chrissy knows that if this had been initiated under a Republican administration, he would be spewing spit at the camera, so he imparts his irrationality on the people he hates. I hate big government and gestapoesque agencies, including Homeland Security. I much prefer a reasonable, honest government that isn’t afraid to identify real enemies and leave others alone. Whether or not Chrissy gets a thrill up his leg from the TSA goons, he should recognize a police state when he experiences it, and do his job as a media flake to stop it.


17 posted on 11/24/2010 5:11:00 PM PST by pallis
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To: advance_copy

Well, lets take what Chrissy says and make it into truth.

Hmmm. Obama creates TSA uproar meant to hurt and rob citizens of liberty and dignity.

That should do it.


18 posted on 11/24/2010 5:11:50 PM PST by dforest
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To: M Kehoe

Matthews wrote speeches for Jimmy Carter. That says it all about his importance. He’s an idiot and that is his lot in life. Matthews I am sure was complaining all day, every day about the Patriot Act and violation of rights, but he’s ok with what TSA is doing. Heaven forbid Matthews could ever be consistent with his views.


19 posted on 11/24/2010 5:12:54 PM PST by bcr100
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To: advance_copy
Yeah - no one has a legitimate gripe IF it's against a liberal.

Well, according to Mr. Tingle up the Leg that is...

Chrissy sounds like the lock step folks of the 60 's establishment - 'my country, right or wrong'. Really, Big Sis wants to do this on trains, buses, and ships. Not that any of those could be flown into a building, but just because liberals are bullies - and it's one more way to stick it to all of us.

20 posted on 11/24/2010 5:15:39 PM PST by GOPJ ('Power abdicates only under the stress of counter-power." Martin Buber /a Tea-nami's coming..)
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To: screaminsunshine

THE ONLY VICTIMS ARE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

For sexual crime victims, TSA pat-downs can be 're-traumatizing'"


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Enhanced pat-downs and latex gloves — how often do screeners change them?"



TSA: Some gov't officials to skip airport security
Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group
of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures"


THE TSA, AIRLINE SECURITY & THE QUESTIONS NOT BEING ASKED
The bottom line is that these TSA policies are more about control of us rather than keeping us safer."


Report: TSA worker abducts woman from MARTA station
sexually assaulting her then giving her a suicide note to deliver..."


Spreadin' the glove: TSA infecting U.S.?
Those latex gloves Transportation Security Administration agents wear
while giving airline passengers those infamous full-body pat-downs
apparently aren't there for the safety and security of passengers – only the TSA agents.
"Herpes via latex glove ... ewwww," wrote one participant
on the independence-minded AR15 website forum."


TSA Rolls Out Ad on Pat-Downs (Your taxpayer money for Obama's propaganda)"


'We hate obese passengers and people with personal hygiene issues:' Now 'abused' TSA staff vent....
'Even worse is having to try and feel inside the flab rolls
of obese passengers and we seem to get a lot of obese passengers!'"


Man’s urostomy bag damaged during TSA pat-down; forced to fly with urine on him"


Some notes on x-ray backscatter imaging"


TSA Does a Pat Down on a 3 Year Old Boy (Video)"


Video Update: Cancer Patient Describes Urine-Drenching TSA Pat-Down"


Security and Terrorism Expert Bruce Schneier: TSA Scans "Won't Catch Anybody"
Popular Mechanics Q The machines have shown up in the wake of
the so-called underwear bomber, who tried to blow up a plane with
chemicals stored in his briefs. Would this technology have stopped him?
A The guys who make the machines have said, "We wouldn't have caught that.""


EDITORIAL: TSA is a joke to al Qaeda, too--Groping nuns, kids and seniors won't thwart terrorists"


White House: Terrorists Have Discussed Use of "Anal Cavity" to Conceal Explosives"


TSA Agent Takes Child From Parent"


Jindal blasts Obama administration, calls TSA searches excessive"


Obama: TSA's Nude Screening a Necessary Inconvenience


TSA Forces Woman To Cut Off Her Nipple Rings With Pliers
This video shows one woman slammed to the floor for arguing with a TSA agent.
Another 71 year-old man with a knee implant describes how TSA pulled down his
pants. A 16 year-old girl with a prosthetic leg has her pants removed."


TSA Forces 12 Year-Old Girl Traveling Without Parents Through Naked Scanner"


Enhanced pat down leaves Grand Rapids airline passenger in tears"


TSA should actually be called T&A [sdcraigo]"


House Republicans Clobber TSA, Insider Deals On Nudie Scanners"


House Republicans Clobber TSA, Insider Deals On Nudie Scanners"


SHOCK VIDEO: MASSIVE LINES ALREADY AT O’HARE CHECKPOINT..."


Obama stands by controversial air security screening methods"


Refuse to be groped or scanned - face $11,000 fine and/or arrest"


Obama Gives a Pass: TSA Won’t Touch Muslims’ Junk"


Obama Gives a Pass: TSA Won’t Touch Muslims’ Junk"


Terrorists hiding in hijabs—Muslims seek special treatment to elude TSA groping"


Profile Muslims or Pat Down the Masses?"


Profile Muslims or Pat Down the Masses?"


Profile Muslims or Pat Down the Masses?"


Profile Muslims or Pat Down the Masses?"


TSA Forces 12 Year-Old Girl Traveling Without Parents Through Naked Scanner"


Enhanced pat down leaves Grand Rapids airline passenger in tears"


TSA should actually be called T&A [sdcraigo]"

100 “Naked” Scanner Images Made Public"


CAIR Tells Muslim Women Wearing Hijabs to Allow ONLY “Head and Neck” Pat Downs"


Governor Palin Calls Out the TSA for Extreme Political Correctness"



HILLARY: NO BODY SEARCH FOR ME..."


Body scanner saved 35,000 ‘naked’ images"


Pilot to Hannity: The TSA wanted to see my penis"


Mom upset about 12-yr old daughter’s full body security scan experience"


Obama: The rights of Muslim suicide bombers come before the rights of US citizens"


Senators and TSA Defend “Love Pats” at Airports"


Soros Scores on Scanners [Invested with ‘psychic’ precision]"


Terahertz/Submillimeter Activity Radiation (TSA-Rays) will “melt” your DNA, physicists find."


DHS Head Chertoff Using His Position To Profit For Company He’s Employed By"


video: Ted Poe (R-TX) ties Michael Chertoff to TSA abuse"



Airport Scanners Sparking Litigation and Protests."


Woman says her Lambert security screening was sexual assault"


Homeland Security chairman to TSA: 'Reconsider' pat-downs"


Is the TSA allowing convicted rapists to perform pat-down searches?"


This is the picture they release.

ADULTS ONLY: Click on it to see the inverse.
NOTICE: It is too graphic for a thread.
============= CLICK HERE=========


Napolitano Considering Allowing Muslim Women to Pat Themselves Down at Airports"


Senator Kerry 'Liveshot' lives in no-pat-down zone (Avoiding TSA for the very special non-taxpaying people)"


Young Boy Strip Searched By TSA"


TSA pat-down leaves traveler covered in urine (Non-muslim bladder cancer survivor) A retired special education teacher on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fla., said he was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an enhanced pat-down by TSA officers recently at Detroit Metropolitan Airport."


Enhanced pat down leaves Grand Rapids airline passenger in tears "The female officer ran her hand up the inside of my leg to my groin and she did it so hard and so rough she lifted me off my heels," I yelped. I was in pain for about an hour afterwards. It just felt excessive and unnecessary.""


Qaeda's surgical strike: Breast & butt bombs [UNDETECTABLE by TSA]"


Gov Sarah Palin tweets to TSA: Profile!"



How to Think About the Tiny Cancer Risk Posed by Airport Scanners"


Schneier on Security - TSA Backscatter X-ray Backlash"


TSA Creeps Force Cancer Survivor to Expose Prosthetic Breast"


TSA Makes Cancer Victim Remove Prosthetic Breast A flight attendant and cancer survivor said she was forced to remove and show her prosthetic breast to a TSA agent during a security pat-down."


My Very Own TSA Nightmare - new category of suspect persons to the TSA: "traveling with scars" They took me aside and did the pat-down, feeling all over my body as is their habit. Then the TSA officer proceeded to feel my stomach as if I were a pregnant woman. He explained that I had a hard patch on my stomach and they wanted to check it and make sure it was all me. It was painful and disturbing. I informed the TSA officer that it was the scar from my colon cancer operation that went from my crotch to my sternum. A day later the scar still hurts from the kneading and prodding."


TSA Full-Body Scans Would Not Pass Hospital IRB Reviews An IRB is an Institutional Review Board, a group of physicians, scientists, lawyers, ethicists, and members of the community which meets periodically to review and approve or disapprove research projects.... If the IRB judges the risks outweigh the benefits, the research is denied."


The demand came last week from the politically-connected Muslim rights organization (CAIR) that serves as the U.S. front for the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. Janet Napolitano is actually considering exempting Muslims as per CAIR's demands."


"Former Orlando TSA officer gets probation in sex-slave case



A former Orlando TSA security officer arrested for allegedly molesting a minor pleaded
no contest to one charge today and was sentenced to 10 years' sex-offender probation.
A victim told deputies Bennett asked her to be his sex slave
and fondled her against her will."


"TSA officer charged in boy's kidnap attempt"


"TSA airport screener arrested for child porn also worked at Catholic school; Questions remain"


(How-many-tsa-sex-offendersDHS doc on TSA screenings from 2004)"


"A Review of Background Checks for Federal Passenger and Baggage Screeners at Airports" (pdf file)"


"Thread dedicated to TSA Criminal Activity"


"Former Orlando TSA officer gets probation in sex-slave case"


"TSA airport screener arrested for child porn also worked at Catholic school; Questions remain"


"TSA Agent Arrested at LAX (TSA using drugs at a party)"


"TSA Agent Accused of Harboring Fugitive"


"TSA officer at DIA arrested in connection with luring child online"


"TSA screener arrested for drug theft at Little Rock airport"


"TSA officer charged in boy's kidnap attempt - Police in Idaho say man also possessed documents for 5 separate identities"


"TSA Worker Arrested On Drug, Gun Charges"


" Memos Detail TSA Officer's Cocaine Pranks Worker joked about finding drugs in luggage"


"TSA screener arrested for beating co-worker"


"TSA Agent: "I am god, I'm in charge""


"TSA officer among duo arrested for stealing from fliers' luggage at JFK"


"Child rape charge rocks TSA"


"TSA- Screener Charged With Raping 14 Year Old Girl"


"TSA Agent arrested for sex crimes www.privateofficer.com"



"TSA Employee Steals Over $200,000 in Electronics"



"TSA Forces Woman To Remove Nipple Rings


Compliments of BossLady Friday, November 19, 2010"



"...J. Brian Doyle, the former fourth-ranking official in DHS's propaganda directorate,
who was arrested for conducting sexually explicit cyber-conversations with what he thought was a
cancer-stricken 14-year-old girl."


Sadeq Naji Ahmed - the Transportation Security Administration
hired him as an airport screener after the Air Force kicked him out for making
statements supporting Osama bin Laden and praising the 9/11 attacks.
Ahmed worked almost a year before enough people at the TSA found that
he previously had his security clearance revoked and had to let him go."

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,
or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children
and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
"
President Ronald Reagan

21 posted on 11/24/2010 5:16:43 PM PST by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: bcr100
Good evening.

Heaven forbid Matthews could ever be consistent with his views.

If Chrissy could be consistent, he wouldn't be a hypocrite. Then again, he wouldn't be a liberal/progressive/democRAT/communist either.

5.56mm

22 posted on 11/24/2010 5:23:25 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: advance_copy

Tingle Boy


23 posted on 11/24/2010 5:44:30 PM PST by FrankR (Don't let the bastards wear you down!)
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To: screaminsunshine

Is Chris Mathews really a chubby woman dressed as a man? He has breasts and a physique that has no muscle. Even his voice sounds feminine to me. Could he be a Butch in disguise?


24 posted on 11/24/2010 5:58:01 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: advance_copy

I watched the ABC evening news tonight, and they reported that most people were using the scanners. No mention of urine or feces accidents for those unfortunate travelers with collection pouches.

The sheeple of America are obeying Brother #1 and Big Sis. After all, they know that we can’t be trusted, and besides, we are just plain stupid.


25 posted on 11/24/2010 6:07:03 PM PST by mohresearcher
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To: advance_copy

If Matthews loses his job, he can always be a regular on “The View”.


26 posted on 11/24/2010 6:25:26 PM PST by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: advance_copy

“Matthews went on to imply that conservatives are only outraged over the TSA’s procedures because they want to hurt President Obama politically.”

Bullcr@p.

If this were done during the tenure of Bush and Cheney, Tingles Hardball would be the FIRST to scream governmental abuse!!!


27 posted on 11/24/2010 6:35:14 PM PST by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: advance_copy

So I suppose that if 0bama weren’t in the WH, we would all love to get groped. Hint to Chrissy: We’re not all like you.


28 posted on 11/24/2010 6:47:10 PM PST by Liberty and Freedom
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To: Reddy

Ain’t it the truth!


29 posted on 11/24/2010 6:47:10 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: FrankR

LOL!

That is fantastic!


30 posted on 11/24/2010 6:47:12 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: advance_copy
WTF? Munchausen narcissism by proxy syndrome? It's all about the O?
31 posted on 11/24/2010 6:50:31 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: Diogenesis

Now we know how the Shroud of Turin was made.


32 posted on 11/24/2010 8:13:03 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: Diogenesis

Now we know how the Shroud of Turin was made.


33 posted on 11/24/2010 8:13:07 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: BobL

By this time, if they were serious, they would have trained up a bunch of explosive-sniffing dogs. It would beat hell out of TSA bullies and be more sensitive as well. The fact they have not done this is evidence they know that this is all a charade— a “ritual” of safety to lull the nervous flier into a state of compliance but which is only sound and fury signifying nothing.


34 posted on 11/24/2010 8:38:43 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: advance_copy

Well, I guess all four of his listeners agree with Hissy Crissy. Is he even relevant to broadcast entertainment?


35 posted on 11/24/2010 8:40:10 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: bcr100
You notice they shut up about the Patriot Act when it became known that the Act was written largely by Joe Bite-me Biden.
36 posted on 11/24/2010 8:41:50 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: M Kehoe
Oh, I think Chrissy is consistent.

Some men enjoy having men that they don't know fondle their testicles. Some may get a “tingle” out of it.

37 posted on 11/25/2010 12:36:42 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: hinckley buzzard

Plus when Obama kept it in place, so apparently this act is ok as long as a democrat write it and is in charge in the WH. Hypocritical fools.


38 posted on 01/09/2011 2:59:35 PM PST by bcr100
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