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McConnell: 'We're Pretty Unhappy' About Obama's Immigration Mandate
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Posted on 06/18/2012 9:32:20 PM PDT by tsowellfan

(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Friday he will seek a court order to stop the Obama administration from halting the deportation of illegal aliens who were brought to this country as children.

But King is one of the few Republicans talking about a lawsuit.

On Monday, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was asked what Congress will do about the Executive Branch setting mandatory immigration policy without congressional authority.

"Well, one thing -- we thing it ought to require legislative action," McConnell told Fox News anchor Martha McCallum. "The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion."

McCallum persisted: "But if the White House has gone around Congress in a way that is not above-board, is Congress going to hold the White House's feet to the fire on this and force them to go through Congress, is my question."

"Well, that would require court action, I assume," Sen. Mitch McConnell told Fox News on Monday. "But yeah, I think we're pretty unhappy with the fact that they have now decided to do something they claimed they couldn't legally do a year ago."

McConnell said Obama's decision "raises quite a suspicion that this is all just about trying to ingratiate himself with Hispanic voters."

On Friday, Rep. King told radio host Mike Huckabee, "I’m prepared to bring a suit and seek a court order to stop implementation of this policy."

You plan to sue the administration? Huckabee asked. “That is correct,” King said.


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1 posted on 06/18/2012 9:32:28 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

McConnell = lame


2 posted on 06/18/2012 9:34:38 PM PDT by kevao
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To: tsowellfan

McConnell: ‘We’re Pretty Unhappy’ About Obama’s Immigration Mandate
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Are you REALLLLLY? Then DO SOMETHING about it, dammit. I’m sick of p@@@@@@!


3 posted on 06/18/2012 9:36:20 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
What is it you think he should do exactly?

How does Congress overturn an executive order?

4 posted on 06/18/2012 9:40:53 PM PDT by what's up
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To: tsowellfan
“Well, that would require court action, I assume,” Sen. Mitch McConnell told Fox News on Monday

Court action? Yeah - it's called impeachment, you flippin’ moron! There's this interesting document you might want to read called The Constitution of the United States....it lays out little things like the separation of powers and it even explains how laws are supposed to be passed! Maybe if you got a hold of a copy of it, you'd have some idea about what to do next!

5 posted on 06/18/2012 9:41:04 PM PDT by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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To: VikingMom

Hear, hear!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 posted on 06/18/2012 9:43:15 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

McConnell going to take his ball and go home. obamma is not playing fair! Boo-hoo!

What a couple of worthless leaders the Republicans have in the Senate and the House!


7 posted on 06/18/2012 9:43:48 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: tsowellfan

McConnell is worthless.


8 posted on 06/18/2012 9:44:07 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: tsowellfan

They are Republicans - they won’t do a damn thing about it.

Worse, they are establishment Republicans, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the Wall Street Journal - they want illegal immigrants, lots of them.

They increase profits and they don’t have to put up with them living around them in their gated communities. That’s for the average American to bear.


9 posted on 06/18/2012 9:45:02 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: wjcsux

Mitch you’re too old to fight for America, so please, do the patriotic thing and retire and let someone younger, more full of fight take the baton because you’re just worthless to us if you can’t fight the enemy within!


10 posted on 06/18/2012 9:46:00 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: wjcsux

Mitch you’re too old to fight for America, so please, do the patriotic thing and retire and let someone younger, more full of fight take the baton because you’re just worthless to us if you can’t fight the enemy within!


11 posted on 06/18/2012 9:46:15 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: tsowellfan

For criminny’s sake! What in the name of Mike do we elect these people to do— wet their pants and wring their hands and mouth a bunch of weak-arse protestations?? I say we throw them ALL out next time!


12 posted on 06/18/2012 9:46:20 PM PDT by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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To: tsowellfan
Old Mitchy is unhappy alright. He's unhappy Republicans didn't pass an amnesty, aka Dream Act, themselves. Darn! Now Hispanic voters will hate Republicans forever. Oh, woe!

There is little to no will on the Republican side to expel illegal aliens. In fact, many Republicans leaders and businesses embrace cheap Mexican labor (so long as they don't have to live next to it).

13 posted on 06/18/2012 9:46:46 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: tsowellfan
THIS sort of weak, wussy, namby-pamby attitude ("unhappy", I assume) is why Obummer is thumbing his nose at Congress every time he gets a whim to do things his own way. Obama is not upholding his oath of office or the Constitution and what is as bad or maybe even worse, neither is McConnell or his cronies by letting Obama get away with it. We the People need to clean house .... top to bottom.
14 posted on 06/18/2012 9:48:27 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: tsowellfan

Where’s the picture of the fish-faced general from Star Wars saying, “It’s a trap!”

The only response to this is the following:

“The Obama Administration, just yesterday, became the biggest spender of money in the history of Earth. Not satisfied with this achievement, they want the all-time unemployment crown and have decided to let over 20,000,000 illegal aliens remain in the country to compete with naturalized and native citizens here for the dwindling number of jobs available.

If you’d like to help the Obama Administration reach the all-time unemployment goal, on its way to officially placing the economy into a depression, please cast your vote for him in November.

Be careful driving home though - one of those illegal aliens may just get drunk celebrating Mr. Obama’s recent ruling and drive the wrong way on the freeway and kill you coming home like that poor woman in Texas. Don’t you worry though, because we are going to pay to prosecute him right here in the US for vehicular homicide and then pay for the best jail cells your tax money can buy.

After all, as a young illegal alien, he’s got a right to be here - mercy demands it - and so when he gets out in four years, he can stay right here in his big melting pot called the USA.”


15 posted on 06/18/2012 9:49:11 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: tsowellfan

McConnell and Boner should go have a good cry together. Then, call Sarah Palin and she will tell you what to do next! What a bunch of spineless, cowards these two are! They disgust me!


16 posted on 06/18/2012 9:49:37 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: tsowellfan

Here’s a tissue, Might Mouse McConnell, now why don’t you make yourself useless and go cry in the corner with your equally useless sack of crap counterpart, Boner.


17 posted on 06/18/2012 9:50:16 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: rawhide

Turtle, turtle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezAJeaCySV4


18 posted on 06/18/2012 9:51:43 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Wings cannot be redistributed, they can only be broken. ~ Oleg Atbashian (People's Cube))
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To: kevao

“McConnell = lame”

NO, McConnell= Worthless Dickhead!!!


19 posted on 06/18/2012 9:53:40 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: tsowellfan

“We’re really unhappy about Obama’s Illegal Immigration Amnesty dodge; you see, we really wanted to to it first, and now Obama and the Democrats have gotten the credit. Besides, by saying this we can pretend we are against Illegal Immigration and still not do anything meaningful to stop it. Maybe Mitt will get us right by pushing Amnesty, he sure seems to want to given his latest statements. Anyway, maybe the base will be quiet for a little longer and buy this latest lie by me and the rest of us Pretend Republicans.”


20 posted on 06/18/2012 9:56:10 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: VikingMom
Mitchy won't impeach Obama for doing what Mitchy wanted to do anyway. Mitchy is just hurt he didn't get a chance to vote on it.

What a thoroughly pathetic leader! So he thinks maybe there needs to be some “court action” over this? What a jerk!

I'd love to vote ‘em all out. Sure, we'd take out a couple good ones in the process, but no way will we ever win with leaders like Romney, (cry baby) Boehner, and Mitchy McConnell. With leaders like them, we don't need enemies!

21 posted on 06/18/2012 9:57:17 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: princess leah

Mitch should take some time off and get that Chin Implant he has always wanted.

While they’re at it they can flip him over to make sure his Spine is intact.


22 posted on 06/18/2012 9:57:40 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The only good Zombie is a dead Zombie, oh wait...)
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To: oldbill

Except to trim their hedges and clean their toilets


23 posted on 06/18/2012 9:59:05 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Free the Zimmermans. . . end this political, racist travesty of a "prosecution")
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To: tsowellfan
"The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion."

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Well, what did they get accomplished at this discussion?

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24 posted on 06/18/2012 9:59:11 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: VikingMom

Indeed. But the word makes them tremble in their boots.


25 posted on 06/18/2012 9:59:41 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: tsowellfan
Well we know the Rats have something on Boehner, wonder what they have on McConnell?
No way two people can be that stupid, lame and worthless.
26 posted on 06/18/2012 10:01:03 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: tsowellfan
Pretty unhappy?
Next thing you know he'll be sending an angry letter.


27 posted on 06/18/2012 10:02:08 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: tsowellfan

“The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion.”

Prepare for this constantly when Hillary Romney takes over. They all just can’t wait for it.


28 posted on 06/18/2012 10:06:11 PM PDT by Varsity Flight (Phony-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: The Cajun

McConnell is an old school show-me-the-money beltway deal maker. There is big money in amnesty so naturally he is all in. He is just unhappy that the kenyan stole a march on Rubio and the GOP now can’t trot out the compassionate conservative jive.


29 posted on 06/18/2012 10:11:02 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: tsowellfan

***Term Limits Alert***


30 posted on 06/18/2012 10:11:53 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: kevao

31 posted on 06/18/2012 10:12:15 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: SoConPubbie
Mitch is hurt because Obama stole credit for the amnesty Mitch wanted to pass. You're absolutely right. At least Obama is open about wanting to destroy America in order to create his utopia. You know where he's coming from. On the other hand, RINOs typically talk a good game, but they're working behind the scenes to thwart conservatives. Honestly, I don't know what's worse.

Actually, I do. RINOs are like “Christians” who don't believe the Bible. As fellow church members, you think they're on the same team, but they only bring apostasy. Frankly, it's easier to deal with unbelievers than those who want to destroy from within. At least unbelievers don't come in, pretend to be something they're not, spread heresy, and create dissent.

32 posted on 06/18/2012 10:14:13 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: lodi90
McConnell is an old school show-me-the-money beltway deal maker.

McConnell and Boehner are both dirty and the Rats can make them dance to whatever tune they want, on demand.

33 posted on 06/18/2012 10:17:44 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: CitizenUSA
Actually, I do. RINOs are like “Christians” who don't believe the Bible. As fellow church members, you think they're on the same team, but they only bring apostasy. Frankly, it's easier to deal with unbelievers than those who want to destroy from within. At least unbelievers don't come in, pretend to be something they're not, spread heresy, and create dissent.

You have provided a very apt comparison.
34 posted on 06/18/2012 10:18:14 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: The Cajun

Insider trading. That’s what they’ve got on these people.


35 posted on 06/18/2012 10:18:48 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: tsowellfan

O the Fascist grants amnesty.

The BAD Republicans challenge it.

In November, all the illegals vote for Obama and against the bad Republicans. Not that they should be able to vote, mind you.


36 posted on 06/18/2012 10:20:04 PM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: tsowellfan
Unhappy?

Wooaah there big fella... It's just this type of inflammatory rhetoric that discourages voters from participating in the political process. This is the reason people are disgusted with DC. Tone it down.

Remember the inspirational words of Dr. King, “Cant we all just get along?”

37 posted on 06/18/2012 10:24:39 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: tsowellfan

They’re “pretty unhappy?” Son of a bitch.


38 posted on 06/18/2012 10:28:54 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: SoConPubbie

SoConPubbie: “You have provided a very apt comparison.”

And you see how well many churches are doing after the heretics work ‘em over. The Republican Party is headed down the same path. Do I have anything in common with people like Mitch McConnell, Romney, and McCain? They claim to be “Republican,” but do they actually fight to advance small government, preservation of American culture (self reliance, liberty, etc.), and the rule of law?

Apparently not.


39 posted on 06/18/2012 10:33:13 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: bboop

Well, let me tell you. My city is flooded with Somalis. Back during Bush vs Gore I went to the polls and saw many Somalis in line to vote in that election.

The next day one of my Somali co-workers who had just arrived to the USA only 3 months before asked me who I voted for. I told him I voted for Bush. He told me he voted for Al Gore. Another Somali told me he also voted and mentioned something about Clinton and a voting card upon arrival in the US. I have no idea what he was talking about.

The last I knew... even legal immigrants cannot vote in our elections (at least general elections). They must be here for a certain number of years and I think they also need to become US Citizens before they can vote. I also think it’s 5 years in the US before you can apply for citizenship.

That being said you can bet all you got in the bank that not only are legal immigrants vote in the general but also illegals vote in the general. In many places they do not even ask for your ID and they would fear being sued if they were to actually come out and ask for proof of citizenship or even legal status.

Don’t think for a moment that they don’t vote. They do and they have been for quite a few years now.

Personally I do not think Obama will gain many votes from illegals because of this executive order simply because they’ve been most likely voting already anyways.

The challenge should be the legality of HOW this Amnesty was passed and not the policy itself. The American people will send a message come this november.


40 posted on 06/18/2012 10:34:10 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: tsowellfan

When your enemy is making a mistake - do nothing.


41 posted on 06/18/2012 10:36:13 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Ineptocracy; the Obama way.)
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The last I knew... even legal immigrants cannot vote in our elections (at least general elections). They must be here for a certain number of years and I think they also need to become US Citizens before they can vote. I also think it’s 5 years in the US before you can apply for citizenship.

That being said you can bet all you got in the bank that not only are legal immigrants vote in the general but also illegals vote in the general. In many places they do not even ask for your ID and they would fear being sued if they were to actually come out and ask for proof of citizenship or even legal status.

If you are in MN there is almost certainly a Somali version of the voter registration application form,

English: http://www.co.washington.mn.us/_asset/0xclys/ELE--2008-Fill-in-VR-with-Tennessen-Warning-B.pdf

which tells the applicant to STOP and not complete the form if they've checked the non-citizen box.

Somali: http://www.co.washington.mn.us/_asset/hs9905/ELE-Somalivrcard.pdf

Ma tahay muwaadin Maraykan? □ Haa □ Maya
1. Ma noqon doonta muwaadin maalinta doorashada soo socota ama ka hor? □ Haa □ Maya
Haddii aad mid ka mid ah su’aalaha sare kaga jawaabtay “MAYA”, HA BUUXIN foomkan.

(Sorry, no Google Translate for Somali. Yet.)

The "sponsors" of these "immigrants" didn't educate them well about the ways of their new country.

Don’t think for a moment that they don’t vote. They do and they have been for quite a few years now.

Personally I do not think Obama will gain many votes from illegals because of this executive order simply because they’ve been most likely voting already anyways.

Probably not.

42 posted on 06/18/2012 11:03:47 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: VikingMom

Right on......What u said!


43 posted on 06/18/2012 11:08:31 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Irenic

The photo you posted ... I suppose I shouldn’t say this but what the heck ... In that photo, doesn’t Obama look like he’s leaning over to pass gas?


44 posted on 06/18/2012 11:29:42 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert ( "Be Breitbart, baby!")
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To: CitizenUSA

It took 13 posts but you nailed it.

Republicans are FOR this and ALL the moves from the Left that they do not fight.

Why it is we can’t get the picture, I’m sure I don’t know.

The two parties have melled into one, and the GOPE serve the severely socialist wing of it, while Obama and Romney serve the Progressive wing.

Romney is a self proclaimed Progressive and Obama is a self proclaimed Progressive.

Anyone get the picture?


45 posted on 06/18/2012 11:50:05 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: Hetty_Fauxvert

Yeah, he does! hahahaha!

The photo is also a bit odd in that Obama doesn’t seem connected to Miss Nancy or Reid. Nancy and Reid look like angry children at the dinner table. McConnell looks a bit perturbed and third wheel. Boehner is the only one that has his iced tea on his place-mat. It appears that Obama and Boehner are the only ones engaged.

It’s an odd and awkward picture. I don’t think the pow-wow accomplished jack but it sure sullied Boehner a bit more. It is a WH photo....


46 posted on 06/18/2012 11:52:47 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: tsowellfan
Trying to figure out what McConnell is saying through his drool, drawl and spittle is next to impossible. But, I'll bet he's thinking:
McConnell: 'We're Pretty Unhappy' About Obama's Immigration Mandate

47 posted on 06/19/2012 12:26:47 AM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: Irenic

“The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion.”
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“Well, what did they get accomplished at this discussion?”

Answer? See Potsdam Conference.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potsdam_Conference


48 posted on 06/19/2012 12:40:06 AM PDT by chulaivn66 ("Liberals. We gotta have them around to provide entertainment. It's that old yin yang thingy again.")
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To: tsowellfan

Ol’ Rip van Mitch.

Is he awake or just talking in his sleep?


49 posted on 06/19/2012 2:23:48 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: tsowellfan
"The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion."


50 posted on 06/19/2012 2:58:48 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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