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Posts by ThirstyMan

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  • Tactics (Ping list)

    04/29/2016 10:02:12 AM PDT · 54 of 80
    ThirstyMan to Kaslin
  • The Rule: First Candidate to 1,237 Wins

    04/12/2016 9:10:05 AM PDT · 74 of 130
    ThirstyMan to Georgia Girl 2

    Cruz’s true colors were also revealed when he began campaigning as the only alternative to Donald Trump. That showed he was courting the establishment vote as opposed to the outsider Ted.

    There’s only one candidate who has remained true to his original tack and ‘Make America Great Again’ is his campaign slogan. He has risen in the face of tremendous opposition from all the right people. The Republican voter has indicated repeatedly their preference for this man while the establishment types have sought to deny him the nomination at all costs.

    Go Donald!!!

  • The Rule: First Candidate to 1,237 Wins

    04/12/2016 8:37:19 AM PDT · 72 of 130
    ThirstyMan to Georgia Girl 2

    “Next lets realize that the campaign Ted Cruz is running is that of a weak candidate who a majority of republican voters reject. On April 26th Cruz hits the mathematical wall and he well knows it. His is a campaign of desperation fueled by naked ambition. There is no dirty trick he will not stoop to in an effort to obtain the GOP nomination no matter the futility of it.”

    Cruz crossed the line and couldn’t hide his unprincipled ambition when he joined the crowd and blamed Donald Trump’s rhetoric for the violence in Chicago. He had an opportunity to stand on principle but he chose to kick Trump in the shims instead. No principled conservative would parrot the Left’s mantra against a Republican.

  • Gunmen, 1 with rifle, worked as team to kill 6 at cookout

    03/10/2016 4:52:35 PM PST · 11 of 38
    ThirstyMan to artichokegrower

    We really should get to the bottom of this! These backyard cookouts, they have got to stop! How many more are going to die?

  • America, you’re stupid: Trump’s political triumph makes it official—we’re a nation of idiots

    02/24/2016 5:15:58 PM PST · 35 of 55
    ThirstyMan to Vermont Lt
    "I don't think people are idiots for supporting him. I think they are angry, and they see someone who seems to share their anger. They see a successful business man. They see someone who gives them hope.

    There are a lot worse things that could happen to this country. Trump is far from the top of that list.”

    I like the way you think Vermont Lt! You present a reasoned conclusion, one that avoids denigration and name-calling. You assume the best intentions, not idiot status! and that's always helpful. Nice!

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 5:01:43 PM PST · 98 of 104
    ThirstyMan to Jewbacca

    “Right, Trump is not a politician definition of pragmatist. His word still means something.”

    Then why does he have so many conflicting positions?
    Trump has made very strong campaign promises. You can believe them or not. I judge him to be a man who will keep his promises. I believe him. He’ll have a hard time with credibility if starts walking back on his promises. Why? He’s a very proud man of his word and his ego won’t allow that.

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 12:44:16 PM PST · 64 of 104
    ThirstyMan to Jewbacca

    “Pragmatist” does not mean “liar who says anything to get elected and relies on the stupidity of his victims, er, supporters.”

    So, no, Trump is not a Pragmatist.

    Right, Trump is not a politician definition of pragmatist. His word still means something. So he has had three wives. But do any of you know a man who’s had three wives and yet not one of them has anything bad to say about him?

    Riddle me that Batman!

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 12:29:49 PM PST · 57 of 104
    ThirstyMan to Yaelle


    There’s so much more to this game than saying you believe in conservative principles.

    Skill is the ability to get your way when the tide is going against you. This week alone Trump stood against the Pope and George W, a former president, and he WON both encounters!! He went on to win all but one district in South Carolina and even took the “evangelical” vote away from Cruz!!!

    He has skill that the others only wish they had. You can have the right ‘conservative’ thoughts without skill and you accomplish NADA!

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 12:14:39 PM PST · 47 of 104
    ThirstyMan to Boogieman

    The term conservative is passe now. We’ve been taken to the cleaners by too many politicians who promise and don’t deliver.

    I’m not falling for it again.

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 12:11:13 PM PST · 45 of 104
    ThirstyMan to jmaroneps37

    “Many here will recoil from this truth but given the lies and broken promises of the so-called conservatives we have elected over the years, “conservative” has arguably become a pejorative.”

    I won’t recoil! I am so sick of that label being used to gain votes! This election, conservative means ‘sucker one more time’ in my book!

  • Trump Is Not Conservative, He’s A Pragmatist

    02/23/2016 12:07:01 PM PST · 39 of 104
    ThirstyMan to Boogieman

    “One problem with a pragmatist is that they may turn on you as soon as it is pragmatic for them to do so.”

    Oh, you make an excellent point! because conservatives can’t do that, right? no. conservatives must remain true to their word. Like that ‘Tea Party’ Marco Rubio and his anti-amnesty position, one of the central promises of his campaign. It was he who became the front man for the Gang-of-Eight amnesty bill, was it? No it couldn’t have, because he’s a conservative!

  • Meet The Startup That Wants To Make Vertical Farming Mainstream

    06/22/2015 8:44:40 AM PDT · 21 of 26
    ThirstyMan to Moonman62

    they do make several claims:
    1. 95% less water,
    2. doesn’t use pesticides and
    3. the business model was attractive enough to interest private investors Goldman Sachs and Prudential.

    It seems those three claims merit further investigation.

  • Herman Cain Calls for Creation of Third Party

    11/10/2012 5:52:05 PM PST · 119 of 124
    ThirstyMan to redinIllinois

    I’m all for fighting the smear mongers. Herman weathered the Sharon Bialek accusations and was still in the race, going even stronger. In fact his donations increased! [mine included]. I loved the guy!

    What he wasn’t able to shake were the allegations from a second woman, Ginger White. She claimed to have had a 13 year affair with him and had received payments from Mr. Cain that he acknowledged his wife knew nothing about.

  • Herman Cain Calls for Creation of Third Party

    11/09/2012 10:46:53 PM PST · 116 of 124
    ThirstyMan to redinIllinois

    Uuuuhhh, I thought Cain got caught in a lie about his lady friend. That didn’t happen? That isn’t what stopped his campaign? Now he’s your knight in shining armor?

    I loved Cain. I sent him money! But Cain let us down. He Bill Clintoned his own political future. You can now, post BC, be a liberal and a scoundrel, for some reason they don’t care. But you can’t be a conservative and horse around on your wife. It’s just not the same.

    We care!

  • Herman Cain Calls for Creation of Third Party

    11/08/2012 8:42:51 PM PST · 108 of 124
    ThirstyMan to redinIllinois

    “I’d say we have a good head of steam right now, if we can find someone to carry the message, that we can’t keep borrowing 40 cents of every dollar we spend.”

    You dream of a red hot conservative TP’er winning a national election with the current demographics? and the way things are headed?

    And what segment is having babies at the fastest clip?
    And from what segment are these 43% of unwed mothers?

    I can’t say I know just what to do but the future belongs to the majority and they are concentrated in the major population centers. We of the traditional mindset are fast slipping back in numbers, have you noticed? The next generation isn’t like us at all!

    We need to teach better values, to win their hearts and minds back to morality and the value of personal responsibility.

    But right now we and our values are on our way out! White males are being equated with the devil, a nasty lie that denigrates the white male’s historic contribution in building and running this Country based simply on gender and race.

    This needs to be challenged. Identity politics has become accepted as true. It is the opposite of the American dream of a color blind society rewarding people for their accomplishment. Identity politics is evil and bases all judgments on a shallow metric of outward appearances.

    We’re all frustrated but let’s face it, red hot anything is only a sliver of the electorate. And the demographics of the Country certainly seem to be changing AWAY from us. Without a coalition of similar interests we’ll not carry a national election by ourselves.

  • Herman Cain Calls for Creation of Third Party

    11/08/2012 8:06:12 PM PST · 107 of 124
    ThirstyMan to Wallace T.

    “Historically, third parties have helped the two main parties win elections.”

    Bush won Florida in 2000 by 537 votes while 97,488 voted for third party Nader and so the election went to George not Gore.

    Clinton won the 1992 election with only 43% of the vote, HW Bush lost with 37% but the little guy from TX siphoned off 19%.

    If there are three candidates running then the top two vote getters should face each other in a runnoff. That way the winner has the final majority margin.

    If not the likely 2nd choice for a larger margin ends up being the President.

    Winning the presidency with 43% means 57% didn’t want you.

  • Obama is Republicans' Vietnam

    11/06/2012 10:17:05 PM PST · 2 of 9
    ThirstyMan to JediJones

    “This election wasn’t lost on the issues.”

    I’d have to agree with you. The issues broke so heavily in Romney’s favor. The critical thinking skills of our electorate have diminished and been dumbed down to the point that the majority of Americans vote for eye appeal and not the issues.

    Win the argument, lose the election it makes no sense!

    How else can you explain this defeat?

  • Obama explains Russian 'flexibility' comments

    10/29/2012 5:21:21 AM PDT · 36 of 39
    ThirstyMan to ColdOne

    we know his goal and who will be the beneficiary of his policies — the liars!

  • Geert Wilders on the Spread of Islam in Europe

    09/27/2012 2:30:17 AM PDT · 6 of 26
    ThirstyMan to whatshotandwhatsnot

    I see it too.

    What is also obvious is the “petri dish” in which this Islamic revolution is being spawned. Europe especially has become a feckless, impotent and unChristian region. They lack God’s wisdom and strength to fend off this totalitarian quasi-religious invasion.

    And we’re not far behind.


    09/26/2012 6:57:14 PM PDT · 4 of 8
    ThirstyMan to kathsua

    “...John McCain warned the nation (as many of us did) that a Barack Obama presidency would be the second term of Jimmy Carter; that it would be a rudderless administration unable to govern or lead misdirecting the country into economic distress, military and strategic decline and international turmoil. And so it has been”

    Well a video of McCain making those predictions would be a pretty powerful tool in this election effort.

  • New poll shows Scott Brown in lead (49% to 45%...LV)

    09/20/2012 7:26:16 PM PDT · 22 of 22
    ThirstyMan to lump in the melting pot

    Thank you! Here in MA we desperately need the two party system re-established.

  • Oh-Oh, Here Comes Monica!

    09/19/2012 6:10:23 PM PDT · 3 of 69
    ThirstyMan to RobinMasters
    "Read more at ..."

    a-h-h, do we have to?

  • Romney's to Lose

    08/11/2012 10:25:21 AM PDT · 38 of 38
    ThirstyMan to MDspinboyredux

    “You can biatch and moan about how the GOP-e conspired against you personally, but the fact remains that your candidate did not generate the votes. That’s how it works.”

    That IS how it works. It’s called a primary. The candidates went head to head, toe to toe. The one with the most votes eventually won. Two of my preferred candidates did not generate sufficient votes. Does that mean I hope Obama wins this Fall? Hardly

    Are these people nuts? According to FR’s 2012 definition of conservative, there aren’t ANY!! not one!!

    A quote from the Gipper, he used to be considered a conservative until 2012.

    “When I began entering into the give and take of legislative bargaining in Sacramento, a lot of the most radical conservatives who had supported me during the election didn’t like it.

    “Compromise” was a dirty word to them and they wouldn’t face the fact that we couldn’t get all of what we wanted today. They wanted all or nothing and they wanted it all at once. If you don’t get it all, some said, don’t take anything.

    I’d learned while negotiating union contracts that you seldom got everything you asked for. And I agreed with FDR, who said in 1933: ‘I have no expectations of making a hit every time I come to bat. What I seek is the highest possible batting average.’

    If you got seventy-five or eighty percent of what you were asking for, I say, you take it and fight for the rest later, and that’s what I told these radical conservatives who never got used to it”.

    Ronald Reagan on politics and compromise from his autobiography

  • Romney's to Lose

    08/10/2012 11:43:58 PM PDT · 29 of 38
    ThirstyMan to RaisingCain
    That may be why he ran Massachusetts into the ground. Well, to be fair, it is perpetually running into the ground because of progressives like Mitt. It was third from the bottom in terms of business growth,

    Well now, quoting stats put forth by David Axelrod are we? I'm only giving this a one post reply.

    Did you know the 2005 unemployment rate in MA was 4.8%? 4% is essentially full employment. How much "business growth" can you have when the State is fully employed? Does that factor into your Axelrod "factoid" on MA's "business growth"?

    Reported by PolitiFact:

    "According to a spokesman, the Romney campaign calculated the yearly percentage increase or decrease in job growth for each of Romney’s four years in office. So from December 2002 to December 2003, the job growth in Massachusetts was 51st highest nationally out of 50 states plus the District of Columbia -- in other words, dead last. The following year, it was 46th, then 40th, then in Romney’s final year in office -- December 2005 to December 2006 -- it was 30th in the nation.

    Looking at the statistics in this way advances the Romney camp’s argument that, while Massachusetts’ overall job growth under Romney was among the lowest of any state, the trendline over time puts his tenure in a more favorable light. A state that was a doormat in job growth at the beginning of his tenure rose into the broad middle of the rankings by the end of it.

    We did our own math and found the exact same results as the Romney camp. So we agree that the numbers back up Fehrnstrom’s general argument that job growth rates in the state improved over the course of Romney’s governorship relative to other states."

  • CHICK-FIL-A locations - give them your support

    07/24/2012 7:16:59 AM PDT · 41 of 44
    ThirstyMan to catfish1957

    “We’re an open city, we’re a city that’s at the forefront of inclusion” says Boston Mayor Mennino
    But you will ban a business at your whim. What a hypocritical ass hole.

    The Boston Redevelopment Assoc, the BRA, in full hypocritical regale, cut a sweet land deal with the homophobic, gay marriage hating Muslims. They were allowed to purchase a $2 mil property for $175K down and some idiotic promises to do fund raising community service activities. So that’s the liberal “math” and it doesn’t hav to add up so long as they get their way.

    Read about it here:

  • Romney Receives Standing Ovation for Straight Talk at NAACP Convention

    07/17/2012 7:37:41 PM PDT · 87 of 88
    ThirstyMan to betty boop
  • Romney Receives Standing Ovation for Straight Talk at NAACP Convention

    07/17/2012 7:37:23 PM PDT · 86 of 88
    ThirstyMan to betty boop
  • Axelrod: Theres this reign of terror going on in the Republican Party

    07/15/2012 5:53:31 PM PDT · 51 of 59
    ThirstyMan to betty boop

    Well once again you have helped enlighten me Betty Boop! I did not know that the Alinsky connection was so pervasive and so devilish.
    I have a new respect for the depth this obstructionist opposition and of our true enemy. Clearly this war is against the students of the evil one himself, not just against some stubborn misled people.

  • Rove, Romney and the GOP-e set out to destroy the tea party, and they are succeeding

    07/14/2012 8:16:53 PM PDT · 157 of 255
    ThirstyMan to Hugin; Jim Robinson
    Hugin wrote: The TEA Party was never intended to be about abortion, homosexuality, etc. It's strength was that people who think we are Taxed Enough Already could unite around the issues of taxes, debt, and spending, regardless of where they stand on social issues. A lot of it's initial support came from independents aren't necessarily “conservatively correct” on every issue. If you try to make it about all things conservative, it will just be another conservative group, preaching to the choir. Then it really will be done as a political force.

    That's right.
    Jim, one difficulty in trying to assert ourselves and our tight socially conservative group as the spokespeople for the Tea Party is the Tea Party is much bigger than us and ours. Casting the "true" Tea Partiers as social conservatives will make the tent much smaller than it really is and wouldn't be either as effective or accurate. The Tea Party is a large tent movement for fiscal responsibility and it is alive and well. Ask Governor Walker, he can attest to that. The Tea Party was formed as a grassroots protest movement uniting various and sundry folk who are all strongly against the ever-growing, intrusive, over-taxing, over-regulating, growth in government.

  • Axelrod: Theres this reign of terror going on in the Republican Party

    07/13/2012 8:38:51 PM PDT · 45 of 59
    ThirstyMan to betty boop
    So we're decrying the politics of obstruction are we Mr Axelrod? Don' forget who wrote the book on obstructionist opposition, Nancy and Harry. ‎"Why should we put a plan out? Our plan is to stop him. He must be stopped." March 17, 2005 -- Nancy Pelosi responding to a suggestion that she should work with George W. Bush and fix Social Security.
  • Episcopal Church Votes to Allow Transgender Ministers

    07/08/2012 4:03:49 PM PDT · 30 of 49
    ThirstyMan to FlingWingFlyer
    They probably still can’t figure out what is causing the “declining membership”. Doh!

    I agree! However, when you are hell-bent as they are, you aren't trying to be godly, just a little superior to others, i.e., politically correct.

  • Killing Obamacare Before It Kills Us Part 1: The Political Battlefield

    07/08/2012 3:49:26 PM PDT · 4 of 5
    ThirstyMan to Whenifhow

    I can’t see how Step One of any serious plan to rid our Nation of Obamacare could be anything other than to elect MR.

  • Killing Obamacare Before It Kills Us Part 1: The Political Battlefield

    07/08/2012 3:42:41 PM PDT · 3 of 5
    ThirstyMan to eCSMaster

    Excellent Suggestion!

  • Apaches airport deal may help natural gas take off

    07/06/2012 9:01:34 AM PDT · 13 of 21
    ThirstyMan to thackney

    excellent article, thanks!

  • GOP critics attack Romney's safe approach

    07/06/2012 6:44:27 AM PDT · 46 of 70
    ThirstyMan to Iscool
    I believe... Romney intends to lose...

    oh boy, we have a genius here! woah stand back! any more insights Swammi?

  • Team Romney: No, were not declaring cease-fire on Obamacare

    07/03/2012 9:57:05 PM PDT · 331 of 508
    ThirstyMan to bray
    As a fellow MA FReeper we know that taking a step in the right direction doesn't mean we're getting everything we want. I thought that was how politics worked. I wonder what game these FReepers are playing.
  • Lew: GOP should drop opposition to healthcare law, says its time to move on

    07/01/2012 6:57:43 PM PDT · 58 of 70
    ThirstyMan to SuziQ

    That’s for sure SuziQ. We never had the first debate. That’s what’s so aggrivating! We elected Scott Brown to go to Washington to let them know how we felt about ObamaCare especially, but they wrangled a vote he could get there.

  • ObamaCare Survives - Electing Romney Just Became Imperative

    07/01/2012 6:32:26 PM PDT · 147 of 147
    ThirstyMan to Gene Eric

    It’s far more common for a FReeper to have started out endorsing and contributing to a candidate other than Mitt Romney. I know I did, twice! Cain first, then Gingrich and now Romney. But rather than whine about the unfair primary process, I feel it worked.
    What if Herman 9-9-9 had had that information about his female friend come out after the primaries, during the election? And as genius as Newt is, he couldn’t hold success together long enough to get the nomination. Sorry he’s a savant with some blind spots.

  • Pelosi: GOP repeal of Obamacare is 'unrealistic'

    07/01/2012 5:10:46 AM PDT · 51 of 51
    ThirstyMan to HerrBlucher
    That's right she rammed it through. Here in Massachusetts we took Ted Kennedy's seat and gave it to Scott Brown, a major miracle! Brown was going to bring to Washington the deciding "NAY" vote for Obamacare.

    But all should NEVER forget what happened next. It was shameful!

    March 21, 2010: “Should Republican Scott Brown win Tuesday’s Senate race in Massachusetts and break the Democrats’ supermajority in the Senate, Congressional Dems could pass a final health care reform bill before Brown is seated, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters at his weekly press briefing Tuesday. And if that means the House has to rubber-stamp the weaker reform bill that came out of the Senate, he said, “the Senate bill clearly is better than nothing.” Under procedural statutes, Massachusetts officials could buy some time for Congress to pass health care by delaying the certification of a Brown victory. If everything drags out as long as possible, Democrats would have about two weeks to get the final bill to President Obama’s desk.

  • ObamaCare Survives - Electing Romney Just Became Imperative

    07/01/2012 4:55:05 AM PDT · 145 of 147
    ThirstyMan to Gene Eric

    I couldn’t agree with you more! The other candidates had their excellent aspects but we all watched them rise and then implode, one by one.
    Romney, while not a FReeper’s first choice made it strongly to the finish line. It is pure fantasy to think any one of the others didn’t get a fair shake, lost unfairly and could do better at beating Obama. How’s that if they couldn’t even whip Mitt Romney?
    All the carping about Mitt not playing fair? wasted breath. That would only be multiplied times 10 with Obama’s dirty lying machine from Chicago. The man who wanted it,prepared for it and executed the best is the one who won.

  • ObamaCare Survives - Electing Romney Just Became Imperative

    06/30/2012 8:31:46 PM PDT · 135 of 147
    ThirstyMan to Gene Eric

    I don’t envision Obama as having a place in the future either. Many other conservatives share this opinion. It’s a small number of vocal FReepers who hate Romney so bad they’ll essentially vote for Obama. In my opinion they are out of step with what’s best for America.

    Sarah Palin? firmly ABO

    Clearly the stakes are so high that all these patriots are pointing in the same direction

  • Mark Steyn: A lie makes Obamacare legal

    06/29/2012 11:09:47 PM PDT · 44 of 53
    ThirstyMan to Ophiucus

    I agree and fortunately so does EVERY conservative candidate who was in the race...and Sarah Palin.
    Romney’s most recent appeal....

    “Yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare. But regardless of what the Court said about the constitutionality of the law, Obamacare is bad medicine, it is bad policy, and when I’m President, the bad news of Obamacare will be over.

    It was always a liberal pipedream that a 2,700 page, multi-trillion-dollar Federal Government takeover of our health care system actually could address the very serious problems we face with health care. With Obamacare fully installed, government will reach fully half of the economy — that is the recipe for a struggling economy and declining prosperity.

    On Day One, I will work to repeal Obamacare to stop the government’s takeover of our health care and intrusion in our lives. I will push for real reform to our health care system that focuses on helping patients and protecting taxpayers.

    We cannot afford Barack Obama’s on-the-job learning, Big Government proposals, and irresponsible spending. Our basic liberties are at stake — and I will fight to restore our freedoms, renew the respect for our Constitution, and halt the government takeover of health care.

    This November it’s all on the line. The stakes couldn’t be higher.”

  • Repealing Obamacare: Why Mitt Romney and the Republicans Will Come Up Short (From the Left)

    06/29/2012 10:22:48 PM PDT · 22 of 35
    ThirstyMan to 2ndDivisionVet

    If one vote was enough to get ObamaCare then why wouldn’t one be enough to repeal it? here’s a recap of how we got where we are today...

    March 21, 2010: “Should Republican Scott Brown win Tuesday’s Senate race in Massachusetts and break the Democrats’ supermajority in the Senate, Congressional Dems could pass a final health care reform bill before Brown is seated, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters at his weekly press briefing Tuesday.

    And if that means the House to rubber-stamp the weaker reform bill that came out of the Senate, he said, “the Senate bill clearly is better than nothing.”

    Under procedural statutes, Massachusetts officials could buy some time for Congress to pass health care by delaying the certification of a Brown victory. If everything drags out as long as possible, Democrats would have about two weeks to get the final bill to President Obama’s desk.

  • A Conservative's Despair of a Romney Republican Ticket (Video)

    06/25/2012 1:16:41 AM PDT · 119 of 163
    ThirstyMan to unkus

    “Anyone not terrified of another 0bama term is not rational....”

    I also find the Romney hatred mystifying. At this point it is like the leftie Dems voting for Nader, leaving Al Gore out to dry.

    Oh well, I hate to see my FRiends behaving irrationally. They say their fire is so hot, but they’re blinded by their zeal and its consequences; Obama.

    Not that I think Romney will lose if a few white hot irrational FReepers don’t support him. Things are so bad under O that’s not what’s going to happen.


  • Kim Kardashian compares herself to Virgin Mary

    06/19/2012 5:07:55 PM PDT · 13 of 43
    ThirstyMan to oyez

    ha ha ha! She should call a vet. He’ll put on one of those arm length rubber gloves and do the job just fine.

  • Cherokee women to Elizabeth Warren: Stop ducking us!

    06/19/2012 5:02:39 PM PDT · 26 of 26
    ThirstyMan to massgopguy
    Now that these Cherokee women have shown up they have essentially forced Granny Warren to put up or shut up. She really can't ignore them as much as she wishes they'd just go away so she can get back to talking ab out how “...the middle class has been getting hammered!” [btw I hope she keeps using that word “hammered” as it is getting so obnoxious to hear from her mouth]
    The Governor stepped in and tried to dismiss the whole Indian/Harvard/First professor of color, matter, remember this? “let me say on behalf of the people of the Commonwealth, we don’t care about that subject.”

    Well, these Cherokee women sure do care!!! And they care a lot! The longer they stay the harder they will be for Granny W to ignore them. They actually have a legal “standing” which is a whole lot more than Governor Patrick.

  • Cherokee women to Elizabeth Warren: Stop ducking us!

    06/19/2012 1:26:58 PM PDT · 3 of 26
    ThirstyMan to hinckley buzzard

    So do I!!!

  • How MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell distorts a Romney story

    06/19/2012 1:21:55 PM PDT · 70 of 83
    ThirstyMan to myself6

    “If the media wants to trash their best chance at beating limited government conservatives then I say more power to em...”

    your words betray you as unprincipled

  • Lawless and He Knows It

    06/18/2012 10:05:03 AM PDT · 40 of 40
    ThirstyMan to calex59

    This ‘rat is shameless. He violates his oath of office, contradicting himself, his own words, from just last year! He’s on tape saying that to do what he just did, i.e., grant amnesty by executive order, would not be proper and not how the Executive branch is supposed to function.

    O is WAY out on a limb here. Maybe he gets a lock on the Hispanic vote, but he alienates the other 70% of Americans, those who value the rule of Law. And he further coarsens the already strained discourse between the two sides.

    He’s hardly a uniter!

  • Lawless and He Knows It

    06/18/2012 7:40:31 AM PDT · 37 of 40
    ThirstyMan to ctdonath2

    sure, and that is the ONLY option! and the House may actually pass it.

    but how many votes in the Senate do you think we have? We’d need a 2/3 majority.

    now you understand why I said there is NOTHING we can do about it?