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HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 02:01pm PT
Sketch posted
Big Bend is a gem.


So long as you dodge the patrol boats armed with .50 cal machine guns. I can't wait until we build a fence right through it.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Jul 25, 2014 - 05:22pm PT
Why are you guys so obsessed with elections over two years away? Why are you so obsessed with the GOP candidate, so early?


Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/07/23/darth-vader-is-polling-higher-than-all-potential-2016-presidential-candidates/?tid=trending_strip_3

HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 05:34pm PT
That poll is obviously bullsh#t. Nobody would rightfully elect a whiner like Skywalker as President, especially over Yoda. Besides, this far out from 2016 polls are meaningless. Sh#t like this makes me SO MAD.
PotatoHead

Trad climber
Nunya,ID
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:01pm PT
This post will be soooo off the hook when the Rep's win the Senate. Makes me giggle(so much) to think of the personal anguish most of ya'll will feel.

Someone else(R)will get to sign the 300+ bills sitting on Harry Reid's desk. Obama won't veto much and go out looking like a rose...for doing "something"...you'll see. Ask Clinton. If you 'don't' think that Harry Reid is an ultra-rich, corrupt, old-school politic then you are lost to everyone.

What will the "forum-msg" count be when that happens. Let's get a Vegas line going on this one??

My pick will be msg#89,769


p.s..not a Rep. A realist
Jingy

climber
Somewhere out there
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:08pm PT
yes... sh#t-poll....

but that chart says a few things...

Credit: Republican Shamefest

just saying
Norton

Social climber
the Wastelands
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:39pm PT
Someone else(R)will get to sign the 300+ bills sitting on Harry Reid's desk.

Hi Potatohead,

ok let's assume you are right in your guess that the Republicans can eke out a very slim majority in the Senate

you know those 300 bills the House sent over?

none of them will pass the Senate because, as you did not know, it take 60 votes to break filibuster and pass anything in the Senate

so those bills will never even get to the President's desk

but, you knew all that, didn't you?
dirtbag

climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:51pm PT
Yes, a Republican-controlled senate would have to eat a filibuster sandwich, just like they served the Democrats.

CHOMP-CHOMP-CHOMP...Burp!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:52pm PT
Y-you-you killed my relatives Locker!!!!!!!!
Ken M

Mountain climber
Los Angeles, Ca
Jul 25, 2014 - 06:54pm PT
I am unaware of any other Canadian citizen who has ever before held office as a US Senator....Congressman, either.

Anyone know anyone else besides Rafael Cruz?
PotatoHead

Trad climber
Nunya,ID
Jul 25, 2014 - 07:18pm PT
Norton...

I do not know. Not a mind reader or politic. Anything can happen. To think any of us have a 1% grip on what's really happening is on a massive ego trip....right? That's why this is so fun! It's most likely that history will repeat itself. 60+ will show up and make some deals to get stuff done in the name of their constituents.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Jul 25, 2014 - 08:01pm PT
Emperor Palpatine is polling ahead of Paul Ryan
HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 08:12pm PT
Palpatine believed in building infrastructure and public works projects. Ryan would just let the Trade Federation come in and run everything. Americans know the value of a strong executive leading in spite of the paralysis and hopelessness of a neutered Senate and so Palpatine is clearly the better choice.

Potato posted
Someone else(R)will get to sign the 300+ bills sitting on Harry Reid's desk

Literally 54 of those bills repeal Obamacare.
Norton

Social climber
the Wastelands
Jul 25, 2014 - 08:16pm PT
Potato also knew that
HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 08:27pm PT
I think the real news here is that Rick Santorum is still ahead of Jar Jar Binks in net unfavorability. That's a pretty serious coup for Santorum. A 2016 presidential bid might not be out of the question.
dirtbag

climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 09:15pm PT
You can't make this up.

[The gay community] want[s] to abolish age of consent laws. Which means children…we would do away with statutory rape laws so that adults would be able to freely prey on little children sexually. That’s the deviance that we’re seeing embraced in our culture today.

-Michele Bachmann.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2014/07/25/michelle_bachmann_says_gays_want_to_legalize_pedophilia.html?wpisrc=hpsponsoredd2
PotatoHead

Trad climber
Nunya,ID
Jul 25, 2014 - 09:16pm PT
HaHa...say what you want. Mindless sarcasm. When it all goes down I'm going to laugh soooo hard. It will. Some good things will actually come of it. Your minds will be blown. If you want to know ahead of time pick up a history book...if you can read??
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Canada
Jul 25, 2014 - 09:33pm PT
Why are Republicans wrong about everything ?

Because no one else can have this much fun without laughing while wearing a proper suit.

(the acid test is when anybody gets their hands on real money...)




HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Jul 25, 2014 - 09:34pm PT
Potatoehead posted
HaHa...say what you want. Mindless sarcasm. When it all goes down I'm going to laugh soooo hard. It will. Some good things will actually come of it. Your minds will be blown. If you want to know ahead of time pick up a history book...if you can read??

Nope, just a bunch of illiterates here. If you think pointing out the flaw in your logic is the existence of the filibuster is "sarcasm" I'm not sure what good a history book is going to do.

Peeling away the numerous layers of Andersen punctuation/grammar and "I look down on all of you from my vista gazing into the future" tone you have a point that Obama may have some motivation to sign legislation in the name of "legacy." He has shown willingness in the past to pursue a "grand bargain" with chips on the table that included several things (namely entitlement reform) that Democrats largely oppose. Were he so inclined he would need to navigate Democrats in the Senate seeking the same few willing to break ranks that he has had to do now with Republicans. Republican gains (and this is all assuming they DO take the Senate which is not a foregone conclusion by any stretch) will all be in competitive districts meaning the Democrats left are all going to be in largely left leaning districts with little to incentive to be seen bowing to the regressive policies of the far right making compromise unlikely. Furthermore, Republicans would likely be unable to create bills that would appeal to even a minority of Democrats because that would make those bills far too moderate to appease their victorious base. The vast majority of those "300 bills" that you think are going to get signed are hard right utopian bills passed by the House to show their base that they were "doing something" knowing full well they would never make it past the Senate or the President. The chances of what you describe coming true in the manner that you describe it are incredibly small.
Jingy

climber
Somewhere out there
Jul 27, 2014 - 09:21am PT
Republicans in America and Republicans in Israel together to drive us all toward war...

And one dumb republican congress person...

Ken M

Mountain climber
Los Angeles, Ca
Jul 27, 2014 - 11:31am PT
It is not a useless exercise to speculate about the repug nominee possibilities.

Even Obama did not come from out of nowhere. He had given that convention speech that knocked everyone's socks off. *In the democratic party*, he was not unknown.

But now we are 2-1/2 years away from the election. Follow the money. The winning nominee will have to raise about 1 BILLION dollars to capture the presidency.

So here you are, a Repug business supporter. You have an extra %10,000 to give to a campaign. Who do you give it to? Someone you never heard of? Someone with no substantial experience? Someone who does not have the ability to generate national press exposure?

For those who are second or third tier in fame, every day that goes by that they are not on the front page of the newspaper, or on Meet the Press, is a day lost.

The game, at this point in time, is to raise so much money as to scare off your potential opponents. You won't scare off the rich loonies, like Trump, or the Godfather of Pizza. But you will the serious candidates.

I think Hillary has already done that, and there will not be a serious challenge this time.
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