From: dene on 11 Feb 2010 18:24
<bknight(a)conramp.net> wrote in message
> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:14:21 -0800, "dene" <dene(a)remove.ipns.com>
> >Agree. Saw the whole thing. Both sides rose to the occasion and it was
> >healthy exchange. "Whipping" is a gross overstatement.
> That's probably true, but I hold that it absolutely blows the BS about
> Obama not being able to speak, and debate without a TelePrompTer.
Agree. He was quick on his feet. Verbose....but articulate.
From: bknight on 11 Feb 2010 18:20
On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 16:57:47 -0600, "MNMikeW" <MNMiikkew(a)aol.com>
><bknight(a)conramp.net> wrote in message
>His hencemen Pelosi and Reid wrote it for him. It is still his baby.
Wait. They're his henchmen? I thought that he was their puppet.
The ultras just waft back and forth to try to make points....than
dispute each other.
From: MNMikeW on 11 Feb 2010 18:21
"Carbon" <nobrac(a)nospam.tampabay.rr.com> wrote in message
> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 12:51:42 -0600, MNMikeW wrote:
>> <bknight(a)conramp.net> wrote in message
>>> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 12:58:12 -0500, BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:
>>>> In article <sof8n5drfaqjkerbbv1ubt2f5ts6ta5i8l(a)4ax.com>,
>>>> bknight(a)conramp.net says...
>>>>> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 11:21:44 -0500, BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:
>>>>>> In article <nta8n5p2g17si7haj18qn7kif0vi0k4kre(a)4ax.com>,
>>>>>> bknight(a)conramp.net says...
>>>>>>> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:04:37 -0500, BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> The TelePrompter "BS" hasn't been wiped off the table. Obama has
>>>>>>>> a long way to go before he can claim to be weaned off of the
>>>>>>> Cripes Bert. Didn't you see the whipping he gave the repub
>>>>>>> congressmen, all off the cuff?
>>>>>> In your dreams only.
>>>>> Enough so that the Senators don't want to be embarrassed too. They
>>>>> won't subject themselves to such a drubbing.
>>>> In your dreams only.
>>> Bert! This has been widely publicized. He offered to meet with them
>>> and they said no, not as a large group, just with a few of the
>>> leaders. They obviously don't want a repeat of the representatives'
>>> poor showing.
>> And the only people saying it was a "drubbing" are left wing blogs.
>> The meeting they want to have on the 25th is just as bogus. Obama has
>> stated he has no plans on starting over on healthcare. So whatever
>> proposals are presented by the Repubs, they will be rejected. The
>> people want a "do-over" on this and so do most Repubs. Obama will not
>> allow that so basically it comes down to nothing more than more Obama
>> Kabuki theater.
> Jesus. You guys say you've watched it. Are you all blind, or what?
We dont have blinders on like you.
From: BAR on 11 Feb 2010 18:24
In article <70ee4aeb-690e-4be7-813c-
3bdbef65dc7a(a)k19g2000yqc.googlegroups.com>, johnb505(a)gmail.com says...
> > Why couldn't the Democrats pass the health care bill when they
> > controlled the House, Senate and White House? It sure as hell wasn't
> > because of the Republicans. The Republicans were in the minority in the
> > House, Senate and couldn't get past the front gates to the White House.
> > The Democrats, including Obama, screwed up big time on Health Care and
> > now they are trying to score political points to look bi-partisan. They,
> > Obama and the other Democrats, have no intention of letting the
> > Republicans add, modify or remove anything from the Health Care bill.
> > You call this too important to play games with, well Bobby, grow up.
> > This is the big leagues of politics and everybody is looking at how to
> > position themselves for their next election. Nothing matters more than
> > getting elected again because seniority means power. Ask Charles Wrangle
> > the tax cheat who runs the House Ways and Means committee. You can't ask
> > John Murtha how important seniority is now but it got him his own
> > personal airport.
> > But, keep calling me a idiot, simpleton or crazy. I've been around DC
> > long enough to know how it works.- Hide quoted text -
> > - Show quoted text -
> Then you should know that it takes more than a majority to pass
> legislation in the Senate. Both the health care bill and the climate
> bill passed the House because all you need there is a simple majority.
> You need 60 in the Senate, which is a ridiculous state of affairs (and
> yes I thought that when the Republicans were in the majority).
Check the first two lines at the top of this post. I specifically said
"controlled." I didn't say held a majority of the seats, I said
Thanks for playing and better luck next time.
From: bknight on 11 Feb 2010 18:28
On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 15:19:44 -0800, "dene" <dene(a)remove.ipns.com>
><bknight(a)conramp.net> wrote in message
>> On Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:31:23 -0800 (PST), Dinosaur_Sr
>> <frostback2002(a)att.net> wrote:
>> You're kidding. Biden wasted Palin in debate, and he's a
>> lightweight. She's a joke that is riding a wave of simple minds.
>In your dreams. Palin did just fine with Blabben.
No, she didn't, but you're the one dreaming.