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The 2012 Choice

Andy544 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 3:53 PM
Cal says: "Good luck on the bi-partisan part.....archaic Senate rules require a supermajority- 60 votes- to pass anything of significance." REALLY, Cal? Would you call 'Obamacare'- the largest Social spending program since Social Security which was passed bt the Senate Democrats pulling a sneak parliamentary maneuver requiring only a BARE MAJORITY- would you call Obamacare 'nothing of significance'? Interesting, when the GOP under Bush attempted the same procedure, it was labeled 'the Nuclear Option' by the MSM, and the outrage and uproar was astounding. Funny, how the Left is allowed to pull 'extra-parliamentary' tricks like that, but not the Right. Wink, wink...
Andy544 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 5:07 PM
Another example of the absolute duplicity and 'double standard' existing between the 'conservative' and 'liberal' factions in this country; especially in regards to coverage by the Lyin' Mainstream Media. . The largest, most far-reaching piece of legislation to clear the Senate in 75 years passed on a parliamentary 'closure' trick by the Democrats, yet, if the GOP attempts to use the same procedure (on something far less significant), it's WW-III
This election will tell us what kind of America we believe in. Is it the one our Founders bequeathed to their posterity of limited government, or is it the one re-made in the image of liberal paternalistic government?

The choice, as President Obama has said, could not be clearer. Is our country a giant ATM, dispensing money and benefits to increasing numbers of people while requiring little, if anything, of the recipients? Or, is America a land of opportunity where people can rise as far as their skills and desire to work will take them, with a safety net for...