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Get A Bill Passed, Mr. Speaker

hpettyjohn Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:22 AM
It is an endless battle for the speaker to argue with stupid. Stupid is not just stupid, there are many other stupids right behind him. I have been debating with stupids and so I can see why the speaker is so frustrated. Stupids say anything. What they say doesn't have to be true, just stupid. They love talking to one another sharing new ideas even when they don't understand them. I have never met a responsible stupid person.

Republicans are 1-4 against President Obama, having lost two elections and two big showdowns with him. The only time the GOP won a round was after the blowout of 2010, and that win was limited in time –a two year extension of the Bush era tax rates.

There are at least three more showdowns with the president ahead, one of them in the immediate future as the debt limit looms. The president began this round last week, and was backed up in his posturing by Chuck Schumer. The president says he won’t negotiate over the debt limit. Schumer says “Yeah, that’s...