Thread: US Goverment Shutdown
10/08/2013 10:17am, #441
Ok so wether or not you like or hate Obamacare isn't this shutdown more of a fucking baby tantrum being thrown by a bunch of sore losers that can't get their way?? And by can't get their way I mean they have already lost the argument on this issue 41 fucking times. So instead of acting like adults they decide to **** the entire country in the ass. No make that entire world. This shutdown is bullshit based on more bullshit and it needs to stop.
10/08/2013 10:20am, #442
10/08/2013 10:41am, #443
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The thread was about Government shutdown, my Opinion was the indie mandate and the ACA was a large factor. As far as illegally being put into place - I don't recall saying it was done illegally. If I did, well- I would have to redact that.
10/08/2013 10:53am, #444
That being said I am sure we can dig deeper and come up with deeper reasons, some of the structural issues as to why we have a group of 80 out 535 are able to shut down the government over a single issue. We can go into the Gerrymandering that has allowed an incumbency issues where we see an incumbent reelected 90% of the time. We could cover campaign financing issues where the person who spent the most money wins 90% of the time. We could cover the issues of term length , unlimited terms, 50 state strategies. Out of state and district campaign financing. The way we consume information in a largely partisan fashion. The media and how they tend to be propaganda machines for one side or the other.
In reality this is a perfect storm of little problems coalescing around one idea don't let the other side win at all cost. It has nothing to do with the American people or a particular piece of legislation being good or bad. It has to do with the other side winning.
This is all because Politicians are loyal to their party and not to the country. Who can blame them? Their party is who keeps the money flowing.
10/08/2013 11:00am, #445
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As far as illegally being put into place - I don't recall saying it was done illegally. If I did, well- I would have to redact that.
10/08/2013 11:01am, #446
10/08/2013 11:42am, #447
All 200 Democrats and 17 Republicans support passing a continuing resolution with no additional legislative strings attached that would reopen the federal government, which has been partially closed for a week over a bitter policy dispute between Republicans and Democrats on health care. The number 217 is significant in that it is the minimum needed for the measure to win approval in the House.
CNNís vote count appears to bear out what President Barack Obama said on Monday.
ďThe truth of the matter is, there are enough Republican and Democratic votes in the House of Representatives right now to end this shutdown immediately with no partisan strings attached,Ē Obama said.
I would just like to show you all which side wants to end the shutdown and which side wants to use it as a political agenda. 200 to 17.
10/08/2013 2:08pm, #448
10/08/2013 2:15pm, #449
10/08/2013 2:38pm, #450
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