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fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

Original post made by hoops, Mohr Park, on Dec 29, 2012

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner leading our congress???I strongly consider all 3 to be mediocre people with no exceptional qualities or talents.How the hell are we stuck with such low level talent in a nation like ours?

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Posted by Paul
a resident of Bonde Ranch
on Dec 29, 2012 at 4:22 pm

And don't for get our idiot president or the most divisive figure in history.


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Posted by Truth
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 29, 2012 at 4:42 pm

Or Harry Reid and Pelosi who haven't provided a budget in over three years which is required by law........they suck.


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Posted by Freedom For Ever
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 30, 2012 at 8:31 am

Their stupid. True Americans want libertarian and fiscal conservatives that don't mollycuddle the sponge groups and races, but now they vote to. Time to put in some smart people, but Democrat party don't have any.


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Posted by Truth
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 30, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Well said Freedom Forever.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 30, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Hardly well done.

I have a hunch that "Truth" and "Freedom Forever" have very low foreheads!


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 30, 2012 at 7:38 pm

Truth sucks.


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Posted by Right
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 30, 2012 at 8:31 pm

Cholo, off your meds again? You have a problem with the other posters bringing up the fact that Osama has not provided a budget? Who are you covering for? You condone this type of govt? Have you no pride in your country?


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Posted by English Teacher
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Freedom:

It's "they're". Not "their".


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Posted by nothing new here
a resident of Del Prado
on Dec 31, 2012 at 7:15 am

As always, the liberal argument consists of personal attacks and insults.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 31, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Correct spelling = Excellent citizen.

Knowing the difference between their and they're matters!

tee hee hee...


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Posted by Freedom For Ever
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 31, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Me and Truth have the answers. The rest of you liberals are herling ad homenums to cover for Osamas' disengenious try to fix the budget. Wake up America! Its going down the toobs.


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Posted by stinky
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 31, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Fiscal cliff? Utter ridiculousness taking place in DC right now. No one will admit that raising taxes on the rich (no matter how you define rich) will pay for current spending, much less future baseline increases & interest, we will still have huge deficits, so it's a debate that no matter who wins, Americans lose.
DC politicians are completely out of touch. But the American voters essentially approved the status quo in November, so does that say more about them or us?


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm

The bottom line is that a few of you don't speak English very well.

Remedial classes are available!

There is always HOPE!

KEEP HOPE ALIVE!


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 1, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Hi there...no need to fuss any further...Web Link

A special class may be of interest!

HAPPY TRAILS!


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Posted by Klisvak
a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Jan 2, 2013 at 9:37 am

Fiscal cliff, our reps in WDC and the future. Nothing will change. Our system is flawed. Pelosi, Reid and Boehner make decisions affecting the entire nation, but they are elected by a small group of people (their constituency). Pelosi won 85% of the votes in her SFO district. Reid was reelected by LAV unions and Boehner - I honestly don't know. The point I am making is that each rep. is protecting :
1. Their chance for reelection
2. Bringing pork for their district
3. Trading votes with other reps to achieve the above

A total mayhem. These people are constitutionally incapable making any honest, decisions.
The solution is TERM LIMITS and MANDATORY RETIREMENT at the age of 65.


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Posted by San Ramon Observer
a resident of San Ramon
on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:25 am

San Ramon Observer is a registered user.

Thank you, Klisvak, for explaining how representatives are elected and reelected over and over again by their constituents.

Your answer is simple enough to understand even by posters who do not know the difference between "their" and "there." I guess only "True Americans" have that problem.

Even so-called fiscally conservative Republicans bring back plenty of pork to their (correct usage) districts while promising to cut everyone else from dipping into Federal coffers. Hypocrisy runs rampant in Congress and among voters who reelect Porky Pig over again.

Roz




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Posted by Who really cares?
a resident of Birdland
on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm

POS Obama, Pelosi, and Reid just wanna keep spending us into history and Boerner is about the same only he is being pushed to at least look like he is doing something. I think its better if the government just completely shuts down and then we can actually run this country correctly. Vote Libertarian!!!!


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