Idiot of the Day

Discussion in 'Current Events & Politics' started by Uncle Siggy, May 8, 2017.

  1. jasonc

    jasonc Member

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    Christian:
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    Uhm.abortion by butcher isn't common rather it was rare.abortion by pill was.few women died from those abortions.a nurse can abort your child in California. Would we have women go to a nurse fir a c section?
     
  2. civilwarbuff

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    Yes, Bill Clinton was all those things......:rofl2:hysterical
     
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  3. civilwarbuff

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    Snip, snip should be the appropriate remedy......
     
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  4. kiwidan

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    Christian:
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    I am normal. :biggrin2
     
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  5. kiwidan

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    Christian:
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    I wonder if any identifies as an idiot.
     
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  6. Uncle Siggy

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  7. Barbarian

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    Christian:
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    Abbott is marginally more popular than Straus, but he only has the support of a minority of Texans.

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    The increasingly large "RINO" component in the Texas republican party signifies more turmoil in the state. At some point, democrats hope the "RINO"s will stop and say "hey, they're right."

    Governor Struggles to Lead as Texas Republicans Splinter Into Factions
    By almost any measure, Mr. Abbott, 59, has been a staunchly conservative voice in Texas politics. But now he is struggling to steer the state through one of its most tumultuous political moments in decades, as Republican factions engage in open warfare.
    Pro-business Republicans clashed with social conservatives. The State House clashed with the State Senate. The Texas Association of Business clashed with the Tea Party.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/05/us/abbott-texas-governor.html?mcubz=1

    For the moment, business has been losing most of the fights with the far-right faction, but their power is precisely where the republican party is strongest; small town business districts. Don't count them out.
     
  8. kiwidan

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  9. civilwarbuff

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    It is so funny when the nyt writes about Texas politics; they are so ignorant about anything outside nyc it is like they are writing fantasy........
     
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  10. Barbarian

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    Christian:
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    Actually they are merely citing Texas sources, and an in-state poll conducted by Texas organizations. One of the huge problems in the Texas GOP is that they are engaged in a civil war between business conservatives and alt-right extremists.

    It finally happened, right on schedule, a GOP meltdown in the Texas House as a scheduling deadline left hundreds of bills dead in the ditch.


    The so-called Republican Civil War began when the Freedom Caucus of conservative Republicans found that their cherished bills on the House's Local and Consent Calendar had been drop-kicked onto the lengthy general agenda that meant they were dead.


    So, those reps used a procedural maneuver to kill all 120 bills on the calendar they had been denied. And then they started a talkathon to keep hundreds of other bills from being voted on.


    By the time the political theater ended at midnight Thursday, more than 300 bills were reported dead, and emotions were boiling over. One House member was able to save a bill on stem-cell research with a tearful speech.


    And the guy who orchestrated the whole show, Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, gave an empassioned plea himself, complaining about "disgusting" manipulation by House leaders to control which bills pass.
    http://www.chron.com/politics/texas...Meltdown-in-the-Texas-House-with-11142734.php

    As the saying goes, too partisan to compromise, too weak to govern.


     
  11. Uncle Siggy

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    They just called the weirdos in Austin and Houston to get their opinion, which is the opposite of everybody else who lives there...
     
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  12. jasonc

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    Christian:
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    Whispers ,Dallas too.
     
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  13. kiwidan

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    Christian:
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    There is some great counter fake news video memes out there now. They need oscars.
     
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  14. Uncle Siggy

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    There are weirdos in every big city but the majority of them are congregated in Austin and Houston..:
     
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  15. Barbarian

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    Christian:
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    Texans are used to Yankees telling us we don't know what we think.
     
  16. jasonc

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    Christian:
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    From experience, Yankees are liberal ,specifically from new England areas, such as Boston, new york,philly.
     
  17. th1b.taylor

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    Christian:
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    Uh! that wil be DFW area.
     
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  18. Barbarian

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    Christian:
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    Yankees come in all varieties. But the common thread is telling us what we think.
     
  19. kiwidan

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    Christian:
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    Your all yanks to me. :biggrin2
     
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  20. civilwarbuff

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    This coming from someone who walks upside down on the bottom of the world:biggrin2.
     
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