Despite all the nice talk, partisanship reigns

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    Despite all the nice talk, partisanship reigns

    WASHINGTON – Partisanship is reaching new heights in Washington, even as President Barack Obama makes almost daily pleas to get along. He's scheduled a bipartisan health care summit, and just Tuesday he hosted GOP leaders at the White House for the first time in two months.

    But he often undercuts his overtures with his own jabs at Republicans. And there's little indication the GOP is taking his comments as anything but political.

    Despite all the nice talk, partisanship reigns - Yahoo! News

    the only people who don't see obama's call for nice talk or stop petty politics as meadowmuffins are his forever loving worshippers....nice to see folks in the AP catching on to obama's bs...i called this over a week ago
     
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    Give and take means exactly that, it doesn't mean secret bills drawn up at night that nobody reads that you are ordered to vote for.

    One party rule went to Barry's head, and even with it he couldn't get anything done.

    He had best learn to stop the jibes and insults, or he can forget about passing anything else.
     
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    What the hell is wrong with partisanship anyway? I like it. It means you've made up your mind.

    I don't want the GOP making any deals with the dems on healthcare. I want the dems to be defeated soundly and finally. Gridlock is good.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. Just look at the NRA. They did not compromise one bit for the last thirty years and now they are poised to finally win the argument about the 2nd amendment. We need more partisanship...not less. This way we get well etched out ideas spoken and if your idea is in the minority then that is the way it is but at least you have an opinion that is your own and not some collective hybrid of everyone elses.
     
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    if this had been about bush, this thread would have over a 1000 posts by liberals
     
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    It's interesting you should say that Because my opinion is that partisanship doesn't mean engaging in the same failed policies that resulted in the president getting 365 electoral votes.

    And if he'd remember that, his approval ratings would go up.

    No. Gridlock isn't good. But neither is giving in and following failed policies in the name of "bi-partisanship".
     
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    Chimpola had a health care bill?

    And it was a failed policy?
     
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    love ya jillian....but you can't honestly go around and blame only bush or repubs for all the troubles in the economy etc...obama was a senator, he is also to blame, it is a complete hack to say ONLY republicans or bush caused all the failed policies

    you're better than this
     
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    my how quickly threads that don't appeal to libs are ignored on this board

    maybe i should start a bush thread
     
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    Old hat.

    You want posts, make it about Sarah.
     

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