Rep Obey Calls It Quits

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    Another one bites the dust....
    Powerful House chairman Obey to retire - Yahoo! News

    All the libs on this board will be eating crow in Nov. The writing is on the wall and the Democratic leadership knows it. This is the most incompetent Congress and most incompetent president in history. Bad economy, bad foreign policy, bad domestic policy--they can run but they can't hide. And in Obey's case he can't run either.
     
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    With all of the changes in Congress that will occur this year, on both sides of the aisle, I guess Obama wasn't kidding when he talked about changing Washington, eh?
     
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    The ultimate spin: Obama really is dedicated to change. So much so that he sabotaged his own party by allowing them to put through stupid expensive policies that the majority of Americans oppose solely so that the GOP would take control of Congress in the mid-terms, forcing change and bipartisanship.
    Why, that Obama is a political genius!!:cuckoo:
     
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    I think a whole lot more of them should do the same ... think Pelosi would consider that route for herself?

















    Nah! Too bad.
     
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    Most of the lefties have no idea how big this is...That little weasel Obey won with 60% last time around.
     
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    They'll need to get past the fact that Obama received more BP cash than ANY other politician before this sinks in....

    Oh this is fun. Their Messiah is such a a fraud.... and now another lefty biggie bites the dust.
     
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    I am all in favor of high turnover. Something that Congress lacked for a long time.

    Starting with Senator Wyden. He has been in congress 37 years now.


    Democrats know they will loose congress next time round. They don't care. They have 0bama as president, so they pass it now, and it is unrepealable.
     
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    It's a start. but there better be someone good regardless of party who replaces him or we still have the same corruption in Washington.
     
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    A new broom sweeps clean.
    In any case Obey's leaving sends a message that the American people have had enough of Washington as usual. That will go for the GOP members like McCain that have been part of the problem.
     
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    You could replace Obey with Jim Traficant and it would be an improvement.
     

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