Nice being a token. Now republicans have a token black and a token woman in some kind of leadership position.This is a form of republican affirmative action.
I agree the Nazi card has no place in politics when describing republicans or democrats. But the republicans have been playing the Nazi card since 2009. How many tea bagger placards depicted President Obama with a Hitler style mustache? I didn't hear anyone from the right discouraging that. Then there was the Communist card the republicans like to play. I couldn't count the number of times the president was compared to Joseph Stalin. Who was also a mass murderer. Republicans have been doing this for 3 1/2 years and not a peep from republican leadership to disown it. So all this righteous indignation from republicans is meaningless. You can't complain about something you have been doing unabated for years.
You do realize Mitt Rromney said the exact same thing the president did at the openning of the 2002 Olympics?
"You Olympians, however, know you didn't get here solely on your own power. For most of you, loving parents, sisters or brothers, encouraged your hopes, coaches guided, communities built venues in order to organize competitions. All Olympians stand on the shoulders of those who lifted them. We've already cheered the Olympians, let's also cheer the parents, coaches, and communities."
And he said it again about a week ago
"I know that you recognize a lot of people help you in a business. Perhaps the bank, the investors. There is no question your mom and dad, your school teachers. The people who provide roads, the fire, the police. A lot of people help."
Romney agrees with the president. He has said so for at least 12 years. Those olympic atheletes winning gold metals, as hard as they trained, didn't do it by themselves. Those businesses, as successful as they are, didn't do it by themselves. If you don't want t take the president's word, take Mitt Romney's. He feels the exact same way.
Seeing South Carolina has no unions with any political clot and democrats make a small minority of the government, how can you say these are liberal proposals? They are proposals from the conservative republicans that control and are slowly destroying this state. One way to save money is to let people die from blood diseases. Can you say one woman death panel? Cutting funds for violence against women continues the republican war against women. I hope most if not all of these vetoes are over ridden. Haley is not good for South Carolina. I can't wait until she runs for governor of Georgia
Republicans have been for an individual mandate since Richard Nixon. The
Heritage Foundation urged an individual mandate to replace Clinton's single
payer in the 90's. In 2007 Senator DeMint (R-SC) endorsed Romney for president
and praised Romney care as a conservative solution to the health care problem.
Republicans were for universal health care. Now republicans are against
universal health care. They are against the individual mandate the supported for
over 30 years. When did they become against their own idea? When the democrats
agreed with them. They refused to take yes for an answer. Now we have all of this
political screaming. Republicans have people against the idea they supported 3
years ago. This is nothing but politics and Fox News has the lemmings following
right in line. It is a sad day when the two parties can’t agree on what they agree on
because one side refuses to cooperate at any level.
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