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One dinner does not a
Great Divider unmake

Washington Examiner [DC], by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:StormCnter, 3/8/2013 5:59:59 AM

Tennessee´s Sen. Bob Corker -- one of a dozen Republicans invited to break bread with President Obama this week -- emerged from the dinner Wednesday evening describing the atmosphere and discussion as "sincere and open." That shouldn´t be newsworthy, but these aren´t normal times. To hear mainstream media sages like CBS´ Norah O´Donnell tell it, the problem is the intractability of "the Republican leadership" in their dealings with Obama, who, as a result, believes having a "clear and open discussion" with them is impossible. Set aside for a moment O´Donnell´s and other mainstream media types´ habit of peddling

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 3/8/2013 6:32:59 AM     (No. 9214328)

A close acquaintance who has served on a government commission questions the legality of this event.

Did The Won pay the bill? Did the White House?

According to the law, it is illegal to accept emoluments exceeding $25. I checked the menu at the Jefferson´s "Plume" restaurant: it´s prix fixe $85/. That´s for the food.

Could someone look into this? All in attendance should have paid their own way.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dittohead, 3/8/2013 6:36:16 AM     (No. 9214332)

My guess is WE paid everyone´s way.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/8/2013 7:05:09 AM     (No. 9214368)

You can bet the check was not paid out of any of their pockets.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Malia2012, 3/8/2013 7:10:35 AM     (No. 9214378)

Ahh yes. Norah O´donnell, who is so sweet and pure, she can drink her own bath water. This "dinner" is just one more ploy by the grifter-in-chief to say "look how hard I tried to "get along" with those mean ol´ Republicans and they STILL won´t listen to reason". Is there anyone out here that actually believes obama is offering a REAL solution to the catastrophe HE and his fellow demonrats have created just because he invited certain gopers to break bread with him?.....Never mind.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 3/8/2013 7:34:55 AM     (No. 9214429)

I called Senator Toomey´s office and gave them an ear full. I told them he is such a disappointment. When invited, he should have said that he thinks the minority leader should be present. He played both sides. This joker will never see any of my $$.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/8/2013 7:45:21 AM     (No. 9214449)

Obama´s fix all for the economy is roads bridges and crumbling schools. Make you wonder what they do with the billions they collect every year on gas taxes and other road fees.The answer is simple to money is used to offset shortages in other budget depts,that are underwater like medicaid.the GOP should be targeting Obama´s donors for budget cuts but instead they look like they´re willing to buckle just to please a few people who are tired of gridlock.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LEARNED, 3/8/2013 7:46:46 AM     (No. 9214451)

Nothing will come of this. Obama likes being a celebrity, has no interest in being President.

This dinner nothing but a sham.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TheMom, 3/8/2013 8:27:51 AM     (No. 9214527)

The resident summoned his admirers simply to demonstrate that he could. There is no other purpose, except maybe to supply them with another dose of koolaid.


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