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Schumer: Dems Got Everything They
Wanted; Republicans Got ´A Fig Leaf´

Cybercast News Service., by Susan Jones

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/17/2013 11:11:23 AM

The bipartisan deal to reopen the government and temporarily lift the debt ceiling includes one small Obamacare element -- a provision that says people´s incomes must be verified before they can get Obamacare subsidies to help pay their insurance premiums. But this was not a concession to Republicans, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told CNN´s Jake Tapper on Wednesday. "It´s, you know, it is, frankly, a bit of a fig leaf, which we were happy to give, but that was not a negotiation. That was not what Ted Cruz and the others started to demand that we give them." [Video] Schumer noted

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: droopydog, 10/17/2013 11:20:01 AM     (No. 9569397)

Yet McConnell and McCain will still refer to this skunk as their "esteemed colleague" and continue to bash Ted Cruz.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: William1, 10/17/2013 11:20:39 AM     (No. 9569399)

Schumer does us a favor in spiking the ball. He strips the Rinos of their happy talk.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 10/17/2013 11:23:16 AM     (No. 9569403)

The GOP is so utterly infantile and neutered, that the Dems can come right out and laugh in their faces about it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamus, 10/17/2013 11:27:32 AM     (No. 9569412)

Democrats have got Obamacare, which is an unmitigated disaster. Next year people no longer able to afford health insurance will vote their pocketbook.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rational, 10/17/2013 11:32:38 AM     (No. 9569420)

sure they will #4
WAKE UP
Its over

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Reply 6 - Posted by: reilly, 10/17/2013 11:33:19 AM     (No. 9569421)


Classy Chuck will get his, you watch. The Dims don´t have a financial clue, the Obamacare ripoff will kill them politically, and their innate nastiness will soon be on full display. And look at the mumbling fool in the White House.
This sets up great for our side next year.




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Reply 7 - Posted by: spincut, 10/17/2013 11:36:05 AM     (No. 9569429)

For once in his life, Shmucky Schumer isn´t lying.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: twculver, 10/17/2013 11:36:14 AM     (No. 9569430)

Schumer was being generous. The Republicans didn´t even get a fig leaf.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 10/17/2013 11:36:31 AM     (No. 9569431)

Don´t forget that McConnell got his dam. GRRRRR!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LoneStarLarry, 10/17/2013 11:46:59 AM     (No. 9569447)

Goes to show ya that by putting money in the right places is better than reasoning with the folks at home.
Senator McConnell was bribed, paid off and got his hand greased all at the same time. Ala that 2.71 Billion for Kentucky that was slipped in at the last minute to appease him.
What a country...we have 635 or so people running The country who are accountable to no one, and they know it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: yuban, 10/17/2013 11:53:25 AM     (No. 9569453)

Anyone that is still a member of the GOP is nothing but an enabler to the Left. Once again the Moderates lose big and then blame the TP. Impossible for the TP to win when they must fight the Left and the elitist Moderates in their own Party.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: john56, 10/17/2013 11:53:34 AM     (No. 9569454)

Chuck U, sadly is right.

Except for McConnell, who got his dam dam, the only "concession" he got was to have Obama and his minions enforce only ONE of the laws he has decided by fiat to neglect.

And how much trust do we have that he won´t ignore it by another executive fiat?

McConnell has to go.

Same with Boehner.

This was a surrender. And I don´t see too many of the RATS and their wholey owned media whores acting like the Republicans were statesman-like or anything in their capitulation.

We´re being treated as badly as we were the day before last. Hint. That´s what´s gonna happen, so forget about being loved by the media. I guess the party invitations are too much to pass up for the RINOS, though.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: sherlock, 10/17/2013 11:54:00 AM     (No. 9569455)

Agree w/#5
There is NO hope for America to ever recover from the total evil that is ruling over her right now!!
The RINO`s will have to be gotten rid of...period!! the only ones who are fighting for this Nation IS the conservatives and the TEA PARTY.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: rayscain, 10/17/2013 12:02:26 PM     (No. 9569468)

Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are my heros!

They don´t fold like Boehner and McConnell when the going gets tough! These two wimps are the death of the Republican party!

I will NEVER again send a donation to the GOP!!!!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 10/17/2013 12:12:04 PM     (No. 9569481)

Snide and smarmy. Schumer is the most disgusting practitioner.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: OhMy, 10/17/2013 12:12:07 PM     (No. 9569482)

Chucky and Obama won but it wasn´t because the GOP put up a fight but because they started a fight and didn´t finish it. The is a parable in the Gospel advising don´t start to build a tower or don´t start a battle unless you can finish it. The GOP needs to read and reread that parable!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 10/17/2013 12:14:13 PM     (No. 9569489)

Do you fault Charlie Brown for believing Lucy´s lies about not pulling the football away, or do you blame Lucy for being a blatant liar? Plenty of blame for both, but if Lucy didn´t lie all would go well.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: hamrman, 10/17/2013 12:31:53 PM     (No. 9569509)

Chuckie the idiot!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Polecat49, 10/17/2013 12:52:34 PM     (No. 9569541)

If the only republicans we are allowed to have are mcconnell, mccain, graham, boehner, etc., THEN, we just might as well elect liberal, progressive, socialist, marxist, communist democRATS. At least, we we are positive we will be screwed by the second group. rather than putting our trust and hope in the LIARS and Cheats in the first group.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: The Architect, 10/17/2013 12:55:50 PM     (No. 9569544)

What a class act Chuckie is. Its not enough that they got everything and the Republicans got essentially nothing. They have to rub our faces in it too. And now all of a sudden Schmuckie is concerned about the fact that the average income of the Middle Class is going down?! Really Chuckie? You are either seriously deluded or genuinely disengenuous. The whole reason its going down is because of your Master´s programs. But don´t worry, when the real costs of Obamacare start to kick in for everyone, the whole damn system will self destruct and "We the People" will rise up and throw unscrupulous theives and liars, like you, out on your ear.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/17/2013 1:02:43 PM     (No. 9569559)

In the end Schumer still has to go back home to New York ~ a fate worse than death ~ but he doesn´t understand that yet.

He will when about 5 million residents of the NY SMSA find out they no longer have medical insurance, can´t get it, and even if they could, couldn´t afford it.

He´ll need to find a walled fortress to hide in.

Does this man have relatives? They must be scared to death to be seen in public with him already.



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Reply 22 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/17/2013 1:06:48 PM     (No. 9569566)

McConnell thinks we´re all stupid sneaking in his dam pork to bolster his primary fight odds, so he´s happy.
And McCain found a chance to call members of his own party ´´wacko birds´´ so he´s happy.
And Chuckie´s still a pile of schumer.

Just another day at The Club.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: fritzilou, 10/17/2013 1:28:48 PM     (No. 9569618)

Yes, we must remember that the Democrats won responsibility for the growth of the deficit/debt. I can´t imagine why they are proud of adding to the destruction of our country, but they always chalk up their successful looting of the taxpayers with self praise and a trophy. They figure the low information voters will just see the trophy and think the Democrats really won something.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: less is more, 10/17/2013 1:35:06 PM     (No. 9569632)

McConnell, McCain, Boehner, and the rest of the old school Republicans simply don’t get it. The Democrats aren’t playing by the same rules as them. The Republicans will never win again until they get more people in office with enough backbone to stand up to the Democrats and play by their rules.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 10/17/2013 2:11:59 PM     (No. 9569688)

The old mamzer is speaking the truth. (A rare moment in the evil buzzard´s mendacious life.)

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/17/2013 2:26:45 PM     (No. 9569706)

The Republicans really got nothing out of all this. If the Obama-care verification procedure is supposed to be a fig leaf to the Republicans, the Republicans are going to find out in short order that it will be a very sour one indeed, as the Obama crew will simply not enforce those procedures and there is absolutely nothing that the wimpy Republicans can do about it.

The people who really got hurt by all this are the little people who depend upon government and federal employees for their incomes, while the federal employees themselves got a two week paid vacation.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/17/2013 2:42:17 PM     (No. 9569731)

Dems are never content to just win. They have to rub it in at every opportunity. If they were baseball players they`d be hit with every pitch for being arrogant and showing up the other team.

Personally, I`d like to punch a few of them in the stomach just for the heck of it.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: swampy, 10/17/2013 2:54:49 PM     (No. 9569751)

why hasn´t schemer been nailed for causing the indy mac debacle?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Chief1942, 10/17/2013 7:47:03 PM     (No. 9570237)

Schumer is a POS!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/18/2013 2:13:36 AM     (No. 9570556)

Dems Got Everything They
Wanted; Republicans Got ´A Fig Leaf´

It´s all about them. What the People got was Screwed.



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Bryan Cranston of ´Breaking Bad´:
Obamacare ´is fantastic´
despite ´growing pains´

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 4/7/2014 11:01:59 AM     Post Reply
Add Bryan Cranston, the star of TV´s recent hit "Breaking Bad" and a new Broadway play about former President Lyndon B. Johnson, to Team Obamacare. In an interview with Yahoo News “global anchor” Katie Couric, the actor called Obamacare the highlight of President Obama´s legacy. “Now’s the time to stake a claim to leave your legacy,” he encouraged Obama. “I personally believe that his health care program is fantastic. Yes, there are problems. Anything worth while is going to go through a growing pains period. But this is his legacy and I think it’s a great one because I don’t


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