If the mainstream news outlets haven’t made clear the implications of Harry Reid triggering the so-called nuclear option in the Senate today, you can bet they’ll cover the implications when the Senate is back in the hands of the GOP. @chuckwoolery And then the GOP should stop referring to them as "our friends on the […]
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As Twitchy reported earlier, King Obama doesn’t really seem to understand how a constitutional republic works. Praising Sen. Harry Reid’s triggering of the nuclear option, the president said, “If you’ve got a majority of folks who believe in something, then it should be able to pass.” That sounded a bit like mob rule to Rep. […]
Majority Leader Harry Reid got his wish today when the Senate passed a rule change limiting filibusters on executive and judicial nominees. Reid's rule change proposal would set threshold on all votes on nominations, other than SCOTUS, to 51. #fnr — JaredHalpern (@JaredHalpern) November 21, 2013 Senate votes 52-48 against the ruling of the chair, […]
As Harry Reid argued today for the “nuclear option,” which would give the Dem-controlled Senate the power to limit filibusters, Political Wire publisher Taegan Goddard accidentally let his true colors show: Reid must know he has the votes to change the filibuster rules. That in itself is pretty amazing. — Taegan Goddard (@politicalwire) November 21, […]
We’ve been told that HealthCare.gov will be up and running by the end of the month, but President Obama didn’t do much to inspire confidence before a room of OFA supporters Monday night. Rather than wait for the website to be fixed, he urged supporters to remember a time before the Internet, which wasn’t that […]
Baffling, isn’t it? The supposed “reasoning” behind the necessity for Obamacare is so illogical that many can’t help but wonder if it’s all by design: @tonykatz It's not heartless when the government does it. Big Brother loves you. — Stephen Green (@VodkaPundit) November 4, 2013 @VodkaPundit @tonykatz They won't say WHAT companies or WHICH policies […]
The bill, which would fund the government through mid-January and increase the debt ceiling through early February, will now move on to the House, which is expected to vote tonight. Harry Reid being Harry Reid: Let’s be honest: this was pain inflicted on our nation for no good reason, and we cannot make the same […]
‘Lowest of low': GOP Rep. Pete King says debt ceiling deal a victory for America, defeat for Ted Cruz
Does she ever! Here’s what she’s been up to today: @brikeilarcnn @MajorCBS he is the Carlos Danger of the right — Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) October 16, 2013 Sigh. Even if she’s not actually suggesting that Ted Cruz is equivalent to a serial perv who sexts with underage girls, it’s still a ridiculous stupid thing to […]
Wait, what? No, it’s not a normal President Stompy Foot snit face nor an arrogant pose for once. This is serious. Add your voice and tell Congress to #EndThisNow: http://t.co/PC9toDliKi — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 15, 2013 Serious You Guys! Take a gander at how serious: Now with creepy avatar and everything! Seriously. The President […]
‘Every liberal hates the disabled!’ When will Dem leaders denounce ‘Tea-tards’ hate speech at OFA rally? [pics]
When one man attended the Million Vet March with a confederate flag, the crapdog media immediately elevated him to the face of the conservative movement. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee demanded that Sen. Ted Cruz and GOP congressmen denounce the “disgusting Tea Party” act. Ahem. Behold the face of the Democrats proudly waving his disgusting “Thanks Tea-Tards” […]
But catastrophe! And anarchy and stuff! people are going crazy about this government shut down, and I already forgot about it.. — kendra (@kennndralife) October 14, 2013 She’s not alone. Some have not only forgotten how many days the Shutdown Theater has been running; They have forgotten that it is in production at all. Shutdown? […]
Shut up! Olivia Wilde’s latest O-care propaganda claims ‘you can sign up for health care online in 10 minutes’
Shut. Up. No, really. Shut up.
Ah, Twitter … bringing people together. “Twilight” actress Rachelle Lefevre, who is Canadian, recently shared her disgust with the U.S. government shutdown: This ignorance of this tweet… I don't know whether to laugh or cry. She's slightly misinformed. @RachelleLefevre pic.twitter.com/p6E3fjQrYh — emily † ♡ (@eaanderson8) October 8, 2013 She also retweeted a link to a […]
No kidding. President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have made it quite clear to Americans that they’re not interested in negotiating with Republicans. At all. But WaPo’s Greg Sargent insists we just heard them wrong: The claim Ds "will not negotiate" is a lie. The argument is over what *conditions* negotiations should take […]
Oh, Ms. Brazile. That is just precious! really @donnabrazile you're just embarrassing yourself. POTUS has said over and over he refuses to negotiate. @SpeakerBoehner — mechanical kitteh (@sttyerase) October 6, 2013 Seriously. This is beyond just silly spin now. It’s super embarrassing. Ms. Brazile was tweeting during the Sunday shows this morning, but two tweets […]
Another social media win! Last year, “just bloggers” and citizens scored a win when pushing back against Sen. Reid’s absurd claim that some guy told some girl who told him that someone said Romney didn’t pay his taxes. Now citizens are winning with pushback against the Obama administration’s petty barricades at memorials and the like. […]
Actress, Obama supporter and Bill Clinton fan Olivia Wilde wants to remind her followers that obsessing over Miley Cyrus did not avert a government shutdown, or something: Point is puritanical judgement never got us anywhere. Let the girl twerk it out herself. Let's focus on surviving Boehner's chicken shit BS. — olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) October […]
Time to get a new script.
Chuck Todd spins, you decide.
The above photo was taken at Kansas City International while people awaited the return of veterans from their “Barry-cade” crossing trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Here’s a Vine video of vets returning to Chicago: #WWII Vets arrive in #Chicago after visiting a memorial that is officially closed because of #governmentshu… […]
It’s come to this
Disgusting but true. From the Washington Examiner: At the World War II Memorial on The Mall in Washington, where veterans have been staging protests to keep it open, Washington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering reports that at least seven officials were dispatched Wednesday morning to set up a ring of barricades to block tourists from the memorial. That is two […]
Singer John Ondrasik is rightly disgusted with the Democrats for spitefully attempting to block our nation’s heroes from entering the World War II memorial. Isn’t it about time our petulant government got a taste of its own medicine? If only we could barricade the gov't. #54F — John Ondrasik (@johnondrasik) October 2, 2013 From his […]
The National Park Service closed the Vietnam Memorial yesterday as a result of the federal government shutdown, but World War II veterans bypassed the barricades this afternoon. Betsy Woodruff of National Review is there and is tweeting photos. pic.twitter.com/p6sYRXqleD — Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) October 2, 2013 Taps at the Vietnam Wall pic.twitter.com/loc5QVMZJR — Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) […]
And there it is. Those barricades are Barry-cades.
While the House was debating a bill this afternoon to provide funds for veterans’ benefits, including disability payments, the GI Bill and VA home loans, the Senate was getting packed up and ready to head home, having adjourned for the day. That means the government shutdown will continue for at least a second day, but it […]
Foiled again! The office of first lady Michelle Obama has joined a host of federal entities tweeting about how they won’t be tweeting during #ShutNado. So @FLOTUS just confirmed she cant even tweet for herself that taxpayers are doing that for her #YouDidntBuildThatSomeoneElseMadeThathappen — Marc T Grove (@mtgrove) October 1, 2013 Yep, she did. Due […]
Gov't agency twitter accounts busy tweeting that they won't be tweeting during #governmentshutdown Just how will we survive? — sweetakin (@sweetakin) October 1, 2013 The horror! Dark days are upon us now. How will we survive Twitter without the federal government? Shouldn't government twitter accounts just go silent instead of repeatedly tweeting they cannot tweet? […]
Your government at work!
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, shows once again that he’d rather shut down the government than delay implementation of Obamacare. The ping pong continues here in Congress. The Senate has just rejected the latest House bill … again #shutdown — Katy Watson (@katywatson) October 1, 2013 The senate democrats have once again voted to […]
Before we talk treason, it’s important to remember that Michael Moore declared Bradley Manning’s status an official “hero” the moment he pleaded guilty to leaking piles of classified documents to WikiLeaks. So, assuming that President Obama had the constitutional power to just shut down the government at will, would the GOP accuse him of treason? The real […]
That’s our Sally! Harry Reid’s been leading the charge to shut down the government, yet he continues to insist that the culpability lies with the “anarchists” in the GOP. Sally Kohn’s taking the delusion a step further: Those who are so cavalier about shutting down our government are welcome to move to Somalia. — Sally […]
More pressing than the Panda Cam? What kind of world do we live in? Twitter is buzzing with the news of this latest oh-so-catastrophic crisis. this is where we draw the line .. RT @nbcwashington National Zoo's Panda Cam would go dark in event of a #shutdown http://t.co/crXKV24CUF — Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) September 30, 2013 […]
But, anarchy!! And catastrophe and stuff! Remember the catastrophe of the last 17 times the government shut down? Yeah, me neither. #shutdownquestions #doit pic.twitter.com/3PUQ5PMkh7 — Conservapedia (@jay_pe) September 29, 2013 Snort! 17 previous shutdowns => “@michellemalkin: Chart: Past federal government shutdowns ==> pic.twitter.com/7ISdadM7Sy (via @jay_pe)” — John Gort (@JohnGort) September 30, 2013 @michellemalkin @jay_pe Past […]
It’s on you, Sen. Reid.
Ha! While a “tippy-top” Dem official is spewing violent shutdown rhetoric about how it is time to “punch the bully in his nose” a Washington, D.C.-area store is cashing in on the looming potential shutdown. What time is it? Miller time! Sounds like a good plan. RT @samsteinhp: DC stores already advertising for a shutdown […]
Leave it to Iowahawk to sum up President Obama and his fellow “new tone” Democrats in a delightfully snarky nutshell. @iowahawkblog and if you dont get the joke….you are a liberal….lol — Brian Norwood (@NorwoodBrian) September 29, 2013 @iowahawkblog @mjselker PERFECT! And that's "taxpaying terrorist" to you, buddy (Oh, and racist, too, pal.). — Seeing […]
Heh. But, guys … no labels! Jon Huntsman, Jr. appeared on “Meet the Press” Sunday morning. Joining @meetthepress round table this morning to discuss looming govt shutdown and our evolving relationship with Iran. — Jon Huntsman (@JonHuntsman) September 29, 2013 Why? No one was really sure. What does Jon Huntsman know about the CR at […]
Cue Harry Reid shouting: “Traitors! Anarchists!”
It’s time for the president to own it all.