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Do you think the GOP should heed calls for change in stance and tactics?

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-29-13 10:17 PM

loco do you have anything else to dispute it, or explain why he lost consciousness and fell off the couch?

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Missy1

Jan-29-13 6:59 PM

What Press? They all rely on rumors anymore. Basically one sided.

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locomotive

Jan-29-13 4:59 PM

"..rumors in the press.."

Anything more concrete, Worried?

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-29-13 11:52 AM

lorexxx How do you loose consciousness while sitting on a couch?

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-29-13 11:45 AM

"Bush claims he has drunk no alcohol since 1987 but there have been rumors in the press to the contrary. On 13 January 2002 he lost consciousness while sitting on a couch in the White House watching a football game. His head hit the floor, resulting in an abrasion on his left cheekbone. The incident was blamed on a combination of not feeling well in previous days and an improperly eaten pretzel. I was contacted by a British doctor who had visited Johns Hopkins University and in talking to a group of young doctors was told that, following this incident, though the President had been admitted to Walter Reed Hospital, a blood sample of his had been sent to Johns Hopkins which showed a blood alcohol level in the range of 200 mg.

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locomotive

Jan-28-13 3:24 PM

Looked up the story on Pres. Bush and found an article on it (DailyMail UK)...

Yes, he was watching football in the WH and choked on a pretzel. He fell and got bruised. Nowhere in the story was the President characterized as being "drunk."

Worried, you have a reliable source for your wild assertion? I know that if I brought up some personally defaming remarks about Pres. Obama, I'd be asked for a source.

Wait. First, I'd be roundly castigated for being an out-and-out scoundrel and forcefully reminded that I'm just full of "hate" for the incumbent President. After that, then I might be asked for the source.

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locomotive

Jan-28-13 11:49 AM

I'll have to admit, Worried, that I've never heard THAT one about Pres. GW Bush.

Got some more dirt? Y'know, the REAL good stuff?

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-28-13 9:23 AM

lorexxx GW had his chances and warnings about Bin Ladin? Why aren't you upset about that? GW was so drunk he passed out and almost choked to death on a pretzel watching football in the white house! Does that make him a better leader?

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Missy1

Jan-27-13 11:20 PM

Just pennies Bill Garr. Not a big deal.

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Missy1

Jan-27-13 10:43 PM

How much did we spend when President Clinton Lied about Monica?

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-27-13 9:45 PM

During the George W. Bush administration, the federal government spending was increased from $1789 billion to $2983 billion (70%) but the revenues were only increased from $2025 billion to $2524 billion (25%). Individual income tax revenues were increased by 14%, corporate tax revenues by 50%, customs and duties by 40%. Discretionary defense spending was increased by 107%, discretionary domestic spending by 62%, Medicare spending by 131%, social security by 51%, and income security spending by 130%. Cyclically adjusted, revenues rose by 35% and spending by 65%.

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-27-13 3:30 PM

The difference between the projected and actual debt in 2011 can be largely attributed to:

$3.5 trillion – Economic changes (including lower than expected tax revenues and higher safety net spending due to recession) $1.6 trillion – Bush Tax Cuts (EGTRRA and JGTRRA), primarily tax cuts but also some smaller spending increases $1.5 trillion - Increased defense and non-defense discretionary spending $1.4 trillion – Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq $1.4 trillion - Incremental interest due to higher debt balances $0.9 trillion - Obama stimulus and tax cuts (ARRA and Tax Act of 2010)

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Missy1

Jan-27-13 12:10 PM

Seems to me that Harry Ried, Nancy Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton are no spring chickens either.

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WorriedAmerican

Jan-27-13 11:35 AM

Why would the "Grand OLD Party" listen to the smarter younger ones in the party. I hope they continue to be the party of "exclusion". :-) Keep up the good work!

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muleskinner

Jan-27-13 9:48 AM

Who cares about Bush and Cheney, they're geezers now. Cheney is done and so is Bush. They spent and borrowed, taxes will pay for their profligacy. Obama will make sure of that, in addition to his own profligacy and spending like there is no tomorrow. A sorry excuse for a president, but that's what murka wanted, a sorry excuse for a president, which they got.

The Republicans need to change the stance and tactics of Democrats along with their own. That'll be the day when Democrats don't want to quit spending and taxing. Republicans just funnel it all to Wall Street.

Do you think Dianne Feinstein will win re-election when Californians know she is out in left field with her insane gun ban tactics and stance? Gun banners are just as nuts as gun nuts.

She doesn't stand a chance at winning re-election.

Read the letter written to her by former Marine Joshua Boston.

Gotta Google it. Words to heed.

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MarkHighwater

Jan-27-13 6:41 AM

Here's a famous Bush quote that pertains to this poll..... There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on - shame on you. Fool me - you can't get fooled again.

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MarkHighwater

Jan-27-13 6:38 AM

Doesn't matter what they try....the american majority won't forget for a loooooooong looooooooong time how BUSH/CHENEY abused the public truat and office of President/vice with lies about WMDs n Iraq and crashing the economy an burdening US with enormous DEBT...the dangerous duo wasn't even mentioned at the GOP convention and Romney/Ryan still lost in a landslide with unemployment at almost 8 percent,never been done before!!!

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socialismsucks

Jan-27-13 4:43 AM

they'll need to dumb down to the typical big city voter that exists in the large urban areas now. 3 counties in IL control the state elections and what a surprise - they are all around Chicago. and look how well that's working for them.IL will be asking the feds (taxpayers) for a bailout soon.

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ChasinND

Jan-27-13 12:43 AM

It's the Dumo's that need to get their hands out of everyone's elses pockets. Can't keep spending and handing this free goods out.

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