Obama’s Gloating and Attacks Leaves GOP Angry and Confused

He’s a uniter.
Obama’s ripped Republicans during his “fiscal cliff” speech today for not agreeing to raise taxes. He praised himself for his “responsible” approach. At one point in his speech he bragged about how he got Republicans to agree to raise taxes on wealthy Americans.
His supporters cheered.

His speech left several Republicans angry and confused.
Huffington Post reported:

With hours remaining to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama said a deal is “within sight” and urged lawmakers to come together to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that kick in on Tuesday.

But his midday press conference, with a group of middle-class Americans looking on, was not without a bit of bravado as well. Obama took multiple shots at Congress for its clumsiness in negotiations and insisted that he’d demand more tax hikes if the legislative body used the impending debt ceiling standoff to demand spending cuts.

In the process, the president irked several Republican aides, who suggested that the entire fiscal cliff deal had been complicated because of his tone and criticism.

“Potus just moved the goalpost again. Significantly. This is new,” tweeted a top aide to McConnell.

Doug Heye, a spokesman for House Majority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.), tweeted, “If Obama’s goal was to harm the process and make going over the cliff more likely, he’s succeeding.” Another Cantor spokesperson said, “So….I’m confused….does POTUS want a deal or not? Because all those jabs at Congress certainly sounded like a smack in the face to me.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said the president “sent a message of confrontation” to Republicans, who could be voting on a deal in the next 24 hours. “I’m not sure … whether to be angry or to be saddened,” he added.

A source close to House Republican leadership went even further, telling HuffPost that the lower chamber was in revolt over Obama’s remarks and that the deal could blow up because of them.

UPDATE: The US House will not hold a vote on a fiscal cliff deal tonight.

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  • Ragspierre

    F YOU, Obama…!!!

    You stupid, lying sombitch…

  • cc

    Think I agree with rags…

  • SeaBass

    Dear leader needs to make sure his subjects in congress understand who is the boss. I’m sure Cantor and the boys will say “Thank you dear leader, can I have another?”

  • Question, is Obama angry or is he wanting to goad the GOP in the House to turn all of this down by pissing them off?

  • lincoln’s widow

    Boo hoo hoo, they got their pitiful egos bruised. I guess the truth hurts. Do your jobs congress. You’ve had more than 500 days to get this sorted out.

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  • Stella Baskomb

    “insisted that he’d demand more tax hikes if the legislative body used the impending debt ceiling standoff to demand spending cuts.”

    Negotiating in bad faith.


  • Um, if our so called President, er, King O had started work on budget FOUR YEARS ago and was willing to COMPROMISE- one of his favorite words, than the cliff would have been avoided. Instead of behaving like a true leader, O thinks that since he has a “mandate” he can truly behave as the King he thinks he is, while his media lackeys and stooges, look on and stroke his MASSIVE EGO. Sure Congress must work together, but when King O puts partisanship above the welfare of the nation, and than insults Republicans on national tv, wouldn’t You be angry and upset? Thanks to O’s posturing and preening, the other side has struck back. Who knows when he other side will trust O after this. Now both parties will be even more partisan than they’ve been all year!

    THANK YOU O VOTERS! Don’t expect tears from me when your Utopian “America” comes crashing down!

    Happy New Year! And remember you’ve foisted this man on the rest of us, as he reminded us today, for THE NEXT FOUR YEARS!!!

  • Ragspierre


    You ARE aware that the HOUSE has done its job SEVERAL times, right…???


    You are a typical low-information Collectivist moron.

  • Ella

    There is only one group of people that stands squarely in opposition to the caliphate that Obama is helping to establish. That’s us conservatives. Obama hates us worse than anybody else on this planet because we are armed and we’re not going to bow down to that so-called religion called islam. So he is trying to impoverish us financially, and hurt this country anyway he can. The left is way too stupid to realize what is going on here.

    It’s all about hurting conservatives who make up a good chunk of the American population, who are Christian and who are standing in his way, since he bloody well knows that as far as we are concerned he can shove his precious islamic caliphate up his a$$.

    He’s got four years to break down and oppress Christians and he’s getting an early start. Stand your ground, America.

  • VA Conservative


    You are exactly correct! It never ceases to amaze me that Obama supporters seem to give the president a pass on any responsibility for the current economic conditions in this country.

  • lincoln’s widow

    Apparently they HAVEN’T done their job. Keep your insults to yourself.

  • Reno_Dave

    I’m somewhat surprised that Republicans are surprised by Obama’s behavior. When I heard Mark Steyn (on Rush’s show) say that ‘middle-class’ Americans would be on the stage with him, I figured that he would be using it as a political event to further his agenda, rather than announce a deal.

    This was another example of Obama in his “dick” mode, which is at times so obvious, that Mark Halperin made reference to it 18 months ago on Morning Joe:


  • Hugh

    Hold the line. What else is there to do? If they capitulate, they lose, if they hold steady to principle they lose . . . according to Obama and the low information voter. People who are informed and aren’t interested in the chip-on-shoulder fundamental change that the radical in office has in mind and who ACTUALLY want sound fiscal policy that ACTUALLY support growth will be VERY happy if they go that route. STAND FOR SOMETHING! Don’t play Obama’s game. He is really enjoying himself.

  • Gravelyvoice Jim

    Gutless establishment Republicans refused to stand their ground on principle throughout 2011, preferring instead to deal with the Democrat devils (CRs, the sequester, debt deals, etc.) after the good people of America rose up and “shellacked” them in the 2010 mid-term.

    Obama gets re-elected in 2012,
    Dems gain seats in BOTH chambers in 2012,
    “Tea Party” Republicans get thrown off key committee positions,
    and the pitchfork gets shoved up the Republicans’ a**es by the Dems when it’s all said and done.

    Is anyone really surprised here?

    Republicans have nobody but themselves to blame – “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me hundreds of times (and STILL counting) and I’m either just a fool, or maybe a tool.”

    Anything short of just allowing the clock to run out in the absence of REAL spending cuts and the Republicans will have been fooled again. Sad, but it appears that we are seeing the modern day re-enactment of the demise of the Whig Party.

  • GotFreedom

    UPDATE: The US House will not hold a vote on a fiscal cliff deal tonight. . .good, shove it back in this arrogant @$$’s face. . .don’t cave and give into anything this b@[email protected] wants. . .let him own it–take us over the cliff and then lets see how all the low information morons who voted for him like living in Amerika!

    Don’t give in GOP. . .stand up, speak out and fight back. . .that’s what we sent you there to do on our behalf; not to negotiate and surrender to the most corrupt regime in the history of our country!

  • Sam Stone

    Isn’t Obama doing what he knows best? He feels he is still in the streets of South Chicago organizing the uneducated dependent class. Getting CHEERS to “tax the millionaires and billionaires” who make more than $200,000 a year, or $400,000 maybe. He just gave a raise to congress and fed workers which means more tax income. He doesn’t see the spending side of anything!

  • Sam Stone


  • GotFreedom

    #6 Lincoln’s widow. . .you do realize that the House has passed budgets/legislation that HARRY REID won’t even allow to come to the floor of the Senate to vote on so if you are going to point a finger at anyone, point it at Harry Reid and the Senate who have not done their job and passed a budge for over 3yrs!

    Education is a wonderful thing. . .maybe you should get one!

  • VA Conservative


    Are you suggesting that the president has!!! I guess if his job is to make a mess of the process than he has!

  • RKflorida

    If the GOP is angry and confused they need to be removed from office. What a bunch of idiots. I’m sitting here in Anytown, FL with a population of 100 and I knew what that nasty piece of garbage in the White house and the rest of the progressives would do. How come I knew and the RINO Republicans didn’t know? How come everybody on this comment section knew what he would do and the ball-less, gutless, puke Republicans didn’t?

    If this is the pile of crap that is supposed to be speaking for me and those like me, I’m in deep trouble.

    Mitch McConnell is a gutless, lying quisling of Harry Reid. Bohner is Obama’s crying whore. This is looking very, very bad for conservatives. These are the ass-hats that we are stuck with to defend against the raping of our 2nd amendment guarantees. That’s scary.

  • Gravelyvoice Jim
  • Ragspierre



    Are you seriously THAT stupid and ill-informed…????

    (Yes. Yes, you are…)

  • lincoln’s widow

    It is so great to see all of you GOP/cons/TPrs eating your own. 2014 is going to be a cakewalk.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    He thrives on confrontation and taunting his perceived enemies. Rs have been played these four years by an f–king commie and act shocked. We are so [email protected], no balls, no leadership.

  • rrpjr

    This “fiscal cliff” thing is a charade as far as Obama is concerned. The real story for him is the humiliation of republicans and setting the stage for 2014. This is Obama’s true agenda — destruction of the GOP. The GOP is making it so easy for him he hardly needs to make the effort.

  • VA Conservative

    # 25:

    Typical liberal! You are given factual arguments to your posts and you have no ability to offer an educated response!

  • CT

    If the Republicans have a hair left on their *ss they need to shove it up this POS’s *ss and break it off for the sake of the country.

  • lincoln’s widow

    I don’t reply to emotionally over wrought and insulting posts (which are most of the posts here). O has agreed with the GOP to make the bush tax cuts permanent for the middle class and poor. What else do you want? GOP needs to determine the spending cuts, which they have been vague and wishy-washy about. Do you think it’s right for the middle class and poor to continue to pick up the tab while the 2% hide their money away in offshore accounts? How very patriotic of you/s

  • Stella Baskomb

    #28, addressing #25 – “You are given factual arguments to your posts and you have no ability to offer an educated response!”

    it’s even worse than that.

    This lincoln’s carbuncle is gloating over politics at the expense of the good of the country – including herself. To her and many like her, even self-destructive behavior is fine so long it advances the politics of her party, regardless of the cost to the country.

    I don’t believe all Democrats think that way – but lefty Democrats sure do. They proves it almost every day.

  • Mad Hatter

    Lincoln’s widow is a lonely person with no friends, and with no life. They come here like a child seeking attention.


  • marcus tullius cicero


  • Hera

    Why are they surprised? This president has no class and clearly despises them.They should show the same contempt for him.

  • David

    The republicans need to get rid of morons like Reinus puberty and hire a smart creative guy to be their spin doctor. They can start with the following statements when they talk to the media

    ‘Obama clearly wants send America broke’
    ‘we will run out of money for everyone in 3 years’
    ‘look at this chart in front of me. This is how much taxing the rich will close the deficit’

    With demographics changing, the average iq of Americans is going down and the republicans need to start getting through to people with LOW iqs

  • john graham

    lincoln idiot….whatever the rich do with their money is none of your DAMN business…..IT IS THEIR MONEY, they earned it…(foriegn concept I know) but it is theirs…..NOT YOURS, OR ANYBODY ELSES……..

  • lincoln’s widow

    GNOP = failure

    The party of NO. Howz that working for ya?

  • RB_Murican

    lincoln’s widow is correct if we look at the definition of Congress, from Wikipedia:

    “The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the lower house known as the House of Representatives and the upper house known as the Senate”

    The upper house, the Senate, ruled by Hairless Reid, has done absolutely nothing in 4 years with the budget. Nothing will happen today either, because Reid can’t wipe his own a$$ without first checking with his master, the Muslim Hussein.

  • Gravelyvoice Jim

    lincoln’s widow – I’m curious. Would you be in favor of a flat-tax across the board with no deductions and no income floor or ceiling? Seems that would be the “fairest” system and everyone would pay into it, INCLUDING the “poor”.

  • VA Conservative


    The rich already pay the lion’s share of the taxes in this country. Anyway, we CANNOT tax our way out of this problem. Soon we will have the same problem as the French are now experiencing with the wealthy leaving the country. Then who will pay for all our your precious social programs.

  • kansas

    He doesn’t want a deal, he wants the issue to completely destroy the Republican Party. Hopefully Boehner won’t go on TV and cry.

  • Maxwell

    @ #6 lincoln’s widow,

    Congress passed a bill several months ago to resolve this problem. Harry Reid has not let it come to the floor for a vote.

    Furthermore, the overwhelming majority of bills passed by the Republican House never see the light of day in the Senate. Harry Reid’ idea of compromise is the Republicans accepting what the Democrats are pushing.

    Our system of government is seriously broken and the President and his minions in the D party choose name calling and bullying instead of leading.

    I really don’t expect you to understand that. After all, it is painfully obvious that you are a low information voter, spoon fed by the D party.

  • HeavyDee

    Lincoln’s Widow:
    “Do you think it’s right for the middle class and poor to continue to pick up the tab while the 2% hide their money away in offshore accounts?”

    On what F***ing planet are the “middle class and poor” picking up the tab?? The bottom half pays NOTHING, ZERO, NADA, ZIP. And the next 25% pays less than 10% of the tab?

    I’m sick of you idiotic liberals who watched too many Richie Rich cartoons as a child. You’re all butthurt about that little boy who had more than you and you believed that every rich person has a giant vault in their backyard and used their goldplated bullbozer to push their money around all day.

    You’re an absolute blithering idiot!!

  • Maxwell

    #30 lincoln’s widow said:

    “Do you think it’s right for the middle class and poor to continue to pick up the tab while the 2% hide their money away in offshore accounts?”

    Prove that the middle class and poor are picking up the tab. You can’t because it is not true. Wealthy Americans earn roughly 50% of the income, while paying 70% of the taxes.

    You want to talk about fair share? The poor don’t pay anywhere near their fair share.

  • Stella Baskomb

    #30 asks “What else do you want?”

    Why ask? You know what must be done. Just as any child who is paying attention knows. Just as Obama knows. Spending cuts. Deep spending cuts.

    “GOP needs to determine the spending cuts, which they have been vague and wishy-washy about. ”

    GOP? Why? So Obama won’t have to put his fingerprints on it?

    The Executive branch is responsible for the U.S. budget. Obama and his administration are responsible for the budget in all its detail. They have been shirking this responsibility. You on the other hand, suggest that the White House is powerless to carry out its duty to issue a budget unless the budget is written for them line-by-line, by Republicans. Well, piffle.

    If only lack of a budget were our biggest problem. Unfortunately, our national debt has been massively increased by the present administration thru runaway spending, to a point that clearly threatens our country. And unfortunately we have a President who intends to increase the present threat through even more spending without limit – and could not care less what impact it has on the country. Both these problems are greater than the budget problem for 2013.

  • lincoln’s widow

    How very apropos. Childish insults from childish people. Btw most of the GOP bills that Reid sat on had to do with the backwards social engineering that the GOP loves. Where were all the jobs bills they promised in 2010? Bait and switch, that’s what?

    Its effing fantastic to see the right wing imploding upon itself. Won’t be long before it’s an asterisk in a history book. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

  • Maxwell

    For lincoln’s widow:

    “A new CBO Report found the bottom 20 percent of American earners paid just three-tenths of a percent of the total tax burden, while the richest 20 percent paid 67.9 percent of taxes.

  • Eddie

    Well, it’s been going on for four years. Do you think the chuckle-head Republicans NOW have a clue who & what they’re dealing with? They’re in shock because it’s not the same old D.C. log-rolling, financial slight-of-hand and polite lies, which are the only ‘politics’ they know.

    Obama very clearly said he would fundamentally change America. Republicans snoozed.

    Don’t cry for me John Boehner.

  • Maxwell

    In one post lincoln’s widow said she/he/it doesn’t respond to insulting posts, then in #46 said “… childish insults from childish people”

    So you can dish it out, but not take it? Is that correct?

    BTW, you need to be very clear with people when you mention jobs bills, that you are really talking about projects designed to enrich unions.

    The GOP idea of a jobs bill is one that allows ALL businesses to hire and employ people, not just the very small percentage of companies that have union workers.

  • Winston Wolfe

    He’s a classless punk. What do you expect?

  • Sanddog

    Let Obama and the Senate play their games. The House doesn’t have to accept a damned thing they supposedly negotiate. The HOUSE controls the purse strings and it’s about time Obama and the democrats learned that lesson.

  • Don’t Discriminate Against Married People

    I am outraged that Congress may pass new tax laws that discriminate against married couples compared to individuals. It is shameful that Congress would raise tax rates for married couples earning over $450K compared to individuals earning $400K. A married couple should be treated as two individuals for tax purposes. It is ridiculous to structure the tax code in a way that discriminates against marriage. At a minimum, the House should amend the deal to increase the income threshold for married couples to $500K, or 25% more than the $00K threshold for individuals. Similar amendments should be made for other elements of the deal that treat individuals better than married couples. I’d love to see Obama and the Democrats argue against amendments that benefit married people.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    @# 30:

    The poor don’t pay taxes you ignorant sot. This is all about taking the middle class hostage and you obviously enjoy being a serf.

  • lincoln’s widow

    Its hilarious watching the downfall of the GOP, party of NO. The events of today demonstrate that it isn’t our government that is broken and dysfunctional. The Senate and the White House have been trying to do their jobs. The reason why Washington can’t get anything done begins and ends with the Republican control of the House of Representatives.

  • Oliver

    There never was a “recovery” therefore, a recession was always inevitable.

    And now, Obama can blame it all on Republicans.

    Anyone who thinks this wasn’t the plan all along is naive.

  • RB_Murican

    This sad creature, Hussein Obama, spent too much time in the “choom wagon” as a boy. His connection with reality has finally become totally and irrevocably severed. The disgrace on the office of the POTUS is severe.

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  • Sasja

    They could confiscate all the wealth and it would not be enough to pay the bills long term. We have a spending problem and those like Lincoln’s shrew don’t care because all they want is for the working class to continue to fund the parasitic class who, Ill bet, Lincoln’s shrew is a joyful member.

  • Hugh

    That Lincoln’s Widow is kind of funny if you read each of the posts one after the other–so thin on substance–pulling out tired little bromides, “the party of NO”, how original and quaint. Not sure why anyone here bothers to respond to that one–not worth it–they have clearly been fed a line and sucked it in without even chewing it over.

  • Oliver

    #59 – Hugh: Agreed! Wish there was a “do not feed the trolls” rule here on GP.

  • Linda

    People like so-called Lincoln is probably one of his czars.

    Only one the problems with these fools is they have not yet realized their own boat is being sunk as well!

  • RB_Murican

    “lincoln’s widow” implies the assassination of an elected official. Should the Secret Service be investigating?

  • Granny

    Someone should remind “Lincoln’s Widow” that Mary Todd Lincoln – the widow – was a borderline lunatic who spent so much money and had such frequent public tantrums and outbursts during Lincoln’s time in office that it became a national scandal that quite nearly cost him the presidency. After Lincoln’s death she attempted suicide on at least one occasion, jumped out of a window to escape a non-existent fire and spent a number of years in an insane asylum, committed by her own son.

  • aprilnovember811

    Are you aware that the Senate hasn’t presented a budget in four years? Are you aware that the communists control the Senate? They’re obligated to present a budget, why haven’t they?

    Obama is beneath even negotiating with. He’s a pathological liar, a Muslim, and a Communist. The Republicans should have told him, they are presenting a plan with a tax cut, told him to take it or leave it, and stopped negotiating with this excrement.

    To these pathetic Republicans, who I will never vote for again, “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me again, shame on me.” Do they have to be mugged to understand they’re negotiating with a textbook psychopath?

  • Granny

    #64 – Actually it has been longer than 4 years. The Senate has not voted on a budget since the Democrats took over the Senate.

  • Amjean

    More Kabuki theatre.

    The house republicans should just do the right thing. We have spending problem,
    not a revenue problem. The resolution should be clear.

  • squeaky
  • Sam Stone

    #30 lincoln’s widow commented: “Do you think it’s right for the middle class and poor to continue to pick up the tab”

    The thought process of the liberal mind. How can those that pay no income taxes, property taxes, little in sales taxes, “pick up the tab”? It is financially impossible. Proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.

  • lincoln’s widow

    There is a spending AND revenue problem. Do we really need military bases all over the world? Why are we continuing to prop up Israel? Why are we spending billions of $$ in other countries? I sure wish that money was being spent here to improve the basic infrastructure of the USA.

    Charity begins at home. Simple, homespun, apple pie and baseball concept.

    That is easy enough to comprehend. Not socialist, communist or whatever. Smart spending and rational taxation. What’s wrong with that? Srsly

  • aposematic

    Fingernails screeching on a blackboard would have been a more welcome sound; but, the Marxist hoedown crowd apparently loved the screeching sounds.

  • Ray

    Bathhouse boy has planned this all along.

  • JenBee

    #35 David, so on point, bravo.

    #59 Hugh, oh so right… I wonder why so many feed the trolls, but then again, it’s our nature to defend ourselves against ignorant attacks that have no basis in reality.

    Ever notice how it’s the posts that make Dems and The Precious look bad that are the ones the trolls frequent and comment on? Schooled well in Alinsky tactics, their purpose is simply to distract and detract from them. Change the subject to take the spotlight off the original post, which makes Dems and The Precious look bad. Get everyone to focus on something, ANYTHING, other than that original post. So predictable. And I really wish us on the Right were as fanatically disciplined as those like her/him on the Left.

  • anti-bho

    When did Mrs. Lincoln escape from the insane asylum? And who gave her computer access?
    Her son Robert tucked her away in the asylum with plenty of opium to keep her quiet and peaceful, no danger to herself or others, yet she pops up here ranting worse than when he had her committed.

  • shadow

    “lincoln’s widow” implies the assassination of an elected official. Should the Secret Service be investigating?

    Great idea. Perhaps they should stake-out Springfield, in case he comes back to life.

  • Jungle John

    Republicans! Give Obama and the Democrats **NOTHING**

    No compromise on taxes or spending or the debt limit.

    No compromise on gun control.


  • shadow

    Actually it has been longer than 4 years. The Senate has not voted on a budget since the Democrats took over the Senate.

    Not true. The Senate passed a budget resolution for fiscal 2010 in 2009.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    The Senate passed a budget resolution for fiscal 2010 in 2009.

    A resolution means diddly squat. Got any more weak tea?

  • Faye

    Really what else can we expect from our first welfare baby POTUS. He has no class and no manners and no tact. He has been on the public dole all his life and will continue for the remainder of his life.
    Remember people this is exactly what the sheeple wanted in these United Socialist States of America.

  • bg


    FARCE all of it,



  • bg



    Barry Dunham Soetoro Barack Hussein Obama
    (by any other factual, fictional, composite name)

    lived a pampered and privileged life..


  • Faye

    Time for an amicable DIVORCE….. NOW.
    Start at your local and state levels and get to work or sit and wait for the socialists to take everything you have worked hard for; land, automobiles, homes, guns,savings, bank accounts, etc….
    There will never be another Republican elected POTUS in these USSA. The socialist already have at least an 8% built in advantage between the brainwashing in the public schools from K- grad school, the socialist msm, the majority that are now takers who do not make their own living but expect the taxpayers to provide them a living. Now I do not include those who are on or will be on social security and medicare, they paid into the system and really should OWN their retirement and not the feds doling it out to them as the feds see fit to do.

  • Edd

    Two words: Arrogant Ass!

  • bg


    “We Are Not Going to Do Anything”

    Senate Democrats Say They’re Not Going
    To Pass A Budget In 2012 Either 2/4/12

    Obama never passed a budget- August 27, 2012

    [Senate Democratic leaders do not plan to propose a budget
    this year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters
    Friday, saying that they had already done so with the debt-
    ceiling agreement.

    “We do not need to bring a budget to the floor this year
    — it’s done, we don’t need to do it,” Reid said, according
    to The Hill.]

    President Barack Obama will be the first president in this great
    country who will not have passed a budget in his first term of
    office. He submitted a budget that was defeated by a vote of
    97-0. Not a single Democrat or Republican voted for it.

    In his first two years in office, instead of focusing on the economy,
    he passed the stimulus bill (which did not work because he pushed
    for clean energy), and the Affordable Healthcare Act (which had to
    go to the U.S. Supreme Court because it was so controversial). In
    fact, we had to wait until it was passed before we saw what was
    in it.

    In 2010, the Republicans won a majority in the House, and they have
    submitted 33 budget bills that have been shelved by the Democrat-
    controlled Senate. The bills were not allowed for discussion or for a
    vote. The president refuses to negotiate with the Republicans.

    I would like to say that all voters need to ask any person running
    for public office how the candidates plan on breaking this deadlock
    in Washington, D.C. If they can’t answer that question, they don’t
    deserve our vote.

    Mike Brunson

    back to the future: 11/15/12

    New Democratic shenanigans, same
    as the old Democratic shenanigans..

    [Nutshell version: Democrats are continuing to apply the term
    “balanced approach” to what they’re actually shooting for, which
    is an uncompromising fiscal band-aid that can further delay us
    amending our unsustainable ways. Forward!


  • bg


    re: #83 December 31, 2012 at 7:22 pm bg

    re: back to the future: 11/15/12 link:

    New Democratic shenanigans, same
    as the old Democratic shenanigans..

    [Nutshell version: Democrats are continuing to apply the term
    “balanced approach” to what they’re actually shooting for, which
    is an uncompromising fiscal band-aid that can further delay us
    amending our unsustainable ways. Forward!


  • Here’s a line from a song that sums up King O perfectly. a family member is already telling a friend its GOPs fault, but WE know the truth.

    From the Garden of Allah by Don Henley:

    ‘Gentleman….and I use that word loosely….
    I will testify for you
    I’m a gun for hire, I’m a saint, I’m a liar
    Because there are no facts, there is no truth
    Just a data to be manipulated
    I can get any result you like
    What’s it worth to ya?
    Because there is no wrong, there is no right
    And I sleep very well at night
    No shame, no solution
    No remorse, no retribution
    Just people selling T-shirts
    Just opportunity to participate in the pathetic little circus
    And winning, winning, winning'”

    Happy New Year O voters! Hope you’re satisfied!

  • Hey GP’rs … Anybody doing anything for New Years Eve? If so, be safe and have fun! Happy New Year 2013, my prayer for each is that you and yours are blessed in Christ Jesus!

  • a former dem

    Dear House Repubs.

    I am an independent, a fiscal conservative. After seeing that punk’s stunt this afternoon, the man will do this over and over again, he does not give a chit about working’s man’s taxes. No amount of money will be enough for him to squander.

    PLEASE do not give in!

    Do not care what the liberal MSM says, no one listens to them anyways.

    no spending cuts? then NO tax rate hikes!

  • bg


    speaking of DIVORCE..

    November 27, 2012

    A Divorce From The GOP

    by Mychal Massie

    [The Republican Party, from its inception in 1856, has stood for
    conservative pro-family and pro-Constitutional values. Those values
    are what first drew me to the Republican Party and they are what have
    led me to be engaged in my unwavering support of same.

    I have opposed those Republicans who support abortion, homosexual
    marriage, expanded government, increased spending and other political
    positions that others and I argue are antithetical to what our Party has
    long stood for.

    But the Republican Party we have supported and fought for is no longer
    the same. We have elected candidates who have behaved – and supported
    policies – more in line with Democrats than those standards we expect
    from true Conservatives. And, specific to that point, we have paid dearly
    as a nation for it.

    Now, in the aftermath of back-to-back humiliating presidential losses, we
    would think that the Republican leadership has learned its lesson and is
    going to turn back to the conservative principles that made the Party of
    Lincoln the Party we once knew. But it appears that isn’t the case.

    The concerns and values of the Party that gave us President Eisenhower
    and President Reagan have been abandoned and, despite the evidence
    that conservative values gave us the greatest off-year election victory in
    decades in 2010 – the Republican hierarchy appears to be committed to
    doubling down on a shift to embrace those issues conservatives have
    always opposed.

    There are renewed calls for what they view as a more “broad-based
    and compassionate” Party. They appear more determined than ever
    to embrace amnesty for illegal aliens in an attempt to erode Hispanics
    support for Democrats. They are increasingly more favorable to the
    spending programs designed to show they care about blacks.

    There is now open contempt for grass-roots activist programs
    and the Tea Party in favor of becoming more like the Democrats.

    We do not need another Democrat Party. The one that exists has
    done nothing but set us on the path to the fiscal and social abyss.

    The attempted transmogrification of conservative values into the values of
    the late John Murtha, the late Arlen Specter, and the former Congressman
    Mike Castle of Delaware are not the values that made this nation the
    greatest in the world.

    We have a decision to make. As Ronald Reagan famously said, “You and I
    have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the
    last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first
    step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children
    and our children’s children say of us we justified our brief moment here.
    We did all that could be done.” (A Time For Choosing; 10/27/64)

    For many of us, that decision is now clear. Capitulating to increased taxes,
    debauchery, the murder of the unborn, big government and increased
    spending, rewarding those who have blatantly violated our sovereign
    borders, courts that no longer adhere to boundaries prescribed by the
    Constitution, ad nauseum – is not the way to restore the great and noble
    experiment called the United States of America.

    Just as a small band of men took it upon themselves to fight to insure our
    freedoms at the creation of our nation, so too must those who agree with
    what I am saying do today.

    If the Republican Party hierarchy refuses to understand that, then our
    decision has been made for us, and we must divorce ourselves from
    them in favor of supporting new paths to electing those who will.

    Barack Obama is not our problem as such – albeit, he is a malignant
    parasite who openly schemes to suck the lifeblood from America in
    favor of government dependency and a Socialist State.

    We are the problem if we continue to support the party and party hierarchy
    who have made this possible. Republicans have made this possible by
    abandoning the core principles that America was founded upon. They have
    abandoned truth for a lie and our children will pay for it.

    If the Republican Party hierarchy refuses to understand that, then our
    decision has been made for us, and we must divorce ourselves from
    them in favor of supporting new paths to electing those who will. After
    all, unfaithfulness has always been adequate grounds for divorce.

    albeit the Democrat Party left me, i did; reciprocate to
    become a member of the Democrat Party part duex..

    i was, and in many ways, still am a John & Robert F. Kennedy Democrat..

    however, i am seeing more and more clearly as to why both they (as i
    recall Ayers Sirhan Sirhan dedication, amongst numerous others, and
    Barry’s long term relationship), and MLK were assassinated, they stood
    in the way of the creation of a Godless New One World Order that will
    eventually be warlorded over by satanical IslaMarxists.. 🙁

    posted that a month back, me, i never married the Reps, and the Dems
    divorced me soon after 9/11, not to mention Kennedy assassinations..


  • bg


    TeachX3 #86 December 31, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    right back at you, thanks..




  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    PLEASE do not give in!

    Two words: deaf ears.

    What passes for the “leadership” of what is supposed to be the opposition is pathetic beyond words.

  • wallyworld

    #13 December 31, 2012 at 4:04 pm
    lincoln’s widow commented:
    Apparently they HAVEN’T done their job. Keep your insults to yourself.

    I will not insult you but the truth is the House [controlled by Republicans] has passd a budget for the last 2 years. The Senate [controlled by Democrats] has not passed a budget in over 3.
    Obama had control f the House and Senate for the first two years and passed nothing of any meaning except redistribution of the bailout money to friends, big labor unions and as paybacks to campaign donars. Welcome to the TRUTH. I too wish they would do their jobs as defined by the constitution and not by some misinterpration thru communist glasses. Have a Happy New Year.

  • Ray

    The red states simply need to break away. Like minded people in purple and blue states can feel free to immigrate to them.

  • bg


    a former dem #87 December 31, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    it’s a done deal,

    as have all the past deals they’ve “caved” on..

    the D & R routine has become so routine,
    i can’t believe some still fall for it.. *sigh*

    question to ponder:

    when was the last time the Reps
    won against Obama & the Dems??

    why haven’t the Dems passed bills they had the votes for,
    yet blamed the Reps for not having enough votes to pass


  • SeaBass

    Lincoln widow is getting a little deep. Sure Mary Todd should have pushed for national healthcare, accused Abe’s whores of lying, run for senate in New York, lost a primary, become secretary of state and get a few people killed

  • Sandy

    When people voted for Obama a second time surely they knew what they were getting. His idea of compromise is My Way Or The Highway. John McCain doesn’t know whether to be angry or sad. Perhaps thats the real problem. We have a Dem Leader telling us to jump and Republicans asking how high.

  • Oliver

    #87 – a former dem commented:

    “Do not care what the liberal MSM says, no one listens to them anyways.”

    Sadly, that’s not true, and the fact that Obama won the election proves it.

    GOP made lots of mistakes, but let’s be honest, at every turn they have 2 opponents: Obama and the MSM.

  • Breaking on fox: ‘Fiscal Cliff’ deal reached between Senate and White House

  • RE #97 … well, that is what they had said, but now they are changing their story. “no paper, nothing to sign off on” Senate GOP Aide: ‘waiting to see if VP sells this to dems’

  • Amash

    Jugears only knows how to insult his way through problems. As a true narcissist, that’s how he makes himself feel superior. He actually believes the garbage he spews. Hope he keeps it up. By the 2014 elections even his takers will be sick of the loser. I neve listen to his oce anymore. I mute as soon as his ugly, lieing face appears on he screen. Despicable is too nice of a word for him.

  • Oliver

    OT (and a repeat for those who missed it yesterday):

    A report released yesterday by the Kremlin says<b<Hillary Clinton sustained a serious head injury after her plane crash landed in Iran 3 weeks ago. A Navy Seal onboard was reportedly killed — the same Navy Seal who was supposedly in Afghanistan committing suicide at the same time. According to the report, Clinton was there for a secret meeting with Iranian leaders.

    All day I have been listening to reporters and anchors regurgitate the WH talking points on Ms. Clinton’s condition, so obviously no one thinks there’s anything even slightly amiss about this story, despite the fact that the circumstances are very puzzling. For example:

    – doctors on various networks are saying you don’t treat a clot in the head caused by a concussion with blood thinners. It has now been confirmed that the clot is in Ms. Clinton’s head.

    – the Navy Seal who reportedly was on the plane in Iran with Ms. Clinton was apparently in Afghanistan at the same time … committing suicide! Commander Price was a healthy young man with young children, yet supposedly committed suicide a couple of weeks before Christmas for no apparent reason. What are the chances a high-ranking Navy Seal would commit suicide under any circumstances?

    – Are American planes even allowed to land in Iran? And why would any American pilot take that risk? I remember when the crash of a US plane in Iran was reported 3 weeks ago but it appears no one has followed up on that story.

    – Was it a coincidence that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had just landed on an “unscheduled” visit at the same airport at the same time as the downed American plane?

    – Ms. Clinton was reported ‘working from home’ while she convalesced, yet no one thought to set up a teleconference so that she could testify as scheduled on Benghazi. In fact, she was not seen nor heard from during that entire time. Is it possible that she was too badly injured to testify, or was so ‘banged up’ from the crash that she did not want to appear on camera?

    – Chelsea Clinton was spotted coming out of the hospital today, looking “distraught”. Is that a word you use to describe someone’s reaction to a relatively minor clot caused by a concussion? Or is it more likely the kind of word you’d use to describe someone who just learned their mother barely survived a plane crash …a crash so severe that someone else was killed?

    – Last week, many people & members of the media were making fun of Ms. Clinton, suggesting that her illness was just a way to avoid testifying on Benghazi. Did it ever occur to anyone that the reason she wasn’t testifying was because she couldn’t … not because she wouldn’t?

    It’s not a concussion, it’s a cover up. Hillary got a head injury in a plane crash 3 weeks ago in Iran:

  • Votemout2012

    Republicans can kiss the 2014 hold on congress good-bye. They will never win again. Our country is lost. We have 2 liberal parties and Obama. Enough said!

  • Patty

    #101 December 31, 2012 at 9:11 pm
    Votemout2012 commented

    I am convinced.

  • Patty

    President Obama: The Biggest Government Spender In World History

    Obama has deliberately using a misleading argument to paint a false picture. That has been a central Obama practice not only throughout his entire presidency, but also as the foundation of his 2008 campaign strategy, and actually throughout his whole career. His whole mission is to transform the U.S. not into a Big Government country, but a Huge Government country, because only a country run by a Huge Government can be satisfactorily controlled by superior, all wise and beneficent individuals like himself.
    Forbes Magazine 17 June 2012.

  • Oliver

    IRONIC: The amount spent debating the fiscal cliff is probably more than the amount of revenue generated by the ‘new’ tax on the rich.

    If the whole economic mess created by Obama wasn’t so tragic, this whole cliff drama would actually be quite funny.

  • #101, #103 & #104 … agreed

  • Did you guys see this? http://bachmann.house.gov/press-release/bachmann-introduces-legislation-rescind-congressional-pay-raise

    (Washington, D.C.) Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-06) today introduced legislation that would rescind the portion of President Obama’s executive order that gives members of Congress a pay raise.

    ‘I am calling on my colleagues in the House and Senate to rescind President Obama’s executive order that gives members of Congress a pay raise. This executive order was not requested by Congress and we should reject it. We have a spending problem in our country and we should be looking for areas to cut spending. At a time when families across the country are cutting back we should not increase government spending and add to the debt burden by giving members of Congress a pay raise. We need to begin with ourselves and I urge my colleagues to join me in this effort.’

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    If the whole economic mess created by Obama wasn’t so tragic, this whole cliff drama would actually be quite funny.

    But, but, he told us he inherited it!…

    I’m sure that if he thought he could make everyone believe that his own bungling was the fault of someone else, he’d do it in a New York minute.

  • Oliver

    #107 Blaque – He already blamed the Repubs today — and you can bet your a$$ he won’t quit blaming them, ever.

    4+ years into his disaster, it’s getting hard to continue blaming Bush; how accommodating of the GOP to give him a new scapegoat.

    I used to be married to a narcissist — believe me, Obama will NEVER take responsibility for anything, especially when his adoring fans & the MSM continue to enable him.

  • bg


    Republicans will never solve problems as
    long as they are apart of the problem..


  • bigL

    all of his mid-day speeches are set to interupt Rush’s radio show. They know that people willget busy and not go back to the show.

  • bg


    ironic truth is, Obama is backed by Trillionaire’s, Billionaire’s
    & Millionaire’s, who also believe in a New One World Order..


  • bg


    bigL #110 December 31, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    and what..

    Rush is going to save US??

    don’t think so.



    hussein is still the cowardly, pathetically effeminate twirp exemplified by the first pitch he threw some time ago. All of his ‘tough guy’ routine is just basic compensation for what he (more than anyone else) knows about himself.
    his egocentrism probably is a result of the coddling his grandparents extended to him all of his youth when he’ld come home after being picked last in every sport, game and event.
    He has waited his whole life to get even with a culture that shunned him.

    What is even sadder is that repub leaders are seemingly incapable of standing boldly against him and would rather choose compicity in the collapse that is surely coming.

  • Oliver

    #111 BG – speaking of the NWO, did you see the report today of the Obama backed Syrian rebels calling for a New World Order with International standards?

    Anyone who still thinks this is tin-hat materials is seriously deluding themselves. First time ever, I’m glad I don’t have grandchildren.

  • DaMav

    in 2010, Republicans were given control of the House with a mandate to: 1)hold the ine on taxes; and 2) cut Federal spending.

    They have done neither. No wonder Obama thinks he can treat them like losers.

  • bg


    Oliver #114 December 31, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    sorry, but no, i haven’t..

    Obama: Syria Rebels Now Recognized By U.S. Government

    re: #109 December 31, 2012 at 9:48 pm bg

    apart = a part


  • AuntieMadder

    #106 December 31, 2012 at 9:27 pm
    TeachX3 commented:

    Did you guys see this? http://bachmann.house.gov/press-release/bachmann-introduces-legislation-rescind-congressional-pay-raise

    (Washington, D.C.) Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-06) today introduced legislation that would rescind the portion of President Obama’s executive order that gives members of Congress a pay raise.

    This won’t get the required signatures to be put before Kenya Boy, who would veto it, anyway. She must know that, so this may be for show. If she fights for it just the same, we’ll know she’s sincere.

  • AuntieMadder

    @ bg #12: Of course not and no one, not even Kenya Boy, thinks that. The point is that Kenya Boy may intentionally be holding his speeches during Limbaugh’s program to hurt the show’s ratings, a little revenge from the punishing lil’ b*tch.

  • Sasja

    Barry can blab all he wants during Rush’s show since few markets cut away from his program to air the preezy to the sleezy.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    how accommodating of the GOP to give him a new scapegoat.

    One could be forgiven for thinking that the Republican Party actually likes being the Democrats’ whipping boy, since its “leadership” repeatedly obliges them so readily.

  • Patty

    ““Happy New Year““

  • bg


    AuntieMadder #118 December 31, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    had that figured out before i
    posted, but thanks anyways..


  • Joshua Fears

    I just wanted to check-in on this New Years Eve. One of the things I’ll always remember about 2012 is the idiots at Gateway Pundit not understanding that “their” country has left them languishing behind in whatever decade they think they live in.
    You know, that decade where conservative policy made America great. I think it was the 60s. No, it wasn’t the 60s. Maybe it was the 70s. Nope. 80s? Not then either. 90s?… no, those were the Clinton years. 00s? Well, kinda… but that was the decade of the great conservative dis-crediting.
    Hmmm… you know what? It turns out that these backwards POS have always been behind the curve in American politics.
    Hey, call Liberalism a disease of the mind all you want. The fact remains… the majority of your countrymen are infected.
    You’ve lost, and I mean that you’ve lost in the way the Whig party lost. You’re finished.
    So spew your idiot ideas across this dumb blog, and wish for a country that keeps moving on without you.
    Your pathetic. Your ideas are pathetic, your persons are pathetic, and finally the U.S. has rejected them outright.
    America – love it or leave it? Maybe you toothless trash should just get the F**k out.

  • Oliver

    CBO just scored the fiscal cliff bill: $620B in new tax hikes. $15B in spending cuts.

    And that, folks, is a “balanced approach”.

  • Oliver #114


    ‘Syrian rebel groups meeting in Turkey elected a 30-member unified command on Friday at talks attended by security officials from international powers, delegates said.

    The 30 included many with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists, and excluded the most senior officers who had defected from President Bashar al-Assad’s military, they said.’…

    Syrian Rebels Elect Muslim Brotherhood-Dominated Unified Command

    This is not tin hat territory.

    ‘The root of the problem

    How could the US government lose their moral clarity like that? The answer is probably quite sinister. The problem is likely that the Muslim Brotherhood has managed to infiltrate the White House as such, and that is Bad. That would involve organisations such as CAIR and ISNA, and names such as Huma Abedin, Rashad Hussain, Mohamed Elibiary, Dalia Mogahed, Ingrid Mattson, Kareem Shora, and Salam al-Marayati, all Muslims, and all advisors to the US government. The Center for Security Policy has detailed this problem in its video series The Muslim Brotherhood in America: A Video Course, and others have commented on the problems as well, including FrontPage Magazine, TheBlaze.com, Gates of Vienna, World Net Daily, RadicalIslam.org, NewsMax and others. Unfortunately, the report drew condemnation rather than investigation, thus any and all infiltration can proceed with caution.’

    The Day We Lost the “War on Terror”

    Sigh. Happy New Year, y’all.

  • AuntieMadder

    @ Joshua Fears #123: I didn’t even make it through to the end of the second sentence of that chit you posted and had to stop before finding myself knee-deep in the steamin’, stinkin’ bullchit you produce.

    Here’s a tip for you: Keep your comments brief if you want others to read them. Like the following, typed by me just for you.

    Go f*** yourself.

  • squeaky

    2013 should be interesting. i expect nothing in my stocking from o except maybe coal so i won’t be cry’n them betrayal blues. [ As he said of himself in “The Audacity of Hope,” “I serve as a blank screen on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views.”] and when you have competing views that conflict with each other……the only reality we know is what we’re living while everything is conjecture. i received a small check in the mail that was cashable but if i didn’t make a habit of reading the small print i would have cashed it without knowing that i just signed up for enrollment in some program that carried a chargeable fee and by cashing the check was an agreement – there is no really free money.

  • Markie Moscovitz

    LOL! Everything leaves the GOP angry and confused.

  • PennyBeach

    These Conservative articles that headline that we’re stunned angry confused appalled etc.
    Geez, this year you think you might stop with these passive verbs.It’s not gaining any ground. You need to really learn their game plan & go on the offensive. Your just a group of whiners now.
    These articles are the same old thing just written on different days about the whine du jour.
    Buck up!

  • Sparky

    The Obama admin is going rogue, and the Republicans are a no-show. The fact that almost all journalists are Democrat operatives makes the situation even more dire.

  • occam

    Too many people posting here about Syria want someone else (Obama) to send other people ( US military)to do something they are unwilling to do themselves.

  • john graham

    LINCOLN IDIOT….I wonder if you are going to have the same outrage about “giving” our enemy 20 f-16s?????? seems like we could save a little money there….of course you are, as we speak, complaining to the president on the white house official e-mail……I’ll wait for you to get done, then you can throw out your next arguement for us to shoot down

  • john graham

    #123…..we’ll take OUR money with us……good luck

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  • Oliver

    #131 occam – don’t know what you think you read here on Syria, but I for one am certainly not advocating intervention in Syria … especially if it’s to give further aid to the Obama-backed Al Qaeda operatives posing as ‘freedom fighters’ there!

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