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Any Dems with a Conscience in Congress?
1/1/13 | originalbuckeye

Posted on 01/01/2013 4:30:50 PM PST by originalbuckeye

Are there any elected Democrats who will put the survival of their country ahead of their Party? Are there any elected Democrats who care about the excessive spending their Party demands? Are there any elected Democrats who will defy their 'leaders' and put future generations ahead of the immature Socialists who have control of this country? $41 dollars of tax hikes for each $1 in spending cuts??? And they aren't spending cuts anyway??? This will put the final nail in the coffin of the once revered American Dream.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: fiscal; spending; tax; vanity
I am appalled and embarrassed that the Democrats are so intent on destroying this once great country. The only reason we aren't Greece right now is because Bernanke can print more and more and more money! ENOUGH!
1 posted on 01/01/2013 4:30:57 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

For months now I have been asking, “Where are our honorable Democrats?” I believe they are out there somewhere.


2 posted on 01/01/2013 4:33:57 PM PST by abclily
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To: originalbuckeye

NO . all democrats are evil socialists/liberals


3 posted on 01/01/2013 4:34:02 PM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: originalbuckeye

Where do you think that money is going Buckeye?

Its going as Bacon and Pork to their Constituents.

Why would they stop?

4 posted on 01/01/2013 4:34:45 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: originalbuckeye

Where are the virtuous prostitutes? (there are probably more than the headline question)


5 posted on 01/01/2013 4:38:21 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: abclily

oxymoron right out of the box....


6 posted on 01/01/2013 4:41:10 PM PST by ptsal (E)
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To: originalbuckeye
Any Dems with a Conscience in Congress?

There are no Dems with a Conscience, contrary to your belief.

See my tagline.

7 posted on 01/01/2013 4:41:31 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: originalbuckeye
$41 dollars of tax hikes for each $1 in spending cuts??? And they aren't spending cuts anyway???

Earth to originalbuckeye, America didn't vote for spending cuts. America voted for Santa Claus.

The only reason we aren't Greece right now is because Bernanke can print more and more and more money!

And as long as we can keep kicking that can down the road, Americans will sleep well at night.

8 posted on 01/01/2013 4:42:20 PM PST by Drew68
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To: originalbuckeye

Liberalism is a religion. They’re doing this for our own good. So, conscience doesn’t come into play. Not to destroy us would be bad. They’d say, “America is evil. Rich is evil. Can’t you see that? Well, no matter, I’ll MAKE you see it. You’ll thank me when we reach utopia.”


9 posted on 01/01/2013 4:42:59 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: abclily

There WAS one. Walter Minnick, a self-made man from Idaho, got elected to the House in 2008. He voted NO on the stimulus, TARP and 0bamacare. I even sent a small contribution and talked to his staff several times thanking him for his courage. A good man. He was defeated in 2010. Other than him, I know of none.


10 posted on 01/01/2013 4:45:02 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: originalbuckeye

...like the GOP, they are all happy with the amount of corruption they share. No one will make waves while they all can inside trade and make millions. There is no punishment of any kind for anything. We all witness appointments of tax cheats,perverts,and traitors. It has now become common practice to watch limo after limo pick up male prostitutes nightly around the Marine Corps Memorial in DC......Washington is as corrupt as we knew it would get with Odungo in charge


11 posted on 01/01/2013 4:45:28 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: originalbuckeye

Democrats are Liberal in Thought, Tyrants in Deeds.

Does that answer your question?


12 posted on 01/01/2013 4:45:34 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (I don't Trust a Government that doesn't Trust me. How about you Comrade?)
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To: originalbuckeye

The problem is much worse than what your post implies. It isn’t that most Democrats push their agenda knowing it is wrong. That suggests all it would take is our talking them into doing the right thing. No, the problem is much more difficult to tackle. The problem is most Democrats believe in the secular socialist agenda - they really believe government has the answers and humans are perfectible. That is a much tougher nut to crack than if all we had to do was convince them to stop being shady politicians and do the right thing.


13 posted on 01/01/2013 4:46:31 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Drew68
And as long as we can keep kicking that can down the road, Americans will sleep well at night.

Yup, a lot of people don't want to hear that though. The public is not with us right now. They want spending cuts in theory, but will howl in rage if you actually cut anything beyond maybe prisons and foreign aid. America is simply following in Europe's footsteps. Republicans will mostly kick the can because, in the end, there just isn't much support from the public for any tough decisions and votes.

14 posted on 01/01/2013 4:53:46 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: originalbuckeye

They’re all scared of the Chicago gang. They’re all lock-steppers.


15 posted on 01/01/2013 4:57:15 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Democrat_media

Large and growing most compelling reason for considering the potential for a secession movement in this country, dividing the “red” counties/congressional districts in this country from the “blue” pockets scattered around throughout the nearly contiguous “red” region. Declare these geographic area to be two separate countries (or at least the “red” portion as one, and the “blue” pockets as a dozen, or a hundred, or whatever, little separate republics) and continue to operate the government facilities of the “red” portion under the existing Constitution, allowing the “blue” regions to put into effect whatever set of cockamamie rules they think will do them best.

The Democrats, of course, are invited to remove themselves forthwith to the designated “blue” areas, while those of more freedom-loving inclination would be welcomed into the “red” portion. Once this exchange of “prisoners of conscience” has been carried out, the boundaries between the “blue” and “red” districts will be strictly enforced.

Wonderful deal, if this could be done with a minimum of conflict and bloodshed. But even if much violence results, it may still be better, in the long run, that the two opposing philosophies live in separate spheres. Worked just fine, for the most part, between the Soviet Union and the United States, for the better part of half a century.

Until, in one of the strangest inversions in history, the philosophies of the two blocs were somehow exchanged, almost overnight, it would seem. Now the Russian Federation, the successor to the former Soviet Union, is much more receptive to the exercise of that fabulous growth machine, capitalism, than the territory once known as “the United States of America”. Even “Red” China has encouraged the development of capitalistic practices, to the greater disadvantage of whatever that land mass between Mexico and Canada has become.


16 posted on 01/01/2013 4:58:52 PM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: originalbuckeye
Diogenes is still searching for one.


17 posted on 01/01/2013 4:59:50 PM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: originalbuckeye

Power and control are all that democrats want and that is because they truly believe a perfect utopian society is possible with their superior intellect. They are never satisfied, they believe a new law, such as Obamacare will take them to their garden, and when it doesn’t, they desperately try something else. The only difference between a “good”or “bad” democrat is that the good ones really want nirvana for everyone, whereas a bad one wants it only for themselves.


18 posted on 01/01/2013 5:05:27 PM PST by Toespi
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To: originalbuckeye
"I don't think there's anybody back there." 2012 style and 1984 style
19 posted on 01/01/2013 5:10:50 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Longbow1969
They want spending cuts in theory, but will howl in rage if you actually cut anything beyond maybe prisons and foreign aid.

Poll after poll tells us that Americans want spending cuts. Problem is, we all want spending cuts to programs that other people use. And I'm just as guilty as the rest. Cut welfare, medicaid, SSD and food stamps but don't you dare touch my refundable Child Tax Credit! That's how I pay my Christmas credit card bills off each year! (And I'm sure others here feel the same way but they won't admit it. Of course, if their children are grown, they're perfectly happy to have my CTC taken away as long as their prescription drug benefits aren't touched. And on and on...)

Nobody wants their own ox to get gored and Santa wants to give presents to everyone. It's really as simple as that.

20 posted on 01/01/2013 5:28:29 PM PST by Drew68
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To: originalbuckeye

Are there any elected Democrats who will put the survival of their country ahead of their Party?

No, otherwise they would be referred to as “patriotic Americans” rather Progressives, Democrats, Socialists or truly communists.


21 posted on 01/01/2013 5:42:30 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Save the nation, have your family's progressives spayed or neutered.)
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To: originalbuckeye

yes but we know the dems are against us.

pisses me off even more the pubbie “leadership” sold us out.


22 posted on 01/01/2013 5:43:27 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: originalbuckeye

The answer is that there are none, and have been none for years. They don’t like this country and want to change it completely, as you can see in the case of the influential law professor who says the Constitution should be abolished.

Sorry, Don Quixote, they don’t exist. The sooner people stop fooling themselves about mythical DemocRats with honorable intentions, the better hope we have of restoring the Constitution.

For another variation on an earlier post, check out my tagline, too.


23 posted on 01/01/2013 5:46:47 PM PST by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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To: originalbuckeye

All Democrats are baby-murderers.

No baby-murderers have integrity.

Looking for a Democrat with integrity is a total waste of time.

The Democratic Party is the political wing of Satan’s effort to exterminate the human race and get as many souls damned as possible.


24 posted on 01/01/2013 5:46:47 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: originalbuckeye
Why would a sociopath, socialist, or totalitarian have a conscience? Their world is id-driven. They both actively participate in your devaluation/demise, if you get in their way, question them or check them. What they're doing is pre-meditated. The purpose is pleasure for them and power over you. They will take from you what they want. Conscience is destructive to their desires.

You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts, your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for help. - Bastiat "The Law"

25 posted on 01/01/2013 5:47:17 PM PST by PGalt
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To: originalbuckeye
no, it's surgically removed along with their morals at birth...
26 posted on 01/01/2013 6:11:20 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: All

Wow. I am even more down than I was when I posted this thread. But I have been validated. We all believe the same. There are no longer any Dems with a conscience. They have all thrown in their lot with the Socialists/Progressives that will make this country unbearable/uninhabitable. Next question: if there is no successful secession, where will we, the people willing to work hard to achieve success, move to for the freedom to succeed or fail without excessive Government intrusion?


27 posted on 01/01/2013 7:34:38 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

I would ask the same question of the GOP


28 posted on 01/01/2013 8:14:55 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: originalbuckeye

Per the question: To quote an old John Prime song, “A question’s not really a question if you know the answer too”.


29 posted on 01/02/2013 3:21:19 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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