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  • The Latest: Democrat predicts jail for some Trump associates (Barf!)

    04/04/2017 6:23:54 PM PDT · 11 of 48
    Rational Thought to Alas Babylon!
    The only reason for such a stupid statement is a deflection from what's always been the real story....The exposing and leaking of US citizens names who just happened to be running or working for the Republican nomination.

    We've seen politics supersede criminal actions before. Thinking this time, try as they might, that won't be the case.

    Forget about CNN ever reporting news again. They are owned and run by the Leftist bureaucracy.

  • CNN: Truth About Rice is Fake News

    04/04/2017 10:31:19 AM PDT · 10 of 20
    Rational Thought to Sean_Anthony
    CNN,MSNBC, The NY Times, The Washington Post, ABC and CBS and others are not news organizations. Rather they are public relations, advertisement firms working on behalf of their clients, the Big Brother Leftist Bureaucracy.
  • McCain: Nunes 'Killed' Bipartisanship in House Russia Probe

    04/02/2017 7:31:39 PM PDT · 23 of 73
    Rational Thought to jersey117
    McCain is clueless

    Clueless? Hardly. More like the leader of the swamp.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 April 2017

    04/02/2017 9:07:06 AM PDT · 144 of 207
    Rational Thought to rodguy911
    As some and myself have posted, the only way this Russia thing has any legs is with the help of the Republican party.

    An attempt at diversion for actually accomplishing any of their campaign promises?

    Hence the problem, the “their” in “playing right into their hands” looks to include both Dems and Reps.

  • Why I Left the Freedom Caucus

    04/02/2017 8:52:22 AM PDT · 75 of 127
    Rational Thought to caww
    Bottom line is the Republicans were never really prepared for a Repeal or a Replace.....their bill should have been already prepared and ready for approval on day one just as Trump made clear throughout his campaign needed to be. Just as clearly the Republicans didn’t have their ducks in a row...neither the repeal nor the replacement.

    On the mark. Now the question becomes, why is this the case?

    Republicans gained control under the premise of returning to rationality. Looking more and more like this Republican party truly doesn't care about such an ideology, seemingly they're actually good with the crap forced on us the past 8 years.

    Well, they're out of excuses now. There's no one left to blame. They continue to run with this Russia crap as a diversion, but that isn't going to fly, not with people like myself. If change isn't implemented now, on the major issues, does it truly matter which party is in charge?

  • Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump

    03/31/2017 3:37:15 PM PDT · 81 of 149
    Rational Thought to TTFX
    If a bill passes now, it’s going to be better than last week’s.

    That's a huge if.

    The Republican party owns their easiest path I can remember to actually accomplishing or unwinding things that need to be done. Instead, they're in the process of looking like fools, cowering to Democrats and the Media by focusing on this Russia crap.

    Amazing to me how inept this party is, or maybe they truly don't have an agenda. They sure talked tough during the election. Where are those "Representatives" now?

    You mentioned 2018. On the path they're on, do nothing and their destruction (and ours) is certain.

  • Finally President Trump Calls Out #NeverTrump Members of Congress…

    03/31/2017 10:49:34 AM PDT · 139 of 198
    Rational Thought to 9YearLurker
    I'm certain you're referring to what our health care system used to be, prior to Obamacare, when calling it the “best”.

    Leaving Obamacare as it is would cost the Republican party everything.

    Questions become....Do they care?....Does it matter which party is in control (supporting the uni-party belief)?

    This is Trumps administration and I hope he's as smart as I believe he is in order to fix the damage that's been done.

  • Finally President Trump Calls Out #NeverTrump Members of Congress…

    03/31/2017 8:18:17 AM PDT · 83 of 198
    Rational Thought to 9YearLurker
    The first piece of legislation was far from perfect, obviously. But, it was an attempt at a start.

    So now what have we got? Obamacare continues.

    Not certain if the FC was frozen out of any process or refused to participate on their own.

    Republicans, on the whole, are completely out of excuses in terminating Obamacare. This party controls all three branches. No more “We don't control the Senate” or “Obama will just veto any bill”, not even mentioning that the Republican House controlled the purse strings for years and didn't do a thing to successfully defund this crap.

    I truly don't care about ideological purity on this subject. All I see is many everyday citizens being hurt, while our supposed party continues to stall. Instead, the diversion is some absurd Russian hacking story (notice how many Republicans are participating in this nonsense?)

    Obamacare has been a great campaign issue. Maybe that's all it ever was to Republicans. Given the current course, it won't even be that any longer.

    If Obamacare remains the law, why would Republicans act on Illegal Immigration, Dodd/Frank, meaningful Tax Reform or Deficit Reduction? After all, these were also campaign promises.

    The bureaucracy seems to still be calling the shots. It's now up to President Trump to do what he does best; Go directly to the American People in televised speeches. If he can sway the public, the historically spineless Republican party will act.

  • Donald Trump declares war on Freedom Caucus

    03/30/2017 3:29:52 PM PDT · 472 of 543
    Rational Thought to JenB987

    Going out on a limb here...

    Seems to me there are some “Conservative Representatives” whom for what ever reason would rather leave Obamacare in place.

    Here in lies the problem. To many of us, right now we’re in huge problems because of this Socialist experiment, an experiment that’s doomed to fail.

    While I wasn’t in love with the alternative proposed, seems to me it was a hell of a lot better than what we have.

    Now we have the Freedom Caucus standing in the way, taking the posture that if it isn’t perfect, they will refuse to support it.

    In the mean time, who’s truly getting hurt? Most of us.

    I’m thinking back to the never Trumpers and truly questioning what their motivations were? While they hid behind the “must be pure ideologically” argument, I think most of us saw that to be a false argument. Thinking that may be the same mentality here. Maybe these people are actually supportive of Obamacare for political reasons or maybe they think the current system is just fine. I don’t know. But what I do know is this Republican Party is fresh out of excuses. They control all three branches now. This is shades of why many of us called Republicans in the past the stupid party.

    If Obamacare remains the law, what reasons would we have to support these people again?

    I was told by a fellow Freeper to just be patient. Well, my patients are just about gone. Fix it now....or else.

  • Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill

    03/29/2017 8:31:32 PM PDT · 85 of 89
    Rational Thought to arrogantsob
    I'm a Trump guy.

    My problems are with the Republican Party, including the Never Trumpers.

    You and I are likely on the same page with Trump, perhaps not the Republican party Establishment.

    Regardless, all we can do as Conservatives is to call out those who either support Progressive ideology or decide not to oppose (the go along to get along crowd).

    Things like Obamacare, Dodd/Frank and Illegal Immigration should be eliminated given the current party in charge. Hope you're right about being patient.

  • Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill

    03/29/2017 1:59:52 PM PDT · 81 of 89
    Rational Thought to arrogantsob
    Welcome to hear your opinion.

    From what I see, Republicans have all three branches of government. Yet thus far, nothing has changed. The priority seems to be that of the Democrats in chasing Russian ghosts.

    Granted there's been only a few months, but the lack of desire to remove Obamacare by the Republican party only supports my belief in how little difference there is between Dems and Reps, and Obamacare IS a product of Socialism.

    Trust me....I pray I'm proved wrong.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 March 2017

    03/26/2017 7:05:45 AM PDT · 107 of 310
    Rational Thought to rodguy911
    President Trump does have a path to accomplishing his agenda, the American people.

    It's obvious to me that the Republican party truly had no intention of ending or replacing Obamacare. Just another example of campaign conservatism.

    The President will have to go directly to the citizens, perhaps through a national address.

    Any strategy of just leaving Obamacare alone is a loser for the American people who will have to continue to suffer the consequences.

    Your post that “no one ever wins with the Dems” is true, since they actually have a backbone. The Republican party has none, which is why they can be intimidated. That's what this President will have to do.

  • Disgusting: The Freedom Caucus Saves Obamacare Again

    03/25/2017 7:48:03 AM PDT · 140 of 348
    Rational Thought to Alberta's Child
    They're not going to end Obamacare because they like Obamacare.

    This was one of the signature issues of the 2016 campaign. All the tough talk, which I bought.

    Their stance was all a huge lie, just more Campaign Conservatism.

    Don't look now, but if this was a lie, so were stances on Illegal Immigration, Dodd/Frank and Deficit Reduction.

  • Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill

    03/24/2017 10:12:58 PM PDT · 63 of 89
    Rational Thought to arrogantsob

    Point being...they’ve enabled Obamacare for the past 7 years. You blame it on stupidity, I have a hard time believing that.

    Good grief, if it is stupidity, we have no chance.

  • Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill

    03/24/2017 8:34:41 PM PDT · 42 of 89
    Rational Thought to arrogantsob

    “R” or “D”, no difference. They just package themselves differently.

    Only one thing I see....at least Democrats tell us they’re Socialists. Republicans lie about it.

  • Trump, Ryan fail to repeal Obamacare

    03/24/2017 4:14:46 PM PDT · 17 of 71
    Rational Thought to Mariner
    This is today's Republican Party. They talk tough during elections, and once back in Washington, they are the same ideology as their Democrat cousins.

    Think about it....We were told, even though the House controls the purse strings, Obamacare couldn't be defunded. Then we were told that Obamacare couldn't be repealed since a Democrat was the President.

    Now, Republicans control all three branches of government, and there is no excuse.

    We must face facts. There is little difference between the two ideologies. In fact, a strong case can be made there is only one ideology. They are all “Progressives”.

    The Republican “Representatives” are not representatives at all, at least not to the citizens. Truth is they love their Obamacare just as much as the Democrats....and if they love that, have to expect they'll do nothing about Dodd/Frank, Illegal Immigration or a soaring debt. Nope, just more of the same.

    Truly believe President Trump meant what he said, but the DC Swamp is just to powerful, meaning the things most of us voted for are going to be ignored and justified away.

    This entire episode makes me sick as there doesn't seem to be anyway to fix our corrupt, broken system from within.

  • Obama Takes Victory Lap On 'Stable' Obamacare

    03/24/2017 3:20:09 AM PDT · 24 of 35
    Rational Thought to grania
    How else can it be explained that Ryan was chosen for a second time to be Speaker?

    There are still many Republicans who are privately very close to their Democrat cousins in ideology.

    Remembering the recent campaign, if these so called "Republican Representatives" were honest, Obamacare would be over. But, honesty is a word which means very little to these swamp inhabitants.

  • White House: Trump Is Done Negotiating; If House Bill Fails, Obamacare Remains

    03/23/2017 6:31:19 PM PDT · 34 of 185
    Rational Thought to Timmy
    The problem is Republicans, when in campaign mode, were all in favor of killing Obamacare. The reality is many of these so called “Republicans” favor it, and always have.
  • Travel ban judge is only Native Hawaiian on federal bench

    03/16/2017 4:20:08 AM PDT · 32 of 38
    Rational Thought to BeauBo
    Political Ideology supersedes everything else....Religion, National Security, Morals, even Family.

    This is today's “Progressive”.

  • Rachel Maddow Goes for Ratings Hit by Releasing Trump Taxes… But it BACKFIRES Instead

    03/14/2017 7:48:48 PM PDT · 13 of 60
    Rational Thought to montag813
    I would give the Democrats what they want...a Special Prosecutor, keeping in mind such a Prosecutor has a broad scope.

    Let's look into all the leaks, the outright collusion between the media and the left, what types of surveillance the Obama administration used, and the Clinton Foundation.

    There is the appearance of many laws being broken here. This could be the way to drain the swamp.