Politics Blacktracking

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by XuXu, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member DawgShed News

    Reputations:
    41,344
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    25,223
    Likes Received:
    22,410
    http://www.salon.com/2016/03/19/bar...nt/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

    Barney Frank throws down with GOP strategist: “[Your] party has put itself above a functioning federal government”

    “Real Time” host Bill Maher last night welcomed Sisters of Social Service lobbyist Sister Simone Campbell, former-Congressman Barney Frank, and GOP strategist Rick Wilson.

    Among a slew of topics, the panel discussed GOP obstructionism with respect to Obama’s SCOTUS nominee, Merrick Garland.

    “I think it’s strictly the principle of Mitch McConnell’s decision that President Obama should only be a one-term president,” Campbell said. “He’s been successful on certain issues, but in the end I don’t think he’ll be successful on this one.”


    “I think what McConnell’s doing is actually some very important, smart politics,” Wilson countered. “If they allow an Obama Justice to go forward at this point, it will blow a gigantic hole in the Republican coalition like we’ve never seen before.”
    Frank added that he’s “disappointed” by the GOP’s “explicit elevation of (its) needs of keeping the coalition together over the functioning of the federal government.”


    Watch Frank and Wilson tussle below:


     
    kinneyjames likes this.
  2. potroast

    potroast Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    4,379
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    10,639
    Likes Received:
    11,662
    Kenyan Boomerang. :snicker:

    That's awesome.
     
    Brokenbad and XuXu like this.
  3. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member DawgShed News

    Reputations:
    41,344
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    25,223
    Likes Received:
    22,410
    Straight from Orrin Hatch's mouth prior to the nomination.

    "The President told me several times he’s going to name a moderate [to fill the court vacancy], but I don’t believe him," Hatch told us.

    "[Obama] could easily name Merrick Garland, who is a fine man," he told us, referring to the more centrist chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia who was considered and passed over for the two previous high court vacancies.

    http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/john-gizzi-orrin-hatch-obama-will-nominate/2016/03/13/id/718871/
     
    potroast and ramble like this.
  4. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

    Reputations:
    10,580
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    45,869
    Likes Received:
    18,483
    assholes gonna ass.
     
    XuXu likes this.
  5. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,806
    Likes Received:
    42,854
    Lopz, now wut :backpedal:
     
    XuXu likes this.
  6. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2012
    Messages:
    56,806
    Likes Received:
    42,854
    Watching a show about how Sherman tore the south the fuck up
     
    XuXu and PI Nate like this.
  7. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member DawgShed News

    Reputations:
    41,344
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    25,223
    Likes Received:
    22,410
    Check mate motherfuckers. :jj:
     
    YinzerMasshole and Stew Nod like this.
  8. YinzerMasshole

    YinzerMasshole VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    5,811
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2014
    Messages:
    5,398
    Likes Received:
    12,720
    Don't you hate when people live off government money and refuse to work?

    Somebody needs to cut off Mitch McConnell's welfare checks.
     
    Stew Nod likes this.
  9. farmerdude

    farmerdude Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    -3
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2014
    Messages:
    504
    Likes Received:
    822