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  1. Walter

    Walter Administrator Staff Member

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    The midterm elections end the balance of power between the White House and Capitol Hill: GOP will have a majority in the House and Senate.

    What do you expect for the next two years and for the 2016 presidential election?
     
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    I expect the GOP controlled Congress to do everything and anything it can to discredit the president and remaining Democrats. I don't expect it to pass any meaningful legislation. I don't expect anything substantial for the deficit, for illegal immigration, for the situation in the Mid East, for the health care crisis in the US.

    But, that's just my cynicism talking, and my cynicism steers me wrong as much as 1% of the time. Maybe this will be one of those times.

    In 2016, who knows who the Republicans will run? The conventional wisdom is that the Democrats will run Hillary Clinton, but that's not a done deal by any means.
     
  3. DonDKitty

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    Same ol' same 'ol.
    The Presidency is hardly more than a paid for office occupied by a figure head who is controlled by the monied interests who put him there.

    The old Constitutional US is practically dead. The only living remnants of it remain in the hearts and minds of the few who remember it what it stood for.
     
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    More hopeful for me though the gop has demonstrated time and again they can g3t the least bang for their buck.
    I think congress will passbills quickly to address the concerns of the populace. BO has indicated he has no intention of changing and will veto everything.
    But this puts the remaining dems in a pickle and with three straight shellackings they have to decide whether they want to risk their necks further or improve their image.
    Clinton was smart enough to ride the waveand accept undeserved credit. BO is not smart and will continue to veto assuring the scared dems will side with the overrides.
    The donkey party has already decided to jump left as HRC is now falling and Warren rising. Hopefully this continues. Dems need to throw reid pelosi cummings murrey wasserman etc to the curb and rebrand themselves as all their cannards have been shatteted.
    Time will tell just how much stupid will prevail.
     
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    I don't think that's cynical. It's just realistic.

    I hear Jeb Bush is on the ticket.

    Like I said, it doesn't matter. The results will be the same, whatever the wealthy elitists want. The window dressing is for public consumption.
     
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    Not much at all. Already we have Rand playing 'neener neener' to Hillary because all the people she supported lost.

    I'm disappointed that people just don't get it. We're going to get what we have seen for the last 6 years. They offered nothing. They have the money, they have the position, they have the power, even before this election, and yet less and less gets done but they have all kinds of time to say crappy stuff about the other guy.

    How does one expect a people to lead that would spend BILLIONS of YOUR dollars to say lies? We get exactly what we have asked for. Empty suits all. imo mym
     
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    Given past performance, I'd say probably quite a lot of it.

    "I think congress will passbills quickly to address the concerns of the populace."

    That remains to be seen. I think Congress may pass a few bills designed to make Obama look bad whether or not he vetoes them, not to address any real issues in a meaningful way.
     
  8. Centrehalf

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    I expect nothing of any substance from the GOP. They will continue to act like an impotent minority Party and they'll keep blaming Obama for anything they can blame him for because Obama is the best thing that's ever happened to the GOP fundraising wise. Actual leadership or action is not something I expect to see from the GOP, I've been through this too many times to expect anything from Democrat Lite.
     
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    Going to need to lay the groundwork for freeing the scared dems to disobey. Bills will not be what Bo wants, thats a given. If he choses to look bad thats his call.
    Real issues and meaningful ways are subjective and there is no mystery that bi and the majority disagree.
    But to horrow a phrase, 'BO lost' and he can change his tune or play golf for two yrs.
    Im wondering how a Real Issues thread would fly.
     
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    Nothing but Republican grandstanding and vetos
     
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    Although the Republicans have won the house. I do not see them changing foriegn policy. Both the the democrats and Republicans have the same agenda. As far as the domestic policy goes. When it comes to illegal immigration the Republicans will sooner or later give in
    On Obamas Amnesty passing at the end of the year. One party is no better then the other party regardless who hold the majority in senate or house of representatives.
     
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    I think the GOP has been mandated to stop Obama at all cost. This is the job they were elected to do by the American voters this week.

    The only hope the liberal Democratic Party has at this point is for Obama to make amnesty a reality by enacting an illegal EO.

    When Obama does this, the GOP needs to impeach him. If successful, this will put an end to the liberal Democratic Party as it stands today.

    RNC Chairman Reicne Priebus has stated that if Obama acts on amnesty alone it will trigger “a nuclear threat to reject the basis of the separation power doctrine.”

    And, that Republicans “will have to convene about whatever possible options we have to stop it, whether it be the courts, whether it will be legislation.”

    I think it is important that the Republicans make good on their promise to the American people here, or they too will find themselves being voted out.

    But, with all that said, I do not have much faith in the GOP to do the right thing here and stand by the wishes of the American voters that put them into office.
     
  13. DonDKitty

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    If Yomamma acts unilaterally it will only show that the totalitarian Socialist system is fully established.
    He's been thumbing his nose up at the Constitution and white America since he's been in office hasn't he?
    Why should he change course now.
    The Neo-Cons, er I mean Republicrats have been going along with the program the entire time. Yomamma just picked up where Junior left off.

    The only reason I can think of that the Congressional ZOGBots would feign to bluster would be to create the public impression that there's still a two party system and division of powers left, as per the charades we have been seeing on the Jew media since the time of Papa Bush.

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    Maybe they're hoping to provoke everyone enough to cause an uprising so they can use their militarized Federal police, their DHS, all their different departmental SWAT teams and billions of rounds of hollow point rounds of ammo and then to populate all those FEMA camps which they said were there to house Mexicans.
    Think of all the tax dollars that will be wasted if they don't!

    We know that little bit they told us about the FEMA camps being made for Mexicans isn't so because they've already been shipping illegals all over the country without telling anyone where. We know they aren't being sent to FEMA camps because that's not where all the new cases of flu that have killed or paralyzed 55 US kids already have appeared.

    If you need any of this explained or verified let me know and I'll be glad to assist.

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  14. pocketfullofshells

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    Dems win the house the senate and the white house...they pass something you call it Dictatorship and ramming it threw....but all of the sudden you think this is a Mandate? Funny how its a mandate when you win, but when you lose it just means you need to do the same thing even more. Keep killing America
     
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    yay another tea bagger...just what this site needed. also no one needs sources for your made up fantasy land.
     
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