Is Obama waiting for an asteroid to strike the earth?

asteroid imagesIn an impromptu appearance at the White House press corps Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he would consider using recess appointments to get his nominees in place if Senate Republicans deny them an up-or-down vote. Speaking to reporters shortly after he met with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders, Obama said, "In our meeting I asked the congressional leadership to put a stop to these holds in which nominees for critical jobs are denied a vote for months," and added, "Surely we can set aside partisanship and do what's traditionally been done with these nominations."  Wait a minute - Republicans set aside bipartisanship?  Obama would do better waiting for an asteroid to strike the earth.  If recess appointments worked for George W Bush - and he sure used a lot of them - they can also work for President Obama.  And there's a recess coming up soon!

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Dave C. (not verified) 10 years 32 weeks ago
#1

Mr. President, get over the illusion of bipartisanship, already!!!!

Dave C. (not verified) 10 years 32 weeks ago
#2

The President frustrates me to no end.

In Baltimore, he hands the Republicans their asses. The next thing you hear is that he is threatening (?) “recess appointments”!

WTF don’t you understand Mr. President? In all of your years spent educating yourself, did you miss the class on “common sense”?

A few lessons from a course on common sense might be:
1) Don’t try pissing up a rope, 2)Don’t piss into the wind,
3) If you are trying to pound in a nail and keep hitting your thumb with the hammer, either quit hammering or move your hand!

What should you do, Mr. President?

1) Quit the bi-partisan B.S. and throw the Republicans, the Blue Dogs, and Joe Lieberman under the bus!

2) Do, do the recess appointments. The “Shrub” did it without a second thought, (or a first thought for that matter)!

3) Move the peoples agenda (you know, the ones who worked to get you elected) forward, through reconciliation.

4) Work to end the Senate filibuster. Start, if you MUST, with a speech, but move quickly to ass kicking and arm breaking (oh, I meant arm twisting), to get it done!

5) Shake up YOUR Cabinet. Get rid of the DLC-Rubanites, and the racketeering enabler, Ben Bernanky.

If you do this, the Republicans will come crawling back, begging for another chance. DON’T be fooled, stomp on their fingers and kick them in the nuts, make sure they know who is in charge!

As the slogan goes, “Just Do It”!

PS. Take some lessons from the dog trainer Cesar Millan! You, Mr. President, must become the alpha dog, to control the pack of fools on the hill!

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