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There was a diary not too long ago which told of paul ryan marching in a parade and basically blowing off a question from a constituent by offering the person some candy or a Packers schedule. Of course, we also heard about him holding his “town halls” before private paying audiences where he can avoid the questions of those who do not support his agenda. He has no answer for people who want to discuss the effect that the policies he supports would have on their lives. He has no answer because he doesn’t care. The effect his policies have on peoples’ lives is not a consideration for him.

It’s the same way rmoney balks when the destructive actions of bain are raised, and claims he’s being unfairly attacked. He feels it's unfair to claim he caused this damage deliberately when actually the effect on the employees was never a consideration. It was about “business”. It’s the same way w reacted when Cindy Sheehan asked to know the “noble cause” for which her son had died. The only reason w knew her son existed was because he was made to suffer the embarrassment of his being asked to account for his war policies, which he wasn’t about to do, of course.

When senator turtle or the great orange boner obstruct the workings of our congress, their political ideology overshadows the effect their obstruction has on the citizens they supposedly represent, despite the fact that a majority of citizens voted for President Obama and support his agenda.

None of those repug politicians live in our world and thus they don’t concern themselves with what happens to us as a result of their policies and actions. Their attention is focused on their world – the world in which the rich supply them with the means to obtain and keep their positions of power, and then welcome them to enrich themselves by selling their influence. That world has no room for our puny concerns. They couldn’t care less how it affects us when they sell our government out from under us.

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  •  Tip Jar (11+ / 0-)

    when I see a republican on tv, I always think of Monty Python: "Shut your festering gob you tit! Your type makes me puke!"

    by bunsk on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 03:12:18 PM PDT

  •  A good slogan for a Republican candidate (0+ / 0-)

    would be, "Me apathetic--who cares?"

    "We are all New Orleans now."--Barbara O'Brien So many books--so little time. Economic Left/Right -7.88 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian -6.97

    by Louisiana 1976 on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 03:21:54 PM PDT

  •  And That Goes for the Nation Itself. (0+ / 0-)

    Conservative governance has not been connected to national interests of most any type, since Ford.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 03:23:01 PM PDT

  •  When the 47 percent becomes 48 percent (0+ / 0-)

    they may start to notice.
    When the 48 percent becomes 49 percent they will start getting worried.
    When the 49 percent becomes 50 percent they will start changing their tune.
    When the 50 percent becomes 51 percent they will notice they have lost their jobs.

    Conservatives supported slavery, opposed women’s suffrage, supported Jim Crow, opposed the 40-hour work week, the abolishment of child labor, and supported McCarthyism. from 'It's The Conservatism, Stupid' by Paul Waldman July 12, 2006

    by arealniceguy on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 03:31:48 PM PDT

  •  Nice Diary - To the Point - And oh so True. (0+ / 0-)

    I couldn't agree more.

    They live in a Bubble World. Filled with wine, cheese, and MONEY.

    Let us, as the progressive truth bringers we are, Burst that Bubble come 11/6.

    Go Donkey's.

    It is far better to grasp the universe as it is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. - Carl Sagan.

    by OregonDonkey on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 11:56:56 PM PDT

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