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Republican Filth Getting What They Want: Amoral White-Asse Greedfucke Pigges Losing Control of Deranged White-Asse Christian Racist Pigges For Whom They Purchased Congressional Seats

As the government shutdown grinds toward a potential debt default, some of the country’s most influential business executives have come to a conclusion all but unthinkable a few years ago: Their voices are carrying little weight with the House majority that their millions of dollars in campaign contributions helped build and sustain.

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  1. unbound says

    Which proves a point I’ve tried to make over the years. The executives at the top of these corporations didn’t get to the top by being smart. They were too stupid to understand that giving money to bat-shitte crazy people doesn’t get you good results in the end. Something most people of average intelligence can comprehend.

    You get to the top by becoming immoral, unethical that spout out BS in just the right way.

  2. eeke says

    You reap what you sow. assholes.
    Isn’t there some mechanism through which a call for impeachment can be made against John Boehner? Say, for violation of the Hobbs Act? Anyone? Beuller?

  3. overfrustrated says

    Yes eeke. There should be one for Boehner’s impeachment. His behavior is getting very close to be criminal. Against the country and again the entire world.

  4. overfrustrated says

    The Boehner’s offer is to raise debt ceiling until November 22 to allow for negotiaitions but government still shutdown. What a joke!. Again, this is the back and forth we have had now for six years with continuous threats and pain inflicted on people. This is a crime against humanity and Boehner should be impeached.

  5. Grumble says

    Remember where the Taliban’s power to take over Afghanistan came from? It came from America giving Afghan rebels money, arms and ammo to fight the Russians. And that led, through a series of perfectly predictable events, to Osama bin Laden and 9/11.

    Ever since Reagan, and especially in the last few years, the corporate moneybag assholes have been doing the same damn thing — giving the Republicon extremists money, arms and ammo. But now that the zealots have attacked America with their threats to blow up the economy, Americans are getting furious at them, just as we got furious with the Taliban. And look what we did to THEM.

    With luck, the outcome of all this won’t be economic Armageddon, but a demoralized, disorganized and defanged Republicon Party. Good riddance to toxic rubbish.

  6. Reptile Dysfunction says

    Interesting comment in the thread after that nytimes.com article linked to by CP:
    “…you can’t gerrymander the Senate or the White House.”
    –‘Strix Nebulosa of Hingham MA
    I hope it’s true.

  7. Trebuchet says

    Interesting comment in the thread after that nytimes.com article linked to by CP:
    “…you can’t gerrymander the Senate or the White House.”
    –’Strix Nebulosa of Hingham MA
    I hope it’s true.

    It’s mostly true. It applies to all other state-wide offices as well. I say “mostly true” because it’s sort of inherently gerrymandered by the Constitution, with small-population states getting proportionally more representation by virtue of all states having two senators.

    Republicans are, however, pushing for electoral votes to be done by congressional district. That can be controlled at the state level, and one or two states do it now. The R’s are for it, of course, because it would allow them to gerrymander the presidency. If I recall correctly, Romney would have won if all states had that rule.

  8. Grumble says

    One more reason why we need the National Popular Vote. Fucktard Replicon states could gerrymander themselves up their asses; for presidential elections, it wouldn’t matter as long as a majority of electoral college votes were awarded to the winner of the national popular vote.

  9. cgilder says

    @Reptile Dysfunction

    The way it has played out in Texas is that by gerrymandering the state HoR & senate to an obscene degree, they have demoralized democrats to the point of resignation and a belief that Dems are hopelessly outnumbered. That was what was so awesome about the Wendy Davis filibuster this summer. Suddenly we all showed up together and looked around and realized we weren’t actually alone.

    Statistically, if you counted votes from the whole state instead of by district, it’s roughly 50/50 split, especially in presidential election years. (Our gubernatorial elections are in off years, unfortunately, which is why perry usually won by 5% or so.)

  10. Stupid Git says

    From the article:

    “But other lobbyists cautioned that while individual Republican lawmakers may lose financial support, the business community was unlikely to turn its back on the party over all and that donations would continue to flow to campaign committees set up by Republican leaders in the House, including from Wall Street.”

    They still want to ruin the country – just not the economy.

  11. Daniel Becker says

    Time we stop using greed and call it what it really is: selfishness. Greed is simple a particular expression of the overriding personality of selfishness. Selfishness explains all the factions of the current republican/conservative group or party. It is why there is infighting.

    Selfishness will produce a new power block within the repub party but it will also result in again infighting.

    Selfishness captures all the reasons for the division in this nation. Selfishness became dominate and has only grown as the foundation of the policies that have gotten us here.

    Do not stop at “greed”. It is selfishness.

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