Monday, July 2, 2012

November: America has Had ENOUGH!

Context people, Context.
Reuters has;
US Democrat Campaign Chair Tells Candidates To Avoid Convention
"If they want to win an election, they need to be in their districts," New York congressman Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told the Reuters Washington Summit on Tuesday."
There is No way to paint lip gloss onto this one. Despite the Supreme Court upholding ObamaCare, or more likely Because of its Massive Unpopularity, The President's own Party is treating him like a plague boil. Go home and campaign in your own Districts translates in plain English as; " If you are Photographed with the President, you are going to get shellacked at the polls."

Weasel Zippers has denials from Democrat Leaders who've got their own Congressional Seats securely superglued to their sinecures. 
Schumer Says GOP Will Lose Election If They Push Ahead With Repeal Of ObamaCare Because Americans Love The Law.

Captain Clueless.

(Politico) — Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says that if Republicans push a repeal of the health care bill, they’ll face consequences in the fall elections.
Voters, he argued, just don’t want it.
“If Republicans make repeal the issue, they’re going to lose the election for the House, the Senate and, certainly, the presidency,” Schumer said.

Pelosi Pleads With Fellow Dems To Support ObamaCare

Met with the sound of crickets chirping.
(Politico) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging fellow Democrats to make a stronger drive to convince Americans of the benefits of the health care reform law, even as the White House seems to be headed in the other direction.
“Seniors are already paying less for prescription drugs. They may not know it, but it’s because of the Affordable Care Act, and we have to make sure they do,” the California congresswoman said in an interview aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press.”
Pelosi refrained from direct criticism of the White House or President Barack Obama for failing to sell the legislation, but when asked by host David Gregory about whether Obama had done enough, she replied: “I think he did very well the day it got the approval [from the Supreme Court], but, yes, it’s always a conversation with the public.”
Asked if she could have done more to boost public approval of the new health care law, Pelosi gave what sounded like a sarcastic yes.

“We certainly could have done that. … I could have left the battlefield of passing the bill and gone out and raised $100 million” for ads to build support for the legislation, she said.

If you think you've seen widespread opposition to ObamaCare already, wait another few weeks until the import of the Supreme Court's Upholding of it becomes more widely disseminated and discussed. Governor Romney has already promised to repeal ObamaCare on his first day. That's not going to happen because it will take Republican super majorities in Both Houses time, perhaps months to put the legislation together before he can sign it.

Toss this Latest "Don't Attend The Convention" bombshell on top of Obama's AG being cited for Contempt of Congress:

Reuters has;
Republicans To Press Fast and Furious Suit

WASHINGTON | Sun Jul 1, 2012 1:11pm EDT (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives plans to file a civil suit in federal court in the next several weeks over the Obama administration's refusal to give Congress documents about a failed gun-running probe, House Speaker John Boehner said on Sunday.

The Daily Caller has;
Issa, Grassley Release Details About Fast And Furious Whistleblower Retaliation, Cover Up

House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa and Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley are asking the Department of Justice’s internal investigator to hold accountable anyone who retaliated against or threatened to retaliate against Operation Fast and Furious whistleblowers.
In a Friday letter to the DOJ’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Grassley and Issa said they’re now concerned retaliation is much more likely following Thursday’s votes to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal and civil contempt of Congress.
“We just learned that ATF senior management placed two of the main whistleblowers who have testified before Congress about Fast and Furious under the supervision of someone who vowed to retaliate against them,” they wrote before describing how senior political figures have made dangerous threats before. ..... "

The Democrat Party Campaign Chairman has just signaled that they've decided President Obama's re-election is not do-able, and they're in a cold sweat over losing 60 or more seats in the Senate and House on top of it, because of ObamaCare. Obama's second term is, in the view of his own machine:     

If you still find Pelosi incomprehensible, well, you just don't know Nancy and the Politics of Her Party in Her home State.

IF you don't already know who Governor Scott Walker is, the next vid will be more entertaining once you Do know, and the NYT will tell you.
Wisconsin Votes On Recall Of Governor

Is That vid a Cheap Shot? Are you new here? See how they do it 'Downtown' in Nancy's Congressional District, 

'Mental Health' In San Francisco: Link Fest

as Her Party and Her President's DOJ Chief finds himself in Contempt of Congress, facing a possible Civil Suit, and now there's allegations of someone at ATF threatening retaliation against whistleblowers. 

And here's one more for your scrapbooks from an Administration that swept in promising 'Transparency'.

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