And as I've said , it wasn't "shut up and lay down " as much as it was the republicans were going to totally obstruct ANYTHING Obama put forth !!! And the democrats gave them their chance and when the republiduds obstructed , the democrats moved on !SIMPLE AS THAT !!
The Serial Double-Crosser. In order to pass the first stimulus bill, Obama said Medicare would not be cut. In fact, cuts will be made. Although Obama promised growth in the private sector, the increase of jobs is in the public sector. Obama claimed he would limit earmarks but, in fact, there have been larger and more earmarks than ever before. Obama was adamant that he would appoint no lobbyists to his administration. He appointed more lobbyists than his predecessors. Obama criticized the size of George Bush's deficit -- yet he has quadrupled the size of the deficit. When campaigning, he was critical of bills that were too long for anyone to read and properly analyze; his bills are incredibly longer (2000+ pages) than the ones he originally criticized. Though he claimed his administration would be transparent, Obama has maintained an unprecedented level of secrecy towards the American public.
Barack Obama's greatest margin for carrying the popular vote majority was in 2008, with 52.93%.
The following gentlemen held greater popular vote garnering. Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin Roosevelt (4 times), Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Andrew Jackson, HERBERT HOOVER, Dwight Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush, Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses Grant.
There's a whole lot of "land-sliding" that has occurred throughout America's presidential history and not all of it has proven to be positive for the nation.
Give it to him kunect.
If even Blue Dog DEMOCRATS were uninvited to participate in Health Care Reform legislation, it would be a cute trick for YOU to provide credible evidence that mainstream Republicans WERE NOT disenfranchised with them by the 2009 Obama majority. The creation of Obama's landmark piece of legislation WAS rife with Democratic disincentive for input from the Republicans. That IS "Shut up and lay down" in political parlance.
BTW - Please notice the source of info was NOT Fox News!
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And please prove that the democrats ever said "shut up and lay down "!Or is that again one of your right-wing bullsh^t whacko lines of propaganda ?
5 Million in 2012 , 8 1/2 million in 2008 ! Yes that's a landslide !
NO! "Your majority" will be in the hands of the Republicans, come January. I expect the sides WILL switch on whom will then be considered the obstructionists.
But, that's OK! The Democrats will then understand what it means to be told to shut up and lay down when it comes to SOME MATTERS craving compromise.
BTW - With the win by Obama, in 2008, he beat John McCain by not quite 7 percentage points of the popular vote.
In 2012 he won by carrying 51-52% of the popular vote.
I don't think either case constitutes a "landslide" victory.
He lied profusely to get elected.
And before you get too far ahead of yourself konect , its the will of ALL THE PEOPLE !!!Remember , Obama was elected by a landslide not once but twice ! There's your majority !
One side has decided to (block (an opening, path, road, etc.); be or get in the way of.) Or obstruct,And nobody said anything about "rolling over" but deciding to do the exact opposite of taking care of the peoples business and sacrificing the common good of said people to basically get their own way !Yeah since the republicans were successful with this idiotic traitous strategy , just what do you now expect the democrats to do ?
Define the word "Obstructionist", then roll it into the fundamental reasoning for the creation of a bicameral US Congress, with as many political parties represented that can support their own philosophical weight over time.
Then, point out the actual itemized mentioning, by the Founding Fathers, that expressed where any opposing parties were supposed to roll over and spread their legs for those with which they disagree.
Then, explain how those, composed into a party, that are elected to represent the will of the people survive subsequent elections are considered to be obstructing the will and the business of the people "and I'LL listen to it"!
After all of that, you're welcome to documenting all the wounding incurred to the American female sect in "THE WAR ON WOMEN".
I'll tell you what , you come up with a logical , real reason for this obstruction and I'll listen to it !
Nope , your in denial that your republicans are doing what they are doing !
Nope. You're wrong.
Really it just boils down to the fact that it's Obama doing it and thats all !Pretty sad really !
Well the numbers are BIG and confusing.. I will never see a million. But it was ALOT..
And it all depends on who is giving the estimate greek !The ones you get are horsesh^t !
I think your numbers are wrong greek !
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