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    Will someone please wake me up when the dems get around to starting their "first 100 hours"? I just assumed it would be the actual first 100 hours but apparently that was just a clever name for "whenever we get around to it" This should be fun to watch. You screw up the very first thing you promise????
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    I was listening to NPR on the way home yesterday and they said that the "100 hours" had begun. They didn't say when but I guess it is a start.

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    First 100 hours they work...or total of 100 hours they work this year?
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    You mean to tell me they have a pill now that keeps it up for 100 hours?

    Ah, , I'm gonna burn for that one.
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    Um yeah. You expect things to change?

    Don't waste your time. Nothing is going to change. You can go back to taking your nap.
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    Cool Uh, Yeah??.............

    Quote Originally Posted by Bones42 View Post
    First 100 hours they work...or total of 100 hours they work this year?

    You don't really think they'll actually work 100 hours this year, do you?......

    Good News: Fewer hours worked = Fewer Screwups.....
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    Didn't they take Monday off so a couple Representatives could watch their alma maters play in the BCS game for the chamopionship?Sounds similar to a 747 on the tarmac while the President gets his haircut to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    You don't really think they'll actually work 100 hours this year, do you?......

    Good News: Fewer hours worked = Fewer Screwups.....
    Yeah, but by working fewer hours and having fewer mistakes.......It just means that they will have to make BIGGER mistakes in less time.


    As we used to say in the Corps........B O H I C A. And not even any lube. My wallet aches at the prospects of government screwups.
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    Its not the QUANTITY of the mistakes that matters, it is the QUALITY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusKspn View Post
    Its not the QUANTITY of the mistakes that matters, it is the QUALITY.
    Well,with this many newbies involved thinking that with a majority they are God's own mandate to the country,I'm thinking we're in for some gawdawful screwups in the years to come.

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    Yeah; it's going to be fun watching the country pay for putting Pelosi in as Speaker of the House.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefReason View Post
    Yeah; it's going to be fun watching the country pay for putting Pelosi in as Speaker of the House.
    Remember; she is THIRD in the line of succession. And she isn't about to settle for third.
    Don't worry; it will be a Republican house in two more years. You'll see.
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    I hear that if anything happens to Dubya and Cheney,the Secret Service have orders to shoot Pelosi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    I hear that if anything happens to Dubya and Cheney,the Secret Service have orders to shoot Pelosi.

    We could only be so fortunate, not about "W" that is. But the Dims in my great state voted Byrd in for a record 9 times so I'm not holding my breath that we get control again in two years. One can only hope though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson View Post
    I hear that if anything happens to Dubya and Cheney,the Secret Service have orders to shoot Pelosi.

    We couldn't be so lucky as to get rid of her. I'd love to have some words with her and let her know how things really are and how they are not like she sees them.
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    Yeah; it's going to be fun watching the country pay for putting Pelosi in as Speaker of the House.
    Oh, and we haven't paid enough in blood and billions under the idiots you supported??
    Yawn.

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    I knew it would not take long for the other side to get ahold of this one and start yet another tirade of dribble. Lets face it; politics and the military are not a good mix. One is supposed to be a control on the other and the military is supposed to march to the tune of their orders but the plans are never complete. Go to war and win, okay now what, oh, now we are the police okay now what? I support the military 100% but the politicians just don't get it and never will. If you stay the course the liberals aren't happy and neither are some of the conservatives. If you leave and the country falls apart and say Iran charges in and takes over now there is a real mess. Catch22. The plan needs to be complete and incompass a whole thought and strategy from start to finish. If the military is given charge of doing this they should be able to have the plan in place but if they only have half the plan then only half the job gets done until someone figures out to give them the next step. Its' not about Democrats versus Republicans; it is about elected officials actually representing the will of the people and in the abscence of the people being able to come to grips then representing by the Constitution guidelines, some common sense and logic(like that will ever happen) and doing ehtically, morally and frugally what is right.

    Thomas Jefferson and a few philosphical thinkers of the past have come to the conclusion that if the government gets out of control there should be a revolution by the people(governed) to cast off such government and that revolution is from time to time necessary to purge the idiots.

    To make a couple of quotes taken from the walls of the capital:"The only Legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed" William Harrison.

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    Now then, who wants to be first to start the revolution?

    Throw out the bums and start over with some real leaders.

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    I wouldn't mind seeing Obama run in the next election and do well. The only trouble is, I heard on the news today that he might be a closet smoker. That isn't the trouble though. Pelosi just banned smoking in the Speaker's lobby as part of this "first 100 hours" and I'm concerned it might take its toll on him.

    As far as hoping the Secret Service has orders to kill anyone, that's a little drastic. All they have to do is keep making it harder for congress members to light up after a stressful debate and the folks on Capitol hill are gonna be physically strangling each other anyway. Anyone ever see the movie Cold Turkey?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThNozzleman View Post
    Oh, and we haven't paid enough in blood and billions under the idiots you supported??
    Yawn.
    It should be fun to see your reaction when the Dems carry on as it is now.

    Oh wait...they might actually lose this war to make a point - never mind.
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    So when do you discuss something serious?

    LIKE.... Hmmmm.

    A thread about what would happen if you all got over your regional, city, hicksville poo, and started to seriously push for a true national standard that was FREE for any station and a combined integrated national structure?

    A situation where it didn't matter from South/North/East/West you were predominantly operating from the same song book?

    Connectivity of equipment and its use worked from coast to coast, in the main?

    Commonality of main equipment and centralised purchasing means lower cost per unit of whatever, and greatly reduced cross training etc?

    Bite my butt if you want, RANT and HONK about 'We got da best".

    Try disgusting those questions around the table and lets see how long you can do it withous playing political BS.

    Untill YOU get an idea or strategy to work with, all the talk is DUST.

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