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Archive for the ‘Democratic Party’ Category

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 15 - 2014 4 COMMENTS
ACA II

In the face of a renewed GOP effort to end Obamacare….This weekend, you’ll be able to sign up for 2015 health coverage through the Marketplace. Open Enrollment begins on November 15th this year.

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 7 - 2014 93 COMMENTS
obama-letter

What do you do now that Republicans won a wave election? Just what Republicans did when Democrats won wave elections in 2008 and 2012. Become intransigent and refuse to work with them because America made clear they want a President who’ll block Republicans and represent their values. Easy peasy!

Posted by Misterbadexample On Nov - 6 - 2014 10 COMMENTS
Barack_Obama_reacts_to_the_passing_of_Healthcare_bill

I knew things were going to go badly in NY. I am no spring chicken, and the vast majority of voters were older than me (we’re trending into the 60-90 year old range).

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 5 - 2014 66 COMMENTS
Dems loser

The halo effect. Tip O’Neill said that all politics are local. Not last night. All politics were national. 6 years of negativity about the President paid off. Every election was a test of Obama’s popularity.

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 5 - 2014 76 COMMENTS
Dumb Dumber GOP

Too many Americans have become “dumb” voters, they vote on little more than emotion. They feel upset at DC so they knee jerk vote for the party that doesn’t control the White House…even though it is the party they’re voting for that has caused the problems that led to their being upset.

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 4 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
Election-2014

It’s election night and there’s no better place to spend it than in our real time live chat here at PlanetPOV!

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 3 - 2014 8 COMMENTS
GOP crushes Dems

A lot of money has been spent on a tiny Missouri state assemby race by the GOP….by our estimates six times the average. Why? There is no way she was ever going to win. Why throw so much money at so small a race?
The Grand Strategy at Work!

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 3 - 2014 15 COMMENTS
Square Peg in a Round Hole

Has this ever worked? Have Democrats ever succeeded as a party by agreeing with Republicans, “I suppose you’re right, The President from our party IS a dick!”? If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, the Democratic Party may need to hold its next convention in Arkham Asylum.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 31 - 2014 11 COMMENTS
Mitch McConnell

The Republican tension between satisfying the base and appealing to the entire electorate will be made significantly worse if the party controls both houses of Congress. The Republicans will get almost none of the practical things they want, and their political headaches will be multiplied.

Posted by sillylittleme On Oct - 28 - 2014 27 COMMENTS
voting-booth

Martha Coakley reminds me of Hillary Clinton to the extent that she is clearly intelligent, cares about the issues, yet fails to connect to the citizenry.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 23 - 2014 21 COMMENTS
Midterms Big Money

Democrats this election have done a good job attracting a lot of big on the record public donors, but Republicans appear to have the big advantage when it comes to big secret donors. $794 Million for the GOP vs. $463 Million for the Dems. That’s a $331 Million advantage for the GOP.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 21 - 2014 14 COMMENTS
GOP Dems Masks Small

The vast majority of politicians run in whatever direction will get them the most votes. Liberals will pretend to be conservatives on pivotal issues (knowing that their base will still vote for them) to pick up some conservative votes. Conservatives will pretend to be liberals on pivotal issues (knowing that their base will still vote for them) to pick up some liberals votes.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 16 - 2014 36 COMMENTS
Show Me

I am working for a Democratic State Senatorial Candidate running against a GOP incumbent….and it looks like the incumbent will slide to an easy win despite the fact that he is opposed to what most of his constituents want and need.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 15 - 2014 54 COMMENTS
voters flag

For those who believe in American Exceptionalism and in America as being the world’s greatest democracy, how can that be the case when so many other countries have greater democratic participation than America?

Posted by funksands On Oct - 6 - 2014 27 COMMENTS
Can you smell what the economy is cooking??

Essentially the economy has been left alone to heal itself for almost 4 years.  It is a testament to the American spirit and work ethic that we’ve managed to heal ourselves to the extent we have.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Sep - 22 - 2014 130 COMMENTS
Obama in front of Huge Flag

I spend a lot of time at whack-a-troll at but one does get a little weary of all the Barack Obama naysayers..so every now and then I like to remind myself (and others) of why I continue to support him.

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