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 LLove2LaughToo
Joined: 6/6/2016
Msg: 476
The Democratic LeaderPage 20 of 24    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24)

Msg: 475
Good one Dee, you know full well she would post the same BS again and again. She doesn't like that participation trophy, it's getting to her big time....YIKES!!!


Aren't you posting the same BS again and again?
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 477
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/13/2017 9:57:21 AM
The momentum is starting to swing.

Though it is easy when the best the gop can run is a pedophile.



Oklahoma Democrats sweep 2 special elections
8:29 PM, Jul 11, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Latest on the special elections and Republican primary for state senate and state representative in Oklahoma (all times local):

8:15 p.m.

Democrats have swept two special elections in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas for state representative and senator after the resignation of Republican lawmakers.

In House District 75, which includes portions of east Tulsa and north Broken Arrow, unofficial results show voters picked Democrat Karen Gaddis over Republican Tressa Nunley. Both were vying to replace former Republican state Rep. Dan Kirby, who resigned this year after two former legislative assistants accused him of sexual harassment.

In Senate District 44 in south Oklahoma City, voters selected Democrat Michael Brooks over Republican Joe Griffin. He'll replace ex-state Sen. Ralph Shortey, who faces three felony counts alleging he solicited a 17-year-old boy for sex.

And in a special Republican primary for Norman's House District 46, Republican voters picked Darin Chambers over Charlie Samples and Jimmy Shannon to oppose Democrat Jacob Rosencrants on Sept. 12.


http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/oklahoma-democrats-sweep-2-special-elections
 Yule_liquor
Joined: 12/7/2011
Msg: 478
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/17/2017 8:21:15 PM
2 more GOP senators have "jumped ship" on the horrific GOP healthcare plan...thereby, rendering it "dead on the water".

Trump has tweeted: "......Dems will have to be involved now"

But malicious-Mitch has put a slight spin to it; as he is now for a FULL Obamacare repeal...BUT with a 2 year delay, during which time, the Senate (does that include Dems?)can come up with a more coherent plan.

So now we will have to see if Mean-Mitch can persuade most of the GOP Senate to repeal it outright....with the understanding that a plan MUST be put in place by 2020....otherwise there will be zilch for everyone

Secondly, one has to wonder what Congress will be comprised of after the mid-terms...I guess Mitch is banking that that the GOP will still hold a majority...and he better hope he is right.....because if the Dems take full control of both houses, the plan on the table will be.... Universal coverage by 2020; no doubt something that Trump will veto...BBBBut...

...Oh wait, isn't that also a Presidential election year????..............well Gollyyyy!

Just think of what Trump's Dem opponent will be saying (with all the ammo accumulated)!

Kushner & Veselnitskaya....in 2020
^ this has officially been endorsed by Vlad Putin.....a man who cares!
 LLove2LaughToo
Joined: 6/6/2016
Msg: 479
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/17/2017 8:44:10 PM

Kushner & Veselnitskaya....in 2020
^ this has officially been endorsed by Vlad Putin.....a man who cares!


"‘Commence a criminal investigation’: Judge Andrew Napolitano on Don Jr.’s Russia meeting"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQUg7Af7aik
 Yule_liquor
Joined: 12/7/2011
Msg: 480
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/17/2017 9:25:32 PM

"‘Commence a criminal investigation’: Judge Andrew Napolitano on Don Jr.’s Russia meeting"


But the GOP (and Trumptards ) are saying....."what crime are we to investigate"?

Figure this: A man takes a BJ in the WH while cheating on his wife..and lies about it! Is that a crime? ...Yes, according to the GOP....impeach him!

And Now: A man who is involved with Russian mob/Oligarchs; laundering money in crooked sales...a man whose son and top level officials meet with KGB agent and Russian lawyer for the purpose of obtaining illicit info on opponent!

Is that a crime?...No, according to the GOP...no charges to be filed


So!...when is a NON crime a crime to the GOP?...answer: whenever the POTUS is a Democrat
and....when is a Crime, NOT a crime by the GOP?...answer: whenever the POTUS is a Pub!
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 481
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/18/2017 4:12:06 AM
Now they will just repeal that thing completely, hopefully.
Good.
 teachata
Joined: 7/4/2017
Msg: 482
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/18/2017 6:43:34 AM
How is that good Dee..can you explain how repealing the affordable care act helps people? Why do you hate so much. Is it black rage? Yet you hate blacks more than anybody and they benefit the most from the affordable care act. It's sure not the wealthy who depend on the act.
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 483
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/18/2017 6:44:40 AM

Now they will just repeal that thing completely, hopefully.


Dee, you cannot repeal a president, you have to impeach him.

It is almost like you are tried to be stupid.
 teachata
Joined: 7/4/2017
Msg: 484
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/18/2017 7:38:46 AM
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2017/jan/05/what-would-be-impact-if-affordable-care-act-repeal/

What would the impact be if the Affordable Care Act is repealed?

By Louis Jacobson on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act at the White House in 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)
Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act at the White House in 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)
The Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

What path lawmakers take on repealing and replacing the law will determine the impact on the American public. Here, we’ll offer a rundown of what the impact could be, based on analyses by independent organizations published in recent months.

Put simply, these groups agree that a repeal could lead to increases in the number of newly uninsured Americans, the number of people facing difficulties from pre-existing conditions, the size of the federal deficit, and how much money people will have to pay for their health care.

How many more uninsured Americans?

There appears to be broad agreement on this number.

Today, roughly 28 million Americans are uninsured, down from 41.3 million in 2013, due in large part to the Affordable Care Act, with its expansion of Medicaid, the creation of online health insurance marketplaces, the ability of young people to stay on their parents’ coverage through age 26, and the mandates that everyone purchase a health insurance plan.

In 2015, the Congressional Budget Office -- the nonpartisan number-crunching arm of Congress -- said that the number of additional Americans who would lose coverage or be unable to get it for the first time would start at 19 million in the first year and increase incrementally before leveling off to 24 million within a couple of years. (The incremental increases would stem from lags in when insurance options lapse as well as increases in the population from young people becoming old enough to secure insurance of their own.)

The major sources of losses would include people no longer able to obtain Medicaid coverage under the law’s expansion, and people who would be unable to afford health insurance without the help of federal subsidies currently provided under the law. In addition, the end of mandates would increase the number of uninsured Americans doing so voluntarily, making the personal calculation that they are young and healthy enough to be able to pay less for their own health care needs a la carte than if they bought an insurance policy.

Other groups have come up with similar estimates for the uninsured. This year, the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published a report projecting that 24 million additional people by 2021 would have lost coverage or be unable to find it. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a group that seeks to lower the federal deficit, projected that the number would be 23 million.

Meanwhile, a 2016 study by the Commonwealth Fund and the Rand Corp. calculated that even the most successful replacement scenario produced an increase in 15.6 million uninsured people, while the most pessimistic would lead to an additional 25.1 million uninsured Americans.

The Urban Institute study further estimated that 66 percent of those losing coverage would have a high school education or less.

How many are at risk due to pre-existing conditions?

Prior to passage of the Affordable Care Act, Americans could in many cases be denied coverage from a new insurer if they had a pre-existing condition. The provision requiring insurers to cover everyone is one of the most popular elements of the law.

But keeping coverage for people with pre-existing conditions while repealing much of the rest of the law is not so easy. When insurers are forced to add patients with pre-existing conditions to their coverage rolls, it costs money. The law handled this by mandating that even young and healthy people who previously had no insurance obtain coverage. But these mandates for everyone to secure coverage are likely to be repealed since they were among the least popular elements of the law. To stay afloat, insurers might have to quit providing insurance or raise premiums for many or all of the people they insure.

The Kaiser Family Foundation projected that if the pre-existing conditions provision is repealed, 52 million Americans could be at risk of being denied coverage in the future.

The foundation concluded that in 11 states, at least three of every 10 non-elderly adults would have this type of pre-existing condition: West Virginia, Mississippi, Kentucky, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Indiana, and Kansas, states that all voted for Trump.

What would be the impact for people on Medicare?

A full repeal would definitely impact Medicare, the health care program for Americans 65 and over.

For instance, a repeal would restore higher payments for services performed under the managed-care portion of Medicare known as Medicare Advantage, according to the Kaiser analysis. This, in turn, would likely lead to increased premiums for people who are signed up for Medicare Advantage. And an end to the law’s guarantees that preventive services be provided free to patients could also raise premiums, out-of-pocket costs, or both.

Perhaps the most notable change would be to reverse efforts to close the "doughnut hole" for prescription drugs. One provision of the Affordable Care Act dramatically cut the amount that seniors on Medicare have to pay for their medicines. (This is known as "closing the doughnut hole" because prior to the law’s passage, beneficiaries got some coverage up to a certain dollar amount, and then none until high-dollar, catastrophic coverage provisions kicked in.)

How much more will Americans have to pay out of pocket?

According to the Commonwealth Fund-Rand study, the current policyholder who purchased coverage on the marketplace spends, on average, $3,200 out of pocket annually for the premium and for other costs, such as copayments. It found that repealing the law alone without a replacement would increase out-of-pocket costs to $4,700 a year. Some replacement scenarios could produce a larger increase while some could produce a smaller one, the study said.

What will be the impact on the federal budget?

One might think that repealing a law like the Affordable Care Act would save the federal government money. Actually, in many scenarios, it won’t. That’s because the law doesn’t just spend money -- it also raised revenue through taxes, and it implemented policies designed to keep costs in check. So getting rid of the law also gets rid of the revenue it produced.

While it acknowledged some uncertainty, the CBO estimated that over a 10-year period, repealing the law would increase federal budget deficits by $353 billion. A more recent estimate by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget mirrored what the CBO found -- $350 billion over 10 years.

According to the group’s calculations, the revenue losses would be driven by rolling back tax increases on the wealthy. About half of the $800 billion in revenue losses would come from payroll and investments surtaxes on wages and income above $200,000 -- a tax windfall that very few Americans could take advantage of after a repeal. Another quarter of the revenue losses would come from repealing fees on insurers, medical-device companies and drugmakers.
 BigBadNIrish
Joined: 1/31/2011
Msg: 485
The Democratic Leader
Posted: 7/18/2017 8:06:34 AM
In 2016 both the repuglicant House and Sentate voted to repeal ACA and President Obama vetoed the repuglicant repeal bill. At that time the CBO scoring of the repuglicant repeal bill said 18 million Americans would immediately lose their healthcare insurance and 32 million by 2020-along with an immediate 20-25% increase in premiums.

This is now what McConnell, tRump, and the repuglicants want to shove down our throats.
 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 486
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 8:43:51 AM
it was easier for the GOP to vote against Obamacare, when they knew full well it wasn't going to happen. Then they wouldn't get punished by voters actually losing their health care, but would get support from the rich voters and workers with Cadillac plans who wish to see it go. It was the perfect handjob, "well, gosh, we tried our best! blame the libtards for getting in our way!"

Of course, when they kept tilting at this windmill a gazillion times...then even their supporters said, "um, maybe you morons should STOP trying to do something YOU KNOW you can't do, and spend that time actually getting something done in Congress? Like, oh, pass an actual budget or something?"

Now the old white men who cried wolf have a problem....they can actually accomplish something. Putting the gun to their head and shouting, "stop me or i'll shoot!" this time, might actually get Obamacare pulled from their hoi polloi of voters. You know, the Republicants who have actually found that having insurance is a helpful thing.

the ultimate irony? This all comes about b/c McCain (funny how Chump doesn't label him a loser for being caught in a war Chump failed to sign up for, but still gets in a crusty dig--why aren't the "Deplorables" upset about that insult, geez?) needs to have two inches of blood clot removed from his left side near his brain. Lucky he has.....insurance!!!!

i'm surprised no Republican has bothered to bring THAT up! Hey, we want to pull your insurance, we just can't b/c one of ours needs a medical operation and oh, he's had that melanoma thing for a while and he needs insurance to keep a watch on that, on top of this surgery. But let's take YOUR insurance away, b/c somehow we just can't afford to cover YOU.

And that, Trumpets, is why "your betters" keep calling you deplorable idiots. You honestly can't see the irony of all this. You Tea Partiers are all up in arms about every other little thing, but when it comes to this, you'll stick your own head in the toilet and flush so the GOP doesn't have to get its own hands wet doing it.
 teachata
Joined: 7/4/2017
Msg: 487
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 9:51:17 AM

Now they will just repeal that thing completely, hopefully.
Good.


This is how you know Dee is a King Troll. Because she will have no answer for the question how repealing the Affordable Care Act is a good thing, especially for the millions of people who will lose their coverage.

That is what I hate most about the Trump phenomenon... his rabid supporters truly accept whatever he says without any critical analysis whatsoever. (note.. I don't think Dee a rabid supporter... I just think that is the role she plays as King Troll on this board)...Trump says.. repeal the act... rabid supporter says repeal the act. Post something from the Washington Post, and rabid supporter will automatically respond "fake news".

It is scary to me that there are so many in the country who blindly follow this man... no matter what.

But my guess is the Repubs WILL NOT repeal the ACA. They know about the public backlash they will get and will likely lose their jobs. Pushing down the road by two years will not save them. People by the millions are going to be angry and fearful and they will vote those **stard politicians out of office in 2018. Then we will have a Congress who will impeach the President and get rid of that Loony Tunes commander in chief.
 BigBadNIrish
Joined: 1/31/2011
Msg: 488
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 11:43:30 AM
From NPR:


McConnell Backup Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act Falters
Three GOP senators, Lisa Murkowski, Shelley Moore Capito and Susan Collins, say they will oppose any measure to kill the Affordable Care Act without a suitable replacement.


ACA repeal is dead-

Bawahahahahahahahaha
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 489
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 1:28:24 PM

ACA repeal is dead-

Bawahahahahahahahaha


Hey now, it is not like they have had 8 years or that they control the house / senate and the president.
 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 490
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 3:03:36 PM
"Conservative pundits took their swings at McConnell in more direct terms. Erick Erickson of The Resurgent suggested that it it might be time for President Donald Trump to “send McConnell to the pasture.”
“McConnell, again and again, stacks the deck against conservatives, setting them up to be the fall guy for his own failures,” Erickson wrote Tuesday morning. McConnell repeatedly faced difficulty bridging the gap between the conservative and moderate factions of the GOP.
Amanda Carpenter, CNN contributor and former communications director for Sen. Ted Cruz, mocked McConnell on Twitter, saying he has accomplished “nothing at all,” while maintaining a reputation as a “legislative mastermind.”

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/critics-from-all-sides-hammer-mcconnell/ar-AAoplSf?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp

>>>uh, oh, little Johnny has to stop talking about getting rid of Pelosi, now he has to talk about getting rid of Mitchie b/c his puppet masters will feed him new talking points. Yikes!

https://twitter.com/AJentleson/status/887137073785909250

And instead of bringing up AG Lynch, he's going to have to yap now about how many people met with Trump Jr. and why

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/eighth-person-in-trump-tower-meeting-is-identified/ar-BBEGyxc?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp

and Trumpets worry about Corrupt Hillary? what a joke.
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 491
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 4:15:24 PM

and Trumpets worry about Corrupt Hillary? what a joke.


Can you image if:

Hillary Clinton is president.

It's learned that she has deep ties to Putin and the Russian spy agency.

She puts utterly unqualified billionaires in cabinet posts.

She pursues public policies that benefit her and her billionaire friends.

She puts her daughter Chelsea in a position of influence in the West Wing, gives her her own office and allows her to use that position to forward her own business interests.

And Chelsea's husband is her chief advisor.

The private business trips taken by Chelsea and her husband are paid for by the taxpayers. She refuses to release any tax returns, she blocks access to the visitor logs in the White House and Bill refuses to live in the White House so our tax dollars are spent keeping him safe in Chappaqua.

Hillary spends almost every weekend lounging in her own, privately-held resort.

Her private resort gets reimbursed for any and all "official" government functions (including security) because she chooses to conduct all her "business" and personal functions there.

She and her family live in three White Houses at the same time.

In an interview, she names the wrong country she bombed while bragging about the chocolate cake she was eating while she ordered said bombing.

Etc....


Yep I am sure those conservatives would just sit down and let that happen.
 John252817
Joined: 8/24/2016
Msg: 492
304-227
Posted: 7/18/2017 4:43:39 PM
"It is almost like you are tried to be stupid."...And let's not forget this one...."So, where you too dumb to understand that, or did you think others where too dumb not to catch it?"

^^^^Lol, do you read what you type before you send? Obviously not....YIKES!!! Put the spirits down, you sound totally blitzed....YIKES!!!
 Yule_liquor
Joined: 12/7/2011
Msg: 493
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 4:58:52 PM

Can you image if:

Hillary Clinton is president



The riddler asks: Riddle me this batman!

when is a Fvck-up..not a Fvck-up

Batman: (ever so nimble), when a Pub is the POTUS, and GOP controls the house

Riddler: Foiled again!

Batman: lets get'em Robin........................PoWWWW,,, Booom,,, Thudddd!
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 494
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/18/2017 5:44:15 PM
Remember when tRump called Obama for keeping his deal with Iran?



Donald Trump signs off on Obama’s Iran deal, which he promised to scrap
Trump has certified that Iran is complying with an international nuclear agreement, despite not wanting to
Matthew Rozsa
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 09:22 AM AST

President Donald Trump has certified that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal reached under President Barack Obama, although he added in his message to Congress that Iran is also “unquestionably in default of the spirit” of the deal.

http://www.salon.com/2017/07/18/donald-trump-signs-off-on-obamas-iran-deal-which-he-promised-to-scrap/
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 495
Leftists need to stop using black people to promote their foolishness (see previous headline change #493)
Posted: 7/20/2017 10:14:21 AM
As I read and listen to the reactions to OJ, it is like the election results. Even though Trump was elected, the vile and vindictive and angry try everything to reverse the results or have him "pay."
How dare OJ be found not guilty.

Oj would have gone to jail if caught jaywalking.

Trump is criticized for sneezing.
 LOLTrump
Joined: 3/7/2017
Msg: 496
The black man's health plan stopped by a Republican needing health care...wow
Posted: 7/20/2017 11:13:26 AM

As I read and listen to the reactions to OJ, it is like the election results. Even though Trump was elected, the vile and vindictive and angry try everything to reverse the results or have him "pay."


It is almost like you do not give a sh*t about a president of the USA colluding with a foreign power to influence an election.





How dare OJ be found not guilty.

Oj would have gone to jail if caught jaywalking.


Quick, deflect away from the facts and point at something else.

I can only assume you are using OJ because you have run out of Hillary derp.





Trump is criticized for sneezing.


Sneezing, colsuding with a gorgien power, meh all the same in dery dee's book.
 John252817
Joined: 8/24/2016
Msg: 497
304-227
Posted: 7/20/2017 10:25:34 PM
^^^^^^colsuding ??????? YIKES, just one more to add to the list of words that don't exist in the english language or any other language. Does "colsuding " kinda mean like coleslaw? Coding? Cold spell? Lol, you are a trip....YIKES!!!
 tablata
Joined: 7/11/2017
Msg: 498
Leftists need to stop using black people to promote their foolishness (see previous headline change #493)
Posted: 7/21/2017 4:00:40 AM
"How dare OJ be found not guilty."

Because he was guilty...essentially wrote a book about it. But he killed two white people and an angry black jury let him go anyway. A true injustice.
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 499
Leftists need to stop using black people to promote their foolishness (see previous headline change #493)
Posted: 7/21/2017 4:14:18 AM
Some people you just feel sorry for and ignore, John.

. Like crazy homeless people.

You avoid the dangerous homeless as well.

In both cases, smile, nod and back away.?

On topic

The latest that is circulating is because Obama worked so well, they are going to use that senator from California as the "leader." Harris?

They will cover a new growing population with her.

 tablata
Joined: 7/11/2017
Msg: 500
Leftists need to stop using black people to promote their foolishness (see previous headline change #493)
Posted: 7/21/2017 4:20:30 AM
You are declining dee over these last few months. You have always been self loathing of course..always an angry black women, as Collette recognized long ago, but you didn't show it so much. You tried to play it cool. Now you are losing your temper. It's obvious. Maybe tome to take a break? So sad.
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