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Re: “Tim Griffin: His town halls are screened

Medicare will remain solvent for at least another 20 years, don't believe everything you see on Fox. Privatizing it to force people to buy junk insurance will only benefit the insurance companies, who spend far more than Medicare on administrative costs. It will also effectively implement the dreaded death panels, only a bean counter whose only concern is the company's bottom line will decide who gets to live or die.

There is nothing about the Ryan plan that will benefit those under 55 today. It will even aggravate unemployment since people will be forced to stay in their jobs longer because they can't afford to lose their health insurance. It takes the worst of the current system and multiplies it.

It's just pitiful that people believe the drivel that spewed from crooks and liars like Griffin. PT Barnum was right.

Posted by newintown on 05/04/2011 at 3:00 PM

Re: “Tim Griffin: His town halls are screened

What's ironic is the Teabaggers wouldn't allow any discussions at real town hall meetings last year. Now that the Republicans policies are genuinely unpopular, they can't even hold a public meeting out of fear that real constituent views will be expressed. It also insures that Griffin's vote to eliminate Medicare for those under 55 will remain under the radar. I thought it was telling that a caller to Tim last night was receiving Social Security and Medicare but supported screwing those who come behind her. The people who mindlessly support the giveaway to private insurance companies must not give a damn about their children's future either, it's all "me, me, me."

I hope there is an afterlife so that these evil people can rot in hell.

Posted by newintown on 05/04/2011 at 10:15 AM

Re: “Tuesday talk

The mystery of how Tim Griffin will handle town hall meetings is now solved. About a hour ago a conference from GSA in Louisiana call rang into our home. Our Congressman Tim was connecting with (according to him) around 11,000 people and taking questions! Naturally, the questions were screened, as a result, with the possible exception of one caller, the questions all came from strong supporters. That was easy to determine since all the callers expressed their devotion. Likely the next time Tim substitutes a conference call for real interaction with constituents, the "citizens" will be instructed to pretend like they are librls who have just seen the light.

The only question that maybe wasn't from a groupie was from a person who still managed to set Tim up for a talking points answer. Imagine that?

Throughout the Telephone Town Hall Tim "polled" his bots about policy issues, such as the Ryan budget and whatnot. The results were entirely predictable. Welcome to democracy in the New Republican Order.

PS-I stopped using the email address associated with this account, which caused it to die. If you have any questions let me know here and I'll reply from an active account.

Posted by newintown on 05/03/2011 at 7:34 PM

Re: “The line is open

What happened to the man accused of rape last month at Casa MaƱana? The last report on 2/25, was that he was due in court. Then crickets. He isn't listed as an inmate in the Pulaski county jail, so where is he?

Is it possible that Marco Gutierrez was an innocent man?

Posted by newintown on 03/17/2011 at 6:58 PM

Re: “VIDEO: Janet vs. The Trooper

The audio was bad for me, did she say something about a "black man" near the end? I assumed one of her victims was African American until I realized the cop was black.

She offered a phone to the cop to prove she wasn't using it. Unless she agreed to a search, her claim has nothing to do with the other cell phones in her car. Someone as important as Janet probably has at least a half dozen.

Posted by newintown on 01/21/2011 at 7:56 PM

Re: “Blanche Lincoln's closing ad

Blanch was no where near as aggressive in this race as she was in the primary, maybe she should have painted Boozo as a drug addict as well. It's pathetic that she chose today to blame this loss on Halter, doesn't she realize that almost half voting Democrats supported him at the polls? Why would she chose this moment to guarantee they won't vote for her? Not that it matters much, but reconciliation should have been a high priority. This only proves what many have known all along, she hates her party's base more than anyone on the other side. Halter was right to challenge her, he was also right that she didn't have a prayer whether she had a challenger in the primary or not.

Posted by newintown on 10/25/2010 at 6:00 PM

Re: “Former U.S. attorney rips Tim Griffin

It is disgusting that Griffin will be elected, it also speaks loudly to the Republican voter's conscience that they simply don't give a damn about ethics if the candidate they support hates the right issues and people. But we knew that already.

Bud is a real disappointment, the other fired attorneys lauded his courage in defending them today, but Bud couldn't close the deal. He chose to remain silent about Griffen's assent, because he doesn't care as much about his country as he did his former coworkers.

Posted by newintown on 09/20/2010 at 5:40 PM

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