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Rep. Eric Cantor (R), House majority leader
Where is it? He wants to know now!
And don’t you give him any guff about holding it up, either!
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It’s right in his back pocket! he just has to go digging for it!
I have long been firm in my stance..
We simply don’t need it, until the time
arsies that I need it for the betterment of
my district and my continued support of them.
When the final assessment is done I can decide whats
best for me. My people and more importantly “I” have spoken.
Did you really expect a different behaviour pattern from Mr. Cantor?
So Cantor cries because he can’t get ‘his’ money, but blathers incessantly about cutting federal spending. I’m not at all surprised by his hypocrisy. He displays it so often it’s nothing new…
I’m also reminded how McDonnell likes to publicize turning away federal monies when it suits his political agenda. I guess his political agenda on this one is to suck at the federal teat for all he’s worth.
The comments under that first bit are hilarious.
Someone needs to tell this idiot that the private sector can do a MUCH BETTER JOB for his constituency, cheaper and more efficiently. So that’s the message he needs to bring back to Richmond. It’s all good, the government isn’t the answer to your problems, take personal responsiblity and wait for the invisible hand of the free market to put a roof on your house.
I’m betting Cantor’s nitwitted voters are going to be at the bottom of FEMA’S list. Good lesson for them.
WOW! Dan, I didn’t realize you were that far left as to believe anything from the huffingon post, run by a bored billionaire’s wife with nothing better to do than use her husband’s money to push her very far left wing slant on things. Sad, very sad example of journalism. Oh, wait a minute you didn’t really write anything about the story, you just put a link to the huff post, you must have been in a hurry this morning. I still can’t believe you get paid for this, I need a sweet gig like that.
Its the grin, the grin. I can’t put my finger on it. I know there is a term for that grin.
Glad to see you getting your material from venerable, neutral sources such as the Huffington Post and the Daily Kos. We wouldn’t want to see you fall prey to liberal propaganda.I’ll be checking back later to see what Michael Moore thinks about Eric Cantor.
Listen here, Mr. Cantor, you lazy, free-loading socialist: Pull your district up by your own bootstraps!
Don’t forget about the frequently-discredited Talking Points Memo.
It’s called a “…t eating grin” where I come from.
Uhh, terps, Kevin W, the basic information for the Huffpo piece came from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, a conservative paper. Is the RTD OK with you guys?
10 – Maybe we should ask Solyndra for Virginia’s share of the 500 million they blew?
I wish I could express to MORONS and make them understand once again that government has exactly TWO functions. Protection of its citizens from war and natural disasters; and maintaining infrastructure. The quakes in Louisa County falls under both categories.
Damn. MORONS wear me out.
We got us a MORON alert!
Cantor is one of the leaders of our downfall as a nation — the antithesis of the rallying call of Benjamin Franklin “Either we hang together or we will surely all hang separately”?
‘Young Guns’ Deliver, but That’s Not Necessarily a Good Thing
By Jonathan Strong
Roll Call Staff
Sept. 28, 2011, 12:01 a.m.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Va.), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (Wis.) vowed to freshen the GOP’s image and fearlessly push an agenda of entrepreneurship, limited government, transparency and openness.
A GOP aide close to the Young Guns suggested that high-profile standoffs between parties were a cause of low poll numbers as well. “Control over only one branch of government makes a full conservative vision next to impossible to implement and will require a change in the White House and the Senate,” the aide said. “In the interim, while people don’t expect Republicans and Democrats to agree on everything, they do expect them to find common ground on incremental solutions that start to get people working again and the fiscal House in order.”
Besides politics, however, GOP control of the House has brought with it some growing pains for the group.
McCarthy, as his party’s Whip in the House, has overseen a number of embarrassing defeats on the House floor, including just last week on an unremarkable stopgap spending bill. GOP leaders say this is part of instituting an “open” House. But the lack of control over the conference’s conservative flank has at times undercut Republicans in negotiations with Democrats.
Pretty sure that’s “Morans”.
yes we do …. he/she/it posts on here 24 / 7 …..
11. Ron, yea, that’s it.
Here’s one of my favorite examples of Eric Cantor’s right-wing wisdom, from an unofficial-but-hilarious Eric Cantor blog (see bottom link.) Just imagine how many fewer Americans would have well-paying manufacturing jobs today if our federal government had followed Cantor’s lead on what turned out to be a highly-successful, bi-partisan bail-out of GM and Chrysler, supported by both Bush and Obama.
Headline: Eric Cantor comes out very much against an Auto-Industry bailout for Detroit.
Saturday 13 December 2008
Republican Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia took the floor to argue against the bill. He asked why Congress should invest public dollars in GM and Chrysler when private investors were unwilling to put their money in those companies.
As Madville.com writes,
Cantor’s argument is free market fundamentalism at its finest: if the free market says die, let it die. And for the most part, when it comes to these greedy, mismanaged, short-sighted corporations, I agree. Workers and homeowners have to live and die by the market; why not corporations?
House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va., was able to sum up the GOP position in a sentence.
“I can’t think of anything more nonsensical than replacing those in Detroit who have not been able to make a success out of the auto companies and replace them with bureaucrats who are subject to the whim of the politicians here in Washington,” he said.
RJB, in the comments under one of the pieces Dan link, someone said he had a “jerk face”.
#21 At least in the photo used with this thread, it’s only sort of a half of a smile, like he doesn’t really mean it. And then there’s George Allen smirk.
Ive learned here in Texas what another
culture calla that grin.
I would like to note that, other than referring to a liberal bias from huffpo/TPM/whatever, not a ONE of the conservative commenters actually seems to have a different take on the story Love it!
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