Astropig's comment history

Astropig said...

@Al-

"Nope. I've got the results of no less than 30 opinion polls taken each week, and archived over at least a year.

The proof is out there. Go find it."

I took your challenge! And by golly, the results are in. USA Today has a front page story on this very issue today (Monday 5/5).

Verbatim headline:

Poll: GOP has best midterm edge in 2 decades

There's a pretty long story full of numbers and charts,but the gist is this: The Dems are screwed. The voting public is pretty fed up with the way the D's have run things into the ground and election day looks grim. We absolutely know this is true,Al,you and I, because...

THE POLLS SAY SO.

So, thanks for the heads up. It made my day.

May 5, 2014 at 7:33 a.m.
Astropig said...

@Al

Zero for two. Why not just start naming people in the phone book.You apparently have made so many enemies that you can't seem to keep track of them all.

"For all your posturing and preening, you still haven't refuted my statements of fact with anything to back up your assessments of the situation."

And all you've got are talking points that you read somewhere.There's not a thought in your head that some political consultant didn't put there. It's just boring to read you regurgitate the same stuff over and over. Just get some new material, okay?

May 4, 2014 at 6:08 p.m.
Astropig said...

@JackD-

"never been there. nor heard of it. off the mark. (again)"

Just for the record, Al keeps referring to me as "Maximyth" or some such handle. He's wrong on that one,too.I am who I am am and I ain't him (or her).The guy doesn't even know who we are,but he can tell us without a doubt who the next president will be!

But my point of earlier still holds: When Al starts calling you liar,moron,idiot or worse,he knows he's beaten.That's when you know he (like the party he blindly follows) has run out of ideas.

May 4, 2014 at 4:44 p.m.
Astropig said...

@Al

"Hey...it's perfectly within your right to stick your head in the sand and disbelieve the facts as they currently stand."

Well, Al, the fact is Hillary hasn't even announced yet. She probably will,but she's still trading on her time in public service and peddling her husband's influence.(And dodging flying footwear). The dynamic for Hillary always changes when she actually moves from outside the ring to inside.Then she has to answer "uncomfortable" questions about her personal ethics, finances, and her relationship to serial horndog Slick Willie. That's generally when the casual voter takes a look at her and realizes that the local jail has a better class of inmate than the front runner for the Demo-nod.Add that to the fact that most of her SCANDALS are older than half the voters and she looks a lot less presidential than you seem to think.She's what, 85-87 years old? Yep, she really connects with twenty somethings.

On the other hand, I hope that you are right and she does win the nomination. Getting her azz beat would finally sweep the whole Arkansas mafia out of Washington after a too-long stay.

May 4, 2014 at 8:58 a.m.
Astropig said...

"The man STILL has refused to denounce his Canadian citizenship."

Ah, citizenship. A subject that most libs are very touchy about, I see.

May 4, 2014 at 8:33 a.m.
Astropig said...

@Al-

Folks, when Al starts calling people names, we've learned that he knows he's cornered. When libs don't have the facts, name calling is all they got.

Just a thought.

May 4, 2014 at 8:28 a.m.
Astropig said...

"She's a shoe in, unless the Republican Party can find a Barack Obama among their ranks, who can woo a nation."

They already have him-

Half term senator : Check

Not tainted by a career in Washington: Check

Party loyalists are passionate about him : Check

Up from a common upbringing: Check

Articulate,quite intelligent,somewhat photogenic: Check

Good public speaker: Check

Really believes what he's saying :Check

Makes people like Al wet 'em because he won't back down from the heat: Check!

Ladies and gentlemen, Ted Cruz.

May 4, 2014 at 8 a.m.
Astropig said...

"Those of you believing that Hillary has too much "baggage" and will never survive the primaries, are not paying attention to what MOST Americans think about the woman and are expressing in polls taken on a state-by-state basis, or on a nationwide basis.

This is Hillary's race to win. It's going to take a miracle for anyone, Republican or Democrat, to beat her."

Again, Al is presuming to speak for some great,wide swath of America."Most Americans"? You got a mouse in your pocket? How about you just speaking for yourself,there big guy?

Case in point: It was going to take a miracle for Hillary to lose in '08, remember? She really didn't even have to go through the formality of a primary. It was just "assumed" that she was heir apparent. The whole country was Hillary crazy. There WAS NO OTHER CHOICE!!!!!

Until there was.Her gaggle snickered and laughed when a half term back bencher from Illinois announced that he was running for the Demo-Nod and America,as a group, asked "Barack Who"? Well, you know the rest of the story. Hillary's campaign melted like an ice cream cone in July and she had to be bought off with the Scretary Of State job ("You die, we fly").

Al is just blowing smoke you-know-where.After 8 years of the Dems, I think that its safe to say that a lot of voters are going to be persuadable in '16. We're a long way from there, but I wouldn't crown Hillary just yet.

May 4, 2014 at 7:50 a.m.
Astropig said...

For a "small,insignificant minority", the TP'ers sure keep the Democrazies pretty riled up.

I'll happily be more sand in the gears of big government if it upsets Clay!

April 30, 2014 at 7:46 a.m.
Astropig said...

@AlProv-

"Yes...it's intrusive. Yes...it's a hassle."

So is obtaining a government issued ID in order to vote legally.But your side won't even allow discussion of this. When you positively identify voters, I'll barrel test my gun.

April 28, 2014 at 7:35 p.m.
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