Well, they couldn't get the Senate, but I think that could help in the long run. The Republicans in the house will send up bill after bill, and the Dem Senate must decide if they are going to pass them or shoot them down. If they shoot them down, it will let the republicans in 2012 say that they tried time after time to turn things around, and were stonewalled by the Dems. That won't win over any of the voters they lost. Not to mention, the Senate seats that are up in 2012 are from big time Red states, so they will be primed for a Republican run. Also, if the Dems do reluctantly pass a bill proposed by the Rep's, then Obama will be very hard pressed to Veto it. He could anger some of his own base, but at the same time, not be as bad as if he also tried to stonewall.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...