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Are Rubio, Graham, Boehner & McConnell Dumb Enough to Believe CBO's Scoring of the Immigration Bill?
6/20/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist

Posted on 06/20/2013 2:18:32 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist

And dumb enough to support this immigration bill given the Senate's 54-43 rejection of the Cornyn plan for a border security 'trigger'?

The CBO dynamically "scored" (with numbers supplied to it by Dems) the immigration bill (S. 744) and found that it - low & behold - will DECREASE federal deficits over the next 20 years.

Hmmm. How are those CBO-scored ObamaCare numbers working out for ya? They were only $2 TRILLION DOLLARS off when predicting the cost of ObamaCare. But no way they could botch this....right?

I wonder what the odds are of these 4 getting primaried, given that there aren't enough votes for cloture in the Senate IF Republicans hold firm (especially so since the Senate voted 54-43 to REJECT the Cornyn plan for a border security trigger) and the House can vote a resounding NO?

BTW, I wonder what the odds are of Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) getting primaried or defeaded by a Repub in November 2014, as he is already weak from supporting ObamaCare, and hammered by current ads. If he votes for this immigration bill, he will hit new heights of unpopularity in Arkansas.


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1 posted on 06/20/2013 2:18:32 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist; All

What say you?


2 posted on 06/20/2013 2:18:51 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Yes!

Or think we are!


3 posted on 06/20/2013 2:19:13 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

They don’t believe it, because they had CBO fabricate it to look the way they wanted it


4 posted on 06/20/2013 2:19:59 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Of course they’re not dumb enough to believe it. They’re in on the fraud and are hoping that WE are dumb enough to believe it.


5 posted on 06/20/2013 2:22:04 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

CBO said Obamacare would save us money. They are either shills or dopes or, quite possibly, both.


6 posted on 06/20/2013 2:22:17 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The real questions is: “Will they believe the $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ that accompany passage of this bill?”


7 posted on 06/20/2013 2:22:25 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The Dems are trying their best to derail this bill so they can blame the GOP and the GOP are trying their best to pass it, LOL


8 posted on 06/20/2013 2:22:42 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

If it wasn’t for his daddy, Mark couldn’t get a job at a laundromat, he is THAT stupid.

******

Mark Pryor: I stand by my vote for ObamaCare

June 3, 2013

“Never mind what I said last week about his reelection bid turning into a referendum on gun control. This is apt to be a bigger ball-and-chain on his ankle than Mike Bloomberg’s ads.”

http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2013/06/03/mark-pryor-i-stand-by-my-vote-for-obamacare/


9 posted on 06/20/2013 2:23:54 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

June 18, 2013

This week, Senate Conservatives Fund released a new ad focusing on Pryor’s vote for Obamacare.

1.Mark Pryor cast the deciding vote for Obamacare.
2.Despite the wishes of his constituents, Pryor still supports Obamacare and won’t vote to repeal it.

This upset Senator Pryor, who tried to claim his vote was not the deciding vote for Obamacare. So who’s right? Let’s take a look:

http://www.arkansasgop.org/index.cfm?p=Blog&ContentRecord_id=5ea8d03d-ca64-4f7f-84a5-cf119b74be77

In the end, Obamacare could have been stopped by a single U.S. Senator.

Had Mark Pryor voted the wishes of his constituents, the bill would have failed. It’s as simple as that.

Had Mark Pryor stood up to Barack Obama and Harry Reid, the bill would have failed. Again, it’s as simple as that.

For Pryor to claim his vote was just another vote that didn’t have a deciding outcome on the passage of Obamacare is pure baloney.

When you vote with President Barack Obama 95% of the time, but represent a state where Barack Obama only received 37% of the vote, you can expect people to be upset with your voting record.

Republicans shouldn’t let him forget it in 2014.


10 posted on 06/20/2013 2:27:17 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
"Are Rubio, Graham, Boehner & McConnell Dumb Enough to Believe CBO's Scoring of the Immigration Bill?"

Hmmmm . . . yes?

11 posted on 06/20/2013 2:27:41 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

It’s not about being dumb, but deliberate participation in deceiving the constituents.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 2:31:12 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The most important thing to remember about CBO cost analysis is the CBO is constrained by the assumptions included in request for scoring.


13 posted on 06/20/2013 2:32:27 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
I wonder what the odds are of these 4 getting primaried

I can't speak for the other three, but here in South Carolina we are working hard to watch Linda die in the primary.

14 posted on 06/20/2013 2:32:46 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The CBO is as useless as a room full of retarded chimpanzees.


15 posted on 06/20/2013 2:35:16 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Do flys like crap? Yep.


16 posted on 06/20/2013 2:36:07 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

” Of course they’re not dumb enough to believe it. They’re in on the fraud and are hoping that WE are dumb enough to believe it.”

WINNER!


17 posted on 06/20/2013 2:36:34 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
What say you?

Oh, I wouldn't say they're "dumb". In fact, they're smart enough to run with the numbers they were hoping for.

18 posted on 06/20/2013 2:39:49 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The Eurozone policy might best be described as "Laurel and Hardy Carry a Piano Upstairs.")
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To: kcvl
Had Mark Pryor voted the wishes of his constituents, the bill will have failed.

Probably not. With these close votes it's like they sit in a hidden room somewhere and decide how to get these things to pass without it costing them the next election. If the ptb thought Pryor would lose the next election because of the vote, someone else would've been chosen to vote for it.

By all means Mark Pryor should be primaried by a real conservative. The only way to stop the US Senate from destroying the US is to have Republican Senators who will not ignore the will of the people when they get enveolped in the DC fog.

19 posted on 06/20/2013 2:41:37 PM PDT by grania
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

yes, dumber then a box of nails.


20 posted on 06/20/2013 2:56:47 PM PDT by LauraJean (sometimes I win sometimes I donate to the equine benevolent society)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Yes, they are THAT stupid.

McCain, Graham, Rubio and whoever else votes YES is selling out the citizens of the US.


21 posted on 06/20/2013 3:00:23 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
For the last 40 yeas the Party of Government (’Rat wing and Pub wing) has done all it can to replace American votes with Mexicans.
22 posted on 06/20/2013 3:46:26 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
What? You don't believe that 20 million 2nd or 3rd world immigrants very short on skills and education are going to bring wide scale prosperity to the United States?
/S
23 posted on 06/20/2013 3:57:51 PM PDT by RJL (There's no greed like the greed of a liberal politician buying votes with your money.)
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To: kcvl

McConnel and Corker are so stupid they could be held up via carrier pigeon!


24 posted on 06/20/2013 4:08:23 PM PDT by sarge83
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The vast majority of the costs to support criminal trespassers will fall on State taxpayers so the gang of 8 do not have to worry about the impact on the federal deficit.

I can only imagine what the tax implications in NYS will be given the state’s Cadillac give away programs.


25 posted on 06/20/2013 4:15:24 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

It isn’t that they believe it or don’t believe it. They all just want this issue to go away.

They are terrified that they will get beaten over the head with it in 2014. They are also being told by their advisors that a whole lot of these illegals will vote republican. Of course we all know they won’t but who listens to us?


26 posted on 06/20/2013 6:39:34 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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