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Harry Reid: the House is useless; they should just shut up and go home, let the Senate run things
one man's opinion...

Posted on 09/30/2013 2:10:04 PM PDT by ken5050

Sen Majority Leader Harry Reid, at a press conference a short while ago, expanded on his comments that anything the House passes is DOA in the Senate, said that the House might just as well shut up, shut down, go home, and save the country the billions it costs to run it each year. "America would be far better off with a unicameral legislature, just the Senate," Reid said.


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"It's like a high school debating society over there...435 people all trying to speak at the same time, in two minute increments. Who needs that?"

Reid went on to say that as soon as someone gets elected to the House, they devote all their attention to getting re-elected, instead of doing the nation's business. Or, trying to figure out how they can elected to the Senate..

"They're always going on and on about 'The People's House.' My ass..I'm sick of hearing that. It's the Senate, and only the Senate that has the time and the experience to carefully debate and consider the crucial issues facing our country."

As he left the podium, Reid was heard telling someone that of course the Republicans would vilify him for his comments, but that wasn't fair, because they weren't partisan. In fact, Reid said, Democrats would love to get rid of the House because that would mean the end of the Congressional Black caucus, the Hispanic caucus, the Progressive caucus,and all the other idiots that manage to get elected to the House as Democrats.

"You have no idea how much easier it would be govern if we didn't have to listen to Nancy Pelosi, or Maxine Waters, or Jim Moran."

When asked what he would like to see done with the House chamber, and all the House office buildings, Reid said that he would support all the movements to create new states...he felt that a Senate of 250 senators would be just perfect..

1 posted on 09/30/2013 2:10:04 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: ken5050

The house most closely represents the people of America in DC. Hairy Roid is telling the people to shut up and let the house of lords rule at will.


2 posted on 09/30/2013 2:12:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ken5050
Demented Dingy.

Where is his keeper McConnell. He seems to be missing in action the last few days.

Is McConnell still a leader (in name only)?

3 posted on 09/30/2013 2:13:10 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ken5050
"You have no idea how much easier it would be govern if we didn't have to listen to Nancy Pelosi, or Maxine Waters, or Jim Moran."

LOL, Dingy does have a point there!

4 posted on 09/30/2013 2:14:19 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: cripplecreek

Harry Reid - 110 % for a dictatorship of the Democrats over all of the USA.


5 posted on 09/30/2013 2:14:26 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: cripplecreek

If there is to be a unicameral legislature, then, to preserve the fiction of “equal representation”, the Senate would have to be the one to shut down.

Nevada or Alaska would have a voice equal to California or New York. Is that proportional representation?


6 posted on 09/30/2013 2:14:51 PM PDT by alloysteel (Those who deny natural climate change are forever doomed to stupidity. AGW is a LIE.)
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To: ken5050

Really, so he just broke his oath to protect and defend the Constitution. He should be impeached or recalled


7 posted on 09/30/2013 2:16:06 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Paladin2
McConnell is laying low. Ted Cruz has demonstrated to the world what a real leader is. Cruz can mop the floor with McConnell.
8 posted on 09/30/2013 2:16:49 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: ken5050

When was the last budget proposed by the Senate?


9 posted on 09/30/2013 2:16:55 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: ken5050

For a minute I thought he had actually said this but this appears to be your “opinion”?


10 posted on 09/30/2013 2:17:06 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: ken5050

His officious, bullshit, unconstitutional attitude is exactly why the democrat party has always been an enemy to the Constitution. The National Socialist Democrat Party of the U.S. has worked for many years to throw out the Constitution and create a dictatorship. Their party should have been outlawed in 1865, its leadership North and South hanged and the rest run out of the country like the royalists after the Revolution. I’d take up arms against the douchbag if they ever tried to do that.

FUBO, FAD, down with the democrat party.


11 posted on 09/30/2013 2:17:46 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: ken5050

Reid just confirmed that he represents a dicktator.


12 posted on 09/30/2013 2:17:53 PM PDT by doc maverick
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To: smoothsailing

I wonder if he is forgetting that those 3 are all Democrats?


13 posted on 09/30/2013 2:17:57 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: ken5050

Satire, yes? Surely, Reid didn’t make these asinine comments.


14 posted on 09/30/2013 2:18:10 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: smoothsailing

Unh, did you not detect just a smattering of satire there? There are just some things Harry Reid would NOT do, and one of them is to ever make a public criticism of another (white) Democrat.

Harry airily dismisses black Democrats on a regular basis.


15 posted on 09/30/2013 2:18:26 PM PDT by alloysteel (Those who deny natural climate change are forever doomed to stupidity. AGW is a LIE.)
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To: Farnsworth

Compared to Reid, Obumbo was a capable Senator. Reid is beginning to make “Senator” Franken look patriotic and almost capable. I’m pretty sure Franken has done less to harm the US than Reid.


16 posted on 09/30/2013 2:19:27 PM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT! : $70 TRILLION unfunded...)
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To: cripplecreek

The House is the only thing we have to stop the communist bastards that compose the Senate!!!


17 posted on 09/30/2013 2:19:57 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dainbramaged

A long time ago. The senate like our douchbag president can only propose, it is the House that has to originate and pass on budgets and spending bills. That is what makes them mad; the fact that they do not have total control. F’ing democrat $h!tbags.


18 posted on 09/30/2013 2:20:32 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: ken5050

If the House went home, nobody would be in Washington, as the senate seems to think it can just stay home.


19 posted on 09/30/2013 2:22:10 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: doc maverick

More like receiver...


20 posted on 09/30/2013 2:22:45 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: ken5050

What a disgusting little twerp! I can’t believe Americans don’t care that the Senate leader is calling for a new system of government. He basically dissed the constitution right there in front of everyone.


21 posted on 09/30/2013 2:22:55 PM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: alloysteel

Oh my no, I thought this was a straight news story.

LOL


22 posted on 09/30/2013 2:23:11 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: dalereed

I’d like to repeal the 17th amendment so the senators would be put back under the control of the states.

I doubt you could ever get the people to give up their vote for senator but maybe we could get rid of statewide popular votes for senator. Go with an electoral type of system within the states where the senator who wins most districts goes to Washington.


23 posted on 09/30/2013 2:23:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: fatnotlazy
"Cruz can mop the floor with McConnell. "

Cruz should suggest to McConnell that if he doesn't get out in front of the RINOs in attacking Dingy, Cruz WILL mop the floor with him.

Somebody needs to light a bonfire under McConnell.

24 posted on 09/30/2013 2:27:57 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: smoothsailing; alloysteel

Smile!!!!


25 posted on 09/30/2013 2:28:05 PM PDT by ken5050 (Benghazi investigation update: "The plot thickens, like Hillary Clinton's ankles.." (longfellow")
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To: ken5050

Just shows child predator Reid has never read the Constitution ... the House rules the pocketbook!!!!


26 posted on 09/30/2013 2:30:04 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (A civilian forece funded and equal to the military ... Obama/DHS & Hitler/Gestapo & Stalin/KGB)
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To: ken5050

It’s fairly dangerous around here not to label satire as satire. Unbelievable how many folks just go right to defcon 1. Just sayin ...


27 posted on 09/30/2013 2:30:37 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: cripplecreek

I’d suggest that as a start, each State select one Senator in a popular Election and that the other be selected by and serve at the desecration of the State Legislature.


28 posted on 09/30/2013 2:30:53 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ken5050

“They’re always going on and on about ‘The People’s House.’ My ass..I’m sick of hearing that. It’s the Senate, and only the Senate that has the time and the experience to carefully debate and consider the crucial issues facing our country.”

...and there you have it folks if you never knew before you surly know now. The arrogance and disregard for the Constitution of the United States of America in the hands of the Treasonous Harry Reid. What more could we desire from a United States Senator, who hopefully has sunk himself once and for all. Are you listening Nevada?


29 posted on 09/30/2013 2:31:39 PM PDT by wita
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To: Springfield Reformer

The actual 0bamaNation is less believable as reality than good Satire.


30 posted on 09/30/2013 2:31:46 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cripplecreek

The house would, except for gerry mandering.

It is harder to gerrymander state boundaries.


31 posted on 09/30/2013 2:32:18 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: ken5050

In response, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) said she, too, favors a unicameral legislature. She elaborated, “When CSPAN2 is covering the proceedings, I never knows which camera to look at.”


32 posted on 09/30/2013 2:32:21 PM PDT by matt1234 (The NRA: Redefining "Too big to fail.")
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To: Paladin2

That stinking progressive 17th Amendment is the reason so many GOP held states are stuck with Democrat senators. The cities vote them in and the rest of us are screwed.


33 posted on 09/30/2013 2:32:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: alloysteel

Could replace both by a system of proxy votes, with proxies being bought and sold on the open market.

That could even be a revenue source, with a tax on proxie payments.


34 posted on 09/30/2013 2:34:19 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: cripplecreek

That could and did happen anyways before the 17th Amendment. They were just elected by state politicians then, and state gerrymandering of state legislatures had greater effect.


35 posted on 09/30/2013 2:35:25 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: matt1234

John McCain just Tweeted that a “unicamel” legislature would make “hump day a national holiday..


36 posted on 09/30/2013 2:35:30 PM PDT by ken5050 (Benghazi investigation update: "The plot thickens, like Hillary Clinton's ankles.." (longfellow")
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To: ken5050

Please God, Just strike Harry Reid dead and get him out of our misery. Tonight would be good.

(Well I suppose give him one last chance to be saved and changed before removing him, but please do it all tonight)


37 posted on 09/30/2013 2:35:55 PM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Paladin2

discretion rather than desecration?


38 posted on 09/30/2013 2:36:23 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: donmeaker
Probably.

Spel Czech doesn't always cover fast thumbs.

39 posted on 09/30/2013 2:37:43 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Springfield Reformer

Did I fall for that crap again. I’d gotten used to honest posts saying what was and wasn’t satire.


40 posted on 09/30/2013 2:38:05 PM PDT by wita
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To: ken5050

Geez Reid, and you think you are the one to do it. Wouldn’t people like to know what you were like in the Gaming Commission back NV? Same old slimy scumbag and as usual you weren’t running a damn thing. Just a butt boy like you are now.


41 posted on 09/30/2013 2:38:41 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: donmeaker

‘Rat State Legislators would likely select desecrator Senators, much like the same State’s peeps do today....


42 posted on 09/30/2013 2:39:29 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: wita
"I’d gotten used to honest posts saying what was and wasn’t satire. "

Things in the Country have reached a nadir when ID'ing Satire is difficult.

43 posted on 09/30/2013 2:40:32 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ken5050

Sorry, Ken5050. Unannounced satire is not cool. I don’t approve.


44 posted on 09/30/2013 2:44:40 PM PDT by Heartlander2
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To: Thom Pain
Probably, but both are douche bags extraordinaire.
46 posted on 09/30/2013 2:55:34 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Farnsworth

I couldn’t agree more. It’s like comparing the Titanic to the Hindenburg.


47 posted on 09/30/2013 2:57:24 PM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT! : $70 TRILLION unfunded...)
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To: ken5050; alloysteel
Smile!!!!


48 posted on 09/30/2013 3:00:31 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: ken5050

harry reid shouldn’t be given the attention of the time of day. house should do what house should do and not care a hoot about the taunts.


49 posted on 09/30/2013 3:03:01 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: ken5050

So one man is obstructing the Democratic process? Holding it hostage?


50 posted on 09/30/2013 3:21:51 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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