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House GOP Drop Artic Drilling From Budget Bill
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Posted on 11/09/2005 7:10:25 PM PST by sonsofliberty2000

House GOP leaders have decided to drop an Arctic oil drilling proposal from a budget bill.


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KEYWORDS: 109th; anwr; cariboustrangling; doinks; energy; foreignoildependency; goodfornothing; gop; jellyfish; moderatetrash; offshoredrilling; oil; republican; rino; spineless; squishies; squishy; terrorism; throwthebumsout; treadisatroll; uselessmajorities; wimp; wimpout
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That's my GOP! Grr!

1 posted on 11/09/2005 7:10:26 PM PST by sonsofliberty2000
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To: sonsofliberty2000

the RINOs in the house, 25 of them, scuttled it.


2 posted on 11/09/2005 7:11:59 PM PST by oceanview
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To: sonsofliberty2000
At least they're consistently spineless.
3 posted on 11/09/2005 7:12:41 PM PST by randog (What the....?!)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Bush pays no attention to the low poll numbers but it means he has no clout with these Republicans.


4 posted on 11/09/2005 7:14:15 PM PST by wjersey
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Am I the only one who thinks the party is going to hell in a handbasket lately?


5 posted on 11/09/2005 7:14:17 PM PST by conservativebabe
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To: oceanview
the RINOs in the house, 25 of them, scuttled it.

We want names!

6 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:05 PM PST by feedback doctor (Liberalism is like a religion - islam)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Why don't they cut the pork spending instead? They can easily find the money for this project then.


7 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:07 PM PST by parthian shot
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To: sonsofliberty2000

I guess they're determined to lose in 2006. BEing spineless and populist is what makes arepublican lose all the time.


8 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:18 PM PST by Bogey78O (meh)
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To: conservativebabe

Nope! I am so Pissed about this


9 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:40 PM PST by cmsgop ( Bill Clinton's License Plate..... "Herpes 1")
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To: sonsofliberty2000

REVENGE OF THE RINOs


10 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:42 PM PST by SDGOP
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To: conservativebabe
Am I the only one who thinks the party is going to hell in a handbasket lately?

The GOP is DEFINITELY going to hell in a Marxist handbasket.

11 posted on 11/09/2005 7:15:51 PM PST by Dont_Tread_On_Me_888 (Bush's #1 priority Africa. #2 priority appease Fox and Mexico . . . USA priority #64.)
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To: sonsofliberty2000
Can it be put back in with a reconciliation package with the Senate bill?
12 posted on 11/09/2005 7:17:45 PM PST by carlr
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To: conservativebabe

"Am I the only one who thinks the party is going to hell in a handbasket lately?"

No.. it went to hell in a handbasket a long time ago.


13 posted on 11/09/2005 7:17:56 PM PST by Leatherneck_MT (3-7-77 (No that's not a Date))
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888
Un f'n believable.

Cancels tag line..............

15 posted on 11/09/2005 7:19:01 PM PST by spokeshave (A return to unified Democratic government is so unlikely as not to be worth considering)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Thanks.

Posted this precursor article, same author, just a couple hours ago, a partial listing of the 25 Moderate doinks is included in some of the posts on the thread.

Arctic Drilling May Fall From House Budget (Here we go again! Thx to GOP Moderates!) ^


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1519142/posts


16 posted on 11/09/2005 7:19:07 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Monthly Donor spoken Here. Go to ... https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: oceanview

Add a RIDER to make all heating fuel users to convert to solar,wood or electricity. We can no longer afford to have the expense to make home heating oil with no supply and no profit to the oil companys.. and My State certainly can't afford to substitize home heating costs for New England Luddites.


17 posted on 11/09/2005 7:19:19 PM PST by glowworm ( Liberalism is truly a mental condition...)
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To: parthian shot

That's not what this is. It is to allow drilling.


18 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:10 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: feedback doctor

some are here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1519142/posts


19 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:21 PM PST by oceanview
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To: sonsofliberty2000
The Freeper with the best weaselly, CoUNT-ry club Republican't propagandistic spin on this cowardly cave-in sell out by "The Stupid Party" wins a free case of paintballs from yours truly. Get moving! Sharpen those pencils...the competition is going to be fierce!!!
20 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:22 PM PST by Captainpaintball
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Insanity.


21 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:26 PM PST by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: conservativebabe
Am I the only one who thinks the party is going to hell in a handbasket lately?

Yep.

22 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:37 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: sonsofliberty2000

This is absolutely sick. Almost unbelievable. I don't want to stop supporting republicans,but this is seriously making me consider it. There is no basis for this, it's a tiny minority, we need the energy. Absolutely deplorable.


23 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:45 PM PST by Williams
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To: glowworm
Add a RIDER to make all heating fuel users to convert to solar,wood or electricity.

Excellent idea.

24 posted on 11/09/2005 7:20:48 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: carlr

Perhaps...but that isn't likely.


25 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:14 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: sonsofliberty2000

These same RINOs will turn on a dime when Hillary is elected and asks Congress to approve drilling in Alaska to give her an economic bump.


26 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:18 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Gelding
Old
Party


welllll, I don't want to hear one damn word from the RINO's about high gas prices!!!!


27 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:26 PM PST by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: conservativebabe
All I know is this, we won the election in last years election, but, ever since then they have been squandering golden opportunities that were handed to them on a silver platter to effectively put the Liberals/Democrats down, but, have shown they have no will or spirit to fight the Democrats/Liberals/MSM minority.
Just like on the HISTORY CHANNEL or the MILITARY CHANNEL , on some of those shows you see on " Military Blunders " ... well ? this is G.O.P Congress Golden Opportunity blunders.
It looks like we are going to have to carry the water ONCE AGAIN for them in next years election to get anything done RIGH that we want done.
28 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:39 PM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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To: Dont_Tread_On_Me_888
I hope the GOP enjoys their soon-to-be-minority status in both Houses of Congress next year. It's well-deserved.

And while I'm on the subject, I'm not going to let these spineless RINO clowns hold me hostage with the threat of "We can do anything we want, and you'll still vote for us, because you don't want the other guys to get in, now do you?"

If these losers don't start doing the job we sent them to do, they've lost my vote, and it'll be THEIR own damn fault. We'll see how THEY like the sound of "Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid" and "Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi."

The ball is now in the GOP's court--let them shape up or get the hell out.
29 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:43 PM PST by Uncle Vlad
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To: carlr
Can it be put back in with a reconciliation package with the Senate bill?

Yeah - but then it comes around for a vote again.

30 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:46 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: sonsofliberty2000
This means it will go to a House-Senate committee for further negotiations.
31 posted on 11/09/2005 7:21:47 PM PST by jveritas (The Axis of Defeatism: Left wing liberals, Buchananites, and third party voters.)
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To: parthian shot
re: They can easily find the money for this project then.

It's not a matter of money. The drilling provision was attached to the budget bill as an amendment. All sorts of things totally unrelated to budget stuff gets attached to the budget bill because lawmakers know it has to be passed sooner or later and when it passes the amendments do too.

It's one of my major complaints with the system. The rule should be that an amendment cannot be attached to a bill unless it deals directly and specifically with the subject of the bill. It's impossible to overstate the amount of mischief this approach to getting pet bills passed has brought about over the years.
32 posted on 11/09/2005 7:22:13 PM PST by jwpjr
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To: Williams
There is no basis for this, it's a tiny minority

It may be a tiny minority, but it is large enough to kill it.

33 posted on 11/09/2005 7:22:28 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: conservativebabe

It's already gone.


34 posted on 11/09/2005 7:22:29 PM PST by azhenfud (He who always is looking up seldom finds others' lost change.)
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To: carlr

Can it be put back in with a reconciliation package with the Senate bill?

Yes.

Will it?

Maybe :-\

Time for the President to pay a visit to Capitol Hill and the next House Moderate caucus,, with a 40 ounce Louisville slugger.


35 posted on 11/09/2005 7:22:50 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Monthly Donor spoken Here. Go to ... https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: feedback doctor
We want names!

Castle (DE)
Shays (CT)

Where the hell is Tom Delay when we need him to hammer us the votes?

36 posted on 11/09/2005 7:23:27 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Good job Ohio, we defeat George Soros at the ballot box 2 years in a row)
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To: wjersey
"he has no clout with these Republicans."
And probably more to come. Like the rioters in France, when the thugs sense a weakness they do what they want. Bush let this go and caved to the liberals and RINO's. It will be about all he can do to get Sam Alito confirmed but that will be about all. Lets hope that our next republican presidential nominee at least has a pulse before we vote him/her into office.
37 posted on 11/09/2005 7:23:37 PM PST by PositiveCogins
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To: sonsofliberty2000

I would propose that the GOP bashing be reserved for those 15 or so Republicans in the House who are declining to support the leadership and the great majority of the party. Also, Senator Domenici of New Mexico says he fully intends to get the provision back into the bill at conference. Then the House vote on the conference bill will be the time to twist arms, and I'm sure the Hammer will be willing to help.


38 posted on 11/09/2005 7:23:53 PM PST by n-tres-ted (Remember November!)
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To: Cboldt

Major Garrett on Fox said yesterday that the GOP members that are against the drilling in ANWR said that if it is put back in...they won't vote for the spending cuts....

Besides...why should we drill for oil....when Congress will just haul the oil companies in front of a hearing and berate them for making any profits...


39 posted on 11/09/2005 7:24:19 PM PST by Txsleuth (I am the real TXSLEUTH...please freepmail me if you doubt it.)
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To: conservativebabe
Am I the only one who thinks the party is going to hell in a handbasket lately?

No. You are not the only one.

40 posted on 11/09/2005 7:24:19 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Good job Ohio, we defeat George Soros at the ballot box 2 years in a row)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Frick.


41 posted on 11/09/2005 7:24:36 PM PST by Danae (Allah FUBAR!)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Wait... the squishy Senate passes it and the House caves? WHAT THE HELL?


42 posted on 11/09/2005 7:24:51 PM PST by newzjunkey (CA: Now is not the time to give up! JoinArnold2006.com TomMcClintock.net)
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To: conservativebabe

By no means. I and my hubby are pissed.


43 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:12 PM PST by Danae (Allah FUBAR!)
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To: sonsofliberty2000
What a bunch of whimps!

I can't even say what I'm thinking right now.

44 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:18 PM PST by Jorge (Q)
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Republican pu$$ies strike again.


45 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:32 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: newzjunkey
Wait... the squishy Senate passes it and the House caves? WHAT THE HELL?

If we accomplish things, then Hillary can't win in 2008, and we can't have that, now can we?

46 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:34 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Good job Ohio, we defeat George Soros at the ballot box 2 years in a row)
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To: Uncle Vlad

I understand your emotions.

but what can they leadership really do? how can they stop a guy like Shays, they have no leverage over him.


47 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:35 PM PST by oceanview
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To: conservativebabe

Nope.


48 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:50 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: randog

Someone was bragging to me that this was passed earlier this week. My response was to just wait and see.


49 posted on 11/09/2005 7:25:58 PM PST by sonsofliberty2000
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To: ChildOfThe60s; Admin Moderator

I'm expecting your post to be moderized at any moment, although it bears some truth....


50 posted on 11/09/2005 7:26:12 PM PST by azhenfud (He who always is looking up seldom finds others' lost change.)
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