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Harry 'Scrooge' Reid blasts GOP over Christmas work schedule
examiner.com ^ | 12/15/2010 | Joe Nebwy

Posted on 12/16/2010 6:32:16 AM PST by FredJake

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) adopted the role of Ebenezer Scrooge and scheduled the Senate to work through the Christmas holiday.

Two Republicans - Jon Kyl of Arizona and Jim DeMint of South Carolina - objected, and that became political fodder for Reid, proving that nothing is off limits if a political point can be made.

Reid then took to the floor of the Senate to blast the GOP.

“I don’t need to hear the sanctimonious lectures of Sens. Kyl and DeMint to remind me of what Christmas means,” he said Wednesday afternoon.

He also blamed Republicans - who have a clear minority - for making the Senate work through the holiday. "If they decide to work with us, we can have a happy holiday," he said. Translated: "If Republicans just cave in to us, we can get out of here."

The Hill reported that on Tuesday, Jon Kyl suggested the Majority Leader "...would be on the verge of “disrespecting one of the two holiest days for Christians” by pushing the Senate to work on the omnibus spending bill and the New START nuclear treaty..." right up until Christmas Day.

Reid shot back, "It's offensive to me and millions of working Americans for any senator to suggest that working through the Christmas holiday is sacrilegious or disrespectful."

But the reality is that ol' Ebenezer knows that come January 3, the Democrats' reign of terror will end in the House when the Republicans officially start the new session, and the Democrats will have a much slimmer majority in the Senate.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antichristian; bloggers; celebrateperversity; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; dontaskdonttell; harryreid; homosexualagenda; jonkyl; ramitthrough; reignofterror; scrooge; senate; tyrant
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After all, there's still some of the country he hasn't completely destroyed yet.

Like the line about the Dem's reign of terror ending in January.

1 posted on 12/16/2010 6:32:26 AM PST by FredJake
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To: FredJake

His sits on his rear for two years avoiding his job, takes up his primary duty at the last second and then accuses OTHERS of being lazy? !!!!!!!


2 posted on 12/16/2010 6:35:50 AM PST by circlecity
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To: FredJake

GFY Reid!


3 posted on 12/16/2010 6:36:17 AM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: FredJake

Michelle Malkin was on Fox and Friends this morning, making the point that this is a “manufactured crisis” by the dems - they did absolutely NOTHING all year, failing to pass a budget, etc. and now all of a sudden everything is an emergency!

McConnell and Boehner should be SCREAMING this out to the country right now, but no, they sit back and politely disagree. Let the government shut down and let the Repubs start over in the House in January.


4 posted on 12/16/2010 6:36:17 AM PST by Joann37
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To: FredJake

WHERE is our War Room on this. Rush is right, as usual, harping that Republicans have no strategists capable of mounting long term thought and action to combat the democrats procedurally in Congess. We can’t even mount blow back against Harry Reid’s mouthy insults and his contempt for representative government.

Deeply disappointed in the establishment leadership who remain steeped in hypocrisy, asking, “what election?”. Come on January! Pray that it makes a difference.


5 posted on 12/16/2010 6:39:13 AM PST by RitaOK
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To: FredJake
I've got a question for Scrooge.

Hey, Harry, why are you being so stingy with the negotiating records for the START treaty?

6 posted on 12/16/2010 6:39:19 AM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, how's that Lockerbie bomber deal investigation coming along?)
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To: FredJake
Every time I see stupid Harry I look at the sign on my desk:

God so loved the world He didn't send a committee.

When you look at the way he and Pelosi run things, you wonder how the Republic has managed to stay together for the past two years.

7 posted on 12/16/2010 6:40:57 AM PST by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: FredJake

Reid is a communist so there is no surprise he would work through our Christmas..The American people should schedule a Christmas dinner for the Conservatives they do have a few hours off to eat I would guess..Let the Communist democrats starve..


8 posted on 12/16/2010 6:41:25 AM PST by PLD
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To: FredJake

This guy is such a scumbag. Seriously. Obama and Pelosi are bad but they don’t reach the level of petty nastiness that this vindictive moron does. It is such a shame he wasn’t booted out. Someone as petty and mean-spirited as him does not deserve to be on the national stage.


9 posted on 12/16/2010 6:41:40 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: FredJake

Clearly no one in Reid’s family will miss him if he’s not there to celebrate his holiday.


10 posted on 12/16/2010 6:43:39 AM PST by Carley (ISRAEL.......NOT SO ALONE!!!)
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To: FredJake
"Ummm...Guys, If any one wants to know where I am, I'll be at the beach"


11 posted on 12/16/2010 6:44:53 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts.....)
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To: FredJake

Only 20 more days!


12 posted on 12/16/2010 6:44:56 AM PST by Lazamataz (Only 20 days of Democrat fascism left!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

I just returned from the bathroom after flushing my harry-reid down the drain. It is too bad that the Nevadans didn’t flush him. What an anti-American worthless mutant reid is.


13 posted on 12/16/2010 6:45:10 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: FredJake

Harry Reid isn’t stuffing our stocking with gifts.

What he is shoving is no gift and he isnt shoving it into our stocking.

He is shoving his crappy bills up our butts.

Republican Leaders are watching him do it and smiling.

Nothing is going to change under the new Congress except that Democrats w7oill be a little more polite when they screw over Americans and the Republican Leaders will sit back and grin like the dumb Bastids they are.


14 posted on 12/16/2010 6:45:12 AM PST by Venturer
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To: FredJake
This is where the Republicans have failed in recent years, responding in kind and putting the left back on the defensive. The only person who has been aggressive enough and capable enough to do this consistently is Sarah Palin. If this were directed at her, Reid would now be off somewhere putting an ice pack on his bruised ego. When the MSM is not on your side, and has the back of the opposition, you absolutely cannot let the opposition control the tone of the debate. When they throw their little jabs, it is essential that you deck them with a quick and powerful right cross (figuratively, of course).
15 posted on 12/16/2010 6:48:27 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Venturer

PS— When Snowe, Collins ,and Murcowski, finish destroying our military by voting in open homosexuality, the Republicans will do nothing to them except smile and treat them like long lost sisters.

They should be shunned like smelly sick whacko’s they are.


16 posted on 12/16/2010 6:48:27 AM PST by Venturer
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To: FredJake

Harry Reid gives lipservice to understanding Christian holidays....then jumps into letting gays into the military.

He’s not much for even putting on he cares.


17 posted on 12/16/2010 6:52:47 AM PST by CaspersGh0sts
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To: FredJake

f the Republicans JUST CAVE INTO US we can have a nice holiday”.”””””

“We’ll tell you what is IN the bill AFTER we PASS the bill”......”””

A nice holiday for whom, Dirty Harry???

Not the taxpayers, who you are trying to SCREWGE again—like you have for the past 4 years, 24/7/365.

Loading up bills with multiple items & hiding them from the public-—what a way to run a Congress!!!

Funny how a bill to make commercials on TV be the same volume as the show I am watching deserves a single bill & gets priority in this Congress.
But true reform of DEATH taxes —— which is definately a double taxation of the same money gets kicked back & forth in Congress.

The Democrats have proven themselves to be bullies and blamers.

They do not have the guts to take the blame themselves for their own actions.

RESPONSIBILITY sure isn’t a word that Democrats believe in for themselves.

I sincerely hope that voters do even more housecleaning in 2012 in the halls of Congress, as well as the White House. That is, if Civil War II hasn’t taken over the country.


18 posted on 12/16/2010 6:53:42 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: FredJake

Hey harry... I will piss on your grave one day... and I will drink a bunch of beer the night before... just so I know that you enjoy it... you rat bastard.

LLS


19 posted on 12/16/2010 6:54:30 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Other than America's national security, what did Obama trade away in order to make a deal with the Russians?

“We don't know, because he won't tell us. The Senate has asked for the full negotiating record, but the White House refuses to release it”.

THIS IS TREASONUS. THEY NEED TO BE ON 24/7 SAYING EXACTLY THAT

20 posted on 12/16/2010 6:55:54 AM PST by Captain7seas (FIRE JANE LUBCHENCO FROM NOAA)
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To: Joann37

They do not have any idea how close they are to pitchforks and bon fires.

LLS


21 posted on 12/16/2010 6:56:06 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: FredJake

Thanks, Nevadans, for allowing this tool to keep his job.


22 posted on 12/16/2010 6:58:08 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: FredJake
Yeah, Dingy Harry, and soooooo?

All the Republitards have to do is tell him to "piss-off" and go home come Sunday.

What is Harry going to do, "Fire them?"

And if the Demo-Rats pass any legistlation without one R Senator, how's that going to look to the American public?

Sadly, I just woke up and it was only a dream!

23 posted on 12/16/2010 7:00:14 AM PST by Conservative Vermont Vet ((One of ONLY 37 Conservatives in the People's Republic of Vermont. Socialists and Progressives All))
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To: FredJake

He is more like the Grinch stealing Christmas and everything from us Whos in Whoville.

I am so sick the these cretins!


24 posted on 12/16/2010 7:01:06 AM PST by Adder (Part 1 Accomplished)
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To: mylife

Toss a blanket over him boys! He’ll scare the hosses!


25 posted on 12/16/2010 7:02:42 AM PST by Celtic Cross (I AM the Impeccable Hat. (AKA The Pope's Hat))
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To: econjack

This is appropriate. If they (libs and lazy pubbies) are going to legislate any references of God out of every corner of public society and government, then they should not take advantage of benefits the holidays honoring Him, provide.


26 posted on 12/16/2010 7:03:06 AM PST by John 3_19-21 (The Tea Party will be heard Mr. Speaker!)
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To: FredJake
Harry, I don't care whether you work like me during the Christmas holiday.

LOWER MY TAXES. Now that's important.

27 posted on 12/16/2010 7:03:21 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: FredJake

http://reid.senate.gov/contact/index.cfm
Reid is just EVIL.....pressuring the senators to vote for the RATS BS bill....OMG...or no Christmas break....you have got to be kidding me.....let him know how manipulative and evil he is.....Washington
528 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-3542 / Fax: 202-224-7327


28 posted on 12/16/2010 7:03:53 AM PST by cayenne1227
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To: RitaOK
I have a question for all of you here on FR... how much longer do we have to endure this crap before enough of us to make a difference... decide that the republican party is beyond redemption? I personally think that they went over the cliff this week... and Bachman and Pence (amongst elected officials) seem the only persons in DC to “get it”.

LLS

29 posted on 12/16/2010 7:04:48 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: FredJake
“I don’t need to hear the sanctimonious lectures of Sens. Kyl and DeMint to remind me of what Christmas means,” he said Wednesday afternoon.

Sounds like you do need to hear it, Harry.

You useless scumbag.

30 posted on 12/16/2010 7:06:54 AM PST by Allegra (I painted fuchsia stripes on my elbows.)
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To: RitaOK; All

Rush, Drudge, Glenn Beck etc. are not covering the Dream act which is amnesty for illegals.So they don’t really care about saving America or conservatism.

If this Dream act is not stopped and illegals are not deported then the U.S. is done and no conservative will ever be elected again.

This should be the top issue with everyone.


31 posted on 12/16/2010 7:08:40 AM PST by Democrat_media (Why is no government creating a product we can hold in our hands like a cell phone..?)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

This guy is such a scumbag.
the little troll.


32 posted on 12/16/2010 7:09:49 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Allegra
Just when DOES Congress work?
33 posted on 12/16/2010 7:10:01 AM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, how's that Lockerbie bomber deal investigation coming along?)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Sarah Palin... being a true Patriot... is an a$$ kicking maama jaama! She and Bachman have bigger balls than all of the castroti repubic girlymen in DC. THERE ARE NO MEN LEFT IN DC... NONE!

LLS

34 posted on 12/16/2010 7:11:07 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: FredJake

Lame duck sessions should only be used in national emergencies with defeated Representatives and Senators being forbidden from voting after election day. Spending like there is no tomorrow is far from a national emergency.


35 posted on 12/16/2010 7:11:50 AM PST by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: mylife

Someone please photo shop a Great White pouncing his girly man self.

LLS


36 posted on 12/16/2010 7:13:02 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: mewzilla
How Many Weeks Of Vacation Does Congress Take? Here Is Their 2010 Vacation Schedule
37 posted on 12/16/2010 7:14:08 AM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, how's that Lockerbie bomber deal investigation coming along?)
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To: LibLieSlayer

We need a tea party march on GOP headquarters to take it back from the RINO’s


38 posted on 12/16/2010 7:15:06 AM PST by Mr. K ('Profiling' you is worse than grabbing your balls)
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To: windsorknot

I will party when california and nevada fail... and they will. I will NEVER grace either sh!thole again.

LLS


39 posted on 12/16/2010 7:15:39 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Joann37
The old saying is true.....Poor planning on your (Dems) part does not constitute and emergency on my (Repubs) part........
40 posted on 12/16/2010 7:17:15 AM PST by sniper63 (Did you plug the hole in the border yet daddy........)
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To: LibLieSlayer; All
You do realize that if the new Republican House were seated now that NONE of these democrat country destroying bills would be passed nor even proposed? Well it's true and that's is why diabolically the democrats are pushing all these horrible bills now the worst of which is the Dream act Amnesty for illegals.

You and the rest of you GOP bashers here are brainwashed puppets of the liberal mainstream media. First of all you do also realize that almost all these articles that are causing you to go into a hating rage against Republicans are written by the liberal mainstream media. Almost all, the media says is lies and to help democrats and destroy capitalism Where is the media's global warming, oil from the BP oil “disaster”, swine flu pandemic, e coli threat etc? Nowhere now because even those stories were fake stories meant to destroy capitalism and increase government size and power.

41 posted on 12/16/2010 7:18:59 AM PST by Democrat_media (Why is no government creating a product we can hold in our hands like a cell phone..?)
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To: FredJake

Thermidor starts!


42 posted on 12/16/2010 7:20:09 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Lazamataz

17 more days of Demo-crap, and then half a day and they have to step down and give it all up ~ except Hairy Reed ~ who will have a much smaller margin to play with.


43 posted on 12/16/2010 7:23:54 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Mr. K
I don't think there are enough real Americans amongst elected republicrats to have anything but four walls left if we did seize the party back. Most would go to the dim party because they are dims in all but name.

LLS

44 posted on 12/16/2010 7:24:26 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: muawiyah

I count 20.


45 posted on 12/16/2010 7:24:45 AM PST by Lazamataz (Only 20 days of Democrat fascism left!)
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To: Mr. K

Agreed


46 posted on 12/16/2010 7:24:55 AM PST by rhubarbk
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To: FredJake
Of course, his is Harry & Nancy's best way of manipulating CON-gress to vote fast, just to be set “free” so they can go home to scam their districts sooner, as well as get more “ass time” away from Washington.

No wonder they never read the bills they sign. That would severely cut into their free, extravagant international vacations and extended holidays. It's about time to hold these criminals accountable for the damage they have done to this country, due to their corruption and theft of OUR tax dollars and treasury!

47 posted on 12/16/2010 7:26:27 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: Lazamataz
IT'S all over at NOON on the 3rd.

Today is December 16 and whatever mean-ness and theft the Democrats have planned is already in play, so this one doesn't count. That leaves 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2 ~ which is: 17 days

48 posted on 12/16/2010 7:30:17 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

I thought it was the 5th or 6th of January, this year?


49 posted on 12/16/2010 7:33:16 AM PST by Lazamataz (Only 20 days of Democrat fascism left!)
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To: Lazamataz
Boehner should authorize NastyPelosi to take one of those jets home on the afternoon of the 34d ~ maybe even some others with her entourage on board.

Then, when they get in the air CANCEL THE TRIP and dump 'em all out!

50 posted on 12/16/2010 7:34:26 AM PST by muawiyah
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