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Tell your Senators to vote NO to the earmark laden $1.1 trillion "omnibus" spending bill
Americans For Prosperity ^ | 12-16-10 | AFP

Posted on 12/16/2010 8:18:32 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB

Republicans need to hear from us just like the Democrats do so please contact both your Senators now. Just 4 eye-popping numbers in the Reid "omnibus" spending bill say it all: *1,924 pages long at $575.13 million spent per page *$1 billion -- for pre-funding of the un-Constitutional Obama/Pelosi/Reid health care takeover *6,488 pork-barrel earmarks identified so far Think about this. After failing to complete its budget for yet another year, this failed Senate is pushing this $1.1 trillion monstrosity of deficit spending. As Harry Reid arrogantly said, "We're not through. Congress ends January 4."

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TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: action; activism; bill; debt; earmarks; omnibus; pork; senate; senators; spending; taxes; teaparty; vote

1 posted on 12/16/2010 8:18:39 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

This is stunning. I just called Kay Bailey, she is a NO. It has been misreported. Looks like we need to contact everyones favorite Murkowski, Collins and Lugar. geez


2 posted on 12/16/2010 8:19:59 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

This is stunning. I just called Kay Bailey, she is a NO. It has been misreported. Looks like we need to contact everyones favorite Murkowski, Collins and Lugar. geez


3 posted on 12/16/2010 8:19:59 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Umm... Senate already voted and approved the bill. Don’t they mean “Call your Congressional Representative?”


4 posted on 12/16/2010 8:22:05 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Tell who?

I have two socialist/lame duck bastards in Ohio (Sherrod Brown and G. Voinovich).

Two sure votes for whatever Harry puts out there, including Faggot/Dyke benefits, Amnesty, Porkulus 3, etc., etc.

Rob Portman is coming to kick Voinovich's ass out the door, but it's too late for help with the lame-duck garbage dumping as they head out the door.

We're screwed for at least 2 more years (the Messiah will veto anything close to repeals or rollbacks of the Agenda that's been put in place already).

We won't see a return of the USA....not in our lifetimes without an armed rebellion by We The People.

5 posted on 12/16/2010 8:22:54 AM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Gingrich is on FoxNews saying that a government shutdown looms amid standoff over spending bill.

[Yeah, Newt, your shutdown was such a rousing success. /s]

Gingrich has been using that s-word since the 2006 Congressional defeats.

The phrase, a one-trick pony, comes to mind.


6 posted on 12/16/2010 8:24:45 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: traditional1

I feel your pain- I have Klobuclown and Weird Al Franken...
they will still hear from me.

Unheard is un-noticed.


7 posted on 12/16/2010 8:29:54 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: TomGuy

I just found a list of all the earmarks and the requesters in both the senate and the house. 29 pages. Check it out here...

http://www.appropriations.senate.gov/news.cfm?method=news.view&id=c6d0173a-c89d-4fe8-9408-c529be3180a5


8 posted on 12/16/2010 8:30:52 AM PST by IM2MAD
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The Omnibus funds Obama Deathcare.

Any Republican voting for it should be permanently expelled from the party.


9 posted on 12/16/2010 8:33:12 AM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I just heard my Sen Scott Brown say no on omnibus on the radio. He does get some things right. (Not enough lately)


10 posted on 12/16/2010 8:33:34 AM PST by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I just heard my Sen Scott Brown say no on omnibus on the radio. He does get some things right. (Not enough lately)


11 posted on 12/16/2010 8:33:34 AM PST by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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To: GQuagmire

Brown has been good at times.

Given the state he represents, this is about the best we can expect for now.


12 posted on 12/16/2010 8:34:41 AM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: rarestia
You are mistaken. The Senate passed the tax bill. This thread is about the mammoth $1.1 trillion spending bill that Harry Reid unloaded. A different piece of legislation, and as bad as Obamacare last Christmas. Shameful -- and this vote will be close.
13 posted on 12/16/2010 8:35:54 AM PST by mwl8787
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Call ALL Senators. Reid and the Democratic leadership have the people confusing this massive spending bill with the tax-rate extension bill now being considered in the House.

Even FOX News cannot keep this straight for people, and the confusion is dampening public OUTRAGE.


14 posted on 12/16/2010 8:37:56 AM PST by mwl8787
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To: mwl8787

Were they not rolled into the same package? I apologize for my misunderstanding.


15 posted on 12/16/2010 8:41:06 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Tell them that Article 1, Section 7 of the U.S. Constitution says in part:

“All bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives;...”


16 posted on 12/16/2010 8:46:13 AM PST by Bigun ("It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." Voltaire)
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To: rarestia

No. They are not in the same package.

The House passed a clean CR. Reid and Durbin and Schumer have dumped a massive separate bill of $1.1 TRILLION of new spending and believe they have 60 votes to invoke cloture, in part because of 2 GOP rotten defectors who are leaving: Voinovich and Bennett + Thad Cochran, the king of pork.

People must burn up the phone lines with ALL senators to raise HELL about the new spending bill and DEMAND a clean CR to keep the government funded into January. The government runs out of money this Saturday, and Reid is playing a game of chicken with a possible government shutdown.

I simply cannot believe, in light of the election results, that Red State RATS up for re-election in 2012 would go along with this massive bill - Webb, Nelson, Tester, Manchin, and others — it makes zero sense.


17 posted on 12/16/2010 8:46:13 AM PST by mwl8787
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I’ve got Menendez and Lautenburg.

I wouldn’t waste the keystrokes.


18 posted on 12/16/2010 8:58:14 AM PST by FatherFig1o155 (Still fighting the fight. njconservative.wordpress.com/)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
I would like to see the 80+ new Republicans organize as a group and have a spokesman to talk about things like this going on while they are waiting to be sworn in. I think they need to weigh in with a message that the refudiated Congress shouldn't be doing this, and if it does, we will not go along with things like raising the debt ceiling and continuing this spending spree. They will not go along with anything until this crap is repealed.

This is like a poison pill.

19 posted on 12/16/2010 9:02:40 AM PST by Defiant (There is no line on the march towards marxism that Democrats won't cross. Democrat=CPUSA)
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To: Defiant
I would like to see the 80+ new Republicans organize as a group and have a spokesman to talk about things like this going on while they are waiting to be sworn in.

I would love to see that ,too. I don't know if they could organize a 2-car parade let alone agree on a spokesperson. Ryan or Pence would be a good one.

20 posted on 12/16/2010 9:05:12 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Too late but I share your sentiments.

The best thing for everyone would be to kill the bill and start over again in January without the pork. A couple of smaller checks would also remind people that they are being penalized because the Dems failed to act for 2 years despite controlling government.


21 posted on 12/16/2010 4:11:40 PM PST by KingofZion
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To: FatherFig1o155

Mine are Inouye and Akaka. Need I say more?


22 posted on 12/16/2010 5:10:51 PM PST by GrandmaPatriot
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To: GrandmaPatriot

I’d rather fight the fight in Hawaii than here in New Jersey. But this is my life...


23 posted on 12/16/2010 5:57:57 PM PST by FatherFig1o155 (Still fighting the fight. njconservative.wordpress.com/)
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To: FatherFig1o155

Well, the weather is great.


24 posted on 12/16/2010 6:06:19 PM PST by GrandmaPatriot
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Called Kirk.

Called Durbin’s office, asked what his position was. The cheery gal on the other end told me Dick would be voting yes because so many of these maligned “earmarks” are really job programs that will put people to work across the country and create thousands of jobs in Illinois. I told her, “About two years ago your boss voted for a trillion dollar stimulus that was supposed to hold unemployment to 8% and create thousands of jobs in Illinois. We ain’t buying this crap anymore.”


25 posted on 12/16/2010 6:08:11 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Mr. Silverback

LOL. that’s tellin it like it is.


26 posted on 12/16/2010 6:20:49 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: GrandmaPatriot

That’s nice. Rub it in. It’s 18 degrees and falling here...


27 posted on 12/16/2010 6:43:11 PM PST by FatherFig1o155 (Still fighting the fight. njconservative.wordpress.com/)
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