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It's No Deal, It's a Sellout
http://www.dickmorris.com/blog/its-no-deal-its-a-sellout/#more-2848 ^ | April 9, 2011 | Dick Morris

Posted on 04/09/2011 5:39:41 PM PDT by T.L.Sink

John Boehner has just given away the Republican victory of 2010 at the bargaining table. Having failed to stand firm for just $61 billion in a budget of $3.7 trillion, how can we expect him to stand firm over the debt limit extension or the 2012 budget? We can't. The excellent budget proposals of Paul Ryan are no more than a pipe dream now. It violates our campaign promises to the American people. We promised $100 billion of cuts and we delivered $38 billion. Obamacare will not be defunded; welfare spending will not be cut nor work requirements imposed; the FCC will not be stopped from regulating talk radio; Medicaid will not be block granted and turned over to the states. We've accomplished nothing but we've learned a lesson: We need to to purify our party and purge it of the likes of Boehner. The Tea Party must take the lead and we must not let the RINOs win!

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I'm not sure I agree with Morris but I'm posting his thoughts to see what FReepers think of the deal just consummated with respect to our budget deficit and national debt.
1 posted on 04/09/2011 5:39:41 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink
This was an extraordinary deal. Everyone seems to be saying his side lost.

The question now is what are the Republicans going to do about righting the ship. It seems to me the big fight starts now.

2 posted on 04/09/2011 5:41:47 PM PDT by stevem
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To: T.L.Sink

Inside the DC “bubble,” it’s a big win for Boehner. In the real world it’s a joke. One penny saved on the $1000 bill of spending — if you even consider a minute “reduction in an increase” meaningful.


3 posted on 04/09/2011 5:47:48 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: T.L.Sink

Theyre selling independence,
Actors in the white house,
Acid in digestion,
Mortgage on my life,
Mortgage on my life.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtURmn_knzA

The deal sucks.


4 posted on 04/09/2011 5:49:34 PM PDT by MulberryDraw
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To: T.L.Sink

Even when Morris is right he still makes my skin crawl. Toe sucker.


5 posted on 04/09/2011 5:50:46 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: T.L.Sink

6 posted on 04/09/2011 5:51:11 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: Past Your Eyes

LOl! I feel the exact same way.


7 posted on 04/09/2011 5:52:13 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012? You Betcha!)
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To: T.L.Sink

It’s a sad day when Morris is more conservative then the GOP leadership


8 posted on 04/09/2011 5:57:41 PM PDT by MNDude (so that's what they meant by Carter's second term)
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To: T.L.Sink

Keep buying gold and silver. The dollar is toilet paper.


9 posted on 04/09/2011 5:59:17 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: T.L.Sink
I think we should change Johns name to Judy.

As in Punch and Judy!

He sure has the part down, doesn't he?

10 posted on 04/09/2011 6:10:39 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

already posted:
http://freerepublic.com/focus/news/2702295/posts

some more choice Dick Morris topics:

Still No Budget Deal [Dick Morris Slams Michelle Bachmann]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2701697/posts

A DEADLOCK ON THE BUDGET WILL DEFEAT OBAMA IN 2012
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2675436/posts

Dick Morris: Newt for President
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2539168/posts

[2006] Morris: At last, Hillary looks stoppable
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1613406/posts

Morris: The spoilers of the 2008 race are Gore and Giuliani [2006?7?]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1644999/posts


11 posted on 04/09/2011 6:10:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: T.L.Sink

This deal isn’t important as important as Paul Ryan budget and the debt ceiling is. Actually, I’m surprised they held their ground for $38B.

If the Republicans were smart they would tie the Ryan budget to increasing the debt ceiling. If they pass the debt ceiling without the budget you might as well forget any hopes of getting the Ryan budget through.


12 posted on 04/09/2011 6:11:07 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: MNDude

Yep really sad. But true. And Trump is the only one fighting Obama. The Republicans we fought for spend the day praising Obama and appeasing the MSM. Oh well I am going back to being just another Libertarian Kook. The effort to elect them does not appear to be worth it.


13 posted on 04/09/2011 6:19:48 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: T.L.Sink
I state, once again, that until Congress does the following, everything’s just paper chasing and papering over the massive debt:

1) Roll back congress’ budget to FY2000 levels.
2) End all retirement benefits for elected or appointed officials, including congress itself.
3) Especially end all retirement benefits for SPOUSES of congress. Why on earth they get benefits I've no clue at all.

Until CONGRESS takes serious the idea that they're spending someone else’s money and gets their own financial house in order, everything else is just play money to them. Shifting mountains of money for political effect, rather than treating it as money taken from us, sometimes even at gunpoint.

You don't retire from Congress, you get told someone else is going to take over the duties and you can go back to your life now.

14 posted on 04/09/2011 6:22:28 PM PDT by kingu (Legislators should read what they write!)
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To: HarleyD

The Republicans not raising it has less than a Snowballs chance in Hell. They will squawk and Squabble for show and make up some new scam to sell the fools. Then raise the Debt Limit. Obama will be made out as a Centrist and all will be well inside the Beltway. They will go on vacation and return for the Huge Washington Extraveganza of the Year! The Fall Splitting of the Loot Celebration and Feast! It happens every Halloween.


15 posted on 04/09/2011 6:24:34 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: stevem

“Extraordinary deal”?? We just saved 6 days of borrowing at current deficit rates. I call it extraordinarily BAD.


16 posted on 04/09/2011 6:35:35 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom (lee lexico desozibed)
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To: T.L.Sink

It was a feeble effort, much more show than go. In the face of a multi trillion dollar problem he made his stand over what amounts to nothing more than a few days interest on the national debt. Not good


17 posted on 04/09/2011 6:53:13 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: T.L.Sink
I whole heartily agree. This was nothing more than a sellout! Just look at all of the talking heads who are out in the news trying to convince the Tea Party how much they got in the deal!

No one talks that much about a great deal, if it was so good, the American people would already know that, they would not need any probing from the lame old media!

18 posted on 04/09/2011 6:53:30 PM PDT by paratrooper82 (We are kicking Ass in Afghanistan, soon we will be home to kick some more Asses in Congress!)
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To: T.L.Sink

Same basic question I asked my Tea Party friends. With this who thinks the repubs will have the guts to do the right thing on the debt ceiling and 2012 budget. I do not. I do see how they could do it but they are gutless so I fear without OD intervention all is lost.


19 posted on 04/09/2011 6:56:02 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution.)
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To: jafojeffsurf

OD = GOD’s


20 posted on 04/09/2011 6:57:13 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution.)
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To: T.L.Sink

This is just a continuing resolution funding the Govt temporally. This is not the annual budget. Right? There was no budget passed in 2010 for 2011 so CR’s for a few weeks at a time are the way the govt is being funded. The 2012 budget formed in 2011 will be the big fight.


21 posted on 04/09/2011 7:02:19 PM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: jafojeffsurf

What, by this action, was done with the Federal budget:
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A family with income of $26,000 a year is spending $38,000. (Add eight zeroes to each of those figures and you have the federal budget.)
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The so-called “man of the house” tells his family, “We can’t go on like this. Our credit cards are near their limit, and soon we won’t even be able to pay the interest on them. We need to spend less, so let’s cut spending this year by $630 to $37,370”
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After a few days of conflict at home, he can’t bear the pressure. He goes back to his family and sheepishly tells them he will be satisfied if they cut spending by only $390, and that he will accept the family spending $37,610.
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Why should we have any confidence Republican leaders will have the courage to address the remaining $11,600 in my example (multiplied by 100 million in the federal budget) when they can’t hold out even a weekend over a lousy $240 that won’t even begin to address the problem?
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I’m thoroughly disgusted with not just them, but my supposedly conservative Congressman that voted them into positions of leadership. Why give majorities to Republicans when the allow Democrats to dictate the agenda and the results on any issue of consequence?


22 posted on 04/09/2011 7:02:26 PM PDT by dez (Giving resident visas to illegals is like giving car thieves legal title to the cars they steal)
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To: T.L.Sink

NPR defunding
EPA riders
Planned Parenthood abortion mills defunding
Obamacare defunding

Did the Republicans win ANYTHING?

No. The cowards caved on everything. I am done with Boner and the rest of the em-effers.


23 posted on 04/09/2011 7:05:24 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: T.L.Sink

Boehner and the OP(formerly the GOP) sold the Constitution as they have done for decades. This time they did not address the root cause of the problem. The root cause is due to Congress expanding their powers far beyond the enumerated powers granted to Congress in Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution. Violating Article 1 Section 8 has created not only an Unconstitutional government but one so large it has become cost prohibitive.

The only way to reduce federal spending is by eliminating all federal agencies not in compliance with any of the enumerated powers in Article 1 Section 8. Doing so will dramatically reduce the size of government along with the associated costs. Any budget proposal that does not address this issue is nothing more than smoke and mirrors!


24 posted on 04/09/2011 7:13:18 PM PDT by Defend Liberty
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To: T.L.Sink

Who is this “we” Dick Morris speaks of?


25 posted on 04/09/2011 7:16:15 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: screaminsunshine
Yep really sad. But true. And Trump is the only one fighting Obama. The Republicans we fought for spend the day praising Obama and appeasing the MSM. Oh well I am going back to being just another Libertarian Kook. The effort to elect them does not appear to be worth it.

All I can say is that I'm just a libertarian/conservative (I have elements of both) Pennsylvania who clings to God and guns and I'm not quite a happy camper. Yes, there were cuts there but it is like trying to bail water out a sinking ship with a coffee cup. So far, I like Trump the best, he is the only one who is willing to get down and dirty. Obama is a street fighter, like a gang leader if you will, to fight a street fighter, you need another street fighter and so far Trump seem to be the one to do it.
26 posted on 04/09/2011 7:24:41 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: HarleyD

I agree with that. The Ryan plans are the only comprehensive and serious proposals on the table. They also deal with entitlements like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security which will go broke if not reformed. The proposals may not be perfect and will be debated but AT LEAST someone has seriously addressed the real problems. Meanwhile, Obama and most Democrats are reduced to being critics with no viable proposals of their own and only defenders of a failed and bankrupt welfare system.


27 posted on 04/09/2011 7:28:15 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: Nowhere Man

It really aggrivates me seeing them praise the Prick. They have not even fought back against the vile slander of the Tea Party that got them elected. They are not Worthy.


28 posted on 04/09/2011 7:28:42 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: stevem

Right - and one of the big battles ahead is whether or not to raise the debt ceiling.


29 posted on 04/09/2011 7:30:19 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

The Rats only want to Tax. More Taxes is their game and more Loot to split up. They will continue until they either take every last Penny of private property or they are stamped out.


30 posted on 04/09/2011 7:30:51 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: PaleoBob

Exactly - that amount is like a thimble full of fresh water in the ocean. But at least it’s a tiny step in the right direction. Or is it meaningless? You decide!


31 posted on 04/09/2011 7:35:30 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

A complete sellout.

And a completely worthless “cut.”

How much did Bush spend to fight AIDS in Africa? Somewhere around this cut.

The country is facing the death of its currency and the GOP dickers over a few billion dollars.

They should be using incrementalism — favorite tactic of the Left — to hack away at our deficit spending and to pay down our debt.

They should be talking about hundreds of billions for this first round of cuts.

Then, once they win that, it should be another several hundred billion. On and on until we cut the hell out of not just federal spending, but the entire federal government as the Leviathan it has become.


32 posted on 04/09/2011 7:37:27 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

I know what you mean but let’s not be too quick to shoot the messenger. Morris can READ PEOPLE and is a genius at discerning public opinion. Just ask Bill Clinton.


33 posted on 04/09/2011 7:49:25 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink; stevem; PaleoBob; MulberryDraw; Past Your Eyes; Bobalu; free me; MNDude; beethovenfan; ...

So if Boehner had gotten the $61 billion in cuts instead of $38, so-the-hell-what?!

Freepers are crying because he got 1% instead of an ultra-conservative Tea Party approved 2%?


34 posted on 04/09/2011 7:56:07 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: screaminsunshine

I’m with you. See my tagline. Right now we only have one party.


35 posted on 04/09/2011 7:57:57 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: T.L.Sink
No one is remarking on the fact that the POS CIC held our military as pawns.

Despicable for ANY politician - but for the CIC?

Our soldiers are NOT ‘nonessential personnel’. How the HELL did he get away with that?

Another part of this equation: Yesterday, BEFORE it was known in there would a shut down, our soldiers got a notice regarding their next paycheck due: They were warned that they wouldn't get paid for the 9th-15th of April!

I can tell you that the looming probability of their pay checks stopping weighed heavy on them, especially the ones deployed. They were worried about their spouses and children back home: Mortgage, food, bills.

In addition, our soldiers would be required to show up for duty every day - while not getting paid.

HOW COULD A CIC DO THIS?

However, the REAL nonessential personnel, would NOT be expected to work - AND were to get unemployment!

Now, answer me this: This cut off of soldiers pay was already all set up - before it was even known if there’d be a shut down.

Name me one other time the gov’t has gotten ANYthing done on time? Even this budget fight was over a budget that was, by law, supposed to’ve been passed last year! (And they admit they didn't do it last year because of things that would come to light that would cost a lot of them reelection! So they were able to get away with ignoring the law on passing an annual budget without repercussions - and...

Well, I'm still to angry and disgusted to write all I'm thinking...

Except one more note: Chucky Shooomah likened the Tea Party to nothing but a flea on the tail of a dog - the tail being the Republican Party - and the dog being the gov’t - i.e., HIM and crew.

When are we going to educate these ‘enemies domestic’ that they are there as ‘representatives’ to carry out the will of WE THE PEOPLE - they are NOT there as RULERS.

36 posted on 04/09/2011 7:58:08 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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To: sam_paine

See the post on David Frums article.


37 posted on 04/09/2011 7:58:33 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: screaminsunshine

We do need another one. Maybe a T-Party. After this there will be Hell to pay by the RINOS.


38 posted on 04/09/2011 8:00:31 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks and so do the RINOS.)
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To: sam_paine
Freepers are crying because he got 1% instead of an ultra-conservative Tea Party approved 2%?

Real conservatives are pissed because:

Obamacare marches on
Planned Parenthood abortion mills march on
EPA regulatory tyranny marches on
NPR marches on

Etc.

What rock have you been under?

39 posted on 04/09/2011 8:05:54 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: beethovenfan

That’s no joke. Let me tell a personal story. Many years ago I met an old woman who emigrated here from Germany and the Weimar Republic in the 1920’s. She told me (still with emotion) how the paper currency had become worthless due to inflation and that to feed oneself and survive one was reduced to pawning gold, silver and jewelry for basic necessities. That instability led to the rise of Hitler who became Chancellor in 1933. We think a similar situation could never happen here. Think again! It would involve different people and events but the end result would be the same — loss of liberty.


40 posted on 04/09/2011 8:10:08 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: Lancey Howard
The agreement reached with Senate Democrats guarantees a Senate debate and vote on legislation that would repeal President Obama's government takeover of health care in its entirety. The House passed such legislation in January as part of the Pledge to America.

...

The agreement with Senate Democrats guarantees a Senate debate and vote on legislation that would end federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

The last thing Reid or Obama want is a vote in the senate on Obamacare (or Planned Parenthood). But now they are going to have to vote and this is huge. If this happens, and 4 of those 23 red-state Democrats up for reelection in 2012 vote against Obamacare, then the President will have to veto a bipartisan bill that lines up with the overall will of the American voters. What could be better than isolating Obama and Obamacare from the will of the people and Congress heading into 2012?

41 posted on 04/09/2011 8:13:36 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: SunTzuWu
This is just a continuing resolution funding the Govt temporally

I believe that if our so-called CIC had not held our soldiers as pawns, there might well have been a different outcome. the troops had ALREADY been notified - before we even knew if there'd be a shutdown or not - that they were not getting paid for APril 9-15th!

This liliy-livered CIC - who'd probably faint dead away if someone put a combat rifle in his hands - promised to veto the bill the republicans had to make sure the military would still be paid. But the POS CIC was making sure they would get docked, even tho' they would be required to still 'show up for work' unlike the true 'nonessential' workers, who would NOT have to work AND would get unemployment!

Take our soldiers off the board - they never should've been there - and I surmise you'll see a different outcome.

We need to start this drum beating NOW.

LEAVE OUR SOLDIERS ALONE. They are NOT "nonessential"

Of all the disgusting things this POS CIC has done, this is the worst. (And may just be the only promise he's ever kept!)

42 posted on 04/09/2011 8:13:50 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Sometimes I think the whole thing is a puppet show and we’re all in the peanut gallery!


43 posted on 04/09/2011 8:14:02 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: Bobalu

Don’t give me nightmares!


44 posted on 04/09/2011 8:15:18 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: sam_paine

It is all about numbers. Take the amount we need to save, divide by the number of years it will be acceptable and reasonable to eliminate the debt and that is what is needed each year. It has nothing to do with sypporting theTea Party or GOP position.


45 posted on 04/09/2011 8:20:10 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Lancey Howard; All
Real conservatives are pissed because:

But I don't see any of you pissed off that our so-called CIC held our soldiers as pawns?

And I don't see anyone bringing that out on the media.

Take our soldiers off that chess board and you'll see a different story.

Why is NO ONE furious at what he did to our soldiers and how he used them? (see my post #36)

46 posted on 04/09/2011 8:21:52 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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To: HarleyD
This deal isn’t important as important as Paul Ryan budget and the debt ceiling is. Actually, I’m surprised they held their ground for $38B.

Boehner has blown his credibility and the Democrats know it. He'll fold on the debt ceiling, guarantee it.

The $100B in spending cuts was a test, Boehner blew it big time.

47 posted on 04/09/2011 8:29:41 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: maine-iac7

When Obama showed his true colors was when the Republicans proposed a measure that would fund the military regardless of the outcome of the debate about budget cuts. And Obama said he would VETO any such legislation! Even for a far-Left liberal or socialist I found this to be incredible! If the Republicans don’t make that an issue in 2012, they’re crazy. Who could imagine a Commander-in-Chief saying he would defund our armed forces unless he got his way on the debate about budget cuts??!! Did you know about that?


48 posted on 04/09/2011 8:36:46 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: maine-iac7
Why is NO ONE furious at what he did to our soldiers and how he used them?

I can't understand it either, especially after the Republicans howled to the heavens that Ubama and the Democrats had sunk so low in their zeal to preserve abortion money that they were actually threatening to stop paychecks for our fighting men and women....

...Oh wait.. The friggin' Republican cowards barely made a whimper and utterly failed to take advantage of an issue that was handed to them on a golden platter.

Republicans = FAIL

49 posted on 04/09/2011 8:43:02 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: T.L.Sink
Yes I knew about obama’s promise to veto any bill that would keep our military from been considered “nonessential” and not getting paid.

I didn't use the word ‘veto’ but certainly spelled it all out.

Why is no one screaming about this - and we'd better NOT forget it come election time. We need to have some good ads on it. I hope the Tea Party will use it.

At least if any of the military families, friends and vets were obama fans, this should end it.

50 posted on 04/09/2011 8:55:59 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("We stand together or we fall apart" mt)
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