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PowerPoint Sent to GOP Members (From Speaker's website)
www.speaker.gov ^ | July 31, 2011 | Boehner and Staff

Posted on 07/31/2011 7:19:33 PM PDT by MontaniSemperLiberi

Here is the first set of bullets from a seven page pdf,

Emerging framework has three main features:
(1) cuts government spending more than it increases the debt limit;
(2) implements spending caps to restrain future spending;
(3) advances the cause of a Balanced Budget Amendment Framework accomplishes this without tax hikes, which would destroy jobs, while preventing a job-killing national default.

Read the whole thing (small file): http://www.speaker.gov/UploadedFiles/3-7-31-11-Debt-Framework-Boehner.pdf

(Excerpt) Read more at speaker.gov ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; debt; debtdeal; plant
Let's keep this presentation and see what happens in the next eight months. Reads like TARP to me.
1 posted on 07/31/2011 7:19:36 PM PDT by MontaniSemperLiberi
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

ChadPergram Chad Pergram
Boehner says “we’ve gone toe-to-toe with the Obama Administration and the Democrat-controlled Senate on behalf of our people...”

ahhahahaha


2 posted on 07/31/2011 7:22:52 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

sounds like the recipe for a “$#!+ sandwich”...red


3 posted on 07/31/2011 7:23:10 PM PDT by rednek ("Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.")
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

bump.


4 posted on 07/31/2011 7:23:45 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
(1) cuts government spending more than it increases the debt limit;

Should be:
(1) cuts government spending rather than allow base-line budgeting to continue;
5 posted on 07/31/2011 7:26:30 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
Same as House-passed bill, framework creates a 12-member Joint Committee required to report legislation by November 23, 2011 that would produce a proposal to reduce the deficit by at least $1.5T over 10 years.

Each chamber would consider Joint Committee proposal on an up-or-down basis without any amendments by December 23, 2011.

Like I've said in previous posts, this thing sets up a BRAC style system in which this super committee cooks a few cuts coupled with new taxes, and then presents it to both houses for an up-down voice vote, (no debate, no amendment) thereby giving both the TEA Party caucus and the Commie caucus political cover for going along with it.

I say NO!!!

6 posted on 07/31/2011 7:28:10 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
Why do I feel like a 10 year old muslim girl on her wedding night??.....
7 posted on 07/31/2011 7:28:30 PM PDT by M-cubed
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Better result than I would have expected.

While not doing much that is substantial if did show that the Tea Party has the high ground this is very painful for the libs. The focus now is claiming victory and using this ‘victory’ to get rid of Obama and take the Senate.

It is imperative that we get a “tea Party’ President and control of the Senate. The Rino’s won’t oppose a pub president. Palin would be my #1 choice I can live with Cain Bachmann and Perry. The others take us back to square 1.


8 posted on 07/31/2011 7:30:48 PM PDT by Leto
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To: M-cubed

Ouch!


9 posted on 07/31/2011 7:31:27 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
"‣ Joint Committee cuts spending by greater amount than the requested debt limit hike, OR ‣ A Balanced Budget Amendment is sent to the states." The key word her is "or." I wish it were "and."
10 posted on 07/31/2011 7:32:05 PM PDT by djpg
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

That up or down vote eliminates any Republican resistance in terms of a filibuster in the Senate, that’s the intent.


11 posted on 07/31/2011 7:35:02 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: djpg

That B-ner used the verbiage “national default” at all was the first sign of a larger problem...


12 posted on 07/31/2011 7:36:24 PM PDT by jdlevy95
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To: M-cubed

And no kiss either.


13 posted on 07/31/2011 7:38:33 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

“Requires baseline to be current law...” = complete surrender.


14 posted on 07/31/2011 7:39:28 PM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

Primary this prostitute.


15 posted on 07/31/2011 7:40:15 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

Absolute Crap! Same old...same old!


16 posted on 07/31/2011 7:41:27 PM PDT by mort56
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To: M-cubed

Because that burka is like a hospital gown, open in the back.

Read the PDF and saved for future compare. Because of BBA it “seems” slight better than shi’te sandwich.

1/2 any mandatory auto cuts go to Defense, sounds like russian roulette.


17 posted on 07/31/2011 7:41:27 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

Let’s be clear as mud here, these “cuts” are not cuts but a reduction in GROWTH SPENDING. Nothing is actually a line item cut. So move along to the next item bummer. Yes, yes, I am indebted to our 22 who held the line, who saved us from Pelosi run amok, but the US leadership will not do simple arithmetic and apply it.


18 posted on 07/31/2011 7:47:32 PM PDT by RitaOK (We hang together or will hang separately. 2012, or bust)
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To: Leto

I think considering the circumstances, it’s the best deal we could hope to get.

No tax increases and the liberals are mad. Baby steps, folks. We’re not going to get everything we want, but this is not a bad deal. In fact, I expected it to be a lot worse. This is a good day.


19 posted on 07/31/2011 7:48:29 PM PDT by MeanGreen2008
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

What’s the point of this?
He talks about cuts and caps but applied to what?

Are they real cuts and caps resulting in shrinking debt and government expenditures or merely cutting and capping the rate of increase.


20 posted on 07/31/2011 7:49:33 PM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

So let me get this straight. The Pubs have consistently rejected tax increases with the looming default and they are more than 16 months away from facing the electorate and about 8 months or so in many cases from facing primary opposition. But you are concerned they will somehow decide to accept tax increases when they are 11 months away from the electorate and 4 months or so in many cases from facing primary opposition. That’s laughable.


21 posted on 07/31/2011 7:49:43 PM PDT by Tennessean4Bush (An optimist believes we live in the best of all possible worlds. A pessimist fears this is true.)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

BS


22 posted on 07/31/2011 7:56:59 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...
So who is opposed to this bill?

1) Conservatives ....read the posts and comments here at FR to see the lists
2) Liberals/Progressives don't want any spending cuts , and certainly not without tax increases
3) Republicans, the potential defense cuts that look much more aggressive than the medicare cuts if the trigger goes off

The entertainment will be watching the Libs/progressives who are freaking out that they got nothing and are going to tell Obama he must claim the 14th Amendment allows him to raise the Debt limit unconditionally/without cuts. They are having a really bad night losing faith in their hero(he will get them all back next year).

Boehner wont be replaced as Speaker this session. Easy prediction.

FNC/FNB Cavuto did a series of live shows this weekend and said those in power want to see a stock market dive tomorrow to soften up some votes. He just said that the first budget cuts don't go into effect until 2013 AFTER THE ELECTION, the typical scam as the new congress wont be bound by it!

Stay tuned!

23 posted on 07/31/2011 7:57:55 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks MontaniSemperLiberi.


24 posted on 07/31/2011 8:00:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: sickoflibs; MontaniSemperLiberi; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385

” FNC/FNB Cavuto did a series of live shows this weekend and said those in power want to see a stock market dive tomorrow to soften up some votes. He just said that the first budget cuts don’t go into effect until 2013 AFTER THE ELECTION, the typical scam as the new congress wont be bound by it!

Stay tuned! “

Nah....I bought property on the beach in Austrailia over a year ago. I’m set, I saw this coming, as all of my posts so clearly indicate : )


25 posted on 07/31/2011 8:02:30 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Marine_Uncle; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; mkjessup; ..

As with the Ryan Medicare plan, Tea Party conservatives in some cases and certainly Republicans are hung up with ‘long term reforms’ that are non-binding versus real budget cuts in FY12 that this congress is responsible for. That loses me.


26 posted on 07/31/2011 8:15:10 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
Interesting power point slides, but it does not address the elephant in the room, which is really bad for dems and Obama.

Moodys' has said that it may downgrade the USA credit rating because to them the issue is can the federal government support its debt obligations, not if the debt ceiling can be raised.

So (in my opinion) to retain an AAA credit rating, serious spending cuts will be needed and this will need to be sold to the American public. If WA-DC gets cold feet or tries to do things that endanger the economy, the US bond rating goes down and the amount of money that will need to be spent on federal debt interest skyrockets!

That will require one of three unlikely political outcomes (1) an additional hike in the debt level will be needed (to borrow added interest —to which the markets will say that interest rates need to be even higher, (2)politicians who resisted cuts at one level will need to chop even deeper to avoid another debt level increase, and/or (3) some magic source of tax revenues will need to be found (and if it is proposed through tax increases, most will understand the negative impact on jobs and the economy.

27 posted on 07/31/2011 8:21:31 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi
$917 Billion in budget savings over ten years, in exchange for granting $900 Billion increase in the debt limit to cover ten months of spending.

Brilliant.

28 posted on 07/31/2011 9:35:46 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
But you are concerned they will somehow decide to accept tax increases when they are 11 months away from the electorate and 4 months or so in many cases from facing primary opposition.

Count on it. The whole point of this "super committee" is to give them political cover for doing so.

29 posted on 08/01/2011 3:34:48 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Yo-Yo
Listened to Bill Cunningham on the radio last night. He was pointing out there is built-in 8% increase in the budget and this plan doesn't even begin to come close to cutting enough. Even with this plan we will still be over 22T in debt in a few years. This plan does nothing to stop the growth of the debt.

They also discussed several trigger mechanism that if the committee fails to make the minimal cuts, draconian cuts go into effect in 6 months.

And how the BBA is worded into this legislation, but never needs to have action taken on it to present to the states.

All in all it really sounds like this is a bad deal for the country and a sham.

Billy chats with Representative Jean Schmidt from Ohio about the issues on Capital Hill. Jean claims she was getting up at 3am to read the bill. The fact Boehner is sending out a powerpoint file makes me very uncomfortable. Is this going to be another case of hurry and pass the bill so we can find out what's really in it? This is no better behavior than Pelosi.

Billy talks with Joseph Farah from World Net Daily. Also, Sean Hannity checks in and throws in his two cents.

Billy talks with Peter Ferrara about our government at work and takes your phone calls.

30 posted on 08/01/2011 3:54:45 AM PDT by EBH ( God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

If I understand the “Super Committee” correctly it cedes the House GOP’s control to a laughable “bi-partisan” committee.

And this comes from Boehner whose party was locked out of discussions in the last Congress by Mad Nancy Pelosi.

What the hell is wrong with these people? It transcends stupid, it signals collusion with the enemies of the Republic.

As far as Power Point Presentations, the meant jacks**t when I was in business and they still don’t impress me. Just colored smoke somebody’s trying to blow up my butt.

Let’s see the final text of the bill after the lobbyists and. anonymous staffers have at it. And we all know they have the country’s best interests at heart.

Time to inspect and tune up some items in storage.


31 posted on 08/01/2011 4:17:10 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: MontaniSemperLiberi

BOHICA


32 posted on 08/01/2011 4:38:23 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: sickoflibs
RE: "That loses me."
I have been busy elsewhere and have not checked out the boards, only infrequently. This whole sordid affair is not just going to go away. Hardly nothing was really accomplished yet. We shall see how the Repubs play their cards over the next two years.
33 posted on 08/01/2011 6:59:22 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....Duncan Hunter Sr. for POTUS.)
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