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FOX News | Aug 1, 2011 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 08/01/2011 1:11:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

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To: Mouton

Rebellion is brewing!! Oh how I wish that was true.

Sincerely, I believe it is. We're off the soap box and full into the ballot box, as 2010 proved and 2012 will re-emphasize. The jury box has been approached with regard to Obama's eligibility and the constitutionality of the health care "reform" rammed down our throats. Whether the ammo box becomes necessary is yet to be determined. I do have my pitchfork and torches at the ready :-)


101 posted on 08/01/2011 2:01:45 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Not enough Tea Partyers in the Congress to get everything they want. Need another election cycle at least.

If Ryan and West say that is the best we can do then so be it.


102 posted on 08/01/2011 2:02:22 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: mark3681

>>They can’t kill us all. Can they?????
They can try...and there can be a rifle behind every blade of grass!

The Socialist Republicans and Communist Democrats use the same game plan. The only difference is the rate of advance.


103 posted on 08/01/2011 2:02:46 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: All; Ravenstar

Do not give up! We must fight every inch of the way! Overload the switchboards, They must hear from you. Melt the email server! Dont stop until they hear the American People. If they then ignore us then they will know what comes next for them.

Ravenstar


104 posted on 08/01/2011 2:03:25 PM PDT by Ravenstar (Reinstitute the Constitution as the Ultimate Law of the Land)
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To: Jim Robinson
Reinforcements coming in 2012!!

Let's hope so.

105 posted on 08/01/2011 2:04:16 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Next: coalescing behind ONE "Balanced Budget Amendment" (BBA))
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To: riskybiz
Imagine going for cancer surgery and being asked to be happy with a 2/3’s fix.

Right, they cut you open, they remove the cancer and then they stop, congratulate themselves and go home, with you, your guts opened up, lying on the table dying. That's what they just did to us.

106 posted on 08/01/2011 2:04:52 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: Jim Robinson
My Congressman is a definite "NO" vote against the crap sandwich that the RINOs and Liberals are trying to jam down our throats. John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, you idiots make me sick!

Thank God, I've got a good Rep.

Go Tea Party Patriots!!!!

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107 posted on 08/01/2011 2:05:16 PM PDT by abcc2011 (Christian and conservative.)
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To: arrogantsob

B/S. The congress cannot raise the spending or the credit limit unless the tea party freshmen go along with it. There are just enough fiscal conservatives in the House to make any such bill fail. IF they stick together and IF they HOLD THE LINE!!


108 posted on 08/01/2011 2:06:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

fROM AN E-MAIL: These are the programs that the Republican Majority House Proposes to Cut—NONE OF WHICH WILL ACTUALLY BE CUT...

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy. $445 million annual savings.
Save America ‘s Treasures Program. $25 million annual savings.
International Fund for Ireland . $17 million annual savings.
Legal Services Corporation. $420 million annual savings.
National Endowment for the Arts. $167.5 million annual savings.
National Endowment for the Humanities. $167.5 million annual savings.
Hope VI Program.. $250 million annual savings.
Amtrak Subsidies. $1.565 billion annual savings.
Eliminate duplicative education programs. H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3 billion annually.
U.S. Trade Development Agency. $55 million annual savings.
Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy. $20 million annual savings.
Cut in half funding for congressional printing and binding. $47 million annual savings.
John C. Stennis Center Subsidy. $430,000 annual savings.
Community Development Fund. $4.5 billion annual savings.
Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid. $24 million annual savings.
Cut Federal Travel Budget in Half. $7.5 billion annual savings.
Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20%. $600 million annual savings.
Essential Air Service. $150 million annual savings.
Technology Innovation Program. $70 million annual savings.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. $125 million annual savings.
Department of Energy Grants to States for Weatherization. $530 million annual savings.
Beach Replenishment. $95 million annual savings.
New Starts Transit. $2 billion annual savings.
Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts . $9 million annual savings. What the hell is this anyway?
Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants. $2.5 billion annual savings.
Title X Family Planning. $318 million annual savings.
Appalachian Regional Commission. $76 million annual savings.
Economic Development Administration. $293 million annual savings.
Programs under the National and Community Services Act. $1.15 billion annual savings.
Applied Research at Department of Energy. $1.27 billion annual savings.
FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership. $200 million annual savings.
Energy Star Program. $52 million annual savings.
Economic Assistance to Egypt . $250 million annually.
U.S. Agency for International Development. $1.39 billion annual savings.
General Assistance to District of Columbia . $210 million annual savings.
Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. $150 million annual savings.
Presidential Campaign Fund. $775 million savings over ten years.
No funding for federal office space acquisition. $864 million annual savings.
End prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services. Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act. More than $1 billion annually.
IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for services it offers (such as processing payment plans for taxpayers) to the Treasury, instead of allowing payments to remain as part of its budget. $1.8 billion savings over ten years.
Require collection of unpaid taxes by federal employees. $1 billion total savings. WHAT THE HELL!
Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees. $1.2 billion savings over ten years.
Sell excess federal properties the government does not make use of. $15 billion total savings.
Eliminate Mohair Subsidies. $1 million annual savings.
Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.$12.5 million annual savings.
Eliminate Market Access Program. $200 million annual savings.
USDA Sugar Program. $14 million annual savings.
Subsidy to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).$93 million annual savings.
Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. $56.2 million annual savings.
Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative costs. $900 million savings.
Ready to Learn TV Program. $27 million savings.
Eliminate death gratuity for Members of Congress.
HUD Ph.D. Program.
Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act
TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years

My question, what THE Devil is all this doing in the budget in the first place?
Is there anything listed you cannot do without?


109 posted on 08/01/2011 2:07:28 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: arrogantsob

No increase in the limit at all is better than this. At least that will force cuts.


110 posted on 08/01/2011 2:07:35 PM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: Jim Robinson
Obama’s reelection is right on schedule. Watch for Bernanke to initiate QE3 very soon. Trillions more to hand out. Free money!

Crazy times we're living in. Scary crazy.

111 posted on 08/01/2011 2:07:46 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Bryanw92
The Socialist Republicans and Communist Democrats use the same game plan. The only difference is the rate of advance.

Actually, to me they seem to be marching in lockstep with no discernable speed difference between them.

112 posted on 08/01/2011 2:08:26 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: Jim Robinson
I've been screaming about baseline budgeting for some time, especially on other threads where people are trying to make this budget deal to be something other than the huge loss for all of us that it really is. You're right that not a single dime will be cut in this budget. It's a scam and is being perpetuated by the trioka of tbe Demopublicans, Republicrats, and the Media. We're being had, yet most people have no clue whatsoever of what is going on.
113 posted on 08/01/2011 2:09:30 PM PDT by zeugma (The only thing in the social security trust fund is your children and grandchildren's sweat.)
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McConnell with Cavuto on FNC mentioned TEA asked for too much and should be happy with the limits of his accomplishments.


114 posted on 08/01/2011 2:09:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (May our dreams converge for a free and prosperous nation.)
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To: subterfuge

What about cutting some of the “pork” in congress and the white house......do they need all the planes and perks and parties?


115 posted on 08/01/2011 2:11:00 PM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: arrogantsob

West is a sell out.


116 posted on 08/01/2011 2:11:42 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Jim Robinson
I won't get excited until I hear that they have shut down a few departments and agencies, and that at least 25,000 government employees have taken 'early retirement'.

Until then; it is ALL 'BS'.

117 posted on 08/01/2011 2:11:55 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: arrogantsob
The fact that Ryan is onboard with this gives me a little pause. He has always seemed very solid where cutting government is concerned.

I'm not quite sure what to think right now.

118 posted on 08/01/2011 2:13:18 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: subterfuge

We need to see more lists like this, and we need to know WHY these items aren’t being cut TODAY. Read the list to your local Congressman at your next ‘town hall’...


119 posted on 08/01/2011 2:14:22 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Jim Robinson

For any of you have no signal from Comcast Cable as we have, here is where you can watch our country go down the drain.

http://freetubetv.net/index.php?view=1Y3NwYW4x


120 posted on 08/01/2011 2:14:33 PM PDT by RetSignman (It's Summertime...the "Goebbles Warmers" are back from hibernation.)
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To: Jim Robinson

BUMP.


121 posted on 08/01/2011 2:15:23 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: abcc2011

I have again asked my congressman (Tom McClintock, R-CA) to stand firm with a “no” vote as he has done consistently to this point.


122 posted on 08/01/2011 2:15:27 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: Prokopton

Look carefully. The GOP is plodding ahead slowly and deliberately towards their Marxist dream. The Dems are running wildly, zig-zagging like drunken kayakers, and bouncing off the walls...but their current rate of forward progress does match that of the GOP this week.


123 posted on 08/01/2011 2:15:40 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: Deo volente

We The Stupid
Ann Barnhardt

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/08/we_the_stupid.html

I stand here in abject stupefaction. The so-called “right” or “Tea Party” in this republic is being so thoroughly rolled and defeated that I am struggling to come up with an adequate violent submission metaphor that does not involve prison rape . . . and they honesty think that they’re “winning.” Really? You call this winning?

- Obama gets over $2 Trillion to spend before the 2012 election
- There are no real spending cuts
- There is a massive tax increase effective January 1, 2013

Obama is going to be handed something in excess of $2 Trillion — and he has made it perfectly clear that he will spend every penny of it before the November 2012 election. That’s why he kept saying, “ . . . so we don’t have to do this again”, meaning raise the debt ceiling again. The debt ceiling would only need to be raised if all of the money had been spent. Therefore, he has stated very clearly that he will spend every penny of any debt ceiling increase. He is going to burn through $2 Trillion-plus in the next sixteen months. This was the Obama regime’s plan from day one. Geithner appeared before Congress in early May and told them this in no uncertain terms. This outcome has been a known quantity all along.

There are no spending cuts in this plan. It is all accounting fraud. Saying that you are not going to spend money in Afghanistan ten years from now is not spending cuts. Even if you accept the $1 Trillion in cuts over ten years propaganda, that is only $100 Billion per year, which is essentially meaningless relative to the size of the problem. Furthermore, even a miniscule uptick in interest rates, which given the massive debasement of our currency is now a mathematical certainty, will completely consume that $100 Billion per year. It’s all a joke.

Back to the $2 Trillion that Obama is being handed. I honestly think that most people in this country have no understanding of simple counting numbers. Do you not understand how much a trillion is? Where do you think this money is going to come from — who has two trillion dollars to loan us? China? Nope. Not even close. China’s entire GDP is only $6 Trillion. Do you honestly think that China is going to loan us one third of their total annual economic production? China was a huge creditor to us back when $100 Billion was considered a staggeringly large amount of money - which was four years ago. Now $100 Billion is literally a rounding error. Do you realize that there are only a handful of nations of this planet that even have a GDP in excess of $2 Trillion? If these countries loaned us every penny of their GDP, it wouldn’t even be $2 Trillion:

Canada ($1.57 T)
India ($1.54 T)
Russia ($1.46 T)

Are you starting to understand the scope of what we are talking about now? Obama is going to embezzle considerably more than the entire economic output of Canada, India or Russia to his cronies before the 2012 election — and that is just counting this round of spending. This doesn’t include the other $5 Trillion he has already burned through since 2009.

China is not going to lend us this money because they simply don’t have anything close to that much money to lend. This $2 Trillion is going to come from the Federal Reserve. Where is the Federal Reserve going to get $2 Trillion? They are going to print it out of thin air. We are in the midst of the largest currency debasement ever seen in human history. There is only one result that can come of currency debasement: hyperinflation and total economic and societal collapse.

Have you also forgotten the so-called “Bush tax cuts”? Yeah. Those rates are going to expire on January 1, 2013. Obama will presumably still be occupying the Oval Office at that time assuming that he is not forcibly removed or that the Republic is still intact at that time. Taxes will increase significantly at that point, and the Congressional Budget Office has scored everything put before them given the fact of the massive tax increases on 1/1/2013. Do you understand that? When these Republicans and even these so-called “Tea Party Freshmen” tell you that there are no tax hikes in their “plan,” they are consciously, willfully, knowingly lying to you through their teeth.

Finally, I do not understand how it can possibly be that conservative writers are still addressing Obama as if he is actually trying to help the economy, but his well-intentioned policies are failing.

Obama is the enemy. Obama is a Marxist-Communist usurper and puppet front for a cabal of Marxist-Communists who are actively trying to destroy the United States of America. Everything they have done, are doing, and will do has the single goal of collapsing and destroying the U.S. economy, military, constitutional government and culture. What part of “Marxist Revolution” do you not understand?

The Obama regime is not a failure. The Obama regime is not incompetent. The Obama regime has achieved more in two and a half years than anyone could have possibly foreseen. It has debased the currency by 50% of the GDP and guaranteed that our economy will collapse. It has looted the Treasury for more than the size of a top-ten economy and embezzled that wealth into the hands of their fellow Marxists in preparation for the final collapse of the United States. It has ground the economy of the United States to a screeching halt. It has destabilized the entire Muslim world and ensured that there will be a nuclear war centered around Israel within the decade.

The Obama regime has no interest whatsoever in “stimulus” or “getting folks back to work.” How can you not understand this? How can we possibly win this war if we refuse to come to terms with the fact that we are in fact fighting a war.

God save the United States of America, because the people are far too stupid to do it themselves.


124 posted on 08/01/2011 2:15:57 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: RetSignman

“For any of you have no signal from Comcast Cable as we have, here is where you can watch our country go down the drain.”

I feel like Cato watching the fall of the Republic.


125 posted on 08/01/2011 2:16:11 PM PDT by MichaelNewton
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To: SouthTexas
Government will not decrease without a serious push putsch.
126 posted on 08/01/2011 2:18:47 PM PDT by ecomcon
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To: Smokeyblue

“In addition, they intend to kill the Tea Party with this bill.”

That may be their intent, but I believe that last week’s crap will serve to energize the Tea Party movement. I’ll be interested to see the turnout at our local meeting on Thursday.


127 posted on 08/01/2011 2:19:46 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Jim Robinson

They have stuck together despite enormous pressure. If there is a vote for a BBA included in this and if there is no tax increase I am not that upset nor would I be if it did not pass.

There appears to be a lot of Leftist opposition to it as well so we are in unusual territory. No one seems to like it.

Once I learned that by law the interest on the debt has to be paid first I stopped believing there could be a default and will not urge voting for this.

Maybe these guys are tired of being screamed at.


128 posted on 08/01/2011 2:22:34 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Deo volente

Ryan is from my state and we are proud to have him. His heart is in the right place and he has integrity. The problem is, he believes he can work "within the system" instead of seeing the need to "change the system". He views those around him as having an equal measure of his own integrity. And so, he falls for the "compromise" line and is willing to kick the can down the road a bit to give it a shot. He's a fine leader when the chips are up, but way "too nice" while the chips are down. We need leaders, like Minnesota's Bachmann, who will dig in and hold the line while dealing with socialists and communists. Being a cheesehead, I hate to give one to Minnesota, but I sure am proud of Bachmann. I think Ryan is a fine representative, but don't use his support for this atrocity as a measure of its worth. We are still working to get him to see the light.


129 posted on 08/01/2011 2:25:22 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Maelstorm

“‘Super Congress’ can not be stopped without a 2/3rds vote.”

This is crazy. Why would anyone vote for this?

So one Republican can get a kickback to join the Democrats and it takes two thirds to stop it. ABSOLUTELY NUTS!


130 posted on 08/01/2011 2:25:32 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Maelstorm

“‘Super Congress’ can not be stopped without a 2/3rds vote.”

This is crazy. Why would anyone vote for this?

So one Republican can get a kickback to join the Democrats and it takes two thirds to stop it. ABSOLUTELY NUTS!


131 posted on 08/01/2011 2:25:43 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Beaten Valve
Here is your list of phone numbers.

http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

I just called mine and I was furious, asked the young lady what he thought of this bill. She said he hadn't decided, he was still reading it. I told her I would actively work to defeat anyone who voted for it and that I was fed up with the lies and the "gangs", etc.

132 posted on 08/01/2011 2:27:11 PM PDT by YellowRoseofTx
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To: arrogantsob

“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has notified. in writing. the banks to inspect their safety deposit boxes and freeze any gold, silver, guns or other valuables they find in them!”

I don’t think the banks can actually inspect the safety deposit boxes (they don’t have a master key).

However, what was done in 1933 was that government agents or bank employees inspected every safety deposit box whenever these were opened by their owners, and then were authorized to confiscate all gold and gold coins.

Something of the same is very possible in the future.


133 posted on 08/01/2011 2:27:43 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Jim Robinson

Joe Biden just called me a terrorist — I emailed him to Go To Hell. Will they come to get me? Am lightly armed for personal defense.


134 posted on 08/01/2011 2:28:51 PM PDT by famousdayandyear
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To: RetSignman

Thanks for the link! I have to shut it off for now. There’s a Democrat hag going on and on blowing hot air right now. The vote is expected to take place at about 7pm eastern. I’ll have to check back. I can’t stomach listening to the hag.

Thanks again for the link.


135 posted on 08/01/2011 2:30:02 PM PDT by abcc2011 (Christian and conservative.)
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT


136 posted on 08/01/2011 2:30:31 PM PDT by bvw
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To: abcc2011

redcounty RedCounty.com
...we know that, @EricCantor, the question is: COULD the “Super Congress” hike taxes? Is it empowered to? You DID NOT answer that
1 hour ago
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RedCounty.com
redcounty RedCounty.com
WAIT a min: @EricCantor just gave a non-answer to H Reid’s claim that tax hikes could come from debt deal. Said “taxes not part of deal”
1 hour ago
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RedCounty.com
redcounty RedCounty.com
ALERT: Harry Reid just said that Eric Cantor told House GOP caucus that taxes could be part of “Super Congress” solution! RAGE!


137 posted on 08/01/2011 2:34:04 PM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: RummyChick

The Black Caucus snubs Obama, complicates the deal

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/the-black-caucus-snubs-obama-complicates-the-deal/2011/03/29/gIQAcW9znI_blog.html


138 posted on 08/01/2011 2:39:14 PM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: RummyChick

A “Super Congress” is illegal just like our Usurper-in-Chief.

What a horrible idea.


139 posted on 08/01/2011 2:39:34 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Jim Robinson

Agreed 100% Hold the dang line!

They’re going to now give the president almost a trillion dollars and then come Christmas time, he’ll get upwards of another, in excess of a trillion, and that’s on top of the other $2.2 trillion spending that’s being done!


140 posted on 08/01/2011 2:40:19 PM PDT by caww
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To: Jim Robinson
To Hell With Compromises

George S. Patton

141 posted on 08/01/2011 2:42:10 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: CondorFlight

Was this directed at someone else? I haven’t spoken about that issue. It is interesting none the less, where did the information come from?


142 posted on 08/01/2011 2:44:39 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Ravenstar

No more borrowing and interest!


143 posted on 08/01/2011 2:44:42 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: fatnotlazy
Even worse, it gives the spender-in-chief power to squander what little money is left. The ceiling should not have been raised.

And what may be even worse than that is an unelected 12 will have tremendous power to decide on a second phase of cuts totaling $1.5 trillion.....that's going to prove corrupted beyond measure.... with bribes and blackmail to wach one.

144 posted on 08/01/2011 2:45:54 PM PDT by caww
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To: Jim Robinson

The whole thing is obviously a Ponzi scheme - they know it, we know it, they know we know it. Some day it will collapse as all Ponzi schemes do. The critters only motivation is that it happens later rather than sooner.

That’s the only sense I can make of this whole sorry mess.


145 posted on 08/01/2011 2:46:27 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: abcc2011

It now shows the vote at 6:30.


146 posted on 08/01/2011 2:46:42 PM PDT by MichaelNewton
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To: Ravenstar
Have these been posted yet?

If ao, please delete.

You can go directly here to email, call or fax your Senators and/or Representatives:

U. S. Senate

U. S. House of Representatives

147 posted on 08/01/2011 2:51:48 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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Add Mike Pence to the list of traitors. Voting for "a two-foot length of string" for Indiana governor now. http://mikepence.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4688&Itemid=55
148 posted on 08/01/2011 2:54:32 PM PDT by y2gordo
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To: Bryanw92

Of course, West has virtually no experience in politics and has been especially targeted by the Dems, and Ryan has a history of going along with the establishment (e.g., TARP).


149 posted on 08/01/2011 2:58:49 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: All
Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) speaking on Hannity's radio show (Aug 1, hour 2, 2nd quarter hour) says he got a private commitment from Boehner (and Paul Ryan who Gohmert expects to be on the Select Committee) to bring a *critical* change to a vote.

That change will do away with baseline budgeting (with its 7.5% automatic increases) and move to zero-base budgeting.

With zero-base budgeting all departments start at $0 each budget year and must justify the full budget request.

If passed it would be GAME-CHANGING. That's a bill to look out for this year.

The vote will put Dems & RINOs on record for wanting the status quo of automatic increases.

Gohmert says Ryan supports the change and Boehner had said several times last week it's a budgeting change he'd like to see happen.

150 posted on 08/01/2011 3:04:16 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Next: coalescing behind ONE "Balanced Budget Amendment" (BBA))
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