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House Might Not Vote on Obama’s Syria Resolution
National Review ^ | 9-6-13 | John Fund

Posted on 09/06/2013 8:23:58 AM PDT by quimby

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To: b4its2late

If a Republican were President, the Democrats would not miss the opportunity to humiliate him, if given a chance.


81 posted on 09/06/2013 9:19:44 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I’m betting that Obama will be back in DC next week spreading Saudi cash and he’ll get his war.

Saudi cash is not terribly useful in a charred, radioactive world.

82 posted on 09/06/2013 9:19:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: b4its2late; All
“I just don’t believe that if defeat is certain, the House leadership will
want to see a president utterly humiliated on the House floor in a
public vote,” one top aide to the Republican leadership told me.
well...the (Boehmer's) chickens have come home to roost, If Speaker *snicker*...
Boehmer can't get a (simple/non-binding) resolution in the House...
He shall be viewed as truly powerless to guide/shepherd articles/laws thru Congress...
and should resign..but, unfortunately he's NOT that kind of (honorable) person.

83 posted on 09/06/2013 9:20:29 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: quimby

I think boner should have refused to vote to begin with. He should have said “If he believes he has the authority to act without congress’ approval, let him do it. Then congress will discuss his actions.”


84 posted on 09/06/2013 9:23:35 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Jane Long

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/where-lawmakers-stand-on-syria/


85 posted on 09/06/2013 9:23:54 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: b4its2late
“I just don’t believe that if defeat is certain, the House leadership will want to see a president utterly humiliated on the House floor in a public vote,”.......

Does the Congress use and follow Robert's Rules of Order? If so, I'd call for the “question” (meaning debate is over and a vote MUST be taken) thus FORCING the vote to take place. Nothing I would like better than to see odumbo humiliated and on his knees. He has bowed to too many other world leaders and humiliated the U.S., ignored our Constitution too many times, lied to us, caused one ambassador plus others to die for his coniving, restricted our military to the point the no longer can fight, ignored or distrspected our allies, etc. (I could keep going). He needs to be humiliated BIG TIME, then dumped overboard.

86 posted on 09/06/2013 9:23:58 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: txrefugee
Any Republican who doesn’t have the testicular fortitude to vote on this matter should be replaced in next year’s primary.

Personally, I don't believe there will BE a 'next year's primary'.

87 posted on 09/06/2013 9:25:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: b4its2late
“I just don’t believe that if defeat is certain, the House leadership will want to see a president utterly humiliated on the House floor in a public vote,”.......

Does the Congress use and follow Robert's Rules of Order? If so, I'd call for the “question” (meaning debate is over and a vote MUST be taken) thus FORCING the vote to take place. Nothing I would like better than to see odumbo humiliated and on his knees. He has bowed to too many other world leaders and humiliated the U.S., ignored our Constitution too many times, lied to us, caused one ambassador plus others to die for his conniving with people that hate our guts and would kill us in a heart beat, restricted our military to the point the no longer can fight. He needs to be humiliated BIG TIME, then dumped overboard.

88 posted on 09/06/2013 9:25:29 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Dilbert San Diego

As I said, they should have annouced they weren’t going to vote in the beginning. But for boner to take this nation to war just to cover his buddy is criminal. It’ll be even more criminal if there’s no vote and boner says obama doesn’t need authorization from congress. If that happens it will be time to do something.


89 posted on 09/06/2013 9:26:05 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: MHGinTN
“I just don’t believe that if defeat is certain, the House leadership will want to see a president utterly humiliated on the House floor in a public vote,”.......
Does the Congress use and follow Robert’s Rules of Order? If so, I’d call for the “question” (meaning debate is over and a vote MUST be taken) thus FORCING the vote to take place. Nothing I would like better than to see odumboDumbodumboodiumdemobdumberOdomakimboodium’sAdamotomboyOdom’sumberAdm humiliated and on his knees. He has bowed to too many other world leaders and humiliated the U.S., ignored our Constitution too many times, lied to us, caused one ambassador plus others to die for his conniving with people that hate our guts and would kill us in a heart beat, restricted our military to the point the no longer can fight. He needs to be humiliated BIG TIME, then dumped overboard.
90 posted on 09/06/2013 9:27:05 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Dilbert San Diego

As always the kenyan wants it both ways. He wants to use Congress as an excuse not bomb now because the Russians called his bluff. I think he would rather blame Congress, drag the distraction out for as long as useful and then bomb Syria when tensions are lower.


91 posted on 09/06/2013 9:30:01 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Kenny Bunk

Covering for obama will make the world see us as a complete fraud.


92 posted on 09/06/2013 9:30:02 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: quimby
They need to vote. Not voting is saying yes in the cowards way because Obama will go ahead and strike.

If they do not vote the Congress is as culpable of treason as Obama will be in helping al Qaeda when he strikes.

93 posted on 09/06/2013 9:31:08 AM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: quimby

Given that almost the entire rest of the world and about 99% of U.S. voters oppose the insanity of the U.S. violently injecting itself in a civil war between two Muslim factions in a country in which neither the U.S. nor the rest of the world has much strategic interest, going to Congress was simply a ploy for Obama to try to save face, since Obama knew Congress would never approve this. Now Obama can say: “Not my fault. I WANTED to bomb Syria, but Congress won’t let me. It’s THEIR fault. I’m blameless. As usual. Because I’m perfect and never make mistakes. Ever.”


94 posted on 09/06/2013 9:32:10 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: svcw
I want to know who is for and who is against.....names, I want names.

Names won't mean anything. Once the vote tally is known, swaps will be made so that members of either party will be permitted to vote in the way that doesn't hurt their reelection, regardless of how they personally stand on the issue.

95 posted on 09/06/2013 9:33:01 AM PDT by randita
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To: Dilbert San Diego
What am I missing?

You are missing Congress saying yes in the cowards way. You are missing Bohner committing the same treason Obama will when he strikes and helps our enemies al Quaeda take over Syria.

96 posted on 09/06/2013 9:33:42 AM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: quimby

IN all actuality this could be a good thing in light of Putin’s comments/threats.

If the House votes NO, Obama gets to hide behind that vote and say “Well I stood up to Russia and would have gone ahead with the attack but the Congress is too scared and won’t let me”.

By not voting it puts the ball directly in Obama’s hands and makes him be the one to pull the plug and back down in front of the world.


97 posted on 09/06/2013 9:36:35 AM PDT by commish (The takers rule. Time to implement the triple G plan - GOD, GUNS, & GOLD)
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To: b4its2late

the House leadership will want to see a president utterly humiliated on the House floor in a public vote
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Yet Obama has, and increasingly continues to, humiliate the House by circumventing it at every turn through his executive orders and other tactics. Obama has no respect whatsoever for the congress.


98 posted on 09/06/2013 9:36:56 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: peeps36

I agree. No vote at all is permission for him to use our military as his political tool in Syria.


99 posted on 09/06/2013 9:40:03 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the people. T Jefferson)
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To: xzins

Cantor and Boehner can defect.
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Call Cantor’s office. You can get through. He needs to hear from us.

His DC Phone: (202) 225-2815


100 posted on 09/06/2013 9:40:45 AM PDT by Starboard
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