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Senate Democrats block reopening of NIH, national parks (Reid disparages Cruz on Senate floor)
Washington Times ^ | October 3, 2013 | By Stephen Dinan

Posted on 10/03/2013 11:19:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday blocked a House bill providing funding to reopen national parks amid the government shutdown, saying he would not allow the GOP to pick and choose from among favored programs and insisting the only way out is to pass all spending at the same time.

Republicans tried to get an agreement in the Senate to restore the parks money along with funding for the National Institutes of Health, the military reserves and National Guard, and veterans affairs, but Democrats objected to each of those agreements in turn.

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The debate on the Senate floor turned poisonous for a few minutes when Mr. Reid verbally savaged Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican who wasn’t on the chamber floor but who Mr. Reid said was pulling the strings on the GOP strategy and encouraging the GOP-dominated House’s hardline stance.

“Senator Cruz is now joint Speaker. He lectures the House,” Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat, said.

Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, firing a warning shot back at Mr. Reid by reading a passage from Senate rules that forbids disparaging the motives of fellow senators.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada; US: Texas
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1 posted on 10/03/2013 11:19:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It is past time to start boycotting Las Vegas and Reno, until those controlling those cities and casinos get rid of Reid.

2 posted on 10/03/2013 11:20:21 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Reid had better shut his decrepit old yap. He’s libel to find out a list of support for either he or Cruz would result in a massive landslide in Cruz’ favor.


3 posted on 10/03/2013 11:21:30 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

““Senator Cruz is now joint Speaker. He lectures the House,” Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat, said.”

Promise?


4 posted on 10/03/2013 11:21:57 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Since when are RATS subject to the rules of the Senate?


5 posted on 10/03/2013 11:22:28 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Was that the same speech where Reid referred to the “Tea Party overlords”?


6 posted on 10/03/2013 11:22:45 AM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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7 posted on 10/03/2013 11:22:46 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

and the Chicago Crime Syndicate continues its shutdown.


8 posted on 10/03/2013 11:23:57 AM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

But Chuck Schumer and John McCain and Jeff Flake contacting and coordinating with House members on immigration reform...well that was just fine and above board!


9 posted on 10/03/2013 11:25:02 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Grampa Dave; Cincinatus' Wife
Keep the government shut then, including work on raising the debt ceiling, as that problem will fix itself with the government shutdown.

Here forth, Congress should only approved line item funding. We're talking the future of the nation at stake here, if we don't get control of federal spending, and stop these usurpers from taking our country through extortion and later by force.

10 posted on 10/03/2013 11:30:23 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Spread this to your email list(s) - McAfee says Obamacare a major threat of identity theft:

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/10/03/mcafee-antivirus-founder-what-idiot-put-this-system-out-there/


11 posted on 10/03/2013 11:31:12 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Wow, Reid is losing it....who'll be the next to snap?
12 posted on 10/03/2013 11:32:46 AM PDT by JPG (Putin Does Obama.)
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13 posted on 10/03/2013 11:34:14 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama (Dec 21, 2012)In this Congress, laws can only pass with support from Democrats and Republicans. And that means nobody gets 100 percent of what they want. Everybody gotta give a little bit in a sensible way. We move forward together, or we do not move forward and all.

At the very least, let’s agree right now on what we already agree on. Let’s get that done.

Translation: Let's pass incremental bills ...

15 posted on 10/03/2013 12:00:51 PM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
“Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, firing a warning shot back at Mr. Reid by reading a passage from Senate rules that forbids disparaging the motives of fellow senators.”

Screw that, fire back.

16 posted on 10/03/2013 12:14:50 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Dueling was not a bad idea.


17 posted on 10/03/2013 12:27:35 PM PDT by jch10 (The greatest threat to America is the Democrats.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"....he would not allow the GOP to pick and choose from among favored programs...."

Hello - THAT'S their job - the House, to fund what they deem necessary to fund.
They send a spending bill to the Senate, and the Senate either votes yes or no.
Simple - it's not Reid's job to tell the House what to do or not do. Sheeesh.
Civics 101 - but too bad most Americans don't know that, and the MSM isn't about to tell them the truth.

18 posted on 10/03/2013 12:31:00 PM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Reid is showing himself to be a piece of human garbage.


19 posted on 10/03/2013 12:58:51 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: PATRIOT1876

He is a ghoul. No wonder he was an undertaker.


20 posted on 10/03/2013 1:46:53 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Harry Reid was an undertaker? I heard he had sex with cadavers. Young male ones only. I have no proof, but the seriousness of the allegations is sufficient. He should step down.


21 posted on 10/03/2013 2:28:41 PM PDT by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Quite frankly I’m shocked Cornyn stood up for Cruz. I guess all our phone calls during the cloture vote has him scared of being primaried (good). Go Gohmert for Cornyn’s seat!


22 posted on 10/03/2013 2:32:52 PM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed "Elderly Kooky Type" Catholic Texan)
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To: nanetteclaret

Cornyn still voted the wrong way on cloture


23 posted on 10/03/2013 2:37:54 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
 
 
I guess "Bush's fault!" has been laid to rest and now it's "Cruz's fault!" (???)
 
 

24 posted on 10/03/2013 3:22:50 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You just keep on picking at Ted, Slimy Harry. The more you do, the more you up his standing.


25 posted on 10/03/2013 3:27:59 PM PDT by lu shissler (ecause)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The republicans should demand apologies from the democrats and the president and admission they are wrong and won’t get personal again. If they don’t apologize, don’t show up until they do. Tell the world that nobody will sit down and negotiate with someone who is calling them vile names.

We need to point out that it’s the liberals who revert to calling names when they’re wrong. And the only way anything is going to get out is the republicans have to start marching in lock step.

I’d also order republicans like Peter King to shut up or go join the other party.


26 posted on 10/03/2013 3:41:28 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: All

Contact the rinos and tell them if they cave we will donate to their opponents no matter what party they’re in.


27 posted on 10/03/2013 3:44:33 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: ExTexasRedhead

https://www.healthcare.gov/developers/

Apparently, the source code is open and available. All one needs to do is copy it and make your own website to phish other people.


28 posted on 10/03/2013 3:53:40 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Please remember this when you vote!


29 posted on 10/03/2013 3:55:17 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Cruz is movng the ball forward by undermining public confidence in the government, irrespective of Party.

Dingy Harry is too dumb to realize that, and that he’s playing his role exactly the way Cruz wants him to.


30 posted on 10/03/2013 3:59:53 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
My daughter goes to SMU. This week is 'Parents Week'. Parents fly in from all over the world, especially this year because of the Bush Presidential Library. My daughter has a friend whose parents flew in from Seattle Washington to see their son and to go to the library. It was closed. The SMU university offered to pay the employees to keep it open because of parents week being very important to the parents of the students. Obama refused to allow the university to pay their own money to keep the library open.

This bastard wants this shutdown. The students and parents are pissed off at obama for refusing to allow to open the library without incurring any Federal expenses.

31 posted on 10/03/2013 4:00:28 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: VerySadAmerican

“I’d also order republicans like Peter King to shut up or go join the other party.”

Yes. RNC called my house again last night. Told them not ONE PENNY and to pass on that they need to do two things:

Tell Reince Priebus to DUMP Karl Rove
Tell Peter King to shut up or join the other party

Glad you brought that up.


32 posted on 10/03/2013 4:13:07 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Would Winston Churchill stand still for all this nonsense?)
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To: Grampa Dave

Why would the casinos and cities that support Reid ever stop doing so? He’s been a reliable bag man for decades, since he was Chairman for the Nevada Gaming Commission.


33 posted on 10/03/2013 4:20:41 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

In response to Reids comment about not funding one cancer kid, Today Rush said “this is why we ought not to trust the government with this kind of power” (paraphrased)

and he’s right. This little slip of Reids is just a sneak peak at how our health is going to be used as a pawn to achieve political purposes.


34 posted on 10/03/2013 4:24:46 PM PDT by uncitizen (Obamacare IS TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION)
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To: Texas Songwriter
The students and parents are pissed off at obama for refusing to allow to open the library without incurring any Federal expenses.

Are you sure about that? If they're from Washington state, they are very likely blaming the Republicans and especially us.

35 posted on 10/03/2013 4:25:46 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Cincinatus' Wife.
Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican, firing a warning shot back at Mr. Reid by reading a passage from Senate rules that forbids disparaging the motives of fellow senators.

36 posted on 10/03/2013 4:54:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

You are correct that Washington state is deeply liberal (and deceived). There is an enclave of extremely conservative people on Puget Sound called Gig Harbor. These people, though in the minority, are as solidly conservative as here in Texas.


37 posted on 10/03/2013 5:14:26 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think Republicans were elected to do what they are doing.


38 posted on 10/03/2013 5:16:08 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Grampa Dave
It is past time to start boycotting Las Vegas and Reno, until those controlling those cities and casinos get rid of Reid.

I wouldn't go there on a bet.

39 posted on 10/03/2013 5:17:21 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (The "government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: Texas Songwriter

There are enclaves of good people, even in the vipers’ dens. My understanding is that the inland part of WA, near ID has a lot of good folks living there.


40 posted on 10/03/2013 5:17:41 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

In talking to this young man, I questioned his conservative credentials, taking care not to alert him that he was taking a test. He was rock solid as a freeper. He says hi dad is extremely conservative. He is in business as a real estate developer and considers hard work an essential.


41 posted on 10/03/2013 5:23:54 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Excellence

"We've downloaded the source code from https://www.healthcare.gov/developers//. We'll be redirecting the users to our site by Friday - yes, we've corrected all of their glitches."


42 posted on 10/03/2013 5:27:28 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Over twenty million Americans lost their jobs last year (2012)... and Washington wants us to freak over their drama queen antics?


43 posted on 10/03/2013 8:07:01 PM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

We have family in and around Reno, or Nevada at large, and they’re pretty conservative! I know most of them, if not all, didn’t vote for Obama or Reid. Goodness, even my gay cousin won’t vote for either of them! He’s socially liberal, but is conservative in other ways;(financially) he even likes and voted for Gov. Sandoval!


44 posted on 10/04/2013 7:24:53 AM PDT by dsutah
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To: Cyber Liberty

“Why would the casinos and cities that support Reid ever stop doing so? “

If Obozocare goes through and stays, no one in the middle income groups will have money left over to go to Vegas or Reno.


45 posted on 10/04/2013 7:38:46 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: Grampa Dave
If Obozocare goes through and stays, no one in the middle income groups will have money left over to go to Vegas or Reno.

Plenty of foreigners still go there, especially since the dollar is losing value and foreign money has a lot more buying power than before.

46 posted on 10/04/2013 7:41:04 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Grampa Dave

There are larger things at stake. Reid knows where the Vegas bodies are buried.


47 posted on 10/04/2013 7:55:14 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: dsutah

Oh and even a few of the Democrats in the family don’t like him/Obama! One other cousin who’s a Dem. is fairly conservative. He and most of his family like to go out hunting and fishing and stuff like that. He liked Pres. Bush, and had lots of praise for him when he wanted to open the ANWR in Alaska many years back for drilling (He was an electrician with a Nevada power company)! I don’t know if he’s still a Dem., he might’ve converted to GOP, but I don’t know. I know his new daughter-in-law is Gop. But that’s merely a sampling of the whole family over there. Overall, most are Repub., but there are a few Dem.s are mixed in.

In Utah, most of the known Dem.s in the family were/are moderates or conservative. One of the cousins in particular, is pretty conservative and is a veteran. I don’t know if he’s Repub. or not, but His Facebook entries read like many of the strongest conservatives here on “Free Republic”! (I wonder if he could be one? I’ll have to ask him sometime!) Some others are pretty conservative mostly.

Our little old Grandma (now deceased) was a conservative Dem., but she would never recognize her party now! She’d be pretty digusted with her old party the way it is now! My Step-dad was from S. Carolina, and was once a Dem. He’s disgusted with the party in general; but he still likes a few of the local Dem.s. But he’ll vote for them only if they are conservative!

Otherwise, he votes Republican mostly now. He does get sore at a few of the national ones, and grumbles about them when they act weak and give in too much to Pres. Obama and the Dem.s! He even grumbled about some of them not backing Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Rand Paul, and some Repub.s giving them a bad time!


48 posted on 10/04/2013 8:08:34 AM PDT by dsutah
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Here’s what the senate Dems get to block funding for today:

“(a) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 75) making continuing appropriations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(b) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 76) making continuing appropriations for the National Nuclear Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(c) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 77) making continuing appropriations for the Food and Drug Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(d) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 78) making continuing appropriations for national intelligence program operations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(e) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 79) making continuing appropriations for certain components of the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(f) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 80) making continuing appropriations for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education, and the Indian Health Service for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(g) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 82) making continuing appropriations for the National Weather Service for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(h) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 83) making continuing appropriations for the Impact Aid program of the Department of Education for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(i) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 84) making continuing appropriations for Head Start for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.
(j) The joint resolution (H.J. Res. 85) making continuing appropriations for the Federal Emergency Management Agency for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.”

Love the minibills!


49 posted on 10/04/2013 8:10:45 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: dsutah

Oh and even a few of the Democrats in the family don’t like him/Obama! One other cousin who’s a Dem. is fairly conservative. He and most of his family like to go out hunting and fishing and stuff like that. He liked Pres. Bush, and had lots of praise for him when he wanted to open the ANWR in Alaska many years back for drilling (He was an electrician with a Nevada power company)! I don’t know if he’s still a Dem., he might’ve converted to GOP, but I don’t know. I know his new daughter-in-law is Gop. But that’s merely a sampling of the whole family over there. Overall, most are Repub., but there are a few Dem.s are mixed in.

In Utah, most of the known Dem.s in the family were/are moderates or conservative. One of the cousins in particular, is pretty conservative and is a veteran. I don’t know if he’s Repub. or not, but His Facebook entries read like many of the strongest conservatives here on “Free Republic”! (I wonder if he could be one? I’ll have to ask him sometime!) Some others are pretty conservative mostly.

Our little old Grandma (now deceased) was a conservative Dem., but she would never recognize her party now! She’d be pretty digusted with her old party the way it is now! My Step-dad was from S. Carolina, and was once a Dem. He’s disgusted with the party in general; but he still likes a few of the local Dem.s. But he’ll vote for them only if they are conservative! Otherwise, he votes Republican mostly now. He gets sore at a few of the national ones, and expressed anger at them when they act weak and give in too much to the Dem.s! He grumped about them not standing up for Ted Cruz! (lol)


50 posted on 10/04/2013 8:15:44 AM PDT by dsutah
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