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The party of “No” vs. the party of “Hell No!”
Vanity

Posted on 10/05/2013 4:27:03 PM PDT by impactplayer

The difference is dramatic – it all depends upon the ground you're standing on. The founders had it right. Their biggest problem was taxation, and who and how it could be done. So that put that authority solely in the hands of the House of Representative. Because the house had to face the people every two years and reflected a balanced view of the population, they would be the best barometer of the people’s current feelings. And – hundreds of years later – they still are. So when the Republicans in the house say, “no”, there’s no need to shoot. They stand on the very foundations of our republic. Nothing can be funded without their explicit OK. But in the Senate – there they have only their rhetoric. So they must shout, scare, bully, and say, “Hell No!”, because “no” simply will not do. They are standing on quicksand, and there is no constitutional foundation for their ranting. Just keep saying it, house. A simple “No” is really all that is required.


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: house; senate; shutdown

1 posted on 10/05/2013 4:27:03 PM PDT by impactplayer
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To: impactplayer

Not quite right. The founders made H of R lead in taxes, but the Senate and President must agree for a tax to become law.


2 posted on 10/05/2013 4:31:20 PM PDT by donmeaker (The lessons of Weimar are soon to be relearned.)
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To: impactplayer

Not a bad first vanity.

More paragraphs.


3 posted on 10/05/2013 5:27:07 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Obamacare - Forcing slaves to buy their chains.)
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To: Jacquerie

Agree. And great tagline, Jacquerie.


4 posted on 10/06/2013 7:52:20 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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