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Rep. Dent: House Has Enough Votes for ‘Clean CR’
Newsmax ^ | Monday, 07 Oct 2013 08:32 PM | Greg Richter

Posted on 10/07/2013 11:50:54 PM PDT by Olog-hai

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent is among 14 House Republicans who have publicly said they would vote for a “clean” continuing resolution—not tied to defunding Obamacare—and he says there are plenty more.

Dent, appearing Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” said that members have told him privately they would vote for a “clean CR” if it comes up for a vote.

A total of 217 representatives are needed to pass the resolution. Other reports show 20 or more Republicans promising to vote for a clean continuing resolution. …

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: charliedent; gopestablishment; hastertrule; rino; shutdown; turncoat
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1 posted on 10/07/2013 11:50:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I should have known this was coming. e-Rinos will knife the people if given a chance.


2 posted on 10/08/2013 12:00:48 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Olog-hai
If they really want to capitulate to Obama & Reid, all they have to do is get 20 or so GOP Reps to sign a discharge petition to rubber-stamp Reid's agenda.

All of these "priavte assurances" whispered to lefty media add up to nothing until then.

3 posted on 10/08/2013 12:01:29 AM PDT by Plummz (pro-constitution, anti-corruption)
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To: Olog-hai

I’m glad these Republican supporters of Obamacare are outing themselves.


4 posted on 10/08/2013 12:05:06 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Olog-hai

i don’t trust republicans to hang together, but i really don’t trust anything out of democrat’s mouths, especially about republicans.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 12:06:51 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Olog-hai

There are always cowards in our ranks. Dent sure sounds like one. Hope Frank Wolf holds strong. He’s a good guy but he’s been around for a long time. Lots of Bonehead pressure on him for sure.

For those who cave, remember, the election is only a year away, and the unemployment office is a lot closer.


6 posted on 10/08/2013 12:08:16 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Olog-hai

He must have a dent in his brain. The gov’t is way out of control.


7 posted on 10/08/2013 12:08:25 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai
"I've voted to delay it, to repeal it, to defund it, to fricassee it, but as long as you have a Senate controlled by Harry Reid and a president named Barack Obama, that's not going to happen," Dent said. "So, at this point we have to take what we can get."

IOW Dent is saying, to hell with the millions of people who have been and who will be hurt financially due to the ACA.
To hell with the millions of people who will be hurt physically because the ACA simply cannot work.
To hell with the nation incurring billions of more debt due to the fabricated accounting in the scoring of the ACA

Just as long as the media stop calling him nasty names and he can still go to the cocktail parties, he'll vote FOR the "clean" CR.

As Robert Zimmerman once said, "People seldom do what's right. They do what's convenient, then repent"

8 posted on 10/08/2013 12:11:13 AM PDT by Roccus (Dealing with POLITICIANS is the true war on terror)
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To: Olog-hai

I have a ‘clean CR’ I’d love to give these guys....

What kind of world do they live in if they can’t see that Obama and Obamacare are going to destroy America?


9 posted on 10/08/2013 12:11:19 AM PDT by Bullish (The only real solution is to abolish liberal democrats forever)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

For those who cave, remember, the election is only a year away, and the unemployment office is a lot closer.
= = = = = = = = = = = =
Very true but remember when BO and Murtha stood on the same stage in Western PA and smiled and laughed while telling the cheering throngs they were going to shut down ALL coal mining etc.....
You would have thought in that part of the country they would have been lucky to ‘get out of town safely’, BUT, instead, they both won by an overwhelming majority.....

Go Figure....


10 posted on 10/08/2013 12:12:48 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: Roccus

Which Robert Zimmerman do you mean?


11 posted on 10/08/2013 12:13:59 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

One thing I’ll never understand about American politics: why no one seem to be able to be kicked out of the Republican Party. Oh, wait... David Duke did.


12 posted on 10/08/2013 12:16:05 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: Olog-hai

The one from Hibbing, MN


13 posted on 10/08/2013 12:21:08 AM PDT by Roccus (Dealing with POLITICIANS is the true war on terror)
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To: Olog-hai

Whatever happened to the Hastert Rule?


14 posted on 10/08/2013 12:25:37 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Dent has no regard for that. He wants it to go the way of the Monroe Doctrine.


15 posted on 10/08/2013 12:28:01 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Roccus

I gotcha. The fellow who talked about the other fellow who mentioned how there were people that could rob you with a fountain pen.


16 posted on 10/08/2013 12:30:20 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: xrmusn

Murtha’s dead and almost forgotten. Died a fat, lonely turncoat. Very satisfying.

Lots of stupid, now unemployed people in western Pennsylvania.

Maybe a little less food, less heat, less energy and more insurance bills will wake them up. If not, let them rot!

PS: I love Pennsylvania. Lived in Phila. at school for 4 years and have in-laws who helped settle the state. What a shame that it has been run by Democrats for so many years.


17 posted on 10/08/2013 12:31:12 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: xrmusn

commander zero did not win coal country in PA. He only won 8 counties in the state but there was enough voter fraud to do it. Only won 2 counties west of Harrisburg.


18 posted on 10/08/2013 12:38:41 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Olog-hai

The republicans should hand together Or assuredly they will hang separately. (with apologies to Ben Franklin ). I, fir one, will send a contribution to an opponent of the first republican who sabotages mr boehner now.


19 posted on 10/08/2013 12:42:24 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er.)
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To: Olog-hai

Send him an e-mail, I just did. All you have to do is make sure that the city is Allentown, PA and the ZIP is 18104 so he thinks you are a constituent. Already got his “canned” response to the effect that “he takes all correspondence seriously.” I hope so, because I was questioning the location of his spine among other things.


20 posted on 10/08/2013 12:46:14 AM PDT by vette6387 (i)
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To: Olog-hai

It always amazes me how easily Republicans adopt the left’s language. I wonder if they’re even aware how it puts them behind the eight ball.

In this case it’s the word “clean” bill (clean CR), which automatically leaves the impression to all the low information (i.e. ignorant) voters that what the republicans are offering must be a “dirty” bill.

So they willingly start with two strikes against themselves. What fools!


21 posted on 10/08/2013 12:46:14 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: Bullish

It doesnt affect them they live in a protected bubble. I hope their bubble pops one day soon.


22 posted on 10/08/2013 12:54:26 AM PDT by funfan
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To: Olog-hai

“Clean” CR.

I love how that word has become part of the lexicon.

Reminds me of when the Democrats were completely out of power and assumed the mantle of the “Loyal Opposition”.

Never hear that phrase nowadays do we? It’s in the dustbin containing Hillary’s famous “Dissent is Patriotic” screed.


23 posted on 10/08/2013 12:59:09 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Due to the Federal Government Shutdown, the Tagline is closed.)
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To: Olog-hai

If Dent and some of the more left leaning RINO’s in districts they think are primary proof (can beat conservative challengers) vote for a CR, it allows Boehner and a lot of other GOPe congressman look good with their NO votes.

Then Boehner and the GOPe can move on the next orders of business like increasing the debt ceiling and amnesty.


24 posted on 10/08/2013 1:04:16 AM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW, PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN,CHANGE I BELIEVE IN)
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To: Olog-hai

That’s the one.....you GOT it!!


25 posted on 10/08/2013 1:12:42 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: aquila48

This has always been a GOPe problem. Messaging. They accept the idea of a “clean bill” and then go on talk shows, claiming they don’t support a “clean bill”.

Well, half the battle is lost. WE must control the vocabulary. Just like a woman’s right to choice. Instead it should be a baby right to die without a choice.

The GOP needs to learn to get out AHEAD of a story and frame it, instead of being reactionary, and then trying to do damage control.

The MSM sets the vernacular, and we just happily follow along.


26 posted on 10/08/2013 1:12:56 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: Olog-hai

Traitor faggot


27 posted on 10/08/2013 1:13:42 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Olog-hai

They should be refusing to pass ANY continuing resolution, and instead pass a resolution demanding that the Senate do its job, and vote on a budget. No budget, no funding. Then adjourn until the Senate capitulates.


28 posted on 10/08/2013 1:42:29 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Olog-hai

Dent is going for the short-term gain of preserving himself for 2014, while screwing the country for the long term.


29 posted on 10/08/2013 2:07:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: esoxmagnum

“Just like a woman’s right to choice.”

Could reward to read: “Just like a woman’s right to kill”.


30 posted on 10/08/2013 2:13:16 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: ScottinVA

*reword


31 posted on 10/08/2013 2:13:48 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Olog-hai

Good job, Dent. Go on cable tv and spit on freedom.

You love Obamacare, Dent? You’re showing it.


32 posted on 10/08/2013 2:20:34 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Olog-hai

Wtf is a CR? No wonder republicans lose in public opinion polls. Speak in terms that the average joe can understand. They are really out of touch with voters IMO.


33 posted on 10/08/2013 2:24:06 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: esoxmagnum

Completely agree. The contest is won at the point where the terms of the debate are established. After that, the loser is just trying to catch up or react. Low information voters don’t decide based on the merit of the argument, but the APPEARENCE of merit.

Who wouldn’t want to vote for a “clean” bill? Clean is good, right?

The GOP hasn’t taken their message to the American people very effectively.


34 posted on 10/08/2013 2:52:21 AM PDT by MDspinboyredux
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To: Olog-hai; All

Clean CR = Supporting ObamaCare

Obviously some RINOS looking to be primaried in 14


35 posted on 10/08/2013 2:53:14 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Fact Is: GOPe want ObamaCare.)
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To: vette6387
"Send him an e-mail, I just did. All you have to do is make sure that the city is Allentown, PA and the ZIP is 18104 so he thinks you are a constituent. Already got his “canned” response to the effect that “he takes all correspondence seriously.” I hope so, because I was questioning the location of his spine among other things."

Wish him the best of Obamacare for his lack of a spine and his shedding of his snake skin - take the blue pill and chant Obama.

36 posted on 10/08/2013 3:06:45 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Ronin

Not so fast... last week Sean had on 4 of these so called cavers and none of them will cave. There are less republicans in the House willing to sell out America for their communist constituents than the dims say. This is psyops or at least up until now it has been. These traitors that do vote with the rats will pay a heavy price. Once the conservatives take over... these turncoats should just retire because they have no role left beyond their single vote.


37 posted on 10/08/2013 3:48:07 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

That is why they say “if we could get a clean vote”. The only question is will boehner cave. If he does... it will be his last cave because 2014 will see him defeated.


38 posted on 10/08/2013 3:50:41 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Nextrush

Yes, that is how they have operated for decades but enough of us know the truth now and that action will be met the same as surrender.


39 posted on 10/08/2013 3:52:57 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Olog-hai

He would vote if it came up for a vote.

Problem is, it won’t.


40 posted on 10/08/2013 3:54:23 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Olog-hai
Dent, appearing Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” said that members have told him privately they would vote for a “clean CR” if it comes up for a vote.

Dent is a ball-less liar {what else would a rino congress critter be?} because if that were true, all he and his cohorts need to do, is vote on a discharge petition and no one could stop them.

There is either not enough votes or not enough guts or both.

41 posted on 10/08/2013 4:04:16 AM PDT by USS Alaska (If I could...I would.)
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To: Olog-hai

Look, this thing is such a pure fustercluck, I almost wonder if we are doing them a HUGE favor by delaying it or defunding it. I say let them proceed. It will backlash on the left like nothing you have ever seen before.


42 posted on 10/08/2013 4:06:10 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: SeminoleCounty

Yes, they could point out how “clean” the process of enacting Obamacare was — bribes to certain districts and states for one. Since when is legislation ever “clean”? It is the most prevalent tactic to attach something to a highly popular or important piece of legislation. Just list a bunch of UNCLEAN attachments by Reid and Pelosi over the years.


43 posted on 10/08/2013 4:17:16 AM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: LibLieSlayer

The only thing that I am totally certain of is that Boehner would love nothing more than to cave — if he could do it without committing political suicide. If he can find a way out, he’ll take it.

He is not on our side and never has been.


44 posted on 10/08/2013 4:19:54 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Olog-hai
Here we have another James Moran type who espouses voting the way the congressman personally wants to vote, not the way the congressman's constituents want him to vote. Put a big red X on Dent's name for the next election.
45 posted on 10/08/2013 4:31:35 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: Ronin

I cannot argue against your point but it would be the end of his career.


46 posted on 10/08/2013 5:09:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

As stupid as he is, he’s figured that out — so I guess he deserves a half point there.

On the other hand, Reid has the same problem. If he fades, Obama/Jarrett will waste him.


47 posted on 10/08/2013 5:31:59 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Olog-hai

You never see the Dems pulling these stunts.

Pray America is Waking Up


48 posted on 10/08/2013 5:38:19 AM PDT by bray (Coming Jan 2014: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Ronin

Donner Party Rebublicans at it again!


49 posted on 10/08/2013 7:52:27 AM PDT by Anti-Hillary (Soon everything in America will be "free", except it's people.)
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To: MDspinboyredux

I have an idiot brother, and sometimes we discuss politics, though I don’t know why, because his skull is thicker than lead.

He actually told me that the Republicans are trying to push a bill through with all sorts of goodies for “Big Business”, while all the dems want is a clean bill free of all that stuff.

You are absolutely correct. The libs only read the headline, nothing else. Like books, they can pontificate on all sorts of works they claim to have read, but never can they debate the content. Reading the title of a book, and looking at the pictures doesn’t make one an expert.


50 posted on 10/08/2013 8:47:47 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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