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Whispers: Might the House GOP Adjourn and Leave Town After Passing 'Final Offer'?
townhall.com ^ | 10/15/13 | Guy Benson

Posted on 10/15/2013 11:31:30 AM PDT by cotton1706

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To: Crimson Elephant
It would be one thing if there were huge gulfs in the bills, but there isn’t.

I don't think many of the cheerleaders on this thread read the article. The House has conceded everything but a few scraps, hoping for some kind of token PR victory. Reid won't even give them that.

51 posted on 10/15/2013 1:03:09 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: GeronL

No put an offer on the table, vote on it and leave. Let dickless Reid keep the government shutdown.


52 posted on 10/15/2013 1:07:28 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: cotton1706

That would mean no immigration bill, which would be a VERY good thing.


53 posted on 10/15/2013 1:13:00 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ZeroCare: Make them pay; do not delay.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

As if conservatives would ever win the PR battle in today’s climate. Obama got reelected. That should tell you something.


54 posted on 10/15/2013 1:14:47 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: cotton1706

Bunch of pussie, they are. Let them leave the f’n country for all I care.

I loathe sobbing drunks.


55 posted on 10/15/2013 1:18:41 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Farnsworth

Reid doesn’t need one because Boehner has no balls.
I am so disgusted with the GOP.
Santorum had it right just now...they have taken the hits, this is not the time to fold.


56 posted on 10/15/2013 1:21:30 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: cotton1706
"Reid angrily rejects the House GOP plan (such as it exists), even though it's not that different from his own."
57 posted on 10/15/2013 1:23:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

“I am so disgusted with the GOP”

So am I.


58 posted on 10/15/2013 1:23:42 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: kcvl

“Reid angrily rejects the House GOP plan (such as it exists), even though it’s not that different from his own.”

Reid, stomping his feet: “THAT WAS MY IDEA! MINE!”

Ha! It’ll look like Reid is capitulating to the House.

This gets more entertaining by the hour. Newsflash, Harry. There’s another legislative body!


59 posted on 10/15/2013 1:26:05 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Farnsworth

I’m just dumbfounded! Complete and utter collapse?


60 posted on 10/15/2013 1:45:04 PM PDT by calicard
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To: Farnsworth

They are still keeping the fight going, aren’t they? If they simply decided to let Democrats decide everything on their own terms and stopped raising any objections, wouldn’t the shutdown have already been over? I mean, the fact that the shutdown is still ongoing certainly suggests that the Republican Party has not totally crumbled yet. Unless I am missing something here.


61 posted on 10/15/2013 1:46:13 PM PDT by freedom462
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To: calicard

it’s looking like it. No guts, no balls, no nothing.


62 posted on 10/15/2013 1:46:53 PM PDT by Farnsworth (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: freedom462
I think they are signaling a collapse is imminent.
63 posted on 10/15/2013 1:48:22 PM PDT by Farnsworth (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: Farnsworth

Is there a link saying this? Is Breitbart, Reason.com, the Druge or similar grassroots source reporting on a plan whereby the House GOP majority just 100 % folds and agrees to give the Dims everything they want?


64 posted on 10/15/2013 1:52:18 PM PDT by freedom462
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To: Farnsworth

This from Fox News: Fox News is told the latest plan to emerge in the House would end the partial government shutdown by funding the government through Dec. 15. It would also raise the debt ceiling through Feb. 7 — in turn averting the looming Thursday deadline to raise the debt cap.

Unlike a prior proposal, it would not include a provision delaying the medical device tax in ObamaCare. But it would include a provision forcing Congress, the president, and many other administration officials and staff onto ObamaCare without additional subsidies.

Plus it would include a provision limiting the Treasury Department’s ability to buy more time when faced with future debt-ceiling deadlines.

Importantly, the plan would kick other budget decisions, including the debate on the medical device tax, to a conference committee.

Basically, kicking the can down the road with a promise to talk more in the future = collapse in my book! Damn!


65 posted on 10/15/2013 1:55:22 PM PDT by calicard
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To: calicard

Yep, sounds like it to me too. Cowards!


66 posted on 10/15/2013 1:57:21 PM PDT by Farnsworth (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Yep, the moment the pubs leave town is the moment that the fake default happens. They must stick around offering platitudes.


67 posted on 10/15/2013 2:11:19 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: cotton1706

Yes! FU Democrats. Two fingers up!


68 posted on 10/15/2013 2:37:39 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: cotton1706

So, boner has agreed to allow their staffs to keep the 72% subsidies. We’re starting to see there is a priviledged class in Washington other than those elected.


69 posted on 10/15/2013 2:55:31 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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Greta Van Susteren‏@gretawire19m BREAKING NEWS: rules committee meeting postponed - per @ChadPergram it means there aren't the votes to pass it #showdown #greta A few conservatives holding out?
70 posted on 10/15/2013 3:09:11 PM PDT by calicard
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To: seeker41
It it my opinion that the RINOs and tea party folks know something awful about this administration-something they cannot say to the public -yet. Not sure what it is, but they are trying harder then usual to stay the course. It remains to be seen if someone leaks whatever it is...hard to believe it is just about the obivious. Are the teaparty folks that powerful that they can sway a majority of the party or is this smoke and mirrors...this is very odd.

The republicans have finally figured out that they have played their base as far as they can before that base splits. They take internal pols and know the base is pissed beyond anything they have seen so far and it is the rinos not the Tea party they hate no matter the amount of anti-Tea party propaganda that is spewed in the press. This is what has them running scared and helping somewhat.

They are losing power fast within the party and watching it go very quickly to a new wing of the party which if they are not very careful will not only split from their leadership but from the party altogether. Rinos have finally figured out that they just might be endangered by the game they thought themselves so smart in playing leaving safe rinos to lead them from places like NY and finding out that it is not working.

Rinos are running scared and not because of Obama but because of their own voters. Why should we vote for a group of people who will not oppose the socialism being shoved down our throats??????????? What is their purpose to their own voters if they will not stand firm for us?

I have watched the republicans since Carter and this is a party past the breaking point with their own voters. When you betray your voters you have lost your reason for those republican voters to vote for you and they either stay home historically and you lose to dems or they primary you.

I for one really like the primary idea. The problem comes if that no longer works fairly because the next step historically is messy.

71 posted on 10/15/2013 3:48:05 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: calicard

good, hold the freaking line.


72 posted on 10/15/2013 3:58:42 PM PDT by Farnsworth (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: Lady Heron

Nice explanation, thank you!


73 posted on 10/15/2013 4:07:36 PM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: cotton1706

The House GOP had best get back to their original position. Kill KlownCare or no money. End of story. No more compromise. Turn the ship around right now. From this point on we “progressively” dismantle the feral gummint until it is once again back in it’s cage. This is probably our last chance.


74 posted on 10/15/2013 9:48:15 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Lady Heron

The next step may well be messy. Bozo may have been elected once but the last one was Venezuala style.


75 posted on 10/15/2013 10:02:33 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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