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Reid calls on Senate Republicans to reject 'Tea Party overlords'
thehill.com ^ | 2/12/14 | Ramsey Cox

Posted on 02/12/2014 11:12:42 AM PST by cotton1706

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said he hoped enough Republicans would reject their "Tea Party overlords" to advance a bill to raise the debt ceiling.

The Nevada Democrat announced Wednesday the Senate would vote to end debate on the bill around 1:45 p.m.

If cloture is invoked, the Senate will then move immediately to final passage of a bill that the House passed Tuesday to raise the debt ceiling until March 2015, with no strings attached.

The bill raises the debt ceiling until March 15, 2015, which would allow the government to continue borrowing above the current $17.2 trillion cap. After the suspension ends, the new debt ceiling would equal the amount of debt the government has racked up by then. Many Republicans were disappointed Congress didn’t force the administration to agree to spending reductions before raising the debt ceiling, which will prevent a government default. That is why Senate Republicans are forcing a cloture vote, meaning Democrats will need 60-vote to advance the measure.

Some Republicans are expected to help Democrats get it past the 60-vote threshold.

Reid moved a vote on repealing cuts to military pensions until after the Senate deals with the debt ceiling. That vote is still expected later Wednesday.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: debtceiling; elections; reid; teapartyoverlords
"There's no limit to what we could accomplish if it weren't for you meddling kids!!"
1 posted on 02/12/2014 11:12:42 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

The 5 year long, lopsided power struggle continues on the now shredded Congressional Field of Battle in the District of Corruption, along the muddy banks of De Nile River.

The simple goal of the much-praised Left Team, also called “Democrats,” as stated by their team captain B. Hussein Soetoro-Obama is to “Fundamentally change the United States of America.”

The multiple, and very complex goals of the Right Team, as yet unstated but consistently acted out by Special Wrongway RINO Defense Squad Co- Captains John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy and Pete Roskam is to DO NOTHING that will irritate the Left Team.

The Right Team is also known by the name “Republicans,” a nostalgic name from a long-past time when there was “Liberty and Justice for all.”

The Left Team has a single Offense Squad with All Democrat Stars from many Schools of Higher Government Learning, to name just a few:
* Department of Gestapo Justice, (DOGJ);
* National Spy On U., (NSOU);
* Interrogate Ream Sue U., (IRSU)
* Reid Barrycade Senate Universal, (RBSU).

The Left Team always runs down the Congressional Field of Battle together, and has been admiringly nicknamed “ District of Corruption, United.”

The Right Team has never allowed the many Constitutional Offense Squads onto the Congressional Field of Battle, due to well-timed and strongly worded objections from many RINO luminaries such as Loser Emeritus, “Wacko Birds” McCain.

After a recent weekend, group-hug, bonding session, many caucus meetings, and private deal-making, Lead Co-Captain John Boehner picked up the ball yesterday and ran down the Congressional Field of Battle to score a goal for the Left Team.

Thanks to the RINO Defensive actions of “Wrongway” Boehner and his ‘gang of 27,’ an additional 1 to 4, (nobody is really sure), TRILLION dollars will be added to the National Poverty Debt Game Clock.

Co-Captain “Wrongway” Boehner was assisted by 27 Members of the Special Wrongway RINO Defense Squad.

Needless to say, “Wrongway” Boehner and his ‘gang of 27’ made no contact with any of the Left Team Members.

Time will tell if donations to the Special Wrongway RINO Defense Squad, (SWRDS), will increase or decrease before the Championship Game in November, 2014.


2 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:02 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: cotton1706

Godless Stalinist Reid needs an overlord.


3 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:03 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: cotton1706

We’re coming for you Harry.

Prepare to become the minority leader.


4 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:28 AM PST by struggle
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To: cotton1706

We’re coming for you Harry.

Prepare to become the minority leader.


5 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:29 AM PST by struggle
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To: cotton1706

Reminds me of Dr. Strangelove. Reid doesn’t like Tea Party stooges.

“Oh, only commie stooges, huh?”


6 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:32 AM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: cotton1706

I’m sure it’s just constructive criticism.


7 posted on 02/12/2014 11:14:42 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: cotton1706

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi


8 posted on 02/12/2014 11:15:33 AM PST by fhayek
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To: Jim Robinson

You know he’s just repeating the term “Tea Party” because they demonized it via the press.

If this is the Tea Party, what is the big crime - fiscal restraint? Big deal.


9 posted on 02/12/2014 11:15:50 AM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: cotton1706

Its the DEMS & REPUBS vs. REAL AMERICANS (TEA PARTY)... yesterday ROVE defended CLINTON.


10 posted on 02/12/2014 11:16:11 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: cotton1706
That's the kind of talk that melts Mitch McConnell's heart.

I wonder why Hugh Hewitt was so high on McConnell in his column today at Townhall?

-PJ

11 posted on 02/12/2014 11:17:23 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: cotton1706

“Overlords”???? Hahahahahaha!


12 posted on 02/12/2014 11:17:38 AM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: cotton1706

More like the DemoCRAP War Lords of the Senate & White House.


13 posted on 02/12/2014 11:17:43 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: cotton1706

No words of wisdom from Schumer?


14 posted on 02/12/2014 11:18:06 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: cotton1706

“Overlords”? There’s a telling phrase if ever there was one. Desperate to protect your duchy, aren’t you Dirty Harry?


15 posted on 02/12/2014 11:19:18 AM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Jim Robinson; All

I love the all the free publicity the Tea Party gets. You can’t BUY this kind of free publicity! Please, Harry, keep mentioning us by name! Get Pelosi to mention us a few more times in interviews, if you would, too.

Occupy Wall Street is crying in their coffee these days!
Who?
Exactly!


16 posted on 02/12/2014 11:20:19 AM PST by TitansAFC ("I'm not much different from A.Cuomo.I probably agree with him on 98% of the issues." - Gov Christie)
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To: cotton1706

When will the GOP reject leftist fascists?


17 posted on 02/12/2014 11:20:22 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: cotton1706

18 posted on 02/12/2014 11:21:30 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: cotton1706

**** you harry and the whore that birthed you!


19 posted on 02/12/2014 11:23:07 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: cotton1706
Reid calls on Senate Republicans to reject 'Tea Party overlords'

We come from the land of the ice and snow,
From the midnight sun where the hot springs blow.
How soft your fields so green, can whisper tales of gore,
Of how we calmed the tides of war. We are your overlords.

Now here are the Viking Kittens to sing the Immigrant Song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApxnAr6pRt0

20 posted on 02/12/2014 11:27:34 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: cotton1706

Overlords?

LOL

If we were ‘overlords’, many of those congresscritters would not be voting like they are. They wouldn’t be pushing amnesty and they would be pushing tax cuts, spending cuts, etc.

==

Now, after the 2014 elections, things might be moving toward the Tea Party becoming overlords.


21 posted on 02/12/2014 11:27:42 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Graewoulf

Great new ad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukyCjMv8iqc


22 posted on 02/12/2014 11:29:46 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: cotton1706

Harry I can assure you you would wet your pants if you ever came into contact with “real Americans.”

We are nothing like you.

So call us whatever you want, but in the end when we stand before God...you will not enjoy what happens to your soul — Heaven does not wait for liars, cheats, and thieves...you are all three.


23 posted on 02/12/2014 11:30:28 AM PST by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: cotton1706

Overlords? When the IRS is used like the SS against every Tea Party group?


24 posted on 02/12/2014 11:32:58 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: cotton1706

Hey Harry, I got your “OVERLORD” right here.....


25 posted on 02/12/2014 11:33:25 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: All

Cloture vote still open. Cornyn still doesn’t have enough GOP votes for Reid.


26 posted on 02/12/2014 11:33:38 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: cotton1706

They are scared sh!tless of November. I can see the seething angry tsunami from right here in my iced over North Georgia home.


27 posted on 02/12/2014 11:33:45 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: cotton1706

F you Reid


28 posted on 02/12/2014 11:35:59 AM PST by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: Gaffer

“They are scared sh!tless of November. I can see the seething angry tsunami from right here in my iced over North Georgia home.”

My hope is for another 700 legislative seats. Then we can reign in the federal government with an amendment convention.


29 posted on 02/12/2014 11:37:28 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

I’m surprised he doesn’t just invoke a permanent nuclear option to all legislation to stop those pesky Tea Party overlords.


30 posted on 02/12/2014 11:37:38 AM PST by unseelie
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To: cotton1706

Reid wants to be among the lords to command the pesky serfs.


31 posted on 02/12/2014 11:41:39 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: cotton1706

Only when you reject your marxist overlords, Dirty.


32 posted on 02/12/2014 11:42:43 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: cotton1706

Vote with Harry Reid, you scum sucking toadies of the Democrat party.


33 posted on 02/12/2014 11:43:52 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a pedophile and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: jimbo123

Cloture vote still open. Cornyn still doesn’t have enough GOP votes for Reid.


That’s interesting. Sounds like Grahamnesty and Ayotte got their panties in a bunch over Reid’s latest TP rant. I guess he didn’t get the memo from Pelosi not to gloat.


34 posted on 02/12/2014 11:43:57 AM PST by lodi90
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To: clamper1797

I for one, welcome our new TEA Party overlords. /simpsons


35 posted on 02/12/2014 11:45:34 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Gaffer
They are scared sh!tless of November.

Incumbent Republicans can't even see November, they're too worried about their primaries in the coming weeks.

This cloture vote is proof. Graham, Alexander, McConnell, and Cornyn would vote for cloture, if they weren't being contested in the primaries.

I called John David Wells' show a couple of nights ago, when he had a segment on "Vote for the old, or vote for the new?" I said I hadn't made up my mind, but I knew I wasn't going to vote for the Terra Cotta Senator, John Cornyn. Cornyn's been about as useful "standing up to Obama" as those terra cotta soldiers were protecting the grave of an ancient Chinese emperor.

36 posted on 02/12/2014 11:46:30 AM PST by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
You beat me to it...


37 posted on 02/12/2014 11:48:41 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lodi90; All
Amrita Khalid ‏@askhalid 1m Six Republican ayes on the Senate cloture vote to raise debt limit: Collins, Corker, Johanns, Kirk, Cornyn and Minority Leader McConnell.
38 posted on 02/12/2014 11:49:37 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: cotton1706

Actually Harry just foresees the feudal system that will arise from the ashes after his Democrats finish the job of transforming America...fundamentally.

Oh...and who will be running it.


39 posted on 02/12/2014 11:50:53 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: cotton1706

Harry POS Reid?

HOORAY T.E.A. Party!

CONFISCATE all assets of those who have plundered this republic. (We have been FORCED to pay for this plunder)

Government in check.

check & balance


40 posted on 02/12/2014 11:53:14 AM PST by PGalt
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To: cotton1706
Hey Hairy, Tea Bag this!


41 posted on 02/12/2014 11:57:17 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Wiser now

There are plenty of Republicans that are too happy to oblige dirty Harry and BO and the rest of the liberals.


42 posted on 02/12/2014 12:01:52 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: cotton1706; All
Roll Call ‏@rollcall 1m Via @cimarcos, Repubs who voted yes on cloture: Barrasso Collins Corker Cornyn Flake Johanns Hatch Kirk McCain McConnell Murkowski Thune
43 posted on 02/12/2014 12:06:33 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: cotton1706

I see get to add a new word to our evil tea party names list.


44 posted on 02/12/2014 12:24:32 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: cotton1706

THERE HE GOES AGAIN!
45 posted on 02/12/2014 12:40:00 PM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: cotton1706

I call on Reid to reject pedophilia!


46 posted on 02/12/2014 1:07:59 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: cotton1706

But I thought the Democrat meme was that the Tea Party is dead. How can a dead movement also be “overlords”? Dems are increasingly forced to adopt pretzel positions on everything around them because reality is intruding on their delusions from every quarter.


48 posted on 02/12/2014 1:47:19 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: cotton1706

FUHR!!!


49 posted on 02/12/2014 2:53:24 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: cotton1706

Get a rope for this one.


50 posted on 02/12/2014 5:27:43 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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