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Here’s What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate (Crying Liberal Alert)
Daily Beast ^ | 04.30.14 | Michael Tomasky

Posted on 04/30/2014 6:02:02 PM PDT by kingattax

From abortion bans to Obamacare cuts to, maybe, an empty Supreme Court chair, the Republicans already know exactly what they’ll do if they get control of both houses of Congress.

Passing a federal law banning almost all abortions after 20 weeks. Defunding parts of Obamacare. Weakening the Environmental Protection Agency. Kneecapping the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Elizabeth Warren’s baby, the new agency within the Fed to police consumer fraud. And—maybe, just maybe—letting a Supreme Court seat sit vacant until after the next presidential election.

That’s just the start of what happens if the Republicans win back the Senate this November. Imagine, posits a top aide to Mitch McConnell, a steady stream of legislation, much of it conservative, that will force Barack Obama to start vetoing bills for essentially the first time in his presidency.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014senaterace; dailybeast; dnctalkingpoints; newsweak

1 posted on 04/30/2014 6:02:02 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

John Cornyn won’t let that happen.


2 posted on 04/30/2014 6:02:39 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: kingattax

All good things


3 posted on 04/30/2014 6:05:19 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: kingattax

How about impeaching Obama and Holder, repealing Obamacare and eliminating the EPA, BLM and IRS?


4 posted on 04/30/2014 6:05:57 PM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: kingattax

History has already shown us what will happen, they will roll over on their backs like a submissive dog.


5 posted on 04/30/2014 6:06:25 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Junk Silver

Don’t forget the Education Dept.!!!!!!!


6 posted on 04/30/2014 6:08:52 PM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: kingattax

If the GOPE takes over the senate, they will do nothing but collect their pay, play golf, make speeches and attend fundraisers.


7 posted on 04/30/2014 6:08:52 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: nickcarraway
"John Cornyn won’t let that happen."

And Ditch Mitch will be at his side...

8 posted on 04/30/2014 6:09:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: kingattax

If Republicans take over the Senate, I bet the first thing that gets passed is the most comprehensive immigration bill ever imagined.


9 posted on 04/30/2014 6:10:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Mastador1

My dog LOVES rubby tummies; Too bad the GOPe Senate leaders don’t feel the same way...


10 posted on 04/30/2014 6:10:57 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Mastador1

.....and then hump Obama’s leg.


11 posted on 04/30/2014 6:11:09 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

LOL, U R BAD!


12 posted on 04/30/2014 6:13:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Texas resident

Don’t forget praise their friends on the other side of the aisle.


13 posted on 04/30/2014 6:16:36 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: kingattax

Michael Tomasky (born 1960) is a liberal American columnist, journalist and author. He is the editor in chief of Democracy, a special correspondent for Newsweek / The Daily Beast, a contributing editor for The American Prospect, and a contributor to The New York Review of Books.

14 posted on 04/30/2014 6:18:15 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Paladin2

Well, it’s true! :)


15 posted on 04/30/2014 6:19:05 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Paladin2

The Republicans didn’t do that when they had all three branches of government. What makes anyone think they would start now with a more liberal Senate?


16 posted on 04/30/2014 6:21:02 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: kcvl

Boy, I bet he got a lot of dates in HS. /s. (Which, ultimately, folks, is the mentality we’re dealing with.)


17 posted on 04/30/2014 6:21:32 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: kcvl

Looks like he’d lick a snake.


18 posted on 04/30/2014 6:22:08 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: kingattax

Daily Beast’s Tomasky: ‘Democrat’ Racism is a ‘Fantasy;’ Minimizes Sharpton, Reid’s Remark

“This is something conservatives don’t understand. Or rather, they understand it—but they can’t acknowledge it. They can’t acknowledge this larger context of Democratic support for the things that have mostly improved black people’s lives and Republicans’ almost total opposition to them since at least the 1980s....”

While Tomasky cited Biden, Reid, and Clinton, the Daily Beast columnist brushed them aside as not “real, seriously racist.”

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2014/04/28/daily-beasts-tomasky-democrat-racism-fantasy-minimizes-sharpton-reids#ixzz30QGZbPaf


19 posted on 04/30/2014 6:22:08 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kingattax

What changes when the GOP takes over? Nothing, absolutely nothing that the D’s wouldn’t do.


20 posted on 04/30/2014 6:22:11 PM PDT by zek157
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To: Junk Silver

Bump


21 posted on 04/30/2014 6:23:07 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: Junk Silver

Let’s not forget getting rid of the mid and upper level libtard judges. We don’t have to impeach them, just eliminate their seats. Make new ones when we feel like it. This also applies to the supremes.


22 posted on 04/30/2014 6:29:16 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: kingattax

They may do a few of those things but my guess is is that they will generally sell out.


23 posted on 04/30/2014 6:32:40 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: kingattax

I hoping at least 95% of all government agencies get their SWAT teams taken away. Especially their “snipers” and armed drones.


24 posted on 04/30/2014 6:35:07 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: kingattax
BULL SH!T! They`re the reach around party and they`ll show us their jelly fish spines! Crats and Rats, what`s the difference?
25 posted on 04/30/2014 6:36:53 PM PDT by nomad
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To: kingattax

Someone more clever and a better writer than I am (and their number is legion :) should take that second paragraph and turn it around mentioning the liberty destroying stuff done by the RATS in the last several years.

Neither party is innocent. Not even close.


26 posted on 04/30/2014 6:38:01 PM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: kingattax

Too many spineless crybabies in the GOP for any of this to happen.


27 posted on 04/30/2014 6:40:38 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: kingattax

Just think Michael. I have a long list. You haven’t gotten past the first page.


28 posted on 04/30/2014 6:51:08 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: kingattax

I certainly hope some or all of these happy outcomes come to pass.


29 posted on 04/30/2014 7:04:05 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
.....and then hump Obama’s leg.

Oh the leadership has already been doing that for the last five years. We need to get rid of toy poodles and get a few PitBulls!

30 posted on 04/30/2014 7:06:42 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: kcvl

He looks like he’s been punched in the nose a lot.

If so, small wonder.


31 posted on 04/30/2014 7:06:50 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: kingattax

mccain would sabotage anything conservative, as well as bitch mcconnell and senator ‘hello kitty’ lindsey grahamnesty.


32 posted on 04/30/2014 7:08:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Remember all the great things they did to restore the Republic when they held all three branches?

No, neither do I.


33 posted on 04/30/2014 7:09:42 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: kingattax

The last time the GOP controlled the Senate, our federal budget deficit was $160 billion and falling, unemployment was at 4.6 %, a gallon of gasoline cost $2.18, and our total national debt was less than half what it is today.


34 posted on 04/30/2014 7:22:59 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Hoodat

very good post...thanks


35 posted on 04/30/2014 7:26:48 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Looks like he’d lick a (trouser) snake.


36 posted on 04/30/2014 7:55:37 PM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: kingattax

They will give Prince Harry back his fillibuster.


37 posted on 04/30/2014 8:00:26 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: kingattax

If the Stupid Party takes over they will just kneel to their Democrat masters and do their bidding.
A few will stand and fight but for the most part the GOP will collapse.


38 posted on 05/01/2014 5:21:41 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
The Republicans didn’t do that when they had all three branches of government. What makes anyone think they would start now with a more liberal Senate?

This is typical liberal hysteria and fearmongering to scare Democrats into staying on the plantation, ignoring their "culture of corruption that rises to the top ranks of the party", the lie that was Pelosi's "Most Ethical Congress Ever", etc.

Stalinists lie. ALWAYS

39 posted on 05/01/2014 6:07:51 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: kcvl
While Tomasky cited Biden, Reid, and Clinton, the Daily Beast columnist brushed them aside as not “real, seriously racist.”

The Daily Beast == Newsweak.

Democrat propaganda for the masses.

40 posted on 05/01/2014 6:25:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: kingattax
Dear Michael Tomasky,
Kindly have a fatal, bloody car crash, in which you are pinned in the wreckage for hours and slowly bleed out.
Love,

Laz

41 posted on 05/01/2014 6:29:06 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: Mastador1

Dittos on this prediction. I actually predict the establishment will pander even more to obama and the democrats. They are totally devoid of principal and a spine and are not fit to run a brothel.


42 posted on 05/01/2014 10:47:43 AM PDT by sarge83
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