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Trey Gowdy Wants to Defund Obama’s Vacations, And He’s 100% Right
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Posted on 07/21/2014 7:38:12 PM PDT by TigerClaws

t seems like just about every week Trey Gowdy is in the news as he fights the good fight against Obama and the liberals.

He’s been relentless going after the administration on Benghazi and other scandals, and calling out Democrats like Nancy Pelosi on their “mind-numbing” stupidity. Gowdy has also announced support for a lawsuit against Obama for failing to do his basic executive duties.

He’s now got another suggestion to rein in this reckless administration: Defund Obama’s vacations as a punishment for executive overreach. Awesome.

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KEYWORDS: defund; obama; treygowdy; vacation
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1 posted on 07/21/2014 7:38:12 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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2 posted on 07/21/2014 7:45:50 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: TigerClaws

Good Ruck.

Obama has a pen and a phone.

He will simply direct the treasury to cut the checks and tell congress once again:
“Whattuh gonna do, sue me?”


3 posted on 07/21/2014 7:46:15 PM 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: TigerClaws

Would be a good first step and then take the second, third and then infinite steps to defund everything obama has initiated.


4 posted on 07/21/2014 7:46:41 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TigerClaws

I’m in favor of permanent vacation for this president.


5 posted on 07/21/2014 7:46:48 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: gaijin

6 posted on 07/21/2014 7:47:53 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: TigerClaws

I LOVE THIS MAN!!!


7 posted on 07/21/2014 7:48:23 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: DefeatCorruption

I love his fiery rhetoric, but has he actually accomplished anything? (no snark, just a real question)


8 posted on 07/21/2014 7:49:19 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

“...Defund”? I’d prefer arrest, imprison and exile.


9 posted on 07/21/2014 7:52:04 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TigerClaws

Looong overdue!


10 posted on 07/21/2014 7:53:20 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: TigerClaws
If we had a REAL Speaker of the House, this could happen.
11 posted on 07/21/2014 7:53:20 PM PDT by The Cajun (Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert....Nuff said.)
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To: TigerClaws

The list of great ideas that the Republicans don’t remotely have the balls to implement is endless. What good does it do to keep coming up with great ideas of what they could do to stop Obama if only they weren’t gutless.


12 posted on 07/21/2014 7:54:19 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: workerbee
"I love his fiery rhetoric, but has he actually accomplished anything? (no snark, just a real question)"

Gowdy constantly exposes Traitorobama thugs for the human excrement they are, but with the gutless cowards in GOP House leadership, it's difficult to actually be allowed to flush these demonicrats down the political toilet.

13 posted on 07/21/2014 7:54:32 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: TigerClaws

Once the budget is balanced, he may travel farther than Camp David for vacation.


14 posted on 07/21/2014 7:55:08 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: workerbee

if a conversation is anything ... the answer is yes ... but beyond the words of a conversation though the answer is no. Nothing accomplished yet.


15 posted on 07/21/2014 7:55:14 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TigerClaws
"Gowdy has also announced support for a lawsuit against Obama for failing to do his basic executive duties."

That's like threatening to sue Jack the Ripper because he failed to tip his hat when meeting a woman.

16 posted on 07/21/2014 7:59:03 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: TigerClaws

“He’s now got another suggestion to rein in this reckless administration: Defund Obama’s vacations as a punishment for executive overreach. Awesome.”

Awesome? Who wrote this, some 15 year-old babysitter?


17 posted on 07/21/2014 8:00:21 PM PDT by fivecatsandadog (IMPEACH THE IMPERIAL P.O.S.. ARREST, CONVICT, INCARCERATE, DEPORT.)
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To: TigerClaws

They should defund his whole administration from him and Holder right down to the lowest button man on the Chicago Streets


18 posted on 07/21/2014 8:03:03 PM PDT by ZULU (Go REDSKINS!!! Impeach Obama!!!)
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To: TigerClaws

No trip to Ft Marcy Park, Trey, but get your car fitted with a remote starter... you’re irritating the Marxist-in-Chief.


19 posted on 07/21/2014 8:09:50 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: TigerClaws

While I don’t have the acessability to the records to prove this. There is no doubt in my mind Obama’s been using these trips as another method of rewarding campaign donors at taxpayer expence.


20 posted on 07/21/2014 8:15:14 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: mosesdapoet

How about finding out who he had with him on Air Force 1 when he buzzed New York City at the beginning of his first term?

Just another question journalists don’t want to find answers to.


21 posted on 07/21/2014 8:25:04 PM PDT by Balata (Obama's Executive Branch = Low Information Executive Service = LIES)
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To: Bullish

TREY FOR PRESIDENT! Or at least a special prosicutor! I bet he will be political Chuck Norris to Obama.


22 posted on 07/21/2014 8:26:16 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*onward! Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: TigerClaws

It’ll never happen. Lindsey Graham would raise the money himself to make sure Obama has many vacations.


23 posted on 07/21/2014 8:33:55 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: TigerClaws

I disagree with this. Defund programs like Obamacare and some EPA and Education stuff. Impeach him. Let’s get serious.


24 posted on 07/21/2014 8:35:13 PM PDT by morphing libertarian (Advanced technological development.)
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Seriously? Defund the Prez’s vacations? Not impressed. The country’s going by way of a handbasket and he wants to defund a few million dollars? Seems petty to me. But when you have an AWOL opposition party and leader, you’ll take what you can get.


25 posted on 07/21/2014 8:35:23 PM PDT by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: DefeatCorruption

Marry me, Trey!


26 posted on 07/21/2014 8:39:40 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: krunkygirl

He is taken.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trey_Gowdy
Love his dogs names, Judge, Jury and Bailiff.


27 posted on 07/21/2014 9:01:48 PM PDT by sweetiepiezer (MY COUNTRY WAS OF THEE!!!!)
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To: workerbee
RE:”I love his fiery rhetoric, but has he actually accomplished anything? (no snark, just a real question)”

:)

Yep, I think exactly the same way. Its entertaining for sure.

Maybe he's auditioning for a AM radio talk show host job for when leaves congress.

Then he can say that he mans the last line of defense like another one on talk radio does.

28 posted on 07/21/2014 9:04:14 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: TigerClaws

Obama should be shamed for the lavish vacations. Where is the media? Document what is going on.

He is living like a monarch.


29 posted on 07/21/2014 9:08:24 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: TigerClaws

Stupid stuff like this will never happen, and you know it.


30 posted on 07/21/2014 9:08:29 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: TigerClaws

Now that could put bow-boy in a VERY bad mood. In fact so bad, while stomping his feet he might break a foot. A very unhappy dude. How else could he find time away from his adoring ‘family’?


31 posted on 07/21/2014 9:14:11 PM PDT by V K Lee
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To: TigerClaws; ab01; afraidfortherepublic; AllAmericanGirl44; Aria; Candor7; CyberAnt; ...

Trey
Gowdy
Ping!

Want on or off this ping list of 50+ (and growing) FReepers? Just drop me a FReep mail.

32 posted on 07/21/2014 9:14:22 PM PDT by upchuck (Peace in the Middle East? Only after Jesus returns. All else is hot air and violence.)
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To: Balata

Thinking about that flight just the other day. Who was in the plane and what were they actually doing? Needless to say he was up to no good.


33 posted on 07/21/2014 9:17:01 PM PDT by V K Lee
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To: TigerClaws

While he is at it defund mooch’s clothing binges! #12 K for a dress while we have Veterans going hungry and with out medical care is worthy of treason.


34 posted on 07/21/2014 9:18:06 PM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: upchuck

The way I understand the system, House of Rep’s initiates all spending bills. So they can affect all future spending. But they can not re-write laws already passed by both House & Senate and signed by president.

For example take social security spending. The law stipulates payroll tax rates and benefit amounts for retiree’s. Those numbers will continue until a new law is passed. House can not arbitrarily stop paying SS benefits all by themselves.

So the House can cut Obummer’s vacation appropriations for any future period. What is already appropriated in a law already passed can not be reversed without senate going along and Obummer signing the change.


35 posted on 07/21/2014 9:38:11 PM PDT by entropy12 (Obummer = worst president ever, Jimmy Carter is relieved!)
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To: gaijin
He’s now got another suggestion to rein in this reckless administration: Defund Obama’s vacations as a punishment for executive overreach. Awesome.

Awesome would be an understatement.
But since Obama seems to have all the keystones of government under his control, what's to prevent him from flipping both Congress and the country another "bird." an ignoring any new restrictions?

A constant irritant for me, as a citizen and lifelong working net taxpayer, was the hundreds of $millions (billions$ ?) That Hillary handed out as she flew round the world for however many years. For what exactly? where did that money come from? Who, if anyone, had oversight over that?

A pen, a telephone, the MSM and a bottomless purse.

Sweet!

36 posted on 07/21/2014 9:46:20 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: TigerClaws

So just how does the House de-fund anything when they have already passed a two year budget deal earlier this year?


37 posted on 07/21/2014 9:46:48 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: TigerClaws

BUMP to your entire thread!


38 posted on 07/21/2014 9:48:22 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Rightwing Conspiratr1

There’s going to be no de-funding of anything connected with Obama. That will wait for the next Republican president.


39 posted on 07/21/2014 9:52:39 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto
There’s going to be no de-funding of anything connected with Obama. That will wait for the next Republican president.

Nods. Any de-funding needs to be passed by the Senate and signed by Obama right now. Furthermore, the House cannot even shut the government down or impose a debt limit, because they've already passed the legislation kicking that down the road. All this de-funding talk is just talk. :-(

40 posted on 07/21/2014 9:59:16 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: TigerClaws

Nah, bad idea. The more he’s in town, the more of your rights he can violate. As far as I’m concerned, he should vacation 24/7/365.


41 posted on 07/21/2014 10:02:02 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: TigerClaws

How ‘bout we defund the bastard’s “fundraising” trips. The idiot shouldn’t be using taxpayer dollars to raise money for the communist DemocRATS. He’s got a phone and a pen for that.


42 posted on 07/21/2014 10:05:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: workerbee

He’s schooling the nation.

Boehner refuses to defund Obama, who has just signed an executive order establishing a new civil rights law and carved out another exemption in Obamacare.

The rule of law lies in tatters as Boehner sits on his thumbs.


43 posted on 07/21/2014 10:22:25 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: fivecatsandadog

O God, You are awesome

Psalm 68, KJV

(couldn’t resist)


44 posted on 07/21/2014 10:27:27 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: sweetiepiezer
Love his dogs names, Judge, Jury and Bailiff.

I like this guy's sense of humor, it really made me laugh.

Reminded me of many years ago, when I was young and silly and working as a planner/civil engineer designing many hundreds (thousands?) of home sites.
On one particular hillside, there was a set of three short-cul-de sacs I was designing, and when it came time to submit the "Tentative Map" to the county for approval, it was approved after processing, except for the street names I had chosen...

District Court.
Appellate Court.
Supreme Court.

Some county officials and bureaucrats have no sense of humor.

45 posted on 07/21/2014 11:08:58 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: TigerClaws

i believe El Supremo Douche’s going on a 19 day vacation this year to one of the priciest zip codes in the US

glad i could pay for it


46 posted on 07/21/2014 11:36:21 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: TigerClaws

All Presidents and their family should vacation on their own dime. When did this all get started that taxpayers are stuck paying for this luxury?

Is there a limit to how many days a President can take off?


47 posted on 07/21/2014 11:44:50 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: The Cajun

House Speaker is busy drinking with Biden.


48 posted on 07/21/2014 11:54:53 PM PDT by Libertynotfree (Over spending, Over taxes, and Over regulation)
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To: TigerClaws

About time!!!! And don’t forget to defund the IRS and EPA in the same legislative document.


49 posted on 07/22/2014 3:53:28 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ($$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$. Defund Obama! $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$)
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To: workerbee
I love his fiery rhetoric, but has he actually accomplished anything? (no snark, just a real question)

He's my Rep and I share your sentiments. My response to your question would be that he has accomplished more to encourage Constitutional conservatism and resisting the Big Lie than this U.S.House has accomplished collectively as a body.

Not much good is getting past the roadblock named Boehner and nothing at all good is getting past Senator Reid.
50 posted on 07/22/2014 3:58:01 AM PDT by Resettozero
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