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Scalise: No Funding Cutoff Even If Obama Defers More Deportations
CNS News ^ | July 28, 2014 | Susan Jones

Posted on 07/28/2014 12:07:45 PM PDT by lilyramone

What will congressional Republicans do if President Obama takes executive action to defer deportation for millions more illegal aliens? "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) that question on Sunday.

"[W]ill you do nothing, will you...cut off funding for the administration, will you consider impeaching the president?"

Scalise said Republicans intend to be a "check and a balance against this administration," but he also indicated that Republicans will not use their power of the purse to stop the president:

"We're going to keep the government running at current levels," Scalise said, referring to a continuing resolution that the House will take up after its August recess to keep the government operating when the fiscal year ends on Sept. 30.

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens

1 posted on 07/28/2014 12:07:45 PM PDT by lilyramone
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To: lilyramone

Oh boy, another useless Repubic vajayjay.

What the Hell would we ever do without these “guys” ;/


2 posted on 07/28/2014 12:13:19 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: lilyramone

Taking political cover behind the “continuing resolution” explains the purpose of a “continuing” resolution doesn’t it? All things are cover for the pols, or else they will never see the light of day.


3 posted on 07/28/2014 12:14:40 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: lilyramone

In other words, they’re not going to do anything at all.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 12:17:13 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: chris37

The Repubicans have got to STOP with this unreasonable fear of”SHUTTING DOWN The GOVERNMENT”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 07/28/2014 12:17:13 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: lilyramone
Well hell, I thought Scalise was one of our better ones from Louisiana, wrong I was again!

Just another coward Rino, there ain't no other way to put it.

6 posted on 07/28/2014 12:19:03 PM PDT by The Cajun (Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert....Nuff said.)
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To: lilyramone
The Republicans have got to STOP with this unreasonable fear of”SHUTTING DOWN The GOVERNMENT”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

And conservatives need to boycott RINO candidates, whether in primaries or in the general elections against Democrats.

In the past I voted for McCain, and Romney nationally, and for Scott Brown in Massachusetts. But I guess it depends on your belief in how far gone this nation is, and what it will take to restore it, assuming that is even possible at this point.

Personally, I now believe that the only way to save this nation now (assuming such a thing is still possible) is to put conservatives in political offices and enact an agenda based on free markets, limited government and the rule of law. As long as we have a Republican party that actively opposes those ends (and we do, obviously), then I believe our only (slim) hope is drastic action.

As long as the Republican Party believes it can continue to survive by being Democrat-lite, it will never make the necessary change of direction.

Only when the Republican party understands that it must change or die can we hope to turn this country around. Our too-long-serving entrenched establishment politicians can still enjoy their comfy lifestyles, their wealth, power and prestige as members of a minority party. So why should they bother to change direction?

Surely a John Boehner (or an Eric Cantor -- had he not been defeated -- or a Mitch McConnell) would be just as happy to be minority leaders if the election cycle didn't go their way. Yes, they would prefer to be majority leaders, but what good would it be to them if a conservative Republican Party won the majority and then threw them out of their cushy positions and all those perks, replacing them with real conservatives?

Ask yourself -- which do you think Mitch McConnell would prefer -- a majority Republican party in which he was stripped of his position by a conservative majority, or a minority Republican party in which he could remain Senate minority leader because the majority of Republican senators were RINOs?

You may argue that we have no time to wait for the Republicans to realize that their only choice is to change or die as a viable party. But if we don't have time for that, then what makes you think we have time to wait for the RINOs and the GOP-e to pursue a "moderately marginal" course of action designed only to maintain their personal fiefdoms at the expense of a free America operating under the rule of Constitutional law?

The GOP had majority power in the House and Senate, and occupied the White House, 10 years ago. What did all that power do to move the agenda of liberty forward? Answer: nothing.

A GOP that cannot even sell liberty, limited governments and free markets to the American people is worse than useless. It is a party of tyranny enablers, and I will have none of it.

Unbelievably, today we are facing once again the stark choice between liberty and death.

Once again, these are the times that try men's souls. Conservatives need to be waging aggressive war against the totalitarian leftist tyrants on all fronts -- in the branches of government at the federal and state level, in academia, in the media, through public demonstrations, and in the voting booth.

You have apparently made your choice about the best way to proceed from this point on. But I respectfully disagree with that choice. I am done enabling.

If we really are to lose the greatest country in the history of the world, then let's at least be fighting for it when it goes down.

And who knows, maybe -- just maybe, if we show sufficient resolve and conviction -- divine Providence will once again provide the support that gave our founders their unlikely victory in 1776, and grant us once again the "new birth of freedom" that Lincoln called for a century later.

7 posted on 07/28/2014 12:20:39 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: lilyramone

But, but...

If you DON’T listen to Obama’s plea to “impeach” him

And if you DON’T call Obama’s bluff by shutting down the Government,

THEN how can Obama “gin up” his low-information voter base?

How can he keep Harry Reed as his evil puppet in the Senate?


8 posted on 07/28/2014 12:20:54 PM PDT by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: lilyramone

Why vote Republican? They witness Obama’s progressive destruction of our country, and they do nothing. They neither use the power of the purse nor promote impeachment. They are coequally responsible for the demise of freedom.


9 posted on 07/28/2014 12:21:32 PM PDT by conservativehistorian (civilizational suicide continues)
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To: chris37

Hey back off! He’s ‘intending!’

Isn’t that good enough for you flame-throwing right wingers?


10 posted on 07/28/2014 12:21:55 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The Ends)
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To: lilyramone

“Scalise ... also indicated that Republicans will not use their power of the purse to stop the president ... “We’re going to keep the government running at current levels,” Scalise said, referring to a continuing resolution that the House will take up after its August recess to keep the government operating when the fiscal year ends on Sept. 30.”

Well, it didn’t take Scalise long in a “leadership” position to show where he stands.

Boehner/McCarthy/Scalise/McMorris-Rodgers won’t impeach and they won’t use their constitutional power of the purse to reign the Kenyan Fraud in.

That leaves as their only alternative making ugly faces at Barry during State of the Union speeches.

With friends like Republicans, who needs enemies?


11 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:06 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: lilyramone

Republicans have become nothing more than enablers for the communist left; accessories to tyranny.


12 posted on 07/28/2014 12:26:04 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: lilyramone

Republicans have become nothing more than enablers for the communist left; accessories to tyranny.


13 posted on 07/28/2014 12:26:04 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: lilyramone

More of the same, might as well have kept Cantor.


14 posted on 07/28/2014 12:28:24 PM PDT by dforest
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To: lilyramone

Republicans FINANCED all that Obama has done.. ON PURPOSE...

He could have been cut off at the knees.. but wasn’t..
WHO made Obamanomics POSSIBLE.?.. <<-— REPUBLICANS THATS WHO..

The federal givernment has been shadowed for a long time.. i.e. shadow government..
Obama just made it OBVIOUS.. and still the people will not revolt..

America seems to have been neutered as well...
American women, blacks, jews have been bred to do what they are told to do...
AND VOTE THAT WAY..


15 posted on 07/28/2014 12:30:03 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: lilyramone

I propose a new law in DC. All GOP Congress critters are required to hang thier spines and cajones in the Senate or House Cloak rooms so that no meaningful legislation will ever be passed again.
Gosh does that not make you feel beter? NOT!
Freegards
LEX


16 posted on 07/28/2014 12:43:36 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: relictele

After learning that 25% of his troops had already been lost in battle, George Washington decided that a continuation of the Battle of Long island might result in a defeat that would mean the loss of our Revolutionary War.

So General Washington arranged for his out-numbered army to escape from that particular British trap.

As a result, Washington’s army lived to fight and to decisively beat the British army another day.

Sometimes I wonder if our self-appointed armchair generals have learned anything — anything at all — from history.

As Obama’s many recent defeats should make clear, there is a lot more needed to achieve victory than an arrogant attitude and loud “trash-talk”.


17 posted on 07/28/2014 12:46:09 PM PDT by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: chris37

Ain’t that the truth.


18 posted on 07/28/2014 12:47:21 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: lilyramone
"I'm not really dead, I'm just resting up for a big charge after the election."


19 posted on 07/28/2014 12:49:21 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: bandleader

I’m pretty much at the point of wanting it shut down permanently.


20 posted on 07/28/2014 12:52:09 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: relictele

Nope!

It’s pretty clear at this point why this gutless puke was selected for a “leadership” role.


21 posted on 07/28/2014 12:53:47 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: pfony1

Bingo!

Get rid of Hairy Reid first, then the blame for shutting down government would be shifted to Owebama if it happened.

At that point he would be vetoing the budget passed by the house and senate. The MSM couldn’t spin that one away!


22 posted on 07/28/2014 12:55:02 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: lilyramone

Congress and the Judiciary have abdicated and are no longer viable. They have allowed themselves to be irrelevant. There is just one branch now - GOVERNMENT and it is run by the president. Elected by fraud and deceit in power for the future.


23 posted on 07/28/2014 12:55:56 PM PDT by Rodentking (There is no God but Yahweh and Moses is his prophet - http://www.airpower.blogspot.com/)
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To: hosepipe

I have often wondered how DACA itself was legally funded. A unilaterally formed federal program, and yet it is funded. By what means? Legally speaking.....


24 posted on 07/28/2014 12:56:19 PM PDT by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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25 posted on 07/28/2014 12:56:28 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: lilyramone

The corporatists have decreed that the money spigot is not to be disrupted under any circumstances.


26 posted on 07/28/2014 12:56:34 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: bandleader

Why not just disband the corrupt government


27 posted on 07/28/2014 1:00:48 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Beagle8U

We REALLY need a Republican Senate after this election.

I worry about how much cheating there will be from the Dems.


28 posted on 07/28/2014 1:05:58 PM PDT by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: Tzimisce
"We're going to keep the government running at current levels," Scalise said

In other words, they will continue funding an already BLOATED government. Stituation normal.

The Republicans are totally useless.

29 posted on 07/28/2014 1:06:52 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: lilyramone

This Scalise guy is the one that the MSM is trying to label “Tea Party” Rep. Wrong.

He was elected in 2008....two years before the Tea Party TEAnami.


30 posted on 07/28/2014 1:09:03 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: pfony1

“We REALLY need a Republican Senate after this election.”

**************

I agree but I am also realistic and keeping my expectations extremely low. The recent Republican “track record” is nothing to get excited about. In fact, their track record is one of often running away from problems and caving on most everything the Democrats want.

The Republicans are cheaters too. They cheat on their own constituients, telling them one thing and doing another.


31 posted on 07/28/2014 1:13:39 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Travis McGee

Are the Republicans dead or just laying down in their normal supine position?


32 posted on 07/28/2014 1:15:22 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: conservativehistorian

+1. You’ve got it right. Good post.


33 posted on 07/28/2014 1:16:54 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Tzimisce

exactly. And that is why I will do nothing at all to support them at the ballot box come November. They have dug their own grave. F-em.


34 posted on 07/28/2014 1:20:44 PM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Rodentking

Congress and the Judiciary have abdicated and are no longer viable. They have allowed themselves to be irrelevant.

**************
Irrelevant, yes, but very comfotable in their do-nothing jobs while Obama takes a wrecking ball to the country. They want for nothing while the rest of us pay their salaries, benefits and retirement. Great scam if you can get it.


35 posted on 07/28/2014 1:21:09 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Tzimisce

These sumbishes have a yellow strip down their back 3 feet wide.

They will only fight battles with someone elses children.


36 posted on 07/28/2014 1:32:05 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: lilyramone
"We're Not Racist!"


37 posted on 07/28/2014 1:39:54 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: bandleader

They stupidly allowed obama and the demoncrats to set the narrative for the so-called shutdown. None of them took to the airwaves to tell the truth - and counter what the demons said - except Ted Cruz - who got the blame. The stupid party is not only stupid - it is gutless.


38 posted on 07/28/2014 1:58:39 PM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: lilyramone

At the moment I agree with Scalise. We need to do nothing to upset the apple cart until after the Nov elections. Then see how it shakes out with retaking the Senate. If that happens the GOP will be in a lot stronger position regarding any action they may feel they have to take agains’t the Kenyan.


39 posted on 07/28/2014 2:08:40 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: The Cajun

Well hell, I thought Scalise was one of our better ones from Louisiana, wrong I was again!

Just another coward Rino, there ain’t no other way to put it.

^^^
Yes, you are right....{{~sigh~}}


40 posted on 07/28/2014 2:25:40 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: lilyramone
Worthless cowards.

Nay, co-conspirators and enemies of the American People.

41 posted on 07/28/2014 3:55:14 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: lilyramone

They will do nothing. Imagine if they had brought the d@mn donkey to heel the moment they took over the house.


42 posted on 07/28/2014 4:14:46 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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Vote out the RINOs!


43 posted on 07/28/2014 4:19:08 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: lilyramone

What the hell good are you then???


44 posted on 07/28/2014 4:42:20 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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