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GOP leaders ignore Obama’s deadline
The Hill ^ | 7/16/11 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 07/17/2011 10:11:24 AM PDT by Evil Slayer

House Republican leaders have missed a 36-hour deadline President Obama set during a Thursday meeting for lawmakers to give him a plan to avert a national default.

The deadline came and went Saturday morning without a response from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).

Instead, Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) plan to move the Cut, Cap and Balance Act on the floor next week, which would require passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution before the debt limit is raised.

A House GOP leadership aide said at noontime Saturday that Boehner and Cantor did not send Obama a revised proposal to raise the debt-limit, as the president requested.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 36hrdeadline; balancedbudget; boehner; cantor; cutcapbalance; deadline; debtceiling; ericcantor; grewaspine; ignorobama; johnboehner; obama; ohio; palin; virginia
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1 posted on 07/17/2011 10:11:36 AM PDT by Evil Slayer
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To: Evil Slayer

Who the Hell is he to set deadlines?


2 posted on 07/17/2011 10:13:37 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Evil Slayer

Isn’t the rookie Hussein out there planning a birthday party for himself or something important like that?


3 posted on 07/17/2011 10:13:49 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Evil Slayer

I think the more this president is ignored the better off the country will be.


4 posted on 07/17/2011 10:14:38 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Evil Slayer

Congress doesn’t work for the president.


5 posted on 07/17/2011 10:15:51 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Deadline, smeadline. The only deadlines he’s that concerned with are his tee times. This is just him stomping his feet and throwing a typical two year old’s tantrum whaaaa! because he didn’t get his way for once.


6 posted on 07/17/2011 10:15:54 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Evil Slayer

Hey commie, you have a 36 hr deadline to present your plan as well.

STFUBO


7 posted on 07/17/2011 10:17:59 AM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: kabar

The GOP should schedule meeting after meeting after meeting with the President. Each meeting should last 4 hours. The reason? This guy says he quit smoking. Everyone knows how irritable a person can get while trying to quit smoking. He will blow eventually and it will drive him nuts.


8 posted on 07/17/2011 10:20:07 AM PDT by RC2
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To: Evil Slayer

>>Did a title search and nothing came up.<<

I hope you took out title insurance just in case... ;)


9 posted on 07/17/2011 10:21:32 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: kabar
I believe when the negotiations ended with Barry running out screaming like a 14 year old...which proved he lost the negotiation...they saw how insane and over his head he is/was...they had no choice but to bypass this loony...otherwise, they'd have to either invoke the 25th or start impeachment proceedings...
10 posted on 07/17/2011 10:21:42 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: Flag_This

>>Congress doesn’t work for the president.<<

That is why he keeps throwing tantrums. barry the zero honestly thinks they do.

Someone in congress, in a very public forum, needs to ask the head finger wagger “who in the hell do you think you are?”


11 posted on 07/17/2011 10:23:16 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Evil Slayer

So did the Dems LOL!

Just what does “The Hill” want to be a “Hill” of?


12 posted on 07/17/2011 10:26:09 AM PDT by mrsmith
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To: shield

The Reps know these “negotiations” are just political theater. Obama is trying to position himself as the deficit hawk after increasing the publicly held debt in 2 1/2 years than Bush did in 8 years. He is a fraud and deserves no respect.


13 posted on 07/17/2011 10:26:35 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Evil Slayer
obama thinks congress is part of his staff...just more czars to do his bidding.

How odd...I thought he said he was a "Constitutional professor".

PROFOBAMA
14 posted on 07/17/2011 10:27:15 AM PDT by FrankR ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat." - R. Reagan)
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To: freedumb2003
"Someone in congress, in a very public forum, needs to ask the head finger wagger “who in the hell do you think you are?”

I've seen your analogy on other threads to obama thinking he's a CEO and I agree with your take.

15 posted on 07/17/2011 10:27:15 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Flag_This

It used to be a rubber stamp Congress for the first two years of his Presidency.


16 posted on 07/17/2011 10:27:59 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Evil Slayer

Why should the grown ups at the GOP jump at Obama’s command? FUBO!


17 posted on 07/17/2011 10:30:24 AM PDT by dennisw (NZT - "works better if you're already smart")
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To: Libloather

When is HE not planing something for HIMSELF.

You forget it must ALWAY be about HIM.

If you have time to waste listen to any of his speech’s/lies and and most of the words spoken are ME, MY, I, MYSELF and I’ll and it is not MY FAULT.


18 posted on 07/17/2011 10:30:34 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Evil Slayer

The GOP should keep this up until Jug Ears pitches a conniption fit!


19 posted on 07/17/2011 10:32:28 AM PDT by dennisw (NZT - "works better if you're already smart")
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To: kabar

Political Theater you say....every time he has pressers his numbers tank....wouldn’t you think someone in the WH would realize how poorly Americans see him...


20 posted on 07/17/2011 10:44:18 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: Evil Slayer

LOL, they missed an arbitrary deadline set by someone who has no authority over them.


21 posted on 07/17/2011 10:46:38 AM PDT by andyk (Interstate != Intrastate)
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To: Evil Slayer

The deadline came and went Saturday morning without a response from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).

I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall when Sat came and went and Obozo got nothing. I bet his kids learned some new words!


22 posted on 07/17/2011 10:48:31 AM PDT by Xyz22
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To: kabar

He is having a huge birthday gala on Aigust 3. HE wanted this by August 2 so he wouldn’t have to cancel it, but it looks like he won’t get it and I bet he has the party anyway.


23 posted on 07/17/2011 10:49:41 AM PDT by MestaMachine (Guns don't kill people, the obama administration does. (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: Evil Slayer

Force the DEMs to vote on CutCap&Balance.


24 posted on 07/17/2011 10:49:56 AM PDT by HChampagne (I DO NOT TR)
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To: Evil Slayer

The legislation would cut $111 billion in fiscal year 2012, cap spending at 18 percent of gross domestic product by 2021 and would authorize a $2.4 trillion increase in the debt limit after Congress passes a balanced budget amendment.
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Is this some sort of a GOP joke? $111 billion cut in 2012, some future target that will be quickly forgotten and a balanced budget amendment that will get zero Dem votes. And Obama rewarded with authorization to keep right on spending $1.6 trillion a year for the next year and a half.

Some deal. I expected better,


25 posted on 07/17/2011 10:57:16 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (w)
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To: Evil Slayer

The legislation would cut $111 billion in fiscal year 2012, cap spending at 18 percent of gross domestic product by 2021 and would authorize a $2.4 trillion increase in the debt limit after Congress passes a balanced budget amendment.
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Is this some sort of a GOP joke? $111 billion cut in 2012, some future target that will be quickly forgotten and a balanced budget amendment that will get zero Dem votes. And Obama rewarded with authorization to keep right on spending $1.6 trillion a year for the next year and a half.

Some deal. I expected better,


26 posted on 07/17/2011 10:57:22 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (w)
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To: Evil Slayer

The legislation would cut $111 billion in fiscal year 2012, cap spending at 18 percent of gross domestic product by 2021 and would authorize a $2.4 trillion increase in the debt limit after Congress passes a balanced budget amendment.
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Is this some sort of a GOP joke? $111 billion cut in 2012, some future target that will be quickly forgotten and a balanced budget amendment that will get zero Dem votes. And Obama rewarded with authorization to keep right on spending $1.6 trillion a year for the next year and a half.

Some deal. I expected better,


27 posted on 07/17/2011 10:57:24 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (w)
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To: InterceptPoint

Oops. I guess I haven’t quite mastered posting from my iPad.


28 posted on 07/17/2011 11:00:23 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (w)
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To: Evil Slayer; kabar

Deadline for what? The GOP has already submitted a budget to the COB, and it was reviewed. Obama and the Dems are the ones who have submitted absolutely NO budget.

This is a violation of the law and nobody is calling Obama on it.

It’s insane that he is suddenly accusing the GOP of not submitting a budget. They did, he didn’t.


29 posted on 07/17/2011 11:06:28 AM PDT by livius
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To: MestaMachine

More about the BD party. With a poll—How much would you spend to go to Obama’s BD party?

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2011/07/14/2011-07-14_president_barack_obama_to_throw_50th_birthday_party_in_chicago_a_fundraiser_for_.html


30 posted on 07/17/2011 11:07:39 AM PDT by Atlantan
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To: kabar

Muslimessiah


31 posted on 07/17/2011 11:15:32 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: Atlantan

Love those poll results! I hope his party is half empty like that auditorium he spoke in recently.


32 posted on 07/17/2011 11:15:32 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Atlantan

$25 6%
$50 4%
$100 7%
$300 2%
$500 4%
$1,000 4%
I’d pay more than $1,000 9%
Nothing. I wouldn’t go even if someone paid ME. 64%


33 posted on 07/17/2011 11:16:53 AM PDT by mark3681
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34 posted on 07/17/2011 11:23:27 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: layman

Precisely!!!!


35 posted on 07/17/2011 11:34:03 AM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Evil Slayer.
Instead, Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) plan to move the Cut, Cap and Balance Act on the floor next week, which would require passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution before the debt limit is raised.
Zero, about your bluff -- shove it up your ass.


36 posted on 07/17/2011 11:39:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Evil Slayer
If I were Boehner, I'd say,

"Sorry, we've given up on the lecture sit-ins. We're just going to move forward with solutions as we see them. The President is welcome to lead from behind on this, too, if he wants."


37 posted on 07/17/2011 11:44:44 AM PDT by Publius Maximus (It was a nice Republic, while it lasted.)
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To: Evil Slayer
Instead, Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) plan to move the Cut, Cap and Balance Act on the floor next week, which would require passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution before the debt limit is raised.

So instead of giving Obama some bogus bullshit proposal today, they're taking real action this week and sending him a bill. Which he'll promptly veto. Sounds like he's the loser in the room to me.

By the way, what are the chances the GOP in the House and Senate could get enough Dems on their side to override and Obama veto? I'd pay good money to see his reaction if they did that!

38 posted on 07/17/2011 11:56:08 AM PDT by RockinRight (If we're "teabaggers" then they're "d-baggers.")
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To: Evil Slayer
Maybe Boehner et al have finally come to their senses and are moving the Constitutional authority to set the financial policies of the US back where it belongs...to the Congress of the United States.

The White house is not mentioned in art.1 sec 8......so Zer0 has no business in any of these "negotiations"

39 posted on 07/17/2011 11:58:15 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance...)
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To: InterceptPoint

No worries, I do it from my Android all the time, I think I broke the FR record of multiple posts.


40 posted on 07/17/2011 12:00:09 PM PDT by RockinRight (If we're "teabaggers" then they're "d-baggers.")
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To: livius
Obama and the Dems are the ones who have submitted absolutely NO budget.

From HotAir, CBO – We don’t estimate speeches

..........."HBC Chairman Paul Ryan: “We got your re-analysis of the President’s budget. I won’t go back into that. But the President gave a speech on April 13th where he outlined a new budget framework that claims $4 trillion in deficit reduction over 12 years. Have you estimated the budget impact of this framework?”

CBO Director Doug Elmendorf: “No, Mr. Chairman. We don’t estimate speeches. We need much more specificity than was provided in that speech for us to do our analysis.”"............
41 posted on 07/17/2011 12:05:40 PM PDT by Girlene (What did the fish say when he hit a concrete wall? Dam.)
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To: freedumb2003

LOL


42 posted on 07/17/2011 12:06:11 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Evil Slayer
Uh, oh, this might not end well:

"I will not be ignored, John".

43 posted on 07/17/2011 12:11:30 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Good manners never go out of style)
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To: Publius Maximus

I think this is the first time the Reps. are showing a spine, in a long time. You are correct. They don’t have to talk with osama/obama nor do they need his input. The MSM is trying to get out ahead of this collapse but they are finally having a meltdown, also. They can make all the excuses they want. osama/obama can’t crack this one if Boehner & Co. “DO NOTHING”.


44 posted on 07/17/2011 12:13:59 PM PDT by DrDude (Focused like a LASER on creating jobs!)
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To: mark3681

Oh, I’d go if someone paid me the big ticket to have dinner and pic made with him.I might end up being in trouble , but it would be worth it


45 posted on 07/17/2011 12:22:17 PM PDT by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: InterceptPoint
Is this some sort of a GOP joke? $111 billion cut in 2012, some future target that will be quickly forgotten and a balanced budget amendment that will get zero Dem votes. And Obama rewarded with authorization to keep right on spending $1.6 trillion a year for the next year and a half.

I agree, the 2012 cuts aren't large enough. But the way I read this, if the balanced budget amendment is not passed, Obama doesn't get a single extra penny to spend. The debt limit increase is contingent upon the balanced budget amendment.

46 posted on 07/17/2011 12:25:12 PM PDT by Jess79
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To: DrDude
I think this is the first time the Reps. are showing a spine, in a long time.

Courtesy of the Tea Party, the Tea Party Freshmen and women recently elected to Congress and "We The People" who stood up last November and voted to put an end to socialism and turn this nation back to what our Founders meant for it to be. A Free Republic.

47 posted on 07/17/2011 12:25:59 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Evil Slayer
"Now, they're negotiating!"


48 posted on 07/17/2011 12:30:30 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: All

Why is nobody asking him to pass a budget? IT’S THE LAW. How come nobody is talking about that?


49 posted on 07/17/2011 12:38:06 PM PDT by American Dream 246 (Open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Jess79
I JUST LOVE IT WHEN A PLAN COMES TOGETHER


50 posted on 07/17/2011 12:45:02 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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