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Overwhelming Rejection of Obama Budget a ‘Gimmick,’ White House Says
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Posted on 05/16/2012 2:01:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Overwhelming Rejection of Obama Budget a ‘Gimmick,’ White House Says By Fred Lucas May 16, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – As President Barack Obama’s budget was poised to fail overwhelmingly in the Senate for the second year, the White House dismissed the vote entirely as a gimmick.

Already, Obama’s $3.6 trillion tax and spending plan for fiscal year 2013 was defeated in the House by a vote of 414-0 on March 28. Last year, the Senate defeated Obama’s fiscal year 2012 plan by a vote of 97-0.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has refused to allow a budget vote in the Senate, while the House approved a GOP budget, spearheaded by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that passed the House mostly along party lines.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney seemed prepared for another bipartisan vote against the president’s vote, even as he repeatedly praised Obama’s plan as a “balanced approach.”

“We would prefer that the Senate and Congress overall function efficiently,” Carney said. “As you know, the vote that you referred to was yet another gimmick, and that’s why the tally will come out the way it does.

“It represents a decision by Republicans to instead of acknowledging that the only solution here is a bipartisan solution, you know, just sort of waste time with gimmicks,” Carney continued. “There is an avenue here as I’ve been discussing, and I’ll stop waxing on about it, but the approach we need to take is clear to everyone except apparently for a significant portion of Republican members of Congress.”

Senate Republicans are bringing four budget proposals to the floor for a vote that includes Obama’s budget plan.

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Talk to your own party..........
1 posted on 05/16/2012 2:01:05 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Does it seem to anybody else as if his party is planning to throw him under the bus?


2 posted on 05/16/2012 2:03:21 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: Sub-Driver

Every time they have a setback of any kind, it’s always a “distraction” or a “gimmick”...ect....ect.


3 posted on 05/16/2012 2:03:34 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Sub-Driver

A gimick that his own party is in on? Some joke.


4 posted on 05/16/2012 2:03:40 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, who needs Congress. Obama will rule by fiat.


5 posted on 05/16/2012 2:08:29 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Bipartisan” means giving Democrats what they want

“Compromise” means giving Democraps what they want

I am starting to sense a pattern here...


6 posted on 05/16/2012 2:11:16 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Sub-Driver

Direct White Hut quote: “The Rasis rejection of Obama budget a gimmick! President Obama plans to announce his response after the game of his favorite basketball team-The Washington Generals!”


7 posted on 05/16/2012 2:12:25 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (In the post-Zimmerman world, it may become prudent to carry a drop weapon if you CCW.)
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To: Kenton
Does it seem to anybody else as if his party is planning to throw him under the bus?

I can't believe they are still determined to give him the DNC nomination.

8 posted on 05/16/2012 2:13:16 PM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Sub-Driver

97-0 is not a gimmick no matter how fast you get it spinning.


9 posted on 05/16/2012 2:14:14 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Mr. K
"Evolved" means accepting the Democrat's definition of things.

-PJ

10 posted on 05/16/2012 2:15:29 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Already, Obama’s $3.6 trillion tax and spending plan for fiscal year 2013 was defeated in the House by a vote of 414-0 on March 28. Last year, the Senate defeated Obama’s fiscal year 2012 plan by a vote of 97-0

All the leadership of a caboose.
Out of 511 total votes cast, President Stoner received exactly Zero votes of support for his proposition.

11 posted on 05/16/2012 2:19:15 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: KoRn

In 2016 the newly formed Obama Nations, led by Barack Obama, passed the Universal Love and Tolerance Act, renaming the Sun as the homeworld of “Barack Obama”, giving him dominion over the Earth and thus avoiding historical conflicts over his actual place of birth. Subsequently, each continent was renamed Obama 1 through 7 and the Oceans deemed the font of his knowledge.


12 posted on 05/16/2012 2:20:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Sub-Driver

These people need to be removed from office.


13 posted on 05/16/2012 2:21:01 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: Kenton
Does it seem to anybody else as if his party is planning to throw him under the bus?

I'm sure it has crossed the mind of some dims. A convict got 42% of the vote in the WV dimocrat primary! There is talk Obamacaca might lose the AR primary to a Tennesse lawyer. If ZERO is that unpopular with rank and file dims how can they NOT throw him under the bus?

But if they do that--then they are gonna have a whole mess of pissed off Blacks--and the dims can't even survive as an entity without having 90% of the Black vote in the bag.

Oh, what shall they do?

14 posted on 05/16/2012 2:22:06 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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Oh, what shall they do?

What they always do, blame the racist bitter clinger. The press will latch onto that like a tick and the sheeple shall believe.

15 posted on 05/16/2012 2:24:58 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: Drill Thrawl

Only when people feel sufficient ‘personal’ pain will they reject him. Most are not yet there. When he effects their ‘house’ then they will be the most rabid antis you ever saw.

But then it will not matter.


16 posted on 05/16/2012 2:28:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Drill Thrawl

Yeah, they’ll blame conservatives and the press will go along and lots of sheeple will as well. But a bunch of Black folks will see through it. It’ll be the Lilly White owners of the dimocrat plantation kicking their hero’s butt out the door right before their eyes.

But before the leadership acts, it would have to go to Obamacaca with some kind of “please withdraw for the good of the party” crap, and he’s sure to tell them to go straight to Hades— that’s why I don’t think it will happen. It would be a bloody mess.


17 posted on 05/16/2012 2:36:09 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: Sub-Driver

Gimmick????

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your own team Punk’d you! LOL

1/2 them votes are votes of no confidence from your side....Frickin Loser....


18 posted on 05/16/2012 2:38:35 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Political Junkie Too

“Hate speech” = anything a Republican says


19 posted on 05/16/2012 2:57:33 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Kenton

The dims have to be thinking about the survival of their party at this point after the disaster they wrought upon us in 2008 and help facilitate the Amateur undertake his policies.

2012 will be a wipeout election never having been previously seen in American politics.


20 posted on 05/16/2012 3:21:25 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Headline.
OBAMA FIRST GAY-BI(PARTISAN) PRESIDENT: Unites parties in unanimous rejection of his gimmick budget.


21 posted on 05/16/2012 3:32:31 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Sub-Driver


22 posted on 05/16/2012 3:36:25 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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