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« Reply #120 on: November 05, 2014, 01:52:12 PM »
As much as I can't stand Tories and Republicans it's really nice to see the phony left take a beat down. What a shower of annoying hypocrites. When it's comes to politics I can barely talk to friends and acquaintances on that side of the fence. Condescending. Tribalist. Sheep.

And Saturday's World Crisis Radio should be interesting. *snicker*

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« Reply #121 on: November 05, 2014, 02:06:20 PM »
This came without a "Republican Contract with America" so I guess nothing really matters No promises made none broken! ... But let us review:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_with_America

The Contract with America was a document released by the United States Republican Party during the 1994 Congressional election campaign. Written by Newt Gingrich and Richard Armey, and in part using text from former President Ronald Reagan's 1985 State of the Union Address, the Contract detailed the actions the Republicans promised to take if they became the majority party in the United States House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years. Many of the Contract's policy ideas originated at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank.[1][2]

The Contract with America was introduced six weeks before the 1994 Congressional election, the first mid-term election of President Bill Clinton's Administration, and was signed by all but two of the Republican members of the House and all of the Party's non-incumbent Republican Congressional candidates.
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http://www.gvpt.umd.edu/jgloekler/documents/contract.pdf

REPUBLICAN CONTRACT WITH AMERICA

As Republican Members of the House of Representatives and as citizens seeking to join that
body we propose not just to change its policies, but even more important, to restore the bonds
of trust between the people and their elected representatives.

That is why, in this era of official evasion and posturing, we offer instead a detailed agenda for
national renewal, a written commitment with no fine print.

This year's election offers the chance, after four decades of one-party control, to bring to the
House a new majority that will transform the way Congress works. That historic change would
be the end of government that is too big, too intrusive, and too easy with the public's money. It
can be the beginning of a Congress that respects the values and shares the faith of the American
family.

Like Lincoln, our first Republican president, we intend to act "with firmness in the right, as God
gives us to see the right." To restore accountability to Congress. To end its cycle of scandal and
disgrace. To make us all proud again of the way free people govern themselves.

On the first day of the 104th Congress, the new Republican majority will immediately pass the
following major reforms, aimed at restoring the faith and trust of the American people in their
government:

FIRST, require all laws that apply to the rest of the country also apply equally to the
Congress
;
• SECOND, select a major, independent auditing firm to conduct a comprehensive audit of
Congress for waste, fraud or abuse
;
• THIRD, cut the number of House committees, and cut committee staff by one-third;
• FOURTH, limit the terms of all committee chairs;
• FIFTH, ban the casting of proxy votes in committee;
• SIXTH, require committee meetings to be open to the public;
• SEVENTH, require a three-fifths majority vote to pass a tax increase;
• EIGHTH, guarantee an honest accounting of our Federal Budget by implementing zero
base-line budgeting.

Thereafter, within the first 100 days of the 104th Congress, we shall bring to the House Floor the
following bills, each to be given full and open debate, each to be given a clear and fair vote and
each to be immediately available this day for public inspection and scrutiny.

1. THE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT: A balanced budget/tax limitation amendment and
a legislative line-item veto to restore fiscal responsibility to an out- of-control Congress,
requiring them to live under the same budget constraints as families and businesses. (Bill Text)
(Description)

2. THE TAKING BACK OUR STREETS ACT: An anti-crime package including stronger
truth-in- sentencing, "good faith" exclusionary rule exemptions, effective death penalty
provisions, and cuts in social spending from this summer's "crime" bill to fund prison
construction and additional law enforcement to keep people secure in their neighborhoods and
kids safe in their schools. (Bill Text) (Description)

3. THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT: Discourage illegitimacy and teen pregnancy
by prohibiting welfare to minor mothers and denying increased AFDC for additional children
while on welfare, cut spending for welfare programs, and enact a tough two-years-and-out
provision with work requirements to promote individual responsibility. (Bill Text) (Description)

4. THE FAMILY REINFORCEMENT ACT: Child support enforcement, tax incentives for
adoption, strengthening rights of parents in their children's education, stronger child pornography
laws, and an elderly dependent care tax credit to reinforce the central role of families in
American society. (Bill Text) (Description)

5. THE AMERICAN DREAM RESTORATION ACT: A S500 per child tax credit, begin
repeal of the marriage tax penalty, and creation of American Dream Savings Accounts to provide
middle class tax relief. (Bill Text) (Description)

6. THE NATIONAL SECURITY RESTORATION ACT: No U.S. troops under U.N.
command and restoration of the essential parts of our national security funding to strengthen our
national defense and maintain our credibility around the world. (Bill Text) (Description)

7. THE SENIOR CITIZENS FAIRNESS ACT: Raise the Social Security earnings limit which
currently forces seniors out of the work force, repeal the 1993 tax hikes on Social Security
benefits and provide tax incentives for private long-term care insurance to let Older Americans
keep more of what they have earned over the years. (Bill Text) (Description)

8. THE JOB CREATION AND WAGE ENHANCEMENT ACT: Small business incentives,
capital gains cut and indexation, neutral cost recovery, risk assessment/cost-benefit analysis,
strengthening the Regulatory Flexibility Act and unfunded mandate reform to create jobs and
raise worker wages. (Bill Text) (Description)

9. THE COMMON SENSE LEGAL REFORM ACT: "Loser pays" laws, reasonable limits on
punitive damages and reform of product liability laws to stem the endless tide of litigation. (Bill
Text) (Description)

10. THE CITIZEN LEGISLATURE ACT: A first-ever vote on term limits to replace career
politicians with citizen legislators
. (Description)

Further, we will instruct the House Budget Committee to report to the floor and we will work to
enact additional budget savings, beyond the budget cuts specifically included in the legislation
described above, to ensure that the Federal budget deficit will be less than it would have been
without the enactment of these bills.

Respecting the judgment of our fellow citizens as we seek their mandate for reform, we hereby
pledge our names to this Contract with America.
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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« Reply #122 on: November 05, 2014, 02:40:16 PM »
 The platform- reforms.. They look good on paper.. 
  MSM-They speak of Obama as if he is the one guy in their way,               Obama VS the GOP...Fight Night..WOW
 (We the peons) know the 2 party deal is showtime, the good guy -bad guy routine.
 I would certainly like to beleive the GOP will restore sanity to this nation, I'd like to beleive in Santa Claus & the Easter bunny as well.
 
 

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #123 on: November 06, 2014, 11:51:15 AM »
Not 48 hours and Replacant Rinos are caving ... 

http://dailycaller.com/2014/11/05/mcconnell-may-be-backing-off-obamacare-repeal/

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A Republican leadership aide said McConnell sees reconciliation as a promising tool for repeal and will pursue that and other options to rollback the law aggressively.

Time reported that full repeal isn’t a priority in an interview with McConnell published Wednesday. But McConnell spokesman Brian McGuire told TheDC that the Senator is fully committed to repeal. (RELATED: Republicans Win Control Of The US Senate)


“Repealing the medical device tax, trying to restore the 40-hour work week, trying to get rid of the individual mandate” are all on the table, McConnell told Time. “These are the kinds of things that I believe there is a bipartisan majority in the Senate to approve.”

McConnell’s been promising to “repeal and replace” Obamacare for years, but in the weeks leading up to the election he’s been raising questions about his commitment. (RELATED: McConnell, Cantor Renew Promise To Repeal Obamacare)
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #124 on: November 06, 2014, 11:59:23 AM »

… the WASHINGTON TIMES has a well-done
editorial on the NEW NATIONAL ORDER that
clearly signals an end to OBAMAISM … but
adds some suggestion of caution:


America faces most
dangerous two years in 150 years


By Charles Hurt - - Wednesday, November 5, 2014

If President Obama suffered a “shellacking” in the 2010 elections, then what he endured Tuesday night was nothing short of a vicious gangland beatdown the likes of which have rarely been seen before in the history of electoral politics.

This, of course, is a wonderful and well-deserved outcome. But beware: America now enters the two most dangerous years of her existence — or certainly the most dangerous since the Great Depression and possibly going all the way back to the Civil War.

Not to dismiss the promising results of Tuesday’s election.

Voters clearly and forcefully rejected the party, politics and policies of President Obama. They slapped his socialist agenda back into the days of Soviet gulags, where it belongs.

His grand visions of mighty government ruling unchecked over desperate ghettos have been snuffed out.

Gone, too, were the so-called “low-information voters” who have been coaxed to the polls since 2008 on lies and false promises that the federal government would solve all their problems.

They are used up and wrung out.

Even the onslaught of threats and desperate accusations in endless emails to their Obamaphones couldn’t motivate those people to the polls one more time.

Voters rejected the craven, crass and mafioso tactics of Senate Leader Harry Reid.

Voters stripped him of his baldly partisan use of the United States Senate as a graveyard for all House legislation in order to protect his Democrats from tough votes and insulate the President from reality.

The little man with giant fists got staggered by a nasty uppercut from voters even though Reid saw it coming for weeks. Now, the ex-boxer stumbles on the canvas all tangled in the ropes, waiting for the bell.

READ HERE~~~>
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/5/hurt-america-faces-most-dangerous-two-years-150-ye/?page=1
                  The Hydra, that old legend about a beast that had a head cut off and two grew back.
A few bags of dung down the drain, the line to replace these freaks is without numbers, they will play the game knowing full well the outcome.
   The elites have this scenario on the table, their button just got pushed, and lets face it they don't cotton to competition.
They are not about to let their plan go down the sh***ter after 100 years of plotting, building, coercing, assassinations, genocide, invasions, debt...These muckers will not simply let it all go.

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #125 on: November 06, 2014, 01:51:09 PM »
Reminds me of the Moonies ... (both parties)

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #126 on: November 14, 2014, 04:16:18 PM »



It’s a map of the United States showing the congressional districts won by Republicans in red and those won by Democrats in blue. (Map courtesy: Kurykh/Wikipedia)


Is this the political map of the future?

BY MICHAEL BARONE | NOVEMBER 13, 2014

If you’re a political junkie — or at least if you’re a conservative political junkie — you’ve probably seen the map. It’s a map of the United States showing the congressional districts won by Republicans in red and those won by Democrats in blue.

It looks almost entirely red, except for some pinpoints of blue in major metropolitan areas and a few blue blotches here and there — in Minnesota, northern New Mexico and Arizona, western New England, along the Pacific Coast.

Of course it’s misleading. Congressional districts are of basically equal population, and Democrats tend to roll up big margins in densely populated areas. So while voters have elected at least 244 Republican congressmen and probably will end up with at least 247 — more than in any election since 1928 — the map overstates their dominance.

But it does tell us something about the geographic and cultural isolation of the core groups of the Democratic Party: gentry liberals and blacks.

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Evidence suggests that gentry liberal causes — abortion absolutism, gun control, and opposition to fracking — have been repelling rather than attracting Hispanics. Polls also show they’re more interested in jobs and education — and dissatisfied with Democrats’ performance — than in immigration, on which they are miffed at both parties.

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Whites are constantly told they’re headed to minority status, but they were still 72 percent of voters in 2012 and 75 percent in 2014 — and they’re increasingly Republican.

ARTICLE HERE~~~>http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/is-this-the-political-map-of-the-future/article/2556090
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« Reply #127 on: November 14, 2014, 04:49:31 PM »
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

  And the Republicans will probably have 54 Senators after the people of Louisiana oust Landreau.


  IN 10 YEARS THERE WILL BE THREE COLORS--RED FOR REPUBLICANS, BLUE FOR DEMOCRATS AND BROWN FOR MEXICANS.
I'M A DEPLORABLE KNUCKLEHEAD THAT SUPPORTS PRESIDENT TRUMP.  MAY GOD BLESS HIM AND KEEP HIM SAFE.

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #128 on: November 17, 2014, 06:01:25 PM »
this didn't take long

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CHRIS_CHRISTIE_CONGRESS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-11-17-15-30-16
Nov 17, 3:30 PM EST
Christie calls on House GOP to compromise

... , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged the GOP's newest members of Congress to embrace compromise and common ground as they shift to a governing role following their party's midterm rout. ...
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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« Reply #129 on: November 17, 2014, 06:26:06 PM »
^^^^^
  A typical politician---a flip-flopper.

  Christie can't be trusted.  About as far as you could throw him.
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« Reply #130 on: November 17, 2014, 08:36:04 PM »
this didn't take long

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CHRIS_CHRISTIE_CONGRESS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-11-17-15-30-16
Nov 17, 3:30 PM EST
Hi Larson.

Christie calls on House GOP to compromise

... , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged the GOP's newest members of Congress to embrace compromise and common ground as they shift to a governing role following their party's midterm rout. ...
Even Romney checked out Christie before his campaign:Christie's lobbying clients, according to the book. Also, Christie once lobbied for the Securities Industry Association when Bernie Madoff -- who was sentenced in 2009 for masterminding a historic financial fraud -- was a senior official there.

4. Christie's brother: In 2008, Todd Christie agreed to settle Securities and Exchange Commission civil charges. The book says he "acknowledged making 'hundreds of trades in which customers had been systematically overcharged.' " H
        Christie, began his move when he was a lobbyist. Ya know, first class travel, big bukeroos, connections, influence.

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #131 on: November 18, 2014, 06:38:43 PM »


… Adios, Mary.

GOP Unloads Devastating Gruber Ad on Landrieu

http://conservativebyte.com/2014/11/gop-unloads-devastating-gruber-ad-landrieu/
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« Reply #132 on: December 06, 2014, 08:24:25 PM »

… Adios, Mary.

GOP Unloads Devastating Gruber Ad on Landrieu

http://conservativebyte.com/2014/11/gop-unloads-devastating-gruber-ad-landrieu/

… well, it's 7:20pm CT … polls close @8:00 … looks like MARY is
goin' down in a land slide … but we will know for sure when the fat
lady sings. The deal is … this seals the coffin for the DEMOCRAT
PARTY down south … when Landrieu bites the dust, there will
be NO Senators from the deep south … NO GOVERNORS … and
NO DEMO CONTROLLED STATE CONGRESS. The white dems
have left the room … and left the party to blacks and "others".


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« Reply #133 on: December 06, 2014, 10:05:52 PM »


… OK, it's official.  :D


Dec 6, 9:44 PM EST

DEMOCRATIC LOUISIANA SEN. MARY LANDRIEU DEFEATED

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President Barack Obama's tenure.

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Louisiana Senator, Bill Cassidy, left, walks with wife Laura Cassidy, right, after meeting with supporters at his election watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

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« Reply #134 on: December 08, 2014, 07:03:38 PM »
http://www3.blogs.rollcall.com/218/cromnibus-stalling-behind-closed-doors/
Cromnibus Stalling Behind Closed Doors (Updated)
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In any case, the risks of a possible shutdown grow higher and higher with each passing hour: If the House doesn’t vote on the bill until Thursday, the Senate will have only hours to pass it — meaning any one senator could hold up the legislation and send the government into a shutdown.

http://thehill.com/policy/finance/226162-watchdogs-brace-for-surprises-in-massive-1014t-spending-bill
Watchdogs brace for surprises in massive $1.014T spending bill
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« Reply #135 on: December 09, 2014, 12:58:34 PM »
http://dailycaller.com/2014/12/09/gop-spending-bill-gives-nearly-1-billion-to-aid-border-migrants/
GOP Spending Bill Gives Nearly $1 Billion To Aid Border Migrants
9:24 AM 12/09/2014

The GOP’s draft 2015 “omnibus” spending bill reportedly includes $948 million to help poor and unskilled Central American migrants establish themselves in the United States, but includes no effective restrictions on President Barack Obama’s plan to provide work permits and tax payments to millions of resident illegal immigrants.

That new spending works out to $16,928 for each of the 56,000 youths, young adults and children who crossed the border during the 12 months up to October 2014.

Prior to October, Obama’s officials sent only 1,901 of the migrants back home to Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua, according to a federal report.

Much of the $948 million may also be used to care for the next wave of illegals who could flood across the border during the summer. The influx in the summer of 2015 is expected to be large, because Obama is offering work permits and social security numbers to at least five million illegals already in the country.

The $948 million fund is part of the one-year, $1 trillion 2015 spending plan described in a late-night report from The New York Times.
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« Reply #136 on: December 12, 2014, 12:06:47 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/12/12/Exclusive-Palin-on-Obama-Boehner-Cromnibus-Bill-It-Stinks-to-High-Heaven
Exclusive–Palin on Obama/Boehner Cromnibus Bill: 'It Stinks to High Heaven'

1. What do you think of Speaker Boehner having President Obama 'whip votes' from the White House in order to pass this bill?

It stinks to high heaven. Did arrogant politicians not get the memo that Obama’s agenda was decisively defeated in last month’s historic midterm landslide? Good Lord, America said loud and clear not just “no” but “hell no” to Obama’s failed policies. Americans who pay attention said absolutely no to Obama’s amnesty for illegal aliens.

We also said no to the mother-of-all unfunded mandates, Obamacare, and voters believed promises that they would ratchet down the $18 trillion debt. Well, our bad for apathetically trusting politicians. No, on second thought, it’s not “our bad.” Some of us warned and worked hard to elect candidates who would buck the status quo. Many conscientious Americans did all they could to open the eyes of low-information voters. It was tough going up against Obama’s lapdogs in the media and the power liberals have to play their politics of personal destruction against commonsense conservatives.

But really how out-of-touch do these politicians have to be to misunderstand our recent mandate to stop Barack Obama's fundamental transformation of the greatest nation on earth?

 2. Only 162 Republicans voted for this bill--a bill that will take decision making away from a Republican controlled Congress in 4 weeks--does that strike you as outrageous?

It’s baffling really. The Republican Leadership in the House just flipped American voters the bird by sidelining the new Congress we just elected. I want the names of all 162 yahoos who would squander the opportunity to respect the will of the people and get America on the right track. Please print their names so we can ask them, “What the heck are you thinking?!”

And thank you to the 67 House Republicans who did vote no. Let's remind everyone of their names also.

3. Do you believe that the 162 Republicans that voted for the bill will face a backlash by conservatives?

Hope so! I’ll do my part and I call upon every citizen to do their civic duty to save our country. It's easy; understand RINO season opens soon and don’t hold back.

4. Do you believe that Speaker Boehner working with President Obama effectively tried to 'nullify' the sweeping Republican victory in the 2014 mid-terms?

That’s the result thus far, so yes. This is an example of the GOP establishment campaigning one way and then governing another. It’s quite nauseating. They promised they would do everything in their power to stop Obama’s executive amnesty – I heard their darn campaign speeches promising to do so! – and yet when they have the power to do so (power that we the voters just gave them) they tacitly endorse Obama’s failed agenda. They’re shining that boot that liberals have on the neck of our economy. They’re carrying Barack Obama’s water even more so than Nancy Pelosi if you can believe it.

5. Do you think John Boehner should be re-elected Speaker of the House given his actions over the pass few days?

Constitutional conservatives who understand government’s balance of power and the grave danger in Obama’s lawlessness, and those of us who want smart and principled leadership, should be perplexed and disappointed if stale leadership is re-elected, considering that the midterm election was all about “the status quo has got to go.” It’s time for new energy and steel-spined commitment to stop Obama’s bizarre behavior against this country! Surely there are more of us than not who know that our Founders’ memory, our vets, and our children deserve better that what we’re underneath today. Keep the faith that there are more of us than there are of them who think broken campaign promises and a broken government are just dandy.
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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #137 on: December 14, 2014, 02:17:21 PM »
It stinks so it passes the Senate smell test ...
Oh notice its an NPR article ....
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/12/13/370575146/senate-struggles-to-pass-trillion-dollar-spending-bill
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
December 13, 2014 1:46 PM ET

Updated at 10:05 p.m. ET

The Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending package Saturday night on a 56-40 bipartisan vote, after overruling an objection from Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.

Earlier Saturday, the Senate had voted on a short-term continuing resolution that extended their deadline to pass the spending bill. But in the evening, Senate leadership came to an agreement and the legislative body voted to move the bill forward sooner than anticipated, ending debate and allowing a vote Saturday night.

Before the final vote on the bill, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas — whose objection to funding President Obama's executive actions on immigration was central to the delay on voting — raised a point-of-order objection related to his concerns.

That objection was defeated, 22-74, and the so-called "cromnibus" bill passed in the final vote.
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/senate-conservatives-force-saturday-session-1418484862
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, 56-40

Bill Would Fund Most of Government Through September; Homeland Security Only Through February

By  Kristina Peterson And  Siobhan Hughes
Updated Dec. 14, 2014 1:13 a.m. ET
 
WASHINGTON—In a rare weekend session triggered by a conservative revolt against President  Barack Obama  ’s executive action on immigration, the Senate on Saturday night passed a $1.1 trillion government spending bill, sending it to the president for his signature and ending the final budget fight of a Congress riven by them.

Two days after intraparty divisions in the House threatened to derail the measure, a divided Senate narrowly passed the funding bill on a 56-40 vote. It was supported by 31 Democrats, one Independent and 24 Republicans. It was opposed by 21 Democrats, one Independent and 18 Republicans. Passage came after senators reached a deal to end an impasse, and then cleared a pair of procedural hurdles that could have killed the bill’s passage.

The fight over the spending bill was a fitting finale for a two-year congressional session that began shortly after resolving the so-called fiscal cliff of January 2013 only to devolve into an impasse that led to the first government shutdown in 17 years last October. A bipartisan budget deal reached late last year eased some of the partisan gridlock, but it will expire at the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.

The catalyst for the 10-hour Saturday session was a decision by conservatives led by Sens.  Ted Cruz  of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah to object to the bill on Friday night over the issue of immigration. Their move did little to stop the funding measure, but it had the effect of bringing senators who thought they had the weekend off back to the Capitol.
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“If you believe President Obama’s amnesty is unconstitutional, vote yes,” Mr. Cruz said on the Senate floor Saturday night.

Many of his Republican colleagues voted no—including incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.)—and in part reflected what aides said were objections to Mr. Cruz’s strategy. It was the latest sign of tension within the party and foreshadowed legislative battles over the next two years.

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http://dailycaller.com/2014/12/14/senate-gop-leaders-back-obama-amnesty-oppose-cruz-vote/

Senate GOP Leaders Back Obama Amnesty, Oppose Cruz Vote

Twenty-four of 42 GOP senators, including all the GOP leaders, backed the $1.1 trillion 2015 budget that also funds President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty.

The Senate’s 56-to-40 vote came as outgoing Democratic Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid used the broad GOP opposition to the Obama’s amnesty to split the GOP into two factions.

That 20-to-22 split came late Saturday, when Republicans finally had a chance to vote for or against Obama’s amnesty.
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Twenty-two GOP senators used the Cruz opportunity to say the amnesty is unconstitutional, and three GOP senators were absent.

The remaining 20 Republican senators said the budget bill was constitutional, even if Obama’s amnesty is not.

The group of 20 senators, however, included many who dislike Cruz, and several angered by Reid’s decision to hold a series of Saturday votes. Reid’s decision forced GOP senators to cancel travel plans and miss planned parties. He skillfully steered that anger toward Cruz, sharply reducing his total votes down to 22, a Senate aide told The Daily Caller.
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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #138 on: January 06, 2015, 06:12:07 PM »
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30700674
John Boehner survives House rebellion in US Congress

John Boehner has won another term as Speaker of the US House of Representatives, as Republicans take control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years.

Mr Boehner survived a challenge from the party's more conservative wing, with 25 Republicans voting against him.

At the top of the Republican agenda is approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, which was the first bill introduced.

The party won a majority in the Senate during November's mid-term election.
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http://www.politico.com/story/2015/01/boehner-allies-out-for-revenge-114007.html
Boehner takes revenge - Foes find themselves losing plum committee posts.
By Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan
  | 1/6/15 5:35 PM EST
  | Updated 1/6/15 6:38 PM EST
 
John Boehner is getting revenge.

He secured his third term as speaker Tuesday afternoon, losing 25 votes on the House floor to three relatively unknown members of the House Republican Conference. But he’s already punishing those who betrayed him.
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First up: Florida Reps. Daniel Webster and Richard Nugent. The pair will be booted from their spots on the House Rules Committee, according to sources familiar with the decision. Webster ran against Boehner (R-Ohio) for speaker Tuesday, and Nugent supported his fellow Floridian.
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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #139 on: January 07, 2015, 08:08:22 PM »
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"“We don’t need these fringe guys as much as we did anymore,” said a GOP leadership aide, speaking on condition of anonymity. “We can let them walk on certain bills, and it just won’t matter. That gives us breathing room.”"

So basically, voting Republican last year just allows them to be more overtly globalist. Shock.

At least those few politicians showed a shred of principal. Unlike a certain apple which fell very far from the tree (currently losing Pres. votes calling for a selective defunding of aid to Palestine).

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Re: 2014 MID-TERM ELECTIONS
« Reply #140 on: March 04, 2015, 04:08:35 PM »
Warren Buffett is smiling now ...



http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/234615-senate-fails-to-override-obama-keystone-veto
Keystone veto override fails
By Laura Barron-Lopez - 03/04/15 02:45 PM EST

The Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, falling five votes short of the two-thirds majority needed in a 62-37 vote.

It’s the first time Congress has voted on whether to override a veto from Obama, and could be a sign of things to come with Republicans in charge of the House and Senate.

Eight Democrats voted with Republicans to override Obama: Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Mark Warner (Va.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Bob Casey (Pa.), Michael Bennet (Colo.), Tom Carper (Del.) and Jon Tester (Mont.).

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), who backs the pipeline, missed the vote.
   
The eight Democrats also voted to approve the $8 billion oil sands project in January. Sixty-seven votes are needed to override a presidential veto.

Keystone proponents vowed to continue the fight for the pipeline despite the failure

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« Reply #141 on: March 04, 2015, 06:25:01 PM »
Warren Buffett is smiling now ...



http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/234615-senate-fails-to-override-obama-keystone-veto
Keystone veto override fails
By Laura Barron-Lopez - 03/04/15 02:45 PM EST

The Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, falling five votes short of the two-thirds majority needed in a 62-37 vote.

It’s the first time Congress has voted on whether to override a veto from Obama, and could be a sign of things to come with Republicans in charge of the House and Senate.

Eight Democrats voted with Republicans to override Obama: Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Mark Warner (Va.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Bob Casey (Pa.), Michael Bennet (Colo.), Tom Carper (Del.) and Jon Tester (Mont.).

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), who backs the pipeline, missed the vote.
   
The eight Democrats also voted to approve the $8 billion oil sands project in January. Sixty-seven votes are needed to override a presidential veto.

Keystone proponents vowed to continue the fight for the pipeline despite the failure


  With all those worthless liberal Senators, they will not get the votes to override. End of story. Soon Buffet will be filling up his diapers and on the way to the grave but not soon enough.
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« Reply #142 on: March 05, 2015, 02:22:22 PM »
oh this will be good - will they vote for the pro anti-constitution illegal potus eo action us attorney General ? really ?

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/senate-democrats-step-pressure-vote-attorney-general-171233350.html
Senate Democrats step up pressure for vote on attorney general
ReutersBy By Lindsay Dunsmuir | Reuters – 2 hours 4 minutes ago.

By Lindsay Dunsmuir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Thursday wrote a formal letter to Republicans urging them to hold a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general.

There is still no date set by the Republican majority for a vote to be held on the Senate floor for Lynch's nomination, despite the Senate judiciary committee's endorsing her a week ago.

The nomination of Lynch, who is currently the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, New York, to be the nation's top law enforcement official has been pending for 117 days, longer than any other attorney general in the last 30 years.

The letter, circulated by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy, urged the Republicans to schedule a floor vote as soon as possible.
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« Reply #143 on: March 06, 2015, 10:30:52 AM »
oh this will be good - will they vote for the pro anti-constitution illegal potus eo action us attorney General ? really ?

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/senate-democrats-step-pressure-vote-attorney-general-171233350.html
Senate Democrats step up pressure for vote on attorney general
ReutersBy By Lindsay Dunsmuir | Reuters – 2 hours 4 minutes ago.

By Lindsay Dunsmuir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Thursday wrote a formal letter to Republicans urging them to hold a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general.

There is still no date set by the Republican majority for a vote to be held on the Senate floor for Lynch's nomination, despite the Senate judiciary committee's endorsing her a week ago.

The nomination of Lynch, who is currently the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, New York, to be the nation's top law enforcement official has been pending for 117 days, longer than any other attorney general in the last 30 years.

The letter, circulated by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy, urged the Republicans to schedule a floor vote as soon as possible.
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As it stands, in light of the lawlessness of the administration, Republicans should send back a letter stating they are prepared to hold up a final vote on Lynch indefinitely, until Obarry stops defying the constitution with his EOs. Since Boehner and McConnell have ruled out government shutdowns or impeachment proceedings, it's the least they could do, if they wanted to have any teeth. Or how about the GOP retaliating by exercising the nuclear option of ending the cloture rule in the Senate, so Republicans could get more bills voted on without 60 votes or filibuster threats?

But that's just it. TPTB don't want either main party to exercise checks and balances over the other, not when it comes to the real agenda----more spending, more illegals, more debt, more gun control, more empire, more surveillance, etc. The main way to accomplish that at this point is through establishing precedent, i.e., letting Obarry get away with everything without responding with a shutdown, impeachment etc actions. He knows the "opposition" will do none of these things, so there is no check, and there is no balance anymore. So all we are left with are the precedents piling up, that will lead the way to full tyranny shortly.   
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« Reply #144 on: March 12, 2015, 12:33:14 PM »
http://www3.blogs.rollcall.com/218/boehner-coup-conservatives-cope-114th-congress/
Boehner Survives, Conservatives Cope: Ongoing Saga of the 114th (Updated)
By Matt Fuller   
Posted at 5 a.m. on March 10

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Asked about the leadership team’s performance thus far, Rep. Randy Weber’s first reaction was laughter.

“On the record?” he inquired. The Texas Republican said he knew there had been “some unhappiness” with a lack of regular order. But, Weber said he understood Boehner’s position.

“He’s caught, you know, in a continuum of 247 Republican members — from the most conservative to the least conservative. So that’s a hard place to be,” he said.

Asked for his perspective on leadership’s performance at this point, Virginia’s Dave Brat was slightly more candid about his disappointment. “Well,” he said, after dramatically slumping his head and taking a short pause, “that’s up to you reporters to find out and answer one question.”

That question, according to the man who deposed former Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary, was whether Republicans truly fought “tooth and nail” (as Boehner had promised) to block Obama’s executive action.

“I didn’t see any fight,” Brat said. “You report on it. Go see if you found the fight. See if you can find it.”

Brat said the only fight he saw was one in which an outside GOP group with Boehner ties — Barry Jackson, the speaker’s former chief of staff, is a senior board member for American Action Network — was running $400,000 worth of ads against conservatives such as House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan of Ohio and Tea Party Caucus Chairman Tim Huelskamp of Kansas.

That bit of news seemed to fire up conservatives almost as much as the DHS bill.

“Again the hypocrisy,” Raúl R. Labrador told CQ Roll Call. “They complain about outside groups, but then they’re using outside groups to attack conservatives.”

The Idaho Republican claimed it was “a dangerous precedent” for moderate Republicans, “and I’m not sure they want to go down this road.”

Arizona Rep. Matt Salmon offered a similar warning: “There’s an old adage: When you play with fire, you get burned.”
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« Reply #145 on: March 12, 2015, 01:14:41 PM »
^^^^^^^^
  Boehner is one of the big problems the Republicans have.  He has no guts and no testicles.  They (TPTB) must have something on him.  He is so timid and sides with obama quite a bit.  He doesn't even want to talk impeachment.  He is a broken spoke in the wheel of the Republican party.  He is obama's lapdog.  ETC,ETC,ETC,
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