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Posted by tipper 2013-01-02 00:56||
#2 Disappointed I did not see Isakson or Chambliss on this list.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-02 01:38||
#3 'Tis a mighty US$1.0 Dollar it is iff it does cost Boehner his Speaker job.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-02 01:55||
#4 Where would we be with the NASCAR tax credit ? Might in part, explain the Georgia vote, but we're also home to Honey BooBoo so can tell for certain. :-(
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-02 02:02||
#5 Boehner and the Repubs do not stand up and call this irresponsible spending Congress has done what it is and that is fiscal suicide. Lah de dah sez congress critters. We are ignoring the tumor in the body politic.
It will kill this government and this country. Current congress critters are unable to act responsibly.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2013-01-02 02:03||
#6 The electorate had its chance in November. It chose the Progressive model. All the Republicans can hope to do is slow the 'progress', and not by much. Too many are dependent on government to 'allow' it to go over the cliff and cut their benefits, and both political sides know it. So to hang on to their phoney-baloney jobs they keep up the charade that there is an answer that will not cause catastrophic economic pain. When the pain finally hits history says the people will welcome a 'saviour' - like Hitler.
Posted by Glenmore 2013-01-02 09:03||
#7 The only good thing that can be said for Boehner at this time is that he told Harry Reid to "Go f*** Yourself."
My Senators crapped out and must have vote in favor of this abortion.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-02 10:13||
#8 The thinking is that now there's nothing stopping them from turning the tables on Obama when demanding Cuts two months from now. I know, that's stupid as Obama will never negotiate that. But it's their pipe-dream. Tomorrow we'll see if a new Speaker is chosen.
Posted by Charles 2013-01-02 10:28||
#9 I can't believe they fell for that old "I'll gladly give you spending cuts in two months for tax hikes today" line.
They always fall for it and they always get burned by it.
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-01-02 11:21||
#10 "Enough Republicans Willing to Unseat Speaker Boehner"
Wonder who they'll choose in his place? Cantor? Or (hopefully) Paul Ryan?
Posted by Barbara 2013-01-02 16:19||
#11 Wow! Iowa senators both voted no! Harkin and Grassley are often used to illustrate the bipolar politics of Iowa, considered representative of the nation and rarely agree on anything.
Posted by Kojo Wholuse5660 2013-01-02 18:23||
#12 re #6 Glenmore's comment about Hitler; was watching a Mil Channel program about Hilter's rise to power and the speeches he gave were damn near word for word what Bammy spouts. How was he able to predict that?
seriously, the route Hitler took and the one Bammy is one are damn near perfectly matched; only hope sanity prevails before this idiot breaks out the boxcars......
Posted by USN,Ret. 2013-01-02 22:31||