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Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Commented Feb 23, 2014 at 07:51:22 in Politics

“Well the controllers of the purse (House and Senate) set up and pass how much money go into that said purse in the first place. Then add pork and special "candy to it for their kids". Then when it comes time to open said purse up to pay the bills they say no we cant afford it. Yup I won this discussion.”
Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Commented Feb 23, 2014 at 06:16:25 in Politics

“Tip O'Neil for all the problems he had with Reagan never just threw up his hands and said "forget it". This is a reason they are called the Do Nothing Congress. I for one dont pay my Congressman to sit around, drink, party, and hold fund raisers. Not sure what you nean by "Secretive" background unless you are one of those conspiracy theorists.”
Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Commented Feb 23, 2014 at 06:12:55 in Politics

“Interesting and hypocritical that a party that strives and promotes work over welfare would support someone who gets paid 6 figures a year not to work.”

GKyleMoore on Feb 23, 2014 at 07:14:55

“When your Job is the controller of the purse, you’re working just as hard when it’s times to keep it closed, as you are when it's time to open it a bit. When it's time for dinner and your kids want candy instead of vegetables, are you NOT working when you vote NO!”
Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

Commented Feb 22, 2014 at 10:39:32 in Politics

“Complain about the POTUS all you want but the key words in this story that everyone needs to understand is "Congress Inaction". Time for them to buck up and start working for the people who hired them to work. The president is making all of Congress look like fools. Actions speak louder then words GOP pull up your pants and get back to work.”

GKyleMoore on Feb 22, 2014 at 11:07:59

“When the plan IS bad, the best Possible vote IS NO!”

Carolee Braxton on Feb 22, 2014 at 11:00:32

“Obama and his Progressive agenda and "secretive" background has divided the American public. For the most part, elected officials in Washington have voted exactly the way their voting base back home elected them to vote, which is precisely what they should be doing. It is the American public that is divided, which is only reflected in Congress voting.”
Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Measure Into Law

Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Measure Into Law

Commented Feb 16, 2014 at 10:00:33 in Politics

“Actually I have a College degree in US history and and you proved my point. "The House and the Senate then must submit Bills to the President for his signature for a budget to become law". Which again goes to my statement that the Congress approves what the the budget and then overspends. 2/3 majority or not. It STILL has to go through both houses. Congree is not doing its job. Nice try.”
Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Measure Into Law

Obama Signs Debt Ceiling Measure Into Law

Commented Feb 16, 2014 at 08:53:14 in Politics

“I like how people on here think the President passes budgets. NO the President writes the budgets but then the House and Senate vote to pass it into law. So in a nut shell, Congress approves the budget....then overspend...then dont want to pay for the bill afterwards. Yeah its that simple.”

dstevealice on Feb 16, 2014 at 09:37:01

“You should investigate how a Bill becomes a law. The president does not write a budget. He makes recommendations to both houses of Congress. The House and the Senate then must submit Bills to the President for his signature for a budget to become law. If he disapproves he can veto the Bills which then would require a two thirds majority by Congress for them to pass into law. Rarely does a vetoed Bill get a two thirds majority in Congress. So, in reality, the President has control of whether a budget gets passed into law. If you would have closely read the article, you would be aware that "both bills were flown out to Obama in California for his signature". It is not as simple as you think. Unfortunately, people such as yourself do not understand how our government works. It would be useful to learn.”
Kelly Ayotte: Obamacare's Still A 'Mess'

Kelly Ayotte: Obamacare's Still A 'Mess'

Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 15:57:07 in Politics

“I think the Congress and Senate are more of a mess.”

Liz Pierce on Dec 2, 2013 at 16:00:04

“and we pay them six figures and benefits for life...why????”

ThemsFitnWrds on Dec 2, 2013 at 15:59:03

“Amen to that.. every politico from the White House to the lowest intern needs to be flushed... let the bowl refill and start anew”
House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

Commented Sep 20, 2013 at 08:38:36 in Politics

“1) Since they technically work for us, couldnt we force ALL elected officials to at least live on food stamps and no benefits for 1-2 weeks to see how people are living?? I dont think that is unreasonable to ask.

2) All this talk about a shut down. I think if they do shut down then they dont get paid, they dont have benefits, and they get written up for not showing to work like they were elected to do. If i dont show up to work because I dont want to or dont like something at work...wouldnt my employer be able to fire me? We pay these people to make laws and vote not to sit around all day and raise funds or go play golf. If they dont want the job then step down and let someone else have a shot.”
Michelle Malkin Slams Obama's Syria Stance As 'Flippant, Arrogant, Contemptuous'

Michelle Malkin Slams Obama's Syria Stance As 'Flippant, Arrogant, Contemptuous'

Commented Aug 29, 2013 at 10:12:41 in Media

“Who cares what Michelle Malkin is saying. She is no Mid-East expert. Shes no expert to begin with, she is just a journalist with an uneducated opinion cast as an expert.

Get someone up there with a PHD in mid east studies at least.”
Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Commented Aug 6, 2013 at 08:06:12 in Politics

“Right thats what started " The shot heard round the world". When the British Army tried to get control of the armory.”

dead55 on Aug 7, 2013 at 02:46:37

“To bad the don't actually teach American History in the public education sysem anymore.”
Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Commented Aug 6, 2013 at 07:19:54 in Politics

“In a way, JD proved my point. Not a complaint per-say...just an observation.”
Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Commented Aug 6, 2013 at 07:17:46 in Politics

“FOX News is propaganda. We dont know what this is about other then Diane Lane is in it. Shes hot.”
Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

Commented Aug 6, 2013 at 06:55:02 in Politics

“I find it interesting that people who support the RNC are all about the constitution and rights but then their leaders try to limit freedom of speech and the press. There is a reason why that was #1 on the list of bill of rights.”

dead55 on Aug 6, 2013 at 07:19:05

“and that is why the the right to arm yourself was #2. First they try to silence you and then they will come for you; arm yourselves.”

huff reader on Aug 6, 2013 at 07:07:35

“Cockroaches don't like being in the spotlight.”

jdjackson1991 on Aug 6, 2013 at 06:57:05

“It's propaganda. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE.”
Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Commented Jul 17, 2013 at 09:36:25 in Politics

“I like you. Its that kind of thinking that brought us Romney and how he was supposed to wipe the floor with Obama. Although while I see the next president as being Republican (unless Hillary runs) because I see the republicans as bringing their A game this time around. I do however see the house and Senate both becoming Democratically controlled due to the do nothing mentality and filibuster efforts of the republicans.”

fortkiboom on Jul 17, 2013 at 12:27:57

“I din't like Romney and I didn't like McCain an I surely don't like Obama because he is not the President of the whole country just his chosen few. I can,t see losing the House but I was wrong about Romney vs Obama. So we'll see.”
Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Commented Jul 16, 2013 at 07:40:02 in Politics

“There is a difference between laying down, working together, and stonewalling. Again, they are not paid to filibuster.”
Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Commented Jul 16, 2013 at 07:38:22 in Politics

“If the republicans were in control, they would just do what they wanted. History already showed us that....which is why they are not.”

fortkiboom on Jul 16, 2013 at 09:06:50

“Wait. 2014 will blow the dems socks off. As it should. Dems are ruining this once great Country. What a shame.”
Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Filibuster Reform: Senate Edges Closer To 'Nuclear Option'

Commented Jul 16, 2013 at 07:17:54 in Politics

“Im ok with this. First of all we pay these people to do work and vote...not stonewall and filibuster then go throw fundraisers.

Second, a filibuster is not written into the contitution but republicans act like it is. So let them know they cant just go around and do it all the time”

Fay Butler on Jul 16, 2013 at 07:25:07

“You'd prefer if the oppposition just lay down and allow people like Reid to walk all over them, I suppose. No, sir.”

fortkiboom on Jul 16, 2013 at 07:21:05

“But the problem is, if the Republicans were in control, you would be against the nuclear option knight.”
Michele Bachmann: DOMA, Propositon 8 Rulings 'Attacked Our Constitution'

Michele Bachmann: DOMA, Propositon 8 Rulings 'Attacked Our Constitution'

Commented Jun 26, 2013 at 18:10:18 in Politics

“Bachman is probably afraid that her hubby will come out now =P”
E.W. Jackson, Virginia Lieutenant Governor Candidate, Claims Government Programs Have Done More Harm To Blacks Than Slavery (VIDEO)

E.W. Jackson, Virginia Lieutenant Governor Candidate, Claims Government Programs Have Done More Harm To Blacks Than Slavery (VIDEO)

Commented Jun 20, 2013 at 07:56:20 in Politics

“"In 1960, most black children were raised in two-parent, monogamous families. By now, by this time, we have only 20 percent of black children being raised in a two-parent, monogamous families with the married man and woman raising those children,"

Ok and when did this change happen?? Under the Reagan years. GOP Trickle down economics caused that.”
Marines In Afghanistan To Lose Daily Meal: Report

Marines In Afghanistan To Lose Daily Meal: Report

Commented Jun 1, 2013 at 17:38:51 in Politics

“"If MRE's are good enough for our fighting military, I say we close all cafeteria's for House/Senate/White House employees and give them MRE's".

I like this idea.”

mkthomas1411 on Jun 1, 2013 at 17:57:04

“feed politicians ELEVEN year old MRE's and while we're at it, cut THEIR PAY 75%”
Mars Rat? Blogger Spots 'Creature' In NASA Curiosity Rover Image (PHOTO)

Mars Rat? Blogger Spots 'Creature' In NASA Curiosity Rover Image (PHOTO)

Commented May 31, 2013 at 14:38:11 in Science

“I wonder if it tastes like Chicken =P”
How To Build Your Own AK-47 Using Parts Bought Entirely Online (VIDEO)

How To Build Your Own AK-47 Using Parts Bought Entirely Online (VIDEO)

Commented May 25, 2013 at 07:51:22 in Business

“I built my own M4 from parts. It is legal to build any gun from parts as long as you do not intend to sell it.”
Michael Evans, Anthony Elliot, And Two Others Arrested After Nevada Official William McCune's Body Found In River

Michael Evans, Anthony Elliot, And Two Others Arrested After Nevada Official William McCune's Body Found In River

Commented Apr 8, 2013 at 10:35:09 in Crime

“There are rivers in Nevada? Kidding...I bet people don't even know that Las Vegas was originally a port city before the river got moved.”

cportergo on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:46:14

“I know the history of Vegas fairly well and I have no recollection of it ever being a port city or any river running by it, at least during the last 1000 years....Care to elaborate on your statement?”
George Washington Whiskey: Mount Vernon To Sell Unaged Rye Whiskey Using First President's Recipe For $95 Per Bottle

George Washington Whiskey: Mount Vernon To Sell Unaged Rye Whiskey Using First President's Recipe For $95 Per Bottle

Commented Mar 27, 2013 at 10:06:44 in DC

“I find that Ironic as Washington was one of the people who helped to put down the Whisky rebellion.”

sja8800 on Mar 27, 2013 at 16:50:55

“it was a tax thing......the Whiskey Rebellion”
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