Stopgap spending measure clears Congress
Congress cleared a stopgap funding bill Tuesday to keep the federal government open into March, a temporary truce until Republicans and President Barack Obama rejoin the battle over the budget next year.
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#1 Dec 21, 2010
still work overtime? nu yr seem not bright few ture!:-000
Since: Nov 08
#2 Dec 21, 2010
Congress is a bunch of jerk-offs. I mean that. Really. Except for Ron Paul and his son, that is.
“President DOWNGRADE..Ha Ha Ha!”
Since: Sep 09
#8 Dec 22, 2010
#9 Dec 22, 2010
and when or if the house of cards fall they will just run away to their gated communitys and say they did their best but the american people were too stuped to appreciate them. Commie creeps.
“I am a taxpayer”
Since: Nov 10
#10 Dec 22, 2010
Well let's see now. The president didn't go out of town, we had a big bipartisan meeting at the white house, & congress had to work instead of going home. All of this so we could get, tax cuts for the rich as well as those working making 250k or less, 13 more months for the unemployed, & all get to keep more of there money on the millions of dollars they are going to inherit & yes I almost forgot. The employed will get a 2% tax brake in there paycheck.
Now as I understand it all of this will add to the nations debt as none of it is paid for by any other legislation.
Now perhaps I just missed it, but what was in all of that was for the seniors that are not working?????
So I sent Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga a e-mail asking why he did not at least push for bill H.R. 5987 to get seniors at least a one time $250 as they did not even get a cost of living increase for 2010 & 11. I got a the standard form letter (e-mail) back. So I responded that I did not want the standard form letter I wanted to know why. Today I got a phone call from his office with this answer from just one of his aid. The sen. can NOT BACK ANY BILLS THAT ARE NOT PAID FOR SO THEY DO NOT ADD TO THE DEBT.
duh!! What part of this am I not understanding.
Since: Dec 08
#11 Dec 22, 2010
Who remembers the snow storm a couple of years ago and they told all "non-essential"worke rs to stay home? Well, about 90% of them are non-essential so what is the big deal about this stopgap measure. As far as I am concerned they could all have stayed home........forever
“Truth to Power!”
Since: Apr 07
#12 Dec 22, 2010
Worst Congress in US History.
Since: Jan 10
#13 Dec 22, 2010
The Worst Congress in US History should just go the h3ll home...NOW!!!
“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”
Since: May 09
Lake Success, N.Y.
#14 Dec 22, 2010
Obama's poll numbers rise to 56%
Republicans - 42%
See something wrong here buddy?
Reagans 2nd year in office - 38% approval.
Bush left with the LOWEST NUMBERS IN HISTORY - 29% APPROVAL!
Seems you rethuglicans sure are good at slinging shyte to get into office - BUT YOU JUST CAN'T HANG ON, CAN YOU?
“Operation GTFO Advocate”
Since: Nov 10
#15 Dec 23, 2010
But but but...the democRATS gave us the START treaty, aka the bay of kenyan pigs.
Putin played the stooge like a kenyan violin. No missile defense for the US, as Iran sets up missile sites in Venezuela capable of striking the US with chem and bio weapons. Russia gets rid of what they don't want and we're prohibited from developing what we need.
Missiles targeting us in our hemisphere, how nice. The Kenyan stooge sacrificed US security to score political points. He's a GD disgrace.
SHAME ON AMERICA.
"According to Die Welt, Venezuela has agreed to allow Iran to establish a military base manned by Iranian missile officers, soldiers of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Venezuelan missile officers. In addition, Iran has given permission for the missiles to be used in case of an 'emergency.' In return, the agreement states that Venezuela can use these facilities for 'national needs'- radically increasing the threat to neighbors like Colombia. The German daily claims that according to the agreement, Iranian Shahab 3 (range 1300-1500 km), Scud-B (285-330 km) and Scud-C (300, 500 and 700 km) will be deployed in the proposed base. It says that Iran also pledged to help Venezuela in rocket technology expertise, including intensive training of officers
"Venezuela has also become the country through which Iran intends to bypass UN sanctions. Following a new round of UN sanctions against the Islamic Republic, for example, Russia decided not to sell five battalions of S-300PMU-1 air defence systems to Iran. These weapons, along with a number of other weapons, were part of a deal, signed in 2007, worth $800 million. Now that these weapons cannot be delivered to Iran, Russia is looking for new customers; according to the Russian press agency Novosti it found one: Venezuela."
Both Iran and Venezuela are sworn enemies of the United States. So, if Iran were to deploy missiles in Venezuela that could hit American cities, it would prove to be a grave threat to the security of the United States. It would not be necessary for Iran to develop nuclear bombs; its bomb program is, in any case, stymied by the stuxmet computer worm. Chemical and/or biological weapons would suffice."
“Operation GTFO Advocate”
Since: Nov 10
#16 Dec 23, 2010
Coming soon to a dilapidated blue theater near you:
• Raiders of the Last of the Treasury,
• ET: The Extra Taxes,
• Jurassic Park: The Democrats' Lot of Prehistoric Poverty,
• Close Encounters...of the Alinsky Kind,
• Transformers...of the US Republic into Democratic Totalitarianism,
• The Lovely Bones...of Dead American Enemies and Hostage Takers,
• JAWS: The Revenge of Prosperity-Eating Big Government,
• Arachnophobia: The Web of Democratic Corruption,
• Saving Government Control of Your Privates,
• Artificial Intelligence...of the Democrats,
• War of the Worlds' Democrats,
• Schindler's List...of Democratic Pillagers,
• Band of Democratic Criminal Brothers,
• Deep Impact: The Hollow Crater of Democratic Policies,
• Twister...of Abused American Taxpayers' Futures,
• Men In Black...IRS Suits,
• Casper...The Unfriendly Deficit,
• Back to the Future...of Unsustainable Debt,
• Monster House...of Pelosi and Reid Horrors,
• Gremlins: Democrat Creatures of Fiscal Doom,
• Innerspace: The Emptiness of the Democrat Mind,
• Poltergeist: The Democrat Scourge is Back,
• The Goonies...Are Spineless Democrat Progressives,
• Continental Divide...of a Former United States,
• The Money Pit...of Democratic Fiscal Ruin,
• An American Tail...of Face-Slapped Democrat Union Ass Kissers,
• Fandago...of Democrat Trillion Dollar Payoffs,
• The Color Purple...and Black and Blue Democrats,
•*batteries not included - They're Made in China,
• Cape Fear: The Democrats' Counsel of Class Warfare,
• Joe Versus the Volcano...and the Fiery Pit of Democratic Doom,
• Dreams...of Democratic Collapse,
• The Flintstones: The Rockpile that is America's Democratic Future,
• Catch Me If You Can: The Barney Frank Story,
• The Terminal: Prognosis for Democratic Devastation,
• The Mask of Zorro...and Hooded Democrat Crooks,
• Freakazoid!: Portrait of a Democrat,
• Twilight Zone: A Progressive Democratic Nightmare,
• When Worlds Collide...and American Prosperity Implodes,
• Interstellar...With Net Neutrality, No one Can Hear Americans Scream,
• True Grit...and the Abrasion of American Freedom And Liberties,
• Super 8...Cents left after the Democrats' Change
Steven Spielberg advising Nancy Pelosi on rebranding Democrats -- 12/22/2010
Midway through Philip Rucker and Paul Kane's story about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's transition to minority leader comes an interesting bit of news. The California Democrat, vilified by Republicans in the last election, has turned to director Steven Spielberg for help rebranding House Democrats.
Lawmakers say she is consulting marketing experts about building a stronger brand. The most prominent of her new whisperers is Steven Spielberg, the Hollywood director whose films have been works of branding genius. Lawmakers said Spielberg has not reported to Pelosi with a recommendation.
Spielberg has been a power player in Democratic politics for years, working on everything from President Bill Clinton's millennial celebrations to the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He endorsed Hillary Clinton in the last presidential race, but since then he's helped fundraise for President Obama.
But, the news that he is advising the leading Democrat in the House on building a strong party brand would seem to be a different -- and more expansive -- role than Spielberg has played in the past.
#17 Feb 18, 2011
stop all foreign aid
quit funding marxist professors at our universities
eliminate tax breaks for the wealthy
tax money sent to foreign nations by private individuals
close the border
file claims on mexico in the world court for damages
deport the illegal aliens
sue the Muslim nations that exacted tribute from us when we were a young nation ask for the money back with damages and interest in oil now!
put as many agents as it needs on the money missing from the savings and loans and jail the political hacks that stole it recover from them
put as many agents on the theft of Americans pensions, and vested benefits and recover from the thieves
there's your balanced budget and the only thing is we will have any traitor who places themselves or Israel above the American People screaming like a stuck pig.
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