Republicans weigh short-term U.S. budget measure

Jul 29, 2013 Full story: Reuters 32

With time running out for the Congress to agree on next year's budget, some Republicans are pushing for a short-term fix that would delay the confrontation over a government shutdown until November.

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Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#1 Jul 29, 2013
Here we go again. The Republicans caving to the Marxist Democrats. Time for a third party. Send the Democrats, and the Republicans packing.
Lamer

Hopkins, MN

#4 Jul 30, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
Shut it down. Who Cares?
Obama has turned it all into garbage anyway.
Obama likes weiner.
Right here folks is the stupidity of your average topix poster. I see people around here use the "cut off your nose to spite your face" line and it is completly applicable here.

Obama sucks so lets tank the economy to spite him....then blaim him when the economy sucks. Remember last time when S&P downgraded us, not because of us defaulting but because the politicans couldnt get their shit together? Yeah, we everyone one of us pays more for every dollar which are all borrowed now because of those antics.

Yep, lets go back and do that some more...
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#5 Jul 30, 2013
You don't think we were downgraded because we have a spending problem? LOL
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#6 Jul 30, 2013
More obstructionism and incompetence, I'm afraid.

Dems need to take the bull by the horns and come up with an effective budget, then SHOVE it through Congress over the objections of Tea Bag Party lunatics and their ilk. Obama needs to go to the public and shame the right until we're able to get this done.

Sadly, both parties have become used to game-playing, dilly-dallying, and inaction. This is perhaps the most worthless Congress in history.
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#7 Jul 30, 2013
See the Light wrote:
You don't think we were downgraded because we have a spending problem? LOL
We were downgraded because Republicans wouldn't agree to raise the debt ceiling as they'd voted to do many times in the past. The debt ceiling isn't "spending," it merely permits existing bills to be paid. Saying you won't pay your bills, or giving your creditors the IMPRESSION that you're going to say that, will get you in trouble as well.

Did you not know that?
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#8 Jul 30, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Here we go again. The Republicans caving to the Marxist Democrats. Time for a third party. Send the Democrats, and the Republicans packing.
Seriously?? Wanting to pass a budget measure is now considered "Marxist" in your eyes?

LOL...that's wonderful. That's really crazy stuff, it is.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#9 Jul 30, 2013
chisholm wrote:
More obstructionism and incompetence, I'm afraid.
Dems need to take the bull by the horns and come up with an effective budget, then SHOVE it through Congress over the objections of Tea Bag Party lunatics and their ilk. Obama needs to go to the public and shame the right until we're able to get this done.
Sadly, both parties have become used to game-playing, dilly-dallying, and inaction. This is perhaps the most worthless Congress in history.
The dems from 2008-2010 with a full dem congress and president AND couldn't pass a budget....

Now they can't shove another high tax /high spend budeget bcause most of them got fired in 2010. Be poltically incorrect bozo...support the constitution. The democrats keep grabbing the bull by the tail and spreading bullshit everywhere.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#10 Jul 30, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
Seriously?? Wanting to pass a budget measure is now considered "Marxist" in your eyes?
LOL...that's wonderful. That's really crazy stuff, it is.
The dems wanting to pass a budget....LMAO

How many years has it been since they passed even one budget? The answer is 4 years. The last budget they passed was April 29, 2009. They couldnít even pass the Presidentís budget. The vote for the 2012 Presidentís budget was 97 to 0 against it and for the 2013 Presidentís budget it was 99 to 0 against it.

The Senate needs to step up and do the job they were elected to do. Quite whining and put out a budget proposal and let the debate begin. Budgets are always messy but at least it puts priorities in place.

The dems blame game...really funny stuff.
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#11 Jul 30, 2013
chisholm wrote:
More obstructionism and incompetence, I'm afraid.
Dems need to take the bull by the horns and come up with an effective budget, then SHOVE it through Congress over the objections of Tea Bag Party lunatics and their ilk. Obama needs to go to the public and shame the right until we're able to get this done.
Sadly, both parties have become used to game-playing, dilly-dallying, and inaction. This is perhaps the most worthless Congress in history.
If Dems would EVER come up with an effective budget, I'm sure it would be passed.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#12 Jul 31, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Here we go again. The Republicans caving to the Marxist Democrats. Time for a third party. Send the Democrats, and the Republicans packing.
Bone boy needs to stop ObamaCare, that will rebuild the economy and tax revenue.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#13 Jul 31, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
Seriously?? Wanting to pass a budget measure is now considered "Marxist" in your eyes?
LOL...that's wonderful. That's really crazy stuff, it is.
Not one liberal has voted yea to pass one Obama budget he has submitted. His budgets are bloated fantasies.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#14 Jul 31, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
We were downgraded because Republicans wouldn't agree to raise the debt ceiling as they'd voted to do many times in the past. The debt ceiling isn't "spending," it merely permits existing bills to be paid. Saying you won't pay your bills, or giving your creditors the IMPRESSION that you're going to say that, will get you in trouble as well.
Did you not know that?
It will be raised because with the liberal press in their pockets, the liberals will be the hero's and republicans the guilty if a government shut down were to occur.
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#17 Jul 31, 2013
See the Light wrote:
<quoted text>If Dems would EVER come up with an effective budget, I'm sure it would be passed.
Obama continues to submit budgets, none of which have passed due to GOP obstructionism and Democratic parliamentary gamesmanship. So your statement is demonstrably false.
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#18 Jul 31, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Not one liberal has voted yea to pass one Obama budget he has submitted. His budgets are bloated fantasies.
Which has what to do with budget measures being considered "Marxist," exactly?

At least you're smart enough to realize Obama's submitting budgets, that's more than some others here have been able to understand..
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#19 Jul 31, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Bone boy needs to stop ObamaCare, that will rebuild the economy and tax revenue.
No idea who "Bone boy" is, but Obamacare has had no demonstrably negative effect on the economy or upon tax revenue.

Unless...you can prove differently?:)
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#20 Jul 31, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama continues to submit budgets, none of which have passed due to GOP obstructionism and Democratic parliamentary gamesmanship. So your statement is demonstrably false.
I didn't say he hadn't offered anthing just that it wasn't effective. Dems didn't even like it and they usually vote for anything this creature does, so must have really sucked!

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#21 Aug 1, 2013
RINOs are Idiots wrote:
GOP Senators and too many House Reps are too spineless to stand up to Obama and the democrats.
They blather on about this and that and then do a quick 180 to the left and completely cave in on everything the dems demand from them.
Rubio, McCain = Amnesty pimps
McConnel = go along to get along
Christie = An Obama Ass Kisser
And on and on and on...
They have been warned by the black beret's and the billion hollow point rounds bought by Obama's administration.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#22 Aug 1, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
No idea who "Bone boy" is, but Obamacare has had no demonstrably negative effect on the economy or upon tax revenue.
Unless...you can prove differently?:)
So that is why Obama keeps setting the start dates back till after the 2014 election.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#23 Aug 1, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
We were downgraded because Republicans wouldn't agree to raise the debt ceiling as they'd voted to do many times in the past. The debt ceiling isn't "spending," it merely permits existing bills to be paid. Saying you won't pay your bills, or giving your creditors the IMPRESSION that you're going to say that, will get you in trouble as well.
Did you not know that?
hahahah If that were true all the spending you loons claim Bush did means nothing. We didn't get a down grade under Bush pookie.......Obama's moving the goal post on republicans after they had agreed to his terms is when the rating agencies said there is not hope and decided to down grade. It's all there if you look past CNN and MSNBC.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#24 Aug 1, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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Obamacare can't be defunded. It's funny to watch the baggers run in circles, tho.

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