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Old 11-18-2013, 07:21 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Right on! The OP is a diehard socialist (Progressive), who would be much happier living in the former Soveit Union, I'm sure. As far as I'm concerned, she can leave anytime. What's holding her here?
Love of country?

“The notion that a radical is one who hates his country is naive and usually idiotic. He is, more likely, one who likes his country more than the rest of us, and is thus more disturbed than the rest of us when he sees it debauched. He is not a bad citizen turning to crime; he is a good citizen driven to despair.” -- H.L. Mencken
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Old 11-18-2013, 07:28 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Tell it to harry reid!

Obama's regime is not business as usual in DC. It has become a life or death struggle for a socialist revolution. the dems/socialists, as stated by their president...will not negotiate. That does not play well in a system set up for compromise. If there is no negotiation how is anything accomplished. Somehow the media propaganda machine has confused the electorate by interchanging the terms negotiation and capitulation.

Only a brainwashed dem robot would look at the op title and not see the extent of the problem and the false premise posed by the op title.

What is most amazing is the dem solidarity with the president. You'd figure there would be a few reasonable dems out there to prevent such tradgedies as obamacare. Unfortunately the legislators refelct the obliviousness and lack of ethics found in the electorate.

Our system of government is set up to temper and test opposition ideas and proposals. Consensus must be reached for sound legislation. Obamacare is an abberation and proves the value of the original system of tempering legislation with argument. Obamacare was not tempered in a hot enough forge and thus has produced a brittle, useless and ineffective product.

What's to negotiate when you have to pass it to see what is in it????????

Nancy is essentially telling you that negotiations are impossible because no one is versed in the details and that to see the details the legislation must be passed. If you don't see this as an American tradgedy you will agree the rep led 112th cogress is the least productive.
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:37 AM
 
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Then why have a Congress? Why have a government?
Read the constitution. It spells out why very nicely.
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It seems your view is that we were better off living in caves to fend for ourselves.
Yes, the usual liberal "logic". If you don't support Obamacare, you want poor people to die. If you don't support free birth control, you have a war on women. If you think it's okay to have In God We Trust on coins, you want to establish a state theocracy. Either agree with you, or you take it to ridiculous extremes.
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Contrarily, I think that government has the capability of making life better.
Of course it does. It also has the capability of being intrusive, abusive, inefficient, and corrupt. And once you liberals give government the power you're constantly trying to give it, you will not be able to stop any of that abuse or corruption. That's something you all don't seem to grasp. Your freedoms and resources are finite and once you give them up, you have no way of getting them back.
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The fact that the GOP doesn't believe in governing is a problem of its own.
It's only a problem for people who want to invest more control and power in government. If you wanted to follow the constitution then it wouldn't be a problem. It says a lot about you that you consider people wanting to be left alone as a "problem".
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:44 AM
 
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Well, it seems someone won't answer, what they asaked for...I wonder why? (BTW that person has responded to other posters after this was posted).

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how about the 40 jobs bills:




40



Jobs Bills Stuck In The Senate

House Republicans have passed 40 jobs bills that are currently stuck in the Democrat controlled Senate.





Empower Small Business Owners

Small business owners are being bogged down by burdensome regulations from Washington that prevent job creation and hinder economic growth. We must remove onerous regulations that are redundant, harm small businesses, and impede private sector investment and job creation.


Review of Federal Regulations

H. Res. 72 - Passed by the House (391-28) on February 11, 2011


Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

H.R. 872 - Senate has taken no action to date


Energy Tax Prevention Act

H.R. 910 - Senate has taken no action to date


Disapproval of FCC's Net Neutrality Regulations

H.J. Res. 37 - Senate has blocked a companion measure by a vote of 46-52


Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act

H.R. 2018 - Senate has taken no action to date


Consumer Financial Protection & Soundness Improvement Act

H.R. 1315 - Senate has taken no action to date


Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act

H.R. 2587 - Senate has taken no action to date


Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act

H.R. 2401 - Senate has taken no action to date


Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act

H.R. 2681 - Senate has taken no action to date


EPA Regulatory Relief Act

H.R. 2250 - Senate has taken no action to date


Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

H.R. 2273 - Senate has taken no action to date


Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act

H.R. 3094 - Senate has taken no action to date


Regulatory Accountability Act

H.R. 3010 - Senate has taken no action to date


Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act

H.R. 527 - Senate has taken no action to date


REINS Act

H.R. 10 - Senate has taken no action to date


Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act

H.R. 1633 - Senate has taken no action to date


Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Water Reliabilty Act

H.R. 1837 - Senate has taken no action to date


Land in Accomack County, Virginia

H.R. 2087 - Senate has taken no action to date


Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act

H.R. 4078 - Senate has taken no action to date


Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act

H.R. 5544 - Senate has taken no action to date

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H.R.803
Latest Title: SKILLS Act passed house...tabled by senate

H.R.890
Latest Title: Preserving the Welfare Work Requirement and TANF Extension Act of 2013....passed house, tabled by senate

H.R.624
Latest Title: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act .....passed by house..tabled by senate

H.R.1120
Latest Title: Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act ...passed by house...tabled by senate

H.R.1613
Latest Title: Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act...house passed, senate tabled

H.R.1960
Latest Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 ...house passed, senate tabled

H.R.1256
Latest Title: Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act ...house passed, senate tabled


H.R.5
Latest Title: Student Success Act ...house passed, senate tabled


H.R.2668
Latest Title: Fairness for American Families Act.....house passed, senate tabled

H.R.2642
Latest Title: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013.....house passed, senate tabled




shall I continue????


remember the house of reps is THE PEOPLES HOUSE
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