Thread: House Passes "Fiscal Cliff" Bill
#1 House Passes "Fiscal Cliff" Bill01-02-2013, 12:00 AM
Watching the vote on C-Span and it passes.
Yay-257(85 GOP/172 DEM)
Nay-167(151 GOP/16 DEM)
NV-8(5 GOP/3 DEM)
Vote to reconsider going on now but measure passes and goes to Obama's desk. He's expected to sign.The Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
01-02-2013, 12:17 AM
Now for all the people that told me we still control the house at the last election, how is that working for you?The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
01-02-2013, 12:23 AM
We will not see much different results when gun bills start hitting the house either, they will cave like the cowards they are, it's no wonder we couldn't hold the government in conservative hands, they don't have the will.The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
01-02-2013, 09:09 AM
Pennsylvania folded like the cheap tent I always knew it was. Pat Toomey sold out and so did my congressman Joe Pitts. Thanks a lot losers."Don't vote. It only encourages the bastards." -PJ O'Roarke
01-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Obama and the Dem's own this now. They are responsible for the bill being this way, so when the debt continues to balloon, they cannot blame it on anyone else. When Romney lost, we all knew that the next 4 years was going to suck. The House has to pick the fights it can win, and this wasn't one of them.
But I don't expect to many here to listen. They all seem to think that when your backed into a corner cutting your nose off to spite the face will do yourself any good. Right now it's all about playing politics, that's what the next four years is going to be like.In most sports, cold-cocking an opposing player repeatedly in the face with a series of gigantic Slovakian uppercuts would get you a multi-game suspension without pay.
In hockey, it means you have to sit in the penalty box for five minutes.
01-02-2013, 10:45 AM
01-02-2013, 01:06 PMThe Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
01-02-2013, 01:28 PM
01-02-2013, 06:20 PM
So it's nothing but tax increases and no spending cuts. SHOCKING.
Fredo said he would only raise taxes on the top 2%. He lied.
Fredo said he wanted a "balanced approach" to the deficit. He lied.
Fredo said everyone should pay their fair share. He lied.
When Round 2 starts in two months what we just went through will be a cake walk. Fredo won't offer any additional cuts and he'll want more taxes or loopholes closed. Just throw in the towel now. We're done.Be Not Afraid.
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