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GOP House sells out Americans AGAIN, passes Boehner's bill

Washington (CNN) -- The Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Friday narrowly passed Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the nation's the debt ceiling and slash government spending, sending the measure to Senate Democrats who have promised to immediately defeat it.

Boehner's proposal was approved by the House in a sharply polarized 218-210 vote that was delayed by a day while the speaker rounded up support from wary tea party conservatives.

Even if defeated in the Senate, the Boehner plan now is the Republican negotiating position for hammering out a deal with congressional Democrats and President Barack Obama to avert a possible government default next week.

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did you REALLY expected

did you REALLY expected something different ?

So much for the Tea Party.

Same old, same old.

The old Washington two-step

and the sheeple will be fooled again.

Let's get serious, this whole charade was political theatre. Notice when all these important votes occur? Sunday night at 3:00 a.m. postponed from Saturday night because they need a few days to get their talking points down to convice us that The Republicons and Democraps came together to save America!

What a show! Bravo! Encore!

(insert laugh track here...)

And why the side show and the distraction?

To keep the "Fast and Furious Gun running scheme buried on the back page? ...out of sight out of mind?

Outstanding performance!

oh! the humanity!

What's new? The same

What's new? The same treasonous leadership in both parties.

And you are surprised?

C'mon, folks. This is political theatre writ large. It is a circus. Let's stop wasting time and resources thinking about it, blogging about it, worrying about it, ringing up so-called representatives' offices about it.

Phil. 4:13

BALANCED B. Amendment GAME

What's the use in including this verbage if you give the dang house away? Just because I say I need more money doesn't mean I should get it & turn around & put you into even MORE DEBT, and buy another house in YOUR NAME, does it?

Who cares about the BBA verbage, if the DEMs & Repubs & elites they serve get LITERALLY EVERYTHING they want.

Sheesh, if someone said take $100,000 & you won't have to pay it back for years to come. Heck, I could be outta Dodge by then, you know?

Do you know what I mean???

Weren't a lot of these people

Weren't a lot of these people elected on the coat-tails of the Tea Party? I thought the TEA in Tea Party stood for Taxed Enough Already. How does raising the debt ceiling support that position?

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Bend Over Here It Comes Again

"The laws of man may bind him in chains or may put him to death, but they never can make him wise, virtuous, or happy." JQA

I'm putting together another video, showing the...

22 members of Congress who voted against the Boehner sellout.
I'm going to suggest that Republican, Libertarian and Tea Party voters who have a Republican member of Congress who voted with Boehner vote against their member of Congress and
spend their time either helping the 22 GOP heroes or stocking up with provisions, including hard currency, weapons and ammunition. Congress, the GOP and the Tea Party need to be disinfected in 2012.

here we go again...

To my Rep in Texas...
You sold us out John. Your yes vote along party lines has just lost you your position... the people weren't smart enough after TARP to recognize they had been looted, but this time, too many are suffering and when they are no longer able to afford a loaf of bread, your GOP friends won't be there to laugh and play with as ya'll will be hiding from an angry public army whose only want is to tar and feather all yes votes to the Boehner Bill.
You have totally let us down and when the Senate rejects this Bill, maybe you will choose the RIGHT THING TO DO and say NO RAISE to the debt ceiling. If you don't, you will have lost this vote in 2012.

~peace

I'm not giving Michele Bachmann a pass. She voted "NO" only

because she is running for POTUS. A Yes vote would have killed her chances of course. I'll never forget that she voted "YES" to extend the Patriot Act...SOB!!

Remember what former governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura said of Michele Bachmann :

"She is one very shrewd politician."

Man, I've lived a long while now. I've never seen such a dysfuctional government in my life.

We are in very, very serious trouble. As Ron Paul said on Cavuto today, nothing is going to get better until we liquidate the debt and start over.

...In the meantime, "Dr. Ronnie" will benefit much from the stupidity of our elected leaders. He may even become POTUS, despite the efforts of the controlled media and the wishes of the Illuminati World Elite..

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The bill is already DOA in the Senate.

House passes GOP debt plan; Senate expected to kill it
By DAVID LIGHTMAN AND LESLEY CLARK
Friday, Jul. 29, 2011

WASHINGTON — After days of theatrics, the House of Representatives Friday evening finally approved a conservative Republican plan linking an increase in the nation's debt ceiling to the highly unlikely passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Read more: http://www.thestate.com/2011/07/29/1916316/house-passes-gop-...

"slash government spending"

Anybody at CNN do any research or did they simply regurgitate the propaganda that was fed them.

They slashed future bloated budgets. When I cut my budget I don't call "not getting" an extra donut next year, budget cutting.

What gives them the right to put, we the people, in debt. Are third party obligations binding?

Free includes debt-free!

All the msm does what they are told.

When is the last time you heard about one of our other wars in Libya? Or Obombya's disdain and diregard for the constitution?

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey

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Here is the list of traitors who voted for this bill.

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h2011-677

Aye FL-24 Adams, Sandy [R]
Aye AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
Aye MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
Aye LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
Aye OH-7 Austria, Steve [R]
Aye AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
Aye PA-11 Barletta, Lou [R]
Aye MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
Aye TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
Aye NH-2 Bass, Charles [R]
Aye MI-1 Benishek, Dan [R]
Aye ND-0 Berg, Rick [R]
Aye IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
Aye CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
Aye FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
Aye UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
Aye TN-6 Black, Diane [R]
Aye TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
Aye OH-8 Boehner, John [R]
Aye AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
Aye CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
Aye LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]
Aye TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
Aye AL-5 Brooks, Mo [R]
Aye FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
Aye IN-8 Bucshon, Larry [R]
Aye NY-25 Buerkle, Ann Marie [R]
Aye TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
Aye IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
Aye CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
Aye MI-4 Camp, David [R]
Aye CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
Aye TX-23 Canseco, Francisco [R]
Aye VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
Aye WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
Aye TX-31 Carter, John [R]
Aye LA-6 Cassidy, Bill [R]
Aye OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
Aye NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
Aye CO-6 Coffman, Mike [R]
Aye OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
Aye TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
Aye AR-1 Crawford, Rick [R]
Aye FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
Aye TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
Aye KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
Aye CA-19 Denham, Jeff [R]
Aye PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
Aye FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]
Aye IL-10 Dold, Bob [R]
Aye CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
Aye WI-7 Duffy, Sean [R]
Aye TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
Aye NC-2 Ellmers, Renee [R]
Aye MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
Aye TX-27 Farenthold, Blake [R]
Aye TN-8 Fincher, Stephen [R]
Aye PA-8 Fitzpatrick, Michael [R]
Aye AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
Aye TN-3 Fleischmann, Chuck [R]
Aye LA-4 Fleming, John [R]
Aye TX-17 Flores, Bill [R]
Aye VA-4 Forbes, J. [R]
Aye NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
Aye NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
Aye AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
Aye NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
Aye CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
Aye CO-4 Gardner, Cory [R]
Aye NJ-5 Garrett, Scott [R]
Aye PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
Aye OH-18 Gibbs, Bob [R]
Aye NY-20 Gibson, Chris [R]
Aye GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
Aye TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
Aye VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
Aye AZ-1 Gosar, Paul [R]
Aye TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
Aye MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
Aye AR-2 Griffin, Tim [R]
Aye VA-9 Griffith, H. [R]
Aye NY-13 Grimm, Michael [R]
Aye NH-1 Guinta, Frank [R]
Aye KY-2 Guthrie, Brett [R]
Aye TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
Aye NY-24 Hanna, Richard [R]
Aye MS-3 Harper, Gregg [R]
Aye MD-1 Harris, Andy [R]
Aye MO-4 Hartzler, Vicky [R]
Aye WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
Aye NY-19 Hayworth, Nan [R]
Aye NV-3 Heck, Joe [R]
Aye TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
Aye CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
Aye WA-3 Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R]
Aye MI-2 Huizenga, Bill [R]
Aye IL-14 Hultgren, Randy [R]
Aye CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
Aye VA-5 Hurt, Robert [R]
Aye CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
Aye KS-2 Jenkins, Lynn [R]
Aye OH-6 Johnson, Bill [R]
Aye TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
Aye NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
Aye PA-3 Kelly, Mike [R]
Aye NY-3 King, Peter [R]
Aye GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
Aye IL-11 Kinzinger, Adam [R]
Aye MN-2 Kline, John [R]
Aye ID-1 Labrador, Raúl [R]
Aye CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
Aye NJ-7 Lance, Leonard [R]
Aye LA-3 Landry, Jeff [R]
Aye OK-5 Lankford, James [R]
Aye OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
Aye OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
Aye CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
Aye NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
Aye MO-7 Long, Billy [R]
Aye OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
Aye MO-9 Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R]
Aye WY-0 Lummis, Cynthia [R]
Aye CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
Aye IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
Aye TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
Aye PA-10 Marino, Thomas [R]
Aye CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
Aye TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
Aye MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
Aye NC-10 McHenry, Patrick [R]
Aye CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
Aye WV-1 McKinley, David [R]
Aye WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
Aye PA-7 Meehan, Patrick [R]
Aye FL-7 Mica, John [R]
Aye MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
Aye CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
Aye FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
Aye PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
Aye NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
Aye TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
Aye SD-0 Noem, Kristi [R]
Aye FL-5 Nugent, Richard [R]
Aye CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
Aye MS-1 Nunnelee, Alan [R]
Aye TX-22 Olson, Pete [R]
Aye MS-4 Palazzo, Steven [R]
Aye MN-3 Paulsen, Erik [R]
Aye NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
Aye IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
Aye WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
Aye PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
Aye PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]
Aye TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
Aye KS-4 Pompeo, Mike [R]
Aye FL-15 Posey, Bill [R]
Aye GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
Aye AZ-3 Quayle, Ben [R]
Aye NY-29 Reed, Tom [R]
Aye MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]
Aye WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
Aye OH-16 Renacci, Jim [R]
Aye WI-8 Ribble, Reid [R]
Aye VA-2 Rigell, E. [R]
Aye FL-25 Rivera, David [R]
Aye AL-2 Roby, Martha [R]
Aye TN-1 Roe, Phil [R]
Aye KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
Aye AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
Aye MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
Aye CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
Aye IN-4 Rokita, Todd [R]
Aye FL-16 Rooney, Thomas [R]
Aye IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
Aye FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
Aye FL-12 Ross, Dennis [R]
Aye CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
Aye NJ-3 Runyan, Jon [R]
Aye WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
Aye LA-1 Scalise, Steve [R]
Aye IL-17 Schilling, Robert [R]
Aye OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
Aye IL-18 Schock, Aaron [R]
Aye AZ-5 Schweikert, David [R]
Aye GA-8 Scott, Austin [R]
Aye WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
Aye TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]
Aye IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]
Aye PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
Aye ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]
Aye NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]
Aye NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
Aye TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
Aye FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
Aye OH-15 Stivers, Steve [R]
Aye IN-3 Stutzman, Marlin [R]
Aye OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
Aye NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
Aye PA-5 Thompson, Glenn [R]
Aye TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
Aye OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
Aye CO-3 Tipton, Scott [R]
Aye OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
Aye MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
Aye MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
Aye OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
Aye FL-8 Webster, Daniel [R]
Aye FL-22 West, Allen [R]
Aye GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
Aye KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
Aye VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
Aye VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
Aye AR-3 Womack, Steve [R]
Aye GA-7 Woodall, Rob [R]
Aye KS-3 Yoder, Kevin [R]
Aye FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]
Aye AK-0 Young, Donald [R]
Aye IN-9 Young, Todd [R]

yay the blue dog dem that

yay the blue dog dem that reps my district didnt even vote.

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Right. These 5 Reps. didn't even vote...too busy, I guess.

Not Voting CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
Not Voting AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]
Not Voting NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
Not Voting CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
Not Voting CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h2011-677&sort...

They don't vote or vote late

to see if the vote goes the correct way . They are reserve voters.

Giffords has an excuse SteveMT.

You might want to check that generic comment with respect to her.

SteveMT's picture

Don't agree with you on this one.

Giffords traveled not once, but twice to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to watch the space shuttle blast-off, didn't she?

http://www.salttvnetwork.com/articles/20110513/gabrielle-gif...

On an important vote like this, all she also had to do was to show up, push the button of her choice, and leave.

I think those were special cases that her doctors approved.

I would suspect regular work is out of the question.

Of course, on this issue, both of us are making assumptions.

Though I would say mine is a safer bet. You're just being callous.

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Is the future of the country also a special case?

There is no work involved with some thought about what to do about this important issue, going to Washington, and pushing of the vote button.

I hear you about both of us making assumptions. Two months after the Kennedy Center blast-off, my assumption is that she has further recovered from her injuries to vote on the future debt level of this country.

If it were me after all of these months, I would have resigned my post. The country comes first, always. I would have relinquished this power to another and focused on getting better and my family. She could always run again after a full recovery. She would be a shoe-in if indeed she could debate and is up on all of the issues of the day. The country must always come first. These people never want to relinquish their power, IMO.

I disagree about the importance of the vote.

After all, it was DOA in the Senate anyway.

Primarily though, this is all hype. The future of the country is not at stake. We will either continue down the road we are on, or we'll have to start actually paying our debts rather than roll them over into new debt. This will not change with one vote, or even this one issue.

There is no dire consequence to this vote going either way.

If the limit is not raised, then as money runs out, things the government has no business doing will have to be left unfunded.

If it is raised, we continue spending and borrowing and we merely postpone the day we have to make choices on what to cut till later.

This is not a critical issue at this time. That is all hype.

It IS an opportunity to educate and do the right thing. But obviously, that isn't going to happen, so the best we can hope for here is education.

Finally, I do agree with you about her giving up her seat. If she is not capable. she should resign.

3/4 Kansas reps are clueless.

At least the guy RP endorsed has brain.

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And..

... so are the Texas Republicans. We are going to have to do some house cleaning.

Plano TX

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They have been on the dark-side,....

and this vote proves it.

They know that any bill will probably be voted down by the Senate anyway, so why not pass a bill that has some teeth in it? This bill is just lipstick on a pig.

f -- the HOUSE

:)

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Nice interview...

... with Dr. Paul on the Bloomberg site. Wow, what an education every time they interview him.

Plano TX

I just hope enough people

I just hope enough people realize that there are enemies within our country that are bent on our destruction and that we have no choice but to resist them with everything we've got.

When a sociopath puts a gun to your head and tells you to get in the van or he will kill you, you'd better believe it. You'd also better not get into the van. He will kill you regardless. Your best bet is to fight like a savage animal and kill him or try to escape. Our situation is no different. Once people realize this truth the revolution will have truly begun.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

How did...

... individuals vote?

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