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Video - The GOP's little rule change they hoped you wouldn't notice TYRANTS

Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate's clean CR for a vote was Majority Leader Eric Cantor or his designee -- all but guaranteeing the government would shut down a few hours later and would stay shut down. Previously, any Member would have had the right to bring the CR up for a vote. Democracy has been suspended in the House of Representatives.


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"Harry Reid won’t rule out nuke option"

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/harry-reid-wont-rule-o...

"The metaphor of a nuclear strike refers to the majority party unilaterally imposing a change to the filibuster rule ... "

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_option

I agree, what is good for the Senate is good for the House. When both sides engage in the same tactics it makes it so much easier to point out they are the same party.

Death gratuity added back in...

When the death gratuity for widow Lautenberg showed up in the House version, there was outrage. So, they stripped it out.

Last night, Brett Baier was reading a couple of things in the Senate's new proposal and they added it back in. We'll be on the hook for $174,000 to a millionaire. Sick B**tards. Stick it to the tax payers just to say "condolences". If the widow has a soul, she'll give it back!

H. Res. 368,

introduced by Pete Sessions (TX-32) with no co-sponsors! The roll call was #505:

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/thomas

http://www.opencongress.org/vote/2013/h/505

It's my understanding that Reid has basically similar power in the Senate. Not only did our forefathers not intend for Congress to be a full time job, they certainly did not intend for all these ridiculous rules---all members were to have input--not power given to a few!!

EDIT: I forgot that links to thomas.gov do not work. Go to thomas.gov homepage. Choose Bill #, then type in H.Res.368

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Ron Paul 2012...and beyond
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Now they know how the People in this country feel.

Have these Congressmen ever heard of the phrase "taxation without representation?" It started a war. Let's get this straight, the dems are pissed because they have been shutout by the repubs. However, the People being completely shutout by Congress is not discussed, or even is it on the radar screen. These elected people don't have a clue, and they deserve every bit of what's coming their way.

I have trouble wrapping my

I have trouble wrapping my head around how it should matter who brings the bills to the floor in the end. All of the little nuances anyway

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look....

at the hit count on this video. People are waking up. Let's hope it's not too late.

this is what happens when you craft legislation by only

one party, and lock the other party outside the doors. now look who's locked out? cry me a river

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RON PAUL 2012

In this case I like it

However as with the Senate when they changed the rules, it could backfire on us in some congress years down the road as it will for the Dems when the GOP retakes the Senate.

But this is important to stop Obamacare, I'm in with it.

One person controls what

One person controls what bills are heard on the floor of the Senate. What's good for the Senate is good for the House.

That Wouldn't be Harry, Would It?

...Guess what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
It's no small wonder that the MSM is parading their "polls" that supposedly show that the public is viewing the Republicans with displeasure.
Just more BS to push for another "deal" to "get done'.
I wonder if the government shutdown will have any effect on the much-rumored grid shutdown "drill" supposed to occur on November 13?
I'm digging in...just in case.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

What am I missing? Or what

What am I missing? Or what don't I understand? Isn't this what would be considered more bargaining chips for the republicans in the house to get what they want from the senate?

Am I supposed to be angry?

No fan of the GoP but:

The dems illegally passed obamacare under reconciliation.

The supreme court unconstitutionally ruled obamacare to be a tax.

The president is threatening to violate the 14th amendment by defaulting on the debt if he doesn't get 100% of his way.

This rule change may make people angry but it is perfectly legitimate.

The GoP house is doing some really strange things these days. They are obeying the Constitution. They are responsible for deciding what gets funded.

Sadly I have no suspicion they will ever keep it up.

Let me understand this...

The democrats made a plan to shut down part of the government.

Feeling good about themselves, amused in helping to create a bit of chaos.

Thinking a good 2 or 3 weeks of watching the public grumble, should surfice to prove the point they were after.

Only now to find the door they went through to create the chaos, is locked and they can't get out of the chaos state they created.

And on top of that....a republican is holding the only key to open the door.

BHAHAHAHAHAH.......!!!!!!! Is this summary correct?

Bingo

And note... I was in DC from Oct.6-13 (all last week) and when I arrived at Reagan National Airport and went to catch a cab, I looked into the transit terminal, and the US flag was sitting at half-mast. It struck me in a profound way because I've never seen that before in my travels to the US and to know the history of the circumstances simply made the entire experience unnerving, knowing the politics of fear being used.

C4RP

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It was at half staff to honor

It was at half staff to honor fallen firefighters.

Ohhh, is this an annual remembrance?

Details would certainly help me.

Kindly,
C4RP

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BUMP!

They saw this coming.

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