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    Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    I somehow scanned over the same thread about this that was already made. Sorry.

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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    THE KENYAN TYRANT............

    ..........The Constitution and The Congress remain unnecessary.......
    ....I don't even know what this means..... or when putting .... lots of periods .... all over the place
    ...................... combined with CAPS LOCK .... became an acceptable way ..... to post on forums.
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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    Under McConnell's proposal, Obama would be given the authority to order increases in the debt ceiling on his own, without direct congressional approval. Instead, Congress would vote on a resolution to block an increase. If, as would be likely, the blocking resolution passed, the president would veto it. And if Republicans and others are unable to muster the two-thirds majority needed to sustain that veto, the debt limit would be increased.

    "Mitch McConnell (right) has been lecturing us for months about certainty in the economy and then he, with a straight face, says the best way to handle this problem is to allow the debt ceiling to be raised -- but only if it's with Democratic votes and you are required to do it three different times in less than a year. That's pretty cynical," she said.

    McCaskill added that taking the McConnell approach would be "a huge missed opportunity to not address some of the spending cuts we need to make, some of the reforms we need to make, some of the cleaning up of the tax code and [elimination of ] special goodies for folks."

    On the Republican side, Sen. Roy Blunt (right), R-Mo., a loyal member of McConnell's whip team, told the Beacon that the minority leader's proposal should be regarded only as a last-ditch option. "This is not Plan B or Plan C. In fact, it's probably Plan Z," said Blunt. However, he added with a half-smile, "we may get to Plan Z."1
    Yes, Mr. Blunt, let's get to Plan Z instead of taking responsibility.
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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    THE KENYAN TYRANT............

    ..........The Constitution and The Congress remain unnecessary.......

    Shouldn't you be calling him the Hawaiian Tyrant?
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    Under McConnell's proposal, Obama would be given the authority to order increases in the debt ceiling on his own, without direct congressional approval. Instead, Congress would vote on a resolution to block an increase. If, as would be likely, the blocking resolution passed, the president would veto it. And if Republicans and others are unable to muster the two-thirds majority needed to sustain that veto, the debt limit would be increased.

    "Mitch McConnell (right) has been lecturing us for months about certainty in the economy and then he, with a straight face, says the best way to handle this problem is to allow the debt ceiling to be raised -- but only if it's with Democratic votes and you are required to do it three different times in less than a year. That's pretty cynical," she said.

    McCaskill added that taking the McConnell approach would be "a huge missed opportunity to not address some of the spending cuts we need to make, some of the reforms we need to make, some of the cleaning up of the tax code and [elimination of ] special goodies for folks."

    On the Republican side, Sen. Roy Blunt (right), R-Mo., a loyal member of McConnell's whip team, told the Beacon that the minority leader's proposal should be regarded only as a last-ditch option. "This is not Plan B or Plan C. In fact, it's probably Plan Z," said Blunt. However, he added with a half-smile, "we may get to Plan Z."1
    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    THE KENYAN TYRANT............

    ..........The Constitution and The Congress remain unnecessary.......

    Such a ridiculous statement considering THIS IS A REPUBLICAN IDEA!!!
    Last edited by Objective Voice; 07-15-11 at 01:06 PM.

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    Re: Senate leaders' plan for Obama to raise debt ceiling gains traction

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    Such a ridiculous statement considering THIS IS A REPUBLICAN IDEA!!!
    Reality has a well-known liberal bias.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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