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    Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

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    Racing to meet an end-of-year deadline, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Monday the House will insist on a full-year extension of the payroll tax cut and demanded senators cut short their Christmas vacation, return to Washington and hash out an agreement the old-fashioned way.

    “The president has said repeatedly no one should be going on vacation until the work is done. Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have said exactly the same thing,” Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, said at a morning press conference.

    Mr. Boehner stunned senators and the White House on Sunday when he rejected the bipartisan two-month deal the Senate passed a day earlier, 89-10. He said that doing tax cuts in two-month increments doesn’t give the economy certainty.
    Time for the Senate to get their lardasses back to work.
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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    I agree...... Get your ass in there... You get paid damn good and your supposed to represent us. Get in there and work you civil servants.


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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    I agree with Boehner on this.

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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    Sadly, the thing they're skipping their vacation to do is smash a hole in the First Amendment with SOPA.
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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    I am sure they feel that they did their job and they are now getting screwed over by a project partner. I don't feel bad. A 2 month plan is garbage.
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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    Extending the FICA cut any longer than dec 31, 2011 is a bad plan.

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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

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    Time for the Senate to get their lardasses back to work.
    The Senate finished its work already. Boehner just doesn't like it. Doesn't mean they didn't.
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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    Sadly, the thing they're skipping their vacation to do is smash a hole in the First Amendment with SOPA.
    How does SOPA infringe on free speech?
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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

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    How does SOPA infringe on free speech?
    Because they don't have to show cause for shutting down any website. All they have to say is you might have violated a copyright.

    Now you can be shut down until they get around to making sure you didn't.

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    Re: Boehner demands Senate cancel its vacation

    Quote Originally Posted by Samhain View Post
    Because they don't have to show cause for shutting down any website. All they have to say is you might have violated a copyright.

    Now you can be shut down until they get around to making sure you didn't.
    And it prevents you from asserting any kind of Fair Use defense. Mind you, use of a copyrighted work under a Fair Use provision is not against the law. So people are going to be punished for things that resemble violations of the law, but aren't actually illegal.
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