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    Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    WASHINGTON — Facing a rebellion over his latest debt ceiling proposal, Speaker John A. Boehner on Tuesday told House Republicans that he would bring legislation to a vote that would raise the government’s borrowing authority with no strings attached.
    “You all know that our members are not crazy about voting to increase the debt ceiling,” Mr. Boehner said, explaining that his conference was frustrated with President Obama’s refusal to negotiate over a debt ceiling increase. “And so the fact is we’ll let the Democrats put the votes up. We’ll put a minimum number of votes up to get it passed.”

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/12/us...ents.html?_r=0
    You have GOT to be kidding me!!! Boehner is useless!

    The Senate Conservatives Fund says that it is time for House Speaker John Boehner to go and they will keep track of the GOP lawmakers that support their effort to oust him from his leadership post.The group, which is targeting several incumbent Republicans in primary races this year, said Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, has sold out small government principles on too many occasions and the last straw came this week when House GOP leaders signaled they were going to support a bill to increase the nation’s borrowing limit without attaching any strings to reduce spending.


    Read more: Conservative group calls for House Speaker John Boehner's head - Washington Times
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    As well they should! Sweep all the weak ass punks out....

    After storming out of the GOP's debt ceiling meeting and pacing furiously 100 yards down a hallway deep the bowels of the Capitol, South Carolina Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan wheeled around to face a couple reporters that had managed to keep up with him.“Why don't you talk to my son?” Duncan asked, pointing angrily at his black iPhone. “Tell him about the debt that he's going to pay. $17.3 trillion right now. This is him on the phone. He's a Clemson student, I'd be glad for you to explain how he's going to pay that back,” Duncan added, his voice full of sarcasm.
    Duncan was irate about the plan Speaker John Boehner and the House GOP leadership team had just unveiled to raise the debt ceiling. Rather than use the must-pass vote to tackle rampant deficits, Boehner's plan would actually increase spending now and theoretically “pay for” the new spending with more sequester cuts five election cycles from now.


    UPDATE: Republicans Move to 'Clean' Debt Ceiling Today
    Duncan is right! These are political cowards we have in leadership now....

    In other news related....

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — There are eerie parallels between the stock market’s recent behavior and how it behaved right before the 1929 crash.That at least is the conclusion reached by a frightening chart that has been making the rounds on Wall Street. The chart superimposes the market’s recent performance on top of a plot of its gyrations in 1928 and 1929.
    The picture isn’t pretty. And it’s not as easy as you might think to wriggle out from underneath the bearish significance of this chart.

    Scary 1929 market chart gains traction - Mark Hulbert - MarketWatch
    So, as these dumb asses in DC play their little games, we are poised to go over the cliff...Wonderful!
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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Huehuehue... Boehner... Huehuehue

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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    They want to get out of town before the snow storm.
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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    They want to get out of town before the snow storm.
    Is there an actual explanation for this apparent surrender? I'm surprised, what changed?

    Honest question seeking honest answer/

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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Just get rid of it and permanently solve the problem.

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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    I'm still trying to figure out why we have a debt ceiling in the first place when we have a congress who authorize all spending in the first place.
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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    Is there an actual explanation for this apparent surrender? I'm surprised, what changed?

    Honest question seeking honest answer/
    Honestly I don't know but, here's the plan.

    House to Vote Feb. 12 on U.S. Debt-Limit Increase Plan - Bloomberg
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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Are you guys surprised with this? What exactly did Republicans gain in the last debt ceiling fight?
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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    Are you guys surprised with this? What exactly did Republicans gain in the last debt ceiling fight?
    That's it. Save their ammunition for a fight they can win.


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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Boehner to Bring Debt Ceiling to Vote Without Policy Attachments

    If the only thing they are asking for in trade is a cost of living raise for military retirees then there shouldn't be any problems.
    I have CDO, it's like OCD but the letters are in alphabetical order like they should be.

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