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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Actually, no role. And it's not common to refer to the House as Congress. Perhaps among those who don't know the difference, but it's not common at all.
    It is very common to refer to the House as the Congress or else people wold be referring to their Congressman as their Member instead of their Congressman
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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    Greetings, ocean515.

    Since Iran probably had little intention of keeping their word anyway, perhaps a little worrying about what we're up to might do them some good!
    Hi Polgara -

    It is certainly within the Senates prerogative to issue a letter pointing out how things work. This is especially true considering the Presidents operational belief a lame duck can play god.

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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    This is one more sign of how dysfunctional the Republican-led Congress has become. They know none of the details regarding the negotiations, they know nothing about what Iran is willing to concede - NOTHING - yet they are telling not just the President and Iran but the whole world that they (the GOP) refuse to talk and that they prefer to act like 5 year old brats demanding control of the sandbox. Our only problem being that instead of throwing juice boxes at the other kids, the GOP is ready to throw nuclear weapons. One could start to think that the GOP would like to have Benyamin Netanyahu as President - he does seem to be quite successful at yanking their chains.

    Why are they doing this? Playing to their base? Threatening war if a nation refuses to bow down to its 'rightful master' does not seem rational when one is talking about a nation with religious beliefs that support suicidal attacks against its enemies.

    Does anyone really think that telling the Iranians do as we say or we bomb you into fields of radioactive glass would play well internationally? OR do some people truly believe that slaughtering millions of fellow humans is a good idea?



    Why should non-fundamentalist Christians and those of other beliefs think they would ever have a place in this nation if the Christian right, those preaching the "End Times are nigh", takes power?

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    I don't know what the administration has shared with congress about negotiations with Iran but if what you say is true, it's a symptom of what was promised to be a transparent administration which has turned out to be the least transparent administration in my memory. In addition, the president with his phone and his pen has garnered mistrust with congress and the American people. Now congress will trust him with exactly nothing other than his willingness to abuse the power of his office.
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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by Declan View Post
    It is very common to refer to the House as the Congress or else people wold be referring to their Congressman as their Member instead of their Congressman
    The proper reference is Representative. Congress "person" I suppose is used, but referring to the House as Congress is not common, and only illuminates a lack of knowledge and understanding of the Federal Government, and what it is made up of.

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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Conversely reminding everyone if you want to see Tel Aviv glassed and the Caliphate on the march, vote Dem.
    Sounds pretty similar to the Republican response with Obama pushing for sanctions instead of a military response in 2012.

    I'm sure like then Conservatives will be wrong again.
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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    The proper reference is Representative. Congress "person" I suppose is used, but referring to the House as Congress is not common, and only illuminates a lack of knowledge and understanding of the Federal Government, and what it is made up of.
    Strange that on Capitol Hill they are more fond of the term "Member" and that phrases like "the 124th Congress" refer to the House and not the Senate.
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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    Sounds pretty similar to the Republican response with Obama pushing for sanctions instead of a military response in 2012.

    I'm sure like then Conservatives will be wrong again.
    Can you point to Obama successes in the middle east? Europe? Hows that Jayvee team doing? And that reset with Russia...

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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Can you point to Obama successes in the middle east? Europe? Hows that Jayvee team doing? And that reset with Russia...
    Well we haven't spent trillions in a war that ends up destabilizing a region. That's much better than the last Republican in charge of foreign policy.

    As for Europe and Russia, not sure exactly what Republicans are pushing for that Obama's not doing.
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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by Declan View Post
    Strange that on Capitol Hill they are more fond of the term "Member" and that phrases like "the 124th Congress" refer to the House and not the Senate.
    Strange indeed.

    114th United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The One Hundred Fourteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017,

    I rest my case, but if you want to die on this hill, be my guest.

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    Re: Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Strange indeed.

    114th United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The One Hundred Fourteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017,

    I rest my case, but if you want to die on this hill, be my guest.
    January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017 is the House term. Your hill has fallen.
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