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  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    Better get back to the web. The internet isn't going to surf itself.

    by RodSerling on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:42:42 AM PDT

  •  ask in november, till then try to insure doesn't (1+ / 0-)
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    happen

  •  Then start lobbying the president (3+ / 0-)

    to use his veto. Something he has not needed to do, given that for the past 4 years Congress has stopped producing legislation, objectionable or not. I think he would be willing to veto many things.

    And the real danger is the budgets that might be produced in conference between the House and Senate. Under current rules, budgetary matters do not require a supermajority in the Senate, only 51 votes. And Obama might find it very hard to veto a spending plan if the alternative were shutting down the government.

    It's only a temporary problem though, cuz the 2016 Senate election is looking pretty darn good for Democrats.

    You will not be punished for your anger. You will be punished by your anger.

    by mstep on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 08:21:08 AM PDT

    •  Cant the Senate Democrats do what The GOP is (0+ / 0-)

      doing now. Alos, most polls say the Demos will take it back in 2016.

      a long habit of not thinking a thing WRONG, gives it a superficial appearance of being RIGHT, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom.

      by Jamesleo on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 10:39:10 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

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