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'All Hell' breaking loose in Senate over budget
examiner.com ^ | 12/14/2010 | Joe Newby

Posted on 12/15/2010 6:35:08 AM PST by FredJake

An unidentified GOP source told Fox News Tuesday that "All hell is breaking loose" in the Senate over a 1,924-page spending bill that includes 20,000 earmark requests.

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Jim DeMint (R-SC) will likely demand the omnibus bill be read in its entirety on the Senate floor prior to a vote.

Fox News reported the bill - described as "a total mess" - is intended to cover the rest of the current fiscal year. If passed, the bill would become law without any debate in the Senate.

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said the bill must pass:

"The twelve bills included in this package fulfill the Congress' most basic responsibility, to exercise the power of the purse," he said in a statement. "This measure reflects a year's worth of work by members of both parties. Together, we have closely scrutinized the president's budget request, held hundreds of hearings, thousands of meetings, and asked literally tens of thousands of questions to each and every federal department and agency seeking justification for how taxpayer dollars are being spent."

But in a statement released Tuesday, John Cornyn (R-TX) said the Democrats - who still control both chambers of Congress - have "already forgotten the voters' message in November."

John McCain echoed that sentiment, saying:

“That omnibus bill will be loaded down with earmarks and pork barrel spending, which is a direct — a direct — betrayal of the majority of voters on Nov. 2 who said ‘Stop the earmarking, stop the spending, stop the pork barrel projects"


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 111th; budget; earmarks; jimdemint; senate
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Another 2,000 pages, another 20,000 requests for pork - there's better be all hell breaking loose in the Senate. Democrats just don't get it, do they - they lost in November.
1 posted on 12/15/2010 6:35:13 AM PST by FredJake
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To: FredJake

Coburn growing a beard? Must have a Santa gig upcoming.


2 posted on 12/15/2010 6:37:36 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Memo to Mitt Romney: Just go away.............)
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To: FredJake

The way that Washington is acting is completely out of control, neglecting the will of the American people en masse.

I think the time has passed for passive resistance now because Washington is not paying attention and is now engaged in actively working against the wishes of the American people.

I think the time is coming and coming very very soon for an armed populace to march on Washington in order to take the country back from the communist dictators now in charge of our government and the US Congress.


3 posted on 12/15/2010 6:39:30 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: FredJake

Wow. How could 100 Senators have written 20,000 earmarks so fast? Especially when they only work 3 days a week.


4 posted on 12/15/2010 6:39:59 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: FredJake

They need to pass a clean CR based on 2008 spending levels and ADJOURN. What a group of unscrupulous thieves.


5 posted on 12/15/2010 6:41:01 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: FredJake
Another 2,000 pages, another 20,000 requests for pork - there's better be all hell breaking loose in the Senate. Democrats just don't get it, do they - they lost in November.

They knew the majority of the public was against their socialist schemes, earmarks, and deficit spending before the election so no reason to expect them to be any different after it. The public be damned should be their motto.

6 posted on 12/15/2010 6:41:25 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: Texas Eagle

You think they actually write anything? Their job is to posture and pose. They have staff to write.


7 posted on 12/15/2010 6:42:19 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: FredJake
Another 2,000 pages, another 20,000 requests for pork -

It had better be. But let this stand as a testament to the blatant disregard for the ballot box folks.

8 posted on 12/15/2010 6:42:27 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: FredJake
"All hell is breaking loose" in the Senate over a 1,924-page spending bill that includes 20,000 earmark requests.

Okay. So let me see if I understand this correctly. If there was a tax cut in this bill, the RATS would be demanding explanations how they would be paid for, right?

Obviously the implication is that taxes would have to be raised somewhere else to pay for whatever tax cuts might be included.

Alright, then. So how are these earmarks going to be paid for? In other words, what taxes are going to be raised to pay for these projects?

9 posted on 12/15/2010 6:43:23 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: FredJake

Any senator and representative who votes in favor of this legislation should be voted out of office as soon as possible.

Take note America and take down their names.

Remember the names. Memorize them.

Then when the time comes vote them out. Vote them all out who vote to pass it.


10 posted on 12/15/2010 6:43:39 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: FredJake

clearly nothing short of a Cromwellian revolt will do...


11 posted on 12/15/2010 6:44:00 AM PST by keep your powder dry (With your pike upon your shoulder, at the rising of the moon!)
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To: Ev Reeman

It’s in German, but you’ll understand:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_azkovlxv4


12 posted on 12/15/2010 6:44:11 AM PST by GOPsterinMA
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To: FredJake

And when they read the bloody bill, they need to NAME NAMES as to who has filled this bill with pork...pubbies as well as dims so we KNOW who they are.
If it’s worth putting in the bill, it’s worth defending to the American people...
cowardly congress critters.


13 posted on 12/15/2010 6:45:10 AM PST by matginzac
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To: Tijeras_Slim
You think they actually write anything?

Nah. I was being facetious.

They have staff to write.

With some minor input from whatever lobbyist is calling for whatever project, I'm sure.

14 posted on 12/15/2010 6:45:22 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: EBH
The “staff” write these things in collusion with lobbyists. Most of the “staff” are ideologues and naive 20-somethings who need their asses kicked by earning a living (figuratively, of course). These subhumans are disgusting.
15 posted on 12/15/2010 6:46:40 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Texas Eagle
Especially when they only work 3 days a week.

You use the term very casually, to refer to what these asshats do as "work".

16 posted on 12/15/2010 6:46:58 AM PST by Spartan79 (Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietam servitutem.)
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To: Texas Eagle

4 hours a day, 3 of those hours drunk.


17 posted on 12/15/2010 6:47:08 AM PST by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Texas Eagle

so they basically don’t have a clue what it says and couldnt care less.


18 posted on 12/15/2010 6:47:27 AM PST by MNDude (Legalize drugs! Ban the Happy Meal!)
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To: FredJake

Good Morning Jake


19 posted on 12/15/2010 6:47:37 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom REMEMBER FREE REPUBLIC IN YOUR WILL. I DID)
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To: FredJake

Good for DeMint. I hope he sticks to his guns.


20 posted on 12/15/2010 6:48:07 AM PST by VRWCmember
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To: FredJake

Boehner, McConnell, gone if they let this pass. Is it even possible for the Republicans to grow a spine and do what the people want them to do??


21 posted on 12/15/2010 6:48:07 AM PST by MomwithHope (Wake up America we are at war with militant Islam and progressives - 2 fronts.)
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To: Ev Reeman

I think the time is coming and coming very very soon for an armed populace to march on Washington in order to take the country back from the communist dictators now in charge of our government and the US Congress.

Were that to actually happen, it would place the US Army in a very difficult position, as I can guarantee they would be called on to preserve order regardless of the right and will of the people to kick their governments booty.


22 posted on 12/15/2010 6:48:22 AM PST by wita
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To: FredJake

Why bother?

We’re already Trillions in debt and spending money we don’t why do we need to pass a bill to do more of it?

The time for pitchforks is here.


23 posted on 12/15/2010 6:49:01 AM PST by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: FredJake

Earmarks and pork are actually a side show. You could eliminate all of it and we still couldn’t balance our budget.


24 posted on 12/15/2010 6:50:41 AM PST by Huck (Antifederalist BRUTUS should be required reading.)
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To: FredJake

The Dims want to stick it to us one more time while they still have the power. Too bad Harry Reid didn’t get voted out. The Republicans need to back away from this and start over in the new Congress. But, I’m afraid they won’t.


25 posted on 12/15/2010 6:51:47 AM PST by dfc1
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To: GOPsterinMA

Good idea !


26 posted on 12/15/2010 6:51:49 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: FredJake

“...’All Hell’ breaking loose in Senate...”
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I’ll believe that when the fist fights start.


27 posted on 12/15/2010 6:52:16 AM PST by Repeal The 17th
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To: MNDude
....so they basically don’t have a clue what it says and couldnt care less.

I think it was Michigan Congresshole John Conyers who said as much during the CastroCare debate.

Something like, "What good would it do for us to read a 1,000 page bill before we vote on it?"

Here. Listen to him for your own self.

Conyers: Why read the bill?

28 posted on 12/15/2010 6:52:25 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: FredJake
Make your voice heard.....call and call again the offices of your elected. This 2,000 page fraudulent bill is probably 98% UNCONSTITUTIONAL - anything in a bill that is unconstitutional must be thrown out.

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said the bill must pass:..........bring him before the American people to explain why this bill must pass! NO BILL MUST PASS WHICH HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETELY READ, DISCUSSED, AND MADE PUBLIC. Tea Party....get in there and start screaming. GOP should start screaming we should all start screaming and demanding a cease and desist hold be put on this pile of garbage.

29 posted on 12/15/2010 6:52:25 AM PST by yoe
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To: wita

Not if the majority of the military feel that Obama is not a legitimate president.


30 posted on 12/15/2010 6:52:37 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: FredJake
If it includes funding for Obamacare; that, on it's own, is reason to fillibuster it citing the Un-Constitutionality and pending litigation of it....

Thes Socialist bastards are ramming through ALL their favored takeovers before January. In January, de-funding begins, we hope (I doubt the new Congress will do ANYTHING to right the course, as they haven't done it with past Majorities).

31 posted on 12/15/2010 6:52:39 AM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: FredJake
a direct — betrayal of the majority of voters on Nov. 2 who said ‘Stop the earmarking, stop the spending, stop the pork barrel projects"

This is bullcrap.

32 posted on 12/15/2010 6:54:14 AM PST by Huck (Antifederalist BRUTUS should be required reading.)
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To: hal ogen

The Representative still has the ability to just say, “No.” The Representative either is in control of their staff or they are not. If they are not, then they have no reason to be in office. I refuse to accept the excuse of “the staff made me do it.”


33 posted on 12/15/2010 6:54:35 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: Texas Eagle
Wow. How could 100 Senators have written 20,000 earmarks so fast? Especially when they only work 3 days a week.

According to the article, they've been planning this for months. That also means they've calculated exactly when to release it so that there would be enough time to get it passed, but not enough time to read it.

34 posted on 12/15/2010 6:54:35 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: Texas Eagle

How could 100 Senators have written 20,000 earmarks so fast?

When you go shopping, you pull out your wallet, right?
They keep earmarks on hand; they’re considered currency
to buy votes.


35 posted on 12/15/2010 6:54:55 AM PST by sasquatch
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To: FredJake
Written by JOE NEWBY???!?

LOL

36 posted on 12/15/2010 6:56:18 AM PST by Lazamataz (Only 21 days of Democrat fascism left!)
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To: Ev Reeman

That’s the sad thing...many of them have already been voted out. This is their last chance to say F*** You America.

I wonder if we shot a couple of them if we could get them to change their behavior?

Our forefathers would be shooting by now.


37 posted on 12/15/2010 6:56:47 AM PST by t-dude (Sarah causes banal and vituperous evil snarks to shriek in horror!)
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To: Texas Eagle
Wow. How could 100 Senators have written 20,000 earmarks so fast? Especially when they only work 3 days a week.

A report on Fox this morning said a Dim senator said they had been working on this for a year.

38 posted on 12/15/2010 6:58:52 AM PST by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: MomwithHope

I’m already embarrassed about that crybaby Boehner. He is third in line for POTUS (can you imagine Boehner being tough against ruskies or iranians, or just starting to weep??) and wimp number 1 who is crying how great journey this has been for him. Who cares, this is not about him, this is about America.

Both Boehner and McConnell are wimps, first class who will be easily outmaneuvered by dems.


39 posted on 12/15/2010 7:01:48 AM PST by heiss
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To: matginzac

The names were listed on an earlier thread today.


40 posted on 12/15/2010 7:03:44 AM PST by taillightchaser
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To: FredJake
We need the Martians to come here quick


41 posted on 12/15/2010 7:04:45 AM PST by dfwgator (Welcome to the Gator Nation Will Muschamp)
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To: Ev Reeman

Not if the majority of the military feel that Obama is not a legitimate president.

Wouldn’t want to bank on that in the heat of the moment, and with the military under orders to put down a revolution. The populace is with the complicity of the congress, severely underarmed, as should not be, but is.


42 posted on 12/15/2010 7:05:05 AM PST by wita
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To: t-dude

I wonder if we shot a couple of them if we could get them to change their behavior?

Been my impression all along. The only thing that will tame them. After that, putting them back in the box, cutting off their purse strings, and then gutting the government. If it means no SS for a couple of years so be it, we will quickly turn the country around.


43 posted on 12/15/2010 7:11:27 AM PST by wita
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To: Ev Reeman

Any senator and representative who votes in favor of this legislation should be voted out of office as soon as possible.

____________________________________________________

I agree with you, but I live in Kalifornia. May God forgive them for they know not what idiots they are.


45 posted on 12/15/2010 7:13:44 AM PST by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: FredJake

Daniel Inouye?
Is that old geezer still alive? He’s a big ass lib but I give him a pass in the big picture of life for WWII heroism.


46 posted on 12/15/2010 7:17:32 AM PST by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Thanks - we’ve been at the stage for a while now.


47 posted on 12/15/2010 7:18:00 AM PST by GOPsterinMA
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To: FredJake

I’d like to nominate John McCain for an Emmy for “Best Actor: Portrayal of a Conservative on Public Access Cable....


48 posted on 12/15/2010 7:19:44 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Texas Eagle
Wow. How could 100 Senators have written 20,000 earmarks so fast? Especially when they only work 3 days a week.

They must be able to write with both hands. After all, they can all speak out of both sides of their mouths.
49 posted on 12/15/2010 7:19:57 AM PST by maine yankee
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To: FredJake

GOOD it needs to go down in flames for all the PORK in it.


50 posted on 12/15/2010 7:23:25 AM PST by GailA (NO JESUS, NO CHRISTmas!)
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