Skip to comments.IT'S OFFICIAL: HOUSE PASSES FISCAL CLIFF BILL
Posted on 01/01/2013 8:07:58 PM PST by SeekAndFind
After a long day of fiscal cliff chaos, the House will finally hold a vote tonight on the fiscal cliff bill passed by the Senate early Tuesday.
The decision to hold an up-down vote virtually guarantees passage of the bill, which would extend the Bush tax hikes for households earning under $450,000. that the bill will pass.
For most of the day, House Republicans have said that they could not support the bill without spending cuts, but by Tuesday night it was clear that GOP leaders could not come up with the votes to pass an amendment to add those cuts.
The House Rules Committee announced that there will be a vote on the unamended Senate bill in the 9 p.m. hour. Check out all of the days developments below.
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Thank you! Someone else posted it over on another thread. I went to CSPAM.org, but I guess I just didn’t look in the right place for it.
If they have any pride, the Republicans will smack this commie in the mouth. I'm not holding my breath.
The Norquist’s of the world are creatures of the beltway who depend on big money support from interests that want the illusion of prosperity to go on.
This is a band aid that allows the unsustainable system of big government and rising debt to go on.
But when our national debt hits a certain level in the future, the bubble will burst. Greece will come to us.
I would say either the team of principal or the team of incumbent protection.
151 votes from the majority against a bill that originates from the majority
Rubio voted NO because he has presidential ambitions in 2016, but look at all the YES men who will be his supporters in 2016.
HIS VOTE WAS POLITICAL CALCULATION, NOT CONVICTION.
The only Repubican NO vote from conviction was that of Rand Paul.
That’s one guy I could support for president in 2016, it will not be politician Rubio.
Definitely not the same team of the 151 who voted “NO”.
” - - - When it is obvious youre dealing with a communist, why, why, would you comply, cooperate, comply, or even entertain the traitor? Seriously? - - - “
B. Hussein Obama was the first “White Guilt” Black to capture the imagination of the now aging ‘Yuppies.’
Their support raised B. Hussein to the level of Con-Artist Nicolae Carpathia in the fictional book ‘Left Behind.’
Typical Obama Deny-Think can be seen from any MSNBC TV show.
This Obama Deny-Think is feared by RINOs, and especially RINO/Democrat Boehner.
Reason is beyond the ability of Deny-Thinkers and those that fear them.
Boehner will only get more fearful and more tearful.
Boehner must be voted out as Speaker before we can have representation without taxation.
None of the Republicans down there known as “conservtives” like Paul Ryan or Pat Toomey envisioned a balanced budget until ten years down the road.
That’s political trickery when we need a quick balancing of the budget before we hit the Greek-style abyss.
We are moving tonight towards the real fiscal cliff and it won’t be funny when we go over it, whenever that will be.
“Take notes. Then primary. Relentlessly.”
Won’t work if all the threats on here to change registration are actually executed.
Agree. The GOP will find another excuse not to fight back.
I am proud of Issa he is a good man which is really hard to find here in Cali..you have Ryan who wrote in 2011 about how class warfare is bad yet he voted yes on this I just don’t get it
The sellouts in Congress love hearing threats of changing registration from those in their party who are upset with them. Those threats are good for them. They mean that there will be fewer votes against them in the Primaries.
I’ve posted this a lot of times, but we all need to understand many of the NO votes on this were politically motivated votes by people hoping to save their skins in the next election.
90 percent or more of the Republicans we elect are sellouts and that includes everyone from Hatch to Grassley to Toomey and your Oklahoma guys too like Coburn and the ex-congressman J.C. Watts.
They are bought by the big money that wants bailouts for business like in 2008 and the illusion of stability to keep the stock market up.
Third Party is something to think about, cause the clowns down there are setting us on a pathway to the eventual collapse of debt ridden nation.
47% do not pay income taxes already. That's a major part of the problem. Almost half the country is freeloading in the wagon while the rest of us are struggling to pull it. "No representation without taxation" should be our motto. If you have no skin in the game, you don't get to vote.
Secession starting to look very, very appealing now. Seriously, f&ck Barry, f*ck the spineless scumbags who dare call themselves conservative, and f%ck everyone who votes people like Obama into power. They can all go to hell.
The only way to change the GOP is from the inside. And it would help to have some patience, which is rarely expressed here, and why conservatives have such peaks and valleys in politics. They want it all at once and if that doesn’t work, give up. You will NEVER see the libs do that.
How long have libs worked on getting some form of “Universal health care?” They take it incrementally. Obamacare is only a start, and I wish folks would recognize that.
Look at how they get their bans implemented, one by one. On smoking ... smoking section in planes, before you know it, no smoking at all on domestic flights, then international; then you couldn’t smoke in certain parts of buildings, then only outside, then X feet from any entrance. They do NOT stop. If libs acted like conservatives and they didn’t have a total ban on smoking from Day One, they’d have quit. To their credit they never, ever quit. EVER.
The line in the sand where the GOP will really hold and prevail is the debt ceiling extension.
Me thinks a lot of the superpacs like Rove’s like this vote tonight.
They are RINO’s and any “Tea Party” image they project is just for show.
They want the band aid applied to oncoming disaster of national debt and to keep the prosperity illusion alive.
They want businesses bailed out like in 2008 if it comes to that.
I saw that “Thank You America” commercial from AIG during the Rose Bowl game.
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