Skip to comments.Republicans Back Down, Ending Crisis Over Shutdown and Debt Limit
Posted on 10/16/2013 7:15:33 PM PDT by lonestar67Edited on 10/17/2013 6:40:18 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans conceded defeat on Wednesday in their bitter budget fight with President Obama over the new health care law as the House and Senate approved last-minute legislation ending a disruptive 16-day government shutdown and extending federal borrowing power to avert a financial default with potentially worldwide economic repercussions.
With the Treasury Department warning that it could run out of money to pay national obligations within a day, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday evening, 81 to 18, to approve a proposal hammered out by the chambers Republican and Democratic leaders after the House on Tuesday was unable to move forward with any resolution. The House followed suit a few hours later, voting 285 to 144 to approve the Senate plan, which would fund the government through Jan. 15 and raise the debt limit through Feb. 7.
That was the logic that enabled the RINO invasion to begin with. Make the tent big enough to accommodate the enemy.
Suicide by pragmatism.
Obama is very confident that he will not have any trouble in a few months.
He knows he’s just destroyed the Republican Party. Mitch McConnell and Boehner are now in the record books as the men who led the Republican Party to dissolution as a national party.
>> I will just not vote, I will not go to the extreme and vote for the ‘rat.
I fully plan to go to that extreme to ensure the RINO loses.
It’s easier to deal with an adversary than a quisling.
>> I think he is a complete disgrace.
They aren’t RINOs, they are Democrats with a different name.
I am registering democrat tomorrow. My future health care may depend on it. Not only that but bending the dems to the right will have a certain medicinal effect.
Thank you so much.
Beohner, Cantor, McCarthy = Leadership.
Issa and Ros-Lehtinen (FL) are real disappointments!
Yup. The Republican party is their haven given the lack of fortitude to march with their Leftist comrades.
“...He will not be mocked. He will not be mocked. Dont touch me. He will not be mocked. The greatest deception here is this is not one nation under God. It never was. Had it been, it would not have been no it would not have been, the stenographer yelled as Capitol Police dragged her from the House floor...”
I used to tell everyone “I don’t care how much the government taxes me or charges for fees. I’ll just work harder and SHOW THEM!!!”
I’ve learned since then that we are but willing slaves in a world-wide debt-based economic system.
I’ve learned that there are those who we would call “filthy rich” that don’t really care how much currency they have. They understand something even deeper.
They know that the true measure of power in a sinful world is how much of the future labor of a citizenry that you can control.
Think about it. What would I do if I wanted to control your future labor?
I would do things like establishing a political system where I’m the largest contributor to those that will sell their souls for power. Where I’m the largest holder of media assets. Where I encourage activities for the masses where two things are pitted against each other (Republicans and Democrats for example) so that people can exert their excess non-labor energy towards the laughable “good fight” when I already know the outcome.
If I controlled this infrastructure then I could threaten the political leaders of every country in the world that I would literally shut down all of the financial clearinghouses immediately if they didn’t implement my desires. I could create economic good times like the “roaring 20’s” and “roaring 2000’s” where I would let anyone with a pulse sign a promissory note - knowing that I was going to collapse the money supply a few years later to steal all of the underlying assets.
Let’s get real. Everyone on FreeRepublic is complaining, threatening to march, threatening to “throw the bums out”, etc.
If I controlled what happens with the output of your future labor then I would just laugh at you - while you fought the enemies that I had set up beforehand to wear you out.
LOL. He was also confident that he would pass gun control. If he speaks, he's lying.
He knows hes just destroyed the Republican Party
Nonsense. A bill passed which is mostly neutral. Happens fairly often. I don't think anything got destroyed.
>> I am registering democrat tomorrow.
That would certainly be one way to throw both parties into chaos.
(Heard on radio): in related developments, Mammoth Cave has sued the GOP, citing copyright infringement...
That would be Buck McKeon of California. His district covers the Foothills area of north Los Angeles. He used to be my congressman, and had a reputation (or at least effective propaganda) as a conservative.
What a huge disappointment.
My congressman voted NO. I still do not trust him,
Ted Yoho’s campaign ad.
I think that brilliant ad should be linked on every mention of him.
The inevitable financial ‘correction’ for the excesses of Obama is hyperinflation.
I won’t vote for an evil RINO, I’m sure not going to vote for an evil ‘rat.
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