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  1. The Wisconsin recall's big money The failed effort to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ® in a recall election Tuesday ranks as the most expensive political contest in state history, with more than $63 million spent by candidates and groups on both sides. Walker outspent rival Tom Barrett by more than 7-to-1, although independent liberal groups helped narrow that gap to about 2-to-1http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2012/06/06/gJQAKAyiJV_graphic.html
  2. +1 only if the federal workforce actually decreases (which I doubt it will) They are just re arranging the deck chairs
  3. If SS isnt around when It is my turn to collect in 27 years.. How well did my investment pay off?
  4. http://www.scribd.com/doc/62679739/Governo...e-Vetoes-S-2946full transcript here - he does veto the climate bill btw "another tax"
  5. The downgrade is the TEa Parties fault - just ask axelrod & John Kerry
  6. agree 100% makes too much sense for washington to do this
  7. THE GOP has asked Harry to have a vote on his bill... he is refusing. Why wont Harry bring his bill up for a vote?here is the senate floor transcript Senator Reid: (7:55 PM)Moved to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 627 (House-passed Debt Ceiling Plan) and Moved to Table the Motion.Senator McConnell: (7:56 PM)"Would the Majority Leader yield for a question?"Senator Reid: (7:56 PM)"I would be happy to yeild without losing my right to the floor."Senator McConnell: (7:56 PM)"I would ask my friend, the Majority Leader, is it his intention after we have the vote on tabling the proposal that cam
  8. Sen. Reid: 'It's Always Been The Case You Need 60 Votes'Jul 29 2011Sen. Reid Says: 'The Need To Muster 60 Votes… Is A Tool That Serves The Long-Term Interest Of The Senate And The American People And Our Country.'SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): "In the Senate, it's always been the case you need 60 votes." (PBS' "Charlie Rose Show," 3/5/07)SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): "As majority leader, I intend to run the Senate with respect for the rules and for the minority rights the rules protect. The Senate was not established to be efficient. Sometimes the rules get in the way of efficiency. The Senate was establis
  9. "We would be happy to have that vote tonight," Sen. Mitch McConnell, Republicans' leader, offered.But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid objected, even though the vote would occur on his own bill. He instead said the chamber would have to run out the full procedural clock, which means a vote in the early hours Sunday morning.
  10. Huh?Senate Republicans want a 60-vote threshold for a debt-limit bill to pass the chamber, but it's actually Democrats who are enforcing the filibuster on their own legislation, insisting on delaying a vote until 1 a.m. Sunday morning.Republicans offered to let the vote happen Friday night, just minutes after the chamber voted to halt a House Republican bill. All sides expect Democrats' bill will fail too, and the GOP said senators might as well kill both at the same time so that negotiations could move on to a compromise."We would be happy to have that vote tonight," Sen. Mitch McConnell, Rep
  11. http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside...-own-debt-bill/
  12. You know this is an accounting gimmick right? HE is cutting spending that never existed
  13. http://www.fullcontactpoker.com/poker-foru...=0#entry3444806FCP Poll Update28 votes for Silent Snow16 Votes for HB
  14. Paul Ryan ripped Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for the fantasy savings in his budget planVideo Here - 2 Minshttp://www.mrctv.org/video/104131“We assume we’re going to be fighting this war for 10 more years, with over 100,000 troops in Afghanistan and oh, gosh, wait, we’re going to withdraw our troops in 2014. $1 trillion in savings. I’ve got a better idea. Let’s pass a bill to cover the moon with yogurt that will cost $5 trillion today. and then let’s pass a bill the next day to cancel that bill. We could save $5 trillion. Wait, I’ve got a better idea. Our debt is $14 trillion. Let’s come
  15. quote of the day from Neil Cavuto on Obama not being at the Debt Talks
  16. Political Resume is meaningless now that the country elected the biggest lightweight ever, BHO...
  17. LA Times Won’t Release Obama-Khalidi Tape But Posts 24,000 Sarah Palin Emailshttp://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=44101
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