Monday, October 29, 2012

The Worst Senate Ever

Led by suspected pederast Harry Reid.
Consider the record. In 2011 and 2012 the House passed more than three-dozen economic or jobs-related bills and with only a few exceptions they died in the Senate without a vote. The bills dealt with regulatory relief, tax reduction, domestic drilling for energy, offshore drilling, a jobs bill for veterans, repeal of ObamaCare and many more. Many passed the House with significant Democratic support, as the nearby list shows. 

Then there is the Democratic failure on their constitutional obligation of passing a budget. House Republicans passed their budgets in each of the past two years in the spring. The latest one, crafted by Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan, contained $4.5 trillion in deficit reduction—at least twice as much as Mr. Obama's budget proposal.

By contrast, the Senate failed to pass any budget in 2012. Or 2011. Or 2010. The Senate hasn't passed a budget in more than 1,200 days. Sorry, Harry, you can't blame that on a Republican filibuster, because it takes only 51 votes to pass a Senate budget resolution. In 2011 and 2012 the Senate Budget Committee never even drafted a budget, thus inspiring a House bill to dock the pay of Senate Budget Committee Members for not doing their job.


Blogger mastrclndr said...

You know Michael . . I find this very disingenuous. This photo was taken in August at Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence . . Foreign dignitaries attended . . and the woman separating the two is Jamaica's Minister of Foreign Relations. You do as a provider of information have some responsibility in what you post. Colin Powell's parents were both from Jamaica, and Farrakhan's were from slave Isles also. Farrakhan is a political figure and was there as a dignitary I would assume because of several prior visits to Jamaica. The fact that they sat in proximity at an event with the Foreign Relations Minister does not make Powell a bad person. A ratially motivated hate game you play here. IMO

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