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No Signs of Giving In On Federal Shutdown

Senate refuses ‘mini-spending’ bills from House

October 3, 2013

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama conferred with congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there were no signs of......

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TrollSlayer

Oct-03-13 12:45 AM

From the article: Obama "refuses to negotiate," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters

From the article: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said, "We're locked in tight on Obamacare" and neither the president nor Democrats in Congress will accept changes

Looks like they actually can agree on something - it’s the Democrits who are the Party of No stonewallers. Democrits, YOU own this failure of leadership.

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LogHog

Oct-03-13 5:14 AM

It's the House that is responsible to send funding bills to the Senate. The Senate is then supposed to vote on them. If the Senate approves them, it is up to the president to sign or veto. This is how the US Govt. has been run for a couple hundred years. Now, the Senate is trying to tell the House how to do it's job, by not allowing a vote unless the House sends them a bill with 100% of what the Senate wants. Of course the blame game will go on awhile.

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LogHog

Oct-03-13 5:20 AM

We have no presidential leadership. We have a pres./ leader of the new Banana Republic. If he would be a leader he would say, yes to a one year delay of the affordable care act, to get things organized and ready to run smoothly. Why not Mr. Pres.? Do you want to makes things messy?

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daWraith

Oct-03-13 5:59 AM

Hairy Weed Unchained!

Washington (CNN) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid fired off over a question about whether the Democratic-controlled Senate would vote to restore funding for children undergoing clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health.

Asked by CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash if the Senate would follow the House's plans to vote for a bill to fund the NIH during the shutdown, Reid blasted the GOP-controlled House and insulted Bash.

Pressed further if Reid would move legislation if it meant helping even one child, the Nevada Democrat grew more irate.

"Why would we want to do that? I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force base that are sitting at home. They have a few problems of their own. To have someone of your intelligence to suggest such a thing means you're as irresponsible and reckless," he said to Bash.

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daWraith

Oct-03-13 6:01 AM

Yeah, Dirty Harry, why WOULD YOU want to save children with cancer??

You have 1100 voters in YOUR STATE at NELLIS AFB, who gives a S*** about children dying of Cancer??? Those little (censored) don't vote and this is ALL about political power, NOT doing the right thing!!

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dyingov

Oct-03-13 6:26 AM

tell the 800,000 federal employees "thanks for your service" and send them down to the local unemployment office. We have been hearing for the last 5 years that the reason they are paid $30,000 more per year on average than the "rest" of the US workers is because of "skill" level! Do a follow-up in a year and give us the report on the results of those workers going into the private sector and we will just see how "skilled" they are. LOL Will they be at the local McDonald's demanding a minimum rate increase....

We will save 1 trillion dollars over the next 10 years. While those federal workers that remain can pick-up the slack and the american people will not even notice a blip!

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oldsteelmaker

Oct-03-13 6:27 AM

The real problem is Ronald Reagan. He's gone. The GOP doesn't have a visible spokesperson that can force the media to give air time to get the message out that obie is a fanatic masquerading as our president.

Sure as heck isn't Boehner or McConnell. All the charisma of a dead flounder.

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 7:48 AM

These are the very same reps that made comments their only goal was to not re-elect this President. Guess what..........he won........and he put in a piece of legislature that has been confirmed by the Supreme Court.........Wonderwhy the tea folks don't understand how democracy works? Typical toolboy too. Point fingers.........doesn't accept responsibility..... So how many red voters are signing up for the Affordable Health Care????

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 7:50 AM

oldsteel- I love when folks bring up Reagan.........Great actor! Not a great President.........look up FACTS! How many times did he raise the debt ceiling? How many new taxes did his admin create? No wonderwhy though. Amazing how void of facts the far right is.

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mikeyd

Oct-03-13 8:22 AM

look closely at what reagan inherited with the job.he made our military proud again.this country was in the toilet when carter left.i say that reagan was a great president.debt ceiling or no debt ceiling.he was a leader not a follower.

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littlefox

Oct-03-13 8:29 AM

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wvhoopie2

Oct-03-13 9:03 AM

Just remember Obamacare piece of legislature that has been confirmed by the Supreme Court is just another tax confirmed by the Supreme Court. We do need some health care reform for all but everyone has to do their part to keep cost down. Going to the ER for a cold or headache does not help but will not cost you.

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daWraith

Oct-03-13 10:17 AM

Wonderliar, get the FACTS before you run your cretinous mouth:

NEWSMAX 2/12/2012

"President Ronald Reagan confronted challenges as daunting as those the nation faces today, and met them so successfully that he’s now considered the best president in modern times.

In a recently released Harris poll asking respondents who they consider the “best president since World War II,” Ronald Reagan is cited by 25 percent, well ahead of Franklin Roosevelt at 19 percent and John Kennedy at 15 percent.

There is much to learn today from Reagan’s successes. As Wayne Allyn Root, recently in Forbes magazine: “We need a revolutionary new vision. We need a modern-day Reagan with a bold plan.

“Reagan was not afraid to ruffle feathers and put dramatic, even radical plans on the table. That is how he created the Reagan Revolution that revitalized America.”

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daWraith

Oct-03-13 10:19 AM

Wonderliar, vast majority of Americans oppose Obamacare, and the numbers are RISING now that they see it is a complete, UNMITIGATED TRAIN WRECK IN SLOW MOTION NOW.

People voted for OBAMA the black man, not OBAMACARE or OBAMA Economy.

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Wvcoffee

Oct-03-13 10:30 AM

Typical street thug attitude... "We're not going to be disrespected," Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) told The Washington Examiner. "We have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is." Grow the eff up! Sounds like GOP leaders are delusional too...

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anutterview

Oct-03-13 10:58 AM

wonder: "So how many red voters are signing up for the Affordable Health Care????"

Haven't you heard, as is typical for liberal government programs, the sign-up sites are essentially dysfunctional.

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Thebudman

Oct-03-13 11:20 AM

Typical obama thugs:

The government shutdown, now about 14 hours old, didn’t stop a group of World War II veterans from visiting the memorial for which they served their country — and it didn’t stop Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, from joining them.

Despite all national parks being closed for the government shutdown, including those on the National Mall and its surrounding memorials, a group of World War II veterans stormed the barricades that have been set up around the Mall to visit the memorial. The veterans were visiting from different states, including Mississippi and Iowa, through the Honor Flight program, which transports veterans to national memorials, and they were accompanied by members of Congress.

Gohmert and other Republican members of Congress also went to the memorial and criticized the government for preventing visitors from coming to the memorial.

“We’ve got park service employees out here,” Gohmert said before the gates were opened. “Why wouldn’t you h

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anutterview

Oct-03-13 11:28 AM

Wonder "I love when folks bring up Reagan.........Great actor! Not a great President".

When you compare him to a peanut farmer, a womanizer or a community organizer, I guess Reagan just doesn't measure up.

As they say "Everyone is entitled to their opinion." What is inferred is that you are also judged by your opinion.

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 11:42 AM

Newsmax?? LOL

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 11:45 AM

nutter, so you approved of Reagan's tax increases? Debt ceiling increases? and the loopholes provided? How about the Iran Contra scandal? Sounds like your kind of President! lol no wonderwhy!

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 11:46 AM

nutter- Guess you can't wrap your head around the Red states federally funding? wonderwhy??

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 11:49 AM

daWraith

Oct-03-13 10:19 AM Agree | Disagree

Wonderliar, vast majority of Americans oppose Obamacare, and the numbers are RISING now that they see it is a complete, UNMITIGATED TRAIN WRECK IN SLOW MOTION NOW.

People voted for OBAMA the black man, not OBAMACARE or OBAMA Economy.

Wrong again meathead.......He won two elections.......People were tired of the 'country on the verge of financial collapse'.......THAT is what is WRONG with you. You refuse to accept facts..........No wonderwhy! Newsmax! lol

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daWraith

Oct-03-13 12:21 PM

Wonderwhiner, back your Busheet with facts:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, US GOV:

Jan, 2008 employment 146,378,000

Aug. 2013 employment: 144,170,000

Labor Participation Index: Jan 2008 : 66.2% Aug 2013: 63.2%

Figures don’t lie but wonderliars can figure!

Obama spent $1.2 trillion on the Stiumulus (with interest) and about $2 trillion on Quantitative Easing and has 3% FEWER of the population working. The Population of the USA went more than 10 million yet more than 2.2 MILLION FEWER people have jobs TODAY!

EPIC FAIL!

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 12:31 PM

nice try duwhop. Your selective 'info', is always amusing. You've been on here under many names and ID's throwing a fit for years.......I'm very happy that you are in a very small majority. Big mouth, many posts, not the majority..........just sit here 365/24/7 insult anyone that doesn't agree with you. no wonderwhy...........newsmax! lol

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wonderwhy

Oct-03-13 12:32 PM

Daily caller? Have you ever fact checked these sites? OMG, LOL

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