Loosing the House

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Salty, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Salty

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    Many are complain that the Dem Lame Ducks are trying to push as much as they can though Congress, before 31 Dec 10- because after that the House will become a Republican stronghold.

    The Republicans lost the House in 2004. I was wondering if the Republican Lame Ducks acted the same way for those some 6 weeks following the election?

    I'm thinking they did not, because the Dem's nor the media is saying anything about it. I am sure they would have brought it up if it were true.

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    Salty

    links to elections of congress

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  2. exscentric

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    Sounds like the Rep's are getting their earmarks in as well even though they voted to get rid of them.

    They know they are wrong/hurtful but won't give em up if they can get em!
     
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    The GOP lost the House and the Senate in 2006.

    Do we really want a loose House? Isn't it bad enough without being loose? :)
     
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    I thought this was about the morality of the members of the House. :laugh:
     
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    Maybe. We'll have to wait and see when they present a budget. Republicans just killed the pork laden (by both parties) omnibus proposal by democrats.
     
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    Not all Republicans are fiscal conservatives. Perhaps those who are not will be pared out of the herd in 2012.
     
  7. Salty

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    According to Rush Limbaugh these are earmarks that the R's requested 2 years ago - and that the bill was begun being prepared in Feb 10 - in anticipation that the D's would loose the election.
     
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    I was saddened and shocked to learn one of my own Senators had at least one earmark in the Omnibus Bill. Saxby Chambliss.

    SHAME, SHAME, SHAME! *THAT* *WILL* be remembered when he comes up for reelection in two to four years!
     
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    Chambliss was relected in 2008 and his second term will end in 2014
     

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