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Boehner and McConnell push to give legislative branch unconstitutional powers?

26 Jul

OK Republican Tea Party (GOTP) types, where is your outrage that Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell want to seriously unbalance the constitutionally mandated balance of powers by creating special powers in a super committee of Congress to determine budgetary matters?

How about the GOTP House do its constitutionally mandated job and pass a “real” budget (instead of these far right uber-conservative budgets from Wonderland), raise the debt ceiling (as they have more than 80 times since the first debt ceiling was raised) and then move on to “fixing” things?

And if you’re going to play this game of pretending to care about the debt and deficit then let’s cut some real drains on the government – Social Security benefits don’t add one penny to either the debt or deficit, and anyone with half a brain, obviously excluding then the Tea Party members of the House majority, knows that – like saving $2 billion dollars each and every week by bringing all our people home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Once you’re (GOTP) willing to do this then people might start listening to talks of cuts in the so-called “entitlements”.

Raise taxes on the wealthiest 2% – the so-called “job creators” – and eliminate loopholes in the tax system which favors the same uber-wealthiest 2%. Once you’re (GOTP) willing to do this then people might start listening to talk of cuts in the so-called “entitlements”.

The GOTP “my way or the highway” approach may have worked with their prom dates, but the rest of us aren’t that easy and have money in our pockets to call for a ride; time for the GOTP to put up, or shut up. November 2012 will be here soon, and if they’re not willing to negotiate then this group of newbies, this group of probationary congressmen – probies – will be sent packing. They’re destined to be the largest group of one term members of congress in our nation’s history, and they don’t even know it.

 
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Posted by on July 26, 2011 in Debt Ceiling

 

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