Why the Senate hasn't passed a budget

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    DETAILS: Parliamentary procedure: Why the Senate hasn't passed a budget | The Economist
     
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    As required by law, President Obama submits a budget each year to Congress. It isn't his fault if they don't pass it.

    United States federal budget - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Harry Reid is a fucking idiot who has destroyed Congress' ability to operate in our time-honored give and take of compromise.

    The intended results? We now have an imperial POTUS trying - and failing - to run our nation by executive fatwa.

    It is an utter disaster, just like your failed defense of it.
     
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    'Being President is just too fucking hard.'

    - B Hussein
     
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    The piece calls passing a bill that won't take effect an "empty gesture".

    Okay, fine. I'd still like to know how these people want to spend our money, and how much they want of it in the first place. At least the House had the balls to vote on something.

    Am I really asking for too much here?

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    Granny says is `cause dey's constipated...

    ... can't pass a thing.
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    They won't pass a budget because Harry Reid needs to put out to pasture
     
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    The President’s Budget did not get a single Democrat vote either. It got zero, I repeat zero, votes in the senate. Everyone is complaining about how poor President Obama can’t get anything done because of mean oh congress. Which President could get things done without congress? I mean every leader in history of mankind had to be able to get action out of people in their government without them they could get nothing done. It is the Presidents job to work with congress, lead and get stuff done. Stop this crying and get to work. I think it is sad that so many Americans accept this as an excuse. It is sad really because so many Americans like excuses over work.
     
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