How to stick it to the poor: A Republican strategy

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
An entertaining hack piece. :eusa_eh:

Just need to do some critical thinking when reading the article to really see the bias when it was written
 
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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.



It's a Republican congress doing the sticking but don't let that fact get in your way either bub.
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.
That's funny. This argument didn't stop the Right from blaming the Democrats for stopping the GSEs having their portfolios wound down in 2005 even though the Democrats were in the minority at the time! :lol:

Are you really so stupid that you actually believe your argument? Do you really not know how a minority party can gum up the works?
 

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From the article:
President Obama put Social Security cuts in his budget for fiscal year 2014, and Republicans are thrilled.
Damn republicans. :lol:
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester

You mean to tell me that PEOPLE are expected to PAY for their own housing and other misc. bills. HOW DARE THEY EXPECT THAT.

Then they're expected to get JOBS in order to do that? You're joking right!

Oh I forgot there are no jobs to get under Barack Obama's leadership.

 
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There's nothing that will make our economic future brighter than under-educating our children, right? That's why, again as a result of sequestration, Head Start literally had to kick preschoolers out of their classrooms

Preschoolers? Really? You mean government funded babysitters, right? :eusa_whistle:
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.



It's a Republican congress doing the sticking but don't let that fact get in your way either bub.
Please point out the laws they passed that supports your argument.

And then show how the Senate and the President had no involvement on the passing of said laws.


I'll wait.....:eusa_whistle:
 

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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
These "cuts" are being painted in a vacuum.

Much of the "stimulus package" back in 2009 was aimed at increasing the monies to the programs discussed in that link. Increased food stamps, increased housing subsidies, increased Unemployment, etc.

I actually predicted this whining at the time on another fourm. I said that when the time came for the stimulus to end, and for the funding of these programs to return to normal levels, there would be a great hulabaloo over the "cuts". A whole lot more people would have become dependent on the government through the stimulus.
 
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On Planet Obama there is no disparity between rich and poor because all those who had anything were killed and their property taken by the fearless leaders. Problem is that process left the leaders rich but the people were so in awe of them that nobody noticed.
 

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Washington Post:
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) currently costs about $80 billion per year and provides food aid to 14 percent of all U.S. households — some 47 million people. Those numbers swelled dramatically during the recession.

But the food-stamp program is now set to downsize in the weeks ahead. There's a big automatic cut scheduled for Nov. 1, as a temporary boost from the 2009 stimulus bill expires. That change will trim about $5 billion from federal food-stamp spending over the coming year.
Food stamps will get cut by $5 billion this week - and more cuts could follow
 
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How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.
That's funny. This argument didn't stop the Right from blaming the Democrats for stopping the GSEs having their portfolios wound down in 2005 even though the Democrats were in the minority at the time! :lol:

Are you really so stupid that you actually believe your argument? Do you really not know how a minority party can gum up the works?
GSE's?

Can you be more specific?
 
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You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.



It's a Republican congress doing the sticking but don't let that fact get in your way either bub.
Please point out the laws they passed that supports your argument.

And then show how the Senate and the President had no involvement on the passing of said laws.


I'll wait.....:eusa_whistle:


Ok... be right back! :lol:
 

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Part of the stimulus was to cut payroll taxes for a couple years or so as an emergency, temporary measure.

When that emergency stimulus tax cut expired, the Right screamed like women about "Obama hiked taxes on 77 percent of Americans".

Remember that?


Now that other parts of the stimulus are expiring, the Left is screaming like hippies over the "Republican war on the poor".


What a bunch of rubes. The whole lot of them.


Every entitlement minded jackass, Right or Left, wants government emergency measures to be made permanent. Friedrich von Hayek totally called that one.
 
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It's a Republican congress doing the sticking but don't let that fact get in your way either bub.
Please point out the laws they passed that supports your argument.

And then show how the Senate and the President had no involvement on the passing of said laws.


I'll wait.....:eusa_whistle:





Ok... be right back! :lol:
That's pretty much how you idiots operate.

You make bullshit claims and when challenged you disappear.
 

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No doubt about that. How to stick it to the poor: A congressional strategy

The 113th Congress has stuck it to the poor at pretty much every opportunity. In fact, if you take all their past and future plans into account, it looks like they have accomplished that rare feat: To close in on enacting an overarching, radical agenda without control of the Senate or the presidency. How did they do it? Probably by escaping scrutiny through a piecemeal approach to legislation, a president who is willing to meet them halfway, and one diabolic word: Sequester
What a bunch of whiny losers the left in this country is. You are surrounded by endless opportunity and wealth and the opportunity to better your life if you just work for it, and all you do is cry about wanting to have more and work less.

Grow a pair and take responsibility for your own life.
 

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You do know that Republicans control only one-third of the federal government. Not much can be done without Senate and/or Presidential approval.

But hey!! Don't let mere facts stand in the way of your delusions.
That's funny. This argument didn't stop the Right from blaming the Democrats for stopping the GSEs having their portfolios wound down in 2005 even though the Democrats were in the minority at the time! :lol:

Are you really so stupid that you actually believe your argument? Do you really not know how a minority party can gum up the works?
GSE's?

Can you be more specific?

Ha.Ha.--you're going to have to give it up with this one. 1/3 cannot over rule the other 2/3's it's just simple math--that liberals still don't seem to understand.

In fact they still don't get that Obama had a filibuster proof congress in the first two years of his term--and that's how we got Obamacare. You could have 1 Republican in the House of Representatives against 499 Democrats and they would still find a way to blame republicans--(for blocking legislation)--ha.ha. SO:

 

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