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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:18 PM
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The Republicans don't understand the rules.
They have the majority in the House. The Democrats have the majority in the Senate. And a Democrat sits in the White House, the head of the Executive Branch of government.

But the Republicans do not understand that they alone cannot pass anything. It has to go through the Senate and be signed by the President, in order to become law.

All budgets and spending bills must originate in the House. That is their responsibility. They must present a budget. They must reach a compromise with the Senate. They do not have the authority to make the Senate and the President sign whatever they pass. And therein lies the problem.

They think they are in control of government. Do they not understand the Constitution? Are they even qualified to be elected representatives of the people if they don't even know the rules?
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Proud Liberal Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:20 PM
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1. The answers to your questions are, respectively,
No and HELL NO!!!!!

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