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Tue Feb 18, 2014, 03:48 PM

Do Nothing Republicans Announce They Will Not Be Passing Any Legislation This Year

What happens when we don't do our jobs? This is ridiculous.

http://www.politicususa.com/2014/02/18/republicans-announce-passing-legislation-year.html

Do Nothing Republicans Announce They Will Not Be Passing Any Legislation This Year
By: Jason Easley
Tuesday, February, 18th, 2014, 11:34 am


House Republicans have taken doing nothing to a whole new level by announcing that they wonít be passing any notable legislation this year.

The Washington Post reported:

After a tumultuous week of party infighting and leadership stumbles, congressional Republicans are focused on calming their divided ranks in the months ahead, mostly by touting proposals that have wide backing within the GOP and shelving any big-ticket legislation for the rest of the year.

Comprehensive immigration reform, tax reform, tweaks to the federal health-care law ó bipartisan deals on each are probably dead in the water for the rest of this Congress.


It is not surprising that Republicans are not going to do anything this year. What is surprising is that the House Republicans have given up the pretense of doing anything. There arenít going to be anymore show votes that are labeled jobs bills, or immigration reform. Boehner and the House leadership have simply given up.

They arenít even trying to fool the American people into believing that House Republicans are doing something for them. The ruse is over. Republicans arenít going to do anything, but run back to their districts in a desperate bid to save their seats. At least Boehner can stop going in front of the cameras, and trying to sell his absurd excuses for doing nothing as benefitting the American people.

2014 is going to be another lost year in American politics. Republicans are calling President Obama a dictator and making claims of constitutional violations, but it is clear that the president heads up the only branch of government that is trying to move the country forward by doing something.

Republicans have given the voters no reason to reelect them this year. They have no agenda. They have done nothing but obstruct progress, and now Boehner and company have the nerve to announce that they arenít going to go to work, but they still are expecting your votes in November.

The House will remain dysfunctional until the members who see doing nothing as their job are replaced. If We The People want a government that works, we need to elect candidates who are willing to do the job.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Feb 18, 2014, 04:05 PM

1. Useless

U.S. citizens announce that do nothing legislators will not receive their pay, health care, pensions, or perks.

Their staffs will immediately be let go since they will no longer be needed.

Emergency elections will be held immediately to replace those who refuse to do their job.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Feb 18, 2014, 05:53 PM

2. Anything they might actually support would be a public relations nightmare in an election year.

 

No wonder they're doing nothing.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Feb 18, 2014, 06:06 PM

3. Hey Republicans, what you're doing is called going on strike. We should do something about those

labor laws.....

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2014, 12:30 PM

4. But they'll be well-rested for 2015. n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2014, 08:32 PM

5. The only reason these wastrels get any votes is proof we have a braindead, brainwashed population

 

of enlightened halfwits

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 20, 2014, 07:06 AM

6. Unfucking believable - yet somehow these fuckers will get reelected.

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