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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:17 PM

1. To bad the House controls the purse strings ...

They'll never get it passed.

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Response to aggiesal (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:24 PM

6. Depends on whether they try to do it in the lame-duck session...

With the Republicans holding the House for a few more weeks, this is their last chance to "ram through" the GOP wishlist.

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Response to aggiesal (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:28 PM

9. Not until January.

Is this the type of bill they need 60 votes for to bring it to the Senate floor? If so it's DOA.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #9)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:34 PM

11. I believe so, unless they have changed the rule on that also

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:17 PM

2. GAH...these cretins never stop.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:20 PM

3. "Food stamps" work

Verdict Is In: Food Stamps Put Poor Kids on Path to Success
Article from last yesterday

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=11516948


Verdict Is In: Food Stamps Put Poor Kids on Path to Success [View all]

By Peter R. Orszag

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-12-04/verdict-is-in-food-stamps-put-poor-kids-on-path-to-success

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In particular, food stamp access as a child was associated with much lower risk of metabolic syndrome as an adult and, especially for women, higher levels of educational attainment and income along with lower participation on means-tested benefit programs. For example, food stamp access during childhood is linked to a 5 percentage point reduction in heart disease and an 18 percentage point increase in high school completion rates, compared to those who lacked access.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:23 PM

4. "... save taxpayers $33 billion simply by ensuring that the taxpayers' generosity isn't wasted."

I'll remember that as I fill out my tax year 2018 Form 1040 U.S. Individual Generosity Return.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:24 PM

5. I thought Mexico was gonna pay for the wall



That should be the Democrats answer every time this nonsense is brough up.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:25 PM

7. Hold Trump to his campaign promise. Let Mexico fund it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:27 PM

8. I saw "Kennedy", and freaked...

But I forgot the good name is also subject to the repuKKKes as well.

Dead in the water. The logical response needs to be, “you PROMISED Mexico was going to pay for your stupid g’damned worthless wall!” Hello, short memories!

These asshats have nothing better to do with their time???

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 01:31 PM

10. When will the Mexican government take this up in their legislature session?

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