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Harry Reid´s Great Disappearing Act
Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley A. Strassel

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Posted By:markinalpine, 1/18/2013 10:26:50 AM

The simplest statements sometimes are the most insightful. For an example, consider this one on Wednesday from Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn, in reaction to President Obama´s gun-control proposals: "I would welcome the opportunity to debate these issues on the floor of the Senate, and would encourage Majority Leader [Harry] Reid to schedule a full and open debate." In these seemingly innocuous words are a key to GOP revival. What may be the most overlooked story of the past two years is how Harry Reid has subverted the democratic process, successfully allowing him to both protect his party

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I´ve hollered my self hoarse at the radio about the odious Reid for I can´t remember how long. The State Run Media, of course, ignores these demonrat tactics.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/18/2013 10:39:41 AM     (No. 9124175)

Yeah, the debate will be as open and as honest as it was in the NY state legislature.

/s off/

You folks that claim "I´m glad I don´t live in New York" had better stand by, because the same thing can happen in YOUR state.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 1/18/2013 10:54:54 AM     (No. 9124217)

It is very frustrating to say the least. Somehow the house repubs and senate repubs have to get this dynamic changed.
Why not a daily joint presser with house and senate repubs, that can communicate, and call that little sack of crap Reid out, on this sham.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 1/18/2013 10:58:01 AM     (No. 9124224)

In private sector, how many people get paid when they don´t do the jobs they were hired to do? A show of hands please!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/18/2013 12:04:08 PM     (No. 9124458)

Harry Reid hasn’t presented a budget, as required by the constitution, for over three years. In the face of that lawlessness the Republicans have done nothing. Their excuse is that, while the constitution requires him to submit a budget, it does not define a penalty for not doing so.
Well, that just doesn’t cut it. They can simply move to hold in contempt of congress for refusing to do his job. True, they don’t have the votes to prevail, but they would highlight his illegal behavior, and perhaps shame some Democrats into supporting (gasp) the constitution.


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