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Boehner: Senate Democrats Should "Get Off Their Ass" and Do Their Job

Grant43 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 11:53 AM
Reid should go to prison for breaking the law -- they are legally obligated to pass a law and he controls the voting process.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 11:56 AM
Reid believes that passing a budget in the Senate is voluntary, just like he said paying taxes is in America. Yup, he said we have a "voluntary" tax system. And he's the US Senate Leader. What a frigging idiot!
Publius4254 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 11:59 AM
Actually, for many years the instruction booklet that you could pick up to help you fill out your tax form stated that the United States had a voluntary tax system.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 12:20 PM
I did not know that, Publius4254. However, we've seen people go to prison for not paying taxes, so we all know that it is NOT a voluntary system. Harry Reid should understand that as well.

House Speaker John Boehner is frustrated.  Why?  The legislative body he runs has passed two bills to replace the president's sequester with offsetting sprending cuts.  Democrats, who control the Senate and White House, have done nothing.  The upper chamber hasn't voted on a single legislative alternative, and the president hasn't outlined a specific plan of his own.  He's been far too busy flying around the country on Air Force One, holding campaign-style rallies designed to scare the living daylights out of people about the dire consequences of cutting 2.4 percent of 2013's projected federal spending -- which would still...