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Get A Bill Passed, Mr. Speaker

John910 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 6:01 PM
It will be interesting to see the House pass a bill in "regular order" and have Harry Reid try to deflect responsibility for any negative impacts as a result of opposing it. Of course he will have the support of the brain stem media so he might make it work. Of course BO will weigh in by demonizing the House for proceeding consistent with the Constitution. Off-Thread: Tip of the Day- Whatever sports prognostication Hewitt makes, bet the opposite.

Republicans are 1-4 against President Obama, having lost two elections and two big showdowns with him. The only time the GOP won a round was after the blowout of 2010, and that win was limited in time –a two year extension of the Bush era tax rates.

There are at least three more showdowns with the president ahead, one of them in the immediate future as the debt limit looms. The president began this round last week, and was backed up in his posturing by Chuck Schumer. The president says he won’t negotiate over the debt limit. Schumer says “Yeah, that’s...