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Ayotte Proposal Fails to Reach Senate Floor

M30 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 11:40 AM
six, SOunds like a 604 form from the military. Only Obama has a dislike of plumbers. I want everyone to be successful. Not everyone has the capacity to compete in this complex business environment. If someone if successful, it most certainly is not at the expense of others, it is because of smarts, hardwork and a little luck. Plumbers make about $75 an hour in Illinois, and that is much more than I make. So let the parasites perish and the strong smart and hard working survive.

Republicans and Democrats voted against both proposed solutions to the sequester on Thursday guaranteeing that the scheduled budget cuts will take effect on Friday. The Democrat sponsored alternative would have replaced the $85 billion in cuts with tax increases on the wealthy and cuts on defense and farm spending, it failed 51-49. The Republican backed proposal would delay the sequester until March 15th, and provide President Obama with the discretion to make appropriate budget cuts. The plan also failed 38-62.

The ensuing week will be consumed with pointed rhetoric assigning blame amongst both parties. Unfortunately, another proposal by Sen....