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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on
Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

TownHall, by Guy Benson

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Posted By:nhchemist, 12/5/2012 5:43:58 PM

I´ve been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let´s give credit where it´s due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama´s fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week. (In case you´re keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner). Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WIBadger, 12/5/2012 5:46:38 PM     (No. 9050502)

Calling their bluff....?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: retiree, 12/5/2012 5:51:39 PM     (No. 9050511)

Keep on it Mitch.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 12/5/2012 5:52:08 PM     (No. 9050512)

Oh I´m going to have some fun with this.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/5/2012 5:53:38 PM     (No. 9050514)

HILARIOUS! Mitch McConnell for supreme leader!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SourKraut, 12/5/2012 5:55:03 PM     (No. 9050517)

Cal it for a vote in both the House and Senate EVERY DAY.

Keep calling it and keep publicizing that Obambi doesn;t want to get laughed out of town

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Reply 6 - Posted by: iamtinman, 12/5/2012 6:07:31 PM     (No. 9050533)

Just when I had given up on the GOP Mitch shows he has some courage after all!


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Reply 7 - Posted by: armywife85, 12/5/2012 6:12:01 PM     (No. 9050536)

#5 I like it LOL!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/5/2012 6:31:13 PM     (No. 9050554)

I love it when a strategic plan of attack works. Mitch is playing poker with buffoons and just dealt himself three aces, while dealing Oby, little Timmy G and Harry "to corrupt for Vegas" Reid an empty hand. Now Mr. Speaker when your not demoting Conservatives in your Caucus how about joining the Good Fight. Dems are over reaching, Republicans think smart and stop being rolled.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: andyboy, 12/5/2012 6:32:11 PM     (No. 9050555)

Savvy move. Keep it up.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Libertygal, 12/5/2012 6:38:39 PM     (No. 9050562)

Yet more surrealism from Obama et al Twilight Zone. If it weren´t do pathetic it would be worthy of a schadenfreude moment.

How can anyone take these people seriously?


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Reply 11 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/5/2012 6:45:31 PM     (No. 9050568)

Stunt...hey Harry, it is called the rules of order, what are you afraid of?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tyshab, 12/5/2012 7:58:09 PM     (No. 9050645)

Good for Mitch! Keep it up.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Beca, 12/5/2012 8:24:11 PM     (No. 9050676)

Seems dirty dingy doesn´t ever want to vote on anything. Keep at his skinny little heels Mitch. Go for the jugular You´re dealing with contemptible jackasses



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Reply 14 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 12/5/2012 11:03:09 PM     (No. 9050803)

The informed of us love it but, let´s face it, we´re in an awful mess politically. The majority of our citizens are complete dolts. Indoctrinated fools. I´m not talking about just Detroit, DC, I mean our own families. How can we solve our nation´s problems when we can´t even get through to those we care deeply about? The Socialist cancer has infected us from within. Our schools and every institution including, yes, our churches. Troubling times ahead.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/6/2012 12:12:57 AM     (No. 9050861)

#5 Great ideas! Go Mitch Go!!

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