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Pelosi and Schumer Agree to
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Posted By: Boliver, 12/22/2020 11:13:15 PM

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) signaled that they are open to increasing the amount for the stimulus checks after President Donald Trump threatened to veto the COVID relief bill unless the direct payment was increased to $2,000 per individual.“Republicans repeatedly refused to say what amount the President wanted for direct checks. At last, the President has agreed to $2,000—Democrats are ready to bring this to the Floor this week by unanimous consent. Let’s do it!” Pelosi wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: BarryNo 12/22/2020 11:17:39 PM (No. 639510)
They 're just adding to the debt. They probably don't give a damn that all debts must eventually be paid back. Their ancestors did it by murdering the debt holder... and let that be a forewarning for you.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 12/22/2020 11:30:50 PM (No. 639516)
Yeah, what's another trillion or two. Afterall, it's just fiat money.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley 12/22/2020 11:34:39 PM (No. 639520)
Its pretty clear that nobody has any intention of paying off the debt. When it gets too high to sustain they will just cancel it. What can anyone do about it? Same thing we can do about election stealing and blackmailing a Chief Justice. Not a darned thing.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ldb51 12/22/2020 11:36:30 PM (No. 639522)
The other shoe, of course, is that the increase HAS to be offset by slashing elsewhere! Otherwise, I pray Trump vetos anyway. These slimy congress creatures all deserve to rot...there's going to be Hell to pay the way it stands.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Skinnydip 12/22/2020 11:41:55 PM (No. 639524)
What about the rest of this pork-laden POS? Does it stand?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 12/22/2020 11:47:09 PM (No. 639526)
Veto. We're borrowing money to give to other countries.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: NYbob 12/23/2020 12:20:21 AM (No. 639531)
Once again the networks are the only reason they can be so blatant about it. The filthy networks don't report on the outrageous amount of money given away or stolen for every enemy of America foreign and domestic. Maybe they would all be ducking rocks if everyone knew they are GIVING Egypt 1.3 billion and Sudan $700,000,000. Ok, some sort of mideast bribe for peace money or something, but 1 billion for the Smithsonian? It's a great set of museums, but are you kidding me? Taxpayers lose their jobs and are FORCED to close their businesses and foreign countries get billions, as well as a museum that the taxpayer can't even visit? That's not a story only stories about how difficult President Trump is being in the face of unprecedented election crimes.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mushroom 12/23/2020 12:45:24 AM (No. 639537)
Why not match what you are giving Sudan per capita? We'd all be millionaires and a loaf of bread would only be a couple hundred bucks!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 12/23/2020 12:49:39 AM (No. 639539)
As long as the money for the Pakistani transgender research or whatever is gone, okay. Otherwise, veto the stinkin' bill.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man 12/23/2020 12:50:10 AM (No. 639541)
May I have mine in gold bar form, please? What? They're not printing gold?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jesse Jenkem 12/23/2020 12:51:24 AM (No. 639542)
FREE MONEY!!! FREE MONEY!!!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: SALady 12/23/2020 1:13:40 AM (No. 639547)
There are times I am old and won't have to see this country I love so much be destroyed. But it's clear that neither the Repuli-can't and Demon-Rat Parties couldn't give a flip about what happens to this country!!! As long as they both get their pork paid for by the taxpayers, they will all continue to spend like drunken sailors at on a 3-day pass at a whore house!!!!! Trump needs to veto this monstrosity!!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 12/23/2020 1:22:49 AM (No. 639552)
And REMOVE 100% of the money going outside the country, as an absolute requirement.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 12/23/2020 1:48:54 AM (No. 639555)
Yet, none of the other nonsense was removed.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rinktum 12/23/2020 3:44:02 AM (No. 639576)
After all the pork has been revealed in this monstrosity, the President should insist on a stand alone bill. Nothing that is not directly related to the COVID stimulus should be in it. I would like to see the President make a speech to that effect with a large board listing every obscene amount that is going to foreign countries and ridiculous organizations that have nothing to do with the COVID virus. Just put the facts out there for everyone to see. The American people know the political leadership of both parties in Washington DC are corrupt. It’s time to put it out there in black and white. This atmosphere of self-serving corruption must be exposed. Let them answer some questions from the A,Eric an people. After all, who do they serve their constituents or foreign countries? Expose them. I don’t care what party they are in. There is no justification for gender studies in Pakistan. Yes, I am looking at you, Lindsey Graham. Your defense of this massive give away while our own people are suffering is reprehensible.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Log Cabin Preacher 12/23/2020 4:49:16 AM (No. 639589)
Notice it's the GOP"s fault for never saying a direct number. In nine months of talking, no number was ever discussed. Unbelievable.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DCGIRL 12/23/2020 4:49:23 AM (No. 639590)
First of all, I'm not for this stimulus bill at all. Just open up the nation and let small business get back to work. But if it must be done, throw out all the padding of money for special interests and foreign countries. These special interests and foreign countries have NOTHING to do with our COVID. If done, the new stimulus bill will be smaller then the original $900 Billion. President Trump said that he wanted the special interests and foreign countries out of this bill. He wanted it for the U.S. people.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DW626 12/23/2020 5:40:03 AM (No. 639603)
From $600 to $2000....the commies sure caved quick. I guess selling that arithmetic to the masses was a non-starter. Makes one wonder why. Now...get rid of the rest of this monstrosity and send us back some of our hard earned dollars. It was, and is, ours to begin with.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Elljay 12/23/2020 5:46:12 AM (No. 639604)
Get prepared for the barter economy, because soon all the dollars you have will become close to worthless.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ToryWhite 12/23/2020 6:52:39 AM (No. 639613)
The point here, folks, is a lot bigger than posted concerns about the national debt. The point is, the Congress has made it clear that they are willing to foot the globalist agenda and may the middle of America, the working class, rot in hell. The second and not unrelated point is: President Trump has still got our backs; DO YOU HAVE HIS?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ToryWhite 12/23/2020 7:04:28 AM (No. 639616)
If you don't need the $2000 from the President, to keep a roof over your head and some food on the table, I would suggest: zip it up.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: F15 Gork 12/23/2020 7:16:23 AM (No. 639620)
Why not make it $4000? When you’re 30 trillion in the hole a couple more thousand won’t even be noticed. We are so doomed!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 12/23/2020 7:23:41 AM (No. 639624)
They will agree to anything to get their kickbacks from overseas spending. The Deep State is getting pretty desperate for cash. They don't worry about the economy because they are planning the "great reset".
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Reply 24 - Posted by: lakerman1 12/23/2020 7:26:36 AM (No. 639625)
Some of my fellow l dotters will be able to relate to this. When you go to Disneyworld, you quickly have to suspend reality when it comes to money and costs of things. We haven't been there in 20 years, but even then, prices were shocking. Lunch for four at the Rain Forest Cafe was 100 dollars, and the waitress brought the printed bill with a 15 per cent gratuity automatically added, plus a space for the tip, and when I handed her cash, she said, "Do you want your change?" We have entered a Disneyworld governance. All I can do is sit back and enjoy - and purchase gold coins with the free money.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: lana720 12/23/2020 7:26:58 AM (No. 639626)
First, STRIP OUT the foreign aid! This is a COVID bill, not payments from very hard-working .American taxpayers! Second, the Golden Goose has been stopped from earning money, OPEN OUR BUSINESSES, e.g., restaurants. They will thrive when citizens have earned money by working to pay for services such as food and travel. We cannot afford to finance the rest of the world. Teach them to fish, as in earn your own way, provide for your own lives. Third, stop with the “studies / research” projects that only enrich participants and accomplish nothing at all! These people couldn’t conduct a one car funeral. Kudos to those who stood up and voted against this behemoth money drain!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 12/23/2020 7:43:19 AM (No. 639638)
I see that Arkansas' Brave and Mighty Warrior Tom Cotten voted for it, along with our other worthless "Republican" senator. Tell me again that 'Rats and "rock-ribbed Republicans" aren't the opposite sides of the same coin.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: LLAMA 12/23/2020 7:53:21 AM (No. 639648)
The real story is the offsets that will be needed to accommodate the $2000 individual grants. Legislators were given only a couple of hours to digest a 5600 page document, so most of them probably didn't know what they were voting on. Now that the outrageously dirty details are starting to come out, it looks to me like they should start over from scratch.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: singermom9 12/23/2020 7:54:58 AM (No. 639650)
Give "the people" the $2000 and tell the college kids to pay their own debt.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: singermom9 12/23/2020 7:55:40 AM (No. 639651)
Hey dems how did you like your socialism this year? Gov't telling us who is "essential"(I think we are ALL essential). Which businesses can flourish while others fail. (depending on if you voted for them). Now you get $600 of your own money while they send 700 Billion of YOUR money to other countries. THIS is socialism. Hope you love it. You support it.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: iraengneer 12/23/2020 8:00:53 AM (No. 639664)
By one account, this monstrosity also has, hidden inside, a provision to remove the President's authority to invoke the Insurrection Act. Tar & feathers should have been employed LONG ago!!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: anniebc 12/23/2020 8:17:31 AM (No. 639683)
Too clever by half Nancy. We remember that you said $600 was sufficient. Were you lying then or lying now? Oh yeah, you're just a liar all the time, right?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Krause 12/23/2020 8:26:38 AM (No. 639687)
The democrat party is the pork party. That’s by you have to get rid of the old geezers like Pelosi and Schumer. They’ve been doing it forever. They don’t know any better.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Yuban 12/23/2020 8:26:44 AM (No. 639688)
Easy fix. No bill needed. no lock down needed. Now get back to work. Americans are generous folk and if you really need help, it is there. Have people that care about you, help you. The government does not care about you. I repeat, the government does not care about you. Please, do not rely on the government. Rely on your family, friends and community. Have a blessed day folks.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: mizzmac 12/23/2020 8:29:08 AM (No. 639692)
Now that Pelosi and Schumer have jumped on the $2000 bid, Trump needs to pull the rug out from under them by saying "Only on a stand-alone bill, or I will not sign." Then the Dems will have not only tried to use our money to fund their socialist agenda (and prop up foreign countries at our expense), they will have stolen $2000 from the pocket every American. Not a good look, idiots.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: justjoe1237 12/23/2020 8:35:19 AM (No. 639700)
Keep in mind that every dump of money on a foreign country is the setup for kickbacks, direct and indirect. The corrupt Democrats-- and Republicans-- are actually paying themselves via the stimulus bill. Washington is a pig sty, a swamp, Augean stables. I never dreamed the corruption was so vast until I saw the AG come right out and approve the theft of an election, and the Supreme Court show themselves to be utter cowards. What a disgrace for all of them except Alito and Thomas, but especially the three Trump nominated and fought for-- Kavanaugh, Gorsuch and Barrett! I loathe the Democrats, but I feel even more contempt for the Republicans. Watch the video of President Trump explaining the stolen election and you see one courageous man making a stand against a horde of villains.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: homefry 12/23/2020 8:38:58 AM (No. 639702)
Thats good but........The rest of that flustercluck needs to come out. Suit me to kill the whole thing and make a 2000 dollar payment per CITIZEN a stand alone deal.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Are You Serious 12/23/2020 8:51:07 AM (No. 639713)
Consider this: a $900B stimulus bill, divided by 300M people, should result in $3K per person. If SOME people (not all) are to get $600 per person, where is the rest of the money going ? Much of it is going overseas. Exactly hoe does sending money to Pakistan help the average American who has lost their job due to government edicts ?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: OBX Pete 12/23/2020 9:03:31 AM (No. 639725)
I hope somebody will take the time to check out this monster of a bill to see if there is anything in there for former AG Barr for refusing to do his job by not having charges filed against all the democrat criminals. Also, how much of the money designated for foreign countries will find it's way back into the pockets of the people who came up with bill.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: starboard 12/23/2020 9:27:15 AM (No. 639737)
Great move by President Trump.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: mobyclik 12/23/2020 9:30:50 AM (No. 639743)
Tucker Carlson talked about this disaster of a bill last night, guess what billions of those dollars going overseas is for? Yep, to build border walls on countries to protect them from their murderous neighbors! And all the while, the Rats and the so-called ''media'' are discussing tearing down the border wall with Mexico that protects US! The entire planet has gone insane.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Strike3 12/23/2020 9:38:46 AM (No. 639750)
When you look at the humongous dollar amount going to New York State, it all becomes clear. Schumer is attempting to force US Taxpayers to pay for the crimes and incompetence of Cuomo and de Blasio. Veto this monstrosity.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: gop_guys 12/23/2020 9:43:51 AM (No. 639756)
Our politicians have lost their minds. There has to be an end to this. Watch for rising interest rates and inflation. Precious metals is a good idea. Hoarding food, maybe even better. We should all buy chickens. My buddy who served in the army in the 90s in Kosovo said cigarettes and alcohol were the choice for bartering. It could come to that. This nation(world) needs prayer and divine intervention.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: bigfatslob 12/23/2020 9:48:27 AM (No. 639762)
Well you see my friends a trillion just doesn't go as far as it use to. It's not the 'good old days' when you could stretch a dollar. VETO the junk laden bill and don't work with these two creeps in the house and senate. Media is going to give President Trump bad press any way and bash him, his family and his supporters so just do it.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: red1066 12/23/2020 9:49:39 AM (No. 639763)
People really voted for these clowns to run the country? Ten million for some girl project in Pakistan? A country still using leaves to wipe their butts. Five hundred million for border projects in the Middle East? How about finishing the border project here. Then we're supposed to happy about getting six hundred bucks? How out of touch can these idiots be with REAL life. Trump better veto this crap real quick. How about just funding the government with about a 25% decrease in spending except for the military. The national defense is the only thing the founders wanted the federal government to fund.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: stablemoney 12/23/2020 9:51:33 AM (No. 639767)
Take the money from the fat allocated to other nations.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/23/2020 10:09:03 AM (No. 639798)
No politician had ever use the phrase "fiscal responsibility" ever again. That includes PDT. It's fairy money, and it will make savings and wealth disappear over time. The experts have all this under control...like this pandemic. Anyone got any WIN buttons left over from the 70s? We're gonna need them.
7 people like this.

Reply 47 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 12/23/2020 10:20:00 AM (No. 639812)
Will they keep it at $900B? I was hoping Trump would use a line-Item Veto and cross out the pork but this may have a similar effect.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: cor-vet 12/23/2020 10:53:49 AM (No. 639837)
My favorite Senator from Louisiana, John Kennedy, made a name for himself fighting runaway spending. It worked, because he got to Washington. It appears that runaway spending is not a critical now!
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Reply 49 - Posted by: marbles 12/23/2020 10:55:12 AM (No. 639838)
People, please e-mail the White House, ask President Trump to veto this bill. Billions to be spent (wasted/thrown away ) that have nothing to do with covid relief. A raise from $600 to $2000 does not placate or shut up people that know about the billions that the professional politicians want for their pet projects and ideologies.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 12/23/2020 11:13:39 AM (No. 639852)
Instead of handling out money to Americans like candy, open the darn country's businesses so Americans can earn their own money and have the dignity of making their own income and not being dependent on the government like the demonrats want us to become!!!
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Kafka2 12/23/2020 11:17:16 AM (No. 639855)
Some math to consider: 300,000 people x $600 = $180,000,000 $2,000,000,000 - $180,000,000 = $1,820,000,000 Only 9% would be for Covid relief for the people. For every $100 of debt per person, they would get $9. Who would get the other $91 ? This is Pelosi's and the Democrat's idea of "significant" relief. Heaven help us!
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Venturer 12/23/2020 11:43:33 AM (No. 639874)
The $600 dollars isn't the point. The point is they are sending billion out of the country. Billions that we don't have. Billions that they are just printing . Of course they agree to the $2,000 dollars AFTER Trump has been defeated, and it makes them look good. Sone of b******.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: jacksin5 12/23/2020 12:20:28 PM (No. 639895)
We have a Congress that has not submitted or passed a budget in almost forever. It is one of their most important duties. American Citizens of all stripes should demand that Congress submit a budget for approval, after being made available for taxpayers to peruse. Also taxpayers should scream until Any spending package or budget gives the President the power of Line Item Veto. If Congress can't submit a clean bill. then the President should have the duty.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: zoidberg 12/23/2020 2:11:01 PM (No. 639958)
From The Babylon Bee's Twitter feed: Pelosi Announces Every $600 Check Will Come With Free Slice Of Cake
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Reply 55 - Posted by: TCloud 12/23/2020 2:38:38 PM (No. 639975)
Money that we can use and it will go straight back into a strong economy.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Deborah Grannet 12/23/2020 4:11:10 PM (No. 640009)
#54, don't forget the $12/pint ice cream to go with the cake!
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Reply 57 - Posted by: Strike3 12/23/2020 4:31:51 PM (No. 640022)
Once again, a headline that lies. Nothing is agreed upon until signatures are in ink. Then there is the issue of removing the rotten pork and replacing it with more stimulus money, not IN ADDITION to the pork. Having no help to small businesses, it will not fly with the American people.
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Reply 58 - Posted by: doctorfixit 12/23/2020 6:14:20 PM (No. 640079)
Why so stingy? $10 million per US citizen, $15m per illegal alien. $20m per #BLM #Antifa Chapter Presidents,.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: danu 12/23/2020 8:25:19 PM (No. 640163)
Our state is one of the poorest in the Union. No one I know got a red cent. Dims only?
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Reply 60 - Posted by: kono 12/24/2020 12:47:31 AM (No. 640256)
Triple the amount borrowed and given away? Saves 'em the trouble of posturing and passing two more of these stinkin' commie bills, anyway.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: kono 12/24/2020 12:48:31 AM (No. 640257)
(But, of course, the Dems will push for two or three more of these, regardless. Stagflation, here we come again.)
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Reply 62 - Posted by: hotcorner 12/24/2020 9:01:23 AM (No. 640409)
Pass a bill that ONLY provides direct payments to Americans and America "small" businesses. NOTHING ELSE.
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Posted by Ribicon 12/27/2020 11:15:31 AM Post Reply
Republican Senator Pat Toomey said Sunday morning Donald Trump will be remembered as a president of 'chaos and misery and erratic behavior' if he doesn't sign the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill by midnight. 'You don't always get what you want, even if you are the president of the United States,' the Pennsylvania senator said in reference to Trump's demand for $2,000 stimulus checks. Toomey said during his interview with 'Fox News Sunday' that he opposes the president's proposed increase of direct checks to $2,000 from the $600 price tag already included in the most recent bipartisan coronavirus relief legislation.
Govs. Hogan, Whitmer say Trump should
sign relief bill, then seek $2,000 checks
38 replies
Posted by Ribicon 12/27/2020 11:29:52 AM Post Reply
Two governors said Sunday it’s fine if President Trump wants bigger stimulus checks for Americans, but he must sign a $2 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding package and then fight for the extra cash. “Sign the bill, get it done. And then if the president wants to get more, let’s get that done, too,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, told CNN’s “State of the Union.” “The president needs to sign it.”(Snip) Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican, said the nation has been “put in a lurch” after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin negotiated $600 checks, only for the president to demand more after the fact.
If you want to travel next year,
you may need a vaccine passport
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Posted by Ribicon 12/27/2020 11:21:13 AM Post Reply
San Francisco—Now that coronavirus vaccines are starting to roll out in the US and abroad, many people may be dreaming of the day when they can travel, shop and go to the movies again. But in order to do those activities, you may eventually need something in addition to the vaccine: a vaccine passport application. Several companies and technology groups have begun developing smartphone apps or systems for individuals to upload details of their Covid-19 tests and vaccinations, creating digital credentials that could be shown in order to enter concert venues, stadiums, movie theaters, offices, or even countries.(Snip)Large tech firms are also
Exclusive-Pictured: Mother, 29, given Two
free homes worth $409K by 'Nashville
bomber', 63, who says she had no idea
he had signed over his current property
to her a month ago as FBI raids it
and probe claims he was paranoid about
5G spying on Americans
35 replies
Posted by Imright 12/27/2020 12:24:09 AM Post Reply
A 29-year-old mother who was given two homes worth $409,000 for free by the man identified as a person of interest in the Nashville Christmas Day bombing has said she had no knowledge of the property exchange, DailyMail.com can exclusively reveal.Pictured here for the first time, Michelle Swing, who lives in Los Angeles, claims she was unaware Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, had signed the $160,000 Bakertown Road property raided on Saturday away to her last month via a quitclaim deed.Swing’s signature does not appear on the November 25 transfer.‘In the state of Tennessee you can deed property to someone else without their consent or their signature or anything,’
'It's a scam!' Republican Rep. Adam
Kinzinger says Donald Trump is fueling
'violence' in his supporters ahead of
Congress certifying Biden's win and
'emboldening conspiracy theorists'
34 replies
Posted by Ribicon 12/27/2020 3:15:20 PM Post Reply
Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger said Sunday that Donald Trump is peddling a 'scam' meant to fuel 'violence' in his supporters by claiming Congress could still overturn the election by rejecting the Electoral College results on January 6. 'It is a scam and it is going to disappoint the people that believe this election was stolen, that think this is an opportunity to change it,' he told CNN host Dana Bash.(Snip) Kinzinger called the election 'legitimate', claiming there is no proof of widespread voter fraud and suggested there are no channels left for Trump to overturn the results. 'If you convince people that, you know,
Is there anything about which Kamala
Harris won’t pander?
34 replies
Posted by Magnante 12/27/2020 4:35:38 AM Post Reply
Saturday was a day ending with a “Y,” so that meant Kamala Harris was pandering to another valued Democrat identity group. Saturday’s pander was to those blacks who have embraced Kwanzaa, an anti-white, anti-Christian, Marxist holiday that began to gain mass adherence within the black community in the 1980s and 1990s. Kamala’s tweet honoring the holiday, of course, was as false as all her other pander stories have been, whether she’s talking about smoking pot and listening to Tupac in college or making inane comments about Hanukkah. Kwanzaa is not a traditional African holiday.
It's for Mike Pence to Judge
whether a Presidential Election
Was Held at All
32 replies
Posted by helpme 12/27/2020 10:04:47 AM Post Reply
On January 6, a joint session of Congress will open with Vice President Pence presiding as president of the Senate. His power will be plenary and unappealable. You heard that right. As president of the Senate, every objection comes directly to him, and he can rule any objection "out of order" or "denied." His task will be to fulfill his oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and to ensure that the laws be faithfully executed. This is a high standard of performance, and V.P. Pence will have two choices.
Despite smooth election, GOP leaders
seek vote restrictions
30 replies
Posted by Ketchuplover 12/27/2020 2:16:44 AM Post Reply
Atlanta— Changes to the way millions of Americans voted this year contributed to record turnout, but that's no guarantee the measures making it easier to cast ballots will stick around for future elections. Republicans (snip) already are pushing for new restrictions, especially to absentee voting. It's an option many states expanded amid the coronavirus outbreak that proved hugely popular and helped ensure one of the smoothest election days in recent years. President Donald Trump has been unrelenting in his attacks on mail voting as he continues to challenge the legitimacy of an election he lost.
CNN’s Tapper: Kayleigh McEnany Banned
from My Show—She ‘Lies’ the Way
Most People Breathe
28 replies
Posted by Imright 12/27/2020 7:32:59 PM Post Reply
CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Sunday on “Reliable Sources” that he will not book White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on his shows because she tells lies the way most people breathe.Tapper said, “There are some people that are just so mendacious, I just wouldn’t put them on air. Kayleigh McEnany, I never booked her. Jason Miller from the Trump campaign, I would never book him. I mean, these are people who just — they just tell lies the way that, you know, most people breathe. There was no value in that.”He added, “I don’t view Kellyanne Conway the same way. She was a senior advisor to the president.
After Review, Minnesota Lawmakers
Say COVID Deaths Heavily Inflated
28 replies
Posted by Imright 12/27/2020 3:39:16 AM Post Reply
Two Minnesota lawmakers, Rep. Mary Franson and Sen. Scott Jensen, are causing waves after making a bombshell claim that COVID deaths are being heavily inflated. This happened last week after a review of thousands of death certificates.This per the Washington Examiner. State Rep. Mary Franson and state Sen. Scott Jensen released a video last week revealing that after reviewing thousands of death certificates in the state, 40% did not have COVID-19 as the underlying cause of death. “I have other examples where COVID isn’t the underlying cause of death, where we have a fall. Another example is we have a freshwater drowning. We have dementia.
“Big Numbers Found In Arizona”: Trump
Vows to Continue Election Fight, Says
“We Must Win For Our Country!”
28 replies
Posted by Imright 12/27/2020 3:33:55 AM Post Reply
On Saturday, President Donald Trump responded to a tweet from Arizona state representative Mark Finchem who had quoted the Bible. Finchem recently chaired the Arizona hearing on election fraud. "Patriots, recharge. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NIV," Finchem said. President Trump responded, tweeting, "Thank you Mark. Big numbers found in Arizona. We must win for our Country!" (Tweet) Finchem responded to President Trump's tweet, stating, "Thank you Mr. President! Thank you to the #StopTheSteal team led by
A Racial Slur, a Viral
Video, and a Reckoning
24 replies
Posted by cThree 12/27/2020 5:56:45 PM Post Reply
Jimmy Galligan was in history class last school year when his phone buzzed with a message. Once he clicked on it, he found a three-second video of a white classmate looking into the camera and uttering an anti-Black racial slur. (Snip) “I wanted to get her where she would understand the severity of that word,” Galligan, 18, whose mother is Black and father is white, said of the classmate who uttered the slur, Mimi Groves. He tucked the video away, deciding to post it publicly when the time was right.
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