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Debt ceiling bill to be voted on tomorrow under congress martial law

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posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 10:38 PM
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The House Republicans aren't going to pass anything that will pass the Senate.

They are playing a game. They know there are "other" options that Obama can use if nothing gets passed. The problem is that those options will make him look like he is abusing his powers. And that is what they want him to do.

They are willing to risk the country to try to get an edge in the 2012 election.




posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 10:41 PM
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Originally posted by neo96
wow we are really going to get hosed tomorrow.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
If I shall die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.


yup i went religious because my soul is the only thing the government cant steal


Ah but they can reposess it article 6 section 66



posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 11:17 PM
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I'm not breaking out ANY ky. If they gonna get me, then a dry socket is what they'll get. What comes out after that, WELL i think you know, cuz thats what they will get in the face.



posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 11:18 PM
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Originally posted by Vitchilo


The Leadership apparently intends to use a process known as “martial law” to allow these bills to be brought to the floor very shortly after negotiations are completed, with the result that Members of the House are likely to have virtually no time to examine and consider the details of the legislation before they will be required to vote on it.


Basically... you have to pass the bill to know what's in it.


I am of the opinion that any Congressman that votes yes in a situation like this is not fit to represent. I don't sign a contract without knowing what's in it, so why should our representatives do so on behalf of their constituants? They should vote no, and demand reasonable time to consider the legislation that is being presented. Also, why does leadership always wait til the last minute to address such high impact issues? Could it be that it is because doing so enables them to ram legislation through with provisions tacked on that wouldn't otherwise stand a chance?



posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 11:34 PM
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Why raise or lower the debt ceiling anyways, THIS IS DUMB POLITICS. Cut off ALL the money we give to other countries that we have bases on. How come they do not talk about that? THATS ABOUT 100 BILLION OR MORE RIGHT THERE IN ONE YEAR. Get all our money back we gave out to bail bankers who gave themselves raises afterwards. How come they don't talk about that? Cut the military down some. How come they don't talk about that? Sell off some of our old weapons to other countries. OH, WAIT, THEY ALREADY DO THAT, BUT WE DO NOT SEE THE MONEY. Cut this OUTRAGEOUS SPENDING in the BLACK OPS AREAS, in the billions. How come they don't talk about that? Find out where the 2.3 trillion dollars went missing on 9/11. How come they don't do that? Find and ELIMINATE the robbers in congress, that will save us about 500,000,000 million. How come they don't do that to the budget? Why don't they cut off some of these SPECIAL PROJECTS THAT THEY HAVE GOING ON. Why don't they do something about that? I can go on and on and on and on and on and on and on, on how much money fly's out of YOU THE TAXPAYERS POCKETS, BUT NOTHING WILL GET DONE. I CAN BELITTLE YOU, PUT YOU DOWN, OFFEND YOU, PUT YOU IN JAIL, AND ROB YOU BLIND. You will do nothing, just nothing. PATHETIC. We the people are doommed and deserve so.



posted on Jul, 28 2011 @ 11:50 PM
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Originally posted by HappilyEverAfter
Brain hurts,
a legal motion to create an illegal procedure which allows for a legal condition to have a legal vote on an illegal unconstitutional entity to control and expand more illegal debt..............legally?

Gawt Damn I'm swimming in a swirling black vortex of fiscal insanity.
Why hasnt there been some serious ass kickings all these years

I'll bite the bullet on the ky but i insist on a reach around.
edit on 28-7-2011 by HappilyEverAfter because: to add





At least I got ONE good laugh out of all this misery. It seems so hopeless when you know that no matter what they do, we are going to pay for it.. And pay and pay and pay.



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 01:17 AM
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Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
The House Republicans aren't going to pass anything that will pass the Senate.

They are playing a game. They know there are "other" options that Obama can use if nothing gets passed. The problem is that those options will make him look like he is abusing his powers. And that is what they want him to do.

They are willing to risk the country to try to get an edge in the 2012 election.


You are hooked on this notion that "default" is actually at risk here. It is a false assertion and will ONLY happen if the President allows it to happen. After all, the Treasury Department falls under the Executive Branch. If there is no bill passed in regards to the Debt Ceiling, Timothy Geithner, under the responsibility of President Obama will have to prioritize payments.

The historical monthly receipts of the Treasury (approx 178 billion) show us that we have enough to pay interest and security obligations (approx 30 billion). What will have to happen from there, is other obligations will have to be prioritized after that. Those are internal and have no effect on the risk of a Treasury default.

But this notion of default is false and is being used by all parties at the table to get what they want under this false crisis created by all of them. Each had their role: The Dems by not passing a budget and allowing government to run on extensions. The Repubs by sitting on their hands and crying foul, while using the opportunity to hold out. The President for pushing this whole thing and not being straightforward.

So yes, I would say the American public will be ultimately screwed, just like every other time Congress has passed bills with nary a knowledge of what is in them, or how money will be doled out, or who benefits.

But you hold onto that notion that its the evil Republicans holding those angel Democrats and the "can't touch this" President hostage. You are the target audience that all of them were hoping for and you are not alone.
edit on 29-7-2011 by ownbestenemy because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 01:44 AM
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Originally posted by AllUrChips

Originally posted by neo96
wow we are really going to get hosed tomorrow.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
If I shall die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.


yup i went religious because my soul is the only thing the government cant steal


Ah but they can reposess it article 6 section 66


Not unless you let them put it on your hand or forehead.



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 01:50 AM
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I'll bite the bullet on the ky but i insist on a reach around.


No more reach arounds my friend. You think it's bad enough they got the shirt off your back,
very soon they'll have your pants, too.

BTW: They'll put sand in the KY.



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 01:52 AM
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Originally posted by WhoKnows100

Originally posted by AllUrChips

Originally posted by neo96
wow we are really going to get hosed tomorrow.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
If I shall die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.


yup i went religious because my soul is the only thing the government cant steal


Ah but they can reposess it article 6 section 66


Not unless you let them put it on your hand or forehead.


You won't have a choice:
"It also forced all people, great and small, rich and poor, free and slave, to recieve a mark on their right hands or foreheads" -Rev 13:16



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 02:16 AM
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Well who said it better than Al Pacino??




posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 02:30 AM
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Originally posted by neo96
wow we are really going to get hosed tomorrow.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
If I shall die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take.


yup i went religious because my soul is the only thing the government cant steal


No they got your's and everybody else's with the first dollar you ever spent.
Read the fine print.Sad but true



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 07:31 AM
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So much for the transparency in Govt. Obama promised. And that little thing about putting all new bills on the Net for the population to view before it goes to congress...that's out as well.

Actually, it really is transparent as to what they are attempting...



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 07:40 AM
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Isn't it sad how our relationship with our government aligns so perfectly with the literal depictions of sexual violence that we find in this thread?

Bend over.



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 08:46 AM
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posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 09:05 AM
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I've had diarrhea for the past few days



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 10:33 AM
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Yea, and we won't get a dinner afterwards LOL!!



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 10:53 AM
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This may be long, but it maybe something you might like to read. Written back when the Oil spilled into the Gulf.


Thoughts Towards the End by Rev. Ray (Sharky) Gorton


Cultures that do not recognize that human life and the natural world have a sacred dimension, an intrinsic value beyond monetary value, They cannibalize themselves until they die. They ruthlessly exploit the natural world and the members of their society in the name of progress until exhaustion or collapse, and build to a fury of their own self-destruction.

The Oil that poured into the Gulf of Mexico is part of the foolish death march. It is one more blow delivered by the Corporate State, the trade of life for gold.
But this time collapse, when it comes will not be confined to the geography of decayed civilization. It will be Global.

Those who carried out this Global genocide have followed what Sigmund Freud recognized as Thanatos or as we read in Enoch (the Evil Spirits of the children of the fallen watchers who were cursed to roam the Earth till the end of days)

These deformed individuals (weak willed) have propelled the annihilation of all living things, including themselves.
They lack the capacity for empathy. They are banal and dangerous. They possess the peculiar ability to organize vast destructive bureaucracies and remain blind to the ramifications.
The death they dispense, whether in the pollutants and carcinogens that have made cancer an epidemic, the dead zone rapidly being created in the Gulf, the melting of the polar ice caps or the deaths of 45,000 last year without the ability to afford medical coverage, is part of the cold and rational exchange of life for money.
The Corporations and those who run them, consume, pollute, oppress and kill.

These little Eichmanns who manage them reside in a parallel universe of staggering wealth, luxury and splendid isolation that rivals that of the closed courts of Versailles.
These Elite, sheltered and enriched, continue to prosper even as the rest of us and the natural world start to die. They are numb. They will drain the last drop of profit from us until there is nothing left.

These technocrats mistake the art of manipulation with knowledge.
Our ruling class of Technocrats is effectively illiterate. They can not recognize the necessary relationship between power and morality.

Moral traditions are the product of civilization and they have little knowledge of their own civilization.
Call them “ Hedonist’s of power”.
They have the inability to link their power to the public good and make this power an abstract force, a force that works, more often then not, at a cross purpose to the real needs of a painfully real world.
Our Corporate State has gutted environmental regulation as tenaciously as it has gutted financial regulation and habeas corpus. Corporations make no distinction between our personal improvement and the impoverishment of the ecosystem that sustains the human species.


Karl Marx understood that unfettered capitalism is a revolutionary force.

This force is consuming us.

Karl Polanyi in 1944, laid out the devastating consequences:

The depressions, wars and totalitarianism, will grow out of a so called self regulated Free Market.
He grasped that “Fascism, like Socialism, was rooted in a Free Market Society” that refused to function.

Karl Polanyi warned, “That a financial system always devolved without heavy government control into a Mafia capitalism and a Mafia political system”, which by the way is a good description of our corporate government.
He also warned, “that when nature and human beings are objects, whose worth is determined by the market, then humans beings and nature are destroyed”.

Speculative excesses and growing inequality always dynamite the foundation for continued prosperity and ensure “the demolition of society”.

Robbed of the protective covering of cultural institutions, human beings would perish from the effects of social exposure; they would die as victims of acute social dislocation through vice, perversion, crime, and starvation.
Nature would be reduced to its elements, neighborhoods and landscapes defiled, river polluted, military safety jeopardized, the power to produce food and raw materials destroyed.

This could very well be “The End of Days” if not “the End of the World as You knew it”

It is for we who still have a sense of Moral Equity and Justice for all living beings whether it be Animal, Vegetable or Human that can change these who would see the Demolition of Society.

But you must Act before time runs out on Earth our only Home.



Copyright 2009 by Rev. Ray Gorton



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 12:19 PM
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Originally posted by neo96
yup i went religious because my soul is the only thing the government cant steal


Wanna bet? Remember Michele Bachmann has the inside line to god.



posted on Jul, 29 2011 @ 03:21 PM
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Originally posted by jude11
So much for the transparency in Govt. Obama promised. And that little thing about putting all new bills on the Net for the population to view before it goes to congress...that's out as well.

Actually, it really is transparent as to what they are attempting...


This is very true,they are the most transparent Goverment in history.The only promise Obama really ever kept.I mean anyone with half a brain can see through this bull.



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