Republicans Capture House in Historic Wave; Democrats Cling to Senate

sybarite

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Published November 03, 2010
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President Obama plans to face the nation Wednesday after Republicans made historic gains in Congress, signaling to what degree he plans to work with the new majority party in the House of Representatives.

The president is expected to speak to reporters Wednesday afternoon. The address comes after Republicans cruised to power in the House and vowed to take the country in a new direction, urging Obama to "change course" and join them in reining in the size and budget of the federal government.

Fox News projects that Republicans will see a net gain of about 65 seats in the House. In races from Florida to Virginia to Indiana to Texas, voters were sending a rebuke to the party in power by electing Republicans over Democratic incumbents. Seniority did not seem to matter. Longtime representatives were falling just as hard as freshmen, succumbing to campaigns -- many of them backed by the Tea Party movement -- that tied them to unpopular federal policies and proposals.

The GOP will not seize power in the Senate, with wins by Democratic Leader Harry Reid and a handful of others relegating Republicans to minority status for at least another two years. But they came close enough that neither party can be steamrolled by the other in the next Congress.

House Republican Leader John Boehner, now poised to succeed Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House, choked up as he addressed a jubilant crowd Tuesday night -- he attributed his party's success to a popular rejection of big government, big spending and big bailouts.

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The Republicans are now on probation by the American people. If they do not listen, they will be out. Obama states, "They must now work with ME." Sorry Barry, other way around or your arse will be booted out in 2012. Get rid of the arrogance, your socialist agenda and listen to the people. Hopefully the house can reverse some of Obama's damage he done to our nation.
 
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Iceman

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It's not as much as I was hoping for, but it is a good start..
 

kipper

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Well I think Obama is a very nice man and will whup the republicans arses in 2012...
 

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[QUOTE="essex boy, post: 3510739]The Tea Party movement ..I find that offensive:fly:[/QUOTE]

why? cuz you wuzn't invited? lol :tea:
 

kipper

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And the less said about the dunking cookie party the better...
 

Vinnie

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What a surprise the incumbent party in the middle of a recession lost ground!

I think this illustrates just how crap the conservative party over here is when they failed to gain an overall majority against a labour party everyone and their dog was sick of.
 

sybarite

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[QUOTE="kipper, post: 3510766]And the less said about the dunking cookie party the better...[/QUOTE]

How about the bong party?:goodweed:
 

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The President is a democrat.

The Republicans own the House of Representatives.

The Democrats barely hold power in the Senate.

Obama has openly declared that the best piece of legislation that Nancy Pelosi and he got passed in the senate was the health care reform bill. The first thing the House of Reps wants to do is reverse Obama’s health Care Bill.

What America now has is a Lame Duck President who is going from one tragic event to another, losing popularity all the time. Obama’s errors’ of judgement will leave it wide open for the likes of Sara Palin to ingratiate herself on the voters as the Bi Polar alternative to Obamanomics.

Meanwhile;

10% of the American workforce are not only unemployed they are also bankrupt and their debt collectors are fore closing.

Today;

The American Federal Reserve PRINTED 600 Billion dollars to buy government bonds they also PRINTED another 300 Billion Dollars to Roll Over government bonds that had matured. The USA stock market rallied at the news, shares and bonds increased in value at the same rate that the American dollar devalued against all other major currencies.
 

Vinnie

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[QUOTE="sybarite, post: 3511164]How about the bong party?:goodweed:[/QUOTE]
Is that fronted by the news at ten?
 

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[QUOTE="sybarite, post: 3511164]How about the bong party?:goodweed:[/QUOTE]


I SECOND that motion...........................:YAY::YAY:
 

Flynn

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I feel blessed that I was able to contribute to such an important political occassion.

The most important thing to do now is go clean the bong and get wasted so I can pretend to myself that I am at 1 with all of you.
 

DLJStRap

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The loss of the House was a blow to American democracy...
for the House alone was passing legislation America needed,
legislation that never even got to a vote in the Senate,
a most anti-democratic, anti-Tea_Party place...
where a single Senator can place a hold on bills,
let alone where filibusters of a 40-some minority can block bills...

Oh, if you want democracy in America, my Tea Party,
abolish the US Senate, the club of millionaires, largely --
for it has nothing to do, at all, with equality, of states, of people.

That's an aim true to the Tea Party --
to abolish the US Senate,
as Britain has, essentially, abolished the House of Lords.

Think about it, my fellow Tea Partisans!
The US Senate is obsolete, and even, ever, obstructive, to democracy --
relegate it, an antiquity, to its proper tomb,
amending the Constitution to abolish it --
that would be, truly, revolutionary, truly a Tea Party.
 

DLJStRap

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Let, so I say, John Boehner, show us he is Prime minister of America...
by how he governs.
 

brilor

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[QUOTE="kipper, post: 3510756]The Coffee party movement is even worse...[/QUOTE]

The bowel party movement stinks!
 

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The President is a democrat.

The Republicans own the House of Representatives.

The Democrats barely hold power in the Senate.

Obama has openly declared that the best piece of legislation that Nancy Pelosi and he got passed in the senate was the health care reform bill. The first thing the House of Reps wants to do is reverse Obama’s health Care Bill.

What America now has is a Lame Duck President who is going from one tragic event to another, losing popularity all the time. Obama’s errors’ of judgement will leave it wide open for the likes of Sara Palin to ingratiate herself on the voters as the Bi Polar alternative to Obamanomics.

Meanwhile;

10% of the American workforce are not only unemployed they are also bankrupt and their debt collectors are fore closing.

Today;

The American Federal Reserve PRINTED 600 Billion dollars to buy government bonds they also PRINTED another 300 Billion Dollars to Roll Over government bonds that had matured. The USA stock market rallied at the news, shares and bonds increased in value at the same rate that the American dollar devalued against all other major currencies.[/SIZE]
Hammer? Meet nail-head
:clap:
 
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