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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Central New Hampshire
Biography:LSU Alumnus - Vietnam Vet - MENSA member (23 yrs)
Interests:Forest Service Volunteer (White Mountain National Forest)
Occupation:Retired Bank Exec - Federal & Private Investigator
Number of Posts:12716
Registered on:11/20/2003
Online Status:Not Online

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re: Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
Wee Wee, Your link is to YESTERDAY's cloture vote, not tonight's passage vote....
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re: Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
[quote]Man, how have you not hung yourself yet from paying such close attention to this shit-show in DC? [/quote] There is a method to the apparent madness if you analyze it closely enough. One individual action/vote has to be put into perspective with a series of other actions/votes. Most here d...
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re: Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
By the way, a free-standing vote on de-funding Planned Parenthood is likely to be voted on this week in the Senate. Most likely will use the Rand Paul bill as the vehicle....
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re: Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
They won't be available for about an hour. (I'd tell you how each voted but I couldn't write that fast.) You can see the vote here when it comes up, along with the next two votes tonight. http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/vote_menu_114_1.htm...
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re: Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
Don't worry. The bill won't be approved by the House. The Ex-Im won't be re-authorized as a result of this vote....
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Senate just passed the Export-Import Bank Amendment at 10: 46PM Eastern - NHTIGER
Final vote (simple majority needed): YEA-64 NAY-29 At least they're working late. :lol:...
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re: Hillary boards private jet hours after launching global warming push - NHTIGER
Just announced that 5,000 new pages of documents will be turned over to Gowdy's committee tomorrow. Largest single document turnover in a full year....
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re: McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and Planned Parenthood remain funded. - NHTIGER
[quote]because their no vote didnt matter. It was for show....how else can you reconcile their push to get it funded this time?[/quote] They didn't push to get it funded. McConnell, Hatch, Inhofe and Cornyn all voted against it yesterday too. ...
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re: McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and Planned Parenthood remain funded. - NHTIGER
[quote]McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and[b] [u]Planned Parenthood[/u] [/b]remain funded.[/quote] McConnell made a move on Sunday to circumvent the Committee process and put Rand Paul's Senate Bill (S. 1861) on Defunding Planned Parenthood on a fast-track to the Senate floor....
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re: McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and Planned Parenthood remain funded. - NHTIGER
[quote][b]McConnell makes sure the[b] Ex-Im bank[/b] and Planned Parenthood remain funded.[/b][/quote] And one more for the road. The last time the Senate voted on a multi-year reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank was on May 15, 2012. The bill passed the Senate by an overwhelming [b]78...
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re: McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and Planned Parenthood remain funded. - NHTIGER
[quote]So McConnell pull this bull shite this weekend to get back at Cruz that has the result of riling up the base. The base angrily calls their reps and now the bill can't move through the House. [/quote] That's not what happened. I posted in detail last week that the House was extremely unlike...
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re: IA/NH Marist Polls(CNN added Trump +4) - NHTIGER
[quote]Unless Trump makes an investment in building an actual Iowa field organization[/quote] Reminded me of this NH story from Friday: "Donald Trump county chair not 'a 100 percent fan' of Donald Trump" By Cate Martel 7/24/15 6:39 PM EDT "The controversy began last Tuesday when Cer...
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re: IA/NH Marist Polls(CNN added Trump +4) - NHTIGER
[quote]The only people I know that have an unfavorable view of Trump would have an unfavorable view of the GOP no matter who the candidate was.[/quote] And in the CNN NATIONAL Poll, 41% of [u][b]Republicans[/b][/u] have an unfavorable view of Trump. (Question #30) Yet you don't know even one. Qui...
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re: IA/NH Marist Polls(CNN added Trump +4) - NHTIGER
[quote]Many are saying Christie made the 10th debate placement. [/quote] No determination of participants has yet been made....
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re: Senate leadership calls Cruz on carpet for his calling McConnel a liar - NHTIGER
[quote]I doubt that.[/quote] Doubt it all you want. I gave you one Republican Senator's press release dated May 21, and here's one from a Democratic Senator: [b]"May 21 2015[/b] Statement on Approval of Cloture for Trade Promotion Authority WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,[b] U.S. Senator Maria C...
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re: 63% of Republicans support halting illegal immigration and deporting illegals. - NHTIGER
[quote]Maybe the deporting part skews the number? I would like to see a simple percentage who are against illegal immigration only. [/quote] Excellent Point. The CNN question was a loaded one. It automatically paired border security with automatic deportation of all 12M illegals. Rare is the Re...
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re: McConnell makes sure the Ex-Im bank and Planned Parenthood remain funded. - NHTIGER
McConnell voted against the EX-IM bank amendment, as did Hatch and Cornyn....
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re: Senate leadership calls Cruz on carpet for his calling McConnel a liar - NHTIGER
[quote] quote: That is an absolutely provable fact and well publicized back in May. do you have a link, NH?[/quote] May 21, 2015; Official Senate. Graham Gov account press release: "WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said he was pleased with [b]the...
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re: Senate leadership calls Cruz on carpet for his calling McConnel a liar - NHTIGER
Just to be clear, it was made clear to the Republican senators that the EX-IM Bank amendment would be attached to the Highway Bill. That is an absolutely provable fact and well publicized back in May....
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re: Who's your all time favorite White House Press Secretary? - NHTIGER
[quote]Isn't that Kristen Bell?[/quote] Yes, it's Kristen Bell, not Dana Perino. [img]https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.cut7xYzQa9NpTnzKm3OmqA&pid=15.1&P=0[/img] the posted pic: [img]https://s.yimg.com/fz/api/res/1.2/5we1SCEasoCYXQb3NCwuXg--/YXBwaWQ9c3JjaGRkO2g9NzIwO3E9OTU7dz05NjA-/htt...
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