House Libya KMA votes UPDATE: Hastings Res. Fails. VOTE TO DEFUND FAILS

posted at 12:00 pm on June 24, 2011 by Jazz Shaw

Today the House is scheduled to debate and vote on two measures regarding our Time Limited Scope Limited Kinetic Military Action in Libya. The first is House Joint Resolution 68, authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya. It would provide some breathing room for the president to continue “leading from behind” at least for the next year. It was introduced by Alcee Hastings (D-FL 23) who has been on C-SPAN all morning speaking on the subject. (Wait a minute… isn’t Hastings busy with something else these days?)

The second item on the agenda goes in pretty much the opposite direction. House Resolution 2278, “to limit the use of funds appropriated to the DoD for United States Armed Forces in support of NATO Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya.” That one was introduced by Tom Rooney. It pretty much speaks for itself and it has attracted a diverse group of supporters, including Ron Paul who is pretty much against any use of the military, so no surprise there.

I checked with on aide on the Hill this morning off the record and was told that while an exact nose count isn’t available, they expect the Hastings resolution to fail and the Rooney bill to pass. Of course, it’s still largely symbolic as getting a similar measure off the ground in the Senate would be a herculean task.

While we wait, the editorial board of the New York Times is suddenly jumping on board the Stay the Course train?

House Republicans are gearing up to vote, likely Friday, on whether to authorize continued United States support for NATO-led military operations over Libya. There are two main proposals — and a clear choice to be made. We fear they are leaning in a wrongheaded and dangerous direction.

One measure, sponsored by Representative Thomas Rooney and apparently backed by the House leadership, would allow financing only for American surveillance, search-and-rescue missions, planning and aerial refueling. Republicans say that if it passes, the Pentagon would have to halt drone strikes and attacks on Libyan air defenses…

It is hard to view this bill as anything but a partisan play to embarrass the president. The one sure victor would be Libya’s strongman, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, who would see it as a sign that NATO’s resolve is faltering and another reason to keep brutalizing his people.

Well, you know what a bunch of bloody handed hawks they have at the New York Times, so no surprise there. Particularly after the way they’ve supported all the other wars for the last few decades.

We’ll keep you updated as the votes come in.

UPDATE: The first vote on the Hastings resolution to support the Presidents actions in Libya with the UN has failed by 295 – 123. It received the support of less than one dozen eight Republicans and roughly 100 115 Democrats. Next up is debate on defunding military operations. (Drones, missiles, etc.)

UPDATE 2: Entered corrected totals of those supporting the resolution.

UPDATE 3: You asked for the list of Republicans who voted in favor and we have an *unofficial* report from our source on the House floor. Here is the list they provided.

8 Rs voted for HJRes68 authorizing limited Libya ops: Dent, Dreier, S.King, P.King, Kinzinger, McCotter, Rivera, Rogers (MI)

Will get more confirmation as it comes in.
UPDATE 4: The update you didn’t want to see. The vote on the second order of business, defunding offensive military action in Libya, FAILED in the House by a vote of 180 yes, 238 nay. There were, at last count, 89 Republicans who voted against defunding. It’s going to take us a while to get the full list, but we’ll have it as soon as I can. This one is on the WHIP. We were told earlier that it should have been close, but enough to make it over the line.

UPDATE 5: It’s a long list, so follow this link and you’ll see all of the no votes.

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DEFUND AND IMPEACH.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:03 PM

Pharaoh smirks

Hening on June 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

NATO has been faltering for a long time, Saddam was the same as Quaddafi, aren’t all the mideast dictators brutal to their people in the same way? NOW, they want to police the world.

tinkerthinker on June 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

It is hard to view this bill rag as anything but a partisan play to embarrass buoy the president.
Fixed it for the Grey Lady. You slut.

cyclown on June 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM

Syria still killing civilians.

Not that I care, but why Libya and not Syria?

Is it because Syria is an Iran client (Iran having gotten a pass too)?

Is it a pattern?

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

NOW, they want to police the world.

tinkerthinker on June 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

Team America

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

Next up is debate on defunding military operations. (Drones, missiles, etc.)

Update Jazz……….that bill just passed in the House.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

“The road to Damascus is the road to peace” ~ Nancy Pelosi

/s

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Now to the big item of the day!!!

taney71 on June 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Phuque Yeah!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM

Update Jazz……….that bill just passed in the House.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

gophergirl on June 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM

Jeez, I can’t believe Prince Barky is relying on Alcee Hastings to round up votes for him?!? I guess with Wiener gone he’s down to the B team.

james23 on June 24, 2011 at 12:25 PM

UPDATE: The first vote on the Hastings resolution to support the Presidents actions in Libya with the UN has failed by 295 – 123. It received the support of less than one dozen Republicans and roughly 100 Democrats. Next up is debate on defunding military operations. (Drones, missiles, etc.)

Want names

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:25 PM

Days not weeks!

rjoco1 on June 24, 2011 at 12:26 PM

Next up is debate on defunding military operations. (Drones, missiles, etc.)
Update Jazz……….that bill just passed in the House.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Very Good. King Barky and Billy Kristol hardest hit. Watch the Faux News All Star Panel tonight wring their hands and wheep about isolationism.

james23 on June 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

Poor bho is not going to have a good week-end golfing with this news.
L

letget on June 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

12 members of the GOP? Lord, don’t let it be my guy!

csdeven on June 24, 2011 at 12:28 PM

Phuque Yeah!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM

I’m glad that somebody is starting to stand up for us folks and telling o’douchebag that he in fact is not the king of the world.

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:28 PM

“What? We don’t have enough wars going on,” Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio., asked mockingly. “We need one more war. We have to wage war against another nation that didn’t attack us.”

A moment of lucidity in an otherwise troubled life.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:29 PM

12 members of the GOP? Lord, don’t let it be my guy!

csdeven on June 24, 2011 at 12:28 PM

Weiner?
/I kid, I kid!

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Poor bho is not going to have a good week-end golfing with this news. letget on June 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

You think he actually gives a rat’s arse?

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:29 PM

politics aside, this is awful for the United States of America and the defense of Liberty, especially if its defunded.

the War Powers is political theater, O happens to be on the Constitutional side as originally understood and championed by Reagan.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM

From Fox News website, No link to the story yet.

House Rejects Resolution Giving President Obama Authority to Continue U.S. Military Action in Libya

I think I jumped the gun. That’s the Hastings bill, right?

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:31 PM

Count it!

Worst. President. Ever.

carbon_footprint on June 24, 2011 at 12:31 PM

The congressional action has no immediate effect on American involvement but represents a repudiation of the commander in chief.

I would love to hear the tantrum in the Oval Office right now.

Valerie Jarret is no doubt comforting her precious Gollum…

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:31 PM

“What? We don’t have enough wars going on,” Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio., asked mockingly. “We need one more war. We have to wage war against another nation that didn’t attack us.

Lybia, Gaddafi specifically, HAS attacked the United States you dolt!!!! He has a long history of funding terrorism and if we keep him in power he will be emobledened to further his past actions and then some. Not to mention our National Interest of the region and how that relates to our Economy at home.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

I just turned it on, wouldn’t you know, Rep Sheila Jackson, is squawking.

tinkerthinker on June 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Kucnich-and-Turner-Debate-by-Mac-McKinney-110616-115.html

Watch above, as Dennis Kucinich apparently a Hotair favorite, gets trounced by Constitutional Originalist Scholar and Reagan Attorney on Constitutional War Powers.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Sorry to dampen everyone’s enthusiasm, but the second bill did not pass yet. The debate only just began. The second speaker is at the podium now. It will be at least another hour for the defunding resolution.

Jazz Shaw on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

Left out “Lee” in my comment.

tinkerthinker on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

politics aside, this is awful for the United States of America and the defense of Liberty, especially if its defunded.

the War Powers is political theater, O happens to be on the Constitutional side as originally understood and championed by Reagan.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM

These wars, we either go in to win them or don’t go in at all. This type of ROE’s are not what our fine Men and Women are trained for or what they should be doing.

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

“Who’s side are you on?” — Hillary

Schadenfreude on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

More Americans disapprove, than approve.

Schadenfreude on June 24, 2011 at 12:34 PM

Jazz Shaw on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

See my retraction above Jazz. The Fox news guy made it sound like the 2nd bill passed.

Need more tea. Sorry.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:35 PM

But things are not so simple. No president should accept — and no president from Nixon on has accepted — the constitutionality of the WPR, passed unilaterally by Congress over a presidential veto. On the other hand, every president should have the constitutional decency to get some congressional approval when he takes the country to war.

Alas, this president doesn’t give a rip about the constitution, nor is he decent.

Schadenfreude on June 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM

These wars, we either go in to win them or don’t go in at all. This type of ROE’s are not what our fine Men and Women are trained for or what they should be doing.

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

yeah, zerO is a horrible CinC but there are much bigger things at stake than politics here. The United States has serious and real interest at stake in Lybia and as a message to all the world for that matter.

Its no time to go Neville Chamberline

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM

House floor debate on Libya: Live Now on C-SPAN Networks

Kucinich is tearing Obama a new Valerie Jarret

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM

Want names

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:25 PM

Just put in Update 3 with the 8 R names.

Jazz Shaw on June 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM

Honestly?

Obama and his “team” thought that a quick and easy victory over Gadaffi would give Obama a jump in the polls and add to his “good guy” macho-image chops….

Given Obama’s refusal to listen to those who know about these things…(see the Afghan withdrawal speech this week)…Obama probably said “Yeah, that’s all well and good, guys, but I really need the boost in the polls.”

Now?

No way to extricate himself without opening up a huge Pandora’s Box, as memo after memo is leaked and those who opposed this Obama-Libyan War start to speak out…you can start anytime, guys…really.

Defund the damn Obama-Libyan War!

Then, demand full accountability from the White House.

We had the “Pentagon Papers” back in my day.

How’s about leaking the “Tripoli Tweets?” Anyone?

coldwarrior on June 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM

Lybia…

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

ROFLMAO!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM

I’m with Senator Barack Obama on the Libya operation.

Really Right on June 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM

Defunding the Obamaweenies’ Libyan adventure will send a message to the UN that we will not allow its R2P doctrine to dictate our foreign policy.

DEFUND AND IMPEACH.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:03 PM

Dittos.

petefrt on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

Just put in Update 3 with the 8 R names.

Jazz Shaw on June 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM

OOORAH!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

Lybia, Gaddafi specifically, HAS attacked the United States you dolt!!!! He has a long history of funding terrorism and if we keep him in power he will be emobledened to further his past actions and then some. Not to mention our National Interest of the region and how that relates to our Economy at home. jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

Ok genius, why isn’t Obooba bombing Syria and Iran then? They killed/are killing their own people. Plus, Iran is arming the enemy in Iran and Afghanistan.

It’s kinda lame to say this is justified by things Kadaffi did 20 or 30 years ago. Bombing his house for killing soldiers in Germany was a nice start, but since there was no follow up it became sufficient retaliation by default.

Obooba didn’t use Kadaffi’s past actions as any sort of justification for this action. You are. Odd.

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

I just turned it on, wouldn’t you know, Rep Sheila Jackson, is squawking.

tinkerthinker on June 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

I gave up on Fox News today, seems to be Caylie Anthony 24/7.

slickwillie2001 on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

. On the other hand, every president should have the constitutional decency to get some congressional approval when he takes the country to war.

yet in the over 300+ military engagements abroad from G.W. to Obama, very very very few have had Congressional Approval. Its not required by the Constitution and in some cases such as this one, infringes on the CinC’s Constitutional Role under Article II.

Some here are arguing for the Extreme left trashing of the Constitution in 1973 Congress.

There is only 1 reason to go to COngress here, and its 100% political.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

thats a long 15 seconds there Marcy Kaptur

offroadaz on June 24, 2011 at 12:41 PM

Ok genius, why isn’t Obooba bombing Syria and Iran then? They killed/are killing their own people. Plus, Iran is arming the enemy in Iran and Afghanistan.

It’s kinda lame to say this is justified by things Kadaffi did 20 or 30 years ago. Bombing his house for killing soldiers in Germany was a nice start, but since there was no follow up it became sufficient retaliation by default.

Obooba didn’t use Kadaffi’s past actions as any sort of justification for this action. You are. Odd.

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

We should be and are defacto fighting Iran/Syria by Proxy.

Lybia has been an enemy of the state since 80′s Acts of War against the United States.

Strengthening a guy like Gaddafi strengthens all of America’s enemies

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:41 PM

8 Rs voted for HJRes68 authorizing limited Libya ops: Dent, Dreier, S.King, P.King, Kinzinger, McCotter(who is the Ames straw poll??, Rivera, Rogers (MI)

Not getting my vote

ConservativePartyNow on June 24, 2011 at 12:42 PM

Patriotic Democrats!!!!

WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN HIDING????

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:42 PM

8 Rs voted for HJRes68 authorizing limited Libya ops: Dent, Dreier, S.King, P.King, Kinzinger, McCotter, Rivera, Rogers (MI)

Oh crap Kinzinger is mine and what is up with McCotter? Aren’t there people here who want him to run for Prez?

***major face palm***

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

McCotter. Noooooooooooooooooo! Maybe someone slipped him so LSD. Maybe his hand slipped on the wrong button. Maybe it is a different McCotter.

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

If all we want to do is kill/capture gadaffi why not send in special ops and do it. Why do we need a huge air campaign

offroadaz on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

The first vote on the Hastings resolution to support the Presidents actions in Libya with the UN has failed by 295 – 123. It received the support of less than eight Republicans and roughly 115 Democrats.

Those 8 republicans need to stand and be noted.

tencole on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

yeah, zerO is a horrible CinC but there are much bigger things at stake than politics here. The United States has serious and real interest at stake in Lybia and as a message to all the world for that matter.

Its no time to go Neville Chamberline

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM

I blame Bush as well and I happily voted for him twice but he was wrong on allowing the libs to dictate the ROE’s. If we are going to continue in Libya then we should send our folks in and finish the job in about 24 hours, then tell the “loveable rebels” that they owe us 1 billion $’s in oil, our (taxpayers) cost for this. If we are going to be the worlds security force we should be paid to do it.

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

But nobody here cares about Fidelity to the Constitution and the traditional understanding of Constitutional War Powers jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:34 PM

Yeah we all hate the Constitution.

No one is saying that congress needs to declare war to make it legal. Jefferson went to war against the Barbary Pirates and their hosts without a congressional declaration of war, but he did get an authorizing resolution from congress.

Obooba can’t be bothered for the people’s reps’ permission? That’s constitutional?

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Moran sounds like a MORON!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Aren’t there people here who want him to run for Prez?

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

That would be those who don’t know he’s a card-check aficionado who enthusiastically supported the GM bailout.

KingGold on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Maybe it is a different McCotter.

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Only one McCotter in the House

ConservativePartyNow on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Kinzinger….WTH

tencole on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Those 8 republicans need to stand and be noted.

tencole on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Tar and Feather

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

some of those 8 republican names are kind of surprising.

james23 on June 24, 2011 at 12:46 PM

History repeats? On June 24 in 1970, the Senate repealed the Tonkin Gulf Resolution which had given President Johnson the power to use military force without a declaration of war.

publiuspen on June 24, 2011 at 12:46 PM

Funny. Moran never supported Bush like this…

Moran supports Blood For Oil!!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:47 PM

Steve King? Thaddeus McCotter?

WTF?

beatcanvas on June 24, 2011 at 12:47 PM

Tar and Feather

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Well they do need to explain themselves.

tencole on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

No one is saying that congress needs to declare war to make it legal. Jefferson went to war against the Barbary Pirates and their hosts without a congressional declaration of war, but he did get an authorizing resolution from congress.

Obooba can’t be bothered for the people’s reps’ permission? That’s constitutional?

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Congress acknowledged, they didn’t authorize, the Barbary Wars after Jefferson had started the war in 1802 in resolution to arm ships.

Jefferson invaded modern day Lybia with out Marines, there was never a single authorization from Congress stating he had approval to send in the Marines into another country.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

McCotter. Noooooooooooooooooo! Maybe someone slipped him so LSD. Maybe his hand slipped on the wrong button. Maybe it is a different McCotter.

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Maybe he’s got a good reason that he just hasn’t explained yet? Up till now, I’ve been accustomed to thinking of McCotter as one of the better ones…?

Mary in LA on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Lybia…

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Hooked on Phonics

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:49 PM

That would be those who don’t know [McCotter]’s a card-check aficionado who enthusiastically supported the GM bailout.

KingGold on June 24, 2011 at 12:45 PM

Hear that? It’s the sound of my illusions shattering. :-(

Mary in LA on June 24, 2011 at 12:50 PM

Call me crazy but aside from “sending a message” what does this accomplish? The Senate will wipe their ass with this resolution.

I know a lawsuit was filed, but beyond filing I haven’t heard anything on it. By the time the courts process it, we will have moved on.

Brad on June 24, 2011 at 12:50 PM

Rep. Dicks is living up to his name.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM

If we are going to be the worlds security force we should be paid to do it.

VegasRick on June 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Its not just being the world’s Security force, we have very real National Interest that effect our Liberty at home at stake in Lybia.

but yeah, as world leader it can be argued we have a moral obligation not to mention its often in our national interest(global trade, economy and terrorist threats) to intervene in cases like this, thwart genocides and secure our Global Economic system.

Obama is horrible at explain this, we desperately need Bolton on the Presidential stage to articulately explain these things since our CinC won’t/can’t.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM

What is Lybia? People keep talking about it. Do they mean Libya? Or maybe labia?

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

FWIW, here’s Iowa Republican Steve King’s remarks on the floor of the house supporting the bill:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bojrfSI0GQ

beatcanvas on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

Maybe he’s got a good reason that he just hasn’t explained yet? Up till now, I’ve been accustomed to thinking of McCotter as one of the better ones…?

Mary in LA on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Too many late night appearances on Red Eye?

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

Knucklehead try a martini

cmsinaz on June 24, 2011 at 12:53 PM

Rep. Gibson OOORAH!!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:53 PM

Syria still killing civilians.

Not that I care, but why Libya and not Syria?

Is it because Syria is an Iran client (Iran having gotten a pass too)?

Is it a pattern?

Akzed on June 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

Silly goose, Assad is a reformer! Just ask Hillary.

ProfessorMiao on June 24, 2011 at 12:53 PM

What is Lybia? People keep talking about it. Do they mean Libya? Or maybe labia?

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

LOL!!!

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:54 PM

Maybe he’s got a good reason that he just hasn’t explained yet? Up till now, I’ve been accustomed to thinking of McCotter as one of the better ones…?

Mary in LA on June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

aside from being on the right side of the Constitution related to War Powers, McCotter has articulated his worldview before:

http://mccotter.house.gov/news/in-the-news/2011/04/mccotter-for-human-events-in-praise-of-our-republican-party.shtml

n prizing self-government over Big Government, Republicans are united in America’s founding principles:

1. Our liberty is from God not the government.

2. Our sovereignty is in our souls not the soil or a scepter.

3. Our security is from strength not surrender or appeasement.

4. Our prosperity is from the private sector not the public sector.

5. Our truths are self-evident not relative.

Adhering to these principles, Republicans embrace this, their historic duty:

1. Expand liberty and self-government.

2. Conserve our cherished way of life and its foundations of faith, family, community and country.

3. Reduce big government’s burden, and thereby empower Americans to achieve constructive, necessary change that conquers America’s challenges.

4. Defend America from her enemies.

jp on June 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Need more tea. Sorry.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 12:35 PM

Green, oolong, Ceylon black, Assam, white, Rooibos. Keemun, Darjeeling?

odat on June 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Kinzinger just exposed himself as a class A RINO..

Joliet, IL… Figures.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Oklahoma’s Tom Cole opposes defunding Obama’s War.

Putz

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 12:57 PM

Rogers AND McCotter. There’s got to be a reason. Wait for it before freaking out.

ORconservative on June 24, 2011 at 12:59 PM

I’ll excuse McCotter because his idiosyncratic beliefs dictated his vote, but the others have no excuse. They are simply RINOlicious jerks with no beliefs. Primary them.

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Oh McCotter! You balding oaf, why?

Fortunata on June 24, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Pete King needs a full psych workup. He’s been getting a little goofy lately.

SKYFOX on June 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Hoping that some of the Repub votes were merely to shake off the “party of no” “purely partisan party” meme that the lib MSM keeps labeling us with. Esp since we knew the outcome before the vote…Naive of me I know, but one can always hope.

canditaylor68 on June 24, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Green, oolong, Ceylon black, Assam, white, Rooibos. Keemun, Darjeeling?

odat on June 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM

PG Tips. Good stuff.

Knucklehead on June 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Bahney Fwank is playing pocket pool…

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Khadaffi screwed up – If he had continued his campaign of virulent anti-Americanism from the 80′s he would have gotten a free pass like Iran and Syria have.

Not that it’s a great surprise, but it appears that anyone who doesn’t despise the United States as much as the President does must now be punished, and shown the error of their ways.

JFS61 on June 24, 2011 at 1:04 PM

andy85719 on June 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

No kidding. That is the least of the errors in his posts.

Christien on June 24, 2011 at 1:04 PM

He’s been getting a little goofy lately.

SKYFOX on June 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Goofy’s gay???

coldwarrior on June 24, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Bawney Fwank is having a hissy fit because of Obama’s anti-gay agenda.

Roy Rogers on June 24, 2011 at 1:05 PM

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