Friday, February 13, 2015
Over fiveYears Ago, John Boehner promised to be "Laser Focused on Jobs and the Economy" 'jobs will be our top priority"
So what has the GOP House been up to?
House Bills passed:
46 Bills on Abortion
113 Bills on Religion ( anti gay)
73 Bills on Family Relationships ( anti gay)
36 Bills on Marriage ( anti gay)
72 Bills on Firearms
604 Bills on Taxation ( more obscene tax cuts for the rich)
437 Bills on Govt Investigations ( cost $14 million for nothing).
Bills attempted and failed to be passed even by the GOP:
33 attempts to Defund Obamacare.....Failed ( cost to the American tax payer $50 million)
15 attempts to Cut Funding for Planned Parenthood......Failed
3 Attempts to Cut Funding for VA Hospitals.......Failed.
GOP blocked bills:
Blocked bill to aid Small Business
Blocked Unemployment extension ( a loss of 250,000 peripherally related jobs)
Blocked Bank Reform Bills
Blocked Campaign Finance Reform and open Contributions Law
Blocked MULTIPLE Jobs Bills
Blocked Infrastructure Bill ( the nations crumbling infrastructure has a failing "D" rating)
Blocked Ending Tax Breaks for companies that Outsource Jobs ( blocked the "Bring the jobs back home measure)
Blocked Wall Street Reform
Blocked Energy Legislation
Blocked Mine Safety Bill
Blocked Oil Spill Liability Cap increase
Blocked Bill to lower Oil Company Tax Breaks ( 4 billion a year in tax payer subsidies )
Blocked Bill to impose charging American Oil Companies on Oil achieved in the Gulf
Held government hostage, economy lost $24 billion
Blocked Veterans jobs bills
Blocked Veterans benefits
Blocked Veterans health bills
Succeeded in cutting food stamps to 90,000 vets
Filibustered VA hospital funding
Filibustered 3 million unemployment extensions costing 250,000 peripherily related jobs, throwing families out of homes.
Number of TRUE Jobs Bills even allowed to come to a vote in the House....NONE.
... "The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close. In its place, we are entering a period of consequences." - Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm