[Report Abuse]
[Login to Blog] PoliticsNation's Blog
GOP Just laid a heavy one on the American People
Last comment by shannalat 2 years, 2 months ago.

Take Me To Post Comment Form

BREAKING: Senate Republicans filibustered the Bring Jobs Home Act today July 30 ,2014. The bill received 54 votes, short of the 60 needed.

Senate Republicans Vote Against American Jobs By Blocking Bill To End Outsourcing Tax Breaks

Senate Republicans blocked a bill today that would potentially bring millions of jobs back to the United States by refusing to end tax breaks for companies who outsource jobs.

The roll call vote failed to get the needed 60 votes by a margin of 54-42. Millions of jobs have been outsourced over the past decade in part because companies can get a tax break on their expenses related to sending jobs overseas. The Bring Jobs Home Act would have ended these tax breaks, and give companies who bring jobs home a 20% tax credit.
Before the vote Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said:

Quite frankly, a vote against this bill is a vote against American jobs. There is absolutely no excuse, no justification for any member of this body to vote against this legislation. But as of late, Senate Republicans have repeatedly blocked legislation, much like the Bring Jobs Home Act, that is good for the American people. That brings me back to the Longfellow quote that I mentioned at the beginning of my remarks: “It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.” I see the wisdom in that quote each and every time another good bill is blocked by Senate Republicans.

Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Bookmark and Share
Forward This Blog
Print Blog
More Blogs by PoliticsNation
Send PoliticsNation a Message
Report Abuse

Blog has been viewed (443) times.

PoliticsNation commented on Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 17:40 PM

Funk--Executive Orders. If President Obama is abusing his position with all of these EOs than why did the last 3 republican presidents have a combined number of 838;if you include Ford's 2.5 years in office the number is 1007 EOs. They call them MEN OF ACTION.

PoliticsNation commented on Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 18:05 PM

Hypocrite Boehner Demands Obama Act Alone On Border Crisis While Suing Him For Executive Action..

shannalat commented on Friday, Aug 08, 2014 at 10:02 AM

well did the executive orders stop the legislative process? I would say no because it seems there is no process currently to speak of.
So where these executive orders avoidable?
One would also say no.

Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by PoliticsNation
Six reasons Republicans should not vote for Trump
October 19, 2016
The Conservative/Republicans Case Against Donald Trump-- This is a must Read There are a lot of folks out there who, like me, don’t care one bit for Hillary Clinton — 53 percent of you, according to the latest Real Clear Politics average. Whether you are Republicans or Bernie bros or ...
Read More »
We don't need a Whiner & Chief-Game Over!
October 18, 2016
(Must See Video Attached/Humor) Obama put it best when he said that Trump sounds like someone blaming the refs before the game has even begun. This is what sore losers do. Let's all be honest here, Hillary is certainly not without fault, but the gripes people have with her are ...
Read More »
The Republican Demons-Have Come Back To Hunt Them
October 18, 2016
People have been asking Trump "different questions", and he has no answers. He has yet to intelligently express a plan to realistically handle any of the issues that a President has to know how to handle. Whenever he is asked about the issues, he goes off on a rant, and, ...
Read More »
Trumps Racist History from 1970-2016
October 07, 2016
It’s been said again and again throughout the 2016 campaign: Donald Trump is a racist. But it's not just the Trump campaign. Trump has been criticized for being racist for much of his career: The first time Trump appeared in the pages of the New York Times, as my colleague ...
Read More »
GA Deputies Fired for Targeting Blacks I- 95
October 05, 2016
If you're a minority and received a ticket on I-95 between McIntosh County , Liberty County, Savannah or Brunswick and one of these guys wrote it! You just may have a Case! For those of you saying there are no issues of racism in law enforcement--take a seat. A white ...
Read More »
[View More Blogs...]

Powered by
Morris Technology