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house Bill H. Joint Res. 107

Funding the Government for Two Days Thru December 20th to Avoid a Shutdown

Argument in favor

In an ideal world, Congress would pass funding for FY2021 on time without needing a third continuing resolution in two and a half months to do its job and fund the government. However, lawmakers need two more days to continue negotiations on FY2021 appropriations and a coronavirus relief package, and this bill would avoid a brief partial government shutdown.

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12/18/2020
<< 32 days, 17 hours, 2 minutes >>. … … … Why not a year long CR? This will just continue two days at at time until Malevolent Mitch finally agrees to release enough relief funding so he can proclaim to Georgia’s voters that trumpublicans actually do care about the people. Moscow Mitch wants the credit for doing something to support the people without doing much of anything to actually support them - just to assure his future control of the Senate. … … … It makes the the Georgia runoff elections more and more important every single day. Mitch will obstruct most of the things that will be needed should he retain control of the Senate… ….… Without disaster relief and stimulus funding getting to the people most in need, the economy will tank and cost much more than the stimulus funding to rebuild. 54 Million Americans are currently going hungry. Millions of personal and small business bankruptcies will occur when all of the accumulated deferred debt comes due in the next few months and will surely result in at least a deep recession or even a world-wide depression. Basic disaster relief and economic stimulus is needed now to soften the blow. And McConnell would rather nickel and dime this for the political advantage of being able to blame the economic consequences of trumpublican irresponsible behavior on the new Biden-Harris administration for the damage which he and fellow trumpublican’s have caused. Disgusting!
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12/19/2020
This is RIDICULOUS! But what else could I possibly say!
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rpereznyc's Opinion
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12/18/2020
Come on get it together. These are lives of the our people.
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Argument opposed

While there may be bipartisan support for extending government for two days to avoid a shutdown, Congress should allow a partial government shutdown to occur over the weekend as a means of encouraging members to reach a compromise on appropriations for the rest of FY2021 and a coronavirus relief package.

Allissa's Opinion
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12/18/2020
Nah no funding for two days. They have had plenty of enough time to get their jobs done. Now they should work for free until they can help out the people they are supposed to serve.
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David's Opinion
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12/19/2020
This is all pathetic political theater! In those two days they will either, pass a bill to fund the government for a year, or another patch. This is all sucking the oxygen out of getting anything else done. We can't make them do their damn job. Publicly funded elections will fix almost every aspect of our government. The funding of elections is the key to the vault, and we consistently give it to corporations & the Oligarchy. They, in effect own these little men with huge egos who think they are hip, slick, & cool justifying any/every thing their owners desire (they think we are stupid).
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MIKAL's Opinion
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12/19/2020
This CRAP has to stop! The only people who have worse approval ratings than DJT are Congress people YET WE the PEOPLE keep returning the same old intransigent, pig-headed folks to DC. Isn’t that the definition of INSANITY - doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. We need to replace any Rep or Senator after 2 terms... IOW - TERM LIMITS. OTHERWISE, Corporate interests get to them & their loyalties to their constituencies shift.... I ain’t bothering send this to my WY reps Repubs ALL owned by coal & olio interests & at least in th senate attached to Mitch’s left butt cheek.
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    << 32 days, 17 hours, 2 minutes >>. … … … Why not a year long CR? This will just continue two days at at time until Malevolent Mitch finally agrees to release enough relief funding so he can proclaim to Georgia’s voters that trumpublicans actually do care about the people. Moscow Mitch wants the credit for doing something to support the people without doing much of anything to actually support them - just to assure his future control of the Senate. … … … It makes the the Georgia runoff elections more and more important every single day. Mitch will obstruct most of the things that will be needed should he retain control of the Senate… ….… Without disaster relief and stimulus funding getting to the people most in need, the economy will tank and cost much more than the stimulus funding to rebuild. 54 Million Americans are currently going hungry. Millions of personal and small business bankruptcies will occur when all of the accumulated deferred debt comes due in the next few months and will surely result in at least a deep recession or even a world-wide depression. Basic disaster relief and economic stimulus is needed now to soften the blow. And McConnell would rather nickel and dime this for the political advantage of being able to blame the economic consequences of trumpublican irresponsible behavior on the new Biden-Harris administration for the damage which he and fellow trumpublican’s have caused. Disgusting!
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    Nah no funding for two days. They have had plenty of enough time to get their jobs done. Now they should work for free until they can help out the people they are supposed to serve.
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    Two days? Funding for 2 freaking days? Really? Georgia, sweet Georgia, please put an end to the Senate Shit Show. We need a government that works. Vote BLUE!!!
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    Congressional pay should be tied to passing a budget. If the budget isn’t complete in time the government should automatically be funded at current spending rates except Congressional pay is turned off till the budget is complete without back pay. So if the budget is due in Oct 1st but doesn’t complete till Jan 1st then they lose 3 months pay that year! Also congressional medical insurance should be the same as Medicare. Might help Congress to govern better if they experience how their constituents live!
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    Wow! Funding for two days? That long? WTF is wrong with Repugnant-cans? I join with a fellow commenter: ”Georgia, sweet Georgia, please put an end to the Senate Shit Show. We need a government that works. Vote BLUE!!!” To that, I add that we've got to work to purge ALL Repugnant-cans from ALL government positions. I think Biden’s offer to play nice should be aimed at people with rational & legitimate conservative views but he needs to play hardball with Repugnant-can Politicians. Repugnant-can Politicians are failing their communities, their states and their country!
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    This is RIDICULOUS! But what else could I possibly say!
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    Congress, admin and dumbkopf should all hang their heads in shame To dicker over $600 in emergency funds where the country has been practically shut down for 9 months Millions having to rely on food aid - cars lined up for hours - the time & gas 500,000 plus dead by March Hit by the biggest cyber security breach ever and not a word? Held back by one lunatic? The USA that you all were so proud of? The richest, greatest country? Then dammit act like one!
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    How much do you trumpublican and TX Reps HATE THIS COUNTRY !!🖕🔥. Just DO Your F’ing Job!!
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    Seriously? I can’t believe you people get paid!!!
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    Hear, hear Surender! Go, Andy! You both get my vote! 👏🏻👍🏻😊❤️ And you tell them and tell them, jimK, yet do they listen? I sure hope all the damn fools in Congress wake up AND SOON! Georgia, without your vote for the two, more-capable Democrats, we will have Moscow Mitch running the show again and obstructing any bill, except those that help his donors and NOT us citizens! Please make that obstructionist, greedy ‘Tard go away for good! ALL OUR LIVES DEPEND ON YOU. LET’S SAVE OUR COUNTRY AND MAKE THOSE THAT BENEFIT THE MOST, PAY THE MOST! Not just a measly $750.00. If you continue to vote for those who are merely taking advantage of you, you give them permission to continue to do the same. Please open you eyes and SEE! THE REPUBLICANS MUST BE DEFEATED. Thank you for listening, Georgia. I wish you a safe, happy, holiday season.
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    Come on get it together. These are lives of the our people.
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    That's it ?.......2 flippin' days......I beginning to think that my Dad would use one of hi favorite expressions here (They couldn't find their A$$, with both hands)....and he would be quite correct.......this is unconscionable ........the ineptitude is only overshadowed by their greed and sociopathy. They've had since when....August?.... to get their ducks in a row regarding the budget and since July, I think when the Heroes Act was proposed, and these people are still floundering about. Yeah, they are actually "meeting" and "discussing" our nations problems at present but that didn't stop them from going on Thanksgiving Break, now did it....and Mitch and his gang actually left early. Apparently, high gov. jobs are the only ones where you can NOT DO your job and still remain on the job.....the higher up you go, the more it is true. And if you happen to be "the president"not only do you do NOT have to do your job but.....you cannot be indicted while not doing your job. Nope, we still house and feed and protect YOU....while you go blithefully on your corrupt way....throwing parties....playing golf....giving away gov. secrets.....looking the other way when foreign oligarchs cyber attack us....quid pro quing to your hearts content .......making acts of sedition on a daily basis....etc., etc. .....AND NOTHING IS DONE.......People are standing infood lines....AND NOTHING IS DONE....People are being evicted .......AND NOTHING IS DONE.......People are DYING by the thousands....DAILY......AND NOTHING IS DONE or very little....Yes, we have a vaccine but once again thru Trump's ineptitude or sociopathy or maybe even just plain meanness , millions of bottle of vaccine were just NOT obtained by our gov. so PFizer sold them elsewhere. Trump, and all the obstructionists...all the minions who touted the Covid Hoax are guilty of mass murder, As far as I'm concerned and they should be held accountable for their actions and their inactions.
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    And yet Congress still can’t decide whether or not the eviction moratorium needs to be extended. Such an elitist perspective! —————— Another note: Had Donald Trump not pulled the US from the WHO in the middle of the pandemic, Americans would have had access to more types of vaccines a week sooner and at a lower cost. Making operation Warp Speed the equivalent of a warp core breach. This https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_zJShLW-QwA Then this... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nQCdXtaSAXo ——————- And then there are those nagging questions like why is the administration is STILL leaving millions of vaccines at the warehouse while blaming Pfizer’s production capacity. https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2020/12/17/states-report-confusion-as-feds-slash-vaccine-shipments-and-pfizer-says-it-has-millions-of-unclaimed-doses/ 💕And please, write to your local reps both state and federal and demand they put an end to the allocation of leadership positions that are tied to YOUR representative’s ability to solicit party donations. Because until we change this major conflict of interest we will never have a democracy that is truly representative of this nation!
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    This is all pathetic political theater! In those two days they will either, pass a bill to fund the government for a year, or another patch. This is all sucking the oxygen out of getting anything else done. We can't make them do their damn job. Publicly funded elections will fix almost every aspect of our government. The funding of elections is the key to the vault, and we consistently give it to corporations & the Oligarchy. They, in effect own these little men with huge egos who think they are hip, slick, & cool justifying any/every thing their owners desire (they think we are stupid).
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    Holidays. Keep the government going through the holidays...
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    Congress is as useful as teats are on a boar pig. Time to tie their pay check to their performance. We need a complete overall and get the money out of our political arena or count on it remaining the same.
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    Do Your JOBS!!! Give Every American $1 Million (Only $3.5 Billion) so We can Keep our Families and Local Economies Afloat. We Are the Worker Bees. We would be able to pay our Rent and Mortgages Keeping 343 Million People from becoming Immediately HOMELESS. We would ALL be able to Shelter in place without going into Bankruptcy. Feed our families Pay all bills and Health Care etc. You “promise” jobs through Programs You All cannot even Agree On. Your goal appears to Enslave the 98%.
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    BS, smoke n mirrors, criminal, hypocrites, etc..... Republicans have made this country an absolute shat show. 1.5 billion of the relief meant for Americans was given to Catholic Churches to pay for sexual abuse lawsuits. Yes, our tax dollars paid for priests to molest kids. Trump, Kushner and the rest of the GOP’s friends with corporations received large sums of the relief package. 4 hate groups received part of the relief package. Loophole was created to bail out banks. GOP swiftly found the money with no concern of the debt to bail out friends and corporations. But now with: -315k dead Americans -Higher daily deaths than 9/11 attacks -54 million starving and waiting hours in line for food -18 National School organizations pleading with Congress for covid relief to keep our schools safe. -Broken unemployment system because of Scott and Desantis. -President trying to ruin our democracy. -Cyberattacks -Evictions throwing families out and a tsunami more expected in January. - Hospitals at capacity. -No transparency on covid numbers thanks to Desantis. While Americans were busy dying and starving the GOP was busy appointing unqualified Judges. Well now they decided to pull their heads out of their a$$ 6 months later. Since Americans relief already bailed out their friends and corporations the GOP is suddenly fiscal hawks. But since they haven't screwed enough Americans they want to make sure it includes corporate liability protections. Focus GOP! This. Is. Not. The. Issue. Tort claims are down this year. In fact we had more Trump lawsuits than tort suits. $600 stimulus checks too much and if we do that we need to lower the unemployment amount and shorten the weeks from 16 to 10. God forbid we help those poor people make more than $400 a week and not be kicked on the street during a pandemic. Apparently their bill collectors don't accept the GOP is useless and we are in a pandemic excuse. That also doesn't feed their children. This day didn't sneak up on you guys! You continued making your 174k and watched Americans and their children struggle since May! Based on results the entire FL GOP should NOT have their jobs but Desantis, Rubio and Scott are a special kind of useless. Not one organization, association or group I'm involved would ever vote for you guys again. Our country is on fire! You don't worry if the fire department is going to have enough water in the future......you put the damn fire out. DO YOUR JOB! Stop screwing Floridians and the rest of the Americans.
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    They’d better stay there all weekend! I don’t care if it takes until Christmas Day, no holiday break for a shameful Congress who enabled Putin’s puppet in the People’s House to almost destroy our democracy and country!
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    Wow. Proud of the work being done in Washington ! Yes extend government for 2 more days
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