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Editor’s Inbox – The short-term budget vote

Damian Gadal (CC)

Damian Gadal (CC)

Here at Conservative Daily News, we read what you probably don’t have the stomach to digest. All the liberal tripe out there is what we wade through each day, and that includes getting that nonsense in our inbox. Today’s little gem comes from the folks over at Organizing for America – the perpetual Obama-campaign machine – and they are more than a little upset over the budget vote today. Of course, that’s not surprising since their boss was bellyaching over it already on Twitter.

What has them so angry is that the GOP members of the House added a measure to defund Obamacare in their bill to fund the Government for next few months. As reported in The Washington Post, here’s the tally:

Final tally: 230 to 189
How many Republicans voted for the bill?: 228
How many Democrats voted against the bill?: 188
How many Republicans voted against the bill?: 1
How many Democrats voted for the bill?: 2
How many lawmakers didn’t vote?: 14
How many seats are vacant?: 2

As for OFA’s response? Well, they’re operating under the assumption that John Boehner can’t control his House. Yes, you read that right. It couldn’t possibly have anything to do with constituents of the Representatives telling them that they don’t want ObamaCare. No, it must be that Boehner can’t keep his ducks in a row. Well, for those of you that can’t believe the audacity of that assertion, here’s the letter itself:


(You can click on it, for easier reading.)