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Question is this. Why is there so much added to a bill for Hurricane Sandy relief?

Now, in senate everything is getting filibustered, even the minority leader proposes a bill and he turns around filibusters himself. The republicans are driven by a policy of "let us filibuster" everything.

So this created a situation where you need 60 votes to pass anything. To get 60 votes Reid, roped in 6 GOP senators and they demanded pork and he agreed to it.

The pork is added to get the vote, so splitting them will not get the bill passed and delay the relief NJ & NY is asking.

I think it is about a simple and clear demonstration of GOP values and demonstrates the reason GOP is losing "fiscally conservative" message.

The party would throw the country over any number of crisis to protect the tax hikes for rich, cutting loopholes for corporates, cutting a dime from defense budget, keep demanding to go to war, and somehow expects none of the above costs money.

When they rail against 10's of million for PBS or planned parendhood, in the name of policy, they look hollow, cheap, valuless folks.

To me, today's GOP policy simply stands for protect rich, mega corporations, keep going to wars, on social issues take extreme positions on "abortion".

We need a real conservative movement, which is clear on its values, represents main stream middle class voters and not representing fringes of the party. Hope they realize they are depriving the country of a meaningful opposition.
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