Congressional Republicans to Wear Red “1,000 Days” Buttons at SOTU Address Tonight

They should pass out some of those “You Lie!” buttons, too.

(Some) Congressional Republicans will wear red “1000 Days” buttons tonight at the State of the Union Address to represent the thousand days since the Democratic-led Senate last passed a budget.
The Hill reported, via Lucianne:

Some congressional Republicans today will wear red buttons Tuesday that read “1000 days” in white lettering as a reminder that today marks 1,000 days since the Senate last passed a budget.

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) said on the House floor Tuesday morning that the button is meant to remind people that the Senate has been “acting irresponsibly” by not passing a budget resolution since April 2009.

House Republicans approved a budget resolution last year, and this year are considering ways to formalize a process they say is critical at a time of fiscal crisis.

The House Budget Committee today is considering a bill that gives what should be an annual budget resolution the force of law.

More… Here’s the 1,000 Day video.

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  • http://GatewayPundit Cutlers bad Thumb

    I’ll believe it, if, and when I see it.

  • More Liberty

    Silly gimmick. Why don’t they all just read the US Constitution first, and stop stomping all over it like the liberals.

  • bigkahuna

    Its a start but a weak one… Walk out on the SOTU speech and make a list of crap the Dummycrats and Obigears havent done, voted on, take up or even consider.

    Screw the bastage.

    Start playing like you have a pair.

  • More Liberty

    Ive been doing some research and it looks like some of the various candidates for the “republican” nomination are already starting to retreat from their promise to repeal Obamacare. LOL….you see. You faux conservatives are only Democrat-lite.

    One of Romney’s advisors:
    “You can’t whole-cloth throw it [Obamacare] out. But you can substantially change what’s been done.”

  • Lillibet

    Theatrics of the criminally impaired for the blind and deaf.

    Is an amnesty for the banking/mortgage criminal syndicates about to go down tonight at the SOTU? Is Barry going to signal that all is forgiven for a small price and that no criminal investigations of these criminal conspirators will take place? If you are looking for answers, leave no website off your reading list…the truth is out there and one political party or ideology does not have every answer for the problems this nation is beseiged by.

    Why is free trade destroying our economy and our jobs?

    Badges? Congress don’t need no stinkin badges to defraud the citizenry.

  • bigL

    Stop foolin’ around and introduce a bill to defund NPR and to defund and unravel ObamaNOCARe. There has got to be some people who know had to RF legislation. Get to work on the Senate.Forget the Presidenctial election. Forget the all the silly tricks like “Whip inflation NOW”. Do some meaningful
    legislation or go home early to communicate why Obama is such a detriment. Explain to your respective constituents that for a human to count to a Trillion,as in 1…2..3… it would take 32,000 yrs. and spending money like this is nuts.

  • Lillibet

    Correction: “no one political party or ideology has…”

    If Homeland Security spent more time watching the terrorists and less time monitoring average citizens, they could cut drastically reduce their workload. Send your agents to my front door, I’ll tell them everything I tried to tell the FBI.

  •!/Mermaz Mermaz

    Hope they didn’t spend taxpayer money on them.

  • Stu F.

    Darn, I can’t watch the State of the Union address tonight. My cat with razor-sharp claws needs a bath. Oh well, at least it won’t be as painful as listening to Pinocchio for 90 minutes.

  • Lillibet

    Perhaps the Republicrats don’t want to remove Holder from the DOJ until he cuts the deal for amnesty for the banks, mortgage brokers, etc. Keeping Holder at the DOJ gives the R’s cover aka plausible deniability for allowing an amnesty on criminal behavior to defraud the American people on a historic scale. Just my opinion, but it all seems to fit.

  • CT

    F-ing gimmick, get serious Republicans or get out!

  • valerie

    We have balanced the budget in the past, and we can do it, again.

    We say Newt lied about balancing the budget, because we define “balancing the budget” as erasing the entire deficit, which took two tries.

    A balanced budget in the past required a commitment to do it over time, and over more than one administration. Speaker Newt Gingrich and President Bill Clinton both had a lot to do with it, and they were lucky to be following President Reagan.

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  • WillofLa

    And on the other lapel they need to have a button that says, “Joe Wilson was right!”, or “You lie!”, or something like that. Something, anything that will anger Obama. Because what difference does it make anyway, Obama refuses against Constitutional law, to go to the Congress with all these things he’s trying to do, or wants. But he hates the conservatives and sees them as his enemies. But see, that’s just it. The Republican’s should also take that same position, not immaturely, but seriously. They should let him know that they don’t like him and believe that he in on an agenda to destroy the country for his U.N. friends like Maurice Strong (please look him up. He is one of the most dangerous people who are controlling alot of how our government works and the Republican’s don’t know who he even is, or what treaties we’ve signed that he originated out of the U.N.).

    Want another four years at 16 trillion dollars worth of debt, and that’s just what it is now on Jan. 24, 2012, not by November, or worse by January next year! That is what scares the hell out of me. Not only that but I’m predicting that Obama will never allow himself to be voted out of office. He has a job to do that he has been put in place by high powered Socialist, Marxist, and Communist right inside our own government that has forced this nation to be right where it is now!! Our political system has been deconstructed and rebuilt in their image, yeah, of deprivaty, ignorance, and destitution. Kinda like the poorest African nation Obama knows of. Yeah, like Kenya, Obama’s native country!!

  • Christopher Taylor

    I agree the Democrats are acting irresponsibly but doing this at the State of the Union speech makes it look like they’re blaming the president which is just weird optics. I mean, they’re congress, and they’re blaming the president for what congress isn’t doing? That’s how it will look to people.

  • MustComment

    Please. How stupid are those silly red buttons! Is THAT the best the Republicans can come up with. What are we, in grade school????

  • Buffalobob

    The MSM will go bonkers over this. How dare you disrespect the office of the president. Let alone the most bestest president evarrr.


    Red is an appropriate color for the button because we will be in the red for some time to come.

    The button could be black and blue because many of us in this economy feel as if we have been set upon and beaten.

    Maybe the button should be green to depict the envy felt by the Occupy movement. Green could also remind the President of Solynda an example of crony capitalism if ever there was one.

  • wth

    I expect to hear shortly how red buttons are racist.