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Boehner: This is a Stalemate

Bear Trax Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:31 PM
It's getting political again. Let's face it, any spending cuts that don't take place immediately or retroactively, never take place. The debt increases and tax increases always take effect immediately. The republicans promised spending cuts, promised before congress took their paid 10 week vacation to campaign, so if those cuts don't materialize, who's the liar? We in the tea party are so sick and tired of the republicans lying like democrats, a third party seems more attractive than trying to steer the republicans away from the cliff. When the republicans cave this time, even Marco Rubio, Rand Paul or Ted Cruz won't be able to save them. People, like those taken prisoner or kidnapped, will learn to adjust to socialism.

In response to President Obama's new $1.6 trillion tax hike proposal, Speaker John Boehner said today fiscal cliff talks have reached a "stalemate."

"There is a stalemate," Boehner said. "I'm rather determined to solve our debt problem."

When asked about GOP solutions to the looming crisis, Boehner pointed to the work the House has done in the past two years for solutions.

"You can look at our budget in the past two years and there are plenty of specific proposals," he said, adding that significant and real spending cuts must be on the table in...