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GOP Needs to Stand Tall, Call Obama’s Bluff & Let All Bush Tax Cuts Expire

bluenote Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:49 PM
The war on Christmas was waged and won by goodly evangelical Christians who turned the celebration of Christ's birth from a spiritual endeavor to an orgy of consumerism and materialism. Isn't the Christmas tree just a pagan tradition left over from pagan central Europe of a millenia ago? Are Christmas trees described in the New Testament?
bluenote Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:50 PM
Would any evangelical Christian be willing to give up any of the modern trappings of their materialistic, consumeristic Christmas Holiday?

Could they give up putting Christmas lights on their house?
bluenote Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:50 PM
I am so tired of hearing evangelical Christians whine about the greeters at Walmart saying "Happy Holidays" rather than "Merry Christmas," and saying that this corporate messenger ruined their Christmas. I mean, just how petty are these people?
BK22 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:24 AM
About as petty as you being able to get unemployment for 99 weeks and live in your parents basement until you are 65 years old.
President Obama’s offer to Republicans to save the country from its fiscal cliff plunge is one big joke. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he “laughed” when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Obama’s cliff negotiator, unveiled it to him. Laughable is right when you consider the president’s outlandish request calls for tax hikes on higher earners, the one thing Republicans repeatedly have warned Obama, since day one of his presidency, were non-starters to any budget or deficit reduction talks.

Nevertheless, our “unserious” Commander-in-Chief put forth a deal to grab headlines rather than avert the January 1, 2013 sequestration deadline of $1.2...