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Stalemate: Obama Warns of Prolonged Talks as Republicans Rebuff Plan

Brian131 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 12:05 PM
The Republicans will take the blame whether they acquiesce or fight. Take a stand and fight - this is America for God's sake! (at least last I looked...)

The word of the day is "stalemate".

Last year the Republicans had a chance to accept spending cuts to tax hikes at a 10-1 ratio. They declined. Now president Obama does not want to bargain. Who can blame Obama (except Republicans)? We may disagree, but that is part of the platform that got him elected.

The Republicans do not want to bargain either. And who can blame them (except Democrats)?

Regardless, Republicans blew a golden opportunity last year and...

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