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BREAKING: GOP Counters WH Offer on Fiscal Cliff, Embraces Bowles-Simpson Variant

byeBarry Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:16 PM
The hussein must be stopped, by any means necessary!
jay_p Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 8:04 PM
That sounds like a threat to me. You sure you want to go down that road?
RGR25 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:19 PM
Bye Barry and Puravida are obviously seeing this issue as a great excuse to blow someone's brains out for the sake of "liberty."
byeBarry Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:20 PM
jay_p Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 8:05 PM

Well, this move by Speaker Boehner doesn't exactly follow my Simpson-Bowles playbook to a tee -- but Erskine Bowles does make an appearance, and Republicans are going on (realistic, reasonable) offense.  In a new letter addressed to the president, House Republican leaders firmly reject the president's non-starter "proposal," pointedly decline to counter with an equally unrealistic wish list, and offer an alternative bipartisan solution: