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Fiscal Cliff Deadline Looms, Still ‘Significant Distance’ Between the Two Sides

Cash4 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:13 AM
CUT THE SPENDING FIRST. Democrats should be forced to show exacting where they would cut any budget (they haven't passed one in three years). Then, after the cuts are instituted, look to raise revenue by various other means than tax increases.
Henry VIII Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:22 AM
Just cut onerous regulations, end obamacare, and quit threatening tax increases and watch the economy soar....that's where the revenue will come from. But noooooo...we have an ideologue in the WH.
D G Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:17 AM
YES! .....

Great post from you Cash4!

Keep telling people that comment.

 

The new year is fast approaching and there’s still “significant distance between the two sides,” according to Harry Reid. However, he also said there’s still time to reach an agreement. The House Rules Committee approved a rule that would allow the chamber to immediately consider a Senate deal—although, with less than 24 hours left to strike a deal, time is quickly running out. The Senate will reconvene at 11am.

Where negotiations stand (via The Hill): 

Leaders in the upper chamber narrowed their differences Sunday as Republicans agreed to drop a demand to...

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