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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

Charles SWVA Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 8:24 AM
Article 1 Section 7 Clause 1: All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills. "Forget the deal. Walk away from the talks with Geithner. Pass an extension of the payroll tax cut, and send it to Harry Reid. Pass the Bush tax cuts, and send them to Harry Reid and say: "Harry, you are going to have to pass this extension of the tax cuts, or kill them, or send us a counteroffer. Do nothing, and you, not we, will take America over the cliff." I disagree with Pat. Pass the budget in the House and send it to the Hairy Reed. Say nothing except: "We have sent a budget to the Senate. We await their action. We will sign no more CRs."
Paulus Textor Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:15 AM
There you go again, Charles SWVA, quoting the Constitution. Like it's the supreme law of the land, or something.
Seawolf Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:49 AM
It's a "flawed document" just ask that lousy communist in the WH.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:

"We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation."

That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithner's face and tell him, "Give me a call, Tim, when you're serious," suggests that the speaker feels he is...