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Shocker: Democrats Reject Yet Another 'Cliff' Plan They Once Supported

dcoffman Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:41 PM
Pass a bill maintaining the current tax rates for everybody, let the Senate reject, and walk away!
byeBarry Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:43 PM
spartacus3344 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:49 PM
You are in so far over your head I have to believe you're not even real.
rmt5 in MA Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:55 PM
L at AW: First of all tax CUTS do not have to be paid for. Secondly, extending the Bush rates is NOT a tax cut. It is merely the continuation of rates that have existed since 2003.

YOU libs want to SPEND, SPEND, SPEND, and you'll borrow, borrow, borrow in order to do that. Hmmm, does THAT add to the national debt?

This could make for one hell of a drinking game.  Step one: Republicans propose an idea that high-ranking Democrats have explicitly supported in the very recent past.  Step two: Democrats unceremoniously dump all over the idea, calling it "unacceptable," "dead on arrival," or whatever the dismissive pejorative of the day may be.  Step three: Drink (and I've got just the beverage in mind for this occasion).  The trouble is that by this stage in our interminable cliff charade, everyone involved would be too wasted to negotiate any further -- which actually might not be the worst thing in...