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ddunkle Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 4:39 PM
Neither is Obama..................Never run a city, or state that's why he leaves all the work to the congress that don't do anything either.My opinion is if they don't do their job , they don't get paid. They just got a raise including Biden. Seniors get a 1.7 percent cost of living but they get thousands.

Oh, the carnage. President Barack Obama played his cards masterfully, as the Republican Party once again caved in one of his endless games of legislative chicken.

Facing a "fiscal cliff" that Republicans and Democrats engineered in a 2011 "kick the can" measure, Obama took a "my way or the highway" approach to meaningful spending cuts, forcing Republican leaders to focus only on the part of the fiscal world that the president and most Democrats in the Congress love the most -- that of revenue.

An eleventh-hour compromise did emerge, as many expected, in the U.S. Senate, where members...