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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

DixT Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 8:08 PM
I have to agree with you on this. I don't want to see it, but I believe it's the ONLY WAY for people to understand what's really been going on in Obama's head, and how THEIR best interests ARE NOT being taken into consideration, with this President. He has no intentions of "saving" ANYBODY---but himself.

So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...