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Here Comes the Cliff

djones Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 10:29 AM
Thought it a good ploy for Boehner to throw a bone to the Pres. Proves this Socialist will not accept anything but the same old song of tax and spend. Don't you recognize it? This is the real fiscal cliff.
Last week, Republicans proved they are not a governing party. Next week we will see whether Democrats are.

A governing party would have, reluctantly, passed Speaker John Boehner's Plan B, which would have preserved the current tax rates on everyone with incomes under $1 million.

Passage would have put Senate Democrats on the spot, since they voted for a similar measure in 2010. They might have engaged in negotiations with Boehner that could have been more productive than his negotiations with Barack Obama this month and in the summer of 2011.

Then, as Bob Woodward reports in his book "The Price...