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BREAKING: House GOP Meeting Tonight, Boehner on the Ropes?

Dondi Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:09 PM
Boehner played you conservatives for fools, bet he and Obama are on the phone right now laughing at all of you.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:12 PM
I'll take that bet. You lose. Send a contribution to the Salvation Army.
Dondi Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:15 PM
Boehner is more scared of Obama then he is his own party.
Summers Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:22 PM
That's pretty cold, usmc. True, but cold.
Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:12 PM
No but I can gaurantee that ObowMao is Laughing his Head off on AF1, burning through a gallon a minute, and spending $200K per hour all the while.

Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:12 PM
Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:13 PM
Remember there are TWO, one backup and another for the vehicles.

So in reality, he is burning through about

Three Gallons a Second.

Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:36 PM
ok maybe 20 gallons a second. :-)
Ean3 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:40 PM
We need to think clearly about this deal instead of blaming GOP leader on this. Obama didn't get everything he wanted. He actually wanted the fiscal cliff and temporary Bush tax rate for 250K or less, increase death tax, etc. This deal gave 99.4% of people a permanent Bush tax rate, AMT (without doing the patch every year) and inheritance tax limit 5M.for single and 10M for couple.) The next fight will be in March that we should support GOP to do the best job in winning debt limit and spending cut. People with conscience would not vote for Obama but the takers did and we had to live with the consequences.

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