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

dougjmiller Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 8:13 AM
It's not as easy for Obama as it looks. He wants to ruin America and then blame it on those who want to preserve our future. Oh make no mistake, he's got powerful comrades: the newsmedia, leftist politicians, and Moslem extremists are screaming loudly in support of his destructive policies. But we still have a Constitution, a Bill of Rights, freedom of speech and a large number of people who love America. We need to stand up and let Mr Obama and his cronies know that they can't take America down without a fight.

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...