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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

Drifter33 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:13 AM
"Compromise" defined: The commonly accepted definition: "The art of finding common, mutually-beneficial ground on an issue; consensus." The democrat definition: "You come over to MY way of thinking, or else!"
Lance852 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:21 AM
All you need do is look at Obama's starting point for negotiations in 2009: "I won." Thus, all opposition should've immediately bowed down and chanted in unison: "Yes, you are The One. We will blindly bend to your will as you bankrupt our country. You are great, we are small. All hail Obama!"

NullifyNow Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:15 AM

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.


—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...