Two groups are elated over the sudden and dramatic demise of John Boehner's "Plan B" in the House of Representatives last night: Liberals -- who are thrilled to see their opponents in utter shambles -- and hardline conservatives, who view the development as a principled victory and a much-needed rebuke of the GOP's weak-kneed leadership. National Review Washington Editor Robert Costa was on the Hill during the collapse, and filed a must-read story about how it all went down. In short, a demoralized Boehner stunned the caucus with a brusque announcement that he was pulling the bill. The...
it is not unreasonable for the gop to trade revenue increases for an end to federal borrowing. it is entirely reasonable and the only moral and ethical position. all the rest is mere posturing. if raising taxes results in an end to increasing the federal debt, i support it. the bottomline is to stop placing debt on people who receive nothing in exchange. all of this debt is meant to make this generations' lives easier. it in no way is making the economy stronger. it is completely immoral. i fully support the house gop members who know this and are holding the line. speaker boehner was wrong even if well-intentioned.
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