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Obama Barreling Toward Real Fiscal Cliff

eddie again Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 5:51 PM
the gop needs to call obama's bluff and pass a 10 trillion dollar stimulus package in the house and see if the dems and obama go for it. if they do, they own it and they own the consequences it would bring about. america is going down anyway. the only question still to answer is how soon the collapse is complete. you see, the people who vote based on the color of a candidate's skin and the people who vote for a "free lunch" mixed in with the people indoctrinated by the government run schools have become too large a percentage of our electorate. bye bye america, we're sad to see you go.
Gregory142 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 6:51 PM
not a bad idea, eddie. Bust this thing up sooner than later (but give me time to buy some more food and ammo first), THEN we can rebuild.
Some commentators wonder why President Obama always engages in brinksmanship. Why can't he meet Republicans halfway, like Clinton did, they ask. Let me try to respond.

One blogger suggests that Obama prefers to play chicken, taking the nation right to the edge of a fiscal disaster because it will increase the likelihood that the GOP will cave. Perhaps, but there's more to it.

Many of us warned that Obama is not, by nature or ideology, a conciliator. He is not a centrist, and he's not someone who is interested in the other side's ideas. He knows what he wants to do, and he...