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What's the Mayan Word for "Cliff?"

eddie again Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:54 AM
what me worry? that would be a total waste of time. only a very naive person would believe the u.s. congress is going to do anything beneficial to americans. the more cynical know that the only thing that moves a u.s. congressperson is self-interest. maybe it has not always been this way, but here in the early 21st century, as the decline of the america of the founders accelerates, it take a particularly naive person (is that you rich galen) to think that anyone with power in DC is interested in anything besides themselves.

Boy, I'm good. I finished Wednesday's column with:

"Plan B might not pass, but Plan C or D, or Q will find its way to the floors of the two Chambers before December 31 and will pass."

Plan B is not going to pass as last night the House Republican Conference refused to accept the elements of the Plan.

Speaker John Boehner said in a statement:

"The House did not take up the tax measure today because it did not have sufficient support from our members to pass."

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