In response to:

Stalemate: Obama Warns of Prolonged Talks as Republicans Rebuff Plan

Eleanor32 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 11:59 AM
And why do we never hear anything about cutting foreign "aid"? We borrow money to give to others, some of whom are not our friends, which adds to our national debt. If those countries can't survive without (most Chinese) money that we have borrowed let them tank along with the U.S. if we don't mend our ways. As someone who for years ran a household budget on very tight income I probably know more about living within your means than any of those people who are supposed to be representing me. In order to survive this country needs to live with in it's means. That is a plain and simple fact.

The word of the day is "stalemate".

Last year the Republicans had a chance to accept spending cuts to tax hikes at a 10-1 ratio. They declined. Now president Obama does not want to bargain. Who can blame Obama (except Republicans)? We may disagree, but that is part of the platform that got him elected.

The Republicans do not want to bargain either. And who can blame them (except Democrats)?

Regardless, Republicans blew a golden opportunity last year and...

Related Tags: Republicans Obama