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The GOP and Round Two

GatoLuchador Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 1:33 PM
I've got a motto for 2014: Liberty and Common Sense. It's common sense to get spending under control. Every household does it. Here's another one: It's not revenue, it's spending, stupid. The Republicans need to talk about government greed. Would you give your credit card to a spendaholic? And, what do they really do w/your money? They re-distribute it to their cronies (e.g., labor unions, Hollywood, GE, Wall Street, etc.) The Dems lie when they say it's for the poor.

President Obama won the first round of his second term, but thanks to Mitch McConnell the beating wasn’t as severe as it could have been.

The period between the election and the turn of the calendar was dominated by the president, with Speaker John Boehner as his foil. The Speaker always seemed to assume the president was negotiating in good faith, even as the campaign events continued, and even as he was pummeled day and night by the president and his surrogates in the MSM.

The collapse of the Speaker's and the GOP’s ability to make an argument was complete...