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Shocker: Democrats Reject Yet Another 'Cliff' Plan They Once Supported

HarryReidAllAmerican Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 4:34 PM
Offers have expiration dates. Negotiations 101. If the GOP liked it so much, they should have agreed to it when it was current.
jimmylynn Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 6:04 PM
Harry,
Basic components to building a strong economy don't change....just the political objectives.
Bufa Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 4:38 PM
So we had to extend the current rates twice now since the current POS in chief stated at both those times that the economy would take a hit if we did not.
So GDP growth is expected to be slower than last year yet now we need to raise rates because..........?
B1RD Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 4:59 PM
Because the POS in Chafe desires to overload the American system at all levels to make it collapse!

Saul Alinsky 101

This could make for one hell of a drinking game.  Step one: Republicans propose an idea that high-ranking Democrats have explicitly supported in the very recent past.  Step two: Democrats unceremoniously dump all over the idea, calling it "unacceptable," "dead on arrival," or whatever the dismissive pejorative of the day may be.  Step three: Drink (and I've got just the beverage in mind for this occasion).  The trouble is that by this stage in our interminable cliff charade, everyone involved would be too wasted to negotiate any further -- which actually might not be the worst thing in...