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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

heavydoug Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:51 PM
The Republican party is full of filthy racists, misogynists, and xenophobes! You voted for and support cowards who promote war but have never fought one. That makes you a traitor to your own children who have gone off to die or who have been damaged so badly they've taken their own lives. They depended on you to protect them they believed they were doing the right thing. You never would fight for them. But you would fight for Limbaugh, Cheney, Romney, and all the rest. Who never went to fight but gorge themselves with money. How can you stand to look in a mirror? Calling yourselves patriots. You make me want to vomit.
gstephens Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:39 PM
Mr. Obama has had four years to end war. Mr. Obama has had four years to improve opportunities for minority groups. Mr. Obama has had four years to fight this unholy war on women (?). What has your party done. Both wars could have been ended immediately in 2008 with your party in complete control of both houses of Congress, yet they didn't. Your party could have changed the entire political landscape of this country but chose not to. Do you have a spare finger to point? Open your eyes before you permanently damage your ability to see.

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.

—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...