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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

helioquois Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:11 AM
All this proves is that Obama wants sequestration. Let him have it. With our credit rating downgraded, his proposal desires no congressional oversight/approval of a debt limit ceiling--without cuts, without a debt ceiling limit, Obama cannot borrow anymore unless he wants to hurt the US credit rating further. I think that's the rub...a desire for the US government to borrow unmolested by congressional approval. So, let's get it on with sequestration and hang it on the President's neck.

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:
 

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...