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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

JackieDEE Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 5:40 PM
Oh yes, and condescending statments such as: " I will give you a moment to pause and reflect in order to both recognize and realize your error." Does not move me one way or the other. Keep in mind I have had the privilige and opportunity to debate with 98% of my friends, family, and others who vote democrat and who have voted for Obama; on a regular basis. I'm use to being excoriated.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:

"We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation."

That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithner's face and tell him, "Give me a call, Tim, when you're serious," suggests that the speaker feels he is...