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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

JackieDEE Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:31 PM
I know you are I saw you had mentioned it in another post about a week ago. I think we were discussing evolution. I knew who I was communicating with.
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...