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BREAKING: GOP Counters WH Offer on Fiscal Cliff, Embraces Bowles-Simpson Variant

Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:45 PM
It has been said many times, that this is a Media War, and The Republicans are starting to wake up, is it too late, probably, but this has to move forward. Why won't Boehner and McConnell, (if they don't want to tweet themselves, I am sure a staffer would put out a twice daily tweet for them) get on board with Modern Social Interaction. The House, in Particular, need an interactive Website/Blog method for communicating, and again, this could be done quite a bit with staffers and others, that they choose to handle this information. For now, this is a pretty good offer, given what the Republicans have to deal with. Tax Reform (remove the Special interest loopholes, like George Soros and NYC Mayor Bloomberg type People) and.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:46 PM
Anyone who thinks that Obama is winning the war of voter opinion on this issue because of social media is even dumber than Boehner and McConnell...
Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:50 PM
Are you delusional?

ABC
CBS
NBC
CNN
MSLSD

LIBERAL MEDIA.


They have been Liberal Attack dogs since early in Bush's Admin.

Get a Grip.

Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:59 PM
If you think that any on that list other than MSNBC are "liberal attack dogs" then you are indeed the delusional one.

If you don't hear an attack on Obama, you lash out and claim the media are in the tank for him. Its fine if you hate him---that's your disfunctional choice---but that doesn't mean everyone else has to start making things up about him to suit your fantasies...
Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:45 PM
...Cut ENTITLEMENTS, across the board.

Well, this move by Speaker Boehner doesn't exactly follow my Simpson-Bowles playbook to a tee -- but Erskine Bowles does make an appearance, and Republicans are going on (realistic, reasonable) offense.  In a new letter addressed to the president, House Republican leaders firmly reject the president's non-starter "proposal," pointedly decline to counter with an equally unrealistic wish list, and offer an alternative bipartisan solution: