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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

jkash1776 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 5:59 PM
They have all been educated by the same public education and same university system as the libs. Don't expect them to be able to grasp a future beyond their immediate existence. Repubs, financed just as much by Planned Parenthood as Dems, are just as indifferent to the real world. Same for beltway pundits. America, the people, the true government, is nothing more than votes and subsidies for their re-election and eventual roles as high court NON-representatives. Orgasms and indifference, that is the role of our reps.

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...