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The Cliff is Behind Us, Time to Brace For the Coming Battles

Joe707 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:47 AM
The Republicans should pass a bill next week with big spending cuts that takes care of the debt ceiling, and then go to every media outlet in the country and announce that they have done their job months in advance and it is now up to the Senate and Obama to pass the balanced bill to avert the debt ceiling crisis. Of course, the media will call the cuts "Draconian" and completely side with Obama, but that's a given. But what will probably happen, instead, is that the Republicans will do nothing, negotitate with themselves for two months, get right down to the last minute, and completely cave once again to Obama and the media. Do they ever learn anything?
-42 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 7:24 AM
Wake up JOE, you'd only hear about it on Fox News. The Republican party is dead. We need a new conservative third party. As I see it I can not see ANY difference between the Marxist Democrat Party & the Repubican Party that has committed suicide.

For the record, count me among the opponents of the fiscal cliff-averting measure that passed the House and Senate this week.

But please do not count me among those for whom this was a do-or-die litmus test for conservative veracity.

There are things members of Congress could do that would explode their reputations with me-- endorse Obamacare, back Roe v. Wade, cozy up to terrorists-- but when all is said and done, these days of intra-party angst are about differences in strategy, not goals.

From my North Texas base, I watched our area’s Republican contingent vote no, with opposition extending even...

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