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"Political Games" From Whom?

Joel176 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 11:44 PM
Obviously, this man-child forgot the part of how our government consists of three co-equal branches of government. This, typically holds true, unless democrats are involved. Then you have situations where Pres Bush could not get judges appointed when the dems were in the minority. Now, with the shoe on the other foot, they're crying foul ball. Working with Reid, Pelosi and obummer is worse than trying to rationalize with a 5 year old. Everything with them is either me, now, or more.
Harold15 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 5:57 AM
As far as our fuhrer is concerned, the three branches of our government are the Barack branch, the Hussein and the Obama branch.

The White House has effectively conceded that the President's "plan" (note the sarcastic scare quotes) for avoiding the fiscal cliff cannot even pass the US Senate, which is controlled by Democrats. 

“We don’t have 60 votes in the Senate,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said, adding the White House was “very confident” that Democrats support the principles outlined in Obama’s plan . . ..

Please.  Not only does the Obama plan not have the sixty votes required to overcome a filibuster, it doesn't even have the fifty-one votes it would need to pass (note that Senator McConnell promised a...