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Anatomy of a Flop: GOP "Cliff" Counter-Offer Fizzles

Joesolis Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:04 PM
I say give the dems everything they want: enough rope to hang themselves. Just show up and vote "Present".
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 2:26 PM
O but John Barack will whine and cry because that's not being a Team Player, and he does 'getcha' for it, just ask the conservative members he purged. The RNC is NOT on our side anymore than the Demon RATS, look how they gerrymandered Allan West out of his district and seat. They want go alongs/get alongs and to H.. with their Oaths and the Constitution. I knew there was a good reason why my husband and I decided to be Constitutional, Conservative INDEPENDENTS, they sure made a big issue about getting the Independent vote but are so stupid they don't realize that the majority of INDY"S lean Republican. And they showed their contempt for our help in winning the House in 2010 AND this year by dumping our Conservative elected members.
roman69 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 3:45 PM
It sounds like you are really angry so then what are the republicans going to do? If they do not have the base to vote for them who will?

Yesterday evening we reported the details of House Republicans' "fiscal cliff" compromise offer to the White House, which offered real ideological concessions, to the tune of $800 Billion in new revenues.  The plan -- originally conceived last year by the Democratic co-chairman of the debt commission, Erskine Bowles -- also calls for the reduction of both discretionary and mandatory spending, making needed (albeit small-ball) reforms to the largest drivers of our debt.  Unlike the president's risible, widely-panned proposal last week, Republicans' new negotiating posture offers genuine compromise: (a) It has bipartisan origins, (b) it achieves "balance," (c) it...