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

June56 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:50 PM
Just go ahead and give little barry boy whatever he wants - after all millions of Republicans helped give him the four more years he wanted so don't stop now! The sorry sob always wins in the end so why fight it?
Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:53 PM
No way.

There is NO way in Hell he can have all he wants, what he really wants is to borrow without bounds.

There is NO way he can have control of the Budget Ceiling.

That would be INSANITY, (wait that is what Pelosi and Reid want) to give him and Blank Check, and raise the debt ceiling all he wants.

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: