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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

king10 - exposing leftism Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:59 AM
hear hear.....
NewJAl Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 8:28 AM
The situation, as Obama and his construct it, seems to bear out the old observation that 'power is always on the throne, and Truth on the cross'.
It is the Tea Party people that are sane, because our present course is unsustainable, and spending that will be on the shoulders of the young, who cannot even vote, is immoral.
'Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.' - Winston Churchill
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So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...