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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

Leonard152 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 1:25 AM
Boehner has been knocked down to the canvass and the referee is administering the 10-count. My money says he will not get up in time to resume the fight. You always wanted a heavyweight bout John. You finally got it. Now that you're on the canvass do you have any regrets? Stay down because the canvass is where you belong. Mohammed Obama was much more than you bargained for or were able to fight against.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:

"We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation."

That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithner's face and tell him, "Give me a call, Tim, when you're serious," suggests that the speaker feels he is...