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

Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:36 PM
Goober Geithner: "No Agreement Without Rates Going Up" Which begs the question, are the dems at all interested in fixing the mess THEY got us into, or are they ONLY interested in raising taxes? Talk about the obstructionists!!!
americathebeautiful Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:44 PM
Alas Libs, the dems and specifically the prez WANT complete control of the masses and bringing America down to its knees IS their agenda.

OMG, how in the world was he even allowed in our White House in the first place.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:47 PM
He was "allowed" in the way the Constitution specifies---he won the election.
Jerry555 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:48 PM
I would 'disagree' with that one.

americathebeautiful Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:49 PM
Bruce....NO he stole the election by Mega voter fraud
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:52 PM
Thank you, Carol---your lack of understanding, and the distraction it causes, will ensure that the GOP will continue to chase ghosts and fake issues and we'll see Democrats in the White House for years to come.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:53 PM
Please, feel free to "disagree" with that one---it won't change things any more than if you decided to "disagree" with gravity because liberals believe in it.

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: