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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

Lone_Gunman45 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:39 PM
Pelosi wants out? I guess it's finally sinking in that she is the one that put that rather large hole in the ship that is causing it to sink! Remember, all this c r a p started going south in 2007, which was the year that Democraps/Progressives took control of both houses of Congress. And WHO is it that controls the purse strings in the Federal Government? Why that would be the US House of Representatives, which Pelosi controlled from 2007 to 2010. So it would seem that now she's trying to distance herself from it so that someone else can ultimately take the fall instead. Typical Liberal tactic, hey!
Lars795 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:56 PM
Kinda like starting an arson and as your walking away hand the gas can to an innocent bystander.

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.

—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...