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Winning Ugly: Obama and the Fiscal Cliff

lowens Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 10:34 AM
My Math is Simple 4 more years= NO more Oblammer to kick around, I sure will NOT miss him.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:48 PM
What about his third term? Only the Constitution stands in the way.
pyrope Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:10 AM
Unfortunately, I'm afraid there will no longer be an America to kick around, either. 0bama and his willing cohorts on both sides of the so-called "political aisle" will have driven the final nail into the coffin that our forebears struggled to provide and preserve.
Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:15 AM
Hogwash. You can bail out on America if you like. CAN I have your stuff when you leave?
Reginald10 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 2:32 PM
No, there's now a bunch of "exit taxes", just as there was in the Soviet Union. Pyrope will be lucky to keep the shirt on his back if he leaves.
Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 3:27 PM
All the more reason to give it to me now
Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:01 AM
TRue that! Then you will have to find ways to complain about Hillary CLinton. ANd after her, ELizabeth Warren.
Roy323 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 5:31 PM
Jack2894-No! You arent even close in your Assumptions-John Kerry rightfully deserves that dubious Position. And he hasn't even "assumed the position" Yet?

By all accounts, President Obama won the fiscal cliff showdown. Why anyone would take much pride in this kind of "win" is beyond me. It's a bit like being the least filthy toddler in the mud pit.

One of the main reasons Obama won, according not only to Obama but an at times cheering press, is that he had a mandate. He ran on the need for the wealthy to "pay their fair share."

To his credit, Obama never said raising taxes on the "rich" will solve all of our problems. What he did say, however,...