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The Dropping Ball

MariansMusings Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:17 AM
And Obama just signed an executive order giving pay raises to Federal Employees and congress (and himself?) They got theirs. To heck with you and me. MusingsbyMarian dot com

As of Eight PM Eastern Time last night the Senate had adjourned without having a Fiscal-Cliff-Avoiding bill to vote on. So, there neither was there an F-C-A bill for the House to vote on.

Although everyone has accepted the fact that the Senate will have to act first, it is also an article of faith that there is no point in GOP Senators supporting a bill that can't - even with Democratic support - pass the House.

It is also a matter of faith that there is no point in the House and Senate passing a bill that...