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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

mast1055 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:40 PM
Jerry He DID compromise. The president went from 250k to 400k. Are you going to tell me you are concerned about someone making 400k paying more in taxes? I make a little more than that - and am not that concerned about a tax hike. I don't need - nor do I want your help
jerry2 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 9:31 AM
No, mast. He did say he would consider raising it to 400k, but you will note that he is back to the 250k base proposal, which he demands be put to an immediate vote.

He has not ever compromised on anything and he is not compromising now.

He is a petty, whiny dictator whose vision for America is that America become a third world nation.

So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...