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

mast1055 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 10:25 PM
Such an intelligent response. Your money? Then quit driving on the highways or interstates in your state. Let's hope you don't need the services of FEMA. When it is time to file for SS - forget about it. When your Medicare card arrives, tear it up. See how far you get on "your money" supersam

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...