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Obama's Second Term Starts With More of the Same

mbenton92 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 7:35 AM
I take it you are under the impression that there are ZERO Democrats in the House now? EVERYTHING is the Republicans fault, right? What is your Muslim dictator Obama? An "in the closet" Republican? Mmmm...makes me think his kool-aid is working overtime in your feeble gray matter.

WASHINGTON -- The newly elected Republican-led House was peacefully sworn into office Thursday as GOP leaders began planning for four years of divided government.

If you thought the past year was a rocky one, 2013 may make the political trench warfare battles of 2012 look like a Sunday school picnic.

Soon after the smoke cleared in the wee hours of New Year's Day, when Congress had taken the government to the precipice of the "fiscal cliff," and even a bit over, it was clear that ever more contentious battles awaited incoming lawmakers.

There were the automatic spending cuts buried in the fiscal cliff business...