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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

michigander4 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 2:47 PM
I agree with every thing you say about Obama being responsible, but I respectfully disagree that dems would throw him under the bus in an impeachment trial. Consider that not one (NOT effing ONE) dem voted to impeach Bubba. They have no shame. They would line up behind Obama in the same fashion. As I said, we're stuck with these thugs.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:

"We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation."

That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithner's face and tell him, "Give me a call, Tim, when you're serious," suggests that the speaker feels he is...