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Obama Ups Bid as GOP Looks For Way Out of Crisis

Neal from PA Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:50 PM
For America to survive as “One Nation, Under God” we need fiscal responsibility, Constitutionally limited government, free markets and adherence to all our founding values. Liberals are saying that’s what’s wrong about America. Conservatives say that’s what has been historically, and uniquely, right about America since our founding. Conservatives must continue to stand on principles that are historically right and good for America. While Liberal principles have been proven historically wrong and are destroying America from within and encouraging America’s enemies.
Neal from PA Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:52 PM

I don’t know what our conman-in-chief’s philosophy or ideology is! This I do know, it’s not about Liberty and Freedom…He seems to want to borrow elements of Marxism, Socialism, Distributism and Capitalism to form some new unknown, yet un-named philosophy and ideology; that will destroy America. I really do not believe he even knows want he wants to change American into. However, he is hell bent on changing America into something our forefathers would refuse to accept; neither should “we the people”.

Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 4:06 PM
It's called fascism. Business and government are co-mingled, rich croneys get richer, and the people are regarded as a consumable resource.
Neal from PA Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 4:37 PM

What Obama is doing looks, sounds and feels like Fascism; yet Fascism opposes multiple ideologies, such as communism, conservatism, liberalism, and social democracy. What Obama has done and is doing seems different from your typical Fascism.

It's possible to have a strong hand and still overplay it. As Republicans see things, that's what President Obama is doing in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

In private conversation, some in the GOP appear a little sheepish about the fact that they once took the president seriously. Even though he had the upper hand after winning re-election, they thought he genuinely wanted to avoid going over the cliff and would negotiate in good faith. Then Obama sent Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to Capitol Hill with a thumb-in-the-eye offer, and Republicans got the message.

In subsequent days, Obama has not...