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For GOP, Losing Might Be the Only Way To Win

nomad5 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 7:40 PM
I agree with those who advocate the Rs voting "present". Boehner should insist that the Senate go first. McConnell should lead his troops to vote "present". Boehner should take the passed Senate bill, introduce it in the House word for word, and then say, "America, we have tried to explain why the Democrats' proposals will not solve our economic problems, but they and you have chosen not to listen. We are therefore going to ensure that the Democrats' proposals pass exactly as they have written them, and we will continue to do so. - more next
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 7:43 PM
Its no use. Democrats will still blame republicans, no matter what.

Republicans might as well just do their job.

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, 73 percent of Democrats and 63 percent of independents -- and even 39 percent of Republicans -- now favor raising taxes on those making $250,000 or more a year. So give the people want they want.

As it is, the GOP is engaged in an unwinnable scrum with Barack Obama, a man chasing the gold-plated Holy Grail of hiking top marginal tax rates on the rich and small businesses -- bringing in, according to the Congressional Budget Office, a few days' worth of revenue. Concede the Bush-era tax rate (though you...