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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

Ohio_Conservative457 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:58 PM
Kilroys... Good to see you again, my man! Long time no see! Boehner has no choice left... It's the cliff or totally be a spineless wimp to the ridiculous proposal as offered by Tim Guithner... It was a joke... Even Mitch McConnel had to laugh in the meeting! Nuke 'em!!! Fiscal Cliff... Here We Come!!! TCG-L

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...