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Here Comes the Cliff

Okeefenokee Swampfox Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 2:45 PM
If the loons at PETA want a memorial to dead cows, I say let 'em build one. But with their money -- not mine. I'd like a memorial to my late, great father in my front yard, but I've got better sense than to ask the Obamanables to build it for me. Those folks at PETA need a job and a life.
Last week, Republicans proved they are not a governing party. Next week we will see whether Democrats are.

A governing party would have, reluctantly, passed Speaker John Boehner's Plan B, which would have preserved the current tax rates on everyone with incomes under $1 million.

Passage would have put Senate Democrats on the spot, since they voted for a similar measure in 2010. They might have engaged in negotiations with Boehner that could have been more productive than his negotiations with Barack Obama this month and in the summer of 2011.

Then, as Bob Woodward reports in his book "The Price...