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Obama's Playing a Game of Chicken With the Economy

Okeefenokee Swampfox Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 9:30 AM
The WILL agree to just about anything because they, WE, are a party of losers. Even when we win we act like losers. Time for the Tea Party! But choose carefully!!
It is clear by now that President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are not going to work out a full blown deal on taxes, spending and entitlements by the end of this month.

The task before them and Congress is so fraught with fiendishly complicated and politically-charged issues that the idea that a couple of people behind closed doors can come up with a broadly acceptable solution is laughable.

In fact, I'm going to go out on a cliff on this one (no pun intended) and say that there will be no final disposition of these thorny issues,...