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Obama Barreling Toward Real Fiscal Cliff

OrygunRod Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 8:33 PM
Republicans need to yell clearly and loudly over and over that Obama is intent on destroying our great country. He lies and denies it but it is the inevitable result of what he is doing. Buy a megaphone Republicans and call out Obama! Stop him now or it will only get worse as you buckle time after time! OrygunRod
Some commentators wonder why President Obama always engages in brinksmanship. Why can't he meet Republicans halfway, like Clinton did, they ask. Let me try to respond.

One blogger suggests that Obama prefers to play chicken, taking the nation right to the edge of a fiscal disaster because it will increase the likelihood that the GOP will cave. Perhaps, but there's more to it.

Many of us warned that Obama is not, by nature or ideology, a conciliator. He is not a centrist, and he's not someone who is interested in the other side's ideas. He knows what he wants to do, and he...