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The True Disciple of Saul Alinsky

ksatifka Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 4:39 PM
Obama-Drama, I'm now 60+ yet you sound like my deceased father. He, like many blue-collar industrial workers, thought that rock music and the Beatles were the beginning of the downfall of our society. He applauded when the police broke heads at the '68 Dem convention in Chicago. I guess our nation has not advanced much during the past 40 years.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:

"We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation."

That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithner's face and tell him, "Give me a call, Tim, when you're serious," suggests that the speaker feels he is...