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Stalemate: Obama Warns of Prolonged Talks as Republicans Rebuff Plan

para_dimz Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 8:57 AM
Because you're either gutless, a liar about the importance of the game or you're really, truly with the other side. There are no other options other than a combination of the above. Face facts. We're the one being played by the House Rs.

The word of the day is "stalemate".

Last year the Republicans had a chance to accept spending cuts to tax hikes at a 10-1 ratio. They declined. Now president Obama does not want to bargain. Who can blame Obama (except Republicans)? We may disagree, but that is part of the platform that got him elected.

The Republicans do not want to bargain either. And who can blame them (except Democrats)?

Regardless, Republicans blew a golden opportunity last year and...

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