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Durbin: Entitlement Reform is "On the Table," Just Don't Mention Any Specific Ideas

Pennsylvania Voter Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:05 PM
Hey Congress, those of you who are up for reelection in 2014, we are watching you and your next few votes will make or break your careers. Either cut speeding and no new taxes or start packing.
Bear Trax Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:10 PM
I hope so. It does appear the republicans are counting on 80% of the 'real' vote, rather than challenge the extraordinary election fraud of 2008 and 2012.

You will invariably hear over the coming weeks that our politics are broken because these damned Republicans refuse to compromise on anything.  This narrative, to put it bluntly, is a lie.  John Boehner reportedly offered hundreds of billions of dollars in new revenues during debt deal negotiations last summer (only to have Obama pull the rug out from under him), as did the GOP contingent on the 'Super Committee.'  Democrats shut down that plan, too, then refused to offer a single unified counter-proposal.  Sensing that they've backed their opponents into a corner in this dispute, liberals are aggressively...