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Obama Ups Bid as GOP Looks For Way Out of Crisis

There is no way to avoid the fiscal cliff so the GOP needs to find a way to gracefully place the blame on the President. The President from day one has grossly overstepped his powers and has pushed the country over more than just the cliff. I think it's even too late for a coup d'etat because the country is broken into thirds. One third doesn't care, one third likes getting free stuff, and one third want's a good honest days work. Where the GOP failed this last election was to get the attention of the third of the country that doesn't care. But now you will have Hilary Clinton in 2016 and the DEMS will further finish off this country into a Communism in which it stands. Even the Russian President Putin says we are now a communist nation.
Six04 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:28 AM
Interestingly ironical that the so called "true" American "patriots" are the ones quoting Russian Autocrats and talking about overthrowing the government.

Dan107 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:40 AM
Same conditions apply as in the 1770s, Six.

It's possible to have a strong hand and still overplay it. As Republicans see things, that's what President Obama is doing in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

In private conversation, some in the GOP appear a little sheepish about the fact that they once took the president seriously. Even though he had the upper hand after winning re-election, they thought he genuinely wanted to avoid going over the cliff and would negotiate in good faith. Then Obama sent Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to Capitol Hill with a thumb-in-the-eye offer, and Republicans got the message.

In subsequent days, Obama has not...