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Obama vs. America's Fiscal Health

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 10:04 AM
Why should Obama be concerned that his policies will not work when everybody already knows that the Republicans have allowed themselves to be set up for any blame? Even Bob Beckel acknowledges this but rather than denounce the nefarious tactic he admires its effectiveness.
The reason President Obama and Republicans can't come to an agreement on the fiscal cliff negotiations is that they don't share the same goals. This is also the key to understanding why President Obama appears far less worried about going over the cliff.

Republicans are focused on restoring the nation's financial health by promoting economic growth and reducing our horrendous deficits and debt. President Obama's primary aim is to complete his project of fundamentally transforming America.

I ask you loyal Democrats to please consider these things. Obama has demonstrated almost no concern for our crushing debt or deficits -- at least not since...