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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

RedTruck Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:41 PM
How about coming back to earth and making sense - we are not living in 1996 - we are living in 2012 - Newt Gingrich has nothing to do with the current mess - Barack Obama has everything to do with the situation we find ourselves - very tragic - that a completely incompetent man lives in the White House - has not provided structure to the Federal Government - has no intention of working at getting this country on the right track. Please stop the stupid talk - but then again - you are probably one of the dopes who voted for Barack Obama - we get it.

So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...