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The Cliff is Behind Us, Time to Brace For the Coming Battles

Rick 2811 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 8:58 AM
You are correct, all too often rhetoric is not mirroring vote. Conservatives seem to talk a good game but seldom play least to win with those conservative ideas. Too many are career people bent on being there for the long haul regardless of anything else. It sure strengthens the notion for term limits !!

For the record, count me among the opponents of the fiscal cliff-averting measure that passed the House and Senate this week.

But please do not count me among those for whom this was a do-or-die litmus test for conservative veracity.

There are things members of Congress could do that would explode their reputations with me-- endorse Obamacare, back Roe v. Wade, cozy up to terrorists-- but when all is said and done, these days of intra-party angst are about differences in strategy, not goals.

From my North Texas base, I watched our area’s Republican contingent vote no, with opposition extending even...

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