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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

RodT Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 10:07 AM
The one thing you can be sure of in this latest debacle, is the GOP will be blamed regardless of the outcome. This is Barry’s party and his media will do anything to avoid him getting any blame for his actions. So Republicans, stand firm! Caving in to unreasonable terms will just weaken your position as keepers of the bank, you will lose the voters that put you in office to protect them from this Marxist, and will be swept off that gravy train in 2014. After some 4 decades of playing the part of Charlie Brown in the “Kick the foot ball” game, it’s time to stand up and use your power of keeper of the money. Without your caving in, all the left won in Nov was another 4 years of grid lock. Use it! Save the country and stand firm - JMO.

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...