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Anatomy of a Flop: GOP "Cliff" Counter-Offer Fizzles

roman69 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:26 PM
Repulicans are going to cave to O. Then the base will be mad at them and won't come out for 2014 causing the R's to lose more seats in congress. Or maybe the base will insist on a more rightwing candidate to run against the dem candidate another losing strategy.
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 2:23 PM
With the way John Barack Boehner has treated the candidates we did elect which in turn gave him the Gavel he's coveted since he helped to dump Newt, why should we support the RNC? I am all set, I am done with these RINO TRAITORS to their Oaths and the people. I don't think they really care If the Republicans lost, because I believe they are on Barry's team. I wish we had an investigative press rather than a slimey Propganda machine that would follow the money. John Barack did indulge his greed with Insider Trading, so who is to say he isn't getting a kick back for sandbagging We The People? Right now I don't believe anything he says, my t v channed is either muted or changed whenever he and his twin brother, Barry Soetoro appear.

Yesterday evening we reported the details of House Republicans' "fiscal cliff" compromise offer to the White House, which offered real ideological concessions, to the tune of $800 Billion in new revenues.  The plan -- originally conceived last year by the Democratic co-chairman of the debt commission, Erskine Bowles -- also calls for the reduction of both discretionary and mandatory spending, making needed (albeit small-ball) reforms to the largest drivers of our debt.  Unlike the president's risible, widely-panned proposal last week, Republicans' new negotiating posture offers genuine compromise: (a) It has bipartisan origins, (b) it achieves "balance," (c) it...