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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

roman69 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:06 PM
I am so tired of hearing the same ridiculous mantra that spending is so out of control. No one cared when bush was spending like a drunk in Vegas-opening a new gov. depts-homeland security, passing liberal education and medical plans with NCLB and Medicare part D, starting two wars-let me say that again-2 wars. No one made a peep. Now suddenly when a dem gets in office, spending is a problem and the solution. 'Let's cut entitlements. Let's make our country more like that of Mexico or Brazil.' I'm dubious of the motives. Sounds like a scam . The majority voted for tax cuts on the rich. That is what the president is asking for. I don't think it is unreasonable.
getthelibsout Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:16 PM
i would tell you to go get paper and crayon and write out the number 16 trillion...but, pretty sure you would lose interest and go back to playing halo4 after the first 6 zeros...so, pissoff
JRusso Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:12 PM
I cared. I sent the GOP "Bush Pesos" when they asked for a donation. Remember the stories about fundraising problems for the GOP in '06?

Yeah, that was me and millions like me.
Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:07 PM
Yo, dud,

Bush faced a democrat controlled congress!

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...