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GOP Strategic Retreat?

ScienceSquid Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 11:00 AM
I'm in the tax bracket that Obama wants to tax for his 8 days of governmental fundig. Look, my taxes have already gone up and they are going up even more. My health insurance has almost doubled. Fine, take my money, but make sure it's on Obama. People like me are hiding their money or quitting, or both For heaven's sake, GOP, let this guy own it, don't concede any remaining conservative principles you have left. Hunker and bunker down people, this can't end well
Republicans are divided. President Obama won't budge. And more and more, it looks like the fiscal-cliff deadline of Dec. 31 will be missed.

It's now clear that Team Obama wants higher tax rates and revenue-raising tax-deduction caps to meet their $1.6 trillion revenue target. Spending cuts and entitlement reforms are vague to nonexistent. In fact, it could be that Obama not only rejects the across-the-board budget sequester, but that he actively seeks to raise spending, not cut it.

I guess it stands to reason that if you puff up his $800 billion revenue increase from last year, and double it to...