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Durbin: Entitlement Reform is "On the Table," Just Don't Mention Any Specific Ideas

SoldierMomX2 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:04 AM
Vote present and let it go. America voted for it now let them have it.
skywalker58 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:46 AM
I am coming to the same conclusion. Just vote present, and let all the Democrat plans go through. When it collapses, stand up and say "I told you it would, you refused to listen, so now you have to pay the price". If you want to fix it, vote ALL the Democrats out, quit listening to the media because they lie and cover for the Democrats, and be prepared for a lot of pain because the parasites are not going to give up their goodies without riots.

You will invariably hear over the coming weeks that our politics are broken because these damned Republicans refuse to compromise on anything.  This narrative, to put it bluntly, is a lie.  John Boehner reportedly offered hundreds of billions of dollars in new revenues during debt deal negotiations last summer (only to have Obama pull the rug out from under him), as did the GOP contingent on the 'Super Committee.'  Democrats shut down that plan, too, then refused to offer a single unified counter-proposal.  Sensing that they've backed their opponents into a corner in this dispute, liberals are aggressively...