Congressional Republicans should look at their party's loss in the presidential election as liberating. They surely now understand that the strategy of soft-pedaling Obama's record and agenda doesn't work. They surely grasp that its fear of calling President Obama out on his real intentions and the disastrous consequences of his destructive policies just plays into his hands and enables the advancement...
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okay, tax increases are coming but to add to it - sequestration: $2.3 Billion cuts to Education, including Special ed. $5.6 Billion cuts to Medicare Hospital payments. $591 Million in cuts to the prescription drug program, 9.4% across the board cuts to our military - $3.9 Billion cuts to Operations and Maintenance and $4.2 Billion in cuts to Air Force and Navy Aircraft impacting civilian contractors and very good jobs here in the US. Yet Obama is playing political chicken instead of working honestly and fairly with the GOP. Do you really think Boehner has anywhere to go? He has to avoid the sequestration to preserve some of this nation. I give him credit for trying to act honorably, but he's dealing with a snake.
We can get back to discussing GOP minority constituent recruitment soon, but in the meantime, we have a fiscal cliff issue that beckons -- the real fiscal cliff (America's imminent financial collapse), not the government shutdown molehill everyone is agonizing over.
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