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Get A Bill Passed, Mr. Speaker

The Blue Collar Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 7:19 AM
NO,NO,NO. None of that equal hike and cut stuff. That's treading water, and a cop out. $3 dollars in cuts for every $1 Dollar in ceiling hike. And never any agreement for "down the road spending cuts", that's another failure plan.

Republicans are 1-4 against President Obama, having lost two elections and two big showdowns with him. The only time the GOP won a round was after the blowout of 2010, and that win was limited in time –a two year extension of the Bush era tax rates.

There are at least three more showdowns with the president ahead, one of them in the immediate future as the debt limit looms. The president began this round last week, and was backed up in his posturing by Chuck Schumer. The president says he won’t negotiate over the debt limit. Schumer says “Yeah, that’s...