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BREAKING: GOP Counters WH Offer on Fiscal Cliff, Embraces Bowles-Simpson Variant

thom112 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:08 PM
Chairman Mao-bama and his Demo-Communist Thug Party of Amerika would gladly destroy the middle class and this country. The sooner economic and social chaos begin and the sooner he destroys the Republican Party; the sooner he can declare himself dictator and declare martial law. This what he wanted from the beginning. Chairman Mao-bama cares nothing for this nation or the American people, of any color of preference. They mean nothing compared to his blind lust for absolute power.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:11 PM
You realize, of course, that you're delusional?
thom112 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:16 PM
I am sure many said the same to Hindenburg before you know who declared himself Furer.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 7:27 PM
Maybe a spelling lesson, thom?

I have no idea if people told Hindenburg he was delusional, but it's clear that you are regarding Obama and his "plans" for the country. It's just so sad to watch you guys let your hate make you so stupid.

Well, this move by Speaker Boehner doesn't exactly follow my Simpson-Bowles playbook to a tee -- but Erskine Bowles does make an appearance, and Republicans are going on (realistic, reasonable) offense.  In a new letter addressed to the president, House Republican leaders firmly reject the president's non-starter "proposal," pointedly decline to counter with an equally unrealistic wish list, and offer an alternative bipartisan solution: