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She’s Back: Clinton Returning to Work Next Week

UItraMan Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:04 PM
GOP House members have stonewalled on the debt limit and harmed the country's credit rating, then demanded that sequestration cuts be adopted as part of the deal to resolve the crisis they created. They wanted huge budget cuts then, but don't seem to want them now, especially if the budget cuts might hurt their own sacred cows. If the White House and congress really wanted to solve the federal budget crisis, they would do nothing. At the end of the year, the Bush tax cuts would expire and federal spending cuts would go into effect, impacting all parts of the federal budget.
UItraMan Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:04 PM
In a few years, the budget would be balanced. But of course we can't expect our elected officials to stand by and let the deficit be resolved. What would they fight about if that happened?

Let's follow standard Republican protocol by promoting more tax cuts and complaining about the National Debt in order to pay for increased defense spending.

Oh wait...I don't think that makes any mathematical sense...
Sec. Clinton has been noticeably absent for the past few weeks because of an illness and related concussion she sustained from fainting. Daniel Halper over at The Weekly Standard dedicated an entire post to wondering where the secretary of state has been and if we’ll even see her again before she leaves office. The answer is yes:

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will return to the State Department next week after three weeks of recovery from a stomach virus and a related concussion, The Cable has confirmed.

Clinton's ongoing recovery will still prevent her from flying abroad, but will allow...

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