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“Hindsight is 20-20”: Boehner Regrets His Fiscal Cliff Strategy

weardley Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:08 AM
Those that support Boehner on this thread are simply moderates. They believe there is common ground and amongst themselves they reinforce that belief. But once outside that bubble they practice denial, so the joke of not being a river in Eygpt can always be used. Why do they practice denial, they just cannot grasp the fact there are Americans that truly see America as "The Problem". Freedom is the solution to the human condition. The more freedom you lose the worse the condition gets.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:01 AM
Not really. Many of us recognize that having a majority on one house of congress does not constitute alot of power. Some of you seem to think otherwise.
JRusso Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:54 PM
It doesn't leave us with NO power, either. You should tell Bend-over Boehner.

After the fiscal cliff deal was reached, House Speaker John Boehner made it very clear that he was done negotiating directly with President Obama. Not surprisingly, Boehner’s promise of a new strategy going forward has to do with regrets over how he handled the cliff negotiations.

In a private speech to the Ripon Society on Tuesday, Boehner said that he should have taken a different course after the November election by immediately demanding that the Senate produce a bill to avert the worst parts of a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that were due...