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Congress should dive
headlong off fiscal cliff

Daily Caller, by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel

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Posted By:Drive, 11/30/2012 8:35:40 AM

Everyone in Washington fears the fiscal cliff. The White House has no interest in going over. Democrats understand they’ll never have more power than they do now. Delaying a budget deal until after January means getting less of what they want. Republican leaders, meanwhile, live in fear of another 1995 government shutdown. When two sides fail to reach a deal, the media blame Republicans. That’s the lesson Republicans learned 17 years ago. They shudder imagining the headlines if negotiations were to break down next month: “Norquist-controlled GOP forces America off cliff.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 11/30/2012 8:45:24 AM     (No. 9040888)

I agree. It has to start sometime, somewhere. Let´s not cobble together another frankenact or monstrosity to kick the can down the road. Jump!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jfodoch, 11/30/2012 8:48:59 AM     (No. 9040895)

These people make me SICk !!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PChristopher, 11/30/2012 8:53:10 AM     (No. 9040904)

When two sides fail to reach a deal, the media blame Republicans. That’s the lesson Republicans learned 17 years ago. Instead of rolling over and playing dead like they usually do, they need to fight back and continually pound the point that it was the Obamunists that refuse to see reality !!! I am so sick of these Republicans who won´t meet force with force! I guess they´re leaving that for the people to do in the streets.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 11/30/2012 8:54:31 AM     (No. 9040908)

Even if Republicans gave in to every 0bama wish now, they will still get blamed when it still hits the fan. It is better to stand on what little conservative ground they have left now, and let the crash achieve the necessary reset, rather than give in to everything now and still be blamed in the future when the inevitable happens. One way or another, this is not going to end well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jackson, 11/30/2012 8:57:43 AM     (No. 9040918)

There is a time to run for office. And a time to govern. If these nancy-boys can´t get tough during a lame-duck session three weeks after the election... it is OVER!!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 11/30/2012 9:00:40 AM     (No. 9040928)

For the most part, the Republicans are worthless. We have 4 years to start a new party and abolish the old. I vote for the Tea Party.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/30/2012 9:13:15 AM     (No. 9040952)

I agree with #6. It is time to leave the Republicans in the car with Obama as he goes off the cliff.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 11/30/2012 9:25:41 AM     (No. 9040971)

It´s Obama´s fiscal cliff! He signed the legislation! Pound him with it... it´s Obama´s fiscal cliff. Put all those grifters who voted for Obama back on the tax rolls and let´s bury "Bush Tax Cuts" forever. Give this country what they voted for- Obama´s fiscal cliff.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: WAN2, 11/30/2012 9:41:13 AM     (No. 9041001)

With all due respect, Mr. Carlson and Mr. Patel: screw the CBO! Neither of you will live to see unemployment down to 5.5%.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: G-Tom, 11/30/2012 9:44:08 AM     (No. 9041006)

“Who knew that financial black holes contain fiscal cliffs? Amazing.” (And veecee vercee)
- Best-selling thriller novelist, Brad Thor

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jerseyden, 11/30/2012 10:02:24 AM     (No. 9041062)

Let me make sure I have this right. The reps don´t want taxes raised on anyone, the dems want it raised on top earners and if they don´t get their way they want to raise taxes on 100 % of wage earners. Why aren´t the reps shouting this from the rooftops?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Peach1, 11/30/2012 10:34:59 AM     (No. 9041150)

I am just as frustrated with the republicans as everyone else here. With that being said, my theory as to why they don´t fight back is because they tend to be a lot more on the side of their faith and morals, and I don´t think they think its moral to fight as dirty as the democrats.

They need to understand though that God helps those that help themselves. They need to understand that you have to stand up for something or you will fall for everything.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: coyote56, 11/30/2012 10:55:11 AM     (No. 9041209)

No 3rd Party - No Libertarian Anarchy!! If Republicans are too weak to fight then we will go down in history after only 236 years. God will not put up with this crap - we are degenerate in every area of our Republic.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/30/2012 12:07:21 PM     (No. 9041360)

At the time the nation is scheduled to take a headlong plunge off the fiscal cliff, Barack Obama is scheduled to be basking on a Hawaii beach on a 4 million dollar taxpayer paid three week vacation, with the Republicans scheduled to get the blame. If that happens the country will deserve everything bad that happens because of all that.

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