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Republicans´ Ace in the
Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Townhall, by Guy Benson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/1/2012 5:25:30 AM

Democrats appear to have the upper hand on the politics of the fiscal cliff, which might explain their brash pronouncements and mind-blowing conceptualization of "compromise." This morning I outlined three possible contingencies for Republicans, none of which is especially attractive. But is there a fourth way? The GOP´s dilemma is a doozy. Their opponents, emboldened by the election, are pushing for counter-productive tax hikes on "the rich" -- a politically popular proposition at the moment -- while offering almost nothing meaningful in return. Meanwhile, Democrats´ allies in the media have been crafting

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 12/1/2012 8:10:32 AM     (No. 9042603)

The GOP does not need to do anything. Let the fiscal cliff occur. Do not vote for any increase in the debt ceiling. Cut off the Democrat freebies by not agreeing to any budget. Let the country go into recession. Let the Obama voters suffer the most. I am not in a charitable mood on this point. The Obama voters voted for more freebies. It is time that we say no - we are no longer going to participate in that locust destruction.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 12/1/2012 8:30:15 AM     (No. 9042635)

Willful ignorance has almost destroyed our beloved country. It is ignorance and ignorance alone that allows DC to continue its path. NCCS.net has dvds that will take you step by step to show the cure. Hillsdale College has online Constitution and History classes.
Knowledge is not power, the application of knowledge is power.
We are gonna win, it won´t be fun nor pretty, but we will win.
Time to quit making excuses, time to lead follow or get the hell out of the way.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TheMom, 12/1/2012 9:31:41 AM     (No. 9042757)

Hmm... ´almost nothing meaningful´ = nothing. Let´s just call it what it is.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/1/2012 11:08:44 AM     (No. 9042985)

Have to agree with #1. Something about this current situation puts me in mind of that horrible scene near the end of ´Old Yeller´.

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