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Obama fiscal cliff plan
DOA with GOP on the Hill

American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/30/2012 9:00:40 AM

Well, that didn´t take long. Mitch McConnell told Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard that he "burst out laughing" when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the president´s wickedly clever plan to avert the fiscal cliff. Why? New York Times: Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal on Thursday to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, $50 billion in immediate stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WAN2, 11/30/2012 9:05:35 AM     (No. 9040941)

I side with Rush. Zero wants a fiscal collapse.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/30/2012 9:24:12 AM     (No. 9040970)

He doesn´t give a rip for this country. He won the election, now he is in his, "screw you" mode.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveracer, 11/30/2012 9:45:35 AM     (No. 9041013)

Obama does want a collaspe, but just before that happens, he will make Boehner cry and accept the blame for the collaspe.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/30/2012 10:31:19 AM     (No. 9041134)

Vote in a REAL plan in the house, submit it to the senate & go home for the holidays.

When Obama leaves for his 21 day vaca, all of congress should shut down as well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: phillyred, 11/30/2012 10:38:47 AM     (No. 9041163)

GOP needs to propose a real middle class tax CUT and keep all other rates the same. Obama is acting like keeping rates the same as they have been for nearly a decade is some sort of tax cut for the middle class! And the stupid GOP is letting him get away with it. Can someone please tell the president that REVENUES do not increase when people are axed more?!!!!! It is thrown around as if it is a fact that higher taxes=more revenue when we know the opposite is true!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Marzon, 11/30/2012 12:39:46 PM     (No. 9041438)

FTA: "a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits"

That´s got to be unconstitutional, but since when has that mattered to the marxists?

I think the Republicans should propose immediate reductions in middle class tax rates, below the Bush rates and nothing else. That would take away Zippy´s "defending the middle class" argument. Of course he won´t accept it, so then they should wait for a democrat plan and just vote present. When it passes, off the cliff we go and it will be much harder for zippy and his media slaves to blame it all on the Republicans.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 11/30/2012 1:03:28 PM     (No. 9041490)

After reading the article I´m not sure what the blowhard gasbag Limbaugh has to do with anything. The house of reps under conservative leadership would announce that this proposal is a fantasy. Point out there are numerous plans that conservatives have proposed. The Penny Plan is my favorite. Congressman Ryan has proposed a roadmap.
A conservative speaker of the house would simply say, "the so-called fiscal cliff" is much better then what the presidents handlers have proposed, and adjourn until the next congress. Give the people what they want.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: gagolfer, 11/30/2012 6:41:50 PM     (No. 9042042)

#4, Congress has a FIVE(5) week vacation already scheduled, Obama 3 weeks.

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