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Fiscal Cliff Deal Sets Table for
Conservative Debt Ceiling Win

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Ben Shapiro

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/1/2013 5:28:08 PM

While conservatives roundly criticize Senate Republicans for cutting a deal with Vice President Joe Biden to avert the fiscal cliff, there are several aspects of the deal that make it a win for Republicans – if they cling to their promises this time. First off, President Obama has now admitted that he got the tax increases he wanted. While his crowd proclaims that Republicans raised taxes for the first time in history, they didn’t – taxes were slated to rise anyway, and they voted to lower taxes that were in place after the fiscal cliff hit

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/1/2013 5:50:26 PM     (No. 9093578)

We need to pray that God gives the GOP a leader that can get our nation on track for TRUE debt reduction.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arcady, 1/1/2013 5:56:27 PM     (No. 9093583)

Speaker Boehner, the President campaigned on spending cuts. The House Republicans should make sure he gets all the cuts promised he wanted in the campaign if not more. And since he hasn´t had many cuts put forward by the Senators representing him, the House Republicans should propose some new ones of their own. If they should also happen to fall disproportionately on Obama supporter´s interests. Well, I guess he should have been more involved with governing. You´re the elected leader of a co-equal branch. Show him how it´s done...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/1/2013 6:28:34 PM     (No. 9093622)

I usually agree with Brietbart articles. Not this one. There will never be a "win" out of this. It´s a disaster of unmitigated proportions any way you slice it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beancounter, 1/1/2013 7:25:48 PM     (No. 9093669)

I´m afraid not. This assumes that people, especially the MSM, remembers what happens now.

When the debt ceiling talks start up the MSM would remind us that Obama and the Democrats really wanted to raise taxes on everyone over $250,000 and the GOP blocked it.

Look at everything that has been forgotten so far:

- The administration never said the Benghazi attack was caused by a video.

- Obama never said he favored PayGo.

- Obama never said he would cut the deficit in half.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 1/1/2013 7:55:27 PM     (No. 9093702)

Gimme a break.

$42 in higher taxes to get just $1 in spending cuts? And some people say this makes sense somehow?

No. Sorry.

Here´s the deal: first, hack away all of Obama´s spending increases. That´s Square One. That´s Job One. Accomplish that. With the garden "weeded," we can then see just what we really have.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/1/2013 8:13:39 PM     (No. 9093722)

I predict Boenher falling on his sword for the establishment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/1/2013 8:16:44 PM     (No. 9093725)

Please explain to me why I should believe the Repubs won´t cave in again. I think they have caved 100% so far. Can´t see that changing.


I´ll never vote for a dem, but I leaning libertarian now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/2/2013 1:55:29 AM     (No. 9094076)

Obama will hit the campaign trail, explaining to the non informed that if the GOP has their way & we don´t increase the debt clg., we will default on our debts & all Americans will have to pay higher interest rates, higher food costs, lose their houses & more.... and the MSM will agree.

Just not optimistic here.

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