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Harry Reid: ´It Looks Like´
We´ll Go Over The Cliff

Business Insider, by Brett LoGiurato

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/27/2012 10:31:45 AM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said this morning that it "looks like" Congress will fail to come to a deal to avert the year-end fiscal cliff. "It looks like that´s where we´re headed," Reid said. It´s not exactly a surprise — leaders left Washington last week without any imminent signs of a deal in the making. But it´s a grim warning just days before tax hikes and automatic spending cuts begin to take effect. Reid opened the Senate session by launching into a lengthy criticism of the House and Speaker John Boehner, saying

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 12/27/2012 10:43:04 AM     (No. 9085722)

There he goes off again!! Blame everyone, but himself!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 12/27/2012 10:44:05 AM     (No. 9085725)

You first, Dingy Harry. Oh, and take that witch on the broom (Nasty Nancy) and the man behind the curtain (Dear Leader Obama) with you!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lilo, 12/27/2012 10:46:39 AM     (No. 9085735)

So how long is it since the Senaate actually passed a budget? Think that might have anything to do with this cliff thingy we keep hearing about?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 12/27/2012 10:49:25 AM     (No. 9085740)

Will someone tell the ignorant fool that he has a bill before the Senate that will do exactly what he fears. It passed the House months ago.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rakasha, 12/27/2012 10:51:52 AM     (No. 9085750)

We are not going to do anything.

We are not taking up anything they are working on over there [in the House].

~ Senator Harry Reid ~


No, it´s not exactly a surprise.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stevendm, 12/27/2012 10:57:58 AM     (No. 9085765)

Why don´t they just extend the deadline? Congress set the Jan 1 deadline and they should be able to change it. It won´t change the fact that we are headed for a brick wall but there wouldn´t be that hard deadline anymore.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 12/27/2012 11:00:53 AM     (No. 9085773)

Harry´s trying to cause a market meltdown to get the Pubbies on their knees begging for a deal. 500 points would do it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/27/2012 11:08:32 AM     (No. 9085791)

Poor Harry. Since when did he become concerned about the spending of government funds. He´s worried. Hillary is hiding, the big O is returning from the land of beauty, warmpth, and leasure, to pretend his concern re the budget. Never mind he hasn´t passed a budget in four years!
obnoxious people.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/27/2012 11:08:49 AM     (No. 9085792)

They want everyone taxed more. They want the unemployment extensions to stop. They want the Payroll Holiday to end. They want your money and want those old programs which bought votes in 2 elections to end. They expect the GOP to be blamed for their plan. They simply underestimate the anger among the non-Rich and overestimate their ability calm any revolts among their supporters. I think the GOP is going to make them own the tax hikes and DEMAND cuts to programs equal to 3 times the new revenue. I hope the GOP is ready to demand offsetting cuts in spending for every dollar of new revenue the Dems asked for and now want to give back.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Summernite, 12/27/2012 11:08:55 AM     (No. 9085793)

Harry says it ´looks like congress will fail to come to a deal´. What he really means is that Repub´s won´t capitulate with his demands. That Boehner dude is such a ´Dictator´ as Harry would call him.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: WIBadger, 12/27/2012 11:09:40 AM     (No. 9085795)

Own it Harry (you miserable piece of....) !

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dman, 12/27/2012 11:24:26 AM     (No. 9085838)

Go to hell, Harry. Shut your pie hole and pass something.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/27/2012 11:28:03 AM     (No. 9085844)

Can´t you people figure out that Reid couldn´t care less what you think?

Somewhere back between Ruby Ridge and Waco the public surrendered the country to the government, and they know now that all you´re going to do if you get mad is whine...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/27/2012 11:53:12 AM     (No. 9085917)

Reid says we’re going over the cliff. He came to well of the Senate to say that and then left with no Senate business scheduled for the day. What does that say about his fiduciary responsibility in the cliff business?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: broken01, 12/27/2012 12:06:12 PM     (No. 9085948)

Hey Harry "left jab" Reid. How about you go over the cliff while I throw over an anvil after you. You moronic democrackheads starting with Odummy got us into this mess and now he´s on his way from his taxpayer funded vacate in Hawaii to "get to work". What a bunch of dipwads.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: franq, 12/27/2012 12:08:05 PM     (No. 9085952)

Harry Reid is the definition of dereliction of duty.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 12/27/2012 12:35:08 PM     (No. 9086008)

52% of the voters voted to destroy this nation this past November.

Go on over the cliff, crash and burn. It´s what they voted for, it´s what we all are going to get one way or the other.

Here lies the ruins of the USA. born 7-4-1776, died 11-6-2012!!!!!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bob913, 12/27/2012 12:58:10 PM     (No. 9086048)

Pass a budget Reid

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Reply 19 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/27/2012 7:06:55 PM     (No. 9086554)

Obama or Reid are not going to go anywhere unless the GOP in the House passes it. The GOP was elected too, and those that elected them expect those votes to have consequences.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 12/27/2012 8:33:00 PM     (No. 9086693)

Mr. No-Budget Harry Reid has only himself to blame. I knew Reid was going to be nothing but trouble if Nevada elected him to the Seante again. Why are the voters in Nevada so stupid?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/28/2012 10:53:12 AM     (No. 9087427)

Gee, no Congressionally mandated Federal Budget has been passed in 4 years, and he´s worried about a "fiscal cliff" (whatever the heck that means).

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