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There´s Been A Shift In
The Fiscal Cliff Debate —
And It´s Not In Obama´s Favor

Business Insider, by Joe Weisenthal

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/4/2012 5:25:16 AM

Yesterday we told you that John Boehner´s Fiscal Cliff counter-offer to The White House was a brilliant move that helped put the GOP back in "the center." By offering some very vague ideas, ostensibly based on ideas put forth by Erskine Bowles, it helps the GOP regain some bipartisan high ground, while making The White House look like the side with the preposterous wish list. Ben White of POLITICO -- who has really nailed every turn of this fight -- sees this as a strong move by the GOP, and now sees it

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/4/2012 6:12:59 AM     (No. 9047297)

Tax cuts on the rich is just a fig leaf that obama always needs to use to cover up his malice for the country. Just like Hitler blamed everything on the Jews, obama is blaming everything on the rich. It´s the main theme of his narrative on his way to destroying the country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 12/4/2012 6:24:30 AM     (No. 9047307)

It matters not what the ´pubs offer. The treasonous American press will portray the results of another 4 years of Obama, which will inevitably be disastrous, to be the fault of the republicans. The press and schools are the biggest enemies we face in our country.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Crosscut, 12/4/2012 6:42:19 AM     (No. 9047324)

Obama´s lack of any leadership skills is clear.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/4/2012 6:44:24 AM     (No. 9047330)

Obama wants the cliff because it favors the left almost 100%. I don´t know of any social programs that would be cut under the cliff but taxpayers and the military would get slammed.

Even if republicans cave on taxes,Obama will up the ante making a deal impossible.The payroll tax extensions have run their course along with unemployment. There´s jobs out there but people think they´re below them so they´d just rather have a gov´t check.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/4/2012 7:08:01 AM     (No. 9047350)

Congratulations to Boehner and the Republicans for the way they are playing this.

I have read that a lot of conservatives have written a letter to Boehner advising him to stand firm. Brent Bozell (have I got the first name right?) who I think is Bill Buckley´s nephew is one of them. I am glad to see that there is organized resistance and good advice from prominent conservatives.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/4/2012 7:26:32 AM     (No. 9047374)

The Obama administration will err on the side of destruction. It is their only plan.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: god of irony, 12/4/2012 7:27:45 AM     (No. 9047378)

Mr Weisenthal misses the point that no Americans are hearing the Republicans side on this and therefor losing the debate.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 12/4/2012 7:31:32 AM     (No. 9047385)

No deal that the Republicans offer will be accepted. That is not the plan. The only thing Boehner & Co. will get from agreeing to raise taxes will be a warm feeling of burning their core principles.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bubby, 12/4/2012 7:37:57 AM     (No. 9047400)

Well we all know the Republicans will cave in the end. But I think that little barry wants to go over the cliff just to get all those taxes so he can spend that money as well. I don´t know why the House doesn´t just pass a bill extending the Bush tax cuts for everyone. Then it would the Senate´s fault for raising taxes because we all know that despicable Harry Reid won´t pass such a bill.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Judith, 12/4/2012 7:44:44 AM     (No. 9047408)

Come on. This argument is being waged in front of and to, a majority of voters who re-elected THE most incompetent, corrupt party boy this country has ever seen. Even if the pubbies went whole hog for appropriating chosen people´s wealth and land, the dems would still win the fight. It´s a whole new world. I wonder where the new pilgrims will immigrate to?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/4/2012 8:11:57 AM     (No. 9047455)

Let´s all just give up, shall we?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Gallo3, 12/4/2012 8:42:55 AM     (No. 9047525)

Mr. Speaker: stand firm.
They are panicking.
Cannot be good if major Marxist organs like Politico are saying negative things about Blessed Hussein.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/4/2012 10:18:53 AM     (No. 9047767)

Obama wants to raise taxes on the rich because of a non-adult ideological bias against the rich, not for any practical reason. Listening to reason or logic on the matter is not within his capability- . never was- never will be.

He was elected and re-elected by people no more understanding than he is. You gets what you buys- self destructive class warfare. " No poor man ever offered me a job"

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