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  •  I'm nearly as crazy myself. (1+ / 0-)
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    wewantthetruth

    In my opinion, anyone who does not understand the political power of this particular President is NOT this particular President.

    All I can see from the spin room is that the President has made a tentative offer to the Republicans including not only everything they have asked, but also several things they, and their "leadership" have secretly hoped for. They just said it wasn't enough.

    Point made. Watch it. As my sainted mother used to say:

    "Don't critique the cook before the meal has been served...and eaten. It's just rude, and tends to give you a sour stomach."

    Nurse Kelley says my writing is brilliant and my soul is shiny - who am I to argue?
    Economic
    Left/Right: -7.75
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51

    by Bud Fields on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 12:45:44 AM PST

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    •  I see the same thing (0+ / 0-)

      people were up in arms over the previous "Grand Bargain" but I am of the opinion O offered it knowing that the House GOP would not accept it AND that they would take the political hit for it. Risky strategy? yes, but go big or go home as they say.

      O is always in it for the long haul. His hand remains strong. GOP will make the wrong decision again and in turn, the cuts required and increase in taxes are in place and the country AS A WHOLE better for it.

      Dems come back Jan 1st with a bill to lover taxes on 98%....who in theri right mind would say "no" to that?

      mittens=edsel. no matter how much money is spent to promote it, if the product sucks, no one will buy it.

      by wewantthetruth on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 02:22:23 AM PST

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