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  •  Unfortunately, we haven’t seen that. (2+ / 0-)
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    you do not and the White House does not dispute that if the chained CPI were put in -- to be put into effect, it would raise taxes on middle-income Americans?”
    So fortunately for the prez, since he did not accomplish his goal of "compromise from Republicans", he can now remove the chained cpi and resulting middle class tax increases.

    So all we have to do is wait for the prez to do the right thing.

    He took a gamble, he's lost, so now he needs to take those chips off the table!

    CARNEY:  -- let’s be clear, as we’ve said all along, that the offer was on the table.  

    The President made that offer because he was hopeful that we would see commensurate willingness to compromise from Republicans.  

    Unfortunately, we haven’t seen that.

    "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand?" David Crosby

    by allenjo on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 06:43:29 PM PDT

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    •  Exactly (0+ / 0-)

      and there will be no stealthing it through a back-door somewhere or renaming it to try and slide it under the radar (see: CISPA).

      He took a gamble, he's lost, so now he needs to take those chips off the table!
      Come on, Mr. President. Show us once and for all what you're really made of.

      "The “Left” is NOT divided on the need to oppose austerity and the Great Betrayal. The Third Way is not left or center or even right. It is Wall Street on the Potomac."--Bill Black

      by lunachickie on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 09:58:54 PM PDT

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