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Tag Archives: Fiscal Cliff

Barack Obama’s Fundamental Transformation: Those who will settle and and Those Who Won’t by Joe Hakos

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Transformation Complete? “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America”  This is what Barack Obama stated on February 19, 2008.  And I suppose the most obvious question to ask is….Is the transformation complete? Have we as a Nation come to accept this “transformation”? Have we …

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BREAKING! During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations, Reid Threw Obama Proposal into fireplace: Speaking on Debt Limit Fight in Months “We’re setting ourselves up.”

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Today’s installment of “Just How Bad Were Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?” features one Harry Reid. According to a report in the Washington Post, Reid disliked one proposal so much that he tore it up and tossed it into the fireplace. There were now less than 36 hours until the deadline. “The …

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Simpson/Bowles – Fiscal Cliff Deal, a missed opportunity to do something big to reduce our long term fiscal problems

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Washington missed a big chance to curb the nation’s debt, say the heads of the 2010 bipartisan commission that recommended ways to do just that. Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-founder of Fix the Debt, said Wednesday, “The deal approved yesterday is truly a missed opportunity to do something big to …

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Charles Krauthammer – Obama has Split and Weakened the GOP and Seized Control of Washington

Charles Krauthammer – Obama has Split and Weakened the GOP and Seized Control of Washington

Here is video of Charles Krauthammer summing up brilliantly the political impact of President Barack Obama’s victory in getting the GOP-controlled House of Representatives to approve the “Fiscal Cliff” Deal that raises tax rates but does not cut spending. The deal will add $4 Trillion to the National Debt over …

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(R) Tom Cole – House Republicans Should Take The Deal, ‘We’ll Live To Fight Another Day’

(R) Tom Cole – House Republicans Should Take The Deal, ‘We’ll Live To Fight Another Day’

Republican Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) said Tuesday that the fiscal cliff deal passed in the Senate is “essentially a bipartisan agreement” and House GOP “ought to take” it. He noted that, from a Republican standpoint, the deal is a “compromise,” but the delay in sequestration cuts will allow them reassess …

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Charles Krauthammer slammed President Obama‘s press conference – “acts as if he just arrived in Washington on a tourist visa.”

Charles Krauthammer slammed President Obama‘s press conference – “acts as if he just arrived in Washington on a tourist visa.”

Charles Krauthammer slammed President Obama‘s press conference on the fiscal cliff Monday, saying he “places himself hovering benignly at an Olympian level above the fray where the children are playing in the sandbox.” He continued to blast the president for acting as if he “just arrived in Washington on a …

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We Need More of this!! CNBC Anchor Goes Off On Dem Congressman: ‘Are You Guys Incompetent Or What?’

We Need More of this!! CNBC Anchor Goes Off On Dem Congressman: ‘Are You Guys Incompetent Or What?’

Maria Bartiromo went off on Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) over what she perceived to be his frustrating insistence that the Republicans are not offering a “balanced approach” in the ongoing “fiscal cliff” negotiations. “So how come you’re not moving forward? What’s the problem? Because the American people are so tired …

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Dirty Harry Reid doesn’t want Republican Alternative: Speaker Boehner’s “Plan B” Can’t Pass Both Houses of Congress

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released the following statement today following House Speaker John Boehner’s announcement of a “plan b” he’s putting forth to avoid the January 1 fiscal cliff: “Speaker Boehner’s ‘plan B’ is the farthest thing from a balanced approach. It will not protect middle class families …

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Speaker Boehner Reveals Plan B to Avoid Fiscal Cliff: Those Making Less Than $1 Million Will Pay Current Tax Rates

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In a press conference held moments ago, House Speaker John Boehner said GOP leaders are putting forth a plan that would extend tax breaks for all earning less than a million dollars annually. According to Boehner, having a backup plan is the “right course of action.” “Our hope continues to …

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Conservative Group Slams Spineless Republican Leadership for Daily Fiscal Cliff Cave

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The conservative groups Club for Growth and Heritage Action on Monday lashed out over reported concessions by Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in secret budget negotiations with President Obama. Boehner has reportedly offered to concede on raising some tax rates and is floating a one-year debt-ceiling extension in exchange for spending …

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2011 Obama proposed what Republicans are proposing now! Where’s the Media On This – VIDEO

2011 Obama proposed what Republicans are proposing now! Where’s the Media On This – VIDEO

Good grief. Here is President Barack Obama in 2011 saying he could raise an additional $1.2 Trillion in revenue “which could be accomplished without hiking tax rates, but could simply be accomplished by eliminating loopholes, eliminating some deductions, and engaging in a tax reform process that could lower the rates …

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Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to CNN Crowley: No Deal Unless Republicans Capitulate on Raising Tax Rates

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Here is video of Obama Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on CNN yesterday showing which side is truly intransigent in the “Fiscal Cliff” negotiations. Geithner admits Republicans have said they are willing to “raise taxes,” but flatly says “there will be no deal” if Republicans are unwilling to raise “tax rates.” …

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GOP aide of Obama offer. “If I were Boehner, I’d be pretty pissed off. It’s definitely a wake up call

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President Barack Obama’s opening bid in negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff was neither balanced nor especially concerned about reducing the deficit despite the president’s claim to favor a “balanced approach” to solving the country’s fiscal crisis, Republicans said. GOP leaders roundly rejected the offer, which reportedly included $1.6 trillion …

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Boehner Responds to President Obama on Fiscal Cliff: ‘I Said Yesterday, This Is Not a Game’

Boehner Responds to President Obama on Fiscal Cliff: ‘I Said Yesterday, This Is Not a Game’

(bloomberg) House Speaker John Boehner said budget talks are at a “stalemate” and that the Obama administration’s tax-and-spending offer yesterday wasn’t a “serious” proposal. “Right now we’re almost nowhere,” Boehner, an Ohio Republican, told reporters in Washington. Boehner said Obama’s proposal to let tax rates increase for top earners would …

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House Already Passed Bill preventing Tax Hike on Middle Class Families; Senate and Obama hiding that fact!

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This week, when speaking at children’s toy K’NEX factory in Pennsylvania, President Obama urged the House of Representatives merely to pass what Harry Reid’s Senate has passed and send him the bill. The Senate has already passed a bill to keep income taxes from going up on middle-class families. That’s already passed …

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