Bipartisan resolution on taxes reached. On to spending!

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  1. SniperFire
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    Owebama, who screamed and ran off to Hawaii vowing never ever never ever to negotiate again, will learn that a bipartisan solution to our spending problem must be delivered to America just like the bipartisan solution to our revenues were agreed upon by both sides last week.

    America wants both.

    McConnell expresses it clearly:

    “Over the next two months they need to deliver the same kind of bipartisan resolution to the spending problem we have now achieved on revenue — before the 11th hour,” wrote McConnell.'

    In Fiscal Wars No Negotiation Is a Negotiating Tactic - ABC News

    Barry needs to get over his butthurt. The Republicans' did indeed enjoy a victory by protecting 99.4% of us from major tax hikes, but the sign-off on the program was BIPARTISAN.

    We will do the same for spending cuts, with our without his actual input.
     
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    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

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    Granny says, "Dat's right - dem politicians'll spend dat tax money too...
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    CBO Director: Gov’t Spending Will Still Rise Even If Taxes Go Up
    February 12, 2013 – In a colloquy with Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf explained that even if Congress balanced the budget with tax increases, the deficit would still continue to grow over the coming years because federal spending will outpace economic growth.
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    CBO: If Debt Not Addressed, Stimulus Spending Will be a ‘Drag’ on Future Economic Growth
    February 12, 2013 – Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf said that unless Congress gets the federal budget under control, stimulus spending policies will be a “drag” on the economy in the future as the government struggles to pay the increased debt.
     
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    Pay the bills and stop screwing up the recovery with this brand new idea, debt ceiling raise disaster(fiscal cliff, sequestration). Absolute idiocy.
     

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