GObP House caves on payroll tax

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  1. Luddly Neddite
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    Hey- many of them are up for re-election too LOL.
     
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    Looks like they are finally figuring out all that stupid shit won't play well in November. So how are the Tea Baggers taking all this I wonder?
     
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    They got what they wanted, mostly, last time. They don't necessarily want the fight, they want the objective. Obama wants the fight, so he may turn them down.
     
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    Will the GOP ever learn that any fair and balanced compromise they offer on anything will be ridiculed by the radical left? Why bother?
     
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    Yeah how many votes would they lose if they cut off unimployment ins benefits?

    Just another way to buy votes with YOUR tax dollar :D
     
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    So, you might suggest that unemployment benefits continue in perpetuity?

    I'm confused as to why the Bush tax cuts WEREN'T allowed to expire.
     
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    I am not suggesting that.

    Just stating things as I see em. Many different spinoff effects from our current actions thought and most bad.
    I think our govt has past it's peak and I am not just talking about budgets and defecits and such beng what is causing it's decline.
    The general populations attitudes seem to have changed in a negative direction overall as well. And not just regrading their thoughts on govt.

    America is in a continuing decline which will continue for another 10 years minium even if we began doing everything correctly now.
     
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    Actually they wanted a full year not the 2 month extension offered. since 2 months of the year are gone it means they are offering what they offered to begin with.
     
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    Thanks for that. I think I understand what you're saying.

    But I also believe that this "beginning of the end" began 3-1/2 years ago. And I think we need a Republican in the White House to abate the decline that you mention.
     

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