McConnell's new offer?????

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  1. Sactowndog
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    Ok I don't get it....

    You have the democrats over a barrel... Obama has promised to reform entitlements in return for extending the Bush tax cuts. You would have a deal with 80% speinding cuts and 20% revenue enhancements. You can go down in history as the Congress that finally stepped up to the plate and addressed Medicare before it ate the budget

    But instead

    You choose to give the President the power to raise the debt ceiling on your own knowing that the Bush tax cuts are temporary. All so you can make a symbollic vote against the Debt ceiling but not have it have any meaning.:cuckoo:

    Can anyone provide the rational thinking behind this decision?
     
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    Trajan conscientia mille testes

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    thx we needed another thread on this. please use the search function sir in future:)
     
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    Sure! They're gonna let obiedoodle but his money where his big mouth his and let him tell us what hiz plan izz.. why are you so stupid?
     
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    Willow knows all :uhoh3:
     
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    IMHO the GOP phones are ringing off the hooks and the folks are saying "make the big deal you stupid fucks".
     
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    I agree with you. But 4 threads on the same topic is too much.
     
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    I'ma don think sew.
     
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    You mean they're accepting a few revenue increases, even possibly...gasp...tax increases on the wealthy?
     
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    IMHO simply letting the Bush Tax Cuts expire will go a long way to solving the problem.
     
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    Since when has anyone offered 80% spending cuts? Since when have the offered to make the Bush cuts permenant and not raise them next year?

    All I've heard is $4 Trillion in cuts over the next 12 years (nothing immediate and nothing guarenteed since future congresses dont have to abide by any current deal) in order to get immediate tax increases.

    Could you show somewhere they are offering 80% cuts.
     

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