Time to bring the senate bill to the house floor!

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    In order to avoid the cliff we must bring the senate bill to the house floor. This is the only way to get it to Obama to avoid the cliff.

    Do you agree?
     
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    We would only need to get about 2/3rds of the democrats and 1/3rds of the republicans to be able to pass it. It would hopefully go from the house to Obama.
     
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    Granny says it's dat end o' the world like dem Mohicans said...

    Lacking GOP support, Republicans yank ‘fiscal cliff’ ‘Plan B’
    21 Dec.`12 In a stinging setback for Republican House Speaker John Boehner, a lack of support from inside his own party for his “fiscal cliff” fall-back plan forced him late Thursday to cancel a much-trumpeted vote on the measure.
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    Fiscal cliff setback rattles shares, euro
    21 Dec.`12 - Global stock markets weakened on Friday and both the euro and gold slipped, as a new setback in talks to avert a U.S. fiscal crisis and evidence of Europe's ongoing economic difficulties stoked investor nerves.
     
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    Obama keeps talking about a senate bill. So let's take this one to the house floor...
     
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    If only 1/3 of the Republicans would be expected to back the bill, can Boehner really be expected to bring it to the floor, after what happened this week? With Cantor ready to put a knife in his back it would seem to be political suicide for Boehner to do it. IMO, we're going over the cliff and the Cantorites are going to have to take the blame.
     
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    Looks like it.

    Personally..I think it's for the best.

    There's going to be massive layoffs in Republican controlled states.

    Not that I want to see that..but..if you are going to talk about cutting spending, might as well see what that really means.
     
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    Granny says dem do-nothin' politicians got us slidin' down dat slippery slope...
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    Slipping towards the fiscal slope
    21 December 2012 - House Speaker John Boehner had hoped Republicans would accept his 'Plan B'
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    End of Bush Tax Cuts Will Affect All Demographics, Income Earners
    December 21, 2012 – If the Bush tax cuts expire on Jan. 1st, individuals of all demographics and income brackets will experience tax increases, according to a June report from the conservative Heritage Foundation.
     
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    I prefer the cliff. I think it will help shake things out...
     
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    Who the hell is granny?
     
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    The ‘cliff’ would be better than any last minute, cobbled together bill.

    Getting rid of the Bush tax cuts alone would be worth it.
     

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