Why are the republicans giving away THE ONLY LEVERAGE THEY HAVE!??!

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    WTF

    The tax issue is all we have to try to force rational cuts in the budget. They keep talking about using the debt ceiling debate as leverage instead. But the debt ceiling doesn't get to vote in November. Maybe I'm just too stupid to understand their tactics but I see this as a major fail for the GOP and America while its a huge win for Obama and class warfare.
     
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    They're gutless pussies who are desperate to save their sacred Pentagon spending.

    Pull your head out.
     
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    I think it's their jobs they are trying to preserve. Besides that the sequestration that deals with the pentagon spending was not even a part of this deal.
     
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    Yeah...Trying to save their jobs by sucking up to their military contractor lobbyists.

    And, yes, Pentagon cuts were on a 50/50 basis with welfare state spending cuts.
     
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    The House is set to take this up after 1 so I'll check back in later. Admittedly its a tough position to be in but I hope they do the right thing.
     
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    I understand that but those issues were removed from this bill and pushed 2 months down the road.
     
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    It's a win win for the Republicans....
    Raise taxes and no spending cuts.....

    Wait a second.....Wtf?

    Small victory in my opinion Obama didn't get to make the hit on those earning $250K...
    At this point I am happy about that.
     
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    Maybe they decided who packs a bigger punch, Norquist or the majority of Americans who gave Obama the go ahead.
     
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    Because you actually believe there is a difference between the parties.
    The goal is the same, only the timeline is different.
     
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    Yeah....class warfare....that's always been the Big Problem.

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