WSJ Slams Republicans for Opposing Boehner's Debt Plan.

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    The most prominent conservative newspaper in the country states the case.

    Review & Outlook: The GOP's Reality Test - WSJ.com
     
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    the tea party is just that stupid
     
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    Boehner's plan is a complete joke that doesn't solve the problem. It's insulting to even call it a plan.
     
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    yes I read this this morning. right now, from where they sit, this is the best they will get and escape to fight another day relatively intact.

    they will have another debt ceiling plan to structure in 8 months or so AND the 2012 budget, take it now, then regroup.

    I saw some of the new house rep.s on the tele., they are coming around.


    as one proviso, I am not totally on board with the commission thing. but thats for another day, lets see what happens, I think he will get it through.
     
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    I read a terrific CNN article explaining that the GOP is losing the momentum it gained in 2010. The dumb fucks don't get that voters want tax loop-holes closed, subsidies ended, and generally for the tax evading wealthy to pay their fair-share. By protecting the hedge-fund tax dodgers, capital gainers, and over-seas tax shelters the rest of us are picking up the cost.

    The GOP had better figure this out shortly, or they will get bounced in 2012. Coburn is a genius, the dopes should just follow Coburn's lead. We can't grow out of this w/o a few tax hikes. I like the Wall Street penny transaction tax for starters. Its what they get for moving 14,000 factories overseas.
     
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    I agree. I think we've quite possibly spent far too much money on credit in order to not increases taxes at some point to pay it off.
     
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    Yes it is, it accomplishes nothing.
     
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    I don’t agree. It’s a huge philosophical/ideological victory and it will cost obama sppt. If reid gets the bill he will add a curl Q or 2 and they will pass it, that letter today was pure smoke, there are 23 dem senators up for reelection next year, they will gnash their teeth now but shut up and vote it up to Obamas desk and he will sign it.

    As I said they will get 2 more bites at the apple. That’s trillion obama gets will be exhausted in less than 6 months.

    Meanwhile the 2012 budget will be up right after this is settled.
     
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    Once again, the WSJ comes out on the side of Speaker Boehner and castigates Republicans for opposing the plan as being too rigidly and unrealistically dogmatic.

    Review & Outlook: The Debt-Limit Hobbits - WSJ.com
     

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