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GOP Completely Capitulates to Dem Fiscal Cliff Demands; White House Points and Laughs
Posted By Robbie Cooper On 1/1/2013 @ 10:55 am In Politics | 6 Comments
Un-fucking real .
1$ in fake spending cuts (no real cuts, just accounting trickery) for every $41 in new taxes on Americans. The CBO indicates that the Fiscal Cliff bill has $620 billion in new tax hikes to only $15 billion in (fake) spending cuts, which passed by a vote of 89-8 in the US Senate.
Senate gave middle finger to everyone in America. You want lower taxes & less spending? Tough. You’re getting higher taxes & more spending.
— Justin Amash (@repjustinamash) January 1, 2013 
And that’s because the Marxist refuse to retreat on the spending cuts. These Marxist never compromise by reducing the size of government; they simply reduce the rate of growth. And Government continues to grow unabated.
And Boehner and McConnell think this is a good deal?
This is nearly complete capitulation. The GOP is feckless and gutless and we (actual Conservatives) should abandon them immediately and completely and let them die a lonely death.
We have reached the point where temporarily averting self-inflicted disasters at the last second is a political success.
— Jim Antle (@jimantle) January 1, 2013 
Meanwhile, the White House is openly gloating and mocking  Republicans for being such sackless pussies.
Any President who would spin the ridiculous”deal” as a “win” is definitely a man with an ideological agenda, axe to grind.
— Sara for America (@saraforamerica) January 1, 2013 
The Republican Senators voting against the bill were Rubio, Paul, Grassley, Lee, Shelby, and the Democrats were Harkin, Bennet and Carper. Not voting were DeMint, Lautenberg, and Kirk.
Anyway…now we’re waiting on the House  to vote to approve this spending bill, which originated in the Senate (to hell with that pesky little document called “the Constitution,” which says it is supposed to happen in the reverse order). Once again, I expect complete capitulation.
And, since it’s Boehner that we’re talking about, tears.
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URLs in this post:
 Un-fucking real: http://www.memeorandum.com/121231/p81#a121231p81
 January 1, 2013: https://twitter.com/repjustinamash/status/286099247223435264
 January 1, 2013: https://twitter.com/jimantle/status/285943111908220928
 gloating and mocking: http://twitchy.com/2013/01/01/white-house-gloats-ha-ha-we-forced-republicans-to-break-their-tax-pledge/
 January 1, 2013: https://twitter.com/saraforamerica/status/286139636047298560
 Legal-Insurrection: http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/01/senate-passes-massive-tax-cut-which-raised-taxes-over-600-billion-in-middle-of-night-without-reading-the-bill/
 this post: http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/12/white-house-and-mcconnell-reach-agreement-on-fiscal-cliff/
 is here: http://blogs.ajc.com/jamie-dupree-washington-insider/2013/01/01/more-details-of-fiscal-cliff-deal/
 full bill here: http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/news/documents/2013/01/01/American_Taxpayer_Relief_Act.pdf
 waiting on the House: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57561475/fiscal-cliff-deal-heads-to-house-after-senate-vote/
 Mark Levin — Obama’s road to hell: the Imperial President’s demands: http://urbangrounds.com/2012/11/imperial-president-obama/
 Is John Boehner Dumb Enough to Take Obama’s Lopsided Deal?: http://urbangrounds.com/2012/11/is-john-boehner-dumb/
 Fiscal Cliff — Eliminate the Mortgage Deduction (therefore raising taxes on everybody): http://urbangrounds.com/2012/11/eliminating-mortgage-deduction/
 Erskine Bowles: We’re Going to Go Over the Fiscal Cliff, and It Will Be “Horrible”: http://urbangrounds.com/2012/11/erskine-bowles/
 Fiscal Cliff ‘Compromise’ — Steal the 401K Savings from the Makers, Give to the Takers: http://urbangrounds.com/2012/11/stolen-401ks/
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