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Democrats Reject Need to Compromise with GOP on “Fiscal Cliff”
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Dec 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 12/22/2012 10:01:09 AM PST by John Semmens

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) rejected the need to reach an agreement with House Republicans on taxes and spending. “It doesn’t matter what bills they send over to us,” Reid assured. “We don’t need to do anything. We are not going to do anything.”

Reid dismissed the fact that voters gave Republicans a majority in the House at the same time that they elected a Democratic majority in the Senate and a Democratic President Obama as unmeaningful. “We cannot let a little voter confusion at the polls to derail us from the correct policy,” Reid maintained. “The President is the representative of all the people. Senators are representatives of all the people in their states. Members of the House represent much smaller constituencies. That’s why they’re the ‘lower house’ of Congress.”

“What a lot of people forget is that the expiration of the Bush tax cuts that the GOP is so desperate to avoid is a problem of their own making,” Reid gloated. “The GOP controlled both houses when these tax cuts were passed. If they didn’t want them to expire why’d they give them an expiration date?”

“Reasonable people all agree that Americans need to pay more taxes,” Reid claimed. “Americans spend too much money on stuff they don’t need—big screen TVs, celebrity-endorsed clothes, dining out, fancy vacations, you name it. Meanwhile government is starving for revenue. The President’s compromise, our Party’s compromise is to let the lower income class off the hook. If the Republicans can’t accept that then everyone’s taxes will go up. That’s an outcome we can live with.”

In related news, President Obama suggested that “the Newtown massacre ought to inspire Republicans to give up their futile opposition to higher taxes so we can devote our energies to the more vital task of enacting more stringent controls on the types of guns allowed and the persons who can be entrusted with them.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: budget; democrats; satire; taxes

1 posted on 12/22/2012 10:01:22 AM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

Pity Reid does not apply his statement that “Americans spend too much money on fancy vacations to the President . . .” Harry Reid literally drips hypocracy.

Oops, I am sorry! He is a Leftist. How silly of me!


2 posted on 12/22/2012 10:12:09 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: John Semmens
I've tried to give Obama the title of King, because he wants and maybe is close to being our dictator. Now is the time to give Reid a title. Lets start with Communists Reid. It has to be a real title not just one of the more common phrases.
3 posted on 12/22/2012 10:30:15 AM PST by Logical me
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To: txnativegop
In reading this article, did you miss this part?

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4 posted on 12/22/2012 12:03:40 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: John Semmens

More things never intended.


5 posted on 12/22/2012 12:07:07 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: John Semmens

I would love to watch their egos deflated.


6 posted on 12/22/2012 12:14:46 PM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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