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Posted on 11/29/2012 10:38:45 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Reid: I dont understand Boehners brain By Alexander Bolton - 11/29/12 12:54 PM ET
Democrats and Republicans are so far off in their expectations for the next steps of fiscal talks that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) claimed he cannot understand the Republican Speakers brain.
Senate Democratic leaders are growing frustrated by what they say is the lack of a specific plan from House Republicans to raise tax revenues or cut entitlement spending.
Democrats say the onus is on Republicans to provide a counteroffer to their plan to let the Bush-era tax rates on families earning above $250,000 expire.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has told reporters the ball is in the Democrats court and called on President Obama to lead by offering a detailed plan to cut spending.
I dont understand his brain, so you should ask him, Reid said when asked about the disconnect between him and Boehner.
Democrats argue they have already made their proposal to raise $900 billion for a down payment on the deficit at years end. They say Republicans should offer plans to cut entitlement spending, because that is the GOPs priority.
Is Boehner saying nothing? Then were negotiating with ourselves. Boehner has not had one specific proposal. The Republicans have had not one specific proposal. They can do it on the tax side, they can do it on the spending side. What do they propose, said Sen. Charles Schumer (N.Y.), the third-ranking member of the Senate Democratic leadership.
Schumer said Republican leaders general offer to find ways to raise revenues to reduce the deficit was nothing.
Schumer noted the Democratic down payment would raise income tax rates on families earning above $250,000, raise the capital gains rate to 20 percent and set the estate tax rate at 45 percent.
A democrat not understanding something...how rare. </sarcasm>
Um hm. And we don’t understand yours either.
With a IQ lower than his age! No surprise here,
This is what Reid's brain is wanting to avoid. If the president and the dems really want a "Balanced" approach, where are their spending cuts?
Reid doesn't want to go there, and just wants the GOP to play the Grinch role.
I don’t understand why Reed isn’t in prison.
Heck, the GOP just wants to cut the rate of growth and the Democrats won’t even consider any of that
:: Democrats say the onus is on Republicans to provide a counteroffer to their plan ::
Mr. Reid, let me explain this to you...
Your concept of a “counter-offer” is that the Republicans agree to your concept. Changes and amendments are fully foreign to you.
The problem is I do understand Harry and his ilk’s sick twisted brain.
Nice call, and I would urge the Republicans to refuse engage in any negotiations until Obama has put a plan on the table for every citizen to see.
He’s the Grand Mufti, so let him lead.
No problem. The counter offer is to keep existing rates current, and eliminate all credits.
I don’t understand his brain or your brain, Mr. Reid.
You say you are still awaiting a “reasonable offer” from republicans, but your party is the leader, so lead you worthless bastard.
The republicans don’t need to offer you anything at all.
But because the republicans are dumb as ****ing dog crap, they are going to do exactly that. They are going to utterly and totally murdered by democrats over this fisc al cliff that their cowardice helped to create, and at the same time that murder occurs, the republicans are going to stab themselves in the heart just to make sure the job is done.
Never in my life have I seen such a farce as is the us government and the moron population that elects it.
Well, Harry, I gave up trying to understand how liberals think a long time ago. Maybe you should too.
“Nice call, and I would urge the Republicans to refuse engage in any negotiations until Obama has put a plan on the table for every citizen to see.”
Funny how no one in the msm is pressing 0 to come up with his own plan (something that should have been done prior to the election). If this were Romney, or any non-democrat, the likes of Chris Matthews would be having fits for the lack of leadership.
REID - the self proclaimed brain expert!
When will Reid understand America and what made her great and The Constitution. Too much time spent controlling others than studying what he should know. At his age, we know where his strengths always have been - controlling others, i.e, Obamacare.
I dont understand his brain, so you should ask him, >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Harry simply has none. So thats as far as it goes. Negotiation is not doing what one is told, or commanded by the fascists in office.Negotion is give and take, quid pro quo, not a unilateral one sided affair.
What is there about that that Harry does not understand?
Boehner has a brain, Reid has none.Reid does what he is told, Rice does what she is told, Pelosi does what she is told. Eff everyone of these POSHITUS fascists.
Isn’t that the truth.
He does have a point. WTF IS the republican position?
HEY THAT'S A PEA! YOU CAN'T FOOL ME."
You could fill a room full of books and documents with things that Harry Reid doesn’t understand. Starting with the Constitution.
By the way, I wonder who hates John Boehner more: Harry Reid or a bunch of posters here on Free Republic.
Probably a tie.
We wouldn’t expect someone with a brain the size of Reid’s to understand much of anything. Ditto for those who voted for him.
Its above Harry’s pay grade....
The Dems never do. It's time for the onus regarding entitlements to be on THEM.
Um hm. And we dont understand yours either.
If Boehner had any brains and guts, he would point out the last couple years of crap Dingy Harry has pulled, explain why it hurts the People, and say that maybe Harry’s brain just doesn’t work well enough to understand other folk’s brains.
i understand reid’s crippled, wicked, black, rotting brain.
This is what’s going on in Boehner’s brain:
Oh, I can’t let the GOP Establishment think I am being too conservative!!! They might get mad at me if they stop getting invited to Georgetown cocktail parties.
Hmm, how about I say I’m not going to raise taxes for a few days, let the media beat up on genuine conservatives, then “grow” in office a few days later when I fold.
Enough Republicans will join House Democrats to pass tax increases and Republicans can still get blamed for the bad economy.
They don’t want entitlement reforms. How are you going to make them want entitlement reforms.
Understanding the Liberal Mind Video - about 10 minutes
The 'Rats *DO* have a plan to cut entitlements. And to SIGNIFICANTLY cut them to the bone. They just won't discuss this... even to the point of creating an atmosphere where to even whisper this plan, you become a object to be castigated and ridiculed and relegated to the conspiracy nut corner.
We all know this plan, as they do: Apply cloward-piven to the hilt until the currency collapses. 'Rats will then be in position to take on harder tyrannical control, creating an atmosphere where all entitlements can go poof, and the govt 'Rats are insulated from repercussions!
It takes one to understand one.
To understand a brain, you have to have one first, right?
There are a handful of people in the world that would just be fun to punch in the face. Harry Reid is one of those. What a disgusting cretin. Why is he allowed to act like a buffoon constantly without any repercussions? (Other than the fact that he is a Democrat)
Maybe if this stupid prick Reid would stop insulting people, we could get somewhere.
My continuing question on John Corzine.
Why has that theif been flogged, and thrown in prison the rest of his life??!!!!!
I understand Reid’s brain: it is owned by SEIU and the international communist movement.
This all smoke and mirrors. The GOP will cave as usual and give in to new taxes now with spending cuts in the future.
I don’t understand how a mob connected criminal can be Senate Majority Leader.
Dirty Harry Reid hasn’t evolved one little bit since he was a bag man for the mob, picking up daily revenues from the brothels & bringing it all back to Las Vegas to the mob bosses.
He is stuck in Bugsy Siegal land....
Isn't THAT special.....
How about the Onus is on Democrats, who spent the future's income into oblivion with giveaways to their Union Buddies, Favored "Selected" classes (students, blacks, Hispanics, Public Employees who provide nothing but a sinkhole for YOUR earnings), etc.)
CUT SPENDING TO 2001 LEVELS, AND GO FROM THERE......
Don’t forget, Harry was a boxer in some kind of past life.....
since he was probably not a very good one, I can see how he may be suffering from “Dain Bramage”....so it may not necessarily be syphilis....maybe you’re thinking of Harry’s prototype and mentor, Al Capone.
>> Reid: I dont understand Boehners brain
Something only a man would understand.
It’s easy...Amstel Light