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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.
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