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Obama says fiscal cliff deal is 'within sight' as Senate prepares to vote (interesting photo)
Guardian UK ^ | December 31, 2012 | Ewen MacAskill

Posted on 12/31/2012 5:11:27 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

The White House and Congress were close to reaching a deal Monday to resolve the fiscal cliff crisis that threatens the fragile US economic recovery.

With only hours left until a midnight deadline for automatic tax rises and spending cuts, Barack Obama said agreement was within sight but discussions were continuing.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: fiscalcliff; obama; thereisnorecovery
A sizeable demographic seems missing from that image. I can't quite figure out which... hmmm, Barry's coatholders likely don't care.
1 posted on 12/31/2012 5:11:37 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

The theatrical resident appears in a new pageant.


2 posted on 12/31/2012 5:13:22 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Barack0claus should be surrounded by folks holding their 0Phone and EBT cards high.


3 posted on 12/31/2012 5:14:07 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: ConservativeStatement

Everyone knows that there are no middle class white males! We all get ONE MILLION DOLLARS at birth. (Cue Dr Evil picture) </sarc>


4 posted on 12/31/2012 5:14:45 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: ConservativeStatement

These ass clowns are the most imcompetent people I have ever seen. Where in TF is the cowardly lion. Bozo.

I’m at the mall right now and the restaurants are Damon near empty. At 5pm!!! On News Years Eve.

Inconceivable. And absolutely unbelievable.


5 posted on 12/31/2012 5:18:12 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ConservativeStatement

call GOP Congressmen , tell them not to vote for this nor any deal , go over the news media’s stupid cliff:

Congress switchboard number: (202) 224-3121.


6 posted on 12/31/2012 5:19:21 PM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Let the deadline pass... go home... come back to a new Congress and pass an extension of all of the current tax rates and then let obama eat it. Krauthammer said it tonight and I agree. Charles is as disgusted with the republicans weakness as we are... and he is far more progressive than most FReepers. Then hold the line... no debt increase... put together a real budget that cuts the crap out of the socialist agenda and if reid and obama refuse... auto cuts across every federal department will take place. THAT is what we want anyway and it would defeat obama and knock him of his throne.

LLS

7 posted on 12/31/2012 5:20:09 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Who can be missing?
They are all folks.


8 posted on 12/31/2012 5:21:30 PM PST by llevrok (ObamaLand - Where young people go to retire.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

9 posted on 12/31/2012 5:24:09 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Chock full of Barackoleans, or maybe it should be Obamoleans. Who cares?

I live in reality and have no use for live theatre.

10 posted on 12/31/2012 5:26:56 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Photobucket
11 posted on 12/31/2012 5:28:19 PM PST by RetSignman ("A Republic if you can keep it"....)
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To: Vendome
I’m at the mall right now and the restaurants are Damon near empty. At 5pm!!! On News Years Eve.I’m at the mall right now and the restaurants are Damon near empty. At 5pm!!! On News Years Eve.

The local pub was dead too.

The amazing thing today, we were slammed at work. We sell janitorial floor cleaning equipment, large scrubbers and machines, today we did a months worth of business. Paid in full orders.

They all want to take it off their taxes this year and they are all scared about what is going to happen.

I'm happy we had a great day, now I wonder what next month will bring.

12 posted on 12/31/2012 5:30:23 PM PST by Kakaze (I want The Republic back !)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The photo is wierd beyond belief. Is this his demographic?

A few limp-looking loser white middle age ladies and two black guys, at least one of whom is clearly gay as the day is long? This is the new “middle class”...? No Anglos, no Hispanics, no Asians, and a minimum of males of any color?

Bad Bambi. Stupid Bambi. Did he really think this was going to be a good image?


13 posted on 12/31/2012 5:31:07 PM PST by livius
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To: livius

Where the white boys at?


14 posted on 12/31/2012 5:32:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: livius

I noticed a TV ad earlier for Chick-fil-A. I counted eight images for scholarship recipients. The demographics were almost identical to this image. I was a bit surprised.


15 posted on 12/31/2012 5:36:02 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Paladin2
This is where the 0bama phone lady steps in and rocks the FR house baby!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tii20IUDQo

17 posted on 12/31/2012 5:41:15 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: ConservativeStatement

A few hours ago, the Republicans declared that they would not be bullied into voting on anything at the last minute.

It’s well past the last minute. So who is ‘’negotiating’’ now, and why haven’t the men in the white suits taken them away?


18 posted on 12/31/2012 5:47:25 PM PST by Bluestocking
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To: ConservativeStatement
The White House and Congress were close to reaching a deal Monday to resolve the fiscal cliff crisis that threatens the fragile US economic recovery.

A lie. There is no recovery. Should be:

The White House and Congress may be close to reaching a deal Monday to resolve the fiscal cliff situation that allegedly threatens the mythical US economic recovery.

19 posted on 12/31/2012 5:51:54 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Bluestocking

If true then that’s great.

Now they will go over the media’s stupid “cliff” and what will happen at midnight, not a damn thing. but the media has been acting like it will be the end of the world “We’ll all go over the cliff if the Republicans don’t capitulate and agree to raise taxes on the rich”


20 posted on 12/31/2012 6:02:15 PM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: piasa
That kind of depends on what you class as "a recovery". As this is from a UK paper, they are probably basing it on the recent modest improvement in US unemployment rates.

Whether there is a fragile recovery, or none at all, is a matter of interpretation. The real lie is this idea that they "may be close to reaching a deal". They aren't. There is no deal. You can tell that by the way the dems are drawing up the battleground for the upcoming "blame game" next year. The socialists game plan will be to equate "lack of deal" to "economic collapse", and make out it is the evil greedy intransigent republicans who are to blame for not being prepared to compromise to get a deal and thereby causing the crash. In fact there is going to be a crash anyway, due to their own faulty economic policies over the past four years, but Joe Public has a short memory. It's going to be frighteningly easy to blame the GOP for the upcoming economic gloom. The way is being prepped by the MSM now.

21 posted on 12/31/2012 6:14:29 PM PST by Vanders9
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To: ConservativeStatement

no white guys, the kind who wrote the Constitution, the kind who fought the Revolutionary War, Civil War, the kind who fought WW1 and WW2 and all the rest, hmmmmmmmm


22 posted on 12/31/2012 6:25:20 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Vendome

Interesting. Went to our favorite restaurant for the last 50 years. Hardly a soul there. No waiting when we got there or when we left 2 hours later. I thought it a little strange.

How was after Christmas shopping? Dinner Wednesday was very very uncrowded. Seemed like people are all tapped out.


23 posted on 12/31/2012 6:31:44 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: ConservativeStatement

two bits they are all Democrat activists in the pic!!


24 posted on 12/31/2012 7:02:24 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: livius
The photo is wierd beyond belief. Is this his demographic?

What's it gonna take for you to get it? A bigger hammer?
You forgot the famous exhortation? "Our time has come!"

That looks about right for Obama's America...

57% black
29% brown
14% white

The Great Uniter.
The Great Fraud.
The Great Incompetent
The Great 'Black Il Duce.'

25 posted on 12/31/2012 7:03:55 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Union Label -- then buy something else)
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To: Sequoyah101

Except for a bit of a wait getting into PF Chang, seems like the malls themselves weren’t particularly busy and few people were carrying bags.

I’m thinking everyone held off.


26 posted on 12/31/2012 7:25:00 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: livius
The photo is wierd beyond belief. Is this his demographic?

I guess so. All of them lard-butts. Does this tell us something?

27 posted on 12/31/2012 7:55:29 PM PST by SamuraiScot
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