It's a negotiating tactic, when you're talking from a point of weakness. "We're done here."
Spineless wusses like Boehner roll over and say "OK.". Fortunately, the grownups with some spine are starting to dominate the conversation. "No, we're not done here. In fact, we're just getting started."
The one thing that I'm a little concerned about, is that we might wind up with Obamacare AND some other alternative monstrosity as well. I could see that happening.
Ted Cruz just inked a book deal with an advance of 1.5 million dollars.
Looks Like Ted has support and has plans for office.
It’s a negotiating tactic, when you’re talking from a point of weakness. “We’re done here.”
Exactly. These maximalist tactics are the only transparent thing about the kenyan. He did the same thing with the I AM NOT NEGOTIATING tactic on the debt ceiling. Yet the beltway GOP simply refuses to engage him and gives away the store. Infuriating.
That's exactly what would happen with a national consumption tax to replace the income tax.
We'd wind up with a national consumption tax AND the income tax.