Skip to comments.White House stokes debt-ceiling crisis (No to new plan)
Posted on 07/25/2011 6:07:48 AM PDT by RummyChick
A Republican aide e-mails me: The Speaker, Sen. Reid and Sen. McConnell all agreed on the general framework of a two-part plan. A short-term increase (with cuts greater than the increase), combined with a committee to find long-term savings before the rest of the increase would be considered. Sen. Reid took the bipartisan plan to the White House and the President said no.
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The only reason that makes sense for him to have said no is if Reid’s plan did not get him through the 2012 election.
Will have to wait for Rubin’s details.
What I *think* he’s made a miscalculation on is just how solidly those rats in the MSM and Congress are behind him.
In the latter, they’re starting to have serious doubts about their Messiah. As in, doubting whether sticking with him will get them re-elected.
In the former, the continuing layoffs and lack of customers are forcing them to start having a more critical view of Obama. They’ve even started trying to cover Gunwalker.
Rubin has another column up but not about the details
Not sure how this is a cave. A short-term increase is what Obama initially DIDN’T want...which is why he said no...but it means we’re wearing him down.
Its all about him and 2012 - nothing else.
TELL THEM TO STOP PLAYING AROUND WITH SENDING PLANS TO THE WHITE HOUSE.
GET THE BILL(S) ON THE SENATE FLOOR, VOTE AND PASS, AND LET THE BASTARD VETO THEM.
REID IS AN OBSTRUCTIONIST....USEFUL IDIOT!
That tares it. House & Senate need to pass this bill today and hold press conference saying they have done their work. If Obama vetoes, then start impeachment hearings. I am serious.
We had a housing bubble, education bubble etc, and now the govt bubble is going to pop.
When in history have there been any cuts?
If Obama decides to stop SS checks, that too will be gaming events, as approx. $230 Bil. in revenues flows to treasury each month, and SS Checks only amount to about $20 Bil.
He hasn't gone golfing lately. At least not that we know.
Obama wants to be President of a banana republic.
Everyone has their own definition of “cave”
Mine is a RINO and DEM Elite Super Congress deciding everything and fake spending cuts sometime in the future.
John, help me. That mad man in the WH is crazy. What can I do?
Harry, you made your pack with the devil, now you're stuck with it. Should have passed CCB when you had the chance. Have fun in hell.
0bama’s ego is in the way.
He wanted something “big.” He wants to look like the savior of the country.
The narcissism is now harming the country and is being demonstrated as full bore insanity.
0bama is demanding they feed his ego. It is time to remove him from office.
Well the main concern is if the cuts are “real” or not...but yeah, I think this makes Obama look REALLY BAD if he doesn’t support this.
That is just too funny.
The House should pass it and leave. Let the Senate and White House hit a brick wall if they are so determined to be obtuse.
They’re seeing their own political futures dry up...
Without a bunch of fanfare wordage, Obama needs to forced to resign by his own Democrat Party. The man is not hitting on all eight cylinders. He is out to destroy the country. Just like Ronald Reagan said, we Americans are one election away from tyranny. He was correct, as usual!!! Obama is the “Devil” himself, out to destroy America, our freedom, future, our nation!!!
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