President Barack Obama has dramatically upped his demands in the fiscal crisis negotiations: He wants Congress to levy twice as much in extra taxes from Americans as he urged during the election campaign, give up its control over the nation’s debt limit, and fund an immediate $50 billion stimulus for his political priorities.
In exchange, Obama offered to consider — but not necessarily accept — GOP proposals for cutting $400 billion from Medicare and other programs strongly favored by off-year voters.
That listening session would take place sometime in 2013, giving the president plenty of time to wrap the unpopular demand around the necks of the GOP legislators before the 2014 midterm elections.
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- FED FREAKIN UP!
- When Does Impeachment Become An Option?
- Why Romney Lost
- Challenging Our System of Checks and Balances
- Candidate Endorsement
- DILLUSIONAL ENTITIES
- The Will of the People
- ANOTHER TAX DECEPTION!
- " FAIR " is FAIR!
- Crime Threatens Liberty
- BOTH WAYS DON’T FLY
- " Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell "
- AMERICA TODAY
- SOLVING AMERICA’S PROBLEMS
- A CONSTITUTIONAL DILEMNA
- WHAT IS THE REAL ISSUE?
- The " Socialization " of Politics
- FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
- THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
- SURVEY SAYS: I DON’T THINK SO!
- DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH PEOPLE!
- SELLING SNAKE OIL
- A " CONVENIENT " CONSTITUTION
- " REFORMING " AMERICA
- THE CRIMINILIAZATION of OUR CONSTITUTION
- THE " BLAME " GAME
- COMING TO THEIR SENSES–SLOWLY
- BERLIN WALL ANNIVERSARY
- PROSECUTORIAL IMMUNITY
- AN INTELLIGENT LOOK AT HEALTHCARE
- LIMBAUGH VS SHARPTON
- PRO DEMOCRACY FUNDS
- EMAIL FROM AL GORE???!!!
- BIN LADEN CHALLENGES OBAMA
- SENSE OF HUMOR!
- WHO IS TO BLAME?
- GLOBAL WARMING EMAILS
- POLITICAL INTIMIDATION
- CAPITALISM DEAD? I THINK NOT!
- OBAMA MOTORS
- AN OUT OF TOUCH GOP
- COLON POWELL
- RUSH LIMBAUGH
- SECRET RANDOM DRUG TESTING
- MY LATEST LETTER TO CONGRESS
- AN ISPIRATIONAL CONVERSATION
- CONGRESSIONAL PAY RAISE
- PIRACY ON THE HIGH SEAS
- MY LATEST EMAIL TO THE IDIOTS IN D. C.
- WHAT THIS ELECTION SHOULD BE ABOUT
- MY BROTHER IS AN OBAMA SUPPORTER!
- ANORTHER CONVERSATON WITH MUDD
- LETS SEE WHO IS PAYING ATTENTION
- OBAMA SNUBBS WOUNDED SOLDIERS!
- THE " MAKING HISTORY ELECTION "
- ENDING THE CLINTON DYNASTY?
- REAL ID LEGISLATION: MY LETTER TO CONGRESS
- IRAN AND THE NIAVTE OF THE WESTERN WORLD