Posts Tagged ‘spending cuts’

“Republicans Run From the Truth: Again!”

This new article has been posted at The Huffington Post and on wsj.com.To read it there click on the link.

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Like spoiled children the remaining two Republicans quit bipartisan budget talks.

Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, and Senator, Jon Kyl, the last two GOP members, left the Biden chaired budget negotiations.

But this is not the first time Republicans have quit.

Because things weren’t going his way, Senator Tom Coburn, left the Gang of Six. Sarah Palin continues to quit everything she starts, more recently her big bus vacation. And Republicans have, over and over, abandoned positions they had previously supported as soon as the Democrats or Obama endorse them, even if they’re good for the nation.

This time, the consequences may be more serious—the results far more devastating.

Why, when negotiations reach critical points, do Republicans take their ball and head home?

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“The President Caves and America Loses!”

As Democrats give-in to unreasonable Republican demands this country slides further downhill!

The agreement struck at the last hour on Friday, a vote to allow the government to pay its bills for one more week and not get shutdown, does little to reduce the deficit and more to destroy the middle-class.

A vibrant middle-class has been America’s strength and driver of growth for over 65 years. That is all about to end thanks to the insidious ideology of Reagan inspired Republicans and the insanity of the Tea Party.

In a last minute effort to prevent another government shutdown, President Obama, and, Majority Leader Harry Reid, gave up five-billion more in pain-inducing, economic-destroying spending cuts.

What about shared sacrifice?

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