Last-minute fiscal cliff talks in Senate

There are 4 comments on the The Kansas City Star story from Dec 29, 2012, titled Last-minute fiscal cliff talks in Senate. In it, The Kansas City Star reports that:

Senate leaders groped for a last-minute compromise Saturday to avoid middle-class tax increases and possibly prevent deep spending cuts at the dawn of the new year as President Barack Obama warned that failure could mean a "self-inflicted wound to the economy."Obama chastised lawmakers in his weekly radio and Internet address for waiting until the ... (more)

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Truth

Minneapolis, MN

#23 Dec 30, 2012
The fiscal cliff is all because the republicans in the congress have a party rule, that no bill should be passed that doesn't have support of a majority of republicans. The congress was designed to run on the majority of all representatives, not to be held hostage by the majority of one party. This party rule clearly shows that republicans are working for their party instead of the American people and is why this congress has been least productive congress in 40 years.

“KONA, baby!”

Since: Jul 08

Jacksonville, FL

#24 Dec 30, 2012
sickofit wrote:
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Please tell us all what Obama should have done in Benghazi??
Authorize help rather than watch it on tv.
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#25 Dec 30, 2012
Pappa wrote:
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Authorize help rather than watch it on tv.
Even if help had got there on time(WHICH IT WOULDNT) more then four would have died then.....

“KONA, baby!”

Since: Jul 08

Jacksonville, FL

#26 Dec 30, 2012
sickofit wrote:
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Even if help had got there on time(WHICH IT WOULDNT) more then four would have died then.....
Unauthorized help did arrive and saved 30+ lives. Just think what authorized help may have saved.
Take off your blinders.

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