Still hope for big fiscal deal with Obama, top Republicans say

Mar 17, 2013 Full story: reuters.com 106

President Barack Obama leaves after a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington March 14, 2013.

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Mr BO Django Dance

United States

#1 Mar 17, 2013
We can make the monkey dance? Throw him peanuts?
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Mar 17, 2013
Big deal? No deal!

Not with these 2% Republicans.

Let the so-called "sequester" have its way.

700,000 jobs lost is the public sector?
Just what the GOP wants.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#3 Mar 17, 2013
I heard it was 7 million losing their jobs, they are closing nursing homes and grade schools will no longer feed the children lunch. On the bright side, the million dollars to study why some lesbian women are overweight, the shrimp treadmills and the mechanical squirrel project to scare snakes are all safe.

The part I don't understand is how the Democrats, who control the Senate and the White House, voted for sequester and why did Obama sign it? Odd.

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#4 Mar 17, 2013
4 dollars for a gallon of gas? Fck obama. He's killing the poor.
goose

Wheaton, IL

#5 Mar 17, 2013
"Big fiscal deal" Meaning: More taxes!
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serfs up

Daytona Beach, FL

#7 Mar 17, 2013
Repubs better make no deals. 2014 is coming. No point voting for more RINOS and NEO CONS. Might as well let the Dems win and bring it all down themselves. it will be quicker and apparent the damage done then.

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#8 Mar 17, 2013
Mr BO Django Dance wrote:
We can make the monkey dance? Throw him peanuts?
We can make you dead, by throwing you to the lions.

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#9 Mar 17, 2013
RustyS wrote:
I heard it was 7 million losing their jobs, they are closing nursing homes and grade schools will no longer feed the children lunch. On the bright side, the million dollars to study why some lesbian women are overweight, the shrimp treadmills and the mechanical squirrel project to scare snakes are all safe.
The part I don't understand is how the Democrats, who control the Senate and the White House, voted for sequester and why did Obama sign it? Odd.
You omit the little detail that the huge majority of republicans voted with Obama. I'm sure that was just an oversight.

The truth is, of course, that both sides voted for the sequester so that it would be considered so insane and so objectionable, it would force them to compromise. But thanks to the latest incarnation of the republican party, even with concessions by Obama, the unimaginable has happened.
On the bright side, if it helps destroy the Republican Party, it might all have been worth it.

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#10 Mar 17, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
4 dollars for a gallon of gas? Fck obama. He's killing the poor.
I wish you were among them, you repellant life form.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#11 Mar 17, 2013
You got a point Larry, who is leading the country? For the past 200 years it has been the President. WTF happened?

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#12 Mar 17, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>I wish you were among them, you repellant life form.
Go have a stroke, douchebag. If you already had one, go have another, prick.
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curmudgeon

Ash Flat, AR

#15 Mar 17, 2013
there would only be 3% reductuon in increased spending.there would not be any cuts !

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#16 Mar 17, 2013
Gary wrote:
Big deal? No deal!
Not with these 2% Republicans.
Let the so-called "sequester" have its way.
700,000 jobs lost is the public sector?
Just what the GOP wants.
Starting tomorrow everybody here, all the folks who are cleaning the floors at the Capitol. Now that Congress has left, somebody’s going to be vacuuming and cleaning those floors and throwing out the garbage. They’re going to have less pay. The janitors, the security guards, they just got a pay cut, and they’ve got to figure out how to manage that. That’s real.”

But then our colleague Ed O’Keefe obtained the sequester plan released by the Architect of the Capitol, which employs Capitol Hill janitors on the House side.(The Sergeant at Arms employs the janitorial staff on the Senate side.) UPDATE: Obama’s remarks also prompted a warning from AOC officials that his comments were “not true.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-chec...

Nobama is conning you more than Clinton did........congrats...you get what you vote for.. LMAO

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#17 Mar 17, 2013
RustyS wrote:
You got a point Larry, who is leading the country? For the past 200 years it has been the President. WTF happened?
And I'd always thought it was three equal branches of government. However, within constitutional limits, I think Obama is doing a terrific job.

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#18 Mar 17, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
<quoted text>Go have a stroke, douchebag. If you already had one, go have another, prick.
Ah, if only we could meet.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#19 Mar 17, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>And I'd always thought it was three equal branches of government. However, within constitutional limits, I think Obama is doing a terrific job.
Hell wolf..........that's not what you lefties said from 2000-08!

LMAO Change your mind??

You're a few taco's short of a fiesta platter, boy.
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Anonymous

Owasso, OK

#21 Mar 18, 2013
Gary wrote:
Big deal? No deal!
Not with these 2% Republicans.
Let the so-called "sequester" have its way.
700,000 jobs lost is the public sector?
Just what the GOP wants.
If you are going to spout bias bilge, at least try to hit the truth every once in a while.
Anonymous

Owasso, OK

#22 Mar 18, 2013
curmudgeon wrote:
there would only be 3% reductuon in increased spending.there would not be any cuts !
They are really not cuts, but reductions of future spending. Both parties are hiding the pea under the walnut shell. The press has decided to pander to both, while protecting the man that had the idea and signed the bill.

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Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#23 Mar 18, 2013
Mr BO Django Dance wrote:
We can make the monkey dance? Throw him peanuts?
Not sure which is worse, your rightie racist POS response OR the fact that NO other Rightie here condemned you for it.

And yet if anyone on the left criticized Unca Clarence Thomas, they'd be a "racist" to you very same hypocrites.

Get bent.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#24 Mar 18, 2013
RustyS wrote:
I heard it was 7 million losing their jobs, they are closing nursing homes and grade schools will no longer feed the children lunch. On the bright side, the million dollars to study why some lesbian women are overweight, the shrimp treadmills and the mechanical squirrel project to scare snakes are all safe.
The part I don't understand is how the Democrats, who control the Senate and the White House, voted for sequester and why did Obama sign it? Odd.
The part I find hard to understand is your lying and spinning. But then I remind myself you're a rightie, it's a REFLEX with you guys.

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