Open to compromise in talks on fiscal cliff: Obama

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Yamayoko wrote:

He lays out his red lines and swings the ball onto repub’s court, awaiting GOPs to hit it wide and blow things up. Don’t blame on me strategy will work for Obama or not ?

Nov 09, 2012 2:14pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Robert76 wrote:

Not sure why anyone expected Boehner to behave any differently. He and the Party of No spent 4 years getting in the way rather than compromising with the President. Now they are back to their same old tricks. Guess we dide not vote enough of them out of office. Maybe in two years we can fix that error, and finally have a functioning government. The President cannot get a compromise all by himself, as it takes two sides to compromise. Wake up Boehner and McConnell. Your postering is damaging this country.

Nov 09, 2012 2:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
americanguy wrote:

The only compromise the Republicans will accept is the same tax welfare for the wealthy, or even more welfare for the wealthy.
Crying man Boner already said so.
This time President Obama will NOT back down.
I would rather have my taxes increased. than see one more day of tax welfare for the wealthy who live off of me. If it means hitting me with more income taxes to make the wealthy stop getting tax welfare, so be it.

Nov 09, 2012 2:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ranterdon wrote:


When the Democrats controlled the House Senate and Presidency for 2 years there is ZERO excuses for not dealing with our fiscal challenges at that time.

The big FU thrown at Republicans forcing through Obamacare without ONE SINGLE REPUBLICAN VOTE is one of the big reasons there has been a stalemate.

At this point I personally think Boehner should let Obama have his way with taxes as 4 years from now when thats destroyed the economy blaming George Bush for all the problems in the world will be ridiculed even by liberals.

Nov 09, 2012 2:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
USAPragmatist wrote:

Now it is up to the GOP to join the adult crowd and starting acting like adults, instead of their pattern for the last 4 years to cry ‘he isn’t paying enough attention to us’ or whatever the complain de jour is.

Nov 09, 2012 2:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
NOsabama wrote:

To Yamayoko: Despite Osabama’s epic failures as an American POTUS (trillions in broken promises; economic ratings ruin; apologizing FOR America to our adversaries instead of what he solemnly swore under oath to do: “PROTECT & DEFEND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”; ignoring our diplomats pleas for defense while under attack abroad, allowing them to be slaughtered & then covering it up w/double-talk & blatant LIES…and that’s just the tip of his iceberg), obviously his “don’t blame it on me” strategy is still working…at least w/his misguided supporters. He may have won another 4 years along w/his own apparent battle AGAINST the United States of America, but I believe his holy Islamic war has only just begun…and as an American who loves their country & the freedoms we were founded on, I truly believe he’s on the wrong side.

Nov 09, 2012 3:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
NOsabama wrote:

Amazingly sick how dems keep blaming other parties for their socialist islamic POTUS’s own failures.

Nov 09, 2012 3:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Rich_F wrote:

boehner and reid had a deal last year and it was the slimeball reid who squashed it. lets see if obama can lead his own party first before worrying about republicans.

Nov 09, 2012 4:34pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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