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80. So the Republicans aren't THAT concerned about the deficit
We knew this already from their failed fiscal policies. Now they want to double-down on it.
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  -Boehner abandons efforts to reach comprehensive debt-reduction deal n2doc  Jul-09-11 07:32 PM   #0 
  - Translation:  DJ13   Jul-09-11 07:35 PM   #1 
  - Boner is an asshole.  jefferson_dem   Jul-09-11 07:45 PM   #9 
  - He's saying he'll accept the cuts already agreed to  DJ13   Jul-09-11 07:46 PM   #10 
     - I didn't see that in the article. Please tell me he isn't saying that.  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:46 AM   #58 
  - "my way or highway" GOP non-compromise....nt  Evasporque   Jul-10-11 05:35 AM   #62 
  - So when is Boner arrested as a terrorist? /nt  Drale   Jul-09-11 07:35 PM   #2 
  - when will the man with the Bully Pulpit answer this bully shit?  Bluenorthwest   Jul-09-11 07:40 PM   #4 
  - OBAMA'S A TRAITOR! IMPEACH!  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-09-11 07:37 PM   #3 
  - Remember when we all thought he had balls? nt.  cyberpj   Jul-10-11 10:44 AM   #86 
     - I still do  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-10-11 11:10 AM   #88 
        - I hope you turn out to be right and not me. Really I do. nt  cyberpj   Jul-10-11 09:08 PM   #99 
  - Pic:  n2doc   Jul-09-11 07:41 PM   #5 
  - Notice how the two guys on the right  DJ13   Jul-09-11 07:42 PM   #7 
     - They do!  Lucinda   Jul-09-11 09:11 PM   #27 
  - There you go again boner telling lies  Angry Dragon   Jul-09-11 07:42 PM   #6 
  - +1 n/t  ejbr   Jul-09-11 10:14 PM   #34 
  - just another attempt to push obama even further to the right. been working so far lol nt  msongs   Jul-09-11 07:44 PM   #8 
  - Maybe Repubs wanted to bait Obama into putting Social Security on the table  NCarolinawoman   Jul-09-11 08:16 PM   #23 
     - Well, they succeeded. And you're right: the damage is done, but  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:54 AM   #59 
  - Good. SS stays off the table. nt  geek tragedy   Jul-09-11 07:47 PM   #11 
  - i had the same thought  HankyDubs   Jul-09-11 10:22 PM   #37 
  - The article does not say that. Besides, everything should be off the table.  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:32 AM   #56 
  - Obama should walk away now  MinneapolisMatt   Jul-09-11 07:48 PM   #12 
  - I wish he would but have no hope he will. He should not negotiate with terrorists.  harun   Jul-09-11 10:12 PM   #33 
  - AOL headline just now: Boehner rejects $4 Trillion dollar debt reduction deal  Hamlette   Jul-09-11 11:11 PM   #44 
  - I'm glad the rethugs decided to let a drunk get behind the wheel of their congressional automobile.  Crowman1979   Jul-09-11 11:48 PM   #49 
     - Boner's not drunk. Far worse than that. He's texting. At least a  The Big Vetolski   Jul-10-11 01:27 PM   #97 
  - Best idea yet!  BlueIdaho   Jul-10-11 01:52 AM   #52 
     - Two trillion in cuts in exchange for something the Rethugs will do anyway  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:37 AM   #57 
  - Everyone hates each other these days...  Ragnarok   Jul-09-11 07:49 PM   #13 
  - how about you just vote on the debt ceiling by itself and then worry about the other shit later.  ejpoeta   Jul-09-11 07:50 PM   #14 
  - hahahahaha  HankyDubs   Jul-09-11 10:23 PM   #38 
  - They Had That Vote In The House Already  DallasNE   Jul-09-11 11:31 PM   #47 
     - That was before they began admitting the 14th amendment "might"  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 03:01 AM   #60 
        - The Supreme Court didn't say anything about the debt ceiling.  creeksneakers2   Jul-10-11 12:43 PM   #94 
        - The only thing I can think...  jmowreader   Jul-10-11 07:48 PM   #98 
  - Time. Two years past time for Obama to address the people and call out the GOP for what they are...  onehandle   Jul-09-11 07:54 PM   #15 
  - A mid size deal where the rich get everything  daleo   Jul-09-11 07:55 PM   #16 
  - Well at least there will be no cuts in Medicare or Social Security...  Ozymanithrax   Jul-09-11 07:56 PM   #17 
  - You sure?  DJ13   Jul-09-11 08:01 PM   #19 
     - No, we don't, but the Social Security/Medicare cuts were discussed...  Ozymanithrax   Jul-09-11 08:14 PM   #22 
     - I prefer republcians to refuse to negotiate and for Obama to use the "Constitutional Option"  DJ13   Jul-09-11 08:17 PM   #24 
        - There is no "constitutional option."  creeksneakers2   Jul-10-11 12:45 PM   #95 
     - Exactly right  customerserviceguy   Jul-10-11 12:07 PM   #93 
  - Looks like Andrew Leonard and Ezra Klein had it right. There was never a serious debt deal.  mzmolly   Jul-09-11 07:59 PM   #18 
  - So he's saying Obama wouldn't agree to colossal cuts without a tax hike  starroute   Jul-09-11 08:08 PM   #20 
  - Thats how I see this too  DJ13   Jul-09-11 08:13 PM   #21 
  - Spot on.  Blasphemer   Jul-09-11 10:01 PM   #32 
     - If they blow it all up the rich won't suffer....  blackbart99   Jul-10-11 04:47 AM   #61 
        - Agreed  customerserviceguy   Jul-10-11 12:03 PM   #92 
  - Little Boehner can't achieve large package n/t  HillWilliam   Jul-09-11 08:20 PM   #25 
  - LMAOROTF - So True it hurts  FreakinDJ   Jul-10-11 08:06 AM   #63 
  - Once again, it is the GOP that is doing all it can to make PO look bad...  rasputin1952   Jul-09-11 09:07 PM   #26 
  - Sounds like he's following Newt's playbook from 1993.  jaybeat   Jul-09-11 09:11 PM   #28 
  - Truer words were never spoken! nt  Auntie Bush   Jul-09-11 09:30 PM   #30 
  - The Boehner gets smaller  underpants   Jul-09-11 09:21 PM   #29 
  - What "Tax Hikes"  DallasNE   Jul-09-11 09:55 PM   #31 
  - Too bad we couldn't drop him and Cantor off in Pakistan on an Airlift  OneMadVoter   Jul-09-11 10:18 PM   #35 
  - Good!  Cereal Kyller   Jul-09-11 10:19 PM   #36 
  - Boner is a Nazi. nt  Joey Liberal   Jul-09-11 10:42 PM   #39 
  - what's this? Obama was ready to shit on SS and Medicare/aid?  placton   Jul-09-11 10:46 PM   #40 
  - When do Bush's tax cuts expire? (I know I should remember, but I don't)  juajen   Jul-09-11 10:46 PM   #41 
  - 12/31/2012  DallasNE   Jul-09-11 11:38 PM   #48 
  - Bush tax cuts expired December 2010. Maybe you're thinking of the Obama tax cuts.  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:14 AM   #54 
     - No  DallasNE   Jul-10-11 10:24 AM   #83 
  - December, 2010.  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:12 AM   #53 
     - Stop The Misinformation  DallasNE   Jul-10-11 10:26 AM   #84 
  - Boner is such a cry baby  Rosa Luxemburg   Jul-09-11 10:51 PM   #42 
  - Scumbag  MilesColtrane   Jul-09-11 10:53 PM   #43 
  - The 14th amendment calls this whole conversation a scam on the American people. We are not required  Mr Noodlebrain   Jul-09-11 11:17 PM   #45 
  - The 14th only says the government can't repudiate debts  creeksneakers2   Jul-10-11 12:50 PM   #96 
  - How about a comprehensive war-reduction deal??  KamaAina   Jul-09-11 11:29 PM   #46 
  - The Republican party is facing disaster.  LetTimmySmoke   Jul-10-11 12:17 AM   #50 
  - Good Faith from Boehner  cstanleytech   Jul-10-11 12:23 AM   #51 
  - Rethugs want $2 trillion in cuts for doing something the Constitution requires them to do?  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 02:22 AM   #55 
  - Boehner says broad debt deal unlikely  bloomington-lib   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #64 
  - Oops, I was thinking today is Sunday. Okay, aren't they  gateley   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #65 
  - translation -" Obama gives in every single time, I expect he will keep doing so"  msongs   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #66 
  - Are you and I reading the same article?  drm604   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #67 
  - What tax reform did the Speaker propose again?  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #75 
  - A-OK chicken shite boehner just remain NEOCON firm  Yon_Yonson   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #78 
  - I will give credit where credit is due  Liberalynn   Jul-10-11 10:32 AM   #85 
  - yup  HankyDubs   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #70 
  - Nice double-speak.  joshcryer   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #74 
  - The Boehner goes smaller  underpants   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #68 
  - So When Taxes, Social Security and Medicare  DallasNE   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #69 
  - Elected representation.  aquart   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #71 
  - I think he's misunderestimating Obama's willingness to give stuff away.  FreeBillClinton   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #72 
  - The "good faith" line is total bullshit, okay?  jmowreader   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #73 
  - Back to a 14th amendment deal? Obama took the 14th amendment "off the table."  No Elephants   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #76 
  - Classic political suicide, even base R's are ticked off at the...  rasputin1952   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #77 
  - A-OK chicken shite boehner just remain NEOCON firm  Yon_Yonson   Jul-10-11 08:19 AM   #79 
  - So the Republicans aren't THAT concerned about the deficit  high density   Jul-10-11 08:39 AM   #80 
  - Why are they still calling the shots?  jimmydwight   Jul-10-11 09:16 AM   #81 
  - Obama now appears to have lost control of the presidency ceding leadership to the pukes' Boner  FreeStateDemocrat   Jul-10-11 10:16 AM   #82 
  - "He created this mess and has mishandled it from the beginning" - fucking horseshit  jpak   Jul-10-11 10:47 AM   #87 
  - Time for the "Giant Gold Sell-Off of 2011"  eringer   Jul-10-11 11:35 AM   #89 
  - GOP 1000...........,Democrats 0  dotymed   Jul-10-11 11:49 AM   #90 
     - Too early to do that. Let the republicans show themselves to be the fools they are first.  N7Shepard   Jul-10-11 11:54 AM   #91 

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