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Mon Dec 31, 2012, 07:39 AM

The "cliff" was never intended to be "solved" [View all]

Republicans plotted from hour-one of the Obama presidency for it to be over in 1 term.

They planned to stall and stall and stall some more..

It was always about denying him all the successes they could, and when the time came to actually address the deficit, when THEIR candidate won in '12, they would just slash all programs they did not like (like they have been trying to do since FDR), and make the Bush tax cuts permanent.

They would have never cared a whit about an increasing deficit..

The problem they have is that Romney LOST, and now they actually have to address the problems..

their plan was marvelous in formation, but lousy in final execution..

The formation of the fake grassrootsy "tea party" was all about stymieing the health care plan before it could be properly explained and nurtured . and the tea party gang was also necessary to ensure a house-take over in anticipation of the final 2 years'-worth of blocked legislation they needed so that when republicans swooped in in charge of all three branches in '12, they were home free..

They got part 1 accomplished & got rid of Pelosi, but from that point on, they never got their footing, and could only jam up everything they touched.

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