Obama “compromise”: $1.6 trillion in tax increases in exchange for spending… increases?

December 1, 2012

Wow.  The nerve on that guy.

Republicans may have to just walk away and let us go over the fiscal cliff, and then use the debt ceiling to force entitlement reform and a path to long-term sustainability.

As if Boehner the surrender monkey would have the backbone for that.


10 Responses to Obama “compromise”: $1.6 trillion in tax increases in exchange for spending… increases?

  1. Setnaffa on December 1, 2012 at 7:13 am

    We hope we won’t have to watch “The Crying Game” again…

  2. Lyle on December 1, 2012 at 7:14 am

    If we go over the fiscal cliff taxes go up and military spending gets cut, Obama gets to blame the republicans, if republicans negotiatiate, taxes go up, Medicare gets cut and Obama blames republicans.

    I think the real surrender happened when boner, Err I mean bohner negotiated the sequester, that is one man that needs a primary challenge bad

  3. Eric W. on December 1, 2012 at 7:18 am

    To quote Van Halen,”might as well Jump”!

  4. artist on December 1, 2012 at 8:02 am

    Let it burn down.

  5. rightwingyahoo on December 1, 2012 at 8:29 am

    Stop playing with Ogabe. Let him own it all. He says he knows the way to prosperity, so let him do his thing alone.

  6. ken_phd on December 1, 2012 at 8:58 am


    I suspect the momentum for the GOP to walk away and start passing their own bills is growing. They are simply wasting time with the Obama stall tactics.

    A good place to start would be to freeze all discretionary spending at last year’s level. Then start on 5% reductions on a program by program basis. Introduce means testing for all entitlements and raise the limit requirements by 5% per year.

    Will Boehner have the backbone to do it? All other avenues are either political suicide or destruction of our currency so he might actually do it. We’ll see.

  7. Mildred Smith on December 1, 2012 at 9:34 am

    Obama’s first offer was $1 trillion. The second was $1.2 trillion and now it’s $1.6 trillion.

  8. Setnaffa on December 1, 2012 at 9:36 am

    I wish I had the money to imitate John Galt…

  9. Rafael on December 1, 2012 at 10:29 am

    I agree with WC…Obama would cry disaster, but long term this will benefit the country. In the end, Obama would be shown to be the deceiver. I’m tired of his lies anyway.

    And, yes, no more crying from that SOB Boehner. As we all know, he needs a pair.

  10. BIll on December 1, 2012 at 10:41 am

    How about this. The upper class in this country plainly voted for someone who wants to redistribute their income. Their Media elected him and they contributed to his campaign chest big time. Why not take them upon the offer and raise their taxes since they supported him. True there are still a few Republican rich but since they don’t buy any media or do anything to help the rest of us beat Obama they can just pay up to.

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