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Boehner got 98% what he wanted - why are we doing this dance again?

Original post made by Lucy, Menlo Park, on Dec 5, 2012

John Boenher August 2011 " When you look at this final agreement that we came to with the white House, I got 98 percent of what I wanted. I'm pretty happy. "

Why are we doing this dance again? Just so Boenher can be a stick in the mud again and be happy because he's in the news?

Boehner lost 8 seats in the House. Obama won 51-47, with a 5 million vote margin of victory, 332 - 206.

What gives? Is it just a slow news week? The markets are fine - they get it.

Boehner got his 98%. Tax rates return to Clinton era rates on January 1, just what Boehner asked for. We get Boehner's spending cuts on January 1.

Let's move on and fix this country. Let's fix immigration. Let's fix the jobs crisis. Boehner told us "Elections have consequences"

Let's go.

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Downtown North
on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:19 am

Go bak to Clintons rates, back to Clinton spending.

23 million new jobs like Clinton, will fix all revenue deficits.


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Posted by Lazy politicians
a resident of Palo Alto Orchards
on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:11 pm

They finished their session for the week already. These guys only "worked" a couple days this week!!!!!!!!!!

They never work!!


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Posted by Kelly Long
a resident of Greater Miranda
on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Cut military spending a trillion? Heck yeah! They doubled defense spending since a dozen Saudis attacked us with box cutters. Time to give the military a haircut.


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