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  •  this would seem to be a contradiction, of the (4+ / 0-)
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    purported "deficit concerns" of the republicans.

    "A senior Republican tax aide confirmed that Representative Dave Camp of Michigan, the Ways and Means chairman, planned to push forward this year with “revenue-neutral” tax reform"

    revenue neutral won't reduce the deficit, which is supposedly what the whole "debt ceiling" fight is all about. this tells me, and anyone else with half a functioning synapse, that the GOP doesn't give a shit about the deficit (yeah, huge surprise there), and the whole "fiscal cliff" is just blatant politics. i know the GOP works on the premise that they're never to be held accountable for their hypocrisy, but this seems a stretch, even by their low standards. someone in the MSM might inadvertantly blurt out the truth, on national tv.

    •  If more Village dems started calling out (1+ / 0-)
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      the hypocrisy, the msm might take notice. Too many of them share in the hypocrisy.



      Perpetual crisis means never having to say you're sorry.

      by chuckvw on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 05:47:56 PM PST

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