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Thanks, I saw that. MomentofTruth their twitter account started following me following my suggesting a new Bowles-Simpson and that linked to fixthedebt. Impressive people behind it.http://www.fixthedebt.orgSteve Case has been tweeting about all of this the past few days.
Right on the money.
Dopey, how does foreign policy help Obama? Benghazi was a disaster. Can you give more specifics?
Boehner extended an olive branch including higher taxes already.
Also, to further paint the picture. Let's assume we do nothing - status quo. 1. Debt picture looks worse. Financial options narrow further. For fiscal cliff, harsh cuts may create great voter dissatisfaction against both parties. 2. Obama legacy is trashed, at least in the long run. 3. Congress further slides into decline structurally and from a popularity perspective. Maybe I'm too much an optimist for real action here but it appears to me that there is much to...
I believe if the President acts soon, there would be much value to both sides in creating a Grand Bargain. Beohner looks good for addressing serious spending problems (even with some give on tax revenues) and Obama looks good for tackling (finally) tough issues in a bipartisan fashion.People will be reading the tea leaves for some time, but it appears to me that the vast majority want solutions and not partisan games. It will take courage however, perhaps lots of it. ...
They offered up tax increases on the last go around and I think the pressure would be great to do something.
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