It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts of the fiscal cliff go into effect on January 1.
Obama and Boehner met face-to-face on Sunday for the first time since November 16. It also was their first one-on-one meeting in more than a year, when talks broke down on a comprehensive agreement to reduce the nation's chronic federal deficits and debt.
In a rare display of bipartisan concurrence, both sides issued identical statements after the meeting that said no details would be forthcoming. Staff on both sides also have been talking, but few details were available.
Does this remind anyone of the NHL CBA situation from last week?
Me Too. I agree. This is very interesting.
It's time to put these political hacks in a locked room and not let them out until they reach a compromise on revenue, expenditures, and the economic future of America. These folks were elected to legislate, make reasonable decisions and not run the country down a path to financial ruin.It's
Am opening a place in Nevada looking for top notch models $ 1000 per day to start Washington secretaries also welcome
Agree@ Portland tony.
In fact its time to get rid of the rusting and past its expiry date mind set that has dominated our political thought process for the past decade and has done more damage to this country of ours than any perceived 'enemy'.
good afternoon @dazzle.
Today my posts are somehow escaping the censors.
Am being blocked here , eh CNN.
good afternoon @Portland tony@dazzle@prophet
Agree to what you say@Portland tony.
You can get better stuff for that kind of money@prophet.
Let me add that In fact its time to rid us of the rusting and past its expiry date mind set that has dominated our political thought process for the past decade plus.
Please people make sense like me, since the USA is registered corporation, registered in Delaware America should file bankruptcy and pay 10 cents on the dollars on the 16 trillion dollars, its simple math.
@saywhat @portland tony...you want to be my partners in Nevada
I do. Will Banasy and Chrissy be working there? I'm Tom – Patrick's best friend.
i agree. Turnips are delicious.
Being a former professional athlete and now a multi millionaire celebrity I feel this is correct. I agree.
It's good to agree. I like being agreeable.
Me and Patrick used to run a fancy restaurant. We won many awards. That's before I became a pro athlete. Now I date supermodels. N aked ones. They are the best kind.
Yep. I agree my best friend.
We won many awards for cooking with delicious turnips. It was a good time.
I agree. It was a wonderful award winning turnip restaurant. mmmmmmm.
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