December 28th, 2012
07:38 AM ET

Friday's live events

The talk in Washington is all about the "fiscal cliff" and what the president and Congress need to do to avoid it.  Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of the fiscal cliff debate.

Today's programming highlights...

11:30 am ET (est.) - Senate Democrats briefing on fiscal cliff - Sen. Tom Harkin and others will call on Congressional Republicans to help resolve the fiscal cliff crisis at a Capitol Hill briefing.

CNN.com Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.

 


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  1. Philip

    No. According to the Patriot Act it has got to be the DHS. Otherwise, it would still be illegal for uniformed soldiers to target suspects. (Recall the Geneva Convention making it illegal. Also, how we tried and convicted Nazis after WWII rather than ordering them assassinated as suspects)

    December 28, 2012 at 7:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. chrissy

    Dang im tired of ancient history!

    December 28, 2012 at 7:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Philip

    You and most of US, @chrissy. Due process and what exactly does describe a war criminal are both "old hat" now thanks to the Patriot Act. You really needn't bother understanding. Uncle Sam has it all taken care-of. Close your eyes. It will all be over with here shortly.

    December 28, 2012 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Philip

    Me? I'm more tired of modern history. (Sandy Hook Hoax, for example)

    December 28, 2012 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Philip

    he he. A replacement for * has been finally found. wtg@banasy LMAO :)

    December 28, 2012 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      I got tired of people using *, so I came up with a better alternative, and one that is more apropos. Shrug.

      December 28, 2012 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • s kel

      lets seeee whats a good one .....oh yeah phil is mia.....for good! Yeah now thats a good one.

      December 29, 2012 at 5:03 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    Wth are you talking about @ Philip? What hoax? 26 people arent dead?

    December 28, 2012 at 7:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. chrissy

    Lmao @ banasy thats as good as eye rolling anyday! :L

    December 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Hide Behind

    You learn from history why you are where you are at today, And then you plan your future knowing what steps not to take on the pathways to come.

    December 29, 2012 at 1:05 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Hide Behind

    A simple truth: Not a one of our legislators, their staffs included, or government employee in DC or elsewhere is going to fall off of any cliff.
    They will not see cuts in healthcare or benefits including pensions.
    Nor will Isreals interest there and here see loss of income.
    Our overseas base building will increase overseas along with civilian contacts to build.The Phillipines will get another increase per year of a billion or few while we take it from those here.
    Now you begin to "Wag the Dog's Tail' thistime of emotions over guns to hide behind as you steal from some to feed yourselves.

    December 29, 2012 at 2:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  10. chrissy

    Good morning s kel! And who are you talking about phli is MIA for good?

    December 29, 2012 at 10:01 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. chrissy

    And @ bobcat, this is amendment to my post to you, since they seemed to either move your jokes around or put up ones they had previously blocked cuz my fave is now in the #3 spot! Lmao.

    December 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Scottish Mama

    Morning chrissy and Happy New year almost.lol. 2012 went fast. And the fiscal cliff is at hand, gee like congress and senate had no idea. lol. surprise!

    December 29, 2012 at 10:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Scottish Mama

    s kel am I to assume you are helping Staten Island people?

    December 29, 2012 at 10:14 am | Report abuse | Reply
  14. FACEBOOK to be sued by Infowars.com

    FACEBOOK has been suspending accounts that post the truth about the Sandy Hook school shooting.
    One account belonged to a group of concerned citizens, Infowars. Oopsy, FB. You stepped on our toes.
    "There is NOTHING carefully concealed that will not be FULLY revealed" says president Obama's bible. This would include the truth about 9/11, and the truth about there being 3 more gunmen at the Sandy hook school shooting.

    December 29, 2012 at 11:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      Could you please post where I can find out more about this?
      When I googled 'Infowars sues Facebook', I got zip.
      I would be most interested in this.
      Thanks in advance.

      December 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  15. the prophet

    And the conspiracy goes on

    December 29, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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