WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans walked out of budget talks on Thursday, setting up a showdown between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner over how to extend U.S. borrowing and avoid a looming debt default.
Vice President Joe Biden and a handful of lawmakers had been working on a budget-cutting deal that would allow Congress to sign off on continued borrowing, but Republicans quit unexpectedly after saying the group had reached an impasse over tax increases sought by Democrats.
"It is time for the president to speak clearly and resolve the tax issue," said House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who had represented House Republicans in the talks. Republican Senator Jon Kyl also pulled ou
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It seems to me that this act of stubborn juvenile resistance to reality and willingness to drive the US into debt catastrophe which may also be unconstitutional is the height of irresponsibility. So, in honor of these Republicans and also the Democrats who seem incapable of selling free central heat to Eskimos, a Dakota Today Cartoon.
Republican adherance to mythology and nonsense trickle down bull piss economics makes them irrelevant. Voters should send them to a wilderness to wail like the spoiled brat juvenile twits they are for at least the next 20 years.
Republicans and Democratic voters who actually give a rat's rear for the United States should demand responsible adult behavior in Congress. Republicans have been so intent on making Obama a failed president they have prevented any serious legislation to create jobs or correct the economy for the last 3 years. Pundits say that even claiming they are so irrelevant for such mediocre reasons makes such behavior the equivalent of treason. I think it is more like malfeasance in office.
*** Stay tuned even if cartoons just aren't your thingy --- Doug Wiken