• I’m with you but I’m very concerned about the millions who will lose the UI and EITC and CTC benefits that are in the framework. The human shield thing works for a reason. Setting those concerns aside, I would love to see the whole thing fall apart, watch the stock market dive and the elites lose their minds as their wealth tumbles. Then we’d see some real compromise – hold the stock market hostage and stuff gets done.

  • During the stimulus fight, when Susan Collins (R-ME) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) made the ridiculous demand that exactly $100 billion be removed from the stimulus, instead of letting the hostage die Obama, paid their ransom.

    And cost the economy 500K jobs.