Negotiations over the fiscal cliff are not going well
. So far, the Republican approach has been to criticize the Democrats for not proposing any specifics... while refusing to propose any specifics. There’s a reason Republicans won’t reveal any details of their plan. The devil is in the details, and there’s a lot of devil in the Republican plans. Republicans want to get Americans to blindly go along with a plan that has absolutely no details or specifics. They tried this before with no success—it was called “the Mitt Romney presidential campaign.”
People like Rush Limbaugh and Newt Gingrich are pushing the myth
that President Obama wants to take your 401K. Does he have the time? I thought he was spending all his energy trying to take away your guns. President Obama is not going to take away Americans’ 401K’s. For starters, hardly any Americans have 401K’s with anything in them.
It’s already beginning to feel like Christmas—decorations are out, people are shopping, and most importantly, Bill O’Reilly is pushing the idea of a war on Christmas. This week Bill O’Reilly already had an atheist leader on
to discuss what Bill called “this year’s Christmas controversy situation.” The producers of the Bill O’Reilly must have atheist leaders on speed dial during Christmas time the same way CNN has grief counselors on speed dial every time there’s a mass shooting. This time Bill made the odd assertion that government-sponsored Christmas displays are fine because Christianity is just a philosophy and not a religion. Jesus Christ would have rolled over in his tomb... if he hadn’t already have walked out of it. Do you expect Bill O’Reilly to have any grasp on what Christianity is? Everything he says or does tells you that he either doesn’t know anything that Jesus taught, or he doesn’t care.
If you’re wondering how President Obama’s lunch with Mitt Romney
went, I assume that the meal was like everything else with Mitt—not very substantive. The lunch menu included white turkey chili. Somebody on the President’s staff must have gotten confused when they got instructions to arrange for the president to “have lunch with white turkey.” In any case, this meal came too late. Obama ate Mitt Romney’s lunch over three weeks ago!
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