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"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
Behind the Scenes of the Deficit Negotiations: $400B in Tax Hikes, $1T in Spending Cuts - Political Punch
During his press conference yesterday, President Obama took an aggressive tone, saying that his daughters were better than Congress in doing their homework before the last minute. But the officials rejected the idea that somehow President Obama’s tone is an issue.
“Every single day they’re banging the **** out of him (the president), Boehner and McConnell,” the official said, then they complain about the president’s tone. “I think it’s bull****, it’s all a ruse.”
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Senate cancels vacation but debt talks still stuck - Washington Times
Meanwhile, the White House said Mr. Obama, who on Wednesday berated his former colleagues in Congress for taking vacations, will continue to keep up his re-election fundraising schedule because he can “walk and chew gum at the same time.”
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say