December 1st, 2010
10:45 AM ET
soundoff (7 Responses)
  1. Patrick J. Jackson Sr.

    YES it is a start. We just had nations talk about being friendly and they can only stomach 2 hours of each others company. Again, it IS a start but not a damn good one.

    December 1, 2010 at 11:30 pm |
  2. charlesm49

    Correction tax cuts that have been around for ten years and a whole lot of jobs lost from day one of the tax cuts under Bush. And ya people are mistaken if they thing extending the cuts for the rich or anyone else is going to create jobs. 60% of our economy is retail for things made in China!

    December 1, 2010 at 5:56 pm |
  3. Nicole

    I agree with Mr. Baggett. These GOP Senators are recklessly, selfishly and coldly playing with the lives of many Americans who voted them into office. And what's worse is their posturing this as something they're doing to stimulate and pump money back into the economy. Who are they kidding? They only care about themselves and their rich friends. The GOP Senators who are doing this should be next on the Ridiculist and should be on it over and over again until they stop this abuse of power. SHAME ON THEM!

    December 1, 2010 at 2:57 pm |
  4. James Baggett

    It is amazes me how the super rich have benefitted from the Bush tax cuts yet have not produced any jobs in the last 4 years. Now me and the rest of the American poor class, not middle class are suppose to believe that if the rich continues to get the tax cuts they are some how miraculously going to create jobs for poor and middle class Americans. What's even worse the Republicans want to end extending unemployment benefits for the Americans who helped them to win the mid term elections. Is it any wonder why the meetings are going no where.

    December 1, 2010 at 1:00 pm |
  5. Nicole R. Banks

    It was a joke... I think President Obama is using wisdom in trying to keep things light hearted...

    You said yourself... nothing can be agreed upon, especially from a political stand point, in two hours...

    the Summits you referred to took days to come to a solid conclusion.

    We all are really just grown children... I don't even believe your "brain-power-span" extends beyond two hours... no one's does... so the best thing to do is to come back to the drawing board afresh.

    -just a thought.

    December 1, 2010 at 12:16 pm |
  6. PD Smith

    Nothing ever changes in Politics.

    December 1, 2010 at 11:56 am |
  7. Orlando Political Analysis, Opinion, and Humor

    Well, its a start. Let's face it guys, the time line that once existed to get things done in Washington is gone. It's economic recovery, and job creation or get voted out. President Obama's second term depends on his ability to work with both parties to get this country back on track.

    December 1, 2010 at 11:55 am |