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Boehner’s key words on jobs

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Boehner’s key words on jobs
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WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner gave a speech Thursday outlining the GOP’s ideas for job creation and its prescriptions for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Allow me to quote two sentences from it.

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There was this:

“If we want to create a better environment for job creation, politicians of all stripes can leave the ’my way or the highway’ philosophy behind.”

And there was also this:

“Tax increases, however, are not a viable option for the Joint Committee.”

The juxtaposition of those sentences perfectly encapsulate the past 2  1/2 years of U.S. political history.

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