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With just two weeks before we go plummeting off the so-called fiscal cliff, corporate executives...

With just two weeks before we go plummeting off the so-called fiscal cliff, corporate executives are intensifying their push for a compromise out fear of the economic consequences. One business leader taking on a bigger role in trying to get a deal done is Honeywell (HON) CEO David Cote, who has become a key go-between for Republicans and the White House. Cote’s role marks a big change from last year’s messy debt-ceiling debate, as business execs aren’t sitting on the sidelines this time. “We’re not confident that our guys can govern anymore,” says Cote.
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  • thotdoc
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    Our guys...the Republicans

     

    He actually thought Republicans were interested in governing???
    14 Dec 2012, 06:11 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    They're just waiting for Obama to start playing in the sandbox and box and come up with some substantive proposals for cutting spending
    15 Dec 2012, 02:50 AM Reply Like
  • SoldHigh
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    The problem is too many people now expect free services, and no one wants to pay for them.

     

    Cliff is over-rated and over-hyped. So everyone pays a little more, BFD.
    14 Dec 2012, 09:00 PM Reply Like
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