From Heritage Foundation -
"When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat."
President Ronald Reagan’s sound advice rang true yesterday. Grassroots activists and conservative groups, led by Heritage Action for America, derailed a plan to raise taxes on some Americans and
Lacking votes from his own party, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called off consideration of “Plan B” last night, sending lawmakers home for Christmas instead. When the dust settled, conservatives stuck to their principles: to cut spending without raising taxes.
When they return to work, all eyes will be on President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
(D-NV). Their failure to act has left the nation on the brink of the fiscal cliff.