ok! lets see what "precipice" means?
MIRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY: "1: a very steep or overhanging place; 2: a hazardous situation; broadly : brink"
" Given the tax hikes, debt increases, and drastic cuts to Medicare in the Democrats' bill, it's an apt metaphor, since to most people, "precipice" means the edge of a dangerous cliff. Miriam-Webster's definition: 1 : a very steep or overhanging place; 2 : a hazardous situation; broadly : brink. ''
-- House Republican Leader John Boehner's office.Mr. President, it's time to stop reading off your teleprompters ! You are not making sense anymore!