I learned what leverage can be in the great movie series, "Pirates of the Caribbean." The Republicans, though the RINOs in the leadership seem not to know it, have a position of great leverage right now, in this "fiscal cliff" debate. Just as Reagan used leverage to end the Cold War without firing a shot! All details are in this article at the American Spectator. It's long. Seven pages. Yet well worth your perusal. Worth it enough for me to not even give you the highlights as a cop out!