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2012-12-20 Home Front: Politix
The One Single Reason Why We're Going Over the Fiscal Cliff
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Posted by tipper 2012-12-20 11:34|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [277 views ]  Top

#1 It's a lie. They're pretending it's 'politicians' when IMHO the singular form of the noun is more appropriate.

It's not as if we have a real budgetary process we could use if he wanted to.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-12-20 12:39||   2012-12-20 12:39|| Front Page Top

#2 We will go over the fiscal cliff if, and only if, it benefits Champ.
Posted by Iblis 2012-12-20 13:32||   2012-12-20 13:32|| Front Page Top

#3 It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once. - David Hume

F.A. Hayek, The Road to Serfdom, pg. 35.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-20 13:40||   2012-12-20 13:40|| Front Page Top

#4 Update
‘Plan B’ Vote Set for Thursday Evening
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to begin voting at between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. EST Thursday on a backup plan developed by House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) to avoid looming tax increases and spending cuts next year.
Posted by tipper 2012-12-20 14:27||   2012-12-20 14:27|| Front Page Top

#5 Harry Reid said today that he will not allow the Plan B to come up for a vote in the Senate, blaming Republicans' refusal to compromise. Buttwipe.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-12-20 16:28||   2012-12-20 16:28|| Front Page Top

#6 Is that the same Harry Reid who has been refusing a vote on any sort of a budget for 4 years running now?
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-12-20 16:38||   2012-12-20 16:38|| Front Page Top

#7 Every cloud has a silver lining
Budget Talk Delays Could Stall 100 Million Returns: Taxes
Posted by tipper 2012-12-20 17:30||   2012-12-20 17:30|| Front Page Top

#8 I disagree with the notion that GOP cannot force dems to cut spending: all they have to do is not pass an increase to the debt ceiling. The GIvernment will be force to only spend what comes in. The dems won't last one missed GIvernment check cycle. Of course that requires the GOP to stick together and play hardball. So off the cliff we go.
Posted by Airandee 2012-12-20 18:41||   2012-12-20 18:41|| Front Page Top

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