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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

3129 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:42 PM
I wonder how many of these libs, including the 40% who do not pay taxes realize what is going to happen to THEIR taxes when the "Bush tax cuts for the wealthy" end in about 3 weeks. Taxing the poor will be back. People earning $20/hr. are going to be shocked at how much their taxes are going up. Viva la revolucion.

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...