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Richard Trumka: This Whole Fiscal Cliff Thing Is Manufactured

aceofwands Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 2:14 PM
Not really...Obama divided the country. Now the Obama side will be on their own because the other half no longer cares what happens to them. For all the name calling of the past year...the sting is gone. Your pie is drying up...the producers will cut to a minimal economy just to get by, nothing extra. Within a year, the 28 hour a week crowd will be begging for a change...but will still have to wait an additional year for it to occur.

During a speech today in Washington D.C., AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the looming debt disaster a "manufactured crisis" and said "there isn't a fiscal cliff."

"There is no fiscal cliff," Trumka says in prepared remarks to the National Mediation Board Conference in Washington on Thursday. "What we’re facing is an obstacle course within a manufactured crisis that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit."

Obama met with Trumka earlier this week, in addition to other far left leaders, to discuss economic policy. Apparently a $3500 tax increase on...