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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

allen [skip] Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 4:51 PM
Mr. Sowell, it seems you are under the illusion that we have a 2 party system of government here in America. The 2 party system of government died many years ago, even the great Ronald Reagen was snookered by the party, over taxes and spending cuts. Which Mr. Reagen is still waiting for the spending cuts. Obama has blatantly lied to the world and American people from day one,with no one stopping him. WHY? What he has had is the full backing of the propaganda media machine and some very powerful people satisfying their needs and wants for money and control. Even an elementary school child knows by our Constitution, Obama is unable to hold the office of president of The US of America. Where is Lady Justice?

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...