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Richard Trumka: This Whole Fiscal Cliff Thing Is Manufactured

anonymous466 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 4:01 PM
Manufactured? Yes it has been. Congress has spent us into oblivion and passed laws that take us even further. Hey Trumka, you think people will miss an additional $300 a month from their income? Can you say Hostess? They're not the only company that's going to be laying off people from this mess.

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...