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About That Fiscal Cliff

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:52 PM
billy, there were polls taken to see how well each of the repubican candidates would do head-to-head against obama. the numbers for paul and romney were very close. some polls had paul doing better against obama than romney.
Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

The "cliff" is a series of tax increases and budget cuts that automatically go into effect Jan. 1 unless Congress acts.

Will Congress act?

It will! I see the future: The politicians will meet and fret and hold press conferences and predict disaster. Then they'll reach a deal.

It will just postpone the reckoning, but they'll congratulate themselves, and the media will move on.

America, however, continues to go broke.

"They're not going to admit that we're bankrupt, and they won't...