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Stalling Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

ardee2x Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 5:37 PM
The best thing that can happen for this country is to allow us to go over this "so-called" fiscal cliff. Doing so forces the debate back into the public arena. If congress is going to "debate and act" on my life, I want some say in the process. The real fight is about the debt ceiling, to abolish it or at least allow congress to raise it at will and thereby allowing congress to spend and tax at will. This is a power no-one should allow.

UPDATE: Senator Harry Reid appeared on the floor of the Senate this evening announcing that there would be no vote tonight. He said that they will reconvene Monday morning at 11am. “There’s still significant distance between the two sides, but negotiations continue,” Reid said. “There’s still time left to reach an agreement, and we intend to continue negotiations.” With only one day left of the year, it is looking like a very slim chance the two sides can come together to reach a fiscal cliff deal.

UPDATE: Republicans have taken the CPI off the table in an effort to help negotiations....