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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

BigOlBear Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 11:29 AM
There is a second-rate movie called "Idiocracy" that gave me a couple of chuckles first time I saw it. But now, upon a second viewing, it made me cry.

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...