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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Billpm Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:35 AM
The dems are also saying that under funded social security.does not add to the deficit, and the media doesn't make a peep. I feel like I'm not in the same country I grew up in.

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...