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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

bizowner Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:54 PM
If the government were to take all the money and assets from the billionaire households in this country, how much would that pay down the national debt?
Par4theDay Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:56 PM
it wouldn't fund the goobermint for 3 months
bizowner Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:00 PM
Very true. So, why don't the trolls and libs here realize that? Math is math.
MudontheTires Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:38 AM
Because these progs don't want to admit that hteir real goal is a 100% tax rate.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...