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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

BK22 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:56 PM
No Lon...spending create deficits. Tax cuts increase revenues. Now if all the ignorant liberals still believe that the Bush tax cuts were solely for the rich then have at it...let's go back to the pre-Bush tax hikes for EVERYONE and also eliminate the so-called BS payroll tax holiday. Now you should be able to secure higher revenues then.....but even then this Whitehouse won't pay dime one towards the debt....we know it and you know it because the premise of the dems has always been that THE People are just to darn stupid to be able to handle their own money.

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...