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Happy New Year: U.S. to Go Over Fiscal Cliff

Buckaroo2 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:27 PM
"Spending cuts, however, will be postponed:"...of course, they are. How about postponing the tax hikes and cutting spending now. In my experience as a career federal employee, there isn't a government agency that can't take 10-15% off the top...if they'd just stop wasting money. Fraud and abuse are another matter entirely.
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 11:33 PM
They have never.......ever..........cut spending...........EVER!!!
Uber Dave Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 12:00 AM
Lefties have a cow if there's a cut in the yearly increase and call them "draconian"...

...They'd go completely apoplectic if they were actually cut.

It’s official. The United States will go over the cliff tonight—at least for a little while.  The House announced they will not hold a late-night vote even if legislation cleared the Senate. Although it’s not confirmed, some sources are pointing to Obama’s ‘attitude and criticism of Congress’ during the press conference/pep rally he held this afternoon as reason for the adjournment. 

Earlier today, Sen. McConnell said that he reached an agreement with Vice President Biden on the tax portion of the deal, which calls for individuals making $400,000 and families making $450,000 to see their rates rise to...