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Senate Passes Bill to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

christiancon Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 12:55 PM
I say go the hell over the damn cliff (as if we arent in a friggin ditch already). Let it happen. Better pain right away than taking more crack and getting artifically high on fantasies anyway. Marxism and socialism are easy constructs in the small minds of moronic leftists, but their realities are far different as no successful system has ever really existed based upon those constructs. My wish upon the country is this- let a depressive, needy state of affairs exist in the country.and watch as the people with some backbone and ability to survive and thrive on less watch as all the marxist-leftist union drivel not get paid and riot and end up in the ditch financially and then MAYBE the people will get a clue. Can dream cant ya?

The Senate voted early Tuesday morning 89-8 in favor of the scaled-down bipartisan package that would halt historic tax hikes for many Americans and postpone automatic spending cuts for two months. The bill will now go to the House, which is expected to be back in session at noon today.

The outlines of the deal Mr. McConnell and Mr. Biden worked out included raising tax rates for individuals making more than $400,000 and families with incomes more than $450,000, and extended unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. It also continued a number of programs from Mr. Obama’s...