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Temporary Fiscal Cliff Compromise Full of Pork, Tax Hikes and Spending Increases

cmoses Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:11 PM
I will never understand the alternative universe Rachel and UBER conservatives live in! You have been BRAINWASHED to believe that it is poor people and RADICAL liberals that is tanking this country, and the economy. Fortunately for Rachel, her base is not the kind that do their own research, or they would hopefuly never listen to her drivel. If you want to know what is TRULY wrong with this country, using the words "Liberal", "Conservative", Republican", "Democrat" is not even in the discussion. The problem in this country is who really runs this country! The CORPORATIONS... We were hijacked 100 years ago...The Federal Reserve, the Bankers and the Corporations with the brainchild of Edward Bernays' "Public Relations" revelation.
Gordon79 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 12:01 AM
Zzzzzzzzzzzzz. So tired of the blame-it-on-corporations meme.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 1:53 PM
No one should blame the poor qua poor. Of course it's the progs who are tanking the country. Who do you think passed the 16th amendment? Who do you think empowered the Federal Reserve? Sure they did it 100 years ago, but they are still doing it, too.

Congressional Republicans caved in to the Democrats this week, surrendering their principles in order to pass a bill that merely delays the looming fiscal cliff by two months. This is the first time Republicans have voted for a tax increase in 20 years. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) strong-armed Republican members of the House into supporting it, no doubt by threatening them with loss of their committee positions should they dare to oppose it. The Wall Street Journal described the massive sellout in an editorial, “The Senate-White House compromise grudgingly passed by the House is a Beltway classic: the...