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About That Fiscal Cliff

Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 10:34 AM
Skywalker, While a freeze would be preferable to what Congress will actually do, we cannot live with trillion dollar deficits for the next 10 years. We need real and immediate cuts.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:29 PM
i thought even ron paul's $1 TRILLION in the first year was not enough. even more than that needs to be cut to avoid disaster. the "ryan plan" was an absolute JOKE!!
Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

The "cliff" is a series of tax increases and budget cuts that automatically go into effect Jan. 1 unless Congress acts.

Will Congress act?

It will! I see the future: The politicians will meet and fret and hold press conferences and predict disaster. Then they'll reach a deal.

It will just postpone the reckoning, but they'll congratulate themselves, and the media will move on.

America, however, continues to go broke.

"They're not going to admit that we're bankrupt, and they won't...