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Contract Now or Snap Later

DaleEarnhardt Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:55 PM
Here's what card-carrying Republicans, sycophants of the Republican party, dupes of the Republican party and people who get their information from a variety of Republican party propaganda mouthpieces do NOT know. Had we had an additional war time gas tax to pay for the Republican party's social engineering in Iraq for eight years (2003-2011); it would have never happened. And, yes, war is not free.

Thelma & Louise, a 1991 Academy Award winning film, gives pretty good insight into the quandary that both of our political parties are currently facing in dealing with the “fiscal cliff.”  After what was supposed to be a relaxing two-day vacation in the mountains turns into a gun-toting, man-killing nightmare, the heroines ultimately do what is right, and go over the cliff. 

There would be no months and months of legal preparations, legal defense, and litigious appeals; the psychological studies would be put back on the shelf, and most important, the cost to either incarcerate or...