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Contract Now or Snap Later

DaleEarnhardt Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 3:03 PM
The War in Iraq was a liberal social-engineering project, costed like $12 billion/month. The cost per American was $40/month for eight years (2003-2011). If you had actually been paying this bill from the get-go, your attitude would have been to 'cut and run' faster than Cindy Sheehan. It's time to stop the 'drama queening' and if you think we should have been in Iraq, and 'Operation Enduring Freedom' has national security value, then PAY for it!

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...