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Five Percent

David1334 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 9:42 AM
That needs to include 10% per year of Federal AGENCIES and Cabinet DEPARTMENTS and HEAD COUNT REDUCTIONS throughout government. The head of the Federal Employees' Union will show up at the White House with Trumka and Hoffa, and Fearless Leader will buckle - nothing like that is going to happen until we elect a more rational Congress and Presidency.

The good news about coming to the end of November is that we will soon embark on December meaning the clock will be clicking toward January by which time the Fiscal Cliff business will dealt with.

Until the long scythe of the grim reaper signals the looming end of 2012, the parties to a potential solution will spend as much time posturing in public as parleying in private.

I gotta tell you. I don't understand all this anyway. I know my taxes are going up next year - one way or another. My rates will rise, my deductions will...