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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

DDelMonte Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 6:44 PM
"Conservatives" use the word "libertarian" like liberals use the word "racist". Both are pathetic attempts to shut down honest debate. It's scary how alike "conservatives" and liberals really are - and how fascistic.

No, you aren't dreaming.  This post is a virtual facsimile of the 'fiscal cliff' piece I authored two weeks ago, replete with many of the same discouraging bells and whistles -- Democrats reveling in their leverage advantage, public opinion polls spelling doom for Republicans, and no tangible progress on the actual task at hand.  If that sentence wasn't enough of a morale boost for you, feel free to read on.  Liberals in Congress, led by incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray, are ostentatiously demonstrating an insatiable appetite for fiscal cliff-diving.  Their...