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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

DDelMonte Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 7:03 PM
Iran is an existential threat to Israel? That's funny. Israel's own generals don't want a war with Iran. (Please educate yourselves, ladies.) Bibi Nitwityahoo is the Israeli equivalent of George Bush - nothing but a bloodthirsty warmonger.
Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 7:05 PM
At least he does not want to go to war with his own countrymen.

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...