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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Delta Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 4:30 PM
The CBO may well be as nonpartisan as the pols claim, but if so, it's run by a bunch of economic simpletons. The big-eared one is a master liar, as has been proven time and again. And thanks to the damnable racists the country is stuck with him and his lies for another four years. When will the Republicans wake up and learn?
BK22 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 10:22 PM
The CBO only runs the the numbers with the data provided by the administration...

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...