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Who's Afraid of the Fiscal Cliff?

Derek85 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 7:00 PM
I agree and disagree. The Republicans need to act responsibly. Social Security is scheduled to go bankrupt, we need to go back to 6.2%. Also, like many other people I am sick and tired of Warren Buffett taking tax deductions for donating $billions to charities he has set up for his children and Bill Gates' father. We need to eliminate special interest gimmics so that people have faith in the system, ... and reduce rates.
DHWood Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 2:33 AM
Harry and Obama (continuing illegal resolution no budget) are going to spend 25%-30% of the entire US economy, so when they take in about 19% no matter what they do with their get votes tax scheming propaganda and behind the scenes legislation, they are going to continue to produce a huge yearly deficit and a ballooning national debt, with the fed printing the not borrowed balance.
We see there is no cure for libtard spendthrifts. They are insane cowards.
Were the average Republican asked for a succinct statement of his views on taxation, he or she might respond thus:

"U.S. tax rates are too high for the world we must compete in. The tax burden -- federal, state, local, together -- is too heavy. We need to cut tax rates to free up our private and productive sector and pull this economy out of the ditch."

This core conviction holds the party together.

Yet today the leadership is about to abandon this conviction to sign on to higher tax rates or revenues, while the economy is nearing stall speed. Yet,...