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The Congressional Budget Office's Fiscal Cliff Analysis In Charts

D G Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:28 AM
I say let it happen. Let's have teh Fiscal Cliff. People voted for more poverty. Give it to them.
conservative_one Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:36 AM
Heck, Obama is 'in charge', what can go wrong! He's the smartest man to ever be President.
According to the media.
right to arm bears Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:16 AM
The government going through bankruptcy......... you say it like it's a bad thing...........
As an accompaniment to the earlier report on the Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the fiscal cliff, here are some charts to help visualize what kind of effect that the policies under discussion will have.

First, the total cost of these policies, in billions of dollars. As it's easy to see, the extension of the Bush tax cuts do the most damage on the revenue ledger of the federal government. Total extension costs $750 billion over two years, while the Democrats' favored policy of extending all but the top rates costs $670 billion. The other major tax provision - an...

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