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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

DianeCee Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:09 PM
Let's just let the economical crash happen, for God's sake! There should be no warnings to the most wealthy which allows them time to clean out their personal coffers before the catastrophe hits. Maybe its a good time to refuse to file taxes, eh?

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...