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About That Fiscal Cliff

Don5986 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 8:25 AM
If the fiscal cliff is such a serious event why are all the dopes in DC on vacation? Maybe, none of them should come back? We can save a lot of taxpayer money by giving them the pink slip and stripping all politicians of their health and lifetime retirement benefits.
Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

The "cliff" is a series of tax increases and budget cuts that automatically go into effect Jan. 1 unless Congress acts.

Will Congress act?

It will! I see the future: The politicians will meet and fret and hold press conferences and predict disaster. Then they'll reach a deal.

It will just postpone the reckoning, but they'll congratulate themselves, and the media will move on.

America, however, continues to go broke.

"They're not going to admit that we're bankrupt, and they won't...