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Thanks for the Gun, Stupid

Doug5049 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:06 AM
When it comes to government's credibility, Claud Cockburn's dictum, "Never believe anything until it is officially denied." has certainly been my experience.

So I’m reading this email teaser from National Journal’s Influence Alley called Spending Cuts Added to Plan B that says: “In a bid to win more support for Republican House Speaker John Boehner's Plan B to cut taxes for everyone but millionaires, GOP leaders are adding a second bill that would reduce the deficit and avoid the sequester, a GOP leadership aide told the Alley.”

So first I’m thinking “What tax cut?” Doesn’t a tax cut necessitate some sort of tax “cutting” action? The net result of the proposal is to increase taxes for some. If these guys worked on Wall...