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Mr. President, the Fiscal Cliff Deal Was Not “the Right Thing to do For Our Country”

edsniktaw Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:46 AM
I do not believe that so many people have so much to say about the WH administration that one would think we need to do something about it. Yet we sit on our duffs and indulge the politicians and let them do whatever they like. The American People are trembling, not from the cold but for the anger that is building in them when they see such corruption and waste in the government. And I truly believe that they are laughing at us. Why is it that we must stand quietly by and watch the American government walk right up to us and smile as they push the bayonet through our midsections? Why is it that no one can do anything to help the American people? Will somebody please stand up to them??
Texas Chris Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 9:53 AM
If ever a true freedom candidate makes it through the rigged nomination scheme of either of the two identical parties, the American people will embrace that liberty candidate.

As it stands, we get Goldman Sacks Candidate A vs. Goldman Sacks Candidate B, they had out the pom-poms, and tell us to cheer for "our guy". But there's no difference.

WASHINGTON - Let's be clear what the "fiscal cliff" deal does and doesn't do. It permanently preserves the bulk of George W. Bush's tax cuts for most Americans, but it does not offer desperately needed new incentives to revive a weak economy and jobless labor market.

On the contrary, the 11th hour compromise is marred by higher taxes that will hinder further growth, cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, and make life even tougher for many Americans barely surviving paycheck to paycheck.

This deal, which elicited effusive praise from Obama in the wee hours of New Year's Day, would increase the...