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Prepare for Fiscal Doom

Frank130 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 7:05 AM
I was thinking the Republicans should vote the same way! Then they can't be labeled as obstructionists to Democratic tax hikes & when the economy implodes they won't be blamed either. Even the dumbed down American voter will be able to see that big government & high taxes don't work. Maybe after the implosion when we pick up the pieces we will go for low taxes & small government again.
Bob34222 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:15 AM
The dumbest in this country don't need to get it. They are getting everything free and have no problem rioting and looting if the spigot gets turned off. Why do you think all these old white republicans are so wary of doing what's right? It's the angry black man syndrome. Go ahead, play the racist card....not like it matters. Marion Barry got re-elected......AGAIN!
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:27 AM
Heck, he wasn't even present most of the time himself. What do you call ignoring his own Jobs Council while attending more than 100 fund raisers?
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 7:37 AM
By voting present, they can just say they were following Obama's example.

OK, perhaps doom is too strong a word, but then again, perhaps it is not. 

In either event, 2013 is not shaping up to be a banner year for the economy. And it’s not just or even mostly because of the fiscal cliff.

Our financial system is not stronger now than it was in 2008 when it finally collapsed under the weight of crashing real estate prices that fell all the harder because they were ballasted by plenty of government guaranteed debt.

In fact, prepare right now for the Next Great Bailout. Because this time around, the federal...