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Kicking the Can Over the Fiscal Cliff

geotay Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:49 PM
The so-called "Bush-era tax cuts" stopped being that when they were extended by Obama who said it was wrong to let hem expire in times of need. They are now the EXTANT Obama tax RATES.

The election wasn't over for 48 hours before both sides started laying down their opening bids on dealing with what has become known as the "fiscal cliff."

At its core, the "fiscal cliff" (and I'm going to stop putting it within quotes from here on) is the result of the Congress and the President (to use another phrase I wish I could excise from the political lexicon) "kicking the can down the road."

Unwilling and/or unable to come to agreements on a number of issues, both sides have continued to offer really tough-sounding, but temporary solutions, which have...