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Fiscal Cliff Notes

Grant75 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 12:05 PM
Whether we go over the "fiscal cliff" or not, our legislators – what there are of those who still care about personal freedom and sound economy – should use this debate as a "teaching moment" – even if they have to hire someone like economists Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, William Anderson, Robert Higgs, Steven Horwitz, Peter Klein, Walter Block, Gary North, Lawrence Reed, or Mark Spitznagel to write their speeches for them. . . . . . . . . In my opinion, America needs the education more desperately than it needs the money.
daddy422 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 12:21 PM

I agree.Forced cuts in spending,while painful in the short term,might give the lifers in D.C. a real
world experience that's long overdue.I had to remind myself daily that the chemo & the sugeries
for stage 4 lung cancer was good & gave me a chance to survive An uncurable cancer.It did &
three years later,i'm still cancer free.Our government needs to go through "Financial chemo & sugery"
in order for all of us to survive!
gungy Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 2:12 PM
Sir, God bless you. Your story and determination are so inspiring. Congratulations.

Amid all the political and media hoopla about the "fiscal cliff" crisis, there are a few facts that are worth noting.

First of all, despite all the melodrama about raising taxes on "the rich," even if that is done it will scarcely make a dent in the government's financial problems. Raising the tax rates on everybody in the top two percent will not get enough additional tax revenue to run the government for ten days.

And what will the government do to pay for the other 355 days in the year?

All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting "the rich" to pay...