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Fixing the Fiscal Cliff Will Hasten Entitlement Crisis

James____Tx Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 9:43 AM
The person known as Ray, Cybil, and a thousand other monikers does nothing but post the same BS on every thread. It does this day in and day out and never responds back to responses. I don't know what you define as spam but in my book that is the most destructive sort of spam there is. He destroys entire strings with his efforts.
The coming fiscal cliff's mix of tax hikes and spending cuts are projected to seriously hamper economic growth over the next two years, and Congressional leaders would be wise to negotiate fixes for the problems. One of the more popular potential fixes, however, is only going to hasten the coming entitlement crisis by worsening the finances of Social Security.

A one-year extension of the employee-side payroll tax cut was passed in December of 2011. It's scheduled to lapse along with the other fiscal cliff policies in 2012. This is a particularly popular tax cut because it goes by and large...