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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:16 PM
If you feed a beast the beast will... a) magically learn live within its means b) will grow c) unicorns will come and fix everything. There is only one solution. The MSM started talking about government shutdown then immediately stopped talking about government shutdown which means only one thing. The majority of Americans are in favor of it. MSM is krazytown. So much so they thought they could spin Chick fil to benefit them. If they stop talking about an issue it's because it is a big loser for them.

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.

—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...