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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:54 PM
Moocher Nation.
50ShadesOfGreg Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:56 PM
SAYS HE WANTS TO SEIZE THE ASSETS OF THE CORPORATE MEDIA EMPIRE, A PRIVATE BUSINESS IN THE LAND OF THE FREE!!!

COMMUNISTS!!!!
Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:06 PM
The Communists are in the Congress and at 1600.

Deal with it.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...