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Over the Fiscal Cliff

Jims Jab Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 11:15 PM
All of this reminds me of when Feinstein was asked, after handing over the Mayors office in San Francisco, why she left the city the in such a deficit, her response, I didn't leave a the city in a deficit we had a shortfall in revenue. Nuff said

Election, shmelection. When it comes to keeping the enterprise known as the United States of America solvent, aka avoiding the Fiscal Cliff, the country is right back where it was November 6, 2012. With pretty much the same cast of characters in this practiced face-off: the president vs. Congress, specifically the Republican-dominated House.

This now annual showdown might as well be one of those daily re-enactments of the Gunfight at the OK Corral staged to entertain the tourists, and it's getting just as old. Even as the advance billing gets more and more shrill: The End is Near! Bush Tax...