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Fiscal Cliff Creates Problems That Don't Faze Obama

Joan383 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 10:33 AM
And this is why the Republicans will continue to lose and make massive mistakes, because they make the assumption that Obama wants economic growth when he doesn't. If you don't understand the oppositions ultimate goal, how can you defeat him? Obama is a Fascist dictator and until Boehner and McConnell come to terms with that, our country will continue to fail.
Is Barack Obama bluffing when he threatens to go over the fiscal cliff if Republicans refuse to agree to higher tax rates on high earners?

Some analysts think so. Keith Hennessey, a former top staffer for the Bush White House and Senate Republicans and a veteran of budget negotiations, argues that Obama's whole second term would be blighted if he allows the fiscal cliff tax increases and sequestration budget cuts to take place next month.

His argument is based on three assumptions. One is that going over the fiscal cliff would trigger a sharp recession and a weak economy thereafter. Many...