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Pushing Conservatives Off the Fiscal Cliff

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:02 PM
The USSR may be defunct but the Russian Federation is not or did you forget about them taking Abkhazia and South Ossetia from Georgia in 2008?
Jerome49 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 2:00 PM
Did they also take over Krakosia? You know, it's the place where the character played by Tom Hanks, in the movie 'Terminal', came from.
The conventional wisdom has emerged that in order to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff," politicians in Washington must agree to some method of tax increases ("revenue") -- which will be real, even if low taxes are not the cause of our ills -- alongside some kind of promise of spending restraint on entitlement programs, which is our problem, and which no one believes Washington will restrain.

The American left and our "objective" journalists -- same thing, I know -- are not helping the nation balance its budget. As usual, these partisan hacks are obsessed with tearing the Republican coalition apart,...