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Republicans Have Already Lost Fight on Fiscal Cliff

js1 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:32 PM
Best and most realistic argument. Interesting that Democrat Patty Murray who is lobbying for the chair of the Senate Budget Committee will not commit to a budget. They should take the word 'Budget' out of the title. Great strategy on the part of the Democrats.....refuse to present a budget and take no responsiblity for any specific expenditures and the growing deficit. It has worked on Social Security for years. The electorate does not understand where the revenue comes from, except that, if the rich would pay their fair share, all of our spending problems would vanish. Bad news is that the media supports that lie and the education system has ensured we have millions of people that cannot think logically. We should demand a budget!

You'll remember that President Barack Obama was the only candidate with a detailed plan to deal with the impending fiscal unpleasantness. And, as the president explained this week during his first press conference since winning re-election, "more voters agreed" with him, so naturally, it's time to give the people what they want.

So what do we win? Well, turns out there's only one detail worth remembering when dealing with the slew of tax hikes that kick in next year: We must reverse Bush-era tax rates on the rich. According to rosy projections of the Congressional Budget Office, this would...