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

jwisestien Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:21 PM
Who cares what the someone else pays. I care about what I have to pay. I'm paying too much and I'm not close to the top 5%. When you look at the amount of waste in government, that is the problem. As we fight about who should pay more we don't address the real problem. That is our government spends more than they take ever take in, they just keep spending, As it is now, we can't even get close to paying the debt of the last 12 years. It's a mess and as we argue, they keep spending and wasting our money. It's time to get the government out of the way and let us fix this mess. Cut some of the red tape and let us grow our economy getting people back to work.
Keep the change Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:48 PM
Yep Tea party leaves the GOP, the GOP Rino's all become democrats and we never lose another to pigs that hate the founders and the US Constitution

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...