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Senate Passes Bill to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Kilroys Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 10:37 AM
This bill is a tax increase with NO spending cuts. It’s $60 billion a year in new tax revenue without regard to outta control spending. What kinda "balance" or deal is that? Reps get nothing voting for this bill but more blame. House Reps ought vote ‘No’ if they’ve any spine or vote ‘PRESENT’ at the least and demand a new bill with serious spending cuts or no deal. Take the Sequestration and checkbook from the left…they’ll never concede spending cuts otherwise. Call, e-mail and contact your Representative to vote ‘NO’ on this or let them know they'll face your lost voter support in their next cycle. ___‹~›__‹(•¿•)›__‹~›___
D G Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 10:46 AM
Kilroys ..... Thanks for posting you comments. I agree. ..... I will add to your suggestion about contacting Representatives. ... It is urgent. Everybody should email their Representatives right now while thye are on the computer.

Here's how ....... Google: "Congressman (name of Rep.)" ..... You should be able to get his home page. ..... Click on "Contact me"..... Select topic such as "Budget" ... Complete form with your personal contact info. Type your message. ,,,,, Easy!
Kilroys Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 11:07 AM
If anyone doesn't know who their Rep is. go here:

http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

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The Senate voted early Tuesday morning 89-8 in favor of the scaled-down bipartisan package that would halt historic tax hikes for many Americans and postpone automatic spending cuts for two months. The bill will now go to the House, which is expected to be back in session at noon today.

The outlines of the deal Mr. McConnell and Mr. Biden worked out included raising tax rates for individuals making more than $400,000 and families with incomes more than $450,000, and extended unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. It also continued a number of programs from Mr. Obama’s...