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Boehner Forces Fiscal Cliff Deal Through House

Larry50 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 8:28 AM
I agree psirianni, I am old enough to say that I am glad that I had the opportunity to live in America when it was truly "America". I feel very sorry for future generations.
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 8:59 AM
me to. It's immoral what we are doing to them. Today we write about the greatest generation. Tomorrow our grandchildren will be writing about the greediest generation.
Jon Russo Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 8:58 AM
I remember being able to leave my doors unlocked at night. I remember being able to walk to the grocery store by myself as a five-year-old....with my three-year-old sister in tow. I remember being able to fill my truck with gas for less than $20, and my grocery cart for less than $75. I remember when hard work and success were good things.

"The greatest gift ever given to the world was thrown away because the passion of equality made vain the hope for liberty." -Lord Acton
Less than 24 hours after the Senate passed compromise legislation worked out by Mitch McConnell and Joe Biden to restore most of the tax cuts that lapsed on January 1, John Boehner brought it to the House floor, where it passed on the strength of Democrat votes.

The fiscal cliff legislation doesn't address some of the most important issues that are components of the cliff - the government spending sequester cuts, for example, and the debt ceiling - but the tax cuts were by far the largest issue that needed to be dealt with. As a compromise, tax rates will...