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Fiscal Cliff Uncertainty Already Causing Economic Harm

Larry50 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 10:24 AM
How about we split the country down the middle - Liberal half, Conservative half - and see which ideas actually work. I'll be happy to move to the Conservative half; just tell me when!
JRusso Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 10:54 AM
No need to wait. Look at CA vs ND. I live in CO, but I have a customer who is begging me to come up to ND. He is begging me because there aren't enough MEN with my skills in ND to perform all of the work that needs to be done.
While President Obama flies back to Washington in order to try to force Republicans to pass his fiscal cliff plan once again, forces are already at work causing real harm to the economy. And despite all this, there are some who think that going over the cliff is still worthwhile.

Ben Bernanke said that policy uncertainty, both about the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling, are already affecting private spending and investment.

Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B," which would have raised tax rates on some high-income Americans, was never brought up for a vote for the fear...