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Obama Playing Chicken With Economic Disaster

Longplay Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 6:43 PM
That was true when the classical definition of "liberal" was the accepted one, and before it was hijacked by the progressives. Today's liberalism would be anathema to de Toqueville.
MudontheTires Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 7:43 PM
"Today's liberalism would be anathema to de Toqueville."

Agreed. Classic Liberalism has nothing to do with the Stateism and Marxism that that is called "Liberalism".
Many progressive reporters and bloggers have been pushing the idea that going over the fiscal cliff into January will have very little effect on the economy and will actually help President Obama achieve his legislative goals. Indeed, Republican Sen. Barrasso hypothesized that President Obama was "eager" to go over the cliff.

Unfortunately, going over the fiscal cliff has real economic effects, and the progressives who are claiming otherwise are irresponsibly pushing the country to unnecessary economic pain.

"If it lasts three weeks, I'm pretty sure we get a recession out of it," Princeton University economist and...