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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Marie169 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:02 AM
When the creation of wealth , and keeping it , becomes a crime , people stop working legally beyond what is necessary for their own survival . America is on its way to become a giant commune where only the Black Market works . People learn how to solve the problem of confiscatory taxes .

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...