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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

mariner5 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:52 PM
Let me be the one to apologize to everyone for my state foisting the twit Patty Murray on the rest of you. Rest assured I did not vote for her, but my vote is but a protest vote in this deepest blue of blue states.
Buck O Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:54 PM
When did Washington go so far around the bend? Have they been letting too many Californians move there?
Bufa Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:01 PM
Happened in the 80's.

It was a frickin mess. That's why I left.
mariner5 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:03 PM
Krapphole known as Seattle, with the Krapphole lite known as Olympia. Rest of the state is conservative.
Kuwull Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:19 PM
It's the whole country mariner. The city slime is dictating to the rest of the country.

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2012/countymaprb1024.png

I say starve them. Let them try to grow their own food on their gay little balconeys or in their tiny little dog run yards.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...