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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Matt65 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:06 AM
Obama WANTS to go over the cliff. What part of that do people not get? And Washington Republicans are shooting themselves in the foot, again, by not proactively flooding the media with simple explanations of the difference betweeen tax rates and revenues. Why do they let the MSM dictate their agenda? Would we have won WWII if we just stood around saying how superior our military is, but never sent them into action? Republicans have got to go on the offense and stop letting Obama dicate their actions.

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...