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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

The democrats and many republicans are only interested in buying votes, doing so at the expense of others and the truth is simply standard politics today. In all honesty, as long as the majority of the public will vote for this nonsense, it will continue in spite of the fact that those politicians know they are wrecking the economy by doing it.

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...