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Cash Cow Offered by Lame Ducks

Nancy547 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:21 PM
Mitt Romney blames election loss on Obama giving out free stuff to voters. But didn't the Neo-Conservative Republican party create an eight year social engineering project in Iraq starting in March of 2003 creating mucho dollar profits for the military-industrial-complex?
Nancy547 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:21 PM
No wonder it was a shorter amount of time to go from Pearl Harbor to VJ Day than it took to get in Iraq (March, 2003) to even get sufficient troops there to control the situation (the Surge, May, 2007)

One of the important agenda items for the lame duck session of the 112th Congress is the extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy. The PTC is set to expire December 31 and Congress estimates that extending it for one year will cost about $12 billion. I’ve written on it repeatedly.

It has been expected that during the lame duck session, PTC supporters will try to tuck an extension of at least one year into a bigger tax-extender package filled with provisions the fiscally-conservative, small-government Republicans support, therefore pushing them to acquiesce and let the...