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

Nanuq Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:48 PM
Hey liberal morons. Instead of blaming the Republicans like they're the "fat cats" try something new and novel. Take a look at Hollywood. Professional athletes. There's a ton of money there. Certainly the top .01% Tax them till they bleed. Then come tell us how good that felt. Deal?

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...