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Five Percent

NewJAl Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:48 PM
But Obamacare is a tax, and there are many hidden in it. To me, the problem is entitlement spending, which should be eroded, not augmented, and I would go along with that, even while I know it would affect me and mine. We are, already, borrowing about 40 cents of each dollar we spend, as a Country, and Obama seems to like that, and want more.

The good news about coming to the end of November is that we will soon embark on December meaning the clock will be clicking toward January by which time the Fiscal Cliff business will dealt with.

Until the long scythe of the grim reaper signals the looming end of 2012, the parties to a potential solution will spend as much time posturing in public as parleying in private.

I gotta tell you. I don't understand all this anyway. I know my taxes are going up next year - one way or another. My rates will rise, my deductions will...