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

nodeamass Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:49 PM
The Obaman Horse is just another way for the 1%ers(the 0.01%ers) to extract concessions from the neediest and poorest part of society in return for more champagne wishes and caviar dreams for the finance raptors. Note how capital gains taxes are left alone. But, capital gains is by far the largest source of the 0.01%er income, while the finance markets provide sugar granules for everyone else.
Carlos7 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:52 PM
Soros, Gore, Bloomberg, The Kennedy clan, Huffington, KerryKetchup ...

Those really do suck.

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...