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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

nodeamass Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:06 PM
Then I oppose BOTH Socialism and Capitalism, as both create tyrannies over people. I prefer a system where all have equal political power and are not owned by the state. The economic choices are done by all stakeholders, workers, people who live in the community. Private ownership could be permitted but limited in scope. I would also be flexible enough to change the system if it needed to be changed. There are all kinds of other possibilities other than Laissez faire Capitalism or Socialism, so a combo is preferred.

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...