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Pushing Conservatives Off the Fiscal Cliff

para_dimz Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:43 AM
Brent, you're a crybaby. All you're worried about is how the MSM is going to convince the rest of the country that the medicine the Rs are prescribing is bad for us. Well, if that was the way we took our medicine most of us would be dead by now. If Rs have any serious convictions about their methods of governing they should also have the fortitude to carry them out with the confidence that things will improve in time and scope so that the country will see it was good for them. Its a long run game we try to play but you're only worried about "feelings". Buck up, man.
scrow Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 11:26 AM
Except a good % of the public isn't interested in the "long run." They vote with their feelings. So yes, in a perfect world, you wouldn't worry about "feelings."
arpiem Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 10:12 AM
Raise taxes on the rich and get less revenue. It's happened every time, but the Democrats keep trying it over and over and expecting a different result.
The conventional wisdom has emerged that in order to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff," politicians in Washington must agree to some method of tax increases ("revenue") -- which will be real, even if low taxes are not the cause of our ills -- alongside some kind of promise of spending restraint on entitlement programs, which is our problem, and which no one believes Washington will restrain.

The American left and our "objective" journalists -- same thing, I know -- are not helping the nation balance its budget. As usual, these partisan hacks are obsessed with tearing the Republican coalition apart,...