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White-Flag Surrender on Cliff

para_dimz Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 8:30 AM
How many times of this do we have to put up with? Some pundits are writing the equivalanet of saying, "We've got 'em where we want them, now." Tell me again why I should support the Republican party? After voting Republican for 38 years, I'm done. Even my Republican mayor spends money like it grows on trees. I am not only awake to the double tongued Republicans. I've been that a long time. I finally won't take it anymore. Libertarians, here I come.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 11:02 AM
Welcome to the party. I've felt this way for 35 years. Even Reagan signed bills raising spending, though this was mainly due to Democrats controlling Congress.
David350 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:29 AM
The reason you should support the Repubs is that it is a better choice than the Dems. If you vote Libertarian, you are helping the Dems get elected.

For all the pissing and moaning over the fiscal cliff, there was never much of a "cliff" in the first place. Worse yet, every delay made matters increasing irresponsible in terms of addressing the deficit.

The final result, as passed by the Senate, watered down budget cuts from $600 billion to a mere $12 billion.

Moreover, the extension of the tax cuts will add almost $4 trillion to the deficit over 10 years according to CBO analysis of the