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Who's Afraid of the Fiscal Cliff?

patsfan68 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 9:16 PM
Democrats are Not caving on their principles it is always the Republicans! What it shows is that Republicans much mor epower hungry than Dems & do not care about principles. The only solution for saving this country is to start a 3rd party ....Tea Partyers, Conservatives & Libertarians to have a common program. Voting for republicans is a wasted vote ..it is time to unite & have a 3rd party focused on solving the fiscal problems of the country! I hope Conservatives & Tea Partyers who voted for Republicans learnt their lesson! The bitter Truth is that Liberals are much more principled than weak spined Republicans - check the record! They are Not afraid to say NO to the President & stood thier ground!
glenn183 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:04 AM
Not too good at critical thinking are you? It's much more likely repubicans have no cojones.
Were the average Republican asked for a succinct statement of his views on taxation, he or she might respond thus:

"U.S. tax rates are too high for the world we must compete in. The tax burden -- federal, state, local, together -- is too heavy. We need to cut tax rates to free up our private and productive sector and pull this economy out of the ditch."

This core conviction holds the party together.

Yet today the leadership is about to abandon this conviction to sign on to higher tax rates or revenues, while the economy is nearing stall speed. Yet,...