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The 2012 Lame Duck Session is Here

Quintus Tullius Cicero Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:35 PM
The Republicans should give the Dumbshitcraps everything they want, then sit back, and watch the economic, social, and political train wrecks that will most assuredly happen.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:37 PM
I don't live on the East Coast, give me a call when the lights go out in New York. I'll know it's time to roll-up my sleeves and rebuild.

It's been nearly a week since Barack Obama was re-elected president and today the 2012 lame duck session officially begins as the fiscal cliff looms.

—The expiration of Bush-era tax cuts on income, investments, married couples and families with children and inheritances.

—A $55 billion, 9 percent cut to the Pentagon next year and another $55 billion in cuts to domestic programs, including a 2 percent cut to Medicare providers.

—The expiration of unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a sharp cut in reimbursements for doctors participating...