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Fixing the Fiscal Cliff Will Hasten Entitlement Crisis

rauljg69 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:08 PM
Big dilemma. Do we change the name of townhall to grumpy old men or ornery Old white folk? Let's take a poll
Par4theDay Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:11 PM
Wilma - If you ever get zeros member out of your little yellow a$$$$ maybe we can talk. Until then, I hope it kills you!
The Sloandog Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:11 PM come here why? Maybe you have a man crush on old white men?
Carlos7 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:10 PM
Why do you young gays want to hang around old men?

Kinda creepy, even for your type.
The coming fiscal cliff's mix of tax hikes and spending cuts are projected to seriously hamper economic growth over the next two years, and Congressional leaders would be wise to negotiate fixes for the problems. One of the more popular potential fixes, however, is only going to hasten the coming entitlement crisis by worsening the finances of Social Security.

A one-year extension of the employee-side payroll tax cut was passed in December of 2011. It's scheduled to lapse along with the other fiscal cliff policies in 2012. This is a particularly popular tax cut because it goes by and large...