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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

rdk Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 5:32 PM
The rich have been successfully demonized by Democrats. Republicans need to bite the bullet and get on with it. Republicans are, in reality, protectors of the middle class, but they have been depicted as protectors of the rich. The rich can afford it.
D G Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 5:35 PM
Very true ....... "Republicans are protectors of the middle class."

Democrats have totally screwed up the middle class working families especially those who have traditional Christian beliefs.
Cal29 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 5:35 PM
There are as many rich Dems as the other way around. What are Gates and Buffet, moron?
nodeamass Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 5:34 PM
The rich need to not only be demonized, they need to have much of their stolen wealth confiscated, along with much higher tax rates, targeting speculators and fraudsters like the ones who lurk on Wall Street.

No, you aren't dreaming.  This post is a virtual facsimile of the 'fiscal cliff' piece I authored two weeks ago, replete with many of the same discouraging bells and whistles -- Democrats reveling in their leverage advantage, public opinion polls spelling doom for Republicans, and no tangible progress on the actual task at hand.  If that sentence wasn't enough of a morale boost for you, feel free to read on.  Liberals in Congress, led by incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray, are ostentatiously demonstrating an insatiable appetite for fiscal cliff-diving.  Their...