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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:24 PM
government, make them pay for it. We’ll see just how big of a government they really want. I suspect that we will find that they want a much smaller government once they are on the hook for the taxes needed to support it. Right now, they believe that they can have a free lunch and stick the “evil rich” with the tab. Unfortunately for the clueless, there aren’t enough “evil rich” people to pay for the lunch to which the moochers believe they are entitled. For FY2012, the government spent $3,795.6 trillion. Eliminating the Bush tax rates on the top 2% is estimated to bring in $80 billion, ceterus paribus. $3,795.6 / 365 = $10.4 billion 80 / 10.4 = 7.69 days Your end of the Bush tax rates on the top 2% will pay for 7.69 days of Federal
spartacus3344 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:33 PM
You keep spewing this 90%, I want to know how you arrived at that figure.
nodeamass Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:27 PM
Military, homeland security and drug war could shave another $00 to $600B/yr if 90% of these worthless programs were cut. It's funny how all you bobblies are so silent on this. why is that?
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:24 PM
government spending.

And, you can do your own math here:

http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/year_spending_2012USbf_13bs1n#usgs302


Like I said, let's fly this fiscal cliff. It ain't nothing compared to the debt cliff on the horizon.

Republicans have been asking for the White House's plan for some time now -- well, they finally got one.  Oh my:
 

House Republicans said on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner presented the House speaker, John A. Boehner, a detailed proposal to avert the year-end fiscal crisis with $1.6 trillion in tax increases over 10 years, an immediate new round of stimulus spending, home mortgage refinancing and a permanent end to Congressional control over statutory borrowing limits. The proposal, loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed spending cuts, was likely to meet strong...