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Surreal: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposal Stuns Washington

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:22 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
rivenburg Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 5:54 PM
Everyone with both lobes and a pair are agreeing with this sentiment.
I fear the social chaos, but I fear not for my fellow conservitives and libartarians,the second the banks crash, good men will start to build A monitary system. One with no crazies printing it to ruination and no lazies getting it for free.
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:23 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.


Fly the cliff. Don't fear the reaper. Baby, take my hand...

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...