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Americans: We're Going Over the Fiscal Cliff

Ress Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 10:28 AM
"We're five days away from fiscal cliff doom." Actually, by a week or two into January, people will wake up and realize nothing has changed and this so-called "fiscal cliff" is nothing but a political-media farce. The melodrama will continue as the politicians haggle over the size of tax and spending increases, and we continue merrily down the road toward the real fiscal cliff of hyperinflation.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 12:06 AM
Pleeze don't th'ow me obah dat fistical cliff, Brer Fox ! ! No, nooo, ennywhars but dat fistical cliff ! ! !

We're five days away from fiscal cliff doom. President Obama cut his Hawaii vacation short to return to Washington in hopes of cutting a deal before January 1. Despite this action, law makers and Americans are growing more pessimistic about whether a deal will actually get done according to Gallup.

 Americans' optimism that President Barack Obama and congressional leaders will reach a budget agreement before Jan. 1 has waned somewhat over the past week. Fifty percent now believe this and 48% are doubtful, a change from the previous three weeks, when the solid majority of Americans were...