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Richard Trumka: This Whole Fiscal Cliff Thing Is Manufactured

restoreliberty Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:43 AM
Or how about Nancy Piglosi and John Ferry, did you all realize they were Republicans too???? “We urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Cosntitution and laws, to take necessary action (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq’s refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs.” Senators Carl Levin (D), Tom Daschle (D), John Kerry (D), et. Al. Oct. 9, 1998 “Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.” House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Dec. 16, 1998

During a speech today in Washington D.C., AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the looming debt disaster a "manufactured crisis" and said "there isn't a fiscal cliff."

"There is no fiscal cliff," Trumka says in prepared remarks to the National Mediation Board Conference in Washington on Thursday. "What we’re facing is an obstacle course within a manufactured crisis that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit."

Obama met with Trumka earlier this week, in addition to other far left leaders, to discuss economic policy. Apparently a $3500 tax increase on...