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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

RG_THP_Website Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:11 AM
Do YOU know exactly what the 'Fiscal Cliff' is that America is facing? “Fiscal cliff” is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum that the U.S. government will face at the end of 2012, when the terms of the Budget Control Act of 2011 are scheduled to go into effect. Here are some explanations that should interest you. http://thpatriots.blogspot.com/2012/11/fiscal-cliff-versus-political-will.html

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...