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Pushing Conservatives Off the Fiscal Cliff

Rick 2811 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:15 AM
"tax revolt to raise taxes"...that's hilarious, choice and very vivid, but there is not a liberal alive who would disagree with it..."raising taxes is a tax revolt"for them.. once again great comment ! Additionally, isn't there something believable about Santayana's adage of "history repeating itself..." when discussing negotiations between Democrats and Republicans in Congress? Democrats have a history of promising entitlement reform but never provides it; ask GHW Bush, who get fired after he caved in and President Reagan...both deceived badly by lying Democrats !! It might be a different crop of Democrats, but their ways and means and goals haven't changed one iota !!
The conventional wisdom has emerged that in order to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff," politicians in Washington must agree to some method of tax increases ("revenue") -- which will be real, even if low taxes are not the cause of our ills -- alongside some kind of promise of spending restraint on entitlement programs, which is our problem, and which no one believes Washington will restrain.

The American left and our "objective" journalists -- same thing, I know -- are not helping the nation balance its budget. As usual, these partisan hacks are obsessed with tearing the Republican coalition apart,...