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Obama to Congress: The Time For Immediate Action on Fiscal Cliff is Now

Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:45 PM
magnetar's post is excellent and worth re-posting: fiscal cliff- this is not my work but it is brilliant in its simplicity US TAX revenue - 2,170,000,000,000 Federal budget - 3,820,000,000,000 new annual debt -1,650,000,000,000 national debt - 16,000,000,000,000 pres Obama budget cuts - 38,500,000,000 let's now subtract 8 zeros and pretend it is a regular household budget annual income $21,700 money the family spent $38,200 New debt on credit card $16,500 outstanding credit card debt -$160,000 total budget cuts so far $38.50 Can you liberals comprehend what is happening here, can you understand why the conservatives are crying obama is a traitor and a marxist? Is this a road to prosperity or a road to destruction?
Madfoxx Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:56 PM
It's way too simple for Libtards to understand!
magnetar Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:52 PM
thanks RR, isn't simplicity great? this was posted on FB from a conservative radio show, mark Angel or something
Carlos_7 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:52 PM
Have you ever read that amazing book, Pilgrim's Progress?

Pilgrim came from "The City of Destruction".

I think that must be Chicago.

So how did the last-ditch fiscal cliff meeting go this afternoon? Not great. President Obama again put forth the scaled-back version of the proposal he pitched last week.

A source familiar with the meeting told CNBC that Obama was not making a new offer; just laying out what he thinks can pass the House and Senate. That includes keeping the tax cut for those making up to $250,000 and an extension of unemployment insurance for 2 million people. He will then ask the participants what they are willing to support, and if they don't have a counterproposal that...