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Republicans Have Already Lost Fight on Fiscal Cliff

Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 5:18 AM
So what do "We, the People" do? DO we let the democrats run this country into the ground? There will be much misery if we do. And think, just who will suffer? It won't be the wealthy politicians, and it won't be the wealthy bankers, it will be the poor, the old and the lazy. I have no idea WHAT will happen, I just know it won't be pretty. So, you better prepare yourself. Guns and ammo, food stocks, seed for planting, and precious metal. Your dollars will be worthless. Take a hint from your local Boy Scout- BE PREPARED.

You'll remember that President Barack Obama was the only candidate with a detailed plan to deal with the impending fiscal unpleasantness. And, as the president explained this week during his first press conference since winning re-election, "more voters agreed" with him, so naturally, it's time to give the people what they want.

So what do we win? Well, turns out there's only one detail worth remembering when dealing with the slew of tax hikes that kick in next year: We must reverse Bush-era tax rates on the rich. According to rosy projections of the Congressional Budget Office, this would...