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About That Fiscal Cliff

SMyles Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:33 PM
What a lab rat. Individual liberty is all anyone is entitled to. You can couch your theft via government in any sweet terms you like it's still immoral. Charity must be voluntary or it isn't virtuous or charity. It's using force to take what isn't yours. Your world view is pathetic.
Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

The "cliff" is a series of tax increases and budget cuts that automatically go into effect Jan. 1 unless Congress acts.

Will Congress act?

It will! I see the future: The politicians will meet and fret and hold press conferences and predict disaster. Then they'll reach a deal.

It will just postpone the reckoning, but they'll congratulate themselves, and the media will move on.

America, however, continues to go broke.

"They're not going to admit that we're bankrupt, and they won't...