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Fiscal Cliff Notes

The Masked Patriot Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 4:01 AM
Your point is well said Bear. The only unfortunate point is that even if enough read at a snails pace they still wouldn't get it(even from suposedly intelligent people). Believe me, I've seen it first hand. The very fact that Obama was re-elected proves that very point. It pains me to say it but we are not guaranteed liberty. Modern conservatives as well as some of our founding fathers have made this point.
PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 4:37 AM
Doing a damn poor job of keeping it, I would say!

The last election confirmed the warnings of Jefferson and Toqueville that democratic Government (mob Rule) can take away everything just by mobilizing the takers,

Bring back the poll tax!
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 4:19 AM
I think Ben Franklin said it best when asked what type of government we have, "A Republlc, if we can keep it."

Amid all the political and media hoopla about the "fiscal cliff" crisis, there are a few facts that are worth noting.

First of all, despite all the melodrama about raising taxes on "the rich," even if that is done it will scarcely make a dent in the government's financial problems. Raising the tax rates on everybody in the top two percent will not get enough additional tax revenue to run the government for ten days.

And what will the government do to pay for the other 355 days in the year?

All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting "the rich" to pay...