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Over the Fiscal Cliff

The Obama Timeline author Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:23 PM
Yes, it makes sense to streamline the tax code yet have the result not be higher taxes. But that is not what Obama demands. He wants more revenue. Period.

Election, shmelection. When it comes to keeping the enterprise known as the United States of America solvent, aka avoiding the Fiscal Cliff, the country is right back where it was November 6, 2012. With pretty much the same cast of characters in this practiced face-off: the president vs. Congress, specifically the Republican-dominated House.

This now annual showdown might as well be one of those daily re-enactments of the Gunfight at the OK Corral staged to entertain the tourists, and it's getting just as old. Even as the advance billing gets more and more shrill: The End is Near! Bush Tax...