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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

thom112 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:24 PM
It seems practical and a matter of survival that many of the states that did not endorse the current illegal dictator should form an alliance of states. Citizens of Texas submitted a petition signed by 55,000 people to do as much and I know they are only the tip of ice berg. The sentiments are shared from Arizona to the Carolinas, from Texas to Montana.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...