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

tibby2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:40 AM
Until the Democrats took office I didn't know that millionaires earn 250K a year. I used to think it was a lot more. Before long we will find out that there will be a new benchmark for millionaires. You will find that you will have arrived at that gravy train of success and be classified as a millionaire when you earn only 200K a year. Ain't progress grand !

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...