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About That Fiscal Cliff

tsimitpo Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:34 PM
The "fiscal cliff" is being hyped up to justify devaluing our dollar and crushing our economy even further. This whole problem-reaction-solution thing is slowly but surely destroying us.
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...