In response to:

Who's Afraid of the Fiscal Cliff?

upsidedownjack Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:17 AM
So be it! This is the SAME Dem/Communist Senate, and House that has NOT Passed a Budget in over Three year's? And there going to Blame the House Republicans? Let's TAX Everyone at 99%, put everyone on Food Stamps and not have to pay for Food from the Government Farm's and Producer's. Make everyone work at the Government Farm's and work in the Government Store's/Shops. God Bless Marx! And uncle Joe! PS: I'm wearing my Che "T" shirt just for you!
Were the average Republican asked for a succinct statement of his views on taxation, he or she might respond thus:

"U.S. tax rates are too high for the world we must compete in. The tax burden -- federal, state, local, together -- is too heavy. We need to cut tax rates to free up our private and productive sector and pull this economy out of the ditch."

This core conviction holds the party together.

Yet today the leadership is about to abandon this conviction to sign on to higher tax rates or revenues, while the economy is nearing stall speed. Yet,...