The sham of going over the cliff is so laughable that it no longer is funny. did anyone think that those things that occupy both houses actually give a dam about us. If you believed that then I'll introduce you to the tooth fairy. They new from the onset that they will raise taxes without cut spending until the year 0f 2030. Leaving for the holidays was a ruse. Before years end both parties will B.S. the people that for the sake of saving us from disaster we had no choice but to raise taxes on everyone making $250,000 or more. Of course there about 50% that don't pay, so that leaves the middle class who will end up picking the tab. Our only salvation is to rid us of the 535.