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The Fiscal Cliff – Don't Jump!

wwint3 Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 10:00 AM
Don't jump - Stand-by and do nothing. Democrats do not operate using reason - as you have outlined above. Your call is for House Republicans to save Democrats from themselves, only to end up scapegoats (history being my guide). I am quite satisfied that a free people can not govern themselves. Unless and until the pain of such choice becomes patently obvious.
As the nation nears the so-called fiscal cliff, Republicans in Congress must be wary of the solutions being put forward for a "grand bargain" by President Obama and Democrats in Congress. Unsurprisingly, the President and the Congressional Democrats are using tempting but dishonest rhetoric – calling for "fairness," a "balanced approach," and a "return to Clinton Era tax rates" to balance the budget.

This rhetoric is misleading for several reasons. First, Democrats are not really proposing going back to the Clinton Era tax rates. If income, capital gains and other tax rates were raised to Clinton Era levels, these higher rates would...
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