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If you like Tim Geithner and fiscal
cliffs, you’ll love Sunday’s shows

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 12/1/2012 5:40:20 PM

News Quiz: What kind of cliff will they discuss on pretty much every news talk show this weekend? If you guessed Phil's Cliff, you're close. Fiscal Cliff has become the new media shorthand catchword for the early January deadline when taxes will jump back to old rates and severe budget cuts will automatically take hold, mainly on the nation's defense. Here's something to recall as you watch these actors and their media prompters utter their crisis talking points time after time in coming weeks: The same people who are running around talking about the terrible end-of-the-world,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gesundheit, 12/1/2012 6:35:05 PM     (No. 9043532)

Well, at least there´s some good news. I´d always assumed there was an iron-clad rule among Sunday talkshows that both Lindsay Graham and John McCain were required to appear every Sunday on at least one show or another to undermine Republican party unity.

However, according to this article, John McCain will be absent tomorrow, and the entire burden of angering Republican viewers will fall to Lindsay Graham alone.

I´m sure Mr. Graham is preparing to undermine the collective anti-tax-increase position of the Republican party by bloviating against Grover Norquist as he did last week.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/1/2012 10:30:56 PM     (No. 9043737)

A couple of highly relevant questions for the **llless wonder Timmy that ought to be asked by the Sunday talking heads:

1. How´s that degree in Asian studies working out for you?

2. Have you paid your taxes yet?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/1/2012 10:59:23 PM     (No. 9043770)

Why is Tiny Tim going to talk?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/2/2012 4:32:42 AM     (No. 9043964)

Obama´s already spending to tax increase on the rich with new stimulus spending. The logic goes something like this.The tax increases will give a blow to the economy so it has to be offset with more stimulus.In other words the increase on rich liberals will be offset by stimulus handouts while republican tax payers will get zilch.


This country has 80 some trillion of unfunded liabilities coming down the road which dwarfs the $16 trillion that´s on the books for public view.

They probably should be raising the payroll tax and raising the cap on SS by rich people.

Here were are 4 years later and billions wasted on underwater mortgages and Obama wants more to prop them up.We´ve sunk trillions into other social justice schemes and household wealth continues to plummet.Tell me how leftism is working.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/2/2012 6:33:16 AM     (No. 9044016)

Thanks for the reminder to follow my regular schedule of not watching the Sunday propaganda shows. Why bother, when the garbage will be endlessly repeated in the webnews?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/2/2012 9:35:26 PM     (No. 9045086)

Geithner is a barrel of laughs. Otherwise unemployable, he has found a home in this administration.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 12/2/2012 10:19:37 PM     (No. 9045127)

The average voter couldn´t care less about this kabuki food fight over taxes. People vote their pocketbooks, but they don´t wear green eye shade. Let the Dims win and let them soak the rich. Let the rich lay off their work force. Let the Dims own the reprocussions. Obama voters don´t deserve to be employed.

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