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The Fiscal Cliff for Fun and Profit
PJ Media, by Stephen Green

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 12/30/2012 4:02:50 PM

Laws are made by men, not gods — but you’d never guess that from the talk coming out of (and about) Washington these days. Democrats behave as though the Clinton tax rates were carved into stone by lightning on Mount Sinai. Republicans want you to believe the same thing about the tax rates enacted just a few years later under President Bush. And the Fiscal Cliff? “Why, that’s a geological formation — an act of God if there ever was one. It’s not our fault if we’re going over it!” Right. And I’m the Pope of Siam.

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Vodkapundit tells it like it is.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/30/2012 4:50:14 PM     (No. 9090379)

Good sentences make good reading:

- Obamanomics, which consists of standing on the economy’s throat while pounding its face with a moneybag, hasn’t helped.

- There are a few in the GOP who are willing to talk honestly about our spending problem. Their reward for what amounted to idle talk was to lose seats in both houses of Congress, and the reelection of the Six Trillion Dollar Man to the White House.

- The Democrats have a plan to just tax and spend the crap out of shoot until prosperity returns, then blame the Republicans when it doesn’t. The Democrats are — and this just goes to show how corrupt the system has become — the good guys.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 12/30/2012 5:01:50 PM     (No. 9090392)

Republicans need to cut defense spending and foreign aid in an amount more than that which a static analysis shows would be the increase in revenues if taxes were increased. Take it to their constituents that they are NOT going to take away from Americans for foreigners who hate our guts. That should resonate with all except the lowest information voters.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/30/2012 7:00:26 PM     (No. 9090496)

The Six Trillion Dollar Man, good one Steve.

Unfortunately 57% of those polled by Rasmussen think the spendthrift is doing a fine job. How sick is that?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: iris354, 12/30/2012 8:07:52 PM     (No. 9090551)

Steve’s trenchant wit makes this sordid situation amusing, sort of. Obama is the Father of Lies, the master of manipulation of the low information masses. We are doomed.

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