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  •  jj32, I'm not being casual about going over the (2+ / 0-)
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    cliff.  I don't buy that either Republicans, or Democrats are being casual.  If you are a government employee, or a government contractor, it's more like a suicide pack.

    •  Thank you for pointing that out (0+ / 0-)

      I think that is one thing that has not gotten enough attention, the impact on federal workers if we go over the cliff. Many will lose their jobs. They have already had a pay freeze for 2 years and have been doing more work for less money because of the hiring freeze.

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