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  •  Why Do I Get the Feeling That Things Were Fine (1+ / 0-)
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    all along, despite the Fiscal Cliff This and That that's been on the news 24/7 for the last month and a half?

    The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

    by teacherjon on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 08:31:32 AM PST

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    •  They're not fine RE income and payroll taxes (3+ / 0-)
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      grrr, wishingwell, mightymouse

      ... UC benefits, etc.

      The Cliff is self-inflicted by Congress and correctable as soon as the House Republicans want their defense contractors to get paid instead of cut. The debt ceiling is an issue that must be cured by more than six-month temporizings, but it's apparently down the road long enough that President Obama can veto a bill he doesn't lie and not, by that action, tube American credit.

      But middle class tax increases on January 1 are not fine. Neither is gutting child care credits, etc.

      2014 IS COMING. Build up the Senate. Win back the House : 17 seats. Plus!

      by TRPChicago on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 09:01:36 AM PST

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