We live on the edge of a ‘fiscal cliff’
Published: Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Are you tired of hearing all this nonsense talk of our economy soon going over a so-called “fiscal cliff?” It seems that our national economy is constantly teetering on the edge of a “fiscal cliff,” so what is new?
Are we to believe that if the president and Congress do not come to some kind of agreement on raising taxes and cutting expenses by the end of the year, we are forever doomed? If that’s the case, we have been there for quite some time and all anybody does is talk about it.
Don’t you get tired of the same old scenario playing out whenever we come to some kind of real or imagined crisis with year-end deadline? Both sides do a lot of posturing and put forth their respective demands, with no leadership to bring the sides together and come up with a reasonable compromise.
The president, true to form, blames Congress for the impasse and said he will take his case to the American people who can “tweet” their members of Congress, urging them to come up with a fiscal plan. Great. Oh, how we long for some kind of leadership in Washington at a time like this.
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