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The Fiscal Cliff Explained

This is by far the best illustration I’ve seen of the current budget crisis: (H/t David Voth) Related articles Shameful: Senate fiscal cliff deal raises deficit $4 trillion over 10 years… Fiscal-Cliff Kabuki Nears Final Scene CBO: Senate Fiscal Cliff … Continue reading

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“Raise the rates on the rich, no other way, your way or the highway” (Video)

CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo absolutely lets Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) have it in this interview. “Are you guys just incompetent, or what?” “The American people are tired of their lawmakers thinking that they are stupid.” (H/t Legal Insurrection) Related articles CNBC … Continue reading

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Taxes Set To Rise Because Of The Fiscal Cliff

(H/t betsytn) Related articles A look, literally, at expiring tax laws Black Women and the Fiscal Cliff: What It Means for Us Honestly, Obama’s tax hike is pretty small Let’s Take the Fiscal Cliff Plunge: Bruce Bartlett

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