Consumer confidence plunges on "fiscal cliff" fears

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Harry079 wrote:

It was the best of times, it was the worse of times.

Dec 07, 2012 10:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
bobber1956 wrote:

The proof of the pudding is in the tasting. The economy that obama and the dems are feeding us tastes like s—. It is good to see that people are seeing trough the smoke finally. One month too late-may be. There always is Benghazi and impeachment. We have the grounds. Ask Nixon (if you could).

Dec 07, 2012 10:42am EST  --  Report as abuse
Crash866 wrote:

Right after the election…huh

Dec 07, 2012 10:47am EST  --  Report as abuse
USAPragmatist wrote:

Sigh, you rightie/Obama haters keep droning on about some wacky ideas, when in actuality the answer is right in front of your face, all this talk about the ‘fiscal cliff’ and the lack of basic understanding of how to fix the problem by an obstructionist minority in DC.

Dec 07, 2012 11:06am EST  --  Report as abuse
usagadfly wrote:

How can you expect anything but pessimism from the American people, most of whom depend almost solely on wage income?

American workers have been repeatedly denigrated by elected officials elected with “cash contributions” from the wealthy as not paying “taxes” while, actually even paying at the 15% rate, they pay 18% (including 15% Income Tax on FICA taxes) in Federal taxes on income. And these same officials now are campaigning how much to raise taxes on median income families and how much to cut benefits (“entitlements”) to those same families, while themselves paying 15% on multi-millions of income, like Mitt Romney.

How stupid would you have to be to not know that “avoiding the fiscal cliff” means “ripping off ordinary Americans” ?? There can be no doubt that, for the median family, 2013 will be even harder than 2012. Merry Christmas !!

Dec 07, 2012 11:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Perv889966 wrote:

“Fiscal cliff” is such a mis-characterization.

The long awaited Advent of Fiscal Responsibility is so much more appropriate.

Dec 07, 2012 12:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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