Outlook remains cloudy for "fiscal cliff" deal

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jaham wrote:

Of course it remains cloudy – what did you expect?

We have a President focusing relentlessly on taxation even though he knows serious spending cuts and entitlement reforms need to be made…did you really expect the POTUS who added more dollars to our federal debt than any other in history to actually cut spending? LOL, don’t hold your breath.

My prediction: The GOP will make a strategic retreat and let the Dems craft and pass whatever tax increases they want so that they will have to own the fallout from raising taxes on a weak economy, just like Obama himself said you shouldn’t do:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aufAtuTwKlE

Dec 12, 2012 3:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

Obama is asking for $50 billion more in stimulus spending. He is spending the money from the rich rather than getting the deficit down. This is why there will be no deal. He doesn’t want the deal.

Dec 12, 2012 5:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
soldier78759 wrote:

Perfect Washington scenario, work on the insignificant and let the most significant just die. No budget from Senate in four years because that would wreck their boat. We need elected officials with a set of you know what to address real issues.

Dec 12, 2012 7:11pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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