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  •  Except that according to the FP (0+ / 0-)

    the tax hikes and closed loopholes are a trigger that will happen if the SC doesn't find enough spending cuts

    so this could go any number of ways

    pressure from obama to make the SC come to a deal? a way of gaining political traction to make tax hikes a reality? a way of shifting all the blame onto the SC and by proxy, Congress?

    I'm still not down on this plan--it's not bad.
    but I'm not entirely down with it, either.

    Nowhere do I understand that national security is a substitute for the law.---Thomas Drake You cannot tell from appearances how things will go.--Winston Churchill

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 11:55:04 AM PDT

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