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  •  Ironically, this "cliff" is back door austerity (3+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, Eric Nelson, entlord

    Since it will likely be short lived, it won't be true austerity, but those cuts and tax increases would cause a lot of middle and working class pain eventually if no deal is reached. Worth risking, though, to avoid yet another round of hostage taking.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 09:19:15 PM PST

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