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Personally, I was never concerned about the fiscal cliff.  You could see the deal they made tonight coming from a mile away.  It's the only deal that was going to be made.  I am surprised that it got 89 votes in the Senate.  I thought it would pass with a small majority, but now I think that the big majority vote in the Senate will probably mean a big majority vote in the House today (or tomorrow).  So, pleasant surprise there.  Besides that, there were not really any other surprises.  Especially not from the screamers on the far left and far right who think that politics is war and that you are either winning or dying.  The way they freaked out tonight you'd think they had just watched the last episode of the first season of Game of Thrones.  But I suppose that's just par for course for them.  And I just don't even give a fuck anymore.

That's my 2 cents: I don't give a fuck.  Call me when we get to immigration or gun control or DOMA or something else that is not just boring run of the mill governing that the news media is trying to make sexy to keep up ad revenue.  I mean... shit... who was so fucking stupid that they didn't see this deal coming since Nov 6th at 10pm?  

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