If U.S. Falls Off 'Fiscal Cliff', What Will Happen to the Economy?

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    If U.S. Falls Off 'Fiscal Cliff', What Will Happen to the Economy?

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    Pretty much all we have done the past 4 years to reverse the mess was for nothing. SHIT. I can support a small income tax increase on people making more then a million a year for this not to happen.
     
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    Boeners plan with maybe a slight adjustment in the spending towrads the democrats would of been something to shoot for. This nation really is tied up in knots.

    I can't get what I want and the democrats can't get what they want. We need to understand this.
     
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    Going off the fiscal cliff is the equivalence of cutting up a credit card. It would force the government to prioritize it's spending and live within it's means, and a lot of Obama voters would have to get a job. Oh my!
     
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    The Horror! The Horror!
     
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    What should have happened for the last four years.
     
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    Going to be quite painful....Even more so if Boener has the balls to tell Obama no more raises of the debt ceiling.

    We're about ready to find out what our spending has gotten us.
     
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    The longer we go past the Fiscal Cliff, the more likely we will go back into recession.
     
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    That trillion dollar injection into our economy is going to be for nothing.
     
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    Well, it is time for business leaders to tell the GOP to get real. If they fail to, the fiscal cliff will create some problems. And some solutions. It will cost me a bit over $3000 a year in FICA taxes. But if that would get our economy going again, I am quite willing to see that increase. The haircut the military-industrial complex will get will be a good thing. Not good, administered in this manner, but a good thing to start reducing our military spending.

    Going to an interesting few months ahead.
     
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    You're forgetting all of the GOP voters that will have to get jobs as well.
     

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