Fiscal cliff: Impasse on tax rates is big hurdle
House Republicans' hard line against higher tax rates for upper-income earners leaves re-elected President Barack Obama with a tough, core decision: Does he pick a fight and risk falling off a "fiscal cliff" or does he rush to compromise and risk alienating liberal Democrats? Obama has been silent since his victory speech early Wednesday morning, ... (more)
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#1 Nov 9, 2012
Well I am glad the elections are over. The nation remains equally divided. The same national leaders who couldn't or wouldn't work together for this nation are still in power. The issues have not changed. The arguments have not changed. It's like the elections did not happen at all.
So why would anyone expect anything to change? Do we really expect everyone to play nice now that the elections is over? I don't believe for a minute that our leaders are ready to actually lead or compromise their positions to solve the nation's problems. Call me cynical but I think we are looking at deadlock for another four years.
#2 Nov 9, 2012
For the sake of our country I hope you are wrong brother.
#3 Nov 9, 2012
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