Fiscal Cliff Causes Hostage Crisis

During the campaign I subscribed to the Obama for America email list. I occasionally skim through the messages (but never while eating) to see what the opposition is saying. The email I received (which read more like a ransom note) from my new "friend" Stephanie Cutter the other day was especially nauseating. Here are a few excerpts: Friend -- I hope you had a lovely holiday and all is well. I'm writing with a quick update on the "fiscal cliff" and how you can get involved. Right now, President Obama is asking you to think about what $2,000 a year means to you and your family -- because Congress needs to hear it. Thanks for the note, but the so-called "fiscal cliff" that has everyone so paralyzed with fear is really just a politically-constructed illusion designed to scare Americans into handing over more money and power to politicians. It's the same type of con job that the California electorate just fell for and isn't a cliff at all but merely a steeper slope toward the real fiscal...(Read Full Article)

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