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Bad Reasons We Can't Reach The Fiscal Cliff

  1. Michele Travis profile image67
    Michele Travisposted 4 years ago

    Obama want's to cut military funding= Bad
    GOP won't raise taxes on the very rich= Bad
    Will anyone agree about anything that will actually help the American people..No= Bad
    The GOP will not work with Obama no matter what=bad.

    1. Michele Travis profile image67
      Michele Travisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Any others?  Or is this another cr--py forum?  Not very good at them

      1. Michael-Milec profile image59
        Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        As long as " they" pursue their egoistic glory , and denying to listen,hear and acknowledge the will of the people ,  they will continue to lead the America  into total destruction.

  2. A Driveby Quipper profile image60
    A Driveby Quipperposted 4 years ago

    Guess what? We already went over the fiscal cliff . . . years go. We just haven't hit bottom or run out of lenders, yet.

    1. Michael-Milec profile image59
      Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You're 100% correct . The question remains , WHY ?  Why immense majority of people do accept  a l l
      lies given them by the media and other means of information . Financially the Country is devastated...
      No decent creature on this planet lives on borrowing including the animals...

      1. A Driveby Quipper profile image60
        A Driveby Quipperposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Hang on. It will probably get worse before it gets better.

        We don't know how broke we are. Sooner or later, you have to quit taking stuff to the pawn shop and borrowing from predatory lenders. It can get to where jail looks good.

        Maybe you'll be one of the lucky ones and make shift supervisor at Walmart.

        1. Michael-Milec profile image59
          Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Not me, working for supermarket. And besides , as a matter of fact I'm working past seventy three  years of my life everyday,
          mostly providing for my needs, survived ww2 when there was available only what you could cultivate for yourself , and everybody has survived, because refusal to be lazy and irresponsible, they -we- were honored to be working and providing ...

        2. Michael-Milec profile image59
          Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Not me, working for supermarket. And besides , as a matter of fact I'm working past seventy three  years of my life everyday,
          mostly providing for my needs, survived ww2 when there was available only what you could cultivate for yourself , and everybody has survived, because refusal to be lazy and irresponsible, they -we- were honored to be working and providing ...

          1. Michele Travis profile image67
            Michele Travisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Didn't they give themselves a raise?  Guess that is not part of the fiscal cliff.

            1. Michael-Milec profile image59
              Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Oh, yes Michele, every time  when instead of two meals  a day, we could have three, it was a bonus and a " raise ." And let everybody know , the people were grateful, happy , honest, naturally if anyone would understand we were just living a life of righteousness " godly" ... ( there wasn't talk about Christianity, religiosity...) [[ it has been a " strange " lifestyle ...)

              1. Michele Travis profile image67
                Michele Travisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                No talk about religiosity at all?
                They are not keeping God out of America?  That may be a good thing.

                1. Michael-Milec profile image59
                  Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Sorry, Michele. It's my fault . My incorrectly phrased sentence has  caused misunderstanding. The point was that "religiosity " and God aren't the same . The way of existing at that time in that particular community wasn't focused on talking about religious - Christian affairs.  The people little they knew , they has put  all effort to live it due to the circumstances , perhaps. It was very different time comparing to present time of 'fast' living.

  3. ahorseback profile image46
    ahorsebackposted 4 years ago

    Yes and yet they can agree on a raise ! They will make a deal , it may be insignificant , it won't do anything for what we owe the Chinese though ! Foriegn nations are still going to be eating our economic lunch ! The government will continue to grow and  spend ! Its the same ole same ole Michele !

    1. Michele Travis profile image67
      Michele Travisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, well, some same ole's are good.  Like ahorseback is one of them smile

  4. Oscarlites profile image48
    Oscarlitesposted 4 years ago

    Considering the basic playing field, opposing views, etc,  we have given the power to the liberals for the next four years.  I have no interest in protecting rich folk, or should I say wealthy?  no matter who it is.. the human and the politician, it's not all attributable to one side or the other, - until you start discussing their veiws, or opinions.

    What are the true agenda's sought in this debate?   is it really the spending? the tax cuts, or the perceived powers and control of the white house?   No, I'm not naive, to think its based on ego, unless a party itself is egotistical.

    The sum or the answer lies in cooperation.  its IF they WANT to work it out!   Its IF one side can give in to the other!

    why?   always there seems to be a fight for power and control and influence. who is trying to take control?  what are we being led to as a nation? what is the goal?  If they are NOT helping us become a strong individual free nation, then I say Scram!   - because thats who we ARE.  -but it doesn't seem thats where leadership wants to take us. -so shame on us for electing officials who are taking us elsewhere than where we want to be!.

    thanks for asking the harder questions.. I hope it makes a difference..

    1. Michele Travis profile image67
      Michele Travisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Now they are reporting they are coming to terms or so it seems.  The very rich will be modestly taxed.  Those making more then $400.000.  If John Boehner agrees.  A few other adjustments are being talked about also.

  5. paradigmsearch profile image85
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    I'm going to find out where Glenn Beck stashes his gold and "borrow" it...

  6. Deborah Brooks profile image46
    Deborah Brooksposted 4 years ago

    Yes I believe that it will get worse before it gets better. so sad it is..
    Happy New Year to us

  7. tammybarnette profile image60
    tammybarnetteposted 4 years ago

    In my opinion, going over the cliff is better than a bad deal. so I am watching to see what this band-aid approach, that only buys us two months, will be....maybe if it works out it will be a good model for future deals. As I understand thus far, they will be paying for the "deal" with half military cuts, half non-military cuts, and revenues from taxes over $400,000...it "sounds" like compromise...We shall see...

  8. psycheskinner profile image79
    psycheskinnerposted 4 years ago

    They've gone home for the night.  So any deal will be post-cliff.  A lot of people will start feeling the consequences very soon.

    1. Michael-Milec profile image59
      Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Soon, very soon. After awhile , " they " will have no choice but to disclose the naked truth, because  there isn't money left, simply the country is broke.

  9. LauraD093 profile image83
    LauraD093posted 4 years ago

    Should we be surprised? Although I am not a fan of increased military spending. I must admit -like others have already said "buckle your seat-belts it may be a bumpy ride."

  10. Moderndayslave profile image59
    Moderndayslaveposted 4 years ago

    We need to Push them off the fiscal cliff.

 
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