Friday • December 15
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We are all heading for what has come to be known as the ‘fiscal cliff’ if congress fails to act before the end of the year. These are major economic issues that if left unchecked will significantly damage any possibility of any economic recovery and lead us back into recession. Yet, in spite of doing almost nothing we ask them to do, they take five weeks off and couldn’t even agree on a vote as to whether or not they should leave. Enough bickering. Enough delay. Americans, should we fire the lot of them?
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What Happened: Nearing the Edge

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has warned that America is headed for the fiscal cliff, unless the Government acts. But what is the cliff, and how can the Government act if they are on vacation, and are more concerned about the elections?
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What Happened: Put Up or Shut Up Harry

Harry Reid actually came out on the Senate floor and said Mitt Romney hasn’t paid taxes for ten years. A totally unfounded claim, meant to do one thing: distract from the real issues.
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What Happened: Tax Plan v Tax Plan

Romney’s tax plan was released, and no surprise here, Obama’s campaign has already begun to attack it. Well Obama’s attacks are not true, and as we look at both plans, Romney’s works better.
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What Happened: The Issues

Tom outlines the major issues in the Presidential campaign, and each candidate’s positions on them.
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