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Fri Nov 23, 2012, 05:05 PM

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have to say is I agree with this economist. He is very smart and I do have some education enough to understand his logic. The fiscal cliff is smoke and mirrors just like the WMD scare which got us into Iraq. The same people that led this country into Iraq, are the same people in Congress that put us into this situation.

To be specific, they are the ones agreed to go to Wars without paying for it. They also gave us taxcuts on top of taxcuts by yielding to corporate interests and Wall street. Those interests have been essentially writing the laws, once people get in Congress. It has not been all the Congress people like Senator Sanders.

If we go off this fiscal cliff, it is the Republicans and their allies will take the most pain. Much of the spending cuts are on the Military Industrial complex side within red districts. In my own state of North Carolina, we have a number of military bases. That would hurt Burr and Hagan tremendously, if they are seen protecting the wealthy and leaving their military constiuents out to dry. If the President campaign in those districts and explain what the consequences are, then pressure can be placed where it belongs, and that is on those North Carolina representatives. It should be the Republicans move. If they don't move off their stances, then show them we are willing to go the distance, just like with Iran. That is our most potent weapon and why we now have the upperhand. Don't let them off the hook.

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