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What Would You Like to See Congress Do to Avoid Going Over the ‘Fiscal Cliff?’

Lawmakers have Dec. 31 deadline to prevent start of automatic tax hikes and budget cuts.

After kicking the can down the road to avoid making hard choices in the face of an election, lawmakers now have just a few weeks to face financial reality for the American people. Experts may debate whether it’s a “fiscal cliff” or a gentle slope, but everyone seems to agree that dealing with the deficit and expiration of Bush-era tax cuts is a must. (See Wall Street Journal video explainer.) Duluth

Congress set their own deadline to do so of Dec. 31, 2012, conveniently after the election. But with another election at least two years away, it's now time to do something about it. Up until now, each Party has blamed the other for the footdragging, but all indications are that the American people are tired of the deadlock in Washington. They're ready to see some compromise. 

What would you be prepared to see your congressmen concede in order to resolve the issue or do you think they should hold the Party line no matter what? What would you like to see happen to prevent going over the so-called "fiscal cliff?"

learjet45 November 20, 2012 at 12:03 PM
How about resigning???? These corrupt SOB'S have been bought by the lobbyists of every special interest group conceivable. And there is an expectation that thye are going to get us out of this mess? The problem isn't Congress or the President for that matter. The problem is the STOOOOPID voters that keep putting the same people in office over and over again. THAT is the problem.

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