Taxmageddon Holding Hands while Jumping
Off the Cliff
rapid approach of the Thelma & Louise bipartisan plunge into the financial abyss is upon us. It is simply unbelievable,
that the prospects of rational tax salvation by the end of the year, measured by every statement coming out of the Washington
political cabal, will materialize. Extending the current tax rates from automatic rescission on January 1, 2013, as a stopgap
method for an enactment of a lasting political rapprochement, is the best that might occur. The net effect will be a perspicacious
downturn in economic activity, a new round of layoffs, rising permanent unemployment and a plunge in consumer confidence.
Wall Street will make hay by shorting the market while placing blame on the uncompromising hacks that refuse to cut a deal.
As for the message from the latest election, let no one forget. With all haste during four
more years, the implementation of expansive socialism from an Obama administration is inevitable.
backbone from the establishment loyal opposition is well known for their spineless tendencies. The righteous outrage from
the Tea Party representatives, silenced during much of the last campaign, is slated for confinement to a corner room in the
basement. The careerist political class, in all their sordid glory, readies their next heist and tax increases.
Curtailing entitlements is unthinkable to the Obama collectivists. Cutting back on government
baseline budgets only pass through the distorted image of a fun house mirror. The discipline of automatic sequestration reductions
is too much for big government, so look for the final bargain to cost the taxpayer dearly.
the current administration is quite content to operate their criminal syndicate without passage of a budget. By what stretch
of the imagination would anyone accept that there will be changes to this equation? Obama wins by default and the business
community gets to pay the tab.
The prescription of Speaker John Boehner
relies upon a medicine that will kill you softly. The House of Representatives is so fearful of a federal government shutdown
that capitulation to the hardball of the Obama’s central government regime will be the end result. Good faith negotiations
under these circumstances are like begging for crumbs from a banquet feast of Henry VIII.
back to the government shut down, when Newt Gingrich was speaker, illustrates the dilemma. President Clinton skated from responsibility
and blame for shutting down portions of the federal government. The unreliability of the House to keep the gravy train rolling
was the condemnation heard by the mass media.Gingrich offered a different
assessment under the Government Shutdowns section of his Get the Facts site.
"While the shutdown produced some short-term pain, it set
the stage for a budget deal in 1996 that led to the largest drop in federal discretionary spending since 1969. The discipline
imposed by this 1996 budget let to a balanced-budget deal in 1997, the first of four consecutive balanced budgets –
an achievement Congress and the White House had not achieved since the 1920s. Overall spending grew at an average of 2.9 percent
a year while Newt was Speaker, the slowest rate in decades, and Americans created 11 million new jobs…"
The triangulation strategy of Bill Clinton allowed for absorbing budgetary reforms, while
still keeping his appeal to his political base. Barack Obama has no such need for misapprehension. Taxmageddon is another
opportunity to take advantage of another manufactured crisis. The facts constitute that a second Obama term is a recipe for
total economic warfare against productive businesses.
the destructive increases of taxation from Obamacare and the consequences of a full-blown recession in 2013 are unmistakable.
Surely, the RINO’s within Congress want cover to share the pain while pointing the finger at the newly elected second
term administration and Democrats in Congress.
Holding hands while jumping
off the cliff makes good politics for the entrenched ‘pols’ of both parties that are destroying the economy.
Ron Paul sums up nicely, Election shows U.S. 'far
Paul "said in the wake of this week's elections that the country has already veered
over the fiscal cliff and he sees no chance of righting ship in a country where too many people are dependent on government.
People do not want anything cut," he said. "They want all the bailouts to come.
They want the Fed to keep printing the money. And they don't believe that we've gone off the cliff or are close to going off
the cliff. They think we can patch it over, that we can somehow come up with some magic solution. But you can't have a budgetary
solution if you don't change what the role of government should be. As long as you think we have to police the world and run
this welfare state, all we are going to argue about is who will get the loot."
is just a mere illusion for the voters who re-elected Obama. The sugar daddy will get those bigoted fiscal conservatives to
keep the checks in the mail. Somehow, the precarious financial status of the postal service escapes those 47%ers.
When the double-dip recession begins, the nonexistent mortgage loans will trash the "so
called" housing market recovery even harder. Soon the economic destruction of many middle class neighborhoods will take
on the appearance of the Rockaway backyard after a visit from Sandy, the hurricane.
the advantages of embracing taxmageddon as a grand occasion for soaking the rich will be the excuse to increase revenue enhancements
on what is left of Middle America. Yes, the public voted for cooperative government. That often heard "fair shared"
demand to pay higher taxes is exactly what is in store for an already broke country.
government wins and independent financial wealth loses. Remember according to Obama, you never earned your money to begin
with. Driving off the cliff together will bond citizens to the same fate as those famous female desperadoes, T & L. Maybe
this is fitting, since the feminine vote got Obama re-elected. All hail the pimp-in-chief, four more years in hell.
James Hall – November 14, 2012
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