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Fiscal Cliff Postmortems


Act one of a multi-stage plan to destroy America's social contract.

by Stephen Lendman

Congressional profiles in courage are sorely lacking. Pretenders usually vote party line when asked or pressured. 

No House or Senate member explained what constituents most need to know. Fiscal cliff hype reflects doublespeak duplicity. Previous articles explained.

America's social contract is targeted. Bipartisan complicity wants it eroded and destroyed. Heavy lifting comes later. Eleventh hour legislation ducked tough issues. The battle of 2013 awaits.

Expect something greater than August 2011's debt ceiling crisis. Version 2.0 will demand more pounds of flesh. 

Republicans have Obama where they want him. They conceded on extending most expiring benefits. They settled for half the mandated $1.2 trillion sequester. 

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