Hey, Geneva! What Do You Think About the Fiscal Cliff Deal Emerging Dec. 31?

Reports: President Obama might be ready to make an announcement.

The Los Angeles Times and many other sources are reporting Monday that a deal is emerging in the Senate that could result in a short-term solution to the year-end “fiscal cliff.”

In broad strokes, it looks like taxes would be raised on folks making $450,000 or more a year.

Vice President Joe Biden stepped into the picture and has an agreement allegedly with Republican Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell that could pass Congress in the hours remaining before a midnight deadline.

What do you think? Is it better to go off the cliff or make a deal? Is this proposal right for America and folks who live here in Geneva?


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Betty Collins December 31, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Why does't the Congress just reissue the legislation as it stands for another year? In the meantime they can work on a new plan. No elections for them this year to worry about!
Lance Mitchell January 01, 2013 at 12:53 AM
If there are no significant spending cuts let the government go off the cliff. We can not leave our grandkids and great grandkids a debet that they can never repay just because we want to live the good life.
Jack January 01, 2013 at 04:25 PM
Let it happen. It's what we need to do--cut spending & raise taxes. We got ourselves into this mess, and this is a necessary solution to get ourselves out. We've already had all the legislative battles concerning priorities, so just cut everything 10% across the board. Raise all taxes ten percent and shut up about it, already. Bunch 'a whiners! ;)


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