Thom Hartmann: Is America about to Fall off the Fiscal Cliff?
Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect magazine joins Thom Hartmann. Despite what the Mayans said - the world is not ending in December - but it might be ending in January if Congress doesn't get it's act together. Do lawmakers in Washington understand just how much our economy is hurting - and can they do what it takes to keep it afloat? If Congress doesn't act fast - America is going to fall off the fiscal cliff come January 2013.
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1. I hope the Repugs play chicken through the election enough that we could gain
Control in the House and 60 or more in the Senate. I am a dreamer, yes it is true! He mentions the $600 billion defense cut the Repugs are trying to protect. It should be 3-4 times that! We could do infrastructure, education, and social welfare and still keep ourselves safe.