A "grand bargain." "Taxmageddon." The "Fiscal Cliff."
Whatever happens in the November elections, we're headed for a major showdown in the lame duck session at the end of the year that could result in a massive restructuring of the role of government.
We know what the Republicans want: to keep taxes on the wealthy and large corporations unconscionably low and military spending sky-high; to gut Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security; and to make brutal cuts to important domestic programs like food stamps and unemployment insurance.
But the Democrats have presented a confusing, incoherent and inconsistent picture of their bottom lines.
We know backroom negotiations are already happening. And if you want to stop the Democrats from pre-emptively caving, it's time to speak out.
I just signed a petition asking House Democrats to draw a line in the sand on Bush tax cuts for the wealthy. I hope you join me.
You can sign the petition at the link below.
Posted By Blogger to Michael L. Love: proclus on Blogger at 6/04/2012 11:49:00 AM