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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Fiscal Cliff - the movie edition

They anticipated the Fiscal Cliff in 1974!
We have been hearing a lot about the Fiscal Cliff and the end of the world as we know it.

They're dashing through the corridors of power in Washington with appropriately grim expressions this week. Congressional leaders are talking about the upcoming 'fiscal cliff,' which journalists are dutifully describing as a "looming crisis."

See the movie clip about this, and more from the Huffington Post article, below the break.

But nothing's "looming." Nothing. There's just some language in a law Congress passed last year. If they don't want it to happen they can un-pass that law. It's a simple as that.

It's a lot like this scene in Blazing Saddles...

Read the rest of the Huffington Post article here.