In the November election, we know Democrats won the White House, while the GOP won the House of Representatives. Thus a “balanced” result seemed justified. But instead, the so-called “fiscal cliff” deal that was struck last week in Washington, approved by the Senate (89-8) and House (257-167) alike, was lopsided: it entails all tax hikes (on the rich and middle class alike) and no spending restraint.
How can this be? Find out the rest of the story by visiting the original article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardsalsman/2013/01/08/the-lopsided-fiscal-cliff-deal-all-tax-hikes-no-spending-restraint/
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