Fiscal Cliff? It's simple. Military Industrial Complex spent us stone cold broke.
Bad mouth Social Security as Entitlements slanders the hard-earned wages deposited in a Federally-sponsored annuity fund to avoid dependence in old age. We SS types are not parasites. Welshing on our annuity makes you thieves. And you have colossal nerve (Ron Paul) to retroactively rewrite the contract.
Stealing from old folks should get you jail time.
Fiscal Cliff is simple. You spend more on war than your tax revenue. You dumped debt down on states and states on counties. That's why real estate taxes got growth hormone. (It's also a tax on your savings.)
That's why buy power of a buck is 50% less than when you saved it. It's almost as cheap as toilet paper.
First grade country school I recited, "Have dog. His name is Fido. I have had him from a pup. He can stand upon his hind legs if I hold his front ones up." I think it's time the political dog learns to walk.
My mother said, "A tic behind the nose is filled with feather-headed flidder giggets."
I'm too polite to tell you what segment of recent events that describes.