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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Higher taxes better than higher debt

    Higher taxes better than higher debt
    American workers got an unpleasant surprise this month when they received their first paychecks of 2013. The typical full-time worker, who earns about $40,145 a year, found that his two-week paycheck was $30 lighter than his last check of 2012. The lost...
  • Boehner's version of compromise: You give 100 percent, he gives nothing

    It appears to me that Speaker John Boehner and the House Republicans are determined to drive us off the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year, and they are positioning the party to blame President Barack Obama for it. The speaker keeps repeating...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 65. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, low around 50. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed...
  • A weak Boehner is bad for the GOP, Obama and America

    A weak Boehner is bad for the GOP, Obama and America
    Only a few days into the new year, the Grand Old Party has a huge political hangover from the events that rang in the tidings of 2013. First came the escape from the fiscal cliff that saw its speaker of the House, John Boehner, embarrassed by his flock'...
  • Meritocracy is ruining America, says pundit Chris Hayes

    Meritocracy is ruining America, says pundit Chris Hayes
    Chris Hayes, an editor at large of The Nation and host of the talk show bearing his name on MSNBC, was raised in a working-class neighborhood but attended some of the most exclusive schools on the planet. "I grew up in the Bronx," says the affable, 33-...
  • Republicans will be last to admit it, but they won the fiscal cliff showdown

    Republicans will be last to admit it, but they won the fiscal cliff showdown
    With all the moaning coming from the Tea Party Express and their loyalists in the House Republican Caucus, you would think conservatives had lost everything, including their virtue, in the fiscal cliff parlay with President Barack Obama because taxes...
  • The lesson of the fiscal cliff: Our problem is jobs, not the federal deficit

    The lesson of the fiscal cliff: Our problem is jobs, not the federal deficit
    I wish President Barack Obama would explain to the nation that the federal budget deficit isn't the nation's major economic problem and deficit reduction shouldn't be our major goal. Our biggest problem is lack of good jobs and sufficient growth. And...
  • Business community will stand with president on debt limit fight

    I wholeheartedly agree with your editorial, "Another Fiscal Cliff?" (Jan. 4). As a businessman, I am outraged that certain Republican extremists in the House are prepared to trash our economy in order to gain their political objectives. We have a long and...
  • Fiscal cliff, here we come

    Fiscal cliff, here we come
    Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy. With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
  • Your guide to the fiscal cliff

    Your guide to the fiscal cliff
    Are we about to go over a fiscal cliff? It's looking more likely, but it may not be as alarming as it sounds. Here are three things you need to know about the impending crisis over the so-called fiscal cliff, the combination of tax increases and...
  • Hagel and defense

    Hagel and defense
    Biography isn't policy. President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two Purple Hearts from a war many...
  • On the fiscal cliff, neither side should compromise

    On the fiscal cliff, neither side should compromise
    "Compromise or confrontation?" So ran a recent headline on CNN.com, above a story about the "fiscal cliff" and a confrontational-looking picture of President Barack Obama. The implication was clear: Our leaders must compromise or confront each other on...