The Plunder Continuesby Tim Kelly
Jan. 12, 2013
Baltimore: Robert E. Lee Statue Replaced With Statue of Pregnant Black Woman
Boston: Peaceful Protesters Punch Man In The Face For Wearing Trump Hat, Throw Urine at Police
Student Kicked Out Of College Over Silent Protest At Confederate Monument
VIDEO: Alt-Left Thug Assaults Older Woman Holding Flag At Boston Free Speech Rally
Troglodyte Throws 'Boiling Hot Coffee' On Alex Jones In Streets Of Seattle, Media Celebrates
It was clear the fix was in the moment the term “fiscal cliff” was coined to describe the series of spending cuts and tax increases that were set to kick in on January 1, 2013.
The American people were told in 2011 that the debt ceiling needed to be raised again to avert an outright default on the national debt. So the Budget Control Act of 2011 was passed, which authorized the Treasury to borrow an additional $2.1 trillion — enough to keep the federal government operating until December 31, 2012. But this act also imposed a series of automatic spending cuts (sequestration) and tax increases to address the country’s debt crisis.