Publisher’s ink: Fiscal cliff-hanger looms as parties posture

By From page A4 | November 21, 2012

Just when you thought it was safe to resume normal life after the election, we’re now facing what could be a crisis of epic proportion. The countdown to the nation’s “fiscal cliff” is winding down. The “fiscal cliff” is what we’ll fall over if the Bush tax cuts don’t get extended and automatic spending cuts begin in accordance with the Budget Control Act of 2011. Everything from reductions in national defense and non-defense discretionary programs could be affected.

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