Itinerary of the Apocalypse

November 6th – Presidential election. Even if Obama loses, he will still be in office for the Fiscal-Cliff negotiations. That’s why Democrats like Chris Matthews are freaking out over Obama’s flimsy debate performance: it looks like he can be rolled – right off the Fiscal Cliff.

December – Lame-duck session of Congress implements “Grand Bargain” to avoid the Fiscal Cliff. The Pentagon accepts only a token budget-cut because they have all the tanks, and Leon Panetta has publicly threatened Congress, so we know that he means business. The rich people and corporations don’t even get a token tax-raise because they own all the politicians, and it is forbidden by Pope Norquist. And so, the taxpayers bear the full brunt of austerity. Social Security, Medicare, food stamps, etc. get slashed.

January – The “Obama/Ryan” austerity riots begin. Our cities sport the fashionable “charred chic” look of downtown Athens.

Let’s hope that I’m wrong, but I believe that our knucklehead elites are playing with fire – yet again.

Note: Don’t forget that it was the 1994 lame-duck session of Congress where Republican Newt Gingrich teamed up with Democrat Bill Clinton to sell us down the GATT river.

One Response to “Itinerary of the Apocalypse”

  1. N says:

    The mere fact that the ‘rich people’ are willing to toy with possible slashing of the military budget is already very telling of their priorities: money trumps the Empire. Taxmageddon comes full force and triggers another recession, which brings in another round of tax legislation of the kind Mitt Romney talks: ‘broaden the base’, lower the top rate to the ‘fair’ level (15%), bring in the ‘foreign’ capital tax free, stop devaluing of the dollar versus other currencies; meaning eliminate governmental expenditure on the ‘middle class’ via tax deductions and credits, reduce tax burden on the capital and ensure soundness of money. A new dynamic is upon us: the time for making a fortune is over; the time for preservation a fortune is here…

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