Fiscal cliff

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Keeping the Public In the Dark

Our elected politicians are currently sparring over tax rates and spending cuts to avoid something popularly called “the fiscal cliff,” as we head into 2013. If the two sides can’t reach a conclusion, all the so-called…

Should Washington focus more on raising taxes or cutting spending to deal with the deficit? Washington will not be able to balance its budget by cutting spending alone. It will not be able to do so…