The US House voted last night to approve the “Fiscal Cliff” bill.
Since the deadline for the expiration of the so-called Bush tax cuts had passed as of midnight on 1/1/2013, a vote to approve the Fiscal Cliff Crisis Bill (HR 8) was actually a vote to REDUCE taxes on most Americans.
Shortly after the vote, South Dakota’s lone Congresswoman issued the following statement:
This vote protected 99 percent of South Dakotans from President Obama reaching into their pockets and taking more of their hard-earned money to subsidize his continued deficit spending.
As a member of the political party that does not control Washington, DC, I’m here for damage control. I won’t stand by and allow this President bring more uncertainty into this country by preventing farm families from passing on their family businesses and hard-working moms and dads from being able to put food on their tables.
Now is the time for Pres. Obama and Democrats in Congress to work with Republicans on spending reform so we can get serious about providing the leadership the American people so desperately need.
***Ed Randazzo, is a nationally syndicated author. He has been a conservative activist and consultant for over 30 years and is currently the Chief News Editor of Life and Liberty Media and Co-Producer of Liberty Today, a weekly television program seen on cable systems in most of South Dakota***
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