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January 10, 2013 01:33 AM

The “fiscal cliff” explained

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

Feeling the pain of Obama’s “tax cut for 98%” yet? You will. And as you rub the place where your wallet used to be, ponder this graphic:   (H/t Instapundit) No wonder they’re going after your guns.

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