“…the highest duty of a patriot is to protect his countrymen from their government."
- Thomas Paine
Monday, December 31, 2012
Vice President Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are close to a deal to cancel historic tax hikes for most Americans. But they are still hung up on spending, with Democrats resisting a GOP proposal to delay automatic spending cuts for just three months. President Obama to deliver remarks about the “fiscal cliff” at 1:30 p.m.