From Chris Martenson Blogs December 31, 2013 - 10:18pm
Well, as expected some sort of a last minute, sausage-like deal was struck at the eleventh hour. Well, actually the 12th hour given that only the tax side of the equation was "solved" leaving $109 billion in immediate spending cuts still on the table.
Actually, it's even murkier than that. The deal that was struck was a Senate deal and the House could do more, less, or even just scuttle the whole thing. So let's call it a first step on the path to a deal.
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