Political hara kiri on television......... it just doesn't get any better than this!
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. ~ Ancient American Indian Proverb
Oh my friend but the deal is cutting spending.
"The measure also allocates $24 billion in spending cuts and new revenues to defer, for two months, some $109 billion worth of automatic spending cuts that were set to slap the Pentagon and domestic programs starting this week. " Fiscal cliff deal heads to House after Senate vote - CBS News