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Entitlements Will Drive Us Over the Fiscal Cliff

As America heads toward yet another economic deadline at the end of next month – this time it’s the “fiscal cliff” – the real question remains the same:  is President Obama prepared to tell the truth to the American people about the critical need for real entitlement reform?  Any deal that leaves entitlement programs untouched is a failure and a dereliction of duty by both the executive and legislative branches.

President Obama of course knows that entitlement programs drive our out-of-control national debt – so does he really want a Greece-type meltdown to happen on his watch or is this newly minted second-termer ready to become an elder statesman who is capable of real leadership?

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