December 5th, 2012

Quaero togam pacem.

Fiscal cliff - what the hell is that animal?

Okay, I'm not American. So please be so kind to educate me. What's this fiscal cliff monster, news of which have trickled down even here to the ass of the world, and which everybody in America seems to be so worked up about? It's the new big story, now that the election is over.

I did some research (haha! Tbh, I did most of my learning from Jon Stewart - shoot me!), and what I could gather from all that, was the following. Feel free to interrupt me and correct me where I'm wrong.

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