Red lights illuminate Pennsylvania Avenue as the U.S. Capitol glows in the twilight, in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, as talks continue on the looming fiscal cliff. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Jumping Over The Cliff, Landing In The Unknown

(MintPress) – Optimism of an eleventh hour deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” is fading fast in Washington. With the U.S. Treasury hastily stepping in with emergency measures to temporarily meet U.S. debts if a deal can’t be made by Dec. 31, Washington politics has never looked so weak. The Senate and the House of Representatives […]