November 16, 2012

Canada Sure Could Use a Fiscal Cliff

Andrew Coyne, Calgary Herald

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If we cannot have a crisis imposed upon us, we need something self-imposed: some means of bringing future concerns to bear on the present, some legislated curb on our tendency to spend now and pay later, some rule, some deadline, some fiscal cliff.

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