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"Even I would have a hard time thinking it would get this bad at this juncture. Just when you think it can’t get worse it does, right? More than anything else it suggests a detachment of the real world – from the reality of the average person and what they face on a daily basis."
As of this posting the U.S. House has yet to act on a Senate bill. As it stands it would put off budget cuts for two months and preserve Bush-era income tax cuts for individuals earning less than $400,000 or couples earning less than $450,000.
"This is to protect people from being discriminated against on something based on a Facebook page," says attorney Lori Andrews.
"I wouldn't know what else to do New Years Day. Once it's in your life it never gets out."