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‘Twas the Night Before the Fiscal Cliff

By Jeremy Lyman

‘Twas the night before the Fiscal Cliff, and all throughout the House,
Few stood on principle, most cowered like a mouse;
The reality seems obvious; we’re free-falling off the cliff,
Why this is so hard for them to see has really got me miffed;

Our children are nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of the American dream dance in their heads;
Lower taxes, prosperity, and less government intrusion,
I’m starting to wonder if it’s all an illusion.

The answer is there for all who take heed,
Just follow our founders and they’ll take the lead;
The federal government has outgrown itself,
We should either trim it down or put it on the shelf.

About the Author

Jeremy Lyman is Director of the Center for Private Property. For the past nine years he has held a real estate license in the State of Utah and has served on the board of directors for the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®, the Utah Association of Realtors®, and the National Association of Realtors®. He is currently the CEO for Blue Mountain Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital located in Blanding, Utah.


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