Fiscal Cliff = Y2K?

December 31st, 2012

All this tiresome talk about the fiscal cliff is a non-event. It reminds me of all the drama over Y2K. Y2K was the Year 2000 computer problem also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or simply Y2K. This was when computers all over the world were supposedly going to go haywire because of the practice of abbreviating a four digit year to two digits in all of the computer programming. I woke up the morning of January 1st 2000, and turned on my computer just fine, did online banking just fine, and surfed the Internet and there were no downed websites, etc. It was a non-event, so is this supposed fiscal cliff. Read the rest of this entry »

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