Trades, Benny and the Inkjets may have one last arrow in that quiver, however time is running out. With the tax cuts expiring, unemployment insurance, and the budget limits, Obama has very little wiggle room. Caught between a rock and a hard place the end of 2012 should be very interesting. I agree with you. The big R will happen early in 2013, and it will most likely be the worst we collectively will ever live through.