* Kevin Drum wraps up the fiscal cliff deal finale.
* Also, what was missing from the deal, and how much will it cost us?
* "Everything about the fiscal cliff should be very, very, easy to resolve."
* Good read: how bad is the national debt, actually?
* Yes, this was officially the least productive Congress in decades.
* It could be a rough year for central Asia.
* If you get to pick, consider being born in Switzerland.