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Obama: More Peas for You!

1960Republican Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 4:18 AM
Phil -- so true, so true. But, I wish Sowell would recognize this has been going on for all of his life, and my life -- almost as long as his. This all didn't start last year, or five years ago, or 50 years ago. It's been going on all of my life, all 75 years. And, I still ain't got a "benefit," and do not want any stinking benefit. Frankly, I don't have any men friends that do, and I have many, many men friends, and a few women, who live off us. I was taught that's the way it should be. Well, it goes good for me, and I hope for you. I just wonder about these last two generations. Don't any of them make a living?

It’s been a year and half since the GOP and Democrats hammered out an agreement that raised the debt ceiling and put us on the lip of a fiscal cliff, threatening mutually assured destruction if a budget deal wasn’t worked out before January 2013.

It made sense for all sides at the time. 

The GOP figured there was a good shot that Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. The Democrats figured there was a good chance shot Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. And Obama was content to do what he did best: run a campaign on TV, eat...