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DC Pols Can't Even Cut 3 Percent

Charles52 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 9:43 AM
The same politicians will remain seated due to the same actions. I.E. voters staying home, voters voting mindlessly, voters voting due to race, or other non-sensical reasons. We already have term limits, it is the sad fact that voters are so stupid, lazy, and/or ignorant to use the tools in place to use them.

I am absolutely amazed that nobody has put any of the proposed “fiscal cliff” spending reductions in the context of a simple percentage. 

We somehow get lost in the diatribe about the defense industry being devastated, how it will take years to receive a hip replacement, and that poor grandma may be forced to eat dog food.  The fools of both political parties just can’t stop spending, which apparently is the only way to be elected in this socialist driven country. 

The Budget Control Act of 2011, which is the driving force for the “fiscal cliff,” says that...