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Durbin: Entitlement Reform is "On the Table," Just Don't Mention Any Specific Ideas

CraigWBryant Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 1:39 PM really should go take an economics class or two. "Currency injections" do nothing but devalue the dollar as it already stands. At some point in the next decade we're going to have to pay the piper for all of this "quantitative easing' thats been done by fraudalently 'injecting currency' and keeping lending rates at unsustainable lows. Think gas is expensive now, wait until its $10 a gallon. This is the problem with liberals, you all think that the problems of the world can be solved by passing a law. Welcome to reality folks, problems don't go away, they just fester and get worse.

You will invariably hear over the coming weeks that our politics are broken because these damned Republicans refuse to compromise on anything.  This narrative, to put it bluntly, is a lie.  John Boehner reportedly offered hundreds of billions of dollars in new revenues during debt deal negotiations last summer (only to have Obama pull the rug out from under him), as did the GOP contingent on the 'Super Committee.'  Democrats shut down that plan, too, then refused to offer a single unified counter-proposal.  Sensing that they've backed their opponents into a corner in this dispute, liberals are aggressively...