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Senate Democrats Vote Against the Concept of Balancing the Budget

Dan_NV Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 2:56 PM
The left, Democrats, progressives and closet Marxists have no concept of balance, they are all mentally imbalanced to begin with. It isn't clear in my mind whether they are just playing chicken with economic collapse or that is their main goal but either way, if we do it their way, they will achieve that end.
weedwam Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 3:03 PM
Economic collapse is their goal.
How else can the "fundamental change" their Messiah promised be accomplished?
Many see themselves as part of the future Ruling Elite, but haven't studied history to know what happens to useful idiots.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 3:14 PM
Then please explain George Soros' involvement in our politics. You can't ignore his past, and that past should make you wonder why he's so interested in our politics, especially now that our economy is tanking.
BBZing Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 3:19 PM
Soros, Kochs, Gettys, Gates. Whatever the name, the game is the same. Adjust the rules in your favor.
Kevin 354 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 3:30 PM
BBZing, it doesn't matter who believes it, or how many.
Mike4166 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 3:44 PM
Funny, the Kochs, Gettys, and Gates, never invented and manipulated phony monetary crises to tank a country's currency so he could buy massive amounts of it, and then trade it when it had recovered. Even the Chinese understand what Sor @ss is; an economic terrorist.

Let's face it: Budget fights aren't always the sexiest of topics, but since yesterday, the US Senate has been debating a series of amendments to the chamber's first budget resolution in nearly four years.  Here are a few significant developments so far:
 

(1) Senators defeated Jeff Sessions' provided that would have required the Democratic majority to balance their budget within ten years using any combination of tax increases, cuts, and reforms they'd like.  This was essentially a "show us how you'd balance the budget" amendment.  It failed 46-53, with all Republicans and West Virginia's Joe Manchin voting...