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Senate Democrat: "I Want to Disagree With Those Who Say We Have a Spending Problem"

eddie again Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 10:31 AM
the ulternative to balancing the budget is to continue increasing the federal debt. a policy of borrowing money to stimulate the economy is a flawed policy because it is unsustainable. government spending does not increase a nationa's wealth. at some future point, the interest expense will consume us all.

Hop aboard the Denialism Express, Democrats.  It's a fact-free, reckless thrill ride -- although between the president, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and now outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, space is getting limited.  Harkin, who will retire at the end of this term, used the (somewhat ironic) platform of a Senate Appropriations Committee meeting to inform the public that the US government is not broke and does not have a spending problem: