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Balanced Budget? Lower Taxes? Anyone Believe this Will Happen?

Frank130 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:08 AM
"Balanced Budget? Lower Taxes? Anyone Believe this Will Happen?" Nope, because both major political parties are totally corrupt & the selfish average American voter will continue electing the politicians that promise them the most free goodies. The system is broken beyond repair & it will totally implode before there is any change. It will change when it is forced to change by economic reality.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 1:25 PM
I fear you're right. After all, our founders pointed out that all democracies eventually implode when the public keeps voting itself funds from the treasury. And the limits on democracy (e.g. the freedom from government forcing you to buy things from others) have been eroded.
Mark1963 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:14 AM
Maybe if We the People would wake up and vote according to the Issues, ignoring the rhetoric from both thieving Sides, you'd be proven wrong.

But, that takes a truly Educated Electorate. For Instance, last week I accidentally discovered a list of additional Documents that are related to the Constitution, (or actually upon which it was based), which I don't remember learning about between 6th and 12th.

Look up The U.S. Constitution online, and at Quick links, choose Documents. You may be as shocked as I was.

Government Executive reports House passes balanced budget bill.

The House on Wednesday passed legislation that directs President Obama to submit a balanced budget plan to Congress this spring.

Require a Plan Act (H.R. 444) compels Obama to submit a supplemental budget by April 1 if his fiscal 2014 budget blueprint does not include a plan to balance the government’s books. That supplemental budget would outline a long-term deficit reduction strategy and timeline for...