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Steny Hoyer: We Have a "Paying-For" Problem, Not a Spending Problem

Grant43 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 6:38 PM
Sure the Weimar Republic went bankrupt due to hyperinflation, but that's just because they didn't have Timmy Geitner and Ben Bernanke. Heck, the Dem's bench is so deep that they could even bring in Paul Krugman to manage the problem of hyperinflation. History is no guide for Dems. No need to learn from the past because they know better.

Democrats want Americans to know that the federal government does not have a spending problem.  President Obama told John Boehner that our long-term fiscal woes can be chalked up to a "healthcare problem," Nancy Pelosi described the issue as a "budget deficit problem," (which is separate and distinct from a spending problem, evidently), and now the number two Democrat in the House is taking a crack at framing his party's fiscal denialism: