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Time to Stop the Debt Charade

ISignFred48 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 10:53 AM
We need to explain that the national debt is a real debt that has to be repaid someday. Too many believe that we can just print more money because it is only paper. Really. Perhaps we have spoken too long in accounting terms that many Americans don't understand? What will we tell our Granchildren when they are working hard and doing without because the bonds are coming due?
tibby2 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:07 PM
Ask a liberal the following question: "If government can print money to pay its bills then why does it need taxes?"

They'll change the subject without answering.
Eleanor32 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:58 PM
Or, more likely, get mad at YOU for telling them what they dont want to hear: That all spending has a cost attached to it, and the cost in this matter is that future generations won't have the ability to lift themselves off th bottom floor of life because of the debt that is hanging around their necks -- placed there by those who voted for those who did nothing to stop the spending that is a noose around our collective necks.

The crisis du jour in Washington now dominating the news, the so-called “fiscal cliff”, is but the latest in seemingly endless political crises that we shouldn’t be having.

We get two different kinds of problems in life. The real ones – the struggle to work and improve the quality of our lives – and the ones we bring on ourselves through poor behavior.

The more time we must deal with the latter type, the less time and energy we have to deal with life’s real problems and challenges.

The political crises which emanate from Washington are invariably problems...

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