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Poll: 85 Percent of Americans Support Requiring a Balanced Federal Budget

jander Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:51 PM
"The poll showed that 45 percent of Democratic voters think “balancing … the federal budget would significantly increase economic growth and create millions of American jobs.” A sky-high 61 percent of independents and 76 percent of Republicans agree." How is it not 100% of Republicans? Seriously!?!
Loiso12013 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:55 PM
Republicans spend like drunken sailors when they're in power - see Reagan and GW Bush for examples.
Ken6226 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:58 PM
Is that so? Then why do you libs blast Reagan for trying to cut spending?
Ress Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:59 PM
Don't insult drunken sailors. They only squander their own money.
Carlos7 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:53 PM
Maybe they polled our Representatives in Washington?

In case you were wondering why Senate Republicans pushed so hard for the Sessions amendment last night, knowing full well that it didn't stand a chance in Harry Reid's house, here's your answer:

Both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner recently said the country doesn’t have an immediate debt problem. Nearly 7 voters in 10 say they are wrong. Conversely, 27 percent agree the debt can be handled several years down the road. Voters are similarly at odds with Washington on the budget deficit. Almost all think the federal government should be required...