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Fewer Dollars and Babies Threaten Social Programs

jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 5:52 AM
A bandaid here, an extension there......kick the can down the road another 10 years. It's all part of the plan to stall for death to take it's toll.
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 8:15 AM
I agree. It makes no sense at all, but then who ever said Democrats had any sense. Do what feels good now. Democrats demostrate the moniker of the grasshopper in the tale of the ant and the grasshopper.

THE ANT & THE GRASSHOPPER
http://www.longlongtimeago.com/llta_fables_antgrasshopper.html
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 7:43 AM
But how silly of the Democrats. Who wants Greece, California or places like Venezuela or Argentina? It is like trashing a house and making it un-liveable and happy you have won ownership of the mess. We won! They also dominate Detroit. Dolts.
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 5:57 AM
Democrats have a reason to be optimistic. In 20-30 years their utopia can gain full fruition as the older generation that are grounded in the constitution and hard work will have elapsed. Only the masses of younger less rooted will be left and easy to manipulate. Ripe for socialism.
Our major public policies are based on the assumption that America will continue to enjoy growth. Economic growth and population growth.

Through most of our history, this assumption has proved to be correct. These days, not so much.

Last week, the Commerce Department announced that the gross domestic product shrunk by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. And the Census Bureau reported that the U.S. birth rate in 2011 was 63.2 per 1,000 women age 15 to 44, the lowest ever recorded.

Slow economic growth and low population growth threaten to undermine entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare....