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Obama: "We Are Not a Deadbeat Nation"

justwannasay Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 8:22 PM
I'm tired of being dragged to death by this run-away vehicle called government spending. I propose changing the tilt of the playing field. The House should propose a balanced budget law that the budget deficit is covered by a national sales tax. That way BO can spend all he wants and the national sales tax will be 50% or greater and everyone shares the pain. Then maybe just maybe the general population (legal or illegal) will understand that we have a spending problem.

President Obama used his characteristically demagogic and dishonest press conference today to attack Republicans and insist that he will not negotiate over the impending expiration of America's debt limit.  In response to a question from NBC's Chuck Todd, Obama declined to fully rule out unilateral action on hiking the debt ceiling; he lashed out at the GOP, warning that their (popular) demand of dollar-for-dollar spending cuts could damage the economy, prevent the country from paying its bills, and further erode "the full faith and credit" of the United States: