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When Should Republicans Force the Big Fight on Spending?

Keep the change Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 12:39 PM
Why have we spent almost 800 billion in stimulus 4 straight years and heading for a 5th? Because there is no budget. Where are the opposition pansies? Boehner is a parasite as well
TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 1:13 PM
Silly conservatives.

The Stimulus was ONCE!!!!

How ignorant are you guys?

The 2012 budget was passeé on December 11, 2011.

The 2011 budget was passed on April 14, 2010

The 2010 budget was passed on April 3, 2009.

look them up. find out for yourself.

DB07 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 1:46 PM
Every time you post, TC, we KNOW we're being lied to, but thanks for at least acknowledging the fact.

The simplistic, if understandable, answer to that question for many conservatives is right now.  The national debt has surpassed our GDP, we're borrowing 40 cents of every dollar we spend, and our unpaid-for federal obligations already exceed $80 trillion.  We're in dire straits; there's no escaping that.  But there's also no escaping certain political realities: The public isn't feeling especially charitable toward Congressional Republicans these days, Democrats control 55 Senate seats, and this president will occupy the Oval Office for the next four years.  If the GOP is seeking to apply pressure on the Left to improve our...