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DC Pols Can't Even Cut 3 Percent

Leb2 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 10:46 AM
We have given our Nation over to idiots. and we call them Congressmen, Senators and President. We the People have forgotten we are or were in control of our Nation, we gave it all away for a few free things now, and have forgotten about the future, tomorrow our grandchildren will pay for what we have brought on.

I am absolutely amazed that nobody has put any of the proposed “fiscal cliff” spending reductions in the context of a simple percentage. 

We somehow get lost in the diatribe about the defense industry being devastated, how it will take years to receive a hip replacement, and that poor grandma may be forced to eat dog food.  The fools of both political parties just can’t stop spending, which apparently is the only way to be elected in this socialist driven country. 

The Budget Control Act of 2011, which is the driving force for the “fiscal cliff,” says that...