In response to:

It's the Spending, Stupid!

LOIS44 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:55 AM
Good voice of reason, John, but reason doesn't live in Washington D.C. Our pampered leaders are too busy patting themselves on the back, going along to get along. One hand washes the other, give me this, I'll give you that....... Count the votes........ Look how long Reid and Peloise have lasted without an ounce of common sense. Pure demons of evil who have enriched themselves greatly claiming they're watching out for our interest. Biggest liars of all. They couldn't care less if the country goes 3rd world, they're too rich to be touched by it. For us the people it's about over, the truly evil leaders have won totally control of everything we worked hard to gain. They won't stop till we're all dependent on their "largeness".
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:09 AM
The government will collapse before that, tho.
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:01 AM
And the stupid people I know are convinced that the the Democrats as in Pelosi etc are looking out for them.
Listening to progressive media pundits, I'd think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform. His crime? He heads a movement that asks political candidates to pledge not to raise taxes.

I think Grover accomplished a lot. But I wish he'd convinced politicians to pledge not to increase spending.

President Obama says raising taxes to cut the deficit is a "balanced" approach.

Balanced ...

But what's "balanced" about raising taxes after vast increases in spending? Trillions for war, Medicare, "stimulus" and solar panels. Tax receipts rose -- after tax-rate cuts -- from $1.9...