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Republicans Plan Vote on Clean Debt Ceiling Hike

Loiso12013 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 5:54 PM
well - considering the majority of entitlements go to old people - I'd be okay with screwing them over.
Loiso12013 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 6:03 PM
proof? It's called demographics - baby boomers are old and retiring.
Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 6:02 PM
I think you are wrong on this subject, the majority of the entitlements go to people that do not want to work.

We know you won't get old, you will die of an overdose first.

mhubbard Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 6:01 PM
Where is your proof for this statement? Considering that even Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid go to far more people than the elderly, you can not prove this statement. Elderly are not in the EBT system either. You need to open your eyes and research.
During a strategy retreat to Williamsburg, Virginia, leadership in the House GOP caucus took the opportunity to rally Republicans around a short-term debt ceiling increase that would come without any significant movement on deficit reduction.

House Republican leaders Friday offered President Barack Obama a three-month reprieve to a looming, market-rattling debt crisis, backing off demands that any immediate extension of the government's borrowing authority be accompanied by stiff spending cuts.

Republicans hadn't settled on full details, but the measure would give the government about three more months of borrowing authority beyond a deadline expected to hit as early...