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President Obama's Deficit Problem

Marc_H Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 8:40 PM
hey learning_fool is it not meaning less to a moral people just because you use the "vote" and goverment to steal does not make it right that you are blind to that simple fact is your loss and our tragety
LearningCommunity Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 8:45 PM
Another personal insult. I love it. Is that a requirement here? must you call people names? do you think it helps in reasonable dialog to personally insult people you are talking to.

And by the way, taxes are not theft. No one forces you to stay in your city, state, or country. Just as my Homeowners Assoc dues not theft, because I could move, your city, state, or fed taxes are not theft.
Republicans are reportedly ready to vote to hike the debt ceiling without any of the major deficit-related concessions they've been pushing for from Democrats, and budget-watchers will soon turn their attention to the looming sequestration spending cuts (from the Budget Control Act, or BCA) scheculed to take place on March 1 and the expiration of the continuing resolution budget that the federal government has been operating on, scheduled to take place March 28.

Progressives, however, have been declaring the deficit problem "mostly solved." A report from the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that, including all...