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Jay Carney: Spending Cuts Are Deeply Irresponsible, or Something

Mike_Houston Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:10 PM
This is the same group that: a) Wants to bypass Congress and have a blank spending check b) Hasn't passed a budget in over 3 years Even the "democrats" on the hill wouldn't vote for the presidents proposed budget c) Want the Republicans to authorize increased taxing, with the promise of spending cuts "sometime in the future" We the people should "trust" them/him based on what? As bad as what Bush gave us in 8 years. obama has doubled it in only 4 years (of course he promised to cut it in half when he campaigned in 2008). People closed their eyes and ears to what he was when they voted him in in 2008. What's their excuse for 2012? Politicians are a lot like diapers. Both need to be changed often, and for the same reason.

Shortly before President Obama told Republicans his $1.6 trillion tax increase wasn't "complicated" today at a toy manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that spending cuts are deeply irresponsible.

Q: One of the things Speaker Boehner said this morning was that any increase in the debt limit would have to be matched by or exceeded by further spending cuts. That's the same kind of rhetoric that we heard in 2011. Are you concerned that that is being used as leverage again in a way that could be damaging to the United...