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Obama: More Peas for You!

MikefromDE Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:36 PM
Scrap: "Spending must be LOWERED" That's the bottom line. There is no clearer way to put it.
MikefromDE Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 4:46 PM
Jay: That you think the problem rests solely with Democrats shows how poor your reasoning is. No politician or party has moved to fix the tax problem or truly tackle spending and growth. But as long as the Republicans throw folks like you a few crumbs like getting rid of PBS, you fall for it every time.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 4:34 PM
And the DemocRATS do NOT want to reduce spending,they want to increase it. they DEMAND it.

that is why they want the debt limit raised.

It’s been a year and half since the GOP and Democrats hammered out an agreement that raised the debt ceiling and put us on the lip of a fiscal cliff, threatening mutually assured destruction if a budget deal wasn’t worked out before January 2013.

It made sense for all sides at the time. 

The GOP figured there was a good shot that Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. The Democrats figured there was a good chance shot Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. And Obama was content to do what he did best: run a campaign on TV, eat...