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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

peezie Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:10 PM
LOL the issue is punishing the successful, reducing job creation and forcing more people onto the government dole. This in turn creates more people inclined to vote generationally for Democrats. Once we all understand that is the end-all reason for anything Democrats do, you understand their motives. For example, Dems reneging on Reagan and Bush I's modest tax increases in exchange for spending cuts that never came. Dems didn't care about the budget; they only cared about using the tax increases as a weapon for the next round of campaigning. Democrats and unions are intertwined for this reason: they only care about their employment and benefits, screw everyone else.

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has had a rough few days.  Late last week, Sen. Mitch McConnell laughed in his face when he presented President Obama's breathtaking fiscal cliff "deal" -- which raises taxes by $1.6 trillion, abolishes the debt limit (!), spends tens of billions on a new stimulus (!!), and offers no specific or guaranteed spending reductions to speak of.  Then Geithner appeared on Fox News Sunday to defend the proposal, and things went...not so well.  When host Chris Wallace pilloried his claim of illusory "savings" on war spending, Geithner was flummoxed (via