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Obama: More Peas for You!

Rosemary2 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:26 AM
Yup! Now go eat your peas, Doctor Roy.
DrBarbara Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:24 AM
Vietnam6871, First let me thank you for your service to our country.
Next, I will agree with your comment. Even my 4-year old grandson knows you can't spend money you don't have. Government (cough, gag, cough) has got to cut spending to the bone or we won't make it. Since "they" are not going to cut spending Americans need to prepare for some hard, hard times.
calrepublican only 3 of us Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:05 AM
once it's passed for the people over 250K and it doesn't work you will have no right to complain when they come after the rest.
vietnam6871 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:59 AM
If everyone were taxed at 100% the US would still run through that money in slightly less than 11 months. The problem is not revenue, it is spending. Revenue can not solve the problem. Apparently whatever doctor you might be, you didn't have to study math and economics to become it.
DoctorRoy Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 9:30 AM
No problem. I like peas. Not split pea soup though.

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...