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The Kingdom of Fairness

SdAufKla Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:12 AM
"Spending is the real problem but goes largely unaddressed." No, the real problem is a sense of entitlement coupled with the force of the ballot box and law which results in a majority of citizens extorting the wealth of the remainder to pay their way in life. Spending beyond our means is simply a symptom of the real disease - greed and self-interest without any sense of responsibility for one's self and one's actions.
rman859 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:50 AM
Sounds a bit like slavery. Making the producers pull the wagon of freeloaders at the point of a gun.

I thought Libs were against slavery?
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:26 PM
No, they've always fought hard against any actual equality of opportunity. They opposed the human rights act. Martin Luther King Jr. was a registered republican.

We are still borrowing more than $1 trillion a year. Barack Obama has added more than $5 trillion to the national debt in just his first term alone. Such massive borrowing is unsustainable. Someone somehow at some time has to pay it back.

Obama would agree. He once alleged that George W. Bush's much smaller deficits were "irresponsible" and "unpatriotic." Obama himself vowed to cut the budget deficit in half by the end his first term. Instead, Obama's annual deficits have never gone below $1 trillion.

Three ways to establish a long-term trajectory toward a balanced budget were under...