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Video: Every Senate Budget Committee Democrat Votes 'No' on Balancing the Budget

Simplecaveman Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 6:44 PM
They simply need to keep spending, Petrus. Eventually, all the debt will magically disappear when government continues to spend itself into oblivion. I'm sure it has worked somewhere before..............I'll just have to get back to you on that though.

Their own plan doesn't even come close to balancing, of course, and they're not interested in other ideas to get there.  The first Republican amendment they torpedoed yesterday called for increasing federal spending at a clip of "only" 3.4 percent per year over the next decade, rather than the major acceleration that Democrats have advanced.  The second proposed making it more procedurally difficult to pass a budget that does not balance with ten years.  Watch as each Democrat-aligned committee member votes in lockstep against these provisions.  Make no mistake, they are explicitly rejecting a balanced federal budget (the...