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DC Pols Can't Even Cut 3 Percent

UItraMan Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:42 PM
I followed up with, "Well, that money used to be my money." The Republican abruptly said, "It's not anymore." "If this Republican Congress bails out the airline industry, who's next?"
UItraMan Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:42 PM
Dupes of the Republican party need to be reminded that in 2001, George W. Bush(R) was president, Denny Hastert(R) was Speaker of the House (until 2007), and Trent Lott(R) was Senate MAJORITY Leader and later Bill Frist(R) was Senate MAJORITY Leader until 2007.

I am absolutely amazed that nobody has put any of the proposed “fiscal cliff” spending reductions in the context of a simple percentage. 

We somehow get lost in the diatribe about the defense industry being devastated, how it will take years to receive a hip replacement, and that poor grandma may be forced to eat dog food.  The fools of both political parties just can’t stop spending, which apparently is the only way to be elected in this socialist driven country. 

The Budget Control Act of 2011, which is the driving force for the “fiscal cliff,” says that...