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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by donsutherland1 View Post

    "Bachmann holds firm" - wonder who's doing her PR?

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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by BDBoop View Post
    "Bachmann holds firm" - wonder who's doing her PR?
    Her husband's clients?


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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    Sorry, but collectively, its policies are idiotic. Can anyone produce an economist that will tell you that it will be ok to not raise the debt limit?
    Sure, I think I've read at least half a dozen pieces written by economists advocating a freeze. They're a minority, but they certainly exist.

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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    The government borrowing money from one fund to pay to its expenses, e.g. social security, is like regular citizens borrowing from the Government to pay their taxes. Is this the "Hope and Change" many voted for? Or is it Washington as usual; something Obama said he would get away from. The fact is, if Obama didn't borrow so much money, he wouldn't have so much to pay back. But it's the evil Republicans who are holding the country hostage.

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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Good. The GOP severely lost it's way over the previous decade. A little fear is just the thing they need.

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    The GOP rode the tea party tiger to victory in 2010 and now they can no longer control it. It will turn upon them and consume them.
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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    One of the funny, yet sad thing is that the Republicans can't agree with Obama on anything without it being political suicide. Obama's plan has the biggest cuts in spending out of all the plans, and is a rather conservative plan, and the republicans won't vote it because "the other side" is bringing it to the table.
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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    One of the funny, yet sad thing is that the Republicans can't agree with Obama on anything without it being political suicide. Obama's plan has the biggest cuts in spending out of all the plans,
    that is nonsense.

    1. he has never laid out a full plan, only leaked and hinted and talked about what he might do
    2. as far as what he has offered in negotiations in cuts, he won't even agree to the full cuts hammered out in the Biden talks.
    3. the "cuts" that he depends on for his big numbers aren't actually "cuts" at all. he simply assumes a higher baseline, reduces it back to what he was going spend anyway, and calls it a "cut". this, for example, is how he produces nearly a trillion in "cuts" by "not keeping surge levels in Afghanistan for 10 years straight". In addition, he counts interest not paid on the debt we never accrue from his "tax hikes" as "cuts". as an example, consider a deficit reduction plan made up entirely of a tax hike of $1 Trillion, which if we had borrowed would have necessitated $200 Billion in interest payments over 10 years. Obama would call that a "five to one tax increases to spending cuts" measure, despite the fact that nothing was ever actually cut. of these smoke and mirrors is the Presidents' proposed "cuts" made - similar to our "36 Billion in cuts" from the continuing resolution that turned out to only actually reduce spending by bout $500 million.

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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    One of the funny, yet sad thing is that the Republicans can't agree with Obama on anything without it being political suicide. Obama's plan has the biggest cuts in spending out of all the plans, and is a rather conservative plan, and the republicans won't vote it because "the other side" is bringing it to the table.
    Can you name ONE SPENDING CUT Senator Barack HusSame Obama ever voted for?

    Can you name ONE SPENDING CUT State Senator Barack HusSame Obama ever voted for?

    What the 24/7 Lie Factory talks about and actually does are two polar opposites............
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    Re: Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    that is nonsense.
    Which is really why it's not worth replying to.

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