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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    So why has it had to be raised periodically ever since anyone can remember? It was raised 4 times under Bush I (in 4 years), and 17 times in Reagan's 8 years. During Bush II it went up 4 times while Republicans controlled Congress (and 2 more times with Democratic control). So was Congress not doing its job those times either?
    Does it really matter why? Isn't it time for Congress and the President to adhere to the commitments they made, commitments made in the 2011. The debt ceiling was raised from 14.7 to 16.7 trillion with the agreement that the Congress and President would address the spending issue. Obama showed how much he cared about spending when he submitted a 3.77 trillion dollar budget.

    Debt is also much less of a problem when you are generating strong positive numbers which Obama isn't doing. Debt to GDP today is over 100% and never before in modern history has that been an issue. Something to think about.

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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Did you know that the bill without the poison pill came up for a vote, but was personally filibustered by Ted Cruz? Eventually it was passed and sent back, where the House didn't pass it.
    Please tell me how defunding something with a 38% support or pulling exemptions is a poison pill? Again, don't really care about the govt. shutdown or who is to blame. I care about a bad piece of legislation and a 17 trillion dollar debt. Why don't you?

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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Debt to GDP today is over 100% and never before in modern history has that been an issue. Something to think about.
    Modern history? Excluding the current, a 100% debt to GDP ratio has only occurred once.

    It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    I apologized for misstating your thread history. On the substance of the thread I have nothing to apologize for.
    I take it then that you did not look up the "score some points" comment.

    So be it.
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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Does it really matter why? Isn't it time for Congress and the President to adhere to the commitments they made, commitments made in the 2011. The debt ceiling was raised from 14.7 to 16.7 trillion with the agreement that the Congress and President would address the spending issue. Obama showed how much he cared about spending when he submitted a 3.77 trillion dollar budget.

    Debt is also much less of a problem when you are generating strong positive numbers which Obama isn't doing. Debt to GDP today is over 100% and never before in modern history has that been an issue. Something to think about.
    Oh. There is no question that 100% of GDP is too high. Nothing to think about there.

    But why does the President not make proposals to cut it down to size? That would be the job of the Executive one could think. If he does not do it, then Congress must.

    And to think that they are going to increase the ceiling again is rather disappointing. Almost you might think it criminal.

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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by Gimmesometruth View Post
    I take it then that you did not look up the "score some points" comment.

    So be it.
    I searched it. Nothing relevant to this discussion came up.
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    Re: Vets take down barricades in Washington

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    She was doing the Alaskan taxpayers a favor by quitting as governor and becoming a bobblehead on Fox News. Or something.
    Or something?

    You really haven't got a clue.

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    Re: Cruz, Palin join protesters at WWII Memorial

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Um, no.

    1. The GOP cannot attempt to fund the government based on things they like.
    2. The GOP thinks it can use poison pills to circumvent passed, signed and vetted law.

    That is not how this works. The Democrats are not refusing to negotiate; however, they are refusing to yield to nihilists.

    You can't say the Democrats are refusing to negotiate when the Republicans are offering NOTHING outside of allowing the government to actually function in return for delaying or defunding the ACA. Capitulation, which is what the GOP was demanding, is not negotiation.
    Obama has said more than once that he refuses to negotiate. You seem to be guessing at current events.

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    Re: Vets take down barricades in Washington

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Apparently your sarcasm meter is broken.

    She's a lazy grifter.
    LOL! You're rapidly becoming the symbol of the low information voter. Palin had an 80% approval rating in Alaska and Barry has a current 37% approval rating. Is accuracy or perspective simply not important to leftists?

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    Re: Vets take down barricades in Washington

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Yes, there's a lot of money to be made spouting meaningless catchphrases at people.

    Although if she's gotten desperate enough to stand for photo ops in front of an Oath Keepers flag, that success is probably waning.
    Sarah Palin is a great success story but the left only likes Black or female politicians if they are Democrat. If a candidate is neither than there sexist/racist roots quickly become apparent.

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