To her Wall Street owners: Hillary Clinton: “But if everybody's watching, you know, all of the back room discussions and the deals, you know, then people get a little nervous, to say the least. so, you need both a public and a private position.” - Hillary Clinton: "I'm kind of far removed from the struggles of the Middle Class"
"There is a lot of talk coming from CitiGroup about how Dodd-Frank isn't perfect, So let me say this to anyone listening at Citi —I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces." -- Elizabeth Warren
Hey liberals. How come every time Obama "reforms" something, we end up paying through the nose, while more folks are added to the parasite list ?
Maybe I need a definition update. Just WTF does "reform" mean in liberal-speak ?
There are some important distinctions between a fee and a tax. Most importantly, what is paid for by the fee is not added to the deficit, and by extension the debt.
Also, good news: deficit as a percent of GDP(which is the most meaningful measure of deficit) is coming down.