Yes, it is more revenue, less spending, so long Bush, hello Obama.
Yes, we need to take our medicine, only when it really hurts can we start to recover
No! We can't recover without economic growth.
I got an Obama phone! This is all Bush's and Congress's fault anyway.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
"nothing will help more than spending"
That was the Obama doctrine for the last four years. That's why he spent a trillion dollars on failed stimulus programs. We don't need government funded consumerism, we need actual, sustainable growth. You don't get that with shock spending cuts and tax increases on small businesses.
Get informed: UNICEF foreign adoption policy is killing orphans and the US gives $132 million to UNICEF every year. Stop the madness.
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Also, now that the election is over, closing some loopholes would be prudent. As Obama has asked, and suggested openness to, republicans should bring this to the president, . . .I mean . . .if they really support that.
That impending "cliff" is a real test of whether the Republicans and Democrats can actually work together or not. If they can't even come up with a reasonable action in the face of impending disaster, then the federal government is so dysfunctional that the only solution is to toss out every incumbent and start over.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?