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User Info: Startrekky

Startrekky
5 years ago#1
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13610842

Yes, let's just hold America hostage for the sake of political gain, shall we?

/Sarcasm
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User Info: ncalvin

ncalvin
5 years ago#2
RAMMED DOWN OUR THROATS!

Seemed relevant somehow.
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User Info: Yawn_Master2

Yawn_Master2
5 years ago#3
I'm absolutely shocked that around half of America has chosen these people to represent the right. It's sad, that both sides aren't doing what's best for America, but the Republican party is not thinking through the repercussions of doing this.

User Info: Master_Materia

Master_Materia
5 years ago#4
Increasing the limit without any conditions would be a bad idea. If you're going to increase the limit, you need some kind of plan to lessen the deficit and eventually produce a surplus to pay down the debt. The problem is that the people don't give a damn about the economy and just want their pet projects because that is what gets them re-elected.
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User Info: wstfld

wstfld
5 years ago#5

From: Master Materia | #004
Increasing the limit without any conditions would be a bad idea. If you're going to increase the limit, you need some kind of plan to lessen the deficit and eventually produce a surplus to pay down the debt. The problem is that the people don't give a damn about the economy and just want their pet projects because that is what gets them re-elected.


Blocking a limit increase without the willingness to compromise is a bad idea. Just letting the Bush tax cuts expire would solve most of our problem. The fact that the GOP refuses to compromise on tax raises for 1% of Americans or cuts to the military budget is unacceptable.
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User Info: Bond_543

Bond_543
5 years ago#6
Just letting the Bush tax cuts expire would solve most of our problem.

no it wouldnt. medicare spending medicaid spending military spending entitlment spending public broadcasting spending has all doubled in spending since 2001 its a spending problem not a tax problem.
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User Info: mystic belmont

mystic belmont
5 years ago#7
Wait, didn't we just have a debate over raising the debt ceiling?
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User Info: chaos knight

chaos knight
5 years ago#8
It's just political posturing. The real vote won't come until at least July anyway.
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User Info: wstfld

wstfld
5 years ago#9

From: Bond_543 | #006
Just letting the Bush tax cuts expire would solve most of our problem.

no it wouldnt. medicare spending medicaid spending military spending entitlment spending public broadcasting spending has all doubled in spending since 2001 its a spending problem not a tax problem.


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User Info: sfcalimari

sfcalimari
5 years ago#10
Throwing under the bus! Demagoguing!
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