Economic Treason?

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    Starving the Beast achieves a whole new platitude>


    We get that Republicans don’t care about folks like us. We know they are willing to stop Social Security payments, and payroll for the members of America’s armed services rather than raise the debt ceiling. We get it, we really do.

    But to tank the American, and likely the global, economy just to give their lame candidate (whoever it might be) a chance at taking down Obama in 2012? Exactly that is starting to look to like their best strategy.


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    . A quarter of Republicans questioned profess to believe that ACORN is definitely planning to steal the 2012 election while another 32 percent think it might be. These numbers are admittedly lower than the 52 percent who, in 2009, went on record accusing ACORN of having stolen the election for Obama, but this should strike a person with normal mental faculties as a mite surprising, given that the organization no longer exists. Similarly, a recent poll of Republicans found that 48 percent of those questioned believe that Barack Obama was born in the United States. Again, this is almost double the 28 percent who believed it in February, but it is still rather low, given that Hawaii released the president’s long-form birth certificate to satisfy exactly this group of noisy idiots.


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    But there’s a third reason for Washington’s inaction. It’s not being talked about — which is itself evidence of the problem.

    The unemployed are politically invisible. They don’t make major campaign donations. They don’t lobby Congress. There’s no National Association of Unemployed People.
    Their ranks are filled with women who had been public employees, single mothers, minorities, young people trying to enter the labor force, and middle-aged men who have been out of work for longer than six months. You couldn’t find a collection of people with less political clout


    Robert Reich (Why Washington Isn't Doing Squat About Jobs and Wages)
     
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    Oh, good grief. The stupid! It hurts!
     
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    Obama has ask for 3 TRILLION in his budget. The dems have proven they will not make any cuts when they whined about 60 billion that wasn't even a cut.

    The deficit is out of Control. The dems have no intention of doing anything about it. The Republicans are using what leverage they have to get meaningful cuts.
     
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    ACORN no longer exists?

    They changed their name, stupid.

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    I don't even know why they say there is a debt ceiling because that's just a lie. They just 'raise' it whenever they over-spend . . .which is when? Constantly.

    The R's are trying to get some kind of handle on this mess by forcing the D's to cut spending. What part of CUT SPENDING are these morons in DC not getting?

    We're out of money and the D's have their heads up their asses and their fingers in their ears saying 'we can continue as we have been and spend, spend, spend!'.

    Dolts.
     
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    The Republicans too have yet to come up with negotiable spending cuts, other than Ryan's "plan" which is dead in the water. Something acceptable will be resolved, but right now the status is that proverbial Mexican standoff.
     

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