Starving the Beast achieves a whole new platitude> We get that Republicans dont care about folks like us. We know they are willing to stop Social Security payments, and payroll for the members of Americas 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. Republican Path to Victory in 2012: Take Down the Economy comments? potus hopeful palin quotes?