Mitt Romney against the debt deal

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    Mitt Romney against the debt deal - Maggie Haberman - POLITICO.com

    Mitt Romney made a poor choice by saying we shouldn't raise the debt ceiling. What I find even more amazing is he talks about a budget that is balanced but at the same time doesn't want to put defense cuts on the table. His position puts him on par with Bachmann on this issue.

    This is not going to win him over many Conservative voters who don't trust him at all to begin with. What this will do however is draw more support to Huntsman who did support the deal from the moderates who support Romney.
     
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    Id worry about who you are going to primary against the Oman if you are going to stand a chance holding on to the presidency.
     
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    i'm surprised at him. but he must be trying to suck up to the tea nutters.

    just proves he's no different from the other repubs. he just cleans up better.
     
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    That seems to be the case. Problem for him is they're already more likely to vote for someone like Bachmann over him. All he's doing is tossing away his moderate support to candidates like Huntsman or even Cain in some cases.
     
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    I still don't get it. How is making more debt going to get you out of debt?

    Oh and those cuts of one trillion dollars will be spread out in 10 years. but we will still be spending more monbey making more debt. I jsy don't get it.
     
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    Same way taxing me more does me more good than letting me keep the money.
     
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    Thats exactly what it is. Why do you need to get more credit unless you intend to barrow more money?
     
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    While raising the debt ceiling does not create debt, it is to cover spending none the less.
     
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    I'm not excited about the "deal" either. We need a balanced budget ammendment, we need to cut our spending rather than borrow more money, we need to increase revenue by doing away with all the tax loopholes for everybody from the big business execs right down to the people that pay no federal taxes at all and we need the Fair Tax to be passed into law. It makes no sense to me to keep borrowing money when we can't even pay back what we have already borrowed. It's past time to tighten up the belt. No more tax and spend. No more borrow and spend. It should be against the law for Congress to spend more money than they take in through taxes every year.
     

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