Q&A with S&P

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    (CORRECTED,REFILE) Q+A-S&P's downgrade of the United States | Reuters

    Anybody looking to get elected next year best reverse their cranial/anal insertion, tout suite.
     
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    I can't wait to hear the spin from McConnell, Boehner and Cantor on Monday.
     
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    Mainstream Media Ignores S&P Attack On Republicans | Thom Hartmann - News & info from the #1 progressive radio show

     
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    Issac Bailey | If we don’t like Congress, why do we enable them? - Issac Bailey - TheSunNews.com


     
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    Don't Get Yer Skivvies in a Twist. This is PRECISELY What You Voted For! - Technorati Politics

     
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    Florence Owens Thompson, age 32, a mother of seven children, in Nipomo, California, March 1936.

    This is where T-Publicans are pushing America...again!
     
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    Standard And Poor's Warns More Downgrades May Come

    The day after Standard & Poor’s took the unprecedented step of stripping the United States government of its top credit rating, the ratings agency offered a full-throated defense of its decision, calling the bitter stand-off between President Obama and Congress over raising the debt ceiling a “debacle.” It warned that further downgrades may lie ahead.

    MORE: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/b...e-of-united-states-credit-rating.html?_r=1&hp
     
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    Yes. Yahoo did.
    But that doesn't mean we should ignore S&P's Friday evening shot across the bow. In downgrading the U.S.'s credit rating, S&P points out what has long been obvious: Washington's inability to come to an agreement on how to close the large fiscal gaps that have emerged since the recession began is troubling. Recent events have sapped the agency's confidence that the government can and will do what is necessary to align revenues with spending commitments. And it's difficult to escape the conclusion that America's credit rating was intentionally sabotaged by Congressional Republicans.

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    But Congressional Republicans deserve much more of the blame. For this calamity was entirely man-made -- even intentional. The contemporary Republican Party is fixated on taxes. It possesses an iron-clad belief that the existing tax rates should never go up, that loopholes shouldn't be closed unless they're offset by other tax reductions, that the fact that hedge fund managers pay lower tax rates than school teachers makes complete sense, that a reversion to the tax rates of the prosperous 1990's or 1980's would be unacceptable.


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    Lowering the US credit rating is racist, because we have a black president.

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