Question for Independents (Debt related)...

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  1. CaughtInTheMid
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    Do you think the Republican or Democratic party will every get our country out of debt? Do you think either party will ever LOWER our national debt in YOUR lifetime?
     
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    No. It took longer than my life expectancy to get us here, and will will take at least as long to get us out.
     
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    Yup. I agree.

    No way is The debt going to be an easy fix for either party.
     
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    define "debt"
     
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    U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time
     
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    RDD_1210 Forms his own opinions

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    Not without drastic changes to how we do things. I just don't see that happening. There is too much money to be made at the top in keeping the status quo going.
     
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    waltky Wise ol' monkey Supporting Member

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    Granny says dem politicians is spendin' us all into the poorhouse...
    :eusa_shifty:
    Gov. Mitch Daniels: ‘Terrifying Rate’ at Which U.S. Debt Is Accumulating ‘Will Lead to National Ruin’
    March 13, 2012 – Indiana Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels said Tuesday that the size of the U.S. national debt and the rate at which the debt is accumulating will lead the United States to “ruin” -- and no other outcome is mathematically possible.
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    'Military-Industrial Complex Has This Country By The Throat'
    Wed Mar 14, 2012 - CNN commentator Jack Cafferty railed against the United States’ ongoing involvement in Afghanistan following the alleged murder of 16 Afghan civilians by a rogue U.S. soldier.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Those debts are a part of the current SOCIAL CONTRACT.

    Guess what happens to them if society decided to change the terms of the contract?

    This thought that debt is entirely dependent on the people agreeing to it, is beyond the ability of most of you to imagine, isn't it?

    That's because you think money is real.
    It isn't.

    Money is an agreed upon contrivance.

    And if the money isn't real, guess what that does to debts?

    I swear some of you seem to think that economics is like physics...something with irrefutable laws, laws that must be obeyed by men.

    It isn't.
     
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    There is no 'social contract'... that is a made up thing by the leftists to justify their pandering
     
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    Which is why I'm sure YOU would never be a part of that "social contract" when your turn comes to sign up for SS. :tongue:

    Awww....who are you kidding? You'll be standing in the SS line along with all of the other people you consider leaches with your hand out begging. :lol:
     
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