Thoughts on Co-Chair's Debt Commission plan?

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    I actually am a fan of it. I think its political suicide to vote for all of it but its sad that we live in a country that would rather our politicians just do what it takes to be reelected instead of doing what is right.

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    Considering I have no details on it and you've provided no information, Ill have to wait till I have more information before giving an opinion.
     
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    News | National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

    I think for us to seriously consider the debt we owe is to cut all discretionary spending and including Defense. Click on the co-chair's proposal. Its actual only 50 powerpoint slides so should take 10-15 minutes to read.

    Its not going to be something everyone like. Heck I think most people are going to hate it but if Republicans and Democrats are serious about solving the debt, this has to occur. This is just a draft. Nothing here has to move forward but it needs to happen. So I know its tough but things I do agree with:

    Increasing the retirement age to 68.
    Cut defense spending

    Others I could do without but let the debate begin.
     

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