Which Presidential Candidates will help lower our nation's debt?

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  1. CaughtInTheMid
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    Make your prediction here. I'll bump this thread every so often and we'll see who is correct.
     
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    whoa.

    no responses at all.
     
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    Presidents can only request budgets from Congress. Obama and Bush get blamed for the debt because they REQUESTED to spend the money.

    Congress controls the Purse strings. You want real reductions? Get halve the Congress elected that agrees with reductions. Only way it happens.

    Now which President will REQUEST cuts? I doubt any of the likely ones to actually run will.

    Romney is not very Conservative and spent while Governor of Mass. Obama keeps asking for 1 and a half trillion and more budgets. Newt is not actually on record for what he would do, he did get a Republican Congress to cut the budget. Ron Paul as ZERO chance of being the Nominee. Santorum? Not likely either.
     
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    Ron Paul. But then

    So it is more big gubmint spending until the wheels fall off.
     
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    that's why i put the word "help" in the title. the president will have to do it by setting an example and using his or her veto pen. so, which will do it?

    and if you want, you can name which "congress" will reduce our national debt. i don't mind people here going on record for that. it will be nice to have a history of who is correct.
     
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    None of them.

    Not even Ron Paul, although I don't doubt he'd try like hell until the MASTERS had him killed.
     
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    come on guys, let your opinion be heard!!
     
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    Pretty much.
     
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    He's already doing it....​

     
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    Politicians don't lower debt, they create it.
     

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