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Here are the words of the President of the United States :
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 913 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 06:23 AM PDT with 544 Recommends
On the eve of what could be the biggest giveaway in the political history of the United States by one political party to another, I got to thinking -- where have all the Democrats gone? Because as ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 180 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 09:29 AM PDT with 396 Recommends
in his Friday column titled A little more revenue could go a long way .
by teacherken
Comment Count 132 comments on Thu Jul 07, 2011 at 09:30 PM PDT with 354 Recommends
Cross-posted at Eclectablog.com . A Democrat-sponsored bill before the House of Representatives represents the most sweeping effort at deficit reduction ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 248 comments on Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 07:31 AM PDT with 339 Recommends
In the lead-in to her interview with President George W Bush's Appointed Amb John Bolton, Rupert Murdoch's Fox Host Greta asked her viewers: "Are you pumping billions ... in aid while ...
by cc
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 07:41 AM PDT with 337 Recommends
Today the so-called 'Gang of Six' published a draft report that acknowledges the solvency of Social Security, but incorporates it into a deficit reduction plan anyway. This latest bipartisan plan ...
by Congressman Dennis Kucinich
Comment Count 189 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 03:01 PM PDT with 333 Recommends
President Obama JUST NOW (6 PM EDT) has gone to the public airwaves, and FINALLY PINNED THE TAIL ON THE GOP ELEPHANT. He called out the GOP intransigence, and their LUDICROUS insistence on "No New ...
by dagnome
Comment Count 542 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 03:25 PM PDT with 322 Recommends
The United States faces a $15.6 trillion national debt -- a debt that was largely brought about over the last 10 years by Bush Administration policies which included two wars, huge tax breaks for ...
by US Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 75 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 10:32 AM PDT with 301 Recommends
Obama will be unveiling his own deficit plan that consists of $3 trillion of deficit reduction. It is his own plan and it isn't a "compromise". http://online.wsj.com/article/...
by Drdemocrat
Comment Count 295 comments on Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 05:23 PM PDT with 228 Recommends
Few economists, or pundits have amassed a track record as impressive as Paul Krugman and Robert Reich, who have been consistently right on the economy now for many years. Over the last few years ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 258 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 07:52 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
In a must-read editorial entitled Deficit Debate Driven by the Wealthy, Michael Hiltzik exposes the hypocrisy on the part of the Washington elite when it comes to reining in the national deficit. ...
by Rolandz
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 02:12 PM PDT with 198 Recommends
Sen. Kent Conrad, a cipher, and the man who hates Social Security. Senator Kent Conrad, outgoing chair of the Senate Budget Committee,
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 134 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 11:17 AM PST with 193 Recommends
Republican Party Chair Reince Priebus, This Morning: What this election is going to come down to ... is ... whether these Democrat senators followed this president lockstep, in spite of the fact ...
by Jim Oleske
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 116 Recommends
To be exact, he's not complaining about the SuperCommittee itself, but about who Senator Reid picked to be on it. Here's what the old ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 142 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 09:13 AM PDT with 97 Recommends
Today I'm announcing a new hashtag: #33seniors . It comes from President Obama's budget/deficit speech yesterday:   [The ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 05:20 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
Politico reports today that Alice Rivlin has come out in favor of deferring Social Security to age 70 and/or cutting benefits, as part of her work on behalf of the (Pete) Peterson-Pew Commission on ...
by Willa Rogers
Comment Count 257 comments on Sun Oct 10, 2010 at 01:30 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
President Obama has labeled his opponent's tax plan "Romney Hood," a scheme to benefit the rich with no positive effect on the deficit or debt. Gov. Romney countered by claiming, “my plan is very ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 07:24 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
So far, we're getting indications that one major part of his speech will be about deficit reduction and his spending freeze from ...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 163 comments on Tue Jan 26, 2010 at 08:35 AM PST with 58 Recommends
This is my distillation of what the average American should know about the "debate" transpiring in Washington about the deficit. I. Government spending over the past 20 years has increased at a ...
by miguelitoh2o
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 07:45 PM PDT with 51 Recommends