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Old 07-28-2011, 01:20 PM
 
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You see this is what the whole charade has been about this whole time. Obama's goose is cooking in the crock pot and if this comes up again next year he'll be thrown in a 500 degree oven. That is what it's all about. Do you really think these lying piles of garbage in congress give one rip if we default or not? Hell no they just care about elections.

"Fifty-three Democratic senators have signed a letter to House Speaker John A. Boehner saying they intend to vote against his plan for an increase in the debt ceiling, virtually assuring its defeat in the Senate even as the speaker lines up Republican votes to pass it in the House on Thursday.Votes are not final until they are cast. But if the Democrats hold to their promise in the letter, Mr. Boehner’s plan for a six-month increase in borrowing authority will not make it to President Obama’s desk.
“We heard that in your caucus you said the Senate will support your bill,” the senators say in the letter. “We are writing to tell you that we will not support it, and give you the reasons why.”
In the letter, the senators argue that a short-term extension of the debt ceiling would “put America at risk” and “could be nearly as disastrous as a default.”


Senate Democrats Promise to Reject Boehner Plan - NYTimes.com
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Old 07-28-2011, 01:23 PM
 
Location: On Top
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Same subject matter in a dozen other threads, different wording in the title....
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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I say pass it and go home. Their argument makes no sense. It would put America at risk of default in 6 months but they have no problem with killing the bill and risking the same default in 6 days? No one will believe that.
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:58 PM
 
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No, we're saying take care of the problem right now with spending cuts, more revenue, and entitlement reforms because the GOP can't even compromise in a non-election year, so just imagine how much crazy they will be bringing with the 2012 elections right around the corner.

This is just another GOP talking point. Creating another debt limit showdown right in the middle of an election is dumb, which is why so many Republicans seem to think it's a good idea.
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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It has always been about obama...it always is.

So basically what he's saying is he prefers to default rather than deal with the issue coming up next year.

I wonder if the media will inform him that approx 75% of debt ceiling votes have been short-term extensions?
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:02 PM
 
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No GOP talking point. Its REALITY. Are you blind? NOTHING and I mean NOTHING proposed will solve anything. Get a clue and stop playing your stupid partisan games. The treasury audit just showed 16 Trillion dollars handed out by the treasury and they're gonna default over a couple billion? Gimme a friggen break.
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:06 PM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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It has always been about obama...it always is.

So basically what he's saying is he prefers to default rather than deal with the issue coming up next year.

I wonder if the media will inform him that approx 75% of debt ceiling votes have been short-term extensions?

Gald your smart enough to see thru this crap. All about Obama, always was, still is. Rather then deal with this criris, he would rather default, how is that thinking of us, the people. I doubt the media will inform him of a thing, the media and obama, walk hand in hand, and you all know it?
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Old 07-28-2011, 05:27 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Sure, vote ourselves more money and then let Bernanke perform a QEIII to produce even more money. It's just paper right ?

Do you see Greece ? Nah..we will never get that bad right ? We know when to stop spending don't we ?
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