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  • Anonymous

    Excellent editorial.

  • Anonymous

    Let’s start with a law that forbids raising the debt ceiling.  I don’t think the President has what it takes to cut spending to the extent of what is required.

    • Anonymous

         I hate to burst your bubble, but the debt is NOT the most important item on the agenda. With unemployment still at 7.9%, a new expanded free trade act on the table,  and a fruitless national security policy, appeasing bond traders with scare tactics about the Chinese is being embraced by both Obama and the House Speaker. The election mattered very little on these issues. You, and most of the clowns in D.C., seem to have bought right into the nonsense. And a law that forbids raising the debt ceiling is the kind of Tea Party obstruction that did the country so much good  in July 2011. Even Cantor and Ryan wouldn’t  bring this up now, for Pete sake. 

  • BDN Ombudsman

    That was pretty soon to already begin hedging on Obama’s promises to raise taxes only on “millionaires and billionaires”.  Of course, many of us already knew he was lying. 

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