A friend sent me this: it gave me a chuckle because it makes so much sense.
* Democrats don't understand THE DEBT CEILING
* Republicans don't understand THE DEBT CEILING
* Liberals don't understand THE DEBT CEILING
* Conservatives don’t understand THE DEBT CEILING
* NO ONE understands THE DEBT CEILING
SO - Allow me to explain...
Let's say you come home from work and find there has been a sewer backup
in your neighborhood.
Your home has sewage all the way up to your ceilings.
What do you think you should do? Raise the ceilings or pump out the shit?
Your choice is coming this November. Don't miss the opportunity
I've been saying that for the last few years.
What choice do voters have? Each representative of the people are managed and controlled by outsiders, so what difference does voting matter?
When the UPPER 1% of the world's wealthiest are the puppet masters for those you elect, then how is it in the best interest of society to continue electing those who are supported by the UPPER 1%?
Feeding the status quo will only continue to bring tyranny in America.
In order to defeat the status quo, people need to find a common ground to move forward on. It must come from the people in order to establish citizen power, which has been non-existent for the longest time, so as to prevent tyranny.
by lady_love158 7 years ago
http://www.speaker.gov/blog/?postid=240654We need to cut trillions not billions and unless we do we should not raise the debt ceiling! Obama is spending 4 trillion dollars a year even though historically revenues don't exceed more than 20% of GDP which for now is less than 3 trillion. That means we...
by Susan Reid 7 years ago
From that bastion of lamestream liberalism, TIME. Mr. Klein puts it so darned well I couldn't resist posting the whole article. It's not very long. Enjoy!Oh, and as we all know, there WAS no vote today (Thursday). ViewpointRepublicans’ Debt Ceiling Charade Is Downright DangerousBy Joe Klein...
by Thomas Byers 5 years ago
No we didn't fall off the cliff but the Debt Ceiling Crisis is still looming out there and will have to be dealt with sooner rather than later. I'll bet you this is waking up many politicians including the President in the middle of the night. What do you think?Who do you blame for the Debt Ceiling...
by Susan Reid 7 years ago
Best comment I've seen to date says (paraphrased):"I think the Congress should do this every day. They've got nothing better to do. And the economy's humming along and everything's swell here on the shining city on the hill."You'd certainly think a vote that has been routine for several...
by mio cid 7 years ago
The republican position is that under no circumstance will they allow any tax raise as part of the negotiations to raise the debt ceiling.They also want spending cuts, right now,significant in quantity,and across the board except on defense , when asked if the only way an agreement could be reached...
by American View 6 years ago
OK I give up. Armageddon is coming. President makes threats, talks down to Americans, Dems plan has fake cuts and they refuse to look at Repubs offers, Repubs balking at Dems offers saying no raising the taxes. No wonder Bachmann has a migraine. Forget politics, forget which plan you think is...
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