Bipartisan commission proposes $2.4 t...

Bipartisan commission proposes $2.4 trillion deficit reduction

There are 79 comments on the Reuters story from Feb 19, 2013, titled Bipartisan commission proposes $2.4 trillion deficit reduction. In it, Reuters reports that:

A bipartisan fiscal commission offered a plan to reduce U.S. government deficit spending by $2.4 trillion over 10 years on Tuesday and do so with a combination of spending cuts, a healthcare overhaul and tax reform.

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“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#1 Feb 19, 2013
Garbage straight from the GOPee and ideological right. There is NO reason to start making big cuts in spending right now, given that we're still in a recovery from a massive recession.

Dems should NOT buy into this Republican HOGWASH. We'll be back in a recession just like Europe is if we pursue foolish austerity policies.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#2 Feb 19, 2013
Really? A whole $2.4 trillion over 10 years??

Considering that at the curent rate of spending our deficits will total $10 trillion over 10 years, that's still in INCREASE in the national debt of $7.6 TRILLION over the next 10 years.

How is adding $7.6 TRILLION to our debt over the next 10 years "deficit reduction"?

For those able to do math, that will make our debt over $24 TRILLION by 2024 from nearly $17 trillion today.

I think that's going to wrong way......

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#4 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
Garbage straight from the GOPee and ideological right. There is NO reason to start making big cuts in spending right now, given that we're still in a recovery from a massive recession.
Dems should NOT buy into this Republican HOGWASH. We'll be back in a recession just like Europe is if we pursue foolish austerity policies.
So at what point do we actually start cutting spending?

$30 trillion in debt?
$50 trillion in debt?
$100 trillion in debt?

WHEN?

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#5 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
Garbage straight from the GOPee and ideological right. There is NO reason to start making big cuts in spending right now, given that we're still in a recovery from a massive recession.
Dems should NOT buy into this Republican HOGWASH. We'll be back in a recession just like Europe is if we pursue foolish austerity policies.
The slide came after the election of 2006...recovery started after the election of 2010..more uber taxes and big government spending by pelosi and crew were blocked.

Ideological right??? LMAO They're not the ones who believe a country can tax and spend it's way into prosperity.

Try to keep up.
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#6 Feb 19, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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So at what point do we actually start cutting spending?
$30 trillion in debt?
$50 trillion in debt?
$100 trillion in debt?
WHEN?
No better time than the PRESENT!!

This overspending needs to be reigned in sooner, rather than later.

“I laugh at Robo Posters”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#7 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
Garbage straight from the GOPee and ideological right. There is NO reason to start making big cuts in spending right now, given that we're still in a recovery from a massive recession.
Dems should NOT buy into this Republican HOGWASH. We'll be back in a recession just like Europe is if we pursue foolish austerity policies.
What a bloody twit. Maybe if you had more than three quarters in your piggy bank, you would understand that paying off debt is the only way to create a recovery. You can spend yourself to wealth, much to Pelosi's and Obama's fairy tale they sold you.

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#8 Feb 19, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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So at what point do we actually start cutting spending?
$30 trillion in debt?
$50 trillion in debt?
$100 trillion in debt?
WHEN?
As I've noted before, you approach the problem from the wrong direction (when do we start cutting?) instead of the correct one (when is the recession over?). That's your problem.

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#9 Feb 19, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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The slide came after the election of 2006...recovery started after the election of 2010..more uber taxes and big government spending by pelosi and crew were blocked.
Ideological right??? LMAO They're not the ones who believe a country can tax and spend it's way into prosperity.
Try to keep up.
You're clueless as always, just trying to push your partisan blame-game.

Keep up? You have no clue, never HAVE had one. If you don't know what happened, you can't propose solutions or even assign blame.

Get lost.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#10 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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As I've noted before, you approach the problem from the wrong direction (when do we start cutting?) instead of the correct one (when is the recession over?). That's your problem.
How is the recession over when the dem congress elected in 2006 caused it, and then made it worse with a dem president and massive spending..

Shovel ready?? Ooooo, that really helped didn't it.

More people now spending for healthcare and taxes instead of items for their personal homes and family? Brilliant.

The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of a recession, because that would just suck up, take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.”
August 5, 2009 Barrack Obama
Dem Dumb Dems

Phoenix, AZ

#11 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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As I've noted before, you approach the problem from the wrong direction (when do we start cutting?) instead of the correct one (when is the recession over?). That's your problem.
Your problem appears that you are "discombobulated".
What happens when our dollar is WORTHLESS?
Answer - You favorite White House MONKEY is on a plane to Kenya because all your monkey friends discover their welfare checks are worth a Pile of Obama.
May you reap the rewards of voting for that POS in the White House.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#12 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
You're clueless as always, just trying to push your partisan blame-game.
Keep up? You have no clue, never HAVE had one. If you don't know what happened, you can't propose solutions or even assign blame.
Get lost.
LMAO...a democrat accusing someone of the blame game after katrina, 9/11, the dem recession, Benghazi (uh, the republicans cut funding), etc.

If cluelessness was crude oil, your scalp would be crawling with camels, boy!! Hilarious.
Dem Dumb Dems

Phoenix, AZ

#13 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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You're clueless as always, just trying to push your partisan blame-game.
Keep up? You have no clue, never HAVE had one. If you don't know what happened, you can't propose solutions or even assign blame.
Get lost.
Wow - Are ypu a MAJOR a-hole. "ush your partisan blame-game".
Damn - You really need to stop breathing, or get lost.
Please follow your own advice you worthless pile of Obama.

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#14 Feb 19, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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How is the recession over when the dem congress elected in 2006 caused it, and then made it worse with a dem president and massive spending..
Shovel ready?? Ooooo, that really helped didn't it.
More people now spending for healthcare and taxes instead of items for their personal homes and family? Brilliant.
The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of a recession, because that would just suck up, take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.”
August 5, 2009 Barrack Obama
You're clueless as always, just trying to push your partisan blame-game.

Keep up? You have no clue, never HAVE had one. If you don't know what happened, you can't propose solutions or even assign blame.

Get lost.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#15 Feb 19, 2013
Dem Dumb Dems wrote:
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Wow - Are ypu a MAJOR a-hole. "ush your partisan blame-game".
Damn - You really need to stop breathing, or get lost.
Please follow your own advice you worthless pile of Obama.
Wow...why don't you MAKE me, worthless AZ teabagger crackhead? LOL

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#16 Feb 19, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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LMAO...a democrat accusing someone of the blame game after katrina, 9/11, the dem recession, Benghazi (uh, the republicans cut funding), etc.
If cluelessness was crude oil, your scalp would be crawling with camels, boy!! Hilarious.
Katrina - Bush does fly-over and FEMA screws the pooch

9/11 - Bush ignores advance warnings of terrorist attack

"Dem recession" - non-existent thing

Benghazi - security screwup and terrorist attack

If cluelessness WAS crude oil, you Repubbies could keep us energy-independent for centuries! LOL

“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#17 Feb 19, 2013
Dem Dumb Dems wrote:
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Your problem appears that you are "discombobulated".
What happens when our dollar is WORTHLESS?
Answer - You favorite White House MONKEY is on a plane to Kenya because all your monkey friends discover their welfare checks are worth a Pile of Obama.
May you reap the rewards of voting for that POS in the White House.
Sorry, missed this one. You're a racist POS too, so, uh, shoot yourself.

Buh-bye
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#18 Feb 19, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>What a bloody twit. Maybe if you had more than three quarters in your piggy bank, you would understand that paying off debt is the only way to create a recovery. You can spend yourself to wealth, much to Pelosi's and Obama's fairy tale they sold you.
Have you already forgotten that Dick Cheney said
that Ronald Reagan proved that "deficits don't matter"?

So, what's your problem with deficits? You calling Ronald
Reagan a liar? Good God, what chutzpah. What noive.
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#19 Feb 19, 2013
One of the problems with the deficit is the bang for the buck you get for printing up loans to cover it. many years ago one dollar of legislated loans caused a dollar of growth. The amounts steadily increased to get the same growth. Last week i saw a report where it now takes twenty dollars of loans to get one dollar of growth. Brutal. And brutal for the consumer and others with inflation. Near sero per cent interest rates at the bank for savings is a sham. And if we were getting just the four per cent we got in the past, the deficit would be horrifying with a much higher prime rate. No amount of bull crap from fly by night economists on these threads will pass muster until the structural issue is fixed. And it won't be fixed with these men in power. All of them caused this and not just one administration.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#20 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Katrina - Bush does fly-over and FEMA screws the pooch
9/11 - Bush ignores advance warnings of terrorist attack
"Dem recession" - non-existent thing
Benghazi - security screwup and terrorist attack
If cluelessness WAS crude oil, you Repubbies could keep us energy-independent for centuries! LOL
Katrina..Bush does fly over and refuses to land AF1 due to the interuption of supplies going in by aircrat..demorats jump on it and propagandize it!!

What warnings on 9/11...same one Clinton recieved a few years earlier....terroists poised to attack US? Where, when, how?? Read the 9/11 Commision report, clown.

The extremely left-wing Los Angeles Times explains in 1999 that the CRA was passed to force banks to make risky loans.

Under Clinton, bank regulators have breathed the first real life into enforcement of the Community Reinvestment Act, a 20-year-old statute meant to combat “redlining” by requiring banks to serve their low-income communities. The administration also has sent a clear message by stiffening enforcement of the fair housing and fair lending laws.



In 1992, Congress mandated that Fannie and Freddie increase their purchases of mortgages for low-income and medium-income borrowers.

New York Times 1999 Another left wing newspaper

According to the New York Times in 2003, George W. Bush tried to stop the Democrats from ruining the economy with these forced loans. He was blocked by Democrats like Barney Frank and Chris Dodd

You are a gullible fool.....
Fannie Mae, the nation’s biggest underwriter of home mortgages, has been under increasing pressure from the Clinton Administration to expand mortgage loans among low and moderate income people

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#21 Feb 19, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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Wow...why don't you MAKE me, worthless AZ teabagger crackhead? LOL
Demorat playground sandbox debate!

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