Democrats Push Hard on Fiscal Deal

Democrats Push Hard on Fiscal Deal

There are 407 comments on the Roll Call story from Nov 27, 2012, titled Democrats Push Hard on Fiscal Deal. In it, Roll Call reports that:

Durbin spoke about the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Tuesday but said those discussions should not be part of the fiscal cliff plan.

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au contraire

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#291 Dec 5, 2012
Since Obama is the President and in control, why isn't it he that is driving us over the cliff. Why would you only blame one third of our government when you control two thirds. Oh I see, ducking responsibility again so you can blame republicans for your dereliction of duty.
OH NO YOU Did not

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#292 Dec 5, 2012
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Spending is the problem, and always has been. Obama: The trillion dollar man.
You mean 6-10 trillion dollar man.

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#293 Dec 6, 2012
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Could you point one out?
Myself, Go Blue, and the Phantom just on this page. Emulate us, please.
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>So splain it to Obama, he don't seem to understand if he quits trillion dollar deficits, he don't need trillion dollar tax increases. Even a fifth grader can figure that out. Which is equivalent to a liberal professor?
You seem equivalent to a squirrel, when it comes to intelligence. Nothing you say here makes any sense.

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#294 Dec 6, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean 6-10 trillion dollar man.
Just call it a 'gazillion,' since you're making up numbers. You and Au Con need to realize that Presidents can't spend money, only Congress can.

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#295 Dec 6, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
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You mean 6-10 trillion dollar man.
George W. Bush eft a deficit of $10.6 trillion, plus two unfunded wars. Economic experts have estimated total costs of wars at $4 trillion, plus aftercare....NOW, TELL ME HOW MUCH OBAMA HAS REALLY SPENT?
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#296 Dec 6, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>George W. Bush eft a deficit of $10.6 trillion, plus two unfunded wars. Economic experts have estimated total costs of wars at $4 trillion, plus aftercare....NOW, TELL ME HOW MUCH OBAMA HAS REALLY SPENT?
I don't have end-of-2012 figures, but this report still holds true:

"Obama’s and Bush’s effects on the deficit in one graph”

By Ezra Klein
From the New York Times

BUSH CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT:$5.07 TRILLION

OBAMA CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT $1.44 TRILLION

Bush New Costs 2002-2009

Iraq, Afghanistan Wars $1, 469 billion
Bush tax cuts 1, 812 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 608 billion
TARP and other bailouts 224 billion
Medicare drug benefit 180 billion
2008 stimulus & other changes 773 billion

BUSH - TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $5.07 TRILLION

Obama New Costs 2009-2017
(Includes projections)

Stimulus spending $ 711 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 278 billion
Stimulus tax cut 425 billion
Health reform & entitlement changes 152 billion

OBAMA – TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $1.44 TRILLION

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#297 Dec 6, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Myself, Go Blue, and the Phantom just on this page. Emulate us, please.
<quoted text>
You seem equivalent to a squirrel, when it comes to intelligence. Nothing you say here makes any sense.
When they count the dead, thank Obama.

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#298 Dec 6, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>George W. Bush eft a deficit of $10.6 trillion, plus two unfunded wars. Economic experts have estimated total costs of wars at $4 trillion, plus aftercare....NOW, TELL ME HOW MUCH OBAMA HAS REALLY SPENT?
hahahahaha prove it tinkerbell.

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#299 Dec 6, 2012
Researcher wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't have end-of-2012 figures, but this report still holds true:
"Obama’s and Bush’s effects on the deficit in one graph”
By Ezra Klein
From the New York Times
BUSH CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT:$5.07 TRILLION
OBAMA CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT $1.44 TRILLION
Bush New Costs 2002-2009
Iraq, Afghanistan Wars $1, 469 billion
Bush tax cuts 1, 812 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 608 billion
TARP and other bailouts 224 billion
Medicare drug benefit 180 billion
2008 stimulus & other changes 773 billion
BUSH - TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $5.07 TRILLION
Obama New Costs 2009-2017
(Includes projections)
Stimulus spending $ 711 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 278 billion
Stimulus tax cut 425 billion
Health reform & entitlement changes 152 billion
OBAMA – TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $1.44 TRILLION
Propaganda only a organizer could love.

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#300 Dec 6, 2012
Researcher wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't have end-of-2012 figures, but this report still holds true:
"Obama’s and Bush’s effects on the deficit in one graph”
By Ezra Klein
From the New York Times
BUSH CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT:$5.07 TRILLION
OBAMA CONTRIBUTION TO DEFICIT $1.44 TRILLION
Bush New Costs 2002-2009
Iraq, Afghanistan Wars $1, 469 billion
Bush tax cuts 1, 812 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 608 billion
TARP and other bailouts 224 billion
Medicare drug benefit 180 billion
2008 stimulus & other changes 773 billion
BUSH - TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $5.07 TRILLION
Obama New Costs 2009-2017
(Includes projections)
Stimulus spending $ 711 billion
Non-defense discretionary spending 278 billion
Stimulus tax cut 425 billion
Health reform & entitlement changes 152 billion
OBAMA – TOTAL COST NEW POLICIES $1.44 TRILLION
Geez, wonder what happened to everybody?....(crickets).....S eem's that modern math, get's them everytime...

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#301 Dec 7, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Propaganda only a organizer could love.
IOW, you can't refute a single word of it, or even answer intelligently.
OH NO YOU Did not

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#304 Dec 7, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Propaganda only a organizer could love.
Yeah as we all know that the NY Times is the propaganda arm of the DNC as seen in all their articles, IMO.

See the real truth that I posted
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#305 Dec 7, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Geez, wonder what happened to everybody?....(crickets).....S eem's that modern math, get's them everytime...
See the truth above!
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#306 Dec 7, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
IOW, you can't refute a single word of it, or even answer intelligently.
Your lies refuted with the use of math. So sad, that you can't use math.

au contraire

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#307 Dec 7, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
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Just call it a 'gazillion,' since you're making up numbers. You and Au Con need to realize that Presidents can't spend money, only Congress can.
Good point, and since we have not had a budget in 4 years, where is the money coming from?

au contraire

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#308 Dec 7, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
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IOW, you can't refute a single word of it, or even answer intelligently.
How are your treasonist bastards going to spend New Years.......oh yeah.....

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#309 Dec 7, 2012
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Good point, and since we have not had a budget in 4 years, where is the money coming from?
China.:)

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#310 Dec 7, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
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You mean 6-10 trillion dollar man.
Show proof of your claim?

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#311 Dec 8, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
IOW, you can't refute a single word of it, or even answer intelligently.
Let's start with Obama 1.44 billion dollar deficite? Lie number one. What else ya got?

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#312 Dec 8, 2012
tha Professor wrote:
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China.:)
yes at a rate of 4.6 billion dollars a day. oh and another 4 million for his vacation.

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