Geithner warns GOP on end-of-year debt limit showdown

May 15, 2012 Full story: The Washington Post 171

Our interview: http://t.co/cedUKcNS Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Tuesday cautioned Republicans not to raise questions about whether the U.S. will once again raise its legal debt limit late this year, saying the economy is already starting to feel the effects of the potential fiscal cliff confronting Congress at the end of the year.

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Wake Up

Bartlett, IL

#168 May 17, 2012
Obamacare, the failed green agenda, the stimulus package, 1.7 trilll CBO for the unaffordable act. Vote for your guy, in Illinois I won't be duped!
Eric Gustafson wrote:
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This debt issue is due to those Tax Cuts, Wars and that Prescription Plan. The Spending levels are reduced from the Bush levels that the Republicans refused to amend every budget or those request to change in Congress has been filibustered by the Republicans.
To suggest Obama is responsible for this spending is delusional, unless you can tell the board what proposal have the Republicans not filibustered and made it to Obama's desk for signing, then most of that nonsense is a flat out lie.
The only spending request to pass was the stimulus, and that was $240 Billion spent on job growth with the rest dedicated to Tax Cuts. As compared to the two Bush Stimulus spending proposals $200 and $180 Billion plus the expansion in Food Stamps in 2002 and 2007 by Bush in the Farm Bill.
Do you guys think that people have forgotten?
Wake Up

Bartlett, IL

#169 May 17, 2012
What part of Illinois do you not understand here LOL, Barack hometown crook county Illinois ..
Eric Gustafson wrote:
<quoted text>
This debt issue is due to those Tax Cuts, Wars and that Prescription Plan. The Spending levels are reduced from the Bush levels that the Republicans refused to amend every budget or those request to change in Congress has been filibustered by the Republicans.
To suggest Obama is responsible for this spending is delusional, unless you can tell the board what proposal have the Republicans not filibustered and made it to Obama's desk for signing, then most of that nonsense is a flat out lie.
The only spending request to pass was the stimulus, and that was $240 Billion spent on job growth with the rest dedicated to Tax Cuts. As compared to the two Bush Stimulus spending proposals $200 and $180 Billion plus the expansion in Food Stamps in 2002 and 2007 by Bush in the Farm Bill.
Do you guys think that people have forgotten?
Cat74

Mchenry, IL

#170 May 17, 2012
Geithner has no power over Congress. He is nobody. Even Democrats won't vote to raise the debt ceiling in an election year.

Since: Aug 10

Buffalo, NY

#171 May 17, 2012
Cat74 wrote:
Geithner has no power over Congress. He is nobody. Even Democrats won't vote to raise the debt ceiling in an election year.
Only republicans are stupd enough to try to ruin the us credit rating AGAIN
Cat74

Mchenry, IL

#172 May 17, 2012
They didn't ruin the credit rating the first time. The rating company said it was lowered because of extreme over spending, and they will do it again. You cannot blackmail the Congressmen who want to reduce spending. And you cannot lie to the American people. They can check out every work you lie about.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#173 May 18, 2012
FFS- wrote:
<quoted text>Only republicans are stupd enough to try to ruin the us credit rating AGAIN
Explain how they would do that moron. You are so childish and stupid. Go back to flippin burgers.
See the Light

El Paso, TX

#175 May 19, 2012
Wake Up wrote:
What part of Illinois do you not understand here LOL, Barack hometown crook county Illinois ..<quoted text>
Did you know that when Clinton was in office-7 million on food stamps, Bush 7.5 million on food stamps, and now Obama-20 Million on food stamps. He's the KING !

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#176 May 19, 2012
See the Light wrote:
<quoted text>Did you know that when Clinton was in office-7 million on food stamps, Bush 7.5 million on food stamps, and now Obama-20 Million on food stamps. He's the KING !
what are that stats on welfare?
CONSERVATIVE

Homer, GA

#177 May 19, 2012
If we are going to continue spending ourselves into oblivion, why even have a debt ceiling? Tax cheat gheitner is as irrisponsible and inept as everyone else in nobama's court of clowns. I say if the (R) cave again we start systimatically voting ALL OF THEM OUT! There are already "career politicians" that need to go anyhow. I've said it before, and hate it, but we need a pelosi on our side! Someone who isn't afraid to tell people "if you want to know what's in it, we have to pass it first". We can't hope to win, if we play by the rules, they don't, and the officials aren't calling the fouls. Tea Party 2012!
CONSERVATIVE

Homer, GA

#178 May 19, 2012
FFS- wrote:
<quoted text>Only republicans are stupd enough to try to ruin the us credit rating AGAIN
For someone who claims to be soo indoctrinated... I mean educated, you sure are slow. How do you figure the (R) are responsible for nobama's 5$ trillion in additional debt? If anything they are responsible for the downgrade not being more severe than it was. What koolaid drinking douchbags like you can't seem to grasp, is we can't keep spending what we don't have. I reckon when you're as smart as you, reality is of no consequence, right? When you surround yourself with useful idiots of the caliber that still believe nobama is anything other than the abysmal failure he is, it's easy to look like the smartest moron in the room. After all saying you're the smartest liberal, is like saying you're the best burger flipper at a choke & puke. It ain't say'n much. You and mikey checked on rentals for the big move back to shytcago come January? Tea Party 2012!

Since: Aug 10

Buffalo, NY

#179 May 19, 2012
CONSERVATIVE wrote:
<quoted text>
For someone who claims to be soo indoctrinated... I mean educated, you sure are slow. How do you figure the (R) are responsible for nobama's 5$ trillion in additional debt? If anything they are responsible for the downgrade not being more severe than it was. What koolaid drinking douchbags like you can't seem to grasp, is we can't keep spending what we don't have. I reckon when you're as smart as you, reality is of no consequence, right? When you surround yourself with useful idiots of the caliber that still believe nobama is anything other than the abysmal failure he is, it's easy to look like the smartest moron in the room. After all saying you're the smartest liberal, is like saying you're the best burger flipper at a choke & puke. It ain't say'n much. You and mikey checked on rentals for the big move back to shytcago come January? Tea Party 2012!
Lets see, Conservative said something, and without even reading it, i can tell you that he used the words douchbag, koolaid, marxist.
Your schtick is old and stale!

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