Obama says U.S. can't afford more sho...

Obama says U.S. can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits

There are 479 comments on the Reuters story from Jan 5, 2013, titled Obama says U.S. can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits. In it, Reuters reports that:

Fresh from the long legislative fight to prevent a "fiscal cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts, President Barack Obama warned on Saturday that the United States could not afford further budget showdowns this year or in the future.

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conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#419 Jan 11, 2013
Is rugby pumping gas today?

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

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#421 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And defense spending needs to be chopped in half this time.
Really, justify that for us.

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#422 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And without their semi-automatic guns with 30 round clips they can't kill nearly as many people as easily.
Let me explain to you about Sarin Gas and hand grenades.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#423 Jan 11, 2013
au contraire wrote:
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Without copy and pasting it, lefraudbo?

hahahahahahahaha

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#425 Jan 11, 2013
senior citizen wrote:
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Guns do not kill people - people kill people and if the thugs can not get their hands on a gun (the thugs will be the only ones that have access to a gun) they will use anything they can.
Even CHINA found that out.
And without guns they kill a lot LESS than they otherwise would.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#426 Jan 11, 2013
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Let me explain to you about Sarin Gas and hand grenades.
Which is why both of those are banned as well.

Do I need to explain to you about nukes?

Gee, I think they're banned too.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#427 Jan 11, 2013
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Really, justify that for us.
Easy to justify- we can't afford to waste over $600 billion each year on unnecesary defense spending.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#428 Jan 11, 2013
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
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Just like the social services programs under Obama are bloated. What we need to do is intelligently trim all the programs especially if there is fraud and waste without losing military might.
If you want to cut social security & medicare, go right ahead and try. The GOPasaurs found out what happens then their candidate supported privatizing social security and turning medicare into a voucher system.

Cut the Defense Dept in half across the board, THEN eliminate the remaining fraud & waste; there will still be plenty of that left.
Las Cruces retiree

Las Cruces, NM

#429 Jan 11, 2013
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
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Just like the social services programs under Obama are bloated. What we need to do is intelligently trim all the programs especially if there is fraud and waste without losing military might.
There is plenty of trimming to be done. Here are some suggestions for trimming/adjustments:

Social security pays old guys to have babies. My figure was something like $800 per child until they hit 18. The money is to be used for the child's education and support.

I also see no reason why there is a cap for social security. I think the cap is around $110,000 these days. That means that the take-home pay of relatively high wage earners goes up, after they hit the limit.

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#430 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And without guns they kill a lot LESS than they otherwise would.
Obama seeks to dis arm the public

Oh wait...Hitler did that

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#431 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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And without guns they kill a lot LESS than they otherwise would.
I'm sure the hundreds of thousands of Iraqui's would disagree with you, and the millions Mao and Lenin killed of their own people. They also were told to turn in their guns.

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#432 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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If you want to cut social security & medicare, go right ahead and try. The GOPasaurs found out what happens then their candidate supported privatizing social security and turning medicare into a voucher system.
Cut the Defense Dept in half across the board, THEN eliminate the remaining fraud & waste; there will still be plenty of that left.
Both are self paid programs. Welfare isn't, and giving Illegals SSI isn't. Your keep having problems with definitons.

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#433 Jan 11, 2013
Vance1 wrote:
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Obama seeks to dis arm the public
Oh wait...Hitler did that
Oh wait, he didn't.

You have any more George Mason quotes you want to attribute to Hitler, Vince?

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#434 Jan 11, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Oh wait, he didn't.
You have any more George Mason quotes you want to attribute to Hitler, Vince?
I dont know, you voted for Hitler like Obama

oh wait, You cant vote I forgot
bolbobaggins

Yuma, AZ

#435 Jan 11, 2013
I have an idea to fix the economy. Since it takes $10 to buy what a dollar used to, why not recall all the dollar bills and replace them with $10 dollar bills. This would put more money in everyones pocket. A picture of a monkey on the ten would be great. If it won't buy anything at least it would get a laugh. This would make as much sense as a trillion dollar coin with a grinning portrait of Obama.

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#436 Jan 11, 2013
bolbobaggins wrote:
I have an idea to fix the economy. Since it takes $10 to buy what a dollar used to, why not recall all the dollar bills and replace them with $10 dollar bills. This would put more money in everyones pocket. A picture of a monkey on the ten would be great. If it won't buy anything at least it would get a laugh. This would make as much sense as a trillion dollar coin with a grinning portrait of Obama.
Now, Grampa Vance said only one post, then it's off to bed.....move it, Mister.....

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#437 Jan 11, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Now, Grampa Vance said only one post, then it's off to bed.....move it, Mister.....
WTF are your talking about?

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#438 Jan 11, 2013
au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Both are self paid programs. Welfare isn't, and giving Illegals SSI isn't. Your keep having problems with definitons.
So cut off welfare; doesn't bother me in the least.

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#439 Jan 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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So cut off welfare; doesn't bother me in the least.
I agree, cut it all off

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#440 Jan 11, 2013
Vance1 wrote:
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I agree, cut it all off
Start with yours, Vince.


PS: waiting...
Why did Hitler say "To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"?

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