Lew says stubborn Congress risks repeating U.S. fiscal wounds

Jul 28, 2013 Full story: Reuters 61

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies before a Senate Banking hearing on ''The Financial Stability Oversight Council Annual Report to Congress.'

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Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#24 Jul 28, 2013
Your Ex wrote:
<quoted text>
I blame them both.
Tweedledumb & Tweedledummer
I think Obama has the advantage here.

Knowing the same failed policies didn't work, haven't worked in 30 + years and STILL continuing them?

Wall Street has a strangle hold on our politicians and our laws.

Both bought off.
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“have seen the years,”

Since: Mar 10

and the slow parade of fears"

#27 Jul 28, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
I think Obama has the advantage here.
Knowing the same failed policies didn't work, haven't worked in 30 + years and STILL continuing them?
Wall Street has a strangle hold on our politicians and our laws.
Both bought off.
"Both bought off."
It seems we say that more and more frequently and casually. We all think it, we all know its f-ing everything up all the time by keeping the playing field uneven, yet we never do anything to correct it because "that is just the way it is".
There has to be a way to fix this.

Since: Dec 07

Palestine, TX

#28 Jul 28, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
Darn. teabaggers have ruled this state for the last 14 years.
Just like Teaxass, drove it right into the ground.
Thanks, teabaggers.
Well that's strange. Since your republican governors have been there, businesses are returning....

Dem high taxes run states into the ground, dipshit. Ask the californians..LMAO

A recent national index which projects that Florida’s economy will continue to experience growth in 2013 at a pace higher than any point since 2005. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s State Leading Index report shows that Florida’s economy should grow by 1.7 percent during the first half of 2013. This growth rate is the strongest since August 2005, when the rate was 1.98 percent, and is up significantly from December 2010’s rate of 0.95 percent.

You better keep him....another dem legislature and governor will tax you out of prosperity. Or...you could move to Detroit...it's pure democrat.

Since: Dec 07

Palestine, TX

#29 Jul 28, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
You wish.
I've got a full time job, teabaggers can't outsource.
Top republicans are lining up to oppose President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour. And that apparently puts them at odds with a large number of the people they represent.
Roughly half of Republicans -- and 71 percent of Americans overall -- support raising the minimum wage to $9 per hour, according to a recent poll by the Pew Research Center and USA Today.
That's substantially higher than the current federal minimum wage of $7.25, or $15,080 per year for an employee working 40 hours per week all year. When adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage is now lower in 2011 than it was in 1967, according to the Economic Policy Institute.
Numerous Republican leaders claim that raising the minimum wage would result in fewer jobs, but multiple studies have found this not to be the case.
Ain't Obama wanting to outsource my job or cut my wage.
Poor teabagger.
More money and more pay always sounds good to the left....however the teenagers and blacks in high unemployment right now, are going to get less offers especially the young in the summers.

I bet that lot of restraunt owners didn't vote on this poll. Tips in service industries will decline.....people in Vegas have said tips have declined since the last wage hike.... For every action, there is a reaction. But to the left...if it sounds good, do it.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#30 Jul 29, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>H.R 2575 was George Bush's bill that Chris Dodd threatened to filibuster and it got dropped in commitee.
For a retard you sure have a big stupid mouth. Retard.
GAWD, talk about a "short" bus teabagger.

Even after it is EXPLAINED to you, you still can't grasp it and to call another a "retard"?

You need I.Q. points just to make it there.

Which makes you the perfect teabagger.

O.K.

How does a senator, filibuster a house bill, that hasn't even made it out of the HOUSE committee?

THAT is one magic senator.

DUMBSHIT Teabagger.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#31 Jul 29, 2013
Doctor My Eyes wrote:
<quoted text>
"Both bought off."
It seems we say that more and more frequently and casually. We all think it, we all know its f-ing everything up all the time by keeping the playing field uneven, yet we never do anything to correct it because "that is just the way it is".
There has to be a way to fix this.
IF there was a way to get money and profit out of our lawmaking process, we might have a chance.

Greed and power is what drives politicians and lobbyist.

Jack Abramoff gives a prime examples in his book.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#32 Jul 29, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
<quoted text>
Well that's strange. Since your republican governors have been there, businesses are returning....
Dem high taxes run states into the ground, dipshit. Ask the californians..LMAO
A recent national index which projects that Florida’s economy will continue to experience growth in 2013 at a pace higher than any point since 2005. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s State Leading Index report shows that Florida’s economy should grow by 1.7 percent during the first half of 2013. This growth rate is the strongest since August 2005, when the rate was 1.98 percent, and is up significantly from December 2010’s rate of 0.95 percent.
You better keep him....another dem legislature and governor will tax you out of prosperity. Or...you could move to Detroit...it's pure democrat.
Or we could continue the teabagger way, where corporations use U.S. taxpayer money to tax their way into prosperity.

It's working so well.

Sure our economy is growing.

One Big Mac at a time.

Want fries with that?

California?

Jan 10, 2013

California's budget deficit is gone after years of financial troubles, Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday, proposing a plan that raises spending on education and healthcare, boosting total expenditures by 5 percent.

That leaves a surplus of $851 million for the year, in addition to a projected $785 million surplus for the current fiscal year, which ends in June, allowing the state to put $1 billion toward a rainy day fund.

Brown said he saw a balanced budget for the next four years.

Democrats won a supermajority in the state legislature in November's vote, giving them the power to raise taxes without Republican support.

February 5, 2013

Texas lawmakers are moving to make up a $5 billion budget deficit.

Analysts from the Legislative Budget Board told the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday that the state is short $5 billion because they did not make enough money available for Medicaid and public schools.

Poor teabagger.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#33 Jul 29, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
<quoted text>
More money and more pay always sounds good to the left....however the teenagers and blacks in high unemployment right now, are going to get less offers especially the young in the summers.
I bet that lot of restraunt owners didn't vote on this poll. Tips in service industries will decline.....people in Vegas have said tips have declined since the last wage hike.... For every action, there is a reaction. But to the left...if it sounds good, do it.
Wal-Mart's poverty wages force employees to rely on $2.66 billion in government help every year, or about $420,000 per store. In state after state, Wal-Mart employees are the top recipients of Medicaid. As many as 80 percent of workers in Wal-Mart stores use food stamps.

Walmart's employees receive $2.66 billion in government help every year, or about $420,000 per store. They are also the top recipients of Medicaid in numerous states. Why does this occur? Walmart fails to provide a livable wage and decent healthcare benefits, costing U.S. taxpayers an annual average of $1.02 billion in healthcare costs.

This direct public subsidy is being given to offset the failures of an international corporate giant who shouldn’t be shifting part of its labor costs onto the American taxpayers.

Yes for every action, there is a reaction.

For Walmart their action is to look to big "gubmint" to subsidize THEIR profit.

Poor teabagger.
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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#36 Jul 29, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
IF there was a way to get money and profit out of our lawmaking process, we might have a chance.
Greed and power is what drives politicians and lobbyist.
Jack Abramoff gives a prime examples in his book.
Corzine could give you some hints as well.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#37 Jul 29, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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3rd spamming flagged
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Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#40 Jul 29, 2013
Jack Lew = the CLINTONS

How about fixing the IRS which delves into PRIVATE records and releases INFORMATION to people who have the same political philosophy.

It WILL happen to you.

Your personal information IS at risk.

YOU have NO PRIVACY.

Over zealous government.

There is no need to track ALL AMERICANS information and STORE it.

Why does the government need to store YOUR telephone calls, emails?

BIG BROTHER is being OKed by the people WE elected under the guise of what is best for 'our safety'.

The government does NOT need ALL records.(Thank OBAMA for that. No profiling while he is in office. EVERYONE is subjected to scrutiny)

In a little time, all your information WILL be accessed by local entities in your city.
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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#42 Jul 29, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>Barney Frank led the charge against H.R.2575. Read the transcripts. Dopey.
He can't read cursive.........it's in there DNA.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#43 Jul 29, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
That you're a bagboy spamming on behalf of the t-reds, proves their desperation, redsie.

hahahahahahaha

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#44 Jul 29, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
That you're a bagboy spamming on behalf of the t-reds, proves their desperation, redsie.

hahahahahahaha
Gosh you're more stupid on Mondays.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#45 Jul 29, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's some off-topic. Your favorite.

hahahahahahahaha

Coburn, Burr oppose government shutdown to fight ACA

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn , R-Okla., said Friday attempts by congressional Republicans to defund the Affordable Care Act are "dishonest" and cannot succeed.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2013/07/26/Cob...
liberals are heros

Urbandale, IA

#46 Jul 29, 2013
You can always tell a conservative/republican, but you can't tell them much......to dumb to reason with.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#47 Jul 29, 2013
get well soon trayvon we're......oops, wrong board
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#48 Jul 29, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>The truth is, maggot, the democrats killed H.R. 2575
Retard
Jack Lew was against it too as a hedge fund manager for CitiCorp that was managing a fund betting on the mortgage meltdown..
Talk about insider info. Moron.
He was part of it. Fool.
Another democrat monster. Stupid
Now he has gotten his reward for treason from Obama. Idiot.
Now he is Treasury Secretary.
Dummy.
Yes.

The minority "magic" senator killed it in the REPUBLICAN house committee.

Republicans were so scared they wouldn't even breathe a word of it ever again.

Poor "short bus" teabagger.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#49 Jul 29, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>Barney Frank led the charge against H.R.2575. Read the transcripts. Dopey.
Before it was Chris Dodd, a senator.

Now you change it to a congressman.

Did he "threaten" to filibuster it too?

How does a congressman go about doing that?

Maybe you should consult the Department Of Law.

thedailybanter.com/2009/07/sarah-palins-mythi... ... Cached

Poor "short bus" teabagger.
Your Ex

United States

#50 Jul 29, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
<quoted text>
I think Obama has the advantage here.
Knowing the same failed policies didn't work, haven't worked in 30 + years and STILL continuing them?
Wall Street has a strangle hold on our politicians and our laws.
Both bought off.
Agreed.
Bought and paid for.
It should be obvious to most that banks, wall st. et al, have & have had us, and the govt, by the short 'n curlys.
The Rep vs. Dem thing is just fun 'til the Packers start playing again...;)

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