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Originally posted by jam321
I expect more fighting back and forth and then something passes in the last hours.
It's all about the spotlight and brownie points.
Originally posted by Bob Sholtz
obama's original plan was for 4 billion over ten years. three trillion in cuts, one trillion in taxes. even with that, our debt will increase over those 10 years, not lessen.
it would be better to not raise the debt ceiling. its our only hope now.
Originally posted by SunnyDee
reply to post by incrediblelousminds
Not quite sure I understand you. When we default, spending will definitely be addressed. Might not be addressed the way the everyday man would want, but it will force spending decisions. The difference between you and me, I guess, is those numbers are real to me, I respect that we will have to pay them down at some point, where you seem to think it will all work itself out in some future scenario. (which if could, if we start now!)