posted on Jan, 6 2013 @ 08:17 AM
I think the deal is a pretty good one.
May I remind you that George Bush ran up a 5 trillion dollar deficit, mostly for tax cuts for the wealthiest, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an
unfunded Medicare Part D program. Didn't hear a peep from conservatives.
Obama has run up a mere 1 trillion dollar deficit, mostly from the stimulus, which has worked moderately well. All of a sudden we just have to cut
the hell out of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid -- you know, the programs the middle class and the poor depend on. Certainly, we can't
possibly ask the wealthiest among us to pay a penny more in taxes, even though they have a tax rate of 14% while the middle class already has a tax
rate of over 25%.
The right just wants an excuse to screw the majority of the American people. You know, Ayn Rand, the survival of the fittest, and all that. Let them