Pain to the bond investors, Social security receipients, miliatary paid, Congress compensations, Government workers, doctor bills for medicare patients. That should bring in tons of new jobs for the millions unemployed, at least according to Cantor and Banhner.
$1 plus stock options that must be held at least 5 years would be a good idea. Many CEOs have done that recently, including Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Larry Ellison, and Edward Liddy, who took over AIG to fix that company.
>>And I support much of what you say. I hope you noticed I don't advocate cutting essential programs. I also don't support shrinking indefinitely. I propose putting the interests and welfare of American citizens first. We cut for now to spend elsewhere to stimulate growth. You are quite correct that the only feasible method to pay down the debt is to grow the economy and begin to export again.
I don't think you're plan is DOA. I think additional taxes as an up front requirement is. We have to start making some hard decisions in order to spend how and where we should to overcome the economic slowdown and put people back to work.
Were you and I the ones deciding this an accommodation could be reached. Unfortunately horse sense and concern for the common good are taking a back seat to political ideology.
We aren't as far apart as it seems, that is good to know.
he he, the idiot has no clue what is happening around him. I dislike people like you, and by posting your garbage you discredit yourself. Now, you want to talk politics to other people? Nobody in his right mind will pay any consideration to a moron as you. Got it? You LOSE!
spring ... the problem has nothing to do with deliberations ... its has to do with not having money to pay our bills and the time deadline
if congress doesnt act ... bho will have no other choice
he is not going to be the first usa president that allows our great county to default ... u can take that to the bank
spring ... grow-up
the only challenge would be whether a NATIONAL EMERGENCY really exists ... what do u think, if our government can't pay its bills wouldnt that create a NATIONAL EMERGENCY???