If someone doesn't put a halt to spending then the interest on the debt alone in a few years will consume all tax revenues. Then, there will be nothing for the average Joe. The republicans are trying to salvage the welfare and entitlement payments so that they can survive. By the way "peice" is spelled "piece".
extend your hand if you think President Robin Hood got re-elected by scheming to redistribute wealth from those who make a living to those who vote for a living and expect a life of dependency on the government teat. Thuggery in the name of socialism.