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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    “Five years ago, we could balance our budget with a freeze in spending without cutting anything. Since then, our debt has skyrocketed to $30 trillion with $2 trillion just from this past year,” said Dr. Paul. And, just how did this principled Senator vote on the tax cuts that added those trillions?
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Interested to see how Qevin fares. The MAGAts are sure to be pissed.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Poll: Americans favor Biden-McCarthy debt compromise, oppose far-right push for deeper cuts Just 17% of Americans agree with right-wing Republicans who insist Congress should let the U.S. default on its loans rather than raise the debt ceiling without deep spending cuts, according to a new Yahoo...
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    G.O.P. Revolts Over Debt Limit Deal as Bill Moves Toward a House Vote A bipartisan deal to suspend the government debt ceiling and set federal funding limits advanced on Tuesday toward climactic House votes, even as hard-right Republicans revolted over the deal between Speaker Kevin McCarthy and...
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    White House and G.O.P. Strike Debt Limit Deal to Avert Default
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Doug DeVos is a majority owner of Quantum.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    The trouble with that is the GQP would say "Look who was President when the checks stopped", and a pathetically large number of people would nod and blame President Biden.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Republicans are not alone in the "Do as I say, not as I do" bullshit. But, they are shameless in doing so.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Pushing for cuts in debt-ceiling fight, Republican Clay Higgins gets millions for his district In Washington, Republican U.S. Representative Clay Higgins has been a vocal advocate for spending cuts. Back home in Louisiana, it's a different story.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    While I may have said that about Rep. Boebert, I don't believe I ever said that about Rep. MTG.
  11. Bus Driver

    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    I do believe Speaker McCarthy ended that.
  12. Bus Driver

    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Even if he manages to stay in office, no way he wins in 2024. Who the fuck is gonna re-elect him?
  13. Bus Driver

    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Damn. Hadn't had enough coffee, yet. Thanks, and corrected.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    So, Speaker McCarthy met with President Biden in an effort to reach an agreement regarding the debt ceiling. From everything I read, the GOP is refusing to say what their demands are, other than a vague "spending cuts". The House speaker arrived for the afternoon session carrying no formal GOP...
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    No. He is not.
  16. Bus Driver

    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Is Senator Johnson telling the truth when he says "That's a total lie" regarding reports the House GOP wants to cut Medicare and Social Security?
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    That's assuming they even read it.
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Hmmmmm. Trump: ‘Under no circumstances’ should Republicans cut Social Security or Medicare
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    The Debt Ceiling is Scarier This Time

    Exactly. Then, the GOP will brand the Dems in the Senate as "obstructionists" and say they aren't doing the bidding of the American people. Never mind that a majority of citizens favor the expansion.
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