Obama must reject the GOP’s blackmail

Started Nov 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
Don_D
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Re: we don't have a revenue problem....
In reply to Don_D, Nov 19, 2012

Don_D wrote:

nevada5 wrote:

Prakash Heda wrote:

When Obama advocates a "balanced" package of spending cuts and revenue-raisers over 10 years, his definition of balance is spending cuts in about a 3:1 ratio to revenue increases. Members of his party are uncomfortable with that proportion, still he stands with his offer and you silly repubs are not taking it...

Obama uses terms like "a balanced approach" and it has a nice, fair, even and equitable sound to it. Makes you want to agree with him. But facts are facts - we don't have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem.

Just because you keep repeating this mantra doesn't make it so....you are in the minority.

The majority of the American people think we need more revenue....and now even the business community (the jobs creators), led by the CEO of Goldman Sachs agrees that we need a balanced approach and has called for revenue increases along with spending cuts.

DonD

Just to be clear....I agree that we have a spending problem; but we need additional revenue too.... the 3:1 ratio seems about right.

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