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uncle ebeneezer
07-27-2011, 03:53 PM
Here (http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/07/the-chart-that-should-accompany-all-discussions-of-the-debt-ceiling/242484/). Because tax-cuts are more important than anything else!

sugarkang
07-28-2011, 03:37 AM
Here (http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/07/the-chart-that-should-accompany-all-discussions-of-the-debt-ceiling/242484/). Because tax-cuts are more important than anything else!

If this is to point out that it's Bush's fault and it's mostly due to his tax cuts and prescriptions for old people, then that's absolutely true.

The question is: WHAT NOW, BITCHES? WHAT RIGHT FUCKING NOW?

ledocs
07-28-2011, 03:44 AM
http://www.aei.org/article/103921

Makes the same point as Fallows, but even more cogently, especially considering the source.

graz
07-28-2011, 03:50 AM
The question is: WHAT NOW, BITCHES? WHAT RIGHT FUCKING NOW?

The answer. (http://reason.com/blog/2010/06/21/its-like-the-love-boat-for-fre)

Don Zeko
07-28-2011, 04:11 AM
http://www.aei.org/article/103921

Makes the same point as Fallows, but even more cogently, especially considering the source.

From AEI? Is it April Fools? Am I dreaming?

ledocs
07-28-2011, 07:19 AM
And here is yet another wet dream from that ever-dwindling number of rational Republicans, the terrain inhabited by David Brooks and a few others:

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/26/are-the-bush-tax-cuts-the-root-of-our-fiscal-problem/

stephanie
07-28-2011, 12:25 PM
Thanks, ledocs.