Shutdown of GOV

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Re: Shutdown of GOV

Post by can't sit still » Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:53 pm

Well, reports say that we will once again reach the debt ceiling,,, before the end of the year. We have a few million Americans who will run out their unemployment benefits at the end of the year. I suspect that congress will abandon them. There is talk of cuts of $ 4 trillion over 10 years.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09 ... icit-cuts/

There are supposed to be big automatic cuts if the super committee fails to make the necessary deficit reductions. The cuts look like this;
"Here's how the cuts would break down:

Defense: $454 billion
Nondefense discretionary programs such as education: $294 billion
Medicare: $123 billion
Other nondefense mandatory programs such as farm subsidies: $47 billion"
http://money.cnn.com/2011/09/30/news/ec ... /index.htm

If the $ 454 billion is concentrated in base closures instead of weapons systems, it will wipe out entire communities. Remains to be seen.
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Re: Shutdown of GOV

Post by tattoogoddess » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:56 pm

Our government cant even balance it's own fucking check book and they exspect us to be resposible with our money...

If they don't pay there bills... Im not paying mine.

Simple.

This guy need to run!
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