And why not? I mean, the fiscal cliff deal was so awesome, why wouldn’t you want to go back to the same guys for this negotiation?
Hey, at least Americans are skeptical about the trillion dollar coin! Of course, Americans don’t think we need to do much about Social Security and Medicare, so why do we care what Americans think? Oh, right: because they will vote out of office anyone who does.
Our debt is well over 100% of GDP (about $14 trillion). Historically, countries begin to fail at about 90%. We achieved this dubious goal under this president, and we’re not even halfway done with him.
That’s what four years of Obama have done to the country. Here’s what it’s done to me: made me angrier.
My son doesn’t seem to care about politics, so I have the political discussions with my daughter. After the last election, I told my daughter it was important to settle political differences without making it personal. After this election, I told her that this president and the other politicians are raising the taxes she will pay as an adult, mainly so we can give money to other people. She seems to take that personally. And I don’t blame her. So do I.