Bachmann: 'Scare tactics' in debt ceiling issue

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  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    June 27, 2011 8:48 a.m.

    "The Iraqi regime . . . possesses and produces chemical and biological weapons. It is seeking nuclear weapons.' - George W. Bush - Ohio Speech 10/7/2002

    *'US gives up search for Iraq WMD'

    'Former head of UN weapons inspections Hans Blix also said there was no surprise in the announcement.
    "We have believed that there weren't any weapons since around May or June 2003...' - BBC News - 01/12/05

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    June 26, 2011 2:57 p.m.

    What's the financial advantage of paying the interest only on our debt. Couldn't that money have been better spent on developing alternate sources of energy?

    The Federal Government reminds me of the unwise man who gets payday loans. If he's already spending more than he makes how can he afford to pay the additional interest?

  • Mark B Eureka, CA
    June 26, 2011 2:24 p.m.

    I think real "scare tactics" must involve using the term "mushroom cloud".