I see in the comments about this article that some folks believe the Republican
Party is committed to balancing the budget and other folks believe the
Democratic Party is the one committed to that. I agree with the article itself:
Neither party has an ounce of commitment to balancing the budget. And we the
voters are to blame. We vote against anyone who tries to cut benefits or to
raise taxes. I never dreamed I would wish for a return of Newt Gingrich and Bill
Clinton, but that was a perverse pairing that actually did balance the budget. I
see no similarity in any of our national leaders today. Not Democrats. Not
Which party, instituted pay as you go rules in the 90's? Sure there were
problems with it, but it was Democrats who said increase revenue, or cut
spending.Which President completely paid for the increase in
government spending via the ACA, with new revenues? Yup Obama. Which party
gutted those revenues? Yup the Republicans. Point is Democrats as
a party are willing to look at deficit reduction, and Republicans are simply
obsessed with tax reductions.
He's the self proclaimed 'king of debt'. On that point, he was
It's beyond strange that the GOP, the party that shouts "fiscal
responsibility" from the rooftops, is the party that is always ready to
expand our national budget, put wars on the credit card, and then cut taxes (
mostly for the wealthy ).While the Democratic Party, which
conservatives try to condemn as "irresponsible" and "socialist"
are the ones who actually suggest that we use taxes to pay for the things the
Republicans want to spend for.Politics is a strange, strange thing .
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Trump has never understood the basics of budgets. Not spending more than you
have. How do you think he managed to bankrupt 2 casinos? Casinos are like a
license to print money, and the "very stable genius" managed to bankrupt