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Old 01-04-2013, 07:37 PM   #16
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So Peace you want defense slashed but the guy you voted for just approved over 600 billion for them. Are you pissed off? So I guess maybe next yr they cut defense? Fact is its not a big enough piece of the pie to solve our problems.

No one wants to admit its federal pensions and entitlements. If we only spent 300 billion a yr on defense it still wouldn't make up the difference.
SS & Medicare are not entitlements,you pay into those programs your entire working life. They are investments,not entitlements. Do I like the idea that there was some compromise,yes I do cause that's how government works.

Rethugs will have to bend our way for the debt ceiling.
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