Originally Posted by Direckshun
Everybody's got to chip in, do they not?
You try to find a way to cut into a trillion dollar deficit that doesn't touch the middle class in any way.
I did not make the promise, the politicians did.
The middle class needs a chip in, sure, but they do not need a tax that rapes them six ways to Sunday the way a gasoline tax would.
Here is a way to cut a trillion dollar deficit...don't spend so much damn money.
Our government is addicted to spending, and no amount of taxation is going to cure the problem until the spending is brought under control.
Spending seems to be the only thing the Republicans and the Democrats can agree on.