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      07-18-2011, 11:22 PM   #174

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Originally Posted by AngelinIsRich08 View Post
Yea Obama's plan would lower the deficit by $4 trillion except that he'll also in the same time increase the deficit by increasing the debt ceiling. ... Obama's plan was to cut $4 trillion and the republicans is the same but for $2 trillion because they don't want tax increases...
Why the "except" with President Obama's plan, and no "except" with the Republican plan? Are you under the mistaken impression that the Republican plan to increase the debt ceiling along with 2 Trillion in cuts doesn't include an increase in the debt ceiling? Are you that blind that you can't see your own double standard?

Pres Obama: Raise the debt ceiling and lower the deficit by 4 Trillion.
Republicans: Raise the debt ceiling and lower the deficit by 2 to 2.5 Trillion.

Obama cuts the deficit more. No "except" about it.