Ken's Project Blog

July 18, 2011

“I will gladly cut spending in ten years, for a debt increase today”

Filed under: In The News,Politics,Taxation — Ken @ 5:36 pm

Jon Karl: (on President Obama’s “Grand Compromise”) “It’s only two billion in cuts in 2012, which will never fly with these guys…”

Watching Cokie Roberts and Rep. Raul Labrador discuss the debt limit “crisis” reminds me of the character Wimpy in the old Popeye cartoons, who would “Gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”

Sources: GOP Rep to Cokie Roberts: Why Does Compromise Always Mean Raising Taxes Now and Cutting Spending Later? hamburger


1 Comment »

  1. […] last proposal from the President/Democrats planned to cut $2 billion in spending in FY’2012 – is that his idea of “serious spending cuts”? The bulk of his proposed cuts […]

    Pingback by President Obama’s Op-Ed in USA Today « Ken's Project Blog — July 22, 2011 @ 12:11 pm | Reply

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at

%d bloggers like this: