25 Jun '11, 5am

US Debt Ceiling, Greek Debt Crisis | Care2 Causes #crisis

US Debt Ceiling, Greek Debt Crisis | Care2 Causes #crisis

$14.3 trillion: That’s the amount of the US debt ceiling. Negotiations about the debt ceiling are, hopefully, in their final stages even though Republican leaders seem unsure about what they “actually want to gain out of the talks themselves, and what they will count as a “victory” in order to get a vote passed,” as Care2 blogger Robin Marty wrote on Friday. There is, she notes, “one very simple way to put the country back on the path to paying off the debt” according to the Congressional Budget Office, ending the Bush era tax cuts — and Republicans are balking because They still argue that allowing the rich to have more money in their pockets will spur economic growth, despite that fact that we have been in the worst recession in decades every since these cuts were implemented, and every dollar that is provided to lower income people, either by welfare, subsidies or unemp...

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