I'm not republican nor democrat but blaming one party or the other is a sure fire way to not correct our issues. It only becomes a pissing match of who didn't do more harm than the other while Americans get screwed over.
Originally Posted by Lair
Yeah, the democrats used a debt ceiling fight to tank our nation's credit rating like the republicans did.
Take your own advice.
"Economics cannot answer such normative or prescriptive questions about how much of our market incomes, if any, should be transferred to poor families. This is a political question that can only be answered at the ballot box, or in some countries, at the point of a gun."