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Old 09-18-2018, 10:45 PM
HurricaneDitka is offline
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Originally Posted by Robot Arm View Post
... I don't know if it'll ever be paid down to 0, but I'd like to see us start heading in that direction. The lower the debt, the less we pay out in interest on that debt. It gets us some breathing room if there's a downturn and revenue declines. And even if it's not paid off in my lifetime, that's okay; the sooner we start the easier it'll be, and I expect the nation to outlive me.

You say you want to cut taxes and spending? Fine, spending first. You eat your vegetables before you get dessert. You mow the lawn before you go golfing. You do your homework before you watch TV. Do the work first, you can reward yourself after.
I'm fine with this. Let's start slashing spending. The primary opponents to this plan have "D" after their name.