Obama once said he’d be a one term President if it meant doing what was right for the country. He will be a one term President because he failed to do what is right for the country. The “compromise” forged last night is horrendous and will hurt the economy, devastate seniors and the disabled, jeopardize our national defense and kill jobs. How is it that poison pills like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid only appear when the White House is involved? This “compromise” includes NO revenue hikes. No new taxes are in the bill, we will see $2.8 trillion in cuts to fund tax cuts for the rich and for corporations.
How do you think this Super Committee will find $2.8 trillion to cut without gutting Social Security and Medicare? It can’t be done. The penalty if they don’t is a Balanced Budget Amendment, the ultimate poison pill. It’s time to call everyone in Washington, your Congressperson, Senators and the White House and express your outrage. Then go to your county courthouse and leave your Party. If they see a mass migration of voters to non affiliated status it will get their attention. Then refuse to give any more money to any Party affiliated organization or candidate/elected official who votes for this monstrosity. It’s time to take to the streets people.