Letter to the Editor
Bad decisions have consequences and we can’t keep kicking the can down the road forever. It’s time to pay the bill on the 2 wars we’re fighting and get serious about reducing the deficit. The Democrats want to spend money on the long term unemployed and the Republicans want to give the rich more big tax breaks. I say it’s finally time to do nothing.
If Congress does nothing and let the tax breaks for EVERYONE expire then they don’t have to fight over who get’s what tax breaks. The Bush tax cuts were a bad idea and it needs to just die. The tax rates worked out just fine under Clinton when we had a surplus. When it comes to unemployment there is a time when enough is enough and two years is enough.
If we want to save even more money we can also end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. If we do all of the above we will be well on our way to balancing the budget. If we don’t do it then we are just letting the problem get worse and what it collapses it will be our fault for not owning or mistakes when we had the responsibility to do so.