I just coined a new phrase to describe the GOP budget battle.
This is a Reverse Robinhood
Stealing from the Poor to give to the rich
You have oober wealthy people & corporations, not contributing a fair share, or worse taking subsidies....
So in turn they hit up the middle & lower classes & entitlement programs meant to be both a safety net & lifeline, to be sacrificed, so the wealthy can continue to not pay a fair share.
Tweedle Dum: If you think we're waxworks, you ought to pay, you know.
Tweedle Dee: Contrarywise, if you think we're alive you ought to speak to us.
Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dum: That's logic.
In his infinite wisdom, Eric Cantor said ""The debt limit vote sucks," the Virginia Republican declared directly to members during the House GOP conference meeting, according to two sources behind the closed doors.