Children Against Deficit Spending

Imagine the optics. John Boehner sits in his office. He is surrounded by children and heaps of letters from other children. He smiles and bounces one of the children on his knee. The camera comes into sharp focus on Boehner's face.  He explains that all these children surrounding him, and all the children who sent these letters that are piled before you, have only one wish.  Stop the deficit spending by holding the debt ceiling. Boehner then states the case that today's deficits are ruining the financial future of these children and the children know it.  The children ask for our help. He asks "How can we deny them their future?" The Speaker then squeaks out a tear as he vows to not let these children down. He says we need common sense and a balanced approach for the future of these children. And his plan to save these children and cure our fiscal woes offers just those qualities.  He asks the Nation to stand with him in this right and just cause, for the...(Read Full Post)