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Playing the political faction game

Joe Josephides Niantic

Publication: The Day

Published 10/07/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 10/06/2013 06:17 PM

The precedent has been set.

Now when another political faction wants to get it's way just attach its demands on the budget. Even if the Supreme Court ruled that passed law was constitutional. Here are few suggestions for Oct. 17, when the debt ceiling has to be addressed.

Don't raise the debt limit unless we get rid of Citizen's United's unlimited campaign financing law.

Don't raise the debt limit unless we end corporate loopholes that allow Wall Street banks, large corporations and the wealthy to avoid more than $100 billion a year in federal taxes by stashing their profits in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens.

The precedent is set. President Washington warned us about a minority party running this country. He was right.

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