Controlling Deficit: Develop A Plan!
Allot of this is about confidence. Austerity is not working and more stimulus is needed; however, it will add to confidence, and thus GDP, if we began working on a plan to solve our long-term deficit problem now. We are not doing this The Republicans are mainly at fault.
The Republicans take their pledge to Norquist more seriously than their pledge to the citizen to act in the best interest of the nation.
Obama seems to have given up on this issue. Yes, he included it in the State of The Union address and in his new budget, but he is remiss in using the bully pulpit to make the point. Obama has also told the world that he is through governing this year and off to the campaign. This year we do not have that luxury. We have too many problems. See More: http://goo.gl/y0YtJ