Were you surprised that a budget compromise was made between Congress and President Obama that prevented a government shutdown?

April 12, 2011

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Mike McClellan ( in Tonganoxie) says...

“No. The real work is Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, defense and taxes. We’ve become to used to the old ‘free milk and a cow’ idea. Now the cow is sick and the bill for the vet is in the trillions.”

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Austin Harris ( in Tonganoxie) says...

“I wasn’t really that surprised. They didn't really have any options but to compromise.”

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Lisa Christensen ( in Tonganoxie) says...

“No. What surprises and saddens me is that the two sides couldn’t put aside their differences and come together for the good of the country without having to wait until the very last minute.”


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