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IMF Says US Budget Requires 35% Spending Cuts and 35% Tax Increases (July 14, 2011)

By Chriss Street
Huffington Post

"It should not be surprising that President Obama's idea of eating peas would prefer tax increases over spending cuts. Much of his election victory is credited to receiving a record 35,900,000 votes from women. This resulting 7% national women's voting gender gap over men was due, according to research by Vicky Lowell of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, to women feeling anxiety over financial burdens and economic well-being than men."

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