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It's the Spending, Stupid!

1959 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:31 AM
It's so very hard for me to fathom how the American people voted to re-elect this incredibly incompetent President. Can anyone, and I mean anyone, list a single thing he has done for the betterment of America. However, Obama got elected by promising to spend, spend, spend and now the voters will have to live with the result which will be very ugly to say the least. Spending buys votes and buys power. I'm with Newt. The Conservatives in Congress have put forth numerous sound pieces of legislation which are sitting in the Senate going nowhere. I think the GOP members of the House should go on Christmas break and leave town.
Ron781 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:08 AM
All the coming downward economic issues must be clearly placed at the Progressive doorstep so even the poor and more importantly the ignorant young can see with their own eyes the failure is due to the Progressive philosophy. Maybe then they will wake up. Even Russia and China are giving up communism and moving toward capitalism. Progressives are stuck in the 1960s.
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:12 AM
The only bright point to Obama is that now conservative and libertarians are awake.
Listening to progressive media pundits, I'd think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform. His crime? He heads a movement that asks political candidates to pledge not to raise taxes.

I think Grover accomplished a lot. But I wish he'd convinced politicians to pledge not to increase spending.

President Obama says raising taxes to cut the deficit is a "balanced" approach.

Balanced ...

But what's "balanced" about raising taxes after vast increases in spending? Trillions for war, Medicare, "stimulus" and solar panels. Tax receipts rose -- after tax-rate cuts -- from $1.9...