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It's the Spending, Stupid!

annfan_777 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 5:57 AM
Did Romney ever mention the word "spending" once during the campaign? Yet another failure by team Romney.
MoonYogert Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:27 AM
Actually he said that any program that was not worth borrowing to pay for would get cut. That means that the business leader was promising to cut spending.
J. Murray Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 6:31 AM
No, because Romney is a big government supporter that came from a blue state and probably should have just switched to the Democratic party and saved us all a lot of trouble.
Illbay Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:52 AM
This continues to be one of the stupidest "observations" made by people who observe little but talk way too much.
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:27 AM
I agree.

Gee, I wonder why conservatives didn't turn out in droves for him?
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...