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Democrats: Hey, Let's "Cut Spending" By Raising Taxes

BEAGLE MAN Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 8:21 AM
This defies all economic logic. Raise taxes to cut spending. Typical Democrat response to an intelligent question. I applied for another credit card so I can pay off the one I have.
anonymous466 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 9:01 AM
The problem you have is assigning ANY logic to liberal thinking. As Michael Savage's book states, Liberalism is a Mental Disorder. Therefore, ANY resemblence of logic to ANYTHING they say or do is purely coincidental. In this case it only follows their standard thinking. Several years ago - in early '09 I believe was a Drudge headline that Uncle Joe (idiot) Biden stated: We need to spend more to reduce the deficit. Obviously THAT (stupid) thinking is still alive and well in the Demo-Rat party.

From the party that brought you "deficit reduction" legislation that would have increased the deficit by billions comes a very special lexical reimagination of the term "cutting spending."  Roll Call reports:

Senate Democrats on Tuesday argued that lawmakers could increase tax revenues by eliminating tax breaks that resemble spending programs, but Republicans are not buying into Democratic efforts to frame their case in those terms. At a Senate Budget Committee hearing, Democrats and Republicans agreed that the basic function of the tax code should be to raise revenue rather than reward interest groups and...