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Senate Democrat: "I Want to Disagree With Those Who Say We Have a Spending Problem"

Brent12883 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 5:49 PM
I would add a number 4 to the Republican to-do's Explain how the idea of limited government provides the best opportunity for the poor to be lifted up. We need to not only call for spending reductions, but communicate HOPE. I don't mean hope in the sense that Obama presents it, but one of success, self-actualization, and compassion. We don't want to cut benefits for those that need them or stop helping the poor. We want to do it more efficiently, better, and with a the measure of success being that the poor lift themselves out of poverty.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 6:07 PM
Instead of supporting Republican candidates, the big donors should just by up the NYT. The payoff would be bigger.

Hop aboard the Denialism Express, Democrats.  It's a fact-free, reckless thrill ride -- although between the president, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and now outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, space is getting limited.  Harkin, who will retire at the end of this term, used the (somewhat ironic) platform of a Senate Appropriations Committee meeting to inform the public that the US government is not broke and does not have a spending problem: