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Poll: 45 Percent Say Spending Cuts Alone Are the “Best Way” to Reduce the Deficit

coveyrise Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 3:42 PM
It doesn't matter who you raise taxes on because every dime you pull out of the Private Sector and hand over to the Government is one more dime that could have gone to help grow the economy. Obama has wasted nearly $4 Trillion Tax Dollars trying to stimulate the economy and we still have 23 million people unemployed after 4 years. The reason we have a $16 Trillion debt is not because people aren't paying enough taxes. It's because the Government spends too much money on wasteful programs that aren't worth what they cost.
Dondi Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 3:48 PM
Correct, I work for the Government, the agency I'm assigned to just recently moved into a swanky new office building. The old building they were housed in was perfectly fine and large, this is the waste of taxpayers dollars that has to stop, and the reason why Republicans are calling for spending cuts.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 4:29 PM
The government is reducing the people it was created to serve to worker ant status.

So how do Americans want to reduce the federal deficit? Well, according to a new Rasmussen poll, nearly half of the U.S. likely voters surveyed say cutting spending -- and not raising taxes -- is the “best” approach:

A plurality of voters continues to believe spending cuts alone are the best way to reduce the federal deficit. But even among those who favor a “balanced approach” of tax hikes and spending cuts instead, half want more emphasis on spending cuts.

Forty-five percent (45%) of Likely U.S. Voters think, generally speaking, that the long-term federal budget deficit should be...