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What Went Wrong Last Tuesday

DebbieB Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:21 AM
But every time you raise taxes, unemployment INCREASES and they are more people plucking the goose. Lowering taxes works FAST. And raising taxes on the rich is ludicrous -- they just pay the accountants to find more loopholes. It's lip service. Why can't we close the loopholes? (Sorry, Romney/Ryan idea there...)

Disbelief is the word that defines the Republican state of mind in the wake of the 2012 re-election of President Barack Obama.

The obvious questions are: “How can Americans have re-elected a president who has presided over an economy where unemployment still hovers at 8 percent ?”

And, “How can Americans have re-elected a president who still doesn’t grasp that his big government policies are what have blocked our economic recovery?”

The Republican Party needs to take responsibility for this disaster.

Nothing in the outcome of this election is a surprise. The realities which produced these election results have...