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

Dixiedrifter Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 7:58 PM
Until the Dems agree to actual "sho-nuff" spending cuts, most intelligent people will not take them seriously. Almost every American has adjusted his spending habits, why can't the "cheeseheads" in Congress do the same? To reiterate what John "the Weeper" Boehner stated recently, Senate Democrats need to get their axe in gear.

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...