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

Gordon110 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:40 PM
"We don't have a spending problem, we have a misallocation of capital, a misallocation of wealth". So they allocated our wealth (read spent) on the wrong things? No kidding? You think maybe you could have spent that stimulus money on something worthwhile like, I don't know, giving our veterans decent healthcare, actually paying down the debt instead of spending it on treadmill running shrimp and the drinking habits of french prostitutes? You people make me sick.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:46 PM
We don't have wealth, we have earnings, so basically they want the rest of everybody's earnings.
jander Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:59 PM
Actually, I've heard many a liberal claim we need a tax on wealth. Ironic since so many wealthy people are liberals!

I try to explain how this would be unconstitutional but liberals don't care about those types of arguments. It's like arguing with a cat, except my cat is smarter.

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: