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7 Reasons Liberal Economic Policies Don't Work

Jaime41 Wrote: May 08, 2012 8:13 PM
"the only way Congress can get one dollar to spend is to take that one dollar from Americans..." To spit out one dollar, the government must take in many dollars, not just one. This alone is reason enough to kill much of the federal spending.
Judester Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 11:58 AM
It takes out many dollars because it needs to pay the people that watch you work. Bet you cannot read this list aloud without laughing. http://www.usa.gov/directory/federal/index.shtml
Torr Wrote: May 08, 2012 9:52 PM
It's even worse in that it takes 60 cents from Americans, and then creates 40 cents out of thin air to have a dollar to spend. The 40 cents is taken from children and grandchildren that aren't even born yet, and meanwhile, they effectively reduce the "worth" of the dollar they spend, (and every dollar we have in the bank, savings, and investments).

There's a reason it took the country so long to pull out of the Great Depression under FDR, why Americans became acquainted with the Misery Index under Carter, and why we've had the weakest economic recovery from a recession in U.S. history under Obama. Liberal economic policies just don't work. In fact, the only time left-wingers have taken charge in the last 40 years without decimating the economy was during the Clinton years when Republicans in Congress balanced the budget and spent 6 years strong-arming Clinton to keep him from molesting the economy like one of his interns. This is...