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Poll: 85 Percent of Americans Support Requiring a Balanced Federal Budget

jander Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 6:00 PM
"Take from the poor , and protect the wealthy." - Please explain this. As you might know, nearly half the working population doesn't pay federal income taxes. So how are conservatives pushing for policies that "take from the poor"? Conversely, how does keeping tax rates low, for everybody, "protect the wealthy"? The Laffer curve clearly shows that if you raise rates too high, you will get LESS tax revenue. Or do you believe we can continue to raise tax rates and "rich" people will just fork over their money? Sorry, you claim that you aren't a low info voter but your post is nothing more than liberal talking points.

In case you were wondering why Senate Republicans pushed so hard for the Sessions amendment last night, knowing full well that it didn't stand a chance in Harry Reid's house, here's your answer:

Both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner recently said the country doesn’t have an immediate debt problem. Nearly 7 voters in 10 say they are wrong. Conversely, 27 percent agree the debt can be handled several years down the road. Voters are similarly at odds with Washington on the budget deficit. Almost all think the federal government should be required...