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

RedRum Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:16 PM
Just what is the deal with Iowa anyway? Why is this state producing such liberal nitwits as Harkin and supporting candidates like Obama? This is the same state that has a respected Republican Governor, a Republican US Senator and went for George W. Bush in 2004. What is the appeal to Iowans of Obama, liberal Democrats and their agenda? Are most Iowans on welfare, food stamps or just stupid? It's not like there are all these urban liberals infesting the state, so why does it go blue so often? Answers please!
jander Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:56 PM
Well, another reason to end corn/farm subsidies! We're not going to win that state anyway.
My ballpoint pen Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:47 PM
I recognize that sound: hammer hitting nail on the head.
Mike4166 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:20 PM
Subsidies for corn produced ethanol. Another massive taxpayer funded boondoggle.

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: