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Poll: Americans Narrowly Trust Democrats on the Budget...But Widely Prefer GOP Proposals

Uber Dave Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 3:17 PM
Robert2064 Wrote: 11 minutes ago (3:03 PM) "In almost every poll to date (including the one in Nov 2012) voters overwhelmingly want a balanced approach with some tax increases on the wealthy and some tax cuts. Do you really think the public will vote to change medicare into a voucher program so that the rich can get more tax cuts? Please, keep arguing these policies, you will never again control the White House!" Liberalism 101 Lesson 67: Statist/Socialist/Progressives wholeheartedly believe in balancing our federal budget but, for us, this means balancing the heaviest measure of revenues we can fleece from the rustic interventionist/reactionaries in fly-over country (and so diminish their greedy overabundance) with trillions...
Uber Dave Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 3:17 PM
...of preferred Liberal/Marxist/Progressive investment initiatives that exceed whatever revenues we manage to confiscate.

Actually matching the necessary investment initiatives with revenues will never work because it may limit our ability to spread the wealth around.
Buck O Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 3:33 PM
Your cause is lost. See Greece and Cyprus for further info.
3204 Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 5:58 PM
may your chains rest lightly upon you when you voluntarily submit to slavery.

Such is the state of the Republican Party's wheezing brand: Even when voters support their ideas by large margins, they still think they side with Democrats.  Via The Hill:
 

More voters trust the Democratic Party than the Republican Party on budgetary issues, according to the results of a new poll for The Hill — even though a strong majority actually prefer Republican fiscal policies. Respondents in The Hill Poll were asked to choose which of two approaches they would prefer on the budget, but the question’s phrasing included no cues as to which party advocated...