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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by PzKfW IVe View Post
    As has been noted, the Democrats took over Congress under FY2007 when the economy was on the way up and deficits were on the way down. FY2008 2009 2010 all transpired while they were in power.

    Another Con talking out of his arse..... deficits on the way down? What are you smoking?

    The Bush administration began their term will negligible deficits and then proceeded to pile on .5T annual deficits every year thereafter, until the economy cratered... then the annual Bush deficit climbed to over $1T.... that was what was handed off to the Obama administration: an economy in a very deep recession and $1T of annual deficits. Starting two wars and paying for it by cutting taxes was just ingenious.

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    This idea of blaming congress is cute. Though it may have some academic merit, it shows ignorance of how Washington actually works. The wars and tax cuts and other economic policies are orchestrated by the administration. Congress does have a role, but you grossly overstate that role to make your shallow point.

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    MORE than 78% had air conditioning?

    LOL!
    Most owned homes and land and back then, the rich didn't have air conditioning either.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    most american poor owned homes and land

    in the thirties...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    There is no truth to what you said, which is why you can't back it up with any documentation.
    LOL!

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    And as has been noted in response, the damage had already been done by the time Democrats took over Congress.
    Lesse...
    1: Attack the GOP
    2: Absolve Democrats
    3: Defend The Obama.
    Good job!

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    most american poor owned homes and land

    in the thirties...
    You got a link for that?

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by PzKfW IVe View Post
    Lesse...
    1: Attack the GOP
    2: Absolve Democrats
    3: Defend The Obama.
    Good job!
    1:No attack the democrats
    2efend the republicans
    3efend the Bush
    great job!!

    Just because we had a republican President does not mean that the republicans had any part in the economic mess we are in, they were just innocent by standers

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    1:No attack the democrats
    2efend the republicans
    3efend the Bush
    great job!!

    Just because we had a republican President does not mean that the republicans had any part in the economic mess we are in, they were just innocent by standers
    No, Republicans absolutely had a dark period where they acted more like libs and spent recklessly. Because of that they were trounced in '06, and lost their ability to do that further upon promises of "cleaning up the DC swamp", and "Transparent governance"...Instead what we got was spending on steroids, and more backroom deals than ever....So I guess that the lesson we must take from this past 5 years is that liberals lie.

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    No, Republicans absolutely had a dark period where they acted more like libs and spent recklessly. Because of that they were trounced in '06, and lost their ability to do that further upon promises of "cleaning up the DC swamp", and "Transparent governance"...Instead what we got was spending on steroids, and more backroom deals than ever....So I guess that the lesson we must take from this past 5 years is that liberals lie.

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    I would just have to say that your statement about all liberals lying might be a bit of an exaggeration it would be like me saying that all conservatives are liars, sterotyping a person because of their political leaning as liars just seems wrong especially in a forum like this where you don't have to look in the eyes of the other person as you sling insults at them, we need a peoples president a person who puts the good of all of the people first, we are a nation if we were not we would no longer exist, bring back the greatest President of all times FDR

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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    Okay so seeing, according to you, SS is not a welfare program, then surely you would agree that no one regardless of wealth, should be allowed to take out of SS more then what they have paid in right ?
    But the government did just that, none more so than the Bush Administration. SS receipts helped fund the wars so the rich could keep their tax cuts. Who do you think is responsible now for repaying that debt to SS?
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    Re: U.S.: In state of denial over taxes?

    Quote Originally Posted by EarlzP View Post
    bring back the greatest President of all times FDR
    I could support that. Having a box of human bones in the White House would certainly present us with a President with more talent and competence than the Zero we have in the White House right now.

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