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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

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    I will admit that I’m not an expert on political parties but the Libertarian Party platform doesn’t hold the same principles that some of you self proclaimed libertarians do. I don’t see how you can oppose private property rights and/or call for more government regulations and call yourself a libertarian.
    The Libertarian Party represents just one segment of libertarians. I also never opposed private property rights. It seems you like to put words in people's mouths because you are incapable of listening.

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

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    Adding state and local debt the percent rises to about 125% of GDP.
    That doesn't make any sense. Why would you add state and local debt? Most of the states are indebted to the federal government. Most of the local goverments are in turn indebted to the state. So you are pretty much doubling a lot of the same debt.

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

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    Anyone with the ability to perform basic reasoning can see that I asked you to explain the values behind your chart and you failed.
    I provided you a handy dandy wiki article that you simply refused to read. Not my problem.

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    yeah i hate when people bring the libertarian party against libertarianism, its an idea, it sucks that the party is a bunch of sellouts

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    The Libertarian Party represents just one segment of libertarians. I also never opposed private property rights. It seems you like to put words in people's mouths because you are incapable of listening.
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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    House passes huge GOP budget cuts, opposing Obama - Yahoo! News

    Republicans controlling the House pushed to passage on Friday a bold but politically dangerous budget blueprint to slash social safety net programs like food stamps and Medicaid and fundamentally restructure Medicare health care for the elderly.

    The choice in the next election is becoming more and more clear. There is no question which party represents the interests of the wealthy and which party represents the interests of the rest of the country.

    The GOP fought hard earlier to preserve tax cuts for those making over 250K. Today they showed how they want to pay for those cuts...by slashing money from food stamps, medicaid and medicare.

    The GOP war on the elderly, the poor and the working class continues....
    They just handed the Dems a political play book by putting these fringe-right Tea Party ideas down on the Congressional record -- the yeas just voted to pull the plug on grandma and a whole host of other things...

    Go GOP!! Drink the Tea!

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    I provided you a handy dandy wiki article that you simply refused to read. Not my problem.
    I read your link. It didn’t answer my question just as you still refuse to. The obvious answer is that you have no clue


    The problem is, you are the one who accused me of having my head up my ass and said I need to actually research how bad the economic conditions are instead of listening to pundits screaming on radio and television shows about how bad things are. You post a “pretty little graph” but can’t explain how the numbers were derived, yet you have the audacity to assume that I base my opinions upon screaming talk radio and tv talking heads?

    The reality is that I look at real numbers, sort through the political hackery and try to come to intelligent conclusions on my own. You on the other hand have relied upon a progressive anti Reagan political hack site that doesn’t bother to explain how its statistical calculations are performed; it simply paints a partisan picture in the hopes that mindless individuals will accept the data as true without asking where the numbers come from.

    As was already pointed out by another poster, S&P gave the US a negative outlook today. Perhaps you should spend a little less time listening to the extreme progressive “spend, spend and spend more” web sites and join the rest of us here in reality.

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    They just handed the Dems a political play book by putting these fringe-right Tea Party ideas down on the Congressional record -- the yeas just voted to pull the plug on grandma and a whole host of other things...

    Go GOP!! Drink the Tea!
    Pull the plug on Grandma? Care to point to anything in the Ryan budget that does anything close to this?

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
    As was already pointed out by another poster, S&P gave the US a negative outlook today. Perhaps you should spend a little less time listening to the extreme progressive “spend, spend and spend more” web sites and join the rest of us here in reality.
    And why did they give a negative rating? Because they are sure that Congress won't raise the debt ceiling. Exactly what I said only a few posts back. Your listening comprehension really, really sucks.

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by GPS_Flex View Post
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    I will admit that Iím not an expert on political parties but the Libertarian Party platform doesnít hold the same principles that some of you self proclaimed libertarians do. I donít see how you can oppose private property rights and/or call for more government regulations and call yourself a libertarian.
    I didn't mean that I identified myself with any specific party. Just that you could define my ideology along those lines. I actually consider myself a "practical anarchist", a term entirely of my own design. Which basically declares a condition of NO rule is optimal, but not practical.

    Like pure democracy is impractical.

    And how does a libertarian declare anyone un-libertarian.

    Isn't that un-libertarian?
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    Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
    The Psychology of Persuasion

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    Re: House passes huge GOP budget cuts

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    And why did they give a negative rating? Because they are sure that Congress won't raise the debt ceiling. Exactly what I said only a few posts back. Your listening comprehension really, really sucks.
    If that is your reason for the S&P rating, your economic comprehension is worse than my listening comprehension. It must be nice to live in a bubble.

    I'm done chatting with you on this as it really is pointless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    It would seem that the constitution is just a god damn piece of paper, to be trotted out when expedient.

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