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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by Bullseye View Post
    LOL, the recession ended five months after he took office; the trillion dollar deficits continued for four years. Between the time Obama was elected and he took office Bush was a lame duck with very little support. Whatever spending occurred during that time came from money appropriated by the Democrat controlled Congress, and, yes, Bush still signed the bills. Have I mentioned that Obama's recovery was the worst one since WW II? So that spending did squat.
    You don't know what would have happened without that spending.

    Who do you think you are fooling? You'd be applauding what Obama did and bashing what Trump is doing if they had switched their strategies.

    You don't applaud or bash because of any knowledge of macro-economics (which you've demonstrated that you don't possess). You applaud or bash exclusively because of the name of the president attached to the strategies.

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by Bullseye View Post
    This is laughable. You're grasp of taxation and economics in general is so weak.
    It can't be worse than your grasp of grammar.

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    It can't be worse than your grasp of grammar.
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    Obama: High unemployment and slow growth are the new normal
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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    Nope. Get informed. The deficit is the difference between expenses and revenue.
    Duh.

    When your expenses are greater than your revenue that equals debt.

    You're trying to make this more complicated than it is. I don't know what the goal is.

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by JasperL View Post
    The point is simple enough - if you want to lower deficits, make them smaller, there are in fact THREE broad options:

    1) Raise taxes,
    2) Cut spending, or
    3) Both.

    They all work. You're taking two of the three options off the table for no reason.
    When you are spending money you don't have you need to cut spending.

    That's as simple as it gets none of your reframing of this will change that.

    you keep trying to make this more complicated than it is and I think that you're doing that out of dishonesty. Mostly because you know what cut spending means.

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    You don't know what would have happened without that spending.

    Who do you think you are fooling? You'd be applauding what Obama did and bashing what Trump is doing if they had switched their strategies.

    You don't applaud or bash because of any knowledge of macro-economics (which you've demonstrated that you don't possess). You applaud or bash exclusively because of the name of the president attached to the strategies.
    All you is personal attacks and insults? And you're claiming Obama HAD to spend that money? Unemployment when Obama took office was 7.8%; four years later when he was inaugurated for his second term it was 8.0% - a real economic genius at work.

    But, yeah, IF Obama had cut taxes and regulations I'd give him props. And if Trump hiked taxes, I would criticize him.
    Obama: High unemployment and slow growth are the new normal
    Trump: No they're not

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by Bullseye View Post
    This is laughable. You're grasp of taxation and economics in general is so weak.
    Yeah, OK, guess I should ask for a refund for my Econ degree from UVA and my MAcc, tax, from UTK. Also, please cite some economists to back up your claim that I'm somehow wrong. Should be interesting. Or maybe you can cite CBO or JCT! They estimate the impacts of tax bills - what did they have to say? Those estimates are prepared by economists, using sophisticated econometrics, but what do they know, amirite, they're just professional economists?

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by CLAX1911 View Post
    When you are spending money you don't have you need to cut spending.
    Raising taxes works, too.

    That's as simple as it gets none of your reframing of this will change that.
    Correct it is simple and it's ONE of THREE options...

    you keep trying to make this more complicated than it is and I think that you're doing that out of dishonesty. Mostly because you know what cut spending means.
    I'm actually keeping it simple enough for Dummies.

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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by CaughtInThe View Post
    Our deficit is soaring. Why did they fall silent after Obama??


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    Re: Where is the Tea Party??

    Quote Originally Posted by Bullseye View Post
    All you is personal attacks and insults? And you're claiming Obama HAD to spend that money? Unemployment when Obama took office was 7.8%; four years later when he was inaugurated for his second term it was 8.0% - a real economic genius at work.

    But, yeah, IF Obama had cut taxes and regulations I'd give him props. And if Trump hiked taxes, I would criticize him.
    Obama did cut taxes. It was part of the stimulus package. Look it up.

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