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humbled_opinion

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20. I applaud your concept but
Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:44 PM
Dec 2012

Your numbers are flawed the wars cost around 1.2 trillion over ten years not per year and the tax cuts if they all ended for every level would net about 400Billion per year so you get 500 Billion or so but our defict is 1.2 trillion for the last 4 years, plus you have to imagine what kind of impact that incresing everyones taxes by 5 percent some like me who would have to cut something elese back on my narrow budget on a macro scale that would hurt the economy, if you tood the DOD 600B per year budget and slashed it in half you would still have a huge amount of government contractors and civil service and military out of jobs who would than go and apply for their EBT, Foodstamps, Section 8 housing, etc, etc those welfare funds dumped back into the defict thru a deficit in social security.

I will have to study on your final solution because I had not heard about the money that Bernanke screwed us out of.... and as far as recapturing wealth I am in total agreement but Obama will never do that and not enough Democrats in the Senate or House would support it.

Not winning the election didn't matter to them, proceeding as planned with a megaphone of fear. Avalux Dec 2012 #1
Absulutely Time for change Dec 2012 #2
Although you must agree that humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #11
And if we femrap Dec 2012 #14
I agree but the revenue humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #19
OK - let's forget going back to the Clinton tax rates for the super rich jcgadfly Dec 2012 #28
Now your talking about something that humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #30
When I look femrap Dec 2012 #31
Actually, some rich people Time for change Dec 2012 #32
Well technically they took advantage humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #33
They did a lot more than that. Time for change Dec 2012 #35
Yes, I femrap Dec 2012 #34
One trillion a year means that truedelphi Dec 2012 #15
I applaud your concept but humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #20
Please let Jn Stewart (or his staff) know the numbers he truedelphi Dec 2012 #24
Absolutely not Time for change Dec 2012 #16
When a countries debt humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #21
The question before us is how best to handle our current situation now -- Time for change Dec 2012 #22
not only the msm but the President himself ??? rtassi Dec 2012 #6
Yes, I know. Avalux Dec 2012 #9
Well, he also refers to "Clean Coal" rtassi Dec 2012 #17
kr HiPointDem Dec 2012 #3
very good post Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #4
Fuck this compromise. OFF THE CLIFF! NT Pryderi Dec 2012 #5
Rep Clyburn on MSNBC is saying, "Let's meet half way" - meaning 37% nt Pryderi Dec 2012 #7
The Chart NewYorkTaxPayer Dec 2012 #8
It's from "The Nation" Time for change Dec 2012 #12
This post is a great reference point... humbled_opinion Dec 2012 #10
Spot on as always. go west young man Dec 2012 #13
This "fiscal cliff" is all shock doctrine garbage gollygee Dec 2012 #18
Always a recommendation for your articles. Egalitarian Thug Dec 2012 #23
The absence of a progressive voice in our government... kentuck Dec 2012 #25
It is almost like they think we are stupid. aandegoons Dec 2012 #26
In my opinion it's not so much that they think we're stupid, as Time for change Dec 2012 #27
It's just more for them and less for us.Until we break that cycle nothing is ever going to change. Initech Dec 2012 #29
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