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  •  Other social programs come from (1+ / 0-)
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    income taxes. And while those programs are in danger of death, the debt lives on as a rationale for even more budget cuts that hurt everyone but the 1%.

    "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

    by Lily O Lady on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 02:48:41 PM PDT

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    •  So reducing the debt (0+ / 0-)

      is the answer?  Is that what you're proposing?

      •  Nope! That's what Republicans are proposing. (0+ / 0-)

        They're using the debt as an excuse to kill everythiing they've hated for so long. So harping on the debt while further cutting taxes and social programs suits them just fine. Me, it pisses off. Tax the 1 %!

        "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

        by Lily O Lady on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 04:22:04 PM PDT

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