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  •  Doesn't follow. (1+ / 0-)
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    JML9999

    A plan can be revenue neutral, but change who is paying more (ie, who ends up with more in their pockets) and what activities are encouraged/discouraged.

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 04:24:11 AM PDT

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    •  I was speaking in the context of Romney's plan (2+ / 0-)
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      dinotrac, JeffW

      in concurrence with Colbert.  

      The 1st Amendment gives you the right to say stupid things, the 1st Amendment doesn't guarantee a paycheck to say stupid things.

      by JML9999 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 05:09:03 AM PDT

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      •  Romney's plan has good elements, but (1+ / 0-)
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        doesn't eliminate the current structure's class war against the middle class.

        LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

        by dinotrac on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 05:37:54 AM PDT

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