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View Diary: When Republicans Say They Are Alarmed By Excessive Government Debt, They Are LYING To You (44 comments)

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  •  frugality in government is when (7+ / 0-)

    you find out where politician's true values are.  They never cut back on the things they like, nor do they cut back on everything to spread the pain equally.  They always will use "we need to trim the budget" as the reason to attack the things they disagree with ideologically regardless of how much they actually cost or how much difference cutting them will make.

    Thus the moves to defund PBS when it's so cheap and makes little difference in the budget.  Same with Planned Parenthood.  But try to cut an item like a business subsidy, or a military equipment contract, and they cry "unpatriotic".

    •  It seems to me that military bases and purchases (0+ / 0-)

      scattered (by design) all around the country is a huge amount of social spending...and then much of the product gets shipped into other countries and blown-up or eventually abandoned there to rot. It seems a very wasteful and inefficient social spending. What is some peoples' problem with social spending that stays here in America?

      -- We are just regular people informed on issues

      by mike101 on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 12:45:03 PM PST

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