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  •  Among its absurdities-doesn't allow for GDP growth (7+ / 0-)

    You have a growing population, and a growing economy, so even if you had a net-neutral budget growth per person you would have to raise the size of the budget over time and revenue.

    This deflationary (drown government in the bathtub agenda) all-one-can-ever-do-with-taxes-is-reduce-them combination assures that government would always shrink -- which is the point -- even for the so-called "required" functions of government (like, oh, maintaining our civilization).

    Republicans: bad at math.

    Some people are intolerant, and I CAN'T STAND people like that. -- Tom Lehrer

    by TheCrank on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 01:37:14 PM PST

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