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  •  The debt is only a problem during Democratic (9+ / 0-)

    administrations.  Where would it be if R-money had won and given another trillion dollar tax cut to the filthy rich and increased the military budget and attacked Iran, losing an air craft carrier or two in the process.  To quote the Dickster, "deficits don't matter" at least from 2000 to 2008.

    Never promote men who seek after a state-established religion; it is spiritual tyranny--the worst of despotism. It is turnpiking the way to heaven by human law, in order to establish ministerial gates to collect toll. John Leland

    by J Edward on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 05:55:26 PM PST

    •  That's a Formal Strategy Published By Jude (4+ / 0-)

      Wanniski in the 70's, called the "2 Santa Claus Theory." Dem Santa Claus is government programs, Republican Santa Claus is tax cuts.

      What he urged Repubs to do was give the tax cuts but not sweat cutting spending. Eventually debt or deficit would become great enough that the Dems would begin cutting their own programs.

      So it was written, so it is now being done.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 06:21:12 PM PST

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