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  •  Loaded question (0+ / 0-)

    Because I think most people would be in favor of raising taxes to reduce the deficit...but not many are confident that increased revenue wouldn't be accompanied by increased spending.  

    •  As it damned well should be (2+ / 0-)
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      neroden, Calamity Jean

      On infrastructure, on education, on "promoting the general welfare". Just not on wars and on gifts to corporations and their owners.

      Busting the Dog Whistle code.

      by Mokurai on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 08:51:50 AM PDT

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      •  Agreed there. (0+ / 0-)

        I think the massive military spending (upwards of $600,000,000,000 per YEAR) is much less popular than the MIC-owned parts of the federal government imagine.

        -5.63, -8.10. Learn about Duverger's Law.

        by neroden on Tue Sep 28, 2010 at 12:26:28 AM PDT

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