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Wed Mar 6, 2013, 12:28 AM

Republicans do not believe in "smaller" government...

They believe in bigger government. It has been true our entire lives.

When they say "smaller" government, they mean they want the people in general to have a "smaller" piece of the government and any benefits it may provide. At the same time, they want "bigger" government for themselves. They want a bigger military that is interventionist in nature. They want government to provide and train the soldiers so they can expand to the far reaches of the known world.

They want laws written to protect their interests and make it easier for them to make more wealth for themselves and their family of friends. They have shown little interest or compassion for the vast majority of citizens that are harmed by these laws.

They want "government" to make trade treaties with foreign nations so they can expand to countries with low wages. Then they want to bring all their products back to America to sell and make the maximum profit. That is the type of government that Republicans desire and get.

It is big government at its worst. They are not comfortable when the citizens at large decide to create a government program for themselves, whereby they donate a small percentage out of their earnings to go into an account for when they are old enough to retire. These people do not ask for much. But even that is too much for many Republicans to withstand. They say we cannot afford these entitlement programs like Social Security.

But they had no problem when they were spending the money out of the people's fund. It helped them to create more wealth for themselves and now they don't want to pay it back. There is no Social Security fund!, they yell. "We spent it!", they say.

Yes, you did. You spent it but you still owe the people that money. So long as your money is good, so is that fund. When you are in the gutter with the rest of us, then we will know that you do indeed support "smaller" government...


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kentuck Mar 2013 OP
libodem Mar 2013 #1
bluestate10 Mar 2013 #2
Skittles Mar 2013 #3
kentuck Mar 2013 #4
randome Mar 2013 #5
Dpm12 Mar 2013 #6

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 12:33 AM

1. Yep

What you said.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 01:04 AM

2. Smaller government for republicans means citizens having only freedoms

that republicans want citizens to have. State that are drug testing people that are on welfare are examples of the insanity of republican small government. States that are drug testing are spending much, much more for the drug testing per year than will be spent on the few people those states net with drug tests for the next twenty years or more. Fundamentally, drug testing states are wasting money. The same goes for states that pass restrictive laws on contraception and abortion, in the end, far more money is flushed down a toilet.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 02:16 AM

3. they want government small enough to fit in a vagina

yes INDEED

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Response to Skittles (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 10:42 AM

4. good one!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 10:43 AM

5. Another lie is that private enterprise is more efficient.

Anyone who works in a big corporation knows how bureaucratic and wasteful these organizations are.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 10:58 AM

6. Spoken like a *true*

American, a Democrat

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