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sui generis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-05 09:47 AM
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3. republicans love inflation
because it changes the value of the dollar, and with a less valuable dollar the value of our debt (and the cost to pay it back) decreases.

Even small upticks in the inflation index create savings of billions on our foreign held debt.

Make no mistake, it is being manipulated, and like tax breaks for the wealthy and supreme court rulings on republican presidential candidates, they plan on pulling the ladder up behind them.
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  -Do You Think George Bush PURPOSELY Tanked The Economy? mermaid  Jun-01-05 09:43 AM   #0 
  - bush bankrupted the economy to de-fund present and future social programs.  meti57b   Jun-01-05 09:46 AM   #1 
  - The reason they want to dismantle social programs is to  liberal N proud   Jun-01-05 10:03 AM   #9 
     - Then you can also  FreedomAngel82   Jun-01-05 12:24 PM   #29 
  - You can almost feel the intelligence dripping from this poll!  ArkDem   Jun-01-05 09:46 AM   #2 
  - republicans love inflation  sui generis   Jun-01-05 09:47 AM   #3 
  - To increase the price of oil. Up almost $40 since '99  tk2kewl   Jun-01-05 09:48 AM   #4 
  - To keep the poor poor  melissinha   Jun-01-05 09:52 AM   #5 
  - Yep, ...  Deep13   Jun-01-05 11:16 AM   #25 
  - I think  fertilizeonarbusto   Jun-01-05 09:53 AM   #6 
  - I want to make the government small enough to drown in a bathtub.  Shoeempress   Jun-01-05 09:54 AM   #7 
  - You rang?  Norquist Nemesis   Jun-01-05 12:36 PM   #34 
  - Why not? His grandpa did.  AntiCoup2K4   Jun-01-05 09:59 AM   #8 
  - Isn't it strange?  MessiahRp   Jun-01-05 10:10 AM   #12 
  - Were Bush and/or Walker involved in the 1933 coup attempt  NCevilDUer   Jun-01-05 10:23 AM   #15 
  - That I don't know..  MessiahRp   Jun-01-05 10:29 AM   #16 
  - Samuel Prescott Bush  dutchdemocrat   Jun-01-05 12:03 PM   #26 
  - Wow...  MessiahRp   Jun-01-05 12:19 PM   #27 
  - Yep  FreedomAngel82   Jun-01-05 12:27 PM   #31 
  - So true  FreedomAngel82   Jun-01-05 12:26 PM   #30 
  - I'm not that cynical. I think he really believes,  Lone_Wolf_Moderate   Jun-01-05 10:03 AM   #10 
  - ANYTHING for cheaper labor and higher profits  TahitiNut   Jun-01-05 10:05 AM   #11 
  - Just like S&L scandal, just like 401(k) defunding, Bush transferred bill-  AP   Jun-01-05 10:13 AM   #13 
  - The economy is hardly tanking for his main constituency...  IrateCitizen   Jun-01-05 10:17 AM   #14 
  - Bush screwed the economy  Tux   Jun-01-05 10:29 AM   #17 
  - Does george bush* masturbate horses?  fob   Jun-01-05 10:30 AM   #18 
  - Yep, it's a back door draft. The economy is still fine for those on top.  Is It Fascism Yet   Jun-01-05 10:34 AM   #19 
  - Wow, I'm surprised at all the "no" votes!  TheGoldenRule   Jun-01-05 10:42 AM   #20 
  - Interesting point on the World Bank  FreedomAngel82   Jun-01-05 12:32 PM   #32 
  - I wrote something along these lines in the following post.  Cleita   Jun-01-05 10:58 AM   #21 
  - I think he tanked the economy so poor people have no choice  Tim4319   Jun-01-05 11:04 AM   #22 
  - We've been sacrificed on the alter of  Protagoras   Jun-01-05 11:06 AM   #23 
  - My "Other" reason:  Ready4Change   Jun-01-05 11:10 AM   #24 
  - I think so too  FreedomAngel82   Jun-01-05 12:21 PM   #28 
  - of the goals of PNAC and the NeoCons is to reduce....  Media_Lies_Daily   Jun-01-05 12:35 PM   #33 

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