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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-05-10 05:42 AM
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10. Unfortunately, ending the wars doesn't get us nearly there
"Overseas contingency operations" as they are euphemistically called cost us roughly 150 billion per year.
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  -Under what circumstances would our party be able to raise taxes rather than cut spending? jpgray  Dec-04-10 04:22 PM   #0 
  - Why "rather than"?  WorseBeforeBetter   Dec-04-10 04:45 PM   #1 
  - Sadly, that Democratic Party doesn't exist anymore. nt  polichick   Dec-04-10 05:19 PM   #6 
  - one sentence, so much logic.  GSLevel9   Dec-05-10 12:43 PM   #12 
  - In the current environment? I dont see it at all.  stevenleser   Dec-04-10 04:47 PM   #2 
  - I honestly don't see it happening for at least a generation.  Cant trust em   Dec-04-10 04:48 PM   #3 
  - I could see a VAT getting passed  Recursion   Dec-04-10 04:51 PM   #4 
  - I could see a VAT tax passing for sure.  hollowdweller   Dec-04-10 06:10 PM   #7 
     - Yup. I'm very anti-VAT, but we need some revenue from somewhere  Recursion   Dec-04-10 08:26 PM   #8 
  - What poster 1 said. nt  mtnsnake   Dec-04-10 05:08 PM   #5 
  - We don't need to worry about cutting or raising taxes if we just  former9thward   Dec-04-10 08:35 PM   #9 
     - Unfortunately, ending the wars doesn't get us nearly there  Recursion   Dec-05-10 05:42 AM   #10 
        - Thats why we have to reduce or elimate wasted military  former9thward   Dec-05-10 12:37 PM   #11 
 

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