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alsame Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 05:46 PM
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11. We already lost that battle, not one Democrat has
the guts to talk about it. In contrast, every GOPer I see on TV says "We don't have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem".

We shouldn't cut one damn thing until the Bush tax cuts are repealed and the corporations pay their taxes.
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  -While they're jerking around, no one is brave enough to do what will solve the budget shit fast. Stinky The Clown  Apr-08-11 05:21 PM   #0 
  - that is the only solution likely to work in the long term, no matter WHAT else they do....  mike_c   Apr-08-11 05:22 PM   #1 
  - That, and quit spending all our money on wars.  FiveGoodMen   Apr-08-11 05:24 PM   #2 
  - Those are the third rail for the GOP  liberal N proud   Apr-08-11 05:25 PM   #3 
  - Anything else doesn't mean dick  Autumn   Apr-08-11 05:26 PM   #4 
  - And THAT is the TRUTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Apr-08-11 05:26 PM   #5 
  - A higher top tax rate is the only real solution to a balanced budget  Jmaxfie1   Apr-08-11 05:27 PM   #6 
  - Your OP is very crude  Cali_Democrat   Apr-08-11 05:27 PM   #7 
  - What, you don't like it missionary style?  freshwest   Apr-08-11 05:31 PM   #9 
  - That's the sane answer endorsed by the civilized countries. Which makes this country...  freshwest   Apr-08-11 05:30 PM   #8 
  - Progressivism  90-percent   Apr-08-11 05:44 PM   #10 
  - We already lost that battle, not one Democrat has  alsame   Apr-08-11 05:46 PM   #11 
  - Yes sir Stinky, you state facts, that unfortunately,Republicons and some Dems  louslobbs   Apr-08-11 06:00 PM   #12 
  - Sorry, but if you read Matt Taibbi's excellent book, Griftopia,  JDPriestly   Apr-09-11 05:16 PM   #54 
  - Those are sacrosanct, off the table, not ever to be considered, taboo, verboten,  indepat   Apr-08-11 06:33 PM   #13 
  - I wouldn't be too sure about that...  cameozalaznick   Apr-09-11 12:42 PM   #27 
  - Here are some options  Angry Dragon   Apr-08-11 06:41 PM   #14 
  - 8. Most of Congress (D and R) are bought and paid for by the corporations.  Raksha   Apr-09-11 02:56 PM   #36 
  - Where the hell is Dennis Farina when you need him?  Missy Vixen   Apr-08-11 06:47 PM   #15 
  - Simple and fair as that. Do it! If not successful initially, keep trying  ladjf   Apr-08-11 09:11 PM   #16 
  - It IS accepted by the majority...  cameozalaznick   Apr-09-11 12:46 PM   #28 
     - We've got to have overwhelming votes at election time. Step one  ladjf   Apr-09-11 05:41 PM   #55 
  - This thread has good possibilities. Get after those rich bastards  ladjf   Apr-08-11 09:13 PM   #17 
  - Succinctly put!  scarletwoman   Apr-08-11 09:17 PM   #18 
  - Absolutely telling it like it is! We are screwed! n/t  marew   Apr-09-11 08:15 AM   #19 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Apr-09-11 08:16 AM   #20 
  - What bravery is involved in making the Republican house pass  treestar   Apr-09-11 08:16 AM   #21 
  - Its always someone else's fault? What happened to real, strong, passionate leadership?  Stinky The Clown   Apr-09-11 12:17 PM   #26 
  - Good luck  blindpig   Apr-09-11 08:44 AM   #22 
  - What? You don't like our Kabuki Theater DC style?  tavalon   Apr-09-11 09:56 AM   #23 
  - AMEN!  Carni   Apr-09-11 10:38 AM   #24 
  - The overwhelming MAJORITY of Americans agree with you,  bvar22   Apr-09-11 12:06 PM   #25 
  - Succinct and spot on Stinky.  suffragette   Apr-09-11 01:36 PM   #29 
  - K&R  Octafish   Apr-09-11 02:19 PM   #30 
  - Yeah baby yeah!  tcaudilllg   Apr-09-11 02:19 PM   #31 
  - It all seems so simple. But, you forget that the government would have to care about the debt. n/t.  Corruption Winz   Apr-09-11 02:25 PM   #32 
  - Pass Medicare for All to achieve a budget surplus, so we can use the funds to rebuild America.  steelmania75   Apr-09-11 02:32 PM   #33 
  - And nationalize the Fed so that the people, rather than the bankers . . .  freedom fighter jh   Apr-09-11 02:38 PM   #34 
  - This is anti-Fed nonsense...  SDuderstadt   Apr-09-11 02:59 PM   #37 
     - From the fact that we have to pay the Fed interest for the privilege of using our own money  liberation   Apr-09-11 03:26 PM   #39 
        - Like I said...  SDuderstadt   Apr-09-11 03:48 PM   #46 
  - it feels wonderful  lastone   Apr-09-11 02:46 PM   #35 
  - Yes, it's so obvious what needs to be done that even  Cleita   Apr-09-11 03:09 PM   #38 
  - uh, no one person can possibly do that.  cali   Apr-09-11 03:30 PM   #40 
  - Your reps in Vermont most likely do.  Cleita   Apr-09-11 03:32 PM   #41 
  - The OP was framed in the plural  Stinky The Clown   Apr-09-11 04:45 PM   #50 
  - I with you on that 100%, Stinky.  madinmaryland   Apr-09-11 03:34 PM   #42 
  - I've said it all along.....  DeSwiss   Apr-09-11 03:35 PM   #43 
  - Also close tax loopholes, stop funding nuclear, stop giving 5 billion annual to Israel  on point   Apr-09-11 03:38 PM   #44 
  - The opportunity to end the Bu*h tax cuts is now long lost, and the Dem House  Zorra   Apr-09-11 03:42 PM   #45 
  - K & R  glinda   Apr-09-11 04:18 PM   #47 
  - We need far more than that  DissedByBush   Apr-09-11 04:26 PM   #48 
  - It also need to say loudly and clearly said that Supplyside Economics is a failure and a fraud  on point   Apr-09-11 04:29 PM   #49 
  - It hasn't worked for 30 years, but  Jakes Progress   Apr-09-11 04:53 PM   #51 
  - Jerking ...  kooth   Apr-09-11 05:04 PM   #52 
  - So, the next time the government is on the brink of closing . . .  caseymoz   Apr-09-11 05:15 PM   #53 

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