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northoftheborder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-09-11 10:38 AM
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6. Not guaranteed. Shared guilt with Dem. leaders.
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  -I get the sense that DU would've preferred no cuts and continuing current spending levels. LLStarks  Apr-09-11 10:30 AM   #0 
  - i prefer cuts to WAR  barbtries   Apr-09-11 10:32 AM   #1 
  - ditto  d_b   Apr-09-11 10:50 AM   #20 
  - if the dems would do a better job of addressing these issues: taxing the rich,  xchrom   Apr-09-11 10:34 AM   #2 
  - You KNOW that is not going to happen  SoCalNative   Apr-09-11 10:45 AM   #15 
  - +1. And there is one guarantee here at DU:  Buzz Clik   Apr-09-11 10:36 AM   #3 
  - Not guaranteed. Shared guilt with Dem. leaders.  northoftheborder   Apr-09-11 10:38 AM   #6 
     - Agreed, but there will be those...  Buzz Clik   Apr-09-11 10:42 AM   #11 
  - "Other than defense and getting rid of tax cuts, "  northoftheborder   Apr-09-11 10:37 AM   #4 
  - "unDU like". As opposed to the "Democrats suck!" thread? nt  sufrommich   Apr-09-11 10:38 AM   #7 
     - "Democrats suck!"  johnnie   Apr-09-11 10:40 AM   #8 
  - I get the sense most of DU don't  Autumn   Apr-09-11 10:38 AM   #5 
  - What is the point of imagining OUR imagination?  aquart   Apr-09-11 10:40 AM   #9 
  - +1  Scuba   Apr-09-11 10:47 AM   #17 
  - Taxes on people that are getting away with not paying their proportional fair  bluestate10   Apr-09-11 10:41 AM   #10 
  - The rich are taxed incredibly lightly today.  miscsoc   Apr-09-11 10:53 AM   #22 
  - this years tax revenues are the second  iemitsu   Apr-09-11 11:35 AM   #31 
  - The rise in the deficit is roughly equal to the lost revenue from the tax cuts.  Demit   Apr-09-11 10:44 AM   #12 
  - The "herd of elephants in the room" is the rich who are stealing  ladjf   Apr-09-11 10:52 AM   #21 
     - Most of the ;posters on this thread know enough about what is  ladjf   Apr-09-11 10:54 AM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-11 10:45 AM   #13 
  - And economists like Stiglitz says these cuts only make the recession worse  KeepItReal   Apr-09-11 10:50 AM   #19 
  - Yup, many of the cuts will become systemic revenue reducers which will continue the cycle.  TheKentuckian   Apr-09-11 12:13 PM   #36 
  - We can demolish spending and then look at overhead in our favorite programs. WE CAN DO BOTH.  LLStarks   Apr-09-11 11:14 AM   #25 
     - Refer to post 13 for further instructions.  JVS   Apr-09-11 11:16 AM   #26 
     - Cutting defense will go a very long way, but what then? Nothing else can even be discussed?  LLStarks   Apr-09-11 11:22 AM   #28 
     - not even if you ask for it?  iemitsu   Apr-09-11 11:39 AM   #32 
        - I'd gladly take 38 billion in program cuts in return for a 38% reduction in defense spending.  LLStarks   Apr-09-11 11:45 AM   #33 
           - it is not realistic to cut all social spending  iemitsu   Apr-09-11 02:22 PM   #43 
  - Seems sensible to me, there is no need for cuts  miscsoc   Apr-09-11 10:45 AM   #14 
  - try  donquijoterocket   Apr-09-11 10:46 AM   #16 
  - We are not spending too much - we are taxed too little.  LonePirate   Apr-09-11 10:47 AM   #18 
  - St.  donquijoterocket   Apr-09-11 10:53 AM   #23 
     - Between these ridiculous tax cuts for the rich and privileged, the endless war profiteers are doing  nc4bo   Apr-09-11 11:22 AM   #27 
  - we need to cut the tax cuts for the wealthy and for corporations.  iemitsu   Apr-09-11 11:29 AM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-11 11:34 AM   #30 
  - I don't have a problem with looking at social programs for TRUE WASTE...  Shandris   Apr-09-11 11:48 AM   #34 
  - DU would fit in nicely with the MAJORITY of Americans.  bvar22   Apr-09-11 11:50 AM   #35 
  - Isn't interesting that even if vast majorities of the American people agree with "our" position  TheKentuckian   Apr-09-11 12:53 PM   #40 
  - Right on.  Zax2me   Apr-09-11 12:18 PM   #37 
  - I would prefer they cut offense spending, by quite a bit.  krabigirl   Apr-09-11 12:19 PM   #38 
  - Cut the wars and the deficit will drop. 8 billion a month in Afghanistan alone.  sarcasmo   Apr-09-11 12:23 PM   #39 
  - ONE FUCKING got that? ONE CUT...  Thunderstruck   Apr-09-11 12:56 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-11 12:58 PM   #42 
  - That 30-something billion might cost us hundreds of billions in years to come.  Festivito   Apr-09-11 03:44 PM   #44 
  - I get the sense that the tax cuts for the rich could have covered all these spending levels.  Bluebear   Apr-09-11 03:45 PM   #45 

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