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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 10:51 AM
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Democrats' Budget Will Stimulate Economy, Conrad Says(radio address)
Source: Bloomberg

The $3 trillion budget plan Congress approved this week will stimulate the economy, create jobs and offer tax relief to the middle class, Senator Kent Conrad said today.

The Democratic proposal is aimed at curbing the mounting job losses, record foreclosures and rising gasoline prices that are squeezing American families, said Conrad, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, in the party's weekly radio address.

``The Democratic plan sets us on a new fiscal course,'' said Conrad, a North Dakota Democrat. ``And it takes immediate action to strengthen the economy, create jobs and make America safer.''

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``Despite inheriting record surpluses, President Bush has driven our country into a fiscal ditch,'' Conrad said. ``Our budget will begin to dig us back out.''

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/s/bloomberg/20080315/pl_bloomberg...
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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 10:56 AM
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1. Like Giving Coffee To A Dead Cat
It's a stimulant, but...
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The Animator Donating Member (999 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 12:58 PM
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2. 10 to 1 says * vetoes it.
Anything the The Dems do that is not lock step with *s ideals, he vetoes. Anything that would be a sane decision, good for America, or generally just decent policy, * vetoes it.
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