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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:04 AM

There's Not A Single Spending Cut That Republican Voters Support

http://www.businessinsider.com/fiscal-cliff-poll-taxes-spending-cuts-medicare-eligibility-obama-boehner-2012-12



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A look at what Republicans oppose:
By 47-37, letting the Obama payroll tax cut expire.
By 68-26, cutting spending for Medicare.
By 61-33, cutting spending for Medicaid.
By 66-28, eliminating the tax deduction for home mortgage interest.
By 72-25, eliminating the charitable tax deduction.
By 56-44, raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67.


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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:08 AM

1. interesting

 

I suspect that they would support any/all cuts as long as they target "undeserving" groups, like any minority group.

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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:59 PM

2. Isn't it maddening, though, that they don't even ASK about cutting military spending?

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:48 PM

3. Kick.

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:54 PM

4. Doesn't matter one bit, so long as the politicians from both parties like cuts.

 

Buy enough of them, and you can pretty much disregard public opinion, it seems.

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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 05:22 PM

5. Kick for

Pic Of The Moment: Why Congressional Republicans Are Screwed, In One Chart
http://www.democraticunderground.com/101785802



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