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Posted: 9/15/2012 5:49:31 PM
Easy.. by cutting 40% of every federal program except Medicare, social security and defence .. 

Consider what the Romney campaign, then, is saying: If Romney is elected, then by his third year in office, every single federal program that is not Medicare, Social Security, or defense, will be cut, on average, by 40 percent. That means Medicaid, infrastructure, education, food safety, road safety, the postal service, basic research, foreign aid, housing subsidies, food stamps, the Census, Pell grants, the Patent and Trademark Office, the FDA — all of it has to be cut by, on average, 40 percent. If Romney tried to protect any particular priority, it would mean all the others have to be cut by more than 40 percent.

That’s not even remotely plausible. The consequences would be catastrophic. The outcry would be deafening. And Romney has shown no stomach for selling such severe cuts.

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I guess we know why the Romney ticket do not want to give out any specifics about their plans.

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Posted: 9/15/2012 7:16:01 PM
The fed govt is a huge bottomless pit of waste and fraud. I hope someone in my lifetime has the balls to actually do something about it
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Posted: 9/15/2012 7:58:35 PM

The tax cuts for the rich.

 

My friend, don’t you know the absurdity of that statement?

 

Don’t you know there is no such thing as a permanent rich or average or poor category?

 

Didn’t Einstein teach us about relativity? (Albeit in the realm of physics as opposed to sociology)

 

Rich by who’s definition. Poor according to whom.

 

Is an American welfare recipient (with his or her free (taxpayer funded) cell phone, subsidized housing, EBT card, which, most of the time is used to buy lottery tickets and booze) poor compared to a Nigerian factory worker or an Ivory Coast wholesaler?

 

Is a $100,000 salaried technician rich compared to a $5 million a year professional athlete who’s performance might be mediocre at best compared to his peers?

 

Don’t you understand that prosperity, or lack thereof is a continually evolving phenomenon mostly (but not entirely) contingent upon effort, talent and luck?

 

Don’t you know that today’s winning streak is tomorrow’s losing streak?

 

Don’t you know that low income people of today are prosperous and comfortable folks 25 years from now?

 

Don’t you know that the top Forbes businesses of today are the potential bankruptcy filers of tomorrow?

 

Is a person on a 35,000 a year salary who has saved over his lifetime and has retired with 100,000 in savings “rich”?

 

More importantly, don’t you know that you don’t know?

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Posted: 9/15/2012 10:50:17 PM
Isn't a tax cut another way of saying' "we, the government, will steal less of your money."?

If that's the case (which it is), I would love to hear how a tax cut is able to be paid for......

Here's what you meant to say: 

How will the programs designed for the slaves be funded with a drastic cut in the money the government is somehow able to steal?
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Posted: 9/15/2012 11:41:35 PM
I love how liberals say "who will pay for the cuts?" 
Believe me, the middle class and the poor will NOT have their taxes
 raised.
The only difference will be the govt will have less money to spend.

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Posted: 9/15/2012 11:54:09 PM
"if we want the high quality of life that we have in the US, than we have to pay for it"
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Posted: 9/16/2012 12:00:01 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Mikael99:

Easy.. by cutting 40% of every federal program except Medicare, social security and defence .. 

Consider what the Romney campaign, then, is saying: If Romney is elected, then by his third year in office, every single federal program that is not Medicare, Social Security, or defense, will be cut, on average, by 40 percent. That means Medicaid, infrastructure, education, food safety, road safety, the postal service, basic research, foreign aid, housing subsidies, food stamps, the Census, Pell grants, the Patent and Trademark Office, the FDA — all of it has to be cut by, on average, 40 percent. If Romney tried to protect any particular priority, it would mean all the others have to be cut by more than 40 percent.

That’s not even remotely plausible. The consequences would be catastrophic. The outcry would be deafening. And Romney has shown no stomach for selling such severe cuts.

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I guess we know why the Romney ticket do not want to give out any specifics about their plans.

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Let's break it down...
1: Medicaid, Education, Housing Subsidies, Food Stamps, etc...my
 interpretation: the people who need it will still get their funds
 but there will be less fat behind administrators on the payroll.
2: Infrastructure...my interpretation: have you ever driven past a
 building or highway site where there are thirty people on the
 clock but only five of them are working? With the cuts we  can get rid of the twenty five who aren't working and get the  same amount of work done.
3: Food Safety...my interpretation: So there will be A FEW MORE
 razor blades in airline food.
4: The Postal Service...my interpretation: Start buying stock in
 FedEx, UPS, and DHL.
5: Foreign Aid...my interpretation: Less money to countries that
 hate us are a good thing and every candidate should run on
 that.
6: The Patent and Trademark Office...How much F'ing money are
 they getting right now? Whatever it is it is probably too much.

If Romney takes my advice he will be sitting in the Oval Office at this time next year.
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Posted: 9/16/2012 12:02:39 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by canovsp:


Let's break it down...
1: Medicaid, Education, Housing Subsidies, Food Stamps, etc...my
 interpretation: the people who need it will still get their funds
 but there will be less fat behind administrators on the payroll.
2: Infrastructure...my interpretation: have you ever driven past a
 building or highway site where there are thirty people on the
 clock but only five of them are working? With the cuts we  can get rid of the twenty five who aren't working and get the  same amount of work done.
3: Food Safety...my interpretation: So there will be A FEW MORE
 razor blades in airline food.
4: The Postal Service...my interpretation: Start buying stock in
 FedEx, UPS, and DHL.
5: Foreign Aid...my interpretation: Less money to countries that
 hate us are a good thing and every candidate should run on
 that.
6: The Patent and Trademark Office...How much F'ing money are
 they getting right now? Whatever it is it is probably too much.

If Romney takes my advice he will be sitting in the Oval Office at this time next year.

ok, lets just all move to Africa
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Posted: 9/16/2012 9:06:20 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by glenndef62:

The tax cuts for the rich.

 

My friend, don’t you know the absurdity of that statement?

 

Don’t you know there is no such thing as a permanent rich or average or poor category?

 

Didn’t Einstein teach us about relativity? (Albeit in the realm of physics as opposed to sociology)

 

Rich by who’s definition. Poor according to whom.

 

Is an American welfare recipient (with his or her free (taxpayer funded) cell phone, subsidized housing, EBT card, which, most of the time is used to buy lottery tickets and booze) poor compared to a Nigerian factory worker or an Ivory Coast wholesaler?

 

Is a $100,000 salaried technician rich compared to a $5 million a year professional athlete who’s performance might be mediocre at best compared to his peers?

 

Don’t you understand that prosperity, or lack thereof is a continually evolving phenomenon mostly (but not entirely) contingent upon effort, talent and luck?

 

Don’t you know that today’s winning streak is tomorrow’s losing streak?

 

Don’t you know that low income people of today are prosperous and comfortable folks 25 years from now?

 

Don’t you know that the top Forbes businesses of today are the potential bankruptcy filers of tomorrow?

 

Is a person on a 35,000 a year salary who has saved over his lifetime and has retired with 100,000 in savings “rich”?

 

More importantly, don’t you know that you don’t know?


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