Balance the Budget Using Romney/Ryan promises

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    1. A tax cut that is revenue neutral. Therefore you get no new revenue towards lowering the deficit from tax policy;

    you only break even.

    2. Increase defense spending. Therefore you ADD to the deficit, you don't lower it.

    3. Take Medicare off the table for 10 years. That's the Romney/Ryan promise. Therefore you get no savings on Medicare spending.

    4. Take Social Security off the table for 5 years. That's an estimate based on Romney's promise not to touch SS for anyone retired or near retirement. Therefore you get no savings from Social Security.

    ...with all that as pre-conditions,

    Tell us how Romney/Ryan balance the budget.
     
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    Republicans don't care about balancing the budget or reducing the debt. They just talk shit when they are trying to regain the White House.

    If they cared at all they wouldn't have sent out rebate checks and slashed tax rates back when the budget was balanced.
     
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    Why is it when ever you guys Talk about this. You always Fail to account for any Economic Growth at all?

    Yet when you Calculate how Much Obama Care will cost, you remember to Account for extremely Optimistic Economic Growth Figures.

    Anyone else notice that?
     
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    And Barrack Obama does?

    Hows that "I'll cut the Deficit in Half" Promise working out for ya?

    Did he mean he would do it by the year 2025 or something because it wont happen for the next 10 years according to his own Numbers.
     
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    Oh I don't know, maybe 12 million people paying taxes from good jobs instead of being tax consumers, you think that might make a dent?
     
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    Romney/Ryan are running on deficit neutral approach. They are estimating that the economy will surge when they enter the white house, and that as long as they curb spending everything else will work itself out.
     
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    While I agree that cutting it in half was way too aggressive of a goal, it's pretty tough make any headway when your loyal ( :lmao: ) opposition refuses to compromise and allow any tax increases.
     
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    So they are running on dogma.
     
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    From what to what?


    Numbers, please.
     
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    Have you ever heard of something called GDP?

    If you can answer 'yes', we can continue.

    If not, why not try the cooking forums?
     
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