Defeat the deficit without cutting spending

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    Article 15 Dr. House slayer

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    Sign here if you believe spending cuts should be off the table as part of a comprehensive plan to get the deficit under control.
     
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    Guess nobody believes it, which is good. I do think we need to be smart about it though, drastically cuttin gov't spending at a time like this when the economy seems to be very fragile might not be ther wisest course of action. For the life of me I don't understand why we don't go after the fraud and waste in our entitlement programs right now. Thousands of dead people getting benefits, WTF?

    I posted a thread somewhere about the various federal dept's that could be cut, it totaled out to over a trillion bucks in one year. Again, let's not do it all at once, but damn, let's do it.
     
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    There will always be too many people against the cuts...deadlock
     
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    Avatar4321 Diamond Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Still no one
     
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    Clueless...
    Of course no one has "signed here".
    I don't even think TM believes spending cuts are not necessary.
     
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    Ravi Diamond Member

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    Cut spending and return taxes to what they were before the idiot Bush was in office.
     
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    If you cut spending the 2000 budget, I would consider supporting the same tax structure that was there. If we cut the budget to that, we would have a balanced budget and be paying off debt.
     
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    Spending cuts must be part of it. Cut spending by $3 for every $1 raised in taxes.
     
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    The OP made a thread for both cutting the deficit without cutting spending and cutting the deficit without raising taxes.
     

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