Double the military? MOON Colony? This is GOP "fiscal responsibility"?

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    Moon colony?

    Really?

    Fiscal responsibility?

    Medical bills are the number one cause of bankruptcy. People need to "pay more" for health care? Really?

    Cut taxes on those making 20 million a year? Are you sure?

    Tax the middle class?

    Figure out a way to get some money out of the poor? Because they don't pay enough?

    I don't understand how Republicans can run on these messages.
     
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    "With national health insurance ('Medicare for All'), we could provide comprehensive, lifelong coverage to all Americans for the same amount we are spending now and end the cruelty of ruining families financially when they get sick."


    Illness and medical bills caused half of the 1,458,000 personal bankruptcies in 2001, according to a study published by the journal Health Affairs.


    Read more: Medical Bills Leading Cause of Bankruptcy, Harvard Study Finds
     
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    In fact, by the time the second Bush left office, the national debt had grown to $12.1 trillion:

    * Over half of that amount had been created by Bush’s tax cuts for the very wealthy.

    * Another 30% of the national debt had been created by the tax cuts for the wealthy under Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush.

    • Fully 81% of the national debt was created by just these three Republican Presidents.
    Social Security Q&A | Dollars & Sense


    Starting in 2003, George W. Bush destroyed the world economy by encouraging U.S. banks to make loans to those who could not afford them, through schemes such as the "American Dream Downpayment Initiative".

    Also through the destruction of oversight, such as lawsuits to prevent state securities laws from being enforced on Bush's watch.

    Once Bush's policies led to their inevitable result of economic collapse, the United States found itself in a situation where it had to take on debt in order to restore the economy.

    ReaganBushDebt.org Calculation Details
     
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    i know this is difficult to understand. But when you cut the Federal Programs that are unconstitutional, you dont spend nearly so much money can you can reduce the debt and redirect some of the money to those that are constitutional.

    The space program is going to be heavily privatized.
     
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    This is how republicans ‘help’ people become rich: make it too expensive to be middle class. Those who can will become rich and enjoy lower taxes, those who can’t deserve to suffer.

    Simple: everyone dreams of being rich.
     
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    Guaranteed affordable private insurance and medicaid for ALL poor will do the same thing, and we were able to pass that...
     
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    Lesser of two evils baby!

    Bring on the evil!!!!
     
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    affordable private insurance ---> What does that mean exactly?
     

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